From Lawyers Weekly
Attorney: David A. Lloyd
Location: Spindale Bar membership: Member since 1990
Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law for three years on Jan. 26 after the activation of a suspension that had been stayed. Background: Lloyd was suspended from the practice of law for three years in March 2015. Lloyd failed to comply with the conditions specified in the stay. Lloyd and attorney Robert Mebane, who was disbarred, were members of Hamrick, Bowen, Mebane and Lloyd law firm in Rutherfordton.
Robert Mebane was charged with two counts of embezzlement, forgery of a writing and uttering instrument. Superior Court Judge Marvin Pope sentenced Mebane to six to eight months in jail, suspended sentence. He received 100 hours of community service to be completed within the first year, 60 months probation, $15,000 fine and pay $58,000 in restitution.
The North Carolina Attorney General and the State Bureau of Investigation investigated and brought the case.