UPDATE NO. 2, NOV. 6, 7:17 A.M.: As reported in the first update, the male half of the all new "Kent Easter & Jill Easter" blog informed the Weekly that he is not behind it. So how do we know the female half is not involved? Because she is no longer Jill Easter.
Close followers of the saga of the Irvine couple who make helicopter parents seem like absentee deadbeats in comparison know that Jill Easter stopped practicing law and self-published crime novels under the pen name Ava Bjork. Bjork is a shortening of her maiden name, Bjorkholm. Around the time her estranged husband Kent was being prosecuted for the second time, she changed her name to Ava Easter. A public notice published in an Orange County newspaper on July 1 shows Ava Easter requested that the court allow her to change her name again, this time to Ava Everheart. She and Kent Easter separately requested that their three children carry the same last name, Everheart.
Here are the notices with the first names of the kids blacked out:
So, it's unlikely Ava Everheart would deny herself the acclaim the "Jill Easter" of the Kent Easter & Jill Easter blog no doubt has coming to her/him. To the Mystery Machine, Scooby!
UPDATE NO. 1, NOV. 6, 7:17 A.M.: The answer to the question in the headline is no. Or, at least, the "Kent Easter & Jill Easter" blog linked to in the original post does not belong to him, he confirms in an email to the Weekly. So who is behind it?
ORIGINAL POST, NOV. 6, 6:30 A.M.: Kent Easter, or someone identifying himself as him, has launched a new blog touting his expertise as a "consultant advising early stage high-tech companies in all aspects of their growth." His past experience as an attorney in Orange County and Silicon Valley are noted, but the reason his license to practice has been suspended is not.
You'll find the blog here but this is the only post so far:
A closer look at that type:
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And yet, with all that legal know-how mentioned above, Easter could not keep himself out of jail. Orange County Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals on Oct. 17, 2014, sentenced the Irvine dad to six months behind bars--minus 76 days he'd already served--for joining his fellow attorney wife Jill in trying to frame Irvine elementary school volunteer Kelli Peters for drug possession because they thought she'd insulted their then-6-year-old son (she hadn't). Goethals also ordered Mr. Easter to spend three years on probation, perform 100 hours of community service and stay the hell away from Peters and her family.
You'll note the blog is named Kent Easter & Jill Easter. The Mrs., who was not practicing law at the time and was later disbarred, cut a deal early with the court and received roughly the same sentence. Their terms wound up being conveniently staggered so one Easter would be out to parent while the other was in the pokey.
We've emailed Kent Easter to see if this blog really is his or if someone is having a laugh. This post will be updated should he respond. (He did; see Update No. 1.)