SAN DIEGO (KTLA) — Before disgraced San Diego Mayor Bob Filner left office Friday evening, Los Angeles attorney Gloria Allred held a news conference declaring “Filner is finished.”
Since July, at least 19 women have gone public with accusations that Filner made unwanted sexual advances.
Three of the women were represented by Allred.
Allred and her clients held a news conference Friday morning in San Diego to mark Filner’s last official day as mayor.
“This is a day for celebrations,” Allred said.
As she spoke, the famed attorney held up what she called “parting gifts” for Filner.
The gifts included a mirror “to remind him who’s to blame for his demise,” a greeting card and “a wallet sized laminated card” with a definition of sexual harassment on it.
Last week Filner, 70, announced he would resign effective 5 p.m. Aug. 30.
He left office without making a statement, and City Council President Todd Gloria temporarily took over the mayoral role, U-T San Diego reported. A special election was set for Nov. 19 for voters to chose Filner’s replacement.