Triem falls short in supplying full accounting to court

Series: Fred Triem | Story 9

Petersburg Attorney Fred Triem appeared before Juneau Superior Court Judge Daniel Schally on Feb. 12 to answer to an Order to Show Cause why he should not be held in contempt of court for his failure to render a full accounting of Hanson Class Funds being held in his trust account. Triem formerly represented a group of Kake Tribal shareholders in a lawsuit against Kake Tribal Corporation that was granted a $2.8 million judgment in 1998.

In a hearing scheduled to last only an hour, Triem told the court the money in the trust account belonged to him as part of the 1/3 award of attorney fees orde...


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