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Lawyer preparing defense of man charged in death
PADUCAH, Ky. (WTW) — Court hearings are moving forward the case against a man accused of beating a homeowner to death with a shovel. Ronald Lynn is charged with murder in the Dec. 18 killing of Teresa Bolden whose ramshackle home had been the subject ...
Keep records sealed in Trayvon Martin case, defense lawyer says
The judge's husband works with Mark NeJame, an Orlando area lawyer who is providing CNN on-air legal analysis on the case and was originally approached to represent Zimmerman. Zimmerman is charged in the Feb. 26 shooting of Trayvon Martin, ...
Ex-Nortel CEO's lawyer tells court of 'aggressive' questioning of client
A lawyer for former Nortel Networks Corp. chief executive officer Frank Dunn says he was surprised by how aggressively company investigators questioned his client at a meeting a month before he was fired in 2004. In a rare move, prominent Bay Street ...
Ambulance Chasers Feast on Americans with Disabilities Act Claims
As I noted earlier, a trial lawyer can collect thousands of dollars in attorney fees for “winning” a discrimination or ADA lawsuit, even if his client collects only $1. These fees are one-way: under the so-called Christiansburg Garment rule, ...
Habeas Trial Delayed As Judge Considers Lawyer's Request To Quit Gould Case
Solomon said the circumstances required a lawyer not involved in the case to meet with Gould to determine his wishes. Solomon appointed Glastonbury attorney Richard Brown to consult with Gould. If Brown is not available, the judge appointed James ...
Bay Area attorney facing jail time on contempt charges because of scheduling ...
Bay Area attorney facing jail time on contempt charges because of scheduling ...
Defense attorney accuses DA's Office of "sensationalizing" Sunland Park case
By Brian [email protected] LAS CRUCES — The lawyer for El Paso engineer and businessman Jorge I. Angulo accused prosecutors Monday of "sensationalizing" his client's case by talking about prostitutes and strippers that Sunland Park employees ...
Central Jersey business briefs: Woodbridge lawyer wins track meet; Raritan ...
Central Jersey business briefs: Woodbridge lawyer wins track meet; Raritan ...
Raleigh DWI Lawyer M. Moseley Matheson reports on the Success of the Capital ...
Raleigh DWI Lawyer M. Moseley Matheson reports on the Success of the Capital ...
Dedication to Solano County case gets lawyer in trouble
By Ryan Chalk/ [email protected] Criminal defense attorney Tim A. Pori has dedicated his career to keeping his clients out of jail. Come Friday, that dedication, an unsympathetic judge, and a bit of bad luck with scheduling is set to land him ...
George Zimmerman's lawyer calls for judge to be removed – VIDEO
Mark O'Mara, George Zimmerman's defense lawyer in the case of Travyvon Martin's murder case in Florida, has filed to have Judge Jessica Recksiedler recuse herself from the case. O'Mara filed paperwork on Monday requesting her removal due to a possible ...
Leading Silicon Valley IP Trial Lawyer Hopkins Guy Joins Baker Botts
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Leading Silicon Valley intellectual property trial lawyer Hopkins Guy joined Baker Botts LLP today as a partner in the firm's Palo Alto office. His practice focuses on patent, trade secret ...
Woodbridge to hire lawyer in attempt to reclaim $150G from country club operator
By Bridget Albert, Register Staff WOODBRIDGE — The Board of Selectmen recently voted to hire a trial attorney to recoup $150000 from the former operator of the Country Club of Woodbridge. The town bought the Woodbridge Country Club in 2009 when it ...
Lawyer: Alabama girl comatose after being hit by warning shot meant to foil ...
Lawyer: Alabama girl comatose after being hit by warning shot meant to foil ...
Janitor's lawyer admits his client killed Placerville principal
By Peter Hecht [email protected] Former janitor John Luebbers went on trial in Placerville this morning for gunning down local elementary principal Sam LaCara, his friend and golfing partner, in a shocking event that traumatized school children and the ...
San Francisco Criminal Defense Attorney Tim Pori Prepares for Jail to Protect ...
San Francisco Criminal Defense Attorney Tim Pori Prepares for Jail to Protect ...
