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Executive Moore picks Elkton lawyer as county attorney
County Executive Tari Moore announced today that she has appointed Elkton-based lawyer Jason L. Allison to serve as the Acting County Attorney, until confirmation of his appointment by the County Council. Allison graduated from Ohio State University ...
Crawford County lawyer selected for judge position
SIOUX CITY | Julie Schumacher has been selected to fill the position of district associate judge in Woodbury County. Schumacher will be assigned to work in juvenile court in Woodbury County and, in addition to juvenile cases, has jurisdiction to ...
HAPPY HOLIDAYS, OR A LAWYER DESTROYS A TELEVISION
"Rick" is the EDSBS attorney-of-record. He also wants to share a story about last night, when he celebrated the holiday season by throwing a controller through his $800 plasma TV. Enjoy. Hello internet, my name is Rick (my name is not Rick). I am 36 ...
Lawyer: Nothing new in charges vs. highway shooting suspect
A lawyer for a man suspected in a shooting spree that targeted motorists along the Interstate 96 corridor in four Michigan counties says there's nothing new in fresh charges announced in the case. Defense attorney Charles Groh tells The Associated ...
Lawyer: Nothing new in charges for I-96 shooting spree suspect
(AP) — A lawyer for a man suspected in a shooting spree that targeted motorists along the Interstate 96 corridor in four Michigan counties says there's nothing new in fresh charges announced in the case. Defense attorney Charles Groh tells The ...
Disciplinary charges filed against lawyer McKenna
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The state Supreme Court's disciplinary counsel has filed formal ethics charges against lawyer Keven A. McKenna which could result in his losing his license to practice. keven-mckenna-150.jpg. KEVEN McKENNA. The newly filed charges ...
Mukilteo lawyer cuts his hair once a year
Mukilteo lawyer Jamie Jensen cut his hair Thursday. He only does it once a year on his birthday. The Daily Herald reports ( (link) VWvORi) he does the job himself, shearing off the shaggy locks with electric clippers and shaving his scalp smooth ...
Former Bush Lawyer Charged with Destruction of Government Property
A former George W. Bush administration lawyer who once faced jail time for contempt of Congress was charged today in a separate, related offense: destruction of government property. The saga of Scott Bloch, the former head of the Office of Special ...
Above the Law's 2012 Lawyer of the Year Competition: The Finalists!
Clifford Chance Mommy: This model parent, a former Biglaw attorney, took home November's Lawyer of the Month title and rocked the legal world with news of her epic departure memo. Her memo went viral, with mentions everywhere from the Huffington Post ...
Brevard lawyer detained in Ecuador after skipping town before grand theft trial
A Brevard County lawyer accused of stealing big money from his clients has been arrested after disappearing two years ago before his trial. The search for disbarred attorney Albert Scott Lagano ended this week in Ecuador, largely through the ...
Lawyer: Man likely back in Chicago jail he escaped
CHICAGO -- A convicted bank robber captured days after a daring escape from a high-rise jail in downtown Chicago will likely return to the same federal lockup, though this time he'll most likely be held in a special isolation unit, his attorney said ...
Lawyer: Transcript doesn't indicate plot to kill
(AP) — The lawyer for an oncologist charged with capital murder says a transcript of an interview with the survivor of a fatal gunfight includes nothing to indicate that his client hired a hit man. That means the state should drop a capital murder ...
Lawyer: School system harmed whistle-blower again
His lawyer said he was unsure what his role was with the school system, just a day after he filed suit against the district as a whistle-blower and had been removed as its chief financial officer. One of Collier's attorneys, Jerry Lumley of Macon, said ...
Graham lawyer slams report on alleged lottery deal
A D.C. Council member's lawyer is criticizing allegations of impropriety as unfounded because of the councilman's dueling roles as a city lawmaker and a member of Metro's board. In a 17-page memorandum to the DC Board of Ethics and Government ...
Lemon law lawyer lays an egg
The Capital Times of Madison recently ran an article on Vince Megna, the flamboyant Milwaukee “lemon law” lawyer who plans to run against state Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack this spring. “I've lived through four Supreme Court races in the ...
Man who cut lawyer in San Diego court convicted
SAN DIEGO -- A man who slashed his lawyer in the face in a San Diego court last week, then delivered his own closing argument in handcuffs has been convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder and assault. City News Service says a jury ...
