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Lawyer to go on trial in theft | TribLIVE
A Westmoreland County lawyer will go to trial on charges that he bilked clients out of more than $74,000. Judge Rita Hathaway on Friday rejected a request from attorney James Gefsky to compel prosecutors to allow him to enter into a prison diversionary ...
Mooseheart CEO accuser's lawyer talks sex abuse suit
The lawyer for a South Carolina man who filed a lawsuit against Moose International Director General and CEO William Airey, claiming Airey sexually abused him as a boy, said his client decided to come forward after the recent sex abuse allegations ...
DEFENDANT IN SLASHING LOSES LAWYER | UTSanDiego.com
SAN DIEGO — A defendant in an attempted murder trial who used a razor blade to slash his attorney's face in front of the jury and a group of high school students will have to serve as his own lawyer when the trial goes forward next week. San Diego ...
Revised rules clean up controls over lawyer ads
The state Supreme Court, at tempting to ensure that Neva dans aren't swayed by misleading or bogus information when they seek legal help, has signed off on revisions to the rules governing lawyer advertising. State Bar President Frank Flaherty said the ...
Iowa man wins $50000 judgment against lawyer
DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa man who says he was harassed and defamed by a lawyer has won a $50,000 verdict. A Polk County jury ruled in Stanley Chase Burn's favor in his lawsuit against James Sinclair. Burn, who is dating Sinclair's ex-wife, said he ...
Moose CEO accuser's lawyer talks sex abuse suit
The lawyer for a South Carolina man who filed a lawsuit against Moose International Director General and CEO William Airey, claiming Airey sexually abused him as a boy, said his client decided to come forward after the recent sex abuse allegations ...
Natividad Almeda Lopez–suffragist, lawyer, a woman ahead of her time
Her son Augusto, a retired lawyer and broadcast media executive, remembered growing up beside “a very public person who was visited in the house by all sectors of the community in need of legal advice. She hosted many meetings to promote women's ...
Justices OK revision of lawyer ad rules in Nevada - News - ReviewJournal.com - Las Vegas Review
CARSON CITY - The Nevada Supreme Court has signed off on revisions to lawyer advertising rules, including new provisions concerning disclaimers and the use of actors. State Bar President Frank Flaherty told the Nevada Appeal that the revisions were ...
Revision to Nevada lawyer advertising rules approved
The Nevada Supreme Court has signed off on various revisions to lawyer advertising rules, including new provisions regarding disclaimers and the use of actors. State Bar President Frank Flaherty told the Nevada Appeal that the revisions were made in ...
Panic Street Lawyer: Russian and Decemberish Part II
For instance, Zlobin finds peculiar that Americans “love laws but disdain theirs leaders” and that they “don't hire their friends as doctors and lawyers, preferring to keep their professional ties untainted by personal ones.” The book is being marketed ...
Man wins $50,000 judgment against lawyer
Burn, who is dating Sinclair's ex-wife, was pleased with the verdict. His lawyer, Benjamin Bergmann, said his client didn't deserve to be treated the way he was. Burn was living in an apartment owned by Sinclair when the dispute began. He said Sinclair ...
NY Lawyer Suing Famous NY Jeweler for a Rolex Sold to Drake | EURweb
*A Manhattan Lawyer James McMillian is suing a New York jeweler for taking his $30,000 Rolex. According to reports, the attorney purchased a brand-new, rose-gold Rolex Presidential with a diamond bezel in 2009 at Rafaello & Co, a jeweler celebrities ...
LeBron Matlock Taken First Overall in NHL Lawyer Draft
NEW YORK (CP) _ The National Hockey League added another young gun to their legal team Saturday, selecting slick Mid-Western litigator LeBron Matlock first overall in the league's 2012 Lawyer Draft. Holding the top pick for the 21st consecutive season, ...
Ex-lawyer faces federal charges in hunter's...
Ex-lawyer faces federal charges in hunter's...
British had role in Belfast lawyer's killing
DUBLIN — British police and army agents planted inside Northern Ireland's major Protestant gang played a pivotal role in assassinating a Belfast attorney, a former U.N. war crimes investigator concluded in a damning report about one of the most ...
