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Asian journal
Supreme Court makes it harder for unwed mothers to transmit citizenship to their childrenYou go straight to U.S. passport, if eligible. Michael J. Gurfinkel is license
Asian journal / Posted 21 hours ago
You go straight to U.S. passport, if eligible. Michael J. Gurfinkel is licensed, and an active member of the State Bar of California and New York. All immigration services are provided by, or under the supervision of, an active member... Read more
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Al.com
Wife of murdered Cullman attorney in good condition, thanks community for prayerslaw. Griffith was active in the legal community and was a member numerous law-
Al.com / Posted yesterday
law. Griffith was active in the legal community and was a member numerous law-related associations. He was a past Alabama State Bar Commissioner. Among his accomplishments listed in his biography was a 2010 case in which he represented Cullman... Read more
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Business Wire
U.S. Bank Names Daniel Wani as Market Leader for Private Wealth Management in Arizona and Nevadafor in an ethical, client-focused, forward-thinking leader to lead this office,
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
for in an ethical, client-focused, forward-thinking leader to lead this office,” Martuscelli said. Wani is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and the New York State Bar. He belongs to the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council and the American... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham attorney named president of Alabama State BarThe Alabama State Bar swore in its 142nd president over the weekend. During th
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Alabama State Bar swore in its 142nd president over the weekend. During the Saturday ceremony, Birmingham attorney Augusta S. Dowd was sworn in as the 142nd president of the group, which has 18,100 members. Dowd, of White Arnold & Dowd P.C.,... Read more
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Al.com
Prominent Cullman attorney, 73, slain in possible home invasion; intruder also shot deadlaw. Griffith was active in the legal community and was a member numerous law-
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
law. Griffith was active in the legal community and was a member numerous law-related associations. He was a past Alabama State Bar Commissioner. Among his accomplishments listed in his biography was a 2010 case in which he represented Cullman... Read more
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Business Wire
Dorsey Partner Kim Severson Named Chair of Policy CommitteePast President of the Schubert Club, and a Trustee of the Minnesota Landscape A
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Past President of the Schubert Club, and a Trustee of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation. She is a member of the State Bar of California and the Minnesota Bar Association. Ms. Severson received BA degrees from St. Olaf College and from... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Bousquet Holstein elects Fayetteville resident to board of managersProfessional Advisor Council. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Professional Advisor Council. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association and has served on the Board of Trustees for Manlius Pebble Hill School. Woodcock Dettor is a graduate... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey seeking input on Mass. federal judge vacanciesWillard P. Ogburn; Walter Prince; Sue Reid; and Georgia Katsoulomitis. Gertner,
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Willard P. Ogburn; Walter Prince; Sue Reid; and Georgia Katsoulomitis. Gertner, Flynn-Poppey, BC Law professor Mary Sarah Bilder, Harvard Law professor Andrew Kaufman, and attorney Mike Mone of the state Bar Association will round out t... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lawyer gets retroactive suspensionsince he was temporarily suspended and that he understands he will need to file
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
since he was temporarily suspended and that he understands he will need to file a petition seeking reinstatement to the state bar association if he intends to return as a practicing attorney. Contact the writer: 570-821-2058... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham lawyer Sam McLure enters race for Alabama AGno place to call home. That's a problem." McLure said he joined six others in
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
no place to call home. That's a problem." McLure said he joined six others in filing an ethics complaint with the Alabama State Bar against former Attorney General Luther Strange. The complaint concerned Strange's appointment to the U.S. Senate by... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Tulsa Public Schools Holds Interview Day For TeachersState Bar Association Declines To Take Up Ethics Complaint Filed Against Tulsa
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 3 days ago
State Bar Association Declines To Take Up Ethics Complaint Filed Against Tulsa County DAState Bar Association Declines To Take Up Ethics Complaint Filed Against Tulsa County DA The Oklahoma Bar Association has declined to take up an ethics complaint... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
UH wins again in trademark fight with rival law schoolThe Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Texas recently awarded UH
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Texas recently awarded UH the trademark litigation prize for defending the school's brand after South Texas College of Law announced plans to change its name to Houston College of... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Barriers to Entry: On Bar Exams and Supreme Court Seatsits arbitrarily high cut score. After a stunningly low overall passage rate of
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
