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Columbia attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: J. Marcus Whitlark Location: Columbia Bar membership: Member since 1984 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law for one month on March 14 Background: On about seven occasions during February 2005 and October 2007, Whitlark and his previous ...

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Anderson attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: Rose Marie Cooper Location: Anderson Bar membership: Member since 2008 Disciplinary action: Publicly reprimanded on March 14 Background: Cooper withdrew $70,000 in retainer fees for three Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases post-petition without seeking or receiving approval from the bankruptcy ...

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Hartsville attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: John W. Bledsoe III Location: Hartsville Bar membership: Member since 1973 Disciplinary action: Publicly reprimanded on March 14 Background: Bledsoe represented a client in a divorce and custody action. During his representation of the client, he expressed to the ...

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Greenville attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: Stephen A. Yacobi Location: Greenville Bar membership: Member since 1980 Disciplinary action: Publicly reprimanded on March 14 Background: Yacobi failed to timely respond to a notice of investigation from the ODC. When contacted by ODC, Yacobi explained his non-lawyer ...

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Memphis, Tenn. attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: Francis M. Deslauriers Location: Memphis, Tennessee Bar membership: Member since 1984 Disciplinary action: Reprimanded as an imposition of reciprocal discipline on April 4 Background: Deslauriers was censured by the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee ...

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Greenville attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: Joel F. Geer Location: Greenville Bar membership: Member since 1999 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law for three years on March 28 Background: Geer was administratively suspended in March 2014 for not paying his annual license fees. ...

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Mt. Pleasant attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: Melisa White Gay Location: Mt. Pleasant Bar membership: Member since 1991 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law until further order on March 21 Background: The Supreme Court suspended Gay’s license to practice law until further order and ...

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Conway attorney suspended (access required)

Attorney: K. Douglas Thornton Location: Conway Bar membership: Member since 1983 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law until further order on March 30 Background: The Supreme Court suspended Thornton’s license to practice law until further order and appointed ...

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Columbia attorney reinstated (access required)

Attorney: Joenathan S. Chaplin Location: Columbia Bar membership: Member since 1996 Disciplinary action: Reinstated to the practice of law on March 29 Background: Chaplin was suspended from the practice of law for one year, retroactive to the date of his ...

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