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Lawyer to lottery officials: Client with winning Powerball ticket will wait to ...
Lawyer to lottery officials: Client with winning Powerball ticket will wait to ...
Lawyer to judge: Suspect's ex-girlfriend 'hated' Nichole Cable, 'wanted her dead'
Lawyer to judge: Suspect's ex-girlfriend 'hated' Nichole Cable, 'wanted her dead'. Print this Print · E-mail this Email · Facebook this Share · Tweet this Tweet. Prev|Next1 of 3. Kyle Dube (left) with his attorney Wendy Hatch of Bangor at the Penobscot ...
Lawyer to judge: Dube's ex-girlfriend 'hated Cable, wanted her dead'
Kyle Dube is escorted into the courtroom at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor Friday. Kyle Dube (left) with his attorney Wendy Hatch of Bangor at the Penobscot Judicial. Gabor Degre | BDN. Kyle Dube (left) with his attorney Wendy Hatch of Bangor ...
Lawyer: Hirsch in Rehab, Doesn't Remember Attacking Exec
Actor Emile Hirsch does not remember events of the night he is accused of attacking a studio executive because he was drunk, his attorney wrote in a statement. The actor checked into rehab within days of the incident and remains in treatment, attorney ...
Detained reporter's family finds new lawyer to represent him in Iran
“After several weeks of searching we have found an independent lawyer to represent Jason,” he said. “Mr. Shafii is a well-respected lawyer with a history of working cases involving foreign nationals and dual citizens, and we believe he can effectively ...
Inside the grand jury room with a longtime Cleveland defense lawyer: Jerry ...
Inside the grand jury room with a longtime Cleveland defense lawyer: Jerry ...
Woman died violently at hands of Fairfax County sheriffs, lawyer says
Fairfax County authorities have said little about the events inside the county jail that left an inmate dead this month after deputies used a stun gun on her, but an attorney for the woman's family said it was a violent end. Two black eyes, a badly ...
Appellate lawyer honored by state Bar
Janet Somes, an appellate lawyer with the Monroe County Public Defender's Office who won eight straight cases before the Court of Appeals, has been honored by the state Bar Association. Somes recently was awarded the Outstanding Appellate Practitioner ...
Steller: 'Non-lawyer' gets Tucson firm in hot water
The firm's supervising lawyer is her husband, Doug Zanes, but as recently as last year, Claudia Zanes called herself the firm's CEO. Claudia Zanes, whom the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honored as its businesswoman of the year in October, has ...
Lawyer: Individual sheriff union negotiations could cost $120000
A lawyer for four sheriff's unions says Butler County is refusing to consolidate contract reopeners for wages and health insurance, a stance that could ultimately cost about $120,000 if the parties go to conciliation. Attorney Steve Lazarus said they ...
WATCH: Lawyer says he has fool-proof method for dealing with DUI checkpoints
Attached to the door is a flyer that Redlich says spells out his rights: I WILL REMAIN SILENT/I WANT MY LAWYER/NO SEARCHES, it begins. The flyer also contains his valid registration and insurance information along with a clear pocket for his driver's ...
Bahrain confirms six-month sentence for opposition official: lawyer
Kadhim's lawyer, Abdallah al-Shamlawi, said in a message on his Twitter account that the court had upheld the ruling of the lower court. "The appeals criminal court confirmed the jailing of Mr. Jameel Kadhim over his tweets about the role of political ...
Lawyer Says Feds Are Withholding Evidence That Would Prove 'Shrimp Boy ...
Lawyer Says Feds Are Withholding Evidence That Would Prove 'Shrimp Boy ...
Kevin Durant 'is a baller, not a lawyer' in Sprint commercial
OKLAHOMA CITY —One of Kevin Durant's goals during the All-Star break was to earn a law degree. Related. Street crews staffing up for possible... Live wire: Tracking winter weather · How to properly measure snow depth · How to measure ice accumulations ...
Irwin Block, lawyer who helped save 2 innocent black men from execution, dies ...
Irwin Block, lawyer who helped save 2 innocent black men from execution, dies ...
GOP warned not to talk to the feds without a lawyer: source
ALBANY — State Senate Republicans have been warned by their counsel not to “do anything stupid,” like talking to the FBI or other investigators without a lawyer present, a source told the Daily News. As crusading U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara zeroes in ...
