Snipes Names Legal Team for Tax Trial Defense

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ — Announced today in federal court in Ocala, Florida, Wesley Snipes retained new legal counsel, the Bernhoft Law Firm (, as his lead trial attorneys to defend him against pending criminal tax charges.

Bernhoft Law Firm attorneys Robert Bernhoft and Robert Barnes previously represented Wesley Snipes after false paternity charges were levied against him in New York City. Employing creative legal strategies for their clients in difficult cases to secure unique outcomes, the Bernhoft Law Firm obtained complete vindication for Snipes in the New York state case, when the prosecutors ultimately withdrew their complaint and admitted the paternity allegations against Snipes were false.

With offices in Malibu, California and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Bernhoft Law Firm maintains a boutique legal practice focused on criminal tax defense, and has secured complete acquittals for several clients in high-profile criminal tax cases over the past five years.