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Attorney joins Colonial Williamsburg trustees
WILLIAMSBURG — Serving on the Board of Trustees of Colonial Williamsburg will be a family affair for its newest member, Leslie Anne Miller. She’s an attorney who lives in Bryn Mawr, Pa., and is married to trustee Richard B. Worley.
Lawyer: Emails confirm Buffalo crash pilot shortcomings
BUFFALO-- A lawyer for families suing over the deadly 2009 plane crash into a house near Buffalo, N.Y., says newly released emails show the flight's operator, Colgan Air, doubted its pilot's ability to fly the plane six months before it crashed.
Lawyer warns on Muslim faith school child abuse
A leading child abuse lawyer has warned physical and sexual abuse in special Muslim faith schools is going unreported and unpunished.
Attorney General’s opinion on Essar-Loop case soon
The CBI is expecting an opinion soon from Attorney General Mr G E Vahanvati on its investigations into the Essar’s shareholding in Loop Telecom, after which the agency would decide on whether to file a charge sheet in the case.
Attorney General’s opinion on Essar-Loop case soon
The CBI is expecting an opinion soon from Attorney General Mr G E Vahanvati on its investigations into the Essar’s shareholding in Loop Telecom, after which the agency would decide on whether to file a charge sheet in the case.
Local attorney representing parents discusses latest developments
Local attorney representing the parents, Cynthia Short, discusses the latest developments surrounding the investigation.
Lawyer: No Plans to Appeal President for Ivanishvili’s Citizenship For Now
Billionaire-turned-politician, Bidzina Ivanishvili, has no intention for now to apply for the Georgian citizenship to President Saakashvili, his lawyer Eka Beselia said.
Baby Lisa Irwin--Attorney Responds to Cadaver Dog Find
The attorney for missing baby Lisa Irwin's parents says the findings of the cadaver dog brought to the family's home require an explanation. Joe Tacopina is more than happy to provide one. According . . .
Attorney General Holder to speak at Shuttlesworth remembrance
Attorney General Eric Holder will speak tonight at a pastoral remembrance in Birmingham, Ala., for the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth.
Judge attacks axe on Chinese lawyer exchange
A High Court judge has raised concerns about the axing of a long-standing exchange scheme that enabled young Chinese lawyers to spend time at City law firms, just as the UK profession is expanding in emerging ...
Attorney discounts cadaver dog 'hit'
When Cyndy Short toured the Irwin home after that search, she was expecting to see the bedroom carpet ripped up in Lisa Irwin's mother's bedroom. It wasn't and that wasn't the only thing that surprised her.
Saadi Gaddafi "outraged" by killing of his father: lawyer
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi's son Saadi is "shocked and outraged by the vicious brutality" shown toward his father and brother Mo'tassim and said it showed no one connected to the former government would receive a fair trial in Libya, Saadi's lawyer said on Sunday.
Vikings CB Chris Cook's attorney denies strangulation charge
The attorney for Chris Cook said his client denies strangling his girlfriend despite being jailed without bail on domestic assault charges that kept the Vikings cornerback out of today's game against the Packers and will leave him locked up until Monday.
ASIC lawyer slams watchdog on job cuts: report
Cuts come as regulator faces several pending court cases. 24 Oct 2011 8:34 AM
Mpls Attorney Seeks Strip Club Tax
Government programs designed to reduce the exploitation of children need money, and the Minneapolis city attorney thinks she has found the solution in a tax on strip clubs.
Passages: Lawyer was booster of all things Hamilton
Joe Kostyk was not only larger than life, but also ahead of his time.
Lawyer accused of smuggling drugs to LA inmate
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have arrested an attorney they say tried to smuggle heroin...
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder praises the late Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth at memorial service
Nation's first black attorney general pays tribute to changes the late civil rights icon brought about.
Lawyer: Police contacted in 2003 about chief suspect in Philly captives case
Philadelphia police were told nearly eight years ago about a possible kidnapping involving the alleged ringleader of a group charged last week with imprisoning four mentally disabled adults, according to a lawyer for the family of one of the captives.
Attorney General Eric Holder gives remarks on Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth's
Attorney General Eric Holder gave remarks at the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth's Pastoral Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday. Here's what he had to say about the late Rev. Shuttlesworth. It is an honor to stand
Lawyer: Police contacted in 2003 about chief suspect in Philly captives case
Philadelphia police were told nearly eight years ago about a possible kidnapping involving the alleged ringleader of a group charged last week with imprisoning four mentally disabled adults, according to a lawyer for the family of one of the captives.
Attorney Accuses Aurora Police Of Assaulting Unconscious Man
Attorneys plan to file a lawsuit that accuses Aurora police officers of assaulting an unconscious man.
Going overseas and the use of Enduring Powers of Attorney
When a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) member or trustee travels overseas for an extended period, their SMSF could lose the tax concessions it enjoys. Nicholas Ali outlines strategies to avoid this particular consequence.
Attorney for Muir students seeks mediation after tussle
PASADENA - An attorney for two Muir students threatened a lawsuit against the Pasadena Unified School District following a backpack search that led to two classroom altercations between the students and two coaches.
Attorney for Muir students seeks mediation after tussle
PASADENA - An attorney for two Muir students threatened a lawsuit against the Pasadena Unified School District following a backpack search that led to two classroom altercations between the students and two coaches.
Lawyer: Governor, AG 
conspiring against medical marijuana
PHOENIX - The lawyer for one of the state's medical marijuana clubs accused the governor and attorney general on Friday of conspiring to undermine the voter-approved initiative making the drug legal for some ill people."We believe that there's a clear and...
