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Lohan's attorney: It's a misunderstanding (KABC-TV Los Angeles)
An attorney for Lindsay Lohan said the warrant for her arrest is a misunderstanding.
Covington attorney appointed to state board (St. Tammany News)
Gov. Bobby Jindal announced March 6 he has appointed Covington attorney Richard Traina to serve on the State Board of Election Supervisors.
Haleigh's Mother's Attorney Gives First Local Interview (First Coast News)
PUTNAM COUNTY, FL -- Attorney Kim Picazio says she first came to Putnam County this week to help Crystal Sheffield, Haleigh Cummings' mother, handle the media.
Deltona commissioner wants city attorney fired (Orlando Sentinel)
Deltona City Commissioner Herb Zischkau wants the city attorney fired — effective Monday.
A costly 'trial' for a Hutch attorney (Hutchinson News)
Three weeks after his office was rendered uninhabitable by tear gas, Hutchinson attorney David Holme ...
Holly Golightly and Lawyer Dave set up home in Danielsville (Athens Banner-Herald)
There are certain questions polite neighbors around here just don't ask. So even if there's a certain curiousity, locals won't go asking Holly Golightly and her musical partner Lawyer Dave how they came about their names.
Attorney general warns of bogus cash offerings online (Hutchinson News)
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six issued a warning Friday about scams cashing in on the federal econ ...
District attorney to appeal murder charge dismissal (The Eagle-Tribune)
LAWRENCE — The district attorney will appeal a judge's decision to dismiss second-degree murder charges against a man he deemed not smart enough to stand trial. Superior Court Judge Howard Whitehead dismissed the murder charge against Eric Falardeau, 29, of Lawrence last month. The judge said he believed Falardeau would never be competent to stand trial or assist in his own defense because he ...
Lawyer: 'Shell game' over sex change (UPI)
TORONTO, March 15 (UPI) -- A lawyer for a Canadian man acquitted by reason of insanity of rape and confined to a psychiatric institution says his client will be assessed for a sex change.
Lawyer: 'Shell game' over sex change (Moldova.org)
A lawyer for a Canadian man acquitted by reason of insanity of rape and confined to a psychiatric institution says his client will be assessed for a sex change.Michael Davies said various departments in the Ontario government are engaged in a shell game about paying for it, CanWest News Service reported. Davies represents Shauna Taylor, who legally changed his name from Vance Egglestone and has ...
Covington attorney appointed to state board (St. Tammany News)
Gov. Bobby Jindal announced March 6 he has appointed Covington attorney Richard Traina to serve on the State Board of Election Supervisors.
Ex-Nogales, Ariz., city attorney sues city over her dismissal (Arizona Daily Star)
The former city attorney for Nogales, Ariz. has filed a federal civil suit against the city and many of its high-ranking officials.
Britney Spear's treated like Gulag victim, says LA lawyer (New Kerala)
London, Mar 15 : The courts are treating Britney Spears like a Soviet labour camp victim as depicted in Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago, claims a Los Angeles lawyer.
Pakistan's deputy attorney general quits (Hindustan Times)
COMMENT ON THIS ! Your Views! Pakistan's Deputy Attorney General Abdul Hai Gilani resigned on Sunday to protest the "torturing of lawyers, locking up of High Court and tear-gas shelling in Lahore".
US attorney in Wis. stays on job (NBC26 Green Bay)
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - U.S. Attorney Erik Peterson is still on the job in Madison. President George W. Bush appointed Peterson in June 2006. Peterson says the Obama administration has asked him to stay at his post temporarily and he's thrilled to keep doing his job.
US attorney in Wis. stays on job (WXOW 19 La Crosse)
Associated Press - March 15, 2009 12:55 PM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - U.S. Attorney Erik Peterson is still on the job in Madison. President George W. Bush appointed Peterson in June 2006.
Lawyer’s small-town values fit well with firm (Albert Lea Tribune)
Albert Lea lawyer Holly Wallace doesn’t have goals. She said he has accomplished the goal of becoming a lawyer and is OK where she is at. Wallace, 38, grew up in Neillsville, Wis., a city of 2,600 that is seat of Clark County. It is 135 miles east of St. Paul.
