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School attorney goes full time for $120,000 (Hickory Daily Record)
NEWTON - As Catawba County has grown, the Catawba County Schools system has grown with it. With about 17,350 students now attending the system's 28 schools, the school board decided it needed an attorney devoted to the school system full time to handle its growing legal needs. Crystal Davis, who has been Catawba County Schools' attorney since July 2003, will be the system's full-time, in-house ...
Gloucester lawyer challenges Kerry to debates (Gloucester Daily Times)
BOSTON (AP) and mdash; The Gloucester lawyer giving John Kerry his first Democratic primary fight since his election to the Senate more than 20 years ago proposed a series of debates yesterday. Gloucester attorney Edward O'Reilly suggested town hall meetings in each of the state's 14 counties.
Hartford Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Fleet Bank Case (Hartford Courant)
Federal prosecutors say a Hartford lawyer has pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud for rigging bids on Fleet Bank's sale of distressed loans.
Golder's attorney challenges charge of kidnapping for 'dinnertime bandit' (New London Day)
Stamford - An attorney for the man accused of being the “dinnertime bandit” said Friday the burglar who tied up a Greenwich woman in
Newspaper: Karadzic attorney appeals extradition (AP via Yahoo! News)
A defense attorney filed a last-minute appeal seeking to halt the extradition of former Serbian warlord Radovan Karadzic to the U.N.'s war crimes court in the Netherlands, a leading Serbian daily reported Saturday.
Bryan lawyer is guilty of forgery (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)
By MATTHEW WATKINS Eagle Staff Writer It took jurors about an hour Friday -- including a break for lunch -- to convict a Bryan lawyer of pas ...
Reports: Karadzic lawyer files extradition appeal (CNN.com)
BELGRADE, Serbia (CNN) -- Radovan Karadzic's lawyer filed a last-minute appeal against extradition of the former Bosnian Serb leader to the U.N. war crimes court in the Netherlands, a leading Serbian daily reported Saturday.
Karadzic lawyer refuses to comment on Karadzic extradition - Summary (EARTHtimes.org)
Belgrade - Radovan Karadzic's lawyer refused Saturday to say anything about a possible last-minute appeal to prevent the Bosnian Serb leader's extradition to the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Attorney Svetozar Vujacic had until Friday midnight...
Karadzic lawyer files last-minute appeal against extradition (Times & Transcript)
Radovan Karadzic's lawyer refused Saturday to give details of a last-minute appeal against the extradition of the former Bosnian warlord, who faces 11 charges at The Hague war crimes tribunal.
Paper: Karadzic lawyer tries to stop extradition (MSNBC)
Radovan Karadzic's lawyer filed a last-minute appeal against extradition of the former Bosnian Serb leader to the U.N. war crimes court in the Netherlands, a leading Serbian daily reported Saturday.
EXTRA: Karadzic will be extradited on Wednesday - lawyer (EARTHtimes.org)
Belgrade - Former Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic will be extradited to the United Nations war crimes court in The Hague on either Wednesday or Thursday, his lawyer said Saturday. Svetozar Vujacic declined to comment on the appeal he had...
Lawyer Christie's case still before law society (Victoria Times Colonist)
An appeal of a finding of unprofessional misconduct against Victoria lawyer Doug Christie is still before the Law Society of B.C., the lawyer said yesterday.
SEC and U.S. attorney investigating SemGroup LP (WSYR 9 Syracuse)
Federal regulators and the U.S. Attorney's Office in Oklahoma City are investigating Tulsa-based SemGroup LP.
Karadzic lawyer quiet on reports of extradition appeal (USA Today)
A leading Serbian newspaper reported Saturday that Radovan Karadzic's lawyer had mailed a last-minute appeal against the extradition of the former Bosnian warlord, but the lawyer later would not confirm or deny it.
Attorney: Protests show need to move trial (The Daily Dispatch)
BISBEE — An attorney defending U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Corbett’s murder case says the recent protest in Tucson against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is another reason the upcoming trial should be moved to Phoenix.
