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Thomas Mesereau

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Thomas Arthur Mesereau, Jr. (born July 1, 1950) is an American lawyer. He is best known for defending Michael Jackson in his child molestation trial during 2005. He works with another lawyer called Susan Yu. Mesereau lives in Los Angeles.

Early life[change | change source]

He was born in New York.[1]

Career[change | change source]

Mesereau started a free legal clinic in the Morningside United Church of Christ in Los Angeles. He wrote the foreword for Aphrodite Jones' book Michael Jackson Conspiracy (2007).

Awards[change | change source]

In 2005 the magazine GQ put him on their list of "Men of the Year".[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Fausset, Richard; Guccione, Jean (14 June 2005). "Attorney's Career Has Had Plenty of High Stakes and High Pressure" – via LA Times.
  2. GQ Magazine, December 2005 issue, p. 217.