Britney hires new lawyer for custody case

February 20th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin  

Britney Spears

Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Britney Spears has hired a new lawyer to represent her in the ongoing custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline.

Stacy D. Phillips, a Columbia University law grad, replaced Sorrell Trope, who gave up the case citing communication problems with the troubled pop star, reports People.

Phillips represented Bobby Brown in his divorce from Whitney Houston, and Tori Spellling’s ex, Charlie Shahnaian.

She’s also a frequent legal analyst in magazines and on television.

In addition, she authored Divorce: It’s All About Control, once explaining that, “I’ve yet to handle a divorce where control was not an issue or at issue.”

Phillips has become the fourth lawyer to sign on for Britneys custody case. (ANI)

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