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Mathew B. Tully is author of the “Ask the Lawyer” column and founding partner of the law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC in Colonie. Email employment law-related questions to [email protected] 1888law4life.com. The information in this column is not intended as ...
Boston Marathon bombing: Tsarnaev's lawyer has saved notorious clients from ...
Boston Marathon bombing: Tsarnaev's lawyer has saved notorious clients from ...
New Lawyer to Spike $25 Million Claim in Washington Shooting
A new lawyer for the family of a man killed by Pasco, Washington, police says he wants to temporarily withdraw a $25 million claim filed against the city after the shooting. Seattle attorney Charles Herrmann said Monday that the claim was premature and ...
Someone else used Facebook to lure, kill Maine teen, defendant's lawyer says
Someone else used Facebook to lure, kill Maine teen, defendant's lawyer says. Posted: 12:00 PM. Updated: 3 mins ago. Article; Comment; Share. LOG IN. LOG OUT. weather 13° Partly sunnyHigh: 19° | Low: -10°Ten Day Forecast · Home · + News. More In + ...
New lawyer to spike $25 million claim in Pasco police shooting
In this still frame taken from a cell phone video provided by Dario Infante and taken on Feb. 10, 2015, Antonio Zambrano-Montes, left, turns to face police officers as one holds a flashlight and two others draw their guns just before shooting him in ...
Tsarnaev's lawyer has saved notorious clients from death row
She is a defense lawyer and he is accused of bombing the Boston Marathon. Clarke has defended those accused of horrific and infamous crimes, including Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, Atlanta Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph and Arizona shooter Jared Lee ...
Lawyer avoids serious consequences for threatening client
A Phoenix lawyer has avoided serious discipline for calling a client a "drug dealer," "a loser" and threatening to sue over an unpaid retainer in a series of obscenity-laced e-mails. Dennis Wilenchik told his client in an e-mail last year that he ...
N.J. cop suspended over gun permit procedure was following protocol, lawyer ...
N.J. cop suspended over gun permit procedure was following protocol, lawyer ...
The lawyer who talked too much – and lost the Fed privilege in AIG bailout suit
Greenberg's lawyers at Boies Schiller & Flexner said in their brief that some of the once-privileged documents contradicted testimony of government witnesses on such core issues as whether the Treasury Department insisted on equity because it regarded ...
Live Wire: State Bar can help you pick a lawyer
A lawyer that Live Wire sometimes consults recommended that you visit the estates section of the county Clerk of Court office that is handling the deceased person's estate. That office should be able to help you find the name and contact information of ...
What's Worse: Being A Lawyer Or An Accountant?
It was the one time of the year where I felt like accountants had it worse than lawyers. Which got me to thinking — which career is worse: lawyers or accountants? Which will disappear sooner? Who's more boring? My co-founder, Ari Gold (the head of ...
Ferguson Lawyer To Represent Antonio Zambrano-Montes' Family
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — The mother of an unarmed Mexican man fatally shot by police officers in Washington state viewed her son's body for the first time Monday and said she hopes for justice in the case that has sparked protests and calls for a federal ...
Mexican farmworker's rights violated in Washington state shooting, lawyer says
"When they use excessive force in this case, causing the death of somebody, that is a violation of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution," family lawyer Charles Herrmann said in an interview. "At the moment they killed him, within the few ...
Lawyer: Suspect in Las Vegas shooting feared for his life
His lawyer, Conrad Claus, says he will argue self-defense. He questions the version of events given by police and the victim's family and claims police interviewed Nowsch while he was high on marijuana. In fact, the lawyer claims Nowsch asked police if ...
She Runs SEC He's a Lawyer. Recusals and Headaches Ensue.
Their careers, however, can at times collide, generating headaches for the S.E.C. as it pursues wrongdoing in the nation's financial markets, according to interviews with lawyers and a review of federal records. In the nearly two years since Ms. White ...
Lawyer: Vegas shooting suspect feared for his life
(CNN) – The 19-year-old man accused of killing a Las Vegas woman outside her house made his first court appearance Monday. Erich Milton Nowsch did not enter a plea during the brief hearing. The husband of the victim says the shooting happened after a ...
Lawyer withdraws from murder case
One of three men accused of two separate slayings on the East Side in November 2011 will get a new attorney. Mark Lavelle, attorney for 21-year-old Michael Austin of Midland Avenue, was granted a motion to withdraw as Austin's counsel in Mahoning ...
