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GGO to Share Digital WarRoom E-Discovery with Gathering of Top Trial Lawyers
Texas Lawyer, an ALM publication, is hosting the session. Noted Texas trial lawyers W. Mark Lanier and Lisa Blue will discuss “Winning Tips from Top Trial Lawyers”. The discussion will focus on litigation tips and techniques, the best approach to ...
Judge rejects part of IndyMac fraud case
By Aruna Viswanatha (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday dismissed parts of a securities fraud case against two top executives of failed mortgage lender IndyMac Bancorp, according to a lawyer for one of the executives. US District Judge Manuel Real in ...
Debrahlee Lorenzana, buxom banker who sued Citibank, says Gloria Allred was ...
Debrahlee Lorenzana, buxom banker who sued Citibank, says Gloria Allred was ...
Dewey, Cooley, Proskauer, Davis Polk, Morrison: Business of Law
The American Lawyer reports that London restructuring partners Mark Fennessy and Hazel Miller are joining Proskauer. Proskauer has lawyers in offices in the US, Europe, Asia and South America. Energy Partner and Counsel Join King & Spalding from Dewey ...
GGO to Share Digital WarRoom E-Discovery with Gathering of Top Trial Lawyers
Texas lawyer event, “Winning Tips from Top Trial Lawyers”, will focus on litigation tips and techniques, the best approach to settlement negotiations, and how to handle discovery, jury selection and expert witnesses. E-discovery experts from GGO's ...
Ex-trustee's lawyer seeks dismissal of theft charges
By Jamie Satterfield Former Knox County Trustee's office employee Ray Mubarak, left, arrives for arraignment with his attorney Thomas W. Dillard on Monday at the City County Building. Mubarak, along with former Knox County Trustee Mike Lowe, ...
Legal Professional: Baker Mac lawyer guilty of money laundering and securities ...
Legal Professional: Baker Mac lawyer guilty of money laundering and securities ...
The impact of a double-dip recession on UK Law Firms
... Family lawyer and Partner at Pannone LLP in The Huffington Post 9 December 2011 !5 'Divorce rates fall to 29-year low' by Harry Wallop The Telegraph 28 January 2010 !6 'Til debt us do part: recession blamed for rise in divorce' rate by Tom Peck in ...
APNewsBreak: Judge denies Pa. House ex-leader DeWeese bail; lawyer says he'll ...
APNewsBreak: Judge denies Pa. House ex-leader DeWeese bail; lawyer says he'll ...
Delaware Lawyer Reprimanded for Reporting a Hostage Situation in Spat with Ex ...
Delaware Lawyer Reprimanded for Reporting a Hostage Situation in Spat with Ex ...
Lawyer finds lost love amidst murder case in new romance thriller
In Jamie Dell White's “Defense of the Heart” (ISBN 1469949741), lawyer Julie Ross takes on an explosive case that reunites her with a lost love and threatens to destroy her best friend. To defend her childhood friend from a trumped-up murder allegation ...
Gov. nominates Hopkinton lawyer to Superior Court
For the last 13 years, Kissinger has been a trial lawyer with the Manchester law firm of Nelson, Kinder & Mousseau. In recent years, Kissinger has chaired the firm's legal malpractice litigation group. Prior to joining the Manchester firm, ...
Casey Anthony lawyer Cheney Mason accepts subpoena in civil defamation trial
Pictures: Casey and Caylee Anthony, Personal Photos According to CBS affiliate WKMG, lawyer Cheney Mason, who represented Anthony when she was on trial for the death of her daughter Caylee, accepted a subpoena requiring Anthony to appear for the civil ...
Expertise And Value: Firm's Core Principles Enable Winning Results
We have been fortunate to receive national recognition at each end of the spectrum in this regard: The American Lawyer named Shook its Product Liability Litigation Department of the Year in 2012, while we were also recognized by in-house lawyers as one ...
Casey Anthony Lawyer, Jose Baez, to be Played by Oscar Nuñez in Lifetime Movie ...
Casey Anthony Lawyer, Jose Baez, to be Played by Oscar Nuñez in Lifetime Movie ...
