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Former attorney allegedly stole $350K from trust fund
Former Athens Township Solicitor Jeffrey Osmond was arrested Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office on allegations that he mismanaged and stole $350,000 over an eight year period from an autistic man’s trust fund, which he had been appointed to administer following the death of the man’s father.
Lawyer worried about Casey Anthony's safety after jail
One of Casey Anthony's defence lawyers says he's worried about her safety once she's released from jail after being acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter.
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 to up to 25 years in prison on Friday for involuntary manslaughter and gun violations.
Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Michael H. Raichelson Published in the State Bar of California Magazine for Solo and ...
Bankruptcy attorney Michael H. Raichelson’s article outlining bankruptcy basics was recently published in Big News for Smaller Firms, the State Bar of California’s magazine for solo and small firms.Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Michael H. Raichelson’s article describing bankruptcy basics was published in the May 2011 issue of Big News for Smaller Firms ...
Celebrity lawyer Allred gets TV show
LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- A TV court show starring celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred is to air on NBC-owned stations in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas and three other cities.
Attorney: 'Whitey' Bulger's girlfriend seeks bail
James "Whitey" Bulger's longtime girlfriend is due in federal court in Boston on Monday, days after the aging gangster pleaded not guilty to all charges against him.
Attorney Begins Appeal In Dippolito Trial
A Boynton Beach woman who hired an undercover police officer to kill her husband sat in court Monday morning as her attorney began the appeal process.
Lawyer: Drunk man doesn't remember trashing Ed Sullivan Theater
The attorney for a man charged with smashing glass doors and breaking into the New York City theater where David Letterman tapes his television show
Texas Attorney General charges El Paso man claiming to be immigration attorney
The Texas Attorney General has charged an El Paso man with operating an unauthorized legal service business in El Paso County, according to an attorney general press release.
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 to up to 25 years in prison on Friday for involuntary manslaughter and gun violations.
Clemens’ attorney gives hint star may not testify
WASHINGTON (AP) – The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball...
Unsolved murder a 'cloud' over Tippett hearing: lawyer
PETERBOROUGH -- Stanley Tippett's fate shouldn't be determined by a crime for which he was never charged, a defence lawyer said Monday as a hearing into a dangerous offender application launched by...
Kirkwood man's lawyer says sex slavery prosecution damaged by new evidence
Monday's motion says that new evidence "cast grave doubts" about the case.
Clemens’ Attorney Gives Hint: ‘Rocket’ May Not Testify
The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs.
Lawyer apologizes for French lunch jabs
LONDON, July 11 (UPI) -- Experts said a British lawyer's light-hearted comments about his French colleagues' long lunch breaks have some basis in cultural differences.
Attorney: Harbor Slaying Was Self-Defense
The attorney of a man charged in the July 4 slaying of an Alabama man at the Inner Harbor said the killing was done in self-defense.
N.Y. attorney charged in Tenafly traffic stop
Police arrested an attorney who allegedly yelled at officers and did not comply with their commands during his girlfriend’s field sobriety test, authorities said.
Attorney negotiating plea deal for alleged Jeffco serial rapist
An attorney for accused serial rapist Marc Patrick O'Leary said today he is "in the midst of complex plea negotiations" with prosecutors and could have a deal by next month.
Lawyer hints Clemens might not testify at his trial
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him.
Attorney: Owens has paid back child support
A lawyer says NFL star Terrell Owens has paid the child support he owes, so the mother of the child is dropping her attempt to hold him in contempt of court.
Lawyer: Terrell Owens paid back child support to mother
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) ¿ A lawyer says NFL star Terrell Owens has paid the child support he owes, so the mother of the child is dropping her attempt to hold him in contempt of court. Melanie Paige Smith had filed court papers on June 20 in Atlanta, saying the wide receiver had refused to pay the full $5,000 a month he owes. Her lawyer, Randall Kessler, has now filed court papers to dismiss the ...
Lawyer says Owens has paid owed child support
A lawyer says NFL star Terrell Owens has paid the child support he owes, so the mother of the child is dropping her attempt to hold him in contempt of court.
Clemens' attorney gives strongest hint that pitching star may not testify in his own defence
WASHINGTON - The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him.
Attorney: T.O. has paid child support
A lawyer says NFL star Terrell Owens has paid the child support he owes, so the mother of the child is dropping her attempt to hold him in contempt of court.
