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November Lawyer of the Month: Mommie Dearest
It's time to announce the winner of November's Lawyer of the Month competition. Our five contestants all made the news recently for their deeds of derring-do, be they on the bench on the bike path. As usual, one of them stole the show, both in your ...
Pentagon's Top Lawyer to Resign
Jeh C. Johnson, the Obama administration's top lawyer at the Pentagon, will step down at the end of December, the military said on Thursday. Over the course of President Obama's first term, Mr. Johnson was a central player in some of the most important ...
Lawyer: John McAfee Suffers 2 Heart Attacks -- 1 Day After Being Arrested
n this photo released by Guatemala's Human Rights Ombudsman's office, software company founder John McAfee is pictured in an immigration detention center in Guatemala City, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. The anti-virus guru was arrested at a hotel in an ...
Texas lawyer gets 3½ years in corruption case
At trial, Limas had testified that the money Marchan gave him was to head off an opposing lawyer's attempt to sanction Marchan for missing a court date and to land an appointment as a guardian ad litem. Guardians ad litem represent the interests of ...
John McAfee's lawyer says client 'never had a heart attack'
Antivirus-software pioneer John McAfee is suffering from stress and hypertension but did not suffer a heart attack as originally reported, his lawyer told the media today. "He never had a heart attack. Nothing like that," Telesforo Guerra said in ...
Washington: Pentagon's Top Lawyer Is Leaving
Jeh C. Johnson, the Obama administration's top lawyer at the Pentagon, will step down at the end of December, the military said on Thursday. Over the course of President Obama's first term, Mr. Johnson was a central player in some of the most important ...
Lawyer gets 2 months for theft by swindle
Attorney Maria Woroby of St. Paul, who pleaded guilty to swindling nine people and acting as a lawyer after her license was suspended, was sentenced Thursday, Dec. 6, to two months in the Ramsey County workhouse. Woroby, 59, stood before Ramsey ...
Q&A: Bush vs. Gore lawyer Boies on the RI pension lawsuit
Super-lawyer David Boies has been at the center of some of the biggest legal battles in recent American history, including ​Bush vs. Gore, U.S. vs. Microsoft and the fight about California's Proposition 8 and gay marriage. Now Treasurer Gina Raimondo ...
AMR Creditor Lawyer Said to Warn Pilots on Contract Vote
The lawyer for AMR Corp. (AAMRQ)'s unsecured creditors committee warned American Airlines pilots of the risks of rejecting a tentative contract that would allow the carrier's post-bankruptcy plan to be weighed against a US Airways Group Inc. (LCC ...
Terence K. Heaney, 71, lawyer and CPA
Terence K. Heaney, 71, of Gulph Mills, a lawyer and certified public accountant, died of complications from esophageal cancer Sunday, Dec. 2, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. Mr. Heaney was a partner with the law firm of Heaney, Kilcoyne, ...
Lawyer: Western NY woman in fatal fire plea deal
The lawyer for a western New York woman accused of touching off a fire that left four of her children dead is expected to plead guilty to manslaughter charges. Assistant Monroe County Public Defender Michael Lopez tells the Rochester Democrat and ...
Around the Blawosphere: The 'Lawyer Brain' and Parenting; Should Firms Blaze ...
Around the Blawosphere: The 'Lawyer Brain' and Parenting; Should Firms Blaze ...
The E-Ring: Top CIA lawyer considered for Pentagon
The fading divide between military and intelligence operations soon may get another swipe by President Obama's eraser. The CIA's top lawyer, Stephen W. Preston, is a leading candidate to replace Jeh Johnson as the next general counsel of the Defense ...
Supreme Court permanently suspends Columbus lawyer
The Ohio Supreme Court indefinitely suspended Columbus lawyer John Joseph Peden from practicing law for a string of professional misconduct incidents, including failing to refund money paid by his clients for work he never performed and using client ...
Shorewood Lawyer's License to Practice Suspended after Shoplifting Convictions
A Shorewood lawyer convicted of shoplifting saw her law license suspended for six months on Friday. The Wisconsin Supreme Court stipulated Naomi Soldon committed professional misconduct and imposed the suspension. Soldon stole more than $950 in ...
Jill Kelley lawyer says government is investigating leaks
TAMPA — An attorney for socialite Jill Kelley said Friday both the U.S. Department of Defense and the Justice Department are investigating allegations about government leaks in a case. This could not immediately be confirmed. U.S. Attorney Robert O ...
