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Prominent Columbus attorney arrested on drug charges
A local criminal defense attorney finds himself on the other side of the law, facing drug charges. [ Web Extra! Click here to read an official GBI warrant .] GBI agents say Mark Shelnutt has been dealing prescription drugs. 
2:45 p.m. UPDATE: Columbus attorney Mark Shelnutt arrested at Government Center
Columbus attorney Mark Shelnutt was arrested Thursday just before noon outside the Government Center, according governmental sources.
NY lawyer admits stealing $2.7M from clients
Authorities say a personal-injury lawyer has admitted to bilking more than $2.5 million from his clients to pay for construction of his suburban...
Film of gun siege lawyer released
A coroner releases footage of the last moments of a barrister shot dead by police marksmen during a siege at his west London flat.
Warren Attorney Suspended by State Supreme Court
A Warren attorney has been suspended for up to two years for professional misconduct. According to a statement issued Thursday, the Supreme Court of Ohio suspended Kenneth N. Shaw's law license for two years, with the second year of that term stayed on conditions.
Attorney general’s office investigating charitable giving to Birthplace at RGH
VERNON — The attorney general’s office is investigating charitable gifts and funds given to Eastern Connecticut Health Network for the benefit of the Birthplace at Rockville General Hospital, after hospital leaders voted this month to close the maternity unit there.
Ark. attorney general encourages drug take-back participation
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel encouraged Arkansans today to safely and securely dispose their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs during the first-ever national Prescription Drug "Take-Back" Day on Saturday, Sept. 25.
Attorney: Parents Fed Starved Child
The attorney for a man whose 2-year-old son allegedly starved to death says the child was being fed but suffered from other medical problems.
NY attorney general candidates still little known
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two new polls differ over the closeness of the race between two still little-known candidates for attorney general in New York, with one saying the contest is about even and the other giving the initial advantage to the Democrat who won a primary last week.
Attorney steps down from beheading case
News 4 has learned that Muzzamil Hassan's lead defense attorney is removing herself from the case.
QAC lawyer critical of RPL approach
The Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) yesterday accused Air New Zealand of opposing night flights purely to "stymie" competition and charged Remarkables Park Ltd (RPL) with using a "tactical, scattergun" approach in submissions against noise boundary plan change 35 at the airport. read more
Attorney general advises VeraSun corn suppliers to respond to letter
DES MOINES -- Attorney General Tom Miller advised people whoreceived payment for corn or other services from VeraSun Energywithin 90 days of the company's filing for bankruptcy, to respondto preference demand letters by Sept. 30.
Attorney faulted in Rifqa Bary case
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A professional organization for lawyers is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.
The lawyer who under-charged...and other fairytales
Heard the one about the lawyer who charged like a perfectly reasonable, unmolested, even-tempered bull? Me neither.
Attorney faulted in runaway Ohio teen convert case
A professional organization for lawyers said Thursday it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.
Lawyer: Other young men went on trips with Atlanta pastor
ATLANTA — The pastor of a prominent megachurch accused by three young men of coercing them into sex took trips with other male proteges in his youth ministry as part of a mentoring effort, a lawyer for the religious leader said today.
Attorney faulted in runaway Ohio teen convert case
A professional organization for lawyers said Thursday it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.
Attorney faulted in runaway Ohio teen convert case
A professional organization for lawyers said Thursday it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.
Attorney misconduct alleged in Ohio convert case
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A professional organization for lawyers is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting...
Attorney faulted in runaway Ohio teen convert case
A professional organization for lawyers is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.
U.S. Attorney indicts 41 on immigration charges
The U.S. Attorney's Office has indicted 41 people for illegalre-entry into the United States and other immigration-relatedcharges.
Lawyer appointed for Ulisa Chavers in Amelia
AMELIA -- A lawyer was appointed today to represent Ulisa M. Chavers in the death of her second husband, who was buried in the couple's backyard in Amelia County. Chavers, who faces one count of first-degree murder, nine of larceny and one of defiling a dead body, will be represented ...
UPDATED: Farmington Hills attorney dead; suspected human tissue removed from home
Local attorney Lloyd Johnson is dead and with suspected human tissue having been removed from his home in Farmington Hills, the death appears to be about as suspicious as it gets.
Attorney faulted in runaway Ohio teen convert case
A professional organization for lawyers said Thursday it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity. Florida - Ohio - United States - Christianity - Professional association
Attorney faulted in runaway Ohio teen convert case
A professional organization for lawyers said Thursday it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.
