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Lawyer has seen clients go from six figures to sudden poverty
Spring Hill bankruptcy attorney has seen the recession affect everyone, including the wealthy.
Tennis-playing lawyer at home in, on court
After a stressful day battling in bankruptcy court, Reading lawyer Brenna H. Mendelsohn is ready to hit a different type of court. The tennis court. "Hitting the balls is a real stress reliever," the 32-year-old Mendelsohn said during a break in her busy day in court.
3 candidates with diverse perspectives vie to replace Johnson as Washington County attorney
Three men are seeking to lead the Washington County attorney's office, as county attorney Doug Johnson is retiring after serving three four-year terms.
New U.S. attorney faced jail in '60s civil rights struggle
Seldom does a top federal prosecutor have a resume that includes three arrests. But Jim Lewis, the new U.S. attorney for the central district of Illinois, will tell you jail time can be part of fighting to make sure the U.S. Constitution applies to every citizen.
Attorney Generals office reviewing 42-cent levy
The Missouri Attorney Generals office is reviewing the legality of a 42-cent property tax levy in Neosho.
3 candidates with diverse perspectives vie to replace Johnson as Washington County attorney
Three men are seeking to lead the Washington County attorney's office, as county attorney Doug Johnson is retiring after serving three four-year terms.
Walsh confirmed as U.S. Attorney
DENVER Denver attorney and former prosecutor John Walsh soon will become the U.S. Attorney for Colorado, the top federal law enforcement official in the state.
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.
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.
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.
Houston Personal Injury Lawyer Greg Baumgartner Chosen for Who's Who
The Baumgartner Law Firm is pleased to announce the preeminent Houston personal injury lawyer Greg Baumgartner has been selected for inclusion in the Who's Who 2010 register.
Texas' open U.S. attorney posts languish under President Barack Obama
WASHINGTON - With more than a third of his term elapsed, President Barack Obama has left four of the biggest plums in Texas unfilled - U.S. attorney jobs that have launched countless political careers.
Family, friends, colleagues mourn attorney, former Shen school board member
CLIFTON PARK A memorial service July 30 for a Clifton Park attorney and mother of two drew more than 450 mourners who recalled her as a woman with a deep passion for childrens issues who loved her family and maintained her youthful sense of humor into adulthood.
Lawyer in Iranian stoning case in Norway, seeking asylum
Oslo - Iranian lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, who has defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran, has arrived in Norway where he has applied for asylum, reports said Sunday.
Finding the Right Approach in Searching for a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer
Searching for the Miami personal injury lawyer is the first step in finding a solution for your legal dilemma. Unfortunately, many who have fallen victim to personal injury for the first time find it hard to find the lawyer.
Local briefs: U.S. attorney appointed for Western District; Herron plans Monday tour stop in Jackson
U.S. attorney appointed for Western District
Lawyer: Gay Marriage Ruling Not 'Activism'
Former Solicitor General Ted Olson top attorney battling California's Prop 8 denies ruling overturning gay marriage ban constitutes judicial activism, says judge in the case was applying the Constitution to end discrimination
Texas' open U.S. attorney posts languish under President Barack Obama
WASHINGTON - With more than a third of his term elapsed, President Barack Obama has left four of the biggest plums in Texas unfilled - U.S. attorney jobs that have launched countless political careers.
Election: Florida attorney general
The Aug. 24 Republican primary for attorney general includes three candidates: Holly Benson, Pam Bondi and Jeff Kottcamp. The Democratic primary has two candidates: Dave Aronberg and Dan Gelber.
Virginia's Attorney General On Health Care, Immigration
Host Liane Hansen speaks to Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli about immigration and health care. Last week, a federal court refused to dismiss Cuccinelli's suit against the new federal health care law, and Cuccinelli issued an opinion which gives the OK for Virginia police to inquire about the immigration status of those they stop.
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway, hopes to return to Iran eventually
OSLO - The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran says he has applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to his practice.
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that hehas applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to his practice.
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that he has applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to his practice.
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway, hopes to return to Iran eventually
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that he has applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to h...
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that hehas applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to his practice.
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that hehas applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to his practice.
