Patrick Kane's Lawyer Is Getting Into Facebook Fights Over Case
By Emma G. Gallegos in News on Aug 17, 2015 8:00PM
Paul Cambria Jr. (via Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP)
Buffalo attorney Paul Cambria Jr. has offered up few comments to the press about his client's case. That's not unusual for a defense attorney. What is unusual is that he decided to leave a trail of comments on the Facebook page of a Buffalo blogger who has been particularly outspoken in the case.
Writing for Buffalo website The Daily Public, Alan Bedenko has spoken out against comments from Mark Croce, the owner of the nightclub where Patrick Kane was last seen the night of the alleged rape. Today he railed against comments from an off-duty police officer speaking on the case. Bedenko's issue is that neither man were witnesses to the alleged rape, yet both have insinuated that the allegations are baseless because they saw a woman flirting with Kane before going home with him. He writes, "It doesn’t matter who consented to ride to Lakeshore with whom, or for what reason — the News has not spoken with anyone who was in the room with Kane and the woman who was allegedly raped, and that matters because what happened before — at the bar or in the car — isn’t relevant."
Bedenko posted this latest article to Facebook and that's when Cambria appeared in the comments to argue. His comments were typo-ridden, punctuation-free and not entirely intelligible (he blames a talk-to-text). Bedenko's Facebook page isn't public but a Deadspin reader screenshotted the exchange for posterity:
Cambria represented Kane in the past when he was accused of assaulting a cab driver in Buffalo. Cambria is based in Buffalo, but he divides his time between New York and Los Angeles. He is pretty well-known as an attorney for the porn industry. He represented Larry Flynt, he's repped the industry as they fight laws requiring performers to use condoms and he even has a list of off-limits sex acts named after him (the "Cambria" list) which porn producers adhere to in order to avoid facing obscenity charges.
It sounds like he might need a vacation, according to his latest Facebook update from a couple hours ago: