The state’s unauthorized practice case against bankrupt debt collection company Orion Processing is rolling forward, albeit very slowly.Read More »
Representatives of LegalZoom.com, a popular self-help legal website, and the North Carolina State Bar cannot seem to agree on the ramifications of a pending bill that would tweak the statutory definition of what it means to practice law in this state, despite the fact that both camps had a hand in crafting the legislation.Read More »
The number of the week is $5.4 million. That’s how much slippery businessman Derin Scott appears to have paid himself from his embattled debt settlement company, Orion Processing, before filing for bankruptcy in the midst of litigation with the North Carolina State Bar and state attorney general.Read More »
Attorneys – Tort/Negligence – Malicious Prosecution – Civil Rights – Constitutional — Bar Disciplinary Action
Livingston v. Bakewell (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-16-0133, 16 pp.) (Per Curiam) Appealed from Wake County Superior Court (Donald W. Stephens, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Where the disciplinary action against the plaintiff-attorney resulted in an admonition against him for the ...
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