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Attorney for Heat forward Haslem hopeful that NBA player will be vindicated
MIAMI - A passenger in Udonis Haslem's vehicle told the Florida Highway Patrol that marijuana found after a weekend traffic stop on a South Florida highway was his. The Miami Heat forward's lawyer believes that should vindicate the NBA veteran.
Attorney Sheds Light On Abuelazam's Character
In 2005, accused serial stabber Elias Abuelazam's mind was focused on one thing: staying in the United States alongside his new bride, Jessica.
Chief: Public Attorney's Office still short of lawyers
PUBLIC Attorney's Office (PAO) in Davao Region chief said on Monday their office lacks seven lawyers to meet the ideal number of 45. read more
Ex-lawyer's jail sentence cut
FORMER lawyer Rudy Lim, 37, who forged a payslip inflating his last-drawn salary when moving to a new job, had his two-month jail sentence cut on appeal on Monday.
Meck. Co. District Attorney candidate gives back by motivating teens
We still are over two months away from November's election, but the Mecklenburg County District Attorney�race is already starting to heat up.� Both candidates are showing how service-oriented they are.�
Attorney: Haslem will be vindicated of marijuana charge
The attorney for Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem says he is hopeful the NBA player will be vindicated of a possession of marijuana charge brought following a traffic stop over the weekend. Miami Heat - Udonis Haslem - Cannabis - NBA - National Basketball Association
Attorney says Justice Department has ended probe of Tom DeLay with no criminal charges
WASHINGTON - A lawyer for former congressman Tom DeLay says the Justice Department has ended a probe of DeLay and will not file any criminal charges. The six-year criminal investigation focused on DeLay's ties to imprisoned former lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Lawyer says DOJ ends criminal probe of Tom DeLay
Hole in one! Sasha Obama scores big on family golf outing on Gulf Coast WASHINGTON (AP) - A lawyer for former congressman Tom DeLay says the Justice Department has ended a probe of DeLay and will not file any criminal charges.
Udonis Haslem's lawyer says Miami Heat forward will be vindicated
The attorney for Heat forward Udonis Haslem says he is hopeful the NBA player will be vindicated of a possession of marijuana charge brought following a traffic stop over the weekend.
Adams County will have to find$165,000 to pay state's attorney, public defender, supervisor of assessments
Adams County is going to have to cover a larger share of pay for the state's attorney, public defender and supervisor of assessments because the state has told county officials it won't cover those salaries at the same level it has in the past.
Lawyer says DOJ ends criminal probe of Tom DeLay
Hole in one! Sasha Obama scores big on family golf outing on Gulf Coast WASHINGTON (AP) - A lawyer for former congressman Tom DeLay says the Justice Department has ended a probe of DeLay and will not file any criminal charges.
Burg Simpson Adds Nationally Respected Trial Lawyer
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., has further strengthened the firm's litigation practice with the addition of George E. McLaughlin. Mr. McLaughlin, a nationally respected trial lawyer, joins Burg Simpson as Special Counsel from Denver-based McDermott, Hansen & McLaughlin, LLP.
Lawyer: DOJ Ends Criminal Probe Of Tom DeLay
WASHINGTON -- A lawyer for former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says the Justice Department has ended a probe of the Texas Republican and will not file any criminal charges.
Lawyer says Justice Department ends probe of Tom DeLay
WASHINGTON (AP) A lawyer for former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says the Justice Department has ended a probe of the Texas Republican and will not file any criminal charges. The six-year criminal investigation focused on Mr. DeLay's ties to disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who was released from ...
Udonis Haslem's lawyer says Miami Heat forward will be vindicated
The attorney for Heat forward Udonis Haslem says he is hopeful the NBA player will be vindicated of a possession of marijuana charge brought following a traffic stop over the weekend.
Haslem's attorney: NBA player will be vindicated
The attorney for Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem says he is hopeful the NBA player will be vindicated of a possession of marijuana charge brought following a traffic stop over the weekend.
Attorney says Haslem's name will be cleared
A passenger in Udonis Haslem's vehicle told the Florida Highway Patrol that marijuana found after a weekend traffic stop on a South Florida highway was his. The Miami Heat forward's lawyer believes that should vindicate the NBA veteran.
