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Coral Springs lawyer facing foreclosure forgery charges
A Coral Springs lawyer forged the signatures of two Miami-Dade judges while lying to a client about a bogus lawsuit settlement, authorities said Wednesday.
Bisard attorney wants to interview crash witnesses
Officer David Bisard's attorney still wants to question everyone at the crash scene on Aug. 6th.
Attorney General objects to new rights for indian tribe
Attorney General Mike Cox is objecting to a major legal settlement that would grant new rights to an Indian tribe and its members living in mid-Michigan's Isabella County.
Tamara Greene family lawyer: Let public see my Manoogian evidence
The attorney in the slain stripper case filed an extensive legal response to oppose dismissal of his lawsuit against the City of Detroit and ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick
Tamara Greene family lawyer: Let public see my Manoogian evidence
The attorney in the slain stripper case filed a response to oppose dismissal of his lawsuit against the City of Detroit and former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
R.I. lawyer admits mortgage fraud
PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A Rhode Island real estate lawyer and former state legislator has admitted obtaining mortgages with fraudulent applications.
Former GSK Lawyer Charged in Wellbutrin Cover-Up
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a former vice president and lawyer at GlaxoSmithKline with trying to cover up evidence that the company was illegally marketing the depression drug as a weight-loss aid.
Stuart attorney to be on Oprah talking about his life as a victim of sexual assault
STUART — Stuart attorney Christopher DeSantis will be on the Oprah Winfrey Show on Friday. It’s his second time in two weeks.
Ex-Jets employee Sterger meets NFL investigators, lawyer says
Jenn Sterger's lawyer, Joseph Conway, said the former New York Jets employee met Thursday with NFL security officials at an undisclosed location in Manhattan to discuss allegations that Brett Favre sent Sterger racy voicemails and text messages while he played for the Jets in 2008.
Lawyer seeks visa for Watson
Watson's Australian lawyer, Adrian Braithwaite, wants the government to grant Gabe Watson a temporary visa.
Attorney Crushed To Death By Golf Cart
A prominent attorney was crushed to death by a golf cart in an accident.
Attorney for Clare man killed in run-in with police files second lawsuit
BAY CITY — Attorneys for the family of a disabled Clare man killed in a dispute with police have filed a second lawsuit while waiting for a federal Court of Appeals to rule on the original action.
Barkus attorney says he did not get special deal
KALISPELL - The attorney for state Sen. Greg Barkus says the Kalispell Republican didn't receive special treatment in a plea deal that would allow him to avoid jail and expunge his record after 18 months.
Top lawyer in trading scheme: OSC
The Ontario Securities Commission alleged that Mitchell Finkelstein, until very recently a partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, along with two employees at CIBC World Markets Inc. in Montreal, “engaged in an illegal insider tipping and trading scheme”
Kenilworth attorney crushed under golf cart
A twilight round of golf turned tragic Wednesday on the Evanston Country Club course in Skokie.Attorney Larry Schad, of Kenilworth, died from "multiple crushing injuries" after he was found trapped under an electric golf cart, authorities said. Skokie firefighters responded to a report of a "down golfer" about 4 p.m. after a fellow golfer spotted him trapped under a cart and called for help ...
Attorney General Eric Holder Visits Dillard University
Attorney General Eric Holder made a stop in New Orleans Thursday night to honor Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Revius Ortique. Attorney General Eric Holder paid tribute to the man who was a civil rights pioneer. But holder also took time to chat with U.S. Attorney Jim Letten. Letten says Holder is passionate about fighting crime in the Crescent City. "His being here is a powerful message to the ...
Former U.S. attorney for L.A. criticized for his travel expenses
Thomas P. O'Brien stayed at costly hotels and justified his reimbursement by telling his secretary to falsely state more affordable rooms were unavailable, a federal audit finds. O'Brien reimburses the government. Former U.S. Atty. Thomas P. O'Brien stayed at pricey hotels while traveling on business and then sought to justify reimbursement by telling his secretary to falsely state that more ...
Attorney provides new details in Oklahoma City woman's death
Attorney Larry Cassil said a considerable amount of cash was taken from the safe in the closet where Julie Mitchell was found dead Nov. 2 in her Oklahoma City home.
Attorney General Eric Holder pays tribute to Revius Ortique in Dillard visit
He says he is 'inspired by the resilience of this great city and the resolve of its citizens'
Attorney: Irish Beating Victim Did Not Catch ‘Superbug’
But Natasha McShane -- one of two victims savagely attacked with a baseball bat last spring -- has had setbacks since arriving in Ireland for therapy.
Attorney's firm resigns from La Puente
LA PUENTE - The city's contracted attorneys resigned Wednesday night, a day after facing withering criticism from members of the City Council. "It was a personal decision of the firm to sever our relationship with the city," said Rick Olivares of Olivares Gallagher and Padilla, who thanked the city and its residents.
District Attorney Stocker roasted, lauded at retirement dinner
Retiring District Attorney Cathy Stocker. ENID — It was standing room only Thursday night at Oakwood Country Club for the retirement dinner and celebrity roast of District Attorney Cathy Stocker.
Attorney Who Works With Veterans Urges Appreciation For Those Who Have Served Their Country
Attorney Who Works With Veterans Urges Appreciation For Those Who Have Served Their Country NY personal injury lawyer Joseph W. Belluck says the importance of Veterans Day should be the focus in time of armed conflicts. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 Joseph W. Belluck, an attorney who works extensively with veterans who were injured during their military service, says Americans should ...
