Tuesday, September 30, 2008

What Not To Do When You're A Lawyer And Your Brother Dies In A Plane Crash

Law.com reports that a well-known Allentown, Pennsylvania lawyer was indicted by a federal grand jury last week for fabricating wills to add himself as a beneficiary after his lawyer brother and sister-in-law were killed in a plane crash.

According to the indictment, the lawyer and his son conspired with a doctor to present fake wills in Orphans' Court.

The lawyer's lawyer says that none of the three are guilty and that the lawyer/defendant was targeted because he is a prominent lawyer who has successfully sued police departments.

I hope so.

The whole story is here.

Located in Miami, Florida, Brian Tannebaum practices Bar Admission and Discipline and Criminal Defense. Read his free ebook The Truth About Hiring A Criminal Defense Lawyer. Please visit www.tannebaumweiss.com


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