A Virginia lawyer has been publicly reprimanded with imposed terms that include having to allow an investigator to inspect his attorney trust records unannounced, after he took unearned funds from a trust account and after he failed to “safe keep” a client’s file who later fired him.

William Hale Thompson Jr., who according to a Lawyer.com listing is a general practitioner based in Arlington, Virginia, was publicly reprimanded with imposed terms after a hearing before a five-member panel of the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board.

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