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Did George Zimmerman's Ex-Lawyers Violate Ethics Rules?

Florida attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig cited ethics in withdrawing as George Zimmerman's legal counsel. But how they handled their withdrawal is coming under fire from some law professors, who say the lawyers may have violated Florida's ethics rules. Sonner and Uhrig's press conference announcing they were stepping down......

George Zimmerman’s New Lawyer Updates Lawrence O’Donnell On Where Case Is Headed

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

The last time Lawrence O'Donnell tried to speak to an attorney representing George Zimmerman, he ended up yelling at an empty chair. The attorney that bailed on him, Craig Sonner, and his partner ended up departing, clearly much to O'Donnell's satisfaction tonight as he thanks Zimmerman's new attorney, Mark O'Mara, for his professionalism and courtesy.

Trayvon Martin Updates

[Content Note: Violence; racism.]Two pieces of important news today:1. Special prosecutor Angela Corey said late yesterday she'll "make an announcement about the case within 72 hours."2. George Zimmerman's attorneys, Craig Sonner and...Show More Summary

Fmr. Zimmerman Lawyer Slams Geragos And Baez’s AC360 Comments: They’re Not On List Of Opinions I Treasure

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

Former George Zimmerman lawyers Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig spoke with Ashleigh Banfield and had harsh words for attorneys Mark Geragos and Jose Baez. "We're all ignorant just on different topics. The subject of attorney/client privilege is a little more complicated than you pick up off the TV shows. Show More Summary

Zimmerman Lawyers Quit, Say He Called Sean Hannity and Prosecutor

Late Tuesday evening, Hal Uhrig and Craig Sonner, the attorneys for George Zimmerman, suddenly announced they were dropping out of the case, citing their client’s behavior, which can only be called erratic. In another important development, reported by the AP, special prosecutor Angela Corey is to make an announcement on the case within 72-hours. Speculation [...]

Mark Geragos Blasts Zimmerman Lawyers’ Presser On CNN: I Thought I Was Watching SNL Skit

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

Lawyers Mark Geragos and Jose Baez spoke to Anderson Cooper Tuesday night, following Cooper's interview with George Zimmerman's ex-lawyers Hal Uhrig and Craig Sonner (who withdrew today). Blasting the attorneys' attributing their decision to "ethical obligations," Geragos called their conduct a "train wreck." He added that he felt like he was watching a Saturday Night Live skit.

George Zimmerman Attorneys Quit as Counsel

Attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig today have withdrew their counsel for George Zimmerman today. Yahoo reported: In a highly contentious press conference, attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig announced they have withdrawn as counsel for George Zimmerman, who remains … Continue reading ?

Have George Zimmerman's (ex)lawyers violated Florida's ethics code?

Hal Uhrig Before Tuesday's astounding press conference in Sanford, Florida, in which they said they were no longer lawyers for George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case, Hal Uhrig and Craig Sonner were running a high-profile public relations campaign for their client. Show More Summary

Zimmerman to tell his side of the story?

He seems to have gone rogue: The two men who have been George Zimmerman’s most outspoken defenders, attorneys Hal Uhrig and Craig Sonner, said today that they’re off the case. “On Sunday, we lost track of George, in that he … Continue reading ?

George Zimmerman's lawyers withdraw... because they can't get in touch with him.

"Attorney Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig said... they haven't heard from George Zimmerman since Sunday... and against their advice, Zimmerman contacted the special prosecutor who will decide if he should face charges." Sonner said: "He's gone on his own. Show More Summary

Zimmerman Attorneys Reveal George Zimmerman Is Not In Florida, And Much More

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

After calling a press conference announcing they were withdrawing as Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman's counsel, attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig took  questions from the media. Among the revelations at that bombshell press conference called is the fact that Zimmerman is still in the U.S., but not in Florida. Show More Summary

Zimmerman's lawyers resign from case

Two attorneys representing George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, today announced their resignation from the case. Lawyers Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig said he's essentially gone rogue. "As of the last couple days he has not returned phone calls, te …

George Zimmerman’s Lawyers Withdraw Because They Can’t Find Him

Hal Ohrig and Craig Sonner say they’ve lost contact with his client and are withdrawing from this case. Uhrig went on to say that Zimmerman is in the U.S. and he’s not well emotionally and he may be suffering from post-traumatic stress...Show More Summary

George Zimmerman's lawyers say they are no longer representing him

2 years agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Hal Uhrig told reporters at a press conference Tuesday that he and fellow attorney Craig Sonner have not been able to contact Zimmerman since Sunday and are "concerned for his emotional safety

George Zimmerman's Lawyers Withdraw From Trayvon Martin Case [Video]

Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig, the attorneys briefly responsible for representing George Zimmerman, withdrew from the case today. More »

Where Is George Zimmerman?: Zimmerman Attorneys Withdraw, Say He’s Left Florida And They’ve Lost Contact

In a shocking turn of events, George Zimmerman’s two attorney’s — Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig — announced they were withdrawing from the case. They said they have lost track of Zimmerman and have not been able to contact him for several days. At various times during the press conference, both attorneys said they did [...]

George Zimmerman’s Lawyers Quit Because They Can’t Get a Hold of Him

Lawyers for Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman explained in a bizarre press conference this afternoon that they haven't spoken to their client since Sunday and can therefore no longer represent him. Hal Uhrig and Craig Sonner said that they've "lost touch" with Zimmerman, who they said is in hiding — not ... More »

Exclusive: Trayvon Martin’s Family’s Attorney Responds as Zimmerman’s Lawyers Withdraw Counsel

2 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig, the lawyers who have been speaking for and providing legal representation for George Zimmerman withdrew as his counsel Tuesday after citing poor communication with him and other factors in their decision.

Zimmerman's Lawyers Quit

Attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen have withdrawn as his counsel, saying they haven't heard from him since Sunday. Attorney Craig Sonner said Tuesday in a news conference that against their advice, George Zimmerman contacted the special prosecutor who will decide if he should face charges. Show More Summary

George Zimmerman's lawyers say he no longer considers them his legal counsel

In a surprise announcement this afternoon, lawyers for George Zimmerman, the shooter in the Trayvon Martin shooting, said they no longer have contact with their client and are no longer representing him. Craig Sonner said: "I still believe he was acting in self defense that night.... Show More Summary

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