SD Attorney General: Sioux Falls Video Lottery Ordinance Broke The Law (KSFY Sioux Falls)
South Dakota's Attorney General says the City of Sioux Falls broke the law when it passed an ordinance dealing with video lottery businesses.
Pocatello Attorney Named New Judge (KPVI 6 Pocatello)
Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter announced the appointment today of Pocatello attorney Mitchell W. Brown to fill the Sixth Judicial District vacancy left by the recent retirement of Judge Don Harding.
6th District Judge Appointed: Pocatello Attorney Named to Fill Caribou County Bench Seat (KIFI Idaho Falls)
Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter announced the appointment Saturday of Pocatello attorney Mitchell W. Brown to fill the Sixth Judicial District vacancy left by the recent retirement of Judge Don Harding.
Peterson Attorney Says Police Torturing His Client (CBS 2 Chicago)
The attorney for Drew Peterson is accusing Illinois State Police of "psychological torture."
Karadzic's lawyer lodges appeal (The West Australian)
A leading Serbian newspaper says Radovan Karadzic's lawyer has mailed a last-minute appeal against the extradition of the former Bosnian warlord. The lawyer later refused to confirm or deny it.
Attorney general race already getting rough (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Attorney General Tom Corbett has been in the news a lot lately. ...
Serbian's lawyer lodges last-minute appeal against extradition - by mail (The Standard-Times)
Serbian's lawyer files last-minute appeal
Attorney reappointed to state lottery board (El Paso Times)
ALBUQUERQUE -- An Albuquerque attorney who resigned from the New Mexico Lottery Authority board after he was accused of drunken driving has been reappointed.
Sanctioned attorney agrees to settlement (Arizona Daily Star)
A Tucson attorney who was sanctioned to the tune of $750,000 last fall over his handling of a mold-related lawsuit has reached a settlement with the attorneys for the other side.
Local lawyer writes book on personal-injury procedure (Plattsburgh Press Republican)
PLATTSBURGH -- A local lawyer has written a book to educate people about the steps they need to take in personal-injury cases. Daniel Cuppett, an attorney practicing in the Law Office of Mark Schneider, wrote "... So You've Been in an Accident.
Video causes stir in race for judicial attorney (Lake City Reporter)
A surveillance video taken at the Hamilton County Courthouse at the end of February has become one of the focal points in the election for Third Judicial Circuit State Attorney.
No Karadzic transfer before mid-week: lawyer (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
War crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic is unlikely to be transferred to the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague before the middle of the week, his lawyer was quoted as saying.
No Karadzic Transfer Before Wednesday Says Lawyer (Nasdaq)
BELGRADE (AFP)--Warcrimes suspect Radovan Karadzic is unlikely to be transferred to the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague before the middle of the week, his lawyer was quoted Sunday as saying.
No Karadzic transfer before Wednesday: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! Malaysia News)
Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic is unlikely to be transferred to The Hague to face warcrimes charges until Wednesday or Thursday at the earliest, his lawyer says.
No Karadzic transfer before Wednesday: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! Philippines News)
Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic is unlikely to be transferred to The Hague to face warcrimes charges until Wednesday or Thursday at the earliest, his lawyer says.
K-Fed and Lawyer Cash In (antiMUSIC)
A top story from this week. Settlement means payday for K-Fed and his lawyer.
Texas Lawyers Group Objects To Search Of Attorney’s Office (KWTX-TV Waco)
A Texas lawyers group is objecting to a search of a defense attorney’s office in a murder-for-hire case in which a former Central Texas woman is charged with criminal solicitation of capital murder in the death of her estranged husband.
SemGroup co-founder reassures employees amid probe (AP via Yahoo! News)
SemGroup LP co-founder Tom Kivisto this weekend attempted to reassure employees of the embattled company, following his removal as chief executive and president amid investigations by federal regulators and the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Sheriff Says Aisenberg Attorney Never Target Of Investigation (The Tampa Tribune)
Contrary to statements given by an inmate, attorney Barry Cohen has never been investigated by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in connection with the Nov. 24, 1997 disappearance of 5-month-old Sabrina Paige Aisenberg, says sheriff David Gee.
