..... it is my experience that lawyers employed by firms as "ovdim" on salary, (even high salary) are poor lawyers who cannot stand up to a top lawyer. In short, such an important case needed the opinion of a top lawyer before aresting Pearlman. And yes, pay him his fee....
Jerusalem suburb of Even Sapir evacuated as wildfire spreads (Haaretz)
from the article: Court releases suspected Jewish terrorist to house arrest