Lawyer refuses to pay for daughter's hearing aids but bought fiancee diamond ring
This guy must be tone deaf. A prominent Manhattan lawyer at a white-shoe firm bought his Playboy-bunny fiancée a $215,000 diamond engagement ring -- but refuses to pay for his teenage daughter’s $12,000 hearing aids, The Post has learned. Ira Schacter, 51, who works for the powerhouse...
State attorney general takes over Nodine case
FOLEY, Alabama — Former Baldwin County district attorney David Whetstone has been asked by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office to serve as lead prosecutor in the Steve Nodine case.
Attorney joins Colonial Williamsburg trustees
WILLIAMSBURG — Serving on the Board of Trustees of Colonial Williamsburg will be a family affair for its newest member, Leslie Anne Miller. She’s an attorney who lives in Bryn Mawr, Pa., and is married to trustee Richard B. Worley.
Philadelphia lawyer target of fraud allegations in Liberty State bankruptcy
In a new series of fraud allegations against Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik, a bankruptcy trustee in Wilmington contends that he participated in transactions that improperly drained more than $1 million from a failed investment company where he served as general counsel.
Ashland lawyer to appear on 'Colbert Report'
Ashland lawyer/filmmaker Susan Saladoff will showcase her documentary "Hot Coffee" Tuesday on the Colbert Report and talk with comic-host Stephen Colbert about its theme — the efforts of corporations to neutralize liability lawsuits against them.
Wisconsin Attorney General upholds law against NRAs wishes
MADISON Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen formally is defending Wisconsins new concealed weapons rules against complaints from the National Rifle Association that the regulations are too draconian, saying the state Justice Department was well within its authority and helped clarify the law.
Wisconsin Attorney General upholds law against NRAs wishes
MADISON Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen formally is defending Wisconsins new concealed weapons rules against complaints from the National Rifle Association that the regulations are too draconian, saying the state Justice Department was well within its authority and helped clarify the law.
Attorney general, pastors praise civil rights icon
The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, often eclipsed by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in life, was praised Sunday as the catalyst who brought the civil rights movement to Birmingham and launched King into immortality. read more
Lawyer was booster of all things Hamilton
Joe Kostyk was not only larger than life, but also ahead of his time.
Nigeria: Lawyer, Three Others Docked Over Forgery
A lawyer alongside three other persons were on Wednesday arraigned before an Abuja Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly forging 'a power of attorney and deed of assignment' of a property belonging to Mrs Uche Akanni.
Intellectual Property Attorney Joins Callidus
PLEASANTON, CA-- - Callidus Software Inc. , the leader in Sales Performance Management , today announced the appointment of Aditya Krishnan as Senior Patent Counsel, a new position at the company. Mr. ...
Pastors, Attorney General Praise Civil Rights Pioneer
The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, often eclipsed by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in life, was praised Sunday as the catalyst who brought the civil rights movement to Birmingham and launched King into immortality.
Lawyer sues Boston agency, alleging discrimination
A white lawyer for the Boston Public Health Commission has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit in which she alleges she was passed over for promotion in favor of a less-qualified minority candidate.
Michael Jackson's Doctor Conrad Murray Trial Day 15: Murray's Attorney Counterattacks Prosecution Expert's Assumptions ...
An attorney for Michael Jackson's doctor counterattacked the demonstration of IV drip system for jurors on Friday, Oct. 21, for the type of IV line used in the demonstration was never found at Jackson's house.
Texas Lawyer Magazine Names DepoTexas Best Court Reporters Service
DepoTexas, the Largest Depositions and Litigation Services Firm in Texas Announces it Has Been Voted The #1 Court Reporting Services Provider for Both Austin and Houston in Texas Lawyer Magazine’s Annual “Texas’ Best” Survey.Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2011 DepoTexas, the largest deposition services and litigation support firm in Texas, is proud to announce that it has been voted Texas ...
Lawyer M Ravi: My biggest weakness even until today is...
Prominent human rights lawyer Ravi Madasamy has been placed under much scrutiny. On one hand, he is perceived as an “attention-seeker” and in some cases misinterpreted to be a rambunctious individual. On the other, ardent supporters admire him for seeking to redress grievances and speak up for the marginalised and innocents, even taking up cases pro bono.
Missing Baby Lisa: Family Attorney Questions 'Massive, Public' Search
The 17-Hour Search of the Irwin Home Resulted in the Removal of Six Items
Minnesota Attorney General wants ban on cramming
Minnesota Attorney Lori Swanson Monday petitioned the Federal Communications Commission to ban unauthorized third party charges on telephone bills, a practice known as cramming.
Lawyer Snapshot: Annette Ritter
Age: Old enough to know better. Family: I have been married for 34 years to Lew Ritter (“no” we are not related to the former mayor). We have three boys, Levi, Jonah and Sam. A daughter-in-law, Kasey, a soon-to-be daughter-in-law, Jasmine, and three lively grandchildren, Meg, Charlotte and Levi IV.
State attorney general takes over Nodine case
FOLEY, Alabama — Former Baldwin County district attorney David Whetstone has been asked by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office to serve as lead prosecutor in the Steve Nodine case.
US lawyer's campaign to cripple Czech village with £320m bill on bonds issued in 1924
A Czech town faces a crippling £320 million bill on bonds issued nearly 90 years ago.
Lawyer questioned for criticising Shivani case judge
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday sought a reply from lawyer Ashok Arora on a plea seeking contempt proceedings against him for criticising the judge who acquitted former police officer R.K. Sharma in the 1999 murder of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar.
Lawyer for one of 'West Memphis 3' to give lecture at University of Virginia
A lawyer who represented one of the "West Memphis Three" defendants plans to teach a two-week course on the case at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Lawyer questioned for criticising Shivani case judge
Japanese Encephalitis cases on decline With the rains over, cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) have begundeclining in poverty-ridden eastern Uttar Pradesh, where the mosquito-borne killer ...