Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Theft by lawyer?
Lawyers on trial over alleged $100,000 theft
By Guillermo Contreras - Express-News
Two San Antonio lawyers are on trial over claims that they pocketed most of a $100,000 settlement that should have gone to a client.
Isabel Sloan of Lufkin says Oscar Gonzalez and Eric Turton are both liable for the money, which came from a probate case in which she is an heir.
At a minimum, a lawsuit by Sloan says, Gonzalez was negligent because he failed to supervise the foreseeable actions of a problematic lawyer he shared client fees with.
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