Vennes was not happy about how his Faegre Baker Daniels attorney James Volling handled his case, particularly the plea agreement.
The U.S. Attorney's office filed a response November 4, 2014 in disagreement with Mr. Vennes's complaint. Volling filed an affidavit November 7, 2014 in response in disagreement with Mr. Vennes's complaint.
In an October 15, 2014 order, Judge Kyle said the following, "Furthermore, by challenging Volling’s effectiveness and calling into question the communications between him and Defendant, the attorney-client privilege has been waived."
It will be interesting if Mr. Vennes gets a hearing.
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