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Orange County DUI Lawyer Now Accepts Payment Plans For People Arrested in ...
Orange County DUI Lawyer Now Accepts Payment Plans For People Arrested in ...
Beirut Bombing Victims Commend President Obama's Signing Of Iran Sanctions ...
Beirut Bombing Victims Commend President Obama's Signing Of Iran Sanctions ...
Bob Bashara's new no-flash lawyer shines with know-how, colleagues say
Defense attorney Mark Kriger says his career inspiration came from Atticus Finch, the heroic lawyer in Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" -- and it was driven home by a Royal Oak policeman's riot stick to his head. As a 17-year-old taking pictures ...
Umansky Law Firm Successfully Defends Aggravated Assault Case
Umansky Law Firm Successfully Defends Aggravated Assault Case. Orlando criminal defense attorney Zahra Umansky of the Umansky Law Firm was successfully able to get the charges against her client dropped in an Aggravated Assault with a Firearm ...
MY VIEW, R. BEN HOGAN: The door to the courthouse is closing
At trial, the lawyer for the Alabama insurance commission testified the defendant insurer was collecting more profit than allowed on Medicare supplement policies. A local English teacher diagrammed on the blackboard for the jury that the brochure said ...
Manslaughter charge dropped in Gaza war case
Manslaughter charge dropped in Gaza war case. Israel's military prosecutor dropped a manslaughter charge against a soldier initially suspected of killing a Palestinian woman and her daughter during Israel's war against Gaza militants nearly four years ...
River Birch prosecution attracts 3rd Justice Department lawyer
The U.S. Justice Department has enrolled a third lawyer from its Washington headquarters to prosecute the River Birch landfill cases. They are replacing a New Orleans-based team tainted by the online fulminating of former Assistant U.S. Attorney Sal ...
Family comes first for tough litigator
But she's also been known to tell lawyers and clerks at her firm to take holidays, and a female lawyer at the firm recently took a full year of maternity leave, something almost unheard-of in the profession. “It's a practise what you preach kind of ...
Patent-Litigation Specialist Diversifies
The 177-lawyer firm, one of the biggest law-firm success stories of the past decade, faces dramatically different terrain today than it did back in 2000, when Mike McKool, the firm's co-founder, bet that pursuing infringement claims against technology ...
Former mayor, criminal defense attorney Frank K. Martin dies at 73
To the community, he was Lawyer Martin, a successful attorney. To another segment of the community, he was Mayor Martin, a man who accomplished a great deal with the help of many others. He was multi-talented and this community knew him on a lot of ...
Former Boston lawyer serving higher law in Franklin
As a Boston-based defense attorney for much of his working life, Tom Alpert aided and defended the legal rights of anyone who came through his office lugging a problem. So in 2000, when he shifted from law to religion, becoming the rabbi of Malden's ...
Pro Bono Barrister for Aug. 13, 2012
Pro Bono Barrister for Aug. 13, 2012. Bruno F. Codispoti Columbian lawyers to open season with trial prep session at Rex Manor. Kicking off the fall season under new President Bruno F. Codispoti, the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn will ...
Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform: Yes, Deal Better With the Issues but Don ...
Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform: Yes, Deal Better With the Issues but Don ...
Elon School Of Law Announces Elder Law Clinic
(Elon, NC) -- Elon University School of Law announced plans today to open an Elder Law Clinic that will begin serving clients in the school's fall 2012 semester. Law students participating in the Elder Law Clinic will provide free legal counsel and ...
Badger baiting accused fail to have bail conditions relaxed
The claim was made by a prosecution lawyer during a hearing for two Belfast brothers charged after a police investigation into animal cruelty and illegal dog fighting. Six others have also been charged. Gary Kirkwood, 18, and his brother Wayne, 19 ...
Lawyer: George Zimmerman Has To Live 'Like A Hermit'
George Zimmerman's attorneys announced Monday they are taking their issues with the trial judge all the way to the District Court of Appeals. Mark O'Mara, Zimmerman's lead defense attorney, recently asked trial Judge Kenneth Lester to recuse himself, ...
