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ADR Firm's Allocation Attorney Renee Henderson Leads Pack on Track
Iselin, NJ, April 21, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Former trial lawyer Renee Henderson, Of Counsel at New Jersey alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firm Corodemus & Corodemus, LLC, on March 16, 2012, ran to victory at the USA Masters Indoor Track & Field ...
San Diego Injury Lawyer at Morris and Associates File Lawsuit Against Mortgage ...
San Diego Injury Lawyer at Morris and Associates File Lawsuit Against Mortgage ...
Experts: Zimmerman Lawyer Made Smart Move
By MIKE SCHNEIDER AP SANFORD | By questioning a state investigator on the witness stand during a routine bail hearing, George Zimmerman's defense attorney showed some of the weaknesses in prosecutors' claims that the neighborhood watch volunteer ...
George Zimmerman prepares for release from jail; lawyer visits
By NBC News, msnbc.com and news services George Zimmerman's lawyer visited him Saturday in a Florida jail as he prepared for his release on bail, which could occur mid-week. Attorney Mark O'Mara said it would take several days before Zimmerman is ...
Candidate Anderson seeks return to 'good, old days' in DA's office
Ask courthouse regulars about Mike Anderson, and they are not likely to connect the low-key former assistant district attorney and retired district court judge with Percy Foreman, the flamboyant Houston trial lawyer. As a youngster, though, ...
New Hampden, Hampshire District Attorneys Mark Mastroianni and David Sullivan ...
New Hampden, Hampshire District Attorneys Mark Mastroianni and David Sullivan ...
Benjamin Crump gains national spotlight representing underdogs, fighting for ...
Benjamin Crump gains national spotlight representing underdogs, fighting for ...
Lawyer who put client's cash in wrong account fined
By KC Vijayan A lawyer was fined $15000 by the Court of Three Judges last week, in a case that has signalled the court's preparedness to fine - rather than suspend - lawyers for misconduct. The case involved Mr John Tay, a lawyer of more than 26 years ...
Dogs killed in frenzied attack, court hears
In a commando-style attack, two Wellsford men fired randomly and dangerously at puppies and dogs, a prosecution lawyer says. Russell Mendoza and Tony Campbell are accused of killing 23 puppies and 10 dogs in January 2010 at a rural property north of ...
Roger Clemens' lawyer Rusty Hardin tries to discredit 2008 hearing on steroids ...
Roger Clemens' lawyer Rusty Hardin tries to discredit 2008 hearing on steroids ...
Lawyer: Assisted Living Proposal "Good Fit for Community"
By Justin Izzo The developers of the proposed assisted living facility at the North Village Green are waiting for their case to be heard by the Hempstead Town Board of Appeals. The project was slated to go before the Hempstead Town Board of Appeals in ...
Hans Bader: 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. ...When it comes to ADA compliance, small businesses are subjected to legal ...
Lawyer Claims He Had No Authority to Settle Case for $350K; Jurors Planned $9M ...
Lawyer Claims He Had No Authority to Settle Case for $350K; Jurors Planned $9M ...
Jury Selection in Edwards Trial Set to Begin
GREENSBORO, SC — John Edwards, once an accomplished trial lawyer who twice reached for the presidency, begins the most important trial of his life on Monday morning. Judge Catherine C. Eagles of Federal District Court here will first select from a ...
John Edwards trial begins Monday with opening statements
“This case is significant both legally and politically,'' said Kenneth Gross, a Washington ethics lawyer. “This is the first criminal case dealing with an excessive gift, particularly a gift not ever going to a campaign, and spent for purposes ...
Deaths Prompt Longtime Defense Lawyer and Solo to Join Pa. Plaintiffs' Firm as ...
Deaths Prompt Longtime Defense Lawyer and Solo to Join Pa. Plaintiffs' Firm as ...
'Singhvi CD issue has harmed legal profession'
New Delhi, April 23 — The Bar Council of Delhi Monday said that the sleaze CD controversy surrounding lawyer and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has lowered the dignity of the legal profession. Singhvi maintains that the CD's contents were ...
