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Ohio woman will act as own lawyer in murder case
Ohio woman will act as own lawyer in murder case. Posted: Monday, March 4, 2013 7:18 AM EST. Updated: Monday, March 4, 2013 7:18 AM EST. More NewsMore>> · Car crashes into house in Boardman, police on scene · Car crashes into house in ...
On-the-go lawyer's guide to keeping fit and healthy (podcast with transcript)
Stephanie Francis Ward: I am sort of curious with your research, do lawyers tend to be in better or worse shape compared to executives as a whole? Sharon McDowell-Larsen: James and I were talking about that question. I wouldn't say they're worse, but ...
Harper a Top Bundler in Obama's Campaign
Keith Harper, one of the principal lawyers who negotiated the $3.4 billion Cobell settlement with the Obama administration, has been listed by the Obama-Biden campaign as one of the top voluntary campaign finance bundlers for the president's successful ...
Lindsay Lohan Is No-Show in Court; Judge Questions Her Lawyer's 'Competency'
"Someone needs to come in and assist you with knowledge in California law," warned Dabney, who added that by going ahead with Heller as her lawyer, Lohan is "waiving" any future claims that she is not being represented properly, since Heller, the judge ...
Bankruptcy lawyer Donald Kirk moves to Carlton Fields
Lawyer Donald R. Kirk has left Fowler White Boggs and joined Carlton Fields' Tampa office as a shareholder. Board-certified in business bankruptcy law, Kirk is in the firm's bankruptcy and creditors' rights practice group and focuses his practice on ...
Hingham Law Firm Partners With Scituate Lawyer
A Scituate native was recently named a partner of the Hingham law firm, Drohan Tocchio & Morgan. Attorney Adam J. Brodsky joins the Hingham law firm with more than 25 years of experience in environmental, regulatory and business law. Brodsky has ...
Editorial: Schrödinger's lawyer
Instead, board members disagree whether Dothan lawyer Mike Gamble officially represents the organization's interests, as does the trustee of $29 million in construction bonds that is suing over the Cooperative and Improvement District's decision to ...
Toledo woman will be her own lawyer in murder trial
TOLEDO -- A Toledo woman accused of shooting a man dead and torching his home to cover up the killing will represent herself in her murder trial. Melody Williams, 49, faces charges of aggravated murder, aggravated arson, aggravated robbery, and two ...
Russia sets dead lawyer trial for March 11
A Moscow court on Monday set for next week the posthumous trial of a Russian lawyer whose death in jail has upset the Kremlin's delicate ties with the United States. The Tverskoi District Court deliberated all day in a closed preliminary hearing to set ...
Russia to Put Dead Lawyer on Trial
Magnitsky, a lawyer who worked for Russia's largest Western investment firm, Hermitage Capital Management, claimed he'd uncovered a massive $230 tax fraud scheme involving Russian Interior Ministry officials. Magnitsky, 37, was later arrested on ...
Lawyer Insists He's Innocent Of Death Profiteering And Identity Theft, Wants ...
Lawyer Insists He's Innocent Of Death Profiteering And Identity Theft, Wants ...
Lockhart, his defense lawyer disagree on trial date
Linda Eckelman, the seventh lawyer either hired by Lockhart or appointed by the judge, asked Braun for a continuance to start the trial. As of Friday, the trial was to start on March 18. But Eckelman told the judge that Lockhart wasn't willing to ...
Orrick taps top DOJ appellate lawyer in Washington
March 4 (Reuters) - Robert Loeb, a former high-ranking official at the U.S. Department of Justice, has joined the law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe as a partner in Washington. Loeb, 49, moves to Orrick's Supreme Court and appellate litigation ...
NEW: Danish lawyer charged in Morgans' Ponzi scheme
NEW: Danish lawyer charged in Morgans' Ponzi scheme. Former Sarasota socialites Marian and John Morgan are accused of running a Ponzi scheme. (Herald-Tribune archive). By Michael Pollick ...
Azerbaijan: Rights Lawyer Imprisoned
(Berlin) –An Azerbaijan court on February 27, 2013, sentenced a human rights lawyer to eight years in prison on the basis of a prosecution and conviction that appear politically motivated. The lawyer, Bakhtiyar Mammadov, should be released pending an ...
Florida hazing defendants to face manslaughter charges: lawyer
"We were certainly not expecting that firework," said lawyer Craig Wellington, who said defense lawyers were alerted via email to the addition of the manslaughter charge minutes before stepping into an Orlando courtroom for the start of a status ...
