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New Hampshire Attorney Dan Hynes Selected as "Top 40 under 40 Lawyer"
Attorney Dan Hynes has been selected by the National Trial Lawyers as a "Top forty under 40 lawyer" in New Hampshire. This prestigious recognition is by invitation only with a nomination by other lawyers. “It is an honor to be selected by other lawyers ...
Supreme Judicial Court hears Neil Entwistle's murder appeal
By Norman Miller/Daily News staff A lawyer for convicted murderer Neil Entwistle argued today in front of the state Supreme Judicial Court that the British man's conviction should be overturned. Lawyer Stephen Paul Maidman, arguing the appeal of two ...
Family Law Attorney Kevin Fuller Tells Company Money Pros About Collaborative ...
Family Law Attorney Kevin Fuller Tells Company Money Pros About Collaborative ...
"Shaken Baby Syndrome" used in defense of Trayvon Martin's killer
(Corrects spelling of lawyer's name in paragraphs 9-10) * New poll shows racial divide on case * Defense tactic many irk many observers * Stand Your Ground statute key to shooter's lawyer's SANFORD, Fla., April 6 (Reuters) - "Shaken Baby Syndrome" was ...
New Defense Lawyer Hired as Rallies Continue Over Trayvon Martin's Death
He joins Craig Sonner, a DUI lawyer who acknowledges he has yet to meet his most famous client. "Craig has been standing in there tall, trying to stand up for this guy," Uhrig told Fox35 in Orlando. "I think it's time we have a little more effort put ...
Chester Resident Named Super Lawyer
Both as a trial lawyer and compliance counsel, he has represented employers and employees in employment law matters for over 20 years. He has authored numerous articles on employment law topics and has been designated by the Supreme Court of New Jersey ...
Disclosure For All
Nationally, only one state, Oregon, requires mandatory lawyer malpractice insurance, said Rodd Santomauro, of HALT, Inc., a non-profit consumer group focused on improving the delivery of legal services. A total of 27 states require some level of ...
Lawyer likely will appeal guilty verdicts of 2 Occupy Des Moines protesters
A Polk County District Court jury late this afternoon found two Occupy Des Moines protesters guilty of trespassing. The men's attorney says she plans to appeal the decision. The verdict came after nine hours of deliberation and at least four notes from ...
Accused Afghan shooter's lawyer wants military counsel fired
The unidentified US soldier at the center of the massacre in which 16 Afghans, mostly women and children, were killed over the weekend may not be charged by US authorities for weeks, his defense lawyer said on Thursday. Browne, a prominent Seattle ...
Netflix Review: The Lincoln Lawyer
Starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, Marisa Tomei, Josh Lucas, Bryan Cranston, Margarita Levieva, Trace Adkins, John Leguizamo, William H. Macy, Frances Fisher, and Laurence Mason The Lincoln Lawyer is a surprisingly enjoyable ride, ...
Fired SEC lawyer wins reversal in case over emails
Trial lawyer Jeffrey Norris had been fired in 2009 * One email to Washington Post, another had secret report * Earlier emails questioned Mark Cuban's patriotism * US appeals court says new evidence should be reviewed By Jonathan Stempel April 10 ...
NC developer seeks free lawyer in $20M fraud case
A western North Carolina land developer accused in a scheme to cheat banks out of more than $20 million while enjoying jets and a new Cadillac Escalade is asking for a taxpayer-paid defense attorney. Keith Vinson, 53, of Asheville told a magistrate ...
Dallas Attorney Dick Sayles Earns Induction to International Academy of Trial ...
Dallas Attorney Dick Sayles Earns Induction to International Academy of Trial ...
Florida shooter Zimmerman is "very lucid": defense attorney
By Barbara Liston | ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The new lawyer for George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged with murder in the death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, said on Wednesday he is not concerned with his ...
John Edwards trial: As trial lawyer, Edwards had 'faith' in jurors
Edwards, 58, a 2004 Democratic vice presidential candidate, made millions in courtrooms as a personal injury lawyer in North Carolina. Now he faces a 30-year prison sentence and up to $1.5 million in fines if convicted on all six federal counts against ...
John Edwards trial: As trial lawyer, Edwards had 'faith' in jurors
Edwards, 58, a 2004 Democratic vice presidential candidate, made millions in courtrooms as a personal injury lawyer in North Carolina. Now he faces a 30-year prison sentence and up to $1.5 million in fines if convicted on all six federal counts against ...