its arbitrarily high cut score. After a stunningly low overall passage rate of 34.5 percent for the most recent exam, the State Bar of California committed to study the test and examine the cut score, but it looks like the California Supreme Court... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Snippets about Lake Tahoeknown as mediators), has been honored with the court staff award by the Family
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 days ago
known as mediators), has been honored with the court staff award by the Family Law Executive Committee of the California State Bar. · Douglas County Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Douglas County Public Library are having a mini... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California Supreme Court moves to make bar exam easier to passwould say California’s is easy,” he added. (Delaware’s passing score is 145.)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
would say California’s is easy,” he added. (Delaware’s passing score is 145.) Proponents for keeping the score argue that state bars have an ethical obligation to protect citizens from ill-prepared lawyers. But deans of law schools, which have... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Lawyer who ‘elevated his sexual interests’ above his clients wants law license backsleeping with a woman he was suing at the same time. Steven DeCillis, accordin
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
sleeping with a woman he was suing at the same time. Steven DeCillis, according to a 2013 complaint by the North Carolina State Bar, “elevated his sexual interests above the best interests of his clients.” The complaint says that while... Read more
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Al.com
Let's make Alabama smart on crimepolicy analyst at the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy Un
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
policy analyst at the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University. This week at the Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting, a panel discussion among people of different views and backgrounds will take place. Despite our... Read more
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Asian journal
The August 2017 priority datesboth file for adjustment and be eligible for a green card. Michael J. Gurfinke
Asian journal / Posted 7 days ago
both file for adjustment and be eligible for a green card. Michael J. Gurfinkel is licensed, and an active member of the State Bar of California and New York. All immigration services are provided by, or under the supervision of, an active member... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Robert Zarbin, trial attorney who handled personal injury casesCouncil of Presidents for the American Association for Justice, a national orga
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Council of Presidents for the American Association for Justice, a national organization. He was a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and served on its board of governors. Mr. Zaebin was the recipient of the 2010 David Hjortsberg Award... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Bar files formal complaint on DAThe Oregon State Bar filed a formal complaint last month alleging Wasco County
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
The Oregon State Bar filed a formal complaint last month alleging Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley made false statements to the bar. Nisley denied the allegation in a July 10 response and asked that the complaint, filed in the Oregon... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Antiabortion activist chided for violating court orderDaleiden and his lawyers to pay damages to the National Abortion Federation and
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
Daleiden and his lawyers to pay damages to the National Abortion Federation and could also refer the attorneys to the State Bar of California for discipline. In a statement after the hearing, the Center for Medical Progress said it would... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bar association sues state over prosecution of lawyers in property tax casesThe Illinois State Bar Association is suing the state Department of Financial a
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
The Illinois State Bar Association is suing the state Department of Financial and Professional Regulation over the agency's prosecution of two lawyers involved in challenging real estate tax assessments. The department, according to the lawsuit, is... Read more
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11 News Houston
This week in Houston history: Ima Hogg is born, Baylor College of Medicine opensthe Texas Medical Center. July 15, 1882 - The Texas Bar Association was organi
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
the Texas Medical Center. July 15, 1882 - The Texas Bar Association was organized in Galveston. The Texas Bar Association was the predecessor of the State Bar of Texas. Information provided by the Texas State Historical Association. © 2017 KHO... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan drive to legalize marijuana has 100,000 petition signatures so farthe Marijuana Policy Project, the ACLU of Michigan, the Drug Policy Alliance, t
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
the Marijuana Policy Project, the ACLU of Michigan, the Drug Policy Alliance, the National Patients Rights Association, Michigan NORML, MI Legalize, the Michigan Cannabis Coalition, and lawyers from the State Bar of Michigan Marijuana Law S... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A Texas judge was suspended after saying she sexted her bailiff and used him to buy drugstexting relation and whom she recruited to assist in illegal drug activity,” wr
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
texting relation and whom she recruited to assist in illegal drug activity,” wrote the executive director of the Texas State Bar. “She engaged the services of a peace officer to commit a criminal act, and indeed he was apparently willing to do... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Justices: Accommodate breastfeeding mothers during bar exam- The Montana Supreme Court has adopted an interim rule allowing accommodations
