Nick Gordon Hires Casey Anthony's Defense Attorney (Report)
Jose Baez won a high-profile aquittal for the woman who was tried in her daughter's death in 2011.
Nick Gordon, the boyfriend of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, has reportedly retained a high-powered team to help him face his mounting legal troubles.
People reports that Gordon has hired attorney Jose Baez, who won a high-profile acquittal for Casey Anthony, who was tried in 2011 for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. The much-watched case earned Baez national attention and a string of other high-profile cases.
Baez joins a team that also includes Joe Habachy and Randy Kessler, and investigator T.J. Ward, who investigated the Natalee Holloway disappearance, according to People.
Baez' office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Brown has been in a coma since January, when she was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her home in Atlanta. Last week, Brown was moved to hospice care and her conservators filed a complaint against Brown, alleging he abused her and stole $11,000 from her.
The Fulton County district attorney is reviewing the case.
Gordon has claimed he and Brown were married in January 2014, and even posted photos of the couple sporting wedding rings. According to sources, the two were never married and, in fact, she planned to end the engagement.