Bruce Rogal choked Christian, slammed her into walls and a kitchen counter, knocked her to the floor, punched her in the back of her head, spit in her face, jabbed her in the stomach, and "threatened to take the baseball bat and beat the s- out of" her, according to a transcript of a hearing and other court documents related to the protection-from-abuse order.
During a break in her overnight shift, he attacked, chasing her, stabbing her, and running her over repeatedly with his SUV, according to court documents. By the time police arrived, Angela Maya Stith lay dead in the parking lot.
For years, investigators found that Janis deceived clients using a similar pattern: charging legal fees and depositing them in his personal bank account, often while doing no work on the cases. In all, the Chester County District Attorney's Office said, more than 25 victims have come forward, alleging they paid Janis more than $90,000 for work he did not do.