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Attorney Sues to Get Gingrich on Virginia Primary Ballot
A Virginia attorney and tea party activist is seeking to have Newt Gingrich's name placed on the state's Super Tuesday primary ballot.
LaPlace attorney under investigation
L’Observateur LAPLACE – A LaPlace attorney who once served as a legal advisor to the St. John the Baptist Parish Council has been suspended indefinitely from practicing law for allegedly performing improper actions with client funds, according to a release from the state Attorney Disciplinary Board.
SRP lawyer feared arrested | National news | The Phnom Penh Post - Cambodia's Newspaper of Record
Opposition Sam Rainsy Party legis-lators expressed concern yesterday about their lawyer, Choung Choungy, who appears to be missing, amid claims that he was arrested by police while travelling to Kampong Chhnang province to defend a client.
Lawyer moves to bigger firm, but stays in Frederick office
Bruce Dean was used to being his own boss
Californians to Watch: Attorney General Kamala Harris tackles mortgage meltdown, more
Attorney General Kamala Harris' first year in office saw her dive into a massive financial crisis by ordering an investigation into mortgage meltdowns, attracting a national spotlight for California's top cop.
Texas Attorney General Receives Shared Hope International's Pathbreaker Award for his Human Trafficking Prevention ...
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott was recognized by Shared Hope International for his efforts to combat human trafficking.
CHESTERFIELD: Chesterfield attorney honored
CHESTERFIELD Chesterfield Township Attorney John C. Gillespie was awarded the 2011 Michael Pane Award at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Convention in Atlantic City on Nov. 17. .
Lawyer plays ‘roofie' card in theft case
ASPEN — A San Francisco woman was arrested early Thursday morning after a police officer saw her sitting in an idling car at a downtown crosswalk, eating a grapefruit and in possession of two top-shelf bottles of vodka she allegedly stole from a luxury hotel.
Kenya: Ali's Lawyer Says Ocampo Is Becoming Frantic
Lawyer Evans Monari has termed reported plans by ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo to introduce fresh charges against former police Commissioner Hussein Ali relating to killings by the police in Kisumu and Kibera in 2008 as "a desperate attempt to salvage a lost case."
Lawyer Scott Martinez joins Mayor Hancock's administration
Democrat Scott Martinez, the lawyer who played an enormous role in his party's recent victories on new political boundaries, is leaving private practice to work for Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.
Ex-HP Chief Hurd’s Letter From Lawyer Ruled Public Document
A letter about former Hewlett- Packard Co. Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd’s relationship with a female contractor must be made public, a court ruled. Hurd’s lawyers petitioned for continued secrecy.
Soldier’s attorney responds to police
The attorney for a Bogalusa man charged with attempted second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon in relation to a post-Thanksgiving shooting outside a local nightclub claims that his client was not attempting to elude police when he reported for duty at Fort Campbell in Kentucky days after the incident.
NY's attorney general settles LCD price-fix case
NY's attorney general settles LCD price-fix case Associated Press Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:16 a.m., Tuesday, December 27, 2011 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Seven companies based in Asia will pay $553 million to settle claims by officials in eight states that they conspired to inflate ...
Lawyer objects to expert in murder trial
SALEM — The lawyer for a Marblehead man charged with stabbing his pregnant girlfriend, killing both her and their unborn son in 2009, is now objecting to the expert psychiatrist prosecutors want to use.
CHESTERFIELD: Chesterfield attorney honored
CHESTERFIELD Chesterfield Township Attorney John C. Gillespie was awarded the 2011 Michael Pane Award at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Convention in Atlantic City on Nov. 17. .
Attorney sues city hospital
BOSTON -- A physically-handicapped Dracut attorney, who has a history of suing businesses over the lack of handicapped-access for those with handicaps, has set his sights on Lowell General Hospital.
Attorney sues city hospital
BOSTON -- A physically-handicapped Dracut attorney, who has a history of suing businesses over the lack of handicapped-access for those with handicaps, has set his sights on Lowell General Hospital.
Lawyer defends parents of infant wounded by ferret
A lawyer says the public and the criminal justice system have been too quick to judge a western Missouri couple whose baby lost several fingers to a pet ferret
Attorney sues city hospital
BOSTON -- A physically-handicapped Dracut attorney, who has a history of suing businesses over the lack of handicapped-access for those with handicaps, has set his sights on Lowell General Hospital.
US Attorney Carmen Ortiz Named the Boston Globe Magazine’s “Bostonian of the Year”
The Boston Globe Magazine announced today that it has selected US Attorney Carmen Ortiz as “Bostonian of the Year” for 2011. She will be featured in a special edition of The Sunday Globe magazine on January 1, and online at www.bostonglobe.com/magazine and boston.com.
US Attorney Carmen Ortiz Named the Boston Globe Magazines "Bostonian of the Year
The Boston Globe Magazine announced today that it has selected US Attorney Carmen Ortiz as "Bostonian ...
Virginia Lawyer Sues to Put Gingrich’s Name on Presidential Primary Ballot
A Virginia lawyer sued the state’s Board of Elections and the Republican Party seeking to put former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s name on the March 6 primary ballot after the presidential candidate failed to collect enough signatures.
Craig Stebic, Husband Of Missing Mom, Sued By Own Attorney
An attorney for the husband of a missing Plainfield mother Lisa Stebic is taking his own client to court.
Attorney general says he's helped the North Country
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's year-end report includes several actions his office took to help residents of the North Country.
Lawyer eyes Saranac Lake trustee seat
SARANAC LAKE - It's still less than three months away, but the upcoming village election just got a little more interesting.
