Real estate attorney Claude Castro was suspended after allegedly misappropriating money from clients who were feuding with their landlord.
A state Appellate Court committee suspended Castro on Oct. 31, finding that he repeatedly dipped into an account that he was supposed to be holding in escrow for his clients. From August 2010 to July 2012, the client s account went from having $58,150 to $562.27, according to Documents Filed With The Court.
Castro could not be reached for comment.
His clients, Steven and Jodee Martin, filed a complaint against Castro in November 2014. They had hired Castro in 2010 to represent them in a dispute with their landlord爱上海同城