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Disbarred Dallas personal injury lawyer Thomas Corea to ask judge to let him ...
Disbarred Dallas personal injury lawyer Thomas Corea to ask judge to let him ...
Wife of lawyer accused of rapes seeks separation
The petition filed Thursday by a lawyer representing Jennifer Grant does not include a request for spousal maintenance, but does ask the court to determine child support for the couple's two young children and divide their property and debts. A couple ...
PhillyDeals: Longtime municipal bond lawyer offers ideas on controlling Pa ...
PhillyDeals: Longtime municipal bond lawyer offers ideas on controlling Pa ...
Lester Pines: a lawyer, but a father first
Lester Pines arrived in Madison with limited means in 1968 to attend the University of Wisconsin. "It was the best school that I could get into that I could afford," he says. While he had high school aspirations to be a rabbi, he intended to pursue ...
Lawyer May Not Use Short-Term Space Also Used by Nonlawyers as Alternate ...
Lawyer May Not Use Short-Term Space Also Used by Nonlawyers as Alternate ...
Lawyer: Mich. justice fighting to keep Fla. house
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Supreme Court justice accused of fraud in a short sale will fight to keep her Florida house, her lawyer said Wednesday. Steve Fishman declined to address the government's specific allegations against Justice Diane Hathaway ...
Ex-OPD cop switches lawyers; trial delayed in son's shooting
The approaching trial of Timothy Davis Sr. in the death of his son has been delayed into December after the retired Orlando police officer changed lawyers, his new attorney confirmed on Wednesday. Davis Sr. was represented in the second-degree murder ...
Lisa Biron, NH lawyer with ties to conservative Christian group, arrested on ...
Lisa Biron, NH lawyer with ties to conservative Christian group, arrested on ...
Lawyer Says Hathaway Will Fight To Keep House
DETROIT (WWJ/AP) - The lawyer for a Michigan Supreme Court justice accused of fraud says she'll file a claim to keep a Florida home out of the hands of the government. Steve Fishman offered brief comments Wednesday, two days after prosecutors sued to ...
Jailed Iranian Rights Lawyer On 'Unlimited' Hunger Strike
Jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who has reportedly been on hunger strike for more than a month, appears determined to continue the act of protest indefinitely. The lawyer's husband, Reza Khandan, has written on his Facebook page ...
Hostess Received 'Flood Of Inquiries' For Popular Brands, Lawyer Claims
NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Hostess Brands Inc has received a "flood of inquiries" from a range of parties interested in buying several of its brands, the snack cake maker's lawyer said on Wednesday. At a hearing in the U.S. bankruptcy court in White ...
Kansas disbars lawyer involved in Guantanomo case
The Kansas Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the disbarment of a former U.S. Navy lawyer court-martialed for disclosing classified information about detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Matthew H. Diaz, who now lives in New York, was licensed to practice ...
Despite looming disbarment, Northampton County lawyer appears in court
A Lower Nazareth Township man accused of raping a child got a surprise Wednesday in court: The defense attorney he had hired was ordered disbarred just two days before. Donald S. Lorish thought he'd secured the services of Anthony J. Martino, a former ...
San Diego lawyer appointed to Superior Court bench
Jerry Brown appointed San Diego lawyer Paula S. Rosenstein to a seat on the Superior Court bench, the governor's office announced Wednesday. Rosenstein, 52, has been an attorney and shareholder at Rosenstein Wilson & Dean since 1997. There, she ...
The Return of the Lawyer-Politician
Of this population, 43 percent are lawyers, reversing the decline in lawyer politicians. So let's review the incoming class and you can not-so-quietly judge our new legislators for their education and experience in the comments. Ten new members ...
Deal Lawyers Mostly Mum on HP's Ill-Fated Autonomy Acquisition
First a pretexting scandal under one CEO's watch, then the abrupt departures of two more CEOs, and now an $8.8 billion write-down as a result of an ill-fated acquisition. For Hewlett-Packard, the bad news just keeps coming. The Palo Alto-based computer ...
Judge allows ABC access to Sandusky victim photos
At issue is whether Baldwin was acting as their lawyer when the three men met with prosecutors, and then testified before a grand jury about their actions in response to complaints that Sandusky had been acting inappropriately with boys in school ...
Ken MacDonald, lawyer and fighter: An appreciation
Seattle lawyer Ken MacDonald picked his first civil rights fight in the 1930′s, with the fraternity at Dartmouth that he wanted to join. The fraternity did not permit African-Americans as members. MacDonald did what would come naturally for the rest ...