Bill Lueders: Lemon law lawyer lays an egg
The Capital Times of Madison recently ran an article on Vince Megna, the flamboyant Milwaukee “lemon law” lawyer who plans to run against state Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack this spring. “I've lived through four Supreme Court races in the ...
Lawyer: Man likely back in Chicago jail he escaped
A convicted bank robber captured days after a daring escape from a high-rise jail in downtown Chicago will likely return to the same federal lockup, though this time he'll most likely be held in a special isolation unit, his attorney said Friday ...
Lawyer: Nothing new in charges vs. spree suspect
HOWELL (AP) -- A lawyer for a man suspected in a shooting spree that targeted motorists along the Interstate 96 corridor in four Michigan counties says there's nothing new in fresh charges announced in the case. Defense attorney Charles Groh tells The ...
Why You Need A Lawyer For Your Oklahoma Workers Comp Case
Under Oklahoma workers compensation law, you are required to file a claim within 30 days of an injury or when you first became aware that your illness was caused by working conditions. The paperwork you are required to submit to the Oklahoma Worker's ...
Mukilteo lawyer cuts his hair once a year
Photos by Mark Mulligan/The Daily Herald Lawyer Jamie Jensen performs his yearly haircut Thursday in a bathroom at his home in Mukilteo. MUKILTEO -- With his long unruly gray hair, Jamie Jensen looks like a throwback from Woodstock. But after a few ...
Lawyer fights for low-wage workers' rights
Strippers denied wages and tips. Pizza makers swindled out of overtime pay. Cleaning ladies, taxi drivers, and truckers forced to pay franchise fees while being treated like hourly employees. From a 20th-floor office with sweeping views of Beacon Hill, ...
Lawyer tries to make Memphis a better place, one football season at a time
Aug 2, 2010- Defensive coordinator Errol Harmon, center, and the Whitehaven football team take part in an extended film session inside the school due to the high temperatures Monday August 2, 2010. (Photo by Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) ...
Canon lawyer to be chief prosecutor
Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday appointed a Boston canon lawyer with extensive experience handling sexual abuse complaints to be the Vatican's chief prosecutor of sex crimes against minors. The Rev. Robert W. Oliver, 52, will become promoter of justice ...
Collin County DWI Lawyer Offers Aggressive Representation with Proven Results
McKinney, TX, December 23, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Based out of McKinney, Texas, the Underwood Law Office serves those in Collin County who need a DWI or criminal defense lawyer. By helping their clients to avoid the mistakes commonly made by those ...
Lawyer: Man likely back in Chicago jail he escaped
CHICAGO (AP) — A convicted bank robber captured days after a daring escape from a high-rise jail in downtown Chicago will likely return to the same federal lockup, though this time he'll most likely be held in a special isolation unit, his attorney ...
Jailed Iranian lawyer allowed to attend mother's burial
Jailed Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was permitted by Iranian prison authorities to attend the burial of her mother. Nasrin Sotoudeh's mother Safouri Fakhrian and daughter. The We-change website reports that Safouri Fakhrian, the mother of jailed ...
Lawyer says he failed, judge disagrees
Lawyer says he failed, judge disagrees; Rarely does an attorney argue that he made a mistake. For his client's sake, a local lawyer put his professional reputation into question with that strategy. Had Jeff Hall succeeded, Krystin Rennie, 19, could ...
SouthGobi Chief Lawyer Cleared in Mongolia Investigation
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (1878), controlled by a unit of Rio Tinto Group, said its chief lawyer Sarah Armstrong has been cleared in a probe by the Mongolian Independent Authority Against Corruption and is free to leave the country after being prevented ...
AGO's Pursuit of Chevron Case 'Very Excessive,' Lawyer Says
A lawyer representing a Chevron Pacific Indonesia employee dismissed the latest attempt by the Attorney General's Office to challenge a recent court decision to drop a graft case involving his client, calling the move “excessive.” “[The AGO] must ...
Court Notebook: Defense lawyer Patty Campbell pained by in-court delay
defense lawyer Patty Campbell responded, sounding like she was physically in pain and prompting laughter throughout the courtroom. Brunetti noted it was an opportunity for her to get a “bootleg copy” of what he called his new “super-duper order” for ...
Lueders: Lemon law lawyer lays an egg
MADISON — The Capital Times of Madison recently ran an article on Vince Megna, the flamboyant Milwaukee “lemon law” lawyer who plans to run against state Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack this spring. “I've lived through four Supreme Court ...
