George Zimmerman's lawyer Mark O'Mara appeared on Fox News this afternoon to champion new evidence his team plans to use in defense of his client's innocence in the alleged 2012 murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. New photographs and text messages show a "three-dimensional image of Trayvon," O'Mara said while describing the new evidence.
Is Trayvon Martin shouting for help on a 911 call, or are the screams actually the voice of defendant George Zimmerman? A Tuesday court filing offered new clues to the strategy that Zimmerman’s attorney Mark O’Mara will take when the Sanford, Florida trial in the killing of 17-year-old Martin begins on June 10. In the [...]Show More Summary
There was a hearing in the George Zimmerman case today. Zimmerman and his lawyers confirmed they are not seeking to have the case dismissed prior to trial based on immunity. However, Mark O'Mara said the defense may still raise immunity at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
As I wrote the other day, George Zimmerman attorney Mark O'Mara filed a motion for sanctions against Florida prosecutors for withholding information favorable to the defense. It was a very civilized pleading, supported by factual instances,...Show More Summary
As I wrote in my last post, Robert Zimmerman Jr.’s tweet linking Trayvon Martin to accused baby killer De’Marquise Elkins was so outrageous that Mark O’Mara told me it was “absurd” without hesitation. The lawyer for George Zimmerman, the killer … Continue reading ?
Whatever the outcome of the Trayvon Martin case, it will be viewed less as a determination of the shooter's guilt or innocence and more as a victory or loss for civil rights, George Zimmerman's lawyer fears. Mark O'Mara said he has been busy trying to dispel the racial overtones in the case by getting out [...]
Mark O’Mara summed it up best during our 42-minute conversation on Wednesday: “This is an academic argument over the semantics of words.” The words in question are “stand your ground” (SYG). The argument is over whether Florida’s insane law applies … Continue reading ?
When Mark O'Mara was interviewed by Fox 35 in Orlando the other day about his motion to continue George Zimmerman's trial, he said (3 min. 30 sec mark) the defense fund was down to $5,000.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Attorneys for the former Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged with shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin dead made a public plea Wednesday asking for more money to fund his defense.George Zimmerman's lead attorney, Mark O'Mara,...Show More Summary
In the George Zimmerman case, Mark O'Mara has requested a subpoena to ABC News for Matt Gutman's recordings of interviews with Witness #8, who Gutman refers to as "Dee Dee" (not her real... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
George Zimmerman, charged with second degree murder in the Trayvon Martin shooting, owes a private security company $27,000 in unpaid bills according to a lawsuit the company filed against him. Zimmerman lawyer Mark O’Mara hired the bodyguards from Associated Investigative Services (AIS) in late June 2012 to provide security for Zimmerman and his family. Once [...]Show More Summary
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 10:39 a.m. EST: Security firm sues Zimmerman and his attorneys for fees: The head of a security company charges in a lawsuit that defense attorney Mark O'Mara has failed to pay a balance owed after he hired the firm to provide a two-man, 24-hour security detail for George Zimmerman. Show More Summary
Says the judge. During that hearing, [Zimmerman's lawyer Mark] O'Mara said his client had been the subject of a carefully orchestrated national media campaign by attorneys for Trayvon's family, who had traveled the country, portraying...Show More Summary
The state argued that attorney Mark O'Mara was using a website and social media to influence potential jurors.
In the George Zimmerman case, Mark O'Mara has filed two fairly explosive motions. You can read them here and here. In addition to withholding the report on the analysis of the phone found at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
George Zimmerman will get a new trial judge for second-degree murder charges in the death of Trayvon Martin thanks to a 2-1 decision by a Florida appeals court. An appeals court stated that Zimmerman defense attorney Mark O'Mara's petition met the standard to justify removal. Show More Summary
Mark O'Mara announced today on GZL egalCase he is shuttering the Facebook page the legal team created in April. In part, it's served its purpose. In other respects, the discussion in comments on the FB page have been a hindrance. One of our published goals is Discouraging Speculation, and Facebook, by its nature, does not help us with this goal. Show More Summary
Trayvon Martin murder suspect George Zimmerman is nearly broke, his lawyer said Monday, and plans to ask the public to pay for his defense. "He really has to live as a hermit, unfortunately," said Mark O'Mara of his client, who is awaiting trial. Show More Summary
George Zimmerman is all but broke and will ask the court to pay for his legal defense, his attorney claims -- despite the fact that the 28-year-old has raised nearly $250,000 through his website.Defense lawyer Mark O'Mara made the remarkable...Show More Summary