In a lone dissenting opinion, a West Virginia Supreme Court justice disagreed with the majority issuing an active two-year suspension for a veteran attorney who had diagnosed mental impairments, claiming undisputed evidence showed the lawyer was “motivated not by greed but by depression.”

Justice William R. Wooton argued in the Nov. 29 dissenting opinion an active two-year suspension for Gregory H. Schillace, a member of the West Virginia Bar for more than 30 years, “virtually guarantees that his legal career is over.”

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