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Lawyer to seek bail for Matanov
The 23-year-old Quincy cabbie charged with lying to investigators probing the marathon bombings is a hard worker who was trying to get a “foothold in this country,” said his lawyer, who will request bail for him this week. Edward Hayden, the attorney ...
Lawyer: 'Absurd' That Christian Sudanese Mother Will Be Freed in Days; Family ...
Lawyer: 'Absurd' That Christian Sudanese Mother Will Be Freed in Days; Family ...
Watch Snowden's Lawyer Back Away from Snowden/Underground Railroad ...
Watch Snowden's Lawyer Back Away from Snowden/Underground Railroad ...
Syracuse lawyer robbed downtown by 17-year-old girl was 1 of 33 robberies in ...
Syracuse lawyer robbed downtown by 17-year-old girl was 1 of 33 robberies in ...
The Look Book: Mike Rosenblum, Lawyer
I have my own practice, and I mostly do marijuana law in Colorado. I'm based here but have a bunch of friends out there involved in the industry. They told me they needed a lawyer, so I took the Colorado bar, left my job at a firm, and set up my own ...
Lawyer says derisive comments traced Fox School District officials home
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Some derogatory comments posted on a website about critics of the Fox C-6 School District in Jefferson County are traced to the home of the school district Superintendent Diane Critchlow. That's according to the critic's attorney ...
V. Stiviano assaulted in New York City, lawyer says
(CNN) -- V. Stiviano, whose tape recording of Donald Sterling ranting against African-Americans led to his NBA lifetime ban, was assaulted by two men outside a New York hotel Sunday night, her lawyer told CNN. The assault took place as Stiviano was ...
Lawyer uses his judge wife's license plate to park closer to Queens court
The lawyer husband of a Brooklyn judge admittedly uses his wife's car, which has judicial plates, to park in a special area behind the Queens Supreme Court building that's reserved for cops transporting prisoners. That forces police officers to park ...
Antiwar activist turned tax lawyer still seeking challenges
"Growing up in the 1960s and early 1970s, it was a very politically intense time and lawyers seemed to be in the forefront of a lot of things that were going on." Question: Did you imagine that you'd be bailing out protesters? Answer: I started out ...
The in-house lawyer's value proposition (Part 1)
However, it's not immediately apparent to many in-house lawyers what the “competition” looks like. It is much less apparent why an in-house legal department should focus on beating it. The answer, I believe, is that there are increasingly innovative ...
When your lawyer's address is a PO box
I am a big believer in stereotyping when it comes to hiring an attorney. Stereotypes aren't always true, but in general they can be a big predictor of success or failure. Your lawyer just graduated law school two months ago? Probably not the best hire ...
V. Stiviano Assaulted in New York City, Says Lawyer
V. Stiviano, the woman who was recorded in conversation with Donald Sterling when he made racist remarks that led to his lifetime ban from the NBA, was assaulted in New York City Sunday night, according to her attorney. Mac Nehoray said two men ...
Chinese Rights Lawyers Sign Aid Pledge Amid Growing Crackdown
More than 40 top Chinese rights lawyers have signed a pledge to come to the aid of other lawyers targeted by the ruling Chinese Communist Party amid a widening clampdown on its critics and those who defend them. The pledge comes as the authorities ...
V. Stiviano Attacked In New York ... Lawyer Claims
V. Stiviano was attacked on the streets of NYC by a pack of men who yelled racial slurs ... at least, that's what her lawyer is telling people. According to her attorney, V. was leaving dinner with her sister and friends by the Gansevoort Hotel on ...
Young Lawyer Killed in Boating Tragedy
The woman who died after being pulled from Lake Michigan on Sunday was a well-traveled young lawyer who'd lived in Wisconsin, Arizona, Indiana and South Africa before ending up in Chicago. Ashley Haws, originally from Green Bay, was one of two ...
Farmers Branch City Council may settle all lawyer fees on failed immigration ...
Farmers Branch City Council may settle all lawyer fees on failed immigration ...
Judge on key Destiny USA cases now lawyer representing developer's son
Judge on key Destiny USA cases now lawyer representing developer's son. Print · Rick Moriarty | [email protected] By Rick Moriarty | [email protected] The Post-Standard Follow on Twitter on June 02, 2014 at 4:37 PM, updated June 02, 2014 ...
