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Suntech Noteholders Win Ruling on Claim, Lawyer Says
Suntech Power Holdings Co. (STP) noteholders won a court ruling on their claim for $550,000 in defaulted debt owed by the Chinese solar-cell maker, a lawyer for the investors said. U.S. District Judge Robert Patterson Jr. granted the investors' motion ...
Lawyer: Tamerlan Tsarnaev's in-laws answer questions from grand jury
(CNN) -- The in-laws of late Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev appeared Thursday before a federal grand jury in Boston, a family attorney said. Joshua Dratel -- the lawyer representing Katherine Russell, who was married to Tsarnaev ...
NYC lawyer claims Muslim surveillance warranted
(Associated Press) The New York Police Department had legitimate reasons to put specific mosques and Muslim worshipers under surveillance as part of its counterterrorism efforts, a city lawyer said Thursday at the first court date in a civil rights ...
Sarasota lawyer trades luxury homes
Andrew W. Rosin, a Sarasota real estate attorney who was sued for helping a client flip apartment complexes in South Carolina and Oklahoma, has traded one luxury home for another. Rosin and his wife, Sasha, sold a 2,216-square-foot house at 8730 ...
Tom Hanks -- Newbie Lawyer Tanked Domestic Violence Case
Turns out ... she's part of a volunteer program in the L.A. City Attorney's Office, where newbie lawyers work for up to one year and get experience trying real cases. It's great for them. As for what the City Attorney gets -- cheap labor, because the ...
Judge dismisses Cheyenne lawyer's discrimination lawsuit
Judge dismisses Cheyenne lawyer's discrimination lawsuit. Saved. Save Article; My Saved Items · Print Email. 2013-09-12T18:15:00Z Judge dismisses Cheyenne lawyer's discrimination lawsuitThe Associated Press The Associated Press. 12 hours ago ...
RI judge: Defense lawyer and stabbing suspect will be tried together
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A defense lawyer accused of plotting to bribe a witness will be tried with the stabbing suspect at the center of the alleged conspiracy. Superior Court Judge Robert D. Krause refused to sever defense lawyer Donna Uhlmann's trial ...
EDC lawyer hopes 38 Studios depositions begin soon
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — An attorney representing Rhode Island's economic development agency in its lawsuit over the collapse of Curt Schilling's 38 Studios said Friday he hopes depositions in the case begin soon. Economic Development Corp. lawyer Max ...
Lawyer leaves Arlington library $800000 gift
A retired federal government attorney,who died June 24, left Arlington County Library nearly $800,000, which county officials believe to be the largest single gift it's ever received. Rosemarie G. Bowie, 76, who retired from the U.S. Patent and ...
Ex-lawyer who bilked Rhode Islanders of $2.5 million seeks new supervised ...
Ex-lawyer who bilked Rhode Islanders of $2.5 million seeks new supervised ...
EDC Lawyer Hopes 38 Studios Depositions Begin Soon
An attorney representing Rhode Island's economic development agency in its lawsuit over the collapse of Curt Schilling's 38 Studios said Friday he hopes depositions in the case begin soon. Economic Development Corp. lawyer Max Wistow said his first ...
Lawyer for Tasered man blames border agents
SAN DIEGO — Lawyers for the family of a Mexican man who died in a confrontation with U.S. border law enforcement officers in 2010 said in a court filing this week that agents changed and embellished their version of the incident to depict that he was ...
Blacksburg lawyer Painter's bond revoked
CHRISTIANSBURG — Blacksburg lawyer Joe Painter is back in jail after his bond was revoked Friday because of an alleged threat he made against the Montgomery County commonwealth's attorney. A witness testified that Painter, 66, who is facing gun and ...
Ex-Cranston lawyer Pasquale A. Scavitti III seeks leeway in public-service ...
Ex-Cranston lawyer Pasquale A. Scavitti III seeks leeway in public-service ...
Shirakawa lawyer blasts prosecutors for filing additional charge after plea deal
SAN JOSE -- The lawyer representing embattled San Jose politician George Shirakawa Jr. blasted local prosecutors in court documents filed Friday, claiming the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office conducted a shoddy investigation, violated a ...
Chef lawyer not renamed to state board
Richmond lawyer Steven D. Benjamin, the immediate past president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and an expert in forensic science, has been replaced on the Virginia Board of Forensic Science by Gov. Bob McDonnell. Benjamin ...
