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Louisville, KY Criminal Defense Law Firm of Benham J. Sims, III Attorney at Law Launch New Website
The Louisville, KYlaw firm of Benham J. Sims, III Attorney at Law recently launched a website to make it easier than ever to connect with an experienced criminal defense lawyer or get answers to basic legal questions.Louisville, KY (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 The Louisville, KY law firm of Benham J. Sims, III Attorney at Law recently launched their website, providing a valuable online legal resource ...
Chicago, IL Divorce Attorney Dayna L. Perlut Joins M. Scott Gordon & Associates
Divorce Attorney Dayna L. Perlut joins the Chicago, IL law firm of M. Scott Gordon & Associates.Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 The law firm of M. Scott Gordon & Associates announces that divorce attorney Dayna L. Perlut has joined its Chicago, IL office.Dayna L. Perlut has extensive experience and received her first admission to practice in the state of Illinois. She joined the firm as an ...
Employment Discrimination, Whistleblower, and Police Misconduct Lawyer John M. Lambros Opens New Office in New York City
The employment and civil rights law firm of Law Office of John M. Lambros opens a new office to serve its discrimination clients in the New York City area.New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 The Law Office of John M. Lambros announces it has opened a new office to serve its discrimination and police misconduct clients in the New York City area. The new office is located at the Trump Building ...
ABA Appoints Peter Bennett as a Member of the ABA TIPS Task Force on Leadership-Diversity Initiative
The American Bar Association has appointed Attorney Peter Bennett, of The Bennett Law Firm in Portland, ME, as a Member of its TIPS Task Force on Leadership–Diversity Initiative, within the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, for 2011-2012. ...
Hilton Head Island, SC Divorce Law Offices of David Parker Geis, LLC Receives Martindale-Hubbell with AV(R) Preeminent ...
Hilton Head Island, SC Divorce Attorney Name at Law Offices of David Parker Geis, LLC receives the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R).Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Hilton Head Island, SC attorney David Parker Geis of The Law Offices of David Parker Geis, LLC has received the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM ...
Phila. lawyer, an ex-governor of Postal Service, investigated
A Philadelphia lawyer and former governor of the U.S. Postal Service is being investigated over claims he tried to influence a real estate deal involving an associate and the post office.
Attorney says trustee behind grade changes
LODI - The former principal of Liberty High School was placed on leave in April because of allegations he changed student grades at the request of a district trustee so the students could enroll in a Humphreys College program, according to a report...
Salyer fights to keep powerhouse attorney John Keker
Scott Salyer wants powerhouse criminal defense attorney John Keker on his defense team as he fights federal food-industry corruption charges.
Attorney general's office says immigration law won't affect most students
The Alabama attorney general's office has said in a court filing that most students likely will not be affected by a law requiring schools to collect immigration status information on students.
Kazakh labour union lawyer jailed, rights bodies cry foul
A court in Kazakhstan has jailed a lawyer who advised striking oil workers on their rights.
Corporate Lawyer Turns Junk Into Eco Conscious Gifts
Philadelphia corporate lawyer scours flea markets and junk bins for eco-conscious side businessPhiladelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Scouring the summer’s sun-beaten flea markets has become more than a hobby for a corporate Philadelphia lawyer. It’s become an eco-business opportunity. Vintage tins are given new life as eco-friendly soy candles.Sarah Holmes, owner of Philadelphia-based Gritty ...
Lawyer for Norway attacks suspect suggests client is insane
The lawyer for the anti-immigrant extremist who killed 76 people in attacks in Norway last week says his client's perception of the world is so warped he may be insane. "He has a view of reality that is very difficult to explain," Geir Lippestad, the attorney representing Anders Behring Breivik, said at an Oslo news [...]
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.
Gazette.Net: Disbarred attorney sentenced to seven months in prison, $25K in fines
A disbarred Montgomery County attorney was sentenced to seven months in prison and fined $25,000 in U.S. District Court in Virginia Friday morning for his role in an insurance fraud scheme.
Whatcom County's hiring of growth attorney in dispute
An attorney who urged changes to a rural growth plan to benefit her landowning clients may be hired
Lawyer: Mom Admitted Killing Son’s Rival
Trial has begun for a Streamwood woman accused of killing her son's rival.
Attorney for Birmingham bingo hall and owners say machines taken in raid are legal
Bingo machines legal, owners in Birmingham say
ABC Developing The Lincoln Lawyer Series
The Lincoln Lawyer's next stop: TV.ABC is adapting the Michael Connelly novel-turned-movie into a drama series, Variety reports. Connelly will co-write the pilot with John Romano, who penned the film.The movie, which opened in March and got a warm critical but tepid box-office reception (grossing $58 million domestically), starred Matthew McConaughey as criminal defense lawyer Mickey Haller who ...
Attorney accuses Danville of retaliation
A local attorney who has spoken out frequently during the first half of the year about actions of some Danville City Commissioners was at the podium Monday claiming he has been retaliated against for his public dissent.
Patent Troll Lawyer Sanctioned Over Extortion Tactics
An anonymous reader writes "For all the stories of patent trolls and copyright trolls, there haven't been too many stories of either being sanctioned for abusive or extortion-like practices... until now. The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (one level below the Supreme Court) has approved over $600,000 in sanctions against a lawyer for a patent troll, saying that filing over a hundred ...
Attorney: Judge in Pa. kids for cash faces abuse
The Associated Press The Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. An attorney for a former northeastern Pennsylvania judge convicted in a juvenile justice scandal known as "kids for cash" says his client is especially susceptible to abuse while in prison. Former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella (shiv-uh-REL'-uh) Jr. is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in Scranton. He was convicted of racketeering ...
