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Attorney: Wichard to meet with N.C. investigators
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- NFL agent Gary Wichard will talk with investigators from the North Carolina Secretary of State's office as they review whether the state's sports agent laws were broken.
American Apparel Hires FTI, Not Planning Bankruptcy, Lawyer Says
American Apparel Inc., the Los Angeles clothing retailer, hired FTI Consulting Inc. to improve its operations and doesn’t plan to file for bankruptcy, a lawyer representing the company said.
County engineer gets new attorney
WARREN - Attorney Chuck Richards has withdrawn as counsel for Trumbull County Engineer David DeChristofaro, citing ''irreconcilable differences'' with his client and the engineer's failure to cooperate and follow counsel's advice.
Cop accused of gun threat passed polygraph, his lawyer says
A police sergeant accused of pointing a gun at an unarmed Framingham man while on duty passed a polygraph test denying the allegation, his lawyer said yesterday.
UIS ignores attorney general's ruling on records
The University of Illinois Springfield is refusing to release records detailing conduct by athletic coaches that led to their forced resignations last year despite a ruling from the state attorney general’s office that the school has not overcome a presumption the documents are public records.
Area lawyer publicly reprimanded
By Heather Schaefer Regional Editor An attorney in private practice in Lac du Flambeau is being publicly reprimanded by the Wisconsin Supreme Court for multiple convictions for operating while intoxicated.
Winter Haven Lawyer Appointed To Polk Bench
Gov. Charlie Crist appointed a Winter Haven lawyer Friday to fill a vacancy on the Polk County bench.
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.
DA investigator leaving for position with Attorney General
Joe DeAngelo doesn’t own a television, but that hasn’t prevented him from catching glimpses of crime dramas like “Law & Order.” He said he doesn’t quite understand what he sees.
Arizona attorney general candidates diverge on focus
Tom Horne and Felecia Rotellini, the dueling candidates for Arizona attorney general, clash on SB1070 and their views of each other's experience.
NY lawyer convicted in Dead Sea Scrolls case
A scholar's son was convicted Thursday of using online aliases to harass and discredit his father's detractors in a heated academic debate over the origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Dead Sea Scrolls - New York - Lawyer - Academia - University of Chicago
Bikini-bar attorney: Cheaters open
Dust on the floor and plastic-wrapped bar chairs sat inside the pink building known as Cheaters, a new bikini bar at 1545 N. U.S. 1, on Friday.
Mom cleared in dead lawyer case not allowed to see kids
Pontiac -- Two children of a Farmington Hills woman cleared in the death of her husband will remain in the custody of their father at least temporarily after a hearing Friday in Oakland Circuit Court.
Attorney: Wichard to meet with N.C. investigators
NFL agent Gary Wichard will talk with investigators from the North Carolina Secretary of State's office as they review whether the state's sports agent laws were broken. North Carolina - North Carolina Secretary of State - John Blake - Sports agent - United States
Montco lawyer, 3 businessmen charged with fraud
A Montgomery County lawyer and three business owners were charged Friday with conspiring to fraudulently obtain green cards, federal prosecutors said.
Chester County lawyer convicted in sex-tourism case
A wealthy Chester County lawyer was convicted by a federal court jury Friday of going to Russia to engage in a sexual relationship with an underage boy.
Arizona attorney general candidates diverge on focus
Tom Horne and Felecia Rotellini, the dueling candidates for Arizona attorney general, clash on SB1070 and their views of each other's experience.
Berwyn lawyer guilty of sex with a minor
A Chester County lawyer was convicted yesterday of having a sexual relationship with an underage boy whom he took into his Russian apartment after the child's family could no longer afford to send him to a prestigious ballet academy.
Chester County lawyer convicted in sex-tourism case
A wealthy Chester County lawyer was convicted by a federal court jury Friday of going to Russia to engage in a sexual relationship with an underage boy.
Berwyn lawyer guilty of sex with a minor
A Chester County lawyer was convicted yesterday of having a sexual relationship with an underage boy whom he took into his Russian apartment after the child's family could no longer afford to send him to a prestigious ballet academy.
Chester County lawyer convicted in sex-tourism case
A wealthy Chester County lawyer was convicted by a federal court jury Friday of going to Russia to engage in a sexual relationship with an underage boy.
Attorney says shooting of two in Lexington was self-defense
A Lexington man acted in self-defense when two others were shot, his attorney said Friday morning.
Lawyer brothers' remand extended to 0ct 7
SEPANG —Three men, including two lawyer brothers, have had their remand extended to 0ct 7 over the case of missing Indian millionaire A. Muthuraja. The remand order on the suspects,was issued by Magistrate Hurman Hussain at the KL International Airport (KLIA) police station here.
Lawyer says fraud possible in Nurseryland settlement
Individuals involved in the now-defunct Nurseryland Foundation Inc., found criminally liable in a 1998 crash that killed one child and injured 17 others, may have committed fraud. Attorney Lemuel Stigler, who represented Nurseryland in criminal and civil cases stemming from the crash that killed 4-year-old Joseph "JoJo" Wright, filed the notice of apparent fraud upon the court Friday before Lake ...
