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A dispatcher who witnessed the shootings of two Pennsylvania State troopers has filed a law suit against the alleged shooter, Eric Frein.
Jurors from Chester County, Pa., will decide the fate of Eric Frein, who is charged in the ambush killing of a state trooper in Pike County in 2014.
The jurors who will decide the fate of a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush shooting in rural northeastern Pennsylvania will be bused in from the Philadelphia suburbs.
A panel of Chester County residents will be chosen next year to travel to Pike County in northeastern Pennsylvania to hear the trial of a man accused in the 2014 ambush murder of a state police trooper.
According to several media reports, some people who were hurt physically, emotionally, or mentally are preparing lawsuits not only against the accused Trooper killer Eric Frein — who’s currently in Pike County Jail awaiting trial — but also his parents.
August 29, 2016Statement to the Media
On August 10th, Attorney Ashley Zimmerman, partner in local law firm, Weinstein and Zimmerman, Attorneys at Law, was admitted to the New York State Bar. In addition to her many other accreditations, Attorney Zimmerman is now recognized by the court to practice law in the state of New York. A Pike County resident since 1996, Attorney Zimmerman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Law from College Misericordia in Dallas, PA. She received her Juris Doctorate from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. While an undergraduate, Attorney Zimmerman completed a Pro Bono internship at the Pike County Public Defender’s Office, where she assisted attorneys in juvenile proceedings and preliminary hearings, as well as completing legal research. While attaining her doctorate, she spent some college semesters as a legal intern in Long Island legal institutions. At the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office in Mineola, NY, she was placed in the Government and Consumer Frauds Bureau, where she completed research, drafted close out and prosecution memorandums and attended court hearings with the Assistant D.A. Zimmerman was also a part of the Veteran’s and Serviceman’s Clinic at the Touro Law Center in Central Islip. While there, she completed research in the area of Veteran’s and Serviceman’s rights. With a wealth of experience accumulated to this point, in July of 2013 Zimmerman took the position of Associate Attorney at the law firm of Michael E. Weinstein, Attorney at Law, becoming a partner at the firm in January of this year. Attorney Zimmerman holds the following certifications and memberships: NACDL, PACDL, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pike County Bar Association as well as the Wayne County Bar Association. She is licensed to practice law in the states of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. For more information, please contact her at Weinstein and Zimmerman, Attorneys at Law via phone at 570-296-7300 or through email at
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has decided that the jury for the Eric Frein case will be picked from Chester County, in the Philadelphia area.
The jury for the trial of accused trooper killer Eric Frein’s will be selected from Chester County, in the Philadelphia area, according to a document filed Aug. 15 by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
The jury that will decide the fate of accused cop-killer Eric Frein will come from Chester County, according to court documents.
Jurors from Chester County will hear the case against accused cop killer Eric Matthew Frein.