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Michael Trope. Los Angeles based trial lawyer. A good picture of him during his days as a preeminent  sports agent for NFL players back in the 70's and 80's.

Michael Trope. Los Angeles based trial lawyer. A good picture of him during his days as a preeminent sports agent for NFL players back in the 70’s and 80’s.

I had read Michael Trope’s book, Necessary Roughness several years ago [which was published back in 1987] and remembered the first chapter which was about his dealings back in 1984 with Donald Trump in his negotiations with former NFL great Lawrence Taylor. It took me a couple months after asking but I finally got an interview with Michael Trope. Because of all the controversy going on in the political world right now about Donald Trump and allegations being made by people that he is a racist and a bigot, I wanted to get Mr Trope’s opinions or observations based upon his dealings with Trump back in 1984. To my knowledge, Mr. Trope has not had any dealings with Donald Trump since 1984, but I was quite interested about his take on Trump from the business dealings he had with him back in 1984.

Here goes folks and I hope you enjoy.

Rose: Michael, thanks for doing this interview. I’ve known and followed you primarily over the years in connection with your career and activities as a trial lawyer in Los Angeles. But law is actually your second career and my research shows that you had a prior career some time ago as a sports agent on the national scene. How did you get into that career as a sports agent back when you were a 21 year old college student?

Trope: When I was in junior high and high school, I was always a big football and baseball fan. In football, it was primarily as a fan of college football, and I was a big USC Trojan fan starting back in junior high. I was attending USC and I was invited to a friend’s house to watch the Oklahoma Nebraska football game on November 25, 1971. They were the top two rated teams in the country and this was the premiere game of the year. Johnny Rodgers of Nebraska returned a punt for 72 yards and a touchdown which shifted the momentum in the game and Nebraska went on to win the game and the national championship. It was one of the most electrifying plays in college football. While everybody in the room at my buddy’s house were hooting and hollering, I jokingly said “hey, I’d sure like to be that guy’s agent.” Of course, everyone started laughing at me; like, “sure, the best college football player in America let some 20 year old punk be his agent”; ha ha. Well, that summer I bought a student standby airplane ticket to Lincoln Nebraska from Los Angeles, intent on meeting Johnny Rodgers and making a pitch to be his agent. I rented a car and drove to the college campus just as football practice was ending. Fortunately, Johnny Rodgers had not yet left the field because a large group of admirers had surrounded him seeking autographs. When he was finished I walked up to him and told him my name, that I was a senior at USC, and that I had come from Los Angeles to make a pitch to become his agent when he turned professional. He was a bit older than I was and looked at me with a grin but told me he would meet with me when he finished showering. That meeting led to a series of phone calls during his senior season, which was also my senior year at USC. At the end of the year, I traveled to Florida to watch him score four touchdowns and throw a pass for another against Notre Dame in the Orange Bowl. After the game, Rodgers made me his agent and thus began my career as a sports agent with a Heisman Trophy winner as my first client.

Rose: Wow. And you then were a sports agent for how long before you became a lawyer?

Trope: I was a sports agent for about twelve or thirteen years before I quit in 1985. During that time, I represented well over one hundred professional football players, including over 30 first round NFL picks, the overall pick twice, the recipients of seven Heisman trophies and three Heisman runner ups.

Rose: Ok. Now the primary reason I wanted to do this interview. I read the book you wrote about your days as a sports agent, Necessary Roughness which was published back in 1987, and I was very interested, for obvious reasons, in the first chapter of your book which is titled “LT and Trump, the Secret Deal”. In reading that chapter in your book, it appears that you had an interesting negotiation with Donald Trump back in 1984 that was pretty intense, when he was the owner of the New Jersey Generals, and you were representing NFL great Lawrence Taylor, of the New York Giants.

Trope: Well, yes. Lawrence was under contract with the Giants and his contract ran through the end of the 1986 season. I had negotiated Lawrence’s contract with the Giants when was a rookie. Then the USFL was created and was competing for talent against NFL teams. During that time period player salaries increased, and the deal that Lawrence had signed as a rookies, which looked pretty good at that time back in 1981, now was below market in 1984. He called me in January of 1984 and asked that I come back to New York and renegotiate his contract with the Giants. What I did not know, is that several weeks earlier Lawrence had signed a “futures” contract, in secret, with Donald Trump, to begin play with the Generals after his contract with the Giants would expire in 1986.

Rose: So you had no idea that Lawrence had signed with the Generals?

