A riveting true story of how a successful lawyer spent over $1,600,000, of his client's trust account funds on his gambling addiction and ultimately went to jail. His story is not all that unusual as many well to do lawyers are affected by a gambling disease. This book helps spot those with the disease, and offers help to those afflicted with it.
|Publisher:||American Bar Association|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||598 KB|
About the Author
Michael J. Burke practiced law for twenty-five years in Howell, Michigan where he was raised with his nine brothers and sisters. Michael and his wife purchased the family home and it was there that they raised their two daughters. He was actively involved in the community, enjoyed a successful law practice and was a devoted father. On June 18, 2001, he was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of 1.6 million dollars. Michael is a compulsive gambler.