Boehner's lawyer Clement makes compelling case for gay marriage
Liz Goodwin hones in on an odd part of the legal brief of John Boehner's lawyer, Paul Clement, in the upcoming Supreme Court cases on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Clement argues that the government has a legitimate ...
`Whitey' Bulger's lawyer slams federal judge
The lawyer for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger lashed out at a federal judge who ruled today the accused Southie serial killer can't claim he had a license to kill from the government when his trial starts in June. Defense attorney J.W. Carney Jr. said ...
Report: A Lawyer Paid a Lawyer Paid an Escort to Make Up Prostitution Stories ...
Report: A Lawyer Paid a Lawyer Paid an Escort to Make Up Prostitution Stories ...
Trial against dead Russian lawyer to proceed
A Russian court has ordered the trial of a dead anti-corruption lawyer to proceed next week, ignoring calls by his family and lawyers to abandon a case they say is absurd and politically motivated. Moscow's Tverskoy Court said after a pre-trial hearing ...
State press lawyer: Urbana school meeting notice doesn't meet law
URBANA — An attorney for the Illinois Press Association says the Urbana school district will violate the Illinois Open Meetings Act if it meets Tuesday, as it failed to post the agenda for the meeting to its website 48 hours in advance, as the law ...
Brockovich, Calif. lawyer to help sinkhole victims
Thomas V. Girardi, a personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles, said he and Brockovich will attend Saturday's community meeting at the American Legion Hall, 3336 La. 70, Pierre Part, to answer questions about the Texas Brine sinkhole in northern Assumption ...
Carter was a lawyer, preservation who helped people
A San Antonio native and career lawyer with a passion for historic preservation, David Paul Carter was a generous man who left an imprint on the city. Whether it was restoring buildings, including the. O. Henry House, the Wolfson Building and his own ...
Frank Riccio, noted defense lawyer, dies
For the past 44 years, Riccio served as one of the area's top criminal defense lawyers, all the while working out of the same office over his father's pharmacy on East Main Street. During that time, Riccio worked more than 200 criminal trials in state ...
EU Concerned by Pressure on Jailed Ex-PM's Lawyer
The lawyer, Serhiy Vlasenko, is accusing the authorities of preparing to arrest him in order to deprive Tymoshenko of a qualified attorney. A Kiev court is due to decide Tuesday whether to take away Vlasenko's parliamentary immunity on the grounds that ...
EU warns against prosecution of jailed Tymoshenko's lawyer
KIEV, Ukraine — Top European Union officials are warning Ukraine against a possible move to strip a lawyer for jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko of parliamentary immunity. The lawyer, Serhiy Vlasenko, is accusing the authorities of ...
EU concerned by pressure on jailed ex-PM's lawyer
KIEV, Ukraine -- Top European Union officials are warning Ukraine against a possible move to strip a lawyer for jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko of parliamentary immunity. The lawyer, Serhiy Vlasenko, is accusing the authorities of ...
Lawyer who helped steer Spaceport Authority dies
Tom Mills, a lawyer who served in Gov. Bill Richardson's administration and helped steer the Spaceport Authority in its early days, died Feb. 19 at the age of 63. Mills' long résumé of public service began as early as fifth grade when he was elected ...
Labor Lawyer Takes Job Literally, Delivers Baby
A new addition screaming at the world and making constant demands upon a lawyer from the comfort of a firm office — sounds like this kid's ready for partner. While the focus is, rightly, on the mother and baby, we should take a second to consider the ...
Saginaw lawyer, former Saginaw County Prosecutor E. Brady Denton leaves ... - The Saginaw News
Saginaw lawyer, former Saginaw County Prosecutor E. Brady Denton leaves ...
Lawyer admits she hit car, then cops
A suspended lawyer has pleaded guilty in an incident in which she hit a vehicle in the Sweeney's Saloon parking lot in St. Paul and then fought with police officers who tried to arrest her. Rachel Lauren Toberman, 31, of St. Paul admitted Monday, March ...
Lawyer: City wrongly feared Assistant Chief Stephens posed workplace threat
The decision to place Assistant Spokane Police Chief Scott Stephens on paid administrative leave more than two months ago was based on erroneous assertions that he'd become so upset over his demotion he was threatening workplace violence, ...
Adventures in Gold Digging: Soros Case Welcomes a New Lawyer
A couple years back, Brazilian TV star Adriana Ferreyr, 29, filed a $50 million lawsuit against her ex-boyfriend. The ex-boyfriend in question is George Soros, known as a billionaire financier to liberals and Lord Voldemort to conservatives. Everyone ...
