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San Antonio Spurs Sued By Larry McGuinness, Miami Lawyer, For Resting Stars ...
San Antonio Spurs Sued By Larry McGuinness, Miami Lawyer, For Resting Stars ...
Ex-Playmate getting new lawyer after allegedly smuggling Canadian boyfriend ...
Ex-Playmate getting new lawyer after allegedly smuggling Canadian boyfriend ...
Lawyer: Philadelphia church accuser gave 3 different locations for rape by 6th ...
Lawyer: Philadelphia church accuser gave 3 different locations for rape by 6th ...
Colleen Shannon, former Playboy Playmate, asks for new lawyer in immigrant ...
Colleen Shannon, former Playboy Playmate, asks for new lawyer in immigrant ...
For Hastings lawyer's anti-Catholic slurs, longer suspension in order, panel says
The board overseeing the state's lawyers believes a special referee's recommended punishment for an attorney who filled legal filings with religious slurs isn't harsh enough. The director of the Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board said Rebekah ...
Lawyer: Hubbub over Guy Fieri's stolen Lamborghini prevents fair trial for ...
Lawyer: Hubbub over Guy Fieri's stolen Lamborghini prevents fair trial for ...
Advertising Rules Apply to Social Media Posts Signaling Lawyer's Availability ...
Advertising Rules Apply to Social Media Posts Signaling Lawyer's Availability ...
Reed Smith Secures Office Space in Houston; Lawyer Hires To Be Determined
Two years after failed merger talks that would have propelled Reed Smith into the Texas market, the Pittsburgh-based is finally headed to the Lone Star State. The firm confirmed Wednesday that is has opened an office in Houston—even though it doesn't ...
Lawyer for accused Ohio rapist blames online group for notoriety
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - An Ohio football player seeking to have his rape trial moved and closed to the public is blaming notoriety fueled by an online activist group, according to documents obtained on Wednesday by Reuters. Ma'Lik Richmond, 16, is one ...
For Resourceful Lawyer, Setback in Soldier's Case
In weeks of pretrial hearings, the tall, crew-cut lawyer, flanked by uniformed military lawyers who make up the rest of the defense team, has attacked the government's case on every conceivable ground, even as he conceded that Private Manning was the ...
Lindsay Lohan fires lawyer who reportedly cut deal to spare her jail
The lawyer, seen at Lohan's side in many court appearances over the past several years, reportedly was axed mostly because the actress refused to go along with a deal Holley crafted. The attorney hoped to prevent Lohan from being sent back to jail for ...
Lawyer for ex-UM basketball coach Frank Haith: 'We just want to know when this ...
Lawyer for ex-UM basketball coach Frank Haith: 'We just want to know when this ...
Disappointed lawyer sues over coach's decision
A disappointed basketball fan who is also a Florida lawyer has filed a lawsuit against the San Antonio Spurs because the team coach sent four key players home before a game against the Miami Heat. Lawyer Larry McGuinness claims fans suffered economic ...
Minister, Top Lawyer Slam Corruption At Deeds Office
THE Deputy Minister of Justice Obert Gutu and the president of the Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) Tinoziva Bere, have slammed what they say is rampant corruption at the Deeds Office despite the existence of a task-force to tackle graft within the State ...
Lawyer: Surgeons Left 16 Items in German After Op
A lawyer in Germany claims surgeons left up to 16 objects in her client's body after an operation for prostate cancer. Annette Corinth says doctors removed a needle, compresses and surgical strips from banker Helmut Brecht after his wounds failed to ...
Mass. lawyer avoids charges for drinking party
Mass. lawyer avoids charges for drinking party. Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:08 AM EST. Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:08 AM EST. HINGHAM (AP) — A prominent Boston-area defense attorney accused of being at home the night her ...
Haith lawyer says coach has not received note of allegations from NCAA
A lawyer for Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith told The Miami Herald on Wednesday night that the coach has still not received a note of allegations from the NCAA regarding the ongoing Miami investigation. Michael L. Buckner, a Pompano Beach-based ...
Lawyer Kenneth Thompson, advocate for victims in high-profile cases, throws ...
Lawyer Kenneth Thompson, advocate for victims in high-profile cases, throws ...
Lawyer: Man accused of group home slayings suffers from dementia
Lawyer: Man accused of group home slayings suffers from dementia. Image. Leila Navidi. David Settle appears in Las Vegas Justice Court for a hearing at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas on Thursday, January 3, 2013. By Jackie Valley (contact) ...
