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Daniel M. Rendine, 105, longtime lawyer
Daniel M. Rendine, 105, a longtime Philadelphia lawyer and an avid golfer who once played in a twice-weekly foursome that included the pool legend Willie Mosconi and the newscaster Tom Snyder, died Monday, Dec. 29, of heart failure at Chestnut Hill ...
Utah woman posed as lawyer, discussed plea deals for clients
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police have arrested a woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and negotiating a plea agreement with prosecutors. Investigators believe Karla Carbo, 29, of South Jordan impersonated an attorney at least three times during the last ...
Karla Carbo Lawyer: 29-Year-Old Karla Carbo Accused Of Posing As A Lawyer ...
Karla Carbo Lawyer: 29-Year-Old Karla Carbo Accused Of Posing As A Lawyer ...
Chicago's Top Cop Ties The Knot With Lawyer
The New York City native married Chicago personal injury lawyer Kristin Barnette on New Year's Eve Wednesday. After a civil ceremony, the pair entertained 274 guests with a dinner in which they paid homage to their respective hometowns by serving hot ...
Soothing the Aged With Verse, a Lawyer Takes a Road Less Traveled
On the public stage, Marvin Wexler is a hard-boiled commercial litigator, skilled at defending the unpopular: the actress Vanessa Redgrave, for instance, when she was cut from a role for supporting the Palestine Liberation Organization in the 1980s ...
Lawyer banks on 'DUI Dick' name to find clients
Lawyer banks on 'DUI Dick' name to find clients. Nashville lawyer Dick Strong knows his name is funny, but he hopes it will help business. Loading… Post to Facebook. Lawyer banks on 'DUI Dick' name to find clients Nashville lawyer Dick Strong knows ...
California lawyer who inherited client's wealth ordered to pay charities
The judgment against her San Diego-area lawyer, Carl Dimeff, is to be shared evenly by Doctors without Borders, the National Public Radio Foundation, the United Nations Children's Fund and the San Diego State University-based public television channel ...
California lawyer who inherited client's wealth ordered to pay charities
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A judge has ordered a California lawyer to pay four prominent non-profit groups, including Doctors Without Borders, a total of $4.3 million for using "undue influence" in arranging to inherit money a client originally meant to ...
Utah woman accused of posing as a lawyer
SALT LAKE CITY – Utah police have arrested a woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and negotiating a plea agreement with prosecutors. Investigators believe Karla Carbo, 29, of South Jordan impersonated an attorney at least three times during the past ...
Woman suspected of posing as lawyer arrested
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah police have arrested a woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and negotiating a plea agreement with prosecutors. Investigators believe Karla Carbo, 29, of South Jordan impersonated an attorney at least three times during the ...
Woman accused of impersonating lawyer
Police say a woman in Utah was arrested after being accused of posing as a lawyer and negotiating a plea deal. Sheriff's Capt. Justin Martinez told the The Associated Press that Karla Carbo, 29, of South Jordan, impersonated an attorney at least three ...
Report: Egypt threatens to arrest British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney ...
Report: Egypt threatens to arrest British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney ...
How to Fight the Campus Speech Police: Get a Good Lawyer
Yet when Mr. Mael's lawyer initially corresponded with university counsel, he was informed that “parties involved in the conduct process are not permitted to engage legal counsel to act or speak on their behalf.” Covington & Burling paid no heed. With ...
Rowland's lawyer seeks delay in sentencing
(AP) — A lawyer for former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland is seeking a delay in next week's sentencing, saying he was not informed of some key evidence. Rowland was convicted in September of conspiring to hide payments for work he did on the 2012 ...
Egypt Threatens To Arrest Human Rights Lawyer Amal Clooney
Amal Clooney, the leading human rights barrister, was threatened with arrest by Egypian officials after she identified flaws in the country's justice system that led to the jailing of three Al Jazeera journalists, it has emerged. British-Lebanese ...
Lawyer says fatal buoy accident was avoidable
A lawyer for one of the men injured in a fatal accident at Pearl Harbor's Middle Loch last month said they should never have been allowed to work right under a huge buoy that fell on them. The buoy crashed into a group of workmen on a floating platform ...
Lawyer: Man accused in Apple store rampage was trying to get deported
A Vietnamese man who appeared in a British court for smashing iPads at an Apple store was trying to get deported, his lawyer said. File Photo by Brian Kersey/UPI. | License Photo. BRISTOL, England, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A Vietnamese man who used a brick to ...
