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Attorney for Pinkberry Co-Founder Speaks Out
An attorney for Pinkberry co-founder Young Lee told NBC LA in an exclusive television interview that his client is looking forward to clearing his name of assault charges.
Bishop's lawyer wants report sealed
DEDHAM – Amy Bishop's lawyer is reportedly is expected to file a court appeal to keep the inquest report for her brother's fatal shooting sealed.
The Potential Price of Cheating by Raleigh Divorce Lawyer Jaime Humphries Davis
RALEIGH, N.C. , Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When a spouse learns that her husband or his wife is involved with another person and is committing adultery, the impact is devastating. When the adulterous ...
Illinois Attorney General to Sue Westwood College
The attorney general's office says the school misleads criminal justice students.
Lawyer Says Cruise Ship Captain "Deeply Shaken"
The lawyer for the captain of the cruise ship that ran aground off Italy says the captain is "deeply shaken" by the loss of his ship and the loss of lives.
Army responsible - Mubarak lawyer
Hosni Mubarak's lawyer says the Egyptian army was in charge of security when protesters were killed during the uprising that led to his overthrow.
Lawyer shot outside courthouse settles lawsuit
A lawyer shot outside a Connecticut courthouse by a retired trooper who killed his estranged wife and himself in the same incident has settled her lawsuit against the city of Middletown.
Lawyer settles suit against Middletown over 2005 courthouse shooting
HARTFORD — A lawyer shot outside a Connecticut courthouse by a retired trooper who killed his estranged wife and himself in the same incident has settled her lawsuit against the city of Middletown.
Jenelle Evans' Lawyer Says Latest Charges "Untrue"
Arrested twice in the last week , Teen Mom star Jenelle Evans will soon get her just due -- at least according to her lawyer.
Lawyer Says Ship Captain `Deeply Shaken' By Events
ROME (AP) - The lawyer for the captain of the cruise ship that ran aground off Italy says the captain is "deeply shaken" by the loss of his ship and the loss of lives.
Brooks' lawyer says hospital promised shrine to dead mother; hospital says gift unconditional
CLAREMORE, Okla. - The lawyer for an Oklahoma hospital that accepted a half-million-dollar gift from Garth Brooks in 2005 says the country singer knew when he made the donation that it came with no strings attached.
Lawyer says ship captain 'deeply shaken' by events
ROME (AP) — The lawyer for the captain of the cruise ship that ran aground off Italy says the captain is "deeply shaken" by the loss of his ship and the loss of lives.
Hospital says Brooks' gift came with no obligation
The lawyer for an Oklahoma hospital that accepted a half-million-dollar gift from Garth Brooks in 2005 says the country singer knew when he made the donation that it came with no strings attached.
Stryker Reaches Settlement with the U.S. Attorney's Office
Kalamazoo, Michigan - January 18, 2012 - Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK - News) announced today that Stryker Biotech has reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney`s Office for the District of Massachusetts. ...
Attorney Mark Lanier Presenting Keynote at National Mesh Litigation Conference
HOUSTON , Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed trial attorney Mark Lanier , founder of The Lanier Law Firm , is presenting the keynote address at the HarrisMartin MDL Conference on Transvaginal Mesh ...
Lawyer settles suit against Middletown over 2005 courthouse shooting
HARTFORD — A lawyer shot outside a Connecticut courthouse by a retired trooper who killed his estranged wife and himself in the same incident has settled her lawsuit against the city of Middletown.
Lawyer settles suit against Middletown over 2005 courthouse shooting
HARTFORD — A lawyer shot outside a Connecticut courthouse by a retired trooper who killed his estranged wife and himself in the same incident has settled her lawsuit against the city of Middletown.
Vancouver lawyer named new special prosecutor for Bountiful
Peter Wilson’s mandate doesn’t include polygamy, but will cover offences related to sexual offences against minors
Lawyer says captain of Italian cruise ship "deeply shaken"
The lawyer for the captain of the cruise ship that ran aground off Italy says the captain is "deeply shaken" by the loss of his ship and the loss of lives.
Lawyer files document to seek removal of Durham DA Tracey Cline
A Durham lawyer today filed a court document that asks a judge to determine if Durham District Attorney Tracey Cline should be removed from her office under a provision in state law that allows it.
Lawyer in jackpot mystery expresses uncertainty
The lawyer representing a trust that turned in an Iowa Lottery ticket worth millions says he's not sure whether the money will be paid.
Lawyer settles suit against Middletown over 2005 courthouse shooting
HARTFORD — A lawyer shot outside a Connecticut courthouse by a retired trooper who killed his estranged wife and himself in the same incident has settled her lawsuit against the city of Middletown.
TD Bank owes $67M to victims of ex-attorney's enormous Ponzi scheme
MIAMI - A U.S. jury decided Wednesday that Toronto-based TD Bank owes an investment group $67 million for its role in a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme that was operated by a now disbarred attorney, Scott Rothstein.
Judge: former Nashville attorney should return client money
Michael H. Sneed, who was disbarred and ordered to serve jail time last year, has to pay his former clients more than $18,000, Davidson County Circuit Court Judge Joseph Binkley Jr. said.
Fellow lawyer latest to blast Durham DA
Sutton, a defense attorney, specifically cites Cline's actions in cases against Michael Peterson, who was recently granted a new trial on charges he murdered his wife in 2001, and Clint Pollard, a man accused of molesting a boy whom Sutton is defending ...
Attorney General Lisa Madigan sues Westwood College
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a law suit against Westwood College for what she calls deceptive practices. The lawsuit is based on student complaints that the school's Criminal Justice Program was misleading about its accreditation. Madigan said Westwood left many students in debt. "A year long investigation revealed that Westwood recruiters, administrators and faculty lied to ...