Former U.S. attorney for L.A. criticized for his travel expenses
Thomas P. O'Brien stayed at costly hotels and justified his reimbursement by telling his secretary to falsely state more affordable rooms were unavailable, a federal audit finds. O'Brien reimburses the government. Former U.S. Atty. Thomas P. O'Brien stayed at pricey hotels while traveling on business and then sought to justify reimbursement by telling his secretary to falsely state that more ...
Tamara Greene's lawyer fights efforts to dismiss slain stripper's case
A lawyer for the family of a slain stripper said to have danced at a rumored wild party at the Manoogian Mansion filed an extensive legal response late Wednesday to counter efforts to dismiss his lawsuit against the City of Detroit and ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Honeymoon killer homesick, lawyer says
Honeymoon killer Gabe Watson is upset about being held in immigration detention in Australia and is looking forward to returning home.
Lawyer: Buena man met with extremist
SAN'A, Yemen -- A 26-year-old Buena man, imprisoned in Yemen for 10 months and accused of ties to al-Qaida, had multiple contacts with a radical U.S.-born cleric who is a key figure in the terror group's Yemeni offshoot, his lawyer said Thursday.
Lawyer insists 'Breaking News' is Jackson
Michael Jackson's lawyer insists that 'Breaking News' does in fact feature the late singer's vocals.
Kenilworth attorney crushed to death under golf cart
A Kenilworth attorney killed in a golf cart accident loved the game and sometimes traveled abroad to play it, his law partner said today. Lawrence Schad, a partner in the Schad, Diamond & Shedden law firm in downtown Chicago , was an avid golfer, said Steve Diamond , Schad's legal partner of 30 years. The two had traveled to courses as far away as the Dominican Republic and Ireland. Read more at ...
Lawyer, proud mother
NOW on her seventh year as clerk of court of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) in Davao City, lawyer Maria Fe Orig-Maloloy-on still dreams of becoming an MTCC judge.
Attorney General hosts mock trial competition
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says his office is proud to host the inaugural Attorney General's Cup competition in Jefferson City going on through Saturday.
Ersland's Attorney Seeks Judge Removal
The attorney for Jerome Ersland says he is taking action to have District Judge Ray Elliott removed from the case.
Wrigley: U.S. Attorney travel probe didn't include me
BISMARCK, N.D. - Former North Dakota U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley said he was never questioned during a Justice Department probe that recently spotlighted allegedly profligate travel spending by five of his former colleagues, including New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Banks can dilute the power of attorney
People using power of attorney for friends or relatives who are unable to manage their own affairs are not being treated in a proper manner by banks and building societies, according to a public office.
• Attorney to speak at Catawba
BOE attorney speaks at Catawba College N.C. State Board of Education and Department of Public Instruction In-House Staff Attorney Katie Cornetto[0xa0]will speak to students enrolled in Catawba Collegeâs Teacher Education program at 4 p.m. Wednesda ...
Lawyer lays down law, drug clinic
AN IPSWICH lawyer says he will run at the next council election with one main mission in mind – to rid the city centre of its Brisbane Street methadone clinic.
Lawyer: San Francisco student to be deported
SAN FRANCISCO -- Friends of a City College of San Francisco nursing student are trying to stop immigration officials from possibly deporting him to Peru.
Let Gabe Watson out: lawyer
Government asked to let honeymoon killer temporarily back into community while authorities are resolving issues over return to Alabama.
Toronto lawyer accused of leaking confidential information ahead of big deals
A Toronto corporate lawyer and two stock traders in Montreal are being accused of illegally leaking information about several big Canadian takeover deals.
Stuart attorney to be on Oprah
Stuart attorney Christopher DeSantis will be on the Oprah Winfrey Show on Friday. It’s his second time in two weeks.
Lawyer Says Newark Firefighter Layoffs Averted
A lawyer representing public worker unions says an agreement has been reached to avert layoffs of firefighters in New Jersey's largest city.
Fort Worth attorney appointed to Dist. 96 judgeship
R.H. Wallace Jr., a partner at Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff and Miller LLP in Fort Worth, will fill the position last held by Judge Jeff Walker, who retired in September after 23 years on the bench.
State lawyer casts doubts on Barry University's sale of WXEL
State lawyer casts doubts on Barry University's sale of WXEL
County Attorney says former Miss Kentucky Latina belongs behind bars after break-in
The Madison County Attorney argues former Miss Kentucky Latina violated a court order and should now be in jail.
Lawyer: Buena man met with extremist
SAN'A, Yemen -- A 26-year-old Buena man, imprisoned in Yemen for 10 months and accused of ties to al-Qaida, had multiple contacts with a radical U.S.-born cleric who is a key figure in the terror group's Yemeni offshoot, his lawyer said Thursday.
Kenilworth lawyer killed by golf cart
By John P. Huston TribLocal reporter Today at 12:30 p.m. It appears that a golf cart ran over a Kenilworth lawyer who later died from his injuries, Skokie police said Friday.
Attorney sues to void Dallas alcohol election
An attorney representing interests opposed to the legalization of retail beer and wine sales throughout Dallas filed a lawsuit Friday to void this month’s referendum on the issue, which was overwhelmingly approved by voters.
Lawyer sues after his fall from mechanical bull
CINCINNATI - A lawyer who busted his mouth while riding a mechanical bull at a Cincinnati bar is suing because the bar didn't make him sign a waiver that would have explained he could get hurt by riding the machine, which is designed to throw off the rider.
Lawyer Lays Out Mitchell Slaying Timeline
An Oklahoma attorney believes someone killed Julie Mitchell over the money in her family's safe.
Attorney General, Congressional Races Remain Close
Republican Steve Cooley continues to hold a slight lead over his Democratic opponent in the California attorney general's race.