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Need an exorcism? Lawyer who drafted US bankruptcy code says it's one of his skills


Prominent bankruptcy lawyer Kenneth Klee was a primary author of the U.S. bankruptcy code, has worked on the bankruptcy of Jefferson County, Ala., and teaches law at the University of California at Los Angeles. He charges about $1,000 an hour.

But he has other skills, for which he suggests a $300 donation for a two-hour session, the Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) reports. Klee says he talks to spirits, heals people and even performs exorcisms.

Klee became interested in healing when he had a massage at a law firm retreat in 1997 and the therapist activated his energy. He went on to study alternative healing. His wife, Doreen, was a nonbeliever at first, but a brush with a bad spirit changed her attitude.

Klee says Doreen developed a rash after a bad car accident in 2004, and she agreed to let her husband try to heal her. He used discs called pulsars on her, which caused her to go limp. The next day, the rash was gone. It turns out his wife had been “possessed by an earthbound spirit,” Klee tells the Wall Street Journal, and his exorcism removed it. “It was a really lowlife type of spirit,” Klee explains.

Another fan of Klee’s powers is UCLA law professor Taimie Bryant. She says she lost patience with students who were late to class, so Klee agreed to harmonize class and professor. “The next day, there was so much ease in the classroom,” Bryan told the newspaper. “It was eerie.”

Bloomberg profiled Klee, a lawyer with Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern, in 2011. Bankruptcy lawyer Martin Bienenstock called him “literally a walking legislative history of bankruptcy.”

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