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Syracuse bankruptcy lawyer Christopher Chadick never filed clients' paperwork
Christopher Chadick As a bankruptcy lawyer, Christopher Chadick took $49,000 from nearly 50 clients over the past three years but in most cases never filed paperwork that wouldve protected them from creditors, according to court papers. His failure to file...
Benzema's lawyer confident new evidence clears him
Real Madrid striker claims former girlfriend was with him on the evening he allegedly solicited an underage prostitute
Lawyer: New evidence will clear Benzema
Karim Benzema's lawyer is confident that preliminary charges will be dropped after the revelation of new evidence in favour of the Real Madrid striker. Sylvain Cormer, Benzema's lawyer, said the player's former girlfriend was with Benzema on the evening he allegedly solicited an underage prostitute.
Lawyer faces libel for Facebook updates
The Taytay provincial prosecutor has recommended the indictment of lawyer Argee Guevarra on libel charges in connection with his Facebook postings last year in which he allegedly defamed the practice of celebrity cosmetic doctor Vicki Belo.
Benzema's lawyer confident new evidence clears him
PARIS (AP) Karim Benzema 's lawyer is confident preliminary charges will be dropped against his client after the revelation of new evidence in favour of the Real Madrid striker.
Fiery lawyer who defended R. Kelly to deliver Blagojevich closing his first at federal court
CHICAGO - Sam Adam Jr. made his name with a fire-and-brimstone style at Chicago's grim, gritty Criminal Courts Building, where his decisive closing arguments once helped acquit R&B singer R. Kelly on child pornography charges.
Ex-R.Kelly lawyer to deliver Blagojevich closing
Sam Adam Jr. made his name with a fire-and-brimstone style at Chicago's grim, gritty Criminal Courts Building, where his decisive closing arguments once helped acquit R&B singer R. Kelly on child pornography charges. R. Kelly - Chicago - Child pornography - Lawyer - Crime
W.Va. GOP elects Charleston lawyer as chairman
Associated Press - July 25, 2010 1:55 PM ET MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia Republicans have a new party leader. Charleston lawyer Mike Stuart was elected chairman of the party...
Lawyer: Lindsay Lohan "Has Made Some Friends" in Prison
Lohan's attorney Shawn Chapman Holley tells Us the star is not "receiving special treatment" in jail[...]
Lawyer Enjoys Shen Yun on Many Levels
Shen Yun Performing Arts opened its four-show run at San Franciscos War Memorial Opera House on Friday, July 23.
Lawyer: Hollywood Teamsters Ratify Contract Offer
Hollywood Teamsters reportedly reached an agreement Sunday in the wake of a vote over whether to authorize a strike against major studios that could cripple production.
W.Va. GOP elects Charleston lawyer as chairman
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- West Virginia Republicans have a new party leader.Charleston lawyer Mike Stuart was elected chairman of the party Saturday. He defeated former chief Doug McKinney 74 to 45 in voting at the state Republican Executive Committee meeting i...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer -- Her Lone Visitor
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Shawn Chapman Holley , Paparazzi Photo With all her allotted visits used up during the week, the only people allowed to visit Lindsay Lohan this weekend are professionals -- like her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley . Holley was spotted walking out of Lynwood for the second time this weekend -- Read more
Ex- R. Kelly Lawyer to Deliver Blagojevich Closing
R. Kelly's old lawyer is now closing for Blagojevich...and could become a new legal star.
Barefoot Bandit attorney: Teen 'panicked' during 2 years on run
The so-called Barefoot Bandit remains in jail this weekend, as Colton Harris-Moore's attorney talks publicly about what went through his client's mind while on the run.
Lawyer, husband of justice, dies
After his two-year Army service and the birth of the couple's daughter, Jane, they enrolled a year apart at Harvard Law School. According to his firm's website, he moved to Washington in 1980 and joined the Georgetown faculty "when his wife obtained a good job in Washington." When Ruth Bader Ginsberg was being vetted by the Clinton White House as a prospective Supreme Court nominee, Ginsburg ...
