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Lawyer tells Wyoming Supreme Court that man convicted in Sheridan homicide ...
Lawyer tells Wyoming Supreme Court that man convicted in Sheridan homicide ...
A lawyer for an adopted son of Jerry Sandusky says the man has told ...
A lawyer for an adopted son of Jerry Sandusky says the man has told ...
Local lawyer leads Fla. city against BP
Danbury attorney Agostinho Ribeiro is photographed in his Danbury office, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. Photo: Carol Kaliff, ST / The News-Times | Buy This Photo Growing client list Agostinho Ribeiro, the managing partner of the Danbury based law firm of ...
Ex-West Hills lawyer gets three years for accepting cash to tamper with testimony
LOS ANGELES - A former attorney from West Hills was handed a three-year federal prison sentence today for accepting $50000 to guarantee that a client would lie to prosecutors conducting a grand jury probe. Alfred Nash Villalobos, 46, was also ordered ...
Vaz's crooked race lawyer pal struck off: Victory for the Mail as conman is ...
Vaz's crooked race lawyer pal struck off: Victory for the Mail as conman is ...
The lawyer wore Bugs Bunny
His lawyer walked past a row of his peers and stood outside the tank in a two-piece conservative suit over a button-collared shirt and a Bugs Bunny tie and agreed to continue the case for two weeks. Attorney Gil Carreon pulls open his coat to reveal ...
Magnotta and the possibility of the insanity defence
The legal counsel of Luka Rocco Magnotta was widely expected to request a psychiatric evaluation of their client on Thursday as his initial defence lawyer suggested the possibility earlier this week. Although his defence team ultimately decided against ...
When it's time to let go of law
Veteran personal injury attorney Fred Soucie, the Anoka lawyer who is familiar to fellow trial lawyers as well as billboard-watching drivers along Hwy. 10, recently decided it was time to let someone else take his cases. After eight surgeries since ...
Arredondo lawyer seeking more info from feds in bribery case
By Gary Grado - [email protected] Attorneys for Rep. Ben Arredondo say the indictment against the Tempe Democrat is short on details about his alleged crimes and they are trying to pry more information from federal prosecutors so he can ...
Lawyer from DA's office wins federal court case against county
By Donna Fielder / Staff Writer A lawyer in the Denton County District Attorney's Office won a federal racial discrimination suit against the county Thursday and was awarded just over $500000 plus attorneys' fees. A lawyer in the Denton County District ...
Gary lawyer named in motorcycle gang indictment
HAMMOND | A Gary lawyer was arrested Friday on federal racketeering charges alleging he tried to murder a man three years ago as part of a feud among rival motorcycle gangs. Jerry Peteet, 49, of Gary, appeared Friday afternoon before US District Court ...
Morrison & Foerster's Kate Murashige Wins Chambers Lifetime Achievement Award
She was one of only three attorneys recognized individually for Chambers' Special Awards during this year's event, and the only lawyer to win the Lifetime Achievement Award. The other two honorees, who both won awards for "Outstanding Contribution in ...
News Reports: Lawyer Outran Gunman, Escaped Law Office via Side Door as ...
News Reports: Lawyer Outran Gunman, Escaped Law Office via Side Door as ...
Anthony Bertolone's lawyer: Need to see medical records for victim of sexual abuse
The defense lawyer for a former Drake University student convicted of sexually abusing his fellow Sigma Chi fraternity brother has filed new court papers demanding access to the victim's medical records. The issue, according to lawyers for Anthony ...
Lawyer: I will die of "heart attack" if Sandusky's acquitted
BELLEFONTE, Pa. – Jerry Sandusky's defense attorney said he would die of a "a heart attack'" if the jury returned with a full acquittal of the former Penn State University assistant football coach. "Look at the odds against him,'" Amendola said Friday, ...
Report: Sandusky lawyer said what?
The attorney for accused child molester Jerry Sandusky told reporters Friday he would "probably die of a heart attack" if his client was acquitted of all charges. Joe Amendola made the comment to a small group of reporters gathered inside the Centre ...