Sacto 911: Janitor's lawyer admits his client killed Placerville principal
By Peter Hecht In dramatic testimony this morning, an office clerk at Placerville's Louisiana Schnell School described school janitor John Luebbers bursting in and gunning down the school's beloved principal, Sam LaCara, as the janitor cursed and ...
Lawyer for ex-nurse convicted of aiding suicides, takes case to appeals court
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The attorney for an ex-nurse who stalked online suicide chat rooms and was convicted of encouraging two depressed people to kill themselves told a Minnesota appeals court Wednesday that his client was exercising his right to free ...
Law school alumni to honor Portland lawyer Peter DeTroy
By Judy Harrison, BDN Staff Peter J. DeTroy III, a well-known and highly respected Portland lawyer and civic leader, will be honored Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the annual dinner of the Maine Law Alumni Association. The event begins at 6 pm at the ...
Louisville lawyer's tax-evasion conviction reversed
The Kentucky Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of suspended lawyer William Ayers for tax evasion. Ayers, who practiced without a phone listing or office, was sentenced in 2010 to 90 days in jail and five years' probation by Jefferson Circuit ...
Law Firms' White-Shoe Blues
That was a lot less than what Dewey had reported a few weeks earlier to the legal trade publication American Lawyer, which is now revising its financial database to reflect reduced results for Dewey in both 2011 and 2010. John Altorelli, one of more ...
Work with Scouts earns lawyer HandsOn honor
And it's that infectious excitement that has led Bob Spohrer, a Jacksonville lawyer, to devote so many hours to volunteer work. Although it's hard to tell exactly how many hours he spends on charitable endeavors, Spohrer estimates five to 10 hours ...
New judge in Trayvon Martin case called 'very efficient' and 'a lawyer's judge'
He's a lawyer's judge.” Snure said he's tried as many as 100 cases under Lester and “both sides think the guy's fair...” CNN reports that Lester has practiced law for over three decades and has the second-highest overall score among Seminole County ...
Charlie Sheen, Sharon Stone, Arnold Schwarzenegger Toast Marty Singer at Wild ...
Charlie Sheen, Sharon Stone, Arnold Schwarzenegger Toast Marty Singer at Wild ...
Work with Scouts earns Jacksonville lawyer HandsOn honor
And it's that infectious excitement that has led Bob Spohrer, a Jacksonville lawyer, to devote so many hours to volunteer work. Although it's hard to tell exactly how many hours he spends on charitable endeavors, Spohrer estimates five to 10 hours ...
Statement Regarding Lawyer Jennifer Robinson's Interception
By PR Newswire LONDON and SYDNEY, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent reports indicate that Australian citizen, lawyer, and Rhodes Scholar, Jennifer Robinson, was intercepted at London Airport prior to boarding a Sydney-bound flight and advised that ...
Regulating the Legal Profession in the US and Kosovo
In the US, courts can hold a lawyer in contempt or can discipline a lawyer for misconduct. On the other hand, Article 42 of the KCA's ethics code states that, "[a] lawyer, during law practice, is obliged to always maintain court authority, ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Fight ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Fight ...
Trial Attorney Charla Aldous Honored as One of Dallas' Best Lawyers
She previously has been recognized as one of Texas' top five personal injury lawyers by the legal publication Texas Lawyer, and as one of the "Ten Winning Lawyers in America" by The National Law Journal. The Aldous Law Firm represents clients in ...
Lawyer: Mom accused in fatal baby abduction upset
Capital Murder charges were filed on Verna Deann McClain, 30.Montgomery County Police Reporter Kala Marie Golden "died trying to save her baby," her mother said.Montgomery County Police Reporter This undated photo provided by the Memorial Hermann The ...
Lawyer's for Verna McClain, accused in killing and baby abduction, say they ...
Lawyer's for Verna McClain, accused in killing and baby abduction, say they ...
APNewsBreak: OJ trial lawyer alleges slander
By KEN RITTER AP LAS VEGAS -- A Miami lawyer who represented OJ Simpson in the Nevada trial that led to his armed robbery and kidnapping conviction is accusing three Las Vegas lawyers of slander for saying he failed to pay promised fees to his ...
Lawyer files ethics complaint over drilling site cleanup legislation
Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans The two-page complaint, filed by Don Carmouche, a trial lawyer who has lobbied the Legislature for landowners' interests and fought the oil companies for years, said that Abramson is the author of several bills that would ...
