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Published on May 30, 2023
Cash App Stabbing Update: Nima Momeni Part Ways With Defense Attorney, Hires 'Persian' Lawyer Who Has Not Reviewed Case

The legal rollercoaster in the murder trial of Nima Momeni continues as defense attorney Paula Canny requested to be removed from the case, citing an "actual and irreconcilable conflict of interest" with Momeni. The shift in legal representation could hint at dissatisfaction with Canny's handling of the case or her strategy, leaning towards a self-defense argument. Momeni announced he has hired Florida-based attorneys Saam Zangeneh and Bradford Cohen, both absent from court on Tuesday. Momeni, facing a murder charge, is set to be back in court on June 13th to establish a new hearing date. Continue reading on SFist →

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