Chris Brown rejects plea deal in D.C. assault case

Chris Brown rejects plea deal in D.C. assault case

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) --Chris Brown rejected a plea deal for his misdemeanor assault case in a Washington D.C. courtroom on Wednesday.
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Chris Brown transported to Washington, D.C., in custody of U.S. Marshalls

Chris Brown transported to Washington, D.C., in custody of U.S. Marshalls

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- The troubled singer will stand trial on an assault charge in Washington, D.C.
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Chris Brown admits he has anger issues

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Chris Brown admitted to his probation officer he has a problem with his temper during a meeting in Los Angeles, celebrity website TMZ said.
Chris Brown appeals citation, fine for murals outside LA home

Chris Brown appeals citation, fine for murals outside LA home

LOS ANGELES, June 22 (UPI) -- Chris Brown's attorney filed an appeal with the city of Los Angeles over a citation and fine the singer received for large murals on the walls outside his home.
FBI raids Calderon's office in California

FBI raids Calderon's office in California

SACRAMENTO, June 5 (UPI) -- Officials in California say FBI agents have questioned them about state Sen. Ron Calderon's relationship to a local water board, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Neighbors want Chris Brown to remove scary murals

LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) -- Singer Chris Brown's neighbors in the swanky Hollywood Hills neighborhood in Los Angeles say the large murals outside his home are scaring the children.

Mike Tyson's wife suing Internet harasser

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- Mike Tyson's wife, Lakiha Spicer, filed court documents in Los Angeles alleging an unknown person is harassing her online and threatening her safety.

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Chris Brown back in court

Chris Brown back in court

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- A lawyer for singer Chris Brown accused Los Angeles prosecutors of fraud for saying he submitted defective documentation of his court-ordered community service.
Chris Brown pleads innocent to assault

Chris Brown pleads innocent to assault

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- Singer Chris Brown, who is accused of beating his pop star girlfriend Rihanna, pleaded innocent to assault charges in a Los Angeles court Monday.

Blagojevich scandal may cost Ryan pardon

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The scandal around Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has probably ended former Gov. George Ryan's hopes of a federal pardon, legal analysts said.

Ex-coed reaches plea deal in infant death

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- Los Angeles County prosecutors have reached a plea deal with a former college student accused of dumping her newborn infant in a trash bin, her attorney says.

Brothers file claim for S.F. tiger attack

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 (UPI) -- The two men who survived a tiger attack last year at the San Francisco Zoo have filed a claim against the city, their attorneys said.

Defense contractor faces 60 years in jail

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Federal probation officers recommend a defense contractor convicted of bribing a former U.S. congressman should be jailed for 60 years, court records show.

Police hold tiger attack victim's car

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Police were given permission Tuesday to investigate the phones and car of two brothers who survived the Christmas Day San Francisco Zoo tiger attack.
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Mark Geragos
Barry Bonds' former trainer Greg Anderson (left) arrives at Federal Court in San Francisco with attorney Mark Geragos, Geragos' son Jake and associate Paula Canny August 28, 2006. Anderson was sent back to prison for contempt of court, again refusing to testify at the Grand Jury. (UPI Photo/Stephen Dorian Miner)

Mark John Geragos (born October 5, 1957) is an American criminal defense attorney who defended the musician Michael Jackson, actress Winona Ryder, politician Gary Condit, and Susan McDougal. He was also involved in the Whitewater scandal. He also represented Scott Peterson, in another trial that received widespread media attention. Geragos represented suspended NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield, Paul and Kulbir Dhaliwal, two brothers injured after a tiger escaped in San Francisco Zoo, and musician Chris Brown, who pleaded guilty in the assault of his then girlfriend Rihanna. In addition, he assisted the family of David Carradine during the investigation of his accidental auto-erotica induced death. He is considered a "celebrity lawyer".

Geragos was born in Los Angeles, California. He attended high school at Flintridge Preparatory School in La Canada, CA., and graduated with honors. He received his bachelor's degree from Haverford College in 1979 and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Loyola Law School in 1982. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1983. Currently, Geragos is the managing partner at The Law Offices of Geragos and Geragos, a 13-person law firm in Los Angeles. Geragos handles criminal defense and civil litigation.

An Armenian-American, Geragos maintains his close relationship with the Armenian community. He has earned praise from the Armenian National Committee of America He serves on the Advisory Committee of Birthright Armenia, as the chairman of Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, and also is involved with the Armenian religious community. He has been a member of the Armenia Fund International Board of Trustees since 2006.

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