Blago lawyer clashes with judge, threatened with contempt
Rod Blagojevich arrives at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse this morning with his wife, Patti, and his daughters, Annie, center, and Amy, right. (Antonio Perez/Tribune) Closing arguments in Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial ended abruptly today after a defense attorney clashed with the judge and was threatened with contempt of cour t. Sam Adam Jr. told U.S. District Judge James Zagel that he wouldn ...
Migrant ship's passengers deserve 'due process': lawyer
More than 200 migrants aboard cargo ship MV Sun Sea apparently bound for B.C. are entitled to due process of their refugee claims, said a Toronto-based lawyer.
Lawyer: 'Barefoot Bandit' not interested in movie deal
Colton Harris-Moore, the infamous "Barefoot Bandit" who allegedly stole planes, yachts and more during a cross-country crime spree, doesn't like the attention he's getting and doesn't want his story told, his lawyer told ABC News on Sunday.
Ex-R.Kelly lawyer to deliver Blagojevich closing
Ex-R.Kelly lawyer to deliver Blagojevich closing
Dartmouth attorney killed in car crash
An attorney prominent in the practice of maritime law died Friday night after his car crashed into a tree near his home during a heavy rainstorm. Norman Peloquin of Smith Neck Road was pronounced dead at St. Lukes Hospital, New Bedford, after the accident about 9:30 p.m.
Registered problem gambler who had jackpot seized never signed away ability to win: lawyer
A registered problem gambler who had his jackpot seized at a Duncan casino never signed away his ability to win, said his lawyer.
MontCo attorney: Council can't block more time off for workers
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett's plan to grant thousands of government employees extra time off next year doesn't require further approval, according to an opinion from the jurisdiction's top lawyer.
Fiery lawyer who defended R. Kelly to deliver Blagojevich closing
Sam Adam Jr. made his name with a fire-and-brimstone style at Chicago's grim, gritty Criminal Courts Building, where his decisive closing arguments once helped acquit R&B singer R. Kelly on child pornography charges.
Registered problem gambler who had jackpot seized never signed away ability to win: lawyer
A registered problem gambler who had his jackpot seized at a Duncan casino never signed away his ability to win, said his lawyer.
Artistic lawyer donates sculpture
As an attorney, Frederick Goldstein practices civil law in the courtroom. But in his spare time, he trades in the briefcase for a welder and paintbrush.
Can Blago Lawyer Win? He Did With R. Kelly
The 37-year-old defense attorney will try to work the same magic on Monday, closing for Rod Blagojevich at the ousted governor's corruption trial.
Bruce lawyer may want evidence suppressed
MICHIGAN CITY Melissa Bruce, who is accused of neglect of a dependent in connection with the death of her 4-year-old daughter, Savannah Pioch, in September 2008, was in La Porte Superior Court on Thursday.
Lawyer: 'Barefoot Bandit' not interested in movie deal
Colton Harris-Moore, the infamous "Barefoot Bandit" who allegedly stole planes, yachts and more during a cross-country crime spree, doesn't like the attention he's getting and doesn't want his story told, his lawyer told ABC News on Sunday.
Berkeley attorney's award-winning documentary set for premier
Berkeley attorney turned filmmaker Roberto Hernandezs award-winning documentary, Presumed Guilty, which exposes inadequacies in the Mexican justice system, premieres at 10 p.m. Tuesday on PBS. Why did you decide to make the film? It wasnt a conscious decision, it just happened as a...
Napoleon attorney for 71 years inspired offspring to follow career
By SARAH MERVOSH BLADE STAFF WRITER David Meekison, an attorney who served three generations of clients during his 71-year career in Napoleon, died July 19. He was 96. Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he died of natural causes at the Golden Living Center Northcrest Nursing Home, his son, David F. Meekison, said. The elder Mr. Meekison came from a family of four lawyers and passed the legacy ...