Lawyer seeks to bar confession in strangling case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia police have testified that a man confessed to choking three women in a series of sex-related stranglings that terrorized a neighborhood. But a defense attorney is trying to get the statements thrown out. The lawyer ...
Durbin Announces Bipartisan Screening Committee for Federal Judges in the ...
Durbin Announces Bipartisan Screening Committee for Federal Judges in the ...
Lawyer seeks to bar confession in strangling case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer defending a man accused in a series of sex-related stranglings that terrorized a Philadelphia neighborhood sought Monday to have his client's graphic confessions thrown out. Police testified at a pre-trial suppression ...
Zimmerman lawyer pursuing traditional self-defense
Zimmerman lawyer pursuing traditional self-defense. Print · E-mail. By KYLE HIGHTOWER. The Associated Press. ORLANDO, Fla. — The attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin said Monday ...
Zimmerman lawyer pursuing traditional self-defense
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin said Monday he believes that the facts that will be argued in the case fall more under traditional self-defense. Mark O ...
Judge: Detective's alleged OT theft not relevant at murder trial
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George Zimmerman's lawyer appeals to remove judge
George Zimmerman's lawyer appeals to remove judge. Mark O'Mara, defense attorney for George Zimmerman, announces an appeal to remove Judge Kenneth Lester from the case - Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. By Bakari Savage, Reporter Last Updated: Monday ...
Zimmerman lawyer pursuing traditional self-defense
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin said Monday he believes that the facts that will be argued in the case fall more under traditional self-defense. Mark O ...
Zimmerman lawyer pursuing traditional self-defense
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Judge could rule today on new lawyer for Kwame Kilpatrick in corruption trial
A federal judge could decide today to give Kwame Kilpatrick a new lawyer -- a move that would likely delay the ex-Detroit mayor's corruption trial for several months. At issue is whether a conflict of interest between Kilpatrick and his lawyer warrants ...
George Zimmerman's Lawyer, Mark O'Mara, Pursuing Traditional Self-Defense
George Zimmerman's Lawyer, Mark O'Mara, Pursuing Traditional Self-Defense. By KYLE HIGHTOWER 08/13/12 08:56 PM ET AP. reddit stumble · Share on Google+. Get Black Voices Alerts: Sign Up. React: Amazing Inspiring Funny Scary Hot Crazy ...
The Bluebook Is Now Available As A Mobile App
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 13, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- After an extensive vetting process, the editors* of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, have selected the rulebook app as the exclusive mobile app to publish The Bluebook ...
Jail for Texas lawyer charged with funds misuse
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A South Texas lawyer arrested on another drunken driving count has been jailed pending trial on charges she embezzled from her grandmother. Michelle Lorenz Valicek faces trial Sept. 10 on 16 felony counts of misapplication of ...
Zimmerman Will Not Rely on “Stand Your Ground,” Defense Attorney Says
The lawyer argued that Zimmerman had no way to flee as Martin had him pinned to the ground, making “Stand Your Ground” protections unnecessary to win the case. The latest development also proved to be an embarrassment for activists and anti-gun ...
Checks lifted on council legal bills
Council is now able to spend half a million dollars on legal counsel without seeking tenders or quotes. Photo: Jessica Shapiro. City Hall's chief legal eagle will be able to authorise contracts with barristers worth $500000 without seeking tenders or ...
Ukrainian legal professionals learn from US
Four legal professionals from the Ukraine wait to enjoy a play while visiting Cedar City on Monday. The four are spending time in Southern Utah in an exchange program sponsored by the Leavitt Institute for International Development. / Asher Swan / The ...
Judge denies Kilpatrick bid for new lawyer in corruption trial
And if he was looking for grounds for appeal should he be convicted, that likely won't work either, the experts said, weighing in on the news that the former Detroit mayor lost his request for a new lawyer. Kilpatrick asked for new counsel Tuesday ...
