A former Morrison & Foerster partner was sentenced Tuesday to one year in county jail for misappropriating $400,000 from health insurance companies and a local school district that had been earmarked for the care of his autistic son.

Prosecutors say Jonathan Dickstein and his wife, Barclay Lynn, created a dummy special-needs child-care company and overbilled both their health insurance companies and San Francisco Unified School District for their son’s care. Dickstein had previously rejected the district attorney’s plea bargain and entered an open guilty plea against prosecutors’ objections.

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