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Attorney: Landlords in Iowa City take advantage of renters
Private practice attorney Christopher Warnock believes some landlords in Iowa City aren’t playing by the rules put in place by the Iowa Code. Warnock alleges that in recent years, thousands of Iowa City renters have unknowingly signed leases, which contain illegal clauses.
Attorney general candidates speak at Neshoba Co. Fair
Two candidates for attorney general took the Neshoba Co. Fair stage Wednesday afternoon showcasing why their politics and experience should convince voters they are the best candidate for the job.
DSK Maid's Lawyer: 'Gold Digger Claims Not True'
The lawyer representing a hotel maid who accused ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape has said a tape recording proves she was not after his money.
Lawyer Hypes Strauss-Kahn Maid Tape
The lawyer for a New York maid who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape said Wednesday that a phone recording proved she was not a gold-digger after the ex-IMF chief's money.
Lawyer: Strauss-Kahn maid's remarks misportrayed
The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex assault has been wrongfully portrayed as a money-grubbing opportunist in accounts of her recorded remarks to an incarcerated friend, her lawyer said Wednesday after they reviewed the tapes during a nearly eight-hour meeting with prosecutors.
Lawyer: Strauss-Kahn maid's remarks misportrayed in reports of remarks to incarcerated friend
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex assault has been wrongfully portrayed as a money-grubbing opportunist in accounts of her recorded remarks to an incarcerated friend, her lawyer said Wednesday after they reviewed the tapes during a nearly eight-hour meeting with prosecutors.
Strauss-Kahn Accuser Misquoted About His Wealth, Lawyer Says
The lawyer for the woman who accuses former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a New York hotel said his client’s remarks about her alleged attacker’s wealth in a taped conversation were mischaracterized.
District Attorney talks about being on scene of deadly boat crash
The Chippewa County District Attorney was at the scene of the crash Friday.
DSK Maid Was Misquoted, Lawyer Says
Nafissatou Diallo, the maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of rape, was misquoted on the tapes of phone calls where she reportedly implied she knew DSK was wealthy, according to her lawyer, The New York Times reports. The phone call in question happened the day after the alleged attack. The Times originally reported the District Attorney's office was alarmed with a phone call Diallo placed ...
Attorney general sues Daymar College
Attorney General Jack Conway on Wednesday filed suit against Daymar College, alleging the for-profit college engaged in “unfair, false, misleading and deceptive trade practices” with its students.
Attorney general sues Daymar College
Attorney General Jack Conway on Wednesday filed suit against Daymar College, alleging the for-profit college engaged in “unfair, false, misleading and deceptive trade practices” with its students.
Doug Friednash named Denver city attorney
From campaign-finance lawsuits to complex business litigation, Denver attorney Doug Friednash has been at the center on numerous high-profile cases.
9/11 families to meet Attorney General on Murdoch scandal
Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to meet some of the 9/11 family members regarding the FBI inquiry into the allegations surrounding Rupert Murdoch's media empire. read more
Atwater's city attorney retires
ATWATER — It was five years ago when attorney Dennis Myers was involved in a lawsuit over a h
Goldlite Hypnosis Institute Recently Helped Lawyer, Lower His Golf Score by 12 Points
Goldlite Hypnosis Institute Recently Helped Lawyer, Lower His Golf Score by 12 PointsNewport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2011 Goldlite Hypnosis Institute Recently Helped Lawyer, Lower His Golf Score by 12 Points.It is well known among golfers that much of the score depends on how a golfer thinks. Ben Hogan says, "Golf is twenty percent technique and eighty percent mental." "Golf is a mental game ...
State attorney general accuses Daymar College of deceptive marketing
FRANKFORT — Attorney General Jack Conway on Wednesday sued Daymar College, a private, for-pro
Lawyer: Tampa panhandling law shouldn't bar union activity
A lawyer representing several labor unions is threatening to file a federal civil rights lawsuit against Tampa if it moves ahead with a citywide panhandling ban.
