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Alex Rodriguez's lawyer, Joe Tacopina, hit with malpractice lawsuit by former ...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer, Joe Tacopina, hit with malpractice lawsuit by former ...
Justin Bieber circus continues as he hires reality TV face Roy Black to be his ...
Justin Bieber circus continues as he hires reality TV face Roy Black to be his ...
Ted Cruz was once John Boehner's lawyer. Here's their story.
Ted Cruz was once John Boehner's lawyer. Here's their story. Ranking the SOTU: The 5th best State of the Union address · 5 things to know about Cathy McMorris Rodgers · Writing about 2016 and Writing about How It's Too Early to Write about 2016: A ...
The 2014 US News Job Rankings: Being A Lawyer Is Worse Than Being A Nail ...
The 2014 US News Job Rankings: Being A Lawyer Is Worse Than Being A Nail ...
David Renz's lawyer cites his facial deformities in seeking lower sentence in ...
David Renz's lawyer cites his facial deformities in seeking lower sentence in ...
Syracuse defense lawyer Jim McGraw collapses and dies in Watertown ...
Syracuse defense lawyer Jim McGraw collapses and dies in Watertown ...
Lawyer known for 'Strong-arm' TV ads can't sue Dallas over Bentley wreck
Dallas attorney Brian Loncar, who has offices in Houston and advertises on TV as the Strong Arm, needed a stronger argument to win his suit against the city of Dallas over a traffic accident, an appellate court has decided. Loncar sued over an accident ...
Mary Hutchings Reed, lawyer turned writer
Mary Hutchings Reed had three Ivy League degrees, launched her legal career in 1976 and became a partner in one of Chicago's best-known law firms, Winston & Strawn. She specialized in marketing, advertising, trademark, publishing, copyrights and ...
South Euclid lawyer charged with $197000 tax evasion
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Tax-evasion charges were filed today against a South Euclid personal injury lawyer, who the IRS says failed to pay nearly $197,000 due to the government over a five-year period. A criminal information was filed against attorney Ronald ...
Darren Sharper's lawyer says woman went “willingly”
The attorney for former NFL safety Darren Sharper said Friday that the woman accusing him of rape followed him to his apartment “willingly,” and that there was no evidence of a sexual assault. Via Naomi Martin of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, defense ...
A Lawyer And Partner, And Also Bankrupt
The silver-haired, distinguished-looking Mr. Owens would seem the embodiment of a successful Wall Street lawyer. A graduate of Denison University and Vanderbilt Law School, Mr. Owens moved to New York City and was named a partner at the then ...
Lawyer for cat sitter says text message opened door to house party
A text message from a Parkside family to a teenage cat sitter opened the door for a wild party of area high school students and the trashing of the family's house last month, the lawyer for the cat sitter and her parents said Friday. After the 17-year ...
Snowden can extend his asylum every year – lawyer
Though Edward Snowden's temporary political asylum in Russia is set to expire in August, his lawyer says the NSA whistleblower has the right to extend his status every year until he is eligible for citizenship. Snowden will make up his mind very soon ...
Lawyer up online: Startups aim to make the law less confusing, expensive
When Jim Angelopoulos opened his first restaurant 10 years ago, he hired a lawyer to help him incorporate. When he later decided to trademark the name with an eye toward expansion, he used a different route: A website called LegalForce. "The cost ...
West Allis lawyer charged with embezzling from clients
A West Allis lawyer who told authorities in 2012 that he was stealing from clients has finally been charged criminally for his conduct. Randy Wynn faces two counts of embezzlement over $10,000, but the criminal complaint indicates his illegal take over ...
Chalue asks for his lawyer to be dismissed from case
SPRINGFIELD -- A judge has rejected a bid by accused murderer David Chalue to dismiss his attorney in the case. Chalue, one of three men accused of in the 2011 slayings of three Pittsfield men, asked Superior Court Judge C. Jeffrey Kinder on Friday to ...
A Democrat lawyer's view of just where Bieber went wrong
Before we get started I'd like to assure some of our likely nauseous readers that this isn't a story about Justin Bieber. It is, however, a story about a story about Bieber. As most of you were probably unable to avoid hearing, “the Biebs” was arrested ...
