R. Kelly could also be out there for a brand new set of legal professionals. In line with CBS Chicago, his present authorized workforce of Steve Greenberg and Michael Leonard have requested the courtroom for removing from his legal case in Chicago.
Greenberg confirmed his request of withdrawal to CBS. If this sounds acquainted, it could be as a result of the duo of Greenberg and Leonard tried to ditch Kells and his New York case again in June.
In September, R. Kelly was convicted of racketeering, with 14 underlying acts, and intercourse crimes in New York and faces life in jail. In Chicago, Kelly is charged with creating porn with underage ladies, intimidating witnesses, and paying hush cash.
In November, Michael Williams, an affiliate of R. Kelly, was sentenced to eight years in jail. Fox experiences Williams was discovered responsible of setting a automotive on fireplace to intimidate a witness in opposition to R. Kelly.
38-year-old Williams is a resident of Valdosta, GA, and was sentenced to federal courtroom in Brooklyn. Williams was beforehand described as a relative of a former publicist of the R&B famous person. Williams traveled to Florida in June 2020 and set the automotive on fireplace, which was exterior of the house of a witness. The purpose was to discourage cooperation.
R. Kelly’s Chicago trial is slated to start out this summer time.