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Lawyer who fled Katrina dances up a new life in Dallas area
SONYA N. HEBERT/DMNCandace Murphy, who's pursued her dream of opening a dance studio, is among thousands of evacuees who've grown new roots here in the five years since the storm.
Community care benefits disabled adults, attorney says
Attorney who helped shut down Sand Springs' Hissom Memorial Center, a site for disabled adults, says all state-run institutions should be closed.
Midland native Bill Schuette wins GOP nomination for attorney general
Former Court of Appeals Judge Bill Schuette nabbed the GOP attorney general nomination Saturday over Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop at the Republican state convention.
Attorney general hopefuls zero in on gifts
The campaign for state attorney general is heating up as the candidates - prosecutors from opposite ends of the state and political aisle - launch scathing attacks on one another over their character and integrity. Last...
Attorney review period allows both parties to back out of sale
We signed a contract to sell our home last week. This week, our attorney gets a letter from the buyer's attorney telling us she disapproves of the contract, that the contract is terminated and demanding the return of the buyer's earnest money. We tried to find out what went wrong but neither the buyer nor her agent would return our calls.
Attorney's condition improving after fall
VAIL, Colorado — Glenn Porzak, a noted water attorney who has worked for years with Eagle County governments and Vail Resorts, remained in the intensive-care unit of a Denver hospital Friday after a climbing accident last week.
Two of five lawyers leaving Garfield County Attorney's Office
Two fifths of the legal firepower of the Garfield County Attorney's Office are leaving the office soon, officials confirmed this week. According to County Attorney Don DeFord, attorneys Debbie Quinn and Patti Fredrick have submitted their resignations and will soon leave the office.
Judge removes defense attorney in sex assault case
BELTON - A child molestation case in the Bell County court system more than a decade after the military closed it out took a bizarre turn Friday when a judge ruled the defense attorney must be removed because he could be a potential witness.
Lawyer cleared in questioning of accident victim
A state disciplinary committee has cleared veteran Hartford lawyer Andrew J. O’Keefe of allegations that he violated state ethical rules in questioning Manchester resident Kathleen A. Sinnamon about psychotherapy she underwent after a terrifying automobile accident.
Lawyer: Prosecutor faces federal probe
A lawyer confirmed Thursday that federal authorities are investigating ties between his client and Waterbury State’s Attorney John Connelly, and blasted their tactics.
Grandview to hold sendoff for longtime city attorney
GRANDVIEW -- After 30 years, Jack Maxwell is saying goodbye. The longtime Grandview city attorney is retiring and city officials will bid him adieu with an open house Tuesday.
5 Democrats face rough battle in attorney general primary
ALBANY — The crowded field for the Democratic nomination for attorney general brings varied experiences and the trading of plenty of barbs.
Edgemont lawyer 'a blessing' for inner-city charity
EDGEMONT — As a personal-injury attorney, Jeff Korek has fought for decades to help accident victims and their families .
Lawyer who fled Katrina dances up a new life in Dallas area
SONYA N. HEBERT/DMNCandace Murphy, who's pursued her dream of opening a dance studio, is among thousands of evacuees who've grown new roots here in the five years since the storm.
Lawyer who fled Katrina dances up a new life in Dallas area
SONYA N. HEBERT/DMNCandace Murphy, who's pursued her dream of opening a dance studio, is among thousands of evacuees who've grown new roots here in the five years since the storm.
Edgemont lawyer 'a blessing' for inner-city charity
EDGEMONT — As a personal-injury attorney, Jeff Korek has fought for decades to help accident victims and their families .
Raleigh Family Law Attorney Says Divorced Parents Should Consider Virtual Visitation
When a divorced parent relocates with a child, arranging video conference visits may be a reasonable solution for the non-custodial parent who stays behind, Raleigh family law attorney Charles R. Ullman says.