Why The FTC Is Investigating The Facebook/Instagram Deal
Ankur Kapoor is an antitrust lawyer and litigator at Constantine Cannon, a New York-based law firm. It's been reported that the US Federal Trade Commission has been investigating Facebook's pending $1 billion acquisition of the popular photo sharing ...
Reynolds board, lawyer slowing progress in teacher strike talks, union says
By James Mayer, The Oregonian An overly intrusive school board and an inexperienced district lawyer are standing in the way of an agreement on a contract, the union for Reynolds School District teachers says. The teachers' strike heads into its third ...
Foreign lawyers in Kurdistan warned of action against "illegal" practice
In April The Lawyer reported that local lawyers in Erbil had banded together to complain to the Bar Association about international lawyers allegedly working in the region illegally (30 April 2012). The lawyers drew up a list of around 50 foreign ...
Casey Anthony the movie: Shooting starts on film starring Holly Deveaux as ...
Casey Anthony the movie: Shooting starts on film starring Holly Deveaux as ...
In-house intriguing career option
It used to be that you went to your lawyer for everything, he says. That has given way to something called disaggregation, where a general counsel will now farm out very specific tasks to different outside legal counsel or third-party service providers ...
ALM Inks Deal With American Bar Association to Provide On-Demand Access to ...
ALM Inks Deal With American Bar Association to Provide On-Demand Access to ...
Lawyer blasts military justice, leaves practice
By Andrew Tilghman - Staff writer A well-known military defense attorney who has represented troops in some of the most high-profile military cases in recent memory is planning to leave his criminal defense practice, saying he “decided not to bang my ...
A 3 minute law degree? Clever but no mention of Eddie Stobart barristers
The ongoing legal education and training review (LETR) is expected to lead to the biggest shake-up of UK law study for decades, potentially dramatically cutting the time it takes to qualify as a lawyer. But few expect the review panel to sanction ...
Guest blog: BISD suit(or) responds to BISD lawyer
Beaumont lawyer David Vann de Cordova filed suit against the BISD for, what he termed, exercising a “pattern and practice” of violating the Texas Public Information Act (the entire suit can be found here). BISD lawyer Melody Chappell's called it a ...
Crime and Courts: Supreme Court yanks law license of local defense attorney
A complaint filed against Kelly by the Office of Lawyer Regulation alleged 51 counts of misconduct involving 12 criminal defendants, and also Kelly's refusal to provide requested information to the OLR. The Supreme Court decision, made public Wednesday ...
Concacaf Soccer Body Tells Members About Financial Mismanagement
The top lawyer for the body that oversees soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean said auditors found discrepancies in the group's finances. John Collins, the legal counsel of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean ...
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McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A lawyer for the former governor of a Mexican state whom US prosecutors accuse of investing millions of dollars of drug cartel bribes in Texas real estate says his client is innocent of the allegations and does not own the ...
Minnesota News Briefs: Senser lawyer wants guilty verdict thrown out
The lawyer for Amy Senser will argue next week that her guilty verdicts be thrown out or that she be granted a new trial. MINNEAPOLIS - The lawyer for Amy Senser will argue next week that her guilty verdicts be thrown out or that she be granted a new ...
Denver District Court Judge Habas to join Keating Wagner in July
By Howard Pankratz Denver District Court Judge Christina Habas, who is leaving the bench in July, will join Keating Wagner Polidori Free PC, as a shareholder and trial lawyer. Habas became a Denver District Judge in January 2004 and in that position ...
Eight Big Mistakes to Avoid When Negotiating a Lease for Your Business
The legalese can be mind-boggling, so make sure your lawyer explains everything to you in plain English. 4) Relying on the landlord's word that your business is approved for zoning. Get permission from the city or township zoning officer before ...
Could Dewey & LeBoeuf Have Been Saved From Crashing and Burning? Yes and ...
Could Dewey & LeBoeuf Have Been Saved From Crashing and Burning? Yes and ...
U.S. Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald in Chicago to Step Down
(Updates with defense lawyer's comment in fifth paragraph.) May 23 (Bloomberg) -- US Attorney Patrick J. Fitzgerald in Chicago said he is stepping down on June 30, ending a 24-year career in which he prosecuted one White House aide, two governors, ...
