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Goldman Banker's Attorney Says His Client Didn't Rape The 20-Year-Old ...
Goldman Banker's Attorney Says His Client Didn't Rape The 20-Year-Old ...
US says money manager Vilar's lawyer in romance with co-defendant
The relationship may create a conflict of interest because the lawyer, Vivian Shevitz, has been representing both men as they prepare to be resentenced, the prosecutors said. Shevitz has represented Vilar and Tanaka in court following their 2008 ...
Vilar Lawyer Said to Have Relationship With Co-Defendant
The lawyer representing technology investor Alberto Vilar, who faces resentencing for his 2008 conviction for stealing from clients, is in a romantic relationship with his co-defendant, prosecutors said. Vivien Shevitz's relationship with Gary Tanaka ...
Case against Rosemont girl's alleged killer is 'very weak,' lawyer says
The lawyer for the man accused of murder in the death of a 13-year-old girl in Rosemont Community Park last year said in court Friday that the evidence against her client is “very weak.” Defense attorney Jennifer Mouzis made the characterization in a ...
Feds: Phony lawyer defrauded immigrants wanting to fix their status
The phony immigration lawyer appeared on federal authorities' radar after one of her victims contacted a congressman in Miami. These cases are often difficult to prove without witnesses, and undocumented witnesses are often reluctant to cooperate with ...
Hub City attorney receives Lawyer Citizenship Award
The Mississippi Bar Lawyer Citizenship Award is given annually to deserving lawyers and judges who serve their community beyond the call of the profession and set an example for others to do the same. The award was presented in Hattiesburg by The ...
Evelyn Boss Cogan, 65, lawyer, professor
Evelyn Boss Cogan, 65, a professor at La Salle University, died Saturday, Sept. 14, of lung cancer at her home in Center City. Known to friends as Evie, she fought an eight-year battle with cancer and chronicled the experience in a 2013 article for ...
Panic Street Lawyer: The true North
... : -- Soon the Pittsburgh Penguins' NHL regular season will begin, and when clubs from Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto come to town, fans at Consol Energy Center will be treated to two national anthems. One of the lines in “O Canada” – the official ...
Lawyer Says Ex-Bear Gale Sayers Dropping Suit Against NFL
“I was contact by Gale Sayers,” said Winters, a personal injury lawyer who has not represented the former football player before. “After discussing the mater with Mr. Sayers at length, a lawsuit was filed on his behalf.” Sayers, who played for the ...
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LawyerSelect Helps Consumers Find, Compare and Select the Right Lawyer ...
University of Delaware Honors Civil Rights Lawyer for Inspiring Integration
The majority of first-year students who recently settled into the newly-built residence hall at the University of Delaware probably had never heard of Louis Lorenzo Redding, the pioneering civil rights lawyer whose name is emblazoned across their brick ...
Sandy Relief Contractor Used Local Lawyer in Its Bid
The Louisiana firm awarded a contract to run New Jersey's main federally funded housing programs for superstorm Sandy victims received some local help when it submitted its 2013 bid. Glenn Paulsen, the former chief of the Burlington County Republicans, ...
7 reasons why blog post author should be lawyer, not law firm
I have always believed the author of a blog post should be an individual lawyer, or a couple lawyers at most, as opposed to a law firm. I am not referring to a group blog where there may be any number of lawyers. That's fine. I am referring to an ...
US leaker Snowden 'wears disguise, in danger': lawyer
MOSCOW (AFP) – US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is living under guard at a secret address in Russia and sometimes emerges in disguise, although he remains in such danger that even a family visit could endanger his security, his lawyer said ...
Lawyer is accused of faking illness to avoid oral arguments; ethics complaint ...
Lawyer is accused of faking illness to avoid oral arguments; ethics complaint ...
Lawyer Adverts? Yes. Another Severino? No!
In many ways, the legal profession has remained an enigma to ordinary people - from the eccentric judges' wigs, the barely-legible 'advocates' signposts, the convoluted sentences of the 'learned friends', to a pervasive sense of fidelity to tradition ...
Snowden's Russian Lawyer: US Leaker Wears Disguises And 'I Am His Only ...
Snowden's Russian Lawyer: US Leaker Wears Disguises And 'I Am His Only ...
Lawyer Paul Bergrin to be sentenced on murder, racketerring convictions this ... - The Star-Ledger
Lawyer Paul Bergrin to be sentenced on murder, racketerring convictions this ...