Vines: Well-known Knox lawyer remembered fondly
Robert J. English, longtime Knoxville trial lawyer, is being remembered as someone who liked to help people, a strong supporter of judiciary independence and a generous person who opened his Italian villa home for causes he believed in. A celebration ...
Lawyer jumped to his death from roof of luxury apartment
A man who neighbors described as a lawyer jumped to his death from the roof of his luxury Chelsea apartment building on Sunday morning. Joseph Cioffi, 56, landed on a third-floor balcony after his leap from the top of the 15-story Westminster building ...
Harvard Law to honor lawyer who lied about anti-cop video
Students at Harvard Law School plan to honor the Bronx public defender who was caught lying about her organization's role in an outrageous anti-cop rap video, The Post has learned. Robin Steinberg is among 50 female lawyers and policy makers who will ...
Bond-fighting lawyer cleared of misconduct
A divided Georgia Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a disciplinary complaint against an Atlanta attorney who has made a name for himself fighting taxpayer-subsidized development. The court said the State Bar of Georgia had failed to prove that attorney ...
Vidalia lawyer Wilson Smith to appear in federal court tomorow in fraud case
Vidalia lawyer Wilson Smith is scheduled to appear Tuesday before a federal judge in Statesboro for his initial appearance on charges he stole more than $1 million in a scheme to settle “multiple of his clients' cases” without their knowledge and to ...
Lawyer: 'Sincere love' behind hoax kidnapping
(NEWSER) – The family that staged a terrifying hoax kidnapping to teach a 6-year-old boy to beware of strangers was doing so out of an "intense and sincere love for the child," a lawyer for two of the suspects says, though he admits that their judgment ...
Why Is The Junior Lawyer Saddled With Direct Exams?
In a sense, an opening or closing would be the best part of trial to assign to the junior lawyer: The performance is largely a set piece, so it's harder to screw up. (A client might object to having the junior lawyer open or close, but the trial ...
Local Attorneys Weigh In On Fla. Lawyer's DUI Checkpoint Proposal
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh lawyers are weighing in on one attorney's recommendation for DUI checkpoints. A Florida lawyer is suggesting drivers at DUI checkpoints don't roll down their windows and instead, just hold their license, registration and ...
Lawyer Slams 'False' Reports That Bobbi Kristina Brown Will Be Taken Off Life ...
Lawyer Slams 'False' Reports That Bobbi Kristina Brown Will Be Taken Off Life ...
Death Penalty Lawyer David Dow Reviews Phil Meyer's 'Storytelling for Lawyers ...
Death Penalty Lawyer David Dow Reviews Phil Meyer's 'Storytelling for Lawyers ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown won't be taken off life support, lawyer says
Bobbi Kristina Brown, who has been hospitalized since being found unresponsive in a bathtub on Jan. 31, will not be taken off life support this week, her father's lawyer said. Christopher Brown, an attorney for R&B singer Bobby Brown, said in a ...
Polanski to attend Polish extradition hearing, lawyer says
KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - Filmmaker Roman Polanski will attend a court hearing in Poland next week that will consider a U.S. extradition request over a 1977 child sex crime conviction, his lawyer said on Tuesday. A spokeswoman for the court, in the ...
Lawyer's advice to thwart DUI checkpoints: Windows up; mouth shut. Is it legal ...
Lawyer's advice to thwart DUI checkpoints: Windows up; mouth shut. Is it legal ...
Vidalia lawyer pleads not guilty to federal charges in theft of settlement ...
Vidalia lawyer pleads not guilty to federal charges in theft of settlement ...
Arkansas' top lawyer applauds immigration ruling
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is praising a ruling by a Texas judge that temporarily blocks President Barack. Loading… Post to Facebook. Arkansas' top lawyer applauds immigration ruling LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) ...
Lawyer in special election suit says Cuomo has no 'legitimate state interest ...
Lawyer in special election suit says Cuomo has no 'legitimate state interest ...
Who ordered lawyer's name removed from Jefferson County judge's same-sex ...
Who ordered lawyer's name removed from Jefferson County judge's same-sex ...
Federal jury: Franklin cop too rough in arrest; lawyer seeks $220G
A federal jury said a Franklin Township police officer used excessive force in a woman's arrest in 2009. (Photo: FILE). Story Highlights. Franklin woman was arrested in 2009 after she refused to let cops in her home. Woman sued Franklin in 2011 ...
