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July 29, 1995 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
O.J. Simpson has his team of celebrity lawyers, and the prosecution has its own stars. But until recently, no one knew that John Martel was among the latter. The highly regarded Bay Area civil defense lawyer and writer of legal fiction--called one of the top 10 trial lawyers by the National Law Journal--has been acting as an unpaid adviser to the Simpson prosecution team for months. Brought on first as a volunteer jury consultant, he has gone on to advise the prosecution on other matters.
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July 29, 1995 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
O.J. Simpson has his team of celebrity lawyers, and the prosecution has its own stars. But until recently, no one knew that John Martel was among the latter. The highly regarded Bay Area civil defense lawyer and writer of legal fiction--called one of the top 10 trial lawyers by the National Law Journal--has been acting as an unpaid adviser to the Simpson prosecution team for months. Brought on first as a volunteer jury consultant, he has gone on to advise the prosecution on other matters.
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July 1, 1995 | Associated Press
A gunfight between two groups of youths erupted on the streets of Chinatown on Friday evening, injuring seven people, two seriously. Shots were fired as one group chased another, Police Cmdr. John Martel said. At least one bystander, a pregnant woman, was among the victims. The shooting began after five or six youths standing on a corner were approached by another group about 5:50 p.m., Martel said. The first group fled, but it was not clear which group opened fire.
REAL ESTATE
August 25, 1985 | KATHERINE D. BLAIR, Blair, a free-lance writer, holds a master of architecture degree from Harvard University. and
A man commits suicide in jail. His estate claims the death occurred because the architect who designed the jail did not make it "suicide proof," and sues him for "breach of duty." Sound far-fetched? It happened in Illinois. Though most cases are not so bizarre, 44% of all insured architectural firms experience some litigation every year. For architects--like doctors, lawyers and accountants--litigation has become a fact of life.
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December 14, 1989 | GARY KLEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Here is a position-by-position look at the All-Glendale team. BACKS Franklin quarterback Santiago Alvarez and Flintridge Prep quarterback Chris Bisgaard both had sensational seasons. Alvarez ran the controls of a short passing game and--regardless of how many shovel passes he threw--ran up some rather astounding numbers. Alvarez has thrown just seven interceptions while completing 295 of 476 passes for 3,706 yards and 49 touchdowns, both state single-season records.
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