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Lawyer wants deal for Notre Dame DUI
An attorney for suspended Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd is hopeful that a northern Indiana magistrate will approve a plea agreement on a misdemeanor drunken driving charge against his client. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
Attorney: NCAA cleared UNC's Coples for attending draft parties
An attorney for North Carolina's Quinton Coples said Tuesday the NCAA found no wrongdoing by the defensive lineman, who attended NFL draft parties with ex-teammates Robert Quinn and Marvin Austin, who are accused of rules violations.
U.K. Insider-Trading Suspects Face Final Regulator Interviews, Lawyer Says
Seven people arrested by Britain’s financial regulator last year in its highest-profile insider- trading probe are being called in by the regulator for final interviews over the next three months.
U.K. Front-Running Suspects Face Final Interviews, Lawyer Says
Seven people arrested by Britain’s financial regulator last year in its highest-profile insider- trading probe are being called in by the regulator for final interviews over the next three months.
State attorney opens investigation into West Palm Beach chief's ticket voiding
State attorney opens investigation into West Palm Beach chief's ticket voiding
APNewsBreak: Bulger lawyer blasts prosecutors
A provisional lawyer for James "Whitey" Bulger has accused federal prosecutors in Boston of manipulating the judicial process.
âWhiteyâ Bulger lawyer asks to consolidate 1995, 2000 charges
The lawyer for James âWhiteyââ Bulger has asked a judge to consolidate the two cases against his client, arguing that federal prosecutors are âforum shoppingâ as they seek to drop an earlier, less serious case against his client.
Newport Beach city attorney says he'll resign rather than lay off staff, outsource legal services
The Newport Beach city attorney said he will be resigning, citing a reluctance to lay off three to six members of his staff and outsource legal services. City Atty. David Hunt and the City Council mutually agreed to the departure,...
Whitey Bulger lawyer: Prosecutors trying to 'game' system
BOSTON - Prosecutors are trying to shop for judges by seeking to dismiss one indictment against former mob boss...
State attorney adds 7 new charges against Lantana cop accused of shaking down Hispanic men
State attorney adds 7 new charges against Lantana cop accused of shaking down Hispanic men
NH Attorney General to investigate house fire
The New Hampshire Attorney General is taking charge of an investigation into a Wentworth house fire that sent two people to the hospital.
Bulger lawyer blasts prosecutors over dismissal
James "Whitey" Bulger's lawyer said federal prosecutors in Boston are trying to manipulate the judicial process by attempting to dismiss one indictment against him so they can focus their efforts on a later indictment that accuses him of participating in 19 murders.
Bulger attorney asks for case consolidation
BOSTON (Reuters) - The provisional attorney for former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger asked the court on Wednesday to consolidate the charges against his client from two separate indictments.
Bulger Lawyer Blasts Prosecutors
A provisional lawyer for James "Whitey" Bulger has accused federal prosecutors in Boston of manipulating the judicial process.
Bulger Lawyer Seeks To Consolidate Indictments
James "Whitey" Bulger's temporary lawyer has filed a motion to consolidate the two indictments against the reputed mob boss.
State attorney adds 4 new charges against Lantana cop accused of shaking down Hispanic men
State attorney adds 4 new charges against Lantana cop accused of shaking down Hispanic men
Lawyer to remain on Thomas' discipline case
The lawyer representing former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas in attorney-discipline case has decided to continue representing the former prosecutor.
Bulger lawyer: Gov't trying to "game the system"
Boston mob boss' attorney says federal prosecutors dropping 1994 racketeering indictment to avoid corruption-hunting judge
‘Whitey’ Bulger lawyer asks to consolidate 1995, 2000 charges
The lawyer for James ‘Whitey’ Bulger has asked a judge to consolidate the two cases against his client, saying that federal prosecutors are “forum shopping” by deciding to drop an earlier, less serious case against his client.
Bulger lawyer: Prosecutors trying to 'game' system
Prosecutors are trying to shop for judges by seeking to dismiss one indictment against former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger in favor of a later indictment that accuses him of participating in 19 murders, Bulger's lawyer said in a court filing Wednesday.
Lawyer Using Trimega Evidence Wins Family Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Award 2011
LONDON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Trimega´s Dual-Marker Hair Alcohol Test Helped Reunite Mother With Children Lorna Cservenka, head of the Child Care department at Hanne & Company´s London office, has won the title of Family Legal Aid …
NY man who claims Facebook stake gets new lawyer
A New York man suing Mark Zuckerberg for a stake in Facebook has changed attorneys as the multibillion-dollar social media company pushes for access to a contract and emails that form the basis of his case — documents that Zuckerberg's attorneys call fakes.
State Attorney investigates police chief's ticket voiding
The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office's public corruption squad on Wednesday began investigating whether West Palm Beach Police Chief Delsa Bush broke any laws when she quashed a jaywalking ticket written by one of her officers, according to sources close to the situation.
Bulger lawyer: Prosecutors trying to 'game' system
A provisional lawyer for James "Whitey" Bulger accuses federal prosecutors in Boston of manipulating the judicial process.
Attorney Charged with Stealing from Autistic Man
An attorney from Bradford County is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from an autistic man he was hired to support financially.
Lawyer for Whitey Bulger victim wins lien on $800,000
BOSTON - A lawyer for one of James "Whitey" Bulger's victims has won a lien on the $800,000 in cash authorities...
