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Officer, lawyer and inmate among top 100 Portsmouth parking delinquents
Officer, lawyer and inmate among top 100 Portsmouth parking delinquents. Today's most viewed articles. Police probe fall that critically injured MHS grad Troy Pappas - 10/5/2012; Marshwood graduate Troy Pappas in 'extremely critical' state - 10/5/2012 ...
Peterson seeking additional time to consider defense team for appeal
Greenberg declined to comment outside court, but another defense team lawyer seemed to contradict Brodsky, saying Peterson may want Greenberg, an accomplished appellate lawyer, on his team. "We might get the band back together and go on a mission ...
Bulger lawyer gets testy in push to unseal evidence
Lawyers for accused mass murderer and FBI informant James “Whitey” Bulger argued in court today for the public release of evidence they said is necessary to prepare for Bulger's defense as they prepare for the scheduled trial next March. Bulger defense ...
Judge excuses lawyer from defending suspect in Bad Axe bath salts case
Woodworth argued the section of the Michigan's Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to a conflict of interest has a clause allowing an attorney to stay on the case if the lawyer reasonably believes the representation will not adversely affect the ...
Accused killer's note privileged, lawyer says
Accused killer's note privileged, lawyer says. A Chester County man accused of killing his father took the stand in a pretrial hearing Friday and testified that a note found by police, which prosecutors have said is incriminating, was made after a ...
Dallas Attorney Bill Chamblee Joins Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas trial lawyer Bill Chamblee has joined the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), a nonpartisan group that represents thousands of insurance companies, corporations, corporate counsel and risk ...
Fourth lawyer seeks write-in judgeship
A fourth local lawyer has joined the write-in contest for Lane County Circuit judge in the November General Election. Eugene attorney Chris Bevans said Friday that he is seeking the position held by Lane County Circuit Judge Jay McAlpin. McAlpin was ...
'Enhance prestige of legal profession'
Speaking at a meeting organised by the Indian Association of Lawyers (IAL) on Saturday, he cautioned "A lawyer must be proficient in what to do and what not to do before arguing in defence of his client". He said that the judicial system works like a ...
Lawyer Says Castrating Model Wore Lover's "Demon" Testicles On Wrists To ...
Lawyer Says Castrating Model Wore Lover's "Demon" Testicles On Wrists To ...
Movers & Shakers for Sept. 30, 2012
Attorneys Susan G. Anderson, Michael G. Gatlin, Brian E. Glennon II, Lorianne M. Sainsbury-Wong and Paul E. White have been appointed to lead five sections of the Massachusetts Bar Association for 2012-13. Anderson is vice chairwoman of the Access to ...
Richmond attorney receives Kentucky Justice Association's Outstanding Trial ...
Richmond attorney receives Kentucky Justice Association's Outstanding Trial ...
Chilinski's lawyer tries to get evidence tossed
Chilinski's lawyer tries to get evidence tossed. Federal court | Pot, animal cruelty charges at issue. Print Email. 2012-10-07T00:48:00Z Chilinski's lawyer tries to get evidence tossedBy EVE BYRON Independent Record helenair.com. 25 minutes ago • By ...
Sandusky wants a chance to speak out
Sandusky, his lawyer says, is pressing for another opportunity to speak for himself. "He continues to hope he'll get another shot," defense attorney Joseph Amendola said. "This sentencing is going to be very difficult for Jerry." Sandusky's legal team ...
Lawyer: Killer sentenced as teen to life in prison may get new sentence
Lawyer: Killer sentenced as teen to life in prison may get new sentence. By Jennifer Edwards STAFF WRITER. Published: Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 5:16 p.m.. Last Modified: Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 5:16 p.m.. The hopes of a new sentence for a man ...
Rules governing lawyer, client relationship
The basic function of a lawyer in relation to a client is to advise and represent the client in keeping with the law and the ethical rules of the legal profession. The lawyer's role. A lawyer's role in this regard includes the duties to: • advise the ...
Hiring a lawyer and taking legal advice can help cut financial losses
A standard will-writing service includes advice on the types of property that the law permits you to pass on through the instrument. Once you explain to the lawyer how you want to bequeath your assets, he will draft the will and get it attested by two ...
