Karen Wright of Shelby received a reprimand from the Grievance Committee of the North Carolina State Bar on May 22, 2014.
Wright was hired by two brothers in 2009 to settle the estates of their parents. She failed to settle the estates in a timely matter, in violation of Rule 1.3 of the North Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct. In addition, Wright violated Rule 1.4(a)(3) by failing to keep the beneficiaries informed about the status of the estate and Rule 1.4(a)(4) by failing to promptly comply with their requests for information.
View the full reprimand below.