Ex-NJ Atty Gets 33 Months For Stealing From Firm

Law360, New York (June 27, 2013, 7:41 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former attorney to 33 months in prison for embezzling more than $885,000 from his law firm's accounts and real estate transactions, and ordered him to pay restitution roughly equal to the amount he took. 

U.S. District Court Judge Michael A. Shipp said he considered positive character statements he received from friends and former clients of Timothy Provost, who was a partner at a Monmouth County, N.J., firm and pled guilty to one count of mail fraud for...
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