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Ormond lawyer works to 'help people'
“And that's fundamentally my job when I tell people what I do for a living it isn't 'I'm a lawyer' or 'I do employment law.' It's I help people for a living. I help solve their problems.” The 52-year-old Rodziewicz has gotten good at doing good – so ...
Ex-Christie aid's lawyer blasts panel
The lawyer for Bill Stepien, former manager of Gov. Chris Christie's campaign, lashed out at the legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal for making public emails sent by his client. In court papers filed Friday, lawyer ...
Egyptian Court Sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood Members to Death: Lawyer
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on charges including murder on Monday, a defence lawyer said, in a sharp escalation of a crackdown on the movement. The ruling was the biggest ...
Moriarty gets a new lawyer
Al Moriarty, the Grover Beach man accused of running a $22 million Ponzi scheme, was appointed a new lawyer after his former lawyer had his law license suspended. Moriarty is accused of placing nearly $10 million of investor funds in his personal bank ...
Co-chair of legislative committee questions investigation done by Christie's ...
Co-chair of legislative committee questions investigation done by Christie's ...
Gay couples advised to hire a lawyer to protect themselves
When their relationship became serious in their first year together, the two sought a lawyer to make sure wills, decision-making powers and financial matters were all squared away between the two partners and Howard's adult daughters. “We just wanted ...
Lawyer tells New York jurors that government lacks evidence to convict bin ...
Lawyer tells New York jurors that government lacks evidence to convict bin ...
CIA Lawyer at Center of Computer Snooping Clash
WASHINGTON (AP) — The senior CIA lawyer accused by the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee of trying to intimidate the panel over its investigation into secret prisons and brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects was himself involved in the ...
Lawyer: General might retain rank despite plea deal
WASHINGTON — The attorney for Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, who pleaded guilty last week to adultery and having inappropriate relationships with several women, said it is possible that his client could still retire as a general. In a highly ...
Oscar Pistorius murder trial lawyer goes viral
Pretoria (AFP) - Oscar Pistorius's lawyer Barry Roux with his tough grilling of witnesses has emerged as the star of the athlete's murder trial, featuring in rap parodies, fake Twitter accounts and Internet memes. The veteran advocate has been mobbed ...
Lawyer Hired by NC in Spill Probe Represented Duke
The lawyer hired to represent North Carolina's environmental agency during a federal investigation into its regulation of Duke Energy's coal ash dumps once represented the utility company in a different criminal probe. The state Department of ...
Lawyer Traces Ex-Dewey COO's Path to Possible Witness Role
When four former Dewey & LeBoeuf insiders were charged earlier this month with engineering a massive fraud that helped kill the storied firm, Dennis D'Alessandro was neither one of the defendants nor among the seven unnamed people who have already ...
Accused Lyndhurst killer intends to plead insanity, defense lawyer says
EXCLUSIVE: A state psychologist told a judge in Hackensack today that a Lyndhurst man accused of stabbing his neighbor to death may never be competent to stand trial — after which the defendant's lawyer told CLIFFVIEW PILOT that he's pleading insanity ...
How to Become a Sports Lawyer
I have been chatting with some future law students about how to become a sports lawyer. It is the dream of many young men and women, stoked by the legends of Jerry Maguire and stories of real-life super-agents like Scott Boras. Sports is so pervasive ...
Colorado Supreme Court OKs lawyers to work with marijuana businesses
Colorado's lawyers now have the state's permission to work with marijuana businesses, after the Colorado Supreme Court approved a rule change Monday that eliminates the threat of ethics sanctions. The new rule gives lawyers the go-ahead to work with ...
John Ambrecht of Ambrecht & Associates Earns 8th Consecutive 'Super Lawyer ...
John Ambrecht of Ambrecht & Associates Earns 8th Consecutive 'Super Lawyer ...
NC hires former Duke lawyer in spill probe
RALEIGH – The lawyer hired to represent North Carolina's environmental agency during a federal investigation into its regulation of Duke Energy's coal ash dumps once represented the utility company in a different criminal probe. The state Department of ...
Families Deserve Fair Payout From $1.5 Billion Policy: Lawyer
LONDON -- The families of those aboard missing Flight 370 deserve a fair payout from the $1.5 billion insurance policy held by Malaysia Airlines for their "appalling treatment," a London lawyer representing some of them said Tuesday. “We'll be giving ...
