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Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty in Investment Fraud Case
A local lawyer pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges of conspiring to obstruct a Securities and Exchange Commission probe into a mult-million Ponzi scheme run by money manager John Farahi. As corporate counsel and law firm partner at New Point ...
Zimmerman Lawyer Argues For New Bond
(CNN) — George Zimmerman “accepts full responsibility” for misleading the 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 volunteer charged ...
Former NC Judge, Defense Lawyer and Legal Assistant Indicted re Court's ...
Former NC Judge, Defense Lawyer and Legal Assistant Indicted re Court's ...
On tape, Sandusky's son Matt talks of sex abuse
His lawyer, Jeff Anderson, said he represents more Sandusky victims that have not yet gone public. The attorney general's office declined to comment about Matt Sandusky's claims or whether they would result in more charges. Attorney General Linda Kelly ...
Dr. Drew interviews Jerry Sandusky lawyer
"I'm innocent," said Jerry Sandusky, in answer to questions CNN's Susan Candiotti asked of him through his lawyer. "I didn't do it," he said, according to Rominger. Rominger told HLN's Dr. Drew Tuesday night that Matt “maintained to stand behind his ...
Austin Personal Injury Attorney Named Texas Super Lawyer for Fourth Time
Christensen's selection as a Super Lawyer in 2012 represents the fourth year he has been recognized by his peers in the Texas magazine. The Austin trial attorney was also recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2009, 2010 and 2011. In addition, Christensen was ...
Lawyer surrenders to authorities
RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Criminal defense attorney James Crouch signed a $50000 bond and was released Wednesday pending his trial on accusations he conspired to alter records in DWI cases. Crouch faces felony charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, ...
Atherton attorney inducted into state bar Hall of Fame
by Renee Batti Mary Alexander of Atherton was inducted into the State Bar of California's Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame in a June 23 ceremony in San Francisco. The honor is given each year to one trial lawyer who has excelled in his or her field and who ...
Top Summer Child Injuries Parents Should Know
Chicago area child injury lawyer and child safety advocate, Ken Levinson, urges parents not to ignore the dangers that come along with summertime activities and learn how to prevent serious harm to their child. In Levinson's new book, "Protecting Our ...
Zimmerman's lawyer argues for new bond
George Zimmerman “accepts full responsibility” for misleading the 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 volunteer charged with ...
Baron and Budd Selected as Finalist for Public Justice Award for the Third ...
Baron and Budd Selected as Finalist for Public Justice Award for the Third ...
Trial Attorney John Kim Featured in Houston Business Journal Profile
The article describes how Mr. Kim, a Korean-American lawyer from Lubbock, Texas, has relied on the differences between him and other lawyers to gain advantages in the courtroom and in life. Mr. Kim discusses his education, his humor and how he competes ...
Casey Anthony is mentally ill, lawyer says in new book.
(Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/MCT) Casey Anthony, mother of missing 3-year-old Caylee Marie Anthony makes her initial court appearance with her lawyer Jose Baez, right, in a Orange County courtroom at the Orange County jail in Orlando, Florida, ...
Lawyer for former Walker aide wants charges tossed
The defense attorney for a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker wants charges against the aide thrown out, saying the prosecution is based on "immunized testimony." Kelly M. Rindfleisch served on Walker's staff when Walker was the Milwaukee County ...
Hotel labor lawyer: United States Supreme Court supports expansion of outside ...
Hotel labor lawyer: United States Supreme Court supports expansion of outside ...
Trial Attorney John Kim Featured in Houston Business Journal Profile
The article describes how Mr. Kim, a Korean-American lawyer from Lubbock, Texas, has relied on the differences between him and other lawyers to gain advantages in the courtroom and in life. Mr. Kim discusses his education, his humor and how he competes ...
Judge Fines Lawyer for Courtroom Violations
Tuesday morning, however, a violation of three court orders during the course of one case resulted in a $3000 fine for the outspoken lawyer, who said in an email he has already appealed the decision from Judge Brian Hill. The fine amount means that ...
Wake grand jury indicts former judge, lawyer in DWI probe
By Anne Blythe RALEIGH A Wake County grand jury Tuesday indicted a former District Court judge, a defense lawyer who handles a high volume of drunken driving cases and one of the lawyer's legal aides – raising questions among some about the narrow ...
Personal injury law firms pouring money into 5th District Appellate race
Former head of the Illinois Trial Lawyer Association Judy Cates is running for an open seat on 5th District Appellate Court, and her recently released campaign finance report shows she is raking in huge sums of cash from fellow personal injury lawyers ...
Pro Bono Decline Continues, Says The American Lawyer; Large Firm Structural ...
Pro Bono Decline Continues, Says The American Lawyer; Large Firm Structural ...
Court Nullifies NBA Validation Exercise
The judgement of the court was sequel to a suit filed before the court by a Lagos lawyer, Barrister Oluwole Kehinde, challenging the power of the NBA, having regard to the provision of sections 2 (1), 3 (1), 4 (1) and 24 (1) of the legal practitioners ...