Litigation Boutique MoloLamken Adds Former Deputy Chief of Justice's Public ...
Litigation Boutique MoloLamken Adds Former Deputy Chief of Justice's Public ...
New Crown attorney in child trafficking case
A new special Crown attorney has been appointed to look into allegations of sexual exploitation and other offenses against minors in the polygamous community of Bountiful, B.C.
Lawyer calls murder charge for burgary suspect who ran away unfair
Lawyer calls murder charge for burgary suspect who ran away unfair HOUSTON CHRONICLE Copyright 2012 HOUSTON CHRONICLE. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 10:43 a.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Smading later told a witness that a Harris County sheriff's deputy caught him and two friends "red-handed" in a mid-morning burglary ...
Attorney says condemned killer Menzies had inadequate counsel at trial
Attorney says condemned killer Menzies had inadequate counsel at trial By melinda Rogers The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jan 18, 2012 06:22PM MDT West Jordan • The 25-year legal saga of condemned killer Ralph Leroy Menzies continued Wednesday in 3rd District Court, as his latest defense attorneys tried to argue the man received inadequate representation from his lawyers who handled his murder ...
Best Lawyer honors two attorneys
SAN DIEGO ---- Claudette G. Wilson and Vickie Turner, partners with Wilson, Turner, Kosmo LLP, have been recognized for their legal work by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Wilson was named 2012 Lawyer of the Year for San Diego Employment Lawyer, Management, while Turner was named Lawyer of the Year for San Diego Product Liability ...
Questions linger about State Attorney Michael McAuliffe's future
WEST PALM BEACH — A day after Palm Beach County State Attorney Michael McAuliffe dropped his re-election campaign to take a job in the private sector, questions lingered as to when he would leave and what impact his departure would have on his future in politics.
Disbarred Nashville Attorney Ordered To Hefty Fines
A Nashville judge has ordered a disbarred attorney to pay nearly $200,000 in fines and restitution for practicing law while he was on a state-mandated suspension.
Attorney: Bank to blame for Prado cut off
The attorney for Forsyth Road Partners says the bank, and not his client, is to blame for water and other utilities briefly getting turned off at the Prado shopping center on Forsyth Road.
Attorney sentenced to 21 months in prison
HUNTINGTON – An attorney who formerly practiced law in Mason County has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for receiving more than $200,000 in a fraudulent billing scheme. According to the a ...
State Bar of California recommends lawyer's disbarment
Among other things, the lawsuit accused Oxman of attempting to bribe a surgeon to sign a statement that would falsely accuse an opposing lawyer in a wrongful-death lawsuit of ethical violations. The wrongful-death lawsuit had been filed by relatives of ...
Attorney General attends Supreme Court Argument on Texas’ Redistricting Maps
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott attended an oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, which granted the state’s emergency stay request after a federal district court improperly redrew redistricting maps enacted by the Texas Legislature.
Lawyer for Haines City Recall Committee to Begin Preparing Recall Appeal
Cliff Shepard, lawyer for the Haines City Recall Committee, is moving ahead with the first appeal brief in the case where two commissioners filed suit to stop a recall effort against them.
Munchak hires a second lawyer
A Philadelphia lawyer with a background in defending white-collar, public corruption cases has been retained by A.J. Munchak, the former Lackawanna County commissioner scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 30 on bribery and extortion charges.
Lawyer: Rezoning won’t kill Hunter project
The City Council can’t kill Dennis Hunter’s pending housing project by rezoning his 16.9-acre property from Medium-Density Residential to Agriculture or Open Space, an attorney specializing in land use issues has advised the council.
Lake Orion Attorney Announces Consumer Service Enhancement
Criminal defense attorney Kathryn L. Simmons has announced that her firm has launched a major consumer service initiative designed to simplify online searches for attorney services.Orion Lake, Michigan (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Criminal defense attorney Kathryn L. Simmons has announced that her firm has launched a major consumer service initiative designed to simplify online searches for attorney ...
City attorney announces plan to retire
ASPEN — City Attorney John Worcester plans to retire about a month from now.
Lawyer settles suit against Middletown over 2005 courthouse shooting
HARTFORD — A lawyer shot outside a Connecticut courthouse by a retired trooper who killed his estranged wife and himself in the same incident has settled her lawsuit against the city of Middletown.
Lawyer settles suit against Middletown over 2005 courthouse shooting
HARTFORD — A lawyer shot outside a Connecticut courthouse by a retired trooper who killed his estranged wife and himself in the same incident has settled her lawsuit against the city of Middletown.
Lawyer: Number of phone-hacking cases being settled by News Corp. rises to 36
Lawyer: Number of phone-hacking cases being settled by News Corp. rises to 36.
Lawyer settles suit against Middletown over 2005 courthouse shooting
HARTFORD — A lawyer shot outside a Connecticut courthouse by a retired trooper who killed his estranged wife and himself in the same incident has settled her lawsuit against the city of Middletown.
Attorney: Garfield County manager search talks should have been public
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County has temporarily halted its search for a new county manager, following an admission that a Jan. 9 closed-door meeting between county commissioners and their hired search consultant was in violation of Colorado's Open Meetings Law.
A lawyer's Cape Ann thriller
By Gail McCarthy Staff Writer A 66-year-old former trial lawyer with ties to Cape Ann has published a mystery-thriller novel — one based in Gloucester and infused with its colorful history. Barry S. Willdorf, who settled in San Francisco decades ago, ...
London Lawyer Pay Increases 10% as Firms Compete for Talent
Pay for London lawyers rose 10 percent last year to 146,500 pounds ($225,800) as firms competed for a limited supply of attorneys, a legal recruiter said.
McHenry County State’s Attorney Sues Over His Prosecution
McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi is launching counterattacks against special prosecutors who charged him with corruption.