Pakistan's deputy attorney general quits (New Kerala)
Islamabad, March 15: Pakistan's Deputy Attorney General Abdul Hai Gilani resigned Sunday to protest the "torturing of lawyers, locking up of High Court and tear-gas shelling in Lahore".
Attorney: Lohan will not appear in court Monday (AP via Yahoo! News)
A lawyer for Lindsay Lohan says the actress won't be going to court Monday to respond to a warrant that has been issued for her arrest.
Attorney: Lohan Will Not Appear In Court Monday (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer says the actress won't be going to court Monday to respond to a warrant issued for her arrest. Attorney Shawn Chapman Holley told The Associated Press on Sunday that she will appear in court on Lohan's behalf.
Yankton's City Attorney Steps Down (AP) (KSFY Sioux Falls)
Yankton is replacing its city attorney, Jim Goetz, who is stepping down at the end of the month after serving in the job since the early 1960s.
Lawyer says Lindsay Lohan won't appear in court (CTV.ca)
A lawyer for Lindsay Lohan says the actress won't be going to court Monday to respond to a warrant that has been issued for her arrest.
Arnold again eyes district attorney job (Penn State Collegian)
J. Karen Arnold, a former Centre County assistant district attorney, took steps earlier this week to place her name on the May 19 primary ballot as a Democrat running for district attorney.
Austrian to plead guilty to rape and incest, lawyer says (CNN)
Josef Fritzl, the Austrian accused of keeping his daughter in a cellar for decades and fathering her seven children, will plead guilty to rape and incest when his trial opens Monday, Fritzl's lawyer told CNN.
Lindsey won't be in court, lawyer says (Los Angeles Daily News)
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer says the actress won't be going to court Monday to respond to a warrant issued for her arrest, according to published reports.
Attorney: Lohan will not appear in court Monday (AP via Yahoo! News)
Lindsay Lohan won't be in court Monday to respond to a warrant for her arrest but her lawyer will be there.
Attorney: Lohan will not appear in court Monday (Las Cruces Sun-News)
BEVERLY HILLS, California—Lindsay Lohan won't be in court Monday to respond to a warrant for her arrest but her lawyer will be there. Attorney Shawn Chapman Holley told The Associated Press on Sunday that she will appear in court on behalf of the 22-year-old actress.
CONSUMER PROTECTION Power of attorney can be cancelled (Pacific Daily News)
In this week's edition of Consumer Protection, Attorney General Alicia Limtiaco discusses how to cancel a power of attorney.
Attorney Smith elected NFLPA executive director (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
By JAYMES SONG DeMaurice Smith was elected Sunday as the new executive director of the NFL Players Association on Sunday, succeeding the late Gene Upshaw and challenged with leading the union into a critical new era. Smith was chosen Sunday as the union's fourth leader in its 41-year history, and follows Upshaw, who died in August. The NFL outsider has served as an attorney in Washington. ...
Ex-SEC lawyer indicted in stock fraud scheme (The Washington DC Examiner)
A former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer living in Texas was indicted in Alexandria’s federal court for his alleged role in a scheme that sold millions of overvalued stocks to unsuspecting customers.
Lawyer's boyfriend 'sorry' over spray (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
Gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson's boyfriend Lansley Simon had shown complete remorse for spray painting nine Versace handbags in a shop, a court has heard.
Lawyer's boyfriend 'sorry' over spray (The West Australian)
Gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson's boyfriend Lansley Simon had shown complete remorse for spray painting nine Versace handbags in a Melbourne store last year, repaying the store in full and sending a letter of apology, a Melbourne court has heard.
Gangland lawyer's partner 'remorseful' (Adelaide Now)
GANGLAND lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson's boyfriend Lansley Simon had shown complete remorse for spray painting nine Versace handbags in a Melbourne store last year, repaying the store in full and sending a letter of apology, a Melbourne court has heard.
Gangland lawyer's partner 'remorseful' (Herald Sun)
GANGLAND lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson's boyfriend Lansley Simon had shown complete remorse for spray painting nine Versace handbags in a Melbourne store last year, repaying the store in full and sending a letter of apology, a Melbourne court has heard.