Lawyer: Video shows Tate-Brown driving with lights on before cops killed him
Lawyer: Video shows Tate-Brown driving with lights on before cops killed him. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Email0. Reprints & Permissions ». Video shows Tate-Brown driving with lights on before cops killed. Video footage from a 7-Eleven shows Brandon ...
How one lawyer is making a dent in the tech world's gender imbalance
Ed Zimmerman, a venture capital lawyer at Lowenstein Sandler, isn't trying to set the world on fire. But he does want to make a difference, however small it may be, in his industry. There's been a lot of buzz around minimizing the tech industry's ...
Nate Allen, lawyer to hold press conference this morning
FORT MYERS, Fla.- NFL player and Cape Coral native Nate Allen and his lawyer Sawyer Smith will hold a press conference this morning, after the State Attorney's Office cleared Allen in the indecent exposure investigation that surrounded him for the last ...
Lawyer: HIV Assault Ruling Could End All Such Military Cases
The attorney for a Kansas airman says a ruling by the nation's highest military court that reversed his client's conviction for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV will effectively end such prosecutions in the armed forces. The U.S. Court of Appeals ...
Bullying Utica judge censured for calling lawyer a 'cigar store Indian,' but ...
Bullying Utica judge censured for calling lawyer a 'cigar store Indian,' but ...
Nate Allen, lawyer: Fort Myers police needs to review tactics
Update: Nate Allen and his lawyer Sawyer Smith scheduled a 10 a.m. press conference in Fort Myers to discuss an investigation by Fort Myers police. Allen, who has been cleared of any wrongdoing by police and the state attorney's office, said he's glad ...
Ernie Banks had just $16000 when he died, caretaker's lawyer says
Ernie Banks had assets of just $16,000 when he died last month, according to a lawyer for the caregiver at the center of the bitter dispute over the Cubs' legend's will. But Banks' widow “just wants to know what happened” to “Mr. Cub's” wealth, her ...
For Worcester drug defendant, a request for lawyer No. 7
Judge Janet Kenton-Walker held a hearing Tuesday in Worcester Superior Court to show cause why the suspect, Anthony P. Hines, should not be deemed to have effectively waived his right to an appointed lawyer by his own conduct. All six of the lawyers ...
Lawyer: Firm hit with bias suit a leader in recruiting women
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a Silicon Valley venture capital firm being sued in a sex bias case says the firm has been a leader in recruiting and supporting women in technology. Lawyer Lynne Hermle, who is representing defendant Kleiner, ...
Lawyer: Toss Politician's Bribe Case Over Prosecutor's Words
A prosecutor's rhetoric went so far when he discussed former state Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver after lodging bribery charges against him that the case should be thrown out, Silver's lawyers said Tuesday. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, in a press ...
Silver pleads not guilty as lawyer blames Bharara
Former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver pleaded not guilty to three felony counts during his arraignment hearing in federal district court on Tuesday. Lawyers for Silver said they plan to file motions requesting the indictment be dismissed. Steven Molo ...
Regulators asks state high court to disbar lawyer
The 2011 suspension was the result of a deal agreed to by Schoenecker and the Office of Lawyer Regulation. Two justices — Ann Walsh Bradley and Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson — objected, with Bradley writing in a dissent that "Schoenecker's conduct ...
Lawyer: Newly Discovered Evidence Suggests Neighbors Saw Different Suspect ...
Lawyer: Newly Discovered Evidence Suggests Neighbors Saw Different Suspect ...
Jodi Arias' lawyer says ex-boyfriend sexually humiliated her
PHOENIX (AP) -- A lawyer for Jodi Arias pleaded for his client's life Tuesday as he told the jury deciding whether she'll be put to death that the ex-lover she killed sexually humiliated her and wanted to keep their trysts secret. Defense attorney Kirk ...
Houston immigration lawyer with humble start now using skills to help others
Houston immigration lawyer with humble start now using skills to help others. Lawyer with humble start now using skills to help others. She was set on making it when she moved to the US. Now a lawyer is using her skills to give others a chance at the ...
'Irreconcilable difference' cited by lawyer seeking to drop Evan Dobelle, ex ...
'Irreconcilable difference' cited by lawyer seeking to drop Evan Dobelle, ex ...
