Miner Orkand Can Rep Both 'Varsity Blues' Parent And Coach

By Chris Villani (February 3, 2020, 12:19 PM EST) -- The Boston firm of Miner Orkand Siddall LLP can represent both a parent charged in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case and a coach the government called the "most prolific" in the conspiracy, a federal judge ruled Monday.

A brief docket entry by U.S. Magistrate Judge M. Page Kelley cleared the firm, led by well-known defense lawyer Tracy Miner, to stand for both Homayoun Zadeh and Gordon Ernst.

Prosecutors claim that Zadeh paid $100,000 to have his daughter designated as a lacrosse player at the University of Southern California. Ernst, the former Georgetown tennis coach, is charged with taking millions in...

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