Trope: Correct. So I went back and met with George Young, who was the General Manager of the Giants back in 1984. He was a great man and one of the finest general managers in the NFL. Unfortunately he passed away back in 2001. He was named the NFL executive of the year five times. I was honored to be able to deal with him on many occasions for the NFL players that I was the agent for. In any event, I met with George and we crafted a potential new deal for Lawrence which would span the 1984-1989 seasons. It was a great deal and would make Lawrence the highest paid defensive player in NFL history as of that time.

Rose: But I thought you just told me that Lawrence had signed a deal with Trump’s team to begin in 1986? So how could he be under contract with two different football teams at the same time?

Trope: Well, here is what happened. I went back to Lawrence and showed him the deal sheet for the new proposed deal with the Giants, which included a one million dollar bonus—-which at that time in 1984 was huge. When he saw the proposed deal with the Giants, he then confided in me that he had signed a futures contract with Donald Trump and the Generals. As it turned out the Giants deal was for more money than the Trump deal. Trump had given him one million dollars up front to sign the futures contract, but the salaries were far below what the Giants were offering.

Rose: So, what happened?

Trope: Taylor instructed me to go meet with Donald Trump and try to negotiate a release from the contract that Taylor had signed with him, so that he could be in a position to legally sign a new contract with the Giants.

Rose: So, you then met with Trump? How did that take place?

Trope: Well, remember that back in 1984, Donald Trump was not a presidential nominee. Although he was a phenomenally successful businessman who had built many beautiful trophy building and owned a professional football team, and he was famous at the time, it was not like he had secret service protection, he was a private citizen. I remember I called his office at the Trump Tower, informed his secretary that I was the agent for Lawrence Taylor, and that it was urgent that I meet with him.

Rose: What happened next?

Trope: Well, it certainly was quite an impressive way to set the stage for a meeting after watching a slide show showing the hundreds of millions of dollars of real estate deals he had done. But don’t forget that back in 1984, I had negotiated player contracts with every team in the NFL and had dealt with the owners of these teams. Some of the richest men in America owned football teams, and so this introduction to Trump, although unique, was not shocking to me.

Rose: So, tell me about your initial meeting with Trump.

Trope: Sure. Trump was extraordinarily gracious. He told me how much he liked Lawrence and how much he looked forward to having him ultimately play for the Generals. It was at that time that I told him that there was a problem, that the Giants had made an offer to Taylor which was for far more money than the General’s deal, and in short, that the deal that Lawrence had signed with the General’s would make Lawrence a lame duck player who would be stuck in an under market value contract—and that this was no good for Lawrence. I then showed Trump the offer that the Giants had extended to Lawrence.

Rose: How did he respond?

Trope: He looked at what the Giants were willing to pay and at first he said something like “Wow, I got a really great deal when I signed Lawrence”. But then we had further discussion and Donald Trump told me that he did not want to prevent Lawrence from obtaining his full market value as a football player and only wanted what was best for Lawrence Taylor. At the same time he told me that he wanted his million dollars back, and a profit. It was agreed that I would go meet with the Giants and commence negotiations with the ultimate goal that Trump would get his money back and a profit, and that Taylor would then be clear to sign the contract with the Giants. To make a long story short, I wound up going back and forth between the Giants and Trump, and ultimately a deal was concluded. Trump received his million dollars back, with a handsome profit for the short time that he had parted with the money, and Lawrence signed a new long term, lucrative contract with the New York Giants. Everybody made out. It was truly a win win win. I was even invited to a cheerleader tryout in Trump Tower where Andy Warhol and Ivana Trump were part of a blue ribbon panel of judges.

Rose: Ok, I know this was back in 1984 when Mr. Trump was in his late 30’s. You were the agent for an African-American professional football player that Trump had under contract, and you were engaged in what appears to be some serious negotiations. You see in today’s political world much criticism about Donald Trump being a bigot and a racist. In your dealing with Donald Trump, when you were negotiating on behalf of an African-American football player, did you come away with any opinion that Donald Trump was a bigot or racist?

Trope: Absolutely not. No way. Understand that this was back in 1984. I was 33 years old and Donald Trump was probably 38 or 39, and he had a full head of healthy hair. My opinion is based upon my experience with him 32 years ago, and it is chronicled in my book, which was written a mere three years after my experiences of multiple negotiations with him on the Taylor contract. But my opinion is strong and unequivocal, that based on my experiences with Donald Trump back in 1984 that this man was not in the slightest a racist or bigot. In fact, and I believe this is in my book from 1987, Donald Trump went out of his way to make sure that Taylor would not be hurt and he went out of his way to make sure that Taylor could achieve his full market value as a professional football player. Many owners would never have done that—that would have strictly enforced the agreement. Donald Trump seemed to genuinely like Lawrence, and once he saw that Lawrence had a better opportunity with the Giants, he in a very genuine way became a problem solver to enable Lawrence to achieve his full potential. Now, I will tell you that during my agent days, between 1973-1985, I saw a lot of racism in professional football. I am not going to go into detail because it serves no purpose, but there was bias and prejudice amongst personnel that I saw back then. But not with Donald Trump. From what I saw, he was a straight up man.

