Diaz was acquitted of first and second degree murder but convicted of manslaughter and child abuse.
Baez came to significant national attention when he took on the case of Casey Anthony.
In June 2017, Benjamin Shaw was on vacation in Shreveport, Louisiana, when he walked into a bar called the Rockin Rodeo during which time he got into a verbal altercation which eventually moved outside to the parking lot.
The unarmed victim, Zacharia Casagrande, was stabbed 10 times.
Ann Mc Kee of Boston University, and that he had filed a federal lawsuit, on behalf of Hernandez' daughter, against the National Football League and the New England Patriots, seeking unspecified damages for loss of parental support.
The suit alleges the league and team were aware of the dangers of repeated head injuries and refused to disclose these to Hernandez.
Garcia's charges were dropped, as it turned out to be more of a civil custody matter.
He also tried the first-degree murder case of Nilton Diaz, heavily covered by the media in Orlando and Puerto Rico because the victim was the 2-year-old granddaughter of World Boxing Champion Wilfredo Vazquez.
On April 14, 2017, a jury cleared Hernandez of committing the murders.
Hernandez was already serving a life term without parole for that killing.
After earning his General Equivalency Diploma (GED), he joined the U. After leaving the Navy in 1989, Baez attended Miami-Dade Community College, then transferred to Florida State University where he earned a BA. In 2005, the Florida Board of Bar Examiners admitted Baez after he had demonstrated that he had rehabilitated himself.