Lawyer Hired By NC In Spill Probe Represented Duke
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The lawyer hired to represent North Carolina's environmental agency during a federal investigation into its regulation of Duke Energy's coal ash dumps once represented the utility company in a different criminal probe. The state ...
Court revokes license of former Quarles & Brady lawyer who stole from client
Though Conen set out a strict schedule of escalating restitutiion payments -- $1,400 a month starting in May 2012, rising to $2,000 a month in 2013 and $3,000 a month this year -- the lawyer for Phinney's trust said has paid less than $15,000 since ...
Supreme Court suspends Cleveland lawyer, disbars lawyer from Warren
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio Supreme Court suspended one lawyer from Northeast Ohio and disbarred another Tuesday, in both cases handing down stiffer penalties than what was recommended by the disciplinary board. The Supreme Court suspended ...
Sidley Austin Hires Senior Lawyer From General Electric
Christopher M. Barbuto, one of General Electric's senior mergers and acquisitions lawyers who helped engineer some of the company's largest transactions, has joined the law firm Sidley Austin, the firm announced on Tuesday. During his nine-year tenure ...
Questions to ask your lawyer
The more experience a lawyer has, especially in the Personal Injury field, can mean a big difference in the result of your settlement. Hiring a lawyers with years of experience will help you in 2 important ways. -He will already have relationships ...
Lawyer sues after FBI foils his quest to learn if he was spied on
A Virginia lawyer has filed a lawsuit in U.S. federal court in Washington, D.C., demanding records that might help him determine whether the FBI tapped into his law firm's computers as part of an investigation into how he came to possess classified ...
Deal reached on girl's custody in Remy case, lawyers say
CAMBRIDGE — The families of Jared Remy and Jennifer Martel, the woman he is accused of murdering, have reached an agreement to settle a custody battle over the couple's 5-year-old daughter, lawyers for both sides said today. Arianna Remy, 5, has ...
Lawyer: Stop driving recalled GM cars
A Texas lawyer is asking a federal judge to force General Motors to tell owners of 1.6 million recalled vehicles they should immediately stop driving those models. Attorney Robert Hilliard said people driving GM cars recalled for faulty ignition ...
Volunteer Lawyer Network to offer free legal advice at 'Ask-a-Lawyer' event
Lawyers will answer Elkhart County's legal questions at the event, which is being held on April 2. Emily Pfund Posted 1 hour ago. ELKHART — The Volunteer Lawyer Network will host a free “Ask-a-Lawyer” event next week to help Elkhart County residents ...
Accused Killer Gets New Lawyer In East Hampton Cold Case
Gold said that it's rare for him to allow a change of lawyers at this point in a case, but that the case has some unusual circumstances. Tuttle was extradited from South Carolina after East Hampton officers and a cold case squad linked him to the ...
Feds drop criminal charges against San Jose lawyer in gang case
In a surprise move, federal prosecutors on Tuesday abandoned their criminal case against a San Jose lawyer who had been charged with playing a role in tipping off the target of a major South Bay drug investigation. The U.S. attorney's office dropped a ...
Pin drop! Obama lawyer stuns Supreme justice
In a dramatic moment at the Supreme Court Tuesday, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli told justices that U.S. business owners have no religious freedom to reject government mandates forcing them to cover abortions. Justices and lawyers also sparred over ...
Hobby Lobby Lawyer to TheBlaze: Case Is About Government Choosing ...
Hobby Lobby Lawyer to TheBlaze: Case Is About Government Choosing ...
Ex-Schulte Lawyer Answers Ex-Girlfriend's Battery Suit
Former Schulte Roth & Zabel associate Samir Tabar has responded to a former girlfriend's accusations of battery and infliction of emotional distress with a court filing of his own in which he calls her suit "baseless" while claiming that he and his ...
Kerry Kennedy's lawyer in Aspen talks about case
Kerry Kennedy's white-collar power lawyer Gerald Lefcourt was crowing in Aspen about getting his client off her recent DWI case and saying she was unfairly targeted because of her family name. Lefcourt — who's also repped Russell Crowe, Tracy Morgan ...
Falsified discovery requests lead to suspension for Iowa City lawyer
The Iowa Supreme Court has suspended an Iowa City lawyer for six months for faking discovery requests that he had forgotten to serve on opposing counsel. The lawyer, Jeffrey McGinness, was a member of the Iowa City Community School Board and a ...
