Home > Legal News

Legal News 01/2013 (Page 10)



St. Louis lawyer Ed Griesedieck suspended until 2014
JEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a St. Louis lawyer who helped to conceal a political donation until July 3, 2014. The court initially ordered Edward Griesedieck's interim suspension on July 3, 2012, three months after ...
Veteran land-use lawyer defends role in proposed Henderson sports complex - Las Vegas Review
The lawsuit, filed Monday in District Court, also lists as defendants Christopher Stephens, a lawyer with the law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schrek; land consultant Michael Ford, a former 25-year Bureau of Land Management veteran who was hired by ...
'Fake lawyer' arraigned after allegedly representing clients with no degree
The bi-polar, heroin-using son of a prominent Albany lawyer walked into a Manhattan courtroom at least three times last year, facing judges and representing a paying client despite having no law degree, according to the charges in a bizarre attorney ...
Plainview lawyer sentenced for role in mortgage fraud
A Plainview lawyer was sentenced to only 24 months in prison for his role in a $66 million mortgage fraud scheme by a Manhattan federal judge, who said he had a hard time being tough on other attorneys. Neal Sultzer, 62, pleaded guilty to lying to ...
Lawyer: Breezy Point residents to sue LIPA over Sandy fire
A Manhattan lawyer for more than a dozen residents of Breezy Point said he has filed notices with LIPA in preparation for lawsuits accusing the utility of negligence in failing to de-energize the Rockaway neighborhood in advance of superstorm Sandy's ...
Lawyer: Doctor accused of sexual assault has only positively served his patients - Las Vegas Review
A lawyer representing a doctor accused of sexually assaulting a 68-year-old woman in his care said his client is innocent and has only positively served his patients in Southern Nevada. David Chesnoff, whose client is 34-year-old Mane Shah, said ...
Is Jodi Arias mimicking her lawyer?
Eventually, her lawyers said she killed Alexander in self-defense. But on Tuesday night's edition of Dr. Drew On Call, the panel took a closer look at Arias' courtroom appearance. Has she been imitating her attorney? “She appears to sort of adapt her ...
Danroy Henry wrongful-death suit: Lawyer seeks gag order
WHITE PLAINS — A lawyer for Pleasantville Police Officer Aaron Hess is seeking a gag order in a federal lawsuit over the death of Pace University football player Danroy Henry Jr., accusing Henry's family and lawyer of “brazenly” violating a court ...
Barnstable lawyer Barros loses license for six months
Ricardo M. Barros, a lawyer with offices in New Bedford and Barnstable, had his state law license suspended for six months and a day by state Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert J. Cordy. The ruling stemmed partly from Barros employing a disbarred ...
India gang rape accused to be formally charged on Saturday: lawyer
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Five men accused of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old student in New Delhi in December will be formally charged in court on Saturday, setting the stage for the start of their trial, a defense lawyer said. The case brought ...
MK Shai: Fire PMO lawyer who gave Eshel legal advice
MK Shai: Fire PMO lawyer who gave Eshel legal advice. By LAHAV HARKOV. 01/30/2013 17:16. Tweet. Livni Party's Mitzna says Eshel and Ramon's involvement in politics after sexual misconduct "undoubtedly problematic." Nathan Eshel Photo: Marc Israel ...
Milwaukee lawyer disbarred over repeated ethical violations
A Milwaukee area lawyer with a long history of run-ins with professional regulators has lost his license to practice. The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday revoked the license of Donald Hahnfeld for professional misconduct with two clients, ...
Manti Te'o hoax suspect posed as girlfriend in calls, lawyer says
The attorney for Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the alleged person behind the Manti Te'o fake-girlfriend affair, said his client pretended to be the woman in phone calls with the football star. Attorney MIlton Grimes said Tuiasosopo was acting when he portrayed ...
Defense lawyer opts for trial before a judge on allegations of bribing witness
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Questioning a jury's ability to understand the intricacies of the law and a criminal defense lawyer's role within that process, defense lawyer Gerard Donley is opting to be tried before a single judge on charges he bribed a witness ...
Boston Lawyer Chosen for Kerry's Senate Seat
BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick named William Cowan, a lawyer in Boston and a longtime friend and former aide, to serve as the interim United States senator until voters chose a successor for John F. Kerry in a special election set for June 25. Mr. Cowan ...
Danroy Henry wrongful-death suit: Gag order sought
DJ Henry's family says cops covered up details: Michael Sussman, lawyer for the Henry family, said at a news conference Thursday that Mount Pleasant police lied and committed crimes by falsifying a departmental memorandum in the hours after the ...
