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Lawyer wants statements disallowed in Jaffrie case (Kane County Chronicle)
ST. CHARLES – The lawyer for the man charged in connection with the Hampshire crash that killed four made arguments in court Wednesday to suppress his client’s statements.
Christie Brinkley - Brinkley Out For Revenge Says Cooks Lawyer (ContactMusic)
LATEST: CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's estranged husband PETER COOK's lawyer took a bitter swipe at the former supermodel on Thursday (03Jul08) - insisting she is out for ...
Lawyer calls for probe into Corby drug claim (The Age)
A Bali-based lawyer who worked on the Schapelle Corby case calls for an investigation into fresh claims linking her late father, Michael Corby, to the drug-running trade.
Lawyer wants probe into Corby claim (The Age)
Bali-based lawyer wants probe into claims linking Michael Corby to drug-running.
City lawyer taking the stand when sessions resume (Cornwall Standard Freeholder)
A city lawyer who represented the local Roman Catholic diocese and was later charged during the Ontario Provincial Police's Project Truth probe is next in line to testify at the Cornwall Public Inquiry. Jacques Leduc is scheduled to take the stand when the inquiry resumes July 14. [...]
Contact with lawyer set in motion capture of killing-spree suspect (The Pantagraph)
CHICAGO -- As the hunt wound down for the man suspected in a killing spree that left eight people dead in two states, a disheveled Nicholas T. Sheley walked calmly into a Subway restaurant in suburban St. Louis, asked to use the phone and called his lawyer - all but ensuring his capture. | Video
Fraud case lawyer is named (The New Zealand Herald)
A lawyer who was accused of fraudulently taking almost $200,000 from clients has lost a courtroom battle to keep her identity secret. A suppression order preventing the identification of Emma Jane Garnett was lifted in the High Court at Auckland last week.
Disbarred attorney seeking acting roles (KXXV Waco)
Associated Press - July 5, 2008 4:15 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A high-profile Oklahoma City attorney who had his law license taken away last month is now seeking work as an actor in...
Disbarred attorney seeking acting roles (KXAN 36 Austin)
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A high-profile Oklahoma City attorney who had his law license taken away last month is now seeking work as an actor in Texas.
Matt Entenza drops out in attorney general race (Pulse of the Twin Cities)
Posted on Matt Entenza’s website Tuesday, July 18: “While I’m confident that I can win the race for attorney general, obviously in this environment staying in this race would hurt the Democratic Party and the progressive issues we care about so deeply. I have seen this before ...
Disbarred attorney seeking acting roles (News 8 Austin)
A high-profile Oklahoma City attorney who had his law license taken away last month is now seeking work as an actor in Austin.
Disbarred Okla. attorney now auditioning in Austin (Houston Chronicle)
A high-profile Oklahoma City attorney who had his law license taken away last month is now seeking work as an actor in Texas.
Disbarred attorney seeking acting roles (KAUZ Wichita Falls)
Austin (AP) - A high-profile Oklahoma City attorney who had his law license taken away last month is now seeking work as an actor in Texas. A talent agency says Mike Gassaway has been auditioning in the Austin area for commercials and other roles since being disbarred by the Oklahoma Supreme Court.
City attorney, judge getting raises (The Arizona Republic)
The Peoria city attorney and Municipal Court judge both will get a bump in their paychecks. The City Council approved the raises without comment in Tuesday's special meeting.
Slaying suspects could face death, U.S. attorney says (The Charleston Gazette)
The U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia would not rule out Thursday the possibility that two Army enlisted men who allegedly killed a Huntington minister could face the death penalty....
Bradley opts out of state's attorney race (Herald & Review)
Decatur attorney Mark Bradley did not file nominating petitions by the Monday deadline to run as an independent candidate for Macon County state's attorney.
Rights lawyer in one-man crusade for fairer future (Gulf Times)
BEIJING: In a small courtyard building a stone’s throw from Tiananmen Square and the political centre of China, veteran rights lawyer Mo Shaoping dreams of the day his nation will be ruled by law and not by men.
