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New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on UES ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on UES ...
Lawyer: I was involved in UI's Coker suspension process
An Iowa City lawyer said Tuesday he was part of a University of Iowa process that determined whether former running back Marcus Coker's suspension from the team would be lifted. However, defense attorney Leon Spies, who has acted a spokesman for Coker ...
Douglas Noll Delivers Groundbreaking Peacemaking Strategies in The ...
Douglas Noll Delivers Groundbreaking Peacemaking Strategies in The ...
Lawyer agrees to treatment
(Provided) COLUMBUS – Plenty of all-session and single-session tickets will be available for the 2012 Ohio High School Athletic Association Boys and Girls... Taft defensive end Adolphus Washington (Ohio State) and Taft wide receiver Dwayne Stanford ...
Lawyer agrees to drug treatment
Practice makes perfect for Mason High School junior Jeffery Huang. The Mason teen signed up to take the ACT as a practice exercise to prepare him for a... Colerain senior safety Andre Jones woke up at 6 am Wednesday in preparation for the moment he ...
Davis Polk Welcomes Senior Federal Prosecutor, Greg D. Andres, to Its White ...
Davis Polk Welcomes Senior Federal Prosecutor, Greg D. Andres, to Its White ...
New Texas Traffic Laws Recently Enacted; Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer ...
New Texas Traffic Laws Recently Enacted; Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer ...
Three Models of Influence for the Legal Profession
I think I could say that rule of law, or the aspirations for rule of law, is something that is in common in both mainland China and Hong Kong. Rule of law is one of Hong Kong's strengths, and there's no doubt about that. I think that there are three ...
Brooks' guilt not proven, lawyer argues
The lawyer likewise questioned a GPS tracker — one teller Kristen Keller had slipped in among $5900 given to the robber — that was found in a stolen van when Brooks was apprehended. Perhaps it was placed there by the van's owner, Ross-Boon posited to ...
Pasadena Family Law Attorney Mark Baer Receives 'Super Lawyer' Designation
LOS ANGELES, CA, Feb 02, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- On January 23rd, Pasadena Family Law Attorney Mark Baer received the designation of "2012 Southern California Super Lawyer" in the 'Family Law' category. Super Lawyers, a top recognition, ...
Lawyer can help with board roles
Robert M. Meisner is a lawyer and the author of Condominium Operation: Getting Started & Staying on the Right Track, second edition. It is available for $9.95 plus $1 shipping and handling. He also wrote Condo Living: A Survival Guide to Buying, ...
Ex-Lawyer Reconsiders Legal Career After Winning Unusual Small Claims Case ...
Ex-Lawyer Reconsiders Legal Career After Winning Unusual Small Claims Case ...
Palatine Attorney Deemed 2012 "Super Lawyer"
Matthew Sheahin, a partner at Lavelle Law, will be included on the 2012 "Super Lawyer" list. Matthew Sheahin, a partner at Lavelle Law, Ltd. in Palatine, has been selected for inclusion on the 2012 Super Lawyer list by Super Lawyer magazine and website ...
Stephen Estey Named 'Trial Lawyer of the Year' by Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Estey Bomberger founding partner Stephen Estey will receive the prestigious “Trial Lawyer of the Year” award by Consumer Attorneys of San Diego (CASD), during the 2012 Annual Awards and Installation Dinner at the US Grant Hotel in downtown San Diego, ...
Lawyer: Bob Bashara passed second polygraph test
By Joe Swickard and Gina Damron Investigators are looking into Bob Bashara's activities the night his wife, Jane Bashara, went missing, a source familiar with the investigation told the Free Press. The body of Jane Bashara, 56, of Grosse Pointe Park ...
Lawyer for Staten Island jihad suspect wants damaging statements barred from ...
Lawyer for Staten Island jihad suspect wants damaging statements barred from ...
Call for regulation of legal profession to be independent
AN INDEPENDENT and modern model of regulation of the legal profession would serve the public interest, Mayo Fine Gael TD John O'Mahony told the Dáil. “The best examples of the failure of the current system to regulate its members are almost certainly ...
