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New York Attorney Robert Simels, Serving a 14-Year Prison Sentence, Co-Owns Baltimore Condo with Kenny “Bird” Jackson’s Mother

February 22, 2010
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Robert Simels, the New York criminal-defense lawyer who for decades represented some of Baltimore’s most notorious drug-world defendants, won’t be using his Water Street condominium in downtown Baltimore anytime soon. In early January, he began serving a 14-year prison sentence for intimidating witnesses on behalf of one of his clients, Shaheed “Roger” Khan, a...
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Lawyer Fights to Keep Fee Info Out of Grand Jury’s Hands

February 19, 2009
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Criminal-defense attorney Robert Simels fought back Tuesday against the Justice Department’s attempt to learn how he’s been paid to represent an accused drug trafficker/money-launder. In an 11-page motion filed in a federal case against his client, Shawn Michael Green, Simels argues that the grand jury should not be entitled to...
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