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Lawyer shares ObamaCare outrage on Twitter
A Westchester lawyer is so fed up with ObamaCare that he's taken to Twitter to share up-to-the-minute updates on his outrage with his followers. Greg Crawford railed over all the roadblocks he has run into trying to register online for health-care ...
Tampa lawyer sets up downtown bee hive
The full-time family-law lawyer has become a part-time beekeeper. And with lots of help from his daughters and wife, Maney has become perhaps the only agricultural operation amid the skyscrapers of downtown, with Tampa Urban Honey starting to appear ...
Former Cape Coral Lawyer Accused In Worldwide Pedophile Ring
Cape Coral, FL. - A former Cape Coral man is facing accusations of leading a worldwide pedophile ring. according to documents Wink News obtained from the federal court in Indianapolis, investigators have charged John Rex Powell with conspriacy to ...
Family of dead Georgia teen seeks help from Trayvon's family's lawyer
The parents of a Georgia teen who was found dead inside a school gym have had more questions than answers since the investigation into their son's death began, and now they're hoping the lawyer who represented Trayvon Martin's family will help them get ...
GCHQ accused of monitoring privileged emails between lawyers and clients
GCHQ is probably intercepting legally privileged communications between lawyers and their clients, according to a detailed claim filed on behalf of eight Libyans involved in politically sensitive compensation battles with the UK. The accusation has ...
William L. Bransford, lawyer and general counsel of the Senior Executives ...
William L. Bransford, lawyer and general counsel of the Senior Executives ...
JP Morgan's Lawyer Losses
The way government lawyers are feasting on America's largest bank, you'd think it was a party with Captain Morgan rather than J.P. Morgan . The bank that never lost money during the depths of the financial crisis has now been driven to a loss by the ...
Edward J. Barrett, lawyer and lover of big-band music, 1921-2013
Although Edward J. Barrett practiced law in Chicago for more than 55 years, his true passion, outside of his family, lay in big-band music. Beginning in junior high school and continuing past age 90, Mr. Barrett delighted in composing, arranging and ...
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Local attorneys, Pat Nelson, Bob Bryan and Allison Jones of Nelson Bryan and Jones, sponsor this weekly column. If I am approved for Social Security Disability, how much back pay will I get? Frederick S., Jasper Because the Social Security ...
Viktor Bout dismisses his lawyer Albert Dayan - Alla Bout
Viktor Bout, a Russian national jailed by the US for 25 years over alleged arms trafficking, has dismissed his lawyer, Albert Dayan, Bout's wife Alla has told the media. "Viktor wrote him a letter saying he wouldn't need his services any more further ...
Britain's High Court throws out libel suit related to dead Russian lawyer ...
Britain's High Court throws out libel suit related to dead Russian lawyer ...
Rome church and state refuse funeral for Nazi war criminal Priebke; lawyer ...
Rome church and state refuse funeral for Nazi war criminal Priebke; lawyer ...
Rinehart Children on 'Kamikaze Mission,' Lawyer Says
An Australian judge ruled it too risky to name an independent trustee for a $4 billion fund after a lawyer said billionaire Gina Rinehart's children, who proposed the idea, were on a “Kamikaze mission” that could destroy her iron ore company. John ...
Lawyer Snapshot: Heather Quick
I just finished, "40 days to Personal Revolution" by Baron Baptiste, which I highly recommend to anyone, but particularly lawyers in order to get perspective and balance in your life. I am currently reading, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." I ...
Former Cape Coral lawyer accused in worldwide pedophile ring
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A former Cape Coral man is facing accusations of leading a worldwide pedophile ring. According to documents WINK News obtained from the federal court in Indianapolis, investigators have charged John Rex Powell with conspiracy to ...
Jack Clark's Lawyer Responds To Albert Pujols's Lawsuit With Pizazz
Albert Pujols is suing former baseball player Jack Clark because Clark recently went on his now-cancelled radio show and told listeners that Pujols's trainer once told him that Pujols had been "juicing." Judging by a settlement offer that was sent from ...
Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle's lawyer threatens legal ...
Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle's lawyer threatens legal ...
Lisle lawyer adds another honor to his mantle
When I was young, there were no professional Latino lawyers. I only had Perry Mason,” he said, adding that the lawyer TV show was a big part of how he discovered his passion for law. Sanchez will accept the award at the gala, held at the Four Seasons ...
