Ex-Inmate Sues Atty Over Inaction On 'Impossible' Robbery

Law360 (March 24, 2020, 9:00 PM EDT) -- A Houston man who was in jail at the time of a robbery he was charged with committing has sued his appointed public defender over the attorney's alleged inaction, claiming he was stuck in jail for five months longer because the attorney didn't visit him or respond to calls and letters. 

Kyle Gregory Franks filed a legal malpractice lawsuit against solo criminal defense attorney Joe David Wells in Harris County District Court on Monday.

Wells told Law360 on Tuesday that he disputes the allegations and has documentation showing he met with Franks at least four times.

Franks had been incarcerated since 2013...

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