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Lawyer for Rottweiler owner raps selectmen's order to euthanize
SHREWSBURY - The owner of a Rottweiler that selectmen ordered euthanized has hired a lawyer who has handled similar cases to appeal the ruling.
Lawyer of massacre witness hurt in Cotabato City shooting
A lawyer of a witness in the Maguindanao massacre case was wounded after he was shot in the southern Philippine city of Cotabato on Friday.
Massacre witness's lawyer survives slay try
MANILA, Philippines (CORRECTED) - A lawyer for Maguindanao massacre witness Rasul Sangki was shot by a still unidentified assailant in Cotabato City Friday morning but survived the attack.
Boy's lawyer: Crash no crime
Pontiac -- The death of a White Lake Township woman whose car was broadsided by an unlicensed 15-year-old driving his mother's Mercedes was a "tragic accident" that prosecutors are "attempting to make a crime," a lawyer for the teen's family said Thursday.
Lawyer derides evidence on pair
The governments case against a Cambridge couple accused of being Russian spies is extremely thin and suggests they did nothing more than live an ordinary American life, a defense lawyer said yesterday in the defendants first response to charges that have triggered an international uproar. United States - Russia - Cambridge Massachusetts - Lawyer - Government
Gunmen attack lawyer of witness to Philippine massacre
Cotabato City, Philippines - Gunmen Friday attacked a lawyer of a witness in last year's massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines, a city police chief said....
Local lawyer guides Dodge dealership to remaining open
Redford business one of only 17 nationwide to win arbitration so far
Lawyer receives probation for theft
By ERICA BLAKE BLADE STAFF WRITER A lawyer who had a 44-year career in the law has been sentenced to probation in Lucas County Common Pleas Court and ordered to pay more than $26,000 in restitution to clients from whom he stole. William A. Garrett, 69, of Sylvania was sentenced Wednesday to five years' probation, including 60 days in the Correctional Treatment Facility and 30 days on electronic ...
District attorney's office forced to cut its hours
Budget cuts have forced the Polk County District Attorney's Office to cut its hours of public service.
Ohio attorney general goes after U.S. Navy Veterans Association
LANCASTER --A group Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray calls an "elaborate hoax" and "fraud" now is prohibited from soliciting contributions in Fairfield County.
James Scott Farrin Attorney Pens Chapter for Workers' Compensation Law Book
A presentation by Matthew Harbin, a North Carolina Workers Compensation attorney at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, has recently been selected for inclusion in the legal book Essentials of North Carolina Workers Compensation Law, to be published by the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ). Matthew Harbin will be contributing a chapter titled The Administrative Forum:
Lawyer lends hand to chronicle Jewish history
Managing Editor HARDING TWP. - It was 1890, and the great Jewish immigration from Europe to the New York area had begun.
Animal lawyer accidentally sacked
Zurichs animal welfare attorney will be out of a job next year, following a decision by local politicians who apparently hadnt read the small print.
MACC Submits Questions To Bala Through His Lawyer
PUTRAJAYA, July 2 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Friday submitted questions to P. Balasubramaniam through his lawyer, to be answered by the private investigator.
MACC submits questions for PI Bala through lawyer
PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has submitted questions to P. Balasubramaniam through his lawyer, to be answered by the private investigator.
The Signs of Effectiveness of Your Miami Personal Injury Lawyer
Effectiveness is an essential factor when searching for a Miami personal injury lawyer. You must determine this element before hiring someone, otherwise you just might regret your decision. Filing a case and defending that case takes time.
MACC submits questions for PI Bala through lawyer
(The Star) - The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has submitted questions to P. Balasubramaniam through his lawyer, to be answered by the private investigator. MACC director of investigation, Mustafar Ali said the MACC had sent the questions to his lawyer, Americk Sidhu, through a courier on Friday afternoon. He said Americk had agreed to send the answers to the MACC as soon as ...
MACC submits questions for PI Bala through lawyer
(The Star) - The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has submitted questions to P. Balasubramaniam through his lawyer, to be answered by the private investigator.
Elmore's lawyer argues for conditional sentence
A lawyer for an unlicensed Kemptville financial planner who fleeced 30 investors of $3 million argued Wednesday he shouldn't go to jail and can't repay his victims.[...]
Massacre witness lawyer ambushed
Unidentified gunmen ambushed the lawyer of one of the prosecution witnesses in the Nov. 23 Maguindanao massacre on Friday but failed to kill him, police and other sources said.
CRANBURY: Attorney resigns from township post
CRANBURY Township Attorney Trishka Waterbuy has resigned because state land use law does not allow lawyers from the same firm to represent the township and municipal planning boards.
What Is Power of Attorney Used For?
A Power of Attorney is a document in which you appoint someone else to act on your behalf on matters that you specify. It can be made to start immediately, or upon mental incapacity.
Gloria Allred, lawyer for Tiger Woods' alleged mistresses, says Mel Gibson is a womanizer and racist
It's not Mad Max-more like Mad Gloria. High-profile feminist lawyer Gloria Allred blasted foul-mouthed Mel Gibson over his recent racist tirade against his ex.
Nebraska Supreme Court Suspends Lawyer's License
The Nebraska Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer who has handled several death penalty cases because she neglected cases.
No Attorney's Fees For Ex-Elkhorn Workers
The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled the city of Omaha does not owe interest or compensation for attorney's fees to two former Elkhorn employees.
KC Attorney Uses City Time To Work On Private Case
The top attorney in Kansas City's city hall has admitted to working on a private case on city time.
