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Lawyer: Suspects had fled before fatal shot
FARMINGTON – The attorney for one of the men charged in a Farmington shooting says the two suspects had already fled the area when Christopher Valdez was fatally wounded. Lawrence Kellywood of Farmington and Levi Wilson of Kirtland are charged ...
No One in Sioux Falls or Anywhere Else Knows What the Lawyer in This Ad Is ...
No One in Sioux Falls or Anywhere Else Knows What the Lawyer in This Ad Is ...
Accuser's Lawyer Blasts Investigation
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. -- The lawyer for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault says key information in documents released to the press that related to the investigation was redacted. Attorney Patricia Carroll said ...
Cutshall of "lawyer scum" fame to take public office
Marlin Cutshall, a 73-year-old Conewago Township gadfly known for his "Fight Mafia Lawyer Scum" campaign, said the victory will help him further his self-proclaimed "revolutionary battle." Despite being a household name to much of York County and in ...
P. Diddy's lawyer saves his daughter from diving NBA player
Sitting courtside at NBA games poses some serious hazards, and we're not just referring to your wallet. There's also a chance that a 200- or 300-and-something-pound-man can come flying at you full speed. Just ask P. Diddy's lawyer. Kenny Meiselas, who ...
Jameis Winston Accuser's Lawyer Speaks on Sexual Assault Allegations
Patricia Carroll, the lawyer representing the individual who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault, blasted the investigation in a press conference Friday. Last week, it was decided Winston would not be charged by the state ...
Court grants lawyer's request to search for more racist emails
During discovery in a case over unpaid claims, lawyer Steve Mostyn, who is representing the Brownsville Independent School District, stumbled upon several racist and offensive emails to and from officials with the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association ...
[WATCH] This lawyer's commercial is as classic, comical and confusing as it gets
Scott Hoy, a personal injury trial lawyer in Sioux Falls, appears in an advertisement that attempts to raise awareness about “one-car accidents” involving “rollovers and serious injuries to passengers.” Though he begins to talk with conviction and ...
A Buddy of Big Banks May Wind Up Watchdogging Wall Street
The Obama Administration is close to nominating Sharon Bowen, a Wall Street securities lawyer, to become one of five commissioners on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to multiple sources who have learned of the nomination ...
Walker signs bills on lawyer pay in state lawuits
The measure Walker signed Friday would cap how much the state would pay the lawyers, limiting it to between 5% and 25% of the recovery, with the rate falling as the size of the award increases. Under another bill Walker signed, alcohol could be ...
Thailand: New Cover-Up in Lawyer's 'Disappearance'
(New York) – The Thai government needs to account for missing documents in the case of the enforced disappearance and presumed murder of a prominent Muslim human rights lawyer nearly a decade ago, Human Rights Watch said today. On March 12 ...
American missing in Iran was probing possible money laundering: lawyer
Robert Levinson, a private detective and former FBI agent, was investigating allegations of corruption by well-connected people in Iran, lawyer David McGee told Reuters. McGee, who has been looking into Levinson's disappearance for six years, said the ...
American missing in Iran was probing possible money laundering, lawyer says
An American with links to the Central Intelligence Agency was investigating suspicions that Iranian government officials were diverting petroleum funds and laundering them through Canada when he went missing in Iran in 2007, a lawyer for his family ...
Va. Beach lawyer accused in two lawsuits
Beach lawyer accused in two lawsuits. Posted to: Crime News Virginia Beach. Search: Virginia Beach crime. Tweet. part of the issue. In 11 real estate transactions between September and November, according to a petition filed with the suit in court ...
Missing American was probing Iranian money laundering: lawyer
An American with links to the Central Intelligence Agency was investigating suspicions that Iranian government officials were diverting petroleum funds and laundering them through Canada when he went missing in Iran in 2007, a lawyer for his family ...
Defense lawyer: Reno man tried to scare, not shoot, golfer who hit home with ...
Defense lawyer: Reno man tried to scare, not shoot, golfer who hit home with ...
Lawyer for victim's family disputes coroner's report on San Francisco hospital ...
Lawyer for victim's family disputes coroner's report on San Francisco hospital ...
Lawyer jailed, clients need counsel
BURLINGTON — A veteran lawyer from Northern Kentucky is locked in the Boone County jail after $37,500 of a client's money disappeared – leaving many of his other clients with no representation in court. John Arnett has been locked up since Monday, ...