No Karadzic transfer before Wednesday: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic is unlikely to be transferred to The Hague to face war crimes charges until Wednesday or Thursday at the earliest, his lawyer said.
Attorney says he will seek criminal charges in police shooting (Contra Costa Times)
An attorney representing the family of a man killed by Oakland police announced Sunday he will seek criminal charges, including murder, against the officer who fired the deadly shots.
2 write-in candidates join race for Whiteside County state’s attorney (Quad-City Times)
MORRISON, Ill. — Public outcry over the handling of Nicholas Sheley’s past criminal cases has led two candidates to challenge Whiteside County State’s Attorney Gary Spencer in the November election.
9:41 p.m.: Attorney: Psych evaluation needed for accused killer (The Herald Bulletin)
ANDERSON — The attorney for alleged murderer Donald P. Johnson wants a judge to OK a psychiatric evaluation of the man, saying he is more concerned about a credit card and storage unit than the charges against him.
Sheriff Says Aisenberg Attorney Never Target Of Investigation Sheriff: Cohen Not Targeted (The Tampa Tribune)
The Hillsborough County sheriff is disputing claims by attorney Barry Cohen that he has been the target of an investigation into the 1997 disappearance of 5-month-old Sabrina Paige Aisenberg.
Democrats battle in Missouri attorney general race (The Kansas City Star)
JEFFERSON CITY | Down-ballot races aren't supposed to be this good. In a year dominated by a never-ending presidential race and a high-stakes contest for the governorship, a close-fought and intricate battle is under way in Missouri for attorney general.
Attorney jumps to Bullivant as firm grows employment practice (BizJournals)
Longtime trial attorney and employment counselor Susan Kirkgaard, two associates and two support staff left Diepenbrock Harrison July 15 for the Sacramento office of Bullivant Houser Bailey PC.
Sandwich lawyer nominated for probate court judgeship (Cape Cod Times)
East Sandwich lawyer Arthur C. Ryley has been nominated by Gov. Deval Patrick to be a judge in Barnstable County Probate and Family Court.
Honolulu attorney rejoins his former law firm 15 years later (BizJournals)
Attorney Michael O'Malley has rejoined the Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel law firm as a partner after a 15-year break.
Attorney claims Ogden man was D.B. Cooper (The Salt Lake Tribune)
OGDEN - An attorney who is writing a book about the D.B. Cooper investigation claims the legendary hijacker who vanished from the back of a passenger jet with $200,000 in ransom in 1971 survived and returned to his life as a college instructor in Ogden.
2 write-in candidates join race for Whiteside County state’s attorney (Quad-City Times)
MORRISON, Ill. — Public outcry over the handling of Nicholas Sheley’s past criminal cases has led two candidates to challenge Whiteside County State’s Attorney Gary Spencer in the November election.
Lawyer for maker of Bratz dolls to seek mistrial General Electric reorganizes (The Morning Call)
Racial slur: Juror was dismissed after prejudicial remark. Narrowing focus: It will create four divisions from six. The lawyer for the maker of Bratz dolls said Friday he will seek a mistrial over an ethnic slur made by a juror who has been dismissed from the copyright infringement case brought by Mattel Inc.
Karadzic Lawyer Confident Can Delay Transfer To UN Court (Nasdaq)
BELGRADE (AFP)--Radovan Karadzic's lawyer said Monday he was confident a ploy to delay the Bosnian Serb genocide suspect's transfer to a U.N. tribunal from Serbia had worked.
Karadzic lawyer: I want extradition postponed (CNN.com)
The lawyer for former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic said Monday that he wants to postpone Karadzic's extradition to The Hague, where he is to answer to war crimes charges before a U.N. tribunal.
Israel To Change W Bank Barrier To Accommodate Farmers - Lawyer (Nasdaq)
JERUSALEM (AFP)--Israel's defense ministry will alter the route of the controversial separation barrier to allow Palestinian farmers in the occupied West Bank to access their land, the farmers' lawyer said Monday.
County charges dismissed against former attorney (Fond du Lac Reporter)
JUNEAU A jury did not assemble Wednesday morning in Dodge County in a case that was to be heard against former attorney Alexis Michael.