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Posted Dec 12, 2007 4:29 PM CDT
By Martha Neil

A major law firm in Maine has reportedly sent a 29-year attorney packing and mailed a letter to 1,000 clients alleging that he misappropriated funds.

Verrill Dana "severed its relationship" with longtime partner John Duncan, a former chairman of the law firm's executive board, after he "misappropriated" firm funds and "misused client funds or billed clients improperly," according to a letter the firm sent clients last month, reports the Portland Press-Herald. It notes that the firm promised…

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