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Lawyer who stole millions from in-laws is 'a sociopath': relatives
The seething in-laws of a Ponzi-scheming lawyer ​who defraud​ed them and other investors out of more than $4.7 million,​ blasted him as a cruel sociopath ​who tore their family apart ​at his Manhattan sentencing ​Tuesday ​as his three children sobbed ...
Long Island Lawyer Sentenced in Ponzi Scheme That Defrauded Relatives
As the sentencing of a Long Island lawyer began on Tuesday, the courtroom immediately assumed the posture of a house divided. The left side of Justice Gregory Carro's courtroom in Manhattan was filled with supporters and close relatives of the lawyer, ...
Bryan Singer Sex Abuse Accuser Being Dropped by His Lawyer
Now, Egan is being dropped by his lawyer, Jeff Herman. "We are in the process of withdrawing from representing Mr. Egan in all his cases and have no further comment concerning his matters at this time," read a statement from Herman's office. "We cannot ...
Yelp reviewer sued for libel by Natomas lawyer
A Natomas lawyer is suing a Yelp user for a negative review he claims was fabricated just to hurt his law firm. However, for the lawsuit to move forward, bankruptcy attorney Anthony Hughes will need to convince Yelp to reveal the identity of the person ...
The Lawyer's Apprentice
Apprentices and lawyers in Oakland, Calif., clown around with a stovepipe hat (an homage to Abe Lincoln) and a copy of "Practicing Law in the Sharing Economy," a book by Janelle Orsi, a mentoring lawyer. From left, Christina Oatfield, Chris Tittle ...
Chicago case, Texas lawyer?
I couldn't sleep recently and turned on the TV late night/early morning. I was stunned by the number of creepy lawyer ads out there. Years ago I did a legal tip of the day on WGN radio and felt a little weird about it because I think any lawyer ...
San Jose: Lawyer for man accused of murdering wife in 1989 complains DA's ...
San Jose: Lawyer for man accused of murdering wife in 1989 complains DA's ...
Lawyer Sues GM on Behalf of 658 Plaintiffs
A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in New York City names ...
Lawyer sues GM on behalf of 658 plaintiffs
DETROIT -- A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in New York ...
How This Lawyer Who Dared To Call The Constitution 'Progressive' Just ...
How This Lawyer Who Dared To Call The Constitution 'Progressive' Just ...
Doug Wojcik's lawyer releases new video to counter abuse allegations
The video provided by Wojcik's lawyer includes two extended clips, one of a game against Elon in December of 2012 and one during a practice that season. "The video of the Elon game shows that coach Wojcik substituted Dixon out of the game after the ...
Mixon's Lawyer, "Joe Has Done Nothing Wrong"
As we passed on from our Norman Police Department sources on Friday evening, Joe Mixon met with police investigators today. While the investigation is still ongoing, and will continue to be so for several days, we've not heard anything from Joe himself ...
Lawyer Drops Accuser in Bryan Singer Sex Abuse Lawsuit
"As Mr. Egan and his now ex-lawyers know, a legitimate claim in this type of case can run into the millions of dollars, so their willingness to resolve it for such a relatively low figure demonstrates their total lack of confidence in their chances for ...
Lawyer: Fatal shot at Golden Nugget fired in defense
Bond was set Wednesday at XXX,000 for the man accused of fatally shooting a 36-year-old man in the parking lot of the Golden Nugget. Alex Penland,. Loading… Post to Facebook. Lawyer: Fatal shot at Golden Nugget fired in defense Bond was set ...
Report: Bryan Singer Accuser's Lawyer Drops Him As Client After Trying To ...
Report: Bryan Singer Accuser's Lawyer Drops Him As Client After Trying To ...
The Careerist: Zen and the Art of Lawyering
Lawyers are often thought of as a miserable lot: depressed, anxious, bitter and frequently alcoholic. Whether this is true or overstated is a matter of debate. But the view that lawyers are unhappy is ubiquitous, and there's now a growing scholarship ...
Lawyer sues General Motors on behalf of 658 plaintiffs over faulty ignition ...
Lawyer sues General Motors on behalf of 658 plaintiffs over faulty ignition ...
Hearing set for Hollywood sex abuse lawyer change
HONOLULU (AP) — A court hearing in Honolulu has been scheduled for lawyers who want out of a case accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse. The Aug. 6 hearing will discuss a request by attorneys Jeff Herman and Mark Gallagher to withdraw ...
China trial of Uighur scholar within weeks, lawyer says
BEIJING (Reuters) - A prominent ethnic Uighur professor from China's Xinjiang region could be tried on separatism charges within weeks, his lawyer said on Thursday, in a case that has attracted concern over judicial and human rights abuses. China on ...
Mason City Murder Defendent's Lawyer Fined
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of the lawyers for a Mason City murder defendant has been fined $400 for contempt of court. The Mason City Globe Gazette says Judge DeDra Schroeder found Letitia Turner in contempt on July 8 during the trial of Michael ...
Lawyer's Mental Decline Needn't Be Reported Without Evidence of Actual ...
Lawyer's Mental Decline Needn't Be Reported Without Evidence of Actual ...
Serial arsonist's lawyer asks for mental health exam in Butternut Street murder
Patrick Kelley, accused of setting fire to a 931 Butternut St., was charged with murder after the resident died. His lawyer, Fran Walter, asked for a mental health exam during arraignment today. State Supreme Court Justice John Brunetti authorized the ...
Lawyer for Bicyclist Says Sunset Hills Mayor Receiving Special Treatment from ...
Lawyer for Bicyclist Says Sunset Hills Mayor Receiving Special Treatment from ...
Savannah Lawyer Seeks Internet Victims for Reality TV Show
The Savannah lawyer made a casting call via Facebook for his reality show, "Casino's Law." He's seeking people who've experienced online bullying, stalking, identity theft, malicious reviews of their business or had inappropriate photos posted without ...
Hollywood Lawyer Marty Singer Wins $323K After Beating Extortion Claim
This put the fear in some in the legal community that strongly-worded letters and cease-and-desist demands could trigger liability for lawyers and their clients. Singer -- whose clients include Charlie Sheen, Quentin Tarantino and Bryan Singer ...
Class Action Alleges Lawyers' Calls to Inmates Still Recorded, Visitation ...
Class Action Alleges Lawyers' Calls to Inmates Still Recorded, Visitation ...
Lawyer argues $10000 bail should be set for Austin Garcia, 17, in Springfield ...
Lawyer argues $10000 bail should be set for Austin Garcia, 17, in Springfield ...
Do-It-Yourself Lawyers
Law school isn't the only route to becoming a lawyer. In states that allow it, a tiny fraction of the tens of thousands of people who take state bar exams were trained as apprentices, with no other legal education. It's a difficult approach, the bar ...
Ask a Lawyer
You don't need a lawyer until you need a lawyer, but a good one can save your life and a bad one can cost you everything. Folks, in this election – with more judges on the ballot than spandex during Elvis week – we need a lawyer to tell us the ...
Judge fines civil rights lawyer for lying
A Danbury civil rights lawyers was fined by a federal judge for lying in a lawsuit that claimed Bridgeport city officials have a policy against hiring African-American lawyers. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer threw out Josephine Smalls Miller's ...
Andrew Cuomo hires criminal lawyer to represent governor's office as scandal ...
Andrew Cuomo hires criminal lawyer to represent governor's office as scandal ...
Judge fines civil rights lawyer for lying
A Danbury civil rights lawyer was fined by a federal judge for lying in a lawsuit that claimed Bridgeport city officials have a policy against hiring black lawyers. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer threw out Josephine Smalls Miller's discrimination ...