Lawyer: Man charged in 2 killings near Marana gave false confession
Lawyer: Man charged in 2 killings near Marana gave false confession. Print Email. « Lawyer Man charged in 2 killings near Marana gave false confession. » 2012-08-15T00:00:00Z Lawyer: Man charged in 2 killings near Marana gave false confessionKim ...
Woman gets jail time for stealing from friend
ACCOMAC -- A woman who twice took a debit card from a friend's purse and withdrew $60 from her bank account each time will spend eight days in jail. Aaisha White, 27, of Onancock, knew her friend's PIN number because that friend had allowed her to use ...
Third defense attorney leaves Stellmacher case
8/15/2012 10:49:00 AM Third defense attorney leaves Stellmacher case. Aaron Becker Reporter. A third defense attorney has parted ways with a local man who stands accused of trying to hire a hit man. Court records indicate Robin Shellow is no longer the ...
Exclusive: Boies Schiller hires litigator David Bernick
He has also been the lead lawyer, along with Theodore Olson, in a case challenging California's ban on gay marriage. But Boies Schiller has expanded well beyond Boies. After starting off with eight lawyers in 1997, the law firm today has more than 250, ...
Former Walmart eye doctor Diego Posada sentenced, avoids sex assault trial
COMMERCE CITY - Diego Posada, the former Walmart eye doctor accused of molesting children in his office, has been sentenced in a plea deal that avoids a trial on felony charges that could have stripped him of his professional license. District Court ...
Mental state of man accused of shooting rural peace officer to be assessed ...
Mental state of man accused of shooting rural peace officer to be assessed ...
A Lawyer Could Be Disbarred For Allegedly Smuggling Cuban Cigars
A disciplinary committee for Illinois lawyers has suggested disbarment for a lawyer accused of smuggling Cuban cigars into the U.S. in the 90s, the Legal Profession Blog reported Friday. Richard Connors made 31 trips to Cuba and was stopped with a ...
New Portland law firm opens with focus on affordable services for artists
The licensed lawyer and UMaine Law graduate said he started Opticliff ESQ in June as a way to help artists that have been seeking more legal counsel as the statewide support for the creative economy improves. “I'm attracted to people who have a vision, ...
California arson suspect's lawyer says email threat was grief therapy
NEWPORT BEACH, California (Reuters) - A California professor accused of setting a string of fires following his son's suicide pleaded not guilty to arson on Wednesday, and his lawyer said a rambling, violent email threat to carry out a shooting rampage ...
Edward T. Graham, 1927-2012
Edward T. Graham, 1927-2012. Longtime Wheaton lawyer specialized in representing landowners in condemnation cases. Email · print. Edward T. Graham was an attorney for Amoco and also represented property owners in condemnation cases during the ...
Case continued for lawyer who brought loaded gun to 'Dark Knight' showing in ...
Case continued for lawyer who brought loaded gun to 'Dark Knight' showing in ...
Salpietro and Ramage Johnston Named to Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Frank G. Salpietro and Colleen Ramage Johnston of Rothman Gordon, P.C. recognized by one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the U.S.. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012. Frank G. Salpietro and Colleen Ramage Johnston have been ...
Testimony begins: Defense: Howard has some responsibility but didn't commit ...
Testimony begins: Defense: Howard has some responsibility but didn't commit ...
Bankruptcy: case of how many tricks you know
As the lawyer and commentator who writes under the name ''Tulkinghorn'' has observed, ''overcharging morphs into perfectly proper professional conduct''. The High Court has said that a solicitor can hardly be guilty of a crime ''in respect of conduct ...
Former Walker aide's latest lawyer is public defender
A new lawyer for Timothy Russell – the former aide to Gov. Scott Walker who's accused of embezzling more than $20000 from a veterans group – was appointed for him by the state public defender's office. The move indicates Russell was likely broke or ...
Beirut Bombing Victims Say Standard Chartered Helped Iran Avoid Paying ...
Beirut Bombing Victims Say Standard Chartered Helped Iran Avoid Paying ...
Kilpatrick's new, fourth lawyer is prominent criminal defense attorney Harold ...
Kilpatrick's new, fourth lawyer is prominent criminal defense attorney Harold ...