Flatley Seeks Revenge On Heavy-Handed Lawyer

Dancer MICHAEL FLATLEY is getting his own back on the Illinois lawyer who brought sex charges against him - by suing him for civil extortion.

DEAN MAURO represented a woman who accused the LORD OF THE DANCE star of sexual assault in 2001 and his heavy-handed techniques upset the Irishman.

So, when the case was dismissed in 2002, Flatley set about getting revenge on Mauro personally - and he drafted in TOM CRUISE's lawyer, BERT FIELDS, to help him.

Fields has filed a suit on his client's behalf and insists the harsh way the dancer was treated by Mauro was "not what lawyers do".

Flatley was particularly disturbed by a series of threatening letters he was allegedly sent by Mauro.

Fields says, "He was threatening to expose this claimed rape, which is bogus, all over the world, wherever Mr Flatley performed - if he didn't pay off. That's just not proper."

Authorities at the California Supreme Court have given Fields permission to bring the case to court.

04/02/2005 02:36

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Michael,I have followed you and your dance for years ..... Take this jerk for all you can....Becky
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I think you need to quit glamourizing a rapist. Tyna is not the first woman that has accused Michael Flatley of raping her. He's guilty and has put a unethical attorney on his payroll to try to help him of getting out of the troubles he has caused himself. I praise Mr. Mauro for standing behind his raped client. I have read many articles and court cases on Mr. Fields, he is very underhanded and unethical. He hired Anthony Pellicano in 1993 to remove evidence from Michael Jacksons home. Mr. Pellicano since has been arrested and has named as Mr. Fields as being someone he worked very closely with. Mr. Fields and Michael Flately are two people I would not have webpages praising him. The only way Michael can hide from all the rumors about him being gay is to rape innocent women. Mr. Mauro did not disfame him in any way or ruin his career. I do think that Michael will do so all by himself in time. I also think that Mr. Fields is trying to ruin Mr. Mauro's career. I'm glad that the case is now before the Supreme Court, now Mr. Fields cannot pay his clients way out of things. You people ought to be ashamed of youself for making Michael Flately, the accused rapists many times, look like he's some sort of God.
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Anyone who knows Mr. Mauro (my wife 1s an attorney who had the displeasure of practicing in the same office as him for 3 years)will surely agree he has it coming. If he is involved with it, it stinks. He is an ambulance chaser (read personal injury attorney) that has at best, questionable ethics. I do not know Mr. Flatley, but applaud his efforts to squash Dean Mauro like a bug.
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