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Wake County attorney reprimanded (access required)

 Attorney: David A. Harley  Location: Wake County  Bar Membership: Since 1996  Disciplinary action: Reprimand  Background: Defendant was found guilty of failing to promptly render an accounting of entrusted funds upon client request [1.15(d)], failing to respond to inquiry from a regulatory ...

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Wake County attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: Alexander Zolfaghari  Location: Wake County   Bar Membership: Since 2006  Disciplinary action: 5-year suspension  Background: The defendant was found guilty of neglecting client cases, failing to properly communicate with clients, abandoning clients’ cases, failing to refund unearned fees, making false statements ...

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Wake County attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: Steven L. Gourley   Location: Wake County   Bar Membership:   Disciplinary action: Reprimand  Background:   The defendant was found guilty of professional misconduct due to the development of a personal relationship with a past client. After the defendant prosecuted several domestic violence ...

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Wake County attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: Jim Melo  Location: Wake County   Bar membership: Member since 2006  Disciplinary action: Five-year suspension  Background: Defendant was found guilty of withholding funds from the firms employees as required by 26 U.S.C. § 7202. Defendant committed felonious criminal acts that ...

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Wake County attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: Perry Mastromichalis  Location: Wake County   Bar membership: Member since 1986   Disciplinary action: Four-year suspension  Background: By printing his former friend’s (now deceased) name to an insurance policy application to  obtain insurance coverage on a vehicle, knowing the vehicle was ...

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