By Wendy Fry
The 15-page felony complaint accuses James Slatic, two of his executives and his attorney, Jessica McElfresh of conspiracy and manufacturing a controlled substance.
McElfresh, a defense attorney, wrote in a 2015 email to Slatic about trying to distract a retired San Diego Police Department investigator, according to the complaint.
“I didn’t flirt (wouldn’t have worked), but I just kept focusing on the papers,” she wrote. “I’m convinced they walked away knowing it wasn’t a dispensary in the typical sense… but it probably seemed like something other than just paper.”
Filing charges against criminal defense attorneys is rare.
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HFN Editors note: it might have actually worked for a while. Honey. So the hot lady lawyer might be a little naive, ya think? It’s also quite possible Jeff Lake, or his federal handlers, sold Jessica down the river. Who knows? He IS above the law, teflon some say.