The Miami-based legislation agency representing the newest accuser of late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein had beforehand defended lawyer Alan Dershowitz in his authorized battle towards Virginia Roberts Giuffre, in accordance with a brand new report.
The accuser, recognized solely as Jane Doe, stated she was 26 years outdated and dealing as an actual property agent in Florida on the time the assaults started in January 2008.
The abuse continued for no less than 5 months, culminating in Epstein forcing the girl to bear vaginal surgical procedure to make her seem as a virgin, in accordance with courtroom paperwork.
The legislation agency representing Jeffrey Epstein’s newest accuser, recognized solely as Jane Doe final week, has additionally represented Alan Dershowitz (proper) in his authorized battle towards Epstein sufferer Virginia Roberts Giuffre (left)
She claimed the surgical procedure was carried out ‘in a rich individual’s house by a person with a Russian accent’ and left her mutilated and completely broken.
Doe additionally alleged that Epstein had as soon as threatened to feed her to alligators at a Florida waterway if she ever reported his crimes.
The allegations have been the newest within the slew of disturbing claims made by a number of girls who claimed to have been victims of Epstein’s underage intercourse trafficking ring, together with ‘intercourse slave’ Virginia Roberts Giuffre.
Legal professional Kendall Coffey, a accomplice of the Miami-based agency Coffey Burlington that’s representing Jane Doe, has been described as Dershowitz’s ‘shut buddy’
On Tuesday the Daily Beast reported that Doe is being represented by the identical legislation agency representing lawyer Alan Dershowitz, who has additionally been accused of collaborating within the abuse with the billionaire financier.
Giuffre, probably the most outspoken victims of Epstein’s youngster intercourse trafficking ring, claimed the famous lawyer was among the many distinguished males who sexually exploited her when she was 17 and 18 years outdated.
The 37-year-old has claimed in courtroom filings that Epstein made her his teenage ‘love slave’ and compelled her to have intercourse with Dershowitz a half-dozen instances in Florida, New York, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Dershowitz, who was as soon as a part of President Donald Trump’s impeachment protection workforce, has vehemently denied the allegations.
He retained lawyer Kendall Coffey, a accomplice of the Miami-based agency Coffey Burlington that’s representing Doe, to signify him after he being sued by Giuffre for defamation.
In a brand new lawsuit filed final week underneath pseudonym Jane Doe, a Turkish-born girl accused Epstein of repeatedly raping her with the assistance of his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell, in entrance of her eight-year-old son in early 2008
Epstein purchased the Palm Seashore mansion (pictured) in 1990, the place he abused dozens of ladies
In keeping with the report, Coffey, a former US lawyer, seems to have shut ties to Dershowitz that transcend being his lawyer.
The outlet pointed to a LA Times article final 12 months during which Coffey was known as a ‘shut buddy’ of Dershowitz, along with being his lawyer.
Coffey Burlington, nevertheless, has claimed there is no such thing as a battle of curiosity in Doe’s lawsuit regardless of their earlier connections to the Epstein case.
‘It might be wholly inappropriate and unfair to each our present consumer and Professor Dershowitz to recommend that there’s any connection between the 2 of them,’ lawyer Andrew Marks, who representing Doe, advised The Day by day Beast Tuesday.
Co-founder and accomplice Robert Burlington additionally argued the 2 instances have been impartial of one another.
‘We represented a sufferer (Dershowitz) of defamation by an accuser and we now signify a sufferer of sexual battery towards Epstein and Maxwell.’
The Harvard lawyer and TV legislation professional completely advised DailyMail.com he welcomes the prospect to show that the claims made by Roberts, who now goes by Virginia Giuffre, have been false
Dershowitz himself even vouched for his authorized workforce, telling the outlet that Coffey ‘is a really moral lawyer.’
A listening to for Doe’s case is scheduled in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday.
The lawsuit comes as further prices have been filed towards Maxwell final Monday, alleging that she trafficked a 14-year-old woman for intercourse.
Epstein died by suicide in August 2019, aged 66, whereas awaiting trial in jail. His property is dealing with quite a few civil fits.
Maxwell, 59, his former girlfriend and alleged confederate, was arrested in July in New Hampshire and is presently in jail in Brooklyn, awaiting trial on intercourse trafficking prices.