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Lindsay Lohan

New Lawyer NEVER Met

His California Sponsor

1/23/2013 1:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Lindsay Lohan
's new lawyer has never met ... never even spoken to the lawyer who is sponsoring him to represent the actress in a California criminal court ... this according to the sponsor herself.

We broke the story ... New York attorney Mark Heller has filed legal docs for permission to appear in a California court -- where he is NOT licensed to practice law -- to handle Lindsay's lying-to-cops case.  To win that permission, he needs a California lawyer to sponsor him.

With more than 200,000 lawyers in CA, Mark chose one who has been an inactive member of the State Bar for 17 years.  Her name is Lindsay Berger Sacks, and she became an active member last week -- days before Heller filed paperwork to represent Lohan in court.

We spoke with Berger Sacks, and she told us she has never had a single contact with Heller.  Berger Sacks -- who seems like a very smart and charitable lady who says she has never practiced law a day in her life (and that's to her credit) -- told us she was actually contacted by an attorney who has worked closely with Heller in the past, Peter Toumbekis, a good friend of hers since Jr. High.  Berger Sacks told us she believed she was vouching for Toumbekis, not Heller.

But here's the deal ... Toumbekis didn't sign the paperwork to appear in the Lohan case -- Heller did, and what's more Berger Sacks signed the same paperwork with Heller's name on it.

So if Berger Sacks didn't know Heller yet only his name was on the paperwork, why did she sign it?  Berger Sacks husband -- who is also a lawyer -- tells us Heller's law firm is referenced in the paperwork and Toumbekis is working with the firm and will even appear at next week's hearing.  But the fact is ... it's Heller, not Toumbekis, who is asking for permission to rep Lohan.

This trial's gonna be interesting.

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Chief Gall    

American Red Cross ‏@RedCross
Many schools&offices staying closed Mon. Take time tonight to review your emergency plan w/family: http://rdcrss.org/U8b6Nj #Sandy

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Here's Lindsay's FIRST hurricane related tweet, retweet, doesn't matter. Lindsay's first concern was safety for all. But igadee bigadee yipadee skipadee, silly haters find this annoying and choose to ignore. enyea enyea enyea enyea....
LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

575 days ago
92.

Its Nikki Bitches    

This was on the last thread posted a few mins. ago


Mark Heller, Ummmm??


Andrew

Shawn Holley is a two faced liar of the worst kind!!! My father graduated near top at West Point and Harvard law and is the most honest ethical man on earth! My brother is also a lawyer, I went to law school, most of my friends are lawyers. I know lawyers! Shawn Holley is pathetic! I just had a successful motion against her for Ineffective Assistance of counsel, inter alia. I could go on and on, and am about to have a malpractice case against her, and mark my words I will win! This is the reality about Shaw Holley! She has you hoodwinked, she has you bamboozled, she is a liar!
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LOL!

575 days ago
93.

Its Nikki Bitches    

Maddy, I know I wasn't around much last week, where is Andy and Ketjo??

575 days ago
94.

chzbrgrmachne    

Lindsay is a legal genius. This is the textbook setup for an appeal based on inadequate/incompetent representation.

575 days ago
95.

sterlingguys    

shawn holly is a deal maker, on her own she is not a good lawyer in court when a case is tried, danette meyers made her look stupid.

575 days ago
96.

Zephyr, Enemy of #LittleWhores    

MARVIN

Ketjo may have been a fictional character created by Andy hence all the talk about the general.....Andy seemed like he was on some heavy drugs with all the pervy sexual talk.......
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MARVIN

What bothered me about Kejo's posts were the intentionally misspelled words.
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Several people have posted inquiries about Ketjo, out of general concern for her well-being, and this fvcking cnut Marvin posts jokes. You classless fat whore, go the fvck away. You have got to be the biggest, fattest, dumbest piece of shyt on this board.

Do us all a favor you fat pig: Next time you go chasing a rainbow in search of the ultimate all-you-can-eat buffet, please do us all a favor and fall off the edge of the fvcking earth, permanently. NOT ONE PERSON here will miss you.

You fat slimy friendless unemployed hunk of smegma. Parasites like you have no business interacting with anyone. And then you sit and stare at your fat reflection in the mirror, and wonder why you have no friends and nobody likes you? Take a good long look in the mirror at that ugly behemoth with the chicken wing stuck between it's 3 teeth and ask yourself what value you have to anyone. None whatsoever. Completely worthless.

Fvcking loser. I'd tell you to go fvck yourself, but even your shadow, as massive as it may be, wouldn't fvck you.

575 days ago
97.

Nonsense    

I swear to god this has lifetime movie written all over it. Or maybe the hallmark channel. Either way it's B level trash.

575 days ago
98.

Bruno    

I smell a setup for a delay.

575 days ago
99.

Wow ...    

Another sound decision by the sane and sober Ms. Lohan.

575 days ago
100.

Its Nikki Bitches    

I wonder how Police on bicycles arrest people... "Alright, get in the basket."

575 days ago
101.

Nonsense    

Brilliant, Lohan can star in a Lifetime original movie about Lohan. She wouldn't even have to fake being drunk or high!

575 days ago
102.

kanye east    

"House Of Cards: The Lindsay Lohan Story"

Premieres Tuesday, January 30th,
exclusively in Los Angeles!

575 days ago
103.

Ellie G    

QU..QUA...QUA....QUAAAACK!!

Sorry, just warming up here. Had to get a new Foul Call (HA).

575 days ago
104.

LLsez    

Gavin just made his Twitter account private:

"@SaveTheSociety's tweets are protected."

575 days ago
105.

Nonsense    

Even better, Dina can play Lindsay, and Lindsay can play Dina. They are interchangeable anyway

575 days ago
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