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City Council interviewing attorney candidates (Times-Standard)
EUREKA -- The City Council will meet four city attorney hopefuls Thursday during a closed session meeting. Six candidates were originally screened for the job currently held on a part-time basis by David Tranberg.
Find your lawyer for $50 (York Daily Record)
Bar association offers Attorney Connection for those with legal questions. Jul 24, 2006 — The York County Bar Association receives more than a thousand phone calls a year from people needing a lawyer or the answer to a legal question.
Bracewell & Giuliani Attorney Assumes Presidency of Argentine Energy Business Group, IAPGH (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
HOUSTON----July 24, 2006--Jose Luis Vittor, an international attorney in the Houston office of Bracewell & Guliani LLP, has taken office as president of the Instituto Argentino del Petroleo y del Gas, Houston .
A-G wants two-year college system lawyer removed (WTVM 9)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Alabama Attorney General Troy King wants a lawyer hired by the former two-year college Chancellor Roy Johnson to stop representing the system in a state and federal investigation.
Power of attorney not enough for SS representation (Connecticut Post)
Family members often are surprised when they learn they cannot obtain information or conduct Social Security business for a relative even if they have a power of attorney.
High-Profile Attorney Sentenced To Two Years On Meth Charges (WLEX-TV Lexington)
A high-profile Lexington attorney who pleaded guilty to trying to make methamphetamine was sentenced to two years in prison in a Lexington courtroom Friday.
Grayson native named First Assistant U.S. Attorney (Galax Gazette)
ROANOKE - A Grayson County native has been named the second in command of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia. U.S. Attorney John L. Brownlee announced earlier this month that Julie Campbell Dudley has been appointed first assistant United States attorney.
High-Profile Attorney Sentenced To Two Years On Meth Charges (WLEX-TV Lexington)
A high-profile Lexington attorney who pleaded guilty to trying to make methamphetamine was sentenced to two years in prison in a Lexington courtroom Friday.
A-G wants two-year college system lawyer removed (WTVM 9)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Alabama Attorney General Troy King wants a lawyer hired by the former two-year college Chancellor Roy Johnson to stop representing the system in a state and federal investigation.
Italy spy boss refused CIA's kidnap request: lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The CIA did ask Italy's spy agency to help it kidnap a terrorism suspect in Milan in 2003, but the Italians refused because it was illegal, a lawyer representing an Italian agency boss told Reuters on Monday.
High profile lawyer protests through dress (Stuff)
A high-profile lawyer has taken to wearing women's clothing in what he says is a gender-bending protest against the male-dominated corruption of New Zealand's judicial system.
Askew's lawyer: Police lied (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
Cincinnati police were "making up lies" when they reported that Cincinnati Bengal Matthias Askew tried to fight them and resisted during his early morning Sunday arrest, Askew's lawyer said today.
Miss. Attorney General Recruits Help To Catch Fraud Culprits (WAPT.com)
Attorney General Jim Hood is recruiting more help to track unscrupulous contractors who may try to swindle storm victims.
Attorney: Pearlman reneged on promise (Orlando Sentinel)
An attorney for a well-known New York modeling agency charged today that Orlando entertainment executive Lou Pearlman reneged on promise to back a 10-year, $25 million licensing agreement in 1983.
Ellard lawyer expects appeal of third murder conviction in Virk case will proceed (Vancouver Province)
VANCOUVER -Â A lawyer expects there will be a fourth trial for Kelly Ellard who was convicted of beating Reena Virk to death. Peter Wilson, Ellard's lawyer, wants either an acquittal or another trial.
Bonds' attorney demands probe into leaks (Sports Illustrated)
Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate the possible leak of the baseball star's medical records in the government's ongoing investigation of Bonds for perjury and tax evasion.
Bonds' attorney demands probe for leak (SportingNews.com)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate the possible lea...
Bonds' Attorney Investigates Possible Leak (The Louisville Channel)
Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate a possible leak of the Giants slugger's medical records.
Bonds Lawyer to Ask for Leak Investigation (Fox 6 News San Diego)
Baseball star Barry Bonds' lawyer has said he will request that a San Francisco judge investigate a possible leak of the player's medical records.
Preliminary Hearing Held On Monday For Man Accused Of Abducting Lawyer (NBC 13 Birmingham)
A man charged in the kidnapping and assaulting of a Birmingham lawyer in May waived his appearance for his preliminary hearing Monday.
Bonds' lawyer want leak investigated (TSN)
Barry Bonds' lawyer is asking federal authorities to investigate the possible leak of the baseball star's medical records in the government's ongoing investigation of Bonds for perjury and tax evasion.
Bonds' attorney demands leak probe (Baltimore Sun)
Lawyer alleges government leaked slugger's medical records Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate the possible leak of the baseball star's medical records in the government's ongoing investigation of Bonds for perjury and tax evasion.
Attorney Incompetence In Death Sentence Cases Concerns Federal Judge (Fox 19 Cincinnati)
CINCINNATI (AP) - A federal judge in Cincinnati says the large number of death sentences overturned because of attorney incompetence could tempt lawyers to offer weak defenses.
Bonds' attorney demands leak probe (AP via Yahoo! News)
Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate the possible leak of the baseball star's medical records in the government's ongoing investigation of Bonds for perjury and tax evasion.
Bonds' Attorney Demands Leak Probe (ABC News)
Bonds' Attorney Asking Federal Authorities to Investigate Possible Leak of His Medical Records
Attorney general warns of telemarketing scam 3:23 PM (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
A telemarketing scam that surfaced in San Antonio could be headed to North Texas, warns Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. The scam involves telemarketers calling on behalf of Arizona-based EMT Alert claiming to sell a medical card that they falsely say will soon be required by police and fire departments.
