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Lawyer sentenced to 6 years in mortgage fraud
Murphy's lawyer, Susan Shatz, spoke of his military record — he volunteered for the Marines during the Vietnam War — as well as his age and diagnosis of prostate cancer. She also mentioned the numerous letters, including several from Cook County ...
Lawyer suspended for abandoning her client
Eloisa L. San Nicolas paid Flores $15000 as the lawyer asked. Flores, however, failed to appear for one or more hearings in the case. At one of the hearings, Wiseman removed Flores from the case when it became apparent she was not communicating with ...
Falana, Nigeria's rights lawyer becomes SAN
Nigeria's human rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, alongside 24 others has been elevated to the elite lawyers' rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, by the Legal Practitioners Privileges committee. The elevation was endorsed at its meeting ...
Lambda's Camilla Taylor receives Constitution Society honor
(Chicago, IL, July 7, 2012) — Today the Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) awarded Camilla Taylor, Marriage Project Director for Lambda Legal, the 2012 Ruth Goldman Award, an award that honors a woman in the Chicago ...
MedInformatix EMR Helps Sole Practitioner Become State's First Small Practice ...
MedInformatix EMR Helps Sole Practitioner Become State's First Small Practice ...
Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Years in Mortgage Fraud
Murphy's lawyer, Susan Shatz, spoke of his military record — he volunteered for the Marines during the Vietnam War — as well as his age and diagnosis of prostate cancer. She also mentioned the numerous letters, including several from Cook County ...
Criminal Attorney On Police Brutality: 'Many Officers Are Thugs With Badges'
The place to battle a bad stop is not on the side of the road, but in the courtroom when you have a lawyer with an even playing field to do battle. On the side of the road, in the alley, or on the corner, it is not even. The person with the gun has the ...
Wendy Fisher slaying: Suspect's lawyer says he will ask for preliminary hearing - Press-Register
By Brendan Kirby, Press-Register MOBILE, Alabama -- The court-appointed attorney for murder defendant Trayon Omar Washington said today that he would ask for a preliminary hearing in the case. Mobile County District Judge George Hardesty denied bail ...
Intellectual Property Lawyer Brian Simmons Joins Houston Litigation Firm AZA
"Few attorneys combine Brian's legal skill and technical expertise," says Demetrios Anaipakos, an AZA partner and IP lawyer. "He is a tremendous trial lawyer and a great addition to our existing team of IP veterans." Mr. Simmons has represented clients ...
Slave wife claim 'fabrication of feeble mind' - lawyer
The defence lawyer's comments in the high-profile case of abuse and torture could make domestic violence victims think twice about asking for help and discourage bystanders from offering it, an advocate said. Czech-born Peter Lizon, 37, is entitled to ...
Intellectual Property Lawyer Brian Simmons Joins Houston Litigation Firm AZA
"Few attorneys combine Brian's legal skill and technical expertise," says Demetrios Anaipakos, an AZA partner and IP lawyer. "He is a tremendous trial lawyer and a great addition to our existing team of IP veterans." Mr. Simmons has represented clients ...
Sandusky lawyer Rominger fights trial judge's disclosure order related to ...
Sandusky lawyer Rominger fights trial judge's disclosure order related to ...
Wiseman suspends lawyer for failure to provide competent representation ...
Wiseman suspends lawyer for failure to provide competent representation ...
Falana, EFCC lawyer, 22 others appointed SAN
The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, on Thursday, approved the appointment of the Lagos-based human rights activist, Femi Falana, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)'s lawyer, Rotimi Jacobs, Professor Yemi Akinseye-George and ...
Paul R. Anapol, 75, trial lawyer
Paul R. Anapol, 75, a longtime Philadelphia trial lawyer formerly of Center City, died of complications of an infection Friday, July 6, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Mr. Anapol, who previously lived in Cherry Hill and served as a Camden County ...
Corona impeach lawyer opposes De Lima as CJ, Tupas as JBC member
By MARK MERUEÑAS, GMA News July 13, 2012 5:23pm A lawyer of ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona on Friday opposed both the nomination of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima for chief justice and the membership of Ioilo Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. in the Judicial ...
Reviewing legal education: hell of a job
Professor Gus John, the chair of the diversity group advising the biggest review of training for lawyers in thirty years, has issued a call for "affirmative action" to compel the legal profession to recruit more students from lower socio-economic ...
