A Los Angeles County prosecutor sought a job last month for her nephew from a law firm representing potential witnesses in a conflict-of-interest case she was handling, an action that legal experts criticized.
Deputy Dist. Atty. Juliet Schmidt, a member of the district attorney’s public integrity division, sent an email to the firm offering to provide case law information “that might exonerate” its clients in a malpractice claim before mentioning that her nephew was graduating from Pepperdine Law School.
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