In the summer of 1992, Bill Hamilton, a successful businessman, met with attorney Doug Schafer in the lawyer’s Tacoma, Wash., office. He asked Mr. Schafer to draw up incorporation papers–a routine job for the experienced business lawyer. But the consequences of the meeting would be far from routine.

Mr. Schafer says that his client gave him information that implicated Mr. Hamilton and Grant Anderson, a Tacoma lawyer soon to become a Superior Court judge, in a dishonest business deal.

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