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Protection request against anti-gay lawyer dropped
The University of Michigan's student government president has dropped a request for a personal protection order against a state lawyer who attacked him on an anti-gay blog.
District attorney: Congressional candidate Kevin Yoder entered guilty plea in 2009 to not taking breath test
Republican 3rd congressional district candidate Kevin Yoder pleaded guilty to refusing to take a preliminary breath test in connection with a 2009 incident, Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson said Monday.
C.A. Tosses Contempt Award Against Beverly Hills Attorney
This district’s Court of Appeal on Friday granted Beverly Hills attorney Frances Diaz relief from a contempt order for refusing to answer questions at a judgment debtor examination.
Protection request against anti-gay lawyer dropped
The University of Michigan's student government president has dropped a request for a personal protection order against a state lawyer who attacked him on an anti-gay blog.
Parish attorney on leave after arrest
L’Observateur LAPLACE – A St. John the Baptist Parish attorney who serves as the Parish Council’s legal advisor, has taken a leave of absence from the district attorney’s office following an arrest for DWI and public intimidation on Sept. 23.
City, lawyer tilt over barking dogs
In a courtroom battle capping years of neighbors’ loud-dog complaints, a judge has ruled the city acted properly when it cited resident Corey Glave for having four adult dogs – twice the number permitted in Hermosa. Glave is an attorney who frequently represents police officers suing the city.
Rahy's Attorney has Florida in his future
ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Rahy’s Attorney ended his local campaign on a high note here last Saturday by winning the $125,000 Bunty Lawless Stakes, and he will soon head to Florida to gear up for his 7-year-old campaign.
Estate planning attorney works to perserve harmony in families
Estate planning attorney works to perserve harmony in families
Christina Aguilera - Aguilera's Lawyer Seeks To Disqualify Divorce Judge
CHRISTINA AGUILERA's divorce has got off to a rocky start - her lawyer has filed a motion to disqualify the assigned judge from hearing the case.The singer announced...
New York Attorney General Candidates Debate
Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan are scheduled to square off at 10 a.m.
Estate planning attorney works to preserve harmony in families
Estate planning attorney works to preserve harmony in families
Volsky: City attorney costliest municipal employee
City records indicate that City Attorney Elizabeth Hernandez, who is leaving City Hall December 31 to return to private law practice, has been the most expensive employee heading the most expensive office that Coral Gables has ever had.
Missing attorney's family cleans out office
It's been five weeks and still no sign of attorney Bill Wilson -- but there have been some developments...
Aguilera's lawyer seeks to disqualify divorce judge
Christina Aguilera's divorce has got off to a rocky start after her lawyer filed for a motion to disqualify the assigned judge from hearing the case.
Barnes Lawyer Says DA Will Not File Charges
The former Sacramento Kings and current Los Angeles Lakers player Matt Barnes, who was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, will not face criminal charges, according to his lawyer.
Aguilera's lawyer seeks to disqualify divorce judge
Christina Aguilera's divorce has got off to a rocky start after her lawyer filed for a motion to disqualify the assigned judge from hearing the case.
Coach’s creed guides attorney Berg’s life
Assistant County Attorney Eric Berg said a coach’s rule to “do the right thing” has helped him through life. Bud Chambers/Reprints available at www.brenhambanner.com
Dan Cogdell Recognized as Houston's Top White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer
Noted criminal defense lawyer Dan Cogdell has been singled out by The Best Lawyers in America as Houston's White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year for 2011.
Public corruption focus of attorney general race
LAS CRUCES - No issue has defined the character of the 2010 election season in New Mexico more than the issue of public corruption.
Candidate Bio: Attorney General candidates Gary K. King (D) and Matt Chandler (R)
The candidates in their own words.
Andrew Shirvell's attorney threatens lawsuit against University of Michigan
An attorney representing Michigan assistant attorney general Andrew Shirvell plans to ask the University of Michigan to allow his client back on its 3,000-acre campus, now that U-M's student body president has dropped his request for a personal protection order against Shirvell. And if the trespass......
Lawyer tells inquest of 7-7 tube horror
A lawyer has told the inquest into the 7/7 terror attacks how she was blown out of a London Tube train.
District attorney's office will not file charges against Lakers forward Matt Barnes
Barnes was arrested last month on suspicion of domestic violence after an alleged altercation with his fiancée in suburban Sacramento. Barnes was arrested last month on suspicion of domestic violence after an alleged altercation with his fiancee in suburban Sacramento.
Lawyer for family of Danroy Henry Jr. asks Obama administration to take over case
By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff The lawyer for the family of Danroy Henry Jr. today formally asked the Obama administration to investigate Henry's fatal shooting by police, saying he has no faith in a probe led by local police...
Calif attorney general ad by national group panned
Associated Press - October 25, 2010 3:34 PM ET SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Democratic candidate for California attorney general is asking TV stations to stop airing a $1 million attack ad by...