Ramsey County attorney candidates tout their lists of bipartisan supporters
Ramsey County attorney candidate John Choi has won former Vice President Walter Mondale's endorsement, Choi announced Sunday.
LiLo has made some friends in jail, says attorney
Washington, July 26 : Lindsay Lohan has made friends in jail, revealed her attorney.
Blago's attorney may be out of element
CHICAGO Sam Adam Jr. made his name with a fire-and-brimstone style at Chicago's grim, gritty Criminal Courts Building, where his decisive closing arguments once helped acquit R&B singer R. Kelly on child pornography charges.
Lawyer Wants People To Use Dollar Coins
A south Georgia lawyer's campaign to encourage people, banks and merchants to circulate dollar coins has attracted the attention of the U.S. Treasury.
Saudi Arabia: Lawyer calls for independent agency to fight commercial fraud
26 July 2010 JEDDAH: Saudi lawyer Khaled Al-Nowaiser has called for the creation of an independent agency for coordinating the efforts of all concerned authorities and entities that are fighting the growing problem of commercial fraud in the Kingdom.
Attorney may not be appointed for you
Criminal defendants in southwest Missouri will not be eligible for a state public defender until next month because of high caseloads and overworked lawyers.
NY Attorney General candidate Rice didnt vote until age 38
MINEOLA If Kathleen Rice is to became the states attorney general, she might want to encourage young voters not to follow her lead when it comes to going to the polls.
Thousands of pensioners 'were mis-sold annuities'
Lawyer explores possibility of compensation for pensioners.
Wantage lawyer joins Newton firm
Wantage Attorney Catherine Anne Gacquin recently joined the Newton law firm of Hollander, Strelzik, Pasculli, Pasculli, Hinkes, Gacquin, Vandenberg & Hontz, LLC.
Portland Personal Injury Attorney Renovates Historic Dubois Home in Vancouver Washington
Portland personal injury attorney Don Jacobs and the NW Injury Law Center has moved into the newly renovated historic George DuBois Home at 514 W. 9th St. near downtown Vancouver, WA. The new location is about five blocks from Jacobs former Vancouver office on Esther St.
Clearwater Personal Injury Lawyer, Mark Roman, Selected as One of Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers
Clearwater Personal Injury Lawyer, Mark Roman, has been selected by Tampa Bay Magazine has one of Tampa Bays Top Lawyers, according to their July/August 2010 Issue of Tampa Bay Magazine which is on newstands now.
McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A. Attorney Douglas J. Tate Sworn in as 2010-2011 President-Elect of the 28th Judicial ...
Asheville attorney Douglas J. Tate was sworn in as President-Elect of the 28th Judicial District Bar for 2010-2011.
Lawyer Launches Lean Outfit in Downtown L.A.
Gregory Evans got some notice in the legal world earlier this month when he quit his job as a prominent partner in the downtown L.A. office of New York-based Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP to start his own practice.
Iran seeks to arrest lawyer of stoning woman
Iranian police tried to arrest the lawyer of a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery in a case that sparked an international outcry, an opposition website reported.
St. Charles County prosecuting attorney challenged in primary
St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Jack Banas has taken aim at Wentzville Municipal Court Judge Michael Carter, his opponent in the Aug. 3 Republican primary race for prosecuting attorney.
Lawyer says 'Barefoot Bandit' not interested in selling his story and journey wasn't planned
SEATTLE - The lawyer for the "Barefoot Bandit" says his client isn't interested in selling his story and dislikes all the attention. Colton Harris-Moore is accused of dozens of thefts of airplanes, yachts, cars and other property over two years from Washington state to the Caribbean.
'Barefoot Bandit' not interested in selling story
The lawyer for the "Barefoot Bandit" says his client isn't interested in selling his story and dislikes all the attention.
Warrant issued for Iran stoning lawyer: opposition
Iranian police have tried to execute an arrest warrant for the lawyer of a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery in a case that sparked an international outcry, an opposition website reported.
Iran cops hunt adulterers lawyer
Iranian police are looking to arrest a human rights activist who is also a lawyer for a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.