No Way Around Atty Conflict In 'Varsity Blues,' Judge Says

Law360, Boston (August 19, 2019, 6:10 PM EDT) -- A Boston federal magistrate judge on Monday warned a parent charged in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal that, by sticking with a team of attorneys that also represents a former coach connected to the case, he risks receiving conflicted advice.

Homayoun Zadeh, a prominent dentist and professor who has been placed on leave by the University of Southern California, told U.S. Magistrate Judge M. Page Kelley he wants the three lawyers at Boston-based Miner Orkand Siddall LLP — Tracy Miner, Megan Siddall and Seth Orkand — to continue representing him, even though they also represent indicted former Georgetown tennis coach...

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