Sunday, July 23, 2017

Attorney Gets 3-Year License Suspension For Helping Herself To Client's Trust Account Cash Without Permission For Personal Use, Despite Paying It All Back Later On

In Tallahassee, Florida, the Florida Record reports:
  • Jacksonville attorney Keirsten Klatch was recently suspended for three years after a complaint against the attorney uncovered that she had borrowed funds from a client trust without permission.

    The order was signed by the Florida Supreme Court and is retroactive to June 16.
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    The client filed [a] complaint in 2015, and an investigation found that Klatch had borrowed money from the account and later replaced the funds.

    Klatch will be suspended from practice for three years, after which she will serve three years of probation.
For the story, see Jacksonville attorney suspended for borrowing client funds. ripoff reimbursement

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