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Oksana's Former Lawyer: Back Off!

9/30/2010 7:33 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The lawyer who scored Oksana Grigorieva a $15 million parting deal with Mel Gibson has fired off a letter to one of Oksana's current lawyers, telling him to stop talking trash about him ... or else.

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Eric George
sent a letter to Dan Horowitz Tuesday -- a copy of which Horowitz gave to TMZ -- in which George mentions Horowitz's "veritable media blitz you recently initiated ..."

George takes issue with Horowitz's statement that Oksana signed the mediation agreement "because she was threatened and told she would go to jail, be deported and lose immediate possession of her children."  George says there was "never any threat or comment of any such nature ever discussed ..."

And George is ticked at Horowitz's comment that the mediation is "morally ambiguous."

George tells Horowitz to "cease and desist" with the false statements.

Here's what's really interesting -- George mentions ... by talking about the mediation, he could be blowing up the attorney-client privilege for Oksana, which could really be interesting if George is allowed to tell the whole story.

For his part, Horowitz sent George a conciliatory email saying, "Nothing negative intended toward you.  Hope to work together and resolve existing differences."

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16.

wondering    

fuddy, it keeps getting better and better doesn't it hahahah

1451 days ago
17.

Tellthetruth59    

Ugh... count your blessings if you don't have to deal with this kind of human excrement. Oksana and her band of thieves should be tossed into a tar pit.

1451 days ago
18.

Tellthetruth59    

@Genna - welcome back. I was thinking of you today. You were missed!

1451 days ago
19.

Zooma Zoom    

WOW
I like him!

1451 days ago
20.

wondering    

i wonder if oksana can be legally blocked from performing on the oprah show

1451 days ago
21.

Curious    

Howdy Gang, passing round the hugs.


Fuddybuddy, I need your help here.

Page two, item (ii) regarding the evidence and there was no pending or threatened civil or crimnal proceeding. Also that Miss Oksana rigorously opposed same. Wasn't there a letter of demand and a drafted civil suit? I realize none of the DV stuff was ever mentioned. I'm just not getting why Miss Oksana "opposed" any action while in the meantime there was a letter of demand.

1451 days ago
22.

Diane    

Oksana dropped Eric George and has gone through a string of attorneys to end up with this putz....ha ha ha.

So there we have it right out of the horses mouth. There was no pressure or were there any threats.

Another day, another lie by Ox.

I don't know what Horowitz is hoping to achieve except continue to make himself and his client look foolish. She signed the agreements and non of this changes that...it only enforces the fact that she will be liable for significant penalties.

Plus he has pierced the attorney client privilege...now Mel's team can get anything....LOL.

1451 days ago
23.

diogenes    

MTL

A case could be made that Oksana has harmed and caused damage to Mel's Good Will,(career) and in doing so caused a loss of revenue to Robyn. I see it as a good tacit.

1451 days ago
24.

fuddyduddy    

Wondering...this doesn't surprise me at all. I knew that the attorneys and judges would be pissed when Horowitz started implying that the mediation was unlawful.

1451 days ago
25.

Diane    

@fuddy...I remember you saying that!

@beachgal....read the article...it was Horowitz that gave the letter to TMZ, not George.

Hi Genna...welcome back to the fray!

1451 days ago
26.

GJ    

THIS IS JUST MORE FUNNY BY THE MINUTE. ITS FUNNY OKSANAS OLD LAWYERS ARE EVEN CALLING HER OUT ON HER LIES. THIS WOMEN IS CRAZY IF SHE THINKS SHE IS GOING TO GET AWAY WITH EXTORTION. I CAN'T WAIT UNTIL SHE IS ARRESTED AND PROSECUTED FOR COMMITTING THESE CRIMES AND DESTROYING MELS LIFE. SHE MUST HAVE AN IQ OF 1. WHAT A LOSER!!!!

1451 days ago
27.

gonesi    

What is he trying to say with this nex to last paragraph...."Be sure to familiarize yourself with Cal Rule of Professional Conduct 5-220...AND (THIS IS THE PART I DON'T GET)..
the fact that no so called "evidence" was legally obligated to be reveled or produced, given the absence of any pending or threatened civil or criminal proceedings (in which some legal process might have been invoked to seek the revelation of production of same) at the time the mediation agreement was entered into by the parties (indeed, Ms G had vigorously resisted prior to and following her retention of me)."

So is he saying that the 'tapes' were not reffered to Mr Gibson's lawyer say they were? And also saying that the 'evidence' was never used to extort? It sort of sounds that way to me. Any lawyers around?

1451 days ago
28.

wondering    

with all the schmaltzy pr leaks, is it their hope to get a mistrial on the custody case?

1451 days ago
29.

maya    


What is Horowitz up to? And does this mean that Harvey is helping Horowitz to screw Mel over, I mean, why is Harvey letting us see this letter? This really can't be good.

Maya 28

1451 days ago
30.

Dingo    

ABOUT TIME SOMEONE SAID SOMETHING!! How come Mel's lawyers can't do the same??? THE JUDGE?? It took a former lawyer?

1451 days ago
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