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Town attorney is honored
Wilton’s town attorney, Ken Bernhard, will receive a Westport First award at an awards ceremony and Lincoln Day Dinner on Sunday, March 6, at the Patterson Club. The dinner will be hosted by the Westport Republican Town Committee at which leading individuals and organizations will be recognized for their contributions to the greater Westport community. Mr. Bernhard, who lives in Westport, is an ...
Lawyer says SEC has 'psychotic' need to punish people
A defense lawyer dumped by an accused Ponzi schemer lashed out against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today, accusing the regulatory agency of having "irrational" and "psychotic" needs.
Oakland City Attorney Seeks Job As Alameda City Manager
Oakland City Attorney John Russo is reportedly one of three finalists for the position of Alameda City Manager.
Disbarred lawyer under investigation for online drug sales
Scott McCabe Examiner Staff Writer A disbarred Maryland lawyer who was ordered to re-pay $2.6 million to his debt-ridden clients is under investigation again, this time in connection with online drug sales, according to court documents. According to search warrants filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, authorities are investigating whether Richard Allen Brennan, of Montgomery County, is ...
Lawyer shares what new landlords should know - www.roanoke.com
Mike Pace is a partner and real estate lawyer at Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore. Call them the reluctant landlords. Homeowners who have relocated, gotten married or moved in with family have found that selling their old residences hasn't been easy, thanks to the economic downturn.
Appointment of state attorney general works fine
As required by the Tennessee Constitution, our attorney general is selected by the five justices of the Supreme Court for a term of eight years.
Lawyer attacks NXIVM 'scheme'
NXIVM, the unusual self-improvement business based in the Capital Region, is facing a debate over the confidentiality of its business practices in federal court. At issue is an assertion made in court that NXIVM is trying to keep confidential handwritten notes that a cult watchdog group's lawyer says reveals how three of its associates, including Keith Raniere, one of NXIVM's founders, are ...
Attorney advises on consolidated school board makeup
An outside attorney's advice in a closed session last week helped shape the Shelby County Commission's bold position that it should play an exclusive role in appointing members to a school board if city and county schools merge, commissioners who attended the meeting said.
Powers of attorney come in two types
Questions about common-law marriages and "power of attorney" documents are this week's topics for "Ask the Experts.
Parole of Main Line attorney opposed by accuser
The man who lost his life savings to the thievery of a Main Line attorney is asking state prison and local court officials to deny the attorney’s bid for parole, comparing the case to that of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff.
Attorney Larson "has been busy" against Virginia-based collection company
Portfolio Recovery Associates, one the nation's largest debt-buying collection companies, is a favorite target of attorney David Larson.
Attorney general releases list of scams
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster on Friday released his list of the scams that received the most consumer complaints to his office in 2010:
Powers of attorney come in two types
Questions about common-law marriages and "power of attorney" documents are this week's topics for "Ask the Experts.
Egypt to call March referendum this week: lawyer
Egypt's ruling military council plans to hold a snap referendum next month on constitutional amendments, a lawyer who helped draft them said on Sunday.
Lawyer bags Zambo's highest honor
FOR lawyer Arsenio Gonzales Jr., hard work and a clear vision of what you want to become, notwithstanding the challenges and trials, are attributes that can make one succeed in life. Coming to Zamboanga City 49 years ago, Gonzales, now an established and a highly respected member of the Zamboangueño community, never thought that one day he will be receiving the highest and the most prestigious ...
John Galliano - John Galliano's Lawyer Slams Accusations, Ready To Sue
JOHN GALLIANO's lawyer has hit back at allegations the designer hurled anti-Semitic insults at a couple during a night out in Paris, insisting it was the fashion guru who came under attack.The flamboyant couturier had been drinking at a bar in the French capital on Thursday (24Feb11) and was arrested after reportedly launching a bitter tirade at...
Galliano's lawyer slams accusations, ready to sue
John Galliano's lawyer has hit back at allegations the designer hurled anti-Semitic insults at a couple during a night out in Paris, insisting it was the fashion guru who came under attack.
Egypt to call referendum and open up politics: lawyer
Egypt's military rulers are likely this week to lift restrictions that have long crushed political opposition and call a referendum on constitutional reforms next month, a lawyer who helped draft the changes said on Sunday.
Retired Plant City attorney to receive Heritage Award
Retired attorney Bob Edwards will be presented the Plant City Photo Archives and History Center's Heritage Award at an annual banquet on March 31.
Appointment of state attorney general works fine
As required by the Tennessee Constitution, our attorney general is selected by the five justices of the Supreme Court for a term of eight years.
Attorney-General reveals copyright reviews
Federal Attorney-General Robert McLelland late last week declared the concept of copyright was "very much alive" in Australia, as he announced three major inquiries into its future.
Sheen’s Lawyer Insists Actor Be Paid for Lost Shows
Days after CBS halted “Two and a Half Men,” a lawyer for Charlie Sheen demanded that the actor receive $16 million for the rest of the season.
Dior Designer Galliano Will Meet Woman Charging Anti-Semitism, Lawyer Says
Christian Dior SA fashion designer John Galliano will meet the woman accusing him of anti-Semitism tomorrow in a confrontation called by Paris prosecutors to settle the matter four days after he was arrested, his lawyer said.
Lawyer pleads guilty to driving charges
Perth criminal lawyer Jeremy Noble has been fined $1200 and banned from getting behind the wheel of a car for six months after entering last-minute pleas of guilty to two driving charges this morning.
