Shapiro to help lo­han

Austin American-Statesman - - SATURDAYBRIEFING -

Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro says he has agreed to rep­re­sent Lind­say Lo­han, who is sched­uled to go to jail next week for a pro­ba­tion vi­o­la­tion in a 2007 drug case.

In a state­ment to The As­so­ci­ated Press, Shapiro said the con­di­tions at­tached to his rep­re­sen­ta­tion are that Lo­han com­ply with terms of pro­ba­tion and the re­quire­ment of jail time.

She is sched­uled to be­gin serv­ing a 90-day sen­tence Tues­day.

Shapiro said he would be help­ing the ac­tress get treat­ment to ac­com­plish long-term re­cov­ery and so­bri­ety.

Shapiro, a key fig­ure in O.J. Simp­son’s “dream team” of lawyers, has been in­volved in work­ing for sub­stance abuse treat­ment since the death of his son, Brent, from a drug over­dose.

Lind­say Lo­han

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