Sandusky lawyer: I would be shocked by acquittal
(Gene J. Puskar / AP) Defense lawyer Joe Amendola arrives at the courthouse Thursday, June 21, 2012 for the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse trial, at the Centre County Courthouse, in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky is charged with 51 counts of child sexual abuse ...
Sandusky: Acquittal would shock me
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer said Friday that he would be shocked and "die of a heart attack" if the ex-Penn State assistant football coach were acquitted on all counts. The candid remarks by Joe Amendola lasted about 15 minutes inside the courtroom where ...
Gary lawyer arrested in biker gang shooting
HAMMOND | A Gary lawyer was arrested Friday on federal racketeering charges alleging he tried to murder a man three years ago as part of a feud among rival motorcycle gangs. Jerry Peteet, 49, of Gary, appeared Friday afternoon before US District Court ...
Feds indict NWI lawyer Peteet as part of sweeping gang case
Peteet's lawyer, Darnail Lyles, blasted federal prosecutors for taking three years to file these charges. “How many bites out of the apple do you get?” Lyles said. “How long does a professional have to deal with this? The guy is trying to make a living ...
Sandusky's lawyer says he would 'probably die of a heart attack' if ex-coach ...
Sandusky's lawyer says he would 'probably die of a heart attack' if ex-coach ...
Convicted man's lawyer requests sex victim's medical records
The defense lawyer for a former Drake University student convicted of sexually abusing his fellow Sigma Chi fraternity brother has filed new court papers demanding access to the victim's medical records. The issue, according to lawyers for Anthony ...
New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer from Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. ...
New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer from Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. ...
Wisconsin: Ex-police chief's lawyer wants to leave case
By Pamela Powers Just four days before a jury trial is set to begin against the former Wheeler police chief accused of sexual contact with two teenage boys, his defense attorney has asked to withdraw from the case. But Dunn County Judge Bill Stewart ...
Crackdown Intensifies on Barratry
In practice, barratry ranges from small-scale operations — case runners approaching accident victims at their home or a hospital, and then selling the case to a lawyer — to large-scale schemes, such as when telemarketers, chiropractic firms and legal ...
Judge denied Sandusky lawyer's plea to resign
By GENARO C. ARMAS, and MARK SCOLFORO, AP BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky's lawyers say they asked to resign from his child sex abuse case on the eve of trial but the judge turned them down. Defense attorney Karl Rominger said Saturday he and ...
Defense lawyer's unusual admission about Jerry Sandusky's guilt could aid Penn ...
Defense lawyer's unusual admission about Jerry Sandusky's guilt could aid Penn ...
Veteran Lawyer Convicted for Fabricating Evidence
By D. Frank Smith A DC defense lawyer who resides in Arnold was convicted this week in Washington DC. US Department of Justice Veteran Washington, DC, defense attorney Charles F. Daum, 66, of Arnold was found guilty of obstruction of justice and ...
Damaging comments by Sandusky's lawyer could help on appeal, experts say
NEW YORK -- Damaging comments by a lawyer for Jerry Sandusky could help the convicted Penn State child molester on appeal, according to veteran New York defense lawyers. "He had an ethical obligation to represent his client as zealously as possible," ...
Crooked Race Lawyer exposed and struck off
A prominent race lawyer exposed as a crook by the Mail was yesterday booted out of the legal profession and ordered to pay £1.4million in costs. Shahrokh Mireskandari, 51, was struck off after it emerged he had faked his legal qualifications and hid ...
Elm Grove rocker returning to law practice
Or vice versa, in the case John Criston Widule of Elm Grove, who turned to performing full time after a run-in with the Office of Lawyer Regulation that soured him on the legal profession. On Friday, the state Supreme Court reinstated Widule's license ...
St. Louis Attorney Jeremy D. Hollingshead among The National Trial Lawyers ...
St. Louis Attorney Jeremy D. Hollingshead among The National Trial Lawyers ...
The Herald recommends
Mr. Rothschild is a commercial litigator with 13 years of experience as a lawyer. He formerly served in the public defender's office. He also represented insurance insurance companies in homeowners' claims. Ms. Shapiro-Harris works for the county ...