Providence lawyer accused in bribery plot to be tried with stabbing suspect
PROVIDENCE — A defense lawyer accused of plotting to bribe a witness will be tried with the stabbing suspect at the center of the alleged conspiracy. Superior Court Judge Robert D. Krause refused to sever the trial of defense lawyer Donna Uhlmann from ...
Odd news: Superheroes rescue cat, lawyer busted for wearing sneakers
Media surround lawyer Catalin Dancu who stands in a court in Bucharest wearing his sneakers Tuesday Sept 10 2013. A judge fined Dancu 5,000 lei ($1482 ) Tuesday for flouting dress regulations and for arriving late at the trial of four Romanians who are ...
Lawyer for Suspect in Ricin Case Requests Trial Delay
The lawyer, Kenneth Coghlan, filed the motion on Friday in the federal case of J. Everett Dutschke, a former martial arts instructor from Tupelo. Mr. Dutschke is charged with sending ricin-tainted letters on April 8 to Mr. Obama; Senator Roger Wicker, ...
Dina Lohan DWI Arrest: Lohan's Lawyer Says She Feels "Parent Trapped"
Dina Lohan One day after Dina Lohan was arrested and charged for driving while intoxicated on Long Island on Thursday, Sept. 12, her lawyer says she's been "parent trapped" with the entire world watching her Credit: Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Eq ...
Lawyer for Fla. veterans charity goes on trial
SANFORD, Fla. -- Attorney Kelly Mathis says he simply gave legal advice to a veterans' charity that ran a string of Internet cafes offering customers a chance to play sweepstakes while checking email and social media. Prosecutors say the Internet cafes ...
Lawyer for Florida veterans charity goes on trial
“You can't charge a lawyer in a conspiracy unless he has done more than practice the law,” said Mitch Stone, Mathis' attorney. “Absolutely, I will be found not guilty,” said Mathis, who will be the first of the co-defendants to go on trial. “I ...
When SC lawyers steal, clients' safety net is thin
ELSEWHERE Many other states' Bar associations have client compensation funds to reimburse clients who have been cheated out of money by dishonest lawyers. All claims must be investigated by a compensation board before payment is made. Here are a ...
Panic Street Lawyer: Waiting for signs
20130915 curvesaheadsign photocom88015879 150 Yes, the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates are now guaranteed to end their first season with more wins than losses since 1992. But, no, this week's PSL is not about baseball. The signs I wait for weekly are not a set ...
Lawyer battles tow-truck company over $349 charge
Columbus lawyer Michael Bivens is accustomed to legal sparring. But going toe-to-toe with several thousand pounds of metal and machinery — a commercial tow truck, to be precise — is a different matter. Bivens ended up losing the first round of that ...
Lawyer for Bao seeking millions
A lot of legal wrangling remains before anyone will know whether a high-powered law firm can strike the mother-lode for Dr. Shiping Bao, the associate Volusia County medical examiner fired about two months after his testimony in the George Zimmerman ...
Bill would let undocumented immigrants be lawyers
Sergio Garcia - bright, hardworking, undocumented - has dreamed of becoming a lawyer since he was a 10-year-old boy in Mexico, seeing people held in jail because they couldn't afford to pay bribes. Now 36, he watched as the California Supreme Court ...
Idiot Lawyer Who Shouldn't Own Cats Is Suing People Because He Killed His ...
Idiot Lawyer Who Shouldn't Own Cats Is Suing People Because He Killed His ...
Pennsylvania lawyer suspended after 'upskirt' conviction
A Pennsylvania attorney has been suspended for six months after being convicted of invasion of privacy for covertly filming up the skirts of two females, one of whom was a minor, in a public place. The state Supreme Court adopted the report and ...
New York Workers Compensation Lawyer Adnan Munawar of Munawar ...
New York Workers Compensation Lawyer Adnan Munawar of Munawar ...
Chevron case finds trial lawyer in court after remarks caught on video
It's a precedent-setting court case that is playing out like a soap opera. A celebrity lawyer, triumphant after winning the biggest environmental judgment in history, is in danger of causing his own downfall as he is caught on video appearing to admit ...
A $4.2M mistake? Lawyer is liable for faxing 'mundane advice' to accountants ...
A $4.2M mistake? Lawyer is liable for faxing 'mundane advice' to accountants ...
Lawyer Snapshot
Age: 48, which must be wrong based on the (relatively recent) photo accompanying this article. I am far too busy to bother with getting a new photograph each decade, but much about this photo is still accurate. Family: My wife, Julie, who is a writer ...