Mary Lee Leahy, 1940-2012
Mary Lee Leahy, 1940-2012. Pioneering Illinois lawyer. Email · print. Attorney Mary Lee Leahy leaves behind a legacy of fighting for people who couldn't fight on their own, her daughters said. (HANDOUT / December 16, 2012). Maps; Athens Ill. By Ellen ...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Shawn Holley
One of the nation's top entertainment lawyers, the Santa Monica, Calif.–based Holley specializes in troubleshooting for Hollywood's rich and famous. A former public defender, she got her start as a member of Johnnie Cochran's defense team in the O.J. ...
Lawyer wants delay in immigrant smuggling trial | WJTV
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) An attorney has asked for a delay in the trial of a naturalized U.S. citizen charged in Mississippi with transporting two illegal Chinese immigrants. Court records say Ming Che Chen has a new attorney and lawyer wants more time to ...
Lawyer: Trial should exclude family comments
Home · News · Crime and Safety; Lawyer: Trial should exclude family comments. Lawyer: Trial should exclude family comments. Crime & Safety Headlines. Teachers, parents brace for day. Monday, December 17, 2012 06:28 AM. Lawyer: Trial should exclude ...
FLORENCE, S.C.: SC lawyer suspended after money missing | Regional | Rock ...
FLORENCE, S.C.: SC lawyer suspended after money missing | Regional | Rock ...
Bar Foundation recognizes downstate lawyer and judge at annual awards ...
Bar Foundation recognizes downstate lawyer and judge at annual awards ...
Florence lawyer suspended after money missing | WBTW - WBTW
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - A Florence lawyer has been suspended from practicing law while state court officials investigate money missing from a client account. The Morning News of Florence reported that the South Carolina Supreme Court suspended William ...
Leading M&A Lawyer Sarkis Jebejian Joins New York Office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2012 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP announced today that Sarkis Jebejian has joined the New York office as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. Mr. Jebejian joins the Firm from the New York office of ...
Lawyer Snapshot: Edward Birk
Family: My long-suffering wife is Cecilia Birk, Esq. We have a wonderful 15-year-old daughter, Jane. Pets: Life without a dog would be dull and gray. We have a yellow lab, Buddy. Education: University of Massachusetts-Amherst 1983, Bachelor of Arts in ...
Lawyer: Stanton didn't file tax returns, company was 'a mess'
John Stanton didn't file personal and corporate tax returns because the company he presided over was "a mess," his lawyer told jurors this morning. Stanton co-owned Cast-Crete Corp., one of the nation's largest manufacturers of precast concrete with ...
Mary Love Mezzanotte, lawyer - baltimoresun.com
Mary Love Mezzanotte, a registered nurse who later became a lawyer, died Thursdayof liver cancer at her West Friendship home. She was 56. The daughter of a career naval officer and a homemaker, Mary Love Green was born in the Canal Zone in Panama ...
Lawyer of the Year 2012
With just two weeks left in the year 2012, we thought that now would be a good time to ask you, our loyal readers, to submit your nominations for Above the Law's sixth annual LAWYER OF THE YEAR competition. We'll be running the show just like we've ...
Lawyer: DUI charges against former Falcon Jamal Anderson dismissed
The prosecutor dismissed the DUI charge after Anderson's defense lawyer, Michael Hawkins, filed a series of pre-trial legal challenges in the case, according to a release from Hawkins. Anderson was sentenced to 12 months of probation, which can become ...
McDade family lawyer 'disappointed' in no charges for police
A lawyer representing the mother of an unarmed teen fatally shot by Pasadena police said he was disappointed that the Los Angeles County district attorney's office found the officers “acted in lawful self-defense and defense of others.” Kendrec McDade ...
Lawyer Sues Huff Post, Says He Wasn't Author and Disagrees With Article ...
Lawyer Sues Huff Post, Says He Wasn't Author and Disagrees With Article ...
Milton McGregor lawyer fires back at Luther Strange over VictoryLand liquor ...
Milton McGregor lawyer fires back at Luther Strange over VictoryLand liquor ...
St. Cloud Lawyer Has License Suspended
Court Action ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court has suspended the license of a St. Cloud lawyer who also served as St. Cloud's mayor. The high court ruled John Ellenbecker be suspended from practicing law for 90 days. It also calls for a two-year ...
Defense lawyer tells NY sentencing judge: Peter Madoff will be a 'jobless ...
Defense lawyer tells NY sentencing judge: Peter Madoff will be a 'jobless ...