Ex-North Castle lawyer admits to swiping $2 million from banks, clients
A former North Castle real estate attorney admitted Wednesday that he stole nearly $2 million from banks and clients. Kevin Hymes, 40, of Evergreen Road, faces up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in Westchester County Court to scheming to ...
Hicks: Update -- Lindsay Lohan gets new lawyer, warning from judge
Lohan told Sautner she's OK with former lawyer Shawn Holley passing the case to New York attorney Mark Heller, who -- to show how much faith he has in Lindsay Lohan -- with a rabbit's foot on his bag. The judge gave Heller permission to represent ...
Lawyer says Peregrine's Wasendorf expects to die in jail
Lawyer says Peregrine's Wasendorf expects to die in jail. Email · print. Russell Wasendorf Sr. cuts the ribbon on the new headquarters of Peregrine Financial in 2009. (Rick Tibbott/Waterloo Courier / January 14, 2013). Related; Peregrine Financial's ex ...
Architect and lawyer making Morris County business news
FLORHAM PARK: Denville attorney Mark Wechsler was installed as president of the 1100 member Morris County Bar Association at a dinner held in his honor at the Park Savoy in Florham Park on Jan. 16. Assignment Judge Thomas Weisenbeck ...
Lawyer Admits Helping Ponzi Schemer's Wife Hide Jewlery
Lawyer Admits Helping Ponzi Schemer's Wife Hide Jewlery. By Susannah Nesmith & David Voreacos - 2013-01-30T21:49:25Z. A Florida attorney who represented the wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein pleaded guilty to conspiring to help her ...
Lawyer: Lindsay Lohan needs luck
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer has a white rabbit's foot hanging from the handle of his Louis Vuitton briefcase. "That's for good luck," Mark Heller said. "Lindsay Lohan is a great beauty with tremendous talent and I believe that all ...
Wyoming Supreme Court disbars Cody lawyer Vannoy
(AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has disbarred a Cody lawyer who was accused of misappropriating nearly $700,000 in assets from a client's trust. A beneficiary of the trust had filed a civil complaint against attorney Jody Montgomery Vannoy, resulting ...
Accused urologist shooter says can't afford lawyer
A retired barber accused of fatally shooting his California doctor in an exam room says he can't afford an attorney. The Los Angeles Times reports Wednesday ( (link) Wyz1uf ) that an arraignment for the 75-year-old Stanwood Fred Elkus was pushed ...
Blind Lawyer Activist Fled China for U.S. After Two Years of House Arrest
The blind lawyer had spent two years under house arrest for denouncing forced abortions and advocating basic rights. Then, last April, he escaped from confinement in his rural village and sought refuge at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, where he stayed ...
Katy Perry Lawyer Joins Hirsch Wallerstein Entertainment Firm
Ken Burry, a veteran music lawyer whose clients include Katy Perry, David Lee Roth and Gary Clark Jr., has joined the Hollywood law firm Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof + Fishman. our editor recommends. Best Song: Katy Perry, Jamie Foxx and Keith ...
Ex-Grand Prairie ISD teacher's lawyer fighting $200000 bail in hit-and-run death
The attorney for the woman charged in the hit-and-run death of a 6-year-old was trying to get her $200,000 bail reduced Wednesday, the day the boy was laid to rest. Grand Prairie police said Tammy Lowe, a former middle school teacher, ran a red light ...
Lawyer: WA to pay $3M in foster care settlement
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawyer says Washington state has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of two young sisters who were repeatedly raped by their maternal grandfather after they were placed with him in foster care. The Seattle ...
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer Mark Heller has 'big shoes to fill'
Lindsay Lohan avoided the pokey this week, thanks in part to her new lawyer, Mark Heller, who appeared by her side in court on Wednesday for a pre-trial hearing on a probation violation charge. The New York-based attorney and longtime associate of the ...
Details emerge on the shooting of a lawyer and client after mediation session ...
Details emerge on the shooting of a lawyer and client after mediation session ...
Huffington Post Moves to Dismiss Lawyer's Defamation Lawsuit
The Huffington Post moved yesterday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a Panama-based lawyer, arguing that the site is an "interactive computer service provider" and can't be held liable for third-party content. Juan Carlos Noriega sued The ...
