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......
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.
[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
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
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 [...]
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.
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 Yahoo reported: In a highly contentious press conference, attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig announced they have withdrawn as counsel for George Zimmerman, who remains … Continue reading ?
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
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 ?
"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
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
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 …
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
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
Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig, the attorneys briefly responsible for representing George Zimmerman, withdrew from the case today. More »
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 [...]
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 »
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.
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
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