by Sheila Gardner

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January 15, 2013
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Stalking trial opens today against disbarred attorney

Fifteen months after he was accused of criminally stalking a Johnson Lane woman, disbarred attorney Michael Meisler goes on trial today, defending himself on a charge that carries a penalty of up to 15 years in prison.

Chief Criminal Deputy District Attorney Tom Gregory and Meisler are to sift through a pool of 150 Douglas County residents to seat a panel of 12 jurors and an alternate for the trial expected to last through Friday.

District Judge Michael Gibbons has ruled on numerous motions from Meisler who has successfully delayed the trial since he pleaded not guilty last May to …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 15, 2013 09:16PM Published Jan 15, 2013 10:42AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.