Pella Class-Action Settlement Is So Bad Court Tosses Lawyer -- And His Father ...
Pella Class-Action Settlement Is So Bad Court Tosses Lawyer -- And His Father ...
Lawyer accuses Las Vegas judge racism, antisemitism
A Las Vegas attorney called a judge a “racist” and anti-Semite because she denied a motion to alter a two-week civil trial schedule to accommodate a Jewish holiday. Jacob Hafter, an orthodox Jew, filed a motion May 23 to “go dark” for two days this ...
NJ lawyer champions rights of disabled vets
He has equally kind words for Mike Pasquale, the McCarter & English lawyer who helped him navigate the morass of Army and Veteran's Affairs regulations on disability compensation. "I look at Mike like a true patriot," Workman said. "He didn't go to war ...
Breakup broker: Bravo's 'Untying the Knot' stars Livingston divorce lawyer
Tomorrow night, the Essex County lawyer will be front and center in the network's prime-time lineup as star of "Untying the Knot," a half-hour reality show about her chosen line of work — mediator for divorcing couples. Couples who have some serious ...
'Let's go out back and I'll beat your ass': Florida judge allegedly attacks ...
'Let's go out back and I'll beat your ass': Florida judge allegedly attacks ...
Indigent and need a lawyer? It may cost you the Fourth Amendment.
The presence of a new McLennan County indigent defense investigator has substantially reduced the number of requests for court-appointed, county-funded attorneys. McLennan County Indigent Defense Coordinator Cathy Edwards said she has seen about ...
Brooks's Husband Not 'Clever' or a Criminal, His Lawyer Says
The lawyer for Charlie Brooks, Rebekah Brooks's husband, said his client wasn't “a clever man” and was incapable of planning an elaborate scheme to destroy evidence at the height of the phone-hacking scandal. Charlie Brooks, 52, is accused along with ...
Watch A Florida Judge Beat Up A Lawyer In The MIDDLE Of Trial
A fight between a judge and a public defender broke out in a courtroom in Brevard County Florida on Monday. Judge John Murphy was allegedly trying to get public defender Andrew Weinstock to waive his client's right to a speedy trial. Video footage ...
Corydon lawyer re-arrested on meth charges
A former public defender and well-known Corydon defense lawyer already headed to trial on a string of charges for making and selling methamphetamine in Harrison County has been arrested again on similar drug charges in Clark County. Leah Fink was ...
Will disbarred lawyer "Zamboni John" Scannell make it to the ballot?
As much as it would be a roadblock for the challenger, disbarred lawyer John Scannell, it's also an opportunity. Going to court would allow him to revisit his arguments that his disbarment was invalid. "I felt like the best way to challenge this was to ...
Native American lawyer confirmed to UN human rights post
The Senate confirmed Washington lawyer Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to be the U.S. representative to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday, making him the first member of a federally recognized tribe to be accorded an ...
Legendary “Vulnerable” In …
“I think [Legendary is] very vulnerable,” says the producers' main lawyer Stanton L. Stein of LA's Liner Grode Stein Yankelevitz Sunshine Regenstreif & Taylor. “I think they will do anything to slow down this going to trial, just like they have tried ...
Man stabbed cousin during wedding reception brawl to defend his brother: lawyer
Man stabbed cousin during wedding reception brawl to defend his brother: lawyer. Mike Garcia has been charged with first-degree manslaughter in the death of Juan Martinez, his cousin. But Garcia's lawyer says his client was trying to save his brother ...
Lawyer Pushing Juvenile Court for 12-Year-Old Stabbing Suspect
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin's tough laws requiring children be charged as adults in homicide cases could mean a 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a friend won't get help she needs, her attorney said Tuesday. Waukesha County prosecutors have charged ...
Victims of dead Hummelstown lawyer's scam feeling better about chances of ...
Victims of dead Hummelstown lawyer's scam feeling better about chances of ...
Lawyer: Girl in stabbing needs juvenile court
Police read the girl her Miranda rights but were not required to have a parent or lawyer present if she didn't ask for them, he said. Cotton said he would push to get the girl's case transferred to juvenile court, where more social services and mental ...
U.S. lawyer asks judge to keep surveillance rulings secret
Trying to stem the flow of disclosures about government surveillance of its own citizens, an Obama administration lawyer urged a Bay Area federal judge Tuesday to keep sealed a handful of court rulings and other documents on the scope of the once ...
