Cuyahoga County

Aliza Sherman Attorney Sentenced for Lying and Inducing Panic


The disgraced divorce lawyer who lied to Aliza Sherman and Cleveland police homicide detectives before and after the Beachwood woman was stabbed to death outside his office was sentenced Tuesday to spend six months in jail.

Gregory Moore faced up to three years in prison after he pleaded guilty to felony inducing panic and misdemeanor falsification charges for the phony statements and unrelated bomb threats Moore called in to courthouses to avoid hearings in other cases.

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge John D. Sutula imposed the sentence, which also includes three years of probation and 350 hours of community service once Moore is released from the Cuyahoga County Jail.

"You've taken everything an attorney stands for and turned it upside down," Sutula told Moore.

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