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Lawyer worried about client's mental state
By Kristin M. Kraemer, Tri-City Herald PASCO -- The lawyer for a 26-year-old Hermiston man charged with holding a woman against her will for three days told the court she is concerned about his mental health. Defense attorney Shelley Ajax requested ...
Lawyer: Ex-Mayor Kilpatrick never turned down plea
The lawyer for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick says his client never turned down a plea deal from federal prosecutors in his racketeering conspiracy case. 2006 file photo. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt) DETROIT, April 26 (UPI) -- The lawyer for former ...
Grand jury charges Knoxville lawyer C. Edward Daniel with theft, forgery
Knoxville lawyer Charles Edward "Eddie" Daniel was named in a five-count indictment made public Thursday in which he is accused of stealing from the coffers of the law firm he helped found. The indictment accuses Daniel of felony theft and forgery and ...
Donations pour in to Trayvon Martin's killer
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The lawyer for the neighborhood watch leader who fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, said Thursday that his client has received about $200000 from supporters. Orlando lawyer Mark O'Mara ...
Lawyer: Donations Pour In To George Zimmerman
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The lawyer for the neighborhood watch leader who fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, said Thursday that his client has received about $200000 from supporters. Orlando lawyer Mark O'Mara ...
Lawyer: Donations pour in to George Zimmerman
The lawyer for the neighborhood watch leader who fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, said Thursday that his client has received about $200000 from supporters. Orlando lawyer Mark O'Mara told CNN's "AC360" that George ...
Playing with house money: John Edwards' lawyer says aide in Rielle Hunter ...
Playing with house money: John Edwards' lawyer says aide in Rielle Hunter ...
Paul Weiss, Greenberg, Latham, Linklaters: Business of Law
TD Bank Says Its Lawyer Falsely Told Judge Document Didn't Exist A Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) lawyer falsely told a judge that a document didn't exist when investors suing over convicted conman Scott Rothstein's Ponzi scheme requested it, ...
Lawyer will disclose $200K at Zimmerman hearing
Zimmerman's lawyer said most donors had contributed in the range of several hundred dollars. He said he didn't want their names publicized. "My fear is they will be targeted for reprisals, animosities," O'Mara said. Also Friday, Lester refused the ...
US Hires High-profile Lawyer For Google Probe
(Wall Street Journal) - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it has enlisted a seasoned litigator to help lead its antitrust investigation into whether Google abused its dominance in web-search advertising, a move that could provide a big boost ...
Secrecy surrounds Barnes case and arrest; defense lawyer says client was hit ...
Secrecy surrounds Barnes case and arrest; defense lawyer says client was hit ...
US Escalates Google Case by Hiring Noted Outside Lawyer
This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article published online referred incorrectly to the number of major cases brought by Beth A. Wilkinson, an antitrust lawyer. They total about 40 of all kinds ...
AG accuses Sandusky lawyer of issuing improper subpoenas
By Peter Hall, Of The Morning Call The state Attorney General's Office has filed a motion seeking a court order to stop what it says are improper subpoenas being issued by Jerry Sandusky's defense attorney to Pennsylvania State Police and other state ...
EXCLUSIVE: Lawyer says suspended Des Moines officer may have sleep disorder
Lawyer F. Montgomery Brown said unspecified medical experts are attempting to diagnose whether Singleton has narcolepsy or some stress-related problem brought on by a pending divorce or post-traumatic stress from the officer's 2004 Army service in ...
Health Department lawyer hospitalized with gun wounds
By Kathleen Baydala JoynerContactAll Articles Police say an attorney for the Georgia Department of Public Health remained in critical condition at Grady Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, four days after being shot eight times outside her Sandy Springs ...
Lawyer Traveled Long Road To 'Visionary' Status
That was the first of many visionary ideas for Robinson, now a 68-year-old retired Hartford lawyer and this year's recipient of the 2012 Visionary Award handed out by Connecticut's George W. Crawford Black Bar Association. Dr. Constance Belton-Green, ...
Cruz: Im not the lead lawyer on Chinese company case
David Dewhurst has been slamming US Senate race rival Ted Cruz unmercifully over a case in which Cruz, a lawyer, is representing a Chinese company sued by a Florida businessman. The Shandong Linglong company lost in trial court and the businessman, ...