Watch A Florida Judge Beat Up A Lawyer In The MIDDLE Of Trial
Watch A Florida Judge Beat Up A Lawyer In The MIDDLE Of Trial. The Daily Caller. June 3, 2014 11:50 AM. 0 shares. Content preferences. Done. WESH - Orlando Videos. Judge to lawyer: I'll whoop your (expletive).  Judge to lawyer: I'll whoop your ...
Kerik accuses ex-lawyer of affairs, drug abuse and racketeering
Bernie Kerik upped the ante Tuesday night in his nasty legal fight with celebrity-repping lawyer Joe Tacopina, accusing his ex-buddy in new legal papers of extramarital affairs with TV stars, prescription-drug abuse – and even racketeering. The ...
Wasserstein & Co. to Buy Back American Lawyer
The publisher of The American Lawyer will soon be back in the hands of its creator — and at a discount. An investor consortium led by Wasserstein & Company is expected to announce on Wednesday that it has bought back ALM Media, which also publishes ...
Charges Dismissed Against Selenski Lawyer, Investigator
ROYALTON, DAUPHIN COUNTY — A magistrate on Wednesday dismissed tampering and obstruction charges against Hugo Selenski's ex-lawyer Shelley Centini, and private investigator James Sulima. Selenski, his court-appointed attorney, Shelley Centini, ...
Donald Sterling's lawyer: He doesn't want 'mental incompetent' and 'racist' on ...
Donald Sterling's lawyer: He doesn't want 'mental incompetent' and 'racist' on ...
Lawyer defends Stockton's decision to pay CalPERS while cutting payments to ...
Lawyer defends Stockton's decision to pay CalPERS while cutting payments to ...
'Untying The Knot': Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Heads To Primetime — Watch
Introducing the latest Bravolebrity, Vikki Ziegler! The celebrity divorce lawyer was working with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, before she headed to the limelight herself, but now, she's starring in Bravo's brand new docuseries 'Untying The ...
Complaint filed against judge accused of punching lawyer
The judge's actions may violate a part of Florida's Code of Judicial Conduct that says, "A judge shall be patient, dignified, and courteous ... and shall require similar conduct of lawyers." The complaint about Murphy will go before the Judicial ...
Lawyer working on SXSW crash lawsuit
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A lawyer in the Dallas area says he is looking to work with other lawyers, as he prepares a civil lawsuit for victims of the South by Southwest crash. “We have put the [City of Austin] on notice and we have put South by Southwest on ...
Diane F. Bosse to be named Lawyer of the Year
Diane F. Bosse, a partner in the Buffalo law firm of Hurwitz & Fine, will receive the Erie County Bar Association's 2014 Lawyer of the Year Award at the group's 127th annual dinner at 7 p.m. Monday at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. Bosse, a former ...
When Should Boston Apartment Tenants Call a Lawyer?
So, tenants who feel like their rights have been violated by intruding landlords are likely fighting a losing battle if either of the aforementioned incidents took place; a lawyer would be able to provide little to help. However, the “Minimum Standards ...
El Paso County hires high-profile lawyer for Maketa
El Paso County has informally hired high-profile lawyer Pamela Mackey to handle claims against Sheriff Terry Maketa, who has been accused of promoting women with whom he had inappropriate relationships to positions they didn't earn, creating a hostile ...
Defense lawyer challenges Bodenweiser's accuser
GEORGETOWN – The man who said Eric Bodenweiser sexually abused him said he doesn't know why he has offered different numbers when asked how many times he was abused. The 37-year-old man told police in October 2012 Bodenweiser forced him ...
Convicted Las Vegas lawyer could face disbarment in pending misconduct ...
Convicted Las Vegas lawyer could face disbarment in pending misconduct ...
contractor's lawyer: 'I'm issuing subpoenas to everybody'
LINDA ROSIER / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Richard Basciano, whose company owned the building that collapsed onto the thrift store, is among those likely to be subpoenaed by the lawyer of demolition contractor Griffin Campbell. LINDA ROSIER / NEW ...
Former Selenski lawyer, investigator cleared
“I am surprised the attorney general of our state would have even allowed this prosecution,” Flora said. “I think she has an obligation to look at this personally and to see the impact on this lawyer, to see the impact it had on the Selenski homicide ...