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The Lanier Law Firm's Lee Cirsch Highlighted Among California's Top Young ...
The Lanier Law Firm's Lee Cirsch Highlighted Among California's Top Young ...
Stabbed lawyer Steven Killpack describes confronting home intruder
By nate carlisle The Salt Lake City attorney who was stabbed in his home earlier this month described the attack Tuesday in an email to reporters. In the email, Steven Killpack wrote that he woke July 5 and "was surprised to find a man in my home who ...
Holly's lawyer wants statements suppressed
MANITOWOC — Did Becky C. Holly make statements to officers of her own free will? Did she understand what she was doing when she signed off on her Miranda rights? Those were among the issues under question Tuesday, when Holly appeared for a motion ...
Lawyer: Texan to fight allegation he killed doctor
BETSY BLANEY | July 17, 2012 06:14 PM EST | AP LUBBOCK, Texas — A Texas plastic surgeon plans to fight allegations that he paid another man thousands of dollars in silver bars to kill a fellow doctor who was dating his ex-girlfriend, a defense ...
Sheldon Adelson's Lawyer Threatens To Sue Democratic Congressional Campaign ...
Sheldon Adelson's Lawyer Threatens To Sue Democratic Congressional Campaign ...
Lawyer: Texan to fight allegation he killed doctor
By By BETSY BLANEY – 23 hours ago LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A Texas plastic surgeon plans to fight allegations that he paid another man thousands of dollars in silver bars to kill a fellow doctor who was dating his ex-girlfriend, a defense attorney said ...
Lawyer: Texan to Fight Allegation He Killed Doctor
A Texas plastic surgeon plans to fight allegations that he paid another man thousands of dollars in silver bars to kill a fellow doctor who was dating his ex-girlfriend, a defense attorney said Tuesday. Police claim Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon paid David ...
Jail call says defense attorney knew about Zimmerman's hidden money
In one jailhouse call, George Zimmerman said his lawyer knew that donations had poured in. By Frances Robles In the roughly 37 hours George Zimmerman spent talking on the phone during his first stint in jail, there are several minutes that could land ...
Jenner & Block, Ropes & Gray, Crowell: Business of Law
Moves Justice Department Lawyer Joins Baker & McKenzie in Washington Former US Justice Department attorney Jonathan C. Poling joined Baker & McKenzie LLP's Washington office as a partner in the trade-compliance practice. A trial attorney with the ...
Daniel L. Thistle, 67, trial lawyer
Daniel L. Thistle, 67, of Washington Square, a trial lawyer, died Friday, July 13, of bladder cancer at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. After graduating from Villanova University Law School in 1970, Mr. Thistle joined the law firm headed by James Beasley, ...
Texas Attorney David Calvillo Named to the American Board of Trial Advocates
David Calvillo brings more than 22 years of experience to the table as a lawyer, litigator and mediator — in addition to having been an attorney-certified public accountant for 27 years. As a McAllen Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer, ...
Trial lawyer membership on the skids
Both candidates highlight their years of service to AAJ and other lawyer groups. Their partisan activities also figure prominently in their appeals for support. Baron Blue touts her fundraising for Democratic candidates and vows to organize attorneys ...
Defense Lawyer Convicted in Evidence Scheme Wants New Trial
The attorneys representing a Washington defense lawyer and two private investigators who were convicted in a scheme to dupe jurors want a judge to grant a new trial over allegations of government misconduct. The judge, Gladys Kessler of US District ...
Lawyer Pay, King & Spalding, Venable: Business of Law
The e-mail was found by the company in March during a required search for evidence and was only shared with victims yesterday, after police alerted them to its existence, David Sherborne, a lawyer for dozens of people who had their messages intercepted ...
Tim Skubick: Doctors like proposed medical malpractice reforms, but what about ... - The Bay City Times
Tim Skubick: Doctors like proposed medical malpractice reforms, but what about ...
Federal Criminal Lawyer Douglas McNabb of McNabb Associates - News On Current ...
Federal Criminal Lawyer Douglas McNabb of McNabb Associates - News On Current ...
Chaplin jury begins deliberating
By Bob Gardinier Defense attorney F. Stanton Ackerman presents his opening arguments in the Crosier murder case in Rensselaer County Courthouse in Troy, NY July 12, 2012. (Skip Dickstein / Times Union) Defense attorney F. Stanton Ackerman presents his ...