Bomb Plotter's Lawyer Wants Charges Dropped
By John Majeski The lawyer of the teen arrested for plotting to blow up Freedom High School is asking the judge to throw out the charges against his client. Defense attorney Norman S. Cannella Sr. is arguing Jared Cano had neither the knowledge nor ...
Five questions with ... Kevin Flowers, trial lawyer, co-owner of CrossFit Glen ...
Five questions with ... Kevin Flowers, trial lawyer, co-owner of CrossFit Glen ...
Judge rips defense attorney in Doe case for taking prosecutor job
Scott Walker, hit a stumbling block Friday when Russell's lawyer admitted he had accepted a job as a prosecutor without disclosing that to his client, prosecutors or the judge assigned to his case. In an unusual court hearing, Dennis Krueger, ...
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In a decision that stands to save taxpayers money, the state's highest court ruled Friday that people facing criminal charges carry the burden of proving they cannot afford to pay for their own lawyer before a judge appoints a taxpayer-funded lawyer ...
Teen charged in Newark schoolyard murders won't accept plea deal, lawyer says - The Star-Ledger
By Alexi Friedman/The Star-Ledger NEWARK — More than 2000 notices will soon be mailed to potential jurors in Essex County for the Sept. 7 murder trial of the final defendant to face justice in the Newark schoolyard slayings. But before that can happen ...
woman rejects plea deal in death of newborn
Bei Bei Shuai turned down prosecutors' offer to drop a murder charge if she pleads guilty to a lesser charge of attempted feticide during a court hearing in Indianapolis, her lawyer and prosecutors said. If Shuai had accepted the deal, she could have ...
DUI Lawyer Orange County Search Term Targeted By Orange County Law Office ...
DUI Lawyer Orange County Search Term Targeted By Orange County Law Office ...
Men Who Rock — 2012
Since 2005, he has been awarded seven separate “Outstanding Trial Lawyers” awards from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and was named their Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2006 and 2011. He represented the surviving heirs of CHP Officer Mark Saylor who, ...
Split-up has her questioning pre-marital deal
He took me to a lawyer whom his lawyer recommended who asked me if I understood that it required my fiance to put $10000 a year into an investment account in my name and, if we got divorced, to pay me $50000 a year for each year of marriage with a cap ...
Lawyer fined for licking client's ear
LIHUE (Hawaii) - A judge called a Hawaii attorney convicted of harassment a "dirty old man" for licking a client's ear. After a bench trial, Kauai attorney Lawrence McCreery, 64, was found guilty of harassment Thursday after a former client testified ...
Lawyer: Tribe's ex-accountant stole $4 million
RIVERSIDE — A former accountant for the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians and an ex-insurance broker stole about $4 million from the tribe by diverting funds reserved for insurance coverage, a prosecutor claimed this past week, but the defendants' ...
Trial Lawyer Mike Papantonio: Let's not cover it up; Romney has a criminal ...
Trial Lawyer Mike Papantonio: Let's not cover it up; Romney has a criminal ...
Black Voices Atlanta Spotlight: Marvin Arrington Jr., Civil Rights Attorney ...
Black Voices Atlanta Spotlight: Marvin Arrington Jr., Civil Rights Attorney ...
Moore provides legal counsel for PNM
He has also been active in the New Mexico State Bar Association and was business lawyer of the year in 2005. He is still counsel in the PNM legal department and is enjoying working with the people there. Charlie and Peg have one son, Charles "Kirk" ...
$5300 Payment for Lawyer in Flood Overtime Hearings
That lawyer was Richard Potter, who also had a $7500 limit at $125 per hour. Jones in considering appealing a Superior Court decision that said the council has the authority to discipline his department heads. But first, he must get approved from the ...
Main external law firms: Brown Rudnick, Rouse
The year is 2008 and corporate lawyer Brian Chadwick is handed two cards. One would give him the opportunity to be a legal superstar at one of America's biggest law firms. The other is from Miniclip, a gaming website started by two friends on a budget ...
Dueling Houston Donors Take Feud to Presidential Campaign
Obama will attend fundraisers tomorrow in San Antonio and Austin, and Mostyn will be present for the one at the home of San Antonio trial lawyer Mikal Watts. Perry, 79, has donated to a super-PAC devoted to electing presumptive Republican presidential ...
