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Have an ethics complaint against an Alaska lawyer? Good luck with a stacked ...
Have an ethics complaint against an Alaska lawyer? Good luck with a stacked ...
Cooper meets with investigating lawyer
Cooper meets with investigating lawyer. Superintendent Pat Cooper met with a Baton Rouge attorney Wednesday as a Lafayette Parish School Board-ordered investigation nears completion. Loading… Post to Facebook. Cooper meets with investigating ...
San Antonio lawyer arrested for trying to have witness killed
The 52-year-old lawyer and his partner earlier were charged with three counts of felony barratry for allegedly pressuring their San Antonio office manager to illegal solicit personal injury cases. The office manager has a civil suit against them in ...
Lincoln Recruits 'Lincoln Lawyer' McConaughey To Front For Brand
Considered under the knife as recently as a year ago, Lincoln now has recruited Oscar-winning, au courant actor Matthew McConaughey to front for the brand as Ford continues its about-face over the fate of its iconic luxury brand. McConaughey will debut ...
Body of Work: Lawyer Says Bodybuilding Has Changed Her Look and Her Life
Fairley says she hopes her story will help other lawyers. "We practice in a really stressful profession," says Drummond-Fairley. "Instead of turning to things like alcohol and drugs, this is a really good outlet and I want to let people know that it's ...
Lawyer Arrested for Trying to Have Witness Killed
The 52-year-old lawyer and his partner earlier were charged with three counts of felony barratry for allegedly pressuring their San Antonio office manager to illegal solicit personal injury cases. The office manager has a civil suit against them in ...
Zaimi rape case: Lawyer charged with intimidating, bribing witness
Galgano's lawyer, Robert Altchiler, said Levy is investigating Galgano because he was about to prove that prosecutors knew the woman who claimed Zaimi assaulted her in 2012 and this January was lying. Levy is "investigating George Galgano because he ...
Rising star defense lawyer charged with obstruction in drug case
Just two years ago, lawyer Beau Brindley stood at one of the peaks of his brilliant young career — representing drug dealer Alexander Vasquez in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. But on Thursday, Brindley's status as a rising star of Chicago's criminal ...
Lawyer to NSAC: Attorney General's office said Wanderlei Silva not needed at ...
Lawyer to NSAC: Attorney General's office said Wanderlei Silva not needed at ...
Murder defendant to get new lawyer
The alleged triggerman in a double homicide last year in Hilo will get a new lawyer. Hilo Circuit Judge Greg Nakamura granted Sean Ivan Masa Matsumoto's request Wednesday to replace Deputy Public Defender Jeff Ng with a court-appointed private ...
Michael Egan Can't Find A Lawyer In Case Against Bryan Singer
Singer's Los Angeles attorneys didn't immediately respond to requests for comment on Egan's recent filing. One of the lawyers, Marty Singer, who is not related to the director, previously said in a statement that Egan's lawyers were willing to settle ...
High court suspends Salem lawyer
The Oregon Supreme Court has suspended Salem lawyer Daniel J. Gatti in connection with settlements he brokered for a group of sex-abuse victims several years ago. The lawsuits were against the Catholic Church, the state of Oregon and Father Michael ...
Lawyer: New video indicates NYPD covered up key details in pedestrian's death
Lawyers representing the family of slain pedestrian Ryo Oyamada say newly obtained videobolsters their claims that police engaged in a cover-up of the circumstances surrounding his death. The 24-year-old Japanese student was struck and killed by a ...
Lawyer: jurors should be asked about news coverage
BLOOMINGTON — A lawyer for a Chicago man facing a second trial on manslaughter charges wants potential jurors questioned extensively about their knowledge of the first trial. Xavier Cordova, 29, was convicted in 2011 of manslaughter in the death of ...
Bangor lawyer's likeness coming down when attorney Smith joins Augusta firm
Smith has been a trial lawyer in Bangor since 1998, handling primarily criminal, personal injury and family cases, the press release said. In addition to practicing in state court, he has handled cases in federal court and before the 1st U.S. Circuit ...
Lawyer worried about client's 'unique appearance'
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The lawyer for a man charged with murder for his alleged role in the slayings of three Berkshire County men says he's concerned his client's "unique appearance" will prevent selection of impartial jurors. Caius Veiovis (KYE'-us ...
