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Attorney: Court Should Toss Case Against Jefferson
An attorney for suspended LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson has filed a motion for a hearing that he hopes will dismiss the pending case against his client.
Executive session held without city manager, city attorney
Dana Cole/San Pedro Valley News-Sun At the request of the council, City Manager Glenn Nichols and City Attorney Michael Massee did not attend an executive session at a Benson City Council special meeting Monday evening regarding pending litigation between the City of Benson and Stagecoach Trails Mobile Home Court.
Lawyer: Woman accused of killing twins shouldn't stay in jail
The lawyer for the Hendersonville woman accused of killing her newborn twins earlier this week believes his client should not remain in jail.
Attorney for LSU QB Jefferson files motion to dismiss charges
WWLTV.com BATON ROUGE, La. -- The attorney for suspended LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson has filed a motion to dismiss all charges against his client. The motion, filed by Baton Rouge attorney Lewis Ungelsby, points out that 25 people have told the Baton Rouge police that Jefferson's only involvement in an Aug.  19 bar fight that sent four people to the hospital was to pull some fellow players ...
Burlington lawyer blasted for excessive fees
A Burlington lawyer won a $375,000 car accident settlement for her client.
Is the power of attorney working?
Banks failing to deal correctly with the legal mechanism
Lawyer claims child denied enrollment allowed back in Oak Park school
A lawyer representing an Oak Park family said today a 13-year-old boy will be allowed to attend classes after his family filed suit against District 97 alleging that officials improperly said they did not meet residency requirements.
Lawyer seeks order to block testimony of Hoke Board of Health members in lawsuit
RAEFORD - The lawyer for the Hoke County Board of Health is seeking a protective order to block five board members from having to testify next week in a legal battle involving the health director.
Attorney for S.D. murder suspect seeks Neb. prison records
The attorney for a Sioux Falls, S.D., man accused of killing a 75-year-old South Dakota hospice nurse so he could steal her car and drive to Washington, D.C., in a plot to kill the president, has asked a Nebraska judge for his prison file.
Lawyer for suspended Tamarac mayor trying to discredit Ilene Lieberman
The defense attorney for Tamarac's suspended mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco is digging deep to discredit Broward County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman, a key witness in the criminal case against her former friend.
Attorney For Boise Soldier: Plea Deal Could Come Soon
The attorney for a Boise soldier accused in a war crimes case says a plea deal could come as early as Monday. Dan Conway represents Private First Class Andrew Holmes who's charged with premeditated murder, drug use and possession of a severed finger.
Lawyer for suspended Tamarac mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco seeks to discredit County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman in ...
The defense attorney for suspended mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco wants to know whether County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman is under investigation herself for ties to developers.
Lawyer for suspended Tamarac mayor trying to discredit Ilene Lieberman
The defense attorney for Tamarac's suspended mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco is digging deep to discredit Broward County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman, a key witness in the criminal case against her former friend.
Attorney: Trio linked to a homicide investigation
A defense attorney says his client and her two co-defendants recently charged in a robbery conspirac ...
State courts ask judge to toss attorney's complaint
An attorney for the state court system asked a federal judge in Pittsburgh on Friday to dismiss a complaint filed by attorney Don Bailey, who faces disciplinary action by the Disciplinary Board of the state Supreme Court.
Framingham man's lawyer wants off murder case
The lawyer for a Framingham man accused of killing his wife last year is asking a Middlesex Superior Court judge to remove him from the case.
Attorney General Abbott Participates in Wildfire Briefing, Visits Displaced Texans at Bastrop County Red Cross Shelter
BASTROP, TX – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today traveled to Bastrop County, where he participated in a briefing with state and local emergency management authorities and urged local residents to take precautions during these dangerous wildfire conditions.
State lawyer a pay-for-pain gal
A well-respected lawyer in the state Attorney General’s Office spends her days toiling in securities fraud -- and her nights moonlighting as a dominatrix, The Post has learned. Alisha Smith, 36, who dresses demurely as a buttoned-down prosecutor, turns up the heat when she becomes perky persecutor “Alisha Spark...
Teaneck lawyer in quest to prevent burns in Haiti
Sam Davis, a personal injury lawyer, is planning his sixth mission to Haiti, this time to launch an anti-burn education campaign aimed at saving kids from serious household burns.
Appeals court hears from Chevron lawyer in Ecuador judgment case
Judges on a federal appeals court put a lawyer for Chevron Inc. on the defensive Friday, expressing skepticism that a Manhattan judge can shield the company from an $18 billion judgment in Ecuador for contaminating the rainforest.
Colorado attorney general to speak Monday in Steamboat
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will travel to Northwest Colorado to speak about scams and fraud affecting seniors.
Defense Attorney Claims Evidence Was Withheld
Prosecutor: Lawyer Knew About Texts
Birmingham lawyer faces trial in sex affair with client
A prominent attorney and chairman of Oakland University's board of trustees will face hearings next month on charges of professional misconduct for an alleged sexual affair with a client he represented in her protracted divorce.
Judge rules against new Doneghy attorney's request to interview jurors
A new defense attorney took over the appeal of Glenn Doneghy's case Friday, and already the cas
Executive session held without city manager, city attorney
Dana Cole/San Pedro Valley News-Sun At the request of the council, City Manager Glenn Nichols and City Attorney Michael Massee did not attend an executive session at a Benson City Council special meeting Monday evening regarding pending litigation between the City of Benson and Stagecoach Trails Mobile Home Court.
Iran lawyer for jailed Americans files bail papers
The defense lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran moved ahead with bail arrangements on Saturday, as international efforts intensified to seal a freedom-for-bail deal for the two men, convicted of spying.
