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Kim & Chang, Apple`s legal counsel in Korea
Apple understandably needs Korean legal counsel for a lawsuit filed in Korea. A non-Korean lawyer cannot represent a client in a Korean court. Even if the Korean legal market is opened to foreign companies in 2017, a non-Korean lawyer who does not know ...
Dallas Trial Lawyer Tom Corea Charged With Screwing Clients Out of $400000
You may know Tom Corea from the twice-weekly, half-hour infomercials he ran on daytime TV called Ask a Lawyer with Tom Corea. Or you may know him as that attorney who sued KTVT and Channel 21 for $1.4 million over said show, claiming the stations ...
Prominent Roanoke attorney William Poff dies at the age of 80
“While his unparalleled skills as a trial lawyer were evident to all who worked with or against him, I choose to remember Bill for a side of him not always evident to those who knew him only as a lawyer,” Woods Rogers president Thomas Bagby wrote in a ...
Charlie and the Trial Lawyers
Charlie Crist had to take the bar three times, and he hadn't practiced law for at least 18 years when he finished his term as governor in 2011. But that didn't keep one of Florida's most powerful law firms, Morgan & Morgan, from taking him on board as ...
You don't have to obey a law 'that is clearly unlawful,' Rob Ford's lawyer ...
You don't have to obey a law 'that is clearly unlawful,' Rob Ford's lawyer ...
Defense Attorney, Friend of Stabbing Suspect Speak Out
Defense Attorney, Friend of Stabbing Suspect Speak Out. The defense attorney and a friend of the Lake Shore student who is charged with stabbing his friend early Monday are speaking out about the incident. By Edward Cardenas; Email the author; 8:45 pm ...
San Francisco Bay Area Attorneys Attend Gender Discrimination Seminar
September 6, 2012. Repost This. Bryn Gallagher and Christine Renken of Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason (CPSM) attended the Gender Discrimination in the Workplace Seminar put on by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) on August 28, ...
Lawyer appointed to represent Rodriguez on latest charges
When asked about her lawyer status this week, Rodriguez said, ìI donít know just yetî and was unable to provide a timeframe for when she would have a sure answer. Rodriguezís husband, Carlos, was charged with one count of theft between $20,000 and ...
North Belfast rioters 'in flower pot attack'
The prosecution lawyer said: "As a result of their involvement with this applicant, two police constables sustained injuries resulting in hospital treatment." Opposing bail, the barrister outlined concerns over an event on 29 September marking the ...
Bulger lawyer complains of prosecution's documents
The defense attorney for James “Whitey” Bulger stated in court papers filed Thursday night that federal prosecutors are wasting time by handing over multiple copies of the same documents in the 360,000 pages of evidence that Bulger's defense team has ...
Belfast rioters attacked police with flower pots, court hears
The prosecution lawyer said: "As a result of their involvement with this applicant, two police constables sustained injuries resulting in hospital treatment." Opposing bail, the barrister outlined concerns over an event on 29 September marking the ...
Laying the Foundation for a More Diverse Legal Profession
Subscription Required. Fashionista Lawyer Spots Faux Pas in Forever 21's Refund Policy · John Pacenti's federal court report · Stalker Dual SL Passes Muster, New Jersey Appeals Court Says. Subscription Required. Workers' Comp Judge Suspended Amid ...
August Lawyer of the Month: Suck On My Cannon Balls
It's time to announce the winner of August's Lawyer of the Month competition. Last month, we had a potpourri of lawyers and judges allegedly behaving badly for readers to choose from. In the end, one of our candidates stole the show with 41 percent of ...
Revered criminal lawyer Kirk Kirkconnell dies
Central Florida criminal defense attorney Kirk Kirkconnell, one of the state's most respected and well-known lawyers, died Friday. Kirkconnell, who spent more than three decades representing some of Central Florida's most high-profile clients ...
“Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer” by Kenneth W ...
“Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer” by Kenneth W ...
When Client and Lawyer Interests Conflict
Conflicts also arise when the representation of a client will be in conflict with a lawyer's personal interests. Such situations do not arise often but when they do, the lawyer must engage in a conflicts analysis to determine whether the lawyer can ...
The gloves are off: Former prosecutor in OJ Simpson's case alleges that The ...
