Monday, June 3, 2013


The trials for Spencer Copeland, Cresco (C.E.) Frazier, Jr., Austin Frazier, and Claiborne Frazier are continued until September 30, 2013. The latest entry in the case states:

"Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Keith Starrett:Telephone Conference as to Austin W. Frazier, H. Claiborne Frazier, Cresco Elmore Frazier, Jr, Spencer P. Copeland held on 5/31/2013. All parties will file a Motion to Continue, specifically waiving speedy trial. Trial will be continued until September 30, 2013. Participants: John Collette, Drew Martin, Omodare Jupiter and Merrida Coxwell for defendants; Carla Clark, AUSA"


Anonymous said...

Ah yes, a lawyer friend of mine told me that to continue a case is a lawyer best friend! run those fee's up!!!!

Anonymous said...

most privately retained lawyers in criminal cases charge a flat, one time fee, rather than charge by the hour. at least, that's what I did with rare exception.

Anonymous said...

um, 12:23 PM , either your are full of it or you are one broke ass lawyer !!! I guess that you never had to deal with retainers either did you? geez.... just write me a check on the front end and all is good!!!!

Anonymous said...

2:03 Rule 1 in criminal defense is: "get paid up front". this ensures you get the fee paid, but it also protects the lawyer, if the case goes bad, from accusations of not giving 100% because of unpaid fees. Many circuit judges in Mississippi will not allow you to withdraw for unpaid fees. So, no, I'm not full of it and I made enough to quit and leave it behind.

Anonymous said...

Who's representing whom?

Anonymous said...

um, if that is the case 3:28 PM why did Casey Anthony end up owing her lawyers $500,000.00 at the back end if you pay lawyers on the front end in criminal cases? She should have been slick with Jose by your argument.

Anonymous said...

6:51 because lawyers don't always follow Rule 1! sometimes lawyers take criminal cases for free, sometimes they take them and set a fee but know they're probably not getting paid, but take the case because of the exposure/advertising. The trick is to follow Rule 1 at least 90% of the time.

Anonymous said...

um, ok 8:50 AM....I will go with the 90% rule! heck, I would have represented Casy for free anyhow. She is hot!

Anonymous said...

7:17's question is seconded. Who is representing whom?

More to the point: At what point to the various defendants go to "feeding frenzy" status, with each turning on the other in order to get a better deal? Isn't that just about inevitable?

Anonymous said...

where are the defendants now?

Anonymous said...

12:11 has a good question. Are they allowed to leave the state? Aren't they out on bond?

Anonymous said...

generally, federal defendants are not allowed to travel outside the Court district without permission of US Probation or the Court.

Anonymous said...

Didn't want to miss summer in Destin...

Anonymous said...

If you remember Austin lives in Destin with his current wife. C. E. lives in Desti as well. No idea where brother Claiborne is currently living. But before long, they should all have the same federal address compliments of the federal prison system.

Anonymous said...

Are the bad boys still set for trial? Waiting for the lies and more lies they tend to tell.

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