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Endowed Professorship Established In Honor Of Late Waco Attorney (KWTX-TV Waco)
(November 29, 2006)—A luncheon Thursday at the Baylor Law School honors longtime Waco attorney Lyndon Olson, Sr. who died last December at the age of 80.
Lawyer: Anna Nicole must leave mansion (CNN.com)
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- A former boyfriend of Anna Nicole Smith has obtained a court judgment ordering the reality TV star out of her oceanfront residence and he plans to seek her forcible eviction unless she leaves by Thursday, according to his lawyer.
Cherokee's county attorney faces DUI charge (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
The attorney for Cherokee County faces a warrant for charges of DUI alcohol, reckless driving and public drunkenness, according to a Cobb County police report. Robert Mark Mahler, 54, was arrested last Friday evening in a Kennesaw parking lot. Officer J. Pritchett was the first officer on the scene at 7:45 p.m. Police later released him to the custody of Kennestone Hospital in Marietta later that
Trial Solutions Launches Attorney Solutions (SYS-CON Media)
Trial Solutions today announced that it has launched Attorney Solutions, a nationwide attorney staffing service. Attorney Solutions provides highly skilled and licensed contract attorneys under flexible terms to support a variety of case-based requirements including document review and trial preparation and support.
Oregon Lawyer Arrested After Madrid Bombings Settles Lawsuit For $2M (KABC-TV Los Angeles)
A lawyer the FBI wrongly arrested after the 2004 Madrid terrorist bombings has settled part of his lawsuit against the U.S. government for $2 million.
Gaming Commission fires attorney general (KSHB-TV Kansas City)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Gaming Commission voted Wednesday to fire Attorney General Jay Nixon as its attorney after a dispute between the commission and Nixon over the fate of a Caruthersville casino.
Lawyer disbarred for lying, using client money (Boston Globe)
A Claremont (New Hampshire) lawyer says he will appeal the state Supreme Court decision to disbar him.
Clement hires prominent local attorney for mayoral campaign (Tennessean)
A prominent Nashville attorney has signed on as the senior strategist and lead counsel to Bob Clement's mayoral campaign.
Woman arrested for stalking prominent Tampa attorney (Tampa Bay's 10)
Tampa, Florida – Attorney John Fitzgibbons is used to dealing with high profile cases and female criminals. His name and face has been plastered all over national news since the Debra LaFave case unfolded.
Texas attorney general announces charges in Medicaid fraud scheme (KHOU)
The Texas attorney general on Thursday announced charges and arrests in a multi-million dollar Medicaid fraud scheme following a six-month investigation by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
Madonna has no problem with adoption challenge: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Madonna's Malawian lawyer has said the US singer had no problem with a ruling allowing human rights groups to proceed with a legal challenge to her adoption of an African baby boy.
Lawyer joins Utica Zoo board (Observer-Dispatch)
UTICA -- The Utica Zoological Society has added a new member to its board, which oversees the Utica Zoo. Lawyer Joseph A. DeTraglia was at Wednesday’s board meeting where the society voted unanimously to support his nomination.
Bharti denies affair with Nitish: Lawyer (Yahoo! India News)
SC Bhuttan says Bharti told court that they were friends, but her family did not know about it Bharti Yadav concluded her in-camera deposition in the Nitish Katara murder trial today, denying that she had a romantic relationship with the victim, her lawyer said. According to counsel S C Bhuttan, Bharti told the court of Additional Sessions Judge Ravinder Kaur that "she was friends with Nitish,
Apple Settlement Decision Lands Patent Attorney in Public Spotlight (SYS-CON Media)
A recent out-of-court settlement between Apple Computer and the owner of the patent that covers the downloading of music and video with the ability to play music and video on a device (technology essential to the iPod and other music and video technology) has landed the attorney in the national spotlight.
Attorney Asks For O'Grady Case Evidence To Be Thrown Out (KETV.com)
OMAHA, Neb. -- The attorney for a man charged in connection with the death of Jessica O'Grady is asking to have evidence thrown out. Christopher Edwards' lawyer was in court in Wednesday asking a judge to remove evidence seized during a search of Edwards' residence from the case.
Ohio Attorney General Launches Meth Awareness Web Site (WHIO-TV 7 Dayton)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro Thursday launched a new Web site aimed at educating the public about the methamphetamine problem in Ohio and to give people a place to report suspected meth labs and abuse.
Lawyer: Madonna Has No Problem With Ruling (WABC-TV New York)
Madonna accepts a High Court ruling allowing a coalition of human rights groups to monitor her as she tries to adopt a Malawian toddler, the singer's lawyer said Thursday.
Manzanares named Denver city attorney (Denver Business Journal)
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper appointed Denver District Court Judge Lawrence Manzanares on Thursday to succeed Cole Finegan as city attorney.
Lawyer: Madonna Has No Problem With Ruling (KABC-TV Los Angeles)
Madonna accepts a High Court ruling allowing a coalition of human rights groups to monitor her as she tries to adopt a Malawian toddler, the singer's lawyer said Thursday.
Lawyer: Madonna Fine With Malawi Adoption Ruling (Fox News)
Madonna is fine with a Malawian court ruling requiring a coalition of human rights groups to monitor her adoption of a Malawian toddler, her lawyer said on Thursday.
Lawyer says Anna Nicole Smith must leave Bahamian mansion (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - A former boyfriend of Anna Nicole Smith has obtained a court judgment ordering the reality TV star out of her oceanfront residence and he plans to seek her forcible eviction, his lawyer said Thursday.
Mayor names new city attorney (Rocky Mountain News)
Denver District Court Judge Lawrence Manzanares is Denver's new city attorney. Mayor John Hickenlooper made the announcement today.
Attorney hints at judgeship job (Post-Tribune)
U.S. Attorney Joseph Van Bokkelen alluded to his potential judgeship during a speech Wednesday at a Rotary Club luncheon. After mentioning a judge who vacations in the Caribbean, someone in the audience asked Van Bokkelen why the judge was there.
Attorney general announces arrest of 33 in Medicaid case (ABC 13 Texas)
More than 30 people have been charged with Medicaid fraud after allegedly getting $7.7 million in federal reimbursement for medical supplies that were never delivered to patients, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Thursday.