Gableman attorney steps down from judicial panel
Attorney Eric McLeod informed Walker's chief counsel of his resignation in a Dec. 22 letter, according to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel report.
Augusta attorney investigated for rape allegations
An Augusta attorney is being investigated for rape allegations.
Attorney tapped to be City Court judge
An attorney who works for a prominent local law firm will become Buffalo's newest City Court judge.
Attorney: Timoshenko in JAIL-blatant violation of the law (Ukraine)
Counsel for the ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Sergey Vlasenko. Illustration: tymoshenko.ua
Gaddafi’s Daughter Hires Israeli Lawyer
Muammar Gaddafi’s daughter hires an Israeli lawyer on her dead father’s behalf, writes Dan Ephron in Jerusalem
Attorney: Man witnesses say was beaten by New London police suffered fractured rib, other injuries
New London - Reuben J. Miller, the man allegedly beaten and pepper-sprayed by police this month, has a fractured rib, among other injuries, and spent several hours at Lawrence & Memorial
Ojai picks new city attorney
Menifee's interim city attorney has been chosen to serve as Ojai's city attorney, pending approval of a contract Jan. 10 by the City Council.
Chiefs quarterback Kyle Orton sues Chicago attorney
CHICAGO—An attorney says a class-action lawsuit naming Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Kyle Orton as a plaintiff was also filed on behalf of around 20 NFL players.
Miami Criminal Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Feiler, and the Feiler Law Firm, Extend Their Social Media Presence With the ...
MIAMI, FL-- - For over two decades, Jeffrey Feiler and his accomplished team have been the prime choice when looking for a Miami Criminal Defense Lawyer by proving to be the most successful at achieving ...
New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney Awarded "Awesome Attorney" By South Jersey Magazine
New Jersey personal injury attorney Richard P. Console Jr. was recently awarded the 2011 "Awesome Attorney" award for personal injury law from South Jersey Magazine.Marlton, New Jersey (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 New Jersey personal injury attorney Richard P. Console Jr. was recently awarded the 2011 "Awesome Attorney" award for personal injury law from South Jersey Magazine. Each year, the ...
Attorney wants victims' records in Newton home invasion case
An attorney representing one of two Waltham men charged with armed burglary of a West Newton residence said he wants to see the victims’ criminal records at his client’s dangerousness hearing next week.
Lawyer: Suit filed or some 20 NFL players
An attorney says a class-action lawsuit naming Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Kyle Orton as a plaintiff was also filed on behalf of around 20 NFL players. The lawsuit filed this week in Cook County Circuit Court claims bad financial advice from the law firm Chuhak & Tecson cost Orton and the other players millions of dollars related to energy investments.
Muslim bakery attorney set to lose law license
(12-30) 07:13 PST Oakland, Calif. (AP) -- The attorney for former Your Black Muslim Bakery head Yusuf Bey IV is expected to be suspended from practicing law after acknowledging that she smuggled documents for Bey. Under...
Lawyer: Suit filed for some 20 NFL players
CHICAGO -- An attorney says a class-action lawsuit naming Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Kyle Orton as a plaintiff was also filed on behalf of around 20 NFL players.
Lawyer: Suit against Chicago law firm filed on behalf of some 20 NFL players
CHICAGO - A lawyer says a class-action lawsuit naming Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Kyle Orton as a plaintiff was also filed on behalf of around 20 NFL players.
Stebic’s Lawyer Sues Him for Unpaid Fees
A lawyer for the husband of a missing southwest suburban Plainfield woman is taking his own client to court, seeking thousands of dollars in unpaid fees.
Ex-Lawyer Rothstein Testifies Fund Executives Aided Ponzi Scheme
Scott Rothstein, the Florida lawyer sentenced to 50 years in prison for running a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, said officials at three Manhattan hedge funds helped him prop up the fraud in its final months, according to transcripts of a court deposition.
Lawyer: Suit filed for some 20 NFL players
A lawyer says a class-action lawsuit naming Kansas City Chiefs QB Kyle Orton as a plaintiff was filed on behalf of around 20 NFL players.
Ex-Lawyer Rothstein Testifies Fund Managers Helped in Fraud
Scott Rothstein, the Florida lawyer sentenced to 50 years in prison for running a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, said officials at three Manhattan hedge funds helped him prop up the fraud in its final months, according to transcripts of a court deposition.
Interim city attorney to also work for Lincoln
Elk Grove Interim City Attorney Jonathan Hobbs was recently hired as the city attorney for Lincoln. He will remain in service for Elk Grove as well as Rio Vista.
Attorney in Barnes case says police at 'dead end'
An attorney involved in Phylicia Barnes case is providing new information about what happened right after she disappeared.
3 more Grenada cops detained in Toronto man's death
The lawyer representing a Toronto man allegedly beaten to death by police in Grenada says an eyewitness came forward Friday to say that Oscar Bartholomew was bound and beaten by five officers.
Defense lawyer Plourd named to judgeship
Longtime San Diego criminal defense lawyer Christopher Plourd has been appointed to a judgeship on the Imperial County bench by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Attorney: Be a Responsible Party Host
If you're throwing a house party for New Year's there's some things a local attorney says you should think about.
Ex-lawyer: I had help in fraud
Scott Rothstein, the Florida lawyer sentenced to 50 years in prison for running a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, said officials at three Manhattan hedge funds helped him prop up the fraud in its final months, according to transcripts of a court deposition. Rothstein, 49, said his scheme began to...