When a Parent Needs to Relocate, Virtual Visitation May Be an Option, Michigan Family Law Attorney Says
Michigan family law attorney Paul J. Tafelski says that arranged video conference visits could be a fair solution when a court allows the custodial parent to move with a child.
To Halt Spreading Health Concern, Companies Need To Come Clean About Bed Bugs, South Carolina Attorney Says
Columbia, S.C., personal injury attorney Bert Louthian says the state's consumers, tenants and employees are finding themselves increasingly exposed to the risk of bed bug infestations.
Don't rush to judgment in cocaine case: Paris Hilton's lawyer
Washington, Aug 29 : Paris Hilton's lawyer has said that people shouldn't rush to judgement unless the court gives verdict in the cocaine case.
Parker: Lawyer tips hat to storied office
Famed Denver trial lawyer and convicted chapeau wearer Walter Gerash has sold his storied 1439 Court Place office building to real estate law firm Semler & Associates, which made the purchase through an LLC called 1439 Court.
Attorney general hopefuls zero in on gifts
The campaign for state attorney general is heating up as the candidates - prosecutors from opposite ends of the state and political aisle - launch scathing attacks on one another over their character and integrity. Last week, Los Angeles District Attorney... Los Angeles - Attorney general - Prosecutor - Law - United States
DA targets heiress' gifts to lawyer
The Manhattan District Attorney's Office stepped up its probe of a reclusive heiress' lawyer yesterday after The Post reported on lavish gifts he received from her $500-million fortune. Wallace Bock's former paralegal, Cynthia Garcia, spent nearly an hour on the phone with an investigator answering questions about presents...
Afghan deputy attorney general forced to retire
Deputy Attorney General Fazel Ahmed Faqiryar said his boss, Attorney General Mohammad Ishaq Aloko, wrote a retirement letter for him earlier this week and that President Hamid Karzai accepted it.
Free Press' lawyer honored for work
Herschel Fink, the attorney who represents the Free Press on First Amendment matters, has been awarded the Society of Professional Journalists' First Amendment Award for his long commitment to transparency and unlocking government secrets. Fink will be honored Oct. 5 at a Las Vegas awards banquet.
Lawyer: Paris Hilton released after cocaine arrest
LOS ANGELES - Socialite, celebrity TV and Web site favorite Paris Hilton has been released by Las Vegas police after her arrest for possessing cocaine on Friday night, her lawyer said on Saturday.
Lawyer: Oak Lawn officials meddled in legal battles
The attorney handling an investigation into Oak Lawn's legal bills said this week that his final report includes evidence of "interference by elected officials" into the village's legal matters. Burt Odelson, who was tapped by the village this year to comb through several years of bills from Oak Lawn's former attorneys, said he found evidence of officials meddling in the village's lawsuit with ...
Defense lawyer wants off financial fraud case
A defense lawyer's request to drop out of a major financial fraud case is drawing opposition from federal prosecutors in Detroit.
Jackson lawyer condemns China auction
A lawyer representing Michael Jackson's family has condemned plans for a memorabilia auction in China in October - insisting the late superstar "would be turning in his grave" if he knew about the sale.
Kaptur: Get a lawyer!
Last year, when I wrote articles about the large number of home foreclosures in Erie County, every judge and lawyer I talked to said they have the same advice for homeowners in trouble: Get a lawye By date (default) read more
DA targets 104-year-old heiress' gifts to lawyer
The Manhattan District Attorney's Office stepped up its probe of a reclusive heiress' lawyer yesterday after The Post reported on lavish gifts he received from her $500-million fortune. Wallace Bock's former paralegal, Cynthia Garcia, spent nearly an hour on the phone with an investigator answering questions about presents...
Bullock, veteran of Hissom battle, favors closure
The Tulsa lawyer for families who sued the state 25 years ago to get community-based care for their loved ones who have physical or mentally disabilities said state-run institutions for the disabled should ...
Paris Hilton’s lawyer releases statement
Paris Hilton’s lawyer has asked people “not to rush to judgement” following her arrest for cocaine possession.