Lawyer: Man sorry for officer's death
By Jazmine Ulloa The lawyer of a man authorities say fatally shot an Austin police officer last week said his client is conscious of his actions and has expressed deep remorse. "He is sick beyond belief by the heartbreak he has caused," Austin criminal ...
In Interview, Zimmerman's Lawyer Says Trial Won't Happen In 2012
by Bill Chappell Defense attorney Mark O'Mara (left) stands with his client, George Zimmerman, at a hearing related to second-degree murder charges in the killing of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. Defense attorney Mark O'Mara (left) stands with his ...
Curtin & Heefner Names Carolyn Angelaccio Partner and Litigators Senior Associates
“Carolyn is an outstanding trial lawyer who is committed to both her profession and her community,” said Curtin & Heefner Managing Partner and Litigation Section Chairman Frank S. Guarrieri. “We are proud to count her among our partnership ranks and ...
Kandi Hall, witness in a Boise lawyer's killing, admits to stealing money from ...
Kandi Hall, witness in a Boise lawyer's killing, admits to stealing money from ...
Rule of the law, constitutional rights fuel Stephen Houze's passion for the ...
Rule of the law, constitutional rights fuel Stephen Houze's passion for the ...
Zimmerman's judge: My husband works for a lawyer who's doing case commentary ...
Zimmerman's judge: My husband works for a lawyer who's doing case commentary ...
Lawyer not sure firm will rebid
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO The legal counsel of SM Prime Holdings said that if the sale and lease of the 7.7-hectare prime property of the provincial government will be rebidded, he is not sure if SM will still participate. Vince Bayhon, however, said he ...
Legal Bill amendments considered
Minister for Justice Alan Shatter who said he is considering amendments to the Legal Services Regulation Bill. The Minister for Justice is considering amendments to the Legal Services Regulation Bill to put the regulatory system beyond ministerial or ...
Vacationing Ohio family arrested by deputies refile suit against Collier sheriff
The plaintiffs' lawyer, Colleen McAlister of Naples, said the lawsuit was dropped in February 2010 so new evidence — medical records related to surgeries needed by a plaintiff after her arrest — could be added into evidence. Collection of evidence ...
Rupert Cornwell: Edwards trial reeks of partisan, personal bias
But this wasn't the John Edwards of yesteryear, the ridiculously successful trial lawyer who, when he was elected to the Senate in 1998, was hailed as the next Bill Clinton. This was today's John Edwards, 58 years old and one of the most despised men ...
Curtin & Heefner Names Trial Lawyer Carolyn M. Angelaccio Partner of Firm ...
Curtin & Heefner Names Trial Lawyer Carolyn M. Angelaccio Partner of Firm ...
Southwest Florida business briefs: April 15, 2012
Attorney John P. Cardillo, partner in the Naples law firm of Cardillo, Keith & Bonaquist, PA, has been ranked as a National Trial Lawyer. Joseph's Custom Clothiers announces the hiring of Lisa Battenfield, clothier and sales manager, at the company's ...
Bar, police differ over lawyer's murder
PESHAWAR: The police and the lawyers have different views about the killing of a lawyer Nadir Khan, who in the past had remained associated with the proscribed Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP). In its initial inquiry, the police sources said the lawyer ...
Bar, police differ over lawyer s murder
PESHAWAR: The police and the lawyers have different views about the killing of a lawyer Nadir Khan, who in the past had remained associated with the proscribed Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP). In its initial inquiry, the police sources said the lawyer ...
Criminal Courthouse Election Round-Up
Per yesterday's edition of the Houston Chronicle, the mail-in ballots for the May 2012 Republican and Democrat were mailed to voters at the end of last week. Considering the fact that the vast majority of Harris County voters voting in the May 2012 ...
Dallas Attorney Dick Sayles Earns Induction to International Academy of Trial ...
Dallas Attorney Dick Sayles Earns Induction to International Academy of Trial ...
Plotters Came 'Within Days' of Attack on Subway, U.S. Says
(Updates with defense lawyer's remarks in fifth paragraph.) April 16 (Bloomberg) -- A New York man helped plan a foiled suicide attack on the city's subway system around the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a prosecutor told ...
