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Pilot Mountain dismisses town attorney, imposes furloughs as fiscal crisis deepens
The town of Pilot Mountain is releasing its longtime town attorney in the midst of an ongoing financial crisis.
Attorney lists injuries for man arrested by New London police
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 Hospital
Ex-Lawyer Rothstein Testifies Fund Managers 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 condemns showing of murdered man's intimate video
Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A video of Janelle Manahan purportedly showing intimate moments she shared with her deceased boyfriend Ramgen Bautista, which have been circulating online since Thursday, was "another attempt at murdering her, this time through character assassination," her lawyer said.
Lawyer condemns showing of murdered man's intimate video
Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A video of Janelle Manahan purportedly showing intimate moments she shared with her deceased boyfriend Ramgen Bautista, which have been circulating online since Thursday, was "another attempt at murdering her, this time through character assassination," her lawyer said.
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. .
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.
Lawyer To Fill State Senate Seat
SANTA FE — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed an Albuquerque trial lawyer and Democ ...
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.
Fiesta Bowl names attorney to monitor compliance
The Fiesta Bowl named attorney Stephanie Jarvis, former associate commissioner/general counsel for the Midwest's Horizon League, as its chief compliance officer/general counsel.
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. .
Las Vegas Lawyer Disbarred; Restitution Ordered
A Las Vegas lawyer has been disbarred for at least five years by the Nevada Supreme Court. Philip Singer, 45, was suspended in November 2008 and later filed a conditional guilty plea with the State Bar of Nevada admitting to several acts of misconduct.
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.
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.
Lawyer investigates Kathleen coach cited in pinching incidents
LAKELAND -- The family of a Kathleen High School football player has retained a Tampa-based lawyer to investigate accusations the school's head football coach, Irving Strickland, abused his authority in twisting a teen's nipple to the point of bruising.
Lawyer warns of Twitter legal pitfalls
IT'S short, snappy and instantaneous, but a Brisbane legal expert warns that Twitter is proving a minefield for online defamation and intellectual property theft.
Craig Stebic sued over attorney fees
Lawyer in child custody case vs. missing wife's parents says he is owed $10,371 A Wheaton attorney who represented Craig Stebic –– whose Plainfield wife, Lisa, went missing in 2007 — is asking a judge to award him thousands of dollars in legal fees that his former client allegedly owes him.
Lawyer: Suit filed or some 20 NFL players
CHICAGO (AP) - 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.
Fiesta Bowl names attorney to monitor compliance
The Fiesta Bowl named attorney Stephanie Jarvis, former associate commissioner/general counsel for the Midwest's Horizon League, as its chief compliance officer/general counsel.
Virginia Attorney General Intervenes to Get GOP Candidates on Ballot
FORT DODGE, Iowa – Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and other Republican presidential candidates who failed to get onto the Virginia primary ballot may have a glimmer of hope thanks to the intervention of Virginia’s top lawyer.
Lawyer: Suit Filed for Some 20 NFL Players
CHICAGO (AP) -- 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.
Judge: No attorney conflict in toddler death case
A northern Idaho attorney contracted as a public defender for a foster parent indicted in the death of a 2-year-old girl will keep working on the case after a judge rejected claims of a possible conflict of interest.
New Somerset County District Attorney sworn in
There’s a new district attorney taking office in Somerset County. She’s joining ranks with Kelly Callihan of Cambria County to become the first woman to ever serve the county in that position. She’s a familiar face in Cambria County. She served as a public defender for more than a decade, but for Lisa Lazzari-Strasiser, there’s no place like home. "It's bittersweet, it really is. I had a great ...
Vincent H. Cohen, prominent D.C. lawyer, dies at 75
Vincent H. Cohen, a prominent lawyer who worked at the Justice Department and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission before becoming the first African American partner at his Washington law firm, died Dec. 25 at Washington Hospital Center. He was 75 and had a pulmonary embolism, his daughter Robyn Cohen Hudson said. Read full article >>
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. .
Attorney is necessary to update condo association documents
Our condominium association president frequently deflects questions about updating our condominium documents by telling owners that it is a difficult...
Requests for letter denied under OPRA
Bond attorney explains position on athletic fields
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. .