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Lawyer fails to get police attention in Simi Valley foreclosure squabble
Attorney Michael T. Pines stepped up the pressure today in front of his clients' foreclosed home in Simi Valley by having an assistant call 911 in an attempt to get authorities to show up at his press conference.
Craigslist adds link to Attorney General
Craigslist is a great way to post items for sale, but it generates a lot of complaints to 5 On Your Side. Now, you can report fraud directly to the attorney general from Craigslist.
U-M's Chris Armstrong files request to have assistant state attorney general Andrew Shirvell disbarred
Chris Armstrong wants to have Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell disbarred. Armstrong, the University of Michigan's student body president, filed a request today for an investigation into Shirvell’s conduct toward him, Armstrong's attorney, Deborah Gordon of Bloomfield Hills, said......
Attorney Wants Access To First 48 Charlotte Footage
The production company that gets unprecedented access behind the scenes of Charlotte-Mecklenburg police investigations may be forced to hand over hours of footage that would normally be destroyed.
Attorney Must Pay For Touching Ex-Deputy
ATLANTA -- A former deputy seeking justice in a civil case ran into some legal trouble of her own as she headed to court. Deputies told Channel 2’s Tom Jones that Alisa Zimmerman had a gun in her purse as she entered the courthouse for a civil lawsuit she filed against a criminal defense attorney.
Berkey could get new election if attorney general looks into campaign charges
The PDC rejects a settlement in the campaign effort to unseat the senator, asking the attorney general to for an investigation.
Attorney says his client was not under the influence when a crash happened
An attorney for a man charged with murder after a crash that killed a young boy says he was not under the influence when it happened.
Tributes paid to lawyer killed at Tube station
Members of the transgender community have paid tribute to a renowned cross-dressing human rights lawyer who died this week when he was hit by a Tube train during rush hour.
Attorney says McDonald’s coercing for Republican votes
An attorney says some local McDonald’s employees are being coerced into voting Republican this election. Employees of as many as 12 McDonald’s in Canton and North Canton recently received letters, suggesting that certain Republican candidates would help in moving business forward.
Lawyer Files Complaints Against Shirvell
A lawyer has asked the Attorney Grievance Commission to consider revoking or suspending his law license.
City Hall hires environmental attorney at rate of $95 per hour
City Hall quietly hired an attorney recently to assist officials with federal and state environmental regulatory issues, agreeing to a rate that pays
Wash. strategist sued over donor disclosure
Attorney General Rob McKenna sued a liberal political strategist Friday over alleged violations of the state's campaign finance disclosure law during a primary election attack on a Democratic state senator.
Visitation Held Friday For Attorney Jim Neal
Visitation began Friday for Attorney James F. Neal, who successfully prosecuted Jimmy Hoffa and Watergate figures and later defended high-profile clients, including Exxon Corp.
The Race for Florida's Attorney General
Decision 2010 is just days away and tonight we take a closer look at the care for Florida's Attorney General and the issues the winner will be facing.
Joshua Maylee appears before judge without lawyer
Joshua Maylee appears before judge without lawyer
Attorney Files Suit Against Another Lawyer in Warren
A local attorney has filed a lawsuit against another Warren lawyer seeking a portion of a large medical malpractice verdict. Attorney Roger Bauer filed the lawsuit in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court against Attorney Martin White, saying he is owed part of a verdict.
Upstart lawyer looks to upset incumbent Hevesi
Queens voters poised to choose this Tuesday in state and federal races. Alex Powietrzynski is a Republican running for state Assembly. His parents are stout Democrats. But he insists he has their full backing in his bid to unseat 28th District Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) on Nov. 2.
Attorney Files Suit Against Another Lawyer in Warren
A local attorney has filed a lawsuit against another Warren lawyer seeking a portion of a large medical malpractice verdict. Attorney Roger Bauer filed the lawsuit in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court against Attorney Martin White, saying he is owed part of a verdict. The lawsuit does not specify which case, but sources say it has to do with the record $13.9 million in damages awarded by a jury ...
Attorney general sues over anti-Berkey campaign
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna sued a Seattle political consultant today, alleging the firm deliberately concealed the source of money used in its campaign to oust state Sen. Jean Berkey, D-Everett, in the primary.
Berkey could get new election if attorney general looks into campaign charges
The PDC rejects a settlement in the campaign effort to unseat the senator, asking the attorney general to for an investigation.
Attorney defends woman suspected of fraud
A woman who accepted donations from people who thought she was dying was in an Horry County bond hearing Friday morning. Her attorney explained how she's still alive.
Attorney Jerald August's career is both taxing, rewarding
Attorney Jerald August's career is both taxing, rewarding
Berkey could get new election if attorney general looks into campaign charges
The PDC rejects a settlement in the campaign effort to unseat the senator, asking the attorney general to for an investigation.
Attorney general candidate McKenna proposes plan to halt foreclosures
PROVIDENCE - There are two kinds of foreclosures on defaulted residential mortgage loans: Those that are done in Superior Court, and those that are done outside court by mortgage-servicing agencies.