Lawyer: Performer Harris to deny UK sex charges
(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, center, leaves Westminster Magistrate's Court in London, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris with his wife Alwen, arrives at Westminster Magistrate ...
Lawyer: Performer Harris to Deny UK Sex Charges
Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris intends to plead not guilty to indecent assault and child pornography charges, his lawyer told a London court hearing Monday. The 83-year-old performer faces nine counts of indecent assault on victims aged 14 and 15 and ...
Court disbars Atlanta lawyer
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday disbarred Atlanta lawyer Ralph Joseph Hiers from practicing law for abandoning a client. Hiers, a Georgia lawyer since 1996, previously received a reprimand in June 2012, the court noted. In the present case, Hiers ...
Gale Sayers
(Reuters) — A lawyer for pro football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers said on Saturday he would drop a federal lawsuit filed on the former player's behalf that accuses the National Football League of failing to warn him about and protect him against head ...
Ask-A-Lawyer at FSCJ serves many
The aim of each Ask-A-Lawyer event is to provide legal guidance and direction, as well as information on additional community resources for persons in need. Attendees may be referred on to Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, The JBA Lawyer Referral Service, ...
Once Notable NJ Lawyer Given Life Sentence
A defense attorney who once had a roster of celebrity clients and boasted of having tried hundreds of cases in federal court was sentenced there on Monday to life in prison without parole after his conviction on nearly two dozen counts including murder ...
Trans Lawyer Launches Russian Presidential Bid
The Russian human rights lawyer who made headlines last week when she came out as a bisexual transgender woman married to another Russian woman, is keeping herself in the news — this time by announcing her intent to run for president of Russia in ...
Lawyer seeks bond in Leakesville prison pipe bomb case
GULFPORT, Mississippi -- An attorney has asked for bond for a man charged with weapons violations after authorities found a pipe bomb in a car at a state prison in Leakesville. Scott Jenkins Waits wasn't in the car when the bomb was found June 1, but ...
Disbarred Broward lawyer dies in motorcycle crash
A well-known disbarred Broward defense lawyer with a publicized substance-abuse problem died in a motorcycle crash in Deerfield Beach on Sunday evening. Broward sheriff's officials did not indicate Monday whether Robert Ullman, 59, of Pompano Beach, ...
Kanye West Hires Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer To Defend Him Against Paparazzo
Lindsay Lohan has managed to keep her legal woes in check thanks largely to her attorney, Shawn Holley. Now, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned Kanye West has hired the same famed lawyer to defend him in a lawsuit filed by a paparazzo after the ...
Life Sentences for Lawyer to Celebrities
NEWARK — A defense lawyer who once had a roster of celebrity clients and boasted of having tried hundreds of cases in federal court was sentenced there on Monday to life in prison without parole after his conviction on nearly two dozen counts ...
Lawyer: Chicago to pay $2.4 million to man injured by drunk city worker
A man injured when a drunk Chicago municipal worker plowed a city-owned truck into a group of pedestrians two years ago will receive more than $2.4 million from the city, one of his lawyers said Monday. Stephen Dewart, then 27, was passing out fliers ...
Terrorist's lawyer with cancer hopes to win early freedom from D-FW-area ...
Terrorist's lawyer with cancer hopes to win early freedom from D-FW-area ...
Gristina plans her revenge against Jaroslawicz
Jaroslawicz's lawyer, Ben Brafman, denied his client had been involved in any hot sheet hijinks with the infamous “Soccer Mom Madam.” “For a short period of time David helped her in certain real estate matters. Beyond that, they had no relationship,” ...
Lawyer For Pakistani Drone Victims Says State Department Is Keeping Him Out ...
Lawyer For Pakistani Drone Victims Says State Department Is Keeping Him Out ...
Lawyer: Bahrain court sentences American-born protester to 10 years on police ...
Lawyer: Bahrain court sentences American-born protester to 10 years on police ...
Lawyers in Michael Jackson wrongful-death suit can't mask animosity
The two lawyers have snipped, argued, shouted, rolled their eyes, bumped shoulders in the courtroom doorway and once got into such a combative argument in the hallway that the court clerk stepped into the corridor to tell them to cool it; an order they ...
Your Lawyer Is Trouble! Michael Lohan Rips Dina's Attorney After Not Guilty ...