Missing Indian tycoon: Suspects remanded another six days
SEPANG: The police today obtained a court order to extend until Oct 7 the remand of three suspects in the case over the disappearance in Malaysia of Indian millionaire businessman A Muthuraja. The remand order on the suspects, two of them lawyer brothers, was issued by magistrate Hurman Hussain at the KL International Airport (KLIA) police station here. One of the suspects is also the main ...
Attorney files motion to send McCluskey case back to Mohave County grand jury for review
KINGMAN — The attorney for one of the three inmates who escaped from a Kingman-area prison in July is asking to send the case back to the Mohave County grand jury.
Lawyer on personal injury cases
Martyn Day reviews the role of personal injury specialists.
Supervisors interview two for county attorney
Wapello County Board of Supervisors will deliberate between the two candidates for county attorney before they announce their choice Tuesday.
County attorney reconsidering resignation
MONTROSE - Montrose County Attorney Bob Hill, who submitted a letter of resignation on Wednesday, now is reconsidering his decision at the request of county commissioners.
Lawyer wins battle with West Van to repair breakwater
A prominent waterfront property owner in West Vancouver has won his fight with city hall with a B.C. Supreme Court ruling that he should be allowed to repair a controversial breakwater built to protect his land.
Pa. lawyer found guilty in Russian child-sex case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia lawyer has been convicted of sexually abusing a Russian ballet dancer he helped support.
Anti-gay blogger takes leave of absence
( CNN) -- Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell -- who for nearly six months has blogged about an openly gay college student -- has taken a voluntary leave of absence, the state's attorney general's office confirmed to CNN Friday.
County attorney: Hospital got it wrong
Rumors that the Albany County Attorney’s Office will no longer be involved in Title 25 proceedings with Ivinson Memorial Hospital are not true, County Attorney Richard Bohlingsaid Thursday.
Attorney blames other suspect at fault
NEW HAVEN -- The lawyer for one of two men charged in a deadly home invasion told a Connecticut jury Friday that the other suspect was responsible for escalating the violence that resulted in the killings of a woman and her two daughters.
County attorney Tobolski retiring
LITTLE VALLEY—After 30 years of providing legal advice to Cattaraugus County, Dennis V. Tobolski sent an e-mail to county legislators Thursday telling them he will retire at the end of the year.
New US attorney won’t handle Rodriguez case
Case will be handled by Lynn Jordheim, who served as acting U.S. attorney before Timothy Purdon was named to replace Drew Wrigley.
Attorney: Gary Wichard to meet with NC investigators
RALEIGH, N.C. - NFL agent Gary Wichard will talk with investigators from the North Carolina Secretary of State's...
Attorney appointed to Planning seat
Brian Glennon, an attorney who works for Cumberland Farms Inc. in Framingham and has lived in town since 2007, was appointed to the Planning Board in a joint meeting of that board with the Board of Selectmen. The vote, on a motion by Planning Board Chairman Amy MacNab, was 7-0.
Mario's Lawyer Releases Statement About Mom's Assault Accusations
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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.
Attorney general campaign comes to Pekin
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan warned residents about consumer fraud scams that have become more common since the start of the recession and lauded state Rep. Mike Smith, D-Peoria, as an advocate for consumers before a crowd of about 60 people at the Miller Center Friday in Pekin.
Lawyer denies James Yap refused to support Baby James
"I think it's a lie." Ito ang pahayag ni Atty. Lorna Kapunan tungkol sa umano'y pagtanggi o hindi pag-alok ng suporta ng kanyang kliyente na si James Yap sa anak nito kay Kris Aquino na si Baby James o Bimby.
Accused drug runner hires a Corby lawyer
ACCUSED drug trafficker Michael Sacatides will plead his innocence with the help of the lawyer hired by Schapelle Corby.
A Corby lawyer for accused
Accused drug runner Michael Sacatides to plead his innocence with help of lawyer hired by Schapelle Corby.
Pa. lawyer found guilty in Russian child-sex case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia lawyer has been convicted of sexually abusing a Russian ballet dancer he helped support.
Oksana's Lawyer: 'Mel Isn't Half the Man Tim Dalton Is'
Filed under: Oksana Grigorieva , Mel Gibson , Timothy Dalton , Celebrity Justice Oksana Grigorieva 's lawyer is coming out swinging -- pissed off about "faceless cowards" who bad mouth his client and he's coming after them ... and insulting Mel Gibson 's manhood in the process. Attorney Dan Horowitz is upset about a TMZ story in… Read more
Accused drug runner hires a Corby lawyer
ACCUSED drug trafficker Michael Sacatides will plead his innocence with the help of the lawyer hired by Schapelle Corby.
Wife, confidante, lawyer, mother
MADAM KWA Geok Choo, perhaps better known Mrs Lee Kuan Yew, wife of Singapore's founding father and Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, died at home on Saturday. She was 89. She leaves behind MM Lee, 87, sons Lee Hsien Loong who is the Prime Minister, Hsien Yang, 53, and daughter Wei Ling, 55 and several grandchildren.
WYANDOTTE: City attorney says trash bidding process was legal
WYANDOTTE — The city attorney has weighed in on the propriety of allowing a contractor to change a bid for trash collection services.
Sigaw ng lawyer ni James Kris sinungaling
TRUE : Mariing pinabulaanan ng abogado ni James Yap na si Atty. Lorna Kapunan ang mga sinabi ni Kris Aquino na hindi nagbibigay ng financial support ang sikat na cager sa anak nilang si Baby James o Bimby.