05.23.2014 Reprimand [Mecklenburg County]

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On April 24, 2014, the Grievance Committee of the North Carolina State Bar reprimanded Mark S. Jetton, Jr. for violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct.

Jetton violated Rule 7 Information about Legal Services in several different occasions in advertisement and soliciting clients. Specifically, Jetton violated Rule 7.3(c)(1) for having the advertising notice is smaller font than his firm’s name on the letterhead of targeted mail solicitation. He also violated Rule 7.1(a)(1) and (2) for false or misleading statements made to clients in solicitation letters. Lastly, Jetton violated Rule 7.1(a)(3) for advertising impermissible comparisons of his services with other lawyers’ services which cannot be factually substantiated.

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