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Attorney in hijab defends call for other women at 9/11 hearing to wear ...
Attorney in hijab defends call for other women at 9/11 hearing to wear ...
US government wants to kill Khalid Shaikh Mohammad: Lawyer
PHOTO: AFP GUANTANAMO BAY: Khalid Shaikh Mohammad's (KSM) lawyer David Nevin said the US government wants to kill his client to extinguish the last eyewitness to his torture. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, a day after the arraignment ...
Longtime Woodstown lawyer Daniel A. Zehner recertified as civil trial attorney ...
Longtime Woodstown lawyer Daniel A. Zehner recertified as civil trial attorney ...
American female defense lawyer covers up in traditional Islamic dress at 9/11 ...
American female defense lawyer covers up in traditional Islamic dress at 9/11 ...
Lawyer fined for practising despite suspension
By Alvina Soh | Posted: 07 May 2012 1253 hrs SINGAPORE: A lawyer has been fined S$4000 for continuing to practise while he was under suspension for malpractice. Low Yong Sen, 45, pleaded guilty to one charge of violating the Legal Profession Act by ...
Folake Solanke Receives IBA's Outstanding International Woman Lawyer Award
By Akinwale Akintunde, With Agency Report, 7 May 2012 The International Bar Association's Women's Interest Group (WLIG) has presented first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief FolakeSolanke with the 2012 IBA Outstanding International Woman Lawyer ...
Local Estate Planning Attorney, Gary Altman, Esq., Selected as DC and Maryland ...
Local Estate Planning Attorney, Gary Altman, Esq., Selected as DC and Maryland ...
Fairfax Virginia Defense Attorney Robinson Law Opens New Office
Former Prosecutor and Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael A. Robinson announces the opening of his Fairfax, Virginia office in the continued growth of his firm, Robinson Law PLLC FAIRFAX, Va., May 07, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Robinson Law, ...
Philanthropist's lawyer continues testimony today in Edwards trial
Alex Forger, Bunny Mellon's lawyer arrives at the Federal Courthouse in Greensboro, NC Friday May 4, 2012. He will testify in the trial of former Sen. John Edwards. Edwards is accused of conspiring to secretly obtain more than $900000 from two wealthy ...
9/11 defense attorney wears hijab at hearing, wants others in court to dress ...
9/11 defense attorney wears hijab at hearing, wants others in court to dress ...
Stand and Deliver: Tips on Trying Your First Case
Joining me are Barbara Ashcroft, the director of the Trial Advocacy Program at Temple University Beasley School of Law; Stephen Hurley, a Madison, Wis., lawyer known for his criminal defense work; and Jim McElroy, a civil litigator and field ...
Why every middle-class family needs a lawyer
Having a good lawyer on call is a really good idea in today's world. I mean, if your neighbor makes too much noise at night, or a merchant refuses to take back your non-working big-ticket item, or someone has been spreading rumors that you are in the ...
Supreme Court disciplines 21 attorneys
Lawyer Koko Head of Jacksonville was suspended for 91 days. As an official arm of the Florida Supreme Court, The Florida Bar and its Department of Lawyer Regulation are charged with administering a statewide disciplinary system to enforce Supreme Court ...
McKool Smith Opens Silicon Valley Office
By McKool Smith DALLAS, May 7, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- McKool Smith, one of the nation's leading trial firms, is announcing the opening of the firm's new Silicon Valley office with the addition of powerhouse intellectual property trial lawyer Courtland ...
Prosecutor, Defense Attorney Offer Differing Views in Rare Case Against Lawyer
In a rare criminal prosecution of a defense lawyer, a prosecutor today at trial accused a veteran attorney in Washington of devising a scheme to use fake evidence and perjured testimony to clear a client in a drug case. The defense lawyer, Charles Daum ...
Robert Buccola Announced as Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2012 by California ABOTA
"I'm honored and humbled to have been voted CAL-ABOTA's selection as Trial Lawyer of the Year and grateful to my local chapter members for all their kind support. It's not possible to work with a more talented and devoted group of legal professionals ...
