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Texas Attorney General tells insurance company to stop TV ad
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott demanded Thursday that Travelers Insurance stop airing a television advertisement he said is "misleading" or face legal action by the state.
Attorney: Cambridge Man To Plead Guilty To Spying
An attorney for a Cambridge man says he will plead guilty to being a secret agent for the Russian government.
Attorney: Boston man to plead guilty to spying
Associated Press - July 8, 2010 1:54 PM ET BOSTON (AP) - An attorney for a Boston-area man says he will plead guilty to being a secret agent for the Russian government.
Attorney: Boston man to plead guilty to spying
BOSTON (AP) An attorney for a Boston-area man says he will plead guilty to being a secret agent for the Russian government. Peter Krupp tells The Associated Press that Donald Heathfield planned to enter the plea in federal court in New York to being an unregistered agent of a foreign government.
Lindsay Lohan's attorney calls jail time "unfair"
The attorney for Lindsay Lohan on Thursday issued her first statement since the troubled actress was sentenced to jail earlier this week for violating probation, calling the judge's ruling "harsh and unfair."
Metairie lawyer jumps into Jefferson Parish School Board race
A Metairie lawyer has become the first non-incumbent to join the race for Jefferson Parish School Board. Murray Bryce, an employment lawyer active with the Jefferson Chamber Foundation, qualified Thursday to run in the 4th District, which includes Old Metairie...
Lohan's lawyer quits after hearing
Lindsay Lohan will start prison life with a new - very new - lawyer after she was dumped today by the attorney who represented her in court this week. Shawn Chapman Holley, who sat next to the crying star as she was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Tuesday...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Says Fingernail 'Could Barely Be Seen By The Naked Eye'
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, called her client's sentence "unfair" in a statement to MTV News.
Attorney: Boston man to plead guilty to spying
An attorney for a Boston-area man says he will plead guilty to being a secret agent for the Russian government. Boston - United States - Espionage - Massachusetts - Plea
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer: I Quit!
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Shawn Chapman Holley , Celebrity Justice TMZ has learned ... Lindsay Lohan 's lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley , has resigned as LiLo's lawyer. TMZ called Holley for comment on a story we're working on, and she informed us she is no longer repping Lindsay.� Sources tell us Holley resigned Read more
Lawyer sues basketball star LeBron James, alleging he is his father
A Washington lawyer has filed a lawsuit in federal court, claiming he is the father of basketball star LeBron James.
ALM / The Lawyer Invitational Announces Winning Team from Kick-Off Golf Tournament
NEW YORK, NY (July 8, 2010) The ALM / The Lawyer Invitational 2010-2011 inaugural season kicked off with its first tournament held June 25, 2010, at the Trump National Golf Club in Los Angeles.
Lakewood lawyer pleads guilty in tax evasion case
Lakewood resident William M. Crosby, 55, is pleading guilty to tax evasion and attempted tax evasion. The self-employed lawyer entered a guilty plea June 30 in federal court.
Texas Attorney General Orders Travelers To Stop Airing Auto Insurance Commercial
The Texas Attorney General's office ordered The Travelers Cos. to stop airing a television commercial for auto insurance which claims a car crash could lead to liability claims that would cost the driver's home.
Attorney General Abbott Sends 'Cease and Desist' Letter to Travelers Insurance for Deceptive Ad
AUSTIN Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today sent a demand letter instructing Travelers Insurance (The Travelers Companies Inc.) to cease and desist the airing of a deceptive television advertisement.
Lohan Attorney: Sentence is Harsh
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan's attorney says she and the actress believe the 90-day jail sentence the actress received earlier this week is harsher than other defendants would have seen under similar circumstances. Even so, attorney Shawn Chapman Holley says the 24-year-old Lohan will serve her jail sentence and comply with court orders that include a three-month stay in rehab. Superior ...
Lindsay Lohan's attorney calls jail time 'harsh and unfair'
The attorney for Lindsay Lohan on Thursday issued her first statement since the troubled actress was sentenced to jail.
Democrats for NY attorney general take on Wall Street
The slew of Democrats seeking to become New York's next attorney general speak of Wall Street reform and regulation, but their words should be taken with a grain or two of salt, experts say.
In Federal Suit, D.C. Lawyer Claims LeBron James Is His Son
A Washington, D.C., lawyer says he believes he is the father of basketball star LeBron James, and he has filed suit in federal court alleging a scheme to cover up paternity. Leicester Bryce Stovell's complaint alleges that James' mother threatened Stovell and committed fraud and misrepresentation in an effort to conceal the identity of James' father. It also alleges that she and James have ...
Lindsay Lohan 'extremely disappointed' in sentence but 'prepared to serve jail time,' says lawyer
Lohan's lawyer, who released a statement Thursday blasting the actress' 90-day sentence, says she "is prepared to serve her jail time and to comply with the court's orders.".
W.Va. attorney general OKs November vote for Byrd successor
The West Virginia attorney general has ruled that a special election can be held in November to replace the late U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd, who died ...
Lohan's attorney says ruling 'unfair'
The attorney for Lindsay Lohan has issued her first statement since the troubled actress was sentenced to jail, calling the judge's ruling "harsh and unfair."
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Defends Her "F--k U" Fingernail, Then Quits
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer stepped up to defend her client's stealth F-bomband then abruptly stepped down altogether. "The fact is, the words could barely be seen by...