38 Studios' recoverable resources are 'being eaten up,' lawyer says
38 Studios' recoverable resources are 'being eaten up,' lawyer says. By Dave Tach on Jan 24, 2014 at 11:32a @dptach. Share. Tweet. Share. The lead attorney for the Rhode Island Commerce Corp., Max Wistow, says that 38 Studios' recoverable resources ...
Lawyer: American, Egyptian friend missing in Cairo
CAIRO – An American citizen and his Egyptian friend have been missing in Cairo since security forces escorted them from their apartment to a local police station late Wednesday evening, their lawyer and friends said. Los Angeles native Jeremy Hodge, 26 ...
Chris Kluwe's lawyer: Texts support claims; Vikings knew about Priefer ...
Chris Kluwe's lawyer: Texts support claims; Vikings knew about Priefer ...
Kluwe's lawyer says texts back up claims about Priefer
Chris Kluwe's lawyer says text messages confirm the former Vikings punter's claims that his then-special teams coach, Mike Priefer, made homophobic comments after Kluwe began speaking out in favor of gay marriage. The lawyer, Clayton Halunen, told ...
Christie scandal: Lawyer questions whether Zimmer told truth about diary - The Star-Ledger
HOBOKEN — A Hudson County lawyer who filed a lawsuit against Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer is raising questions about whether or not she answered truthfully during a July 2013 deposition when she was asked if she kept a diary. Zimmer, who last week ...
On gay marriage, people's lawyer reneges on oath, defies the people
I don't usually tell people how I vote, but I've mentioned this before, and it's worth repeating today: In 2006, I voted against Virginia's marriage amendment. Not because I was an enthusiastic supporter of gay marriage, but because I believed then ...
Longtime Dallas lawyer, civil rights activist Adelfa Callejo dies at 90
Adelfa Botello Callejo, a Dallas lawyer and civil rights leader who was first exposed to activism as a girl interpreting for her immigrant father, died Saturday. She was 90 and had battled a return of brain cancer since last year. Callejo's crusades ...
Chris Kluwe's lawyer: text messages corroborate allegations
The lawyer for former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Saturday that he has text messages from witnesses that corroborate Kluwe's claims that he was released because of his political views, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Kluwe's lawyer ...
David Freeman, lawyer who led effort to build Peace Center, dies at 89
Martin Luther King Jr. once said that visionaries dream with their eyes open. David L. Freeman, who died Friday, had such dreams. The Peace Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Greenville is a case in point. Freeman, a lawyer by occupation, saw ...
China Police Harassed Foreign Media and Convicted Activist's Lawyer
China Foreign media have been harassed and forced from the courthouse in Beijing, China where a leading anti-corruption activist was today sentenced to four years in jail for disturbing public order. In addition, the convicted activist's lawyer was ...
A Lawyer Who Lets the Funkiness In
People do make fun of my desk. At some point I wanted a desk with a lighter, more modern look. I didn't want the heaviness of most lawyer desks. My wife, my daughter and I came across this desk in SoHo. It was designed by Gaetano Pesce. It looks like ...
State Supreme Court set to decide lawyer license case
Now 41, Glass wants to be a California lawyer, but his application for a law license has been pending for six years. A State Bar committee has opposed his application on moral grounds. Glass argues he has undergone psychotherapy, apologized to ...
Lexington lawyer Breibart, confessed swindler of clients, will be sentenced in ...
Lexington lawyer Breibart, confessed swindler of clients, will be sentenced in ...
Donziger Hires Appellate Lawyer in Chevron Case: Business of Law
Donziger and a team of other lawyers won a $19 billion judgment in 2011 on behalf of Ecuadorean rainforest villagers who claimed Texaco, later bought by Chevron, dumped billions of gallons of drilling-generated toxic waste from the 1960s through the ...
Testifying about lawyer bills for foster kids
Then the King County court system assigned her a lawyer. He talked her out of bolting. Zipporah stuck it out. Now she wants the state to provide attorneys for all foster kids in the court system, and she traveled to Olympia to make that case to state ...
Lawyer: Bahrain court lifts travel ban against head of country's main ...
Lawyer: Bahrain court lifts travel ban against head of country's main ...
Lawyer up online: Startups aim to make the law less confusing, expensive
CEO Raj Abhyanker, left, and Co-Founder Dongxia Liu, stand in their storefront window on University Avenue at LegalForce in Palo Alto, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. The business offers walk-in lawyer access in a retail environment. (John Green/Bay ...
