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Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Ind. Courts - "One-third of former super lawyer's assets missing; feds want bond revoked"

Updating a long list of earlier ILB entries, Tim Evans reported today for the IndyStar that:

Federal authorities have asked a judge to revoke the bond of former Indianapolis “Super Lawyer” William F. Conour after he allegedly disposed of assets without court approval.

Conour, once one of the state’s most successful and respected construction accident attorneys, is facing federal charges that he misused millions of dollars from client settlements.

A new asset inventory ordered last month by U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young revealed that the FBI was unable to locate many of Conour’s possessions, which had been inventoried last year and designated to go into a restitution pool for his victims.

The updated 16-page inventory — which covered a horse stable in Sheridan, Conour’s 25-room mansion in Carmel and his former law office — revealed nearly one-third of the items included in the original inventory are now gone.

Items that could not longer be accounted for included a tractor and horse trailer, large- screen televisions, dozens of artworks and collectibles, and autographed sports memorabilia. Court records indicate Conour told authorities some of the missing items had been seized by creditors.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on May 7, 2013 10:02 PM
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