Sherman stages a comeback following prison
Sherman said he was one of the only inmates who wasn't mad at his lawyer or who didn't think he had been railroaded. Some were an e-mail or phone call away from a nervous breakdown, Sherman said. "It's depressing as all heck but what are your choices," ...
Edwards Trial on Campaign Finance Set to Begin
By KIM SEVERSON / The New York Times GREENSBORO, NC -- John Edwards, once an accomplished trial lawyer who twice reached for the presidency, begins the most important trial of his life on Monday morning. Judge Catherine C. Eagles of Federal District ...
The Practice: The Danger and Pleasure of a Niche Practice
Meeting one of them these days is no different than going to a lawyer cocktail hour and meeting yet another “commercial litigator.” (Translated: “I do general irrelevant crap. Where's the guy with those little spinach things?”) “My area of practice is ...
Trial Lawyer Jeffrey Rasansky Chosen by D Magazine for The Best Lawyers in ...
Trial Lawyer Jeffrey Rasansky Chosen by D Magazine for The Best Lawyers in ...
Houston Complex Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Firm AZA Adds ...
Houston Complex Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Firm AZA Adds ...
Convicted cop killer deserves himself as lawyer
There's an old courthouse saying, "Only a fool for a client would have himself as a lawyer." But if twice-convicted Florida Death Row inmate Albert Holland stands trial a third time for the 1990 killing of Pompano Beach police officer Scott Winters, ...
Ex-Edwards aide takes stand against former boss
"Follow the money," defense lawyer Allison Van Laningham urged jurors in her opening statement. "John Edwards did not get any of this money. Not one cent." Edwards' lawyers contend the payments were gifts from friends intent on keeping the candidate's ...
Bo Xilai Scandal a Dilemma for Defense Lawyers
The murder-and-corruption scandal swirling around ousted Chinese Communist Party official Bo Xilai and his wife, former lawyer Gu Kailai, could soon lead to China's biggest criminal trial in decades. But lawyers most likely won't be lining up for the ...
Lawyer sees 'deal with the devil' at Atlantic City murder trial
By George Anastasia In the refined language of the law, it's called a plea bargain. But more often than not, say defense attorneys, it's a deal with the devil. The latest example is playing out in Atlantic County Court, where a jury is deliberating the ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on ...
Delbarton monk accused of sex abuse allegations passes 2 lie detector tests ... - The Star-Ledger
Delbarton monk accused of sex abuse allegations passes 2 lie detector tests ...
Rage against the machines
How international a firm or a lawyer is doesn't depend on how many offices you have around the world.” Vives is in full agreement. “A firm with an international presence is not merely a firm with a host of international offices, but rather a firm that ...
Detainee Lawyer Says Gitmo Court Unconstitutional
In arguing that the US discriminates against alleged al Qaida terrorists by subjecting them to a special war court, a Pentagon defense attorney invoked a surprising precedent at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, last week: The 1993 US Supreme Court decision ...
The Perils of an Unchecked Government
“The right to be called a lawyer carries with it the moral responsibility to speak up against acts of tyranny, anywhere they occur. The right to be called a Commonwealth lawyer comes with an even greater burden to maintain and promote the rule of law ...
Clemens lawyer claim steroids evidence manipulated
More>> By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Roger Clemens' lawyer opened his defense of the former pitching star by telling jurors that evidence purportedly showing Clemens used steroids was manipulated by his former strength coach ...
George Zimmerman “on his own” lawyer says
By Frances Robles George Zimmerman spent his first 24 hours on bond “on his own” and in fear of his life, his attorney said in a television interview Monday night. Zimmerman was released from jail early Monday wearing a bulletproof vest, ...
Judge Declares Support of Private Bail Bonds
Many legal professionals back government programs like pre-trial release as a substitute for private bail agents, but recently one former prosecutor and defense attorney declared his support for the bail industry. At the 2012 Professional Bail Agents ...
