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Patz suspect's lawyer well versed in psychiatric defense
By Joseph Ax (Reuters) - The lawyer assigned to handle the defense of Pedro Hernandez, the man who police say has confessed to strangling Etan Patz 33 years ago, has a track record of representing high-profile homicide defendants with a history of ...
Philadelphia Personal Injury Attorneys John M. Dodig and Mark W. Tanner ...
Philadelphia Personal Injury Attorneys John M. Dodig and Mark W. Tanner ...
Judicial Candidate Kennedy Seeks to Dethrone 'Establishmentarian'
Kennedy, married with two adult children, has been working as a defense lawyer since the mid-1980s, specializing over the past decade in driving-under- the-influence cases. Cox, also married with two children and grandchildren, was appointed to the ...
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 ...
Lawyer cut her legal teeth as teen in county's unique Trial By Peers program
Brown, 29, is a lawyer with the Fennemore Craig legal firm and traces her love of the law to her childhood. Among her youthful experiences, Brown was involved with Clark County's Trial By Peers, a program established in 1993 that enables middle and ...
Lawyer Musonda Heads Times Board
GOVERNMENT has appointed board members for Times Printpak (Z) Limited and Zambia Daily Mail and urged them to provide effective policy direction to make the two public media institutions viable business ventures. Information, Broadcasting and Labour ...
Durham Attorney Mullins Earns Peer Review Honor - Joins Partners Thomas and ...
Durham Attorney Mullins Earns Peer Review Honor - Joins Partners Thomas and ...
Local attorney joins the Board of Governors of the Organization of Legal ...
Local attorney joins the Board of Governors of the Organization of Legal ...
Whitemarsh attorney named state 'Super Lawyer'
PHILADELPHIA — Daniel Jeck, Esq., from Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg, & Jeck, PC has been named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers as top attorneys in the state for 2012. This Thomson Reuters rating service includes no more than five percent of ...
Local Business News: May 27
Criteria include reputation among peers, the judiciary and the public; the previous year's achievement and verdicts as a trial lawyer; board certifications as trial specialists; nominations from leading trial lawyers or the Association's Executive ...
Singapore detains Henry's lawyer
By Ernest Chanda HENRY Banda's lawyer, Robert Amsterdam, was detained and turned back at Changi Airport by Singaporean authorities when he visited that country. Amsterdam is reported to be representing a Singaporean, Dr Chee Soon Juan accused of ...
Playing to Win in the Industry's New Legal Normal
Demand for and pricing of advocacy work will continue to grow at a healthy pace, but clients will expect clearly superior performance according to New Normal metrics, not just lawyer effort and credentials. Counseling: advising the client on actions ...
Age of reason
A director of a company (who is likely also to be a lawyer in the new structure) has to act in the best interests of the company, while as a lawyer their primary duty is to the client. Protecting client confidentiality and client interests generally in ...
Undercover Boss savours success at Molson Coors
I thought of all the things a lawyer would think of . . . all of the things that can go wrong.” But the producers managed to convince her that the show was really about celebrating the unsung heroes in a company like Molson. The show involved following ...
Lawyer: Photo in question does not constitute child pornography
By Andrew O. De Guzman - Reporter A DEFENSE attorney is asking the US District Court for the NMI to dismiss the case against his client because, he says, the photograph in question does not constitute child pornography. F. Matthew Smith anchored his ...
As Edwards jury deliberates, how long is too long?
Fred Baron, a wealthy Texas lawyer who served as Edwards' campaign finance chairman, paid for flights on private jets, luxury hotel rooms and a $20000 rental mansion in California. He died of bone cancer in late 2008. Edwards, a former trial lawyer, ...
'Lawyer' becomes a curse word
Dewhurst's campaign ads uses the term "lawyer" to describe Cruz -- the state's former solicitor general -- as a four-letter word. Dewhurst, like the man (Mitt Romney) who wants to lead the GOP ticket this fall, is citing his business experience as ...
