April 10, 2012
– Zimmerman’s attorneys announced they have “lost contact” with Zimmerman and are withdrawing as counsel
– Attorneys say they still believe former client is innocent and acted in self-defense
– Engage in heated discussion with the press, say Zimmerman is “victim” of press attacks
In a highly contentious press conference, attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig announced they have withdrawn as counsel for George Zimmerman, who remains under intense scrutiny for the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
“It’s no so much that we are resigning. It’s that we cannot continue to represent him until he comes forward,” said attorney Craig Sonner.