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Did Thomas Lawrence Cause You Investment Losses?

Thomas Lawrence, a former registered representative associated with Ameritas Investment Corp. (Ameritas), submitted an Offer of Settlement to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in which he agreed to, but did not admit or deny, the allegations that he borrowed money from a 96 year old customer and failed to repay the loan.

Thomas H. Lawrence III of Chapel Hill, Tennessee allegedly borrowed over $39,000 from one of his customers, a 96 year old retiree.  The elderly customer allegedly consented to provide the loan and Mr. Lawrence prepared and executed a promissory note stating the terms of repayment.  FINRA’s findings stated that Mr. Lawrence failed to repay any portion of the loan and failed to have any discussions with the customer about repaying the loan.  According to FINRA, Mr. Lawrence has had no communications with the elderly customer since early 2014.  Mr. Lawrence failed to notify his member firm before obtaining the loan, because it was prohibited except for immediate family members.  As a result, Thomas Lawrence was suspended from associating with any FINRA member for two years, received a fine of $5,000 and was ordered to pay restitution of $41,332.65, plus interest to the affected customer. 

We are top rated securities arbitration attorneys and highly ranked lawyers by our peers in Martindale Hubble and Thomson Reuters SuperLawyers who represent investors in securities arbitrations conducted by the Financial Industry Authority (FINRA), American Arbitration Association (AAA) and JAMS alternative dispute resolution forums serving Tennessee investors. This state has hundreds of stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices.  With so many stock brokerage firms and investment advisor offices, comes the potential for their stockbrokers, financial advisors, and other representatives to engage in all kinds of stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Tennessee securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms’ policies and procedures. 

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Are you a Tennessee investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Tennessee stockbroker or investment advisor, misrepresent facts, fail to disclose facts making the statements made false and misleading, recommend unsuitable investments or strategies, excessively trade or churn or otherwise mismanage your investment account? Depending upon the terms of your arbitration agreement you will need to have representation from an experienced, highly-rated and nationally recognized FINRA, AAA or JAMS arbitration securities law attorney—an attorney who knows the FINRA, AAA or JAMS rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA, AAA or JAMS  arbitration cases and other complex legal issues. 

By hiring a top rated attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience practicing securities law on both sides of the table in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration proceedings, you will clearly see that Attorney Pearce doesn’t just handle cases—he aggressively represents investors and is one of the best securities arbitration attorney to recover your investment losses for all types of stockbroker misconduct in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration proceedings!

At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors in all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration and mediation proceedings. We handle a wide range of practice areas such as fraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, failure to supervise, and unsuitable recommendations.  Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Tennessee, and across the United States on a CONTINGENCY FEE basis, which means you pay nothing – NO FEES-NO COSTS – unless we put money in your pocket after receiving a settlement or FINRA arbitration award.

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The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  are highly experienced lawyers who successfully handle securities law matters and investment disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration proceedings, and who work tirelessly to secure the best possible result for you and your case.  For dedicated representation by an attorney with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitrations serving Tennessee citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail. 

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Robert Wayne Pearce of The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A. has been a trial attorney for more than 40 years and has helped recover over $125 million dollars for his clients. During that time, he developed a well-respected and highly accomplished legal career representing investors and brokers in disputes with one another and the government and industry regulators. To speak with Attorney Pearce, call (800) 732-2889 or Contact Us online for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION with Attorney Pearce about your case.

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