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Sandusky lawyer: no legal grounds for revoking pension
Sandusky lawyer: no legal grounds for revoking pension. Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2012 10:01 AM EST. Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012 10:01 AM EST. By Al Gnoza - bio | email. HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -. Pennsylvania's public employee ...
Dallas Attorney Charla Aldous Highlighted Among The Best Lawyers in America
DALLAS, Oct. 11, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- For the 11th consecutive year, noted Dallas trial lawyer Charla Aldous has earned a spot among the nation's top attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America. Ms. Aldous is honored in the 2013 edition of the ...
Sandusky's Appeal Plan
His attorneys, lead lawyer Joe Amendola and second chair Karl Rominger, believe they may have an ace up their sleeve, The Daily Beast has learned. Sandusky Sentenced by Judge Cleland. Judge John Cleland (left) sentences former Pennsylvania State ...
Bahamian trial attorney Parks receives 2012 Perry Nichols Award
"Bob Parks is a credit to the legal profession, not only because he is a great trial lawyer, but he exemplifies the need to be a community-minded person and to give his time to the less fortunate," said friend and fellow trial attorney, Aaron Podhurst ...
Trial lawyers help Dorworth over Democratic challenger
But over dinner late last year at a tony Park Avenue restaurant in Winter Park, a top lawyer with the Florida Justice Association told Clelland that the lobbying group would not support him. What's more, Clelland said, the FJA's incoming chairman, Paul ...
Courts With Chinese Characteristics
Think of the trials of well-known figures such as Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Peace Prize winner; Chen Guangcheng, the blind "barefoot lawyer", Ai Weiwei, the indomitable artist and human rights activist; or Gu Kailai, the convicted murderer and wife of a ...
Steve Collins' lawyer to argue entrapment in conflict of interest case
A defense attorney for former county water board member Steve Collins indicated Thursday he will argue his client was entrapped in an alleged conflict of interest when county officials encouraged him to work on a desalination project and assured him ...
Still, the bar
These two types of lawyers, that unfortunately dominate the law profession in our country today, have their evolution thus: from law student to law graduate to barrister to lawyer and then to, heaven knows what, inglorious bastards!” Intrigued by his ...
1st Judicial District, Seat 20: Gravely v. Messerich
I spent 17 years as a trial lawyer in private practice which provided my with a wealth of experience about the court system and the manner in which judges can have a profound impact on people's lives. I went to law school with the goal of using my ...
Lawyers at Odds over New DNA Evidence in Dechaine Case
Lawyers at Odds over New DNA Evidence in Dechaine Case. 10/12/2012 02:08 PM ET. Maine Deputy Attorney General Bill Stokes says the report he has from a Texas lab does not exclude Dennis Dechaine as a contributor to DNA found on the scarf used to ...
Plymouth police sergeant indicted
The police reports accused a West Plymouth man of kicking one police officer in the knee and another in the groin while being booked for allegedly driving drunk last fall. But after a defense attorney asked to see videotape of the incident, a much ...
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Announces New Newsroom Launch
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Announces New Newsroom Launch. In a rapidly changing legislative & increasingly complex public arena it is critical that consumers have a fair chance to seek justice in our state court system. By Connecticut Trial ...
Lawyer fighting names release in prostitution case
KENNEBUNK, Maine (WHDH) -- One lawyer isn't giving up the fight to protect the identities of two men accused of giving business to a fitness instructor charged with running a prostitution operation out of her Zumba studio in Kennebunk, Maine. Local and ...
Business lobbyists say they're confident Chris Dorworth will stay with them on ...
Business lobbyists say they're confident Chris Dorworth will stay with them on ...
Putnam employee gets lawyer in wake of texting scandal
The Putnam mayor's special assistant has hired a lawyer in connection with a controversial text-messaging incident, according to an email sent by a Hartford law firm. Denise Roireau, who says Mayor Peter Place called her a slut in text messages from a ...
You and the Law: Is the California State Bar helping lawyers rip off doctors?
