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Lawyer Indicted, Offshore Accounts, Groupon, Data Breaches: Compliance
Theodore L. Freedman, a former bankruptcy partner with the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP, was indicted yesterday for understating his income by $2.1 million from 2001 to 2004.
Lawyer: Hudson suspect's blood taken without his consent
The lawyer for a man charged in a fatal car crash in Hudson last year said a judge should throw out a blood sample that shows his client was drunk because the man never gave permission to hospital workers to take it.
US attorney-general reviewing calls for News probe
SYDNEY, July 15, 2011 (AFP) - - American attorney-general Eric Holder on Friday said his office was reviewing requests from US lawmakers for a probe into News Corp following the British phone-hacking scandal.
Zaldy lawyer: Mangudadatus scared of Ampatuans' return to power
A lawyer of suspended Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) governor Zaldy Ampatuan on Wednesday said the Mangudadatu clan is scared of seeing the Ampatuans return to power in Maguindanao.
Attorney recognized for child advocacy
Photo courtesy of the Office of the Texas Attorney General - First Assistant Attorney General Daniel Hodge presents the ‘Assistant Attorney General of the Year’ award to Rebecca Wadas at the Statewide Assistant Attorneys General Conference in Austin.
Casey lawyer: Um, uh
This Casey Anthony defense lawyer may be crafty, but she ain't crazy. Dorothy Clay Sims became tongue-tied when asked point-blank if she would let Anthony -- acquitted of killing her toddler daughter -- look after her own children. "Would you let Casey baby-sit your kids? You say she's...
Media, PA Personal Injury Attorney Eugene J. Malady Receives Martindale-Hubbell(R) AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review ...
Media, PA personal injury attorney Eugene J. Malady receives the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R).Media, PA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Media, PA attorney Eugene J. Malady of Eugene J. Malady, LLC has received the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R). The AV(R) Preeminent(TM) rating is the highest such peer ...
Lawyer cries foul in Ai tax dispute
A design firm linked to Ai Weiwei has challenged charges of massive tax evasion at a hearing that the dissident artist was barred from attending, the company's lawyer said.
Attorney: Anthony to take Fifth in defamation case
An attorney for a woman suing Casey Anthony for defamation will argue in court that the Florida mother should be deposed before she's released from jail.
Attorney: Ex-UI employee will fight theft charge
The attorney for a former University of Iowa employee charged with selling leftover carpet says the whole thing is a misunderstanding.
SKorean lawyer wages legal fight against Apple
A South Korean lawyer and self-described iPhone fan is waging a legal battle against Apple Inc. over the device's tracking capabilities.
As Hurricane Risk Grows, Florida Lawyer Encourages Homeowners To Study Insurance Policies
Failure to adhere to the terms and conditions of a homeowners’ insurance policy or to take proper steps when settling claims can lead to denied or reduced recoveries, Palm Beach Gardens first-party claims attorney David Weiss says.Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Although the Florida hurricane season won’t peak until later this summer and in the fall, a National Hurricane Center ...
SKorean lawyer wages privacy fight against Apple
A South Korean lawyer who is an avid user of the iPhone is waging a legal privacy battle against Apple Inc. over the device's tracking capabilities.
South Korean lawyer and iPhone fan wages legal fight against Apple over privacy
SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean lawyer who is an avid user of the iPhone is waging a legal privacy battle against Apple Inc. over the device's tracking capabilities.
Lawyer to sue over iPhone privacy
A South Korean lawyer who is an avid user of the iPhone is waging a privacy battle against Apple over the device's tracking capabilities.
Lawyer wants Casey Anthony deposed before release
The pending release of Casey Anthony from a Florida jail has left one lawyer scrambling to have her deposed for a civil lawsuit before she is set free from custody.
Ala. casino owner's lawyer defends contributions
A casino lobbyist who pleaded guilty to bribery testified Thursday in Alabama's gambling corruption trial that political groups routinely ask candidates for their views on issues before contributing to them, but he said mixing votes with campaign contributions can be a slippery slope toward corruption.
Lawyer Wages Privacy Battle Against Apple
South Korean lawyer who is an avid user of the iPhone is waging a privacy battle against Apple Inc. over the device's tracking capabilities.
Lawyer: Enfield man can’t recall ‘Late Show’ theater episode
The lawyer for an Enfield native charged with smashing glass doors and breaking into the New York City theater where David Letterman tapes his show said the man was drunk and doesn’t recall the incident.
Union lawyer talks NBA’s missing records
The league and players’ union have not held any official negotiating sessions since the lockout began July 1. But they have spent plenty of time jostling in the press over the NBA’s claims that teams have collectively lost about $300 million per year on average over the last half-decade.
Attorney general considers investigation into News Corp.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday his office is looking into requests by lawmakers to investigate News Corp., the multinational media conglomerate run by Rupert Murdoch.
Attorney: No decision on Joe Miller appeal
JUNEAU, Alaska - An attorney says no decision's been made on whether to appeal a court ruling that Joe Miller pay state legal fees related to his election challenge last year. Attorney John Tieme...
Lawyer: No case filed vs Carpio
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Disbarred Lafayette attorney Duane Rogers to stand trial for sex assault
A disbarred Lafayette attorney will go to trial in December on accusations that he sexually assaulted a young girl over a five-year period and then fled to Mexico to avoid standing trial in the
Washington Accident and Injury Attorney Supports New Spokane Safety Campaign
It’s important for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists to know their rights and responsibilities, says Washington personal injury lawyer Dean Brett of Brett Murphy, Washington’s Injury Lawyers.Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Veteran Washington personal injury attorney Dean Brett said this week that he strongly supports a new educational campaign by the Spokane Regional Health District that ...
