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Comment on Attorney's ties to county trustees in Colorado raise questions
Dany Boy, Its still pretty simple and it works. If your not making the payments you promised to make, you deserve to be foreclosed on. If you are making the payments, you can go the rule 120 hearing and tell the judge. Case closed. You seemed to be pissed about servicers transfering notes, and being unable to locate the orignal note. Selling note is legal, get over it. If payments aren't made ...
Attorney general ordered to pay legal fees in FOIA lawsuit
The Illinois attorney general has been ordered to pay legal fees and costs of nearly $2,400 to a Cook County man who sued her last year under the state Freedom of Information Act.
Lawyer must make his case with more active job search
The legal profession was hit hard in the economic downturn, and lawyers such as Jeffrey Koval, who specializes in real estate and retail development, were struck particularly hard. As development slowed to a crawl, so did business at his law firm, Jeffrey Koval Associates Inc. in East Greenwich, R.I.
PRINCETON: Local lawyer fulfills Ironman quest
Frank Crivelli has been there to help Ryan’s Quest professionally, and the Princeton lawyer has gotten increasingly involved personally in the organization that raises money to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
New York Divorce Lawyer Lisa Beth Older Summarizes Breaking News Allowing Gay Couples to Dissolve Civil Unions
New York Divorce Lawyer Lisa Beth Older points out that as of July 21, 2011 the New York Supreme Court, Third Department, held that with the imminent emergence of same sex marriage in New York, New York gay residents may dissolve a Vermont civil Union in New York. (Dickerson v. Thompson the Appellate Division (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept.), 2011 N.Y. Slip Op. ...
Gambia: Badjie Case Lawyer Requests Case File
Lawyer Borry Touray, the defence counsel for the ex-IGP Ensa Badjie and Tijan Badjie has made a request to the Banjul Magistrates Court to produce the case file involving the former Crime Management Coordinator (CMC) Burama Dibba.
Tymoshenko's lawyer asks court to release his client on bail
Yuriy Sukhov, a defense lawyer for former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, has filed a petition to change the measure of restraint against his client.
Moncton lawyer fights impaired driving law
A prominent defence lawyer in the province is slamming a new administrative penalty that suspends someone's licence for a week after blowing too high on a roadside screening device.
Confidence grows over Ng beating 'ridiculous' charges
The lawyer defending Australian businessman Matthew Ng says the case against his client is 'full of water'.
Lawyer: 'Big Boi will be exonerated'
A lawyer for Outkast star Big Boi is confident the rapper will be "completely exonerated" following his arrest for alleged drug possession on Sunday.
Fort Wayne's proposal illegal, attorney general says
FORT WAYNE -- Indiana's attorney general says a proposed Fort Wayne ordinance that would bar the city from doing business with campaign donors is illegal.
Norway suspect may be insane -lawyer
Anders Behring Breivik's lawyer has labeled his client as 'insane'.
Tape clears DSK maid over money - lawyer
The maid accusing Strauss-Kahn has been wrongfully portrayed as a money grubbing opportunist in newspapers.
Zimbabwe: Lawyer Files Notice to Apply for Refusal of Remand
HARARE lawyer Charles Chinyama charged with criminal defamation on Thursday, gave notice to apply for refusal of remand if the State does not proceed with his trial on August 12.
Attorney general ordered to pay legal fees in FOIA lawsuit
“We got a small amount of attorneys’ fees,” said William Malan, a lawyer who ran against Lisa Madigan last year as a Libertarian Party candidate. “Point made, priceless.”
Lawyer Snapshot: Matt Spohrer
Family: Living with my girlfriend, Patti Ihara. Pets: Buddy the dog and Beverly the cat. Education: Undergrad at FSU and law school at Florida Coastal.
New attorney general sworn in
ATTORNEY Ransford Braham was sworn in as attorney general this morning in a ceremony at King's House. Prime Minister Bruce Golding thanked Braham for accepting the post and thanked his family and the law firm Livingston Alexander Levy for allowing him to serve the country.
