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Sunday, June 05, 2022

In the first Connecticut court appearance since Alex Jones was sprung from bankruptcy protection to face a damages award trial for a defamation case he lost to Sandy Hook families, his New Haven-based attorneys asked to be dropped from the case.

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..."We are in an untenable position -- our communication with our client has broken down," said Cameron Atkinson, a lawyer who works with high-profile New Haven attorney Norm Pattis. "We have not had direct communication with our client in over a month."

State Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis said she has heard that story before. She listed 13 separate motions where Pattis and other attorneys have either replaced each other or asked to be dropped from Jones' case over the last four years. In an unusually lengthy ruling, Bellis called it a "tortured history of appearances," which was "convoluted and bizarre."

Thursday's hearing, which revealed that Jones is seeking to forestall a similar damages award trial in Texas where he lost two other defamation cases to Sandy Hook parents last year, is the latest development after a springtime saga that saw Jones seek bankruptcy protection for his business interests without seeking bankruptcy protection for himself. ...


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-06-03 09:51 AM | Reply

She listed 13 separate motions where Pattis and other attorneys have either replaced each other or asked to be dropped from Jones' case over the last four years.

Are attorneys so desperate for a high profile client that they would be willing to take his case when many others have sought to drop him as a client?

#2 | Posted by FedUpWithPols at 2022-06-04 09:53 AM | Reply

is he too crazy to too broke?

#3 | Posted by Brennnn at 2022-06-05 02:00 PM | Reply

Gosh if his own lawyer can't seem to make contact with him the feds need to consider Jones a fugitive.

#4 | Posted by Tor at 2022-06-05 02:07 PM | Reply

There are few people in the world more loathsome than Alex Jones. May the rest of his life be a living hell.

#5 | Posted by cbob at 2022-06-05 02:35 PM | Reply

Is Alex still selling knob juice as a cure for Covid-19?

#6 | Posted by Jaspar at 2022-06-05 02:50 PM | Reply

Communication, eh? Another case where money talks, Jones hasn't 'said much' to his legal counsel ...

#7 | Posted by catdog at 2022-06-05 05:53 PM | Reply

Alex Joness' attorney would rather not lose the law license he spent hundreds of thousands of dollars earning.

#8 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2022-06-07 01:02 AM | Reply

GUNSLINGER

I wonder if the possibility of eventually (maybe) getting paid .10 on the dollar for their services had anything to do with the Atkinson/Pattis decision, especially if they've talked to the other attorneys who have dropped the case.

Not that I'd blame them.

#9 | Posted by Twinpac at 2022-06-07 06:51 AM | Reply

How much "justice" can you afford?
~ Unpaid Lawyer

#10 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2022-06-07 08:16 AM | Reply

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