The gloves are off: Former prosecutor in OJ Simpson's case alleges that The ...
Ex-prosecutor: OJ Simpson lawyer tampered with glove
A glove at the center of the O.J. Simpson murder trial is back in the headlines after a former prosecutor said the football star's lawyers tampered with it, Reuters reports. Nearly 17 years after Simpson was acquitted of murder, former Los Angeles ...
Defense attorney wants new venue in Beason family murder trial because of ...
Defense attorney wants new venue in Beason family murder trial because of ...
Lawyer escapes stress of court on the court
Brentwood's Gino Bulso doesn't get too bothered by pressure situations he might face on the tennis court. It's nothing like the stresses that Bulso sees in real court as a trial lawyer. Now that's pressure. Bulso, 50, seemed plenty at ease Saturday ...
High Court judge exhorts advocates to respect seniors
AP High Court judge and district portfolio judge G. Chandraiah exhorted advocates to respect their seniors and inculcate a spirit of social service. In the legal profession, the association of seniors and their guidance matters much for those who join ...
Protecting the innocents
"Now these guys are going to have to register and they're like, 'Not only was I told by my lawyer, the prosecutor and the judge I wouldn't have to register, now you're saying I will after Dec. 20?'" He said the Legislature has already amended a part of ...
Author's experience informs legal thriller debut
“Southern Justice,” author and criminal and civil trial lawyer Mary Kane's legal thriller, speaks to this conundrum. When Kat James accepts a judge's request to represent 15-year-old Eddie Ray, a black teen charged as an adult, the lines between ...
OJ Lawyer Rejects Tampering Claims
O.J. Lawyer Rejects Tampering Claims. After a former Los Angeles deputy district attorney accused deceased O.J. Simpson defense attorney Johnnie Cochran of “manipulating” one of the murder case's famous gloves, a member of Simpson's defense team ...
Cover Story — 40 Under 40 Awards 2012
As a lawyer licensed to practice in both Mexico and California, he focuses on business, corporate and real estate law. His representation goes beyond his firm and clients and, given his bi-cultural background, he is especially valuable in understanding ...
Flashback: Man's appeals failed for years; judge, lawyers defend work, don't ...
Flashback: Man's appeals failed for years; judge, lawyers defend work, don't ...
Petrena Angus is helping abused children
Having spent close to eight years in the UK's legal profession, Angus, a child protection lawyer for the state, opted for a career which is more than just an income earner, but one which gives her the satisfaction of knowing she is helping others. "One ...
Apple's Chief Patent Litigator Profiled as Samsung Threatens Lawsuits over ...
Apple's Chief Patent Litigator Profiled as Samsung Threatens Lawsuits over ...
Defense lawyer in hit-and-run case complains of 'mob rule mentality'
Extensive media coverage of an alleged hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist and a “mob rule mentality” surrounding the case, among other factors, make it impossible for Elias Webb to get a fair trial by a Richmond jury, a defense attorney argued in ...
Noreen Krall: The Lawyer Leading Apple's Global Smartphone War
A finalist this year for the annual Global Counsel Award for intellectual-property lawyers, selected by corporation lawyers and law-firm partners, she's a shoo-in for next year, said Thorne, the former Verizon lawyer. “There was a running joke at Sun ...
Rudi M. Brewster: "Brilliant, compassionate" judge mentored fellow jurists
Pete Wilson had asked President Ronald Reagan to appoint him to the federal bench, the San Diego civil trial attorney said the post would be the “ultimate challenge for a lawyer.” “I know one thing: I'm going to go to school — I'm going to be hitting ...
Lawyer: Police have wrong man in Cliffside Park sexual assaults of two sisters
He pleaded not guilty in a Hackensack courtroom Monday to four counts of aggravated sexual assault, and his lawyer labeled him afterward as a victim of mistaken identity. “Look at the sketch that was published in the newspaper,” defense attorney Savyon ...
Defense attorney: Plea deal a 'win'
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) - They're two of the best defense attorneys in Baldwin County, and both represent Steve Nodine. The "win" as they call it, came in the form of a plea deal Friday in Nodine's murder case. "We had to educate him on the risk of ...
