A New York attorney who ducked and weaved for years to avoid paying a malpractice judgment was given a second chance last week, but with conditions. Federal Judge Denise Cote sentenced David A. Dorfman to two years of probation for criminal contempt, a charge that was brought only because the judge became so frustrated with Dorfman that she asked prosecutors to intervene and indict him.
Lawyer Avoids Jail in Contempt Case
New York Law Journal
December 26, 2007