Attorney Says Imposter Was Caught Up in Ruse (The Missourian)
The attorney for William Jakob, the Washington area man who posed as a police officer and federal agent, said his client became caught up in the ruse after he was invited to ride along with Gerald police officers on some raids.
Attorney general position up in air (Akron Beacon Journal)
COLUMBUS: Wanted: one Republican. Extreme righty, moderate, lefty leaning — it doesn't matter. Attorney preferable, but not necessary.
Lawyer declares McLaren spa saga fine 'void' (Pitpass)
Lawyer declares McLaren spy saga fine 'void'
Chesterfield lawyer defends the alleged 9/11 planner (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Chesterfield County lawyer Prescott L. Prince has a record of representing some of the area's worst criminals in his two-decade legal career in Richmond.
UNR sees single attorney as source of employee lawsuits (Reno Gazette-Journal)
University of Nevada, Reno officials and their lawyers said Reno attorney Jeff Dickerson is the common denominator for the wave of lawsuits facing the university.
Toledo lawyer took active role in civic causes (The Toledo Blade)
William J. Syring, 90, a Toledo lawyer in practice for a half-century who ran for City Council and the Ohio Court of Appeals, died Friday in Sunset House of respiratory failure.
Attorney general has new assistant (Salem Statesman Journal)
SALEM — Jake Weigler has returned to state government as an executive assistant to Attorney General Hardy Myers in charge of communications, legislation and other matters.
Scott Pueschel is top attorney (Portsmouth Herald)
PORTSMOUTH — Durham resident Scott Pueschel, an attorney at Pierce Atwood LLP, ranks among the top attorneys in the nation for 2008 according to Chambers and Partners, an independent British legal research firm that publishes rankings of the...
Lawyer wants statements disallowed in Jaffrie case (Kane County Chronicle)
ST. CHARLES – The lawyer for the man charged in connection with the Hampshire crash that killed four made arguments in court Wednesday to suppress his client’s statements.
Disbarred attorney seeking acting roles (KJRH-TV Tulsa)
A high-profile Oklahoma City attorney who had his law license taken away last month is now seeking work as an actor in Texas.
Ex-Bangladesh PM's son gets court exemption: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
A court in Bangladesh on Sunday declared the eldest son and heir apparent of former premier Khaleda Zia too ill to appear in court, his lawyer said.
Man suspected of acting as unlicensed lawyer (KJCT 8 Grand Junction)
DENVER (AP) - The U.S. attorney for Utah has been assigned to investigate a man accused of misrepresenting himself as a lawyer in federal courts.
UNR under investigation by Nevada Attorney General's office (KTVN Reno)
RENO (AP) - The University of Nevada, Reno is under investigation by the Nevada Attorney General's office for allegations of criminal activity made by several plaintiffs in lawsuits against the school.
Lawyer: A-Rod's Wife Filing for Divorce (ABC News)
Attorney blames the split on the Yankee star's 'long period of infidelity.'
Ariz. U.S. attorney denies Renzi probe pressure (East Valley Tribune)
Arizona's U.S. Attorney Diane Humetewa says she was never pressured by the Bush administration to drop an investigation of Arizona Republican Rep. Rick Renzi, as was rumored shortly after the president nominated her for her post.
Cynthia Rodriguez's Divorce Lawyer: Madonna Was Final Straw (US Weekly)
Cynthia Rodriguez will file divorce papers from her estranged husband A-Rod first thing Monday morning in Miami, her lawyer Earle Lilly confirms to Usmagazine.com. "I'm sure you've heard rumors of the relationship he's had with Madonna - that's the straw that broke the camel's back," Lilly tells Us. "She's been fighting these terrible, demonic problems for two years and they don't go away." ...
Man suspected of acting as unlicensed lawyer in Denver (Vail Daily)
DENVER, Colorado — The U.S. attorney for Utah has been assigned to investigate a man accused of misrepresenting himself as a lawyer in federal courts.
