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Fugitive Former Attorney Turned Paralegal Arrested

Fugitive Former Attorney Turned Paralegal Arrested

This is a follow-up to my June 23, 2009 post, “Ex-Attorney Working as Paralegal Charged With Theft”.

Former Ohio attorney Barry Brickley has been charged in Richland County with theft, forgery and receiving stolen property, due to allegedly writing $10,555.00 worth of checks to himself while working as a paralegal for local attorney Randy Fry.

According to the Richland County District Attorney Brent Robinson, the status of Brickley’s law license is undetermined – as are Brickley’s current whereabouts.

The Mansfield News Journal is reporting that Brinkley was arrested yesterday by U.S. Marshals “while at work” in Savannah, Georgia. I can’t help but wonder if he was working as a paralegal…

One Response to Fugitive Former Attorney Turned Paralegal Arrested

  1. You have done a great job. it is necessary to draw attention to those things which can damage our society. It may be possible in future attoney Barry Brickley shall not serve the society as a legal representative as what he had done was illegal, unethical and most unfortunate for a law maker.

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