When an attorney receives money for a client, the lawyer is a fiduciary — a trustee — of those funds. Even when holding money or property intended for a third party — not the client — a fiduciary relationship still exists. That person is in the ...
Lady lawyer holds national CISV post
Maarin “Maggs” Cabato, a lady lawyer from Baguio, was elected as CISV Philippines President with a term of office until 2015. This is the first time in 50 years that a CISV Baguio Chapter member was elected as president of CISV Philippines. Check our ...
Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS
Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter. Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the latest filings with the Federal Election Commission. And he's not the ...
Trial lawyers, Disney underwriting new Dorworth group
Turns out, Florida's trial lawyers are even bigger Chris Dorworth fans than we realized. A handful of personal-injury law firms – including Orlando's Morgan & Morgan – this week bundled $23,000 to a new political group that is affiliated with Dorworth ...
Armstrong may take a lie detector test, says lawyer
Search Cyclingnews. You are here: Cyclingnews · News. Armstrong may take a lie detector test, says lawyer. News Editions · IGPro Cycling Index. Latest news: IG Pro Cycling Index: Wiggins holds off Rodriguez. Ridley. Watch the fastest bikes in the world ...
Hiring a lawyer can help cut financial losses
Prevention is better than cure, but one hardly thinks of applying it to fields other than health. Take lawyers. Would you ever think of taking legal counsel before starting a simple endeavour, say, buying a property or renting it out? Probably not ...
Lance Armstrong lawyer caught out by lie detector… question
One of Lance Armstrong's lawyers has told the BBC that he would welcome his client's accusers being made to take lie detector tests – then made a hasty exit when it was put to him that the disgraced former Tour de France champion might also undergo ...
Del Norte DA goes on trial on corruption charges
But soon after assuming office in January 2011 and receiving a slew of positive publicity, including a cover story in The California Lawyer magazine, new troubles for the recovering addict cropped up. He again faces disbarment. On Monday, the ...
'Practical' justice Wagner aces confirmation hearing
“He worked so hard, on a volunteer basis, to make sure that lawyers from everywhere in Quebec would have access to legal information,” said Boivin, who is a labour lawyer. “He has mostly devoted his life to the legal profession.” Findlay said she was ...
Self-regulate your dress
The legal profession is full of important traditions. Since the 1400s both the bar and bench have engaged in customs regarding attire. While today these customs are still recognized by the robes worn by the judges and justices, for the most part ...
Judicial figure beaten as Sri Lanka wrestles with bench independence
... uneasy over the last few days as tensions between the country's leaders and its judges have mounted - with one senior figure being attacked so badly he required hospital treatment. Colombo: lawyer protests over attack on judicial committee man ...
SYSWIN Inc. Special Committee Selects Financial Advisor and Legal Counsel in ...
SYSWIN Inc. Special Committee Selects Financial Advisor and Legal Counsel in ...
International respect
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Zimmerman defense attorney: State isn't giving us all the evidence
Defense attorney Don West today filed paperwork, complaining that Special Prosecutor Angela Corey is cutting corners and doing a sloppy job of handing over evidence in the George Zimmerman second-degree murder case. West also revealed that the state ...
Game changers
Global law firms were rich enough not to require external investment and focussed enough not to need to bring in non-lawyer partners. Now that the legislation is live – and amid an unanticipated rush of applications for alternative business structure ...
Don't be afraid to complain about your lawyer says Legal Ombudsman
Lawyers intimidate. That is not criticism: it is after all what we pay them to do. Even with the most consensual divorce, or a conveyancing transaction, we know there is another person involved whose interests differ from ours and we need to be ...
Lawyer: Driver in Brockton fatal chase 'thought he was being carjacked'
Antwoin Moore thought he was being carjacked when Brockton detectives tried to pull him over and Moore's brakes failed in the seconds before he slammed into another vehicle, killing a Brockton woman and injuring several other drivers, his defense ...
