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Tag Archives: Bar Disciplinary Action

Wake County attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: Michelle L. Vereckey  Location: Wake County   Bar membership: Since 2001  Disciplinary action: Reprimand   Background: The defendant was found guilty of professional misconduct. The defendant initiated multiple wires pursuant to fraudulent wiring instructions without verifying the wiring instructions with the ...

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Wake County attorney disbarred (access required)

Attorney: Meghan E. Ashworth   Location: Wake County   Bar Membership:   Disciplinary Action: Disbarment   Background:   The defendant was found guilty of diverting and withholding $16,433.26 of legal fees that lawfully belonged to her prior law firm. The defendant engaged in conduct involving ...

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Wake County attorney faces reprimand (access required)

 Attorney: James D. Byers   Location: Wake County   Bar Membership: Since 1994  Disciplinary Action: Reprimand  Background:     The defendant was found guilty of a pattern of delay, procrastination, forgetfulness, or carelessness indicating a reckless disregard of their professional duties in violation ...

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Wake County attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: George D. Norris   Location: Wake County   Bar Membership: Since 2012  Disciplinary Action: Reprimand   Background:   The defendant was appointed to represent the complainant C.M.’s daughter P.E. on a criminal charge of Food Stamp and Medical Assistance Recipient Fraud. Before she ...

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Wake County attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: Brooke M. Crump  Location: Wake County   Bar membership: Since 2017  Disciplinary action: Suspension   Background: After having a grievance filed against her for increasing her fee without informing her client and failing to disburse entrusted funds payable to various third ...

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Wake County attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: Timothy A. Gunther   Location: Wake County   Bar Membership: Since 1992  Disciplinary action: 2-year suspension   Background:  The defendant was found guilty of perjury through falsifying his residential address to make himself appear eligible for the position of District 10F Court ...

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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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