Portland defense attorney Gary Bertoni will be suspended for 150 days
The Oregon State Bar is suspending for 150 days a prominent Portland criminal defense lawyer who was accused of mismanaging client's money. Gary Bertoni was facing a professional ethics trial that could have resulted in a longer suspension or even ...
Criminal Defense Attorney Patricia Campi of Summit Defense Law Firm Wins ...
Criminal Defense Attorney Patricia Campi of Summit Defense Law Firm Wins ...
Houston lawyer drops bid for Hutchison's Senate seat
By Joe Holley, Houston Chronicle Houston lawyer Jason Gibson withdrew Wednesday from the race to replace US Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas. "The extensive time and energy needed to raise funds and build name ID around the state in a very narrow ...
Lawyer accepts no leniency for Massereene murderer
By Sarah Greer The limited life expectancy of dissident republican murderer Brian Shivers, who is terminally ill with cyctic fybrosis, should not influence the length of his jail term, his defence lawyer has accepted. Shivers, 46, was handed a life ...
7th Circuit disbars well known Milwaukee lawyer
By Bruce Vielmetti of the Journal Sentinel If you're a lawyer, it's never wise to ignore "orders to show cause," especially when they're coming from a federal appeals court. Milwaukee criminal defense attorney Bridget Boyle-Saxton learned that the hard ...
Acclaimed Patent Trial Lawyer David Warden Joins Houston Complex Commercial ...
Acclaimed Patent Trial Lawyer David Warden Joins Houston Complex Commercial ...
Acclaimed Patent Trial Lawyer David Warden Joins Houston Complex Commercial ...
Acclaimed Patent Trial Lawyer David Warden Joins Houston Complex Commercial ...
Mayor Eddie Francis 'destroying lives' says AG lawyer
Fired city auditor general Todd Langlois and his lawyer James H. Cooke fought back against the City of Windsor and Mayor Eddie Francis at a media conference Friday. Langlois was fired earlier in the week for allegedly refusing to outsource some of his ...
Tactical Considerations in Depositions
In a discovery deposition, the lawyer also wants to commit the witness to having no knowledge, no expertise and no opinions on certain issues. In contrast, a trial deposition is a focused, concise exercise in asking questions to which counsel already ...
No charges imminent in Jane Bashara killing despite lawyer's prediction
Attorney for Bob Bashara talks about Joseph Gentz ...: David Griem, attorney for Bob Bashara, at a press conference, said he doesn't believe his client killed his wife and believed the man professing to be an accomplice in a murder-for hire plot would ...
Foreclosure lawyer probes left up to Florida Bar
Despite the lack of punitive action, Arne Vanstrum, associate director of lawyer regulation for the Florida Bar, said the regulatory group is taking the investigations seriously. And while the attorney general's probe focused on illegal activity, ...
Chinese lawyer barred from meeting with Merkel
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN AP BEIJING -- A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer said Friday that Beijing police prevented him from meeting with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a sign of continuing heavy restrictions on the country's beleaguered ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on UES ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on UES ...
Angara urges lawyers to specialize and compete globally
By DJ Yap MANILA, Philippines—The age of the “superman-lawyer” is over, Senator Edgardo J. Angara told the University of the Philippines College of Law on Friday. In a talk on the teaching of law, Angara said UP Law, which is celebrating its 100th ...
Senator Angara: 'Superman-lawyer' doesn't fly anymore
By DJ Yap The age of the all-knowing, expert “superman-lawyer” is over, according to Sen. Edgardo J. Angara. Specialization, aggravated by globalization, “has pushed the great generalists to the side,” said Angara in a talk about the future of the ...
Defense attorney: ATF sting targeted black Kansas males
By ROXANA HEGEMAN AP WICHITA | A bogus pawn shop operated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives targeted black males during a months-long firearms sting operation that was racially motivated, a defense attorney claimed in a court ...
Lawyers give back at Ask A Lawyer Day
Rinn Messler, left, asks a question about homeowner's associations to attorney Bonnie Braudway, during the annual Ask a Lawyer Day at Independence Mall in Wilmington Saturday. By Mike Voorheis As the gates rose on the storefronts and the covers were ...
