A client alleges that he accepted his divorce lawyer's self-serving advice and took a low-ball settlement in his divorce, not knowing that the lawyer was secretly negotiating a lucrative job offer with the law firm that represented the wife. But the lawyer, James "Jake" Gilbreath and other defendants have denied everything.
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