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Attorney general sues Corpus Christi man accusing him of misrepresenting doctor credentials
A lawsuit has been filed against a Corpus Christi man accusing him of falsely claiming to be a licensed medical doctor in Texas and selling unapproved dietary supplements.
Lawyer: Maid who accused IMF chief telling truth
Lawyer says hotel maid who accused IMF chief had no idea who he was and is telling the truth
Strauss-Kahn Lawyer Said Prosecutors Willing to Consider Bail
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the International Monetary Fund chief locked up at New York’s Rikers Island jail complex on an attempted-rape charge, may still be able to arrange bail while awaiting trial.
Lawyer: Maid telling truth over IMF chief
The hotel maid accusing IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of trying to rape her as she went to clean his suite is telling the truth, has "no agenda" and did not know even know who he was until after the fact, her lawyer said on Tuesday. read more
New York celebrity lawyer 'perfect fit' for IMF chief
It's the kind of difficult case New York lawyer Benjamin Brafman thrives on. A high-profile client, seemingly long odds at the outset and the world's press eagerly hanging on his every word.
Lawyer says maid who accused IMF chief is telling the truth
The hotel maid accusing IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of trying to rape her as she went to clean his suite is telling the truth, has “no agenda” and didn’t know who he was until after the fact, her lawyer said Tuesday.
Aurora attorney tabbed to represent coroner, deputies in civil suit
ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Aurora attorney Patrick Kinnally was appointed Tuesday to represent Kane County Coroner Charles West and deputy coroners Eric West and Lisa Gilbert in a civil suit.
Conway, P'Pool to square off in attorney general's race this fall
FRANKFORT — The election for the state's top law enforcement job will pit Democratic inc
Strauss-Kahn Lawyer Said Prosecutors May Consider Bail
International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, locked up at New York’s Rikers Island jail complex on charges of sexual assault and attempted rape, may still be able to arrange bail while awaiting trial.
DA Steve Cooley Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election
District Attorney Steve Cooley announced Tuesday that he will not run for another term.
Detroit's chief lawyer, Sharon McPhail ordered to keep emails in stripper suit
The city's top lawyer and Sharon McPhail, the ex-councilwoman and former general counsel to Kwame Kilpatrick, were given a copy of a federal judge's order to preserve evidence related to the Tamara "Strawberry" Greene lawsuit, according to federal court records.
NY hotel maid unaware of IMF chief identity: lawyer
The hotel maid who IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is accused of trying to rape has gone into hiding, and she was unaware of his identity until a day after the alleged attack, her lawyer said on Tuesday.
Lawyer: Bucks school official innocent of drug charges
The lawyer for a Bensalem school board member arrested after police allegedly found a small amount of marijuana in her bedroom says that the drugs were not hers and that she expected to be vindicated.
North County foreclosure attorney charged, held on $227K bail
Michael T. Pines, known throughout the country for his unconventional practices, was arraigned Tuesday on several felony and misdemeanor charges.
CARLSBAD: Attorney pleads not guilty to stalking charges
VISTA ---- A Carlsbad attorney who advised clients to break into their foreclosed homes pleaded not guilty Tuesday to stalking and other charges.
Attorney For IMF Leader's Accuser Speaks Out
As International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was kept under suicide watch while in protective custody in Rikers Island Tuesday, the attorney of his alleged assault victim spoke out for the first time about the charges.
Detroit's chief lawyer, Sharon McPhail ordered to keep emails in stripper suit
The city's top lawyer and Sharon McPhail, the ex-councilwoman and former general counsel to Kwame Kilpatrick, were ordered to preserve evidence related to the Tamara "Strawberry" Greene lawsuit, according to court records.
Steve Cooley won't seek 4th term as L.A. County district attorney
Steve Cooley, who was first elected in 2000, sets the stage for one of the most competitive races for the job in more than a decade. He is supporting Chief Deputy Dist. Atty. Jacquelyn Lacey in her bid to become the first African American and first woman to hold the post. Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley said Tuesday that he would not run for a fourth term as the county's top ...
Strauss-Kahn Lawyer Said Prosecutors ‘Invited’ New Bail Proposal
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the International Monetary Fund chief locked up at New York’s Rikers Island jail complex on charges of sexual assault and attempted rape, may still be able to arrange bail while awaiting trial.
Trial attorney places on suspension
A Nacogdoches trial attorney has been placed on suspension after the Texas Bar Association found him guilty of violating several bar rules.
N.J. lawyer's 3 codefendants in murder-racketeering case turn against him
Paul Bergrin, the New Jersey lawyer who authorities say defended drug kingpins by having witnesses against them killed, may have a more difficult problem dealing with the witnesses who are lining up against him in a pending racketeering-murder case.
Strauss-Kahn Accuser in Sex Attack Didn’t Know IMF Chief, Her Lawyer Says
The hotel housekeeper who told police that Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted and attempted to rape her didn’t know he was chief of the International Monetary Fund and had never met him, a lawyer for the woman said.
Attorney General Abbott charges distributors with unlawfully marketing dietary supplement as antibiotic
AUSTIN -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott obtained a temporary restraining order Thursday against Georgia-based Multimex Distributions Inc. and Houston-based San Martin Distributing Inc. for unlawfully marketing and dispensing a dietary supplement.
Strauss-Kahn’s Accuser Didn’t Know IMF Chief, Her Lawyer Says
The hotel housekeeper who told police that Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted and attempted to rape her didn’t know he was chief of the International Monetary Fund and had never met him, a lawyer for the woman said.