Austin Injury Attorneys Honored By National Trial Lawyers Association
The Austin based firm of Zinda & Davis, PLLC has been honored with placement in the Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyer's Association. They have also secured a place in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The team at Zinda & Davis, ...
Lawyer says suspended Des Moines officer may have sleep disorder
Lawyer F. Montgomery Brown said unspecified medical experts are attempting to diagnose whether Singleton has narcolepsy or some stress-related problem brought on by a pending divorce or post-traumatic stress from the officer's 2004 Army service in ...
Bonzer becomes criminal lawyer
By PETER KASPARI, Messenger staff writer , Messenger News After six and a half years prosecuting cases in Webster County, Jennifer Bonzer has decided to step down from her position as an assistant county attorney. Although she officially left her ...
Baines: Disbarred lawyer rises from the gutter and receives redemption
Law Society of BC April 24, 2012 This week, the Law Society of BC released a decision on an application by Michael Grant Gayman to be reinstated as a lawyer. Thirteen years earlier, the Law Society of BC had disbarred him after he committed a serious ...
Sandusky lawyer called improper
By Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The lead prosecutor in the case against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky filed an unusual motion in Centre County Court Friday, accusing the defense of improperly using subpoenas and violating ...
FTC Hires Experts Lawyer For Google Antitrust Investigation
FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch told the Journal that Wilkinson would “carry out the duties of a trial lawyer.” Google is facing allegations “relating to a review by the FTC of Google's business practices, including search and advertising,” accordion ...
FTC Taps Ex-DOJ Lawyer for Google Antitrust Probe
Wilkinson, who was the lead prosecutor in the case against Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and his accomplice, Terry Nichols, currently is a lawyer with the firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. She will help lead the team of prosecutors ...
Area attorneys run gamut from ethical to imprisoned
But the brainpower of Stephen Silkowski wasn't enough to keep him from being disbarred as a lawyer. Silkowski was kicked out of the legal profession in 2009 after stealing $220000 from clients. He is now in jail on grand theft charges and scheduled to ...
Lawyer in Afghan murder case hopes to put the war on trial
The lawyer, whose clients have included Ted Bundy, says he is driven to get the system to work for Bales. “There was a poll that came out two weeks after Sgt. Bales was arrested … the number of people opposed to the war rose 20 percentage points since ...
Lawyer's illness one in string of delays for Ruelas trial
By VIRGINIA HENNESSEY An FBI investigator collects evidence at the scene of Kristopher Olinger's murder on Ocean View Boulevard near Point Pinos in Pacific Grove on Sept. 19, 1997. The trial of the man charged with the 1997 murder of teenager ...
Annabi gets new lawyer in post-trial fight; Jereis plans fundraiser
Former Yonkers Councilwoman Sandy Annabi and onetime city GOP Chairman Zehy Jereis, who were convicted of federal conspiracy charges last month, are getting ready for a fight. Annabi has dismissed veteran White Plains trial attorney William Aronwald, ...
Jacksonville area attorneys run gamut from ethical to imprisoned
But the brainpower of Stephen Silkowski wasn't enough to keep him from being disbarred as a lawyer. Silkowski was kicked out of the legal profession in 2009 after stealing $220000 from clients. He is now in jail on grand theft charges and scheduled to ...
Birmingham's 'Miss Nina,' Beddow tapped for Alabama Lawyer's Hall of Fame - Press-Register
By Eric Velasco -- The Birmingham News Nina Miglionico and Roderick Beddow Sr. are two new inductees into the Alabama Lawyer's Hall of Fame. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Pioneering lawyer, civil-rights champion and political leader Nina Miglionico will be ...
Lawyers and scams
Twenty-five years ago, when I was barely into my second year of practice as a new lawyer, a client was referred to me. She and her widowed mother were desperately in need of a lawyer they could trust. The lawyer their family trusted deceived and ...
Working: Lawyer is also a preacher, entrepreneur and an author
He's a corporate lawyer focused on product liability and litigation and a partner at Venable in Washington and Baltimore and a part-time preacher at Celebration Church in Columbia. Thompson also operates Thompson Communications LLC, which manages his ...