County Attorney still awaiting Allen autopsy
Henry County Attorney, Darin Stater said there are currently no further pending charges against Dennis Wiley, Jr. and Dennis Wiley, Sr. from the altercation at the Moose Lodge Friday, July 31.
Prominent Labor and Employment Attorney Barry A. Hartstein Joins Littler Mendelsons Chicago Office
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nations largest employment and labor law firm representing management, announced today that Barry A. Hartstein, an attorney widely respected for his work on behalf of employers, has joined the firm. Hartstein, former Managing Partner for the Chicago office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, will be a shareholder in Littlers Chicago ...
Attorney for Casey Anthony's Parents Quits
The attorney representing the parents of Casey Anthony, who is charged with killing her daughter, Caylee, has stepped down, citing what he called false allegations made by Anthony's defense team.
Lawyer: Justice Department ends criminal probe of Tom DeLay
WASHINGTON The Justice Department has ended its six-year criminal probe of the ties between former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and disgraced ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff without filing any criminal charges against the former congressman.
Lawyer Snapshot
Family: Married to Rodney Grant, one son (Jameson, 16 months) two stepdaughters (Roderica, 15, and Keneesha, 20).
Magazine names Woodlands attorney one of Houstons top lawyers
A Woodlands attorney has been named one of Houstons Top Lawyers specializing in business litigation by H Texas magazine.
Lawyer says Haslem will be vindicated
Heat forward Udonis Haslem was arrested Sunday for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in Miami-Dade County. Udonis Haslem - Cannabis - Florida - Miami Heat - United States
Attorney No Longer Representing Casey's Parents
Attorney Brad Conway announced Monday that he is no longer representing Casey Anthonys parents because of something Caseys lawyers did.
Attorney for Udonis Haslem: All the marijuana belonged to the passenger
Udonis Haslem: TMZ reported Sunday that the Miami Heat power forward was arrested, and the headline blared on drug charges. Not so fast, my friend. Haslem who has one of the greatest tattoos in all of sports had a friend in the car, and this friend had a briefcase. Guess what? Police say [...]
Birther lawyer rebuffed
The Supreme Court on Monday put an end to a running battle between a California lawyer a prominent figure in the movement to challenge the legitimacy of Barack Obamas Presidency and a federal judge in Georgia. The full Court refused, without comment, to block a $20,000 penalty that District Judge Clay D. Land [...]
Lawyer says DOJ ends criminal probe of Tom DeLay
A lawyer for former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says the Justice Department has ended a probe of the Texas Republican and will not file any criminal charges.
Florida's top lawyer seat is an open race
With billions at stake over Gulf oil damage claims and a pending lawsuit over new federal health care laws, the next attorney general Florida voters choose may be their most influential in years.
Attorney connected to Casey Anthony's murder case steps down
An attorney connected to Casey Anthony's murder case is stepping down, according to a statement released early Monday.
Attorney: Zoners violated Sunshine Act in LM
Two days after he called in township police to remove a TV cameraman from a hearing, Lower Merion zoning-board Chairman Kenneth Aaron explained the action and said the board will continue to prohibit the use of cameras and other recording devices during parts of its sessions.
DA vows to curb fraud if elected attorney general
Dan Donovan, a proponent of honest government, hopes to be the states next attorney general. PHOTO BY PETER C. MASTROSIMONE It is often said that Staten Island is the forgotten borough, but all that may change as its district attorney sets his sights on filling the state attorney general seat being vacated by Andrew Cuomo.
Attorney: Udonis Haslem Will Be Vindicated
A passenger in Udonis Haslem's vehicle told the Florida Highway Patrol that marijuana found after a weekend traffic stop on a South Florida highway was his. The Miami Heat forward's lawyer believes that should vindicate the NBA veteran.
Attorney General Warns Of Flooding Scams
The Iowa Attorney General's office warned Iowans to be aware of consumer scams that target residents after flooding.