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that he has applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to his practice. Mohammad Mostafaei told reporters he chose to flee... Iran - Capital punishment - Stoning - Middle East - Norway
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that he has applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to his practice. Iran - Norway - Capital punishment - Stoning - Middle East
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that he has applied for asylum in Norway, but hopes Iranian authorities will allow him eventually to return to his practice.
Lawyer Flees Iran After Client's Stoning Sentence
Attorney Mohammed Mostafaei arrived safely in Norway, and Iranian opposition figures are reporting that his wife has been released from custody in Iran. Despite his troubles, the lawyer told NPR that he still hopes someday to resume his human rights work in Iran.
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that he has applied for asylum in Norway,...
Maldives attorney general resigns
Male, Aug 8: Maldives Attorney General Husnu Suood has resigned over government's "failure to enact necessary legislation" that made his job "untenable", a media report said Sunday.
Lawyer Flees Iran After Client's Stoning Sentence
Mohammad Mostafaei, who fled to Turkey amid international outrage over a stoning sentence for one of his clients, arrived safely in Norway. Iranian opposition figures are reporting that Mostafaei's wife has been released from custody in Iran. Despite his troubles, the lawyer says he hopes someday...
Two Republicans face off for the attorney general nomination
On Tuesday, two attorneys will face off, each hoping to become the first Republican to occupy the state attorney general's office in more than 50 years.
NY attorney general candidates
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Six candidates are running for New York attorney general. Five are in a Sept. 14 Democratic primary. The winner will face Republican Daniel Donovan Nov. 2. They are:
Lawyer in Iranian stoning case 'safe' in Norway - Summary
Oslo - Iranian lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, who has defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran, on Sunday said he was "safe" in Norway after fleeing from persecution in Iran.
Collier School Board wants own attorney at Superintendent Thompsons evaluation
When it comes to haggling over Superintendent Dennis Thompsons contract, the Collier County School Board wants its interests protected. The board is calling a special meeting before Thompsons evaluation begins Thursday to finalize a contract with their personal board attorney.
Iranian lawyer's wife released fom Tehran prison
The wife of a prominent human rights lawyer who fled Iran said she was released on bail Saturday night after spending nearly two weeks in solitary confinement in Tehran's notorious Evin prison.
Lawyer in Iranian stoning case 'safe' in Norway
Oslo, Aug 8 : Iranian lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, who has defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran, Sunday said he was "safe" in Norway after fleeing from persecution in Iran.
Iranian lawyer in stoning case flees to Norway
An Iranian lawyer who defended a woman facing death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday he had fled to Norway to seek protection from his country's authorities.
Iranian lawyer in stoning case flees to Norway
OSLO (Reuters) - An Iranian lawyer who defended a woman facing death by stoning in Iran said Sunday he had fled to Norway to seek protection from his country's authorities.
Administrator of elder abuse program says Democratic attorney general candidate David Leyton's in-laws received ...
The executive director of an elder abuse prevention program says the in-laws of Democratic attorney general candidate David Leyton have been neglected and been given only minimal care as their health and well being has deteriorated.
Lawyer of woman facing stoning in Iran flees to Norway
The lawyer of a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran for adultery has fled to Norway where he is considering seeking asylum he said in Oslo Sunday.
Wife Of Lawyer In Stoning Case Released
The wife of Iranian lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, who served as legal defense for a woman sentenced to death by stoning, has been released from prison. -RFE
Lawyer of woman facing stoning in Iran flees to Norway
The lawyer for a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran for adultery has fled to Norway where he is considering seeking asylum, he said in Oslo Sunday.
Iran lawyer in Norway asylum bid
Iranian lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, who has been defending a woman facing death by stoning in Iran, arrives in Norway to seek asylum.
Local Attorney Helps Set a Man Free
Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player. A local attorney is gaining national attention after helping "free a man" who'd been imprisoned for killing three people when his Toyota careened out of control.
Iranian lawyer in stoning case escapes to Norway
An Iranian lawyer who defended a woman facing death by stoning in Iran said yesterday he had fled to Norway to seek protection from his countrys authorities.
Iowa lawyer swims English Channel and climbs Everest
DES MOINES, IOWA (AP) -- A Des Moines lawyer has become the first American to both climb Mt. Everest and swim the English Channel. Charlie Wittmack crossed the 21-mile channel on Sunday. He swam from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in about 12 hours.