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Lawyer suspended over harassment of ex-colleague
INDIANAPOLIS -- The email looked as if it came from the managing partner at Bose, McKinney & Evans, one of the city's largest and most prestigious law firms. The subject line — "Bose knows ..." — seemed innocuous. The content inside the rambling, ...
Estate funds shifted to executor's account, lawyer says
A 2009 court order mandated that Bowsher's beneficiaries get paid before Barrock received his fees and that the lawyer's fee was to come from Guerard's inheritance — not directly from the estate. Barrock's fees were to be one-third of Guerard's net ...
Insurance lawyer killed in fall through roof while inspecting building
An insurance lawyer was killed yesterday when he fell through the roof of a vacant industrial building in Fairfield County that he was inspecting for structural damage. Michael Andrew Sway, 44, of Dublin, was pronounced dead at the scene, said Sgt ...
Lawyer Who Sued FanDuel Brings Another Gambling Lawsuit Against Winner of ...
Lawyer Who Sued FanDuel Brings Another Gambling Lawsuit Against Winner of ...
"I'm Not A Lawyer, But ...": Right-Wing Media Disagree With Legal Experts On ...
"I'm Not A Lawyer, But ...": Right-Wing Media Disagree With Legal Experts On ...
Swiss lawyer Denis Oswald to run for IOC president
The 66-year-old Swiss lawyer and head of the international rowing federation sent a letter to IOC members announcing his decision. "My 40 years of service to the Olympic movement have provided me with a comprehensive understanding of our organization ...
Amanda Bynes Has A Major Case Of Sadface In Court, Lawyer Claims Cops ...
Amanda Bynes Has A Major Case Of Sadface In Court, Lawyer Claims Cops ...
Obama Renominates Solomon to Be Top NLRB Lawyer
President Barack Obama is taking another stab at getting the National Labor Relations Board's top lawyer confirmed by the Senate. Mr. Obama Thursday night re-nominated the agency's Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon as general counsel for a term of ...
Lawyer wants documents in Maine teen death sealed
Stephen Smith, lawyer for Kyle Dube (DOO'-bee), filed the motion Friday, a day after news organizations challenged a judge's decision to impound a state police affidavit. The document explains why the Orono (OHR'-uh-noh) man was charged this week in ...
Longtime St. Louis criminal defense lawyer dies
ST. LOUIS • Longtime criminal defense attorney David Stokely was found dead at home Thursday, his office mate said Friday. Stokely, 50, had high blood pressure and diabetes, and had been taking time off to deal with his health issues recently, said ...
Chesterfield lawyer aims to teach clearer writing
Matt Litt wants to help others write better. Lawyer Matt Litt of Chesterfield wants to help people write better. The author a a book about the holidays at the end of 1945, Litt is passionate about seeing better writing. Buy this photo ...
Lawyer Wants Documents in Maine Teen Death Sealed
Stephen Smith, lawyer for Kyle Dube (DOO'-bee), filed the motion Friday, a day after news organizations challenged a judge's decision to impound a state police affidavit. The document explains why the Orono (OHR'-uh-noh) man was charged this week in ...
Lawyer says Mario Williams committed perjury
Lawyer says Mario Williams committed perjury. Posted on May 24, 2013 at 6:18 pm by David Barron in General, Mario Williams. Email. E-mail. |. Print. Mario Williams and ex-fiancee Erin Marzouki are no longer sharing smiles. (David Duprey/Associated ...
Adam Scott gets lawyer for anchored putter ban
I'm interested to see the public reaction to Scott nabbing a lawyer for the potential ban. Scott isn't someone who has ever really received blowback from fans outside of maybe a little "he can't win the big one" chatter. This is different, though. Fair ...
Koch lawyer: Obama administration has tried to intimidate Koch Industries
The chief lawyer for Koch Industries said Friday that government targeting of conservative political groups is nothing new to the Wichita-based company. Order Reprints. Bo Rader Mark Holden, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Koch ...
Lawyer warns auto dealers they face more suits if lemon law gutted
An outspoken consumer lawyer on Friday warned Wisconsin auto dealers that if lawmakers succeed in modifying the state's lemon law, he'll be suing them instead of the automakers. In a letter to dealerships, Vince Megna asks them to oppose the bills now ...
'We don't need another lawyer,' says businesswoman running for mayor
I feel like my planning and design skills are very needed. I feel like we don't need another lawyer. I feel like we really need logical planning but also some visionary design. As an environmentalist, I'm disappointed in our lack of comprehensive ...