Man suspected of acting as unlicensed lawyer in Denver (Vail Daily)
DENVER, Colorado — The U.S. attorney for Utah has been assigned to investigate a man accused of misrepresenting himself as a lawyer in federal courts.
Advisory groups may still be subject to law, attorney says (Wiscasset Newspaper)
An attorney with Bernstein Shur has issued an opinion that the actions and records of municipal advisory committees "are very likely to be considered public."
Lawyer argues against jailing Dench (Herald Sun)
FORMER North Melbourne premiership captain David Dench should not face jail after he was found guilty of defrauding a university, his lawyer says.
Attorney general race heats up on YouTube (The Kansas City Star)
JEFFERSON CITY | Although the real battle will be waged on TV and in mailboxes, one skirmish is already under way among Democrats vying to be Missouri’s next attorney general.
Attorney general race heats up on YouTube (The Kansas City Star)
JEFFERSON CITY | Although the real battle will be waged on TV and in mailboxes, one skirmish is already under way among Democrats vying to be Missouri's next attorney general.
Lawyer In State Attorney's Office Faces 2nd DUI Charge (The Tampa Tribune)
A lawyer at the state attorney's office in Clearwater has been charged with driving under the influence for a second time.
Milwaukee tax attorney ordered to court (BizJournals)
Milwaukee attorney Robert Bernhoft, who has gained notoriety for his involvement in high-profile tax litigation, has been ordered to appear in federal court in August as part of an Internal Revenue Service investigation into a former agent-turned-tax challenger.
Bradley opts out of state's attorney race (Herald & Review)
Decatur attorney Mark Bradley did not file nominating petitions by the Monday deadline to run as an independent candidate for Macon County state's attorney.
UNR Under Investigation by Nevada Attorney General's Office (KTVN Reno)
The University of Nevada, Reno is under investigation over allegations by several plaintiffs in lawsuits against the school. The Nevada Attorney General's office probe began after plaintiffs met with Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto in April.
Edwardsville attorney forms firm, invests in wine bar (Belleville News-Democrat)
Forming a new law firm in downtown Edwardsville just made sense to Randy Gori. After years of arguing asbestos cases in Alton, he has formed a new firm with fellow attorney Barry Julian that will soon relocate by the Madison County Courthouse. The move will bring Gori closer to his other business interest, Erato on Main, a wine bar where Gori is also a partner. He talked about his upcoming move ...
DLA sends in lawyer to save Saudi practice (The Lawyer)
DLA Piper has sent one of its legal directors to Riyadh to become its local sponsor after its alliance with Saudi firm Abdulaziz Al-Fahad came to an end last week (The Lawyer, 30 June). ...
Suffolk Strangler Steve Wright wants lawyer to represent him for free (Daily Mirror)
Suffolk Strangler Steve Wright is searching for a lawyer to represent him for free in his fight to be cleared of murdering five prostitutes in 2006.
The tone makes the attorney general (Haaretz Daily)
The cabinet's decision yesterday - to reject Justice Minister Daniel Friedmann's proposal to establish a governmental inquiry committee into why transcripts of wiretaps were not given to the defense in Haim Ramon's trial, and instead to ask the state comptroller to examine this issue - does not obviate the need for discussion on the document that Attorney General Menachem Mazuz submitted to ...
Irving Kator, 88; Lawyer represented federal workers (San Diego Union-Tribune)
Irving Kator, a Washington lawyer who specialized in employment law involving federal employees, died June 3 of a heart attack in Paris on his way to Berlin. He collapsed in an airport and died shortly afterward at Jean Verdier Hospital. He was 88.
District attorney talks up third term (San Diego Union-Tribune)
Despite a stretch of imploded prosecutions and courtroom setbacks, District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis isn't hunkering down.
Lawyer wants statements disallowed in Jaffrie case (Kane County Chronicle)
ST. CHARLES – The lawyer for the man charged in connection with the Hampshire crash that killed four made arguments in court Wednesday to suppress his client’s statements.