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Public Policy, Trade Attorney Ed Barron Joins Greenberg Traurig in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Ed Barron, who spent 20 years in the public sector at the U.S. Senate as Deputy Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Deputy Chief of Staff ...
Leading Matrimonial Attorney Andrey Filipowicz to Appear on Jeffery Leving's TV Show "Chicago Counterpoint" Tonight
CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned Fathers' Rights Attorney and author Jeffery M. Leving (of http://dadsrights.com ) will feature leading matrimonial and appellate attorney ...
Lawyer Grilled In Malik Jones Appeal
As three federal judges weighed the death of Malik Jones at the hands of an East Haven cop, they zeroed in on the significance of shots fired at another young black man, six years earlier, by the same cop.
Navalny to Help Out Yukos Lawyer
Whistleblower lawyer Alexei Navalny joined the legal team of a Yukos lawyer, who expects to be charged in connection with the main Yukos case, Gazeta.ru reported Thursday.
Attorney fees for council members approach $50k
The city of Patterson has spent at least $47,000 in legal fees defending Vice Mayor Dominic Farinha and Councilman Annette Smith against a scathing report released by the Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury last year.
Stamford lawyer receives professional accolade
By Silver Golub & Teitell LLP STAMFORD, CT - Paul A. Slager, a partner in the Stamford law firm of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP, was named one of the “Dozen Who Made a Difference” in the year-end issue of the Connecticut Law Tribune. ...
Washington lawyer is tasting true celebrity, thanks to Colbert bump
Stephen Colbert (center) and Jon Stewart (right) hold hands during "The Colbert Report" as Trevor Potter looks on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in New York.
Defense lawyer: Only military court can try Mubarak for corruption
The head defense lawyer for former President Hosni Mubarak said Thursday that since Mubarak is the Egyptian air force commander for life — as decreed in a 1979 law — only a military court has the authority to try him on corruption charges. ...
Gazette.Net: Attorney calls Taser use sadistic
A Frederick County sheriff’s deputy acted in a “sadistic” manner four years ago when he hit a 20-year-old man twice with a Taser, the attorney for the man’s family told a federal jury Tuesday.
Swapping a rugby pitch for the life of a lawyer
ONE of Worcester Warriors' star performers is already planning for life after he hangs up his boots by stepping into the shoes of a solicitor. Former Samoan international Dale Rasmussen has joined Thursfields Solicitors at their Foregate Street office ...
The Trial Lawyer Magazine Lists Robert Reeves as one of South Carolina's Best ...
The Trial Lawyer Magazine Lists Robert Reeves as one of South Carolina's Best ...
MoloLamken Adds Deputy Chief of the US Justice Department's Public Integrity ...
MoloLamken Adds Deputy Chief of the US Justice Department's Public Integrity ...
My Voice: Janklow - superb lawyer, boss, friend
Marc Weber Tobias of Sioux Falls is a lawyer and security expert . He worked in the attorney general's office from 1973 to 1979 before going into private practice. He represents clients in the US, Europe and Asia about the analysis and bypass of locks, ...
Houston Trial Lawyer Stewart Hoffer Earns Board Certification
HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Houston trial law firm Hicks Thomas LLP is pleased to announce that firm partner Stewart Hoffer has become Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. ...
Lawyer for ex-Penn State assistant coach Sandusky asks prosecutors for witness ...
Lawyer for ex-Penn State assistant coach Sandusky asks prosecutors for witness ...
Lawyer for Cooperstown man wants evidence tossed in severed-head case
COOPERSTOWN, ND – The lawyer for a Cooperstown man accused of killing a North Dakota State University researcher argued today that evidence obtained through search warrants – including the victim's severed head – shouldn't be allowed because ...
Malloy's nominees include lawyer involved in gay marriage fight
Dannel P. Malloy nominated three men and three women to the Superior Court today, including the legal counsel of his Republican predecessor and a civil-rights lawyer involved in the lawsuit that gave same-sex couples the right to marry. ...
Lawyer for man facing trial in failed 2009 NYC subway bomb plot seeks identity ...
Lawyer for man facing trial in failed 2009 NYC subway bomb plot seeks identity ...
The Trial Lawyer Magazine Lists Robert Reeves as one of South Carolina's Best ...
The Trial Lawyer Magazine Lists Robert Reeves as one of South Carolina's Best ...
