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County attorney asks $500 judgment from civic group
A complaint that Celebrate Billings, a civic organization founded by The Billings Gazette, violated state campaign laws by failing to report spending on ballot issues and levy elections apparently will be resolved with a civil judgment of $500.
Attorney Speaks About Teen Who Died At Juvenile Facility
An attorney representing a Treasure Coast teen who died while in custody at a juvenile detention center speak about the incident.
Attorney General King faces penalty for denying records
A state judge has ruled that New Mexico Attorney General Gary King owes $100 for each day since Jan. 14 that his office has failed to comply with a public-information request by a lawyer representing three King staff attorneys in a federal gender-discrimination suit.
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.
Michigan attorney general latest recall target
Midland— Attorney General Bill Schuette is the latest high-profile Michigan Republican targeted for a recall effort.
Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban Personal Injury Lawyer Speaks at National Business Institute Seminar September ...
Personal injury attorney Philip L. Bradfield discusses how to determine and how to handle liens on personal liability claims in a continuing legal education course for lawyers and paralegals September 15, 2011 in Virginia Beach, VAVirginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Personal injury attorney Philip L. Bradfield, director of the law firm’s Virginia litigation department at Marcari, Russotto ...
Atlanta Bankruptcy Attorney Prepares for the Next Wave of Georgia Foreclosures
The Atlanta bankruptcy attorney Tony Sandberg has focused his attorneys at the Sandberg Law Firm on the next wave of Georgia residential foreclosures. Although the rate of Georgia foreclosures has decreased in 2011, Georgia still ranks 8th in the nation in the rate of foreclosures and the number of homeowners that are in financial trouble remains very high. The foreclosure rate is not subsiding ...
William Leone, former U.S. attorney for Colorado, named partner at Fulbright & Jaworski
Fulbright & Jaworski announced Monday that William Leone, a former U.S. attorney for Colorado, has joined the law firm as a partner. Leone said Fulbright plans to double its Denver office by year's end.
Lawyer's death shocks, saddens
BOLTON - Neal A. Heeren was a man who wanted to make the world a better place.
Attorney General Bill Schuette Is the Latest Republican Targeted in Recall Effort
The organizer of a recall attributes Schuette's "insubordination" of state voters who approved the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
Lawyer Convicted in $100 Million Stock Swindle
Prosecutors said James W. Margulies cheated investors while living a lavish life that included private jets and expensive jewelry.
Attorney General Dedicated To Overturning 'Obamacare'
SIDNEY – Attorney General Jon Bruning on Sunday visited with constituents at the Hillside Country Club as part of his campaign tour in western Nebraska. Bruning, a Republican, seeks to unseat Democrat Sen. Ben Nelson and provide further Republican support in the U.S. Senate.
U.S. Attorney says nursing home's 'worthless' care led to deaths, injuries
The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday that it filed a civil complaint alleging that an Er
Lawyer to pursue 'insanity' defense in Slocum case
CAMBRIDGE -- The lawyer for the White Creek man who is accused of killing his mother, stepfather and stepbrother said Tuesday he will likely pursue a so-called “insanity” defense if his client is deemed fit to stand trial.
Lawyer: Man didn't intend to kill
PITTSFIELD - The lawyer for a Pittsfield man accused of fatally beating his live-in girlfriend says his client was under the influence of alcohol and drugs and did not intend to kill the woman.
Lawyer: Pittsfield man didn't intend to kill girlfriend
PITTSFIELD - The lawyer for a Pittsfield man accused of fatally beating his live-in girlfriend says his client...
Lawyer: Pittsfield man didn't intend to kill
The lawyer for a Pittsfield man accused of fatally beating his live-in girlfriend says his client was under the influence of alcohol and drugs and did not intend to kill the woman.
Baltimore Criminal Defense Attorney Provides Much Needed Free Legal Clinic
Former Assistant State’s Attorney Marc G. Snyder announces the inaugural session of his firm’s Free Criminal Law Clinic, to take place on July 23, 2011 at the firm’s new Downtown Baltimore location. Mr. Snyder’s law practice accepts Criminal Defense Cases throughout the State of Maryland as well as Serious Auto Accident Claims.Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 The Law Offices of Marc G. Snyder ...
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.
Casey Anthony's Attorney's Mum On Her Whereabouts
ORLANDO, Fla (Reuters) - An attorney for Casey Anthony would not confirm on Monday whether his client boarded a plane after her swift weekend exit from jail but said "elaborate plans" were required to keep her safe.
Attorney: City manager complaint unfounded
BROOKSVILLE A complaint lodged against the city manager claiming she created a hostile work environment and was verbally abusive has been unfounded — in part because the complainant refused to meet with the investigating attorney and answer questions.
Lawyer: Client Didn't Intend To Kill
The lawyer for a Pittsfield man accused of fatally beating his live-in girlfriend says his client was under the influence of alcohol and drugs and did not intend to kill the woman.
Grabiner, Lawyer Leading News Corp. Probe, Will ‘Call It as He Sees It’
Anthony Grabiner, the man who will lead News Corp.’s internal probe into phone hacking, is a veteran lawyer who has represented Liverpool Football Club, the U.K. Treasury and hedge fund GLG Partners Inc.
DUI: When to Call a lawyer
A DUI starts with flashing lights and almost always ends with a series of very large checks.
