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Lawyer: Ex-Superintendent Hall battling cancer
Former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall is battling breast cancer, her lawyer said Thursday. In a statement, Atlanta attorney Richard Deane said, “As has been reported to the court in connection with her bond determination, Dr. Hall ...
WV Supreme Court hears lawyer disciplinary action
A disciplinary action before the WV Supreme Court became heated when the lawyer accused of not complying with a court order made accusations against a Raleigh County circuit judge. A disciplinary action before the West Virginia Supreme Court became ...
Royce White Denies Allegations In Statement Released By Lawyer
In a statement released by his lawyers, Royce White denied the charges of domestic violence and looks forward to proving his innocence. Moments ago, LibertyBallers received an official statement from Royce White's legal team regarding the criminal ...
FOI lawyer: Release Newtown 911 calls
HARTFORD -- An attorney with Connecticut's Freedom of Information Commission has recommended the release of 911 recordings from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, siding with The Associated Press in a dispute over records withheld by ...
Lawyer: California civil trial involving Boy Scout sexual abuse files expected ...
Lawyer: California civil trial involving Boy Scout sexual abuse files expected ...
NBA's Terrence Jones hires top Portland criminal defense lawyer
According to Jones' initial lawyer Kevin O'Connell, the homeless man was sleeping in a doorway next to the bureau's Old Town precinct and his body "partly extended onto the sidewalk.'' He said Jones may have tripped over the homeless man, yelled at him ...
Lawyer: George Zimmerman's Wife Filing for Divorce
Lawyer: George Zimmerman's Wife Filing for Divorce. ORLANDO, Fla. September 6, 2013 (AP). By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press. Associated Press. George Zimmerman's wife filed for divorce Thursday, less than two months after her husband was ...
George Zimmerman's wife files for divorce, lawyer says
MIAMI (Reuters) - The wife of George Zimmerman filed for divorce on Thursday, less than two months after he was acquitted of murder in the shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, her lawyer said. Shellie Zimmerman presented a petition for divorce ...
FOI Lawyer: Newtown Broke Law By Withholding Sandy Hook 911 Calls
Newtown officials violated state law when they refused to release tapes of 911 calls made during the attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a Freedom of Information Commission lawyer has ruled in a preliminary report that chastised both Newtown police ...
Corbett Brings In $400-An-Hour Lawyer On Federal Same-Sex Suit
A judge promised to rule as quickly as possible after hearing arguments about whether a Montgomery County court clerk should be forced to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. A judge promised to rule as quickly as possible after hearing ...
Lawyer: Suspect In Hartford Slaying Was Only A Witness, Not Shooter
Lawyer: Suspect In Hartford Slaying Was Only A Witness, Not Shooter. Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook Page · print. Hartford nightclub Up or On the Rocks has been shut down since the second fatal shooting in a month, and now ...
Corbett Brings In Lawyer On Federal Same-Sex Suit
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's office announced Thursday it has hired a well-known lawyer from outside the government to lead his defense of the state's same-sex marriage ban in a federal lawsuit. The Office of General Counsel ...
After a lengthy delay, alleged accomplice to murder gets lawyer
Glenwood Springs-based attorney Garth McCarty was named as Joya's lawyer last week, and made his first court appearance Thursday on Joya's behalf to schedule a preliminary hearing in the case. Although Joya was jailed on Aug. 3 and has since been ...
Corbett hires Chesco lawyer for same-sex marriage case
HARRISBURG - The Corbett administration has hired Chester County lawyer William H. Lamb to represent the commonwealth in the federal same-sex marriage suit. Lamb, a Republican and chairman of the West Chester-based firm Lamb McErlane, is one of ...
Charges Filed Against South Jersey Man For Posing As Lawyer
MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) - Authorities in Delaware County, Pa. have filed charges against a South Jersey man who allegedly offered himself up as an attorney but wasn't licensed to practice. Leaford Cameron, 60, of Burlington, NJ, is facing two misdemeanor ...
Top SEC lawyer Matthew Martens to exit for private practice
The Securities and Exchange Commission's top trial lawyer is planning to leave the agency by the end of the year, The Post has learned. Matthew Martens — who scored a big SEC victory in the case against ex-Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice “Fabulous Fab” ...
Wyoming attorney general claims Cheyenne lawyer misled court
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming attorney general's office claims a Cheyenne criminal defense lawyer intentionally tried to mislead the state Supreme Court by falsely claiming a government witness had vouched for the credibility of a juvenile victim in a sexual ...