Attorney to resolve Furniture Deals and Steals claims
A court-appointed attorney will help resolve pending claims at a furniture company that abruptly closed its six Wisconsin retail stores this summer including one in Sheboygan amid allegations that it had not been fulfilling its customers orders.
Accused can use court-appointed lawyer
An accused killer will be allowed to use a court-appointed lawyer, a Regina Provincial Court judge decided Wednesday.
Attorney: Boater wasn't impaired
A Nebraskan charged in the boating deaths of two North Carolina brothers was not impaired by alcohol during a collision involving a pontoon boat and the boys' tube, the boater's attorney said.
Lawyer Hypes Strauss-Kahn Maid Tape
The lawyer for a New York maid who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape said that a phone recording proved she was not a gold-digger after the ex-IMF chief's money.
Attorney-General Looking Into Prosecution Of Illegal Rally Participants - Najib
ALOR SETAR, July 28 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the attorney-general was looking into the prosecution of those people arrested for participating in the illegal rally in Kuala Lumpur on July 9.
Food Safety Lawyer Shares Lessons With Food Industry Leaders
Food safety attorney Bill Marler has sued hundreds of companies in the past 20 years on behalf of food poisoning victims. He has recovered hundreds of millions in settlements and judgments for clients and has helped prompt drastic changes in food safety standards. Now, in an effort to give back to his former foes, Marler is sending hundreds of copies of the new book, Poisoned: The True Story of ...
Lawyer: Tapes back victim in DSK sex case
NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- The lawyer for the New York hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her said she had no intention of exploiting the situation.
DSK accuser misquoted, says lawyer
A lawyer for the hotel housekeeper who accused then IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her has disputed the claim that she was captured on tape implying she intended to extort Strauss-Kahn.
Strauss-Kahn’s Accuser Was Misquoted, Lawyer Says
Nafissatou Diallo, who had declined to reveal her identity until this week, recently gave two interviews and plans to make her first public appearance on Thursday, at a rally in Brooklyn.
Attorney General Holder To Meet Sept. 11 Families About Phone Hackings
Eric Holder will talk about allegations that News of the World journalists asked a New York police officer to hack into the phones of the families of Sept. 11 victims.
Lawyer: Tapes back victim in Strauss-Kahn sex case
NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- The lawyer for the New York hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her said she had no intention of exploiting the situation.
Attorney D. Robin Gouveia Joins d’Oliveira & Associates
Hailing from Umass Dartmouth is Attorney D. Robin. Joining the team at d’Oliveira & Associates.East Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 28, 2011 d’Oliveira & Associates is proud to announce that Attorney D. Robin Gouveia has joined the firm, and is now managing the Fall River office. Attorney Gouveia graduated from Umass Dartmouth in 1989 with a Bachelor’s degree in history and from Southern New England ...
Doug Friednash named Denver city attorney
From campaign-finance lawsuits to complex business litigation, Denver attorney Doug Friednash has been at the center on numerous high-profile cases.
Attorney General joins innovative OC crime project
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Attorney General drops union case charging think tank tried to kill concession deal
Attorney General George Jepsen Thursday announced his office has found no credible evidence linking a conservative think tank to an allegedly illegal effort to tap into state emails and coerce public employees into voting down a $1.6 billion concessions package.
Lawyer Charged with Tax Evasion for Paying Personal Expenses from Firm
The ABA reports that a Federal grand jury in Knoxville, Tennessee has indicted lawyer John Threadgill for tax evasion for paying his personal expenses from his law firm.  The indictment alleges that from 1986 to 2004, Threadgill evaded $1.4 million in Federal income tax by conduct which included paying from his law firm $245,000 for family educational expenses, $213,000 in personal real estate ...
Attorney General joins innovative OC crime project
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Attorney found dead at his Sylacauga home
Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a former attorney for the city that occurred at his residence.
