Promote Your Attorney Profile on Law.net - Get Found / Earn More!
Vermont Law Student Commits Murder-Suicide
Vermont Law Student Commits Murder-Suicide
Prosecutor in Jesus Statue Case Has Dirty Past
Prosecutor in Jesus Statue Case Has Dirty Past
Urban Outfitters Pulls Offensive Sweatshirt
Urban Outfitters Pulls Offensive Sweatshirt
The Wealthiest of Chinese Weddings
The Wealthiest of Chinese Weddings
Job Listings

Women Accuses Attorney of Much Worse Than Mere Indecency

Armenguar

In a salacious case, picked up by most of the media this week, including The New York Daily News and The Columbus Dispatch, attorney Javier H. Armengau is fighting to stay out of jail. If he loses, his stay behind bars is likely to be long.

Up until recently, Armengau, 52, practiced law in Columbus, Ohio. As a defendant instead of an advocate, he now personally faces accusations from five women going back to 1998.

The Dispatch reports that a woman testifying on Monday was the third to come forward in the case, now wrapping up the first week of trial. The plaintiff says she was forced to watch Armengau masturbate in front of her during a time he was representing her son.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


The incident was repeated up to ten times, according to the accuser. In addition to this public indecency, other serious charges leveled by the five women include rape, kidnapping and gross sexual imposition. The Dispatch further reports that each of the plaintiffs accusing Armengau of sexual misconduct or criminality was associated in some way with his legal practice.

Further details in the case purportedly outline a judge’s demand for sex from the woman in return for a lighter sentence for her son. After she refused, Armengau is accused of raping her. There is no judge being charged in this case, just a man that Armengau allegedly told his accuser was Judge Richard A. Frye.

In cross-examination by Armengau’s defense attorneys, the woman was barraged with questions about her apparent inability to even identify the judge accurately outside the courtroom.

Judge Frye has made no comment to the press because he has been subpoenaed to testify. No date has been set. According to the woman, the rape took place in Armengau’s conference room after her son was sentenced.

However, the police report made a year earlier shows she stated the encounter occurred before her son’s sentencing. Armengau’s attorneys focused on these disparities and others found in police reports, and they are attributing motives of greed, money, jealousy and other vices to all five women.

The trial will continue into next week at least.

Image credit: New York Daily News

Women Accuses Attorney of Much Worse Than Mere Indecency by

Tagged: , , ,

Posted by on June 20, 2014. Filed under Shocking. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Assistant Counsel
USA-CA-El Centro

The Imperial Irrigation District a public utility located in southeastern CA is seeking an Assistant Counsel, Energy to assist in the administration of District legal matters and provide legal advice ...