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NH lawyer out $240,000 for online scam
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Officials say a New Hampshire attorney is out $240,000 after falling for an online scam. The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office says the lawyer agreed through e-mail to deposit a check from someone claiming to be from a company in China.
NH lawyer out $240,000 for online scam
Officials say a New Hampshire attorney is out $240,000 after falling for an online scam. New Hampshire - United States - Confidence trick - Recreation and Sports - Politics
Disbarred Texas Lawyer Headed To Prison Over VA Scam
A disbarred Texas lawyer is headed to prison over the theft of funds that were supposed to help indigent veterans with legal needs.
Lohan's lawyer calls it quits
Lindsay Lohan's legal troubles soared to new heights on Thursday when her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, flew the coop, reports celebrity gossip site TMZ. com.
Lindsay Lohans New Lawyer Wants Her In Jail
Lindsay Lohans new lawyer will only represent her if she goes to jail.
Lindsay Lohans New Lawyer Says: Ms. Lohan is Suffering from a Disease That I Am All Too Familiar With
Out of luck actress Lindsay Lohan has finally gotten herself a new lawyer after her last one Shawn Chapman Holley quit shortly after the movie star was sentenced to 90 days in jail. However this time around, there comes a catch! Her new lawyer Bob Shapiro will only represent her in her case if she goes [...]
Attorney General warns of lead in black eyeliner
A black eyeliner used by many Middle Eastern and South Asian women andgirls has dangerous amounts of lead, warned the Illinois AttorneyGeneral.Hashmi Surma Special, a brand of black eyeliner,contains 710,000 parts per million lead, according to a release fromthe Illinois Attorney General's office.� This type of eyeliner oftenused by Middle Eastern and South Asian women is also known as Suma,Kohl ...
Noted lawyer dead
Noted criminal lawyer of the city and Delhi Bar Council Chairman K.K. Sarin passed away here on Saturday after a brief illness. He was 64. He is survived by wife Kiran, son Aman and daughter Ritu.
Lindsay Lohan "suffering from a disease" - lawyer
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer thinks she is "suffering from a disease"
NH lawyer out $240,000 for online scam
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Officials say a New Hampshire attorney is out $240,000 after falling for an online scam.
Lilo's lawyer wants her in jail
Lindsay Lohans new lawyer will only represent her if she goes to jail.
Fired Army lawyer: I will defend Khadr zealously
An Army lawyer said Saturday he will mount a ``zealous defense'' for accused Canadian terrorist Omar Khadr at Guant�namo despite his captive client's bid to fire his defense team and boycott his upcoming war crimes trial.
Disbarred S.A. lawyer sentenced for stealing thousands from indigent veterans fund
A former San Antonio lawyer, who was found guilty of defrauding the VA, will be spending the next four and a half years in prison. On Friday, a judge sentenced Leo Alvarado to 54 months in prison for stealing $134,000. The money was supposed to go to the legal needs of indigent veterans. Alvarado, a disbarred lawyer and former paralegal with the Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid,� reportedly submitted ...
Seattle attorney hired to represent fugitive, Colton Harris-Moore
John Henry Browne of Seattle adds Colton Harris-Moore to the high-profile cases he has represented in Snohomish County.
Fired Khadr lawyer vows to defend him anyway
A U.S. army lawyer says he's ready to give Canadian terror suspect Omar Khadr a "zealous defence" against charges of murder, spying and being a terrorist -- even if Khadr doesn't want his help.
Attorney general candidate bios
Most Georgia voters would support a law similar to the one enacted in Arizona this year to crack down on illegal immigration, a new poll conducted by the Georgia Newspaper Partnership shows.
Lawyer accused of helping hide Swiss bank accounts
A Swiss lawyer conspired to stash a Virginia doctor's cash in Swiss bank accounts to avoid paying taxes in the United States, prosecutors allege.
Vorderbrueggen: District attorney candidate passes on county job
Dan O'Malley considered applying for temporary district attorney job or seeking reappointment to the bench during the campaign. Plus, furor over an O'Malley fundraiser invitation handed out in county offices forces organizers to cancel the summer picnic and a peek at what was on the politics blog last week.
Lindsay Lohan hires lawyer Robert Shapiro to fight her legal battles
Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro said Friday he has agreed to help U.S. actress Lindsay Lohan fight her legal battles. Lohan, 24, was sentenced this month to 90 days in jail for violating her probation following a 2007 driving under the influence conviction.
Lawyer finds rewards with big, small clients
Terry M. Roman always knew she wanted to be a lawyer, but it wasn't until she was in college that she realized her expertise would be deal making, not trials.
Fired Army lawyer to continue representing client
An Army lawyer said Saturday he will mount a ``zealous defense'' for accused Canadian terrorist Omar Khadr at Guant�namo despite his captive client's bid to fire his defense team and boycott his upcoming war crimes trial.
Legislators seek attorney general's opinion on school district's leftover bond funds
Get FREE Daily Headlines by email! Three Democratic state legislators from Santa Fe are asking the attorney general to issue an opinion as to whether Santa Fe Public Schools has the right to use unspent funds from a 2009 bond to close and consolidate small schools in the upcoming school year.
MCAS attorney: No appeals in property tax case
MICHIGAN CITY Indianapolis attorney Beth Henkel, who represented Michigan City Area Schools in its property tax lawsuit against La Porte County Auditor Craig Hinchman, said Tuesday there will be no appeals to their case.
Seattle attorney hired to represent fugitive, Colton Harris-Moore
John Henry Browne of Seattle adds Colton Harris-Moore to the high-profile cases he has represented in Snohomish County.
