Hackett’s lawyer was no Temple Houston

A one rupee coin is seen in this picture illustration taken in Mumbai April 30, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/Files

John Azzarello is widely viewed as an extraordinary lawyer, the kind of guy who might wind up on a short list for U.S. Attorney or U.S. District Court Judge someday. He’s a partner at a politically influential law firm; his partners are Jack Arsenault, who was nearly James E. McGreevey’s Attorney General, and John Farmer,…

Michael Avenatti Claims He Was Blindsided By ‘Creepy Porn Lawyer’ Fox News Banner

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No love lost between these two… After months of insults hurled from their respective media perches, Fox News titan Tucker Carlson battled Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti in a surreal television segment on Thursday evening. “Stormy Daniels is right now working in strip clubs in little towns onstage, people are throwing things at her. You’re…

El Chapo Trial First-Week Update: The Defense Lawyers Are Pretty Funny

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In the first six days of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s trial, federal prosecutor Gina Parlovecchio had 30 years’ worth of evidence and a major witness at her disposal, but there is one area that the Mexican crime lord’s defense team is clearly winning: entertainment value. William Purpura and El Chapo’s other lawyers may need to pull a Cool Hand…