Author Archives: David Donovan

Durham attorney censured (access required)

Attorney: Jonathan Andrew Fine Location: Durham Bar membership: Member since 2004 Disciplinary action: Censured on May 10 Background: Fine continued to engage in the practice of law after his license was administratively suspended in March 2016, practicing law without an ...

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Charlotte attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: Kenneth T. Davies Location: Charlotte Bar membership: Member since 1980 Disciplinary action: Reprimanded on May 15 Background: In June 2012, Davies employed Neal Rodgers, a former North Carolina licensed attorney, as his paralegal after Rodgers’ disbarment became effective. Rodgers ...

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No gun battles (access required)

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North Carolina’s “stand-your-ground” statute should not be interpreted literally, because a literal reading would effectively legalize gun battles, the state’s Supreme Court has ruled. A Wake County jury convicted Joshua Earl Holloman of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious ...

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