talking about? The government said they have a bunch.
His big break came in 1983, when attorney Howard
Weitzman recruited him to Los Angeles, where Pellicano
successfully dissected key recordings and helped undermine
prosecution witnesses to win automaker John DeLorean's
acquittal on drug-selling charges.
Stars soon came knocking. Michael Jackson enlisted
him to combat allegations that he had molested a
young boy in 1993.
"SOMETHING HAS GONE TERRIBLY WRONG"
Was Michael Jackson Framed?
The Untold Story Part 3
Mary A. FischerGQ, October 1994
"Portions of the article" The Untold Story:
Outside the courtroom, reporters asked why Fields had made the announcement, to which Weitzman replied essentially that Fields "misspoke himself "The comment infuriated Fields, "because it wasn't true," he says.
"It was just an outrage. I was very upset with Howard. "Fields "There was this vast group of people all wanting to do a different thing, and it was like moving through molasses to get a decision," says Fields.
"It was a nightmare, and I wanted to get the hellout of it." Pellicano, who had received his share off lak for his aggressive manner, resigned at the sametime.
With Fields and Pellicano gone, Weitzman brought in Johnnie Cochran Jr., a well-known civil attorney who is now helping defend O.J. Simpson. And John Branca, whom Fields had replaced as Jackson's general counsel in 1990, was back on board.
FEILDS AND PELLICANO WALKED BRANCA WAS BACK IN
AND WEITZMAN... WAS RIGHT WHERE HE WANTED TO BE
DID THEY HAVE A PLAN BACK THEN IS THIS ALL PART OF THAT PLAN ??MJHOAXLIVE: WHAT WENT WRONG: PELLICANO, WEITZMAN AND FIELDS