Boston lawyer taking leadership role at SEC
Keith Higgins was a third-year associate at his Boston law firm when he pitched in on Reebok International Ltd.'s initial public stock offering in 1985. And when the Canton sneaker giant was sold to Adidas 20 years later, he was the head of the legal ...
Interpol rejects arrest warrant for dead Russia lawyer's boss
AFP - International police agency Interpol has rejected a Russian request to issue an international arrest warrant for the former employer of late lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, saying the case is of "political nature". Magnitsky died in prison in 2009 after ...
Brett Favre settles sexting case, lawyer says
NEW YORK -- A lawsuit filed by two massage therapists against retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre over claims the former Minnesota Viking sent racy text messages has been settled, a lawyer for the women said Friday. Lawyer David Jaroslawicz wouldn't ...
Las Vegas tales from Oscar Goodman: mob lawyer, mayor, showman
The cover of the book, entitled “Being Oscar: From Mob Lawyer to Mayor of Las Vegas -- Only in America,” shows a white-fedora-wearing Goodman flanked by two buxom showgirls in blue and fuchsia headdresses. They're standing -- where else? -- in front of ...
Obama tries again to nominate top lawyer on embattled labor relations board
President Obama is trying once again to get the Senate to sign off on his pick for top lawyer of the National Labor Relations Board. Obama is re-nominating the agency's Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon to serve as the top NLRB lawyer for a four-year ...
League City lawyer Apffel new State Bar President-elect
He is a former member of the Commission for Lawyer Discipline. He is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, a Texas Bar Foundation Life Fellow, and served on the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Apffel is a member of the Galveston ...
Top city lawyer warns aldermen against tweaking new parking meter deal
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed changes to the city's unpopular parking meter privatization deal got a chilly reception from some aldermen at a City Council hearing on Friday, with many concerned the changes would lead to another windfall for the ...
Dallas Life: Dallas lawyer has a thriving sideline in vintage handkerchiefs
“I deal with vintage things. I deal with vintage people, and I'm getting a little vintage myself,” Susan Patterson, 67, says. We are in her law offices on the 11th floor of the south tower of Campbell Centre on North Central Expressway. Estate planning ...
Paralegal's body found in bathtub at prominent Philly lawyer's home
Police are investigating after the body of a 26-year-old paralegal was found in a bathtub in the upscale home of a well-know Philadelphia attorney. MyFoxPhilly.com reports a maintenance man found the body of Julia Law around 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the ...
Lawyer asks for leniency in prison break
WEST CHESTER — The attorney for one of two Delaware County women who plotted to help a pair of accused murderers escape from Chester County Prison is hoping that she will be able to convince the judge hearing the case to keep her client from a jail ...
Panic Street Lawyer: Improbable Germany
Ah, that was exciting: playoff elimination, international players, enthusiastic fans, distinctive jerseys, talented scorers, questionable officiating, and solid goaltending. But what else would you expect from a UEFA Champions League final? The 2013 ...
Lawyer Claims Gerard Depardieu's Drunk Driving Charge Is Illegal
A lawyer for Gerard Depardieu has argued the actor's drink-driving charge is illegal because his client was "not completely sober" when informed about it. The Cyrano de Bergerac star crashed his scooter in Paris, France in November and was allegedly ...
Lawyer wins one of women's toughest battles in Kuwait
KUWAIT CITY - The long journey of a female Kuwaiti graduate of the Faculty of Law Marwa Al-Seirafi and her lawyer Mohammed Abdullah Al Enezi started in 2011 when they launched a battle in court against the barring of women from entry-level jobs at the ...
Casey Anthony's Lawyer Weights in on Jodi Arias
Casey Anthony's Lawyer Weights in on Jodi Arias. Jose Baez discusses how the prosecutor, defense handled the case. 01:49 | 05/26/2013. Share: Transcript for Casey Anthony's Lawyer Weights in on Jodi Arias. Let's bring in jose baez, who you may ...
What's an American lawyer doing in Afghanistan?
Kimberley Motley, best known for defending a young girl imprisoned for 'adultery' after being raped and impregnated in 2010, is the first US lawyer to litigate on behalf of Afghans in Afghanistan. Christian Science Monitor By Shelly Kittleson ...
Mike Goodson's lawyer dismisses past issues for client
Mike Goodson's lawyer dismisses past issues for client. By Dan Hanzus; Around the League Writer; Published: May 26, 2013 at 11:19 a.m.; Updated: May 26, 2013 at 12:15 p.m.. Friend(s) Email Your Email Send Email. By Dan Hanzus. Sanders' new ...