Judge to Alvarado lawyer: Get moving
"You better get on this," Chief Judge H. Chris Ryan Jr. told La Salle lawyer Louis Bertrand. Bertrand is representing James G. Alvarado, accused of murdering his wife, Angela, Oct. 10, 2006, inside their rural Streator home. In July 2007, a jury found ...
Lawyer maintains accused mom mentally ill
By Keith Reid STOCKTON - The defense attorney for a Lodi mother who allegedly tried to kill her 5-year-old daughter by driving her car into a train continues to say his client is mentally ill. Christine Leach, 43, has been deemed competent to stand ...
Braun: Tenafly lawyer's work with Ocean County homeless reveals a kinder side ... - The Star-Ledger
Braun: Tenafly lawyer's work with Ocean County homeless reveals a kinder side ...
Lawyer: Jose Baez no longer representing Casey Anthony
Defense attorney Jose Baez with his client Casey Anthony on the last day of arguments in her murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando on Monday, July 4, 2011. Jose Baez is no longer Casey Anthony's attorney. Cheney Mason confirmed to In ...
Williamsburg lawyer to be sentenced today on refusal charge
By Peter Dujardin, [email protected] | 247-4749 WILLIAMSBURG — A Williamsburg lawyer whose case has led to investigations from the Virginia State Bar is scheduled to appear in Williamsburg-James City Circuit Court Friday afternoon on a charge ...
Augusta defense attorney focuses on case, not guilt
“I really don't think about that,” the Augusta-based lawyer said. “You can't.” He said he approaches all of his cases the same way and puts his best defense forward, regardless of the guilt or innocence of his client. Theodocion used the 2010 Gulf oil ...
Revenge Casting News
First, William Devane (veteran of Knots Landing and 24) will be appearing as Edward Grayson - Conrad's father - as EW reports. Apparently Victoria summons Edward to the Hamptons to help in her tangled divorce from Conrad, which was recently made even ...
State lawyers protest proposed bills
Bihar State Bar Council chairman Baleshwar Sharma said, "The strike was a complete success as not a single lawyer attended his work in courts across the state." He said that effigies of Union HRD minister Kapil Sibal and law minister Salman Khurshid ...
defense attorney focuses on case, not guilt
“I really don't think about that,” the Augusta-based lawyer said. “You can't.” He said he approaches all of his cases the same way and puts his best defense forward, regardless of the guilt or innocence of his client. Theodocion used the 2010 Gulf oil ...
'Revenge' Casting News: A Lawyer and a Lover
Recent casting news indicates that both a lawyer and a lover will be coming soon to Revenge. Between the Grayson divorce, the continued catastrophes brought about by Emily's vengeance, and that little beach murder coming up, you can bet that Revenge ...
Do You Need a Lawyer for Your Divorce?
If you're thinking about unhitching the knot, one of your first questions might be: do I need a divorce lawyer? Often people are so wrapped up in the emotional aspects of ending their relationship that they are not thinking clearly about their legal ...
Attorney visits Ocampo after getting second court order
Lawyer spends 30 minutes with former Marine accused of killing four homeless men. An arraignment has been postponed to Feb. 17. Former Marine Itzcoatl Ocampo, 23, is shown on a video monitor with Dist. Atty. Tony Rackaukas. ...
Judge sets hearing for convicted Kan. doctor who blames lawyer for his guilty plea
ROXANA HEGEMAN AP WICHITA, Kan. — A federal judge agreed Friday to hear arguments from a Kansas doctor serving a two-year prison term for prescribing a painkiller to a woman he never met. In a rare move, US District Judge Monti Belot granted the ...
State / Local Briefs: City lawyer seeks Forsyth judgeship
Carl Parrish, a longtime Winston-Salem lawyer, has announced that he is running for one of two seats as Forsyth Superior Court judge. Parrish said in a news release that he is running for the seat being vacated by Judge Judson DeRamus, who announced ...
'Every Lawyer Needs Patience To Make It'
He speaks to Paul Dada on the need for every lawyer to have patience in order to make it. When did you make up your mind to become a lawyer? I made up my mind right when I was young. You see, I had two purposes in mind. ...
Attorney general hiring a bargain
What trial lawyer is going to risk years of costly litigation if the fee is less than the 17 percent to 25 percent Hood is paying now? Anyone who believes these huge, complicated cases can be litigated for less just hasn't hired a lawyer lately. ...
