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3.18.16 Disbarred [Forsyth County]

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Devin F. Thomas maintained law offices in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and Raleigh.  Between 2014 and 2015, Thomas failed to perform any substantive work on behalf of a paying client, violating Rule 1.3 (due diligence).  Thomas also, during that period, failed to properly communicate with his clients in violation of Rule 1.4(a)(3)&(4) and (b).  Moreover, Thomas failed to properly maintain entrusted client funds, failed to identify items drawn on his trust accounts, and used clients’ entrust funds for his personal expenditures, violating Rule 1.15. As such, the NC State Bar disbarred Thomas on March 18, 2016.

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