Lawyer: Juvenile judges can't limit public information
Judges, even juvenile court judges, do not have the legal right to tell reporters what they can print, Jack Greiner an attorney for The Enquirer told Local12 viewers Sunday. Greiner was among a lineup of guests appearing on Local12's Newsmakers morning ...
Lawyer announces federal lawsuit against Cape Coral
The lawyer for a former Cape Coral employee said he plans to file a federal lawsuit against the city because his client was fired in March after reporting a supervisor for allegedly making derogatory remarks about an older job applicant. John Enrico, a ...
Lawyer says woman found dead in tub was his girlfriend
A. Charles Peruto Jr., a prominent criminal defense lawyer, expressed sadness and dismay Sunday over the death of a woman found in his Center City home Saturday whom he called his girlfriend. Peruto, who answered the door at the three-story brick house ...
Manny Pacquiao's Lawyer Checking Poll Watchers Mess
Manny Pacquiao's lawyer, Atty. Franklin “Jeng” Gacal who won a council seat in General Santos City in the recent elections is checking into the allegations by poll watchers of Pacquiao's brother Rogelio who was defeated by South Cotabato first district ...
The arrest of lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa - a new low for lawyers in Zimbabwe
As President Robert Mugabe signed Zimbabwe's new constitution into law last week, the case of lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa should have reminded us of the dangers of political interference in the justice system, as well as the price lawyers sometimes pay for ...
Lawyer claims IRS and Administration have tried to intimidate Koch Industries
The chief lawyer for Koch Industries said Friday that government targeting of conservative political groups is nothing new to the Wichita-based company. Related Content. Stories. President Obama announced during a press conference at about 5:30 on ...
Phiyega 'Not Ready to Apologise' - Lawyer
Rustenburg — National police commissioner Riah Phiyega is not ready to acknowledge and apologise for the police action in Marikana last year, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday. "Your attitude is typical of the undesirable behaviour of ...
In Russia, Woman Arrested On Suspicion Of Poisoning US Lawyer
... business trip to Russia and was found dead at the apartment earlier this month. The 34-year-old suspect was arrested at a nightclub on May 24. Detectives initially said the lawyer had died of natural causes, but forensic tests showed he had been ...
American Lawyer Goes To Afghanistan to Reform Their System from Within
Kimberley Motley visited Afghanistan in 2008 as part of the US government's rule-of-law support program and decided, finally, to stay on. What she discovered was that law was not developed and evenly applied in Afghanistan; what she decided was working ...
In Gainesville, city lawyer says voting system OK
In Gainesville, city lawyer says voting system OK. Posted: Monday, May 27, 2013 2:44 PM EST. Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013 2:44 PM EST. By The Associated Press. GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An attorney for the city of Gainesville says the city isn't worried ...
Woman, 26, Found Dead in Lawyer Boyfriend's Home
Woman, 26, Found Dead in Lawyer Boyfriend's Home. Death of Philadelphia attorney Charles Peruto Jr.'s girlfriend hasn't been ruled a homicide. 01:28 | 05/27/2013. Share: ABC News Live. Breaking news video as it happens, continuous live streaming video ...
Maritime lawyer and cruise expert says Royal Caribbean handled aftermath of ...
Maritime lawyer and cruise expert says Royal Caribbean handled aftermath of ...
"Moonstruck" paralegal was lovestruck with her boss, famed defense lawyer ...
"Moonstruck" paralegal was lovestruck with her boss, famed defense lawyer ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer David Perecman Discusses Negligence ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer David Perecman Discusses Negligence ...
Pakistan Lawyer and Children Killed
Authorities say the attackers opened fire on high court lawyer Kosar Saqlain Tuesday in Karachi as he was taking his children to school. Lawyers boycotted proceedings of the provincial high court on Tuesday to mourn and condemn the the death of Saqlain ...
Money is wasted on lawyer games
The current court hearings regarding O.J. Simpson clearly demonstrate one of the major problems with our judicial system. An enormous amount of taxpayer money is being wasted not on determining whether the defendant is guilty or innocent, something ...
Hitchiker 'Kai,' charged in murder of Clark lawyer, to appear in Philaelphia court - The Star-Ledger
PHILADELPHIA — A 24-year-old California man charged with killing a Clark lawyer will appear in a Philadelphia courtroom this morning to decide whether he will waive extradition back to New Jersey. Caleb Lawrence McGillvary, better known as "Kai the ...