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Mariotti's Attorney Says Allegations Are False
Attorney for ESPN's Jay Mariotti says domestic violence allegations are false Domestic violence - Jay Mariotti - ESPN - People - Women
Hayes raped and killed Hawke-Petit in home invasion, his own lawyer acknowledges
Steven Hayes’ defense lawyer, saying his client would “concede much, but not all” of the case against him, acknowledged to a jury Monday that the defendant killed a Cheshire woman in a home invasion three years ago that also resulted in the deaths of her two children.
Lawyer: American freed in Iran will travel to Oman
Iran's state news agency says an American woman freed from prison in Tehran will travel to Oman where her mother is already waiting for her.
Attorney appointed to oversee municipal courts
BRIDGETON -- Woodbury attorney Thomas M. North is the new presiding judge for the municipal courts of Cumberland, Salem and Gloucester counties.
Lawyer For Game's Manager Jimmy Henchman Denies “Snitching” Claims
A lawyer for Jimmy “Henchman” Rosemond is refuting claims that the industry insider was a paid informant for police. As previously reported , the New York Daily News published a story “exposing” Rosemond for providing information to law enforcement officials dating back to the mid-90's including a case where he helped police capture four inmates planning on escaping from jail and in return was ...
Attorney for Hayes of Winsted: He Did It, But ... (Web First)
NEW HAVEN — New Haven Chief Public Defender Thomas Ullmann acknowledged today in his opening statement in the Cheshire triple homicide trial that his client, Steven J. Hayes, entered the home of Dr. William Petit Jr. and Jennifer Hawke Petit, and eventually sexually assaulted and killed her.
Attorney releases statement about Wylie
The attorney for suspended Upshur County Chief Juvenile Probation Officer Milton Wylie on Wednesday defended his client’s character in the wake of Wylie’s indictment on a charge of forgery of a government document.
Attorney Gary Phelan Joins Cohen and Wolf's Employment Litigation Practice
BRIDGEPORT, CT--(Marketwire - 09/14/10) - Attorney Gary E. Phelan, a Westport resident, has joined Cohen and Wolf's Employment Litigation Practice. Attorney Phelan will divide his time between the firm's Bridgeport and Westport offices. Attorney Phelan's practice includes representation of employees as well as employers in a wide range of matters, including age and disability discrimination ...
Jacksonville Attorney Joins Casey Anthony Defense Team
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (WESH) -- Casey Anthony attorney Jose Baez announced the addition of two new attorneys to the defense team during a news conference on Tuesday.
Lawyer: Kid Rock defended himself in 2007 fight at restaurant
Kid Rock and his entourage were trying to defend themselves from another customer at a suburban Atlanta Waffle House, said the musician's lawyer.
Egg Recall Lawyer Still Getting Contacts from People Sickened in Salmonella Outbreak
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Egg recall lawyer Fred Pritzker continues to get contacts from people sickened by Salmonella in eggs. He has filed a lawsuit against Wright County Egg, Hillandale Farms and Mi Rancho, of Bemidji, MN.
Imelda didn’t get fair shake, says lawyer
THE lawyer of Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos yesterday questioned the decision of the Sandiganbayan which ordered her to return P10 million allegedly taken by former President Ferdinand Marcos from the National Food Authority in 1983.
Jay Mariotti attorney: Alleged victim was 'abusive,' 'highly intoxicated'
An attorney for ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti said the domestic-violence allegations against him are inaccurate and that his alleged victim was "extremely intoxicated" and "abusive."Debra Wong Yang said Mariotti was trying to get his girlfriend home safely...
District Attorney: Officer's Use of Deadly Force Justified
Officer Brandon Munnik shot and killed James Knee earlier this month during a traffic stop. Investigators say Knee exited his car with a gun and made a threatening motion toward Officer Munnik.
Jay Mariotti’s Attorney Speaks; Sounds Like This One Could Go the Distance
Jay Mariotti: Hours after the ESPN talking head was charged with seven misdemeanors stemming from his August arrest, Jay Mariotti’s attorney told the LA Times: “The allegations are inaccurate and sensationalized. We are confident that the facts will show that the complainant was extremely intoxicated that night and abusive toward Mr. Mariotti.” Horrible move. The [...]
