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Shawn Holley to Judge

Get Me Out of Lindsay's Life


1/28/2013 12:23 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Shawn Holley
just filed legal docs asking the judge in Lindsay Lohan's latest criminal problem to let her out of the case ... and Lindsay is down with it.

We've learned Lindsay signed Shawn's documents, which will allow Shawn out of the case and New York attorney Mark Heller to serve in her place.

Judge Stephanie Sautner will almost certainly make the change official when Lindsay appears in court Wednesday.

But here's a potential snag. Since Heller isn't licensed to practice in California, he needs a California lawyer to sponsor him. The lawyer who agreed to do it doesn't know Heller from Adam and thinks she's vouching for another lawyer who has worked with Heller in the past. It's possible Lindsay could be lawyerless.

We'll be livestreaming Wednesday's hearing, so stay tuned.


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ZIPPPP... right over Sterlingguys head!!!

Shawn can talk to ANYONE, as long as she doesn't discuss the case. She can talk about Lindsay's health, all she wants, with whomever she wants. It was an email, and it didn't give away any client priveleged information. Shawn is a professional, and knows what she is doing.

577 days ago


What do we think about the idea, that Sautner won't let Shawn quit because Heller's credentials in Cali are verified?

577 days ago


Madisyn said that a trial date has been set for Feb 27, so what is the Jan 30th date for then?

577 days ago


Tweet DUIna with any pertinent questions regarding the house @dinalohan

I want to make sure ALL carpeting is removed before I even consider looking at it.

577 days ago

kanye east    


577 days ago


Maybe Lindsay will represent herself?

577 days ago


Dr. Cracker
"If so, what does that have to do with the price of Sea Jasper in Venice?"


577 days ago

kanye east    

"beezid bee ‏@BeezidBee
@dinalohan @lindsaylohan FORECLOSURE!!! FORCLOSURE!! HAHAHA!!! IN YOUR FACE, DUIna!!!!!! Time to live with the heroin-addict Sullivans!

577 days ago

Vinsetta's about time the bank is going after the family farm. Lindsay is really going to have to drum up a lot of high priced escorting and ASAP.

577 days ago


mortgage companies are dead to me.

577 days ago

kanye east    

"Old Mill Rd Notice of Default. This property has started the foreclosure process because a loan secured by the property is in default. The borrower/homeowner still has the opportunity to stop the foreclosure by catching up on defaulted payments or paying off the entire loan balance usually by refinancing or selling the property. Homeowners in default are often motivated sellers who want to avoid losing their property at public foreclosure auction."

577 days ago


Family First!!!
How cozy it will be in Mike's UES 1-bedroom.

577 days ago

Its Nikki Bitches    

Dont know if you saw this,

Not Free Yet Shawn! Holley Files To Withdraw As Lindsay Lohan Attorney, But Judge Might Not Allow It!

Posted on Jan 28, 2013 @ 14:26PM | By Jen Heger, Radar Assistant Managing Editor


Lindsay Lohan‘s long suffering criminal defense attorney, Shawn Holley, has formally filed legal do***ents to withdraw her representation of the troubled starlet, but Judge Stephanie Sautner, who is dealing with Lohan’s most recent legal debacle, might not sign off on it, is exclusively reporting.

“The paperwork has been submitted for Shawn to withdraw from representing Lindsay,” a source tells Radar. “However, it needs Judge Sautner’s approval before it becomes official. If she has any concerns that Lohan is having trouble obtaining new counsel, Judge Sautner could order Shawn to remain on the case until that situation is remedied.

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“It appears that Lindsay’s new attorney, Mark Heller, who is New York City based, is currently in limbo when it comes to acquiring a law license that will allow him to practice in California. It’s not uncommon at all for a judge to NOT allow an attorney to break ties with a client during an ongoing case. It happens all the time.”

Heller has a checkered past and was suspended from practicing law for several years after being found guilty of professional misconduct.

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The Mean Girls star has been ordered to appear in front of Judge Sautner on Wednesday in connection with charges of lying to cops following a car accident in Santa Monica last summer.

As previously reported, Lohan’s latest criminal case was recently transferred to her old court room adversary to oversee, something that may not bode well for the legally embattled 26-year-old.

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Judge Sautner oversaw Lohan’s probation on her past necklace theft case, and sternly warned her at the end of their last encounter: “Live your life in a more mature way, stop the nightclubbing and focus on your work. I don’t expect to see you again. You know what you have to do.”

Meanwhile, Lohan still owes Holley a whopping $300k in unpaid legal fees!

577 days ago


This is Lohans last ditch stall.

Lohan intensionally signed the paperwork to fire Shawn Holley as her attorney, and sandbagging her. Lohans oops just kidding didn't work. All that got Lohan was another 2 weeks.

Two weeks are up. Shawn Holley is done as Lindsay Lohans attorney. Enough is enough. Lohan has a new attorney.

577 days ago

Grandma Cracker    

So is Milo putting the finishing touches on Lindsay's 5150 and non voluntary commitment?

577 days ago
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