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Attorney Ken Bruno announces his run for Grafton Town Justice
GRAFTON — Former Rensselaer County District Attorney Ken Bruno is running on the Republican ticket for Grafton Town Justice, a position the local attorney says he’s spent his entire career preparing for.
Yale stabbing: Teen's lawyer tells jury he tried to back out
There's no doubt James Preston stabbed Paul Skinner, his lawyer said Wednesday. And Preston did conspire to kill the 47-year-old Yale man and his wife, Mara, on the evening of Nov. 11. But, lawyer Sharon Parrish said, that doesn't mean Preston, 19, is guilty of first-degree murder in Paul Skinner's death.
Maryland Workers Compensation Attorney Thomas Patrick Ryan Named 2011 Maryland State Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers magazine names Maryland workers' compensation attorney Thomas Patrick Ryan of McCarthy Wilson LLP one of the top attorneys in Maryland for 2011.Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Maryland attorney Thomas Patrick Ryan of McCarthy Wilson LLP has been named by Maryland Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Maryland for 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in the ...
West Chester, PA Family Law Attorney Linda MacElree Esquire Launch New Website
The West Chester, PA law firm of Linda MacElree Esquire, LLC recently launched a website to make it easier than ever to connect with an experienced family law lawyer or get answers to basic legal questions.West Chester, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 West Chester, PA law firm of Linda MacElree Esquire, LLC recently launched their website, providing a valuable online legal resource to current and ...
Virginia Beach Personal Injury Attorney George Holton Yates, Attorneys at Law P.C. Launches New Website
The Virginia Beach law firm of George Holton Yates P.C. recently launched a website to make it easier than ever to connect with an experienced personal injury lawyer or get answers to basic legal questions.Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 The Virginia Beach, VA law firm of George Holton Yates, P.C. recently launched their website, providing a valuable online legal resource to current and ...
Indianapolis, IN Bankruptcy Attorney Edgardo Martinez Named 2011 Indiana Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers magazine names Indianapolis, IN Bankruptcy Attorney Edgardo Martinez of The Law Office of Edgardo Martinez, LLC one of the top attorneys in Indiana for 2011.Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Indianapolis, IN attorney Edgardo Martinez of The Law Office of Edgardo Martinez, LLC has been named by Indiana Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Indiana for 2011. Only ...
Kenya: Con Lawyer Arrested
A lawyer has been arrested in ongoing investigations into forgery and theft of land documents involving ministry of lands officials and a group of advocates.
Lawyer says DIBC is making court-ordered adjustments to Gateway Project
Lawyers for the Detroit International Bridge Co. told a Wayne County Circuit Court judge today that it has moved toll booths and has started to remove part of fueling stations — including a canopy and one pump.
Ex-union lawyer for NYC dancers pleads guilty
A union lawyer who represented dancers and stagehands at the American Ballet Theatre has pleaded guilty to a charge of falsifying reports.
Nigeria: Wife Killer - Lawyer Alleges Diabolism
A lawyer to a 30-year-old man, Arowole Akolade, who allegedly stabbed his wife, Titilayo, 29, to death has alleged that his client may have been acting under diabolical influence from distant relatives.
New York Attorney General Investigates NFL Lockout
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation into whether the NFL's lockout violates the state's antitrust laws.
Lawyer in Cheshire murder case seeks new hearing
The lawyer for a man charged with murdering a Cheshire mother and her two daughters is seeking a hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to go forward with a trial.
Sentencing set for lawyer in fatal shooting of hunter
Lawyer David Manilla, who fatally shot a Quakertown man while hunting illegally last fall in upper Bucks County, is scheduled to be sentenced today.
Lawyer of former Ukrainian PM Yulia Timoshenko rushed to hospital
The lawyer of former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was taken to hospital on Friday morning after falling ill in court, local media reported, delaying Tymoshenko`s trial until Monday. Tymoshenko is on trial over accusations of misuse of government funds and abuse of power offenses. She was first charged in December 2010 with misuse of government funds in relation to the illegal divert ...
Fla. Attorney General Bondi amends financial disclosure form
TALLAHASSEE — In financial disclosures filed last week, Attorney General Pam Bondi reported earning no income in 2010 when she was a candidate for office.
Lawyer: Tressel will appear before NCAA
The lawyer for former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel tells The Associated Press his client will appear before the NCAA's infractions committee next month.
