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In an almost unprecedented move, the Iowa Supreme Court has reinstated a disbarred attorney who stole over $99,000 from a client. Michael Reilly, who initially lost his license in 2006, was reinstated by a unanimous court, an incredibly rare occurrence, especially given that the offense involved taking money from a client and reinstatement was counter to the board's recommendation. Reilly was able to produce several pieces of evidence that painted the initial crime as a circumstance of his gambling addiction, something . . .
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