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KnowledgeTree Sponsors Corporate Counsel Event for Legal Professionals
RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 17, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- KnowledgeTree, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions that help companies "rule their documents," today announced its sponsorship of the Virtual Corporate Counsel Forum. The complimentary online ...
Cranston Hall of Fame inducts 2012 class this Friday
Tarintino has been selected as Super Lawyer of Rhode Island on four occasions (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010). Other certificates and credentials held by Attorney Tarintino include the American College of Trial Lawyers and International Academy of Trial ...
Do lawyers scare you?
It tells me that it awarded the maximum compensation of £30,000 on three occasions in the last financial year - in one case the lawyer didn't tell the client that a converted attic space was not included in a lease and in another the lawyer failed to ...
Lawyer offers free aid to appease HC
Senior advocate RK Anand on Wednesday undertook to offer free legal aid for a year and also promised not to make any earning out of the legal profession during the period. Anand, facing contempt charges for trying to influence a key witness in the ...
Meet the candidates for Texas Railroad Commissioner, Texas Supreme Court ...
Meet the candidates for Texas Railroad Commissioner, Texas Supreme Court ...
Seattle lawyer launches online "ticket buster"
A Seattle lawyer is offering a new online service to help people fight traffic tickets. Steve Hemmat is taking advantage of an option for challenging tickets with a written statement, a move that doesn't require a court appearance. To expedite the ...
Santa Clara County prosecutor's attorney alleges public defender, not his ...
Santa Clara County prosecutor's attorney alleges public defender, not his ...
Scapegoat?: Defense attorney, activists say man convicted in balloon ...
Scapegoat?: Defense attorney, activists say man convicted in balloon ...
Ten Commandments Judge Battles Bomb Victim's Son in Alabama Race
His biggest is Michael Peroutka, a Maryland lawyer and 2004 presidential candidate for the Bible-based Constitution Party, who donated $125,000 of the $640,000 Moore raised for both the primary and general election. Peroutka didn't return calls for ...
FELONY DISPOSITIONS: Oct. 18, 2012
The following is a list of felony dispositions from the Ector County District Clerk's Office. Listed attorneys do not necessarily represent who was involved when the case was disposed. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON. >> Ruben Zubia ...
TV judge laments 'dumb and dumber' policy
Martin Shaw warned that moves under way to bring in industrial-scale legal practices would trigger a "slide to dumber and dumber" in the way that X-Factor-style programs had replaced Shakespeare on television. In the 2012 Kalisher lecture organised by ...
Law Students have confidence despite sluggish UK economy woes, survey shows
Two thirds said they would still prefer to study for a degree even if students did not need to go to university to become a lawyer and could start work immediately after leaving school. Some 85 per cent of undergraduates and 54 per cent of ...
Litigator Todd Harrison Rejoins Patton Boggs
Mr. Harrison is a highly experienced trial lawyer who has served as lead counsel in numerous jury trials, including high-profile and complex multi-defendant cases. Mr. Harrison has held lead or first-chair responsibility in more than 40 jury trials in ...
KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Lawyer angry over Zumba prostitution ...
KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Lawyer angry over Zumba prostitution ...
Lawyer: Prosecution's case in Philly mob trial based on half-truths ...
Lawyer: Prosecution's case in Philly mob trial based on half-truths ...
Lawyer: Philly Mob Case Defendants Are 'Victims'
The racketeering case against the reputed boss of the Philadelphia mob and six co-defendants is based on half-truths and fabrications from cooperating witnesses, a defense attorney said in opening statements Thursday at the federal trial. The case ...
Darrell Black: Assuring justice can take considerable time
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one of a series of columns written by candidates in contested races in the Nov. 6 general election. As chief magistrate, an issue that has been brought to my attention is the length of time it takes to complete cases in ...
How Mitt Romney Forgot His Legal Thinking at the Hofstra Debate
While watching the second presidential debate for 2012 at Hofstra University, I kept thinking about Clint Eastwood's analysis of how lawyers think, and about the performance of his chosen candidate, Mitt Romney, who is trained as a lawyer. Indeed, both ...