St. Paul divorce lawyer writes the book of (fizzled) love
You would think that if anyone knew how to get divorced, it would be a lawyer. Over the course of her career, Kristi Skordahl had helped many couples sever ties and divvy up property. But when her own marriage ended after nine years, she froze. She ...
Mendendez appears to not be focus of FBI raid, doctor's lawyer says - The Star-Ledger
"I can only tell you what we know, which is they don't tell us what they're doing," the lawyer, Dean Willbur, said in a phone interview. "They come in, they get files, and they actually had us copy more files." "We're cooperating fully, and we do not ...
Fla. justices loosen lawyer advertising rules
But at least four of the seven justices agreed Thursday to extend those rules to websites and information requested by clients as well as traditional print, outdoor and broadcast advertising. The majority agreed to permit previously prohibited ads that ...
Breivik says is being tortured in Norwegian prison-lawyer
OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik says he is being tortured in prison because he is held in isolation and subjected to body searches, and has made a formal complaint to police about his treatment, his lawyer said on ...
Zumba instructor's lawyer joins supreme court case
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The lawyer for a woman accused of using her Zumba studio as a front for prostitution in Maine is joining a supreme court fight over privacy violation charges. Prosecutors have appealed to reinstate 46 invasion of privacy counts ...
Cannibal Cop's Sexual Fantasies Began With Cameron Diaz, Lawyer Says
The lawyer for the New York City cop charged with plotting to kill and eat multiple women says a bondage scene from the movie “The Mask” caused her client to begin to have kinky sexual fantasies at an early age. According to his lawyer, Gilberto Valle ...
Phoenix lawyer shot at office complex not likely to survive
Mark Hummels is the best kind of lawyer - a man who is highly capable in his practice and caring to his core about his community. Still in the early years of his career, Mark has earned many accolades for his skill as an attorney. He is president of ...
Zimmerman Lawyer Wants More Time, More Donations
Zimmerman Lawyer Wants More Time, More DonationsTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS. TheLedger.comJanuary 31, 2013 2:44 PM. <p>ORLANDO | The former neighborhood watch captain charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin wants more time to prepare ...
Lindsay Lohan Fled To Italy With Her Lawyer After Court!
We wonder whether Lindsay Lohan & her lawyer shared a single plate of spaghetti and meatballs and reenacted that adorbzies scene from Lady and the Tramp, LOLz! According to their menu, one of the restaurant's specialities is Veal Milanese, a la George ...
Alabama State Bar lawyer referral program served more than 8000 clients in 2012
A statewide lawyer referral service garnered more than 8,000 calls and clicks -roughly one every five and a half minutes - from people who needed legal help last year, according to a news release from the Alabama State Bar. Between telephone and online ...
Arizona Office Shooting Update: Lawyer wounded in shooting not expected to ...
Arizona Office Shooting Update: Lawyer wounded in shooting not expected to ...
Lawyer: Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks released from hospital
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada lawmaker accused of threatening a state Democratic Assembly leader was released from a hospital after a five-day medical and mental evaluation, his lawyer said Thursday. But Attorney Mitchell Posin also said he had no ...
Newton's Lawyer To Seek Dismissal Of Some Charges
Former State Sen. Ernie Newton of Bridgeport appeared briefly on Thursday in Superior Court in Hartford, where he is accused of campaign finance violations. Newton's lawyer, Darnell Crosland, told Judge Joan K. Alexander that he planned to file a ...
Lawyer: Marmol innocent of abuse accusation
The lawyer for Cubs closer Carlos Marmol said his client is innocent of an accusation of abuse against a woman in the Dominican Republic. Nelson Pimentel spoke to the Chicago Tribune on Thursday denying the charges first detailed in a story by ...
Lawyer for Saudi man seeks to suppress evidence in Vegas rape case
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The lawyer for a Saudi Air Force sergeant accused of raping a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas hotel on New Year's Eve said on Thursday he would seek to suppress his client's statements to police, in part because the man was drunk ...
Allen Stanford Lawyer Sued by Receiver for Aiding Fraud
A lawyer who worked for convicted financier R. Allen Stanford and two law firms that employed the attorney were sued by the receiver for Stanford's business over claims they aided his Ponzi scheme. The court-appointed receiver, Ralph Janvey, filed a ...
Lawyer, ex-prosecutor Michael O'Brien dies at 76
Michael O'Brien, a Laurel Hollow lawyer and former Queens County prosecutor, a Nassau County administrator and a schoolteacher, died Sunday of a stroke in California. He was 76 and had been vacationing with his wife of 53 years, Frances, in Los ...