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Belchertown Lawyer Disbarred

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Belchertown Lawyer Disbarred

Wednesday May 22nd, 2013

A Belchertown lawyer has been disbarred after pocketing a client’s insurance settlement.¬† In 2006 Michael Pasterczyk ¬†negotiated a settlement for a car crash without the victim’s knowledge. He spent the 45-hundred dollars instead of giving it to his client.¬† The disbarment comes after the state’s highest court upheld a Board of Bar Overseers decision.

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