Bradley Manning switches lawyers
Fort Meade, Maryland (CNN) -- Pfc. Bradley Manning has a new military lawyer working with his civilian defense attorney as he faces charges in connection with the largest leak of classified documents in US history. The Army intelligence analyst is ...
Advocate Clement Lobo: Amazing journey from simple beginning to a successful ...
Advocate Clement Lobo: Amazing journey from simple beginning to a successful ...
Clemens' lawyer says trial a 'tale of two men'
By John Schlegel / MLB.com | 04/24/12 4:23 PM ET WASHINGTON -- Defense attorney Rusty Hardin presented an opening statement Tuesday that portrayed the federal perjury trial of Roger Clemens as a "tale of two men" -- namely, his client and Clemens' ...
Defense attorney Thomas McCormick dies at age 55
“He was a great lawyer,” said Matthew Guerrero, a public defender. “He was well-respected and well-liked. He was a genuine guy, a straight shooter. I'm shocked.” McCormick handled some of the county's most publicized murder trials in recent years, ...
Guilty of professional misconduct 5 times in 7 years, Ottawa lawyer faces more ...
Guilty of professional misconduct 5 times in 7 years, Ottawa lawyer faces more ...
Bay Street lawyer's career hinges on results of disciplinary hearing
The career of outspoken Bay Street securities lawyer Joe Groia hangs in the balance as a Law Society of Upper Canada disciplinary panel hears closing arguments that began Tuesday and continue Wednesday. Mr. Groia stands accused of “professional ...
George Zimmerman afraid for his safety, lawyer says
By FRANCES ROBLES MIAMI -- George Zimmerman spent his first 24 hours free on bail "on his own" and in fear of his life, his attorney said in a television interview Monday night. Zimmerman was released from jail early Monday wearing a bulletproof vest, ...
Haverhill lawyer barred from practicing
By Mike LaBella [email protected] HAVERHILL — A local lawyer has been barred from practicing law in Massachusetts after an investigation determined he intentionally misused and mismanaged clients' money. William Smith, whose law office was at ...
Council Hires Lawyer for Edison Redevelopment Petitions
By Sharon Adarlo The West Orange council approved the hiring of an attorney to help the municipal clerk in her review of petitions seeking a referendum on the Edison redevelopment project's bond issue. The resolution was approved Tuesday with ...
Lawyer: Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick didn't turn down deal to settle ...
Lawyer: Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick didn't turn down deal to settle ...
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Helps Bus Driver Get $6 Million Verdict ...
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Helps Bus Driver Get $6 Million Verdict ...
BR lawyer tapped for US judgeship
BY JORDAN BLUM WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama nominated Baton Rouge lawyer Shelly D. Dick on Wednesday to the federal judgeship left vacant by the death of Chief US District Judge Ralph E. Tyson. Tyson died in July after a long battle with lung ...
Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer says no deal offered, no deal rejected
Ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, left, wasn't offered a plea deal, lawyer James Thomas says. By Tresa Baldas With five months to go until trial, ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer is adamant about a few things. No, his client isn't talking plea deals ...
Lawyer Gets New Trial on Claim He Had No Authority for $350K Deal; Jury Would ...
Lawyer Gets New Trial on Claim He Had No Authority for $350K Deal; Jury Would ...
Edwards's Lawyer Accuses Former Aide of Shakedown
The defense lawyer Abbe Lowell presented evidence showing that Mr. Young had sent Fred Baron, a wealthy Texas trial lawyer who was a fervent supporter of Mr. Edwards's 2008 presidential campaign, an itemized list of expenses that included $28261 for an ...
Kaye Scholer Patent Litigator Decamps to Kirkland & Ellis
Other past clients include EI du Pont de Nemours and Co., Gilead Sciences Inc., and Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., including its subsidiary Genentech Inc. Recognized as one of The American Lawyer's "45 Under 45" in 2003 and one of the top 10 litigators of ...