Attorney: James W. Zisa
Location: Carolina Beach
Bar membership: Member since 1987
Disciplinary action: Disbarred on March 8
Background: Zisa had sex with two of his clients, disclosed confidential client information, charged excessive fees, lacked diligence and failed to communicate with multiple clients, made a false statement to the state bar, and failed to respond to five notices from the bar regarding grievances filed against him. Zisa surrendered his law license voluntarily, acknowledging that the facts upon which the state bar’s investigation was based are true, and if disciplinary charges were predicated on the misconduct he could not successfully defend against them.
Previous discipline: None listed