Defense to contest accused killer's competency
The defense attorney for a man charged with fatally stabbing an alleged romantic rival near the tennis courts of Mills High School in Millbrae is challenging the conclusion his client is mentally fit to stand trial for murder. Defense attorney Ed ...
Law degree: so I want to be a lawyer ... how do I pay for it?
Training to become a barrister or solicitor is a competitive and expensive business. The legal profession has made efforts to become more accessible to aspiring lawyers from all backgrounds and to increase the diversity of its members, but the ...
Accused Santa Clara County attorney undermines case against him
Benson is charged with concealing videotaped evidence in 2006 from a defense lawyer in a child sex-assault case and then lying about it under oath. If he loses his State Bar trial in San Francisco, he could be stripped of his right to practice law for ...
Most Highly Regarded Firms: Commercial Litigation 2012
Head of German litigation Uwe Hornung is a “very fine” lawyer with a “great deal of experience” handling banking, construction and engineering, white-collar and product liability matters as well as general corporate and commercial matters. Alongside ...
Criminal trial ahead for Santa Barbara CPA
In that sense, Pybrum's lawyer said his client is no guiltier than Girl Scouts who sell cookies to raise funds for other charitable activities. “They would never think of indicting the Girl Scouts,” said Mark Werksman, Pybrum's defense attorney. The U ...
Citizens of Saugerties:
As the issue has been thoroughly dismantled by other writers, Mr. Gilligan, the Republican Party nominee, still insists that it is his experience as a lawyer that sets him apart from his worthy opponent, Claudia Andreassen. Notwithstanding that New ...
QU-LAWC holding conference
It will feature distinguished speakers from Qatar, Morocco and US, who are to share their knowledge on various structures for the legal profession, ethics codes and lawyer regulation. Practising and prospective lawyers and legal professionals as well ...
Cynthia Coffman tapped 'Best Public Sector Lawyer'
Chief Deputy Attorney General Cynthia Coffman didn't even know that she was being considered for Law Week Colorado's award this year for best public sector lawyer, but when she found out that she'd been tapped for the honor, she viewed it as a warm ...
SD Connection to Terror Plot 'Speculation,' Defense Attorney Says
The lawyer for a San Diego man accused of co-conspiring with the suspect in a foiled New York City bomb plot is skeptical about the allegations that his client is involved. Attorney Stephen P. White said there is nothing more than speculation linking ...
Metro Lawyer Starts Anti-Distracted Driving Campaign
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A trial lawyer says texting and cell phone bans for teens behind the wheel don't go far enough, so he has decided to do something to help make the roads safer. Attorney Douglas Horn claims distracted drivers have become deadlier ...
Nevada judge to hear evidence in OJ Simpson bid to prove lawyers botched ...
Nevada judge to hear evidence in OJ Simpson bid to prove lawyers botched ...
What Happens When a Ponytailed Defense Attorney Gets Mugged?
The lawyer famous for using every trick in the book to denigrate police and spring violent offenders back onto the street expects a different response from the system when he's the alleged victim of a minor crime -- in this case, a fistfight Kuby ...
Michael C. Rainone, 94, Phila. lawyer
Michael C. Rainone, 94, a longtime Philadelphia lawyer, died of pneumonia Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Binghamton, N.Y. Mr. Rainone practiced law for more than 60 years and served as president of a number of professional organizations, including the National ...
CJ Mutunga should focus on his job and avoid populism
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Lawyer's 16 years of doggedness pays off in Syracuse murder case
Syracuse -- Sidney Manes had been practicing environmental law for two decades by 1996. He was more familiar with the Clean Air Act than an accused criminal's right to a fair trial. Manes stopped taking criminal cases in the 1950s, no longer able to ...
T&T Law Association Head says won't quit
(Trinidad Express) Law Association president Seenath Jairam SC is not stepping down as president even as a bitter verbal battle is being played out publicly between Jairam and former attorney general Karl Hudson-Phillips, QC. After a scathing rebuke ...
