Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass popularly known as Hushpuppi has reportedly employed the services of another lawyer to represent him in California.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that Hushpuppi’s lawyer, Gal Pissetzky who is only licensed to practice in Chicago will now be supported by Vicki Podberesky of Andrues/Podberesky law firm based in Los Angeles.
The Hushpuppi’s lawyer firm specialises in representing individuals in both state and federal criminal matters, as well as companies and individuals in administrative and in-house investigations.
According to report, Pissetzky had applied to appear Pro hac vice on behalf of the alleged fraudster in California on July 22, with an attestation letter from the Attorney Registration and the Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court in Illinois.
It was also reported that Mrs Podberesky was hired as the local counsel to work with Mr Pitsetssky after Justice Pedro V Castillo of the U.S court in California granted the Chicago lawyer’s Pro hac vice request.
Speaking with newsmen, Pissetzky disclosed further that the case is far from being set to go to trial as the U.S. government is yet to turn over all the evidence.
He said the date for the next appearance has not been released yet.