kennewick lawyer charged

Kennewick lawyer accused of stealing $330K from clients

KENNEWICK, Wash. - The state Supreme Court has disbarred a Kennewick attorney charged with stealing nearly $330,000 from clients.The Tri-City Herald reports that Christoper Lee Neal's disbarment took effect Thursday. The 43-year-old lawyer had been suspended in 2016 from practicing in Washington state after a client who hired him to handle a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service raised concerns.