Palestine Committe of Arab Lawyers Union Honors Attorney Who Murdered ...
Palestine Committe of Arab Lawyers Union Honors Attorney Who Murdered ...
Marco Rubio: Lilly Ledbetter Act 'Nothing But An Effort To Help Trial Lawyers ...
Marco Rubio: Lilly Ledbetter Act 'Nothing But An Effort To Help Trial Lawyers ...
Britain's legal system needs an overhaul
And if another lawyer were to call you “innovative”, it would not have been a compliment. Despite the many financial scandals that have broken since 2008, there is no doubt that corporate life in the UK is now different and, in most respects, better ...
Supreme Court Justice Retention
She earned certification by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer as well as nationally by The National Board of Trial Advocacy. She was awarded an AV rating, the highest available, by Martindale-Hubbell. During her eighteen years in ...
Fraud Claims Dog 'Rebecca' Broker
By JENNIFER MALONEY. The man at the center of Broadway's biggest scandal in years was already under investigation for allegations of professional misconduct as a stockbroker when he allegedly duped the producers of "Rebecca: The Musical" into ...
'The Good Wife,' Season 4, Episode 4, 'Don't Haze Me, Bro': TV Recap
Hallelujah! Nick's gone (for this episode anyway) and Kalinda is back on savvy investigator track in “Don't Haze Me, Bro,” which alternates between a tricky court case and Eli's attempt to kill that story about Peter's alleged affair with a campaign ...
Defense lawyer calls mob tapes "just a bunch of geriatric gangsters" talking
Defense lawyer calls mob tapes "just a bunch of geriatric gangsters" talking. It was a trip down underworld memory lane, a nostalgic look back by a couple of 70-something wiseguys talking about custom-made shirts and cops on the take and laughing about ...
Eversheds drops SA link following brand conflict
Indigenous lawyers are 'outstanding role models'. An aboriginal and a Torres Strait Islander lawyer have been celebrated for their outstanding contributions to the legal profession at a recent ceremony in Australia. TALKING POINTS ...
Former Navy lawyer goes before Kan. Supreme Court
A former Navy lawyer who was convicted during a court martial in 2007 for mailing secret information about Guantanamo Bay detainees is seeking to get his law license reinstated in Kansas. Attorneys for Matthew Diaz will argue on Thursday before the ...
Another lawyer hired by Crockwell steps down
Crockwell, 57, told the judge that it was because King did not want to proceed with his stay of proceedings application, which was filed before Crockwell's trial by one of his former lawyers. LeBlanc encouraged Crockwell to get a hew lawyer, but told ...
Harris County Criminal Justice Election Recommendations
The main concerns that are usually expressed about Judge Patrick are his youth and lack of experience as a lawyer. However, I worked with Judge Patrick when he was a prosecutor and I can attest that those concerns aren't valid. He exhibited a solid ...
The Private Social Network: It May Be Just What Your Company Needs
This article is by Vanessa DiMauro, the chief executive of Leader Networks, a consultancy that helps companies get closer to key stakeholders. Most of the buzz about social media concerns Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the like, and how they can drive ...
LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: A 3-D view of small firm success
Of course, small firms and solo practices are no strangers to survival-of-the-fittest competition – the average American lawyer makes far less than six figures a year. But there are wider marketing implications for the smaller firm. In the “99 percent ...
Conservative lawyer says she was 'devastated' when passed over for job at Iowa ...
Conservative lawyer says she was 'devastated' when passed over for job at Iowa ...
Fears for Aussie lawyer trapped in Mongolia
A 32-year-old Australian lawyer is trapped in Mongolia after being embroiled in serious allegations of money laundering, high-level corruption and bribery. The claims involve senior local officials and hundreds of millions of dollars in mining assets ...
Mass. mobster's lawyer says he needs more time
BOSTON (AP) — Mobster James ''Whitey'' Bulger's lawyer says he'll seek a delay of Bulger's trial. Defense attorney J. W. Carney Jr. told Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler in court Monday that he'll file a motion asking to push back the trial until at ...