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Zach Coughlin 945 W. 12th St. Reno, NY 89503 Tele: (775}338-8118

The State Bar of California Office of the Chief Trial Counsel Susan I. Kagan, Esq., Deputy Trial Counsel 180 Howard Street

San Francisco, California, 94105

February 15,2007,

RE. Update for Moral Character Application of Zachary B. Coughlin

Dear California Bar Examiners and Ms. Kagan,

B. Coughlin Dear California Bar Examiners and Ms. Kagan, 89104 June--Octobe r 2003- November 2003- April
89104 June--Octobe r 2003- November 2003- April 2004- Apri12004-0ctober 2004- October 2004- April 2006- for
89104
June--Octobe r 2003-
November 2003- April 2004-
Apri12004-0ctober 2004-
October 2004- April 2006-
for me is (775) 747-4346.

Please accept this correspondence as an update for my Moral Character Application, filed September 28th , 2002. I have previously indicated to Ms. Kagan that there were several matters to which I need to update my previously filed moral character application.

Section 1.5- My original application listed 2612 Burton, Las Vegas, Nevada., 89102 as my mailing address. Since that time I have had several mailing addresses and residences . 1 will list the mailing addresses with the corresponding time for which they were my mailing address, to the best of my knowledge and recollection .

September 2002- December 2002- 1228 S. Casino Center Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada,

Early January 2003- Early March 2003- 2104 Madera, Sacramento, California, 95825.

Mid-March 2003- June 2003- 1044 W. I" St, Reno, Nevada, 89503.

631 Humboldt St., Reno, Nevada, 89503.

4263 Greenhorn Ct., Reno, Nevada 89509. 1044 W. I" St, Reno, Nevada, 89503. 1255 Jones #132, Reno, Nevada 89503.

May 2006- February 2007- 945 W. 12· St., Reno, Nevada, 89503.

Section 16- DAYTIME TELEPHONE- (775)338-8118.

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ecember 2002- 1228 S. Casino Center Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada,

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arch 2003- 2104 Madera, Sacramento, California, 95825.

- June 2003- 1044 W. I" St Reno Nevada 89503 '

631 Humboldt

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4263 Greenhorn Ct., Reno, Nevada 89509.

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1044 W. I" St, Reno, Nevada, 89503.

~ctober2004- April 2006-

1255 Jones #132, Reno, Nevada 89503 .

ay 2006- February 2007- 945 W. 12 ili St., Reno, Nevada, 89503.

Section 4.2-EMPLOYMENT HlSTORY-

I am not currently employed. 1 am looking for work as of February 15th, 2007.

Employment that lasted longer than six. months which was not law-related:

Name of Business: Zachary Coughlin's Memory Foam Mattresses and Pillows

Supervisor: Zachary Coughlin

Street Address: 1044 W. I" St. City: Reno

State: NV

Zip:

89503

Business Telephone: (775)338-8118 Your Position: Owner and operator.

Length of time employed, from and to:

I ran this business off and on from approximately

October 2003 until early 2005. This business was not always actively conducting business

during this time.

Reason for leaving: 1 sought more consistent employment

Updated law-related employment since my eighteenth birthday:

rn the Committee of Bar Examiners' "Response To Application For Admission" it is

written that I failed to disclose my law school employment and termination.

that working as a front desk attendant at the law library, where my duties included checking in and out books and shelvi?8 ~ook~consti!uted law re~atedemployment, as described in the moral character apphcauons mstructlons to Section 4.2. Further, it was

I did not feel

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lief that ] had not worked at the law library for "'onger than six months" (the

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J was not employed at the law hbrary for an extended period during the .

my

instructions for this section callIor Istmg . em~loymentthat"

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winter break. from classes in Dece.m~er 19?9 through January 2000:

'ption of the change drawer inCident In the Response To

I ~o not believe the

Application For Admission

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Isenue t;< Iy accurate

of my closing shift one rught.tbat expla

retUrned early the next .morrung and gave the front ~eskclerk back the $10.00. I rea1ize

this showed very poor Jud~ent. ho.w~ver. I d~ beli~e the facts.show that this incident

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med that I . was borrowmg . $10.00 overnight.

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I :aslet go from the library due to this incident and poor perfonnance in general of my

not described in suffiCient detall In the Cahfonua Bar Exarruner's Response.

I believe

daily duties. In I my original moral char ac t er app IcatlOn I hsted

daily duties.

In I my original moral char

ac t er app IcatlOn I hsted Perry & Spann as my current employer.

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Ewas employed there from June 2002 through early September 2002.

Alan Westbrook,

.sq., my supervisor there, told me 1 was let go due to the unexpected delay in becoming

licensed to practice law in Nevada. Mr. Westbrook told me that I had done a good job and that he would provide a good reference for me.