Attorney: Judge in Pa. kids for cash faces abuse
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — An attorney for a former northeastern Pennsylvania judge convicted in a juvenile justice scandal known as "kids for cash" says his client is especially susceptible to abuse while in prison. Former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella  Jr. is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in Scranton. He was convicted of racketeering and other counts related to a nearly $1 million ...
Woodbine: Rahy's Attorney bound for Sword Dancer at Saratoga
ETOBICOKE, Ontario - Rahy’s Attorney, based here with trainer Ian Black, is scheduled to leave for Saratoga on Thursday afternoon for Saturday’s Sword Dancer Invitational. The Sword Dancer, a 1 1/2-mile turf race for 3-year-olds and upward, offers Grade 1 status and a purse of $500,000.
RI lawyer appeals conviction in bribery scheme
A North Providence lawyer sentenced last week to more than five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme is appealing his conviction.
Attorney said robber did not intend to kill Shell station clerk
Prosecutors show graphic video of clerk being shot and killed during opening day of testimony
Lawyer optimistic Atan, City will settle libel case
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Attorney General Holder asked to investigate Ventress inmate death
The Montgomery-based Equal Justice Initiative sent letters Monday to Holder, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange and Barbour County District Attorney Ben Reeves regarding the death of Rocrast Mack, 24.
Kansas lawyer gets nearly 4 years for Texas fraud
A lawyer from Kansas has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison over a $2.3 million Ponzi scheme in Texas
Finding the Best Dallas Attorney for your Case
Many a time finding a good Dallas attorney can be pretty challenging or even if it is some other place and more so if you live in an isolated place away from the large city or perhaps even a big town. Here we will discuss about how to find a good Dallas attorney and what special qualities you ought to look for.In the days gone by whenever we were in need of a Dallas attorney we did not have many ...
Lawyer: Man sought party, not 'pirate' raid
SALEM, Mass. -- A lawyer for a Massachusetts man accused of trying to rob a sailboat with the help of a motor boat flying the iconic "skull-and-crossbones" pirate flag said his client thought he was going to a party.
Attorney General Orders Release Of Bus Assault Video
The Kentucky Attorney Generals Office has ordered the release of video of an attack on a Jefferson County Public Schools bus after an open records appeal by WLKY.
Lawyer Says ‘Pirates’ Thought They Were Going To A Party
A lawyer for a Massachusetts man accused of trying to rob a sailboat with the help of a motor boat flying the iconic "skull-and-crossbones" pirate flag said his client thought he was going to a party.
Lawyer: Mass. man sought party, not pirate raid
A lawyer for a Massachusetts man accused of trying to rob a sailboat with the help of a motor boat flying a skull-and-crossbones pirate flag says his client thought he was going to a party.
Lawyer: Gloucester man sought party, not 'pirate' raid
SALEM - A lawyer for a Massachusetts man accused of trying to rob a sailboat with the help of a motor boat flying...
Kentucky lawyer takes over as head of ABA
A Kentucky lawyer took office Tuesday as president of the nearly 400,000-member American Bar Association, which bills itself as the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. William T. "Bill" Robinson III, a past president of th
Lawyer: Man Wanted To Party, Not Be Pirate
A lawyer for a Massachusetts man accused of trying to rob a sailboat with the help of a motor boat flying a skull-and-crossbones pirate flag says his client thought he was going to a party.
Attorney: Cops plied waitress with alcohol
Pretrial for woman accused of selling cocaine out of a downtown restaurant has been moved back to Sept. 8.
Attorney General's Office Fights for Evicted Seniors
An attorney representing residents of the Silver Oaks Retirement Community in Kent says the Ohio Attorney General's Office intends to seek legal action against the property's new owner on their behalf.
Lawyer seeks leniency for NY fund founder
Lawyer seeks leniency for NY fund founder
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.
Former Bre-X geologist says lawyer was ‘cordial’
Felderhof finishes testimony at Law Society hearing for lawyer accused of ‘incivility’ during trial
Attorney: Device at airport was welding material
A Kentucky man's attorney says welding material he was carrying in his luggage prompted an evacuation at the Omaha airport.
Former Bre-X geologist says lawyer was ‘cordial’
Felderhof finishes testimony at Law Society hearing for lawyer accused of ‘incivility’ during trial
Lawyer: Reality show star tests positive for drugs
A lawyer for a North Carolina teen who stars on MTV's reality show "Teen Mom 2" says she tested positive for marijuana and opiates.
DeLand attorney dies in Georgia crash
A prominent DeLand attorney who once worked for Volusia County and the county's Sheriff's Office was killed in an eight-car pileup in Georgia that resulted in the deaths of two other people, authorities said Tuesday.
Dwindling number of Pickton inquiry participants concerns lawyer
Province’s refusal to providing legal aid funding has prompted several groups to announce can’t afford to attend
San Diego attorney pleads guilty in 'baby-selling ring'
Prominent reproductive-law attorney pleads guilty to wire fraud in 'baby-selling ring.' Women were paid about $40,000 to go to Ukraine to have embryos implanted, and couples later paid $100,000 to $150,000 for what they thought were legal adoptions.
Poway Attorney Pleads Guilty To Role In Baby-Selling Ring
An internationally renowned attorney from Poway specializing in reproductive law pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to being part of a baby-selling ring that deceived the San Diego Superior Court and prospective parents for unborn babies.
POWAY: Attorney admits guilt in baby-selling ring
An internationally known Poway attorney who specialized in reproductive law pleaded guilty Tuesday to a key role in what federal authorities said was a baby-selling ring.
Attorney Denies Anthony Is Staying In Local Mansion
An attorney who worked on Casey Anthony's defense team told 10News on Tuesday that his former client is not living in his Rancho Santa Fe mansion after reports surfaced that Anthony was hiding in his home.