Rose: I did some research and found a New York Time’s article that quoted you back on January 18, 1984 as stating that this negotiation you did between Lawrence Taylor, Donald Trump, and the New York Giants was the “Best that you’d ever done”. Is that still your opinion?

Trope: Well, let’s put it this way. I had a client, Lawrence Taylor, who had signed a contract with one of the most successful businessmen around, Donald Trump. He was already under contract with the New York Giants. Unlike other negotiations where I simply sit down with one team for one player and negotiate compensation, this was much more complicated and sensitive. In light of the fact that, at the end of the day, the Giants were happy, Donald Trump appeared to be happy, and I had a happy client in Lawrence Taylor, I would say that those negotiations were perhaps the most satisfying in any football deal that I ever did, because so many things could have gone wrong. Lemons were turned into lemonade.

Rose: Go back in time to 1984. I know what you wrote in your book, but what were your lasting impressions of Donald Trump, based upon your dealings with him in 1984.

Trope: Big ego, but very big on principal. A problem solver, not a problem maker. A big thinker. A man with very little fear. A man never to underestimate. Those were my impressions of him back in 1984, independent of anything to do with politics.

Michael I want to thank you for giving me time out of your busy schedule, I just wanted a closer look at the chapter I read and I really appreciate you giving me this time.

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By Rose Turner
September 22, 2016
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Los Angeles trial lawyer and former sports agent Michael Lance "Mike" Trope

Los Angeles trial lawyer and former sports agent Michael Lance “Mike” Trope

Micheal Trope, L. A. attorney wins Appeal B254719 for client Randall Douthit.

In August 2015 via the divorce of Randall Douthit and Patrice Jones though the appellate process we get a rare look at how Hollywood lives. Randall Douthit produced the “Judge Judy” show and the divorce with Patrice Jones ended up not being that nice.

We get a look at what homes are valued at as they go on the market, how much a Malibu Home is worth in monthly rent. We even get down to china, silverware and the worth of furniture.

This lengthy divorce once again proves you do much better to settle between yourselves or hire a mediator. In this case the wife changed lawyers and experts multiple times and ended up with the court costs. She also had to pay the appellate fees for her ex-husband to defend himself.

The whole process began in 2007 when the husband filed for a divorce because he felt he was drowning in debt ran up by his wife of twelve years. It ended with the Decision being handed down in August of 2015 by the appellate court. That’s 8 years fighting over china and silverware.

I have converted the full decision to a PDF file for this site as a lesson of why to settle nicely because the legal fees to keep the fight going will eat you up.

Patrice-Jones-vs-Randall-Douthit-B254719

As you read through the document think “A Cautionary Tale”.

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By Rose Turner
March 22, 2016
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John Benjamin and James Nazarian waiting for Santa

Straight Talk with Celebrity P. I. John J. Nazarian will have the final show for 2011 tonight at 7 PM PST – 10 PM PST live.

John Nazarian will be talking about 2011, the highlights the low points, fun people to work with, mentors, cases, lawyers and family. Nazarian will also touch on the upcoming year of 2012.

Some of the people John will be discussing are:

Nazarian will discuss the lawyers and friends that use Nazarian services, Armand Keosian, Lisa Helfend Meyer, Sorrell Trope, Gary Lieberman, Michael Trope, Ira Friedman, retired Court Judge Ken Black, Judge Scott Gordon, Judge Trent Lewis, Ben Valencia lawyer of M.O.L.M, Mike Yepremyan and his family, Detective Thomas Townsend, Lt. Hamilton, Julie, Ken and Rose Turner, his sons, the mothers of his grandsons and without whom I am not sure I would even get out of bed on some days.

Nazarian will also touch on all of our very special clients that have trusted us; the few that did not trust us or anyone else; the numerous lawyers who choose not to use our services; very special group of lawyers who give us so much to laugh at; and a special Judge from Puerto Rico.