Lawyer: American hikers' release in Iran could come soon
A lawyer for two American hikers held in Iran for more than two years told CNN on Saturday that Iranian authorities are close to signing documents that could mean the pair are released on bail from Tehran's Evin prison.
Van Buren attorney sees license pulled
An attorney disciplinary panel suspended for two years the license of Newton Donald Jenkins Jr., an attorney from Van Buren, saying he caused his client to lose a large sum of money, violating several rules in the process.
Lawyer for 2 jailed Americans in Iran files bail papers
The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran moved ahead with bail arrangements on Saturday, as international efforts intensified to seal a freedom-for-bail deal for the two men.
Lawyer: Iran Could Release Hikers Soon
A lawyer for two American hikers jailed in Iran for more than two years said Iranian authorities were close to signing documents that could result in their release from Tehran's Evin prison.
Lawyer: Iran Could Release Hikers Soon
A lawyer for two American hikers jailed in Iran for more than two years said Iranian authorities were close to signing documents that could result in their release from Tehran's Evin prison.
Lawyer for 2 jailed Americans in Iran files bail papers in Tehran court
TEHRAN, Iran — The defense lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran moved ahead with bail arrangements on Saturday, as international efforts intensified to seal a freedom-for-bail deal for the two men, convicted of spying. Attorney Masoud Shafiei told The Associated Press he was in court, “following up the case” of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal. Shafiei said he hopes Iran’s judiciary will clear the ...
Iran Lawyer for Jailed Hikers Files Bail Papers
Lawyer for 2 jailed Americans in Iran files bail papers in Tehran court
Lawyer For Jailed Americans In Iran Files Bail Papers
The defense lawyer for the two Americans moved ahead with bail arrangements on Saturday, as international efforts intensified to seal a freedom-for-bail deal for the two men, convicted of spying.
Birmingham lawyer faces trial in sex affair with client
A prominent attorney and chairman of Oakland University's board of trustees will face hearings next month on charges of professional misconduct for an alleged sexual affair with a client he represented in her protracted divorce.
Lawyer For Jailed Americans In Iran Files Bail Papers
The defense lawyer for the two Americans moved ahead with bail arrangements on Saturday, as international efforts intensified to seal a freedom-for-bail deal for the two men, convicted of spying.
Lawyer For Jailed Americans In Iran Files Bail Papers
The defense lawyer for the two Americans moved ahead with bail arrangements on Saturday, as international efforts intensified to seal a freedom-for-bail deal for the two men, convicted of spying.
US hikers await judge's signature to be free: lawyer
The lawyer of two American hikers convicted of spying in Iran told AFP on Saturday that everything was ready for their release, except for the signature of a judge to post bail.
Jailed hikers' Iran lawyer presses bail plan
The defence lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran moves ahead with bail arrangements on Saturday, as international efforts intensify to seal a freedom-for-bail deal for the two men, convicted of spying.
U.S. hikers await judge’s signature to be free: lawyer
The lawyer of two American hikers convicted of spying in Iran told AFP on Saturday that everything was ready for their release, except for the signature of a judge to post bail.
U.S. hikers await judge’s signature to be free: lawyer
The lawyer of two American hikers convicted of spying in Iran told AFP on Saturday that everything was ready for their release, except for the signature of a judge to post bail.
Lawyer to create Senior Citizens Auxiliary Group
Anti-drug advocate lawyer Clarence Paul Oaminal is now spearheading the creation of a group to support the senior citizens not only in Cebu but nationwide.
State Attorney General Suspends Prosecutor Over (Paid?) S&M Gig
Alisha Smith, a lead prosecutor in the New York Attorney General's Office, who helped secure a $5 billion settlement from Bank of America over securities fraud allegations, was suspended yesterday after it came to light that she was moonlighting as a dominatrix.
Lawyer: American hikers' release in Iran could come soon
A lawyer for two American hikers jailed in Iran for more than two years said Iranian authorities were close to signing documents that could result in their release from Tehran's Evin prison. TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- A lawyer for two American hikers jailed in Iran for more than two years said Iranian authorities were close to signing documents that could result in their release from Tehran's Evin ...
School attorney: Incident was reported
La PORTE — The attorney for La Porte Community Schools said he’s looking forward to a dismissal of charges against his client.
Commonwealth’s Attorney race preview: Wexton squares off against Plowman, her former boss
For the first time since he was elected in 2003, Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney Jim Plowman will have a challenger on the ballot this year for his position.
Executive session held without city manager, city attorney
Dana Cole/San Pedro Valley News-Sun At the request of the council, City Manager Glenn Nichols and City Attorney Michael Massee did not attend an executive session at a Benson City Council special meeting Monday evening regarding pending litigation between the City of Benson and Stagecoach Trails Mobile Home Court.
Executive session held without city manager, city attorney
Dana Cole/San Pedro Valley News-Sun At the request of the council, City Manager Glenn Nichols and City Attorney Michael Massee did not attend an executive session at a Benson City Council special meeting Monday evening regarding pending litigation between the City of Benson and Stagecoach Trails Mobile Home Court.
Prominent attorney Nathan Fishbach dies
Nathan A. Fishbach, a former interim U.S. attorney in Milwaukee in 1993, died Saturday of cancer.
Walton County terminates attorney who oversaw questionable land purchase
Walton County has severed ties with attorney George Ralph Miller, who represented the county in a land purchase last year that is now being reviewed. County Attorney Lynn Hoshihara met with Miller on Friday to tell him his services would no longer...