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Dead lawyer's wife released
Murder charge remains in place as prosecutors consider their case.
Winters' attorney files for new sentencing
The North Platte Telegraph On Aug. 16, 21-year-old Ryan Winters was sentenced to spend the next 5-10 years in prison after being convicted for attempted sexual assault of a child. On Monday, his attorney, Stephen Potter called the sentencing excessive.
Attorney: DA under fire for texting to resign
CHILTON — A Wisconsin prosecutor facing removal from office over accusations that he abused his position in seeking relationships with vulnerable women will resign instead, his attorney said Monday.
Defence lawyer makes bail case for Buju
TAMPA, USA — Buju Banton’s lawyer David Markus filed a motion in the Sam M Gibbons Federal Court yesterday asking that his client be granted bail.
Lawyer: Mayor retaliated against staffer
LEOMINSTER -- A Fitchburg attorney accused Mayor Dean Mazzarella Tuesday of trying to cut a City Hall employee's hours in half as a retaliatory move stemming from the mayor's relationship with another employee -- a charge the mayor said was
Attorney general hopefuls make case
The candidates for Colorado attorney general traded barbs at a Sept. 21 forum hosted in Centennial by the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.
Conrad Black's lawyer in appeals court today
Conrad Black's lawyer will appear in a Chicago courtroom today to try persuading a judge to drop the convictions against his client.
Conrad Black's lawyer in appeals court today
Conrad Black's lawyer will appear in a Chicago courtroom today to try persuading a judge to drop the convictions against his client.
County to pay for attorney in embezzlement
A Minocqua woman charged with theft in a business setting will have an attorney provided for her at county expense.
Conrad Black's lawyer in appeals court today
Conrad Black's lawyer will appear in a Chicago courtroom today to try persuading a judge to drop the convictions against his client.
Hundreds celebrate attorney's legacy
Stuart D. Hubbell wore many hats. U.S. Army veteran. Prominent attorney. Painter. Angler. Detroit Lions fan. Family man.
Alabama news links: Tuscaloosa lawyer bares all in finals of TV reality show; girl loses leg after mower accident
A 36-year-old Tuscaloosa mother, lawyer and aspiring model had made it to the finals of a reality TV show airing tonight, a little girl loses part of a leg after a lawnmower accident, a driver who struck a man with his van in a Lowe's parking says he feared for his life and much more news from across Alabama.
State's Attorney calls for probe into delinquent tax sale auctions in Madison County
Madison County State’s Attorney William Mudge has asked U.S. Attorney Stephen R. Wigginton and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to review the tax sale process during years that Fred Bathon served as county treasurer.
County to pay for attorney in embezzlement
A Minocqua woman charged with theft in a business setting will have an attorney provided for her at county expense.
Lawyer frustrated by slow progress
A father's bid to deal with a charge linking him and his son in a school brawl complaint in March is being delayed by a third man accused in the fight, a North Bay court heard Tuesday. The father is due back in court Nov.[...]
Attorney For Elderly Man Injured By Cop To Address Media
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The attorney representing the elderly man whose neck was broken by an Orlando police officer will speak publicly about the case in a press conference scheduled for Wednesday at 11:00am.
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz could face sanctions from Office of Lawyer Regulation, Wisconsin Department ...
Even though Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz says hell resign to avoid being removed from office by the governor, his troubles might not end when he quits.
Iceland ex-PM hires defense lawyer on bank crisis
Iceland's former prime minister has hired a lawyer to defend himself against charges that he failed to act to prevent the nation's financial crisis.
Lawyer: Mayor retaliated against staffer
LEOMINSTER -- A Fitchburg attorney accused Mayor Dean Mazzarella Tuesday of trying to cut a City Hall employee's hours in half as a retaliatory move stemming from the mayor's relationship with another employee -- a charge the mayor said was
Lawyer banned from federal court practice after missing meetings pleads his case
A lawyer who was banned from practicing in Mobile’s federal court — punishment for missing a pair of hearings last month — pleaded Tuesday for another chance.
Metamora lawyer picked as East Peoria city clerk
City officials tapped a lawyer to be the new city clerk.   At a special meeting Tuesday, the City Council introduced Morgan Cadwalader, 29. She will replace longtime City Clerk Berta Dinkins.
Q&A with National City's new city attorney
Co-workers describe National City’s new city attorney, as nothing short of amazing. Claudia Silva transitioned to her new position during the summer, replacing George H. Eiser, III, who was city attorney for 25 years.
Attorney: Law levy will ease funding stress
Curry County faces bankruptcy in two years, but a proposed law enforcement levy for Curry County will “take the pressure off,” according to a member of the county’s budget committee. John Spicer, a Gold Beach attorney, presented facts and figures about the county budget crisis Tuesday to the Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor. “They’re really down to bare bones now,” Spicer said of the agencies ...
Lawyer derides entrepreneur's wife as 'Martha Stewart' of Boykin Trust
The wife of a Baldwin County entrepreneur, ensnared in a bitter legal dispute over his claim to have invented a breakthrough alternative fuel technology, came under scrutiny Tuesday for hundreds of thousands of dollars she received from her husband’s company.
Attorney for Hayes' Co-Defendant Ordered to Hearing on His Comments (Web Exclusive)
NEW HAVEN — Attorney Jeremiah Donovan, who last week talked to reporters about the actions of his client, Joshua Komisarjevsky, during the Cheshire triple homicide, was hit with a show-cause order Monday that calls him to court to explain why he should not be held in criminal contempt for speaking about the case while a gag order is in place.