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 10 days ago
- The Montana Supreme Court has adopted an interim rule allowing accommodations for breastfeeding mothers while taking the state bar exam. The rule , adopted last Thursday, allows a 15-minute stop-the-clock break during each of four three-hour... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Justices: Accommodate breastfeeding mothers during bar exam- The Montana Supreme Court has adopted an interim rule allowing accommodations
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
- The Montana Supreme Court has adopted an interim rule allowing accommodations for breastfeeding mothers while taking the state bar exam. The rule, adopted last Thursday, allows a 15-minute stop-the-clock break during each of four three-hour... Read more
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ABC Montana
Justices: Accommodate breastfeeding mothers during bar exam- The Montana Supreme Court has adopted an interim rule allowing accommodations
ABC Montana / Posted 10 days ago
- The Montana Supreme Court has adopted an interim rule allowing accommodations for breastfeeding mothers while taking the state bar exam. The rule , adopted last Thursday, allows a 15-minute stop-the-clock break during each of four three-hour... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A Texas judge was suspended after saying she sexted her bailiff and used him to buy drugstexting relation and whom she recruited to assist in illegal drug activity,” wr
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
texting relation and whom she recruited to assist in illegal drug activity,” wrote the executive director of the Texas State Bar. “She engaged the services of a peace officer to commit a criminal act, and indeed he was apparently willing to do... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Karla Pascarella Joins National Construction Law Firm Peckar & Abramsonas PartnerProgram - Central America Delegation. Pascarella is admitted to practice in th
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 10 days ago
Program - Central America Delegation. Pascarella is admitted to practice in the State of Texas and is a member of the State Bar, where she serves as both a Council Member for the International Section and Human Rights Committee and an... Read more
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Business Wire
Sidley Welcomes Energy Finance Partner Brian Minyard in Houstonadviser for clients across the spectrum of industries. Follow Sidley on Twitter
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
adviser for clients across the spectrum of industries. Follow Sidley on Twitter @SidleyLaw. For purposes of the New York State Bar rules, this press release may be considered Attorney Advertising and our headquarters are Sidley Austin LLP, 787... Read more
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Business Wire
Judge Anna J. Brown to Receive the 2017 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Ninth CircuitShe is a past member and officer of the Gus. J. Solomon American Inn of Court,
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
She is a past member and officer of the Gus. J. Solomon American Inn of Court, has served as chair of the Oregon State Bar Uniform Civil and Criminal Jury Instructions Committees and the 9th Circuit Jury Instructions and Jury Trial... Read more
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MLive.com
Gov. Rick Snyder paying top dollar for private attorneys on teacher 3% casebilled at $391 an hour, Hanselman billed at $374 an hour and Mains billed at $2
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
billed at $391 an hour, Hanselman billed at $374 an hour and Mains billed at $229.50 an hour. According to data from the State Bar of Michigan, the median hourly billing rate for a Michigan attorney was $245 in 2013. The Attorney General used... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Rent increases, evictions up in immigrant communities under Trump, housing lawyers sayattorney, Daniel Saver, who works for an East Palo Alto nonprofit law firm. Th
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
attorney, Daniel Saver, who works for an East Palo Alto nonprofit law firm. The landlord warned of reporting Saver to the State Bar of California “for helping his clients who illegally live in the United States of America,” according to text... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens lawyer appointed to Judicial Qualifications CommissionThe State Bar of Georgia congratulated Edward D. “Ed” Tolley of Cook &Tolley LL
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The State Bar of Georgia congratulated Edward D. “Ed” Tolley of Cook &Tolley LLP in Athens on his recent re-appointment by Gov. Nathan Deal to serve on the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission. The JQC investigates complaints of judicial... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Attorneys for the accusedthe family law firm. He's also a columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
the family law firm. He's also a columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. All three are active in the Illinois State Bar Association. They're a close family, Tom Bruno said. "It's really rewarding to work with your children," he said.... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Clark Hill expands west with latest law firm acquisitionThe American Lawyer, pushing the firm's rank to the 150th-largest U.S. firm. H
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
The American Lawyer, pushing the firm's rank to the 150th-largest U.S. firm. Hern, in a phone call with Crain's, said the State Bar of California strict rules on out-of-state representation triggered Clark Hill to try to find a firm to... Read more
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The Economic Times
CJI JS Khehar backs entry of foreign lawyers, but on reciprocal basisbasis. India has close to 1.2 million lawyers, whose professional conduct is r
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
