09.16.2015 Suspension [Mecklenburg County]
On September 16, 2015, Jeffrey Smith was suspended from the practice of law for two years. Smith was found to have failed to conduct monthly and quarterly reconciliations of his trust account, failed to disburse proper funds for clients based on those in the trust account, disbursed funds in excess of what was in the account, and made checks payable to “cash” form his trust account and improperly withdrew an item on his trust account. Based on his improper handling of client funds and failing to properly maintain his trust account, Smith was suspended.
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