Lawyer: Tressel will speak to NCAA infractions committee
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The lawyer for former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel tells The Associated Press his client will appear before the NCAA's infractions committee next month.
Attorney built legacy of helping poor, needy
It was important to Pam Slick that people knew they could be successful regardless of what others might believe about them. She knew how it felt to be underestimated.
Lawyer confirms Tressel will appear before NCAA committee
The lawyer for former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel told the Associated Press on Friday that his client will appear before the NCAA's infractions committee next month.
Attorney wants woman's statements suppressed in drowning of grandson
Mount Clemens— The attorney for a woman charged in the drowning death of her 4-year-old grandson argued today to have statements she made to police about the incident suppressed at her trial.
NM attorney general appealing sect leader ruling
The New Mexico attorney general's office says it will appeal a ruling that tossed out the convictions of a small religious sect leader serving 10 years for sexual contact with two teenage followers.
Attorney wants woman's statements suppressed in drowning of grandson
Mount Clemens— The attorney for a woman charged in the drowning death of her 4-year-old grandson argued today to have statements she made to police about the incident suppressed at her trial.
Attorney General says Covington police chief can only be fired for cause
Newly inaugurated Covington Mayor Mike Cooper cannot fire the city's police chief without evidence of disciplinary problems, according to an opinion from the state Attorney General's Office. Mike Cooper The opinion, released Friday, bolsters Police Chief Richard Palmisano's argument that state...
Attorney Gets 10-25 Years for Hunting Death
Montgomery County lawyer was sentenced to as much as 25 years in prison for shooting a man on opening day of hunting season
Attorney General Pam Bondi files amended disclosure
By Janet Zink, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Friday, July 8, 2011 TALLAHASSEE —Attorney General Pam Bondi on Friday filed an amended 2009 financial disclosure. The move came the day after the Times/Herald reported she failed to include personal bank accounts on her 2009 and 2010 financial disclosures. The amended form shows Bondi had accounts with a value of $6,243 at the end of 2010 and a net ...
Attorney files motion to disqualify Liberty County prosecutor
A local lawyer has filed a motion to have Liberty County Assistant District Attorney Joe Warren disqualified from prosecuting his case citing his recent arrests for a felony and two misdemeanor charge
Lawyer worried for Casey Anthony's safety
Casey Anthony may have some help when she gets out of jail. One of her attorneys is making plans to help protect who may be the most hated woman in the nation.
Attorney Larry Eisenberg Files Two Death Cases Against Physician who Illegally Prescribed Excessive Narcotics
Lawsuits alleging illegal prescribing of dangerous narcotics and opiates causing the deaths of two young men were filed in the Orange County Superior Court on behalf of the families against Dr. Lisa Tseng."Dr. Tseng is under investigation by the California Medical Board and the DEA and her license to prescribe narcotics has already been revoked," said Irvine attorney Larry Eisenberg who is ...
Accused in death of officer paralyzed, lawyer confirms
The lawyer for the 15-year-old boy accused of killing York Regional Police Const. Garrett Styles has confirmed his client is paralyzed.
Pennsylvania lawyer sentenced for shooting fellow hunter
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania attorney who shot and killed a fellow hunter by mistake in 2010 while hunting for deer on his own property was sentenced up to 25 years in prison on Friday for involuntary manslaughter and gun violations.
Lawyer: No Canada play if Cabrera convicted?
An attorney representing Miguel Cabrera says he is concerned the Tigers slugger will be unable to play in Canada if he is convicted of driving under the influence.
U.S. attorney says gun-related arrests are up
U.S Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett said during a press conference this morning that his office is making good on its commitment to prosecute gun crimes.
Shank's attorney wants charge dismissed
An attorney for a former South Eastern School District superintendent charged with filing a false police report accused the school board's legal counsel and police with using "strong-arm tactics" to frame his client.
Attorney general overturns RTC board's vote on bus contract
The RTC will have to reconsider its bus operations contract again after the Nevada AG ruled the commission’s approval of the controversial contract wasn't legal.
Attorney General Pam Bondi files amended disclosure form
By Janet Zink, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Friday, July 8, 2011 TALLAHASSEE —Attorney General Pam Bondi on Friday filed an amended 2010 financial disclosure form. The move came the day after the Times/Herald reported that she failed to include personal bank accounts on her 2009 and 2010 financial disclosure forms. The amended form shows that Bondi had accounts with a value of $6,243 at the ...
