Patricia Seitz

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Jaime Alberto Marin-Zamora, Colombian Drug Lord, To Plead Guilty In Miami Federal Court

    ​Until last year, Jamie Alberto Marin-Zamora was one of the last leaders standing in Colombia's once-feared Norte del Valle Cartel. Nicknamed "Belo Marin," he ran a ring that distributed thousands of kilos of coke every year.This morning, Belo Marin is surrounded by guards in Miami's Wilkie D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Barry Minkow Has To Pay Lennar Corp. $583 Million And Serve Five Years

    via LA WeeklyBarry Minkow​An ex-con man who two years ago wreaked havoc on the price stock of a Miami-based national builder is going back to prison after pleading guilty to one count of securities fraud.During a hearing yesterday morning, Miami federal Judge Patricia Seitz handed Barry Minkow a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Miami Federal Judges Mix Church and State

    Religion in a courthouse? Sounds like the Taliban, right? Or maybe the Inquisition? Hell no, it's just Miami -- a part of America where we don't seem to separate church and state. A new group, the Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild, is inviting the public to a mass Thursday by Miami Archbishop John Favalo ... More >>

  • News

    April 2, 2009

    All for the Monet

    The trail of a $6 million art heist in France ends in suburban South Florida.

  • News

    November 9, 2006

    A Snitch Seeks His Money

    Curtain closes on throw-down gun scandal

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Run-On Sentence

    Critics say draconian drug laws held over from the Eighties pack prisons, force plea deals, and hit one errant lawyer harder than the dealers he defended