Lawyer in trouble for speaking out on sex assault policy
On her final day as an Air Force lawyer, Capt. Maribel Jarzabek figured she could finally speak out. It was Dec. 2, three weeks before she officially separated from the service. It was also the same day a group of senators gathered on Capitol Hill to ...
North Platte attorney of 50+ years, Simants' lawyer passes away at 79
It was to Larry Hatch, his longtime friend and barber, that Leonard Vyhnalek mentioned retirement. “He told me, 'Larry, don't tell anybody but I'm going to retire on Jan. 1,'” Hatch said. Thank you for reading and relying on Omaha.com for your news and ...
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney 'threatened with arrest' in Egypt
British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney claimed in an interview published Saturday that she was threatened with arrest in Egypt after identifying flaws in the judicial system that later contributed to the convictions of three Al-Jazeera journalists ...
Defense: Lawyer in bombings case opposed violence
NEW YORK (AP) - Lawyers for an Egyptian attorney who pleaded guilty in connection to the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa say a judge should sentence him with knowledge that he has long opposed violence. The lawyers filed papers for ...
Egyptian lawyer who pleaded guilty in bombings case tells NY judge he always ...
Egyptian lawyer who pleaded guilty in bombings case tells NY judge he always ...
Lawyer asks judge to delay former governor's sentencing
HARTFORD -- A lawyer for former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland is seeking a delay in next week's sentencing, saying he was not informed of some key evidence. Rowland was convicted in September of conspiring to hide payments for work he did on the ...
US lawyer Alan Dershowitz threatens charges over sex claim
A US lawyer says he is planning legal action against a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him and Prince Andrew when she was a minor. Alan Dershowitz said he wanted her claims to be made under oath. Mr Dershowitz, a former Harvard ...
Lawyer says teacher Nicole McDonough having sex with student is 'not a crime'
A New Jersey attorney says it was 'not a crime' for his client, a married high school teacher, to have sex with an 18-year-old student student. English teacher Nicole McDonough, 32, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of second-degree official misconduct ...
Lawyer Says Bahrain Shiite Leader Formally Charged
The defense lawyer of one of Bahrain's most prominent Shiite opposition leaders says prosecutors formally have charged Sheikh Ali Salman with four charges that carry sentences ranging from three years to life in prison. Abdulla al-Shamlawi told The ...
Lawyer says Bahrain Shiite leader formally charged
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The defense lawyer of one of Bahrain's most prominent Shiite opposition leaders says prosecutors formally have charged Sheikh Ali Salman with four charges that carry sentences ranging from three years to life in prison. Abdulla ...
The subtle impact of Richmond lawyer George Martin
Career: intern, Children's Defense Fund, summer 1975; intern, Charles D. Chambliss Esq., summer 1976; summer associate, Hirschler, Fleischer, Weinberg, Cox & Allen law firm, 1977; intern, Danzansky, Dickey, Tydings, Quint & Gordon law firm, 1977-78; ...
Teresa Giudice surrendered at 3 a.m. today; 'She was ready,' lawyer says
The reality show breakout, whose star plummeted amid financial scandal and criminal charges, left her Montville Township mansion shortly after midnight in the back seat of a black SUV driven by her lawyer, James J. Leonard Jr. She surrendered just ...
Lawyer convicted of stealing from his own employees
A jury has found a Minneapolis attorney guilty of diverting money meant for his staff's retirement accounts to pay himself instead. The Star Tribune reports on the verdict, handed down Friday in the trial of John Bonner III. Bonner, of the law firm ...
Lawyer says Obama immigration order has no bearing on Pittsburgh re-entry case
A lawyer for a Mexican man charged with entering the U.S. illegally said Sunday a federal judge's ruling last month that President Barack Obama's immigration policy violates the constitution has no bearing on his client's case because it's a criminal ...
Milwaukee lawyer part of $16.6 billion Bank of America settlement
A lawyer from a boutique Milwaukee firm recently scored part of the biggest False Claims Act settlement against the banking industry -- $16.6 billion dollars from Bank of America. It's just another day (away from) the office for Brian Mahany. His ...
