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Divorce Lawyer Real Talk: Are Celebrity Marriages...
Divorce Lawyer Real Talk: Are Celebrity Marriages...
Lawyer won't contest suspension in North Dakota
FARGO, N.D. — A Moorhead, Minnesota lawyer who was suspended by the Minnesota Supreme Court is facing a similar ban in North Dakota. Joan LaRae Meidinger was suspended in Minnesota for a minimum of six months for failing to cooperate with a ...
Bergdahl's lawyer knows the military, media
SAN ANTONIO — The civilian lawyer for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says his profession isn't about the big cases, and the most important ones often involve obscure attorneys and fly below the public's radar. But Eugene Fidell is one of the nation's best ...
Terry Dickson: 'Silk stocking lawyer' has fun writing fiction
Perhaps the most successful lawyer turned author is John Grisham, whose most successful books are about his profession. “Luck Be A Chicken” has plenty about lawyers from the “silk stocking” Atlanta firm to a reference to “one a them refrigerator-magnet ...
Columbia lawyer to be sworn in Monday as head of national bar association
Columbia lawyer William Hubbard will be sworn in Monday in Boston as president of the American Bar Association. “He has achieved what for American lawyers is really the pinnacle,” said S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal, who is interrupting a ...
Delaware lawyer will defend pot charge for free
They shouldn't have to pay for a lawyer, too, he says. That's why he is offering to represent them for free, and encouraging other attorneys to do the same. “It's something sort of natural for me to go ahead and offer this kind of representation, to ...
Calling their bluff? Pizza chain's lawyer challenges Parkway's powerhouse firm ...
Calling their bluff? Pizza chain's lawyer challenges Parkway's powerhouse firm ...
Case against lawyer officially closed
A federal judge on Friday granted a prosecution request to dismiss fraud charges against Lupas, who was accused of operating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that defrauded dozens of area residents. U.S. District Judge Robert Mariani, who declared ...
Pro-pot lawyer will defend for free
WILMINGTON, Del. — It's bad enough that someone charged with simple possession of marijuana in Delaware faces more than $1,100 in fines and court costs; the possibility of probation; and the stain of a criminal conviction on their record, attorney ...
Lawyer: Bridgeport dragging feet on driveway payment
The lawyer for the adjoining condominium complex claims the city of Bridgeport is stonewalling, three months after it agreed to pay $20,000 to the residents of the Breakwater Key condominium for plantings and a fence to divide the 1,200-foot gravel ...
Lawyer says porch shooter 'shocked' by verdict
In this undated file photo is the cover of a funeral program showing 19-year-old Renisha McBride from a service in Detroit. (AP Photo/Detroit News). DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of a young, unarmed ...
San Diego deputy city attorney named Trial Lawyer of the Year
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A San Diego deputy city attorney who helped win a $1.15 billion settlement against lead-based paint manufacturers was named a 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the public interest law firm Public Justice. Paul Prather was part of a ...
Man allegedly steals attorney's identity, then poses as lawyer
If you hired a "Shlomo G. Dickerman" in Brooklyn to represent you in court, you better find someone new: he's been arrested for allegedly stealing the identity of an actual lawyer and posing as an attorney more than 10 times. In 2009, the man calling ...
Trayvon Martin's lawyer hired by fam...
Trayvon Martin's lawyer hired by fam...
Tracy Morgan 'struggling' to recover after car crash, lawyer says
Tracy Morgan is struggling to recover two months after he was nearly killed in a tragic New Jersey Turnpike wreck, his lawyer said. The "30 Rock" star's attorney, Benedict Morelli, told the Daily News that the 45-year-old comedian has made some ...
Lake judge race pits incumbent vs. lawyer
Lake County Judge Terry Neal, who has been wielding a gavel for almost nine years, faces a challenge in the Aug. 26 election from Clermont lawyer Daniel Archer, who markets his services to motorcyclists. County judges serve six-year terms and generally ...
Better Call Saul Teaser Makes A Good Case To Lawyer Up
AMC has given us a great little tease of their upcoming Breaking Bad spinoff series Better Call Saul. The video may only clock in at ten seconds, but it's ten seconds of straight-up Saul Goodman, working his magic in explaining just how crucial a ...
Can You Be A Lawyer And A Bikini Model At The Same Time?
They say that women who are lawyers can have it all, but when we live in a world where we're put up against such odds, it seems like an improbable, if not impossible, feat. That's why attorneys across the country are talking about a recent law school ...