Rafferty's lawyer takes aim at McClintic's credibility
LONDON, Ont. — Michael Rafferty's defence lawyer spent Monday chipping away at the Crown's case, discrediting their key witness and portraying the suspect as a clueless participant to a murderous plot. Dirk Derstine took a clear aim at Terri-Lynne ...
New Jersey Lemon Law Attorney Appointed Certified Trial Attorney by the State ...
New Jersey Lemon Law Attorney Appointed Certified Trial Attorney by the State ...
Defense lawyer leaves Samuel Lopez's clemency hearing
Henry, his current appeals attorney, had intended to present expert testimony that Lopez suffered brain damage from huffing glue, and to argue that he had been denied effective assistance of counsel in his trial because his lawyer did not present ...
Antitrust Partner David Laing Joins Crowell & Moring
"David is a first-rate antitrust lawyer with strong deal experience plus DOJ criminal prosecutor credentials that strengthen our practice's capability of handling price-fixing grand juries. His skill set has attracted an international client base and ...
Judge Will Be Ousted for Pursuing Lawyer; Order Is Effective One Day After ...
Judge Will Be Ousted for Pursuing Lawyer; Order Is Effective One Day After ...
'Con Man' Won't Reveal Real Name, But Will Be Own Lawyer at Fraud Trial
Through his court-appointed lawyer, Mark Stanton, he pleaded not guilty and revealed that he wishes to serve as his own attorney. He uttered only three words at the very end of his arraignment, when the judge asked him to affirm that he wishes to ...
WHAT! Zimmerman Lawyer Wants To Delay Trial (DETAILS)
Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman (L) leaves the Seminole County Jail after posting bail in Sanford, Florida. George Zimmerman has waived his right to a speedy trial, according to his defense attorney Mark O'Mara. Zimmerman was not present ...
Plaintiffs' Law Firm AlderLaw, PC Secures Four of California's Top, Million ...
Plaintiffs' Law Firm AlderLaw, PC Secures Four of California's Top, Million ...
Lynch to nominate lawyer to NH Supreme Court
John Lynch is nominating a veteran appellate lawyer with a deep grounding in legal ethics to the state Supreme Court. If approved by the Executive Council, James Bassett, 55, of Canterbury will succeed Senior Justice James Duggan on the state's highest ...
Western Springs trial lawyer Robert Feldmeier dies
By Lloyd Nelson, [email protected] Robert C. Feldmeier, a Western Springs resident, trial lawyer and partner at Schiff, Hardin LLP, died Sunday at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago of cancer, his law firm said. A father of four, ...
Lawyer: Reputed NYC mobster quit crime family
In his opening, Burke's lawyer said his client "did associate with these people because he grew up with them." The defendant also robbed drug dealers as a young mob associate to support a cocaine habit, the lawyer said. But Burke never was officially ...
Lawyer: Reputed NYC mobster quit crime family
In his opening, Burke's lawyer said his client "did associate with these people because he grew up with them." The defendant also robbed drug dealers as a young mob associate to support a cocaine habit, the lawyer said. But Burke never was officially ...
Taxpayers on hook for Harper's high-powered legal defence in Guergis case
OTTAWA — The Conservative government has hired a private-sector lawyer, at taxpayers' expense, to represent Prime Minister Stephen Harper and three other people who are among those being sued for defamation by former Tory cabinet minister Helena ...
Managing Risk Lawyers and Social Media: What could possibly go wrong?
The question is: How can you operate effectively and appropriately in a Web-based environment without leaving yourself vulnerable to a malpractice claim or a complaint to the Office of Lawyer Regulation? Recently, I spoke about this topic at the State ...
Entity Based SEO for Lawyer Marketing & Branding
Lawyer Internet Marketing company OneSEOCompany.com outlines how law firms ca benefit from the new Google based entity search to improve law firm branding and marketing. OneSeoCompany.com a Dallas based Lawyer Internet Marketing & Branding company ...
When in trouble, many Virginia Tech athletes turn to this Radford lawyer
So you have to remember that being a lawyer." In his 27 years practicing law in Virginia, the 55-year-old Turk has abided by that principle in cases both big and small, a belief that has helped him become one of the most recognized and respected ...
