Ohio Lawyers' Client Protection Fund Shells Out $180K+ In Theft Reimbursements To 31 Victims Of Over A Dozen Sticky-Fingered Attorneys
- The Board of Commissioners of the [Ohio] Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection awarded a $75,000 maximum claim as part of $180,445.18 distributed to 31 victims of attorney theft at its meeting March 3. Thirteen former or suspended Ohio attorneys were found to have misappropriated client funds. Three deceased attorneys also were involved in claims.
For similar "attorney ripoff reimbursement funds" that sometimes help cover the financial mess created by the dishonest conduct of lawyers licensed in other states and Canada, see:
- Directory Of Lawyers' Funds For Client Protection (February 2017) (includes Canadian recovery funds, courtesy of the American Bar Association);
- Check the USA Client Protection Funds Map;
- Check the Canada Client Protection Funds Map.