Ex-FBI lawyer linked to surveillance abuses poised for federal judge post
German, now a lawyer with the ACLU, would not comment on Caproni specifically, citing ACLU policy of neutrality on nominations. But he continued: "Excessive secrecy always threatens democracy, but misleading and incomplete testimony before Congress ...
Lawyer: George Zimmerman's wife filing for divorce a week after pleading ...
Lawyer: George Zimmerman's wife filing for divorce a week after pleading ...
Lamar Odom hires former OJ Simpson lawyer and is getting treatment
If they refuse, they lose driving privileges for a year. "He did the one thing you should never not do: refuse the chemical tests," Tang said. A driver does “not have a right” to consult a lawyer beforehand, according to the California Department of ...
Lawyer: Idaho man accused of firing assault rifle at White House considering ...
Lawyer: Idaho man accused of firing assault rifle at White House considering ...
Journalist, lawyer arrested in Egypt, raising concerns over extent of crackdown
CAIRO — The detentions of an Egyptian labor lawyer and a journalist raised concerns among rights activists Friday that the military-backed government's crackdown on Islamists is sweeping with it other critics of its policies. Authorities have been ...
Journalist, labor lawyer detained in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) — The detentions of an Egyptian labor lawyer and a journalist raised concerns among rights activists Friday that the military-backed government's crackdown on Islamists is sweeping with it other critics of its policies. Authorities have ...
Hernandez lawyer: 'Aaron will be exonerated'
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges and is being held without bail after his arraignment today in Fall River Superior Court. Hernandez appeared for the 10-minute hearing in a packed courtroom ...
Lawyer: Karl Karlsen denied killing son 75 times in police interview
Karl Karlsen arrives at the Seneca County Courthouse in Waterloo May 14 with his attorney, Larry Kasperek (right). Kasperek said in court today Karlsen asked for pain medication at least 39 times during a 9.5-hour police interview. rlsen is already ...
Harahan officials clash over hiring lawyer on Colonial Country Club rezoning
Harahan City Council members Dana Huete and Cindy Murray are clashing with Mayor Vinny Mosca over how to go about hiring an outside lawyer for advice on redevelopment of the former Colonial Golf and Country Club. Last week, Mosca objected to ...
SEC lifts suspension for Dallas lawyer criticized in Stanford case
WASHINGTON — Disgraced Houston financier R. Allen Stanford is serving a 110-year sentence in federal prison for perpetrating one of the largest frauds in American history. His devastated investors are still scrambling to recover what scraps they can ...
Lawyer: TV Show Taints Cases
The lawyer for a Pennsylvania man whose pending art theft cases were played out on three episodes of the CBS reality television series "Brooklyn DA" has asked judges to throw out the charges because his portrayal on the show will prevent him from ...
Local lawyer dies in hiking accident
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said he knew Hass well and that she was a “wonderful person and a great lawyer.”“I ran with her because I'm a runner and she was a runner, and more recently she got into hiking and climbing,” he said. “She sent me ...
Mark O'Mara, George Zimmerman Lawyer, Joins CNN As Legal Analyst
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida defense attorney who was the public face of George Zimmerman's legal team has signed on to be a legal analyst for CNN. Mark O'Mara appeared Friday morning on CNN's "New Day" program, where he was announced ...
Lawyer faces disbarment for cheating client
(09-07) 11:49 PDT San Francisco -- A State Bar judge has recommended disbarment of a Bay Area attorney after a jury found he had cheated an elderly client out of $3.5 million. Wade Robertson, 45, of Stanford obtained the money in 2004 and 2005 by ...
Chris Grayling, justice secretary: non-lawyer and 'on the up' politician
We all knew it was going to happen sooner or later. When Tony Blair sacked Lord Irvine as lord chancellor nine years ago, launching the back-of-an-envelope bombshell that was later refined into the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, we realised straight ...
State Bar judge recommends lawyer be disbarred
A State Bar judge has recommended disbarment of a Bay Area attorney after a jury found he had cheated an elderly client out of $3.5 million. Wade Robertson, 45, of Stanford obtained the money in 2004 and 2005 by telling William Cartinhour Jr., ...