Lawyer: Georgia charges 3 photographers with spying
TBILISI, Georgia - The lawyer for one of three photojournalists arrested in Georgia this week says they have been charged with espionage. Ramaz Chinchaladze told The Associated Press that the photographers and one of their wives were charged early Saturday.
Lawyer: Georgia charges 3 photographers with spying
TBILISI, Georgia - Three photojournalists arrested in Georgia this week have been charged with espionage, the lawyer for one of them said Saturday.
White House vetting Utah prospect for U.S. attorney
White House vetting Utah prospect for U.S. attorney By Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jul 8, 2011 07:59PM MDT The White House is vetting David Barlow, who is currently the legal counsel to U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, to possibly to be the next U.S. Attorney for Utah and Utah Democrats aren’t happy about it. The office, a presidential appointment, has been vacant for 18 months. Sen. Orrin ...
Lawyer: injured man may have permanent damage
A lawyer for a 20-year-old Bremerton, Wash., man wounded by live rounds from what was supposed to be a Portland police beanbag shotgun says his client likely will suffer some permanent damage.
Lawyer gets prison for hunting death
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., July 8 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania lawyer was jailed immediately after he was sentenced to 10 to 25 years in prison Friday for shooting another hunter.
Attorney to withdraw from former employee's case
A local defense attorney will withdraw from representing a former sheriff's spokesman on felony charges, rather than fight a motion to disqualify himself that was filed late Thursday by the Clayton County district attorney.
Attorney general backs city police refusal to release records
William Wilkins acknowledges several run-ins with Springfield police.
Lawyer seeks to suppress at trial woman's jail statements to police
Mount Clemens— The attorney for a woman charged in the drowning death of her 4-year-old grandson is seeking to have statements she made to police suppressed at her trial.
Lawyer: man shot by Portland police may have permanent damage
PORTLAND (AP) A lawyer for a 20-year-old Bremerton, Wash., man wounded by live rounds from what was supposed to be a Portland police beanbag shotgun says his client likely will suffer some permanent damage. The Oregonian says William Kyle Monroe remains hospitalized in good condition, recovering from at least three separate wounds. Lawyer Thane Tienson said Friday that one blast hit Monroe's ...
Lawyer of former Ukrainian PM Yulia Timoshenko rushed to hospital
KIEV, UKRAINE : The lawyer of former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was taken to hospital on Friday morning after falling ill in court, local media reported, delaying Tymoshenko's trial until Monday.
Attorney regulator wants rules spelled out
The State Bar of Arizona asks the state’s top court to clarify in its rules that it is professional misconduct for an attorney to ‘knowingly manifest bias or prejudice’ in representing a client.
Dallas, TX Divorce Attorney Mark Rush Williamson, PC Named 2011 TX Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers magazine names Dallas, TX Divorce attorney Mark Rush Williamson, PC one of the top attorneys in Texas for 2011.Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2011 Dallas, TX attorney Mark Rush Williamson, PC has been named by Texas Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Texas for 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.The selections for this ...
Boston, MA Personal Injury Attorney Michael P. Thornton Named 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers magazine names Boston, MA Personal Injury Attorney Michael P. Thornton of Thornton & Naumes LLP one of the top attorneys in Massachusetts for 2011.Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2011 Boston, MA attorney Michael P. Thornton of Thornton & Naumes LLP has been named by Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Massachusetts for 2011. Only five percent of the ...
Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney Gregory S. Robey Named 2011 Ohio Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers magazine names Cleveland, OH Criminal Law Attorney Gregory S. Robey of Robey & Robey one of the top attorneys in Ohio for 2011.Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 09, 2011 Cleveland, OH attorney Gregory S. Robey of Robey & Robey has been named by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Ohio for 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers ...
San Jose, CA Personal Injury Attorney Richard J. Staskus Named 2011 California Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers magazine names San Jose, CA personal injury attorney Richard J. Staskus of The California Personal Injury Law Firm one of the top attorneys in CA for 2011.San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2011 San Jose, CA attorney Richard J. Staskus of The California Personal Injury Law Firm has been named by California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in CA for 2011. Only five ...