Law360 (May 16, 2019, 8:47 PM EDT) -- An Oregon attorney accused of using client cash to pay for big game hunting excursions and a Tennessee lawyer with a “chilling” contingency fee deal lead Law360's The Week In Discipline, which compiles sanctions and conduct charges that may have flown under the radar.
Portland personal injury lawyer and hunting enthusiast Lori E. Deveny pled not guilty this week to a 24-count federal indictment accusing her of ripping off clients for nearly a decade.
According to the charges, Deveny “systematically” drained insurance settlement money from client trust accounts since 2011 and forged client signatures on settlement agreements, among other misdeeds....
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