Episode 1

Milton Hirsch for Pedro Guerrero

Season 5 starts off with a grand slam – Milton Hirsch, one of the country’s finest trial lawyers, current judge, and David Oscar Markus’ former partner, represented World Series MVP Pedro Guerrero in his federal trial in Miami.

Too dumb to do the drug deal? That defense could never work, right? Wrong -- if your lawyer is Milton Hirsch, who beat the odds and won a federal criminal drug trial with the most unique of defenses. David Oscar Markus sits down with his former law partner to discuss the curveballs of this case that led to Guerrero walking. 

One note — the audio on this episode isn’t great and we apologize. Other episodes don’t have this issue.

About the Podcast

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For the Defense with David Oscar Markus
Federal criminal defense attorney David Oscar Markus interviews famed trial lawyers about their most fascinating cases.

About your hosts

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Alfred Spellman

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David Markus

A criminal trial and appellate lawyer at Markus/Moss.