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Lindsay Lohan

Fires Attorney Shawn Holley

1/14/2013 3:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Lindsay Lohan
has made one of the worst decisions of her life ... firing Shawn Holley -- the lawyer who has kept her out of jail multiple times -- and hired a New York lawyer, who was suspended from practicing law for 5 years back in 1994 ... sources tell TMZ.

Lohan is facing criminal prosecution in both California and New York.  Attorney Mark Heller is repping Lindsay in the NYC assault case. Shawn Holley was repping LiLo in L.A. in her multiple criminal cases -- most recently the car crash where she allegedly lied to cops. 

It's a stunning development -- given that Holley has taken heat for being too effective, keeping Lindsay out of the pokey in the jewelry heist case as well as several probation violation cases. And she's almost magically made some criminal investigations disappear.

Sources connected with the L.A. prosecution of Lindsay tell TMZ ... Heller -- who according to the New York Times has been called a "menace to the public" by some lawyers -- sent a letter to Holley saying he was now repping her on all criminal matters.

Bad timing on Lindsay's part, because sources tell us ... Holley was literally on her way to the courthouse when Heller sent his letter -- she was trying to negotiate yet another sweet settlement for Lindsay in the lying-to-cops case.

Calls to Holley were not returned.

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Jhannize    

hahahaha... a f**** up like her this must be good!

460 days ago
302.

zarahs    

Not condoning her behavior but she is on a bad path. I feel for her. Look at her parents they are both losers. Dad is a low life, mom a crackhead, and both sell her out. Shes self medicating through alcohol.etc It's sad to read about this girl so lost with so much talent.

460 days ago
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dahlia    

Somewhere, Shawn Holley is celebrating her freedom from this trainwreck.

460 days ago
304.

nonya    

hmmm...wonder how much money Lindsay owes her.

460 days ago
305.

trini_angel    

Bye Shawn....Hello jail cell

460 days ago
306.

TMZisSCUM    

If this moron did anything not 100% retarded, she wouldn't be Lindsay Lohan.

458 days ago
307.

blackruffian    

what a ****ing idiot

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