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Disciplinary Orders

Summaries of Disciplinary Orders will be published below on a timely basis following their release from the State Bar in order to provide the North Carolina legal community with an accessible way to stay abreast of ongoing challenges faced by the legal profession.

02.03.2014 Consent Order of Disbarment [Wake County]

February 10, 2014

In March of 2013, Cary attorney Mark Seifert was arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor.  On February 3, 2014, Mr. Seifert entered guilty pleas to nine felony counts of second-degree exploitation of a minor.  Judgment was entered subsequently, convicting Mr. Seifert of these ...[Continue Reading]

01.24.2014 Consent Order of Disbarment [Hertford County]

February 10, 2014

On January 21, 2014, Rosiland T. Grant submitted an affidavit surrendering her law license.  In the affidavit, Grant notes a pending investigation into allegations that she misappropriated client funds exceeding $8,000. On January 24, 2014, the Council accepted Grant’s tender of surrendered law ...[Continue Reading]

10.25.2013 Order of Reinstatement [Buncombe County]

November 27, 2013

In August 2008, the Disciplinary Hearing Commission of the North Carolina State Bar suspended Paul L. Erickson from the practice of law for a period of five years.  Mr. Erickson’s suspension was based on his role in a “debt elimination scheme.”  In its twenty-two page order, the Commission ...[Continue Reading]

10.03.13 Consent Order of Suspension [Guilford County]

October 18, 2013

On March 8, 2013, the Disciplinary Hearing Commission entered an order of discipline suspending Wilbur L. Linton, Jr., for two years.  That suspension was stayed for three years, however, contingent on Mr. Linton’s compliance with various conditions imposed by the order.  The original matter ...[Continue Reading]
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