Caius Veiovis' lawyer worried about client's “unique appearance”
After discussing the matter, a Hampden Superior Court judge on Thursday told defense lawyer James Reardon Jr. he would ask potential jurors if there was anything about the Veiovis' appearance that would keep them from being fair. The trial is scheduled ...
Restaurant Worker Burned Mouth Before Customer Drank Toxic Tea, Lawyer Says
An employee at the restaurant had burned her tongue July 5 on the same substance, after she stuck her finger in a sugar container to test whether it contained any chemical cleaner and then licked her finger, family lawyer Paxton Guymon said at a ...
Lawyer for fired Jordan-Elbridge administrator William Hamilton: 'This is not ... - The Post-Standard
Lawyer for fired Jordan-Elbridge administrator William Hamilton: 'This is not ...
Lawyer Wants Seized $125K Wine Collection Back
A lawyer convicted of selling high-end wine from his home cellar despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws hopes to win back the seized collection before it's destroyed. Arthur Goldman's collection is estimated to be worth $125,000 or more, The ...
Lawyer wants seized $125K wine collection back
PHILADELPHIA -- A lawyer convicted of selling high-end wine from his home cellar despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws hopes to win back the seized collection before it's destroyed. Arthur Goldman's collection is estimated to be worth $125,000 or ...
Lawyer wants back $125K wine collection that was seized and could be destroyed
PHILADELPHIA – A lawyer convicted of selling high-end wine from his home cellar despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws hopes to win back the seized collection before it's destroyed. Arthur Goldman's collection is estimated to be worth $125,000 or more ...
Disbarred lawyer with no fingerprints faces theft charge in Colorado
A disbarred bankruptcy lawyer in Virginia who police believe used chemicals to remove her fingerprints to hide her identity allegedly bilked at least two elderly men out of their homes and will be extradited to Colorado to face the charges, Reuters ...
Lawyer For Michael Brown And Trayvon Martin Emerges As A Central Figure In ...
Lawyer For Michael Brown And Trayvon Martin Emerges As A Central Figure In ...
Court Nixes Claim That Lawyer Wasn't Persuasive Enough
A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man serving a life sentence for carjacking and robbery can't pursue an ineffective assistance of counsel claim against his attorney by arguing she did not do enough before trial to persuade him to plead ...
Lawyer Begs Court's Mercy for Costly Missed Deadline
Conti granted the company an extension because it showed in its papers that lawyers checked the settlement administrator's website for the opt-out deadline, but the site wasn't updated.Hitachi lawyer Eliot Adelson, a partner with Kirkland & Ellis, said ...
Christopher Lee's attorney discusses Erin Corwin case
Not even the lawyer representing Christopher Brandon Lee, who is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 19-year-old Marine wife Erin Corwin, knows when his client will return to California. "I won't know until he's actually in the ...
North Side lawyer found healing within his art
“I said, 'My art speaks for itself,' ” recalled the full-time lawyer, part-time artist as his wife, Barbara Talerico, stood next to him, rolling her eyes. “Now I have something to say,” he said, laughing. The 61-year-old talked for more than an hour to ...
Salem lawyer suspended for 90 days
The Oregon Supreme Court building on State Street in Salem on a cold and rainy day on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. (Photo: DANIELLE PETERSON / Statesman Journal)Buy Photo. 1 CONNECT 2 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. A Salem attorney ...
State hires lawyer to recover money stolen by Benda
According to a lawyer for Northern Beef, there was a secret agreement that required Northern Beef to divert $550,000 to SDRC Inc. This was later confirmed publicly by Jackley after his 2013 investigation. SDRC was a private company that was formed in ...
Chris Guedri Named Richmond VA's “Lawyer of the Year”
Allen & Allen is pleased to congratulate P. Christopher Guedri who has been named Best Lawyers' 2014-15 Richmond Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year.” This honor is particularly significant because only one attorney from each ...
Warren, through lawyer, disavows Ready for Warren
In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Warren fully disavowed herself of Ready for Warren, a super PAC with the explicit goal of encouraging the liberal Massachusetts senator to run for president in 2016. Follow @politicaltickerFollow @ ...
Lawyer: Bonnie Schilling seeks computer access
“We would like and will be seeking as immediate access as we can get to the computer, so we can make our own analysis,” Schilling's lawyer, Michael Sussman said. Sussman told the Journal last month that the allegation against Schilling was changing a ...
