Arias Files Motion to Fire Main Defense Attorney

(ABC News) – Jodi Arias wants to fire her lead defense attorney.

The Arizona Republic reports Arias filed a handwritten motion on Tuesday.

In the 12-page document, Arias says attorney Kirk Nurmi hasn’t seen her since May when jurors reached an impasse on whether to sentence her to life in prison or death for the 2008 murder of boyfriend Travis Alexander.

Arias wrote that Nurmi has little tolerance for her emotional and psychological shortcomings. She also tried to fire him in June, but Judge Sherry Stephens did not grant her request.

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