Michael Alder of AlderLaw PC Advocates for Employees and Customers Allegedly ...
Michael Alder of AlderLaw PC Advocates for Employees and Customers Allegedly ...
Emilio Fusco's lawyer tries to erode star prosecution witnesses' credibility ...
Emilio Fusco's lawyer tries to erode star prosecution witnesses' credibility ...
Trial lawyer endorsed for Court of Appeals
By Ann S. Kim [email protected] BY ANN S. KIM The US Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to endorse the nomination of William Kayatta Jr., a trial lawyer from Cape Elizabeth, to the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals. The committee endorsed President ...
Skadden, Cleary, Wachtell, Hogan, O'Melveny: Business of Law
Gautham Shankar, 38, of New Canaan, Connecticut, who was represented by New York lawyer Frederick Sosinsky, was ordered yesterday by US District Judge Richard Sullivan in New York to serve three years of probation, including the first six months ...
Lawyer, who is defending case in Solano County, has contempt of court charge ...
Lawyer, who is defending case in Solano County, has contempt of court charge ...
Michael Alder of AlderLaw P.C. Advocates for Employees and Customers Allegedly ...
Michael Alder of AlderLaw P.C. Advocates for Employees and Customers Allegedly ...
Southside Lawyer Wants To Hear From You
St. Petersburg - To sit down and talk about your legal concerns is what the “Southside Lawyer” Attorney James E. Flynn, Jr., wants to do with all potential clients. You can drop by his recently opened office located at 5501 Central Avenue, ...
Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer Gets Robbery with Deadly Weapon Case Dismissed
Tampa criminal lawyer Nicole Denmon from Denmon & Denmon Trial lawyers has successfully defended her client, who is now a free man, after being found not guilty of a robbery with deadly weapon charge despite being positively identified by the alleged ...
New York City Intellectual Property Lawyer Speaks on Fashion Law and Fashion ...
New York City Intellectual Property Lawyer Speaks on Fashion Law and Fashion ...
APNewsBreak: OJ trial lawyer alleges slander
Galanter denies the allegations and accuses Grasso's lawyer, Josh Tomsheck, and Simpson appeal lawyer Malcolm LaVergne of making defamatory comments about the case in an April 3 report by The Associated Press. The lawsuit seeks unspecified compensatory ...
Zimmerman Lawyer Makes Case for Bail
By ONN | Posted on: April 20, 2012 Sanford, FL - The family of a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin asked a Florida judge Friday to let him out of jail while he awaits trial, and legal experts said he stands a good chance ...
A New Chapter in Lawyer Education: The American Law Institute's CLE Division
All of ALI-ABA's many educational products--live courses, webcasts, telephone seminars, on-demand courses, periodicals such as The Practical Lawyer--will continue to be offered by the ALI. Experienced and renowned faculty and authors will work with the ...
Dallas White-Collar, Criminal Defense Attorney Barry Sorrels Honored Among ...
Dallas White-Collar, Criminal Defense Attorney Barry Sorrels Honored Among ...
Lawyer can write his own courtroom drama
While he's proud of the accomplishments he's made as a playwright and actor, Boyd says he takes his five-decade career as a lawyer in tongue-in-cheek stride. He considers himself “a fan of all wild women.” “I've really not been the most successful ...
Jury, Interrupted: Judge Wrestles With Lawyer's Costly 'Mistake'
On the other was defense lawyer James Siepler of Pasadena with an insurance claims adjuster on his cellphone. Alder, the president of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, shuttled back and forth as a series of offers was made and rejected ...
APNewsBreak: OJ trial lawyer alleges slander
Galanter denies the allegations and accuses Grasso's lawyer, Josh Tomsheck, and Simpson appeal lawyer Malcolm LaVergne of making defamatory comments about the case in an April 3 report by The Associated Press. The lawsuit seeks unspecified compensatory ...
BR lawyer McKernan dies at 75
by naomi martin Joseph “Jerry” McKernan, a prominent Baton Rouge trial lawyer and philanthropist, died Friday morning after battling an illness for three years. He was 75. After graduating from Tulane Law School in 1963, McKernan founded McKernan Law ...