Mark NeJame 2008 News

Mark NeJame Suddenly Resigns as Anthonys' Attorney (with video)
In a surprise move Thursday, Cindy and George Anthony's high-profile attorney resigned as their lawyer.

High Profile Attorney Mark NeJame Resigns from Representing Cindy and George Anthony
High profile attorney Mark NeJame no longer represents George and Cindy Anthony.

Anthony Family Attorney Resigns
The attorney representing George and Cindy Anthony, the parents of Casey Anthony, who is charged with first-degree murder in the disappearance of her daughter, Caylee, resigned on Thursday, saying he didn't have the control over the case or his clients that he needed to be effective.

Mark NeJame's Statement
Unfortunately, I have made the decision that it is best not to continue my representation of George and Cindy Anthony.

Police: Bags Found in River in Search for Missing Toddler Don't Contain Human Remains
A sergeant with the Orange County Sheriff's Department in Florida says bags found during a river search for missing toddler Caylee Anthony do not contain human remains, FOX affiliate WOFL-TV in Orlando reported.

Anthony Family Fires Spokesman, Says he was Secretly Profiting from Caylee Disappearance
While George and Cindy Anthony were making national TV appearances to talk about their missing granddaughter Caylee Anthony, their California spokesman quietly pocketed $6,500, the family's lawyer tells the Orlando Sentinel.

Club Paris Founder gets Probation in Battery Case
The founder of former Orlando nightspot Club Paris pleaded no contest today for misdemeanor battery for an encounter he had with a woman in his apartment a year ago. Fereidoun "Fred" Khalilian was sentenced to one-year probation. He must serve 200 hours of community service, undergo a psycho-sexual evaluation and submit to treatment if needed and have no contact with the 22-year-old victim.

Protesters Loom as Anthony Arrives at Jail
Protesters at the Orange County Jail proclaimed that Casey Anthony's arrest on Tuesday is justice for her daughter, Caylee.

Lawyer: Grandfather Testifies Against Caylee's Mom
The grandfather of missing toddler Caylee Anthony arrived at an Orlando, Florida, courthouse Tuesday morning as a grand jury convened to investigate the suspicious circumstances surrounding the 3-year-old's disappearance.

Anthony Family Moves Prayer Vigils to Church
The Anthony family said Tuesday it will no longer hold weekly vigils outside their home.
That was the result of a discussion at the Orange County Commission meeting.

Casey Anthony's Arraignment for Check Fraud Rescheduled
Casey Anthony's arraignment for check fraud -- initially set for Thursday -- has been rescheduled for Oct. 14 before Judge Stan Strickland.

Anthony Neighbors Look to Orange County Commissioner for Help with Protesters
Homeowners look to Orange County government for help. The attorney representing the Chickasaw Oaks Phase Three homeowners association said residents are meeting with Orange County Commissioner Mildred Fernandez this morning to discuss a solution to keep the dozens of protesters from gathering daily outside the Anthonys' Hopespring Drive home.

Anthony Protesters, Fights Costing $4,000-A-Week, Sheriff Says
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is shelling out nearly $4,000 a week of taxpayer money to keep demonstrators in check outside the home of missing Caylee Anthony, Local 6 has learned.

Who Will Pay to Protect Caylee Anthony's Family from Protesters?
It has been almost 100 days since missing 3-year-old Caylee Anthony has been seen alive. It seems like the developments in the case revolve around everything but the search for Caylee. Now the focus is on how Orange County is paying to protect the Anthony family from protesters.

Anthony Family's Neighborhood Loses Bid to Limit Protesters
Trust fund re-opened, more documents released - The Caylee Marie Anthony Trust Fund is back open. This time it's at Wachovia Bank.

Caylee Fund Open Again to Donors
The grandparents of Caylee Anthony said they want to keep the focus of the investigation on the search for the missing toddler.

Anthonys' Attorney Denies Rumors of Movie Deal in Caylee Case
Audio interviews of Anthony's brother, boyfriend released - The Sheriff's Office just released the recorded interviews between detectives and numerous people close to Casey Anthony.

Ditto, Dr. Phil: "That is so Wrong"
"That is so wrong," said Dr. Phil on his show today referring to the unbelievable actions of the ongoing behaviors of the so-called protesters at the Anthony's home in Florida. If they didn't have enough to contend with, the constant scrutiny, anger, and hate being thrown [sometimes even literally like pennies thrown into windows and shirts torn] towards George and Cindy Anthony not to mention their daughter Casey, is not only appalling, its inhumane.

