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Zimmerman fired Public Defender and hires lawyer

George Zimmerman has dismissed his public defender and "hired" a lawyer to handle the domestic violence case against him.

He has hired attorney and frequent cable news contributor Jayne Weintraub.

Zimmerman is accused of pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend.
   
He has pleaded not guilty.
His arrest comes just months after he was acquitted in the shooting death of unarmed teen, Trayvon Martin
   
Some legal analysts are questioning whether he made his new hire, for the right reasons.
"I have a feeling George Zimmerman is approaching this from the standpoint that he is a celebrity and he needs some type of a lawyer that has the same cache, if you will, that he has."

Jeff Deen says he believes the team of public defenders who helped Zimmerman get bond last week would have been his best choice.
   
He says they have the right combination of experience and local contacts with the judge and prosecutors assigned to the case.