SECTION 4. COMMITTEE PANELS.

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A. General. The Committee may delegate to its panels the power to act for the
Committee in discharging its powers and duties. The Committee or the Executive Committee
shall establish the method of rotation by which panels are assigned complaints.
B. Panels. Each panel shall elect a lawyer member of that panel as its chair. A panel
member whose term has expired may continue to serve on any case that was commenced before
the expiration of the member's term. Five members shall constitute a quorum. The panel shall
act only with the concurrence of at least four members. Reserve members may be appointed to
serve on a panel pursuant to Section 3(A)(3).
C. Powers and Duties. Panels shall have the following powers and duties:
(1) To conduct proceedings during the ballot phase concerning formal complaints
of misconduct, petitions for reinstatement, and petitions for transfer to and from disability
inactive status;
(2) To conduct hearings;
(3) To adopt written findings of fact, conclusions of law, and orders prepared
with the administrative assistance of the Office of Professional Conduct; and
(4) To discharge other duties imposed by these Procedures.

Associated Court Rules: 
Procedures of the Arkansas Supreme Court Regulating Professional Conduct of Attorneys at Law