Karen Denney Selected Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas
Partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP Fort Worth office named 2012 Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas. She will now move to national competition against young lawyers from other states. Karen Denney is honored for commitment to pro bono work, ...
What Makes a Good Texas Criminal Defense Attorney?
Do you ask for a court-appointed lawyer? Do you try to hire an attorney? And if so, how do you decide which lawyer to hire? How do you know that the one you choose is the best lawyer for you? Most people already know that lawyers are advocates and ...
Contreras lawyer: 'No winners in this case'
Steven Contreras (left) sits beside his defense attorney, Hassen Abdellah, during testimony during Contreras' murder trial on April 25 in Superior Court, New Brunswick. / JASON TOWLEN/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER NEW BRUNSWICK — The verdict acquitting Steven ...
William J. O'Brien, 77, prominent trial lawyer
By John F. Morrison A lawyer played by Tom Hanks is fired from a Philadelphia law firm after it is revealed he has AIDS. William J. O'Brien, one of the city's premiere trial lawyers, had a similar case in 1994. He represented the law firm of Kohn Swift ...
Doctor/lawyer synergy improves healthcare outcomes
Across the nation, healthcare organizations are discovering that collaborative care transcends the medical discipline. Patients often experience “upstream” legal problems that can later adversely affect their health. That's why there's a dramatic ...
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer asks for delay in former Penn State assistant football ...
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer asks for delay in former Penn State assistant football ...
Sandusky lawyer asks for delay in child sex-abuse trial
By msnbc.com staff and news services The lawyer for Jerry Sandusky on Wednesday asked for a delay in the former Penn State assistant football coach's June 5 trial on 52 counts of child sex-abuse trial. Defense attorney Joe Amendola argued in a 13-page ...
What Makes a Good Texas Criminal Defense Attorney?
Do you ask for a court-appointed lawyer? Do you try to hire an attorney? And if so, how do you decide which lawyer to hire? How do you know that the one you choose is the best lawyer for you? Most people already know that lawyers are advocates and ...
Culture clash: Bronx-based steroid supplier and Stanford-educated lawyer ...
Culture clash: Bronx-based steroid supplier and Stanford-educated lawyer ...
Chandler lawyer withdraws from cold case
Chief Judge Nancy Parrish of the Shawnee County District Court issued an order on Tuesday allowing Topeka lawyer Mark Bennett to withdraw from the Chandler case. Within a short time of when Karen Harkness, 53, and Michael Sisco, 47, were found shot to ...
Even Benign Gifts to Lawyer, Lawyer's Family Could Run Afoul of Rule ...
Even Benign Gifts to Lawyer, Lawyer's Family Could Run Afoul of Rule ...
Lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi relishes a day in court
Robert Mongeluzzi, the Philadelphia plaintiff's lawyer representing families of two Hungarian tourists killed in the duck-boat accident, is known both for his surgically precise trial technique and for the hundreds of millions of dollars he has won in ...
Ex-officer's lawyer wants police chief held in contempt
The attorney for a former police officer accused of beating a teenage burglary suspect asked a judge Wednesday to hold the city's police chief in contempt of court. Andrew Blomberg, 29, is the first of the four former Houston Police Department officers ...
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer's quest for records continues
By CHARLES THOMPSON, The Patriot-News Defense lawyers for Jerry Sandusky will have partial success in their quest for school, psychological, juvenile court and other background information on Sandusky's accusers. Enlarge JOE HERMITT, The Patriot-News ...
Lawyer seeks second attorney, dropping of murder charge
By Rob Ollikainen PORT ANGELES — Amber Steim's defense attorney asked for a second lawyer Wednesday and said he intends to file a motion to drop the murder charge against his client. Port Angeles attorney Ralph Anderson, who is representing Steim in ...
Dial-A-Lawyer free legal advice to be offered to Western Massachusetts ...
Dial-A-Lawyer free legal advice to be offered to Western Massachusetts ...
Scottsdale Medical Malpractice Lawyer Robert H. Kleinschmidt Announces A New ...
Scottsdale Medical Malpractice Lawyer Robert H. Kleinschmidt Announces A New ...
New York Personal Injury Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Announces Two New ...
New York Personal Injury Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Announces Two New ...