One Hudson County lawyer disbarred, 6 others disciplined in 2009, state report shows
Matthew George Connolly , who was sentenced in June to five years in prison for stealing more than $1.5 million of a client's money, consented to the disbarment. According to the report Connolly knowingly misappropriated $500,000 without his clients' knowledge.
Justices reject appeal over fine of 'birther' attorney
The Supreme Court has allowed a California lawyer-dentist to be fined $20,000 in a case that questioned President Barack Obama's U.S. citizenship.
Liberals, Conservatives Unite to Implore U.S. Attorney General to Immediately Implement Prison Rape Standards
AUG. 17: Natl. Press Club PRESS CONF. Unveils Letter to Attorney General Signed by 35 Diverse Leaders; Prison Rape Survivor Shares Her Story
Attorney says Haslem will be vindicated in pot bust
BC-BKN-Heat-Haslem, 1st Ld-Writethru,0539 Haslem's attorney: NBA player will be vindicated Eds: Adds details. By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer
Attorney for Anthony's parents resigns
An attorney for Casey Anthony's parents has resigned from representing the Florida couple.
Attorney General reviews Slinn sentence
The Attorney General is reviewing the two-year jail term given to a man who attacked his girlfriend outside a Cowley Road bar.
Harry Gross: Lawyer owes a return call - and some cash
Dear Harry: My wife and I were in a serious accident. We were pedestrians who were hit by a car. After we were released from the hospital, we retained a lawyer to go after the driver's insurance to cover our expenses. The case went to arbitration on April
Kansas attorney disbarred for unauthorized work
The Kansas Supreme Court has disbarred a Lawrence attorney for practicing law while his license was suspended.
Jackie Johnson takes the district attorney's oath
BRUNSWICK - Newly appointed District Attorney Jackie Johnson took the oath of office Thursday at the Glynn County Courthouse for a ceremonial beginning to her tenure as the chief prosecutor of the five-county Brunswick Judicial Circuit. Johnson appeared awed by the number of people who crowded into the spacious jury assembly room. There were judges from two circuits, police officers, other ...
Lawyer Says DOJ Ends Criminal Probe Of Tom DeLay & Midday Roundup
A lawyer for former congressman Tom DeLay says the Justice Department has ended a probe of DeLay and will not file any criminal charges. The six-year criminal investigation focused on DeLay's ties to imprisoned former lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Markoff lawyer says it is too soon to criticize jail where client died
A spokeswoman for the Boston Emergency Medical Services summarized the agency's involvement in the Markoff case. Jennifer Mehigan said EMTs were dispatched to the Nashua Street Jail at 10:09 a.m. for a report of an "unconscious male," which is a priority one call.
Lawyer?s Comments Dumb, But Maybe Not Unethical
Seemingly damaging quotes from a lawyer might just show him doing his job.
Former Freeland High teacher didn't send nude photos to students from her cell phone, lawyer says
Nude photos of former Freeland High School teacher Marcie L. Rousseau that wound up on male students cell phones werent sent by Rousseau, according to her lawyer, Saginaw Township attorney James A. Brisbois Jr.
City Attorney retained for a career span
It was the year of the Los Angeles Olympics, Michael Jacksons Thriller, and the Bhopal�Disaster.� 1984 was also the year Jeffrey Walter was appointed as Martinezs City Attorney; he has served in that capacity since26 years of City Council meetings, ordinance writing and fending off lawsuits brought against the�municipality. more...
Staten Island Councilwoman Debi Rose endorses Eric Schneiderman for attorney general
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- City Councilwoman Debi Rose today endorsed state Sen. Eric Schneiderman for state attorney general in next month's Democratic primary, hailing his "leadership" in crafting stiffer penalties for hate crimes and saying he "has been a strong...
The Surrogacy Lawyer, Applauds Governor Schwarzenegger for Signing Law to Strengthen Surrogacy Protections for ...
"This legislation will provide a measure of protection for anyone coming to California to use a surrogate. By signing this bill Governor Schwarzenegger has provided these individuals who already are undergoing so much stress the confidence that they are not risking their life savings to fulfill their dreams of becoming parents," adds Surrogacy Lawyer Erickson.