The Lawyer Business: Linder Myers
Chris Hawley is the finance director of Manchester-headquartered firm Linder Myers. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1996 and spent the next 13 years in various finance, operational and training roles. He has previously worked at Kemp Little ...
Haitian lawyer claims government persecution
[email protected] 08 October 2012 at 11:56 BST. A prominent Haitian lawyer has claimed that he and his firm are being victimised for work that is politically at odds with the national government. Haiti: lawyer hits out over intimidation ...
Can sole practitioners survive in the new legal marketplace?
Last 24 hours. 1. Victims of crime may lose out on millions in compensation; 2. Law students: 'and what else do I get with my masters?' 3. BabyBarista leaving Guardian Law but will continue at babybarista.com; 4. So you want to be an international ...
Lawyers—As Superstitious as the Rest of Us
Ira Lee Sorkin, who represented Bernie Madoff during his big Ponzi scheme legal wranglings, always wears a particular type of Hebrew University tie during his opening statement. Celebrity lawyer Benjamin Brafman wore a “bendel” (a slender bracelet of ...
Lawyer certain Jerry Sandusky will speak at sentencing on Tuesday
Jerry Sandusky and at least some of his victims plan to address the judge at his sentencing, a proceeding that may last less than two hours, lawyers said after a closed-door meeting to iron out logistics ahead of the Tuesday hearing. Sandusky lawyer ...
Lawyer Certain Sandusky Will Speak at Sentencing
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer said Monday "it's as certain as certain can be" that the former Penn State assistant football coach will address the judge and assert his innocence before he is sentenced on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. Nobody else is ...
Lawyer certain Jerry Sandusky will speak at Tuesday sentencing
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer said Monday “it's as certain as certain can be” that the former Penn State assistant football coach will address the judge and assert his innocence before he is sentenced on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. Nobody else is ...
Georgetown Law Announces Winners of Annual Legal Service Award
Coffey is a trial lawyer in D.C. who co-founder of BlackRobe Capital Partners, a private equity fund that invests in large-scale commercial litigation and arbitration claims. Previously, he was an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of ...
How Trial Lawyers Care: Examples from Right Now
Teaneck, N.J. Trial lawyer Steven Benvenisti survived a coma and serve traumatic brain injury after a drunk driver injured him to go to law school. He now helps those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries by giving dozens of talks every year to ...
A guide to navigating Japan's exotic legal-eagle menagerie
A common mistake made by foreigners trying to accomplish things in Japan is to go to a lawyer (bengoshi) with their problems. It is not a mistake because of a bunch of hooey about Japanese people not looking to the law for solutions, but because a ...
New GOP ad attacks Schreibman's work as a defense attorney
Schreibman, who earned over $300K last year as a NYC lawyer, got a convicted Wall Street scam artist who stole millions of dollars from his clients off on a technicality. Yet Schreibman boasts he's a defender of the middle class. You can't have it both ...
We Don't Care! Zimmerman Feels Like He's In A Virtual Prison (VIDEO)
George Zimmerman's Lawyers Begin Depositions (DETAILS) · Really?! Zimmerman Defense Lawyer Set To Speak At Gun-Rights Convention (DETAILS) · The Date Is Set! Zimmerman Judge Schedules Hearing On Trayvon's School Records (DETAILS) ...
Law leaders accused of big firm bias
... specialist fesses up to $10m scam. A high-flying Manhattan-based white-collar crime defence lawyer pleaded guilty earlier this week to pilfering more than $10 million from his firm's clients and squandering the cash in strip clubs and up-market ...
Chinese firm in $10 million US funds fraud claim
According to report in the Asian Lawyer magazine, commentators suggest the case underscores a relative lack of accountability that is endemic to much of China's legal profession. State-controlled bar groups don't play an active disciplinary role and ...
Dallas Mediator, Appellate Lawyer Deborah Hankinson Earns 2013 Best ...
Dallas Mediator, Appellate Lawyer Deborah Hankinson Earns 2013 Best ...
Social Security Administration lawyer admits guilt
LOUIS -- A lawyer who worked for the Social Security Administration in St. Louis has admitted that he defrauded the agency. Federal prosecutors say 37-year-old Robert Brauker of St. Louis pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felony counts of theft of ...