Dave Carothers Named Among Best Lawyers in America® 2013 and San Diego ...
Dave Carothers Named Among Best Lawyers in America® 2013 and San Diego ...
CBA - CANADIAN BANKERS ASSOCIATIONS : Canadian Bankers Association ...
CBA - CANADIAN BANKERS ASSOCIATIONS : Canadian Bankers Association ...
Enter the new SANs
According to him, being a SAN does not make one a better lawyer. “That is a misconception. Anybody that knows the history of the legal profession would easily know that it is a misconception. “There was a time we never had the rank of Queen's Counsel ...
Marketing in place of legal profession
Rules 33(a) of the rules of professional conduct made pursuant to the aforesaid Legal Practitioners Act specifically provide thus: “33(a): It is contrary to professional etiquette for a lawyer to solicit professional employment by circular ...
Breaking old habits
The notoriously conservative Bar appears determined to modernise. But are recent reforms enough to bring barristers in line with the rest of the profession? Leanne Mezrani reports. There is rivalry in today's Bar – and not between opposing counsel in ...
Trial lawyers spent $198K on Demo candidates, PACs
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A political committee affiliated with New Mexico trial lawyers has donated $198,000 in the past two months to Democratic candidates and political groups helping Democrats retain control of the Legislature, according to a ...
Aitzaz objects to bench, PG opposes
RAWALPINDI: In a row between the two anti corruption agencies for custody of the investigation in the 1,401 kanal alleged land fraud case of Bahria Town, a division bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi on Monday referred the matter to the LHC ...
OJ Simpson Prosecutor: Small Gloves and Sour Grapes
I must also state my outrage over recent claims by former prosecutor Christopher Darden that Simpson's lead lawyer, Johnnie Cochran, manipulated the glove's lining so that it would not fit when his client tried it on in open court. He didn't need to ...
David Van Sant Secures $494, 900.00 Verdict for Police Officer Who Was Struck ...
David Van Sant Secures $494, 900.00 Verdict for Police Officer Who Was Struck ...
The Legal Professional: E&W solicitor advocates running out of time
The Law Society of England and Wales long ago began a system of registering those that wanted to demonstrate they met certain criteria. It was a voluntary quality assurance scheme. It was, at the time, seen as a bit of a waste of time by professionals ...
Lawyer for driver accused of hit-and-run is seeking a change of venue for trial
Lawyer for driver accused of hit-and-run is seeking a change of venue for trial. R0911 WEBB.JPG. Bicyclist Lanie Kruszewski was found 109 feet from the point at which she was struck by this Dodge Durango driven by defendant Elias Webb. Credit: Richmond ...
Allen Vaught of Baron and Budd Selected as Texas Lawyer “Litigator of the ...
Allen Vaught of Baron and Budd Selected as Texas Lawyer “Litigator of the ...
Defense attorney suggests police overstated DNA findings in Kareem Lane case
Joe Paull [email protected] Defense attorney Stacey Jackson talks with a forensic serologist, Thomas Fedor, about the possibilities of Kareem Lanes's DNA matching the DNA found on the knife beleived to be the murder weapon. Buy Photo ...
Lawyer's 'poor job' of learning about client leads to $3000 penalty
"In contrast to the efforts of defendants' lawyers, plaintiff's lawyer should be roundly embarrassed," Eastern District Judge Brian Cogan wrote in Cajamarca v. Regal Entertainment Group, 11-cv-02780. "I sympathize with defendants' position. Regal had ...
Sacto 911: Lawyer hurts knee, Hirschfield trial delayed
The Richard Joseph Hirschfield murder trial in Sacramento Superior Court was delayed today when one of the defense attorneys injured her knee in a first-floor courthouse lobby slip-and-fall. Linda Parisi sustained the injury before the fifth day of ...
Drew Peterson fires lawyer who opposed Savio divorce lawyer as witness
Drew Peterson has fired the attorney who loudly warned against calling Kathleen Savio's divorce lawyer as a defense witness – a move which Peterson's lead counsel insisted upon and many considered a devastating miscalculation. Peterson notified ...
Alleged child molestation victims urge perjury prosecution against Los Gatos ...
Alleged child molestation victims urge perjury prosecution against Los Gatos ...