Abilene attorney accused of keeping $30K+ of clients’ settlement money appears in court

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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – An Abilene attorney accused of keeping more than $30,000 worth of clients’ settlement money appeared in court Friday.

Burt Burnett, 51, who is representing himself in court, pleaded not guilty to two counts of Misapplication of Fiduciary Property.

Burnett says he is looking forward to his trial, which he estimates will last for weeks. He plans to call at least 80 witnesses and submit more than 1,000 documents into evidence. 

BigCountryHomepage will provide an update when Burnett’s trial date is set. 

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