Republican lawyer to run for clerk
Clifton M. Bergfeld, a Republican lawyer living in Buffalo, said today that he will run for Erie County clerk as a business-minded candidate.
Michael Lippman, lawyer for Bronx Public Administrator, stole $300,000, prosecutors charge
A longtime lawyer for the Bronx Public Administrator stole more than $300,000 from the estates of those who died without leaving a will, prosecutors charged Thursday.
W.Va. Attorney General: Special Election OK For Byrd's Seat
West Virginia's attorney general said Gov. Joe Manchin can put the late Robert C. Byrd's Senate seat on the ballot this November. Manchin requested a legal opinion from Attorney General Darrell McGraw, who issued it Thursday.
Lindsay Lohan's attorney calls jail time ?unfair?
The attorney for Lindsay Lohan issued her first statement since the troubled actress was sentenced to jail earlier this week for violating probation, calling the judge's ruling "harsh and unfair."
Suspended attorney can return to work
SUSPENDED Kingston attorney Oswald James can now ply his trade pending his appeal against the disciplinary action against him. James was suspended on February 20 for a year by the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council.
Lindsay Lohans lawyer reportedly resigns
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley resigned Thursday, according to TMZ. Earlier in the day, Holley defended the actress, saying Lohan's 90-day jail sentence was too harsh.
Former District Attorney Pleads Guilty To 9 Misdemeanors
A former district attorney Person and Caswell counties has been sentenced to three years of probation and fined $50,000 after he pleaded guilty to nine misdemeanor charges, most involving the inappropriate touching and kissing of women.
Lohan sentence harsh - lawyer
Lindsay Lohan and her lawyer say her 90-day jail sentence for violating her probation is harsh.
Attorney General Abbott leads multi-state coalition in defense of prayer
AUSTIN Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott leading a multi-state coalition of 29 attorneys general today took legal action to defend the annual National Day of Prayer. An amicus brief authored by Attorney General Abbott urges the U.S.
Leading California Immigration Attorney Goes On Record Against Arizona Immigration Senate Bill 1070
Riverside County based immigration defense attorney Carlos Batara takes on immigration policies in his blog as an ardent advocate for immigrants' rights.
Attorney: Boston man to plead guilty to spying
A Boston-area man plans to plead guilty to being a secret agent for the Russian government, his lawyer said today,...
EXCLUSIVE: Lindsay Lohan Shopped For New Lawyer, Causing Shawn Chapman Holley To Quit
Lindsay Lohan s lawyer quit after she discovered the actress was shopping for a new attorney behind her back, RadarOnline.com learned exclusively.
County names Ithaca attorney to supervise assigned counsel program
Ithaca attorney Wesley McDermott has been appointed to serve as supervising attorney of the county's assigned counsel program.
Lawyer: Third boat key factor in crash that killed Bergenfield man
A defense lawyer says a tourist boat was responsible for a deadly crash involving two boats near the Statue of Liberty not the boater charged in the crash.
Church treasurer denies duping Attorney General's office and judges into giving $22M in loans
The treasurer of the world's largest Pentecostal church was charged yesterday with duping the Attorney General's office and Manhattan judges into giving the house of worship more than $22 million in mortgage loans.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer defends nail art, then quits
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley says she and her client "are extremely disappointed" by the sentence handed down Tuesday.
N. Salt Lake city attorney resigns after drug arrest
North Salt Lake City Attorney David Michael Nielsen has resigned following an arrest for attempting to buy cocaine. Nielsen, 54, called North Salt Lake City Manager Barry Edwards following news reports that broke Wednesday about his June 27 arrest by Salt Lake City police, Edwards said. He apologized for what he had done and confirmed to me that, yes, he had been arrested, Edwards said ...
Lohan sentence harsh, says her lawyer
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer and the actress believe the 90-day jail sentence she received is harsher than others would have got similar circumstances.
Lawyer Slavin arrested for drug charge
A lawyer was arrested for a felony drug charge Wednesday night at his own law firm.
West Virginia's Top Lawyer Clears Special Election for Byrd's Seat
West Virginia's top lawyer cleared the way Thursday for Gov. Joe Manchin to put a special election for the late Robert C. Byrd's Senate seat on the November ballot.
Lohan's lawyer: 'Sentencing is unfair'
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer says that the star's recent jail sentencing is "harsh and unfair".
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer 'resigns'
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holly decides to stop representing the actress.
Lawyer Dumps LindsayCan It Help Her Avoid Jail?
Can Lindsay avoid jail now that she's been dumped by her lawyer? ElectricBlue, via the A.B. inbox Whoa, there, Sparky, one breaking news disaster at a time. As of...
Former assistant state attorney faces drug charges
A former Pasco-Pinellas State Attorney's Office assistant state attorney was arrested with his wife, accused of trafficking in a controlled substance identified as oxycodone, officials said.
City attorney: Dispatching of Cedar fire trucks appropriate
Published 07/06/2010 - 12:05 p.m. A new opinion letter from City Attorney Lisa Foster to a critic of recall leader Steve Vaus could stir up political embers from the 2003 Cedar fire.
Lawyer: Chapman Wanted to Avoid "Confinement"
Anna Chapman, the Star of the Russian Spy Saga, Is Heading Back to her Homeland
Boater's lawyer blames a third boat for deadly crash in N.Y. Harbor
NEW YORK A defense lawyer says a deadly boat crash near the Statue of Liberty was due to a tourist boat that cut off one of the two boats involved not by the boater charged with vehicular manslaughter in the crash.