Disney, trial lawyers help underwrite ads for Dorworth
State Rep. Chris Dorworth, the Lake Mary Republican in line to become speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, has a new political group that is raising five-figure checks from a host of interests with a stake in state legislation. The new ...
Lawyer sentenced to three years for stealing from clients
Immediately after being sentenced to three years in the penitentiary, the disgraced lawyer thanked the judge. He thanked the Crown. And he thanked his own lawyer before police came into the courtroom to take him away. A life-long St. Catharines ...
Brooklyn District Attorney Has a New Rival
A prominent lawyer who has been involved in some of New York City's most controversial criminal cases said he would run for Brooklyn district attorney, a move that would expand the field running against Charles J. Hynes, a longtime incumbent whose hold ...
Molestation suspect's lawyer seeks police e-mails
A defense attorney is seeking internal e-mails from the Modesto Police Department in connection with a criminal case of a former police officer and college instructor. Francisco "Frank" Jose Drummond is accused of molesting two friends of his teenage ...
Martin Shaw to warn barristers of X Factor parallels in legal profession
Any move to bring in industrial-scale legal services will trigger a "slide to dumber and dumber" akin to that which saw more X Factor-style programmes and less Shakespeare on television, the actor who plays Judge John Deed will say. Martin Shaw will ...
Veterans Law seminar is Oct. 27 at Stetson's Tampa Law Center
GULFPORT, Fla., Oct. 15, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stetson University College of Law and the Florida Bar will host a Veterans Law Accreditation Training program at the Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St., Tampa, Fla., on Oct. 27. Registration ...
Bowie & Jensen is Pleased to Announce that R. Michael Smith, A Veteran ...
Bowie & Jensen is Pleased to Announce that R. Michael Smith, A Veteran ...
Daphne Attorney receives distinguished statewide honor as tireless advocate of ...
Daphne Attorney receives distinguished statewide honor as tireless advocate of ...
Atty. Smith feted for 50 years of service
Frost Illustrated Staff Report. FORT WAYNE—Frost Illustrated Publisher Edward N. Smith Sr. was among an elite group of area attorneys recently recognized for achieving a rare milestone in the legal profession. The Allen County Indiana Bar Association ...
Election 2012: Mike Nerheim
I am beholden to no person, group, party or special interests. I am a hardworking, experienced trial lawyer dedicated to justice, with deep family roots in Lake County. I have proven strong leadership in law, business and the community. I am running to ...
A Simple Change for the Better
As founder and former member of Forge Consulting and now a founder of Milestone Consulting, a next-generation, plaintiff-focused settlement planning firm, I want to start a conversation involving one simple change for the better. When I began in the ...
Lawyer wants judge who threatened to strangle him removed from case
An assistant public advocate has filed a motion to disqualify Senior Judge Martin McDonald from hearing a death penalty case in which he threatened to strangle the lawyer if he called again on the judge's cell phone and called the lawyer's case ...
A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful Commentary on Law Firms and the ...
A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful Commentary on Law Firms and the ...
Lawyer Regulation: The Clash Between Core Values and Alternative Business ...
Lawyer Regulation: The Clash Between Core Values and Alternative Business ...
Lawyer: Gentz vindicated by Bashara guilty plea
Joseph Gentz's lawyer said Bob Bashara's guilty plea last week vindicated her client, who expressed fear that Bashara may try to have him killed. Attorney Susan Reed told reporters Tuesday following Gentz's arraignment in Wayne County Circuit Court in ...
Actor wades into legal services reform debate
Martin Shaw – whose closest connection to the legal profession hitherto has been playing the eponymous role in BBC television series Judge John Deed -- warned yesterday that recent legislation allowing non-lawyer ownership of law firms runs the risk of ...
Lawyer Regulation: The Clash Between Core Values and Alternative Business ...
Lawyer Regulation: The Clash Between Core Values and Alternative Business ...
Defense attorney says Pittsburgh hostage-taker hadn't taken psych meds on day ...
Defense attorney says Pittsburgh hostage-taker hadn't taken psych meds on day ...