New Haven Firefighter Union Hires Lawyer In Exam Battle
United States (Connecticut) - The firefighter union has retained the lawyer who successfully sued the city in a landmark legal case to represent it in another lawsuit challenging the same promotional exams that started the seven-year battle. ...
Career 12: Career conversion
By Gill South Wallace Art Award finalist and ex-lawyer Gill Gatfield produces abstract paintings and sculptures using stone, glass, grass, electric currents and magnetic fields. Photo / Ted Baghurst. Gill Gatfield's legal career started at Brookfields ...
Stanford's Trial to Begin as Indigent Ex-Billionaire Claiming Memory Loss
Weeks before his June 2009 indictment, Stanford strode into the same courthouse with a high-profile defense lawyer and volunteered to surrender. US marshals declined at the time to arrest the Stanford Group Co. founder, then estimated by Forbes to be ...
Focus: A Farr fetched alliance
“Alastair's probably the best lawyer I've ever worked with,” said one former Dickson Minto lawyer. “It's very much his firm.” In January 2010 Nusbaum stepped down in favour of two Willkie partners, Tom Cerabino and Steve Gartner, both of whom stressed ...
Was “Smuggling” Charge Leveled Against Military Lawyer To Justify New ...
Was “Smuggling” Charge Leveled Against Military Lawyer To Justify New ...
Belleville Family Hires Nursing Home Lawyer After Father's Death
The Illinois nursing home abuse lawyer reiterated that the family is not yet ready to file a nursing home lawsuit. Instead, as is common in these cases, the family simply wants to know more about what happened to their father and better understand ...
The Middle East Channel: Why won't Saudi Arabia write down its laws?
Most other Arab legal systems are roughly homologous, so that a Moroccan lawyer could find his or her way around a Syrian legal dispute with relatively little difficulty. With a few exceptions the legal orders of Arab states are essentially civil law ...
Ex-Billionaire Stanford Claims Memory Loss as Trial to Begin
Weeks before his June 2009 indictment, Stanford strode into the same courthouse with a high-profile defense lawyer and volunteered to surrender. US marshals declined at the time to arrest the Stanford Group Co. founder, then estimated by Forbes to be ...
21 Florida lawyers to receive pro bono awards
Awards recognizing pro bono contributions also will be presented for Distinguished Judicial Service, Law Firm Commendation, Voluntary Bar Association and Young Lawyer. The ceremony is scheduled for 3:30 pm Thursday at the Supreme Court of Florida and ...
DISBARRED LAWYER'S APPEAL DISMISSED
The Law Society of Upper Canada has dismissed an appeal by disbarred lawyer Dunstan Dan Senjule after it found medical evidence used to support his adjournment request was “piecemeal” and “vague.” Senjule had appealed an earlier ruling based on the ...
Defense lawyer seeks to exclude gun from Hartman case evidence
An ruling on an earlier motion to suppress a taped interview with suspect Benjamin Hartman is delayed at least one week. By Courtney Cutright | The Roanoke Times The attorney for Benjamin Hartman, a 26-year-old from Roanoke County accused of shooting ...
Ex-Billionaire Stanford Claims Memory Loss as Trial Begins
Weeks before his June 2009 indictment, Stanford strode into the same courthouse with a high-profile defense lawyer and volunteered to surrender. US marshals declined at the time to arrest the Stanford Group Co. founder, then estimated by Forbes to be ...
Personal Injury Lawyers Not Helped by This
Adding to the insanity, the murderer was a Dallas personal injury lawyer. The Plaintiff's lawyer also made what I think were odd comments: "You don't see it often, but unfortunately I don't have the liberty to discuss the facts we have to support our ...
Accused spy's lawyer withdraws from case
Halifax lawyer Cameron MacKeen withdrew today as the lawyer for accused spy Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Delisle. (ERIC WYNNE / Staff / File) A Canadian navy intelligence officer charged with giving military secrets to the Russian government is on the hunt for a ...
Michigan Personal Injury Law Firm Adds Top Rated Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Partner and car accident lawyer, Daniel L. Buckfire stated, “For over 40 years, our Michigan personal injury law firm has not only earned the trust of our clients, but has a proven track record of winning the highest settlements for accident and injury ...