'Lawyer' ranks 51st in US News list of best jobs in America, down from 35th
Being a lawyer isn't the best job in America. It's not one of the 10 top jobs, or even among the top 50 jobs. According to U.S. News, being a lawyer is the 51st best job in America. Above the Law notes some of the jobs that outranked lawyer, including ...
Jacksonville lawyer Gallogly to receive pro bono award
Established in 1981, The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Awards are intended to encourage lawyers to volunteer free legal services to the poor by recognizing those who make public service commitments and to raise public awareness of the ...
Stephen Glass, ex-journalist who fabricated stories, can't be lawyer
He hired a lawyer to deal with the magazines that had published his fraudulent stories and eventually wrote apologies to his former editors and the people and companies his articles disparaged. Glass insisted to the bar he was no longer the young man ...
Houston lawyer commissions billboard asking the Texans to draft Johnny ...
Houston lawyer commissions billboard asking the Texans to draft Johnny ...
Three Central Florida lawyers to be honored for charity work
Three Central Florida lawyers are being honored by the Florida Bar for their charity work, including a former Sanford state Senator who championed juvenile justice issues, an Orlando lawyer who teaches adults to read and an Ormond Beach lawyer who, ...
Tribute to deceased lawyer Adelfa Callejo Tuesday night
Adelfa Botello Callejo in 1973 as she spoke out about the brutal slaying of 12-year-old Santos Rodriguez by a Dallas police officer. A tribute to lawyer Adelfa Botello Callejo, who died Saturday, will be held Tuesday night at the Latino Cultural Center ...
Lawyer back to work after guards say he asked condemned Ohio inmate to fake ...
Lawyer back to work after guards say he asked condemned Ohio inmate to fake ...
State court bans ex-reporter Stephen Glass from being a lawyer
SAN FRANCISCO — A former journalist who fabricated magazine articles lost a years-long bid to become a lawyer Monday in a court ruling that faulted his character and a failure to atone for his prior misconduct. In a unanimous decision, the California ...
Ohio: Lawyer's Actions Before Execution Investigated
A lawyer for a condemned inmate who snorted and gasped during his execution was temporarily suspended last week while officials investigated whether he had coached the inmate to fake symptoms of suffocation as he died. The Ohio public defender's ...
Jailed Activist Xu Zhiyong Not Done Fighting, Lawyer Says
One of China's most prominent rule of law advocates is planning to appeal his conviction on charges of disturbing public order, his lawyer said Tuesday, in part to give other dissidents facing trial more time to fight their cases. Xu Zhiyong, a legal ...
Druckenmiller Lawyer Takes On Hedge Funds Over Contracts
Partnership agreements frequently leave investors on the hook for legal fees associated with the misconduct of fund employees, or allow managers to unilaterally suspend redemptions for any reason, Gerald Kerner, Druckenmiller's lawyer since 1997, wrote ...
Costa lawyer: Ship's captain didn't speak of dead
ROME (AP) — A lawyer for the owner of the cruise ship Costa Concordia has told an Italian court that the captain made no mention of those who perished in the shipwreck but instead boasted the day after that he had saved lives with his skill. Cristina ...
Undocumented lawyer to speak in Napa
The court opinion left unclear whether he can work as an independent lawyer with his own clients, but Garcia, a resident of Durham in Butte County, said he intends to do so. Copyright 2014 Napa Valley Register. All rights reserved. This material may ...
Lawyer urged inmate to fake suffocation during execution, Ohio prison guards say
John Kasich's lawyer the night before the execution that McGuire had been overheard telling family members he'd been "encouraged to feign suffocation when the lethal injection drugs were first administered," according to a statement released by the ...
Disgraced journalist Stephen Glass unlikely to ever be lawyer
Stephen R. Glass lost a years-long bid to become a lawyer Monday after the California Supreme Court denied him a law license in a unanimous ruling. The court faulted his character and a failure to atone for prior misconduct, saying he not only deceived ...
Prominent Miami lawyer Tom Tew dies at 73
Dozens of attorneys, judges, friends and family members visited with the 73-year-old lawyer at the UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to say their last good-byes and thank him for how they had touched their lives. “It was beautiful because he ...