House lights
The increasing influence of the in-house sector is reflected in the quality of the shortlist for this year's gong at The Lawyer Awards. So could general counsel teach private practitioners a thing or two? For years the in-house sector was mistakenly ...
Lawyer faces additional charges
A Howell attorney charged in Livingston County with embezzling from clients is facing new charges in two other counties. On Friday, Assistant Prosecutor Shawn Ryan asked a Livingston County judge to authorize a bench warrant for Christina Theresa ...
murder suspect loses lawyer
By Marcus Garner The man accused of a deadly June 2011 shooting spree at a Midtown parking deck is losing his attorney. By Wednesday, defense attorney John Garland will file a withdrawal motion in Fulton County Superior Court dropping Nkosi Thandiwe as ...
Zimmerman lawyer argues for bond, says he's not a flight risk
George Zimmerman, who has been in jail for more than three weeks because his bond was revoked, should again be freed on bail to await criminal proceedings on charges that he killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, according to a defense motion released ...
Lawyer: Jerry Sandusky still says he's not guilty
A lawyer for Jerry Sandusky says the retired Penn State assistant football coach wants "people to know that he's not guilty." Sandusky was convicted Friday of 45 counts for sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years. Karl Rominger, who represents Sandusky ...
Weitz & Luxenberg Strengthens Plaintiffs' Mesothelioma, Defective-drug Cases ...
Weitz & Luxenberg Strengthens Plaintiffs' Mesothelioma, Defective-drug Cases ...
Jerry Sandusky Is No Judge of Talent on Defense
When the New York Times reports a story under the headline: "Defense Lawyer Expects a Conviction" something has gone radically wrong. The Pittsburgh Post Dispatch carried the most publicized and colorful quote from Sandusky's attorney: While the jury ...
Whitey lawyer demands federal judge withdraw from case
As for the request for immunity, Bulger's lawyer says the feds knew he was a mobster as far back as the 1970s — and waited years to move to arrest him. “The defendant intends to file a motion to dismiss based upon an immunity agreement between the ...
Lawyer struck off for taking client funds
A former Kaitaia lawyer has been struck off the roll of barristers and solicitors after the NZ Lawyers' and Conveyancers' Disciplinary Tribunal found he was "not a fit and proper person" to be a legal practitioner. The misconduct, misappropriation of ...
SA gets new Chief Justice, Hicks' lawyer new magistrate
And the lawyer who defended David Hicks has been elevated to the ranks of SA's magistrates. Justice Kourakis has been with the Supreme Court since 2008 after five years as South Australia's solicitor-general. SA Attorney-General John Rau said the ...
Top Gun DUI Defense Attorney Myles L. Berman Guest on The Heidi and Frank Show ...
Top Gun DUI Defense Attorney Myles L. Berman Guest on The Heidi and Frank Show ...
Unlicensed lawyer censured
By Maddie Hanna / Monitor staff The state Supreme Court's professional conduct committee has issued a public censure to a former employee of the now-disbanded Dargon Law Firm who represented himself to clients as a lawyer but didn't have an active ...
New Pennsylvania Trial Lawyer President: Sandusky Case Provides Lessons For ...
New Pennsylvania Trial Lawyer President: Sandusky Case Provides Lessons For ...
Zimmerman Lawyer Argues for New Bond - Cleveland News
By Alan Duke (CNN) — George Zimmerman “accepts full responsibility” for misleading a judge about his finances, his lawyer said in a motion requesting a “reasonable bond” be set for his release from jail. Zimmerman, 28, is a neighborhood watch ...
Personal Injury Lawyer in Utah Recognized by National Trial Lawyers Top 40 ...
Personal Injury Lawyer in Utah Recognized by National Trial Lawyers Top 40 ...
Greenhill hires Wachtell, Lipton lawyer
| June 26 (Reuters) - Greenhill & Co said it named Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz's partner Gavin Solotar managing director and general counsel as the independent investment bank continues to hire top talent. Solotar joined the law firm 20 years ago, ...
ABA Law Practice Management Section Publishes 16 New Titles for Lawyers on the ...
ABA Law Practice Management Section Publishes 16 New Titles for Lawyers on the ...