San Ramon Lawyer Accused in Dublin Fatal Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident Not Yet ...
San Ramon Lawyer Accused in Dublin Fatal Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident Not Yet ...
Winners of inaugural lawyer awards
The New Zealand Law Society's Auckland branch last night announced the winners of the 2012 Law Society Auckland Branch Lawyer Awards. The Awards programme recognises five Auckland lawyers who look after the needs of minority groups, show excellence in ...
Mississippi winds down as trial lawyer haven with sunshine law
By MAGGIE HABERMAN | I'ma bit late to this, but there was an interesting development this week in Mississippi, long known as a trial lawyer's haven and home to some astonishingly large plaintiff attorney payouts. The state finally passed sunshine ...
Court sides with lawyer of St. Louis officer on video tape
ST. LOUIS • St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer ordered Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce's office to turn over to a defense attorney a copy of a videotape that prosecutors say shows his client, a former police officer, assaulting a handcuffed ...
INDONESIA: Police tortured and denied a drug offender's access to legal ...
INDONESIA: Police tortured and denied a drug offender's access to legal ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Gets Worker $2.63 ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Gets Worker $2.63 ...
From Biglaw to Boutique: Crossing the Line
By Tom Wallerstein As readers of this site's “Lawyer of the Day” posts everyone knows, lawyers and their clients can be guilty of all kinds of outrageous behavior. Litigation especially, with its inherently adversarial nature, seems to bring out the ...
New lawyer hired by former Pasco man held in mother-in-law's death
By Kristin M. Kraemer — Tri-City Herald staff A 48-year-old man accused of conspiring to kill his mother-in-law has hired a Seattle lawyer to defend him. Todd David Stuart briefly appeared in Franklin County Superior Court today but his hearing was ...
Onetime top Calif. football prospect exonerated after serving 5 years on rape ...
Onetime top Calif. football prospect exonerated after serving 5 years on rape ...
Thompson Hine Named Again to MultiCultural Law Magazine's Top 100 Law Firms ...
Thompson Hine Named Again to MultiCultural Law Magazine's Top 100 Law Firms ...
Seattle lawyer to defend man accused of plotting to kill mother-in-law
A 48-year-old man accused of plotting to kill his mother-in-law less than a month before her actual death has hired a Seattle lawyer to defend him in the Franklin County case. Todd David Stuart briefly appeared in court Thursday, but the hearing was ...
Ohio Lawyer Recognized by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
CLEVELAND, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association has named James Lowe, an Ohio lawyer from Lowe Eklund Wakefield & Mulvihill Co., LPA, as an outstanding alumnus for 2012. Lowe was honored along with ...
Lawyer: Knox Commissioner Jeff Ownby to get counseling
By Matt Lakin KNOXVILLE — Knox County Commissioner Jeff Ownby is making arrangements to receive counseling following his arrest Thursday afternoon on an indecent exposure charge on Sharps Ridge in North Knoxville, defense attorney Gregory P. Isaacs ...
Birmingham born expenses cheat Lord Taylor of Warwick banned from legal profession
Disgraced Birmingham peer Lord Taylor of Warwick has been banned from from practising as a lawyer. The Birmingham-born former head boy of Moseley Grammar School has been banned for life from the legal profession. The former Conservative politician was ...
Sheridan & Murray Leads Way With Professional Recognitions
Among those recognized is firm founder Tom Sheridan who has been named one of the Top 100 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers, and a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2012. In addition, Martindale-Hubbell has listed Tom as one of ...
Rights lawyer leaves Mexico amid death threats
The lawyer's departure comes less than two weeks after a Catholic priest who runs a shelter for Central American migrants said he was leaving Mexico after learning that someone had put a price on his head. The Rev. Alejandro Solalinde founded the ...
Rob Herrington Featured Speaker at Mensa Regional Conference - Fighting ...
Rob Herrington Featured Speaker at Mensa Regional Conference - Fighting ...
Lawyer Musonda Heads Times Board
GOVERNMENT has appointed board members for Times Printpak (Z) Limited and Zambia Daily Mailand urged them to provide effective policy direction to make the two public media institutions viable business ventures. Information, Broadcasting and Labour ...