DCR Exclusive: Joe Biden’s sexual harassment accuser was dropped by her lawyer and her credibility is Challenged by other lawyers.☕☕☕

Ayyyeee… What’s Goodie Everyone. So I got some tea and it involves Joe Biden’s Sexual Harassment accuser and her credibility being challenged by lawyers.

Several California defense attorneys said Friday that they would attempt to overturn criminal convictions that relied upon testimony from Tara Reade, the former Senate aide who accused Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her in 1993, because she may have provided false information under oath.

During testimony in Monterey County court cases in which she was called as an expert on domestic violence, Reade said that she had received a bachelor’s degree from Antioch University, had never taken the bar exam after graduating from law school and had been a legislative assistant in Biden’s office. Those claims have since been documented as false or been called into doubt in stories published since she made her accusations against Biden.

Roland Soltesz and law partner William V. Pernik said they will seek to overturn the conviction of their client, who they have not yet been able to contact as she serves a life sentence in prison after being convicted of arson in a trial in which Reade testified as a witness.

“I am going to subpoena every one of her academic records, so this thing is coming to court one way or another,” Soltesz said.

Pernik said he has been contacting appellate attorneys to try to overturn the conviction. “We didn’t look at it from a political angle, we looked at it from the angle of this is scandal that is going to hit our small county,” he said.

Douglas Wigdor who formerly represented Reade, had represented several other plaintiffs during the #MeToo era, including victims who said they were harassed by Fox News host Bill O’Reilly and film producer Harvey Weinstein.

“Our firm no longer represents Tara Reade,” Wigdor said in a statement Friday morning. He said that the decision was made Wednesday and that it “is by no means a reflection on whether then-Senator Biden sexually assaulted Ms. Reade.”

In the statement, Wigdor continued to defend Reade and did not offer an explanation for why his firm decided to stop representing her. Reade did not respond to a request for comment.

Wigdor, who has donated to President Trump but said his own political affiliation did not impact the cases he pursued, declined to comment beyond the statement. His firm has been representing her pro bono for two weeks.

“We also believe that to a large extent Ms. Reade has been subjected to a double standard in terms of the media coverage she has received,” he said. “Much of what has been written about Ms. Reade is not probative of whether then-Senator Biden sexually assaulted her, but rather is intended to victim shame and attack her credibility on unrelated and irrelevant matters.

“We genuinely wish Ms. Reade well and hope that she, as a survivor, is treated fairly. We have and will continue to represent survivors regardless of their alleged predator’s status or politics.”

Roland Soltesz and law partner William V. Pernik said they will seek to overturn the conviction of their client, who they have not yet been able to contact as she serves a life sentence in prison after being convicted of arson in a trial in which Reade testified as a witness.

“I am going to subpoena every one of her academic records, so this thing is coming to court one way or another,” Soltesz said.

Pernik said he has been contacting appellate attorneys to try to overturn the conviction. “We didn’t look at it from a political angle, we looked at it from the angle of this is scandal that is going to hit our small county,” he said.

The review of the cases, which was first reported by the Monterey County Weekly, came as the attorney who had been representing Reade in her claim against Biden said Friday that his firm decided to no longer work with her as a client.

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