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Prince Accused of Stiffing His Attorney on Legal Fees
High-profile entertainment attorney Ed McPherson of McPherson Rane has filed suit against former client Prince and several of his enterprises in Los Angeles County Superior Court, claiming the artist failed to pay nearly $50,000 in legal fees. The complaint alleges that McPherson made "countless attempts" to collect his fees, but that Prince -- initially identified as Prince Rogers Nelson in the ...
Lawyer Explains Why He Reported Toyota to the Feds
Toyota's continuing legal drama got worse in July after the company reported receiving a subpoena over steering rods. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had been tipped off by John Kristensen of O'Reilly Collins, who sued the company last year alleging that Toyota had long known about the steering rod problems, having issued a recall because of the same problem in Japan the year ...
Armstrong attorney criticizes new doping allegations
Lance Armstrong's attorney is criticizing a new report that a former teammate of the seven-time Tour de France champion has told investigators Armstrong knew of widespread performance-enhancing drug use on the U.S. Postal Service team. Lance Armstrong - Tour de France - sport - Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team - Cycling
Reardon slated to appear for booking; Lawyer: Cafaro Sr. will be vindicated
Lawyer: Cafaro Sr. will be vindicated By John W. GOODWIN JR. [email protected] YOUNGSTOWN
Armstrong lawyer labels doping probe "un-American"
Lance Armstrong's lawyer has labeled the probe against the seven-times Tour de France winner "un-American" and a waste of money following fresh claims against the cyclist in the US media.
NH Attorney General Investigating Magazine Sales Company
Officials with the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office are investigating a company behind a major door-to-door magazine sales campaign.
City's attorney describes McCann lawsuit as 'DOA'
LAWRENCE A city attorney called the case "dead on arrival," while a lawyer for Frank McCann said the negligence and personal injury suit filed by the former public works director is right on the money.
Arnold fires city attorney, may go back to previous attorney, who was fired last year
The City Council on Thursday voted to fire the city attorney, clearing the way for what is likely to be a showdown over the possible return of the man who held the position for 17 years before being o
Former BB K Attorney Lee wont serve Bell
The Bell City Council has opted not to hire the attorney who approved huge salaries for the city's leaders. Edward Lee, who parted company Monday with Riverside-based law firm Best Best Krieger, had said he made the move in part to stay with Bell and work with its officials through the salary crisis.
Attorney challenges veteran judge
For the second time in two decades, Volusia County Judge Mary Jane Henderson is facing a challenger for her seat on the bench.
Local attorney arrested for DWI
A local attorney was arrested earlier this week by Texas State Troopers on a charge of driving while intoxicated, The Brownsville Herald has learned.
High-profile attorney accused of DUI
SEATTLE - Police accuse a high-profile attorney of driving under the influence. But Anne Bremner claims she is the victim of a traumatic brain injury from an accident she doesn't remember. She is a former King County prosecutor, often seen on TV. Anne Bremner now represents four police departments, including Seattle Police. But the successful attorney is now in a legal battle of her own after ...
Coppell city attorney releases procurement card report
Coppell City Attorney Robert Hager has completed his investigation regarding purchases made on a city procurement card by former Mayor Jayne Peters. The report concludes that $7,827.72 was charged to the card, for which the city had not received reimbursements or receipts.
Lawyer Says Arpaio Cooperating With Probe
A lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the U.S. Justice Department's threat to sue the sheriff for not handing over records in a civil rights investigation is premature.
Minn. lawyer defends handling of Toyota crash case
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota man seeking a new trial in a fatal crash involving a Toyota might have been acquitted if his trial lawyer had properly investigated the crash and offered evidence to show his client tried to stop the car, a legal expert testified Wednesday.
Attorney named mediator
Sparta Richard I. Clark, Esq., senior partner with Laddey Clark & Ryan, LLP, in Sparta, has accepted a continuing appointment as mediator with the Morris-Sussex General Equity Neutrals Program.
Child porn lawyer struck off roll
A Victorian lawyer who became fascinated with child pornography after appearing in an incest trial has been struck off the legal practitioners roll.
Cache Attorney's Office: Charges against Lindsay could wait until next week
The Cache County Attorney's Office on Thursday received a formal police report involving Logan's former fire chief, Kyle B. Lindsay, who resigned after only seven weeks on the job.
Child porn lawyer struck off roll
A Victorian lawyer who became fascinated with child pornography after appearing in an incest trial has been struck off the legal practitioners roll.
New York Attorney General investigating health care credit cards
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is investigating health care credit cards peddled by doctors and dentists.
Child porn lawyer struck off roll
A Victorian lawyer who became fascinated with child pornography after appearing in an incest trial has been struck off the legal practitioners roll.
Suspect in murder of Belleville teen gets high-profile attorney
The attorney voted "the best lawyer to hire if you are accused of murder" will represent a Belleville man charged in the Franklin neighborhood drive-by shooting death of a teenager last month.
Former Lynnwood attorney accused of smuggling heroin to jail inmates
EVERETT -- Detectives on Wednesday arrested a former Lynnwood attorney after he was caught allegedly trying to smuggle heroin to an inmate inside the Snohomish County Jail.
Lawyer absent; Ampatuan case conference reset
The absence of an Ampatuan massacre suspect's lawyer prompted the court to postpone to August 11 Friday's case conference on what is considered as the worst political killing in the country to date.
