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Darienite designated 'super lawyer' in New England
More Information. Fact box. Page 1 of 1. Three of the lawyers at Siegel, Reilly & Conlon LLC, a boutique matrimonial law firm in Stamford serving Fairfield County, have been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers magazine list of New England ...
Western Massachusetts ACLU lawyer says Northampton officials' request for ...
Western Massachusetts ACLU lawyer says Northampton officials' request for ...
Controversy follows former lawyer for Bergen Freeholders
“You would think a lawyer who advises the Freeholder Board would be up on his ethics.” Neither Malagiere nor his brother returned phone calls seeking comment for this story. The incident miffed some county officials, but no punitive action was ever ...
Longmont lawyer Brandon Shaffer plans to stay in city
Longmont lawyer Brandon Shaffer plans to stay in city. After 2 terms in Colorado Senate, former president starts to look ahead. By John Fryar Longmont Times-Calltimescall.com. Posted: 01/13/2013 10:06:32 PM MST. January 14, 2013 5:15 AM GMTUpdated: ...
Lawyer: Chris Rainey's girlfriend says no assault took place
Chris Rainey's girlfriend said she was not assaulted, and that battery charges should be dropped against the former Florida Gators athlete, who was cut Thursday by the Pittsburgh Steelers after his arrest. That's according to Rainey's lawyer, Huntley ...
Rocket Lawyer Acquires LawPivot To Add A Quora-Like Q&A Platform To Online ...
Rocket Lawyer Acquires LawPivot To Add A Quora-Like Q&A Platform To Online ...
Lawyer for reputed mobsters says he is 'dancing on the face of the Eastern ...
Lawyer for reputed mobsters says he is 'dancing on the face of the Eastern ...
India rape suspect's lawyer demands age test, says client is actually a minor
NEW DELHI One of the five men charged with gang-raping and killing a woman is a minor, his lawyer said Monday as he demanded an age-determination test in what could be a tactic to delay the case from being tried in a fast-track court. The five charged ...
Lawyer in India Rape Case Says Client Is a Minor
One of the five men charged with gang-raping and killing a 23-year-old student on a bus in India's capital is a minor, his lawyer said Monday as he demanded an age-determination test in what could be a tactic to delay the case from being tried in a ...
Stu Bykofsky: NRA-member lawyer says gun laws must make sense
AS PART OF the ongoing discussion of guns, gun ownership and gun violence that I've started, today I give the platform to local lawyer, NRA member and gun-law expert Jon Mirowitz. I asked him to comment on several suggested ideas to reduce gun ...
Aaron Swartz's Lawyer Explains Why He Would Have Won The Data Theft Case
"We had a very strong argument to suppress the laptop and USB drive, due to an undue delay in getting the warrant," his lawyer, Elliot Peters, told Business Insider in an email message. "The gov was really in trouble there." Peters added: "Moreover ...
Longtime Attleboro area lawyer new asst. clerk magistrate
... has been appointed as an assistant clerk magistrate in Attleboro District Court. Perkoski, 61, a lawyer in Attleboro and North Attleboro for 35 years, was sworn in this morning by Judge Daniel O'Shea as his wife Maureen and other court officials ...
Legal Case Strained Troubled Web Activist
Prosecutors disagreed and threatened to put him in prison for more than three decades. Mr. Swartz's lawyer, Elliot Peters, first discussed a possible plea bargain with Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Heymann last fall. In an interview Sunday, he said ...
Lawyer with Anti-Gay Christian Litigation Group 'Alliance Defense Fund' Guilty ...
Lawyer with Anti-Gay Christian Litigation Group 'Alliance Defense Fund' Guilty ...
Lawyer says accuser can't be believed in Philadelphia abuse trial involving ...
Lawyer says accuser can't be believed in Philadelphia abuse trial involving ...
Lawyer who pleaded guilty in RI to scamming the terminally ill wants to ...
Lawyer who pleaded guilty in RI to scamming the terminally ill wants to ...
Job of the Week: Corporate Lawyers and Senior Project Development Lawyer
These roles provide ambitious lawyers with a superb opportunity to work on exceptionally high caliber, sophisticated transactions and work with a world class legal function across the Asia, the Middle East, Europe and The Americas. In addition you will ...
Vermont lawyer asks NY appeals court to let state decide if nuclear plant can ...
Vermont lawyer asks NY appeals court to let state decide if nuclear plant can ...
