Juror Admits She Lied Her Way Into Jenkens Tax Shelter Case

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 7:48 PM EST) -- An ex-attorney admitted Wednesday that she had concealed her background, including her alcoholism and shoplifting, to secure her place on a jury that convicted two former Jenkens & Gilchrist PC attorneys and an ex-accounting firm CEO of selling illegal tax shelters.

Catherine M. Conrad, a suspended New York attorney, said she had lied about a history of petty crimes, arrests for driving under the influence, her career criminal husband and even her true neighborhood so she could be picked for a jury that tried ex-BDO Seidman...
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