Press release: Chandler Outraises Attorney General Incumbent Again
ALBUQUERQUE - According to July 1 fundraising reports Attorney General candidate Matt Chandler received donations from nearly twice as many contributors as incumbent Gary King. Chandler had 65 contributors compared to King's 34 during the past...
Lawyer with Baltimore firm taps Gulf Coast roots in BP oil leak
Frederick "Rick" T. Kuykendall III represents clients affected by BP oil leak in the Gulf Frederick "Rick" T. Kuykendall III (left) is a lawyer affiliated with the Murphy Firm in Baltimore, a prominent firm headed by Billy Murphy. Kuykendall has litigated several major environmental cases nationwide in a career spanning more than two decades. And now, he represents clients who have been affected ...
Defense lawyer to portray accused Elizabeth Smart kidnapper as insane at trial
SALT LAKE CITY - The man charged in the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart will seek an insanity defense. Brian David Mitchell's lawyer filed the notice in federal court in Salt Lake City on Thursday.
Defense lawyer to portray accused Elizabeth Smart kidnapper as insane at trial
The man charged in the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart will seek an insanity defense.
KC Attorney Uses City Time To Work On Private Case
The top attorney in Kansas City's city hall, Galen Beaufort, has admitted to working on a private case on city time.
Lapu-Lapu city attorney Joseph Vincent Lim, 54
Lapu-Lapu City attorney Joseph Vincent Lim lost his battle with liver cancer last Thursday afternoon while confined in one of the private hospitals in Cebu City where he had been confined for almost a month.
Vatican's US Lawyer Unruffled by High Court Ruling
ROME, JULY 2, 2010 ( Zenit.org ).- A U.S. Supreme Court refusal to throw out a case against the Holy See might bring similar lawsuits, the Vatican's lawyer admits, but he thinks they are as unlikely to have success as the original suit.
State Attorney's Office In Broward Flooded
The Broward State Attorney's Office is used to cleaning up messes in court; but workers in the office had a completely different kind of mess to clean up Friday morning. Pipes burst in the building and left the office a flooded mess.
Attorney disbarred
Linda Littlefield, 38, an attorney with Littlefield Law Group in Kissimmee who was arrested last week and charged with swindling a widow out of nearly $54,000 for online purchases of various items, has been disbarred.
Three qualify for State Court judge, district attorney post in HC
WARNER ROBINS The races for district attorney and State Court judge in Houston County both are split three ways, while two of three nonpartisan Board of Education seats are contested.
Salinas lawyer makes bid for Oprah talk show
Already a lawyer, community advocate and honorary Mexican consul in Salinas, Blanca Zaraz�a hopes to pick up another title: talk show host on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
District Attorney Leon honored at Cambridge's Transition House
Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone was honored last night as the recipient of the first ever Transition House Open Door Award for his dedication to domestic violence prevention efforts. Transition House, Inc. held their annual meeting last night at the Anthenaeum House in Cambridge. Community leaders and members of the public were in attendance as they gave DA Leone the award and celebrated ...
KC attorney uses city time to work on private case
KANSAS CITY City Hall's top lawyer, who once pushed the firings of two colleagues for doing private case work on city time, recently handled a private case during business hours. In late May, City Attorney Galen Beaufort represented a 19-year-old Harrisonville woman on a minor traffic offense in Cass County without first obtaining the required permission from the city manager. "This was an ...
Lawyer who helped desegregate SLPS dies
Lawyer who helped desegregate SLPS dies
Isaf named states attorney
Edgar County will have a new states attorney on July 12 when Mark R. Isaf fills the vacancy created by Matt Sullivans move to the judiciary.
Lawyer To Appeal Decision In Case Of Slain Kids
The attorney for a man convicted in the near-beheadings of his three young relatives says he'll appeal a court decision that struck down his client's bid for a new trial.
Chihuahua State assistant attorney general shot, killed in Ju�rez
EL PASO -- An assistant Chihuahua State attorney general died after the vehicle she was traveling in was riddled by gunfire.
Galvan trial: Jennifer Galvan's lawyer finishes closing statement
Wyatt Harris, Jennifer Galvan's lawyer, took about an hour and a half to deliver his closing statement. Jennifer Galvan, 29, and her 26-year-old husband, Joe Galvan, are charged with felony murder, torture and first-degree child abuse in the Jan. 15 death of Joe Galvan's daughter, Prhaze.
Probe into lawyer's slaying continues
Associated Press - July 2, 2010 2:55 PM ET WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington's police chief says there is an active investigation into 2006 stabbing death of a lawyer.
Leavenworth County attorney warning about asphalt company scamming elderly residents
The Leavenworth County attorney is warning Leavenworth County residents to be on the lookout for a fly-by-night asphalt company that already has scammed a few elderly Leavenworth residents.
Probe into lawyer's slaying continues
WASHINGTON Washington's police chief says there is an active investigation into 2006 stabbing death of a lawyer. A judge on Tuesday acquitted three men accused of misleading police in the unsolved slaying of 32-year-old Robert Wone, of Oakton, Va. No one has been charged in Wone's slaying.
Leavenworth County attorney warning about asphalt company scamming elderly residents
The Leavenworth County attorney is warning Leavenworth County residents to be on the lookout for a fly-by-night asphalt company that already has scammed a few elderly Leavenworth residents.
Lawyer argues death penalty unconstitutional
A public defender is arguing that Kentucky's death penalty law is unconstitutional.
Attorney leading challenge of agency faces discipline
Wilkes-Barre attorney Jim Hayward, who has claimed he'll file a lawsuit alleging Luzerne County's child-welfare agency has unfairly removed children from parents' homes, is facing disciplinary action over allegations he violated professional-conduct rule