High court censures lawyer Kevin B. McBurney
Kevin B. McBurney cited for 'more than a lack of civility' in filings
Lawyer representing Texas in environment and health suits has ties to industries
Lawyer representing Texas in environment and health suits has ties to industries
Stroudsburg attorney Maskrey running for Stroud district justice
Stroudsburg attorney Robert Maskrey Jr. is running for Stroud Township Magisterial District Judge, citing his more than 30 years of legal experience.
West Milford school board attorney to resign, effective June 30
Long-time West Milford school board attorney Vito Gagliardi Jr. submitted his notice of resignation last week.
Trenton lawyer's intimidation trial begins Friday
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Lawyer submits new bail application for 22 red shirts in Udon Thani
Udon Thani - A lawyer Monday renewed an effort to have 22 red-shirt people being remanded here freed on bail. Kanistha Ratthakan, a lawyer of 22 red-shirts charged with setting fire to the Udon Thani Provincial Hall, submitted a bail application to the Udon Thani Court at 9:30 am.
Perth lawyer cops fine and driving ban
A Perth lawyer whose BMW was impounded under anti-hoon laws has lost his driver's licence and been fined.
Ace attorney Cecil Turner dies at 69
A mainstay of Southern Colorado courtrooms for more than four decades died Saturday.
Jabary attorney: store shutdown a ‘sham’
Mike Jabary has secured an attorney for his federal civil rights suit against the city of Allen.
Ibrahim's lawyer accuses court of interference
The lawyer for Sydney nightclub owner John Ibrahim is accusing the New South Wales Supreme Court of political interference after it revealed a secret $150,000 proceeds-of-crime deal.
Attorney-Client Privilege a Two-Way Street, State Supreme Court Rules
Pennsylvania lawyers finally have some guidance from the state Supreme Court about the status of the attorney-client privilege after the justices ruled Thursday that it attaches not only to communication from the client to the lawyer, but to communication going the other way around as well.
Ibrahim's lawyer accuses court of interference
The lawyer for Sydney nightclub owner John Ibrahim is accusing the New South Wales Supreme Court of political interference after it revealed a secret $150,000 proceeds-of-crime deal.
Seligmann lawyer denies IRS claims
A lawyer who said he spoke with the family of former Duke lacrosse player Reade Seligmann this week said accusations that Seligmann owes millions in taxes to the IRS are inaccurate. read more
Perth lawyer cops fine and driving ban
A Perth lawyer whose BMW was impounded under anti-hoon laws has lost his driver's licence and been fined.
Lawyer submits new bail application for 22 red shirts in Udon Thani
Udon Thani - A lawyer Monday renewed an effort to have 22 red-shirt people being remanded here freed on bail.Kanistha Ratthakan, a lawyer of 22 red-shirts charged with setting fire to the Udon Thani ...
IRAN: Detained American hikers' lawyer says he might resign
Masoud Shafii, the Iranian lawyer representing the two Americans -- Joshua Fattal and Shane Bauer -- held in the Islamic Republic on espionage charges, told Babylon & Beyond in an interview Sunday at his office in Tehran that he might...
Civil rights plaque installed at Hampton attorney's offices
Attorney Robert Long has long known that the building where his law offices are located in downtown played a role in civil rights history as the site of a lunch counter sit-in.
Galliano didn't use racist remarks: Lawyer
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Fashion designer John Galliano's lawyer has hit back at claims that he hurled anti-Semitic remarks at a couple in Paris and said he is planning to sue them for defamation.
Attorney general says debt collection complaints common in 2010
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri attorney general says problems with debt collectors were the most common complaint registered with his office in 2010. Attorney General Chris Koster says more than 2,000 people called his office to complain of being harassed or threatened by debt collectors. Some said they even received calls from companies to which they didn't owe money. Koster says the Federal ...
Lawyer wants racketeering added SC camera lawsuit
Associated Press - February 28, 2011 8:55 AM ET RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) - An attorney suing the town of Ridgeland over its use of cameras to catch speeders on Interstate 95 wants racketeering and...
'Illegal Psyop' Neither Illegal Nor Psyop, General's Lawyer Ruled
The accusation was explosive and unambiguous: A top general in Afghanistan used illegal “information operations” to influence visiting U.S. Senators. But military documents obtained by Danger Room show that at least one Army lawyer deemed the work legal. What’s more, the alleged information operator’s bosses repeatedly told him that he was just another communications staffer, not some bender of ...
Lawyer wants racketeering added SC camera lawsuit
An attorney suing the town of Ridgeland over its use of cameras to catch speeders on Interstate 95 wants racketeering and mail fraud added to the complaint.
Attorney M.M. Rinn had long career in Boulder
In April 1909, at the murder trial of a former sheriff's deputy for his killing of another man in a Nederland saloon, 27-year-old attorney M.M. Rinn spoke eloquently in the murderer's defense.
Lawyer's family tragedy delays ex-CIA agent's case
The perjury trial of a former CIA operative has been suspended for a day because of a tragedy in a defense attorney's family.
Attorney takes helm of Clayton Chamber
Jeffrey R. Schmitt, an attorney with Danna McKitrick, is the newest president of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce.
Bryant lawyer says race to blame for arrest
The attorney for ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant - who was arrested over the weekend for allegedly assaulting...