Attorney wants statements made by accused deputy killer kept out of trial
LEBANON — The attorney for Marcus Isreal, the man of accused killing a Warren County deputy, wants statements his client made to police and evidence about the traffic stop suppressed.A hearing was originally scheduled for Friday, but Clyde Bennett told Common Pleas Judge James Flannery he needs more time to prepare. The hearing will now be held in late August.
Attorney: My client is innocent in Sidnee Stephens murder
A year ago this week, two fishermen found the body of a 15 year old girl in a Perry County creek. On Thursday, the attorney for one of the teens charged with her murder says his client is innocent.
Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension Unit Makes 600th Arrest
Baton Rouge-A convicted rapist wanted for failing to register as a sex offender marks the 600th arrest for the Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension Unit, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, who created the fugitive apprehension program in 2008 to assist local law enforcement agencies with locating and apprehending fugitives from justice. Richard Davis, 48, of 4100 N. Blvd., Baton ...
Pro Bono Attorney Of The Month
Andrew Mollica Attorney Andrew Mollica of Garden City finds his pro bono work the most rewarding aspect of his career.
Walker attorney tells KFDM he'll seek change of venue
BEAUMONT - The attorney representing an indicted Beaumont ISD electrical contractor told KFDM News he'll seek to move the trial because of what he calls "the highly political and polarized" atmosphere in this area.
Attorney general freezes assets of former Michigan Township trustee and former staff members
LA PORTE — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller took legal action Thursday against a former township trustee and three former employees of the Michigan Township trustee’s office, seeking to freeze their financial assets while an audit continues into tens of thousands of dollars in salary overpayments or ineligible compensation the four allegedly received.
City attorney considers filing charges in near riot in Hollywood
Police arrest three after violence breaks out Wednesday during a deejay's performance in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre before a movie premiere. The city attorney's office may charge event organizers. When a deejay sent a Twitter message Wednesday telling people to come to a concert in Hollywood celebrating the release of a movie about raves, he wrote: "Let's see if the magic of social ...
Overhaul attorney's office
Hillsborough County commissioners Wednesday made a start in trimming their county attorney's office but missed an opportunity to initiate a much-needed overhaul.
Overhaul attorney's office
Hillsborough County commissioners Wednesday made a start in trimming their county attorney's office but missed an opportunity to initiate a much-needed overhaul.
New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney Adam Slater Wins Appeal Affirming $2.1 Million Jury Verdict in Pedestrian Auto ...
A New Jersey appeals court has affirmed a $2.1 million dollar jury verdict awarded to a pedestrian severely injured by a government owned van. The underlying verdict was achieved by Adam Slater, Esq., a New Jersey certified civil trial attorney and partner in the law firm of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLP.Roseland, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 New Jersey trial attorney Adam Slater of the law firm ...
Attorney for N.J. man says he's innocent
The New Jersey man accused of killing his father and stepmother before dismembering and burning their bodies on their Butler County estate is innocent, his attorney said on Thursday.
Attorney found dead in his Sylacauga home
SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WIAT) - Many questions remain in the shooting death of a Talladega County attorney. First, R. Blake Lazenby's burning vehicle was found in Tarrant. Then his body was discovered in his Sylacauga home around 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy says Lazenby was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds in the dining room of his home on ...
LOCAL LAWYER FAKED ORDER
  A Cebuano lawyer is in hot water for allegedly preparing a bogus court decision for annulment of marriage. Luis Diores Jr. was recommended for charges of estafa through falsification of public documents by the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) based on the complaint of a female client. The client, Aileen Colina [...]
State attorney general Schuette to appeal ruling striking down affirmative action ban
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Thursday that he plans to appeal a July ruling by a federal appeals court that struck down the state's voter-approved ban on affirmative action, saying the "nutty" ruling defies common sense and turns the 14th Amendment's equal protection clause "on its head."
Lawyer fears for his life, flees Cebu
A lawyer reported to the police that some people were out to kill him and his client. Saying he feared for his life, Salvador Solima left Cebu after reporting the threat to the homicide section of the Cebu City Police Office. Solima, who ran but lost in the 2010 Cebu City mayoralty race, said the [...]