Tag: Miami Criminal Defense Attorney

South Florida Man Serving Life in Prison Gets Second Chance at Life Thanks to Kim Kardashian-West and Lawyer

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A South Florida man will soon be free after spending more than 20 years in prison for a federal drug charge. His release was made possible by a Texas attorney – and reality TV star Kim Kardashian-West. Jeffrey Stringer was arrested in West Palm Beach in the late 90’s. He was supposed to spend his life in jail, but now he has a second chance. Jacaria Stringer has been alive for as long as her father has been in jail. “Only... [...]

Teen, attorneys meet with prosecutors over rough arrest caught on camera

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A 15-year-old boy and his attorneys met Tuesday with prosecutors from the Broward County State Attorney's Office less than a week after his rough arrest by Broward Sheriff's Office deputies in Tamarac. Delucca Rolle and his legal counsel are seeking to have all of the charges against him dropped. Those charges include assaulting a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and trespassing. Rolle's mother and aunt also joined him... [...]

Arrest Warrant Issued for Miami Immigration Activist Over Border Patrol Museum Protest

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Over Valentine's Day weekend, Miami artist Alessandra Mondolfi and about 50 other activists walked calmly into the U.S. Border Patrol Museum in El Paso and broke into song. "Child, child, child, child, will we ever see you grow? We are standing for your future, and we love you so," they sang. They unfurled banners with messages like, "Can you look your child in the eyes after this?" Using a megaphone, two of the demonstrators spoke of... [...]

Star fighter Conor McGregor arrested on Miami Beach, accused of smashing fan’s phone

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Mixed Martial Arts star fighter Conor McGregor was arrested Monday evening after police said he smashed a fan’s phone outside the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel. McGregor, 30, was charged with felony strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief, according to Miami Beach police. According to an arrest report, McGregor and the fan were walking out of the resort, home to the LIV nightclub, just past 5 a.m. When the fan tried taking a... [...]

Savvy businessman or sloppy lobbyist? Ex-city attorney’s job-shopping tactics questioned

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Jose Smith, the former city attorney from Miami Beach — and then North Miami Beach — is contract shopping in Miami-Dade municipalities on behalf of Bryant Miller Olive, where he was recently hired to lead its new full-service municipal government practice. The longtime government operator has leveraged his many Miami-area contacts in recent months to informally angle for new contracts and city attorney positions in at least North Bay... [...]