On June 28th, the Delaware Supreme Court announced that Jennifer-Kate M. Aaronson, Esq. ’95 has been appointed the new Chief Disciplinary Counsel in the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. She will assume her new duties beginning September 4, 2012, succeeding Frederick W. Iobst, Esquire.
An Arm of the Delaware Supreme Court, the Office of Disciplinary Counsel regulates the conduct of Delaware lawyers, who are required to conduct themselves in adherence to the Delaware Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct issued by the Delaware Supreme Court. The Office of Disciplinary Counsel is responsible for investigating, and if necessary, prosecuting lawyer misconduct through the Preliminary Review Committee, the Board on Professional Responsibility, and the Delaware Supreme Court.
From 1997 through 2007, Ms. Aaronson served as an associate at Potter, Carmine & Aaronson in Wilmington. Following that she served as managing partner and founder of Aaronson & Collins, LLC. She is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, the National Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Delaware Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.