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Jose Baez: The most hated lawyer in America
After a stint at the state attorney’s office during law school, Jose Baez quickly realized being a prosecutor wasn’t for him. He wanted to represent clients with a pulse: real people with real problems. It was through jailhouse referrals that he got his most infamous client, Casey Anthony, the young mother acquitted of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee in a case that rivaled the O.J. Simpson spectacle for the title of Trial of the Century and catapulted Baez into the national spotlight.