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BR lawyer takes issue with detective, former client, judge
A day after he was arrested but absolved of violating a protective order filed by a former female client, embattled Baton Rouge lawyer Joel Porter labeled the woman “emotionally disturbed” Thursday and lashed out at a police detective who he claims ...
Bay Ridge lawyer runs for US Senate in Idaho, Alaska and Oregon
William Bryk, a Brooklyn lawyer, is running in Democratic primaries for U.S. in Idaho Alex Rud William Bryk, a Brooklyn lawyer, is running in Democratic primaries for U.S. Senate in Idaho, Oregon and Alaska, and he's doing it without setting foot ...
Attorney Who Argued for Prop 8 in Supreme Court Case Plans Daughter's Same ...
Attorney Who Argued for Prop 8 in Supreme Court Case Plans Daughter's Same ...
Influential Bankruptcy Lawyer Leonard Rosen Dies at 83
The influential bankruptcy lawyer helped pull New York City back from the brink of fiscal collapse in the 1970s and, during the 1980s government bailout of Chrysler Corp., forged an agreement between the company and its more than 400 bankers that ...
China sentences activists for urging asset disclosure: lawyer
But Sui Muqing, a lawyer representing Ding, said the real reason for the convictions was that the activists had pressed for government officials to disclose their assets. "It's nothing but an announcement to the world that we can't mention asset ...
Suspended lawyer seeks removal of disciplinary judge
A hearing was held on whether Arizona's top disciplinary judge should be removed from a Bar case. An attorney facing discipline alleges the judge has shown bias and engaged in questionable conduct. The attorney, Jane O. Ross, previously was suspended ...
Widow's lawyer speaks out about Windham fatal shooting
lawyer speaks out about Windham fatal shooting. Amanda Hill, WCSH 4:55 p.m. EDT April 17, 2014. Windham shooting (Photo: NEWS CENTER). SHARE 76 CONNECT 4 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. WINDHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The attorney ...
Hate crime charge 'inappropriate,' lawyer for teen accused of beating Detroit ...
Hate crime charge 'inappropriate,' lawyer for teen accused of beating Detroit ...
This Lawyer Tossed From Court Just Because He Didn't Wear Pants
Judges can be really picky about courtroom attire. Some think women dress like ignorant sluts (they were probably showing elbows). Others hate ascots and comfortable shoes. On the other hand, apparently some let lawyers wear rented costumes. Judges ...
'Cry baby' lawyer sues over botched repair on $215000 Bentley
Manhattan lawyer Michael Lamonsoff, who is repping a half dozen injured riders in the Metro-North derailment, whines that extensive repairs made to the 2013 convertible at Sports & Classics Auto Repair on E. 73rd Street were “of poor workmanship and ...
Lawyer Who Argued Against Gay Marriage Before Supreme Court Now Planning ...
Lawyer Who Argued Against Gay Marriage Before Supreme Court Now Planning ...
Disbarred lawyer Randy Wynn pleads guilty
More than two years after telling authorities he had stolen about $780,000 from about 200 clients, disbarred Milwaukee lawyer Randy Wynn pleaded guilty to two counts of embezzlement Friday. Prosecutors will ask that Wynn, 61, be sentenced to three ...
Lawyer: 'X-Men' director not in Hawaii in mid-1999
HONOLULU (AP) — A lawyer for X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer said Friday that credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book series show that Singer wasn't in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims ...
Ray Nagin's lawyer seeks to reduce the $500k the feds are after
Prosecutors last week said Nagin, who plans an appeal of his conviction, should be forced to turn over more than $501,000 related to his February conviction on bribery, wire fraud and money laundering charges. Nagin's lawyer, Robert Jenkins, said in a ...
Lawyer: Bryan Singer Not In Hawaii During Sexual Assault Claim
His lawyer said the director was never interviewed by any authorities about the claims by Egan, who said Thursday he reported the Los Angeles acts and doesn't know why charges were not pursued. The lawsuit was filed under a Hawaii law that temporarily ...
Lawyer: Director Not in Hawaii During Alleged Acts
Egan's lawyer, Jeff Herman, did not immediately respond to phone calls seeking comment. Egan said Thursday that he was abused by Bryan Singer and others starting when he was 15. He said he was given drugs and promises of a Hollywood career while ...