Lawyer comes forward for victim in fatal Kennedy Boulevard crash
The Jersey City man who died when he was struck by a car and impaled on a fence off Journal Square Tuesday has been identified and his parents in Mumbai are working to make funeral arrangements through a Jersey...
Lawyer: Illegal search warrants used in drug bust
An attorney representing one of the illegal immigrants arrested Wednesday in a record-setting Las Vegas drug bust said the...
Sources: Former attorney general to be named to redistricting panel
Former Attorney General John Farmer Jr. will be the independent, tiebreaking member of the commission that will redraw state’s congressional districts, according to two sources with knowledge of the pick.
DUI: When to call a lawyer
A DUI starts with flashing lights and almost always ends with a series of very large checks.
Vt lawyer faces reprimand over dating conflict
A Burlington lawyer violated professional conduct rules by hiding her romantic relationship with the estranged husband of a woman who'd hired her firm to handle a divorce but shouldn't be suspended or disbarred for it, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Attorney: Ex-UI Employee Will Fight Theft Charge
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The attorney for a former University of Iowa employee charged with selling leftover carpet says the whole thing is a misunderstanding.
Attorney Defends Treatment Of Rape Victim Jailed For Contempt
A rape victim is thrown out of court during testimony about her attack -- and now the attorney whose questioning led to the victim's outburst is defending her actions.
Marin Estate Attorney Says Restating a Trust Will Help Prevent Conflicts
In a new video on her website, Marin estate planning attorney Julia P. Wald recommends that people cutting out a beneficiary restate their trusts instead of amending an old one, and that they write a new will instead of adding a codicil to an existing one.San Rafael, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Julia P. Wald, an experienced Bay Area estate planning attorney, recently released an online video ...
Lawyer for Jedediah McGlasson wants change of venue for trial
The lawyer for the second of two former UW-Stout hockey players charged in the death of another Stout student wants his client's trial moved out of Dunn Co.
Burlington lawyer faces reprimand over dating conflict
MONTPELIER — A Burlington lawyer violated professional conduct rules by hiding her romantic relationship with the estranged husband of a woman who’d hired her firm to handle a divorce but shouldn’t be suspended or disbarred for it, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Lawyer for fen-phen clients ordered to account for multi-million-dollar judgment
Lexington lawyer Angela Ford was hailed for helping expose one of the biggest legal scandals in U.S. history — the theft of tens of millions of dollars from Kentuckians injured by the diet drug fen-phen. But federal prosecutors have now turned their attention to Ford.
Attorney General Jepsen sells Ridgefield home
State Attorney General George Jepsen recently purchased this home in West Hartford, a Georgian Colonial that sits across the street from the governorís official residence, for about $970,000.
Burlington lawyer faces reprimand over dating conflict
MONTPELIER — A Burlington lawyer violated professional conduct rules by hiding her romantic relationship with the estranged husband of a woman who’d hired her firm to handle a divorce but shouldn’t be suspended or disbarred for it, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Lawyer seeks to remove provision on rulers' rights
PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal was told that a provision in the Sedition Act 1948, which makes questioning the rights and privilege of rulers an offence, is against the Federal Constitution.
Hearing set for charges against Christian Co. state's attorney
TAYLORVILLE — Christian County State's Attorney Thomas Finks will appear before a three-man disciplinary hearing board on Aug. 23 to face allegations of wrongdoing while running for judge in 2009.
Spankowski likely to be next city attorney
A new Portage city attorney was waiting in the wings at this week's regular Common Council meeting.
Attorney recognized for child advocacy
Photo courtesy of the Office of the Texas Attorney General - First Assistant Attorney General Daniel Hodge presents the ‘Assistant Attorney General of the Year’ award to Rebecca Wadas at the Statewide Assistant Attorneys General Conference in Austin.
Lawyer: Enfield man can’t recall ‘Late Show’ theater episode
The lawyer for an Enfield native charged with smashing glass doors and breaking into the New York City theater where David Letterman tapes his show said the man was drunk and doesn’t recall the incident.
Attorney mulls run for Hinchey seat
HARDENBURGH — A New York City attorney and part-time Ulster County resident who in the 1970s prosecuted FALN, a terrorist group accused of more than 100 bombings, is considering a 2012 run for the 22nd Congressional District seat currently occupied by U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey , D-Hurley.
Attorney considered in Marinette mayors case
The Marinette City Council will explore hiring an outside attorney for any legal action against the mayor, recently cited for driving drunk with a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit.
'World Triathalon': Des Moines Lawyer Risks It All to Save Lives
Taking on health in Nepal through "the world triathlon."
Lawyer challenges du Pont's will
The longtime lawyer of late eccentric millionaire John E. du Pont has asked the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas to throw out a challenge to his former client’s will brought by relatives.
Lawyer for attempted murder suspect represented victim
Averill Baker, the lawyer representing a man charged with attempted murder, also represented the alleged vicim, CBC News has learned.
Oakland City Council poised to name city attorney
The Oakland City Council appears close to appointing a longtime assistant city attorney as the next city attorney, a position that has been at the center of a political firestorm this year. On Friday, five of the eight...
Fen-Phen lawyer asked to account for money in multi-million dollar judgment
Lexington lawyer Angela Ford represents most of the victims in the diet drug Fen-Phen lawsuits.