A Sylvania lawyer appeared in Lucas County Common Pleas Court on charges that he stole from clients.
William A. Garrett, 68, who is charged with two counts of grand theft, was suspended from practicing law in November. Mr. Garrett had been licensed in Ohio since 1970.
[H]e requested additional time to hire an attorney before he was taken to the Lucas County jail to be fingerprinted and photographed. Judge Gary Cook set a Feb. 17 arraignment date and released him on his own recognizance.
Mr. Garrett is charged with misappropriating between $16,700 and $26,500 from two clients last year. If convicted, he faces up to three years in prison.
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Sylvania Lawyer Charged With Thefts From Two Clients