According to the Court of Appeal:
People v. Park, 13 Cal.Rptr.2d 572, 574 n.1 (1992),
the California Court of Appeal observed:
Sheahen is an experienced criminal litigator.
Over the years, he has represented rock stars
(Personalities, The Washington Post (Aug. 26,
1991) p. C3); successfully secured the dismissal
of all charges of the man accused of starting
the disastrous fire which destroyed the Los Angeles
City Library (D.A. Office Won't Charge Suspect
in L.A. Library Fire, Los Angeles Times (Mar.
3, 1987) Metro. p. 1, col. 5); convinced a Court
of Appeal division to uphold a grant of probation
to a deputy sheriff convicted of murder of a fetus
which occurred during a notorious illegal drug
raid (Fetus Murder Verdict Against Deputy Upheld,
Los Angeles Times (July 12, 1985) part 2, p. 2,
col. 1); and was quoted by Time Magazine in an
article addressing the scope of California's murder
Death; The charge: second degree (Mar. 28, 1983)
Time, at p. 21.)"