Randy Beamer, WOAI-TV (San Antonio), May 16, 2008
A San Antonio civil rights attorney pleaded guilty to misusing money he recovered on behalf of a client.
James Myart pleaded guilty to taking more than $13,000 that was supposed to go to one of his clients.
As part of the plea deal Myart surrendered his license to be an attorney.
He also admitted to a 2005 shoplifting charge and to lying about being attacked by police back in 2006.
Myart will be sentenced in June.