Drew Peterson’s former attorney is fighting a move by his ex-colleagues to obtain his financial records regarding Peterson’s representation as part of their motion for a new trial.
Peterson’s current attorneys want the records to help prove their belief that Joel Brodsky was motivated in …
After months of sniping by his attorneys and the filing of inflammatory motions, Drew Peterson finally has a court date in his bid for a new trial.
Judge Edward Burmila on Thursday set Feb. 19 and 20 as the dates for Peterson’s hearing for a …
The battle between Drew Peterson’s attorneys escalated Monday as Joel Brodsky claimed his co-counsel Steve Greenberg suffered from mental illness and had an “intimate relationship” with a TV reporter to draw more attention to himself. Brodsky hurled those accusations after Greenberg charged that Brodsky had botched the Peterson trial by spending too much time chasing publicity for himself and their client and that Brodsky committed a “smorgasbord of ethical violations.”
Drew Peterson’s former lead attorney, Joel Brodsky, thought representing a famous client would put him in the big leagues, and focused on his own “self-glorification” to Peterson’s detriment, according to a new filing in the case.
The fact that convicted wife-killer Drew Peterson was allowed out of jail to see his dead mother at a Darien funeral home last week didn’t sit well with some people. But authorities say not only is it lawful, but it’s not uncommon for inmates who loses an immediate family to be escorted to see their loved one a final time.
Drew Peterson was taken from the Will County Jail to a Darien funeral home Thursday afternoon to say goodbye to his mother, Betty Morphey, who died earlier this week, according to attorney Joel Brodsky.
Attorney John Paul Carroll gained a vocal critic this week in Drew Peterson’s lead defense attorney, Joel Brodsky, after Carroll filed a motion seeking a new trial for Peterson that claims Brodsky did a poor job of representing him.
The Drew Peterson saga took another bizarre turn Tuesday, as an outside attorney filed a motion seeking to overturn the former Bolingbrook police officer’s murder conviction claiming his lawyers flubbed the case.
Drew Peterson’s fired former attorney is publicly accusing one-time co-counsel Joel Brodsky of “single-handedly” losing Peterson’s just-completed murder trial. Peterson, who remains jailed while awaiting sentencing, weighed in Monday by asking the agency that disciplines lawyers to investigate Steve Greenberg’s conduct during and after the trial.
Legal experts said Friday that pursuing murder charges against Drew Peterson for his missing fourth wife’s presumed death would accomplish little while eating up significant resources.
The jury foreman in the Drew Peterson case said Friday that without the testimony of two key hearsay witnesses the jury “possibly” would not have convicted Peterson of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
Drew Peterson — the brash, cocky former Bolingbrook cop who became a tabloid sensation when his fourth wife vanished five years ago — was convicted Thursday of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. A juror said hearsay evidence convinced him Peterson was guilty.
Moments after their client was convicted of murder, defense attorneys for Drew Peterson on Thursday expressed confidence Peterson would successfully appeal. “You know what they say, a conviction is the first step in a successful appeal,” Peterson’s attorney, Joel Brodsky, quipped as he walked outside …
They belted out a ditty to the tune of a Peter, Paul and Mary classic, heckled some and greeted others with thunderous applause. As the throngs of press migrated outside the Will County courthouse following Drew Peterson’s guilty verdict Thursday afternoon, dozens of court watchers …
Members of Kathleen Savio's family, lawyers and observers react to the Drew Peterson guilty verdict.
MICHAEL SNEED: The sad irony of the guilty verdict in the Drew Peterson murder trial: The sons of Drew Peterson and the woman he has been found guilty of killing, Kathleen Savio, will not be celebrating the courtroom victory with Savio’s family. Savio’s sons refuse to believe their father is guilty of the crime.
Though the Will County state’s attorney and his staff have been careful to avoid the topic, Drew Peterson’s murder trial came at a perilous political time for James Glasgow. In about two months he’ll ask the people of Will County for a fifth term as top prosecutor.
With Drew Peterson finally convicted of the murder of third wife Kathleen Savio, Will County’s top prosecutor said Thursday his team needs time to catch its breath. Then he’ll take another look at the high-profile disappearance of Peterson’s fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.
Less than 90 minutes after starting their deliberations, jurors in the Drew Peterson case appeared to be focusing on testimony of two witnesses who testified that Drew Peterson’s fourth wife told them that he had killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
The prosecution and the defense in the Drew Peterson murder trial have completed their closing arguments, and the case is expected to go to the jury shortly.