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LiLo's lawyer dumping actress for good: report
Despite her last-minute appearance at Lohan's alleged lying-to-cops arraignment, TMZ reports that Holley is done representing her for good. Sources tell the gossip site that Holley is now in the process of getting the necessary signatures to officially ...
Attorney for Ocoee witness-killing defendant asks judge for gag order
Lawyers · Judges · Ocoee · Court Preliminary. By Bianca Prieto, Orlando Sentinel. 1:21 p.m. EST, January 23, 2013. A defense attorney representing the prime defendant in the Ocoee witness killing has requested a gag order in the case, claiming a recent ...
1 lawyer arrested, 1 lawyer goes to hospital after courthouse fray
A lawyer was arrested after a Tuesday afternoon incident at a West Virginia courthouse in which he was accused of attacking another attorney. Stephen Sean Murphy was charged with malicious wounding and released on $10,000 bail after a fray at the ...
Levi Johnston's lawyer speaks out about his wife's assault
Levi Johnston's lawyer Rex Butler tells Page Six that the news of Johnston's wife's violent assault is just the latest in a string of bizarre family dramas for Bristol Palin's baby daddy. Johnston's wife of almost three months, Sunny Oglesby, “beat him ...
Conrad Murray's appeals lawyer says doctor witnessed jail shoving
Conrad Murray's appeals lawyer says doctor witnessed jail shoving. January 23, 2013 | 12:32 pm. increase text size decrease text size. Dr. Conrad Murray in court on Nov. 7, 2011, after a Los. An appeals attorney for Conrad Murray said she was "shoved ...
Lawyer seeks control of Houston brothers' land, wants signs torn down
The onetime lawyer for Leon Houston has moved to seize control of a piece of the Houston brothers' property in Roane County. Jim Logan defended Leon Houston twice on double-murder charges in the May 2006 shoot-out that killed Bill Jones, a Roane ...
Lindsay Lohan's longtime lawyer reportedly quits
Lindsay Lohan's longtime lawyer Shawn Holley has quit as the actress prepares to fight probation violation charges in a Los Angeles court next week. The star reportedly fired Holley earlier this month in favor of New York-based attorney Mark Heller – a ...
Chicago lawyer's license suspended over elderly clients' cases
The Illinois Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended the law license of Stephen Kubiatowski after allegations that he took part in the financial exploitation of three elderly and impaired clients. The 77-year-old estate-planning specialist retired ...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Shuffle Intensifies, Attorney Shawn Holley Officially ...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Shuffle Intensifies, Attorney Shawn Holley Officially ...
Miami NCAA investigation: Nevin Shapiro's lawyer Maria Elena Perez has ...
Miami NCAA investigation: Nevin Shapiro's lawyer Maria Elena Perez has ...
Louise Woodward lawyer: DA 'jumped the gun'
A lawyer who defended British au pair Louise Woodward in the landmark 1997 child abuse case slammed prosecutors yesterday for pinning the tragic death of 1-year-old Rehma Sabir on her Irish nanny, saying they “jumped the gun yet again” before an ...
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 woman says he was happy when the FBI showed up at his home. That's because the attorney says her client thought agents would help him ...
Nevin Shapiro's lawyer said she did nothing wrong
Perez became Shapiro's criminal defense lawyer soon after he was charged in April 2010 with orchestrating a $930 million investment scam. Shapiro, who used a portion of that money to make donations to UM and buy gifts for many of its star football ...
Law Matters / Ask tough questions before hiring a lawyer
You need a lawyer, and you have heard the horror stories. You fear the cost. You feel intimidated. Daunted. How to choose? You ask around, you Google, you get some names, you make the calls. You have the appointment, and you are ready to explain your ...
Todd 'MJ Kelli' Schnitt's lawyer arrested on drunk driving charge in Tampa
TAMPA — The lawyer representing shock radio jock Todd "MJ Kelli" Schnitt in his defamation lawsuit targeting rival Bubba the Love Sponge Clem was arrested Wednesday night on a DUI charge, jail records show. Philip Campbell Jr., 64, was arrested by ...
Mean Lawyer Booed Paul Ryan, We All Weep For Paul Ryan
[A} lawyer in the Voting Section of the Department of Justice, Dan Freeman, proudly announced on his Facebook page that he “started the crowd booing when Paul Ryan came out”* at the inauguration... Freeman was brought into the Voting Section “following ...