Judge refuses to revoke bail for lawyer after accident
By Paula Reed Ward / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette An Allegheny County judge today refused to revoke bail for a former prosecutor facing DUI charges, saying the district attorney's office did not produce sufficient evidence that he had violated conditions of ...
Prison term of lawyer in terrorism case upheld
Stewart, a long time human rights lawyer, was convicted by a Manhattan federal jury in July 2005 of helping her client, a blind Egyptian cleric who was a terrorism suspect, smuggle messages out of prison, a violation of the Special Administrative ...
Waikiki Shooting Victim's Lawyer: Defense Case A "Fairy Tale"
BY JIM DOOLEY - A defense attorney's version of the shooting death of Kailua man Kollin Elderts last year is “a fairy tale,” according to Michael Green, lawyer for Elderts' family and estate. Elderts, 23, was shot to death in November during an early ...
Why Privacy Is Big Business for Trial Lawyers
"But this is not just about the money," says the lawyer. "It's about the extent to which people have or have not consented to being tracked around the Web." Facebook didn't reply to a request for comment. But it sees danger in letting class actions ...
Patrick W. Kittredge, 75, Phila. trial lawyer
Patrick W. Kittredge, 75, of Haddonfield, a Philadelphia trial lawyer, died Tuesday, June 19, of heart disease at Pennsylvania Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Kittredge earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1958 at the University ...
State of Legal Education: The Legal Profession and Legal Education in India
Changing times have brought profound changes to the nature of expectations of lawyer today. What we will do in this column is to outline where the changes are coming from and how the legal education sector will need to interface with the professional ...
Judge hears arguments at Zimmerman bond hearing
Prosecutors and a lawyer for the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin wrangled Friday over the money George Zimmerman received after he was charged with second-degree murder. Zimmerman's attorney called an expert on finances to ...
Southern California DUI Defense Lawyer
By Law Offices of Manuel J. Barba RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 29, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Southern California DUI – Drunk Driving Defense Attorney Manuel J. Barba is a Driving Under the Influence lawyer dedicated to defending people accused of Drunk ...
Baer gave US probe 2500 employee names - lawyer
Banks have handed over combined 10000 names - lawyer * At least 11 banks targeted in probe * One criminal complaint filed, more to come - lawyer By Martin de Sa'Pinto ZURICH, June 29 (Reuters) - Swiss bank Julius Baer has handed 2500 employee names to ...
Zimmerman trustworthy, deserves bond, his lawyer argues
Prosecutors say the husband and wife were speaking in code about their available funds, an assertion Zimmerman's lawyer said the defense has "never contested." The couple also discussed how much money could be accessed and what to do with it, ...
Lawyer says someone has to break law in chain of supply
WAILUKU - An attorney for a medical marijuana advocate said in 2nd Circuit Court on Thursday that someone has to violate the law in order for legal medical marijuana patients to get their "medicine." Defense attorney Chris Dunn told Judge Joseph ...
Defense lawyer calls plot to kill prosecutor political set-up
Molinelli immediately dismissed the contention, saying it was "the same thing the lawyer for [Hackensack Police Chief] Ken Zisa tried." Zisa was convicted of official misconduct after a trial in which his lawyer, Patricia Prezioso, contended that her ...
Gentleman lawyer and 'giant of the bar' dies at 104
“He created a caring atmosphere, which continues to this day, that distinguishes the firm from others that are sterile and cold,” said Glen Paulson, an influential lawyer at the firm who joined in the early '70s. “He was revered by lawyers there, ...
Legal practitioners advised to comply with due processes
Takoradi, June 30, GNA – Lawyer Bodza-Lumor, member of the Ghana Bar Association has intimated that without compliance to the due process of the law, little or nothing could be achieved in terms of real justice. He said the laws of the land were ...
Zimmerman trustworthy, deserves bail, his lawyer argues
George Zimmerman has acknowledged killing Trayvon Martin in a shooting that highlighted US race relations and gun laws. Even though he misled the court about his finances, George Zimmerman should not be jailed as he awaits trial for the death of ...
Trial Attorney John Kim Featured in Houston Business Journal Profile
The article describes how Mr. Kim, a Korean-American lawyer from Lubbock, Texas, has relied on the differences between him and other lawyers to gain advantages in the courtroom and in life. Mr. Kim discusses his education, his humor and how he competes ...
Alan M. Feldman Invited to Join International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Philadelphia Trial Lawyer Alan Feldman of Feldman Shepherd Invited to Join International Organization of Elite Attorneys. Philadelphia, PA, June 30, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Philadelphia personal injury law firm Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock ...
Candidates line up for House race
6 primaries, Jeffrey Roy, a member of the Franklin Town Council, and Peter Padula, a criminal defense lawyer, will face off for the Democratic Party's nomination, while the Republican race will have John Jewell, a member of the Franklin School ...