Lawyer Accused Of Forging Legal Opinion Letters With Niece's Name
Securities regulators accused a Florida lawyer, previously banned in 2010 from issuing opinion letters related to microcap stocks, of getting around the ban by forging opinion letters using his niece's identity. The Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Lawyer: McAfee Better, Hopes to Stay in Guatemala
A lawyer for software company founder John McAfee says the self-styled fugitive is feeling better after suffering chest pain, and hopes to stay in Guatemala despite the rejection of his political asylum request. Attorney Telesforo Guerra told reporters ...
Lawyer: Software company founder McAfee better, hopes to stay in Guatemala
GUATEMALA CITY — A lawyer for software company founder John McAfee says the self-styled fugitive is feeling better after suffering chest pain, and hopes to stay in Guatemala despite the rejection of his political asylum request. Attorney Telesforo ...
State Department's Top Lawyer Heading Out
Harold Hongju Koh, the State Department's chief lawyer and an advocate of the drone war against militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan, is expected to return to his professorship at Yale Law School next month. Mr. Koh's hawkish legal views surprised ...
Defense Department's top lawyer resigns
Defense Department General Counsel Jeh Johnson plans to resign as the Pentagon's top lawyer at the end of the year, the Post's Emily Heil reported Thursday. Johnson, who said in a letter to the president that he will finish out the year and return to ...
The Lawyer Who Handled Yahoo's Giant $2.7 Billion Lawsuit In Mexico Is Gone
For example, we just tried emailing the lawyer who represented Yahoo, Fabio Corominas de la Pera, a lawyer for Baker & McKenzie, a big, global law firm. In trial documents Business Insider has reviewed, he's listed as having filed a legal brief in the ...
Lawyer for family of Notorious BIG blasts LAPD
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The lawyer for Notorious B.I.G.'s family and widow says it is ridiculous that arrests haven't been made in the rapper's 1997 killing since he's been told that the case has been solved. Perry Sanders Jr. says a former police ...
McAfee feeling better, fighting expulsion to Belize, lawyer says
GUATEMALA CITY -- A lawyer for software company founder John McAfee says the self-styled fugitive is feeling better after suffering chest pain, and hopes to stay in Guatemala despite the rejection of his political asylum request. Attorney Telesforo ...
The Lawyer Who Handled Yahoo's Giant $2.7 Billion Lawsuit In Mexico Is Gone ...
The Lawyer Who Handled Yahoo's Giant $2.7 Billion Lawsuit In Mexico Is Gone ...
Alleged Orthodox Sex Abuser's Lawyer Compares Case To Salem Witch Trials
After two weeks of intense testimonies at Brooklyn Criminal Court, the trial of Nechemya Weberman—the ultra-Orthodox Jewish counselor accused of sexually abusing a teen girl in Brooklyn starting when she was 12—is almost at an end. Lawyers got a ...
Local lawyer to speak on foreign e-discovery process
Fernando Pinguelo, a Member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., and Chair of its Cyber Security & Data Protection Group, joins other distinguished panelists this week for the Georgetown Law Advanced e-Discovery Institute, the premier electronic ...
Notorious BIG autopsy: Unsolved case angers family, lawyer says
Notorious B.I.G. autopsy: Unsolved case angers family, lawyer says. December 7, 2012 | 3:26 pm. increase text size decrease text size. Notorious B.I.G. · Autopsy of Christopher 'Notorious B.I.G.' Wallace An attorney for the family of slain rapper ...
Tenn. lawyer behind big super-PAC checks
WASHINGTON -- A lawyer in Tennessee who is mysteriously linked to millions of dollars in campaign contributions steered to congressional candidates doubled his investments in the weeks before Election Day and quietly funneled $6.8 million more to a ...
Lawyer says software company founder John McAfee is better, hopes to stay in ...
Lawyer says software company founder John McAfee is better, hopes to stay in ...
Lawyer Says Air Quality Monitoring In City Not Sufficient
A top environmental attorney said Friday that local air monitoring is needed to properly determine if the city's air is safe to breathe after Sandy. NY1's Grace Rauh has the story. Many New Yorkers who live in the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy ...
Lawyer: McAfee better, hopes to stay in Guatemala
GUATEMALA CITY A lawyer for software company founder John McAfee said Friday that the self-styled fugitive is feeling better after suffering chest pain and that he has filed three separate legal appeals in hopes his client can stay in Guatemala, where ...
Lawyer Gideon Carter, Democrat, says he would bring fresh perspective to First ...
Lawyer Gideon Carter, Democrat, says he would bring fresh perspective to First ...
Lawyer: Politics driving prosecutor?
