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Casey Anthony's Lawyer

I QUIT!

1/11/2012 1:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Casey Anthony is on her own ... 'cause the attorney who got her off murder charges has decided to REMOVE HIMSELF from Anthony's legal team.

Anthony first hooked up with Jose Baez while she was in jail -- and heard other inmates raving about his work.

It's unclear why Baez tendered his resignation ... though it's rumored the two were having a falling out after Anthony's private video diaries surfaced online.

Story developing ...

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Pegasus    

Jose Baez Quits As Casey Anthony's AttorneyJose Baez Quits As Casey Anthony's Attorney 61 269

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Posted on Jan 11, 2012 @ 08:00PM print it send it
Splash NewsBy Debbie Emery - Radar Reporter

After standing by her side throughout her controversial murder trial, Casey Anthony's high profile lawyer Jose Baez has called it quits.

Orlando-based defense attorney Baez has opted to no longer represent Anthony, reported EOnline.com, after her bizarre video went viral last week.

According to the New York Post, 25-year-old Casey was actually getting ready to fire her long-time lawyer because she was angry over the way he was handling the media circus surrounding her first post-trial interview.

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Baez is the second of Anthony's lawyers to leave in as many days.

On Tuesday, Dorothy Sims, the member of Casey's defense dedicated to appealing her fraud conviction, filed paperwork in an Orlando court seeking to remove herself as the client of record for the case.

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Not only is Anthony cleaning shop in her legal team, she's also reuniting with her estranged mother, Cindy. "They are talking," a source told E! News.

A request for comment from Jose Baez Law was not returned at this time.

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107.

Pegasus    

A Casey Anthony news round up!
Posted: 09:36 PM ET


Just in case you missed it, lots of news about Tot Mom broke Wednesday.

Here’s the latest news on Anthony:

Court Docs: Casey claimed Caylee born after rape

On Tuesday, Judge Belvin Perry released transcripts of two depostions. They detail what pyschologists told Anthony's lawyers before she stood trial for her two-year-old daughter Caylee’s murder. Anthony’s defense team interviewed Dr. Jeffrey Danziger and Dr. William Weitz about their professional opinions on Anthony. The do***ents have a variety of bombshells such as Anthony's claims that Caylee was the product of date rape, and that Anthony’s father and brother molested her.

George and Lee have both denied those claims, and no evidence was presented in court to substantiate these claims and neither doctor testified in the trial. Wednesday, Orlando attorney Mark Lippman issued a statement on behalf of George Anthony. He said George Anthony was aware of the claims before the trial and has repeatedly denied molesting any member of his family.

READ THE FULL DEPOSITION DO***ENTS BY CLICKING HERE

Are Anthony and Jose Baez on the outs?

Reports are surfacing that Anthony was thinking about firing the man that defended her successfully during her murder trial, because she didn't like how he was shopping around her first interview since the trial. Read more about the possible termination of their business relationship by click here.

Is Anthony sitting on a $350,000 offer to tell her story?

Nik Richie, the founder of the website The Dirty, tells HLN’s Showbiz Tonight he is offering Casey $350,000 for a tell-all about being accused and acquitted on charges she killed her daughter Caylee. Read more about the offer by clicking here

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108.

Pegasus    

952 days ago
109.

BoomerSooner    

Too bad. Those 2 were made for each other...

952 days ago
110.

Pegasus    

Odds are - Baez quit because for


1. Casey put the video's out herself and thereby was
drawing attention to herself.


2. Casey is Toxic and is not bringing in the money offers
that He and Sims and the others had hoped for.


3. He probably just got tired of all the lies and BS of
hers!


I was wondering how long it would be before her lawyers bailed out on her! Well, its down to Flip Finger Cheney now. Wonder how long he will hang in there with this Lying Baby Killer Socialopath?

952 days ago
111.

Raejean    

Because sometimes even a lawyer has scruples?

952 days ago
112.

KC SUX Dongkey Dix    

Hey Baby Killer,
you aren't going to make ANY for killing your own baby
DO YOU HEAR US NOW?

952 days ago
113.

Pegasus    

Seriously doubt if Casey will EVER get it through that Thick Head of Hers - That SHE WILL NEVER PROFIT IN ANY MANNER from any of this - because NO ONE is interested in hearing any of her lies, and putting up with her BS games!!!


Truth Is - Most Everyone Wishes Her Dead! And Most Everyone Wants to See Her Suffer & Miserable for the remainder of her days and NOT PROFIT IN ANY FASHION OR MANNER from the Death of Her Precious Little Girl Caylee!!


She has NO CONCEPT of what the Truth Is (she and the Truth are Total Strangers to One Another!) nor Does she have ANY CONCEPT as to How Toxic she truly is! She believes herself to Perfect in every way! A True Socialopath!!!

952 days ago
114.

KC SUX Dongkey Dix    

No one is going to pay you for telling version 5.0 Casey and how she killed her beautiful baby girl. it just isn't going to happen, no matter "WHO" is representing you.
Why don't you go ahead into the bathroom and sever your carotid artery and die.
NO MONEY for KILLING YOUR OWN BABY!
Did you hear me now?

952 days ago
115.

Dr. Expert    

She like girls more than guys. I know from personal experience.

952 days ago
116.

victory    

The leaked video's and the rape claim, that did it. The best idea I have for Baez is to write 'the book', he will make money hand of fist with what he really believes happened w/ his previous client.

952 days ago
117.

ilovetheshowmadmen    

prolly ran out of lies... he couldn't think of anymore

952 days ago
118.

MARGARET COATS    

I WONDER HOW BAEZ FITS IN WITH HIS FAMILY NOW THAT HE HAS SHOWN HIS TRUE PITIFUL SELF.SHAME ON YOU BAEZ.

952 days ago
119.

HumanNature    

FIRED/QUIT!!!!


WHO CARES!!!!!

952 days ago
120.

TJones    

What would she do without Baez? (in Ja'Rule voice) LOL

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