Harvey B. Steinberg, divorce lawyer
He was recognized twice by Washingtonian magazine as a top area divorce lawyer. Harvey Bert Steinberg was born in Philadelphia and, as a boy, had a cartoon column in the old Philadelphia Bulletin. He moved to Washington as a teenager and joined the ...
Ex-Kirkland & Ellis Lawyer Freedman to Plead Guilty in Tax Case
Theodore L. Freedman, the former Kirkland & Ellis LLP bankruptcy partner accused of understating his income, will plead guilty to tax fraud, his lawyer said today in Manhattan federal court. To contact the reporter on this story: Don Jeffrey in New ...
Lawyer: Explosion in Royal Oak nearly hit 2nd gas line
Lawyer: Explosion in Royal Oak nearly hit 2nd gas line. Those crews were replacing gas lines in the area prior to the explosion that killed Daniel...- 5:19 pm. No verdict as Kilpatrick jury ends 11th day of deliberations. The jury has to issue verdicts ...
Apple Document Production Failure a Mistake, Lawyer Says
Beringer said she and her team of lawyers reviewed more than 8,000 e-mails over the weekend and determined that it should turn over messages involving Apple's late co-founder Jobs, marketing chief Phil Schiller and former mobile software head Scott ...
Lawyer: UNC student making life difficult for accused attacker
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Repeated public comments by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student about an alleged rape are making campus life difficult for her former boyfriend, his attorney said Tuesday. Sophomore Landen Gambill has spoken out ...
Autonomy's Lynch Said to Hire Lawyer Weingarten, CFO Gets Keker
Mike Lynch, former chief executive officer at Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ)'s Autonomy unit, hired criminal defense lawyer Reid Weingarten and Sushovan Hussain, who was Autonomy's finance chief, retained attorney John Keker, according to a person familiar ...
Lindsay Lohan -- I'm Keeping My Lawyer ... The Media Lies!!!
In fact, the judge was brutally honest ... to the point he said if Lindsay keeps Heller, he'll order her to court for the next hearing to explain why she would be waiving her right to a lawyer who knows what he's doing. As we first reported ... Michael ...
Do New York schools need more money?; lawyer struggles on fifth-grade state ...
Do New York schools need more money?; lawyer struggles on fifth-grade state ...
Teenage witness in Trayvon Martin case 'lied' about hospital visit, lawyer says
The case of the Florida man accused of fatally shooting unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin last year took two twists Tuesday at a monthly hearing attended by attorneys on both sides of the case. MyFoxOrlando.com reports defense attorney Mark O'Mara, ...
Charges dropped against attorney accused of courthouse disturbance
Charges have been dropped against an Evanston attorney who was arrested at the Lake County Courthouse in December after being accused of causing a disturbance while filing paperwork in the clerk's office, officials said. Lee Fainman, 37, was formerly ...
Spurned lawyer seeks JobsOhio return
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawyer stripped of her leading role in a legal challenge to Gov. John Kasich's private nonprofit job-creation agency has asked Ohio's high court to allow her to argue the case against JobsOhio on her own. Former ProgressOhio ...
Bell trial: Lengthy jury deliberations favor defense, lawyer says
Bell trial: Lengthy jury deliberations favor defense, lawyer says. March 6, 2013 | 8:47 am. increase text size decrease text size. Bell trial. The jury of seven women and five men will continue their deliberations in the Bell corruption trial on ...
Sandy Annabi lawyer: Corruption charges should be tossed
After vocal opposition to both, Annabi changed her tune and cast crucial votes allowing the projects to move forward in 2006. A lawyer for the Longfellow developers, Anthony Mangone, testified at the trial that he paid Jereis $20,000 to pass along to ...
Sandy Annabi's convictions on federal corruption charges should be overturned ...
Sandy Annabi's convictions on federal corruption charges should be overturned ...
Ready to Innovate? Get a Lawyer.
One result of the uncomfortable and increasingly frequent collisions of once-separate worlds of innovation and law is that entrepreneurs now engage with lawyers much sooner in their lives. They must, if only to secure their own patents and copyright or ...
Lawyer for Ukraine's Tymoshenko Loses Legislative Seat
Ukraine's top administrative court ruled Wednesday that Serhiy Vlasenko would be removed from the parliament on the grounds he illegally combined the jobs of a legislator and a lawyer. The court ruled in response to a lawsuit by another member of ...
Top Tymoshenko Lawyer Loses Parliamentary Immunity
The top lawyer for jailed former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was stripped of parliamentary immunity and his seat in the Ukrainian legislature on Wednesday, in a move that is likely to further strain Kiev's ties with the West. Serhiy ...