Nominating Committee Selects New York Lawyer James Silkenat to Become ABA ...
Nominating Committee Selects New York Lawyer James Silkenat to Become ABA ...
Serial killer is his own defence attorney
He has managed to get acquitted in 12 out of the 15 cases against him and now talks and even thinks like a lawyer. It is claimed that it's Jha who prepares the defence delivered by his lawyer - provided by the court. His amicus confirms that Jha reads ...
Franke was poetic lawyer, legislator and lobbyist
Franke was a Wisconsin legislator, a lawyer and a well-known lobbyist for decades as well as a philanthropist, civic leader and activist who worked to make Milwaukee a better place. He died from complications from a fall. He served one term each in the ...
Carlyle Suit Ban, ECB-Greek Rescue, Pipeline Bill: Compliance
Courts Ex-Credit Suisse CDO Chief Surprised by Charges, Lawyer Says Kareem Serageldin, the ex-global head of Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN)'s CDO business charged in a bonus-boosting fraud tied to a $5.35 billion trading book, was surprised by the US ...
Grand jury targets bail bondsman, wife of indicted defense attorney - Las Vegas Review
The veteran lawyer and two others were indicted in December in a scam that provided prostitutes and other defendants with phony certificates of completion for court-ordered counseling and community service. A former Bloomfield employee has told the ...
Is open-plan working really the future for lawyers? Meet the evangelists
On the other side of me is a hot desk, where a lawyer from our Manchester office is working. It's a good way to get chatting to different people.” “The decision to go open plan was a strategic one,” Roberts points out. “We were entering a 20-year lease ...
Salem lawyer Gatti faces ethics complaint
Now, the ailing Salem lawyer, on the mend from open-heart surgery and resulting complications, faces his own trial. The Oregon State Bar has leveled an ethics complaint against Gatti, accusing him of knowingly misleading his clients about out-of-court ...
Judging the judges
n almost two decades of practice, criminal lawyer Paul Slansky had never complained about a judge. But one day in July 2004, he resolved to change that. Ontario Superior Court Justice Robert Thompson had just ordered him confined to the courthouse in ...
Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine Recognizes Edelson McGuire Partners
6, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Edelson, founder and managing partner of Edelson McGuire, LLC was recognized by the Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2012 Illinois Super Lawyer, and his partner, Myles McGuire, was recognized as a 2012 Rising Star for ...
Gentz gets court-appointed lawyer in Bashara case
By Doug Guthrie Detroit — A man released from police custody Friday without charges after he allegedly confessed to the slaying of a Grosse Pointe Park woman was given a court-appointed lawyer the same day. Joseph Gentz was assigned a publically ...
Defense attorney attacks co-defendent's testimony in Newark schoolyard ... - The Star-Ledger
Defense attorney attacks co-defendent's testimony in Newark schoolyard ...
Seyfarth Shaw National Labor & Employment Chair Lisa Damon Named "Employment ...
Seyfarth Shaw National Labor & Employment Chair Lisa Damon Named "Employment ...
Gentz gets court-appointed lawyer in Bashara case
By Doug Guthrie Detroit — A man released from police custody Friday without charges after he allegedly confessed to the slaying of a Grosse Pointe Park woman was given a court-appointed lawyer the same day. Joseph Gentz was assigned a publicly funded ...
Defense attorney Joerg Jaeger enters State Attorney's race
By Anthony Colarossi, Orlando Sentinel Long-time Orlando criminal defense attorney Joerg F. Jaeger confirmed late Monday that he is running as a Republican for Orange-Osceola State Attorney. With Jaeger entering the race, incumbent Lawson Lamar now ...
Lawsuit wants Jones' state pay halted
By Tracy Idell Hamilton An Austin lawyer sued the state Monday, demanding that it stop paying the $115200 salary of Railroad Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones, who moved from Austin to San Antonio last year to run for state Senate against incumbent ...
Defense attorney seeks funds for Stewart investigator
Stewart's lawyer also plans to tell his client not to do any more jailhouse interviews. Stewart is charged with aggravated murder, which carries the death penalty, in the Jan. 4 shooting death of Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force agent Jared Francom ...