Dedmon resigns as Trimble city attorney, board to consider replacement
Trimble Mayor James Davis announced to the board of mayor and aldermen, during Monday's meeting, that city attorney Dean Dedmon had sent a letter of resignation, thus resigning as their attorney....
Allegany district attorney to speak at AU event Thursday
Alfred, N.Y. — Terrence M. Parker, Allegany County district attorney, will deliver this year's Constitution Day address at Alfred University. His talk, "Your Constitutional Right to Firearms: Today and Tomorrow," is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Knight Club at the Powell Campus Center.
Attorney General Corbett announces recent arrest of three Internet predators; urges families to review back-to-school ...
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Tom Corbett today announced the recent arrest of three suspected Internet predators, including a teacher from Westmoreland County, a craft store employee from Maryland and a Schuylkill County man.
Oakland City Attorney backs proposal to loosen pot laws
Signaling a break from staunch opposition from law enforcement groups, Oakland City Attorney John Russo on Monday joined about two dozen officials from across California to show support for Proposition 19.    Rise of a 'ganjapreneur'
Oakland City Attorney backs proposal to loosen pot laws
Signaling a break from staunch opposition from law enforcement groups, Oakland City Attorney John Russo on Monday joined about two dozen officials from across California to show support for Proposition 19.    Rise of a 'ganjapreneur'
Jax attorney to join Casey Anthony defense team
ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL) -- The legal team defending Casey Anthony announced the addition of several new members Tuesday including Jacksonville defense attorney, Ann Finnell.
Hopatcong, NJ: Attorney for accused murderer Giuseppe Tedesco says state's plea offer will not be accepted
The attorney for the Hopatcong man indicted last month for the first-degree murder of a former girlfriend at her borough home said his client is rejecting the state's offer of 30 years in prison in exchange for a guilty plea.
Jay Mariotti attorney says accuser was 'abusive,' 'highly intoxicated'
An attorney for ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti said the domestic-violence allegations against him are inaccurate and that his alleged victim was "extremely intoxicated" and "abusive."
Oakland City Attorney backs proposal to loosen pot laws
Signaling a break from staunch opposition from law enforcement groups, Oakland City Attorney John Russo on Monday joined about two dozen officials from across California to show support for Proposition 19.    Rise of a 'ganjapreneur'
Oakland City Attorney backs proposal to loosen pot laws
Signaling a break from staunch opposition from law enforcement groups, Oakland City Attorney John Russo on Monday joined about two dozen officials from across California to show support for Proposition 19.    Rise of a 'ganjapreneur'
Lawyer for Philly's 2 major newspapers tells AP that creditors won't close on sale Tuesday
PHILADELPHIA - Lawyer for Philly's 2 major newspapers tells AP that creditors won't close on sale Tuesday. Stock rally reaches into 3rd week - New global banking rules and growth in China helped propel two indexes back into positive territory for the year.
Lawyer for Philly's 2 Major Newspapers Tells AP That Creditors Won't Close on Sale Tuesday
Lawyer for Philly's 2 major newspapers tells AP that creditors won't close on sale Tuesday Newspaper - United States - Associated Press - Philadelphia Daily News - Philadelphia Inquirer
Ex-attorney with Flanders, NJ practice charged with stealing over $265,000 from client's estate
A disbarred attorney who lives in Long Valley was arraigned today on charges of stealing $265,552 between 2005 and 2008 from a client's estate.
Lawyer for Philly's 2 major newspapers tells AP that creditors won't close on...
Lawyer for Philly's 2 major newspapers tells AP that creditors won't close on sale Tuesday.
Formerly abducted Mexican journalist to seek U.S. asylum, lawyer says
A Mexican TV cameraman abducted in July after reporting on problems at a prison will seek asylum in the United States this week because he fears criminals will kill him, his lawyer told CNN on Tuesday.
Grigorieva hires new lawyer for Gibson case
Oksana Grigorieva reportedly hires a new lawyer for her ongoing child custody case with Mel Gibson.
Lawyer probed in relative's death
BANTING: The lawyer at the centre of a murder investigation is also being probed over the killing of a relative. P. Balasandram, who operates a workshop in Banting, told the New Straits Times yesterday that he was slashed in December 2008.
