With more than sixty trials to her credit, Ms. Holley is the rare trial attorney who practices in the areas of both civil and criminal litigation. She began her career as a Los Angeles County Public Defender, handling hundreds of serious criminal cases from inception to trial. Formerly Managing Partner of the Los Angeles office of The Cochran Firm and the head of its national Criminal Defense Section, she was a highly visible member of the O.J. Simpson defense team and worked closely with Mr. Cochran on a number of high-profile civil and criminal cases when the firm was known as The Law Offices of Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.
Ms. Holley has been a Chief Legal Correspondent for the E! Network, and was a featured legal analyst on its international nightly coverage of the Michael Jackson trial. She has been an on-air legal analyst for KABCEyewitness News in Los Angeles for several years, and has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, PrimeTime Live, Court TV, Fox News and CNN. In addition, she was a featured lawyer on Fox TV’s “Power of Attorney” for two seasons, and the judge on MTV’s “The Verdict,” a Leeza Gibbons production.
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