Dorsey New York Adds Experienced Trial Partner Bill Primps
MINNEAPOLIS -- International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that William Primps has joined the Trial group in the Firm's New York office as a Partner. Mr. Primps is a highly-experienced litigator with a practice focused on antitrust, ...
John P. Contini's New Book "Confessions of a Criminal Lawyer" to Hit ...
John P. Contini's New Book "Confessions of a Criminal Lawyer" to Hit ...
The Practice: It's Not Always About the Clients
Part of being a lawyer is learning that you have to accept clients who treat you and your staff like garbage. Sure, lawyers have clients that are emotional, anxious, demanding, time consuming, or confused, but our job is to try and use the “counselor” ...
Lawyer: D86 school records case to go before judge again
By Annemarie Mannion TribLocal reporter Today at 3:18 pm A lawyer for Dianne Barrett believes a recent court ruling is a good sign for the school board member's litigation against Hinsdale Township High School District 86 leaders for withholding ...
George Zimmerman, Rodney King and a jury of peers
The second expert, criminal defense lawyer Mark Bederow, says only that pretrial publicity, including NBC's doctored tape of Zimmerman's 911 call, could prejudice potential jurors (wherever they live, presumably). The third expert, defense lawyer ...
2012 Guide To The State Attorneys General
He has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2011 and also recognized as a Hawaii super lawyer. Louie is a past-president, vice-president, and director of the Hawaii State Bar Association. As Attorney General, Louie will confront issues such ...
Polo Tycoon's Lawyer Alleges Juror Misconduct in John Goodman Conviction
(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — Attorneys for convicted polo tycoon John Goodman filed a motion Monday for a new trial based on alleged juror misconduct, according to documents obtained by ABC News. An alternate juror reported the alleged instances of misconduct ...
Lawyer Wants Out Of Habeas Trial For Gould
By DAVID OWENS, [email protected] The Hartford Courant A lawyer representing convicted killer George Gould in his habeas corpus trial wants to withdraw from the case and hired a well-known Hartford criminal defense lawyer. Lawyer Joseph Visone of ...
Obama lawyer: Birth certificate irrelevant to eligbility
by Jerome R. CorsiEmail | Archive Jerome R. Corsi, a Harvard Ph.D., is a WND senior staff reporter. He has authored many books, including No. 1 NY Times best-sellers "The Obama Nation" and "Unfit for Command." Corsi's latest book is "Where's the REAL ...
Oracle Lawyer Lays Out Google IP Theft Allegations Without Drama, or Objections
Oracle lawyers cut an insurance lawyer, while Google lawyers dropped a young patent prosecutor who admitted to applying unsuccessfully for a job at MoFo. Google's lead trial lawyer, Robert Van Nest of San Francisco litigation boutique Keker & Van Nest, ...
Lawyer: Ex-Nolanville councilman to plead guilty
By Philip Jankowski A former Nolanville councilman accused of raping a child is expected to enter a plea in the case later this week, said his attorney Monday. Miguel Aviles, 67, is scheduled to plead guilty to a charge of aggravated sexual assault of ...
Ex-Governor, Lawyer Plead Guilty in Missouri Insurance Firm Donation Case
Wilson's guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge came on the same day federal prosecutors announced an indictment against him and St. Louis lawyer Edward Griesedieck III, 53. Griesedeck also has pleaded guilty in federal court to a similar misdemeanor ...
Lawyer Says His Client Is Not A Terrorist
NEW YORK (AP) -- A lawyer for a man accused of plotting to attack the New York City subway system with homemade explosives insists his client is not a terrorist. Defense attorney Robert Gottlieb says the government is using "inflammatory rhetoric" ...
George Zimmerman's lawyer Mark O'Mara calls himself a "Good Irish Catholic boy ...
George Zimmerman's lawyer Mark O'Mara calls himself a "Good Irish Catholic boy ...
Randy Johnston Honored As Texas Trial Legend By Peers
The Texas trial lawyer is board certified in civil trial law and has been honored by D Magazine as one of Dallas' top legal malpractice litigators. He has been featured in Texas Monthly as one of the 100 Top Attorneys in Texas. Texas Lawyer touted him ...
Lawyer: Sex-tourism suspect killed self
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The attorney for member of a prominent Philadelphia-area family charged with sex-tourism says his client committed suicide shortly before he was set to enter a guilty plea. The attorney for John Charles Ware says his client was ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Credits Safety ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Credits Safety ...