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Illicit Drug Users May Get Amnesty (access required)

Lawyers who are reported to the Bar for using illegal drugs would not be disciplined if they completed a prescribed treatment program, under a proposed rules revision drafted by a State Bar committee. At a recent meeting the Red Book ...

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Bar Considers Warning Letters (access required)

Warning: a new Letter of Warning may be coming your way soon. In the latest attempt to square away disciplinary procedures, a State Bar committee has proposed that a ‘Letter of Warning’ be added to the options the Grievance Committee ...

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Lawyer Faces Punitives For Botched PICase (access required)

A Charlotte lawyer who failed to pursue underinsured motorist coverage and instead settled a personal injury case without his client’s knowledge is subject to punitive damages, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled. The case is Patrick v. Williams ...

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