Lawyer to be referred to disciplinary tribunal
SINGAPORE: Lawyer Leonard Loo Peng Chee, who was rebuked by a judge last year for providing "slipshod or non-existent work" to his clients, will be referred to a disciplinary tribunal after a number of complaints were launched against his conduct and professional service.
Local Attorney Spreads Kindness -- And Pizza
A San Antonio attorney created a program which helps people in need receive pizza.
Attorney: City records show pattern of deceit on Kimball water
The attorney for Grant Reynolds, a longtime plaintiff against the city of Calistoga, alleges in a 700-page motion filed Friday that Calistoga officials used deceit, delay and concealment to overdraft the upper Napa River for more than 60 years.
Houston lawyer wins $8.5 billion settlement vs. BofA
share: digg facebook twitter HOUSTON — A Houston lawyer with a small firm won an $8.5 billion settlement with Bank of America tied to the 2008 mortgage mess, a deal that could establish a road map for other banks in resolving the nation's stubborn housing crisis. “I think this is one of those rare opportunities for doing good for your client and doing good for the public,” said Kathy Patrick ...
Judge Rules Bulger Needs Court-Appointed Lawyer
James (Whitey) Bulger, who is charged with 19 murders, will receive a taxpayer-funded attorney.
Attorney, prosecutors wrangle in Bulger case
BOSTON (Reuters) - Former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger's provisional attorney asked the court on Wednesday to consolidate charges against his client, which include 19 murder accusations, from two indictments into one.
Houston lawyer wins $8.5 billion settlement vs. BofA
share: digg facebook twitter HOUSTON — A Houston lawyer with a small firm won an $8.5 billion settlement with Bank of America tied to the 2008 mortgage mess, a deal that could establish a road map for other banks in resolving the nation's stubborn housing crisis. “I think this is one of those rare opportunities for doing good for your client and doing good for the public,” said Kathy Patrick ...
Jackson lawyer tapped for U.S. attorney for south Miss.
President Barack Obama has nominated Jackson lawyer Gregory K. Davis to become U.S. attorney for the southern half of Mississippi.
Lawyer: Enrico Ponzo no white supremacist
The lawyer for accused ex-North End gangster Enrico Ponzo denied yesterday that his client is allied with white...
Savannah City Attorney Jimmy Blackburn honored with Cheatham professionalism award
In years alone, City Attorney James Blackburn's service to local government is notable. But it was his breadth of knowledge, not just his 40-plus years of service, that spurred his colleagues to honor him. Blackburn this month was named the Savannah Bar Association's recipient of the Judge Frank Cheatham Professionalism Award for 2011. The award is presented annually to an attorney who best ...
McKenna aims for new role as city attorney
SAN BERNARDINO - City attorney hopeful David McKenna said he only made the decision two weeks ago to move here and challenge longtime incumbent Jim Penman.
Houston lawyer scores $8.5B settlement in mortgage suit
The deal involving an $8.5 billion settlement with Bank of America could establish a road map for other banks in resolving the nation's stubborn housing crisis.
Attorney: Staff 'clearly' knew about cutting
Newburgh Free Academy Principal Peter Copeletti and athletic director Chris Townsend assured an inquiring Newburgh school board last November that former basketball players from the 2008-09 and 2009-10 teams met attendance requirements to play.
Mercer Island attorney arrested in Seattle arson
A Mercer Island attorney has been arrested for investigation of arson, a month after pleading guilty to threatening a Seattle judge and texting his ex-wife lewd messages in violation of a protection order.
Attorney General Schneiderman appoints public corruption watchdog for Hudson Valley
WHITE PLAINS -- The state attorney general has assigned a public corruption watchdog to his regional office in the Lower Hudson Valley.
Lawyer to remain on Thomas' discipline case
The lawyer representing former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas in attorney-discipline case has decided to continue representing the former prosecutor.
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.
Phoenix Personal Injury Attorney Stanley J. Marks Receives Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Phoenix Personal Injury Attorney Stanley J. Marks at Begam & Marks, P.A. receives the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R).Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Phoenix, AZ attorney Stanley J. Marks of Begam & Marks, P.A. has received the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R). The AV Preeminent rating is the ...
Lawyer leaves career to become a spice retailer
After a decade as a divorce attorney, Alexander Rhoads grew weary of "seeing people in conflict," he says. "It took a toll on me."
Bulger's lawyer: Stop the leaks
Bulger's attorneys say FBI leaks about the case are endangering the former fugitive's right to a fair trial on murder charges.
Defense attorney: Gun suspect a 'scapegoat' for Dracut police
LOWELL -- The attorney for a Dracut man on trial for threatening a man with an unloaded shotgun accused Dracut police of "scapegoating" his client to cover up an incident where the deputy chief was
Attorney general backs city in pot case
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a brief Monday to intervene and support the city of Livonia's motion for summary disposition in its defense of an ordinance that prohibits any activity, including medical marijuana use, that violates federal law.
Lawyer leaves career to spice things up
After a decade as a divorce attorney, Alexander Rhoads grew weary of "seeing people in conflict," he says. "It took a toll on me."
Oklahoma's Attorney General Says Tree Trimmer Exploited The Elderly
Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office has filed felony fraud charges against an Oklahoma tree trimmer accused of scamming homeowners.