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Judge warns lawyer in Upper Crust case
A federal judge warned a Boston lawyer for former Upper Crust workers about potential ethics violations in her pursuit of the bankrupt chain's lease assets. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Henry Boroff yesterday denied a late attempt by attorney Shannon ...
SEC Drops Case Against Ex-Berkshire Exec Sokol: Lawyer
The U.S. securities regulator has decided not to take action against David Sokol, once considered a possible candidate for the top job at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, Sokol's lawyer told Reuters. In 2011, Buffett said Sokol violated the company ...
Maine lawyer renominated for federal judgeship
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — President Obama has renominated a lawyer from Cape Elizabeth for a federal judgeship. The president originally nominated William Kayatta early last year for a seat on the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston, but his ...
Entwistle lawyer asks high court to review murder conviction
A lawyer for Neil Entwistle, the Hopkinton man convicted of killing his wife and 9-month-old daughter in 2006, has asked the US Supreme Court to review his client's 2008 conviction. Springfield attorney Stephen Paul Maidman filed a writ of certiorari, ...
Lawyer taps Google Books, finds 18th century argument against death penalty
Lawyers for convicted murderer Jody Lee Miles scoured Google's wayback book machine and other Internet archives, stumbling upon an Italian nobleman named Cesare Beccaria, who according to The Sun suggested in a very old book “that capital ...
Dallas police records detail brutal December attack on Dallas lawyer
Dallas police records detail brutal December attack on Dallas lawyer. comments ( ). By Tanya Eiserer/Reporter · [email protected] · 11:38 am on January 4, 2013 | Permalink. Authorities say a 28-year-old man severely injured a Dallas lawyer during ...
Blagojevich lawyer interested in Deb Mell's House seat
Now that there's talk of Rod Blagojevich's sister-in-law vacating her state House seat, someone else with ties to Blagojevich says he may want to take her place: Blagojevich's lawyer. Aaron Goldstein, who headed Blagojevich's second trial, told the ...
Indy lawyer pleads guilty in bank fraud
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - An Indianapolis attorney has pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge stemming from a real estate deal with connections to former Marion County prosecutor Carl Brizzi. Paul Page, 47, entered the plea in federal court in South ...
Lawyer: Plane owner didn't approve deadly flight
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for the owner of a plane in Jasper says he never gave approval for a flight that crashed and killed three teenagers. Attorney Herbie Brewer says the owner, Jasper businessman Ray Whitworth, had never given ...
Lawyer: NJ man's arrest weakens cannibal cop's case
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a New York City police officer in a cannibalism case says she thinks Michael Vanhise was arrested on related charges to weaken his testimony for the defense at trial this month. The lawyer, Julia Gatto, spoke outside court ...
Lawyer for West Seattle man goes public with video of client biting police ...
Lawyer for West Seattle man goes public with video of client biting police ...
Immigration Lawyer Listing Introduced on Laws.com
Laws.com launched a new immigration lawyer search service. Immigration lawyer listings allow individuals in need of immigration legal service to find the immigration lawyer and immigration law firm that specializes in various immigration related issues ...
Sex abuse allegations linked to breakup, lawyer claims
An Epsom woman charged with sexually assaulting her stepson was wrongfully accused during a contentious divorce in which she filed for custody of her children, according to her lawyer. Deborah Furst, who works as a tutor at Henniker's New England ...
Armstrong's lawyer: No talks with anti-doping agencies
(CNN) -- Lance Armstrong's attorney denied his client was in discussion with the U.S. or world anti-doping agencies following a report by The New York Times that the disgraced cycling icon was contemplating publicly admitting he used illegal ...
Armstrong's lawyer: No talks with anti-doping agencies
Armstrong's lawyer: No talks with anti-doping agencies. By Jillian Martin and Chelsea J. Carter. updated 2:48 AM EST, Sat January 5, 2013. STORY HIGHLIGHTS. The New York Times report cites unnamed associates and doping officials in its report; Cyclist ...
Top personal injury lawyer Galatz was courtroom dynamo - Las Vegas Review
"He was the best damn lawyer I've ever met, and I have several hundred lawyers working under me right now," said brother-in-law Jon Wellinghoff, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Galatz, who moved to Las Vegas in 1957 from New ...
