Former Quarles & Brady Atty Must Repay Client For Theft

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 10:10 PM EST) -- A former Quarles & Brady LLP attorney was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for stealing money from an elderly client, but a Wisconsin state judge stayed his confinement so he could work and pay $325,000 in restitution while serving probation.

Defendant Jeffrey Elverman was convicted by a jury in December of stealing from his client, 94-year-old Dorothy Phinney.

Wisconsin Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Conen sentenced Elverman to seven months in jail as part of the five-year probationary period, giving him 72 hours of work...
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