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Lawrence Taylor's Lawyer Briefs Judge
Pro Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor's attorney has met with the judge and prosecutors to discuss the statutory rape charges against the Pro Hall of Famer.
Attorney Mark Langschied Posts Online Articles Related to Michigan Driver's License Restoration
NORTHVILLE, MI--(Marketwire - 08/26/10) - Attorney Mark Langschied has posted online articles covering Michigan driver's license restoration after a suspension or revocation. The articles cover a wide range of topics such as preparation for a license reinstatement hearing, evidence that may be submitted at a hearing, and the requirements for reinstating a Michigan driver's license. "I want to ...
New Haven Lawyer Charged With Casino Cheating
LEDYARD A New Haven lawyer was charged with cheating at the MGM Grand Casino late Wednesday, state police said.
Norfolk District Attorney candidates spar over who has best experience for the job
Four seasoned lawyers are playing a game of politicians vs. prosecutors as they vie to become Norfolk Countys new district attorney. Three Democrats -- Michael Morrissey, Michael Chinman and Joseph Driscoll -- and an Independent -- Jack Coffey -- compared resumes and argued over the merits of their varied levels of courtroom experience at a GateHouse Media editorial board meeting on Aug. 16.
Board: Lawyer had sex with client
A Waterloo lawyer who allegedly had sex with a client in the law library of the Black Hawk County Courthouse faces a possible suspension of his license.
New Haven Lawyer Charged With Casino Cheating
LEDYARD A New Haven lawyer was charged with cheating at the MGM Grand Casino late Wednesday, state police said.
Senators Brown, Voinovich endorse Toledo lawyer Helmick for district court
BLADE STAFF Ohio's two U.S. senators yesterday endorsed Toledo lawyer Jeffrey Helmick for an open seat on the U.S. District Court in Toledo. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D) and George Voinovich (R) announced they would recommend Mr. Helmick to replace Judge James Carr, who went on senior status June 1. The recommendation is based on the work of a 17-member judicial advisory commission assembled by the ...
What Does A Miami Lawyer Can Do For You
If you are in trouble you can always seek the help of Miami lawyers. Lawyers can assist you with their own ways. There are some who can help you lower your sentence or the possible punishment.
Attorney for Dale Neumann withdraws from prayer death case
The attorney representing Dale Neumann in his appeal of a second-degree reckless homicide conviction has withdrawn from the case to take a full-time job, according to court records.
S.F. lawyer accused of fraud in autism care
A former partner at a well-known law firm and his marketing consultant wife were arrested Wednesday on felony charges of bilking the San Francisco school district and private insurers out of about $400,000 via fraudulent bills for treatment of their autistic... San Francisco - Lawyer - Law firm - Fraud - Autism spectrum
Local U.S. attorney general's office subpoenas McNeil records
Johnson & Johnson has announced the U.S. Attorney General's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has subpoenaed documents from McNeil Consumer Healthcare in regard to this year's multiple product recalls.
Lawyer denies doing anything criminally wrong
Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Root claims it was never his intention to go through with a money laundering scheme, but was only "playing along" with the individual who pretended to be a big player with connections to people in the criminal world because they might hire him if they ever got [...]
Attorney: gradual progress in rectifying bookkeeping, upload practices in recorders office
DECORAH Winneshiek County Attorney Andrew Van Der Maaten said Monday, gradual progress is being made toward rectifying concerns with some practices in the county recorders office.
Hogan's lawyer slams insensitive Australian detention
Paul Hogan was stunned when he was served with an order detaining him in Australia because the legal notice came just hours before he was due to bury his beloved mother.
Conn. lawyer charged with casino cheating
State police say Walter Bansley IV of New Haven took his bet off the craps table in violation of casino rules Wednesday night, then refused to show his identification and to leave the gambling floor when confronted by authorities.
Tom Cadden, prominent Meriden attorney, dies
MERIDEN -- Tom Cadden, a prominent local attorney, died Wednesday. For years Cadden operated a practice on East Main Street and was an influential figure in city politics. More recently he was the driving force behind the restoration of a pavilion in Hubbard Park.
Lawyer denies doing anything criminal
Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Root claims it was never his intention to go through with a money laundering scheme, but was only "playing along" with the individual who pretended to be a big player with connections to people in the criminal world because they might hire him if they ever got [...]