Still building on a long career in law
As a lawyer, you tend to very easily forget that. You get used to going into court, but for the rest of the people involved the stress can be appalling,” he says. He believes that at the moment, the way in which disputes are resolved is set up largely ...
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Lawyer complaints system too complex, says outgoing chief
We also have a missed opportunity to get more out of the talent we have.” Ms Irvine added: “People are getting their problems looked at. The frustration is the time, the effort and the cost it all takes.” System to handle lawyer complaints ' too ...
FTC Hires Former DoJ Lawyer For Google Antitrust Case
Wilkinson, who was the lead prosecutor in the case against Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and his accomplice, Terry Nichols, currently is a lawyer with the firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. She will help lead the team of prosecutors ...
Case to consider lawyer's fiduciary duty to client he had 'spousal ...
Case to consider lawyer's fiduciary duty to client he had 'spousal ...
Zimmerman's lawyer wants to delay document release due to possible safety threat
The lawyer for the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin wants to delay the release of documents in the case. Attorney Mark O'Mara said on his website Monday that he's concerned that making the ...
Roetzel Partner Bradley A. Wright Named a Top-Rated Transportation Lawyer
AKRON, Ohio, Apr 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Roetzel is proud to announce that Bradley A. Wright, Partner-in-Charge of the firm's Akron office, has been selected as a "2012 Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation Law" by ALM. His name will be listed in the ...
Zimmerman's Lawyer Launches New Website
By Joe Palazzolo George Zimmerman, charged in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, is building an online presence as his case moves toward trial. His defense attorney, Mark O'Mara, launched a new website –gzlegalcase.com — that will seek donations ...
Sandusky lawyer gets week to respond to subpoena use
By Myles Snyder - email The lawyer for Jerry Sandusky has one week to respond to allegations that he improperly issued subpoenas to police and others involved in the child sex abuse case. An order Monday from Judge John Cleland says Sandusky's defense ...
Top court to follow up on immigration lawyer case
By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide how broadly to apply its two-year old ruling that immigrants have a constitutional right to effective assistance of counsel and must be told about possible deportation ...
INSERTING and REPLACING Carter G. Phillips Selected Co-Chair of Sidley's ...
INSERTING and REPLACING Carter G. Phillips Selected Co-Chair of Sidley's ...
Hartford Bar Association To Recognize Simsbury Resident, Lawyer With Award
By HILLARY FEDERICO, [email protected] The Hartford Courant Al Zakarian, a Simsbury resident and trial lawyer practicing in the areas of employment and business litigation, has been selected by the Hartford Bar Association to receive the ...
La Mesa Lawyer's Client Expected to Plead Guilty in Barona Homicide
Stanley Virgil Lloyd Jr., represented by Roland Haddad of La Mesa, is expected to plead guilty today in the death of Christopher Carioscia. By Julie Pendray The vehicle Christopher Carioscia was driving on Oct. 26, 2010, was found burned out in the ...
Trayvon Martin: Zimmerman lawyer defends delaying records release Exotic ...
Trayvon Martin: Zimmerman lawyer defends delaying records release Exotic ...
RIVERSIDE: Defense lawyer says defendant killed officer
A defense attorney for Earl Ellis Green told jurors today her client was the killer of Riverside Police Officer Ryan Bonaminio. “Earl Ellis Green murdered officer Ryan Bonaminio” Deputy Capital Defender Gail O' Rane told jurors during he brief opening ...
Decision to take the stand in his own defence lies with Michael Rafferty: lawyer
Rafferty's lawyer, Dirk Derstine, has not revealed whether his client will take the stand. Whether he does or does not will certainly alter the length and course of the proceedings, which began on March 5. Prominent Toronto defence attorney Clayton ...
Lawyer of the Day: Criminal Defense Attorney Accused of Offering 'Pro Boner ...
Lawyer of the Day: Criminal Defense Attorney Accused of Offering 'Pro Boner ...
Defense attorney says client murdered Riverside police officer
The trial of Earl Ellis Green begins with the prosecutor describing the killing of Officer Ryan Bonaminio. Defense attorney says Green shot Bonaminio without premeditation and so does not deserve the death penalty. Earl Ellis Green's trial in the ...