Lawyer: Philly Priest Accuser Can't Be Believed
Priests have become a "bull's eye" for manipulative accusers who plan to sue the church, a defense lawyer said as Philadelphia's latest priest-abuse trial opened Monday. The case involves a single accuser: a policeman's son-turned-heroin addict who ...
Radical Cleric Placed Under Tighter Security Restrictions, Lawyer Says
A radical imam extradited from the U.K. in October to face terrorism charges has been placed under special security restrictions by U.S. prison officials in recent weeks, which his lawyers claim make it particularly hard for their disabled client to ...
Lawyer suspended for criminal conduct
Timothy T. Nipper, an Eden Prairie lawyer convicted six times since 2006 for criminal offenses that included disorderly conduct, drunken driving and violating no-contact orders, was suspended on Thursday for at least 90 days, according to Supreme Court ...
Vt. lawyer asks appeals court in NYC to let state decide if nuclear plant can ...
Vt. lawyer asks appeals court in NYC to let state decide if nuclear plant can ...
Eagan lawyer suspended after affair with client
An Eagan lawyer is suspended indefinitely after having an affair with a client whom he represented in a divorce, then billing her for time they spent having sex. Thomas P. Lowe, 58, won't have a chance for reinstatement for at least a year and three ...
Lindsay Lohan FIRED Her Trusted Lawyer For THIS GUY?!?!
Lohan has apparently FIRED her long time lawyer for one with a less-than-sterling reputation named Mark Heller. A lawyer whom the New York Times described as a “menace to the public,” yet apparently is very appreciated by one of his old clients - the ...
Lindsay Lohan Owes Ex Lawyer More Than $300000 In Unpaid Legal Fees!!!
After Lindsay Lohan dismissed her clutch lawyer Shawn Holley for a much shadier one we were all like what?!?! But new evidence makes the logic behind her actions MUCH clearer! Apparently, Lohan owes her recently fired lawyer over $300,000 in unpaid ...
Detroit's former top lawyer, Krystal Crittendon, may run for mayor
The field of potential contenders to be Detroit's next mayor expanded Monday as the city's former top municipal attorney announced that she is exploring a bid for the office, less than a week after being ousted from her Law Department job. Krystal ...
Mass. lawyer: Told prosecutor Swartz suicidal
BOSTON — A lawyer who formerly represented Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz on hacking charges said Monday he told federal prosecutors about a year ago that Swartz was a suicide risk. Swartz, 26, was found dead of an apparent suicide in his New ...
Kerry Kennedy lawyer: No plea deal in drugged-driving case
Kerry Kennedy lawyer: No plea deal in drugged-driving case. An attorney for Kerry Kennedy says there will be no plea bargain in the driving-while-drugged case...- 7:17 am. Ridge Hill meters come under legal scrutiny. If you've ever fed the meter at ...
RI lawyer charged with DUI again
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island lawyer who specializes in drunken driving cases has been charged with DUI for the second time in a year. East Providence police say they charged 32-year-old Layne Savage with DUI, refusing an alcohol ...
Squire Sanders snags Akin Gump's top antitrust lawyer in effort to beef up ...
Squire Sanders snags Akin Gump's top antitrust lawyer in effort to beef up ...
Egyptian Lawyer Sentenced for Drug Smuggling
Egypt's state news agency says an Egyptian human rights lawyer has been convicted by a Saudi court for smuggling drugs into the kingdom and sentenced to five years in prison and 300 lashes. The case of Ahmed el-Gezawi caused an outcry in Egypt where ...
Lindsay Lohan Losing Sweet Rehab Deal?! Begging Lawyer To Return?!
Because when Lilo FIRED her longtime lawyer Shawn Holley yesterday — most likely because she can't afford her anymore — Shawn was apparently in transit to the courthouse to meet with the prosecutor AND the judge in order to arrange a rehab plea deal ...
Egyptian lawyer and friend sentenced to prison, lashings in Saudi Arabia for ...
Egyptian lawyer and friend sentenced to prison, lashings in Saudi Arabia for ...
Monsanto Lawyer Suggests New Standard For Suing Farmers
For years, the biotech giant Monsanto has provoked outrage among its critics for suing farmers who save and replant seeds from the company's patented Roundup Ready crops, such as soybeans and canola. Some of that outrage is based on a decade-old ...
Petition to fire DOJ lawyer hits threshold in wake of activist suicide
A White House petition to fire U.S. district attorney Carmen Ortiz surpassed the 25,000 signatures it needed for an official response on Monday, after an Internet activist Ortiz was prosecuting killed himself over the weekend. As of Tuesday afternoon ...
