Attorney: Samuel R. Drose
Bar membership: Member since 2001
Disciplinary action: Publicly reprimanded on June 13
Background: Drose was arrested on May 14, 2014, after he took possession of a substance which he believed was oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance. He resigned his position as a part-time magistrate in Marion County on the same day. A public reprimand is the most severe sanction the court can impose when a judge no longer holds judicial office.
Previous discipline: Drose has been on interim suspension since May 19, 2014.