U.S. attorney seeks disposal of weapons (Quad-City Times)
DES MOINES, Iowa - The U.S. attorney's office is seeking the disposal of more than 600 guns owned by an Eldon man, according to court documents filed in U.S. District Court.
W.R. Grace Lawyer: No Asbestos Deal (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
An attempt to broker a deal between W.R. Grace & Co. and its asbestos creditors failed, bankruptcy lawyers said Monday. David Bernick, lead bankruptcy lawyer for the specialty chemical company, said it had decided not to negotiate further when asbestos-claim lawyers offered nothing for shareholders.
Bonds' attorney demands leak probe (MLB.com)
Bonds' attorney demands leak probe
District Attorney's Office Seeks Help Locating Man Convicted of Murder (KCTV 5 Kansas City)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office was looking for Eduardo Franco in connection the 2004 murder of Rogelio Flores, 16.
Bonds' attorney demands leak probe (AP via Yahoo! News)
Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate the possible leak of the baseball star's medical records in the government's ongoing investigation of Bonds for perjury and tax evasion.
Bonds' attorney demanding leak probe (The San Francisco Examiner)
SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate who told a newspaper that Giants had forwarded the baseball star's medical records to a grand jury investigating him for perjury and tax evasion.
Bataan vets’ lawyer hopes book will push Congress to act (Air Force Times)
A California trial lawyer who has represented survivors of the 1942 Bataan Death March in a so-far unsuccessful effort to have the veterans paid for the slave labor forced on them in Japan hopes a new book will push Congress to act.
Attorney Incompetence In Death Sentence Cases Concerns Federal Judge (Fox 19 Cincinnati)
CINCINNATI (AP) - A federal judge in Cincinnati says the large number of death sentences overturned because of attorney incompetence could tempt lawyers to offer weak defenses.
Bataan vets’ lawyer hopes book will push Congress to act (Navy Times)
A California trial lawyer who has represented survivors of the 1942 Bataan Death March in a so-far unsuccessful effort to have the veterans paid for the slave labor forced on them in Japan hopes a new book will push Congress to act.
NZ lawyer wears women's clothes to court (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
A prominent New Zealand lawyer has turned up to court wearing women's clothing and a handbag in protest at what he says is a male dominated judiciary.
NZ lawyer wears women's clothes to court (Sydney Morning Herald)
A prominent New Zealand lawyer has turned up to court wearing a skirt and blouse and carrying a handbag in protest at what he says is a male dominated judiciary.
Male lawyer courts women's clothing (The Australian)
A PROMINENT New Zealand lawyer who is bald and mustachioed turned up to court wearing a skirt and blouse and carrying a handbag in protest of what he says is a male dominated judiciary.
Bonds' Attorney Demands Leak Probe (San Francisco Chronicle)
Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate who told a newspaper that the Giants forwarded the baseball star's medical records to a grand jury investigating him for perjury and tax evasion. Citing two people familiar with the...
Bonds' attorney demands leak probe (AP via Yahoo! News)
Barry Bonds' attorney is asking federal authorities to investigate who told a newspaper that the Giants forwarded the baseball star's medical records to a grand jury investigating him for perjury and tax evasion.
Bonds' Attorney Demands Leak Probe (ABC News)
Bonds' Attorney Asking Federal Authorities to Investigate Possible Leak of His Medical Records
U.S. attorney seeks disposal of weapons (WHO-TV Des Moines)
DES MOINES, Iowa The U-S attorney's office is seeking the disposal of more than 600 guns owned by an Eldon man.
Attorney General Campaign Money (WIBW-TV Topeka)
Democrat Paul Morrison has raised almost $1 million in contributions for his campaign for attorney general. That's more than the Republican incumbent, Phill Kline.
Attorney general's office investigating Upstate office (The Daily Comet)
The president of the Urban League of the Upstate has resigned and the state has begun a preliminary investigation into the organization's billing for Medicaid services, a spokesman for the state attorney general's office said Monday.
Attorney calls Askew arrest 'overreaction' (Dayton Daily News)
CINCINNATI — The attorney for Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Matthias Askew lashed out at Cincinnati police Monday, saying they were "making up lies" when they said his client tried to fight them and flee during his overnight Saturday arrest.
Cross-dressing NZ lawyer skirts dress code (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A male lawyer who appeared in a New Zealand court dressed in an ankle-length skirt, lace stockings and a diamond brooch said on Tuesday he was protesting against a male bias in the country's justice system.
In court, male lawyer turns up as woman (The Times of India)
WELLINGTON: A bald, mustachioed lawyer turned up at court wearing a skirt and blouse and toting a purse to protest a lack of care and sensitivity among New Zealand's male-dominated judiciary, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
Attorney general's office investigating Upstate office (Times and Democrat)
GREENVILLE, S.C. - The president of the Urban League of the Upstate has resigned and the state has begun a preliminary investigation into the organization's billing for Medicaid services, a spokesman for the state attorney general's office said Monday.
Sanders sworn in as new city attorney (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Tyree Irving conducted the swearing-in ceremony to install Everett T. Sanders as new city attorney for Natchez on Tuesday.
Sanders to be named as new city attorney (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Natchez attorney Everett Sanders is expected to get the nod as new city attorney when the Board of Aldermen meets at 6 p.m. today at the Council Chamber building on South Pearl Street.