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Anthony Pellicano

DESPERATEEXES.COM EXCLUSIVE!!!! Anthony Pellicano has filed for divorce from his wife Kat Pellicano. The two were together for well over 25 years. Mr. Pellicano is represented by Robert J. Nachshin, Lawyer, Mr. Nachshin has been in the trenches of ‘divorce’ for many years here in Southern California, handling many high profile clients. Anthony once again could have picked several lawyers to represent him and chose Mr. Nachshin’s office…..smart! (Some of those lawyers I am sure are trying to forget Mr. Pellicano ever existed, but he did and these very same lawyers will forever be connected to him….and we all know who you are).

Anthony Pellicano of course famous for his ability to gather information through the tapping of telephones is serving far more years in a Federal Prison than I am sure he ever expected. Anthony was given an additional 15 years on top of what he was serving for a previous conviction. Please keep in mind that much of that sentence was do to his insistence in representing himself, this I believe. Also even a bigger issue was his refusal to ever roll over on any of the lawyers that he worked with and ‘tapped’ for. For those lawyers here at DESPERATEEXES.COM we call them ‘ Very Very Very Lucky’ lawyers. And you all know who you are as I am sure the feds also know, and lots of others know who you are, and on and on it goes.

Had Anthony decided to save his own ass, he could have been a free man, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association would have had a dozen or so less lawyers in its ranks.

That never happened due in part to Mr. Pellicano keeping his mouth shut and loosing his freedom and everything else he owned. That I am sure brings pleasure to many of his victims and again, at some point you have to let the hate go and move on.

“Summing up, the prosecuting attorney stated that he chose to attack the supply rather than the demand, the way that vice investigators attack pimps and prostitutes rather than johns, because “that’s how you make a dent in it.” The johns in this case were the likes of Bert Fields, Brad Grey, Ron Meyer, Michael Ovitz and Chris Rock, all of whom paid Pellicano for services rendered. “If the government has no plans to go higher than Pellicano, this is a depressingly pedestrian effort that shows a lack of ambition,” commented John C. Coffee, a professor at Columbia Law School and an expert on white-collar crime, as quoted in the NY Times story on the verdict.” This paragraph was taken from Mr. Pellicano’s Wikipedia page and I very much agree with almost all of it. Pellicano could have had some of the most powerful lawyers and entertainment execs in Federal Prison had he chosen to talk…..as if it was not bad enough I am sure that proctologist in Beverly Hills were busy for weeks trying to relax some of these assholes ‘Proktos’!

As for Anthonys wife, Kat, I had the opportunity to speak to her a couple of time and what a class act. She was just one of the nicest people and at times you had to recall that old adage,
“ opposites attract “. As to his family that is private and will never be mentioned here on DESPERATEEXES.COM….none of my business. We do not know at this time who will represent her in these proceedings, my suggestions, lets see, Ira Friedman of Friedman & Friedman, Michael Trope of Trope and Decarolis, Judith Forman of Law Offices of Judith Forman, Grace Jamra of Jamra & Jamra, Roz Soudry, Law Offices of Roslyn Soudry…..just a few that I think that would get through this without the usual slaughter of finances.

For us here at DESPERATEEXES.COM and for myself I hope that this goes in a direction of reasonableness and that both these people get the time to move on with their lives. Mr. Pellicano has plenty of time as well as Robert Nachshin to handle this in a sensitive and delicate manner. It is my hope that Mrs. Pellicano will find her own peace and a counter part to take care of the closing of another chapter in her life.

I wish them both ‘Peace and a better future’.

PS….I would love to have that Pelican that sat in the offices on Sunset Boulevard….

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John J. Nazarian

On March 17 John J. Nazarian appeared on Extra to talk in general terms about things you need to look for as red flags that your spouse maybe cheating on you.

For those of you not on dial up, I suggest you watch the interview at this URL:

http://extratv.warnerbros.com/videos/?autoplay=true&mediaKey=0c945f76-16a7-40b7-8afa-0f580b417ae1.

Nazarian gave four red flags that all women whether celebrity are not that might want to take note of.

1. If you see your spouse change from boxers to briefs.

2. If your spouse changes from Old Spice to some expensive cologne (especially if you did not give it to him).

3. If your husband normally drives about ten miles a day and you see a sudden jump consistently to say thirty miles a day.

4. Cell phone bills if the calls go up from a few minutes to sixty minutes you might want to ask some questions.

John Nazarian’s Extra TV interview he gave some additional advice it is well worth a watch. Be sure to visit Desperate Exes.com for John J. Nazarian take on all things Hollywood.

I enjoyed it and immediately asked Ken; “what are you wearing tonight?”.

