STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

C3-96-721

In Re Petition for Disciplinary Action
against Michael H. Randall, an Attorney
at Law of the State of Minnesota.

O R D E R

WHEREAS, the Director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility has filed a petition alleging that respondent Michael H. Randall has committed professional misconduct, and

WHEREAS, following respondent's answer to the petition, this matter was heard by a referee of this court, and

WHEREAS, following a hearing, the referee has filed findings of fact, conclusions of law, and a recommendation that respondent be disbarred,

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that, pursuant to Rule 16(e), Rules on Lawyers' Professional Responsibility, Michael H. Randall is suspended from the practice of law pending final disposition of this matter.

Dated:

BY THE COURT:

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Alan C. Page

Associate Justice