Attorney general candidate McKenna proposes plan to halt foreclosures
PROVIDENCE — There are two kinds of foreclosures on defaulted residential mortgage loans: Those that are done in Superior Court, and those that are done outside court by mortgage-servicing agencies.
Attorney Must Pay for Touching Former Georgia Deputy
A former Georgia deputy has won a case against a former defense lawyer whom she says inappropriately touched her buttocks in a Cherokee County courtroom.
Attacks dominate three state races
Three GOP candidates take aim at the DFL incumbents for attorney general, auditor and secretary of state.
Attorney: Owner of vehicle in fatal Bloomington hit-run met with police
The owner of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed an 85-year-old woman in Bloomington last week met with police Friday and turned over his cell phone and a DNA swab, the man's attorney said Friday night.
Attorney Must Pay for Touching Former Georgia Deputy
A former Georgia deputy has won a case against a former defense lawyer whom she says inappropriately touched her buttocks in a Cherokee County courtroom.
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Lawyer: Prosecutor misled jury in Dolloff trial
Attorney Daniel Lilley accuses DA Stephanie Anderson of misconduct in the trial.
Lawyer: No Charges Against Family in Courtroom Scuffle
Bartow defense lawyers representing triple-murder defendant Leon Davis Jr. said today they won't press criminal charges against one murder victim's parents who attacked them and Davis in court Thursday.
Foreclosure-fighting lawyer faces questions on his ethics
Attorney Michael T. Pines is making a name for himself in Southern California by urging families to break into foreclosed houses from Newport Beach to Escondido to Simi Valley, and taking on anyone who tries to stop him.
County attorney touts slim budget, initiatives
Rogers focuses on juvenile justice As county attorney, Katherine Rogers has managed to expand her staff within a budget she expects will be just barely higher than last year's. She says she has done it by taking a thorough look at how the office spends its money, renegotiating contracts for phone service and drug testing, and cutting down on the amount of printed paper and other supplies. But ...
Upstart lawyer looks to upset incumbent Hevesi
Queens voters poised to choose this Tuesday in state and federal races. Alex Powietrzynski is a Republican running for state Assembly. His parents are stout Democrats. But he insists he has their full backing in his bid to unseat 28th District Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) on Nov. 2.
'Pit bull' takes on banks in buyback battle
Lawyer Kathy Patrick is described as 'fearless and tenacious.' NEW YORK — Kathy Patrick is a Houston lawyer who spends Sundays teaching children about God. The rest of the week, according to one attorney who knows her, she can be "as frightening as a pit bull on steroids."
Field Poll: Races tight for lieutenant governor, attorney general
The races for lieutenant governor and attorney general are too close to suggest that any candidate has a firm edge going into Tuesday's election, according to the latest Field Poll released Friday.
Dallas County district attorney hopefuls make final push to get voters to polls
The last days of the race for Dallas County district attorney are defined by candidates playing to their base and making a play for the remaining undecided voters.
Dallas County district attorney hopefuls make final push to get voters to polls
The last days of the race for Dallas County district attorney are defined by candidates playing to their base and making a play for the remaining undecided voters.
Attorney sues attorney, claiming breach of contract
By ED RUNYAN [email protected] WARREN Warren attorney Roger Bauer has filed a breach-of-
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S.F. panel: Kamala Harris violated sunshine law
San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris' office violated local sunshine laws by failing to release internal documents requested by the campaign of her GOP opponent in the race for attorney general, a local...
Attorney: Man charged in theft of slots sign has anti-gambling beliefs
The attorney for the Glen Burnie man arrested last week for tearing down signs supporting a slots casino at Arundel Mills mall described his client as morally opposed to gambling and unaware that he was committing a crime. Byron Warnken, the lawyer for David Scott Corrigan, said his clients is unrel...
Lastest batch of TV ads in attorney general race rings mostly true
Both of New Mexico's attorney general candidates, incumbent Democrat Gary King and Republican challenger Matt Chandler, have aired TV ads that focus on corruption.
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Attorney general sues WellPoint over data breech
The Indiana attorney general's office is suing health insurance giant WellPoint for $300,000, claiming it waited months to notify customers that their medical records, credit-card numbers and other sensitive information may have been exposed online.
Berkey could get new election if attorney general looks into campaign charges
The PDC rejects a settlement in the campaign effort to unseat the senator, asking the attorney general to for an investigation.
THURSTON COUNTY: Attorney general files suit against strategist
Attorney General Rob McKenna filed suit Friday in Thurston County against Moxie Media and its principal Lisa MacLean for multiple violations of state campaign finance law.
FOOTBALL: Attorney at memorial: Player wrongly shot
A police officer was not in harm’s way when he fired the first shot at a Pace University football player who was killed by police, an attorney for the athlete’s family said Friday.
NYC attorney suing four-year-olds for fatal accident
A city lawyer is suing two Manhattan tots for negligence after they knocked down his 87-year-old mother while riding their bikes on the sidewalk.