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Lawyer departs to start own firm
One of Jackson's most well-respected lawyers is leaving his partnership position at one of the area's most prominent firms to start his own practice.
LAWRENCE: Council appoints its new attorney
Township Council approved Michael W. Herbert to become the municipal attorney by a 3-2 vote at a special meeting Tuesday night. He replaces former Municipal Attorney Kevin Nerwinski, who was elevated by the council to become the Municipal Court judge.
Attorney general won't challenge court ruling
Idaho attorney general Lawrence Wasden's office won't ask the state's top court to reconsider a decision to throw out Hayden resident Jonathan W. Ellington's second-degree murder conviction and sentence.
Fayetteville lawyer accepts staff attorney's job with Sheriff's Office
Fayetteville lawyer Ronnie Mitchell has accepted Cumberland County Sheriff Moose Butler's offer to become his staff attorney. Mitchell, 58, starts with the department July 1 at a salary of $185,000.
Jewish Court Condemns Dog To Death by Stoning
Thought to be a reincarnation of a secular lawyer, the ultra-Orthodox judges are calling for the dog to be put to death
U.S. Attorney General Holder encourages West Brunswick graduates to become next leaders
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder gave a commencement speech to West Brunswick High graduates Saturday morning.
Attorney Says Palmgren Property Has Been Available For Search From The Start Says Gail Palmgren Had "Psychotic Episode ...
Attorney Lee Davis said the husband of a missing Signal Mountain woman has been open to a search of all his property from the day his wife vanished.
Lawyer Says American Hikers Held in Iran are ‘Playthings’
Two American hikers who have been detained for nearly two years in Iran on espionage charges are political hostages, their lawyer said.
High court refuses to hear Ark. evangelist appeal
An attorney for an evangelist convicted of taking young girls across state lines for sex said Saturday that he will continue working to get Tony Alamo's sentence reduced or his conviction overturned despite the U.S. Supreme Court refusal to hear an appeal.
US Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of child sex convictions by evangelist Tony Alamo
An attorney for an evangelist convicted of taking young girls across state lines for sex said Saturday that he will continue working to get Tony Alamo’s sentence reduced or his conviction overturned despite the U.S. Supreme Court refusal to hear an appeal. Alamo, who was convicted in 2009 of taking five girls he had married across state lines for sex, was sentenced to 175 years in federal prison ...
Attorney General briefs ICC chief on Doha conference
QNA/The Hague HE the Attorney General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri yesterday met the president of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Judge, Sang-Hyun Song, at its headquarters here to discuss recommendations of the Conference of the International Criminal Court, held in Doha last month.
Iowa Attorney Asks for Assault Case to be Tossed
AMES, Iowa (AP) - An Ames attorney accused of assaulting a female client wants the case dismissed. The Ames Tribune reports Gerald Moothart filed a motion in Story County Court to have the charge of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse thrown out.
Clifford Zarsky, attorney, home builder and former council member, dies at 82
Longtime Corpus Christi attorney, former City Council member, home builder and former assistant district attorney Clifford Zarsky died about 2:40 p.m. Saturday at Doctor’s Regional Hospital after a long battle with leukemia.
Attorney, civil rights activist found dead inside home
Attorney and civil rights activist C. Fredrick Robinson was known for his no-nonsense attitude.
Attorney says Eliotand#8217;s strip club ordinances will stand court test
ELIOT, Maine — After hearing success stories from attorney Scott Bergthold to show the town’s ordinances regulating strip clubs will be legally defensible, residents promptly voted Saturday in favor of those ordinances.
Lawyer C. Ray McDaniel Dies
Longtime Bartow lawyer C. Ray McDaniel, who practiced law in Polk County for nearly 40 years, died Saturday of cancer at a hospice in Lakeland. He was 74.
City attorney pick reprimanded by Nebraska Supreme Court
Grand Island Mayor Jay Vavricek's pick for city attorney was reprimanded by the Nebraska Supreme Court for an outburst in open court.
LAWRENCE: Council appoints its new attorney
Township Council approved Michael W. Herbert to become the municipal attorney by a 3-2 vote at a special meeting Tuesday night. He replaces former Municipal Attorney Kevin Nerwinski, who was elevated by the council to become the Municipal Court judge.
LAWRENCE: Council appoints its new attorney
Township Council approved Michael W. Herbert to become the municipal attorney by a 3-2 vote at a special meeting Tuesday night. He replaces former Municipal Attorney Kevin Nerwinski, who was elevated by the council to become the Municipal Court judge.
Iranian lawyer says two American clients are political "playthings"
The Iranian lawyer representing two American hikers who have been detained in prison for nearly two years describes the two as hostages who have become "playthings" for Iran.
Lawyer fights for religious rights
Brentwood attorney Larry Crain is senior counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, which focuses on church-state issues. / Jeanne Reasonover/The Tennessean
'The little people's lawyer' ready to end career
In legal circles, he's known as the real-deal murder prosecutor. So much so, that when Hollywood came to Detroit looking for a model for Harrison Ford's prosecutor role in the 1990 courtroom thriller "Presumed Innocent," which was largely filmed in the state, it had to be Augustus Hutting, said retired Wayne County Prosecutor John O'Hair.
Brown County labor attorney Fred Mohr told he may not be needed
Brown County has given notice to attorney Fred Mohr that his services as labor negotiator and labor adviser to the human resources department might not be needed after the first of the year. Corporation Counsel John Luetscher sent Mohr a six-month notice of termination June 1 for his work as labor negotiator and labor adviser.
Lawyer wants charge against him tossed
Ames, Ia. - An Ames attorney accused of assaulting a female client wants the case dismissed.