AG Harris sides with law degree candidate
(07-19) 14:24 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Attorney General Kamala Harris has sided with an undocumented immigrant who passed the bar exam and wants to be a lawyer, telling the California Supreme Court that immigration status - at least for someone brought ...
Former UT football player, Houston lawyer Nunnally dies
By Tony Freemantle Knox Nunnally made a legacy as a former UT football champion and a prominent lawyer. Photo: Douglas Britt / Houston Chronicle Knox Nunnally, a prominent Houston trial lawyer and a member of the first University of Texas football team ...
Lawyer for Santa Ana City councilman wants sexual assault charges dismissed
By Ed Joyce with KPCC Wire Services | 5:39pm James Riddet, left, attorney for Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante, right, spoke in Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana, Thursday morning, during Bustamante's arraignment on sexual assault ...
Deliberations begin in Crosier murder case
By Bob Gardinier Defense attorney F. Stanton Ackerman presents his opening arguments in the Crosier murder case in Rensselaer County Courthouse in Troy, NY July 12, 2012. (Skip Dickstein / Times Union) Defense attorney F. Stanton Ackerman presents his ...
Police in case of missing Iowa cousins vexed by lawyer
DES MOINES (AP) — Authorities investigating the disappearance of two Iowa cousins missing for nearly a week said Thursday that the legal counsel sought by one set of parents is a distraction. Tammy Brousseau, an aunt to both girls, told the Associated ...
NBA Salutes 40 Young Black Lawyers as Nation's Top Advocates
by Alexis Taylor Check out related stories, research genealogies, or peruse all that our archives have to offer. National Bar Association (NBA) President Daryl Parks, the attorney representing the family of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, ...
Lawyer group backs marriage amendment
Could a company like General Mills, who recently came out against the marriage amendment, factor in a lawyer's views on the issue when shopping for legal counsel? “I think there is a potential that people will be proud to work with you, or have you as ...
Quebec lawyers awarded with honour titles
Winner of the 2012 Chrisine Tourigny Award of Merit, awarded to a female lawyer in recognition of social commitment and contributions to the advancement of female legal professionals. Bernstein is director of the department of legal sciences and ...
Criminal Attorney Stuart FL Lawyer Jeff T. Gorman Launches New Website
For clients who need a criminal lawyer Stuart FL area, Gorman will work hard to provide them with the best representation possible. “Jeff Gorman is a respected and active member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States ...
LIVE BLOG: Colo. suspect asked for lawyer; still no motive
It's not known whether he he has retained or been assigned a lawyer. Earlier, citing a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation, the Associated Press wrote that Homes "is not talking to investigators." Police have found jars of chemicals ...
Judge hears sheriff's case against Board of Supervisors over legal counsel ...
Judge hears sheriff's case against Board of Supervisors over legal counsel ...
The Trial of James Holmes
Still, some defense lawyer will take his case, for some huge sum of money, and hire a psychologist, for some huge sum of money, and they'll do all they can to twist facts and observations to impress a jury, itself in the limelight simply by being on ...
Houston Personal Injury Lawyer Kevin Krist Launches New Law Firm Website
Houston personal injury lawyer Kevin Krist today announced the launch of a new website for his firm, The Law Office of Kevin Krist. Krist, who has been recognized as one of “The Best Lawyers in America” in the area of personal injury law each year ...
Aurora shooting suspect gets head of public defender's office as his defense ...
Aurora shooting suspect gets head of public defender's office as his defense ...
Legal counsel puts CPD, City Hall on FOI notice
It's been a couple weeks since we last visited the ongoing Freedom of Information Act violations perpetrated at Conway Police Department. So, let's update what's happened since. First, no policies at CPD have changed. CPD still shields completely ...
Controversy topples once-proud Breibart law firm
That fund has a $200000 cap on money to pay for losses caused by any one lawyer's actions, no matter how many claims are filed. “Due to the anticipated volume of claims, you are encouraged to file quickly with the fund,” court-appointed trustee Mark ...
FBI begins probe after SC law firm's collapse
That fund has a $200000 cap on money to pay for losses caused by any one lawyer's actions, no matter how many claims are filed. “Due to the anticipated volume of claims, you are encouraged to file quickly with the fund,” court-appointed trustee Mark ...