Manti Te'o was talking to man
The woman whose picture was used to create Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend has been identified, but the voice of the woman who had hours of late-night phone calls with the Notre Dame star linebacker has remained silent. Turns out that's because it ...
Will Obama the Constitutional Lawyer Please Stand Up?
There's something about Barack Obama that induces Americans to imagine what they cannot see. The right envisions a vile socialist, while many on the left picture an inspired liberal, politically restrained in his first term but now free to pursue his ...
Lawyer: Tuiasosopo pretended to be female on phone
Tuiasosopo is the man who now admits through his lawyer to a concocting a hoax to deceive Te'o. Tuiasosopo was supposedly the one that spoke to Te'o for hundreds of hours while pretending to be "Lennay Kekua." Just when you think this story couldn't ...
Lawyer sues WilmerHale for $5 million on discrimination claim
A former Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Door LLP lawyer is suing the D.C. firm for $5 million, alleging gender and age discrimination led to her firing while she was out on adoption leave. Bethesda resident Pamela Levinson's attorneys claim the ...
Obama Picks Morgan Stanley's Laywer to Lead SEC
A question for senators to ask White during her confirmation hearing is what she will do to change this culture of coziness, which she has used to her clients' advantage as a lawyer in private practice. A case in point: An October 2008 report by the ...
Teacher's Lawyer Says Sex Accuser 'Gaming System'
A lawyer for a Philadelphia Catholic school ex-teacher accused of raping an altar boy says the accuser is "gaming the system" after years of drug addiction. The lawyer says his awkward, vision-impaired client is an easy target for someone hoping to sue ...
Bilbo Baggins had a wicked lawyer
121231050255-bilbo-hobbit-ring-gallery-horizontal FORTUNE -- Bilbo Baggins' employment contract with dwarves in The Hobbit is five feet long when unfurled. Replicas of the actual movie prop—which really does contain all the legal verbiage—are being ...
Schuette questions Diane Hathaway's competency as a lawyer
“I am sure that the attorney general knows that after Tuesday's hearing all of the lawyers involved, including the judge, are required to report a conviction to the Attorney Grievance Commission.” Contact Paul Egan: 517-372-8660 or [email protected] ...
Feds: Fugitive lawyer who defrauded client faces new charge
A disbarred Chicago lawyer who was on the lam for more than six years was arraigned on a new federal charge of failing to surrender for a mail fraud sentence in 2006, according to federal authorities. The one-count indictment was returned Wednesday for ...
Lawyer for parents of slain Pace player: Police account misleading
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- The first police account of an officer's fatal shooting of a college football player was purposely misleading and served as a faulty "script" for the investigation, a lawyer for the student's parents said Thursday. The lawyer ...
'Spider-Man' Producers, Taymor Reach Settlement, Lawyer Says
The producers of the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” settled a lawsuit brought by the show's fired director, Julie Taymor, two weeks after a judge set a May trial date, a lawyer for Taymor said. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in ...
Kilpatrick lawyer: Cash gifts to ex-mayor are not taxable
In fact, Kilpatrick lawyer Jim Thomas argued in court today, the mayor received so many gifts of cash -- from well-wishers at a 35th birthday party, for instance -- that this helps explain his client's unreported income to the Internal Revenue Service ...
Hinckley lawyer wants Secret Service report on visit
Washington (CNN) -- A lawyer for John Hinckley Jr. is demanding Secret Service surveillance records from a trip the presidential assailant took last March to see his mother. Barry Levine complained at a court hearing on Thursday that the Secret Service ...
Notice Of Allegations Against Miami Delayed
The attorney for former Miami booster Nevin Shapiro says she's the NCAA's "patsy" and questioned the sports governing body's motives in its investigation of the Hurricanes, she told the South Florida Sun Sentinel. The NCAA said Wednesday its ...
Former Libyan Spy Chief Could Face Execution Soon, Lawyer Fears
The lawyer asked the British government to put the issue on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council. In response to Mr. Emmerson's letter, judges at the International Criminal Court, where Mr. Senussi is wanted on charges of crimes against ...
Dublin lawyer pleads not guilty in pain-pill case
CINCINNATI — A Dublin lawyer charged with helping to launder $133,000 as part of alleged illegal activity at an Ohio pain-medication clinic pleaded not guilty in federal court in Cincinnati. Attorney Steven Hillman also waived his right to a lawyer ...