High court ruling won’t end filings, Alamo attorney says
An attorney for convicted evangelist Tony Alamo said Saturday that he will continue working to get Alamo’s sentence reduced or his conviction overturned despite the U.S. Supreme Court refusal to hear an appeal.
Attorney Calls For Dismissal Of Feral Cat Lawsuit
The attorney representing a 33-year Mt. Prospect resident who is being sued by the village for allegedly violating a village ordinance governing stray cats said the village's case has no merit and that a request for dismissal will be filed in Rolling Meadows court next Tuesday, June 21.
Former Maryland Attorney Robert Zakroff Convicted of Felony Theft
BALTIMORE, MD - Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that Robert Zakroff, 63, of Che...
Former Maryland Attorney Robert Zakroff Convicted of Felony Theft
BALTIMORE, MD - Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that Robert Zakroff, 63, of Che...
Lawyer moves HC for treating homeless mentally ill people
Passing through city streets, especially at traffic signals, you will witness beggars stopping by your vehicle.
Ashland lawyer pens book on domestic terrorist
CHRIS BERGERON MetroWest Daily News ASHLAND, Mass. Michael M. Greenburg has decorated his law office with photographs of his family and sports stars, but none of the owl-eyed "Mad Bomber" with the eerie smile whose disturbed mind he's probed in a fascinating new book. The veteran attorney who specializes in real estate law has cornered the market on a tabloid saga from another era: the bombing ...
Lawyer arrested for removing monitoring bracelet
A Near North attorney was arrested for removing an electronic monitoring bracelet he had been ordered to wear last month after he violated an order of protection.
Attorney: New TN law voids anti-bullying policies
A lawsuit filed in Nashville challenging a new state law says the legislation voids school board policies that protect gay and lesbian students from bullying and harassment, but the law's sponsor disagrees.
Attorney moves to disallow certain police testimony in trial for Pinconning man accused of felonious assault
The charges stem from a Dec. 18 incident in which Barber is alleged to have held his former live-in girlfriend and her son hostage at the woman’s home on Maltby Hills near Heath (County Highway F-17) in Goodar Township.
Lawyer Maintains Charges Against WikiLeaks Founder
A Swedish lawyer representing two women whose allegations triggered a sexual-misconduct investigation of Julian Assange has given Declassified the first on-the-record confirmation of the allegations that led to the issuance—and then rapid cancellation—of a warrant on a rape charge and to a parallel investigation into alleged “molestation.”
Lawyer charged with removing court-mandated monitoring device
An attorney accused of violating an order of protection found himself on the wrong side of the law again on Sunday — this time for cutting off his court-mandated GPS monitoring ankle bracelet.Bruce Jorgensen, 53, who has law offices on the 100 block of North LaSalle, was arrested outside his home on the 1100 block of the same street Saturday by officers who noted that he was not wearing the ...
Bartow Lawyer Leaves Legacy of Tenacity
BARTOW | Those who witnessed the late C. Ray McDaniel as he thundered away in any Polk County courtroom described him Sunday as a bulldog whose tenacity rivaled few.
Lawyer blasts RH bill's coercive nature
MANILA, June 20, 2011―The absence of respect for freedom of conscience in House Bill 4244 is among the reasons for a one lawyer's opposing the P3 billion measure. read more
Lawyer caught in middle of Binghamton-Johnson City treatment plant dispute
ALBANY -- Wildlife officials are proposing a special hunting weekend for teenagers, an earlier... - 11:42 pm
Lawyer says cartel clarity good for business
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Lynch attorney asks for separate trials
JUNEAU – The attorney for former Fox Lake Police Chief Patrick Lynch has requested two separate trials. Attorney Jack Priester appeared with Lynch for a motion hearing on Friday in Dodge County Circuit Court.
City attorney pick reprimanded by Nebraska Supreme Court
Grand Island Mayor Jay Vavricek's pick for city attorney was reprimanded by the Nebraska Supreme Court for an outburst in open court.
Lawyer Bills Costly Despite Losing Cases
What could you do with, say, half a million dollars? Sound good? Let's make it more than half a million, shall we? It's yours. Well, it was yours. But the... Read more »
Suit Alleges Students' Facebook Post Defamed Lawyer's Daughter
Houston lawyer Jason M. Medley, as next friend to his daughter, has filed a libel suit on her behalf against three middle-school students who allegedly posted a video on the social networking site Facebook.
Cops 'assault' lawyer - report
A Vereeniging lawyer has allegedly been assaulted by three police officers who called him the k-word, a newspaper has reported.
Oakland's new Acting City Attorney has strong vision for city
More than a week into her new gig, Barbara J. Parker is happily settling in as Acting City Attorney. read more
LAWRENCE: Council appoints its new attorney
Township Council approved Michael W. Herbert to become the municipal attorney by a 3-2 vote at a special meeting Tuesday night. He replaces former Municipal Attorney Kevin Nerwinski, who was elevated by the council to become the Municipal Court judge.
Cops allegedly assault lawyer
A Vereeniging lawyer was allegedly assaulted by three police officers who called him the k-word, the Sowetan newspaper reported on Monday.
Lawyer Bills Costly Despite Losing Cases
What could you do with, say, half a million dollars? Sound good? Let's make it more than half a million, shall we? It's yours. Well, it was yours. But the... Read more »
American lawyer, professor celebrate Nepal's first public lesbian wedding ceremony
DAKSHINKALI, Nepal - A lawyer and a college professor from the United States celebrated Nepal's first public lesbian wedding ceremony Monday in the Himalayan nation that recently began recognizing gay rights and drafting laws to end sexual discrimination.
Salvatore P. Abbate, attorney, town board member
CAMBRIA— Salvatore P. “Sam” Abbate, a longtime criminal defense attorney who was the first Democrat ever elected to the Tonawanda Town Board, died Friday in his Cambria home after a brief illness. He was 69.