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Prosecutors: Attorney McMahon should be removed from Risoldi case, might be called as witness

Prosecutors: Attorney McMahon should be removed from Risoldi case, might be called as witness

A Chester County judge is expected to decide whether a prominent Philadelphia criminal defense attorney can represent one of the Risoldi family members in a $20 million insurance fraud trial in Bucks County. At issue is whether Philadelphia attorney Jack McMahon can represent matriarch Claire A. Risoldi, 67, of Buckingham, who is facing felony charges of corrupt organizations, fraud, theft, witness intimidation, obstruction and related offenses. McMahon should be removed because the state plans to call him as a witness, prosecutor David Baughman, of the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, told Senior Judge Thomas G. Gavin at a hearing Monday in Doylestown. Besides Claire...

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