Only partner left at Albright, Yee, & Schmit
|Clifton Albright, a regular campaign|
contributor to LA politicians, with
former LA Police Chief, Charlie Beck.
Wonder if it has anything to do with $2.4M he
billed the City of Los Angeles?
Does that mean that Paguirigan is claiming to have worked over 71 hours for 12 weeks? Seems kind of incredible, no?
The firm in fact sent the same bill twice for $6,000, which they allege was an "accident".
Besides forgery, Paguirigan has been alleged to have stolen at least three sums from her clients in the amounts of $15,000; $18,590; & $37,500, which totals about $71,090. Judge Michael A. Tynan said: "The defendant [Paguirigan ] is a danger to herself and the community". Yet, the City of Baldwin Park contracted the firm that hired her out. Has any one noticed that this city has a habit of hiring criminals, especially felons?
We do know that she had at least $8,800 to give to Council Member Monic Garcia to run for State Senate. She's also started a marijuana shop called The Jade Effect. And Jade Effect and Baldwin Park are in business together. Around December 14, 2017, the Jade Effect received a benefit from the City of Baldwin Park when it awarded marijuana licenses to the three associated businesses that purchase the Jade Effect's services.
This isn't the first time Albright has fought city employees. The LA Times reports that Albright defended the City of Los Angeles against police officers who complained about ticket quotas. He charged $2.4 million in doing so.
|Former attorney, Jaime Wright,|
Doesn't she kind of look like
JoAnna Est - who sued local activist
But what's more surprising is that the other two partners, Yee and Schmit, have also left. Schmit's gone to Washington State, actually. Allegedly they left for "retirement" purposes, but I don't believe that's the real reason.
Learning about Baldwin Park has certainly confirmed what Mario Puzo said: “A lawyer with a briefcase can steal more than a thousand men with guns.”