Lawyer: Utah restaurant had other chemical burn
Family lawyer Paxton Guymon's comments came at a news conference that also was attended by the burned woman's husband, who said she is recovering but suffering from nightmares as she relives the incident. Guymon said he learned about the previous ...
Clues emerge in direction of Walsh investigation
Add comment. Clues emerge in direction of Walsh investigation. Originally published: August 23, 2014 9:01 PM Updated: August 23, 2014 9:45 PM By WILL VAN SANT [email protected] Edward Walsh shakes hands with State Sen. Lee Zeldin at ...
Lemonade, Snails.... And The Best Use Of Lawyers In The Boardroom
Amid the wave upon wave of financial penalties and litigation to hit publicly listed companies that have lost their way on fundamental issues of corporate governance, there is something new to think about: the role of lawyers in the boardroom. On this ...
For small businesses, lawyer is counsel for a day
Tackling legal issues can be a minefield for many small business owners, who often don't have the resources to employ their own in-house attorney. As a former general counsel, Jan Glassman knew that start-ups need advice on the same issues as big ...
Lawyer for Dollar General developer tweaks Bread & Puppet for skit, says ...
Lawyer for Dollar General developer tweaks Bread & Puppet for skit, says ...
A decent lawyer should tell liberals they're damned fools and ought to stop
“About half the practice of a decent lawyer consists in telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should stop.” So supposedly said Elihu Root, New York lawyer and secretary of war and of state, and U.S. senator from 1909 to 1915. Today it ...
Former lawyer becomes Sacred Heart priest
Even though Wesolowski was middle-aged and entrenched in his 18-year career as a lawyer in Mount Vernon, mainly handling real estate matters, he saw a need for clergy. Being a priest had been in the back of his mind since second grade, but that ...
Lawyer faces charges from Nevada's State Bar, rape allegation
Burford's case, now with a different lawyer, is pending before Cadish. In April the judge found that Phillips had “intentionally failed to comply” with a 2010 court order. “The … court expects to refer this matter to the State Bar of Nevada for any ...
This Kansas Lawyer Is Planning To 'Torpedo' Obama's Major Immigration Changes
He is also the most prominent figure among a small group of lawyers working to punch legal holes in Obama's immigration policies. Obama has pledged to act alone in the face of congressional inaction on immigration reform, and an announcement could ...
'It feels like going back in time': Life as a rural lawyer
(Working Stories is a recurring series of pieces in which we collect stories of how and why people work. This has been lightly edited for clarity.) Donna Taylor, county judge, 7th Judicial District, Nebraska: There's a great deal of need for young ...
8500 residents. 12 attorneys: America's rural lawyer shortage
CENTER, Neb. — Fourteen years ago, the veteran lawyer built his retirement home. He decorated the basement with snowmen and skis, a nod to how he'd like to spend the future. But John Thomas, 61, can't retire. Can't plan lengthy trips to Colorado ...
Notorious BIG Lawyer Says LAPD To Blame For Chris Brown Party Melee Where ...
Notorious BIG Lawyer Says LAPD To Blame For Chris Brown Party Melee Where ...
Indictment has Rick Perry reaching out to former adversaries – a trial lawyer ...
Indictment has Rick Perry reaching out to former adversaries – a trial lawyer ...
Lawyer charged with witness-tampering; his counsel calls case 'a total ...
Lawyer charged with witness-tampering; his counsel calls case 'a total ...
Lawyer: No Evidence Tied to Drunken Driver's Death
Barajas' truck had run out of gas about 100 yards from the family's home. While the murder weapon was never found, prosecutors have suggested that the holster and ammunition were evidence that Barajas owned a weapon. Barajas' lawyer, Sam Cammack, ...
Ex-sheriff's lawyer posts defense video online
GREENFIELD, Ind. (AP) — An attorney has posted online a 10-minute video he says is aimed at clearing former central Indiana sheriff's name surrounding accusations he spent public money on himself. The video follows the city of Greenfield's $100,000 ...
Lawyer Arrested, Charged in Alleged Murder for Hire Plot to Kill Witness
An attorney was arrested and charged with criminal solicitation of capital murder for an alleged "murder for hire" plot targeting a woman who filed a civil suit and police report alleging the lawyer committed barratry. The alleged plot came to light ...