While still on the mend at his mother’s Orlando, Fla. Home after checking out of rehab, Nick Gordon has hired legal heavyweight and Casey Anthony’s infamous lawyer Jose Baez to help defend him in the civil lawsuit he’s facing — and possibly in any further criminal proceedings.
The “adopted son” of the late Whitney Houston and “boyfriend” of Bobbi Kristina, is arming himself with legal firepower and now that Bobbi Kristina has been taken off life support and moved to a hospice to live out her remaining days.
Baez obtained international fame after miraculously securing an acquittal for Anthony, who many think murdered her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony,
According to “Entertainment Tonight,” TJ Ward, one of the private investigators who tried to help find missing Natalee Holloway, has also been brought on to the team.
Gordon is being barraged by a $40 million civil lawsuit that accuses him of stealing thousands of dollars from Bobbi Kristina and beating her multiple times.