Conn. lawyer charged with casino cheating
A Connecticut lawyer whose father was portrayed by Tom Cruise in "A Few Good Men" has been arrested on allegations he cheated while gambling at the MGM Grand Casino. Few Good Men - Tom Cruise - Connecticut - Games - Gambling
Lawyer charged with casino cheating
A Connecticut lawyer whose father was portrayed by Tom Cruise in "A Few Good Men" has been arrested on allegations he cheated while gambling at the MGM Grand Casino.
Felda orders release of fund to settlers' lawyer
BANDAR SERI JEMPOL: Felda has ordered its lawyer to release a sum of RM11 million to the law firm representing 354 Felda Kemahang 3 settlers in the wake of the Federal Court's decision today, its chairman Tan Sri Dr Yusof Noor said today.
Lawyer charged with casino cheating
State Police say Walter Bansley IV , of New Haven, took his bet off the craps table in violation of casino rules Wednesday night, then refused to show his identification and to leave the gambling floor when confronted by authorities.
Former Khmer Rouge chief jailer appeals against conviction
Lawyer says Comrade Duch, jailed for 19 years for war crimes, should be acquitted because he was merely following orders The former chief jailer of the Khmer Rouge has appealed against his conviction and 35-year prison sentence, his lawyer said today. Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity in July and sentenced to 35 years in prison reduced to 19 ...
Attorney Faces License Loss After Sex With Client Claims
The Grievance Commission of the Iowa Supreme Court wants the high court to suspend the license of a Waterloo attorney who they said had sex with a client.
Tidwell attorney: Another sheriff's election needed
Rickie Tidwell's attorney, Mark Donahoe, says all they are asking for from the Dyer County Election Commission is a fair sheriff's election without irregularities. Donahoe filed a complaint with the...
Bay's lawyer brands bodyguard lawsuit 'ridiculous'
Michael Bay's attorney has hit back at a lawsuit which alleges a bodyguard working for the director was involved in a violent altercation with two men in Los Angeles - branding the claims "ridiculous".
Republican lawyer heads to Alaska for Lisa Murkowski
Alaska attorney Joe Miller leads Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the state's Republican Senate primary. AP photo Sean Cairncross, the general counsel of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, is headed to Alaska at the request of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) to help provide guidance to the GOP incumbent who finds herself trailing attorney Joe Miller (R) by roughly 1,600 votes. Cairncross will spend ...
U.S. Attorney General Files Complaint Against Fla. Abortion Clinic Protester
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is seeking an injunction to bar antiabortion-rights protester Mary Susan Pine from entering any driveway leading to the Presidential Women's Center, a Florida clinic that offers abortion services, the Palm Beach Post reports. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Florida, represents the first time a Florida resident has been charged under the 1994 Freedom ...
Attorney General identifies body found near Great Bend as missing teenager
A charred body found at an asphalt plant near Great Bend is that of a 14-year-old girl who had been missing since the weekend, the attorney general said Thursday.
Felda loses case because lawyer did not attend trial
BANDAR SERI JEMPOL, Aug 26 Felda has ordered its lawyer to release a sum of RM11 million to the law firm representing 354 Felda Kemahang 3 settlers in the wake of the Federal Courts decision today, its chairman Tan Sri Dr Yusof Noor said today. Dr Yusof said Felda lost the case because its lawyer did not attend the trial, depriving it of the ...
Ky. high court suspends attorney over money
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A 1-time attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union in Kentucky has been suspended from legal practice while the Kentucky Bar Association investigates his handling of client funds.
Octomom's attorney owns her La Habra home
Nadya Suleman's attorney, Jeff Czech, now owns her La Habra home, a celebrity website reported today.
District attorney's office change could test employment law
In January, Bend attorney Patrick Flaherty will take over as the county's top prosecutor, replacing longtime District Attorney Mike Dugan, whom he unseated in the May election.
Beach lawyer gets 18 months for mortgage fraud
NORFOLK A Virginia Beach lawyer was sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison for his role in a $2 million mortgage fraud scheme that netted him about $14,000.
Restaurant failed to pay state sales tax, lawyer admits in court
View full sizeGary Walts / The Post-Standard, 2009La Cena restaurant in Fayetteville. Syracuse, NY -- The corporate lawyer for a Fayetteville restaurant admitted in court today the company had failed to pay state sales tax over a period of four...
Trial Attorney Willie Gary and Team File $100 Million Discrimination Lawsuit on Behalf of Famed Radio Personality ...