Egyptian lawyer gets 5 years, 300 lashes for Saudi drug conviction
CAIRO — An Egyptian human rights lawyer was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison and 300 lashes by a court in Saudi Arabia after being found guilty of smuggling drugs into the kingdom. Ahmed Gizawy was arrested with his wife on their way to a ...
Lindsay Lohan Faces Trial for Probation Violation, Still Undecided on Lawyer
Lindsay's other lawyer (and a psychic!) think 2013 is going to be a good year for her. The judge then said that Lohan's probation violation hearing is set for Jan. 30. The actress is facing three misdemeanor counts involving a crash on Pacific Coast ...
Suit claims Spurs violated state law
The San Antonio Spurs are being sued by a lawyer who is alleging that the team violated the state's deceptive and fair trade practices law. On Monday, Larry McGuinness filed a class action suit in Miami-Dade County, stating that the team's head coach ...
Miami lawyer sues Spurs for sending home stars vs. Heat
Didn't get the game you were hoping for? Sue. That's what one Miami lawyer is doing to the San Antonio Spurs for the Nov. 29 game in which coach Gregg Popovich sent home four of his key players instead of playing them against the Miami Heat. Lawyer ...
Kerry Kennedy Lawyer Wants NY Driving Case Tossed
Kerry Kennedy Lawyer Wants NY Driving Case Tossed. By JIM FITZGERALD Associated Press. ARMONK, N.Y. January 16, 2013 (AP). An attorney for Kerry Kennedy, ex-wife of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, said Tuesday that he will file a motion to dismiss the ...
Lawyer for NY gov's ex-wife, Kerry Kennedy, says he'll try to get drugged ...
Lawyer for NY gov's ex-wife, Kerry Kennedy, says he'll try to get drugged ...
Lawyer sues Con Ed for $500 million after post-Sandy power failure
“Con Edison does not deserve to be in the electric power supply business since it is inept at every level,” lawyer and Sandy victim Robert Prignoli said in papers filed in Staten Island Supreme Court. The suit seeks damages on behalf of all 8 million ...
Monsanto Lawyer Suggests New Standard For Suing Farmers
For years, the biotech giant Monsanto has provoked outrage among its critics for suing farmers who save and replant seeds, such as soybeans and canola, from the company's patented Roundup Ready crops. Some of that outrage is based on a decade-old ...
Lawyer gets two years for tax evasion - Las Vegas Review
Charles C. Lobello, a local lawyer, was sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay restitution, after being sentenced Monday for tax evasion, according to U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden. LoBello, 52, who practiced business and personal injury ...
Mayoral hopeful underdogs keep up lawyer, campaign spending
He spent $9,753 on legal fees — the first payments to lawyers in a year and a half and more than double the total his campaign has spent on legal fees in the past. He also paid rent and phone bills for his campaign office, bought a new hard drive ...
Champaign school lawyer not registered with state; he left board to seek job
CHAMPAIGN — The former school board member the Champaign schools recently hired as its new school attorney is not currently registered to practice law in Illinois. The Champaign school board voted 4-1 at its Monday meeting to hire Tommy Lockman as ...
In Delhi Gang Rape Case, a Controversial, Outspoken Lawyer for the Defense
Saurabh Das/Associated Press Lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma talking to reporters outside the Saket district court in Delhi on Thursday. NEW DELHI: When Manohar Lal Sharma heard that the defendants in one of the most high-profile rape cases in recent years ...
Kerry Kennedy lawyer wants NY driving case tossed
ARMONK, N.Y. — An attorney for Kerry Kennedy, ex-wife of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, said Tuesday that he will file a motion to dismiss the drugged driving charge against her. Kennedy, daughter of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and niece of President John F. Kennedy, ...
Mobile court digest: Saraland lawyer wins civil trial; 38 years for child molester - Press-Register
View full size Saraland Johnny Lane testifies in Mobile, Alabama, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in a civil trial. A judge ruled that Lane had no legal duty to safeguard a money from Baldwin County man who had worked out a real estate deal with the lawyer ...
Ex-Playboy Playmate to get new lawyer for NY trial
Associated Press. SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A former Playboy Playmate wants a new lawyer to defend her against charges that she tried to smuggle her Canadian boyfriend across the border into northern New York last summer. The Post-Standard of Syracuse ...