Lawyer for Erie-area dentist: Charges a case of 'class envy'
A local dentist accused of 16 felony counts of insurance fraud is trying to reassure his patients and blunt the case by taking on the district attorney and invoking issues of wealth and class.
DeWitt County state's attorney chastises Wapella board trustees for infighting
WAPELLA - Political infighting in Wapella has gotten so bad,DeWitt County State's Attorney Dick Koritz issued an open letterThursday telling the community's leaders to settle theirdifferences or potentially face years of "chaos."
Attorney teaches colleagues how to question DNA
Christine Funk stands at the front of a conference room full of attorneys, a PowerPoint presentation glowing on the wall behind her. She's talking about alleles and loci, the frequency of genetic characteristics, gene markers and DNA, using a hypothetical fluid sample found on a napkin at a hypothetical crime scene.
Hicks should clear his name: ex-lawyer
David Hicks should go ahead and have his name cleared of any terrorism links, because he was never in breach of the law, his former lawyer says.
Lawyer seeks to join lawsuit
PHOENIX - The lawyer for a Phoenix police officer who is challenging Arizona's new immigration law in court has asked a federal judge to merge his lawsuit with a challenge filed by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Lawyer: Unreleased letters merit new murder trial
KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Oral arguments in the Missouri Court of Appeals typically draw few spectators, but the 20-year saga of a man convicted of killing a mother of five as she slept in her rural Missouri farm home is far from typical.
Putnam lawyer Jane Posner faces 15 years in prison for stealing $339G
CARMEL A former Southeast lawyer who served as a Patterson library trustee and on the Putnam Arts Council is being held in the Putnam County jail awaiting sentencing on the theft of $339,000 from a real estate closing.
Vt. attorney general alleges debt "relief" firms often make things worse
MONTPELIER You've probably seen the commercials on late-night TV. ... - By DANIEL BARLOW Vermont Press Bureau
Son of prominent attorney busted for tax fraud
SAUGUS - The son of a prominent local attorney is facing federal fraud charges for allegedly hiding his winnings on two $1 million lottery scratch tickets while filing for bankruptcy.
Election Questionnaires: Attorney General
Attorney General candidates were asked to address the�following: 1. Why do you believe you are the best qualified among candidates for your�position. 2. What do you believe currently is the most important issue facing the winner of the office you�seek. � Tom�Horne Political affiliation:�Republican. Current employer: State of�Arizona. Occupation: Superintendent of Public�Instruction. Age:�65 ...
Arlington attorney withdraws candidacy
An Arlington attorney criticized for failing to disclose donations he made to two embattled politicians has withdrawn his candidacy to be a judge.
Lindsay Lohan attorney says actress will go to jail
LOS ANGELES - Lindsay Lohan's new attorney, celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro, said on Friday the troubled actress will got to jail as recently ordered by the judge overseeing her probation.
Jailed Tareq Aziz on trial over public funds: lawyer
The lawyer of Iraq's jailed former deputy prime minister Tareq Aziz said on Sunday his client has gone on trial on new charges related to "wasting public funds."
DA Cox Recuses Self In City Attorney Matter
District Attorney Bill Cox said he is recusing himself in the case in which he was asked by the state comptroller's office to consider criminal charges against City Attorney Mike McMahan.
Vt. attorney general alleges debt firms often make things worse
MONTPELIER You've probably seen the commercials on late-night TV. ... - By DANIEL BARLOW Vermont Press Bureau
Ex-lawyer Hicks should clear his name
David Hicks' former lawyer says he should have his name cleared of any terrorism links.
Top lawyer Shapiro takes over Lohan's legal affairs
O.J. Simpson's former lawyer Robert Shapiro has agreed to take over as Lindsay Lohan's attorney and reveals the actress has accepted she has a substance abuse problem.
Pa. Attorney General says Goldsboro man is an Internet predator
A York County man who authorities say traveled to Harrisburg to have sex with a minor has been arrested by the state Attorney General s Office as an Internet predator.
Lohan lawyer wants her to serve time
LINDSAY Lohan has moved to a rehabilitation clinic as she prepares to serve her 90-day sentence.
Lawyer gets 18-36 months for sneaking drugs into jail
MEDIA COURTHOUSE A 62-year-old attorney who took advice from a 23-year-old client on how to smuggle drugs into Delaware Countys prison was formally sentenced Monday to serve 18 to 36 months in jail.
New York Attorney General Primary Debate
Watch as the Democrats for New York Attorney General meet in a debate at our WABC-TV studios.
Lawyer sees need for CH resident ombudsman
WITH an increasing number of complaints filed against Cebu City Hall employees, the city attorney is pushing to activate the office of the resident ombudsman to ensure a speedy and impartial investigation. read more
Lawyer gets 18-36 months for sneaking drugs into jail
MEDIA COURTHOUSE A 62-year-old attorney who took advice from a 23-year-old client on how to smuggle drugs into Delaware Countys prison was formally sentenced Monday to serve 18 to 36 months in jail.
Chargesheet against High Court lawyer for false suits
The Delhi police chargesheeted a Delhi High Court lawyer for filing false civil suits using scanned copies of affidavits and signatures of his clerical staff and juniors. The lawyer has been filing these cases in the Delhi High Court and trial court since 2005.
Embry: Austin lawyer Howard Wolf gets call to suit up for Transportation Department restructuring.
Texas politics The longtime Austin lawyer will need his legendary independence on the team to restructure TxDOT.
Anne Hathaway - Follieris Lawyer Denies Early Jail Release
A lawyer for ANNE HATHAWAY's conman ex-lover RAFFAELLO FOLLIERI has dismissed reports he will be released from U.S. prison this month (Jul10) and return to his native Italy...