Prominent trial attorney Willie Gary announced today that he will spearhead the legal team in a $100 million discrimination lawsuit against one of Chicago's well-known real estate companies, The Lowe Group Chicago, Inc. and Prudential Rubloff Properties. � The lawsuit was filed at Chicago's Eastern Division Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse , on behalf of famed radio personality ...
Crocodile Dundee stuck in Australia until he settles tax bill, lawyer says
SYDNEY Actor Paul Hogan, star of the "Crocodile Dundee" movie trilogy, has been barred from leaving Australia until he pays a disputed tax bill, his lawyer said on Thursday.
Possible Mobster Connection in Florida Lawyer's Ponzi Scheme
An alleged gangster�helped�launder ill-gotten money for�Scott Rothstein, the Florida lawyer who in December of 2009 turned himself in�and in January�copped to charges�of wire fraud and conspiracy to launder money�in connection with�a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme he ran,�Bloomberg reports. Roberto Settineri�on Wednesday�pleaded guilty to a charge of money laundering conspiracy and got a 50-year ...
Gribbles lawyer seeks to depose state troopers, extension for more evaluations
NASHUA The first of two murder suspects appeared in court Aug. 23 in front of the same judge who threw out a plea agreement for one of his co-defendants last week.
Michael Bay's Lawyer: Apologize, Or Else!
Filed under: Michael Bay , Marty Singer , Celebrity Justice , Movies Michael Bay 's lawyer is red-faced angry over a lawsuit filed against him ... alleging his bodyguard pistol-whipped two dudes outside a Hollywood nightclub. Legal pit bull Marty Singer has fired off a letter -- obtained by TMZ -- to lawyers for the two Read more
DC lawyer heading to Alaska to help Murkowski
The top lawyer for the Republicans' Senate campaign committee is heading to Alaska to help Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who is trailing in the primary vote.
Real estate attorney convicted of fraud seeks new trial
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Charlotte real estate attorney convicted of mortgage fraud is asking for a new trial. Last year a federal jury found Victoria Sprouse guilty of making false statements to banks, mail fraud and bank fraud. Prosecutors say Sprouse was the "closer" in a mortgage scheme that illegally flipped more than 200 homes. They say Sprouse and her alleged accomplices made more than $5 ...
Attorney: Blagojevich's brother won't testify against ex-governor
Associated Press - August 26, 2010 1:24 PM ET CHICAGO (AP) - The attorney for Rod Blagojevich's brother says his client doesn't intend to testify against the former governor during a retrial on...
Attorney General's Office Offers Free Foreclosure Awareness Video
Terry Goddard, Arizona Attorney General The home foreclosure crisis has caused great pain for families across Arizona. Thousands have lost their homes to foreclosure and many more are at risk. And the problem is made worse by some unscrupulous companies and individuals who claim they can help consumers keep their homes, when what they are really doing is stealing money and making the situation ...
Attorney: Blagojevich's brother won't testify against ex-governor
Associated Press - August 26, 2010 1:25 PM ET CHICAGO (AP) - The attorney for Rod Blagojevich's brother says his client doesn't intend to testify against the former governor during a retrial on...
DC lawyer heading to Alaska to help Murkowski
The top lawyer for the Republicans' Senate campaign committee is heading to Alaska to help Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who is trailing in the primary vote.
Attorney: Blagojevich's brother won't testify against ex-governor
CHICAGO (AP) -- The attorney for Rod Blagojevich's brother says his client doesn't intend to testify against the former governor during a retrial on corruption charges.
Powhatan Countys Attorney to resign at end of the end of the year
Carolyn Bishop, county administrator, said County Attorney John Rick plans to concentrate on personal interests.
Man Charged in Bystander Shooting Has Mental Disability: Lawyer
Teen facing attempted murder charges may have had shooting pinned on him, attorney says. Attempted murder - Lawyer - Recreation - Guns - Shooting
County attorney Smith's motion for summary judgment denied
WINFIELD A federal appeals court in Denver recently upheld a trial court's decision denying motions by Cowley County Attorney Chris Smith and two law enforcement officers asking for a summary judgment on a suit brought by a man who claimed his civil rights were violated.
Trial Attorney Willie Gary and Charles H. Peckham File $100 Million Discrimination Lawsuit on Behalf of Famed Radio ...
Prominent trial attorney Willie Gary of Florida and Charles H. Peckham of Houston, Texas announced today they are filing a $100 million discrimination lawsuit against three of Chicago's well-known real estate companies; The Lowe Group Chicago, Inc., Midwest Realty Ventures and Prudential Rubloff Properties.