Jailed Iranian Lawyer Temporarily Released
Jailed Iranian lawyer and human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh has been temporarily freed by the authorities. Sotoudeh was released on January 17 for three days. She is serving a six-year sentence after being convicted in September 2010 of spreading ...
Lawyer to Seek Release of Saudi Air Force Sergeant
A defense attorney said Thursday he'll ask a judge to allow the release of a Saudi Arabia air force sergeant jailed since New Year's Eve on allegations that he pulled a 13-year-old boy into a Las Vegas Strip hotel room and raped him. Mazen Alotaibi ...
REFILE-UPDATE 1-Goldman bankers doomed Dragon sale -lawyer
Lawyers make closing arguments in Goldman negligence trial. * Goldman bankers described as "D-team". * Goldman lawyer says Dragon CEO ignored accounting advice. * Jury could begin deliberations later on Thursday. By Tim McLaughlin. BOSTON, Jan ...
Read a Lawyer's Amazingly Detailed Analysis of Bilbo's Contract in The Hobbit
Editor's Note: James Daily, a lawyer and co-author of The Law and Superheroes, typically focuses his legal critiques on the superhero world at the Law and the Multiverse website he runs with fellow lawyer and co-author Ryan Davidson. Today, Daily takes ...
Dublin lawyer charged in federal pill-mill case
Bias and six doctors were charged in April in another indictment with operating three pill mills in Ohio, including one in Columbus. The new indictment adds the charges against Hillman and says the lawyer also helped Bias launder $133,000 in cash from ...
Lawyer: NJ Man in Cannibalism Case Wanted FBI Help
The lawyer for a New Jersey man accused of conspiring with a New York City police officer to rape and murder a Manhattan woman said Thursday he was pleased when the FBI showed up on his doorstep. "He was happy," attorney Alice Fontier said of her ...
US soldier charged in Afghan massacre had PTSD: lawyer
TACOMA, Washington (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier charged with capital murder in the slayings of 16 civilians near his military post in Afghanistan was diagnosed as suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury prior to the ...
RI lawyer charged with DUI again
A lawyer who specializes in drunken driving cases appeared in court Thursday after being charged with DUI for the second time in a year. Layne Savage, 32, was charged with driving under the influence, refusing an alcohol breath test and leaving the ...
Lawyer: Military 'abandoning' Bales
Lawyer: Military 'abandoning' Bales. The military judge overseeing the case of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales says he will require Bales to undergo an official review of his sanity before he can present any mental health defense to charges of massacring ...
Ex-judge says lawyer offered him money for cases
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — While a personal injury attorney's cases were pending in his courtroom, a former South Texas judge says he negotiated a job with that same lawyer for when he left the bench, according to testimony Thursday. Former state ...
A Russian Lawyer's Death Triggers a Global Money Hunt
In 2009, a lawyer named Sergei Magnitsky died in a Moscow jail after uncovering the biggest known tax fraud in Russian history—a theft of $230 million from the national treasury. The case has touched off a diplomatic row, with the U.S. imposing ...
Lawyer of Afghan massacre suspect claims PTSD
Civilian defence lawyer John Henry Browne told the judge, Colonel Jeffery Nance, that he would need at least a year and a half to prepare for Bales' defence. IED Blast in Iraq. Prosecutors say Bales, a father of two from Lake Tapps, Washington, acted ...
Dallas lawyer may be first to sue Lance Armstrong after Oprah interview
Oprah Winfrey interviewed Lance Armstrong under camera lights this week, but Dallas attorney Jeffrey Tillotson is the only person to have interviewed the disgraced cyclist under oath. He could also be the first to sue Armstrong after his confession to ...
Shel gets lawyer for Gropez probe
ALBANY — Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has lawyered up for the probe into his role in the Vito Lopez sex-harassment scandal, The Post has learned. Silver (D-Manhattan) paid $35,000 from his $3.2 million campaign account to top-shelf Manhattan law ...
Lawyer: NJ man in cannibalism case wanted FBI help
NEW YORK — The lawyer for a New Jersey man accused of conspiring with a New York City Police officer to rape and murder a woman says he was happy when the FBI showed up at his home. That's because she says he thought agents would help him ...