Family of Wharton LB Sean McNamee retains lawyer
As Wharton junior linebacker Sean McNamee remains in a medically induced coma, his family has retained a lawyer to find out more about what sent him there. The McNamees have asked Steve Yerrid of The Yerrid Law Firm to investigate Wednesday's ...
Lawyer accused in porn ring could face 100 years behind bars
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Former Cape Coral lawyer John Powell is in an Indianapolis prison cell, facing five counts of child sex exploitation. At one time, he lived comfortably in Cape Coral, working as a law partner at Burandt, Adamski, Grossman & Powell ...
SEC lawyer in Chicago confirmed by US Senate for federal judge
The U.S. Senate today confirmed Chicago attorney Andrea R. Wood as a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The confirmation, which came in a voice vote, occurred in spite of the federal shutdown being in its third week ...
Chevron Sues Lawyer In $18 Billion Verdict
Chevron Sues Lawyer In $18 Billion Verdict. Steven Donziger won an $18 billion judgment against Chevron Corp in 2011 for its destruction of the Ecuadorean environment. But now, Chevron is trying to convince a U.S. judge that Donziger and the villagers ...
Alex Rodriguez lawyer nearly fights Anthony Bosch's attorney at MLB offices
Alex Rodriguez decided last summer that he needed a street fighter in his corner to beat his 211-game doping suspension. When he hired lawyer Joe Tacopina in August, he got one. The high-profile defense attorney had to be physically restrained from ...
Lawyer Leaves Williams & Connolly to Start Sports Firm
James L. Tanner Jr., a lawyer at the Washington law firm Williams & Connolly whose N.B.A. clients include Tim Duncan, Jeremy Lin and Shane Battier, has left to form his own sports management company. The company, Tandem Sports and Entertainment, ...
Environmental lawyer in $19 billion Amazon judgment faces RICO trial
The oil giant claims that Steven Donziger, a lawyer for the Ecuadorean plaintiffs, engaged in racketeering by manufacturing evidence and bribing judges in the Andean nation to win the record-setting verdict. Donziger and his legal team say Chevron is ...
Lawyer representing Putnam rape suspect Hossu withdraws from case
The lawyer defending the Putnam County district attorney's former personal trainer against rape charges has withdrawn from the case because of a conflict with the defendant. Robert Altchiler told Westchester County Judge Lester Adler on Tuesday that he ...
St. Louis-area lawyer charged in bank heist, shooting can't find attorney
WARRENTON, Mo. -- An eastern Missouri lawyer-turned-businessman who is charged with robbing a bank at gunpoint and wounding a state trooper is having trouble finding his own lawyer. Sixty-four-year-old Warren Gladders, of Wentzville, is accused of ...
The letter from Jack Clark's lawyer to Albert Pujols' lawyer is something else
Yesterday we mentioned that Jack Clark's lawyer offered for his client and his adversary, Albert Pujols, to take polygraph tests. Here's the letter in which he did it. The lie-detector stuff is secondary, though. Just get a load of how over-the-top ...
Lawyer representing DC crash mom arrested
A New York civil rights attorney who has secured millions of dollars in settlements against the NYPD was arrested at his Long Island home Tuesday morning for failing to pay off court settlements against him, sources said. Former NYPD cop turned lawyer ...
Luke Petitgout's lawyer expects assault charges to be dismissed - The Star-Ledger
We expect a full dismissal,” Petitgout's lawyer, Dennis Rig, said on Tuesday in an appearance at Manhattan Criminal Court. Rig assured that “everything's fine,” and added that Petitgout is back living with his wife, Jennifer, at their Woodcliff, N.J ...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer had spat
... baseball's chief witness against the third baseman. According to a source who was witness to the incident, Rodriguez's attorney, Joe Tacopina, and Julio Ayala, one of the lawyers representing Bosch, exchanged words on Oct. 2, the third day of the ...
Jury Tells Judge That 'Creepy' Lawyer Is 'Stalking' Them
Does anyone really like insurance companies? The answer is, of course, no. Sure, some people tolerate their carriers, but no one really likes them. Probably because they do things like send lawyers to watch trials and creep out the jury. That's the ...
Priebke Lawyer Calls off Funeral Amid Protests
The funeral of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke was called off at the last minute Tuesday by his lawyer after he said police prevented friends and family members from attending amid a noisy protest against the planned memorial. Shouting "murderer" and ...
