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Camillus lawyer accused in pot plot
A Camillus lawyer with a history of legal problems is in hot water once again.
No early deportation for Watson: lawyer
The lawyer of honeymoon killer Gabe Watson says he doesn't expect the American to be sent home this weekend.
No early deportation for Watson: lawyer
The lawyer of honeymoon killer Gabe Watson says he doesn't expect the American to be sent home this weekend.
Man, 76, accused of $330K theft from NY lawyer, 98
A septuagenarian businessman gave a 98-year-old lawyer office space and then used the favor to gain access to his financial records and loot his bank accounts, prosecutors said Friday.
Attorney in trouble with the law
A Camillus attorney once again finds himself on the other side of the law. Salvatore Piemonte has been indicted on charges that he aided, abetted and counseled the commission of a conspiracy involving other individuals to possess with the intent to distribute marihuana.
Attorney General's anti-gang initiative
I read with dismay about Attorney General Rob McKenna’s support for anti-gang initiatives with harsher penalties for young offenders [“Anti-gang event will be missing one speaker,” NW Monday, Nov. 15]. McKenna supports the same failed hard-on-crime policies popular with Republicans that have resulted in exploding costs for incarceration, further marginalization of minorities and destruction of ...
Celebrity divorce lawyer made peer
LONDON - THE lawyer who handled the divorce of Princess Diana and Prince Charles and the bitter separation of Paul McCartney and Heather Mills was appointed to Britain's upper house of parliament on Friday. Fiona Shackleton will take her place in the House of Lords, alongside Julian Fellowes, the creator of the Oscar-winning film Gosford Park and the hit period TV drama Downton Abbey.
UK divorce lawyer in parliament
A celeberity UK divorce lawyer has been appointed to the British upper house of parliament.
Lawyer to publicly re-file brief in Tamara Greene case
The lawyer for the family of a slain stripper who supposedly danced at a Manoogian party will get a chance to publicly explain why the family's lawsuit should go to trial.
Williamson County attorney pursues own inquiry into hiring of outside lawyer
Williamson County attorney pursues own inquiry into hiring of outside lawyer
Police: Attorney beat wife outside Joliet courtroom
Attack occurred after a hearing on an order of protection against her husband, Will County sheriff's officials say A Frankfort bankruptcy attorney was accused Friday of beating his wife outside a Joliet courtroom as they left a hearing on a pending order of protection she took out against him.
Attorney General to file PM's affidavit in Supreme Court today
Attorney General G. E. Vahanvati will file an affidavit on behalf of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Supreme Court today to explain why he took close to a year to respond to a request for the prosecution of former Telecom Minister A. Raja over the 2G scam.
Attorney General to file Prime Minister affidavit
New Delhi, Nov 20 : India's Attorney General will file an affidavit in the Supreme Court on behalf of the Prime Minister on Saturday on the 2G scam after the apex judiciary rapped the PM for his alleged delay in responding to a plea for prosecuting the former telecom minister.
Watson's lawyer in heated TV debate
A lawyer for honeymoon killer Gabe Watson and Alabama's Attorney-General have exchanged heated words.
Attorney General files affidavit on PM's behalf in Supreme Court
Attorney General G. E. Vahanvati filed an affidavit on behalf of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Supreme Court today to explain why he took close to a year to respond to a request for the prosecution of former Telecom Minister A Raja over the 2G scam.
Tamara Greene family lawyer to re-file motion publicly
The lawyer for the family of a slain stripper rumored to have danced at a never-proved wild party at the Manoogian Mansion will finally get a chance to publicly explain why the family's lawsuit should go to trial.
Watson's lawyer in heated TV argument
A lawyer for honeymoon killer Gabe Watson and Alabama's Attorney-General have exchanged heated words.
Philadelphia district attorney admits mistakes in recent purge of fugitive cases
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams now says that his office made mistakes in the mass dismissal of criminal charges against 19,400 fugitives who skipped bail years ago and that he would reopen some "genuinely serious" cases.
Philadelphia district attorney admits mistakes in recent purge of fugitive cases
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams now says that his office made mistakes in the mass dismissal of criminal charges against 19,400 fugitives who skipped bail years ago and that he would reopen some "genuinely serious" cases.
Tamara Greene family lawyer to re-file motion publicly
The lawyer for the family of a slain stripper rumored to have danced at a never-proved wild party at the Manoogian Mansion will finally get a chance to publicly explain why the family's lawsuit should go to trial.
Kamala Harris holds lead in attorney general race
It's looking more likely that Democrat Kamala Harris will be the state's next attorney general, as the San Francisco prosecutor continues to hold on to her lead in the still-undecided race. In the days after the Nov. 2...
Police: Attorney beat wife outside Joliet courtroom
Attack occurred after a hearing on an order of protection against her husband, Will County sheriff's officials say A Frankfort bankruptcy attorney was accused Friday of beating his wife outside a Joliet courtroom as they left a hearing on a pending order of protection she took out against him.
Prominent Florida foreclosure attorney faces losing own home
Peter Ticktin, the South Florida attorney who has received national attention as a foreclosure defense expert, has something in common with his clients: He is fighting the bank to keep his house.
Prominent Florida foreclosure attorney faces losing own home
Peter Ticktin, the South Florida attorney who has received national attention as a foreclosure defense expert, has something in common with his clients: He is fighting the bank to keep his house.
Victim's attorney speaks out on BP involved shooting
TUCSON - The attorney of the suspected illegal immigrant, reportedly shot by a border patrol agent is speaking out for his client and against the Border Patrol claims on what happen.