Judge Judy, Hartford Lawyer Settle Dispute Over Ad
Television's Judge Judy and a Hartford personal injury lawyer she sued for allegedly using her image in ads without her permission have settled the case, the TV personality said. Terms weren't disclosed. Judith Sheindlin, a retired family court judge ...
Lawyer in Tragic Adoption Case Facing Malpractice Lawsuit
POLK COUNTY, Iowa — An Ankeny couple is filing a malpractice lawsuit against a Des Moines attorney. It comes after their adoptive child died after he was given back to his birth mother. Rachel and Heidi McFarland are suing Jason Rieper for failing to ...
Lawyer: No drugs, booze in woman beaten by officer
Lawyer: No drugs, booze in woman beaten by officer. Associated Press. By TAMI ABDOLLAH 21 minutes ago. 0 shares. Content preferences. Done. Associated Press Videos. LA Woman Punched by Patrolman Speaks.  LA Woman Punched by Patrolman ...
Former Roanoke bankruptcy lawyer, arrested in Ohio, removed her own ...
Former Roanoke bankruptcy lawyer, arrested in Ohio, removed her own ...
Defense lawyer claims assaulted woman at fault for 'having eye open'
The lawyer for a Brooklyn man convicted of rupturing an elderly woman's eyeball when he kicked in her car's window in a post-Hurricane Sandy gas-line rage, Monday blamed the victim's severe injury on… the victim. “Had her eyelid been closed, the ...
Judge is accused of 'extreme and personal' hostility toward lawyer
A municipal judge in New Jersey is accused in an ethics complaint of hostile treatment of a defense lawyer, resulting in an acrimonious relationship that became so well-known in the legal community that mutual colleagues tried to intervene. The ...
Monsey rabbi to plead not guilty to sex-abuse charges: lawyer
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. A prominent Monsey rabbi who runs a boy's school will plead not guilty to potential sexual abuse charges when he's arraigned Tuesday morning, his lawyer said. Monsey principal arrested, charges ...
Supreme Court wants lawyer to explain appeal
A disciplinary board is going to investigate whether a lawyer who filed an appeal without a client's permission faces ethics violations. Philadelphia lawyer Marc Bookman filed an appeal on behalf of convicted killer Michael Ballard, without Ballard's ...
Lawyer: Police Haven't Talked To Michael Brown Shooting Witness
Lawyer: Police Haven't Talked To Michael Brown Shooting Witness. The Huffington Post | By Braden Goyette · Email. Posted: 08/12/2014 9:02 am EDT Updated: 2 hours ago. Print Article. Michael Brown Sr., holds up a photo of himself, at right, his son, ...
Tracy Morgan 'Still Struggling' Post-Crash, Says Lawyer
Tracy Morgan was released from a rehabilitation facility on July 12, but during a visit to NBC's “Today” show, the actor's lawyer revealed that Morgan is “still struggling” to recover from the June 7 car crash that killed Morgan's friend, comedian ...
Bobby Jindal shouldn't be deposed in Common Core case, lawyer argues - The Times-Picayune
Bobby Jindal should not have to be deposed, lawyers for state officials argued to a Baton Rouge judge on Tuesday. The court appearance before Judge Todd Hernandez at 19th Judicial District Court involved just one of the lawsuits that have been filed in ...
Brandon Hinman seeks lawyer to fight felony grand larceny, forgery charges - The Post-Standard
Weedsport, NY -- Brandon Hinman doesn't have a lawyer as he faces felony grand larceny and forgery charges, according to Cayuga County District Attorney Jon E. Budelmann. Hinman, 31, was arrested July 29, and charged with second-degree criminal ...
The IRS' Lawyer
The pro-Israel group Z Street sued the IRS for viewpoint discrimination in 2010, and its case is proceeding in court. I wrote last month about the Justice Department lawyer representing the IRS in the case: He happens to be a former employee of Lois ...
The IRS's Lawyer
The pro-Israel group Z Street sued the IRS for viewpoint discrimination in 2010, and its case is proceeding in court. I wrote last month about the Justice Department lawyer representing the IRS in the case: He happens to be a former employee of Lois ...
Lawyer blasts city for withholding firefighter death report; claims chief told ...
Lawyer blasts city for withholding firefighter death report; claims chief told ...
McDaniel lists own lawyer as irregular vote
As Chris McDaniel's team continues to scour voting records to add to an expected legal challenge of his loss to Thad Cochran, it has listed McDaniel's lead lawyer in the challenge, and his wife, as irregular votes that should be tossed out. McDaniel ...