Phoenixville lawyer donates $3000 to police with firm
PHOENIXVILLE — A borough man teamed up with his law firm to donate $3,000 to “pay back” the Phoenixville Police Department for their service. “The mindset that police are just paid by taxes is not enough sometimes,” said Tim Daly, a local lawyer and ...
Guess What Entry-Level Job This Unemployed Lawyer Is Seeking
You already know the job market is rough out there. Lawyers are taking contract jobs, paralegal gigs, becoming shepherds, and generally debasing themselves. But how low can it really go? This leaked cover letter from a law grad seeking employment is ...
Lawyer: Accused Mass. priest won't be charged
BOSTON — An attorney for a Lynn priest says prosecutors won't file charges against the clergyman, who was accused a year ago of sexually abusing a child. The Boston Globe ( (link) 1diDtnQ ) reported that a spokeswoman for the Essex district ...
Lawyer: Accused Lynn, Mass. priest won't be charged
BOSTON (AP) -- An attorney for a Lynn priest says prosecutors won't file charges against the clergyman, who was accused a year ago of sexually abusing a child. The Essex district attorney's office and the Lynn Police Department recently closed their ...
Senior FCC Lawyer Rejoins Davis Wright
A former deputy general counsel of the Federal Communications Commission is returning to Davis Wright Tremaine. Peter Karanjia, who spent the last three years supervising litigation at the agency, is joining Davis Wright's communications, media, IP and ...
Lawyer: Mom Said She Would Return 2 Kids to GA
An attorney in Georgia says a woman arrested in the deaths of her two children in California had promised to return them to their father on Sunday. Lawyer Marian Weeks says her client, Mark Edge, received full custody of his children, 9-year-old Faith ...
Romanian Lawyer Fined For Wearing Sneakers To Trial [PHOTOS]
Defence lawyer Catalin Dancu was hit Tuesday with a fine of 5,000 lei ($1,148) — the maximum allowed — for flouting dress regulations and for being late at the trial of five Romanians accused of art theft. Under his black robe, Dancu wore blue jeans ...
Lawyer: Snowden Still Expects Visit From Father
The Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden is reported as saying that the fugitive National Security Agency leaker is still awaiting a visit from his father and other relatives. The state-owned television channel RT released a transcript of its interview ...
Russian lawyer: NSA leaker Edward Snowden still expects visit from father ...
Russian lawyer: NSA leaker Edward Snowden still expects visit from father ...
Lawyer For Delhi's Gang Rapists Said He Would Burn His Daughter Alive For ...
Lawyer For Delhi's Gang Rapists Said He Would Burn His Daughter Alive For ...
Lawyer: Mother held in deaths of her 2 children in Calif promised to return ...
Lawyer: Mother held in deaths of her 2 children in Calif promised to return ...
Lawyer: Mom said she would return 2 kids to GA
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A mother arrested for investigation of killing her 9-year-old daughter and her 13-year-old autistic son in California had promised to return them to their father in Georgia after he was recently awarded full custody in a ...
Should This Indiscreet Young Lawyer Get A Second Clifford Chance?
By now, many of you have heard about or seen the video of a Clifford Chance “trainee lawyer” making some unfortunate remarks that could be construed as his views about the practice of law. The video has received coverage on both sides of the Atlantic ...
WATCH: Russian Lawyer Comes Out as Trans In Protest of Anti-LGBT Laws
Masha Bast is the chairwoman for the Association of Russian Lawyers for Human Rights and has worked on some of the nation's most high-profile human rights cases. She's defended clients facing down the government for allegedly violently protesting ...
Man sentenced for slashing lawyer
SAN DIEGO — A man accused of attacking a fellow inmate at an Otay Mesa prison and later slashing the face of his own lawyer during trial was sentenced Monday to prison terms that will likely keep him incarcerated for life. Eduardo Macias, 33, was ...
Lawyers: Fort Hood gunman's victims might not get any money
An attorney for the Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas in 2009 has said that almost all of the gunman's salary has been donated to charity, making it likely that his victims would receive very little or no ...
Lawyer says worker didn't realize he hit woman lying in grass
A San Francisco parks worker who ran over and killed a young mother as she lay at a Bernal Heights park earlier this month drove away from the scene because he did not realize he had struck her, his attorney said Monday. Thomas Burnoski, a 57-year-old ...