Lawyer: Pittsfield man didn't intend to kill
PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- The lawyer for a Pittsfield man accused of fatally beating his live-in girlfriend says his client was under the influence of alcohol and drugs and did not intend to kill the woman.
Lawyer seeks mental exam of NY slay-arson suspect
The lawyer for an upstate New York man accused of killing three relatives and setting their house on fire says he'll ask a court to authorize a mental health examination of his client.
Lawyer: Mendenhall's suit about voicing opinion
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is suing the parent company of the Champion sports apparel maker, calling the decision to drop his endorsement deal over his tweets about the death of Osama bin Laden and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks a
Lawyer: Mendenhall's suit about voicing opinion
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is suing the parent company of the Champion sports apparel maker, calling the decision to drop his endorsement deal over his tweets about the death of Osama bin Laden and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks a
Former U.S. attorney joins GOP primary against Burton
Former U.S. Attorney Susan Brooks today became the third Republican to challenge U.S. Rep. Dan Burton.
Lawyer paves the way for First Nation females
CAROL CHRISTIAN Today staff Hardworking. Industrious. Dedicated. Compassionate. A lawyer who has it all. Those were words used Friday to describe Corie Flett, a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and the first aboriginal female raised in Fort McMurray to be called to the bar.[...]
Attorney: Man charged with exposing himself to three Auburn students was not lewd
AUBURN -- A defense attorney argued Tuesday that accusations that his client gyrated his hips while exposing himself to an eighth-grader at the Auburn High School does not constitute public lewdness, a misdemeanor crime, and instead should be charged as a lesser count of public exposure.
Attorney for Danziger Bridge defendant questions FBI's investigation
Says government discounted clues that could show civilians were firing on police
Lawyer for accused Chinese fugitive will challenge unreliable police evidence
VANCOUVER - The lawyer for a Chinese fugitive trying to remain in Canada will challenge a police officer's testimony during an immigration hearing today.
Attorney General Madigan Sues Leroy Woman Over Scam
Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a woman who allegedly scammed McLean County businesses out of advertising space.
Lawyer for accused Chinese fugitive will challenge unreliable police evidence
VANCOUVER - The lawyer for a Chinese fugitive trying to remain in Canada will challenge a police officer's testimony during an immigration hearing today.
Lawyer says Crown trying to remove her from murder case
Defence lawyer Averill Baker says the Crown Attorneys' Office in Newfoundland and Labrador is trying to force her off a murder case.
Lawyer for Strauss-Kahn's French accuser in New York
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lawyer for a French woman who says former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her joined the lawyer of Strauss-Kahn's New York-based accuser at the office of prosecutors on Tuesday.
Lawyer says Crown trying to remove her from murder case
Defence lawyer Averill Baker says the Crown Attorneys' Office in Newfoundland and Labrador is trying to force her off a murder case.
Lawyer for Strauss-Kahn's French accuser in New York
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lawyer for a French woman who says former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her joined the lawyer of Strauss-Kahn's New York-based accuser at the office of prosecutors on Tuesday.
Lawyer for accused Chinese fugitive will challenge unreliable police evidence
VANCOUVER - The lawyer for a Chinese fugitive trying to remain in Canada will challenge a police officer's testimony during an immigration hearing today.
Indiana attorney general won't appeal immigration ruling
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says he won't appeal a federal judge's decision to temporarily block part of a new state immigration law but will continue to fight against a ruling that would make the ban permanent.
Casey Anthony Sighting Is Joke: Lawyer
Casey Antony's lawyer said a video showing a woman dressed like Casey Anthony hurrying from a private plane at an Orlando airport was not his client and that a former member of the defense team who owns the jet was "fooling around."
U.S. Attorney Killian Announces Key Personnel
William C. “Bill” Killian, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, has announced key attorney personnel for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, including the Knoxville headquarters and Chattanooga, Greeneville and Johnson City branch offices.
Attorney General Schmidt defends hiring Foulston Siefkin to represent state in Planned Parenthood lawsuit
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Tuesday denied he was granting political favors in hiring a law firm without going out for bid.
L.A. City Attorney's Office battles council over study
Reviving a battle with Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich, the City Council called Tuesday for a study on the possible breakup of the office's civil and criminal divisions.
Attorney search moves forward
Orland officials said goodbye Monday night to longtime City Attorney Tom Andrews. However, Andrews' duties will not end today as he planned after he was asked to continue as the interim attorney until his replacement is found. Andrews gave his 30-day...
Chinese fugitive's lawyer disputes police claims
The lawyer for one of China's most wanted fugitives tried to discredit police testimony against his client during an immigration detention hearing on Tuesday.
Compensation lawyer fights to clear name
AN AWARD-winning compensation lawyer, who was found guilty of professional misconduct, says he will fight to clear his name.
L.A. Council explores legal options beyond city attorney
Council orders a report on the possibility of having a separate legal team to draft legislation and represent the city in lawsuits. The vote draws sharp criticism from the city attorney's office. A Los Angeles councilwoman unhappy with City Atty. Carmen Trutanich's handling of billboard issues persuaded her colleagues Tuesday to seek a report on other ways of obtaining legal services at City Hall.
Attorney in Alsop DWI case challenges BAC tests
A lawyer for a man charged with drunken driving in downtown Santa Fe is challenging the accuracy of tests to determine impairment.