BC Legal Profession Act amendments passed
Where it is in the public interest, the LSBC will have the authority to suspend a lawyer under investigation or impose conditions on the lawyer's practice. • Maximum fines for lawyer misconduct will be increased to be more in line with those of other ...
Critical 'Victim 2' decision awaits Sandusky judge
Sandusky's lawyer wants Cleland to throw out all 52 counts against him, arguing that some are too vague to defend, and the charges involving Victim 2 and Victim 8 — an identified boy who prosecutors say was molested by Sandusky in a university shower ...
Lawyer and Firm Removed from Case by Judge
A lawyer from Florida and his law firm have been removed from a case by a federal judge. The firm was removed from a fair labor class action because of 'flagrant disrespect' from an earlier case that involved the same corporate defendant and the same ...
Court motions preview evidence public hasn't seen in George Zimmerman case
But his lawyer says there's still a lot we haven't seen. When the mountain of evidence was released earlier this month, defense attorney Mark O'Mara issued a statement saying prosecutors have turned over only "about half" of the evidence gathered so ...
The Law Firm Business Model Is Dying
Rules that were adopted to protect the legal profession from outside competition are actually stifling it. By CLIFFORD WINSTON AND ROBERT W. CRANDALL It is increasingly likely that the century-old law firm of Dewey & LeBoeuf will close its doors, ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Fatal ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Fatal ...
'Laboratory for law' to help students learn about legal profession
A Mangalore-based law college has set up a 'laboratory for law' for the benefit of students and public. Addressing presspersons here on Tuesday, Dr BK Ravindra, Principal of SDM Law College and Centre for Postgraduate Studies in Law, Mangalore, ...
Lucio Tan lawyer: No impediment to PNB, Allied Bank merger
Atty. Estelito Mendoza, business tycoon Lucio Tan's legal counsel and himself a director of the PNB, said in an interview that there is no legal impediment in the merger between the Philippine National Bank and Allied Banking Corporation except for the ...
Hundreds of legal professionals protest against Bill 78
"We don't want to break the law but we want to con-test it," explained Pierre, a 23-year-old articling lawyer who would not give his last name. He was among an estimated 500 to 700 lawyers, notaries and other legal professionals who marched in their ...
Ohio Lawyer Recognized by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
CLEVELAND, Ohio – May 29, 2012 – 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 Maureen O'Connor, ...
Youngest Ever Spelling Bee Contestant Out-Argues Her Trial Lawyer Father
Lori Anne's father, Alex Madison, is a lawyer. Lori Anne qualified for the national competition by winning the spelling bee in Prince William County. She read her first book before the age of 2, competes in swim meets, and won top honors last year in ...
Trial to begin for Boston lawyer in money scheme
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday for Robert George, a lawyer who has represented organized crime figures Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme and John Martorano.. He also represented Christopher McCowen, a trash collector convicted in the 2002 ...
Trial to begin for Boston lawyer accused in money scheme
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday for Robert George, a lawyer who has represented organized crime figures Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme and John Martorano.. He also represented Christopher McCowen, a trash collector convicted in the 2002 ...
HotelLawyer.com launches
HotelLawBlog.com and hotel lawyer. Please contact me at Jim Butler at [email protected] or 310.201.3526. By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® LOS ANGELES -- May 29, 2012. Jim Butler, Chairman of the Global Hospitality Group® at Jeffer Mangels ...
The 1%, the 99% and the Future of the Legal Profession
Collaboration in the context of providing greater value in legal services produces more effective representation at a lower cost to the client without discounting either the value or the per hour fee of the lawyer. Small law firms that can partner with ...
Etan Patz's parents show the strain as their son's alleged killer meets with ...
Etan Patz's parents show the strain as their son's alleged killer meets with ...
The Kim Law Firm Adds Trial Lawyer Denise H. Mitchell in Houston
HOUSTON, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Acclaimed Texas attorney John Kim, founder of The Kim Law Firm, is proud to announce the addition of accomplished civil trial lawyer and former prosecutor Denise H. Mitchell, who will be Of Counsel at ...