Pujols Lawyer Says Pujols Would Testify
An attorney for Albert Pujols has discounted another lawyer's suggestion that Pujols and former Cardinals slugger Jack Clark take lie-detector tests to settle Pujols' defamation lawsuit over Clark's claim that Pujols used steroids. Pujols is suing ...
Pujols' lawyer nixes lie detector
LOUIS -- An attorney for Albert Pujols has discounted another lawyer's suggestion that Pujols and former Cardinals slugger Jack Clark take lie-detector tests to settle Pujols' defamation lawsuit over Clark's claim that Pujols used steroids. Pujols is ...
Family of Lawyer Charged in Bank Heist Mum
A 64-year-old eastern Missouri lawyer, the product of one of St. Louis' most exclusive private schools and Washington University law school, stood shackled at his wrists and ankles, charged with robbing a small-town bank at gunpoint and wounding a ...
Chevron Lawyer Takes Stand in Trial Over Ecuador Verdict
Randy Mastro, a lawyer for Chevron, told Kaplan today that the verdict was obtained by fraud, coercion, extortion, money laundering and the bribery of the Ecuadorean judge who wrote it. In the U.S. case, the San Ramon, California-based company is ...
Alleged drug smuggling lawyer claims to be victim
An East Bay lawyer charged with possessing methamphetamine and prescription pills when she tried to enter the Sonoma County courthouse claims she is the victim of an illegal search. Shell Kaminsky, 31, of Brentwood is seeking to suppress evidence ...
Deadly Calif. boardwalk crash was 'horrendous accident,' not 'intentional act ...
Deadly Calif. boardwalk crash was 'horrendous accident,' not 'intentional act ...
Lawyers For SEC, Mark Cuban Make Closing Arguments
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A government lawyer told jurors that billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had an unfair and illegal advantage over other investors when he dumped $7.9 million in shares of an Internet company and then lied about ...
Planned funeral for Nazi war ciminal called off by lawyer due to protests
ALBANO LAZIALE, Italy – The bitterly protested funeral of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke was called off hours after it was to have taken place Tuesday by his lawyer, who said police prevented friends and family members from attending amid a noisy ...
Heirs Claim Nazi-Looted Klimt From Austria, Lawyer Says
Heirs of Erich Lederer, whose family fled Vienna when the Nazis annexed Austria in 1938, have filed a claim demanding the return of Gustav Klimt's monumental 1902 “Beethoven Frieze,” the heirs' lawyer said. The “Beethoven Frieze” celebrates the German ...
Legal dilemma: The lawyer of their choice
Federal law allows the government to seize the ill-gotten gains of convicted drug dealers and other criminals, which is fair enough. But the law also permits prosecutors to freeze allegedly tainted assets of defendants who haven't yet been tried, in ...
Maryville Alleged Rape: Lawyer for teen accused in Mo. sexual assault case ...
Maryville Alleged Rape: Lawyer for teen accused in Mo. sexual assault case ...
Report: A-Rod's lawyer almost fought Tony Bosch's lawyer
According to a report in the New York Daily News, the lawyer for Alex Rodriguez “had to be physically restrained from brawling” with one of the lawyers for Tony Bosch during the first week of arbitration hearings for Rodriguez's appeal of his 211-game ...
Accused Silk Road boss just hired a high-profile national security lawyer
Ulbricht was represented by a public defender at first, but friends and family have managed to find a hotshot lawyer to take the case: Joshua Dratel, a New York-based attorney who has built his career on cases related to national security. Dratel has ...
Report: A-Rod's lawyer almost got into a fight with Anthony Bosch's lawyer ...
Report: A-Rod's lawyer almost got into a fight with Anthony Bosch's lawyer ...
Lawyer: Keith Richards wasn't in danger
"You can all assume Mr. Richards was not in any danger," Callahan's lawyer, Richard Meehan, told a crowd of media outside the Golden Hill Street courthouse Wednesday morning. "A friend of Mr. Callahan nine years ago met Keith Richards and he ...
Lawyer: Police Who Shot Man Used Excessive Force
A lawyer for the family of a south Georgia man shot to death by police inside his home says officers used excessive force. Attorney Christopher Chestnut says the family of 45-year-old Jack Lamar Roberson contends Roberson was unarmed and wasn't ...
Douglas R. Taylor, lawyer
Douglas R. Taylor, a Rockville lawyer and former Defense Department administrative law judge, died Sept. 21 at Montgomery Hospice's Casey House in Rockville. He was 72. The cause was cancer, said a son, Richard Taylor. (FILES) A picture taken on ...