Vilma's lawyer says NFL's process "has had no decency"
AP. The Commissioner's re-issued bounty discipline resulted in, as a practical matter, a $564,000 gift to Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, given that his one-year ban has been reduced to 10 games without pay, following the completion of his six-week ...
Lawyer: Drew Peterson 'boggled' by new attorney's move to seek new trial
Lawyer: Drew Peterson 'boggled' by new attorney's move to seek new trial. By Joe Biesk [email protected] October 9, 2012 8:48PM. Reprints. Drew Peterson. storyidforme: 38265496 tmspicid: 8257567 fileheaderid: 3723489 ...
Lawyer says he's Drew Peterson's new counsel, takes legal jabs at lead defense ...
Lawyer says he's Drew Peterson's new counsel, takes legal jabs at lead defense ...
City's top lawyer sued for lack of action
Krystal Crittendon, the top City of Detroit lawyer who drew fire for challenging the city's financial stability agreement with the state, was sued Tuesday for failing to also challenge Mayor Dave Bing for hiring an outside legal counsel to represent ...
Case laid out against former water official Collins
Former county water board member Steve Collins told an investigator it was his job to "broker" the regional desalination project when he worked for a private consulting firm on the now-failed proposal. During a preliminary hearing Tuesday on conflict ...
Rayney lawyer 'asked for hard drive destroyed'
IT workers have stated in the Lloyd Rayney murder trial how a microwave and hammer was used to destroy a computer hard drive at the request of a lawyer whose firm represented Mr Rayney on a telecommunications charge in 2007. Desmyn Coles and ...
Lawyer: Man charged in large post-wedding brawl at Philly hotel did not ...
Lawyer: Man charged in large post-wedding brawl at Philly hotel did not ...
Bishop Rhoades offers challenges to those attending Red Masses
Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades celebrates the Red Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame. Professors and students from the Notre Dame Law School and Political Science Department, as well as local members of the legal ...
Case laid out against former water official Steve Collins
Former county water board member Steve Collins told an investigator it was his job to "broker" the regional desalination project when he worked for a private consulting firm on the now-failed proposal. During a preliminary hearing Tuesday on conflict ...
College of Law holds open days for aspiring lawyers
Students and graduates interested in forging a career in law can get advice on taking the next step at a series of open days being held at The College of Law's eight nationwide centres this winter. The events will give would-be lawyers an insight into ...
If a Lawyer Represents Both Franchisors and Franchisees, Does He Serve His ...
If a Lawyer Represents Both Franchisors and Franchisees, Does He Serve His ...
Indicted Divorce Lawyer Turns to 'Ferocious Advocate'
SAN FRANCISCO — A San Ramon divorce lawyer on the wrong side of a federal indictment is striking a battle stance against the U.S. attorney's office. At least, that's what Mary Nolan's choice of defense counsel suggests. Nolan appeared in Oakland ...
Casey slams Martins over criticism of Diman solicitor's contract
When Joseph Martins became the second former ranking official from the regional vocational school district to criticize its legal counsel's new employment status, City Councilor Pat Casey leveled her own disapproval at Martins. Casey dusted off her ...
Lawyer deflects killing blame in fatal Modesto holdup
A prosecutor on Wednesday told a jury that a defendant disguised himself in a ghostly Halloween mask and shot to death a north Modesto convenience store clerk during a 2007 botched robbery after the victim defended himself with a broom. Ronnie Javier ...
Connellsville appoints legal counsel for Ten Commandments issue
By Rachel Basinger Published: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 1:26 a.m.. Updated 3 hours ago. Connellsville Area School Board members agreed on Wednesday night to appoint Andrews and Price LLC of Pittsburgh as special legal counsel in the legal battle ...
Peterson trial attorney botched case, says new lawyer in court documents
Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson's defense team, lead by Joel Brodsky (front right) leaving the Will County Courthouse on Sept. 6 in Joliet. Court documents Wednesday show Peterson has a new attorney, who ís making a case that the former ...
Lawyer: Slasher suspect 'defending himself'
A defense attorney has rejected accusations a Canton man was the aggressor when he allegedly slashed another man's arm with a knife during an incident outside the Sam's Club store on Ford Road east of Lotz. Marc Lakin, a Birmingham defense attorney, ...
Lawyer for University of Colorado graduate shot in hip says client may have ...
Lawyer for University of Colorado graduate shot in hip says client may have ...