Attorney General Eric Holder calls for death penalty retrial of convicted Staten Island cop killer Ronell Wilson
Judge wouldn't allow prosecutors to seek death penalty without it
Kilpatrick Lawyer Fighting For Book Profits
A brief hearing Detroit, Monday morning, regarding the proceeds from former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's new book, which is now in stores.
Guildford lawyer launches conveyancing tool
A Guildford solicitor has helped develop a new online tool to streamline conveyancing, enabling the mortgage lenders’ compliance process to be completed in ‘five minutes’. Julian Sampson, a partner at Wright & Wright, created the ‘Jet’ programme with Alan Dring, the former director of online conveyancing referrer eConvenyancer, and with input from other property solicitors. Jet is a web-based ...
Lawyer Sues Law School For A Job
In this economy, perhaps one way to get a job is to sue for it especially if youre a lawyer who already knows the ins and outs of the legal system.
Kazakh Court Jails Labor Union Lawyer for 6 Years
A labor union lawyer acting for striking oil workers in an energy-rich province in western Kazakhstan was sentenced Monday to six years in jail on charges of inciting social discord, a human rights activist following the trial said.
Attorney: Terror suspect can't be tried in Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - An attorney for one of two Iraqi refugees arrested in Kentucky on terrorism charges is weighing in on the question of whether his client should be tried in a civilian court.
Comment on Attorney's ties to county trustees in Colorado raise questions
I'm not going to bore anyone with the details of my specific issues but I will tell you this much. If this were a judicial foreclosure state my issues would have been resolved with finality years ago, however, with the current system in place what began in October of 2006 has yet to be resolved. For the purpose of demostrating how the currrent system of recordation of sales, transfers and ...
Attorney Generals High Tech Crime Unit Arrests Bogalusa Man On Child Pornography Charges
A Bogalusa man has been arrested and charged with pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. Jonwesley Clinton Vernon, 19, of 63122 Northwood Drive, Bogalusa, was arrested last week as a result of a joint investigation involving the Louisiana Attorney General's High Technology Crime Unit, the Baton Rouge City Constable's Office, Louisiana State Police, and ...
Attorney Jason Rapa named 'Super Lawyer'
RON GOWER/TIMES NEWS Attorney Jason Rapa of Lehighton has been named a "Super Lawyer" by the Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine.
Attorney argues for release of Ciavarella sentencing letters
SCRANTON — Letters written to a federal judge concerning the upcoming sentencing of kids-for-cash judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. should be made public, an attorney representing The Citizens’ Voice and The Scranton Times-Tribune argued in a letter to the court today.
AZ's top cop tries to shutter 'cannabis clubs'
Arizona's attorney general on Monday asked a judge to shut down four so-called cannabis clubs that he said have been illegally providing medical marijuana to patients with cancer and other diseases.
Attorney: Actress from ‘The Wire’ pleads guilty in Baltimore drug conspiracy case
BALTIMORE — An actress who played a Baltimore drug gang assassin in HBO’s “The Wire” pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to distribute heroin, caught by a wiretap in a joint federal-state drug probe of an alleged drug gang. Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, 31, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin, a day before her trial was set to begin. Judge Lawrence Fletcher-Hill accepted the plea ...
Encalada attorney hopes to move DaSilva case forward
The attorney representing the family of the Ecuadorean man allegedly killed by downtown Danbury property owner Joseph DaSilva Jr., is seeking to depose the two men who witnessed the incident.
Lawyer Sentenced In Drug Case
A San Antonio attorney who once ran unsuccessfully for a district court bench pleaded no contest to drug possession charges Monday.
Attorney says Dougherty is immature
The attorney for Ryan Dougherty, who is accused along with his two siblings of shooting at a Zephyrhills police officer, said his client was just an immature kid.
Former Bre-X geologist Felderhof testifies for his lawyer
Called as witness in defence of Bay Street lawyer accused of ‘incivility’ at trial
Civil rights attorney challenges Lehi panhandling law
Civil rights attorney challenges Lehi panhandling law By Donald W. Meyers The Salt Lake Tribune Published Aug 8, 2011 05:40PM MDT Civil rights attorney Brian Barnard is challenging Lehi’s recently enacted law against aggressive panhandling. Barnard, in a letter to Mayor Bert Wilson, said the ordinance is “poorly thought out and overly broad.” He warned it could criminalize legitimate free speech ...