On the Move: A Litigator and a Corporate Lawyer Move to Taylor English
Charles McKnight says he already knew many of the Taylor English lawyers he's working with. John Disney/Daily Report. Longtime Atlanta lawyers Charles McKnight and Allan Tanenbaum joined Taylor English Duma last week. McKnight was a name partner ...
Among the questionable votes presented by Chris McDaniel's lawyer? His own.
Chris McDaniel's longer-then-long-shot hopes for overturning the results of the June 24 Republican Senate runoff election in Mississippi hinge upon a key argument: That thousands of voters in the runoff were Democrats who had voted in the Democratic ...
The Greatest Lawyer Letter Ever? The ATL Lawyer Letter Bracket — Day 4
Now for the last 4 contenders in our lawyer letter bracket. Be sure to check out the previous three installments where polls are still active for another week. Here's Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3. As of right now, there are a pair of upsets in the offing ...
Macedonia is fighting over whether or not to pay its lawyer - The Plain Dealer
MACEDONIA, Ohio -- A fight is brewing in Macedonia over whether or not to pay the city's legal department. Mayor Don Kuchta has refused requests by City Council to turn over detailed records of how the law director spends city money, while the mayor ...
Lawyer: Kidnapped NH Teen Suffered "Unspeakable Violence"
A lawyer for the family of kidnapped New Hampshire teen Abigail Hernandez issued a statement Tuesday thanking police and members of the community for their support. "Abby needs and wants some time and space to physically and emotionally heal," ...
Solitary confinement limited inmate's access to legal advice, lawyer say
ELIZABETH — The lawyer for a prison inmate who spent three years in solitary confinement said in court today that his client was denied access to legal advisers during that time. Lester Alford, 41, who is serving a 50-year sentence for a 1994 murder ...
YP Spotlight: Clark helps bands lawyer up
I started sending out emails to people I'd worked with: "Hey, I'm a lawyer. Do you need any legal work done?" Q. What sort of work do you handle for artists, specifically? A lot of clients I do just contract work for. They may do a license or need me ...
Ask the Lawyer: Do lawyers really chase ambulances?
Q: Don't mean to offend, but I got a pretty good laugh out of a comic strip. There were two dogs sitting on the sidewalk, and a third dog was running after and barking at an ambulance. One of the dogs on the sidewalk said to the other, “His owner is a ...
Cindy Lawyer
CHARLESTON -- Cynthia Kay Lawyer, age 56 of Charleston, passed away at Carle Foundation Hospital on Saturday, August 9, 2014. A Graveside Service celebrating her life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Roselawn Cemetery in ...
Washoe trustees approve lawyer fees to defend school district
Businesswoman Michonne Ascuaga, also head of the Washoe K-12 Education Foundation, a group that goes after donations to support district programs, asked the board to take a step back before entering the realm of lawyers and lawsuits. "You do have a ...
TONY STEWART NEEDS TO LAWYER UP
Those words were from race car driver Paul Kinney, who was in the very same race in which driver Tony Stewart's car struck and killed rival driver Kevin Ward Jr. I'm sure everybody has seen the video by now. Ward's car had been bumped by Stewart's car, ...
Abigail Hernandez Was 'Violently Abducted,' Lawyer States
The lawyer for Abigail Hernandez, the New Hampshire girl who disappeared for nine months, said today she was "violently abducted" and endured “numerous acts of unspeakable violence.” It was the first time anyone from the girl's family, police or her ...
Lawyer: Kidnapped Abigail Hernandez Suffered "Unspeakable Violence"
According to a statement posted today by Abigail "Abby" Hernandez's lawyer, the 15-year-old endured "numerous acts of unspeakable violence" while being held in captivity for nine months. Hernandez was abducted last October walking home from school in ...
BakerHostetler snags antitrust lawyer to start Philly litigation practice
... the Woodcock lawyer assigned to manage the Philadelphia office, said at the time of the merger that one of his chief responsibilities will be to recruit lawyers from practices other than intellectual property to work along side the indigenous ...
How super lawyer Jay Brown (and others) lobbied Clark County to win medical ...
How super lawyer Jay Brown (and others) lobbied Clark County to win medical ...
Ex-professor's lawsuit against Bay Path University takes another twist ... - The Republican
Ex-professor's lawsuit against Bay Path University takes another twist ...