WALTHAM, Massachusetts — Movie star legal professional F. Lee Bailey has died. He was 87.
The demise was confirmed Thursday by Peter Horstmann, who labored with Bailey as an affiliate in the identical legislation workplace for seven years.
In a profession that spanned many years, Bailey defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler.
Bailey had been referred to as smug, selfish and contemptuous of authority. However he additionally was acknowledged as daring, good, meticulous and tireless within the protection of his purchasers.
Simpson as soon as referred to as Bailey probably the most priceless member of the authorized workforce that received him acquitted of killing his spouse and her good friend in 1995.
Bailey was disbarred in Florida and Massachusetts within the early 2000s for mishandling $6 million value of inventory for a consumer. However received the fitting to observe legislation in Maine in 2013
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