Lawyer to claim self-defense in Las Vegas mom's killing
Las Vegas, NV (KVVU) — The 19-year-old suspected of shooting and killing a Las Vegas woman will claim self-defense in the case, according to the teen's lawyer. The attorney for Erich Nowsch, Conrad Claus, said his defendant's legal team will question ...
Supreme Desperation: A Grovel By A Jaded Lad (A Struggling Lawyer's Story)
sins wrong right ethics Today, I want to share a recent law school graduate's story of struggle. He started a solo practice while searching for a job. Unfortunately, a combination of a lack of clients and capital forced the protagonist to stop his ...
Lawyer: Truck Driver Did 'All He Could' Before Train Crash
The driver of a pickup truck that a Southern California commuter train smashed into at a railroad crossing did "all he could" to free the vehicle from the tracks and then ran for help before the crash that injured dozens, his lawyer said. Attorney Ron ...
You don't have to take the LSAT to be a lawyer anymore
The changes come less than a year after the American Bar Association ruled that law schools could admit up to 10% of an incoming juris doctorate class without requiring an LSAT. The parameters are very narrow (pdf, via Bloomberg). Students must have ...
Lawyer: Truck driver in SoCal train wreck didn't flee
"It is clear this was an accident, and the arrest of Mr. Ramirez is the unfortunate result of law enforcement attempting to cast blame on a man who was caught in a tragic situation with no way to stop the oncoming tragedy," lawyer Ron Bamieh told the ...
California train crash: Investigators locate video of crash
Federal officials said Wednesday that they have obtained video taken inside a Metrolink commuter train that captures the moments before and after it hit a truck early Tuesday and derailed in an explosive crash. Investigators with the National ...
Eric Deters says he should be a lawyer again
COVINGTON – Controversial former attorney Eric Deters wants to be a lawyer again. He filed a federal lawsuit against the Kentucky Bar Association, alleging it didn't have the legal authority to suspend him. The suit comes after Deters resigned from ...
St. Paul lawyer disciplined for mishandling cases
"I think that after six years of working with the Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board and contesting the matter that they ended up with a real fair resolution to the case," McNeilly said Wednesday. "I believe that in working with them and talking ...
Bankruptcy lawyer accused of overcharging clients, misspending thousands of ...
Bankruptcy lawyer accused of overcharging clients, misspending thousands of ...
California train crash was an accident, lawyer for truck driver says
(Reuters) - A lawyer for the driver whose truck was hit by a California commuter train in a wreck that injured 50 people said on Wednesday the crash was an accident and that his client left the scene only to try to find help. Jose Alejandro Sanchez ...
Sniper trial defense lawyer prepares appeal
He added that Routh showed no emotion throughout the trial because of the medicine, and because lawyers told him to stay calm. Routh took his medications every afternoon at 2 o'clock. St. John has handled nine death penalty cases and about two dozen ...
iGate Tries to Zap Lawyer's Harassment Suit With Timeline
SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers for iGate Technologies Inc. say a former in-house lawyer waited too long to sue the company over claims she was subjected to aggressive sexual advances by her boss, global general counsel Mukund Srinath. Karetha Dodd ...
Firm Finance Numbers for Haynes and Boone
Editor's note: This report is part of Texas Lawyer's coverage of the 2014 financial results of the 25 highest-grossing Texas-based firms as part of the Am Law 100 and Second Hundred reports. Texas Lawyer will publish its Annual Report on Firm Finance ...
Two Egyptian policemen held after lawyer's death in custody
CAIRO (Reuters) - Two Egyptian policemen accused of killing a lawyer in custody were detained on Thursday on the orders of an Egyptian prosecutor, judicial sources said, a rare action against members of the security forces. The officers, a lieutenant ...
A top Shariah lawyer's stunning response to the question: 'Is there such a ...
A top Shariah lawyer's stunning response to the question: 'Is there such a ...
Egypt Detains 2 Police Officers Over Lawyer's Death
Egyptian authorities have detained two police officers on orders from a state prosecutor over allegations that they had tortured a lawyer to death inside a police station. The state MENA news agency says Prosecutor Mohammed Abdel-Shafi, in the Eastern ...
Lawyer urges FMPD to have outside agency do Nate Allen audit
"I am very much aware, as a lawyer who has worked with the Fort Myers Police Department for nearly 50 years, as a city councilman for eight years and as the mayor for eight years ... the method of operations of the Fort Myers Police Department," Smith ...