Attorney receives Governor's Award for Volunteer Service
  Marion attorney Sharon L. Parker was honored Tuesday in Raleigh for her volunteer work in the community.
Police: Attorney beat wife outside Joliet courtroom
A Frankfort bankruptcy attorney was accused Friday of beating his wife outside a Joliet courtroom as they left a hearing on a pending order of protection she took out against him. Robert W. Gold-Smith, 48, of Homer Glen was arrested outside Courtroom 312 around 9:30 a.m. and charged with aggravated domestic battery, police said. Gold-Smith and his wife were walking out when the lawyer grabbed ...
Attorney general investigates closing of children's house
PONCA CITY, OK - The Oklahoma office of the Attorney General is reviewing a decision to close the American Legion Children's Home. The American Legion of Oklahoma Executive Committee voted to close the facility by December 31.
Kentucky Attorney General Announces Settlement with Ameritox
Attorney General Jack Conway announced Friday that Kentucky will participate in a $16.3 million settlement with Ameritox Ltd. to resolve claims asserted by the United States Department of Justice, Kentucky and the other states participating in the settlement that it paid illegal kickbacks to doctors. Ameritox, headquartered in Baltimore , Maryland , provides physicians with urine testing ...
Watson's lawyer still fears death penalty
The lawyer of the so-called honeymoon killer Gabe Watson said he was not convinced Alabama prosecutors will not seek the death penalty.
Watson's lawyer still fears death penalty
The lawyer for honeymoon killer Gabe Watson says he is not convinced Alabama prosecutors will not seek the death penalty, despite assurances by the US government last week.
Vilified Philippine massacre lawyer defends himself
MANILA - A lawyer defending a powerful family accused of carrying out the Philippines' worst political massacre says he has no regrets about taking the case even if this has made him a vilified figure.
Lawyer joins principal for day
SPRINGFIELD - One minute he will be critiquing and encouraging a teacher and the next he is talking with an angry parent or calming down an agitated child.
Oliver, Koster discuss office of Prosecuting Attorney
BLOOMFIELD-Stoddard County Prosecuting Attorney-elect Russ Oliver met with Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster at his office in Jefferson City recently. "It was a very productive meeting. We...
Tax Tips: So you think your power-of-attorney has you covered?
It could be argued that a properly drafted power-of-attorney could be the most important document that you have in your overall estate and financial plan. For example, if you were to die without a will (not a good idea) the state would step in and prescribe how your assets will be distributed - usually to closest family members based on state laws. However, if you didn't have a power-of-attorney ...
Covington city attorney moving on
Deborah Foshee, city attorney for Covington for the past five and a half years, will be leaving the city and the parish, to act as Jefferson Parish attorney in the administration of Jefferson Parish President John Young.
Breaking the stereotype of a typical attorney
Ronnie Baker/Staff photo - Ike Vanden Eykel has always had two main goals in his career: to be known as an honorable attorney and to be considered one of the best at what he does.
Lawyer sees blessing in the fall: 'I was dying inside'
Mary Ann Giebink was a successful lawyer, despite taking many hard cases that didn't always pay off. But the driven mother, wife and professional was haunted by depression and addictions. Now, she says her arrest and the crash of her career might actually be the roots of her redemption.
Lawyer fears death penalty
THE lawyer for honeymoon killer Gabe Watson says he is not convinced Alabama prosecutors will not seek the death penalty.
Covington city attorney moving on
Deborah Foshee, city attorney for Covington for the past five and a half years, will be leaving the city and the parish, to act as Jefferson Parish attorney in the administration of Jefferson Parish President John Young.
Lawyer: 'Snipes is staying strong'
According to his lawyer, actor Wesley Snipes is remaining "strong and positive" ahead of his three-year jail sentence for tax evasion.
Jackson's vocals authentic - lawyer
A lawyer for Michael Jackson's estate says tracks on the upcoming posthumous album are genuine.
Lawyer: Witness says she was at Manoogian bash
A lawyer for the family of a slain stripper says he has found a second witness who said they attended a wild party at the Manoogian Mansion where the wife of then-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick attacked the dancer.
At 90 Pennsylvania's oldest lawyer
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- At 90-years-old, Pittsburgh lawyer Elizabeth Bailey is Pennsylvania's oldest practicing attorney, the state's Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court said.
Attorney general race down to L.A. County
While 8 million Californians voted in the state s attorney general s race, about 300 Los Angeles County election workers will decide the fate of a race "too close to call."
Lawyer: Stripper danced at Detroit mayor's house
A lawyer says a stripper got $1,000 to perform at a dope-fueled party at the Detroit mayor's mansion and saw Kwame Kilpatrick's wife attack a woman who was giving the then-mayor a lap dance.
Lawyer: Stripper danced at Detroit mayor's house
DETROIT (AP) -
Lawyer Says Stripper Danced at Detroit Mayor's House
A lawyer says a stripper got $1,000 to perform at a dope-fueled party at the Detroit mayor's mansion and saw Kwame Kilpatrick's wife attack a woman who was giving the then-mayor a lap dance.
Lawyer's Tin Roof tiff continues
Suit asks Demonbreun bar to reimburse costs, reputational damage from its dropped complaint against him
Angola: Attorney General Expected Sunday in Huambo
The state attorney general, João Maria Moreira de Sousa, will travel this Sunday to the central Huambo province for a three-day work visit.