East Lansing lawyer loses appeal over postmark, IRS refund
EAST LANSING — A dispute over a postmark is costing a lawyer a $64,000 refund from the Internal Revenue Service. A federal appeals court this week affirmed an earlier decision in favor of the government. Robert Stocker II of East Lansing insists he ...
Lawyer: Surgeons left 16 items in man's body after operation
BERLIN — A lawyer in Germany claims surgeons left up to 16 objects in her client's body after an operation for prostate cancer. Annette Corinth says doctors removed a needle, compresses and surgical strips from banker Helmut Brecht after his wounds ...
Texas lawyer takes aim at 'revenge porn' site
A Texas lawyer has filed a class-action suit for women who claim spurned partners posted stolen nude photos of them on a “revenge porn” site. John S. Morgan of Beaumont said his lawsuit focuses on a site where ex-boyfriends and ex-husbands apparently ...
Minnesota lawyer who had affair with client bills her for time spent having sex
A Minnesota lawyer is suspended indefinitely after having an affair with a client and then billing her for the time spent having sex, TwinCities.com reported. Thomas P. Lowe, 58, of Eagan, Minn., who is married, had an affair with a woman he was ...
WCHA picks: A rematch with Joe the Lawyer
At the start of the season, lawyer Joe Van Thomme was my first guest. He did well, beating me. I forget the exact numbers but I picked first. This time he had the honor of going first. Here are this weekend's prognostications: Denver (13-6-4, 8-4-4 ...
Lebanon lawyer named commissioner of Alcoholic Beverage Control
FRANKFORT — Frederick A. "Freddie" Higdon, a Lebanon attorney, will be the new commissioner for the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Public Protection Secretary Bob Vance, whose cabinet oversees the department, announced the ...
Rosemary E. Allulis, lawyer
Rosemary E. Allulis, a lawyer and world traveler who was also an accomplished photographer and musician, died Tuesday from liver cancer at her Villa Cresta home. She was 52. "She was a genius. She had a fast mind and was such a good writer," said ...
Thomas P. Lowe, Minnesota Divorce Lawyer, Caught Sleeping With Client ...
Thomas P. Lowe, Minnesota Divorce Lawyer, Caught Sleeping With Client ...
Glaxo Accord Said to Spur Lawyer Fight Over Fees
Joseph Zonies, a Denver-based attorney who served as one of the lead lawyers in the Avandia cases before Rufe, is slated to collect more than $24.4 million, the highest recommended fee, according to the people. Zonies put in more than 18,000 hours of ...
El Dorado lawyer to join Ford's CEO for golf at Augusta
He and Mulally will be joined by Mulally's son, who works at ESPN in New York, and a Chicago lawyer who was Connell's roommate at the University of Notre Dame, where Connell got his bachelor's degree. Page 1; 2. |View All. John Stearns covers real ...
The Lawyer's Lawyer by James Sheehan
Here's a dilemma for a lawyer: A serial killer was convicted of a murder and locked up. Now, 10 years later, it comes out that he was framed. The victim's knife wounds were caused by a narrow stiletto, not the wide Bowie knife that must have been ...
Jindal's top lawyer quits
Jindal's top lawyer quits. BY MICHELLE MILLHOLLON. Capitol news bureau. January 18, 2013. 0 Comments. The Jindal administration announced Friday that the governor's executive counsel resigned after roughly three months on the job. Thomas Enright ...
Easton lawyer Tim Prendergast to run for vacant district judge seat - The Express Times
Easton lawyer Tim Prendergast announced today that he'll run for the seat last held by District Judge Gay Elwell, who died in December. Prendergast, 45, announced his campaign today at his law office in Easton for the district court that covers ...
Lawyer Loses Appeal Over Postmark, $64K IRS Refund
EAST LANSING (AP) - A dispute over a postmark is costing a lawyer a $64,000 refund from the Internal Revenue Service. A federal appeals court this week affirmed an earlier decision in favor of the government. Robert Stocker II of East Lansing insists ...
Bernard Kilpatrick's lawyer disputes bribe claim
Detroit — Bernard Kilpatrick earned his money as a consultant for a controversial sludge deal — but got cheated out of much more, his defense attorney suggested Friday. One day after former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's father was portrayed as a greedy, ...
Chilean lawyer works to get wanted lieutenant living in Deltona extradited for ...
Chilean lawyer works to get wanted lieutenant living in Deltona extradited for ...