In re Jones (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-079-15, 4 pp.) (Per Curiam) S.C. S. Ct. Holding: Where respondent cannot account for $2.7 million in client funds, and where he failed to respond to the clients’ inquiries about the funds, respondent violated ...Read More »
In re Biddle (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-070-15, 11 pp.) (Per Curiam) (Kaye Hearn, J., not participating) S.C. S. Ct. Holding: Respondent violated multiple Rules of Professional Conduct by, inter alia, making misrepresentations to clients and a court, failing to diligently ...Read More »
In re Lapham (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-067-15, 11 pp.) (Per Curiam) S.C. S. Ct. Holding: Respondent repeatedly took clients’ money but then failed to diligently represent them, communicate with them, or refund their money; furthermore, he continued to engage in ...Read More »
North American Title Loans, LLC v. TitleMax of South Carolina, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 007-002-15, 7 pp.) (Maité Murphy, J.) 015-03-06-02; S.C. Bus. Ct. Holding: A law firm that had an attorney-client relationship with plaintiff’s close affiliate may not represent ...
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In re Brunty (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-034-15, 22 pp.) (Per Curiam) S.C. S. Ct. Holding: Respondent is disbarred because, among other things, he slept with clients, misled clients, forged and altered documents, failed to pursue clients’ cases, failed to refund ...Read More »
In re Gantt (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-014-15, 6 pp.) (Per Curiam) S.C. S. Ct. Holding: Respondent engaged in business transactions with clients; in business transactions between law firm clients and companies in which he and/or his law partner held an ...Read More »