Lawyer's flier challenges DUI checkpoints
I don't allow any searches, and I want my lawyer.” Redlich said drivers should then be able to avoid any further sobriety tests. “The idea is by not speaking, you're not giving the police officer the opportunity to claim that your speech is impaired ...
Lawyer plays hardball with school districts over P.E. requirement
Three dozen California school districts are looking to settle an unprecedented class- action lawsuit over the time students spend in gym class — a battle that has cost taxpayers $1.1 million in fees paid to an Albany attorney, in addition to untold ...
Former lawyer on wrong side of the law again, accused of stealing $155000 from ...
Former lawyer on wrong side of the law again, accused of stealing $155000 from ...
China Lawyer Cycles His Way to Create World's Largest Legal Firm
Encouraged by China's opening up to the world economy after three decades of insular rule under Mao Zedong, Peng said he had left a job paying less than 100 yuan ($16) a month as a government lawyer to set up Dacheng Law Offices, one of China's first ...
Schneiderman on the difficulty of Cuomo-style lawyer-legislator disclosure
ALBANY—It will be “very challenging” to force lawyer-legislators to disclose all their clients, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says, even as Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed to do just that. Schneiderman, a Democrat who prior to his election ...
Vidalia lawyer pleads not guilty to charges he stole $1M in scheme
Vidalia lawyer Wilson Smith has pleaded not guilty to charges he stole more than $1 million in a scheme to settle clients' cases without their knowledge and to convert settlement proceeds for his own use. Smith, 63, a personal injury attorney, pleaded ...
Brother: Lawyer seeking to represent jailed Post reporter
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A lawyer chosen to represent a Washington Post correspondent detained in Iran has been unable to complete formalities to defend him, the reporter's brother said Wednesday as he appealed to the judiciary and the ...
Lawyer: Rev. Keith Goodman not eligible to run for mayor
Keith Goodman, who on Sunday announced his bid for mayor despite concerns about his eligibility to run, doesn't have a prayer of getting on the ballot, according to a lawyer who practices election law. Goodman, 42, the pastor of North Philadelphia ...
Two Harvard groups back down from honoring lawyer
Two student groups from Harvard Law School set to honor a New York City lawyer at the International Women's Day gallery have reversed plans to include the public defender in an upcoming photo exhibit at the school. The attorney, Robin Steinberg, is ...
Lawyer: Former Exec to Admit Killing Pair in Suicide Attempt
His lawyer, Peter Decato, said a conviction on negligent homicide, a less serious charge then manslaughter or murder, carries a prison sentence of up to seven years. He noted other variables including Dellinger's guilty plea in the death of the fetus ...
Iranian Judge Is Said to Block Effort to Hire Lawyer for Washington Post Reporter
The Iranian judge overseeing the case of Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter imprisoned in Iran for nearly seven months, has frustrated his family's effort to hire a lawyer for him, Mr. Rezaian's brother and the newspaper said Wednesday. The ...
What Every Divorce Lawyer Should Tell Their Clients
When it comes to you and your case, there are six principles your divorce lawyer should tell you from the very first meeting. Divorce is Not as Cheap as You Think. Divorce lawyers are notoriously terrible at helping the client understand the full cost ...
Lawyer misconduct filings increase statewide
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A local lawyer who investigates claims of misconduct by other attorneys said a recent increase in cases filed with the Ohio Supreme Court should not be seen as proof the profession is policing itself. The recent report from ...
Superior Court halts hefty penalty against lawyer
A Pennsylvania appellate court has temporarily halted imposition of nearly $1 million in penalties against defense lawyer Nancy Raynor, who was sanctioned last year for breaching a court order barring her witnesses from testifying that a woman suing ...
New clues in death of lawyer found in upscale DC hotel
Stabbing Death Hotel These handout photos from video, provided by the Washington Metropolitan Police Department shows a person of interest, taken inside of the Donovan Hotel in Washington, in the homicide of 30-year-old David Messerschmitt of ...
Israeli Military Lawyer Says ICC Probe Not a Concern
The Israeli military's chief legal adviser said on Thursday that he is not concerned about a possible investigation by the International Criminal Court into Israel's conduct during last year's Gaza war. Israel's own internal probes are sufficient, said ...