01.31.16 Order Granting Reconsideration and Summary Judgment [Durham County]

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The State Bar filed separate complaints against Cassandra Stubbs and Gretchen Engel alleging violations of Rule 1.3 and 8.4(d).  The hearing panel entered summary judgment in favor of the State Bar against Stubbs and dismissed the complaint against Engel.  Subsequently, Stubbs filed a Motion for Reconsideration of the summary judgment decision in her case, which was granted.  The Disciplinary Hearing Commission then vacated its summary judgment in favor of the State Bar and found that Stubbs had not violated the Rules of Professional Conduct.

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