Name of Business: Law Offices of Thomas J. Hall,

Esq.

Supervisor: Thomas J. Hall, Esq. Street Address: 305 South Arlington Avenue, P.O. Box 3948

City: Reno

State: Nevada

Zip: 89505

Business Telephone: 775-348-701\

Your Position: Legal researcher

Length oftime employed, from and to: 1 have performed legal research and writing for

Mr. Hall at a variety of times between May 2003 to the present.

Reason for leaving: I have been an independent contractor to my knowledge, as such, I

cannot say that I ever 'left'.

Name of Business: Hale Lane Peek Dennison and Howard supervisor: Matt Hippler, Esq. Street Address: 5441 Kietzke Lane, Second Floor

City: Reno

State: Nevada

Zip: 89511 Business Telephone: (775) 327-3000

Your position: Associate Attorney in Litigation Group

Length of time employed, from and to: July 17·,2005 to December 6", 2005

Reason for leaving:

I was told by Tim Lukas, Esq., Hale Lane's managing shareholder,

that I was being let go because 'it is not a good fit' .

Name ofBusiness: Schuering Zimmerman & Scully LLP Supervisor: Robert Zimmerman, Esq. Street Address: 400 University Avenue

City: Sacramento

State CA

Zip 95825 Business Telephone: (916) 567-0400

Your position: I was hired to be an attorney, but my Nevada license was delayed, so 1

worked as a law clerk.

Length oftime employed, from and to: January 6", 2003-February 14"',2003

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Reason for leaving' Leo S h

delay in becomin

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c uenng',Esq., told me I was being let go due to the unexpected

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g censed to practice law in Nevada.

~ame of Business: Anderson & Morishita, L.L.C. upervtsor: Robert Ryan Morishita, Esq. Street Address: 2725 S. Jones Blvd., Suite 102 Ctty: Las Vegas State: Nevada Zip'. 89146 Business Telephone: (702)222-2113

Your Position: Legal researcher.

Length of time employed, from and to: 1 worked on an independent contractor basis on several assignment between October 2002 and December 2002.

Reason for leaving: 1 took a fuJI-time position in Sacramento CaJifornia with Schuering

Zimmerman & Scully.

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Section 6.1- Have you ever been in business for yourself'?

Name of Business: Zachary Coughlin's Memory -Foam Mattresses and Pillows

Supervisor: Zachary Coughlin Street Address: \044 W. I" St. City: Reno State: NY Zip: 89503 Business Telephone: (775)338-8118 Your position: Owner and operator. Length aftime employed, from and to: 1 ran this business off and on from approximately October 2003 until early 2005. This business was not always actively conducting business

during this time. Reason for leaving: J sought more consistent employment. Name and Address of person who can verify such employment: Coe Swobe, Esq.,

(775)322- 2154 ,3 Bret Harte St., Reno,

Nevada, 89509.

Section 8.1 Credentials and Licenses:

Issuing Authority: Unit~~tatesPatent and Trademark Office Mailing Address: Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450 Alexandria, VA 22313-1450 Licensed as a patent agent since May of 2003 (though upon becoming an attorney that

may noW be classified as a patent attorney.

License or agent#: 53,905.

I am listed as an active agent on the USPTO.gov website.

Please note: the instructions for the section do not setm to call for listing my mattress business license, as the procurement of it did not require proof of good character and or

examination.

section 9.1 A: The California Bar Examiners denied my application to practice law 2006. The reasoning for this and the explanation of the circumstances of this denial is known to

the body 10 which lhis updale is being sent. Section 9.1 m mattr y ess

the body 10 which lhis updale is being sent.

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I h eamounlof$5,161.00.

In a elYI action In connection with shipping charges related to

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usmess (Washoe County Case NO. REV 2005-000301).

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shippmg services. Judgment or P amtl

Section 9.1 E:

Washoe County Dist Court Clerk 75 Court SI Reno, NY 89501 Date of Charge: 2005 (I have not been able to ascertain the exact month this suit was filed).

Section 11.2 and 11.3-ClVIL ACTIONS AND ADM1N1STRATrvE PROCEEDINGS/nJDGMENTS FILED AGAINST APPLICANT

Yes, I have been a party to a small claims action against myself.

I was sued in a civil

action in connection with shipping charges related to my mattress business (Washoe

County Case NO. REV 2005-000301). Smalls claims aclion against applicant for non- payment of shipping services. Judgment for pJaintiffin the amount of$5, 161.00.

