What is conduct showing a potential deficiency in the necessary qualities of honesty, trustworthiness, diligences or reliability?

Any of the following will be considered by the Board to be a basis for further inquiry before recommending admission:

  1. unlawful conduct
  2. academic misconduct
  3. making false statement(s), including the omission of relevant facts
  4. misconduct in employment
  5. acts involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation
  6. abuse of the legal process
  7. neglect of financial responsibilities, especially failure to repay student loans
  8. neglect of professional obligations
  9. violation of an order of a court
  10. evidence of mental or emotional instability, as it relates to the ability to practice law
  11. evidence of current or recent drug or alcohol dependency
  12. denial of admission to the bar in another jurisdiction on character and fitness grounds
  13. disciplinary action by a lawyer disciplinary agency or other professional disciplinary agency of any jurisdiction

The application that each applicant completes inquires about each of the above.