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Lawyer:shame on Oregon for suing single mom
CALGARY - The lawyer for a Calgary woman who is being sued by Oregon for the costs of keeping her son in care says he will launch a countersuit.
Attorney John Dellagloria Joins KluGer, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L. As of Counsel
Attorney brings strong real property and municipal litigation background to premier trial firm MIAM...
Mexico drug cartel suspects indicted
Attorney general announced Monday the indictment of 16 individuals, including 3 Phoenix residents.
Oakland City Attorney backs proposal to loosen pot laws
Says Prop 19 will save money and make Oakland safer
Lawyer: Jailed Hiker's Family Can't Afford Bail
The family of an American woman detained in Iran for more than a year is appealing to authorities to drop a $500,000 bail for her release because they cannot afford it, her lawyer said Monday. Masoud Shafiei told The Associated Press that Swiss diplomats acting on behalf of the U.S. are asking that the bail be dropped or lowered for 32-year-old Sarah Shourd.
Lawyer: Jailed Hiker's Family Can't Afford Bail
The family of an American woman detained in Iran for more than a year is appealing to authorities to drop a $500,000 bail for her release because they cannot afford it, her lawyer said Monday. Masoud Shafiei told The Associated Press that Swiss diplomats acting on behalf of the U.S. are asking that the bail be dropped or lowered for 32-year-old Sarah Shourd.
Lawyer: Jailed Hiker's Family Can't Afford Bail
The family of an American woman detained in Iran for more than a year is appealing to authorities to drop a $500,000 bail for her release because they cannot afford it, her lawyer said Monday. Masoud Shafiei told The Associated Press that Swiss diplomats acting on behalf of the U.S. are asking that the bail be dropped or lowered for 32-year-old Sarah Shourd.
Lawyer suspended from federal practice after missing hearings gets chance to plead case
A lawyer who has been suspended from practicing law in federal court will get a chance next week to persuade the judge to reinstate him.
Lawyer says shame on Oregon for suing single mom for costs of son in foster care
CALGARY - Oregon should be ashamed of itself for suing a Calgary woman to recoup the costs of keeping her son in care, says the woman's lawyer. Daniel Mol said Monday that he is launching a countersuit against the U.S. state for Lisa Kirkman.
Nashville attorney confirmed for fed appeals court
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jane Branstetter Stranch, a Nashville attorney, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Nashville attorney confirmed for fed appeals court
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jane Branstetter Stranch, a Nashville attorney, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Lawyer: Man in Brady crash doing poorly
BOSTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The condition of a man involved in a car crash with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has worsened, the man's attorney said Monday. New England Patriots - Tom Brady - BOSTON - Traffic collision - United States
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jane Branstetter Stranch, a Nashville attorney, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
2. Both lawyer brothers were disbarred in November
KUALA LUMPUR: The two lawyer brothers arrested in relation to the murder of cosmetics millionaire Da­tuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others were disbarred by the Bar Council's disciplinary board on Nov 5 last year.
Attorney: Wrong man behind bars for Mt. Pleasant killing
Chief Public Defender Dante Bertani said Robert Daniels, 42, did not shoot and kill Curtis Eutsey of Mt. Pleasant. His skeletal remains were discovered March 31 in a wooded area near Misty Meadows Road.
Attorney general race centers on fighting corruption
ALBUQUERQUE — When New Mexico last elected an attorney general, it was against a backdrop of a corruption scandal involving two former state treasurers. Since then, a powerful former lawmaker was sent to federal prison, Gov. Bill Richardson’s...
Jay Mariotti Charged with Seven Misdemeanors by L.A. City Attorney’s Office
Jay Maroitti received some bad news today – the L.A. City District Attorney’s office has charged the ESPN talking head/AOL Fanhouse columnist with seven misdemeanors, including “four domestic violence charges, false imprisonment, vandalism and grand theft,” according to TMZ. Mariotti is due in court Friday; we hope to have a freelancer down at the courthouse. [...]
Attorney of rape suspect questions victim's "repressed" memories
Bail has been set for a man accused of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old girl more than a decade ago.
Colleges Need to Work with Communities on Curbing Student Alcohol Abuse, Washington Attorney Says
Washington personal injury attorney Dean Brett says a recently issued study shows that colleges are not collaborating with their communities to reduce student drinking and its consequences, such as drunk driving.
Lawyer: Greensburg's Allegheny Energy damaged health
Allegheny Energy Inc. has violated state and federal law and harmed the health of people in five states for the past 15 years by refusing to bring three Western Pennsylvania power plants into compliance with air regulations, an attorney representing Pennsylvania and four other states said yesterday
Arizona announces indictment of Mexico drug cartel suspects
Attorney general announced Monday the indictment of 16 individuals, including 3 Phoenix residents.
Lawyer tasked in extrajudicial slays to take oath as new PNP chief
A criminal lawyer noted for his involvement in Task Force Usig, the special police group tasked to solve extrajudicial killings, will formally take oath as the new chief of the Philippine National Police on Tuesday.
Lawyer: Lindsay Lohan's doctors being investigated by medical board
Doctors who prescribed drugs to Lindsay Lohan are being investigated by the California Medical Board, according to the lawyer for Lohan's father.
City lawyer seeking secret motion in Tamara Greene case
A lawyer for the City of Detroit asked again today for permission to file a secret motion asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by the family of a slain exotic dancer.
Truth Watch: Colo. Attorney General Attack Ad
Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett is taking on John Suthers for Attorney General by attacking Suthers' politics.
