Franklin, TN 37067-1595
|1 February 2019||Inactive (3 years, 5 months ago)|
|3 January 2015||Active (7 years, 6 months ago)|
|3 July 2014||Not eligible to practice law in CA (8 years ago)|
Discipline w/actual suspension 12-O-10057
|18 May 2009||Admitted to the State Bar of California (13 years, 1 month ago)|
July 3, 2014
NIA LLOYD WOOLLISCROFT [#262916], 31, of Campbell, was suspended for two years, stayed, placed on three yearsâ€™ probation with a six-month actual suspension and ordered to take the MPRE, comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court and make restitution. The order took effect July 3, 2014.Woolliscroft stipulated that she represented 78 clients through US Loan Auditors LLC, US Loan Auditors Inc. and My US Legal Services, companies owned in part by non-attorneys, and accepted impermissible fees from each client. From March 2010 to September 2010, Woolliscroft worked as a contract attorney handling predatory lender lawsuits on behalf of the homeowners. During that time period, USLS paid her $88,250 from a portion of the monthly installments paid to USLS as advanced attorneyâ€™s fees. The $88,250 represented an impermissible fee split with a non-attorney. As of the January 2014 stipulation, she had not repaid any of the fees.In addition, Woolliscroft failed to provide a client with monthly billing statements pursuant to her fee agreement or provide an accounting of fees and costs. She was ordered to pay $88,250 plus interest in restitution.In mitigation, Woolliscroft entered into a prefiling stipulation with the State Bar.