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Deputy County Attorney Lisa Aubuchon's firing sheds light on feud
Report details allegations against Lisa Aubuchon.
Dunedin lawyer headed for Parliament
Out goes lawyer David Garrett and in comes lawyer Hilary Calvert, as ACT rearranges the deck chairs on its political Titanic . read more
Attorney wants mother of alleged shooter removed from home
STAUNTON — The attorney for the husband of a woman whose teenage son reportedly shot a man Monday night in Waynesboro is seeking to have her children removed from her care, along with a request that she vacate the home where the shooting took place, according to civil court divorce records.
Mayor: Attorney general likes village’s direction on waste stockpile
Goshen The state attorney general doesn’t see a problem with Goshen’s waste stockpile and says the village is moving in the right direction, according to Mayor John Higgins.
Attorney wants mother of alleged shooter removed from home
STAUNTON — The attorney for the husband of a woman whose teenage son reportedly shot a man Monday night in Waynesboro is seeking to have her children removed from her care, along with a request that she vacate the home where the shooting took place, according to civil court divorce records.
Lawyer Is Suspended Over Forged Car Registration
An attorney has been suspended from law practice for three months after driving a car for three years with a registration sticker that he had forged by cutting out numbers from the sticker on his wife's car.
Lawyer tries to explain his changes to disputed McCourt document
Larry Silverstein explains how he made and later corrected what he called an innocent mistake in a marital property agreement that is the focus of the bitter divorce trial. After two mornings of skewering, the Boston lawyer who wrote the disputed marital property agreement at the core of the bitter Frank and Jamie McCourt divorce battle got to explain himself and try to rehabilitate his image.
Deputy County Attorney Lisa Aubuchon's firing sheds light on feud
Report details allegations against Lisa Aubuchon.
Lawyer says he switched McCourt postnup agreement
An attorney testified Tuesday at the divorce trial of Jamie and Frank McCourt that he drafted six copies of a postnuptial marital agreement out of an abundance of caution, but his decision created a major blunder that now leaves the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership in question. Los Angeles Dodgers - Jamie McCourt - Divorce - Lawyer - Law
Attorney wants mother of alleged shooter removed from home
STAUNTON — The attorney for the husband of a woman whose teenage son reportedly shot a man Monday night in Waynesboro is seeking to have her children removed from her care, along with a request that she vacate the home where the shooting took place, according to civil court divorce records.
Attorney changed postnup, didn't tell McCourts
A lawyer for Jamie and Frank McCourt says he corrected a "mistake" in the agreement at the center of the nasty divorce of the owners of the Dodgers, their stadium and the surrounding property.
Election Roundup: Humboldt County District Attorney race to hold forum next week
A District Attorney Candidate's Forum focusing on issues of domestic violence and child abuse will be held on Sept. 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Eureka Inn, located at 518 Seventh St.
Lawyer: Dugard may not testify
SAN FRANCISCO -- Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping her from South Lake Tahoe in 1991 and holding her captive for 18 years, a defense lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorney receives American Indian honor
Wausau attorney Gene Linehan received a rare honor following his Sept. 10 death in Bayfield, where his life was celebrated at a traditional American Indian funeral ceremony typically reserved for tribal members.
Death Row Inmate's Attorney Urges Execution Stay
The attorney for a death row inmate who attempted to commit suicide hours before he was scheduled to be executed is asking federal and state judges to delay his new execution date.
Attorney changed postnup, didn't tell McCourts
A lawyer for Jamie and Frank McCourt says he corrected a "mistake" in the agreement at the center of the nasty divorce of the owners of the Dodgers, their stadium and the surrounding property.
Lawyer questions Chanel case
The lawyer of the Franschhoek man who allegedly strangled his wife, Chanel du Toit in July, believes police should have concluded their investigation into the murder before arresting his client.
Veteran judge, lawyer Calvin Magleby dies
Calvin Magleby, a military pilot, FBI agent, lawyer, judge and casino owner, died Saturday from natural causes. He was 88.
Lawyer: Dugard may not testify
SAN FRANCISCO -- Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping her from South Lake Tahoe in 1991 and holding her captive for 18 years, a defense lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorney for Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz says prosecutor wants to return to job after therapy
The attorney for embattled Calumet County Dist. Atty. Ken Kratz said Wednesday the prosecutor wants to return to office after undergoing in-patient therapy, but acknowledged Kratzs ability to do his job is compromised.
Lawyer: Dugard may not testify
SAN FRANCISCO -- Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping her from South Lake Tahoe in 1991 and holding her captive for 18 years, a defense lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorney general stumps for votes in Mansfield
MANSFIELD -- Democrat Richard Cordray went from state treasurer to Ohio attorney general after a special 2008 election in the wake of Marc Dann's resignation.
Lawyer reprimanded for misuse of client funds
WORCESTER - A Worcester lawyer has been publicly reprimanded by the state Supreme Judicial Court.
Lawyer will seek seat now held by Polito
SHREWSBURY - Kevin T. Byrne, a lawyer and former longtime town moderator, has been nominated as the Democratic candidate for the 11th Worcester District seat in the House of Representatives in the November general election.
Lawyer brothers meet their wives
Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 17:43:00 KUALA LUMPUR: The two lawyer brothers implicated in eight murders, including the recent quadruple Banting killings, met with their wives today at the city police headquarters.
Kansas Attorney General seeks to form child predator unit
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six intends to ask legislators next session to help him create a special division to investigate child predators.
