Diaco’s firm was defending Clem in a defamation lawsuit brought by rival radio personality Todd “MJ” Schnitt. When opposing lawyer C. Philip Campbell was arrested for DUI after driving the car of a woman who turned out to be a paralegal at Diaco’s firm –
Campbell said she lied about where she worked
as they drank together that night – allegations flew that the arrest had been
arranged. (Schnitt is now suing his attorneys, Click Here.)
But despite lots of bluster, Clem offered no concrete proof this morning of allegations that Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and local attorney John Fitzgibbons, a former federal prosecutor-turned criminal attorney, had used their influence to get a federal investigation started into the case and spark Carlton’s stories.