Lawyer Snapshot: Katharine Hartland
Field of practice: Law professor specializing in transactional practice. Courses taught: legal writing, transactional drafting, contracts and legal editing. Professional organizations: The Florida Bar Business Section; American Bar Association ...
Famous Con Artist Says Pretending To Be A Lawyer Was Like Second Nature
"Of all the things I did, the easiest profession [to fake] was the lawyer," Abagnale told the Business Journal. "As the lawyer, I found most of it was the matter of research, which I was great at -- that's what I did to death -- and then basically ...
Lawyer takes child-support practice on the road
“We do not want to be fancy, golf-playing, mahogany-office kind of lawyers. I'm just a lady you come talk to about child support,” said 42-year old Suttle. And for teen dads, she does it for free. “I feel that's when I can help them the most, and I ...
Wayland lawyer earns numerous honors
Tom Hoopes of Wayland was recently inducted as a fellow into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (the top 500 lawyers in the U.S.), the American Academy of Trial Lawyers (the top 1 percent of the trial lawyers in the U.S.), the National Trial ...
Card Campaign For Jailed Lawyer
Beijing-based rights activist Hu Jia has launched a Christmas postcard campaign for jailed lawyer Gao Zhisheng, a devout Christian who defended clients in politically sensitive cases. Writing on Twitter, Hu published the address of Gao's prison in Aksu ...
Tampa lawyer, political leader Bill McBride dies at 67
Scott called McBride a "great lawyer, a devoted public servant, a veteran and a talented leader.” “Florida is no doubt a better place because people like Bill McBride commit themselves to making a difference in the lives of others,” the Republican ...
Lebanon lawyer files 'genocide' case against Syria minister
BEIRUT – A Lebanese lawyer said he filed a lawsuit Monday against Syrian Interior Minister Mohammed Al-Shaar, accusing him of having ordered hundreds of killings in the northern city of Tripoli in 1986. Lawyer Tareq Shandab said he filed the case as ...
Saunders: Army lawyer had front-row seat to history
Talking to Mark Finkelstein, you realize that his father Zane is a modern-day Zelig, the Woody Allen movie character who kept popping up on the periphery of many historical events. The main difference, of course, is that Zane Finkelstein was real. And ...
Bradford County lawyer confirmed to be federal judge
Bradford County lawyer confirmed to be federal judge. December 25, 2012. By MARK MARONEY - [email protected] , Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Save | Post a comment | Bookmark and Share. A two-year judicial vacancy at the U.S. Middle District ...
Bill Lueders column: Lemon law lawyer lays an egg
The Capital Times of Madison recently ran an article on Vince Megna, the flamboyant Milwaukee “lemon law” lawyer who plans to run against state Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack this spring. “I've lived through four Supreme Court races in the ...
A Divorce Lawyer Says A Lot Of Unfaithful Spouses Will Be Caught By Texting ...
A Divorce Lawyer Says A Lot Of Unfaithful Spouses Will Be Caught By Texting ...
Conservative lawyer offers to defend NBC's David Gregory on 2nd Amendment ...
Conservative lawyer offers to defend NBC's David Gregory on 2nd Amendment ...
Doc's lawyer seeks delay in hepatitis C case
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers for a former Las Vegas doctor facing criminal charges in a hepatitis C outbreak in 2007 want a judge to suspend proceedings and determine again whether he's competent for trial. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports ( ) that ...
Lawyer: Giuliano shooting probe likely delayed
As Giuliano approached his sister's house, he saw a ski-masked figure groping around in the dark for the spare key she always kept on the front porch, said his lawyer, Eugene Zingaro. He said that his client called out to the figure "two separate ...
Attorneys see opportunity as valley landowners lawyer up for rail fight
With 1,100 or more pieces of property in the path of the proposed route between Merced and Bakersfield, lawyers who specialize in eminent domain cases could see business spike over the coming months as the state's High-Speed Rail Authority starts ...
Lawyer: Court unfairly making example of North student
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The lawyer for a 17-year-old North Attleboro High School junior says her client denies making any threat to “shoot up the school” and said he is unfairly being made an example of because of other issues at the school. “It's being ...
County software contract sparks lawyer's warning
County software contract sparks lawyer's warning. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 12:00 am. County software contract sparks lawyer's warning ...
Lawyer: Morsi Worked With Hamas and Hezbollah to Topple Mubarak
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi gained release from prison during the Egyptian revolution because of his connections to Hamas and Hezbollah according to the lawyer of Hosni Mubarak.The lawyer was being interviewed for an Egyptian broadcast that ...