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After Losing Kraft Lawsuit, Prosecutors Target Kraft’s Lawyers

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Now that the criminal case against Robert Kraft is lost, prosecutors are targeting the attorneys who defended them. Prosecutors claim that Kraft’s attorneys, William Bruck and Alex Spiro attempted to “intimidate a witness” and lied. Bruck and Spiro actually used a tried and tested police strategy of telling the witness that they had evidence… Read More »

Attorney Scott Skier in the Palm Beach Post – Man guilty of lesser charge in fatal shooting of Jupiter High student

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

By Hannah Winston July 17, 2019 A 12-person jury found Shamar Lawrence guilty of second-degree murder in the June 9, 2016, death of 17-year-old Branden Jackson. WEST PALM BEACH — A 23-year-old Acreage man was convicted of lesser charges late Tuesday in the 2016 fatal shooting of a Jupiter High School student. A 12-person… Read More »

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Man Who Dismembered Father Gets 15 Years

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

The judge sentenced James Scandirito II in the dismemberment of his father. 15 years is the maximum penalty for abusing a human corpse, a second-degree felony. He was, however, acquitted of first-degree murder. Scandirito II was charged with both murdering and dismembering his father, retired judge James Scandirito Sr. Scandirito claimed that his father… Read More »

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Trial of Alleged Super Bowl Party Murderer Draws to a Close

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Christopher Vasata is on trial for three murders, an attempted murder, and the unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. He also stole a car, according to police. On February 5th of 2017, Jupiter police responded to a call saying that shots had been fired in a Jupiter neighborhood. Police arrived to find… Read More »

Scott Skier in the Palm Beach Post – ‘Trial starts in shooting death of Jupiter High student at Acreage house-party’

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

By Hannah Winston Posted Jul 11, 2019 at 6:20 PM Shamar Jackson faces a murder charge in the June 9, 2016, death of Branden Jackson of Palm Beach Gardens. WEST PALM BEACH — Assistant State Attorney John Parnofiello told the jury that June 9, 2016, was supposed to a celebration for those graduating high school. Yes, there was underage… Read More »

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Florida Man on Trial Slings Poop at Judge

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

That rascally Florida man is at it again, this time hurling his own feces at Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge, Lisa Walsh. Judge Walsh, acting quickly, managed to dodge the aerial assault. However, the area had to be cleaned and sanitized quickly because it was deemed to be a hazardous area. Dorleans Philidor was arrested… Read More »

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Burglars on Trial for Suffocating a Mother

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Imagine entering your home, only to find that the door was already open, a sense of impending dread over what that could mean. You fully open the door to find your wife on the floor, unmoving, bound and gagged with electrical cords and duct tape. That is precisely what Fermin Cantu Sr. came home… Read More »

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Catholic Priest Accused of Sex Abuse Found in Florida

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Five Catholic priests have been indicted on new sexual assault charges stemming from an investigation involving sex abuse among clergy in the church. The investigation was initiated in Michigan under the oversight of the State Attorney General Dana Nessel. At least one of those priests has been found in Florida. The allegations and charges… Read More »

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Homeless Teen Charged with Bringing Pellet Gun to School

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

All charges were dropped against Drew Yarde after the high schooler was charged with bringing a pellet gun to school. Yarde said that he used it for his protection. He still attends school despite being homeless and despite the fact that he now has a criminal record for possession of a weapon on school… Read More »

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Robert Kraft Sting “Bungled” Says Sun Sentinel

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

A recent article by Sun Sentinel claims that the sting of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa was “bungled from the beginning”. This is largely because the judge presiding over the case has refused to admit video evidence gleaned from the controversial use of a “sneak and peek” warrant. At the center of this… Read More »

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