Ex-Lawyers Worried About Zimmerman

    Hal Uhrig, right, and Craig Sonner, former attorneys for George Zimmerman, speak to reporters during a news conference to announce that both attorneys had quit as Zimmerman's legal representatives in Sanford, Fla., Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Zimmerman is a neighborhood watch volunteer who authorities say fatally shot an unarmed teenager. The men said have withdrawn as his counsel because they haven't heard from him in days and he is taking actions related to the case without consulting them. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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    A day after they held a press conference announcing they had cut ties, George Zimmerman’s former lawyers said they are worried about the neighborhood watchman’s emotional state. Hal Uhrig and Craig Sonner said Wednesday that they stepped down as Zimmerman’s legal counsel because he had told the prosecutor they were no longer representing him, and he had stopped contacting them. “Frankly his actions here recently don’t speak of someone who is completely doing very well,” Uhrig told NBC’s Today. “He’s not a bad guy, he might just be an emotional beat-down guy by this process.”

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