Suge Knight said goodbye to lawyer #4 Thursday morning, when Tom Mesereau left the case. Our sources say Suge and Mesereau had a bitter disagreement over confidential information. We're told Suge… READ MORE >
Thomas Arthur Mesereau, Jr. is an American attorney best known for defending Michael Jackson in his 2005 child molestation trial. Mesereau was the second lawyer for actor Robert Blake's case (not trial) over the murder of his wife Bonnie Lee Bakley. Blake's first attorney Harland Braun resigned over Blake's decision to appear in a televised interview with Diane Sawyer against Braun's advice and counsel. Mesereau and his co-counsel and law partner, Susan Yu, later withdrew from the case due to differences with Blake. After Mesereau and Yu withdrew, Blake hired another lawyer and was eventually acquitted. In 2004, Mesereau and Susan Yu were hired to replace attorneys Mark Geragos and Ben Brafman as lead trial counsel. The trial lasted from January 2005 through June 2005. Jackson was found not guilty. Barbara Walters named him one of the year’s "Ten Most Fascinating People". GQ Magazine named him one of its "Men of the Year".
Suge Knight was completely misportrayed in "Straight Outta Compton," because he's not a bad guy, he's brilliant ... so says his lawyer. Tom Mesereau was leaving King's Road Cafe in West Hollywood… READ MORE >
Something stinks in Wade Robson's new molestation accusations against Michael Jackson -- so says MJ's famed trial attorney Tom Mesereau, who tells us the smell leads all the way back to AEG ...… READ MORE >
The man who led Michael Jackson's defense in the 2005 molestation trial says Wade Robson is not telling the truth by now claiming the singer molested him ... and says such a belated claim "must be… READ MORE >
Tom Mesereau -- the lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson in the singer's 2005 molestation trial -- literally could not stand to listen to Conrad Murray's desperate voicemail yesterday… READ MORE >