Journal Times editorial: People should know if a lawyer's in trouble
The question before the court is whether the state should notify citizens when a lawyer is accused of misconduct and faces possible sanctions. Carol Vike of Janesville would undoubtedly cast an aye vote if she were on the state high court. The 79-year ...
Lawyer blasts medical examiner's report into death of woman found in hospital ...
Lawyer blasts medical examiner's report into death of woman found in hospital ...
Missoula lawyer seeking high court seat
Asked why she is seeking a seat on the Supreme Court, Brennan said, “I'm one of those lawyers who has been drawn to appellate work my entire career. I only do work related to litigation. Ever since I was in law school, I had an interest in becoming an ...
FBI Sabotaged Levinson Investigation, Family Lawyer Says
FBI Sabotaged Levinson Investigation, Family Lawyer Says. By Jeff Stein / December 15 2013 5:56 AM. Levinson. Christine Levinson (R), wife of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, watches as her son Daniel Levinson displays a web print of his father's ...
Egypt prosecutor targets father of boy arrested over "pro-Mursi" ruler: lawyer
CAIRO (Reuters) - A prosecutor has ordered the arrest of an Egyptian man whose 15-year-old son was detained last month for owning a ruler bearing a symbol associated with the Muslim Brotherhood, the family's lawyer said on Sunday. Mohamed ...
Shurtleff lawyer denies man had special access
SALT LAKE CITY — A lawyer for former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff says a man who saw himself as a Shurtleff associate had no special access to him and was told to stop making untrue claims about his relationship. Attorney Max Wheeler told the ...
Lawyer Disputes SF Hospital Stairway Death Report
Lawyer Disputes SF Hospital Stairway Death Report. SAN FRANCISCO December 15, 2013 (AP). Associated Press. An attorney for the woman found dead in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell disputed on Saturday a coroner's report saying her ...
US Lawyer Works To Change The Afghan Legal System
So she was shocked to see prisoners languishing without any legal help in Afghanistan's jails. She became the first foreign lawyer to have a practice in Afghanistan, making it her mission to give legal representation to foreigners imprisoned in ...
Former PSU lawyer's role during Sandusky scandal to be argued
The advice of former Supreme Court Justice Cynthia A. Baldwin will take center stage this week at a pretrial hearing for three former Penn State administrators charged with covering up child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky, the former ...
Lawyer Gets 6 Years in $46M RI Scam Against Dying
A federal judge sentenced a Rhode Island lawyer to six years in prison Monday for his role in a $46 million investment fraud that preyed on terminally ill people, calling him the architect of the scheme and saying he didn't seem to recognize the harm ...
Victim's Lawyer Seeks Knox Conviction for Murder
A lawyer urged an Italian appeals court on Monday to convict Amanda Knox of murdering British student Meredith Kercher and denounced how the American was soliciting donations in Kercher's memory. Francesco Maresca, in his closing arguments in the ...
Victim's lawyer seeks Knox conviction for murder
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2011 file photo, Amanda Knox speaks at a news conference shortly after her arrival from Italy at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Former American exchange student Knox spent four years in jail in Italy, from her ...
Is being a lawyer making me a bad guy?
In almost 13 years I've talked to more than 300,000 people via my Illinois lawyer referral and legal guidance service (see: www.findgreatlawyers.com). Some people are mean, others are crazy. Some don't want to be told that they don't have a case ...
Thai government accused of “new cover-up” in case of disappeared lawyer
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human Rights Watch and the family of a human rights lawyer who went missing a decade ago have criticised the Thai government for what the rights group called a new cover-up in the case. The Justice Ministry's ...
Orlando lawyer among 80 arrested in prostitution sting
Eighty people, including a local lawyer, elementary school teacher and a 16-year-old girl, were arrested during a several-day undercover operation targeting prostitution, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Detectives placed and answered online ...
Stolen-car ring terrorizing tri-state eyed in lawyer's carjacking murder
The thugs who shot and killed a young lawyer in front of his horrified wife during an apparent carjacking outside an upscale New Jersey mall may be part of a stolen-car ring that's been targeting the tri-state area in recent months, law-enforcement ...
