THESE NOTICES OF THE IMPOSITION OF DISCIPLINARY SANCTIONS AND ACTIONS are published pursuant to Rule 3.5(c) of the Washington Supreme Court Rules for Enforcement of Lawyer Conduct. Active links to directory listings, RPC definitions, and documents related to the disciplinary matter can be found at the links below or by looking up the respondent in the legal directory on the WSBA website (www.wsba.org) and then scrolling down to “Discipline History.”
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Resigned in Lieu of Discipline
Scott David Gallina (WSBA No. 20423, admitted 1991) of Clarkston, resigned in lieu of discipline, effective 4/25/2022. Gallina agrees that he is aware of the alleged misconduct in disciplinary counsel’s Statement of Alleged Misconduct and rather than defend against the allegations, wishes to permanently resign from membership in the Association. The Statement of Alleged Misconduct reflects the following violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct: 8.4(b) (Criminal Act), 8.4(i) (Moral Turpitude, Corruption or Disregard of Rule of Law).
Gallina’s alleged misconduct, as stated in disciplinary counsel’s Statement of Alleged Misconduct, related to his actions involving court staff while serving as a judge in Asotin County Superior Court. Gallina’s alleged misconduct involves committing the crimes of Assault in the Third Degree with sexual motivation, and/or Assault in the Fourth Degree with sexual motivation.
Francesca D’Angelo acted as disciplinary counsel. Scott David Gallina represented himself. The online version of Washington State Bar News contains a link to the following document: Resignation Form of Scott David Gallina (ELC 9.3(b)).
Todd Stephen Hammond (WSBA No. 32401, admitted 2002) of Salem, OR, was suspended for 60 days, with the entire suspension stayed based on the successful completion of the two-year term of probation in Oregon, effective 1/31/2020, by order of the Washington Supreme Court imposing reciprocal discipline in accordance with an order of the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon. For more information, see www.osbar.org/members/membersearch_display.asp?b=982468&s=1. Joanne S. Abelson acted as disciplinary counsel. David J. Elkanich represented respondent. The online version of Washington State Bar News contains a link to the following document: The Washington Supreme Court Order.
Scott David Gallina (WSBA No. 20423, admitted 1991) of Clarkston, was suspended from the practice of law in the state of Washington pending the outcome of disciplinary proceedings, effective 4/21/2022, by order of the Washington Supreme Court. This is not a disciplinary sanction.
Henry A. Warren (WSBA No. 30360, admitted 2000) of Shelton, is suspended from the practice of law in the state of Washington pending the outcome of disciplinary proceedings, effective 4/21/2022, by order of the Washington Supreme Court. This is not a disciplinary sanction.