Counsel Remains Uncertain As Trial Is Set For Starr

Law360, New York (July 7, 2010, 6:02 PM EDT) -- A judge has set a date of Nov. 1 for alleged Ponzi schemer Kenneth Ira Starr's criminal trial, but it remains unclear whether the former financial adviser to celebrities will have funds available to retain private counsel for his defense throughout the proceedings.

Veteran New York criminal defense attorney Flora Edwards appeared beside Starr at a conference Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York but told the judge she had been hired only to handle the bail package for the...
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