Attorney gains approval for office use in home
BY CLARE MARIE CELANO Staff Writer FREEHOLD — If you wait long enough and try hard enough, sometimes things do indeed turn out the way you want them to. read more
Attorney General won't represent state in fight against stem cell ruling
MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen will not be representing the state in its fight against a recent court ruling that halted federal funding for work with human embryonic stem cells.
Lawyer, retail worker killed in possible domestic incidents
Cases in Columbia, Ellicott City happened within a week Clare Lenore Stoudt and Thelma Wynn appeared to have little in common except their age, gender and motherhood, but the two Howard County women were killed just days apart in their homes in what police believe were likely domestic violence incidents.
C.A. : Suit Accusing Attorney of Capping Can Proceed
The Fourth District Court of Appeal has ruled that a former client can proceed with a suit alleging that Irvine attorney Sean Rutledge, who resigned from the State Bar in November amid accusations of loan modification misconduct, engaged in capping and charged illegal fees.
District Attorney finds police shooting justified
The Sheboygan County District Attorney, Joe DeCecco, says the shooting of James Knee on September 3rd was justified.
Ex-attorney with Flanders, NJ practice charged with stealing over $265,000 from client's estate
A disbarred attorney who lives in Long Valley was arraigned today on charges of stealing $265,552 between 2005 and 2008 from a client's estate.
Sacto 9-1-1: Attorney for ex-CHP officer wants public banned from Placer court hearing
The attorney for former California Highway Patrol officer Ruben Salgado asked in a Placer County Superior Court filing today for his client's preliminary hearing to be closed to the public.
Attorney General Candidate Martha Dean Inspires Strong Opinions
Martha Dean says her views are mainstream. Connecticut candidates for statewide office don’t usually talk about firearms training in public schools, how Big Tobacco has gotten screwed, the failure of the War on Drugs, or why it’s not a great idea to trust government death penalty decisions.
Wausau attorney with area ties dies on boat in Bayfield
Wausau attorney Gene Linehan, known for his outspokenness and occasional outlandish behavior, died Friday morning on his boat in Bayfield County. He was 66.
Mintz Levin Attorney Edye Aranda Bauer Accepted into Hispanic National Bar Association's Executive Leadership Training ...
BOSTON----Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. corporate attorney Edye Aranda Bauer has been selected to participate in the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Pilot Project, “Value-Based Skills: Equipping the Next Generation of Latina Corporate Practice Leaders,” an executive leadership training program for Latina lawyers.
Zimmer appoints Mark Tabakin as interim corporate attorney for Hoboken
The Zimmer Administration has just announced the appointment of attorney Mark A. Tabakin to the post of interim Corporate Counsel as the city continues its search for a replacement for Michael Kates who resigned last week, according to a release...
Democrats choosing attorney general nominee
The five candidates running for attorney general all promise to take a hard line on public corruption, help prevent another Wall Street meltdown and protect the rights and welfare of New Yorkers.
Obama to stump for Attorney General Richard Blumenthal for US Senate seat in Connecticut
Looking to give a boost to a Democrat in a crucial Senate race, President Obama will travel to Connecticuts Gold Coast to stump and raise money Thursday for Attorney General Richard Blumenthal. Richard Blumenthal - Democratic - United States Senate - Attorney general - United States
Michigan assistant attorney general a derisive critic of MSA president
An assistant attorney general in the appellate division for Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox is inserting himself into politics on campus. read more
Dallas' Richard Sayles of Sayles Werbner Named Top 10 Attorney in Texas
Dallas attorney Richard A. Sayles, co-founder of Sayles Werbner, P.C, has earned selection as one of the top 10 attorneys in Texas in the annual Texas Super Lawyers listing.
Haqqani meets US Attorney General over Aafia case
WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (APP): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani met with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and conveyed sentiments of the Pakistani people over the case involving Dr Aafia Siddiqui.
Attorney General's Office Debuts Missing Persons Database
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray has announced the launch of a new online tool designed to serve as a centralized information center for local law enforcement.
Lawyer: Kid Rock was defending himself in 07 fight
A lawyer for Kid Rock says the musician and his entourage were trying to defend themselves from another customer at a Georgia Waffle House when a fight broke out in 2007.