Disbarred Dallas lawyer Thomas Corea loses request for reduced bond
Disbarred personal injury lawyer Thomas Corea's alleged felony crimes against his clients are among the county's worst cases of legal misconduct, a Dallas prosecutor declared Wednesday. “He doesn't care about his victims and what he's done and the ...
Kansas disbars ex-Guantánamo Navy lawyer
The Kansas Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the disbarment of a former U.S. Navy lawyer court-martialed for disclosing classified information about detainees at Guantánamo Bay. Matthew H. Diaz, who now lives in New York, was licensed to practice ...
Kenya: Irish Lawyer Gaynor to Act for Victims in International Criminal Court Case
Nairobi — Irish Lawyer Fergal Gaynor is the new legal representative for victims participating in the International Criminal Court (ICC) case involving Francis Muthaura and Uhuru Kenyatta. The former trial attorney at the International Criminal ...
PSU lawyer's role focus of court filing by Schultz, Curley defense
At issue is whether Baldwin was acting as their lawyer when the three men met with prosecutors, and then testified before a grand jury about their actions in response to complaints that Sandusky had been acting inappropriately with boys in school ...
Conn. lawyer with gun at Batman movie due in court
Conn. lawyer with gun at Batman movie due in court. AP / November 22, 2012. E-mail |; Print |; Reprints |. Text Size: –; +. E-mail. E-mail this article. To: Invalid E-mail address. Add a personal message:(80 character limit). Your E-mail: Invalid E ...
Lawyer For 2nd Elmo Accuser Says There May Be More Victims
When a second young man accused Elmo puppeteer and Sesame Street talent Kevin Clash of sexual abuse, Clash resigned, saying, "I am deeply sorry to be leaving and am looking forward to resolving these personal matters privately." And he may have to ...
'RHOOC' star Gretchen Rossi publicly thanks lawyer for restraining order
21, Gretchen has been granted a restraining order against this Jay character, because he has become too demanding in her life. And now, Gretchen is thanking her lawyer for helping her out. “I cannot say thank you enough to my lawyer Greg Brown (of ...
Jailed, disbarred lawyer Thomas Corea would rather be at controversial drug ...
Jailed, disbarred lawyer Thomas Corea would rather be at controversial drug ...
OPP chief: Directive for lawyers in SIU probes not practical
“I can understand the public concern but at the same time it is impractical to have lawyers representing every witness officer . . . because in place like the far north try finding one lawyer in Pickle Lake let alone three,” he told the Toronto Star ...
Charles E. Wilson Jr., lawyer
He was a past president of the Montgomery County Bar Association, which named him lawyer of the year in 1991. He was elected as a fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers. His first marriage, to Sandra Schatz, ended in divorce. Weeks before his ...
Stevenson Named Lawyer of the Year
The award was presented at an Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association ceremony at the Oklahoma City Cox Convention. The OCDLA, which nominates and selects the Clarence Darrow winner, comprises private attorneys, public defenders and ...
Lawyer: Suspected Brooklyn Serial Killer Denies Murdering Anyone
A garment salesman accused of systematically shooting three shopkeepers to death as they worked alone in their New York City clothing stores is denying the charges against him. Staten Island resident Salvatore Perrone was held without bail Thursday ...
Lawyer who ID'd Gitmo inmates disbarred
22 (UPI) -- Matthew Diaz, a former U.S. Navy lawyer who served a short prison term for releasing the names of Guantanamo inmates, has lost his Kansas law license. The state Supreme Court issued an order for Diaz's disbarment Wednesday, The Kansas ...
'The right thing' remains lawyer Albert Riederer's motto
As a leader of and mentor to so many young lawyers who went on to stellar careers, Riederer, 67, arguably has had more influence on the legal community in Kansas City than any other person. Kevin Regan certainly feels that way. “Albert is a man of ...
Rights Lawyer: Impartial Justice Key to Ivorian Reconciliation
Human rights lawyer Param-Preet Singh, senior counsel for Human Rights Watch, said some Ivorians believe that impartial justice is essential to bringing about reconciliation. Singh said justice cannot be seen as just an instrument of the victorious ...
Benton Harbor man wins suit against lawyer
Benton Harbor man wins suit against lawyer. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Friday, November 23, 2012 5:00 am | Updated: 10:56 pm, Thu Nov 22, 2012. Benton Harbor man wins ...