TGI Friday's paying off employees to stop suit: lawyer
Justin Swartz, a lawyer for the workers, said in a letter to federal Judge Analisa Torres that the restaurant chain is “attempting to 'pick off' every plaintiff who joins the case” by paying them off before she can rule whether 40,000 employees ...
The Troll's Lawyer
Ekeland was a burned out, hard-drinking lawyer trying to start his own firm. Five months earlier he had quit his $210,000-a-year job at one of the big boy global corporate law firms, where he had become intimately acquainted with Securities and ...
WPB lawyer Prather bows out of Fla Bar race
West Palm Beach lawyer David Prather has bowed out of the race for Florida Bar president, citing family medical reasons. The move leaves a clear path for Tampa lawyer Bill Schifino Jr. to be president when the new term begins in June. In a Jan. 2 ...
Personal-Injury Lawyer Gets Personal About Lawyers Who Sue Him
Eric Turkewitz is a personal-injury lawyer, the kind many Forbes readers would rather see out of business. He writes a popular blog that opposes tort reform and celebrates the power of juries to award his clients tens of thousands or millions of ...
Former OJ Simpson lawyer Alan Dershowitz, Prince Andrew fire back at sex ...
Former OJ Simpson lawyer Alan Dershowitz, Prince Andrew fire back at sex ...
Lawyer Sandy Rubenstein will not face rape charges: sources
After an exhaustive investigation that included interviews of 48 people including Rubenstein and the accuser, prosecutors announced Monday afternoon that they concluded there was no case. "Given the available evidence, the degree of the complainant's ...
Fired Morgan Stanley Adviser Didn't Sell Data, Lawyer Says
Galen Marsh, 30, “acknowledged that he should not have obtained the account information and has been cooperating with Morgan Stanley to protect the firm and its customers,” his lawyer, Robert C. Gottlieb of Gottlieb & Gordon LLP, said today in a phone ...
U. professor files sex abuse suit against US lawyer, Prince Andrew
"These lawyers engaged in unethical behavior and should be disbarred," an angry Alan Dershowitz said on NBC's "Today" show. Dershowitz was responding to allegations that he had sexual relations with a then 15-year-old girl who was a "sex slave" for ...
New York's 'Hamas lawyer' headed to prison
Stanley Cohen has made a career out of defending rights activists, people living on the margins of society and clients many Americans believe don't even deserve due process, including Osama bin Laden's son in law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith. Cohen is known ...
Well-known lawyer from Standish convicted of assault, disorderly conduct
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Liverpool lawyer and Realtor due in court for possible plea in cocaine case
Liverpool, NY -- A Liverpool lawyer and Realtor could plead guilty today to charges relating to a Central New York drug ring. Thomas Ehle, 60, of 314 Saltmakers Road, was indicted in October on felony drug possession and conspiracy charges stemming ...
Redding woman in animal cruelty case to get new lawyer
Lisa Lind-Larsen, 75, of Redding, Conn., made an appearance at the Danbury Superior Court Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, for a pre-trial hearing in her animal cruelty case. She was charged after two "severely emaciated" horses were seized from her home in July ...
Lawyer facing felony charges pleads guilty to misdemeanors
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A prominent lawyer from Standish who was facing a domestic assault charge as well as two felonies has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Anthony Sineni pleaded guilty to simple assault and disorderly conduct. He was ...
Sharpton's Viagra Prescription Found in Lawyer Pal's Pad
BY KERRY BURKE , SHAYNA JACOBS , JOHN MARZULLI , ROCCO PARASCANDOLA for The New York Daily News. Sandy Rubenstein was cleared of a rape accusation Monday, but not before one final, potentially humiliating revelation emerged about his ...
Prominent US lawyer Alan Dershowitz denies underage sex claims in case ...
Prominent US lawyer Alan Dershowitz denies underage sex claims in case ...
Lawyer gets 16 months in prison for fleecing the estate of a disabled Army vet
Lawyer gets 16 months in prison for fleecing the estate of a disabled Army vet. justice.JPG. Attorney Kevin Purcell was sentenced to 16 months in prison Tuesday for stealing $262,000 from the estate of a disabled Army veteran. (Marvin Fong/The Plain ...
Family's lawyer: Paterson school district rejected settlement offer in student ...
Family's lawyer: Paterson school district rejected settlement offer in student ...
Well-known lawyer from Standish convicted of assault, disorderly conduct - The ...
Well-known lawyer from Standish convicted of assault, disorderly conduct - The ...