Engleberg sued by former law partner Thursday

Morris Engelberg, the longtime lawyer of Joe Dimaggio and trustee of his estate, is once again under fire.

Updated: December 20, 2002, 9:24 PM ET
By Luke Cyphers | ESPN The Magazine

Joe DiMaggio has started more fights in death than he ever did in his life. Morris Engelberg, the Yankee Clipper's longtime lawyer and trustee of his estate, was sued Thursday in Florida's Broward County for breach of contract and defamation of character by a former law partner.

Rick Leone, a South Florida attorney, alleges Engelberg badmouthed him to clients after Leone bought part of Engelberg's accounting and law practice three years ago. The suit accuses Engelberg of stealing Leone's ...

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