Lawyer pleads not guilty to child sex exploitation
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal magistrate is ordering a New Hampshire lawyer charged with sexually exploiting a child to have no contact with the 14-year-old prosecutors say she victimized. The lawyer for 43-year-old Lisa Biron of Manchester entered ...
Lance Armstrong's Lawyer Denies Confession Rumors
The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong, who has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing ...
Armstrong lawyer: No talks with doping agency
Lance Armstrong's attorney denied his client was in discussion with the U.S. or world anti-doping agencies following a report by The New York Times that the disgraced cycling icon was contemplating publicly admitting he used illegal performance ...
Hero Lawyer Gives His House to a Homeless Family for a Year
Felicia Dukes and her four children had been living in a homeless shelter – but now they have a cozy house all their own – thanks to a Los Angeles lawyer who has temporarily given up his residence to the family in need. Tony Tolbert, 51, decided he ...
Lawyer: Condominiums may go up at old beachside Perkins property
SOUTH PATRICK SHORES — Unless a suitable property swap can be arranged, Diamonte Sands, LLC may try to construct condominiums at the old Perkins Restaurant and Bakery oceanfront site, said Jack Spira, the company's lawyer. Hurricanes Frances ...
Cos Cob residents' lawyer: Synagogue plan change merits rejection
Already facing an outcry from Cos Cob residents, plans to build a new synagogue in the residential neighborhood could face another hurdle, according to a lawyer for the opposition. Greenwich Reform Synagogue has made changes to its lot-line revision ...
In absence of Bette Midler to play lawyer, HBO film on Phil Spector falls to ...
In absence of Bette Midler to play lawyer, HBO film on Phil Spector falls to ...
Young Professionals: Lawyer fights for her clients
The U.S. Department of Labor reports employment of lawyers is expected to grow by 10 percent from 2010 to 2020, with strong competition for positions, as there are more law school graduates than available jobs. Farris grew up in Pine Bush, Orange ...
Armstrong's Lawyer Says No Talks of Admission
ELMIRA , N.Y. (WETM-18) - Lance Armstrong's lawyer says there are no discussions into whether Armstrong is considering admitting that he used performance-enhancing drugs. But people in the Twin Tiers say it's time for some answers. The New York Times ...
Hotel Lawyer Privacy Alert: Do your hotel mobile apps comply with new ...
Hotel Lawyer Privacy Alert: Do your hotel mobile apps comply with new ...
Lawyer challenges deportation of Mexican who had eventually settled in ...
Lawyer challenges deportation of Mexican who had eventually settled in ...
Methuen Council to reorg, might boot lawyer
Methuen Council to reorg, might boot lawyer. Fountain may be named chair. By Brian Messenger [email protected] The Eagle-Tribune The Eagle Tribune Sun Jan 06, 2013, 12:05 AM EST. METHUEN — City councilors are expected to name ...
Harry Margolis of Brookline chosen a "Best Lawyer in America"
Margolis & Bloom's managing partner, Harry S. Margolis, a resident of Brookline, was chosen to be in Best Lawyer in America (2013) in the practice of trust and estates. Margolis was chosen after making it through a three-round selection process based ...
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Memphis lawyer vows to fight 60-day suspension for criticizing judge
Few colleagues have ever accused veteran Memphis lawyer R. Sadler Bailey of being subtle, including the three-member disciplinary panel that recently recommended he be suspended for 60 days. The suspension, which Bailey plans to appeal, stemmed ...
Lawyer seeks new venue for Ohio teen rape trial
Steubenville, Ohio (CNN) -- The attorney for one of two teenagers charged with rape in a case that has consumed a small Ohio town wants a judge to postpone and move his client's trial, he said Sunday. Adam Nemann, the lawyer for 16-year-old defendant ...
EDITORIAL: Lawyer tries to cash in on Newtown
New Haven's Irving Pinsky has managed to make himself one of the most hated lawyers in America. His unseemly rush to cash in on the unspeakable massacre of 26 at Newtown's Sandy Hook Elementary School has earned him at least 50 death threats, ...
Defendant in gun case has lawyer appointed
10 now that Pekle has a lawyer to represent him. Pekle received a citation for the concealed weapons charge Dec. 1 after police responded to calls of a man threatening to shoot patrons at Pinky G's. He was gone when officers arrived. But witnesses ...
