Yakima lawyer sentenced to community service



YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Yakima lawyer who was convicted of theft of phone services for the county jail was sentenced Monday to 60 days of community service.

A visiting judge also ordered Kimberely Grijalva to pay restitution of nearly $2,300.

She allowed inmates to use her attorney’s line to make more than 900 free phone calls from jail.

Yakima Herald-Republic reports Grijalva has been suspended by the Washington State Bar Association and could be disbarred.


Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com