According to the motion signed by attorney Michelle Gonzalez:
“Attorney Brodsky had lied to Mr. Peterson on a number of occasions and when Mr. Peterson discovered the lies and talked about possibly discharging attorney Brodsky and retaining other counsel, attorney Brodsky indicated that in the event he was discharged, he would be ethically bound to publicly reveal some things that were discussed between him and Mr. Peterson.”
This accusation was also made by Steve Greenberg in a 15-page letter sent to Peterson and the media. The letter is attached to the motion and part of it.Joel Brodsky states to reporters that Attorney Carroll is in no way authorized to file such a motion and that Peterson himself is baffled as to the turn of events.
In September of 2009, John Paul Carroll, who had been part of the Peterson defense team, stepped down after the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Committee took under consideration a complaint that the attorney had violated the rules of professional conduct by failing to reveal a plea deal until after two clients were convicted on all charges.
He had a hearing in October of 2011 which resulted in a recommendation that he be suspended for 90 days from practicing law.
Attorney Steve Greenberg tells us that he has no involvement with the filing:
“There has been speculation that I am behind the most recent filing. So the record is clear, I have never met John Carroll, and only first spoke to him last week. I had no input on his filing. I stand on my prior comments and anxiously await the opportunity secure Mr Peterson’s release.”
Read the Motion:
Joel Brodsky’s motion in response (October 11, 2012)
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