A potential run for governor by U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz prompted a defense attorney in her high-profile Probation Department prosecution to raise questions about whether her political aspirations are driving the investigation. John Amabile, the ...
Lawyer must refund clients for misconduct
The Ohio Supreme Court indefinitely suspended Columbus lawyer John Joseph Peden from practicing law for a string of professional misconduct incidents, including failing to refund money paid by his clients for work he never performed and using client ...
COURT NOTES: New lawyer for Sturtevant man accused of marijuana growing
But when Circuit Judge Tim Boyle said he normally would ask that another defense lawyer be appointed to Kiekhofer, the Sturtevant man agreed he would like another defense attorney. Boyle set a status conference for Jan. 25. Kiekhofer remains jailed on ...
Former lawyer helps job-seeking women dress for success, inside and out
Jean Cecil knows that clients often find her intimidating at first. With posture reminiscent of Jackie O. and a taste for Elie Tahari clothing, smart heels and cranberry lipstick, the former lawyer exudes a chic professionalism befitting her role as ...
Lawyer For Notorious BIG Blasts LAPD Over Autopsy Report
A lawyer for the Notorious B.I.G. recently blasted the Los Angeles Police Department, for releasing an autopsy of the slain rapper. Notorious B.I.G., born Christopher Wallace, was gunned down on March 9, 1997, during a drive-by shooting in front of the ...
'Teen Mom' Jenelle Evans' lawyer speaks out on marriage validity
“Teen Mom” star Jenelle Evans has now confirmed herself that she got married to Courtland Rogers this past week at a local courthouse, and now her lawyer is speaking out about the event to explain that the marriage is indeed valid, according to a new ...
TERROR PLOT: Lawyer questions military's handling of terror suspect
TERROR PLOT: Lawyer questions military's handling of terror suspect. By Doug Saunders Inland Valley Daily Bulletinmercurynews.com. Posted: 12/08/2012 01:58:58 PM PST. December 8, 2012 9:59 PM GMTUpdated: 12/08/2012 01:59:10 PM PST ...
Herhold: The impact of famed lawyer David Boies on Silicon Valley
I've shed my hero worship of smart lawyers. Law is a tough and unrelenting business, molded by the need to earn a living. No lawyer can fully control the miscues of a client or the vagaries of the system. More than a few litigators fall prey to hubris ...
Lawyers fund reimburses defrauded clients
Former law clients of Kenneth F. Bernas of East Aurora, David R. Schnell of North Tonawanda and Alan E. Fielitz of Lackawanna have been paid $253,254 this year through the state's Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection, according to fund spokesman Timothy ...
Lawyer questions military's handling of terror suspect
Lawyer questions military's handling of terror suspect. Doug Saunders, Staff Writerdailybulletin.com. Posted: 12/08/2012 10:34:38 AM PST. December 9, 2012 6:26 AM GMTUpdated: 12/08/2012 10:26:49 PM PST. Ralph Deleon, 23, of Ontario and a native of ...
James W. Patterson, 71, transport lawyer
James W. Patterson, 71, a Philadelphia lawyer whose expertise was transportation law, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, of prostate cancer at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. For more than four decades, he represented freight and passenger carriers as well as the ...
Lawyer who represented Catholic church takes role in hepatitis C cases
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Real Estate Matters: Ask the Lawyer
Look for the icon to access members-only premium content. Home > Consumer News > Chicago Homes. Real Estate Matters: Ask the Lawyer. Email · print. Ilyce Glink & Samuel Tamkin Real Estate Matters, Tribune Media Services. 4:30 a.m. CST, December 9 ...
John McAfee's Chest Pains Better; Lawyer Says He Hopes To Stay In Guatemala
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) � A lawyer for software company founder John McAfee said Friday that the self-styled fugitive is feeling better after suffering chest pain and that he has filed three separate legal appeals in hopes his client can stay in ...
Lawyer Questions Handling of Terror Suspect
Lawyer Questions Handling of Terror Suspect. RIVERSIDE, Calif. December 9, 2012 (AP). The attorney of a Southern California terror suspect is questioning authorities' handling of his client, who had injuries to his face and head when he was turned over ...
South Carolina Supreme Court reprimands DMV lawyer
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A lawyer for the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has been reprimanded by the state Supreme Court. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the justices ruled that Frank Valenta violated rules of professional conduct ...
DMV Lawyer Reprimanded
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A lawyer for the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has been reprimanded by the state Supreme Court. The justices ruled that Frank Valenta violated rules of professional conduct by communicating with judges and not with ...