Lawyer brothers meet their wives
KUALA LUMPUR: The two lawyer brothers implicated in eight murders, including the recent quadruple Banting killings, met with their wives today at the city police headquarters.
Attorney General hints at next gubernatorial race
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has hinted that he would not hesitate to challenge anyone for the nomination of Virginia's next Governor, if he decides he wants to run – according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Craig Watkins turns up heat in Dallas district attorney race with attack mailer
District Attorney Craig Watkins is preparing to unleash his first attack ad of the political season, targeting his rival's courtroom defense of a man who killed a University of North Texas student.
Boca attorney pleads guilty to stealing $2.7 million
A Boca Raton title attorney faces a maximum 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to two counts of making false statements on federal real estate settlement forms, allowing him to steal $2.7 million, federal officials said.
Attorney changed postnup, didn't tell McCourts
A lawyer for Jamie and Frank McCourt says he corrected a "mistake" in the agreement at the center of the nasty divorce of the owners of the Dodgers, their stadium and the surrounding property. Larry Silverstein testified that he didn't tell the couple about the critical change he made to a postnuptial marital agreement the day before they signed it.
Russ Williams hires lawyer to defend him in civil lawsuit
Col. Russ Williams has hired a lawyer to defend him in a civil lawsuit launched by one of his alleged home-invasion victims. Williams, 47, and his wife, Mary-Elizabeth Harriman, 52, of Ottawa are being sued for $2.45 million by a Hastings County woman.[...]
Rhodes Attorney Urges Execution Stay
The attorney for a Jones County death row inmate who attempted to commit suicide hours before he was scheduled to be executed is asking federal and state judges to delay his new execution date.
Attorney Says Carrington Settlement Stands
The settlement agreement between the City of Champaign and the family of a teen accidently killed by a police officer stands firm according to a city attorney.
'You're a tall, hot nymph': District Attorney accused of 'sexting' domestic abuse victim as he prosecuted her boyfriend
An attorney could be kicked off the bar after he sent allegedly sexually charged text messages, or 'sexts', to females linked to cases in which he was involved - including a woman who had suffered domestic abused.
Officer’s attorney: Sex was unwise, but may not have been a crime
The attorney for an Athens County Sheriff's officer charged with sexual battery for allegedly having sex with a drug informant said this week that even if investigator Jerry D. Hallowell did have a sexual relationship with the woman, he may not have broken any law by doing so.
Lawyer: 'Media shouldn't vilify Grigorieva'
Oksana Grigorieva's attorney says that she shouldn't be vilified for taping calls with Mel Gibson.
Death row inmate's attorney urges execution stay
The attorney for a death row inmate who attempted to commit suicide hours before he was scheduled to be executed is asking federal and state judges to delay his new execution date.
Attorney general stumps for votes in Mansfield
MANSFIELD -- Democrat Richard Cordray went from state treasurer to Ohio attorney general after a special 2008 election in the wake of Marc Dann's resignation.
Lawyer: Other Men Went On Trips With Pastor
The pastor of a nationally known Atlanta-area megachurch took other young men on trips as part of a mentoring program but stands by his denial of claims that he had sex with three of them, a lawyer for the religious leader said Thursday.
Russ Williams hires lawyer to defend him in civil lawsuit
Col. Russ Williams has hired a lawyer to defend him in a civil lawsuit launched by one of his alleged home-invasion victims. Williams, 47, and his wife, Mary-Elizabeth Harriman, 52, of Ottawa are being sued for $2.45 million by a Hastings County woman.[...]
Defense attorney: Washburn didn't give students drugs
Bangor Area teacher's aide Brad Washburn is "totally innocent" of allegations he gave students drugs, his defense lawyer said Thursday.
Attorney changed postnup, didn't tell McCourts
A lawyer for Jamie and Frank McCourt says he corrected a "mistake" in the agreement at the center of the nasty divorce of the owners of the Dodgers, their stadium and the surrounding property.
Death row inmate's attorney urges execution stay
Death row inmate's attorney urges execution stay
Lawyer: Other young men went on trips with pastor
The pastor of a nationally known Atlanta-area megachurch took other young men on trips as part of a mentoring program but stands by his denial of claims that he had sex with three of them, a lawyer for the religious leader said Thursday.
Attorney: Human Tissue Found At Dead Man's Home
While the Farmington Hills police remain tight-lipped about an investigation into the death of a 47-year-old man, his family's attorney is speaking out about the horrors that may have occurred inside the man's home.
U.S. attorney nominee Robert O'Neill clears major hurdle
By Richard Danielson, Times Staff Writer Thursday, September 23, 2010 Robert E. O'Neill cleared a major hurdle Thursday on his way to becoming the U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Florida. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved O'Neill's nomination to be the top federal law enforcement officer for the district, which covers 35 counties from south of Naples to Tampa to ...
Board appoints county attorney
STAFFORD — Stafford County has hired a new county attorney.On Tuesday afternoon at a board of supervisors’ meeting, the board appointed Charlie Shumate as its incoming county attorney.
Former Justice attorney to testify on New Black Panther Party decision
A former Justice Department attorney who testified the department dropped charges of voter intimidation against the New Black Panther Party for political reasons says he expects his former boss to corroborate his claim in a hearing Friday.
Retired lawyer, business owner face off in Saginaw County Board of Commissioners District 14
Judith A. LincolnSAGINAW TWP. — A first-term member of the Saginaw County Board of Commissioners faces a newcomer in November to represent District 14 in north central Saginaw Township.Incumbent Democrat Judith A. Lincoln, a retired lawyer and former school board...