'Common Sense Meter Pegged,' Dr. Phil Says During Anthony Show
The case of missing Orlando 3-year-old Caylee Anthony was featured on the popular "Dr. Phil" Monday night after the show received a series of questions from viewers concerning the girl's mother, Casey.

We Think: Police Need Greater Presence at Anthony Home to Prevent Violence
Everybody has a right to peaceful protest. It's a constitutional right. But our Founding Fathers didn't make exceptions for a mob looking to start a ruckus. And that's exactly what's going on outside the home of George and Cindy Anthony these days.

Guardian Angels Join Cops to Patrol Casey Anthony's Home
The violence brewing outside the Anthonys' house has reached the boiling point. Now, officials are stepping up patrols in the chaotic east Orange County neighborhood where protesters and taunters are facing off against the family of missing 3-year-old Caylee Marie.

911 Calls Released in Scuffle Between Anthonys and Protesters
Lead investigator hospitalized after fall from motorcycle - The lead detective investigating the Caylee Anthony case was hospitalized overnight after breaking his leg.

Questions Linger About Who is Making Money off Anthony Case
Thursday night was relatively quiet outside the Anthony home with fewer protestors and no major confrontations. But there are questions about whether someone in the Anthony family is making money off the case.

MSNBC - Mark NeJame in Today Show (video)

Woman Uses Dog in Protest Outside Anthony Home
There has been yet another twist in the already twisted case surrounding the disappearance of 3-year-old Caylee Anthony.

Anthonys' High-Profile Lawyer Calls George and Cindy "Victims" (with video)
The high-profile Central Florida lawyer who now represents Caylee Anthony's grandparents says they are the victims and people are blurring the lines between the parents, George and Cindy, and their daughter, Casey.

NeJame Defends Casey's Parents on TV- Attorney Compares Case to JonBenet Ramsey (with video)
Orlando attorney Mark NeJame turned to national television on Wednesday to discuss the search for Caylee Anthony.

Attorney Defends Family to Nation; Doesn't Understand Why People Angry
One of Orlando's most powerful attorneys launched a national push Wednesday hoping to bring the focus of the case of missing Caylee Anthony back to the search for the girl.

High-profile Lawyer Representing Casey Anthony's Parents to Make National Media Blitz
High-profile lawyer Mark NeJame - who is representing George and Cindy Anthony - plan to make a national media blitz Wednesday in effort to get the public's focus off his clients and on the search for their missing granddaughter, 3-year-old Caylee Marie. Missing-children organization Never Lose Hope Foundation helped the Anthony's retain NeJame who is working at a reduce rate.

Caylee's Mom Goes Home Again
Casey Anthony returned home from jail Friday to face renewed protests over the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter and new questions about whether her family is making money off the case.

Anthonys Hire Mark NeJame (with video)
George and Cindy Anthony officially have some new high profile help. Lawyer Mark NeJame said Thursday he has taken them on as clients, a day after meeting with the missing girl's grandparents.

Casey's Parents Hire Well-Known Attorney
Eyewitness News first broke the story that the Anthony family had contacted well-known Orlando criminal attorney Mark NeJame. He plans to represent Caylee's grandparents, but not Casey.

Chloroform Traces Found in Casey Anthony's Car, FBI Lab Reports
Chloroform traces were found in the trunk of the car driven by Casey Anthony, the jailed mother of missing 3-year-old Caylee Marie.

Attorney Says he will Represent Casey's Parents
There was a big development Thursday concerning George and Cindy Anthony. High-profile attorney Mark NeJame said he will represent them, but not Casey. Mark NeJame told Eyewitness News he has decided he will take on Cindy and George Anthony's case.

Jail House Conversations Ruled Public
A judge denied a motion Tuesday by the family of Casey Anthony to stop the release of any recorded jail house conversations. Casey's attorney, Jose Baez, argued the release of the conversations may hurt any attempt to bring home Casey's missing daughter.

Charges Dropped Against 'Pauper to Princess' Director
Prosecutors dropped the charges against the man accused of holding several reality show contestants hostage inside a home. The State Attorney's Office cleared Marc Brilleman Wednesday.

Apopka House was Home to Sex Web Site, Unaired Reality Show
The Apopka home where a reality television show was being filmed illegally also was used earlier this year to broadcast live streaming sex acts for an adult-entertainment Web site, police said.