Disbarred Milwaukee lawyer pleads guilty to embezzlement
More than two years after telling authorities he had stolen about $780,000 from about 200 clients, disbarred Milwaukee lawyer Randy Wynn pleaded guilty to two counts of embezzlement Friday. Prosecutors will ask that Wynn, 61, be sentenced to three ...
Bryan Singer Accuser's Lawyer Says More Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against ...
Bryan Singer Accuser's Lawyer Says More Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against ...
Bryan Singer's lawyer claims his client was not in Hawaii when alleged abuse ...
Bryan Singer's lawyer claims his client was not in Hawaii when alleged abuse ...
Lawyer Of Bryan Singer's Accuser: More 'Hollywood Insiders' Will Be Named In ...
Lawyer Of Bryan Singer's Accuser: More 'Hollywood Insiders' Will Be Named In ...
Tulsa lawyer who allegedly dated, assaulted ex-client is suspended for two years
The state Supreme Court has ordered a Tulsa lawyer suspended from the practice of law for two years, stating that his actions ''have brought disrepute to the judicial system and the legal profession.'' The complaint filed with the Supreme Court against ...
Lawyer who defended Calif. gay marriage ban plans daughter's same-sex ...
Lawyer who defended Calif. gay marriage ban plans daughter's same-sex ...
Susquehanna Twp. superintendent's $6M lawsuit called 'unconscionable'; her ...
Susquehanna Twp. superintendent's $6M lawsuit called 'unconscionable'; her ...
Pay bias lawsuit by former state lawyer dismissed
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which a former lawyer for the New Mexico Attorney General's Office alleged she was a victim of pay discrimination based on her gender. The Albuquerque Journal reports that U.S. ...
Leonard Rosen, bankruptcy lawyer, dies at 83
Leonard M. Rosen, an influential bankruptcy lawyer who lived on Long Island for decades, represented New York City when it was on the verge of economic collapse in 1975, helping secure critical financing. In the early 1980s, he forged an agreement ...
Lawyer for teen accused of murder seeks gag order, change of venue
BEDFORD — Austin Curtis, one of the three teenagers charged with the slaying of Rodney Allender, is scheduled to appear in court Monday for a pretrial hearing to discuss options for a gag order or a change of venue. The 18-year-old has been charged ...
Footnote in same-sex marriage case: While defending Proposition 8, lawyer ...
Footnote in same-sex marriage case: While defending Proposition 8, lawyer ...
First mudslide claims filed; more likely, lawyer says
The attorney who filed $3.5 million in claims on behalf of a woman whose husband was killed in the March 22 Oso mudslide said she's spoken to other families who lost homes or loved ones in the slide, and additional claims may be forthcoming. “There ...
Lawyer: No more appeals for Crundwell
CHICAGO (AP) — A former bookkeeper who stole almost $54 million from a northern Illinois community has accepted she won't be able to reduce her nearly 20-year prison term. That's according to Rita Crundwell's lawyer. He says the imprisoned former ...
No more appeals for former Dixon bookkeeper Rita Crundwell, lawyer says
... million from a northern Illinois community has accepted she won't be able to reduce her nearly 20-year prison term. That's according to Rita Crundwell's lawyer. He says the imprisoned former Dixon comptroller decided not to pursue other appeals ...
Va. Beach lawyer in gay rights case finds his calling
"I went to law school to be a labor lawyer for the coal miners," Ruloff said recently. "That was my dream. But I ended up being a real estate lawyer so I could make some money." Now, after four decades of presiding over property closings, he finds ...
Former Democratic lawyer goes after the IRS [VIDEO]
A former Democratic lawyer and pre-eminent expert on political advocacy and election law has a lot to say about the IRS scandal in this Daily Caller interview. “This is a sea change! People need to understand — this has never happened before in my ...
Sanitation 2 lawyer claims bias from Chapel Hill's website
“We want Chapel Hill to do the right thing,” Bigelow said. “We want them to reinstate us, compensate us for the pain and suffering and also for the legal fees that we've had to pay our lawyers.” In May 2010 , Chapel Hill hired Capital Associated ...
Lawyer pleads in judge assault
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The bizarre case of a lawyer accused of using his SUV to frighten a judge as he walked across a street has come to an end. Eric Dixon of Portales entered an Alford plea on April 8 in state District Court in Clovis as part of a plea ...