Confessions of a star divorce lawyer
Laura Wasser is known around Hollywood as the "Disso Queen," as in dissolution of marriage. CNN's Lawyers to the Stars series continues with the confessions of a Hollywood divorce lawyer.
Lawyer: Valrico shooting may test stand-your-ground defense
A lawyer not involved in the case says the charges and time it took to bring them means the state is anticipating a defense based on the 2005 state law.
Bishop Eddie Long | Attorney blasts accusers for trying case in media
Bishop Eddie Long | Attorney blasts accusers for trying case in media
MISSING: Area attorney has vanished
Louisville Metro Police and Bullitt County officials are looking for William R. Wilson, the longtime Shepherdsville city attorney.
Con artists target owners of vacation timeshares
The Illinois attorney general's office is warning people about a scam involving vacation timeshares. Attorney General Lisa Madigan says scammers are posing as timeshare resellers to trick consumers out of thousands of dollars.
Florentines celebrate inauguration at former U.S. Attorney's home
Florence attorney Rene Josey toasted the inauguration of President Barack Obama on Tuesday with the words, “To our new president and his success and to peace on earth.” Josey, a former U.S. Attorney for South Carolina during the Clinton administration, had a party at his home during the inauguration to ...
Attorney General McMaster endorses Parham for 12th Circuit Solicitor
Former Assistant United States Attorney and Republican 12th Circuit Solicitor candidate, Rose Mary Parham, Wednesday received the endorsement of South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster.
Attorney general to talk to seniors about finances
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will speak Tuesday  to Glen Ellyn seniors about help available to those struggling in the difficult economic times.
State attorney launches bizarre internet war on openly gay college student
Here's a curious test case for any public servant pondering a sideline as an online political activist. The assistant attorney general for the state of Michigan has created a blog entirely devoted to discrediting the University of Michigan's student-body president, who is openly gay. Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell has called student Chris Armstrong a [... ]
College president admits trying to stop attorney suing BP from renting room
TEXAS CITY, Texas — College of the Mainland’s president acknowledged that he tried to find a way to prevent an attorney who is suing BP from renting out a college facility to hold an information meeting. Michael Elam said he looked into his options after some pro-industry residents complained the event was a front for client recruitment. Attorney Chad Pinkerton is among a dozen lawyers who have ...
ABA Asserts Copyright On Its Lawyer-Advertising Rules
New recommendations from the ABA on online advertising are available only under copyright.
Attorney general to talk to seniors about finances
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will speak Tuesday  to Glen Ellyn seniors about help available to those struggling in the difficult economic times.
Siege Lawyer Surrounded By 100 Police Guns
Firearms officers surrounded London barrister Mark Saunders with more than 100 guns during a fatal five-hour stand-off an inquest has heard.
'Hurt Locker' lawyer: Illegal sharing must end (q&a)
Thomas Dunlap is the attorney who has revived the practice of suing people who illegally share files online. Get to know him.
Lawyer: Postnup involving Dodgers should be tossed
A marital agreement that could determine ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because one version gave the team to Frank McCourt and another called for joint ownership with his wife Jamie McCourt, her lawyer told a judge Wednesday.
Lawyer off Drew Peterson's case
Former Bolingbrook Police Sgt. Drew Peterson has lost one of his lawyers.Reem Odeh was one of eight lawyers on the team defending Peterson against charges he murdered his third wife. She filed court papers on Monday quitting the case, citing "irreconcilable differences with defense counsel Joel Brodsky," Peterson's lead attorney.Odeh wouldn't elaborate.Brodsky described the split: "I guess it's ...
Attorney general candidates to face off in second debate
DANBURY -- The two candidates for Connecticut attorney general will face off for the second time next month in a debate that's already a sold-out show.
Companies sue Air France Martinair for price fixing: lawyer
Hundreds of European companies led by Ericsson and Philips are to sue Air France-KLM and Martinair for more than 500 million euros for fixing freight prices their lawyer said on Wednesday.
Companies sue Air France, Martinair for price fixing: lawyer
Hundreds of European companies, led by Ericsson and Philips, are to sue Air France-KLM and Martinair for more than 500 million euros for fixing freight prices, their lawyer said on Wednesday.
Companies sue Air France, Martinair for price fixing: lawyer
Hundreds of European companies, led by Ericsson and Philips, are to sue Air France-KLM and Martinair for more than 500 million euros for fixing freight prices, their lawyer said on Wednesday.
US-based Filipino lawyer helps youth finish studies
EARLY this year, lawyer Francis Papica settled a $1-million tort case in the United States for a Filipino client involved in a car accident.
Companies sue Air France, Martinair for price fixing: lawyer
Hundreds of European companies, led by Ericsson and Philips, are to sue Air France-KLM and Martinair for more than 500 million euros for fixing freight prices, their lawyer said on Wednesday.
U.S. Attorney announces convictions in five embezzlement cases
Sanford Coats, the U.S. Attorney for Oklahoma's Western District, five cases totaling $2.6 million in embezzled funds.
Lawyer: Whitman 'exploited' illegal-immigrant housekeeper
A lawyer for Meg Whitman's former housekeeper said the Republican candidate knew the woman was likely an undocumented immigrant and only fired her after she decided to run for governor. Whitman's campaign says the woman claimed she had a Social Security number and driver's license.
Lawyer: Whitman 'exploited' illegal-immigrant housekeeper
A lawyer for Meg Whitman's former housekeeper said the Republican candidate knew the woman was likely an undocumented immigrant and only fired her after she decided to run for governor. Whitman's campaign says the woman claimed she had a Social Security number and driver's license.