U.S. Attorney's Office issues correction to sex slave information
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Missouri has issued a correction on information released in the case of a woman who was allegedly kept as a sex slave.
Attorney for ESPN's Jay Mariotti says domestic violence allegations are false
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN personality and AOL sports columnist Jay Mariotti will be charged in an alleged domestic violence incident in Los Angeles, prosecutors said Monday.
Attorney General Eric Holder to speak at UA event honoring Harper Lee
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder will be the keynote speaker during an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Harper Lee's book "To Kill A Mockingbird" on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at the University of Alabama Law School.
Cedar Rapids lawyer cleared in investment scheme
Charges involving a fraudulent investment scheme against a Cedar Rapids lawyer and businessman have been dismissed without prejudice in a federal California court.
Lawyer involved in extrajudicial slay probe takes oath as new PNP chief
(UPDATE) A criminal lawyer noted for his involvement in Task Force Usig, the special police group tasked to solve extrajudicial killings, formally took oath as the new chief of the Philippine National Police on Tuesday.
Attorney Glenn R. Mahone Leaves Matthews International Board - cbl
By citybizlist Staff PITTSBURGH -- In an SEC filing, Matthews International Corporation (NasdaqGS: M...
Lawyer for children says Dwyane Wade should get custody
Judge hears from court-appointed representative as trial begins NBA superstar Dwyane Wade should be granted sole custody of his children, a court-appointed lawyer representing the Wade's two young children said as a custody trial started Monday in Cook County.
Attorney Glenn R. Mahone Leaves Matthews International Board - cbl
By citybizlist Staff PITTSBURGH -- In an SEC filing, Matthews International Corporation (NasdaqGS: M...
Parkland hospital's top lawyer gets year's salary in exit package
Records show the taxpayer-funded Dallas County hospital is paying its top lawyer $332,000, but don't say why. And officials offered no explanation.
Lawyer for children says Dwyane Wade should get custody
Judge hears from court-appointed representative as trial begins NBA superstar Dwyane Wade should be granted sole custody of his children, a court-appointed lawyer representing the Wade's two young children said as a custody trial started Monday in Cook County.
Lawyer for children says Dwyane Wade should get custody
Judge hears from court-appointed representative as trial begins NBA superstar Dwyane Wade should be granted sole custody of his children, a court-appointed lawyer representing the Wade's two young children said as a custody trial started Monday in Cook County.
Nashville Attorney Confirmed For Federal Appeals Court
Jane Branstetter Stranch, a Nashville attorney, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. She was nominated by President Barack Obama in August 2009.
Kathy Lowe gets new attorney for murder trial
A Marshall County woman charged with the murder of her husband will have a new attorney representing her on Nov. 29 when she faces a second trial.
District Attorney-elect Zellerbach to see approval for transition team
Monday, September 13 th , 2010. Issue 37, Volume 14. RIVERSIDE - Riverside County District Attorney-elect Paul Zellerbach will seek approval tomorrow from the Board of Supervisors to form a transition team to make his move into the office "as seamless as possible."
N.C. Attorney General handling Rodgers case
The N.C. Attorney General's Office has been handed the criminal case involving William Rodgers Sr., the former top executive of defunct Pace Airlines Inc.
Lawyer-cop is new PNP Chief
Deputy Director General Raul Bacalzo has been named the 16th chief of the 120,000-strong PNP, replacing PNP chief Jesus Verzosa who opted for an early retirement.
Mariotti's attorney says allegations are false
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The attorney for ESPN personality and AOL sports columnist Jay Mariotti says her client is innocent of domestic violence charges being filed against him.
Mariotti's attorney says allegations are false
Associated Press - September 14, 2010 12:24 AM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - The attorney for ESPN personality and AOL sports columnist Jay Mariotti says her client is innocent of domestic violence...
Mariotti attorney: Alleged victim 'abusive,' 'extremely intoxicated'
The Los Angeles Times reports: Los Angeles city prosecutors have charged former Sun-Times columnist and ESPN personality Jay Mariotti with seven misdemeanors in connection with an incident last month in which he allegedly grabbed and shoved his live-in girlfriend, officials said Monday.
Steve Nodine's Attorney Wants Federal Gun Case Moved out of Mobile
Former Mobile County Commissioner Steve Nodine may have his federal gun case moved out of Mobile. His attorney filed a motion late Monday afternoon to have the case moved to...
Mariotti's attorney says allegations are false
Attorney for ESPN's Jay Mariotti says domestic violence allegations are false
U.S. Attorney: Lawrence wasn't target of probe
Southfield -- Questions raised during the vetting process of Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence -- the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor -- prompted the U.S. Attorney's Office to produce a letter saying she was not a target in a bribery probe.
H. Brian Dumeer named associate attorney
The Old Saybrook law firm of Cloutier & Cassella is pleased to announce the addition of H. Brian Dumeer as an associate attorney.
Political cases keep State Attorney Lawson Lamar's office busy
Commissioner Mildred Fernandez just one of 50 public officials investigated by Lamar's Government Accountability Unit O usted Orange County Commissioner Mildred Fernandez is just the latest in a string of public officials, political candidates and consultants investigated by Orange-Osceola State Attorney Lawson Lamar's office.
Mariotti attorney: Allegations are false
The attorney for ESPN personality and AOL sports columnist Jay Mariotti says her client is innocent of domestic violence charges being filed against him.