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Lawrenceville attorney Christopher T. Adams avoided prosecution by paying back the money and throwing himself on the mercy of the state supreme court. Lawrenceville attorney Christopher T. Adams avoided prosecution by paying back the money and throwing himself on the mercy of the state supreme court.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -

The group that regulates Georgia lawyers recommends an 18-month suspension for an attorney caught by FOX 5's I-Team stealing from taxpayers.

Lawrenceville attorney Christopher T. Adams avoided prosecution by paying back the money and throwing himself on the mercy of the state supreme court.

But I-Team reporter Randy Travis says the state bar's recommended punishment has prompted loud protests from others.

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