The Zimmerman/Martin case amassed national media coverage because of issues that arose such as racism, the “Stand Your Ground” law in Florida, and how authorities handled the situation. The case of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman. Martin, a 17-year-old teenager, and Zimmerman, a 28 year old, clashed on the night of February 26, 2012. After walking to the local convenience store, Martin, confronted by Zimmerman, was shot dead by Zimmerman, the local Neighborhood Watch Captain. Zimmerman told the police that Martin had attacked him, offering self-defense as his reasoning for shooting Martin. Police, happy with their preliminary investigation, allowed Zimmerman to return home without charging him with the crime.
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Zahra Umansky, who had defended George Zimmerman in 2005 during a Resisting Arrest with Violence and Battery case, has been shedding some light on the current case from her time spent representing the individual.
“The events that occurred in Sanford are tragic,” says Zahra Umansky. “I believe that the legal process will find a verdict that is justified.”
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At The Umansky Law Firm in Orlando, Florida, we have dedicated our law practice to representing people who are in a fight for their life — usually against a much larger adversary. In a criminal case, that adversary might be the state. In a personal injury case, more than likely it is the insurance company of the person who injured you. When you are in a fight in which your future is at stake, you need a law firm that takes the time to communicate with you. Our attorneys will be at your side through every step of your case: every consultation, court appearance, negotiation and trial if necessary. While our goal is to resolve your legal case without a trial, we are not afraid to try your case before a judge or a jury. We are former prosecutors who have tried hundreds of cases in Florida courtrooms. Our experience allows us to give you an honest evaluation of your case so that
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