Mose Jefferson faces trials in December for allegedly taking part in a charity skim and in March for allegedly bribing the New Orleans Parish school board president.
The Times-Picayune said Jefferson's previous attorney, Ike Spears, has been disqualified from both cases because he also represents Jefferson's sister Brenda Foster, who pleaded guilty in the charity case and will testify against her brother in both trials.
Arthur "Buddy" Lehman III will represent Jefferson in the charity-fraud trial.
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