September 4, 2007

Kevin Carey, Medford: The Board by decision revoked the real estate broker's license of Kevin Carey. Carey's license was revoked following his temporary suspension as an attorney for misuse of client funds.

Carlton Dascent, New Bedford: By decision, the Board refused to renew the real estate broker's license of Carlton Dascent. The Board took such action against Dascent's license as an attorney broker given his disbarment in the Commonwealth as an attorney.

Rodney DaSilva, Braintree: The Board revoked the license of Rodney DaSilva. DaSilva's license was revoked because of his criminal convictions for sexual misconduct and trespass with a motor vehicle. Additionally, DaSilva falsley stated, under the pains and penalties of perjury, on his examination/application for licensure that he had no prior convictions.

Donald Jackson, Jr., Hanover & Rockland: The Board entered into a decision in which they revoked the license of Donald Jackson. Jackson's license as an attorney broker was revoked following his temporary suspension as an attorney in the Commonwealth for misuse of client funds.

Theodore Jarrett, Jr., Hatfield: The Board revoked the license of Theodore Jarrett, Jr. Jarrett's license was revoked due to his conviction in United States District Court (Massachusetts) for two counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to launder money.

Leonard Lakin, Wellesley Hills: The Board revoked the license of Leonard Lakin following his resignation as an attorney in the Commonwealth for misuse of client funds.

William Mullen, Dedham: The Board refused to renew the license issued to William Mullen following his indefinite suspension as an attorney for misconduct in three unrelated real estate transactions involving the commingling of client funds with his own and improper record keeping.

Quang Nguyen, Brockton & Everett: The Board refused to renew the license of Quang Nguyen following Nguyen's disbarment as an attorney in the Commonwealth.

Peter Schofield, Grafton: The Board refused to renew the license of Peter Schofield following the misappropriation of $84,000 in client funds he held in escrow in a real estate transaction.

Stuart Sojcher, Winchester: The Board revoked the license of Stuart Sojcher. The Board revoked Sojcher's license following his temporary suspension as an attorney in the Commonwealth for misuse of client funds.

Harold Weinstein, Charlestown: The Board revoked the license of Mr. Weinstein for failing to remit escrow funds and maintaining an escrow account.

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