Lawyer For Man Claiming He Was Sexually Abused By Famous Director Says ...
Lawyer For Man Claiming He Was Sexually Abused By Famous Director Says ...
Holland and Hart lawyer talk will feature land development, getting through ...
Holland and Hart lawyer talk will feature land development, getting through ...
Singer Accuser's Lawyer to Name Three 'Hollywood Executives' Monday
At a 2 p.m. press conference in Beverly Hills Monday, Jeff Herman, the lawyer representing the 31 year-old man accusing "X-Men director Bryan Singer of raping him as a teen, will announce three more lawsuits. CBS LA reports that the three named will be ...
Trial Lawyers' Lobby Donated to PAC that Defended Trial Lawyer Bruce Braley
The trial lawyers' lobby donated large sums to a political action committee that aired ads defending trial lawyer-turned-Senate candidate Bruce Braley, the Des Moines Register reports. Braley is the lone Democratic candidate running for the open Senate ...
Jodi Arias' Lawyer Says Hepatitis C Lawsuit Against Arpaio, Nancy Grace Is Bogus
Jodi Arias' lawyer is denying a report claiming that the convicted killer is suing Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio for allegedly contracting the viral disease Hepatitis C while under his custody. Attorney Jennifer Willmott said the lawsuit filed under Arias ...
'Big, Giant Crybaby' Lawyer Whines To Court About Broken Bentley
Manhattan lawyer Michael Lamonsoff … whines in court papers that extensive repairs made to the 2013 convertible at Sports & Classics Auto Repair on East 73rd Street were “of poor workmanship and poor quality.” But shop owner John Steo defended the ...
How Larry Kaye went from lawyer to upstart Broadway producer
As a Washington, D.C.-area civil rights lawyer Larry Kaye has seen the inside of courtrooms many times, but he has never faced a trial quite like the one he has coming tonight, when The Velocity of Autumn opens on Broadway, marking his first ever time ...
Clinton White House Lawyer Named Top Obama Counsel
Eggleston is a Washington lawyer who gained prominence as a White House lawyer during congressional investigations into President Clinton's Whitewater real estate transactions. He also served as deputy chief counsel of the House special committee that ...
Neil Eggleston, Clinton White House lawyer, named top Obama counsel
This undated handout photo provided by Kirkland & Ellis LLP shows Neil Eggleston. President Barack Obama is naming Eggleston, a veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as his new top lawyer, replacing long-time counsel Kathryn Ruemmler who is ...
Corporate Lawyer Neil Eggleston Named White House Counsel
Veteran corporate lawyer and longtime Democratic campaign contributor W. Neil Eggleston was picked by President Barack Obama to succeed Kathryn Ruemmler as White House Counsel. “Neil brings extraordinary expertise, credentials, and experience to ...
Bryan Singer Accuser's Lawyer Was Suspended for 'Conduct Involving ...
Bryan Singer Accuser's Lawyer Was Suspended for 'Conduct Involving ...
Lawyer sent to prison for Bexar billing scheme
Lawyer sent to prison for Bexar billing scheme. By Michelle Casady : April 21, 2014 : Updated: April 21, 2014 3:58pm. E-mail; Print. Tweet. Page 1 of 1. Hilda Valadez is seen in an Aug. 23, 2012 Bexar County Sheriff's Department booking. Photo By ...
Post-merger, Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers bond on bikes
You get a primo bonding experience for lawyers of a recently merged global firm, according to two Norton Rose Fulbright partners who rode on the firm's team in the 2014 BP MS 150, an April 12-13 ride from Houston to Austin that benefits the National ...
Army Drives 9/11 Mastermind's Lawyer To Sacrifice His Military Career
WASHINGTON -- A military lawyer representing the mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resigning from the U.S. Army, which was trying to force him off Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's defense team on the grounds that he needed to attend a graduate ...
Bryan Singer's Lawyer Slams Sex Allegations in Detailed Response: We Have ...
Bryan Singer's Lawyer Slams Sex Allegations in Detailed Response: We Have ...
Lawyer: State police misplaced 100 Oxycodone pills
Lawyer: State police misplaced 100 Oxycodone pills. A botched case in Westchester is part of an unfolding scandal at the State Police barracks in Hawthorne. Loading… Post to Facebook. Lawyer: State police misplaced 100 Oxycodone pills on lohud.com: ...