Lawyer: Stanton didn't file tax returns because company was 'a mess'
Once a co-owner of one of the nation's largest precast concrete manufacturers, John Stanton is now facing up to 10 years in federal prison after a federal jury convicted him Monday of federal tax evasion charges. Stanton co-owned Cast-Crete Corp. with ...
Local lawyer escapes injury in hit and run
A prominent Pittsburgh attorney said she was shocked Monday evening when a driver struck her while she was walking in a Downtown crosswalk and then fled the scene. Just as she has every working night for about 15 years, Victoria Lee, an attorney for ...
Defense lawyer taken off Ceres murder case
A potential conflict of interest prompted a judge on Monday to remove a defense attorney from a capital murder case for a man accused of murdering his teenage daughter and burying her body in the back yard of their Ceres home. Mark Edward Mesiti, 45, ...
H. Joel Newman Named DBusiness Top Lawyer 2013
18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- H. Joel Newman, PLLC is pleased to announce that its Managing Member, H. Joel Newman, has been selected as a DBusiness Top Lawyer 2013 in commercial law and litigation. For the list, DBusiness magazine polled more than ...
Court disbars Brookfield lawyer convicted of scam
In a formality, the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday revoked the law license of Thomas Bielinski, a Brookfield lawyer who ran a four-year fraud that netted him more than $500,000 from the Milwaukee County clerk of court's office. Bielinski was ...
Scientology Versus Dandar: A Florida Lawyer at Odds With the Church Attacks ...
Scientology Versus Dandar: A Florida Lawyer at Odds With the Church Attacks ...
Local lawyer urges gun control
This is the question being asked to lawyer Fausto Sosa, who like millions of Americans, believes that it is time to regulate the possession of heavy weapons and semi-automatic in the homes of Americans. On Friday, a man entered Sandy Hook Elementary ...
Convicted financier says he can't afford lawyer
INDIANAPOLIS — INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana financier and former chief executive of National Lampoon convicted of swindling investors out of $200 million says he can't afford to hire an attorney for his appeal. Timothy Durham says in federal court ...
Ex-NH hospital worker's lawyer: Fall trial likely
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A traveling hospital worker accused of stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C through contaminated syringes probably won't stand trial in New Hampshire until October, his lawyer said Tuesday. David Kwiatkowski ...
Convicted Financier Says He Can't Afford a...
Convicted Financier Says He Can't Afford a...
Palm Beach lawyer Greg Coleman elected as future Florida Bar president
Coleman is an attorney with West Palm Beach-based Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman. He has served on the Bar's Board of Governors since 2006. The bar elects presidents two years out partly to ensure smooth transition. Coleman will become ...
Dustin McDaniel's Relationship Was With Lawyer in Schools Lawsuit
Dustin McDaniel Affair Admission A Setback for Democrats in 2014 Race · Dustin McDaniel's Relationship Was With Lawyer in Schools Lawsuit · Bret Bielema Sold on UA's Athletic Facilities · Industry News · Agriculture · Banking & Finance · Business ...
Court revokes lawyer's license for theft
Court revokes lawyer's license for theft. Updated: Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012, 2:24 PM CST Published : Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012, 2:24 PM CST. MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has revoked a Brookfield attorney's license after he was convicted of ...
Times Investigation Puts Wal-Mart In-House Lawyer Back in the Spotlight
A Wal-Mart in-house lawyer turned whistleblower is back in the spotlight of a second New York Times investigation into alleged bribery by the company in Mexico. The article, “The Bribery Aisle: How Wal-Mart Got Its Way in Mexico,” catalogues a string ...
Topeka lawyer on bankruptcy reform panel
Rewriting bankruptcy forms may not sound exciting, but the committee Jill Michaux is joining could have a major impact on how Americans settle their debts. Michaux, a Topeka lawyer who represents debtors in bankruptcy proceedings, has been appointed to ...
Lawyer: Party organizer broke no laws
SOUTH GLENS FALLS -- The lawyer for the woman who allegedly organized a 16th birthday party for her son that included strippers said this week he does not believe his client broke any laws. Lawyer Daniel Stewart said his client, whose name The ...
Lawyer to seek dismissal for OC woman charged with throwing infant from roof
Facebook ( ); Twitter ( ); Google+; Email; Print. Lawyer to seek dismissal for OC woman charged with throwing infant from roof. Ben Bergman | December 18th, 2012, 3:05pm. Orange County DA's Office. Sonia Hermosillo has been in custody since last summer ...