The Murder of Pamela Vitale- The Forensic Debate 1/11/13 Episode Recap

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You can listen to the episode, of BTYT’s Blogtalkradio page here:–the-forensic-debate

We are joined by Scott’s mother, Esther Fielding and Scott’s attorneys, Kate Hallinan and Sarah Zalkin. Both Kate Hallinan and Sarah Zalkin work at Pier 5 Law Offices. Their practice covers a wide range of criminal cases, and includes trial work, appeals, and Habeas.  Attorneys, Kate and Sarah focus on the needs of their individual clients, and seek to provide the most zealous defense available, while fighting for the outcome that will be best for the particular client. They are thankful for their radical and experienced colleagues at Pier 5, and are grateful to work with individuals who share their passion and dedication for fighting for what is right.

Scott Edgar Dyleski was convicted of murdering his neighbor, Pamela Vitale, the wife of prominent attorney, Daniel Horowitz. The murder was committed on October 15, 2005. The murder was alleged to have occurred during a burglary of Pamela Vitale’s home.

Kate and Sarah are admitted to practice in all California state courts and the Federal Court of the Eastern District of California.

Meet Scott’s attorneys, Kate Hallinan and Sarah Zalkin! (4:40)

Amy defines Habeas Corpus. (4:10)

Sarah Zalkin and Kate Hallinnan help us better understand Habeas Corpus. (8:33)

Arie K. gives a quick recap of the case. (11:05)

Scott’s conviction is discussed. (14:10)

The most compelling piece of evidence that led to Scott’s conviction is discussed. (17:25)

The attorneys share with us their reason for taking on this case. (22:30)

Meet Scott’s mother, Esther Fielding! (26:45)

The toxicology result is discussed. (32:36)

Scott Dyleski is currently serving life without the possibility of parole. (36:40)

The brutal murder of Pamela Vitale is discussed. (50:50)

Dr. Michael Laufer is discussed. (54:13)

“He did it” (55:00)

The clues the killer left behind are discussed. (70:49)

More on Kate Hallinan and Sarah Zalkin can be found at and Scott’s case can be found at . (102:00)

Esther Fielding gives us her point of view, as a mother. (103:00)

Kate Hallinan and Esther Fielding (Right)

Kate Hallinan and Esther Fielding (Right)

Sara Zalkin

Sara Zalkin


About behindtheyellowtape

Joey Ortega started his investigative career early at the age of 18 working as an apprentice investigator for local detectives. He started out doing insurance fraud investigations and background investigations. Proving adept in the areas surveillance and information gathering, Joey continued to seek further investigative challenges. From there he went on to do internal investigations for a number of companies that include; Sears, Roebuck Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, and K-mart. He was largely responsible for investigating issues of internal theft, embezzlement, workers comp fraud, and crime ring investigations. His success eventually earned him a position as a national investigator for a cellular chain, investigating crime rings on a national level. Trained in the Reid technique (interviewing/interrogation), Joey was able to gain confessions consistently without a single prosecution ever being challenged in court. Throughout his career as an internal investigator Joey continued to work for various private investigative agencies. Moving away from insurance fraud, Joey began developing his skills in the areas of criminal defense investigation, fidelity investigation, missing person’s investigations, and stalker investigations. It was the area of stalker investigations that Joey began to discover his passion for computer crime investigations. Having to learn quickly how to trace harassing and threatening emails, Joey began see that this is where the future of crime and justice was heading and decided to throw himself deeply into the subject. As a result, Joey’s clientele began to include those who were victims of internet fraud and cyber attacks. Joey is also the co-founder of The Ullemeyer Group, Inc. an investigative and training firm based in Santa Barbara, California that specializes in forensic training and consulting.
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