Cary Hammond: Labor lawyer known for the causes he fought and sometimes lost
Cary Hammond, who died this week at age 64, was a lawyer for workers. He was known for the causes he fought but didn't always win. As a young lawyer, he won a lengthy federal trial defending 26 unions and labor leaders against what he termed bogus ...
Lawyer for Syracuse lottery scammers challenges local jurisdiction in court
The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports Andy and Nayel Ashkar were in a Syracuse court Thursday as their lawyers filed motions. They're challenging the local jurisdiction of the case and question whether the attempted grand larceny and conspiracy charges ...
Murder suspect denied request for new lawyer
The prime suspect in the 2010 shooting of an East Palo Alto activist who still faces sentencing for possessing three homemade shanks in the county jail unsuccessfully sought yesterday to fire the court-appointed defense attorney responsible for having ...
Lawyer: No proof to charge Romanians for art theft
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A lawyer for three Romanians who are charged with stealing valuable paintings from a museum in the Netherlands last year says there is insufficient evidence to charge them. The stolen art includes seven works by Picasso, ...
Hostess May File Drakes Brand Deal Next Week, Lawyer Says
Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt maker of Twinkies snack cakes and Wonder Bread, hopes to file a “stalking-horse” agreement for the Drakes brand next week, a lawyer for the bakery company said. The statement came at a court hearing today at which ...
RI EDC lawyer wants 38 Studios trial within a year
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An attorney for the Rhode Island economic development agency that is suing Curt Schilling over the state's investment in his failed video game company hopes the case will go to trial within a year, but Schilling's lawyer will ...
Lawyer for Suspected Thieves Behind Kunsthal Rotterdam Heist Says There Is ...
Lawyer for Suspected Thieves Behind Kunsthal Rotterdam Heist Says There Is ...
Lawyer suing Birmingham Water Works calls judge's action "green light" to ...
Lawyer suing Birmingham Water Works calls judge's action "green light" to ...
Lawyer seeks mental evaluation in Ark. slaying
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A defense attorney is seeking a mental evaluation for an Arkansas man accused of killing a 6-year-old neighbor who had been the victim in a prior abuse case. Lawyer Pat Aydelott said Friday he's requested a mental evaluation ...
Chinatown lawyer tapped to lead New York State Bar Association
NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Glenn Lau-Kee, a lawyer whose family firm is a mainstay of Manhattan's Chinatown community, will become president of the New York State Bar Association in 2014, the association said in a statement on Friday. Lau-Kee will ...
'American Idol' is racist, lawyer claims: Nine former contestants, including ...
'American Idol' is racist, lawyer claims: Nine former contestants, including ...
In trial opening, lawyer alleges Johnson & Johnson failed to warn about hip ... - The Star-Ledger
In trial opening, lawyer alleges Johnson & Johnson failed to warn about hip ...
Mich. lawyer sues Brizzi, Rokita
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Michigan attorney claims in a lawsuit that former Indianapolis prosecutor Carl Brizzi and former Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita used unwarranted charges against her in a cemetery theft scheme to enhance their political ...
Egyptian Lawyer on Trial for Working With 'Illegal Organization'
Egyptian Lawyer on Trial for Working With 'Illegal Organization'. January 25, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment. Tweet. Anti-Morsi protesters chant anti-government slogans in Tahrir Square in Cairo. (Photo: REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih). Friday marks the second ...
Lawyer: Squatter in Fla. Mansion a 'trespasser'
The AP spoke with an adverse possession law expert from Emory University who says the squatter occupying a $2.5 million mansion in Boca Raton, Florida, is a 'trespasser' and added 'at any time Bank of America, if it's the owner, can evict' him. (Jan ...
The Lawyer For Fred Smoot, Who Double-Donged Two Hookers, Would Like ...
The Lawyer For Fred Smoot, Who Double-Donged Two Hookers, Would Like ...
Police seek witnesses in KC wreck that critically injured lawyer on sidewalk
Kansas City police are looking for people who witnessed a wreck Wednesday that critically injured a business lawyer who was hit by a vehicle while standing on a sidewalk. David J. Haydon suffered life-threatening head injuries in the 1 p.m. wreck at ...
Lawyer in LA lawsuit claims Johnson & Johnson knowingly sold defective ...
Lawyer in LA lawsuit claims Johnson & Johnson knowingly sold defective ...