Clemens' defense goes on offensive
They must choose between McNamee and his walk through the dark side of baseball's steroid era, or Clemens and a dramatic retelling of his remarkable career produced and directed by master trial lawyer Rusty Hardin. ESPN's TJ Quinn will provide live ...
San Diego Law Firm: Discovering a Divorce Lawyer, Refining Your Research
Discovering a divorce lawyer can be as easy as finding a person at random out of the phone guide or as sophisticated as shelling out weeks on analysis and consultations with San Diego Law Firm. For ideal final results, you are going to most likely want ...
Ensuring You Pick The Right Tulsa Divorce Lawyer For Your Case
Picking a very good divorce lawyer is essential if you believe that you could be confronting a divorce. Every state has hundreds if not lots of Divorce attorneys in Tulsa accessible for hire; nonetheless the most effective legitimate counsel that you ...
Trial Lawyer Push Polling
Seriously people … the SC State House is infested with these lawyer-legislators, who routinely put their own financial interests ahead of the best interests of the state's businesses and taxpayers. Anyway, Corbett – who is running against former City ...
McAreavey murder trial lawyer vows return in 'Arnold Schwarzenegger style'
The trial of two hotel workers accused of murdering Michaela McAreavey has been rocked after a lawyer dramatically withdrew from the case and signalled his intent to appear as a witness. Ravi Rutnah, a barrister for defendant Avinash Treebhoowoon, ...
Prosecutors, lawyer for Janey Galbraith, deliver closing arguments to jury in ...
Prosecutors, lawyer for Janey Galbraith, deliver closing arguments to jury in ...
Federal Trade Commission Trial Lawyer Matt Reilly to Join Simpson Thacher
NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced today that Matt Reilly, former Assistant Director of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), will join the Firm as a partner. Mr. Reilly will be a member of the Firm's ...
Professional attorneys like Brunswick county attorneys are required to bring ...
Professional attorneys like Brunswick county attorneys are required to bring ...
Lawyer who bought £7m London home wins compensation from solicitors after ...
Lawyer who bought £7m London home wins compensation from solicitors after ...
B. Russell Chapin, Justice Department lawyer
B. Russell Chapin, 91, a Justice Department lawyer for 25 years, died May 23 at his home in Amelia Island, Fla. He had melanoma, his son Craig Chapin said. Mr. Chapin joined the Justice Department in 1951 and was a trial lawyer in the Civil Division ...
Lawyer: Culpeper officer was defending himself
The officer participated in the 2003 “push for Baghdad,” the lawyer said, adding, “He says that what happened to him in February in Culpeper placed him in greater fear for his life than anything that ever happened in Iraq.” Harmon-Wright was suspended ...
Texas voters spoil trial lawyers' political plans
Steve Mostyn, a Texas trial lawyer who made his fortune in hurricane damage lawsuits, contributed $10 million to Democrats in the 2010 cycle, mostly at the state and local levels. The large-scale influence-buying scheme failed when Democrats were ...
Lawyer paid school fees with clients' cash
A LAWYER who stole nearly $2 million from his clients will spend at least two years behind bars. David Michael Tansey pleaded guilty to 25 charges of theft after stealing $1.9 million from 11 separate clients, using the money to buy property, ...
Tale of tape kicks off lawyer's trial
By Laurel J. Sweet and Peter Gelzinis Top mob lawyer Robert “Bob” George, known for handling Boston's underworld elite and headline-grabbing homicides, was caught on tape assuring an antsy government snitch “nothing's going to happen” if he trusted him ...
Google FTC probe: Top lawyer now involved
When the Federal Trade Commission recently intensified its probe of Internet giant Google, it hired the high-powered Washington lawyer who helped send Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh to the death chamber. With little anti-trust experience but a ...
Lawyer Is Suspended for Two Years for False Claim About Judge's Behind-the ...
Lawyer Is Suspended for Two Years for False Claim About Judge's Behind-the ...