Did you murder someone? Don't tell your lawyer over email
When the Snowden leaks first revealed the depths of the NSA's spying capabilities, most eyes were on Gmail and Outlook.com. But for lawyers, there was a bigger worry: Dropbox. The profession has embraced the tool wholeheartedly as a way to share ...
Manning lawyer gives more details on gender change
... wants estrogen treatments that would promote breast development and other female characteristics -- which she is willing to pay for -- while she's incarcerated at the all-male military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., her lawyer, David Coombs ...
Florida Bar suspends Miami lawyer's license
Attorney Stephen Cody, a children's book author and redistricting consultant, settled a case with the Florida Bar in June by agreeing to a one-year suspension of his law license. Cody, who made recent news when he joined forces with former Miami-Dade ...
Q&A: Lawyer wants to preserve water resources in the Penokee Hills
Q&A: Lawyer wants to preserve water resources in the Penokee Hills. Saved. Save Article; My Saved Items · Print Email. 2013-09-08T05:30:00Z Q&A: Lawyer wants to preserve water resources in the Penokee HillsJESSICA VANEGEREN | The Capital Times ...
Letters: Immigrant, yes, but a lawyer?
Re "Case dims for would-be lawyer," Sept. 5. If anyone wants a case of a government in disarray, the article about immigrant Sergio C. Garcia's 18-year wait for his green card to be granted should be a prime example. Living most of his life in ...
Was Turkey's F-4 Shot Down Over Syria by a Lawyer?
On June 22, 2012, an F-4 Turkish air force plane was shot down by Syrian air defenses. Two pilots were killed in the plane that crashed into the Mediterranean. Multiple investigations were carried out, but the prosecutor is investigating only a lawyer ...
Bonita Springs lawyer part of winning legal team in tobacco case
BONITA SPRINGS — A Bonita Springs lawyer was successful fending off a tobacco company's appeal of a $33 million award to a Dade County smoker's widow. Jordan Chaikin of Parker Waichman LLP in Bonita Springs, a national law firm that represents the ...
Undocumented immigrant forbidden from becoming a lawyer
Sergio Garcia graduated law school in California and passed the state's bar exam, but has been forbidden from practicing law because he is undocumented. He applied for citizenship on November 18, 1994, using his father, who is now a citizen, as a ...
Joseph T. Labrum Jr., 86, Delaware County Court judge and lawyer in prominent ...
Joseph T. Labrum Jr., 86, Delaware County Court judge and lawyer in prominent ...
Ex-Administration Lawyer Rejoins Skadden, Arps
Ex-Administration Lawyer Rejoins Skadden, Arps. By PETER LATTMAN. Boris Bershteyn, a former senior lawyer in the Obama administration, is rejoining Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, the law firm based in New York. Mr. Bershteyn held several ...
Lawyer's View: CMBS
Cadwalader has provided lead counsel services in several of the largest single-borrower CMBS transactions ever. What kinds of challenges have those deals presented? Michael Gambro. This year, we did a $2.5 billion deal representing J.P. Morgan, ...
We're Hiring a Lawyer—Someone Who Knows Media Law and Technology and ...
We're Hiring a Lawyer—Someone Who Knows Media Law and Technology and ...
Former FBI Lawyer Who Oversaw Years Of Fourth Amendment Violations By The ...
Former FBI Lawyer Who Oversaw Years Of Fourth Amendment Violations By The ...
Lawyer Who Abandoned Ferrari To Help Client Gets A Handsome Reward
Back in July, we told you about Howard Levitt, a Canadian lawyer who was so eager to zealously advocate for his client that he abandoned his Ferrari in quickly rising floodwaters to get to a hearing on time. Levitt ultimately won the motion hearing ...
Lawyer: Verizon should be able to block websites
Verizon Communications should be able to block its broadband customers from going to websites that refuse to pay the provider to deliver their traffic, a lawyer for Verizon told an appeals court Monday. Current U.S. Federal Communications Commission ...
Lawyer's View: Borrowers
In 2012 and the beginning of 2013, your firm, with partners Stephen Lefkowitz and Tal Galomb, represented Related Companies in its purchase of Hudson Yards from the MTA, and you represented Coach, which purchased 740,00 square feet of the first ...
Lawyer's View: Mezzanine & Preferred Equity
It also becomes a challenge to say to a preferred equity provider, “you're calling yourself equity, but you don't want the responsibilities of a principal.” Lawyers spend a lot of time in some instances trying to blend the attributes of preferred ...