Bullock, veteran of Hissom battle, favors closure
The Tulsa lawyer for families who sued the state 25 years ago to get community-based care for their loved ones who have physical or mentally disabilities said state-run institutions for the disabled should ...
Adults & Community Care Lawyer. - 47.58k
Our client, a Local authority in the south of London is currently looking to appoint an Adults & Community Care Lawyer for a new in-house social services team for a project lawyer undertaking legal advice work for the Adults & Community Services.
New lawyer for Bees Roux
Attorney Ernst Serfontein will no longer be representing Blue Bulls rugby player Bees Roux.
Fishing magnate seeks to be excluded from Ruby Rose murder case
The lawyer of a fishing and shipping magnate has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to overturn its decision to include his client as one of the accused in the gruesome killing of Ruby Rose Barrameda.
Attorney reviews Hilltop development proposal in Cedar Grove
The Cedar Grove Township Council will invite representatives from developer K. Hovnanian and the Essex County Executive to the next public meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13 to get further clarification on the pending offer from the developer to construct a 464-unit housing complex on parcel five of the Hilltop property, the site of the old county psychiatric hospital.
Lawyer: 'Don't judge Hilton'
Paris Hilton's lawyer has warned the media and public not to "judge" the socialite over her arrest on suspicion of possessing cocaine until the matter is resolved in court.
Paris Hilton - Lawyer Dont Judge Hilton Over Cocaine Scandal
PARIS HILTON's lawyer has warned the media and public not to "judge" the socialite over her arrest on suspicion of possessing cocaine until the matter is resolved...
Vt lawyer crash case under review
A Vermont lawyer facing jail time for lying about his role in a traffic accident goes before the state's highest court Thursday in a bid to have his convictions thrown out. Vermont - Lawyer - United States - Traffic collision - Law
US Attorney charges lawyer in money laundering scheme
Lawyer Danilo T. Aguilar has been charged with two felony counts of laundering of monetary instruments in a complaint filed in the District of the Northern Mariana Islands; the case is being transferred to the District of Guam for purposes of entering a plea and sentencing.
Lawyer Subodh Chandra finds lots to like about the city: Sarah Crump's My Cleveland
Subodh Chandra, Cleveland lawyer, says his favorite restaurant with South India flair is Udupi Cafe in Parma Heights. He's this week's My Cleveland.
Tamil migrant review hears of torture
A lawyer representing some of the female Tamil migrants who recently arrived in B.C. wants the processing of two women be expedited for health reasons.
Andrew Thomas loses ground to Tom Horne in Arizona attorney general race
Voting trends in the Republican primary for attorney general switched again Saturday as front-runner Tom Horne increased his lead over Andrew Thomas. Horne, who led by fewer than 500 votes late Friday, saw his lead increase to 803 votes as Maricopa County counted more provisional ballots.
Pen pal gets inmate freed, with help from lawyer son
Pen pal gets inmate freed, with help from lawyer son
Attorney generals asking for audit of SBI labs
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- North Carolina’s attorney generals are asking for a full audit of all of the SBI’s labs, following revelations that evidence at the state’s blood lab may have been misrepresented. Union County District Attorney John Snyder said Saturday a full audit would restore credibility to prosecutors who rely on evidence from the state lab to try cases. “Everything that they touch -- I ...
Lawyer: 'Don't judge Hilton over cocaine scandal'
Paris Hilton's lawyer has warned the media and public not to "judge" the socialite over her arrests on suspicion of possessing cocaine until the matter is resolved in court.
Man arrested in terrorism probe back in court
The lawyer for a man being investigated by the RCMP for links to an alleged Ottawa-based terrorism cell, is back in court Sunday morning.
Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton secures Democratic nomination for attorney general
Cheers erupted through Detroit's Cobo Center Sunday morning as Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton officially accepted the Democratic nomination for attorney general.