basis. India has close to 1.2 million lawyers, whose professional conduct is regulated by the Bar Council of India and the state Bar Councils. Chief Justice Khehar also expressed concern over the future of children and their rights in the bad... Read more
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The Economic Times
CJI backs entry of foreign lawyers into India, but on reciprocal basisto practise in its jurisdiction, then lawyers from that country could be grante
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
to practise in its jurisdiction, then lawyers from that country could be granted reciprocal privileges in India. India has close to 1.2 million lawyers, whose professional conduct is regulated by the Bar Council of India and the state Bar Coun... Read more
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International Business Times
Suits season 7: Here is a recap on Mike Ross, Harvey and Rachel's life ahead of 12 July premiere supervisor at the Eastside Legal Clinic in Queens and upon Harvey's insistence,
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
supervisor at the Eastside Legal Clinic in Queens and upon Harvey's insistence, he tried to get accepted into the New York State Bar to become a legitimate lawyer. After several hiccups, Mike passed the bar and was immediately offered a job by his... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Couple gets prison for defrauding immigrantsthat situation again,” Eric Alva told Rodriguez. In April 2015, the Alvas faxe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
that situation again,” Eric Alva told Rodriguez. In April 2015, the Alvas faxed forged letters using the names and Texas State Bar numbers of two San Antonio lawyers, Ray Lopez and Anthony Cantrell, to enable Jessica Alva to gain access to two... Read more
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WALB Albany
Republican Joshua McKoon to run for Georgia Secretary of StateBig Sisters Association of Greater Columbus, and the Urban League of Greater Co
WALB Albany / Posted 14 days ago
Big Sisters Association of Greater Columbus, and the Urban League of Greater Columbus. He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Columbus, the State Bar of Georgia, the Alabama State Bar, and the Knights of Columbus Council #1019 at St. Anne Ch... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Republican Joshua McKoon to run for Georgia Secretary of StateBig Sisters Association of Greater Columbus, and the Urban League of Greater Co
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
Big Sisters Association of Greater Columbus, and the Urban League of Greater Columbus. He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Columbus, the State Bar of Georgia, the Alabama State Bar, and the Knights of Columbus Council #1019 at St. Anne Ch... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama lawyer who filed penis amputation lawsuit disciplinedAn Irondale lawyer has been reprimanded by the Alabama State Bar's disciplinary
Al.com / Posted 14 days ago
An Irondale lawyer has been reprimanded by the Alabama State Bar's disciplinary committee for filing two lawsuits in 2014 that claimed his client's penis had been amputated after he went into a Birmingham hospital for a circumcision. The Alabama... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
State Bar pass rate drops again, but UGA Law still tops GeorgiaPass rates on the state bar exam declined again for University of Georgia Schoo
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Pass rates on the state bar exam declined again for University of Georgia School of Law graduates this year, mirroring statewide and national trends in bar exam scores. But UGA still had the highest pass rate in the state, according to statistics... Read more
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Asian journal
Fake news: There is no ‘visa-free’ travel to the US for Filipinosto make sure the benefit is true and you are eligible. n Michael J. Gurfinkel
Asian journal / Posted 14 days ago
to make sure the benefit is true and you are eligible. n Michael J. Gurfinkel is licensed, and an active member of the State Bar of California and New York. All immigration services are provided by, or under the supervision of, an active member... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bar Council meet to discuss Law Commission reforms on July 8the legal fraternity to give their views and suggestions. After the joint meet
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
the legal fraternity to give their views and suggestions. After the joint meeting on July 8, two representatives each from state Bar councils would meet on July 9 for discussions and suggestions, he said. Opposing the amendments to the Advocates... Read more
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The Daily Record
Jim Thompson | Miller, Miller & Canbyserved the legal community and the public as the President of both the Montgome
The Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
served the legal community and the public as the President of both the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association. Information in Movers and Shakers is provided by the submitter. To submit a Movers and Shakers item,... Read more
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Business Wire
SiebenCarey Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2017 Super Lawyers Listby the National Board of Trial Advocacy and state certified as a Senior Civil T
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and state certified as a Senior Civil Trial Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. Bongard earned his law degree from the William Mitchell College of Law. Robert Brabbit focuses his... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
North Carolina lawyer convicted of embezzlement from clientsof community service and five years of supervised probation. Thomas has paid $
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
of community service and five years of supervised probation. Thomas has paid $100,000 in restitution to the North Carolina State Bar, which distributed the money to those from whom Thomas took the money. He is also subject to random drug tests and... Read more
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