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Lindsay Lohan

Lawyerless and Screwed

1/15/2013 10:13 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0114_lindsay_lohan_gettyLindsay Lohan should kiss Shawn Holley's butt ... because Shawn just saved hers by claiming to rep her even though Lindsay unceremoniously fired Shawn.

As we told you ... Lindsay signed a termination letter Monday which her new lawyer Mark Heller sent to Shawn. But Heller -- a New York lawyer -- is not licensed to practice in California and did not appear in court today for Lindsay's arraignment. If Shawn told the judge she was fired and formally asked to be relieved, the judge could have and probably would have issued a bench warrant for Lindsay's arrest.

Shawn dodged the issue in open court by saying she still reps LiLo for now, which is technically true until she is formally dismissed by the judge. A confused judge then clearly called Shawn and the prosecutor up to the bench and asked WTF.

Here's where it gets totally ridiculous. Sources tell us Lindsay told Shawn yesterday that she was going to have Heller send Shawn another letter cancelling the first, but we're told that never happened. And sources connected with Heller tell TMZ ... Mr. Heller was busy Monday placing calls to Shawn, the prosecutor and the court to make it clear he's the lawyer.

Since it's not clear who is representing Lindsay anymore, the judge ordered her to personally appear on January 30, even though ordinarily the matter could be handled without her being present.

In the meantime ... if Lindsay asked Shawn to come back (and this would be the second time because Lindsay pulled this stunt on her before), Holley should run for the hills.

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Ann    

Circus Circus!

542 days ago
17.

Dom The Mover    

TMZ! Don't you get tired of playing Drama Queen

542 days ago
18.

StarryStarryNight    

holley loves the attention as much as hohan does.

542 days ago
19.

That Pop Life..yeah..    

Just as I thought,if I get so much as a jaywalking ticket I'm totally screwed ..This bitch gets away with too much,and it BURNS MY FREAKING BISCUITS dammmmm.

542 days ago
20.

partypoisonmcr    

Well that's a non story! Just another set of "what ifs" and, more than likely wrong, assumptions. Ejole Frijoles!

542 days ago
21.

Marilyn    

How is she not guilty?
She lied to the police saying she was not driving when she was!

542 days ago
22.

awards    

It ends badly for people who are mentally, addicted, without money, facing charges without legal representation; particularly sociopaths, eh?

Linds is burning her last chances, a horrible choice for her to make now!

542 days ago
23.

Machelle    

Shawn Holley
is a Saint.

542 days ago
24.

Leighton    

Lindsay's life is like a maze. It's impossible to follow.

542 days ago
25.

HRH Prince Michael    

Ironically, yet ANOTHER indefensible indictment for
an unjust, thoroughly-corrupted, and TOTALLY
REVENUE-DRIVEN "Justice" system.


Plainly, under the guise of administering "Justice",
Local, State, and Federal "judges", create revenue-streams that merely begin with lawyers,
and most-often end with the Private Prison Industry complex.
This, is not acceptable and shall not be tolerated.
"Judges" at ALL levels, be FOREWARNED.

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542 days ago
26.

dynahog    

"to make it clear he's the lawyer"

Hard to follow TMZ "story". If the New York Lawyer is not licensed to practice in California, how can he be Lindsay's lawyer in California?

542 days ago
27.

Kàt    

Damn lindsy must be a real bitch to work for. Hell Lindsy must be a real bitch to even know. Can you imagine being a part of that disfunctional family? ...... So when you are feeling low, and think you have it bad, think of the Lohan family and what a mess they are : ) then you will realize how damned lucky you really are.

542 days ago
28.

PPC    

She is an idiot, liar, thief, alcoholic, loser, broke, not talented, lawsuit happy, and most likely a hooker. That being said, I wonder if she can even pay for her attorney bills? Or has for that matter. Holley should no longer represent this trash, but I wonder how many other clients she has. Blohan sure keeps her in court! She should go to jail for numerous reasons.

542 days ago
29.

Laura    

Until recently I have respected what Shawn was trying to do to help this girl. But after the last few months and after the unceremonious firing and Heller's ridiculous behavior, I hope Shawn leaves this dog and pony show. Publicity starved Heller probably offered to represent Lindsay for free or for little money, and Lindsay jumped on it. Never mind he can't practice in California. I hope Heller remains her lawyer, however, because then jail would be assured.

542 days ago
30.

esleenda    

Please, can we have some more Kardashian and Honey booboo stories????? - anything is better than this never ending BS garbage.

542 days ago
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