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Raleigh attorney censured (April 2022) (access required)

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) (access required)

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) (access required)

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 (access required)

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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Charlotte attorney reprimanded (Feb. 2022) (access required)

Attorney: David W. Hands Location: Charlotte Bar membership: Member since 2002 Disciplinary action: Reprimanded on Feb. 16 Background: Hands and his paralegal failed to review and verify and the payoff wiring instructions purportedly sent by their client in an email ...

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