Concern Lingers Over New Indonesia Energy Regulator, Lawyer Says
Concern Lingers Over New Indonesia Energy Regulator, Lawyer Says. By Fitri Wulandari - 2012-11-23T09:54:14Z. Investors will look for government guarantees that rulings from a temporary office replacing Indonesia's dissolved energy regulator won't be ...
Relatives, lawyers pushing for speedy trial in massacre of 58 in Philippines
MANILA, Philippines — Relatives and supporters of 58 people massacred in the Philippines in the country's worst election violence held protest marches Friday to mark the third anniversary of the carnage to demand a speedy trial for nearly 200 suspects ...
Lawyers, make room for nonlawyers
(CNN) -- In our country, lawyers and judges regulate their own markets. The upshot is that getting legal help is enormously expensive and out of reach for the vast majority of Americans. Anyone faced with a contract dispute, family crisis, foreclosure ...
Anti-Gay Lawyer Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of Children
Last week FBI agents arrested Lisa Biron, a lawyer prominently associated with anti-gay Christian defense group Alliance Defending Freedom. Prosecutors have alleged that Biron took a teen girl from Manchester to Ontario, Canada, on May 25 and forced ...
Sarkozy judge mistook hostage for billionaire backer: lawyer
PARIS (Reuters) - A judge investigating Nicolas Sarkozy's campaign funding mistook a Colombian hostage for a billionaire backer of France's right-wing party when he queried a meeting in the ex-president's diary, a lawyer for Sarkozy said. Sarkozy, who ...
Hearing to resume in suit over DC protesters' arrests; police force lawyer to ...
Hearing to resume in suit over DC protesters' arrests; police force lawyer to ...
Personal-injury lawyer Cunha pleads to refusal, DUI dismissed
CRANSTON -- Well-known personal injury lawyer Brian R. Cunha pleaded guilty Friday in Traffic Tribunal to refusing a chemical test for alcohol. As part of an agreement with the attorney general's office, a criminal drunken-driving charge against Cunha ...
Sarkozy judge mistook hostage for billionaire: lawyer
PARIS (Reuters) - A judge investigating Nicolas Sarkozy's campaign funding mistook a Colombian hostage for a billionaire backer of France's right-wing party when he queried a meeting in the ex-president's diary, a lawyer for Sarkozy said. Sarkozy, who ...
Lawyer says Dallas trucker arrested in Mexico with 268000 bullets is returning ...
Lawyer says Dallas trucker arrested in Mexico with 268000 bullets is returning ...
US trucker nabbed with ammo in Mexico is freed
Bogan's lawyers and family have argued the charge against him was too hefty for what they claim was an honest mistake. An appeal filed in August by a Mexican lawyer reduced the charge from smuggling to possession of military ammunition. That allowed ...
Myrtle Beach lawyer Brunty placed on interim suspension
MYRTLE BEACH -- The state Supreme Court placed Myrtle Beach lawyer Mark Andrew Brunty on interim suspension this week pending a further inquiry by the S.C. Office of Disciplinary Counsel, according to a court order. Brunty's license to practice law is ...
Lawyer: Giuliano case headed for 2013
The investigation into the shooting death of New Fairfield's Tyler Giuliano, who was killed in September when his adoptive father fired on him, reportedly perceiving the teen to be a burglar, could extend into the new year, an attorney for Jeffrey ...
ASK A LAWYER: Court keeps Henry scholarship program
ASK A LAWYER: Court keeps Henry scholarship program. Matt D. Hopkins Special to The Sun The Edmond Sun Fri Nov 23, 2012, 07:34 PM CST. EDMOND — EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly series of columns written by attorneys at Lester, Loving ...
InjuryLawyers.co Launches Personal Injury Lawyer Review Site to Help Public ...
InjuryLawyers.co Launches Personal Injury Lawyer Review Site to Help Public ...
Lawyer claims Hawaii prisoners are harassed at Arizona prison
A Honolulu lawyer who represents about 70 Hawaii inmates at an Arizona prison said officials there routinely harass and retaliate against some of those inmates for bringing complaints about their treatment behind bars. Hawaii inmates at Saguaro ...
Q&A: Dallas lawyer, activist Adelfa Callejo making progress after brain cancer ...
Q&A: Dallas lawyer, activist Adelfa Callejo making progress after brain cancer ...