Paralegal Gets 6 Months For Forging Judges' Signatures

Law360, New York (January 11, 2017, 2:06 PM EST) -- A New York judge on Tuesday sentenced a former paralegal for a personal injury law firm to six months in jail after he admitted to falsifying the signatures of 76 judges on settlement documents in New York state courts.

Thomas Rubino, a former paralegal at Paris & Chaikin PLLC, previously copped to forgery charges for faking signatures of judges on documents that companies use to buy a person's court settlement in exchange for a lump sum payment. New York Supreme Court Judge Thomas Farber sentenced Rubino...
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