05.18.2015 Disbarment [Lincoln County]

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Peter C. Capece was disbarred in May 2015 after misappropriating client funds for six years.  Between 2009 and February 2015, Capece misappropriated at least $1,584,905.51 from funds entrusted to him in his fiduciary capacities.  In doing so, Capece violated Rule 1.15-2(j).  His conduct also constituted criminal acts reflecting adversely on his fitness as a lawyer in violation of Rule 8.4(b) and conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation in violation of Rule 8.4(c).

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