Dennis Lance Higgins of Bexar County, Bar No. 00796753, was suspended for four months and placed on probation for four years for violations including neglecting a legal matter entrusted to the lawyer; and failing to keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and to promptly comply with reasonable requests for information.

The agreed judgment, the date of which is partially illegible, orders Higgins to pay $500 in attorneys’ fees and direct expenses to the State Bar of Texas.

(Evidentiary Panel 10B-1, S0070617197, S0080617375, S0090617474 and S0120617842)

Aaron Keiter of Harris County, Bar No. 11185500, was placed on probation for two years for violations including ordering, encouraging or permitting conduct of a nonlawyer employed by, retained by or associated with a lawyer that would be a violation of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct if engaged in by a lawyer; and assisting a person who is not a member of the bar in the performance of activity that constitutes the unauthorized practice of law.

The agreed judgment, dated Nov. 1, 2007, orders Keiter to pay $7,484.67 in attorneys’ fees and costs to the State Bar of Texas.

(280th District Court, No. 2006-05401)

Ray W. Hill of Tarrant County, Bar No. 09667000, received a public reprimand for failing to keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter and to promptly comply with reasonable requests for information.

The agreed judgment, dated Dec. 26, 2007, orders Hill to pay $1,030 in attorneys’ fees and direct expenses to the State Bar of Texas.

(Evidentiary Panel 07A-4, No. D0100630802)

Donald J. Mach, Bar No. 12760300, received a public reprimand for violating a disciplinary or disability order or judgment.

The agreed judgment, dated Dec. 26, 2007, orders Mach to pay $6,000 to the State Bar of Texas, representing attorneys’ fees, costs, litigation expenses and reimbursement for restitution previously paid out by the client security fund.

(225th District Court, No. 2006-CI-04104)