Former Bre-X geologist Felderhof testifies for his lawyer
Called as witness in defence of Bay Street lawyer accused of ‘incivility’ at trial
Attorney Gregory A. Miller Launches New Criminal Defense Website
Attorney Miller takes action to raise his online profile with the help of Scorpion Design.(PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Attorney Gregory A. Miller is an experienced criminal defense attorney offering professional legal services to clients in the Fort Wayne, Indiana area. An individual accused of committing a crime faces the loss of certain rights and freedoms. It is essential to have effective ...
Henderson city attorney charged with DUI resigns
Henderson City Attorney Elizabeth Quillin resigned Monday following her May drunken driving arrest. As part of a negotiated settlement with the city, Quillin will receive $99,500 in compensation, plus her accrued vacation time and 10 months of COBRA insurance coverage. Her resignation is effective immediately.
Henderson City Attorney Resigns From Job After Workday Car Crash
Less than three months after she tried to drive away from a workday car crash, Elizabeth Quillin has agreed to walk away from her job as Henderson city attorney in exchange for almost $100,000 in severance pay. City Council members unanimously accepted
Attorney charged with spitting on police officer is headed to trial
Lewis B. Moon, an attorney charged with spitting on a police officer after Warr Acres police arrested him at a Whataburger in 2008, is scheduled for trial Nov. 14. He was scheduled for a plea and sentencing Monday but instead chose to stick with his not-guilty plea.
Attorney: Lehi law outlaws lemonade stands, more
LEHI -- City leaders have criminalized Salvation Army Christmas charity drives, MS Fill the Boot campaigns and Girl Scout cookie selling within Lehi city limits, according to civil rights attorney Bri
Catholic lawyer 'working' on charges over 'sacrilegious' exhibit
After having one of its works vandalized, one of the artists behind a controversial arts exhibit at the Cultural Center of the Philippines may face charges from a Catholic lawyer this week.
Lawyer: Pearce recall should go forward
PHOENIX — An attorney for those seeking to oust Senate President Russell Pearce asked a judge Monday to let the scheduled Nov. 8 recall election go forward.
Attorney: Goat that killed hiker 'should have been removed' earlier
The Tacoma attorney who filed $10 million in wrongful-death claims on behalf of the estate, the wife and stepson of the Port Angeles hiker fatally gored by a 350-plus-pound mountain goat in Olympic National Park said he's been reading the often-negative public reaction.
Local attorney declares congressional candidacy
share: digg facebook twitter A local employment law attorney with little experience in electoral politics has declared his candidacy for a vast congressional district that stretches from San Antonio to El Paso.
Lawyer argues escrow account to catch Kilpatrick book proceeds illegal
Detroit — A judge is set to decide next week whether an account to capture the proceeds of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's new autobiography is legal. Kilpatrick's lawyer, Daniel Hajji, argued Monday before Wayne County Circuit Judge David Groner that the escrow account he established in June is unconstitutional because it violates Kilpatrick's right to free speech.
Luther Jones sentencing: Attorney requests less than four years
Luther Jones, the El Paso attorney convicted in April on public corruption charges, should spend less than four years in prison, his attorney argued in court documents filed last week.
Lawyer: Bag held welding gear
The lawyer for a Kentucky man accused of bringing an explosive device to Eppley Airfield on Saturday said the materials the man had were actually welding materials for his job.
Lawyer: Woman hit by Volusia Beach Patrol vehicle to sue
A 33-year-old Kansas woman run over by a Volusia County Beach Patrol pickup has been released from the hospital, her lawyer said Monday night.
Lawyer for 2 attorneys fires back in Rosa Parks case
A lawyer for two attorneys accused of ripping off the Rosa Parks estate urged the Michigan Supreme Court on Monday to stay out of the legal fight.
Lawyer: Bag held welding gear
The lawyer for a Kentucky man accused of bringing an explosive device to Eppley Airfield on Saturday said the materials the man had were actually welding materials for his job.