Barbara Bedell: Memorial service for Middletown lawyer Sept. 12
The late Edward J. Meyer (1941-2012) will be honored during an upcoming memorial service marking his remarkable career as a prominent attorney for 40 years. He is pictured prior to closing his law office in April, 2011.Meyer family photo By Barbara ...
Kitsap appellate candidates met before state's highest court
Following nine pretrial hearings over 11 months, Tracer's lawyer refused another delay in May 2008 due to the prosecutor's absence. Jefferson County Superior Court Judge Craddock Verser took the almost unheard of step of pointing to a local defense ...
On the Docket Pittsburgh: 7/23/12
Thomas T. Frampton of Goehring, Rutter & Boehm has been named a 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. Mr. Frampton, a former trial judge of 10 years, advocates for clients on behalf of financial institutions, natural gas and oil producers, ...
Cut it Out, Bar Tells Disbarred Lawyer
By KEVIN KOENINGER RALEIGH, NC (CN) - The North Carolina State Bar claims a disbarred lawyer from West Virginia charges exorbitant fees and masquerades as a nonprofit while holding himself out as a "criminal justice consultant," though he cannot ...
Litigator an Expert on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Healthcare ...
Litigator an Expert on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Healthcare ...
Lawyer wants Pa. Russian roulette case in juvey
EVERETT, Pa. (AP) — The defense attorney for a Pennsylvania teen charged in a fatal Russian roulette shooting says he'll try to get the case moved to juvenile court, but otherwise has no comment. For now, 15-year-old Cole McConoughey (mik-KON'-ah-hee) ...
Lawyer Charged in Gun-Silencer Case Makes Constitutional Argument for Dismissal
By Martha Neil A Wisconsin lawyer criminally charged for allegedly possessing an illegal gun silencer is fighting the case on constitutional grounds. Attorney Thomas M. Barrett, through his legal counsel, is arguing that the law under which he was ...
Lawyer Gets 2nd Chance to Get Sanctions Reduced
By TIM HULL (CN) - The 9th Circuit ordered a new hearing Monday for an attorney who was sanctioned $360000 for pursuing frivolous claims against the city of San Francisco, giving the lawyer a second chance to show that he cannot pay the fine on the ...
Bre-X lawyer Joe Groia appeals 'civility' ruling
Bay Street lawyer Joe Groia is appealing the Law Society of Upper Canada decision last month that found he violated the legal profession's rules on civility while defending the geologist at the centre of the Bre-X Minerals gold scandal a dozen years ...
Lawyer: Suspect family's hearts go out to victims
James E. Holmes, left, appears in Arapahoe County District Court, with defense attorney Tamara Brady, right, Monday, July 23, 2012, in Centennial, Colo. Holmes is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, and could also face additional counts of ...
Colorado shooting suspect appears in court
well, i didn't see this morning's appearance, but i think what any good lawyer is going to do here is to advise their client that he is under a magnifying glass in every sense of the world. so this particular defendant if he sneezes, if he talks to a ...
American Lawyer Media Ranks Adams and Reese Among Nation's Top Law Firms in ...
American Lawyer Media Ranks Adams and Reese Among Nation's Top Law Firms in ...
Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP: Providing Comfort in a Difficult Time
Both Shernoff and Bidart have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in AmericaÆ 2012, with Shernoff named as The Best Lawyers in AmericaÆ 2012 Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law in Riverside. Bidart, meanwhile, was selected as ¿Cal-ABOTA ...
New NBA, new SANs
In our view, the leadership, nay every lawyer must at all times stand on the side of the people, and always defend the greatest public interest. Again, the NBA leadership must also reject all entreaties to become surrogates or agents of the state ...
Defendant Lawyer in Lender-Racketeering Case Seeks Severance From 'La Cosa ...
Defendant Lawyer in Lender-Racketeering Case Seeks Severance From 'La Cosa ...
Charges dropped against defense attorney John Parrinello
The charges against a defense attorney accused of attacking a former client have been dropped. John Parrinello appeared in court Tuesday morning where the judge dropped the charges. Parrinello was accused of putting his former client, Joseph Cafarelli, ...