Jackson lawyer clears hurdle
The Senate Judiciary Committee on a voice vote Thursday approved the nomination of Jackson lawyer Carlton Reeves, of Jackson, to the federal bench.
Former Lynnwood attorney arrested for allegedly smuggling heroin into jail
EVERETT -- A former Lynnwood attorney was arrested Wednesday night after he was caught allegedly smuggling heroin to inmates in the Snohomish County Jail, according to court papers filed this morning.
Hall County attorney: New budget is very likely unsustainable
Hall County Attorney Mark Young has a good news/bad news message for the Hall County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
Lawyer absent; Ampatuan massacre case conference reset
The absence of an Ampatuan massacre suspect's lawyer prompted the court to postpone to August 11 Friday's case conference on what is considered as the worst political killing in the country to date.
Auckland man found guilty of blackmailing lawyer
An Auckland man was tonight convicted of blackmailing his lawyer by demanding $350,000 for keeping quiet about allegations he was in a relationship with a prostitute and used methamphetamine.
Chattanooga attorney wins in 3rd District primary
Chattanooga attorney Chuck Fleischmann has won the GOP primary in southeast Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District.
Iranian Lawyer in Stoning Case Seeks Asylum in Turkey
A prominent Iranian human-rights lawyer, Mohamad Mostafaei, has fled to Turkey and applied for asylum after Iranian authorities issued a warrant last week for his arrest and detained his wife and brother-in-law.
Armstrong lawyer disputes teammate's doping claims
Lance Armstrong's attorney has lashed out at a report that a former teammate of the seven-time Tour de France champion told investigators Armstrong knew of widespread performance-enhancing drug use on the U.S. Postal Service team.
Montville, NJ, lawyer kicked out of probation program for drug use
A lawyer who police say had crystal methamphetamines and heroin at his Montville home in 2008 was kicked out of a special probation program Tuesday for continuing to test positive for drug use and ignoring probation appointments.
Lawyer: Ariz. sheriff is cooperating with probe
PHOENIX (AP) A lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the U.S. Justice Department's threat to sue the sheriff for not handing over records in a civil rights investigation is premature.
Birkett demands apology from attorney Brodsky
DuPage County State's Attorney Joe Birkett isn't taking any of Joel Brodsky's nonsense.
'Save my wife,' stoning lawyer pleads
A LAWYER forced to flee Iran for defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning has appealed for international pressure end his wifes imprisonment.
'Save my wife,' stoning lawyer pleads
A LAWYER forced to flee Iran for defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning has appealed for international pressure end his wifes imprisonment.
'Save my wife,' stoning lawyer pleads
A LAWYER forced to flee Iran for defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning has appealed for international pressure end his wifes imprisonment.
Attorney suing Neil over debt
The bankruptcy attorney for Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil is suing the rock star for failure to pay about $16,000 in legal fees and costs.
Cyclist Armstrong's attorney lashes out at team-mate's doping allegations
Canberra, August 6 : An attorney of seven-time 'Tour de France' champion Lance Armstrong, has lashed out at a former teammate for telling investigators that he knew of widespread performance-enhancing drug use on the US Postal Service team.
Runaway lawyer struck off
RUNAWAY lawyer Zulkifli Mohd Amin, who siphoned more than $10 million from his firm was, as expected, struck off the rolls on Friday. While he was not around to hear his punishment, his two partners, who appeared before a Court of Three Judges to be disciplined and ended up facing different fates.
Suspended lawyer Kenya Marshall urged to quit Jefferson County court candidacy
The head of the Jefferson County Democratic Party said Thursday that suspended lawyer Kenya Lavender Marshall should drop her candidacy for a county Circuit Court post.
War criminal Duch appoints new lawyer ahead of expected appeal
Phnom Penh - Comrade Duch, the former Khmer Rouge cadre convicted of war crimes last month, on Friday appointed a Cambodian defence lawyer to replace the French lawyer he sacked.
Armstrong's lawyer says doping probe 'un-American'
Lance Armstrong's lawyer has labelled the probe against the seven-times Tour de France winner "un-American " and a waste of money following fresh claims against the cyclist in the U. S media.[...]
Lawyer: Ariz. sheriff is cooperating with probe
PHOENIX (AP) A lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the U.S. Justice Department's threat to sue the sheriff for not handing over records in a civil rights investigation is premature.
Convicted K.Rouge jailer hires new lawyer
Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch has hired a Cambodian lawyer to replace his international attorney, the tribunal said Friday, as he prepares to appeal his conviction for crimes against humanity.
Duch changes lawyer
PHNOM PENH - KHMER Rouge prison chief Duch has hired a Cambodian lawyer to replace his international attorney, the tribunal said on Friday, as he prepares to appeal his conviction for crimes against humanity. Duch, whose real name is Kaing Guek Eav, sacked his French lawyer Francois Roux in early July for 'lack of confidence' but retained his Cambodian defence lawyer Kar Savuth at the UN-backed ...
Armstrong lawyer labels probe "un-American"
Lance Armstrongs lawyer has labeled the probe against the seven-times Tour de France winner un-American and a waste of money following fresh claims against the cyclist in the U.S media.
Amnesty: Lawyer in Iranian stoning case released
Amnesty International says the lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran has been released from a detention center in Istanbul.
Amnesty: Lawyer in Iranian stoning case released
ANKARA, Turkey - Amnesty International says the lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran has been released from a detention centre in Istanbul.