On October 2, 2013, Matthew Jeffrey Lester submitted an “Affidavit of Surrender of Law License” in the Superior Court of Wake County, North Carolina. Mr. Lester’s voluntary resignation was preceded by a pending investigation concerning allegations that he misappropriated client funds. These included funds that were necessary to pay off a seller’s mortgage, as well as other money from Mr. Lester’s real estate trust account.
Pursuant to Mr. Lester’s voluntary resignation, the North Carolina State Bar entered a consent order of disbarment on October 3, 2013.
View the full disciplinary order here