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Henderson attorney disbarred (access required)

Attorney: A. Scott Hamilton Location: Henderson Bar membership: Member since 2010 Disciplinary action: Disbarred on Oct. 9 Background: Hamilton represented two clients in personal injury lawsuits arising from one automobile accident. Pursuant to the fee agreement, Hamilton was authorized to ...

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Former Concord attorney censured (access required)

Attorney: David M. O’Bryan Location: Venice, Florida (formerly of Concord) Bar membership: Member since 2011 Disciplinary action: Censured on Aug. 22 Background: O’Bryan was appointed to represent a client in Cabarrus County in a criminal matter. In January 2017, O’Bryan ...

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Charlotte attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: Douglas K. Simmons Location: Charlotte Bar membership: Member since 1992 Disciplinary action: Reprimanded on Sept. 5 Background: Simmons was associated with Lexington Law, a company engaged in the unauthorized practice of law in North Carolina. Prior to Lexington Law’s ...

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Charlotte attorney censured (access required)

Attorney: Kenneth T. Davies Location: Charlotte Bar membership: Member since 1980 Disciplinary action: Censured on Sept. 5 Background: Davies permitted James Neal Rodgers, a disbarred attorney who was disbarred for misappropriation, to engage in the unauthorized practice law while working ...

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