Nazarian does not talk about the John Edwards or his wife Elizabeth Edwards, Tiger Wood and Elin Nordegren or Jesse James and Sandra Bullock scandals that appear to be plaguing the infotainment news.

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Happy Holidays from John J. Nazarian and Charlee

Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings from all of us at DesperateExes.com, and what a year it has been. Rich celebrities losing their fortunes, silly celebs losing what little brain matter they may have had, and male icons not understanding how fragile their images are, and of course all of those who have made a living off of all this mishigas! Mishigas is becoming my word of choice for much of what divorce is all about and it is also a word that I can associate with another word: costly. The more crazy things become for the wealthy, the more the cost of fixing it.

Well, gone are the little jelly candies that we gave out for more than ten years, the company who made them for us was sold. …After trying numerous ideas we found it! Bella Viva Orchards, this is a family owned and run farm in Denair, located in the Central Valley of California. …all of those who are close to Nazarian and Associates will now be getting… …I and many of you will miss the wonderful jelly candies, but, like my hairline, they are gone.

My good friend Cary Goldstein and I almost ate an entire box of Bella Viva …with a nice chilled bottle of Cristal. That is one of my favorite champagnes. We were relaxing and laughing about some of the events that plague us in our chosen professions…get me another drink.

Talking about hanging out, drove up to Bob and Joan Cohen’s home the other night …The Cohens have an amazing home that overlooks the entire Los Angeles basin. It was late and it was one of those moments when the stars are in alignment… … we were enjoying the evening sipping a great port and sitting by the pool. How did I know it was a great port? I bought it as a gift for Bob a few years before, nothing better than a great port. And Bob, that is one of the most gorgeous Jaguar sports cars that I have seen, drive it in good health.

To Read the rest of John J. Nazarian’s and Desperateexes.com holiday greeting visit them at:

http://desperateexes.com/2009/12/20/seasons-greetings-from-desperate-exes/.

NOTE FROM ROSE: While there look around from funny to sad to serious, Desperateexes.com with John J. Nazarian’s unique writing style. He can hit the nail on the head while leaving you laughing. Thanks John I have enjoyed every minute of your writings and you made me laugh, keep it up and bring your fans another year as only you can.

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December 20, 2009
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John J. Nazarian and Bentley

Peppone Ristorante, Brentwood, California was the meeting place of the week, not bad for an evening of laughs and entertainment with Michael Trope, Christian Nazarian and of course me, John Nazarian. We had a nice table in a little room off the bar and it is in fact a little old New Yorkish…

But whoever did those imitation Tiffany lamps should be taken out to the back and made to eat bad gnocchi! ….high dollar joints should never use FAKE TIFFANY anything. And I have always enjoyed “red light” joints.

Back to the dinner. It seems no matter where Michael Trope and I eat, we find a celebrity or two. Tonight was no different, Tom Selleck was sitting at a table with a few older gentlemen and looked, well, like Tom Selleck.

Our food was good and we all avoided the Filet Mignon meatballs as it was my opinion that this would be an attack on our wallets! …I have often stated many times, I make one of the best meatballs that I have ever tasted. … My son Chris had a nice side of $36 risotto, this would be $7-8 in a nice Italian place as a small side, NOT HERE. …Michael also had a chicken dish and there were no complaints coming from his side of the table. Stand by! …Gelson’s Supermarkets just looked like a giveaway!

Michael Trope Attorney in Los Angeles

Michael Trope Attorney in Los Angeles

Hey the bottom line is this, Peppone’s is not cheap, but the food was good, the service was very friendly and attentive and we had a great evening. Tough to complain, when Michael Trope parked his Bentley Convertible at the curb in front of the restaurant and I had parked my Bentley right behind his….it was a very L.A. moment, two white Bentleys sitting in front of a pricey Brentwood eatery.

Note: Peppone’s has a reputation for being a place that old rich guys will bring their much younger “girlfriends” and snuggle, yuk. Tonight was no exception, some old rich guy brings his “girlfriend” and they fought and snarled right next to us while they snacked on appetizers. It was great! It was like being at work for all three of us. She was very attractive and young, he was old and paid with a Black American Express card, enough said! “Love, is it not special, and very nice“, “ How much”?

Read the rest of Mr. Nazarian critique of a night out with son Chris and good friend Michael Trope, however this article leaves you very hungry for high quality food. While at Desperateexes be sure to spend some time reading articles. Some are funny, some blunt, and many educational

http://desperateexes.com/2009/12/11/peppones-pricey-old-school-italian/.

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December 13, 2009
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