Your Lawyer Is Trouble! Michael Lohan Rips Dina's Attorney After Not Guilty ...
Pakistani drone victims' lawyer accuses US of blocking his visit to Congress
The US government is being accused of derailing a congressional hearing that would be the first to hear testimony from survivors of an alleged CIA drone strike by failing to grant the family's lawyer a visa. Shahzad Akbar, a legal fellow with the ...
Lawyer: Amanda Bynes Isn't Mentally Competent To Stand Trial In DUI Case
Lawyer: Amanda Bynes Isn't Mentally Competent To Stand Trial In DUI Case. Posted on Sep 24, 2013 @ 11:01AM | By Jen Heger - Assistant Managing Editor · Amanda Bynes Mug Shot PP · Amanda Bynes isn't mentally competent to stand trial in her DUI ...
Alberto Vilar's lawyer accused of dating co-defendant
VAIL — Alberto Vilar has lashed out at prosecutors for trying to embarrass the attorney representing him and his co-defendant. In a letter Friday to a U.S. District Judge, Assistant U.S. Attorney Benjamin Naftalis said it appears attorney Vivian ...
Amanda Bynes Is Mentally Unfit to Attend DUI Trial, Says Lawyer
According to TMZ, lawyer Rich Hutton told the judge in Bynes' DUI case that she doesn't have the mental capacity to understand the legal proceedings. The Easy A star's case was then transferred to the mental health court, where a hearing will be ...
Lawyer for Michael Jackson's family: AEG must pay for pop star's death
Quoting from Abraham Lincoln, the Book of Exodus and internal emails from AEG Live, an attorney for Michael Jackson's family told jurors Tuesday that the concert promoter hired the doctor who gave Jackson a fatal dose of a powerful anesthetic and now ...
Jacko's kin's lawyer makes final push in death trial
Concert promoter AEG Live selfishly hijacked Michael Jackson's medical care with an off-the-wall doctor agreement that placed profits before the Kind of Pop's personal welfare, a lawyer for the singer's heirs told jurors Tuesday. Brian Panish began his ...
American in Bahrain sentenced to 10 years in jail: lawyer
DUBAI (Reuters) - A U.S. citizen was jailed for 10 years in Bahrain on Tuesday on charges of attempted murder during a disturbance related to Shi'ite Muslim demands for greater rights, his lawyer said. The State Department confirmed the jailing of ...
Amanda Bynes unfit to stand trial, her lawyer says
Former child star Amanda Bynes reportedly did not attend a scheduled court hearing in Los Angeles Tuesday with her lawyer, who told the judge that the actress, currently under psychiatric hold, is mentally unfit to stand trial. TMZ.com reported that ...
Defense Lawyer Recaps WikiLeaks Case at Law School
The lawyer who defended Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning against charges of leaking classified information is discussing the court-martial at Roger Williams University Law School in Bristol, R.I.. Civilian attorney David Coombs speaks Wednesday at the school, ...
I-Team: Lawyer Who Handled Whitey Bulger's Real Estate Deals Talks For First ...
I-Team: Lawyer Who Handled Whitey Bulger's Real Estate Deals Talks For First ...
Popular character, a Penn State linebacker-turned-lawyer, returns in new book
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Award-winning author Paul Levine has aged, but Jake Lassiter, the popular protagonist in Levine's series of legal thrillers, remains ageless, and Lassiter returns for readers with the publication of “State vs. Lassiter” as an e ...
Lawyer: NJ Teen Charged in Girl's Slaying Released
The brother of a New Jersey teenager who admitted killing a 12-year-old girl who wanted to trade bike parts has been released from a juvenile jail. Dante Robinson had been charged with murder in the death of Autumn Pasquale. His 16-year-old brother, ...
Queen Latifah's Former Lawyer Sentenced To Life
Paul Bergrin (pictured), an attorney whose roster of celeb clients included such performers as Queen Latifah, Lil' Kim, and Naughty By Nature, was sentence to life in prison without parole Monday for nearly two dozen counts, including murder conspiracy ...
Lawyer: Michael Jackson died from own bad choices
A day earlier, a lawyer for Katherine Jackson had portrayed AEG Live executives and Murray as mercenaries who sacrificed the pop star's life in a quest to boost their own fortunes. Attorney Brian Panish said a $150,000-a-month contract to care for ...