Plaintiff for $720.00) Section 13.5 Past due debts: AARGON AGENCY INC Address: 3025 W sAHARA
Plaintiff for $720.00)
Section 13.5 Past due debts:
AARGON AGENCY INC
Address:
3025 W sAHARA AVE
LAS VEGAS, NY 89102
Account Number'

Also , I bad two apparently simultaneous unlawful detainer

actions filed against me for my

apartment at 1255 Jones #132, Reno, Nevada 89503. Washoe County Cases No REV 2006-000909 Gudgment for Plaintiff for $660.00) and Rev 2006-001396 Gudgment for

Section 13 . I Scholastic Discipline I did not believe being let go from my position as a check out clerk at the UNLV Law Library qua1ifjed as having been "dropped, suspended, expelled, or otherwise disciplined" as described in the instructions to this section.

1 incurred debts in addition to the unlawful detainer actions mentioned in Section 11.2.

I have tried to get my law licenses in California and

Steps taken to address the debt:

Nevada so that] can repay these debts and to work my program of recovery towards the

same goal A description of each debt follows:

I

repay these debts and to work my program of recovery towards the same goal A description

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2010014403

Original Creditor

SIERRA PACIFIC POWER Status' Coli

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COMPANY

eelton account, $470 past due as of Oct 2006

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AFNl, INC

Address:

PO BOX 3427 BLOOMINGTON, 1L 61702

Account Number'

2010830230

Original Creditor' CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS Status· Collection account. $148 past due as orOCI 2006 .

CHASE

Address 800 BROOKSEDGE BLVD WESTERVILLE, OH 43081 (800) 955-9900

Account Number:

441716302291 Status: Account charged offi'Past due 180 days. $824 written off'. $824 past due as of Jan

2007

COLLECTION SERVICEiNE VDA

Address:

777 FOREST ST RENO, NY 89509

No phone number available

Account Number'

4170660000329713

Original Creditor'

DIGESTIVE Ilectl HEALTH 'on account CENTER $133 past due as of Dee 2006.

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COLLECTION SERVICE/NEVADA

Address 777 FOREST ST RENO, NY 89509

Account Number

tatus:

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due as of Dee 2006. S COLLECTION SERVICE/NEVADA Address 777 FOREST ST RENO, NY 89509 Account

006

due as of Dee 2006. S COLLECTION SERVICE/NEVADA Address 777 FOREST ST RENO, NY 89509 Account
IZ 4170660000336519 Original Creditor: DIGESTIVE HEALTH ASSOCIATES Status: Collection account. $419 past due as of
IZ 4170660000336519 Original Creditor: DIGESTIVE HEALTH ASSOCIATES Status: Collection account. $419 past due as of
IZ 4170660000336519 Original Creditor: DIGESTIVE HEALTH ASSOCIATES Status: Collection account. $419 past due as of

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4170660000336519

Original Creditor:

DIGESTIVE HEALTH ASSOCIATES

Status: Collection account. $419 past due as of Jan 2007.

COLLECTION SERVICElNEVDA

Address:

777 FOREST ST RENO, NY 89509

Account Number:

5200660000319051

Original Creditor:

RIVER ARMS APT (This represents the same debts as those in the unlawful detainer

judgments) Status : Creditor cannot locate individuaVColiection account. $1 ,532 past due as ofNoy

2006.

CRED PROTECTIONS ASSOC

Address:

1355 NOEL RD SUITE 2100 DALLAS, TX 75240

No phone number available

Account Number"

1307143532

Ongina1 Creditor:

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS

Status: Collection account. $267 past due as of Jan 2007.

MACYS

Address 9111 DUKEBLVD MASON, OH 45040

Account Number"

450306229 .

Status: Closed/Past due 150 days_ $55 past due as of Oct 2005.

NCO FlN/99

Address 507 PRUDENTIAL RD HORSHAM. PA 19044

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Original Creditor:

NCOIASGNE OF

Status Collectio

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aVailable

WELLS FARGO

n account $1 845

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past due as of Jan 2007

REVCARE, INC

Address:

5400 ORANGE AVE STE 200 CYPRESS, CA 90630

No phone number available

Account Number"

REVPWASO166844883

Original Creditor:

RENOWN REGIONAL MED CTR

Status: Collection account $1,200 past due as of Jan 2007

WELLS FARGO BANK Address

POBOX 5445

PORTLAND, OR 97228 (877) 778-5697

Account Number"

549095000591 .

Status: Account charged offJPast due 150 days. $1,497 written off $836 past due as of

Nov 2005.

Section 16.1- Accounting for time:

The periods that are not accounted for are due to being unemployed and seeking work.

have had many jobs that were not law-related and lasted less than six months.

This concludes my update to my original moral character application.

For your

consideration, I am enclosing a packet of signature pages that detail some of my

attendance at meetings directed towards my recovery_ This list is not entirely complete as

some pages were damaged and many meeti~gswere attended without gathering a signature. f apologize for the lateness of this update.

Sincerely,

Zachary COUghlin~ I'

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