Lawyer: Other young men went on trips with Ga. pastor
ATLANTA  (AP) — The pastor of a prominent megachurch accused by three young men of coercing them into sex took trips with other male proteges in his youth ministry as part of a mentoring effort, a lawyer for the religious leader said Thursday. Bishop Eddie Long, who has denied the sex ...
Lawyer: Sex Offender Accused Of Molestation Mentally Unfit
A sex offender accused of molesting a Lakeside boy may use mental incompetency as a defense in the state's first Chelsea's Law case.
Former U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley Talks Law & Politics
Former U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley spoke at a meeting in Grand Forks Wednesday, exactly four years after the final verdict came back in the Alfonso Rodriguez Junior case.
Lawyer changed postnup, didn’t tell the McCourts
A lawyer for Jamie and Frank McCourt said 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 thought he had consent to change McCourt agreement
A lawyer acknowledged today he did not have Frank or Jamie McCourt's permission to change a post-nuptial agreement he drafted that her attorneys say was a fraudulent attempt to deprive her of an ownership stake in the Dodgers.
Candidates for attorney general spar at first debate
WICHITA — Candidates for Kansas Attorney General remained civil but took their shots at each other today during a debate in Wichita.
Lawyer Explains Changes in Post-nup
A lawyer acknowledged today he did not have Frank or Jamie McCourt's permission to change a post-nuptial agreement he drafted that her attorneys say was a fraudulent attempt to deprive her of an ownership stake in the Dodgers.
Lawyer denies fraud claim in McCourt divorce case
Associated Press - September 23, 2010 3:34 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer who once represented Jamie and Frank McCourt denies he committed fraud when he switched a key portion of a...
Lawyer denies fraud claim in McCourt divorce case
Attorney denies he committed fraud by switching portion of McCourt postnuptial agreement
Lawyer denies fraud claim in McCourt divorce case
Associated Press - September 23, 2010 3:34 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer who once represented Jamie and Frank McCourt denies he committed fraud when he switched a key portion of a...
Lawyer denies fraud claim in McCourt case
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A lawyer who once represented Jamie and Frank McCourt denies he committed fraud when he switched a key portion of a post-nuptial agreement that initially excluded the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt's separate assets.
Lawyer denies fraud claim in McCourt divorce case
Associated Press - September 23, 2010 3:34 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer who once represented Jamie and Frank McCourt denies he committed fraud when he switched a key portion of a...
Oversight lawyer defends inaction vs. 'sexting' Wisconsin DA
MADISON, Wis. - A member of the board that monitors fairness in Wisconsin's lawyer regulation system is defending its inaction against the prosecutor who "sexted" a crime victim.
CFT: Leach's attorney denies New Mexico rumor
Apparently, reports surfaced in Albuquerque Wednesday that current head coach Mike Locksley would be replaced after an Oct. 9 game against New Mexico State.
Attorney faulted in runaway Ohio teen convert case
A professional organization for lawyers said Thursday it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.
Oversight lawyer defends inaction vs. 'sexting' DA
Associated Press - September 23, 2010 3:45 PM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A member of the board that monitors fairness in Wisconsin's lawyer regulation system is defending its inaction against the...
Fla. bar drafting complaint against ex-lawyer of runaway Ohio teen Muslim-to-Christian convert
A professional organization for lawyers said Thursday it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christ...
Oversight lawyer defends inaction vs. 'sexting' DA
Associated Press - September 23, 2010 3:45 PM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A member of the board that monitors fairness in Wisconsin's lawyer regulation system is defending its inaction against the...
Lawyer denies fraud claim in McCourt divorce case
(AP:LOS ANGELES) A lawyer who once represented Jamie and Frank McCourt denies he committed fraud when he switched a key portion of a postnuptial agreement that initially excluded the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt's separate assets.
Attorney Faulted In Runaway Convert Case
A professional organization for lawyers says it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.
Oversight Lawyer Defends Inaction Against 'Sexting' DA
MADISON, Wis. -- A member of the board that monitors fairness in Wisconsin's lawyer regulation system is defending its inaction against the prosecutor who "sexted" a crime victim.
Oversight lawyer defends inaction vs. 'sexting' DA
Associated Press - September 23, 2010 3:45 PM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A member of the board that monitors fairness in Wisconsin's lawyer regulation system is defending its inaction against the...
Attorney faulted in Rifqa Bary case
A professional organization for lawyers said Thursday it is drafting a misconduct complaint against the former attorney of a teenager from Ohio who ran away to Florida after converting to Christianity.  More>>>
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.