Arrest Warrants Issued For Hot Springs Lawyer in 2012 Killing
HOT SPRINGS, AR - Arrest warrants have been issued against Hot Springs lawyer Andi Davis, 36, in connection with the shooting death of a man on her property in February 2012. Officials with Garland County District Court say warrants for one count of ...
TJ Lane's lawyer asks Appeals Court to reconsider the teenager's life sentence
T.J. Lane's lawyer asks Appeals Court to reconsider the teenager's life sentence. judge.JPG. Geauga County Common Pleas Judge David Fuhry, here during a hearing in January 2013, sentenced T.J. Lane to three consecutive life sentences for killing three ...
Billing Survey Shows Rates Ticking Up as Demand Dips
Using the index numbers, clients bought a disproportionate share of lawyer hours—29 percent—from the Am Law 100 firms. By contrast, the Second Hundred firms logged 10.5 percent of the hours purchased in 2013. Fees followed a similar pattern. Overall ...
Federal Judge Suggests That Women Lawyers Not Dress Like 'Ignorant Sluts'
When we say “looks” here, we mean a lawyer's ability to dress appropriately given the circumstances, but being attractive certainly doesn't hurt. Men are basically given a free pass. So long as they don't show up to court looking like they just rolled ...
'Irresponsible' and 'Wrong': Lawyer Hits Back at Judge's Leaked Ruling That ...
'Irresponsible' and 'Wrong': Lawyer Hits Back at Judge's Leaked Ruling That ...
Lawyer: Fontana woman charged with killing 6 in DUI case is 'scared'
A Fontana woman who has been in jail since February after allegedly driving drunk on two freeways and killing six people in a crash in Diamond Bar is grieving and scared, her attorney said Wednesday. Los Angeles County Deputy Public Defender Ramiro ...
Lawyer confirms PUD attorney is 'John Doe' in legal case
A judge on Wednesday ruled the mysterious “John Doe” in the PUD recall case no longer can remain anonymous, but he also refused to let Commissioner Ned Piper's lawyer force anyone else to testify in the convoluted case. Superior Court Judge Stephen ...
Christie's Lawyer to Issue Traffic Scandal Report
The lawyer hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to review a traffic-blocking scandal that has engulfed Christie's administration plans to release his findings. The lawyer, Randy Mastro, has scheduled a news conference Thursday at his New York City ...
Christie's lawyer to deliver his verdict on governor's involvement in traffic ...
Christie's lawyer to deliver his verdict on governor's involvement in traffic ...
As Bridgegate report is released, lawyer for Christie's office to hold news ...
As Bridgegate report is released, lawyer for Christie's office to hold news ...
Lawyer for Oakwood home invasion defendant says he's perjuring self
Jahaad Marshall, 27, testified against the advice of his attorney, a strategy that prompted Deonte Thomas, the Raleigh lawyer representing him, to rise before the judge and ask to be removed from the case. Thomas also told Judge Henry Hight while ...
Christie's Lawyer To Issue Traffic Scandal Report
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to review a traffic-blocking scandal that has engulfed Christie's administration plans to release his findings. The lawyer, Randy Mastro, has scheduled a news conference Thursday ...
Lawyer: No Answers For Family of Chinese Activist Who Died in Prison
HONG KONG — The lawyer and family of Chinese rights activist Cao Shunli, who died earlier this month while in government custody, are trying to get some answers about what killed her. They are appealing to the government through legal channels but so ...
The History of the Late-Night TV Lawyer Commercial
Roman Mars' terrific design podcast 99% Invisible covers design questions large and small, from his fascination with rebar to the history of slot machines to the great Los Angeles Red Car conspiracy. Here at The Eye, we cross-post new episodes and host ...
Manning Lawyer Wants Leak Conviction Reversed
Manning Lawyer Wants Leak Conviction Reversed. WASHINGTON March 27, 2014 (AP). Associated Press. Convicted leaker Chelsea Manning is asking an Army general to reverse her conviction and 35-year prison sentence for sending reams of classified ...
Official Said He Told Christie of Lane Closings, Bridge Scandal Report Says
Randy M. Mastro, the lawyer who led the internal investigation, presented it at a news conference in Manhattan on Thursday at which he defended the report under heated questioning. Two other investigations, by the State Legislature and federal ...