Attorney plays advocates role for troubled parents
When poor parents face child abuse or neglect allegations, they have a new advocate in the New Hanover County Public Defender’s Office: Lyana Palmer, one of the office’s newest additions.
Attorney general candidates face off
The two men vying to be the state's next attorney general faced off for a final time Monday.
Family of dead Congolese dissident blames government: lawyer
Family and relatives of a dissident who died in military custody in the Democratic Republic of Congo have filed a complaint with the prosecutor blaming the government for his death, their lawyer said Monday.
Jefferson county attorney race pits incumbent Mike O'Connell against newcomer Michael Wilson
Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories examining the candidates and issues in this year's general election.
Jefferson county attorney race pits incumbent Mike O'Connell against newcomer Michael Wilson
Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories examining the candidates and issues in this year's general election.
Cops in a tizzy as Lawyer is abducted then released
Mystery shrouds the “abduction” of a lawyer from the court premises here this afternoon. The lawyer was later released in Delhi within hours of the alleged abduction.
Attorney Marketing: Credibility, Value And Appearance Key To Boosting Seminar Attendance
When marketing legal services, lawyers often discover that getting qualified prospects to attend seminars is a formidable challenge. And if no one shows up, lawyers have wasted their time and money. Here are tips to attract genuine prospects to attorney marketing seminars.
Conway's Role in Brother's Drug Probe Raises Questions One Week Before Election Day
As Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway slams his Republican Senate opponent Rand Paul for not taking the issue of drugs seriously enough, he is now facing down questions about his role in aiding his brother during a criminal investigation into drug trafficking.
Law society clears retired lawyer in bunny killings
A retired lawyer who hired a pest-control specialist to kill 30 feral rabbits that showed up on her property after being removed from the University of Victoria has been cleared by the Law Society of B.C.
Henry lawyer wants videos from nearby businesses the night Easton football player was killed
Michael Sussman asks the New York Supreme Court to order that the tapes be produced.
Virginia attorney general campaigns for Pruitt
Associated Press - October 25, 2010 4:55 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Virginia attorney general who filed 1 of 2 lawsuits against the federal government challenging the health care overhaul...
Bondi scooping up DC cash from Tim Kaine loser
With barely more than a week until Election Day, GOP attorney general candidate Pam Bondi took time out from campaigning in the Sunshine State for quick trip to Washington DC to rake in some dough for ad time. Bondi flew into DC briefly for a fundraiser hosted by former Virginia attorney general Jerry Kilgore, Bondi [...]
Attorney general: Bondi, Gelber vie for seat
Floridians can't vote on President Barack Obama's national health care plan, but they can decide whether their state should continue fighting it in...
Law society clears retired lawyer in bunny killings
A retired lawyer who hired a pest-control specialist to kill 30 feral rabbits that showed up on her property after being removed from the University of Victoria has been cleared by the Law Society of B.C.
Student drops protection request against Mich. anti-gay lawyer
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The gay student government president at the University of Michigan dropped a request Monday...
Attorney Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
Craig Shaber, a practicing attorney from San Diego, has pleaded guilty to tax evasion in a case involving a series of shell companies that he set up with an accountant who pleaded guilty last year.
Self-defence suggested in ear-biting trial
The lawyer representing a man accused of biting off part of a St. John's bartender's ear appeared to lay the groundwork Monday toward a claim of self-defence.
State's Attorney Debate Canceled
Due to conflicting scheduling problems the proposed debate between the candidates for the office of Shelby County State's Attorney has been canceled.
Karen Sypher's lawyer reinstated to bar
Karen Sypher's new lawyer has been reinstated to practice in Washington, D.C., after paying his bar dues, according to correspondence from the District of Columbia bar.
Lawyer: DOJ should probe fatal NY student shooting
Associated Press - October 25, 2010 5:55 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) - The lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player shot by police outside a bar in New York's northern suburbs has...
Lawyer: DOJ should probe fatal shooting of Easton man
The lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player shot by police outside a bar in New York's northern suburbs asks the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct an investigation into the student's death.
Lawyer: DOJ should probe fatal NY student shooting
Associated Press - October 25, 2010 6:04 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) - The lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player shot by police outside a bar in New York's northern suburbs has...
Karen Sypher's lawyer reinstated to bar
Karen Sypher's new lawyer has been reinstated to practice in Washington, D.C., after paying his bar dues, according to correspondence from the District of Columbia bar.
Evil twin defense in Bronx whorehouse murder
The lawyer for a man accused of killing a john during an armed robbery of a known Bronx whorehouse said the guy who really did it is an evil twin. “These two guys, they’re part of a team that does violent crime together,” Robert Ventura, lawyer for murder defendant...
State says former Regency Mobile Home Park manager being uncooperative
The Iowa Attorney General’s Office is seeking a court order requiring a former manager of Regency Mobile Home Park to cooperate with its investigation of the troubled park.