Washingtonville trustees question lawyer's fee
Washingtonville — Village of Washingtonville trustees are vowing to block payment of a $36,000 bill for a lawyer hired to look into wrongdoing charges against village police chief Stephen Bogert. "We're making up a list of things we want supplied to ...
2nd trial set for NJ lawyer accused in murder plot
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A once-prominent New Jersey defense attorney whose clients included rap stars and other entertainers is due back in court Monday to stand trial on murder, racketeering and other charges. Paul Bergrin has been behind bars since his ...
When To Call A Lawyer And When To Walk Away From The Phone
You might assume that because I am a lawyer, I would recommend calling one early and often. On the contrary, I am the first to recognize that there are times when the legal fees you might incur would be better spent on a vacation or a few sessions with ...
2nd trial set for Paul Bergrin, NJ lawyer accused in murder plot
... of Nutley, has represented rap stars Lil' Kim and Naughty By Nature, an Army reservist charged in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal and numerous reputed gang members. He represented himself at his 2011 trial with help from another defense lawyer. Tweet ...
Lawyer Snapshot: G. Glenn Warren
Family: Married to Lori for 21 years. Two Children — Katie, 19, a freshman at Daytona State College on a softball scholarship and Emma, 2 (and yes, we are still surprised daily). Pets: Three rescue animals — Honey, a dog, as well as Ginger and Pepper ...
Lohan Lawyer Predicts NY Club Case Will Be Dropped
Lohan Lawyer Predicts NY Club Case Will Be Dropped. by The Associated Press. January 07, 201310:21 AM. NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsay Lohan's attorney predicts there will be no case against the actress in connection with an alleged fight at a Manhattan ...
SEC Names New Top Lawyer
S.E.C. Names New Top Lawyer. By BEN PROTESS. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Monday that it had named Geoffrey F. Aronow to general counsel, the agency's top legal post. The appointment fills an important gap in the S.E.C.'s ...
Houston Lawyer John H. Kim Scores Appellate Defense Win for Oilfield Clients
7, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ -- Houston trial lawyer John H. Kim, founder of The Kim Law Firm, has won an important appellate defense victory for Houston-based clients Texas Standard Oil & Gas L.P., Grimes Energy Co., and PetroVal Inc. in a dispute with ...
Philly Mob Lawyer: Informants 'Playing the FBI'
A mob lawyer giving closing arguments says informants have been "playing the FBI" as the government pursues a mob racketeering case in Philadelphia. Defense lawyer Edwin Jacobs is making closing arguments in the trial of reputed La Cosa Nostra boss ...
Jessalyn Radack, John Kiriakou's Lawyer, Slams Obama's Treatment Of ...
Jessalyn Radack, John Kiriakou's Lawyer, Slams Obama's Treatment Of ...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says Mich. Justice retiring
DETROIT -- A lawyer says embattled Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway will retire on Jan. 21. Steve Fishman tells The Associated Press that Hathaway filed the paperwork on Dec. 20. He made the disclosure Monday after a judicial watchdog ...
Lindsay Lohan lawyer predicts NY club case will be dropped
Lindsay Lohan's attorney predicts there will be no case against the actress in connection with an alleged fight at a Manhattan nightclub. Attorney Mark Jay Heller spoke after signing paperwork at the courthouse Monday. Lohan was not there. Office of ...
Lawyer for Chris Brown blames Drake for model's club injuries
In response to the lawsuit, recently filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, the lawyer insists Drake should be held responsible for the fight because Brown and the people “under his control” had nothing to do with the fall-out, adding, “Injuries and/or ...
Lawyer defends teen who was videotaped laughing about Ohio rape case
An Ohio teenager videotaped laughing hysterically as he makes jokes for more than 12 minutes about the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl is "ashamed and embarrassed" but had nothing to do with the criminal case that has roiled his small town, an ...
Lawyer Asks To Delay Webster Arson & Murder Trial
Webster, N.Y. --- The lawyer for a teen expected to head to trial next week on arson and murder charges is asking the judge to delay that trial until April. Michael Pilato, 16, is accused of setting a fire that killed two of his brothers and his father ...
Lawyer who embezzled $737000 avoids prison
A former lawyer from Bayside who embezzled more than $737,000 from his law firm avoided prison Monday after the judge said he would take a chance on Brian Mularski paying further restitution in the case. Milwaukee County Circuit Judge David Hansher ...