Lawyer gets 6 years in $46M RI scam against dying
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (AP) -- A Rhode Island lawyer has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in a $46 million investment fraud that preyed on terminally ill people. Joseph Caramadre (kah-rah-MAH'-dray) was sentenced Monday in Providence ...
Participants say it best about Ask-A-Lawyer
The goals of each Ask-A-Lawyer event are to provide legal guidance and direction, as well as information on additional community resources for persons in need. Attendees may be referred to Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, The JBA Lawyer Referral Service, ...
Egypt police 'inflict pain like it's an art': lawyer
“My client was beaten for three continuous days,” says Farouk's lawyer, Mohamed el Hambouly. “The police are the masters of this. They inflict pain like an it's art. First, they used the belt, then electric shocks, then the grill.” Grilling, a torture ...
Concerns over lawyer pay in NFL deal
When the NFL concussion settlement was announced nearly four months ago, the more than 4,500 players who had sued the league were assured that no part of the $765 million deal would go to lawyers. But a recent dispute involving the players' lead ...
Philadelphia Trails Nation in Minority Lawyer Representation
Philadelphia still trails the nation when it comes to representation of minority lawyers at local firms but exceeds the national average when it comes to women lawyers, according to the National Association of Law Placement's annual diversity data ...
Lawyer Threatens Suicide If No Job Is Secured By New Year's
I really hope this Craigslist post can be filed under “ridiculous hyperbole” as opposed to “true story.” A person has placed an ad on the Los Angeles Craigslist board with the subject line: “I will literally kill myself if I don't have a job by New ...
Lawyer for Syracuse woman accused of starving pit bull: 'She did everything ...
Lawyer for Syracuse woman accused of starving pit bull: 'She did everything ...
George Zimmerman's Lawyer Probed in Trayvon Martin Case
At the time a spokesman for the lawyer said that he would not represent Zimmerman in any future litigation including his divorce and any possible charges resulting from the incident. Zimmerman denied his wife's accusations and was never charged in the ...
Lawyer fights harassment rap from film-friendly neighbor
A Manhattan lawyer is on trial and representing himself against charges that he relentlessly stalked and harassed his socialite neighbor — angered that she repeatedly uses her $12 million Chelsea townhouse as a film studio. The illegally parked trucks ...
Gerald Ratner, lawyer to the Crowns, turns 100 today
Gerald Ratner turns 100 today and has been a Chicago lawyer for more than 75 of those years — still coming into the Gould & Ratner LLP offices on occasion and going over the books. His client relationships are similarly long-lived. He has counseled ...
Gerald Ratner, lawyer to the Crowns, turns 100 today
Gerald Ratner turns 100 today and has been a Chicago lawyer for more than 75 of those years — still coming into the Gould & Ratner LLP offices on occasion and going over the books. His client relationships are similarly long-lived. He has counseled ...
Lawyer asks court to convict Amanda Knox
FLORENCE, Italy — A lawyer urged an Italian appeals court on Monday to convict Amanda Knox of murdering British student Meredith Kercher and denounced as “unbearable” that the American was soliciting donations in Kercher's memory. Francesco ...
Lawyer in fatal New Jersey carjacking gave up life for wife, report says
The New Jersey lawyer who was fatally shot in a car jacking inside the parking lot of an upscale mall refused to give up his keys because he knew his wife was in the car, sources told The New York Post reported. "He knew his wife was in there and he ...
Lawyer: Conn. Student Likely to Deny Gun Charges
Lawyer: Conn. Student Likely to Deny Gun Charges. MILFORD, Conn. December 17, 2013 (AP). Associated Press. An attorney for a Connecticut student involved in a gun scare at the University of New Haven campus says he expects his client will plead not ...
Lawyer wants to replace McManus in House
After becoming licensed as a lawyer in 1994, Russell says she worked closely with Sanford at the McNair Law Firm. She says she drove him monthly to Richmond, Va. to meet with a writing professor for a book he was writing. Sanford split from the law ...
Manhunt for Mall Carjackers Who Killed Lawyer
Manhunt for Mall Carjackers Who Killed Lawyer. Dustin Friedland's Range Rover found, but police are still looking for his killers. 12/17/2013. Related Links: Watch: Husband Shot, Killed in Mall Carjacking · Watch: Gunned Down at the Short Hills, N.J ...