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Author Archives: David Donovan

Lawyers in the News – April 25 

Damian C. Georgino has joined Womble Bond Dickinson in the firm’s corporate and securities group as a partner in its Charlotte office. He advises in complex transactions involving water and wastewater, energy, industrial manufacturing, infrastructure, technology, and natural resource projects.  ...

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It was, really, all good things

It’s hard to leave a job that has meant so much to me, but these things happen sometimes, and so this will be my final issue as the editor-in-chief of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. I’ve worked for this newspaper for ...

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Raleigh attorney censured (April 2022)

Attorney: Ryan Alan Spencer Location: Raleigh Bar membership: Member since 2012 Disciplinary action: Censured on April 7 Background: Spencer represented a client in a veterans’ benefit claim. The client mailed a check for $5,000, made out to Spencer, to his ...

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Raleigh attorney censured (March 2022)

Attorney: Ralph J. DiLeone Location: Raleigh Bar membership: Member since 1999 Disciplinary action: Censured on March 1 Background: DiLeone hired a North Carolina resident, who was licensed to practice law only in California, to work as an attorney at his ...

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Durham attorney disbarred (March 2022)

Attorney: Brian Matthew Love Location: Durham Bar membership: Member since 2010 Disciplinary action: Disbarred on March 14 Background: Love used the personal information of his then-wife and ex-wife to falsely register online accounts in their names and impersonate them in ...

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Denver attorney reprimanded

Attorney: Kaycee C. Staehle Location: Denver Bar membership: Member since 2000 Disciplinary action: Reprimanded on Feb. 16 Background: Staehle made double disbursements from her trust account in a real estate transaction, due primarily to her failure to maintain accurate client ...

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