Murder-suicide victim's lawyer sues West Haven police for alleged negligence
HARTFORD (AP) — The lawyer for a murder-suicide victim has filed a new federal lawsuit accusing West Haven officials of negligence, recklessness and racial discrimination.
Hastings attorney to be new judge in 10th Judicial District
A Hastings attorney and former deputy Hall County attorney has been named a county judge for the 10th Judicial District of Nebraska.
With IMF head, NYC lawyer lands another big case
He's come to the aid of Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, ex-New York Giants star Plaxico Burress and, briefly, even the King of Pop.
Veteran NYC attorney teams with Washington lawyer in pressure-cooker Strauss-Kahn case
NEW YORK — He’s come to the aid of Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, ex-New York Giants star Plaxico Burress and, briefly, even the King of Pop. Now Benjamin Brafman, one of New York City’s most prominent defense lawyers, finds himself in another legal pressure-cooker: the sex-assault case against International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Defense bar brethren of Brafman — a former ...
Lawyer: Board member is innocent
The lawyer for a Bensalem school board member arrested after police allegedly found a small amount of marijuana in her bedroom says that the drugs were not hers and that she expected to be vindicated.
Murder-suicide victim's lawyer sues West Haven police for alleged negligence
HARTFORD (AP) — The lawyer for a murder-suicide victim has filed a new federal lawsuit accusing West Haven officials of negligence, recklessness and racial discrimination.
Conway, P'Pool to square off in attorney general's race this fall
FRANKFORT — The election for the state's top law enforcement job will pit Democratic inc
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.
Ex-attorney willing to settle with lottery
An attorney representing a former attorney for the Arkansas Lottery Commission in her wrongful termination suit against the commission said his client is willing to settle the suit.
Murder-suicide victim's lawyer sues West Haven police for alleged negligence
HARTFORD (AP) — The lawyer for a murder-suicide victim has filed a new federal lawsuit accusing West Haven officials of negligence, recklessness and racial discrimination.
Attorney wants Blythe to testify at Finsac Enquiry
ATTORNEY Anthony Levy has formally requested the Finsac Commission of Enquiry to seek to have former minister of water and housing, Dr Karl Blythe, appear at the enquiry.
Suspended Quincy lawyer is reinstated
Quincy lawyer Thomas R. Mullen has completed a six-month suspension and was recently reinstated to resume his practice.
Lawyer: No 'moment of peace' for IMF accuser
The hotel maid who IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is accused of trying to rape has gone into hiding amid fears for her family's safety, her lawyer said Wednesday. .
Hastings attorney to be new judge in 10th Judicial District
A Hastings attorney and former deputy Hall County attorney has been named a county judge for the 10th Judicial District of Nebraska.
Attorney General’s office weighing action against Middleboro's Edgeway Mobile Home Park
The state Attorney General’s office has told town officials it would consider legal action against Edgeway Modular Home Park if its owner fails to address longstanding health and maintenance problems.
Attorney General visits CPS in Reading
The Attorney General visited the Reading Office of the Crown Prosecution Service, (CPS) Thames and Chiltern Area, during the afternoon of Monday 9 May, as part of a fact-finding tour around CPS offices in England and Wales.
Attorney wants court to reconsider police ruling
The Associated Press The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS An attorney says she'll ask the state Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that Indiana residents have no right to resist if police officers illegally enter their home. Attorney Erin Berger tells The Times of Munster she'll file a petition for rehearing with the court. Berger represents Richard Barnes, who was convicted of resisting law ...
NYC Maid's Lawyer: Case Vs. IMF Chief Not a Setup
NYC maid's lawyer: Assault complaint vs. IMF chief wasn't a setup, attack ruined her life
Lawyer of IMF accuser: "She will tell her story"
New York maid who accused International Monetary Fund chief of trying to rape her would take stand, her attorney says
Strauss-Kahn Case: Lawyer Says Alleged Victim's 'Extremely Vulnerable'
The 32-year-old Sofitel Hotel maid who has accused the head of the International Monetary Fund of sexual assault and attempted rape is a devout Muslim who came to the U.S. from Guinea seven years ago and is the single mother of a 15-year-old daughter, her attorney said. "She does not have relatives here, she doesn't have family. She's extremely vulnerable here. Her life was taken from her ...
Lawyer questions synagogue plot charges
NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- The lawyer for an Algerian-born man accused in a foiled New York synagogue attack questioned why his client is being tried in state court in Manhattan.
Lawyer Confident in Fishermen's Court Victory
The lawyer who represented hundreds of fishermen in a case against the federal government calls the court ruling a victory for the little guy. And, he says, Elizabeth Harvey of Isle aux Morts should be nominated for the Order of Canada for her role in driving the challenge.
Attorney W. Hampton Keen Named to Two Non-Profit & Legal Association Boards
West Palm Beach Attorney Honored (PRWeb May 18, 2011) Read the full story at (link) 20
Attack by IMF chief ‘destroyed her life,’ maid’s lawyer says
Lawyer for 32-year-old chambermaid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape says she had no idea the man was a famous French politician
Attack by IMF chief ‘destroyed her life,’ maid’s lawyer says
Lawyer for 32-year-old chambermaid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape says she had no idea the man was a famous French politician
NYC maid's lawyer: Case vs. IMF chief not a setup
The maid came from one of the world's poorest countries to the U.S., working to support the teen daughter she raised alone. To her, the penthouse suite at the Sofitel Hotel was just another empty room to clean.