Minneapolis Law Firm Earns Super Lawyer Status
"What a delight to see that both Courtney Lawrence and Alicia Sieben have been voted Minnesota Super Lawyer Rising Stars, and eleven of our lawyers have again made Super Lawyer," said founding partner James Schwebel. "There is no other personal injury ...
Sierra Leone Judgment against MILLICENT LEWIS-OJUMU (nee HAMILTON-HAZELEY), Dr ...
Sierra Leone Judgment against MILLICENT LEWIS-OJUMU (nee HAMILTON-HAZELEY), Dr ...
King & Spalding Hires William F. Abrams, Boosts Its Patent Litigation ...
King & Spalding Hires William F. Abrams, Boosts Its Patent Litigation ...
Zimmerman defense attorney will go to court today to stay judge's order on ...
Zimmerman defense attorney will go to court today to stay judge's order on ...
Hiring a Lawyer for Your Startup - Big Firm or Small Firm?
As you legal needs grow, it is prudent to seek advice from outside litigation management/transactional counsel (a different lawyer from your primary legal counsel) on how to select attorneys to handle your various legal tasks. While it may seem counter ...
Oh, vanity, thy name is lawyer
To me, there just doesn't seem to be that much point to sharing any more of yourself than you have to with the rest of the world, much less advertising the fact that you're a lawyer to some “road rage” posterchild who thinks you cut him off in traffic ...
Ex-Citi executive to jury: $1 billion CDO was risky bet, not fraud
By Basil Katz | NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Citigroup Inc (CN) manager did not mislead investors who bought $1 billion of mortgage-linked securities from the bank because they knew betting in the housing market was risky, the executive's lawyer said ...
Acclaimed Trial Lawyer Graham Hill Joins Houston's Heard Robins
HOUSTON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The law firm of Heard Robins Cloud & Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Texas courtroom veteran Graham Hill as a partner in the firm's Houston headquarters. Mr. Hill has represented ...
12th lawyer out for NBA star Dwyane Wade's ex-wife in divorce, custody battle
A judge in Chicago agreed Monday to allow a lawyer for Dwyane Wade's ex-wife to remove himself from her protracted divorce and child-custody battle with the NBA star. Attorney Michael Haber had been the 12th lawyer to represent Siohvaughn Funches-Wade ...
Ex-Citi executive to jury: $1 bln CDO was risky bet, not fraud
The attorney for defendant Brian Stoker, 41, was responding to a US Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer who told the Manhattan federal jury that Stoker, the main manager on the securities deal, should be held responsible for the 2007 transaction ...
Barbara Shanklin retains lawyer in ethics probe
Attorney Aubrey Williams represents Gregory Gatewood who was wrongfully charged last year with trafficking marijuna. (By Pam Spaulding, The Courier-Journal) April 15, 2010 Criminal defense attorney Aubrey Williams will represent Louisville Metro ...
Jenner & Block, Orrick, Ropes & Gray, Cleary: Business of Law
Fabrizio notes though, that Doroshow's earliest experience at Jenner wasn't as a lawyer but as a musician. His band Amaretto played a Jenner holiday party in 1997. “I was moonlighting before my kids came along,” Doroshow says of his time as a guitar ...
Jail call shows lawyer knew about Zimmerman's hidden money
In a phone call recorded April 14 between Zimmerman and a friend named Scott, the two discuss the new defense lawyer and the attorney's vision for an upcoming bond hearing. Zimmerman tells his friend that he told his new attorney, Mark O'Mara, ...
Foreclosure, Reprimanded For Judicial Misconduct, Credit Card Debt, Sinfully ...
Foreclosure, Reprimanded For Judicial Misconduct, Credit Card Debt, Sinfully ...
Whitehall Township man did not mean to shoot Allentown man to death, lawyer says - The Express Times
By Colin McEvoy | The Express-Times View full sizeExpress-Times File Photo | BILL ADAMSJose Cruz Jr.'s murder trial got under way today in Lehigh County Court. Jose Cruz Jr. doesn't deny shooting Edwin Jiminez-Gonzalez to death June 6, 2011, ...
Methuen lawyer: Solomon trying to 'intimidate the city into settling'
McQuillan was responding to a motion in federal court filed by Solomon's lawyer, Joseph Sulman, which seeks sanctions against the city "for gratuitous and detailed disclosures to the media" - a reference to Mayor Stephen Zanni's comments in the July 2 ...