Lawrence Allan Moy - #164060
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2102 Business Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92612
|Phone Number:||(800) 816-1529|
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||Undergraduate School:||Univ of Maryland; College Park MD|
|Sections:||None||Law School:||Whittier Coll SOL; CA|
Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California
|Effective Date||Description||Case Number||Resulting Status|
|7/1/2015||Admin Inactive/MCLE noncompliance||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
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|Effective Date||Case Number||Description|
|1/29/2016||15-O-10278||Order re Entry of Default [PDF]|
California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries
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February 10, 2017
LAWRENCE ALLAN MOY [#164060], 50, of Irvine, was disbarred Feb. 10, 2017 and ordered to comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court and make restitution.Moy engaged in misconduct in five personal injury cases. In one, he failed to maintain $33,333 in settlement funds in his client trust account, instead misappropriating the money. He also failed to give his client an accounting of $50,000 in settlement proceeds or promptly pay client funds.In another matter, he failed to maintain $6,666 in client settlement proceeds in his trust account, negligently misappropriating the money. He failed to provide an accounting of $10,000 in settlement proceeds, promptly pay client funds, release a client’s file or provide a substantive response to two letters from the State Bar.In a third matter, he failed to communicate with his client or inform the client of significant developments.In a fourth matter, Moy engaged in moral turpitude by issuing five checks drawn on his client trust account knowing there were insufficient funds to cover them, commingled personal funds in his client trust account, used his trust account to pay personal expenses and failed to promptly update his membership address.In the fifth matter, he failed to maintain $4,300 in his client trust account, misappropriating the money, and failed to promptly pay settlement funds to his client.In all five of the matters, he did not respond to letters from the State Bar inquiring about the allegations against him.Moy was disbarred after his default was entered for failing to respond to a notice of disciplinary charges. He did not seek to have the default set aside or vacated within 90 days as required by the State Bar’s Rules of Procedure so the State Bar moved to disbar him. The charges were deemed admitted.He was ordered to pay $48,649 plus interest in restitution.