Attorney hints Clemens may not testify
The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him.
Attorney hints Roger Clemens may not testify in his trial
The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him.
Clemens’ lawyer hints that pitching star may not testify in own defence
— The lawyer for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens’ silence against him.
Clemens' attorney gives hint star may not testify
The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him.
Clemens’ lawyer gives strongest hint pitcher may not testify for defence
Several members of the jury pool under selection in Washington federal court said they would weigh evidence from both sides before deciding on a verdict.
Attorney Gives Hint Clemens May Not Testify In Trial
The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him.
Attorney: Case dropped as Owens paid child support
A lawyer says NFL star Terrell Owens has paid the child support he owes, so the mother of the child is dropping her attempt to hold him in contempt of court.
Lawyer uses 'finger food' story to discredit doctor in court
SALT LAKE CITY — An amputated finger placed in a lunch buffet at a Brigham City hospital made its way into a defense lawyer's argument to discredit a doctor called to testify against a colleague in a federal court case Monday.
Lawyer moves to get rid of courtroom sign
MIAMI, July 11 (UPI) -- A lawyer says he has a bone to pick about the validity of signs posted above judges' benches in Miami-Dade county courtrooms proclaiming truth is a goal.
Attorney indicates Roger Clemens may not testify in trial
Attorney indicates Roger Clemens may not testify in trial
FCC lawyer wants Comcast fined for discrimination
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) - Comcast has just been served by the Federal Communications Commission over its treatment of the Tennis Channel.
Lawyer: Man accused of stealing Picasso drawing from San Francisco gallery to plead not guilty
SAN FRANCISCO - The attorney for a man accused of snatching a Picasso drawing off the wall of a San Francisco art gallery says his client will plead not guilty.
White House considering Republican for U.S. Attorney for Utah
SALT LAKE CITY — The White House is finally considering someone for Utah's next U.S Attorney, but some Utah Democrats aren't happy with the choice. The Obama Administration is checking the background of David Barlow, legal counsel to freshman GOP Sen. Mike Lee.
Clemens’ lawyer hints that pitching star may not testify in own defence
The lawyer for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens’ silence against him.
New DVDs | 'The Lincoln Lawyer,' 'Rango,' 'Arthur,' 'Insidious'
New DVD releases for Tuesday, July 12, include "The Lincoln Lawyer" and "Insidious." "Rango" and "Arthur" come out Friday.
Lawyer: Alleged scarf thief to seek probation
The Manhattan fashion designer arrested for allegedly stealing an $11,000 fur scarf expects to apply for a program for first-time offenders, her lawyer said following an appearance in state Superior Court in Stamford on Monday.
Attorney hints that Clemens may not testify
WASHINGTON — The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens’ silence against him.
Attorney hints Clemens may not take stand
The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him. Several members of the jury pool under ...
Attorney hints that Clemens won't testify
The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star might not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him.
Lawyer for priest accused of sexual abuse fires back
The attorney for a priest recently removed from his duties has asked a judge to restrict the public comments of lawyers suing the priest over sexual abuse. A recent news release about a lawsuit filed against the Rev. Michael Tierney, a priest in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, could put his chances of a fair trial at risk, according to a motion filed in Jackson County Circuit Court.
Barracuda Attorney Close Battles Mercenaries; Meth-Peddling Teacher: TV
Barracuda attorney Patty Hewes takes on a ruthless military contractor in the fourth season of “Damages.” My money is on Patty, played by Glenn Close with delicious malevolence.
Attorney commission seeks to suspend Narmont law license
The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission is asking the state Supreme Court to immediately suspend the law license of John Narmont, a bankruptcy attorney who practices in Springfield.
Lawyer tells prospective jurors Clemens may not testify
The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence against him.
Man can't recall theatre event - lawyer
The lawyer for a man who broke into the theatre where David Letterman tapes his show says the man was drunk.
Lawyer: Zaldy's motives are clean
MANILA, Philippines - Former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Zaldy Ampatuan just wants to reveal what he knows about the gruesome Maguindanao massacre, his lawyer said on Tuesday after doubts were raised regarding Zaldy's offer to turn state witness.
Embattled lawyer claims he violated no judicial conduct rules
Harold P. Cook III, a municipal judge or board attorney in several North Jersey towns, filed a formal response Monday in which he rebuts a judicial ethics panel's allegations.