Attorney elected executive director of players' union (Fox Sports)
DeMaurice Smith is the new executive director of the NFL Players Association, succeeding the late Gene Upshaw. Smith was elected Sunday as the union's fourth leader in its 41-year history, and succeeds Upshaw, who died in August. The NFL outsider has served as an attorney in Washington. Smith was elected by a vote behind closed doors at the posh Fairmont Kea Lani resort where the union has been ...
Attorney Smith elected NFLPA executive director (Chicago Tribune)
Outsider attorney selected over lawyer, former NFL players In what could only be considered a stunning upset, attorney DeMaurice Smith of Washington, D.C., was named executive director of the NFL Players Association late Sunday night.
Attorney Smith elected NFLPA executive director (AP via Yahoo! News)
DeMaurice Smith was elected Sunday as the new executive director of the NFL Players Association on Sunday, succeeding the late Gene Upshaw and challenged with leading the union into a critical new era.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer going solo to meet judge over warrant for her arrest (New York Daily News)
A lawyer for "Mean Girls" star Lindsay Lohan is hoping to make nice with a Beverly Hills judge Monday and clear up the headline-grabbing warrant for the starlet's arrest.
US attorney in Wisconsin happy to stay on the job (La Crosse Tribune)
MADISON — U.S. Attorney Erik Peterson has quietly done his job for nearly three years.
Lawyer's 'Long March' would further deteriorate law and order: Stratfor (New Kerala)
Lahore, Mar. 15 : A US-based geopolitical security and intelligence service has forecasted that the lawyer's 'Long March', which is being stage to establish the rule of law, would end up being an unruly affair due to clashes between the PPP and the PML-N.
Attorney Smith to lead NFL Players Association (The Sports Network)
Attorney Smith to lead NFL Players Association
Contenders line up for attorney general race (The Sacramento Bee)
Attorney General Jerry Brown, ever coy about his political future, is both raising money for a re-election bid as California's top law enforcement officer and actively courting a run for governor in 2010.
Attorney Smith to lead NFL Players Association (KOGO 600 AM San Diego)
Smith beat out former NFLPA presidents Troy Vincent and Trace Armstrong and sports attorney David Cornwell for the job.
Family Of Chinese Activist Lawyer Escapes To U.S. (NPR)
The wife and children of a prominent Chinese dissident lawyer are seeking asylum in the United States after human smugglers took them on a perilous journey through Southeast Asia. Lawyer Gao Zhisheng has not been seen since Feb. 4 and is believed to be in detention.
Egyptian lawyer files suit for rights of Christian converts (Christian Today)
An Egyptian lawyer has filed a lawsuit against the countrys Minister of the Interior in a bid to gain legal acceptance for converts to Islam who decide to convert back to their original faith of Christianity
Family Of Chinese Activist Lawyer Escapes To U.S. (NPR)
The wife and children of a prominent Chinese dissident lawyer are seeking asylum in the United States after human traffickers took them on a perilous journey through Southeast Asia. Lawyer Gao Zhisheng has not been seen since Feb. 4 and is believed to be in detention.
Gangland lawyer's partner guilty (Adelaide Now)
THE boyfriend of gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson was sentenced to community work yesterday for trashing designer handbags at one of her favourite shops.
Prosecutor charges Warren city attorney (Macomb Daily)
A Warren assistant city attorney is named in a warrant charging him with drunken driving stemming from his arrest last month.
Attorney D. Smith to lead NFLPA (Baltimore Sun)
DeMaurice Smith was elected as the new executive director of the NFL Players Association. He succeeds the late Gene Upshaw and is challenged with leading the union into a critical new era. Smith was chosen as the union's fourth leader in its 41-year history. The NFL outsider has served as an attorney in Washington. Smith was elected by a vote behind closed doors at the posh Fairmont Kea Lani ...
Former assistant district attorney sentenced to house arrest (Times Chronicle & Glenside News)
Former Bucks County assistant district attorney and First United Methodist Church of Perkasie youth group leader Anthony Cappuccio will serve three to 23 months under house arrest after pleading guilty March 10 to having had a homosexual affair with one of the youth group members and supplying alcohol or smoking marijuana with that youth and two others.