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Lawyer faces ethics charges for bilking the elderly and disabled
Craine, a lawyer in Upper Arlington, is part of a separate ethics investigation, according to sources within the court and the bar association. The first count against Kormanik also states that an investigation by the Franklin County Prosecutor's ...
DA appoints well-known trial lawyer as special prosecutor in Boyd shooting case
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – District Attorney Kari Brandenburg has moved quickly to keep alive the murder prosecutions of two Albuquerque Police officers for the March 2014 shooting of homeless camper James Boyd by appointing powerhouse trial lawyer ...
Meet the lawyer taking on Uber and the rest of the on-demand economy
Several years ago, Boston lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan was visiting family and friends in San Francisco. While she was out at a restaurant in the West Portal, one of her friends pulled out his smartphone. “You have to see this, Shannon. It's a new thing ...
Lawyer says St. Petersburg council could alter pier process
William Ballard, a retired construction and banking lawyer and former president of Concerned Citizens of St. Petersburg, the group that blocked the city's last attempt to give residents a new pier, says the way forward is simple. Ballard advised City ...
WikiLeaks' Assange agrees to London questioning: lawyer
"Now we await further word (from prosecutors)," Thomas Olsson, Assange's lawyer, told Reuters, adding that he expected prosecutors to get in touch to sort out the details. The Australian has said he fears that if Britain extradites him to Sweden he ...
Lawyer sees double jeopardy in dentist's prosecution
HARTFORD — The lawyer for an Enfield dentist says his client will challenge criminal prosecution related to the death of a patient. Attorney Hubert Santos cited in Hartford Superior Court “a substantial double jeopardy” claim because his client ...
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Agrees to London Questioning: Lawyer
Julian Assange has agreed to be questioned at Ecuador's London embassy over allegations of sexual assault, his Swedish lawyer said on Thursday. The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up inside the embassy since June 2012 to avoid extradition to ...
Welcome to Your First Year as a Lawyer. Your Salary Is $160000.
Salaries for lawyers starting out at firms have remained flat, with an annual pay of $160,000 continuing to be the top of the market, according to a new survey from the National Association for Law Placement. Some 39 percent of the largest firms ...
Disbarred lawyer admits to real-estate swindle
gavel1.jpg Disbarred lawyer Robert Fontanelli, who pleaded guilty in Brooklyn to grand-larceny charges, still has a criminal case pending on Staten Island. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Robert Fontanelli was disbarred last year after failing to answer charges ...
Pham family lawyer ID'd murder suspect
Ryan Corbridge, a lawyer for the Pham family, helped them set up their medical marijuana business. When he heard about the shootings last Friday night, he headed to the OHSU Hospital. When he arrived, he began to connect pieces to the puzzle of the ...
GrayRobinson taps top lawyer to lead tech group
Law firm GrayRobinson tapped a prominent South Florida tech lawyer to lead its Technology Transactions Group from its Miami office. Kevin Levy comes from West Palm Beach-based Gunster, where he was a corporate and technology attorney. He has also ...
Class action lawyer blasts Target's data breach deal with MasterCard
(Reuters) – When I saw news Wednesday that Target had reached a $19 million settlement with MasterCard to reimburse issuers of MasterCard-branded cards for costs associated with Target's gigantic 2013 data breach, I thought there was something ...
Key Lawyer for New York City, Set to Retire, Looks Back
When Jeffrey D. Friedlander went to work as a lawyer for New York City in 1970, he was hired by Norman Redlich, his former law professor at New York University, his salary was $13,300 and John V. Lindsay was mayor. When he retires in June as the Law ...
TBI investigating lawyer in DA's office
Allegations made against a lawyer in the Knox County District Attorney General's Office are being investigated by the TBI at the request of District Attorney General Charme Allen, according to a TBI spokesman. Federico A. Flores is no longer listed on ...
Pay fee or lose lawyer, judge tells defendant in West Springfield puppy ...
Pay fee or lose lawyer, judge tells defendant in West Springfield puppy ...
Star quarterback Winston's lawyer calls Florida rape suit a 'stunt'
David Cornwell, Winston's lawyer, said in an email on Friday that his client "welcomes the opportunity to clear his name with the truth." "This stunt was expected," Cornwell said of the lawsuit. "Ms. Kinsman's false accusations have already been ...
Bankruptcy lawyer mockingly offers services to anti-gay Michigan auto shop ...
Bankruptcy lawyer mockingly offers services to anti-gay Michigan auto shop ...
Attorney: Son of slain Rock Hill lawyer suffered 'psychotic episode'
Osiris Hinton suffered a “psychotic episode” due to wrongly prescribed medication just before his father, prominent Rock Hill criminal defense lawyer O. Cyrus Hinton, was shot and killed Sunday at the family's Spartanburg home, his lawyer told a judge ...
Lawyer: Cardiologist Accused of Hit Plot Eager to Work Again
After a court appearance Friday, Moschetto's lawyer, Randy Zelin, said his client is concerned about his patients and wants to return to work as soon as prosecutors return his patients' health records. They were seized when authorities raided Moschetto ...
Lawyer: Cardiologist accused of hit plot eager to work again
Cardiologist Anthony Moschetto, 54, from the Long Island town of Sands Point, is escorted from the Nassau County police headquarters in Mineola, N.Y., Wednesday, April 15, 2015, after he was arrested on charges he had another doctor's office torched ...
Lawyer: Chicago Public Schools Chief Requests Leave Amid Federal Probe ...
Lawyer: Chicago Public Schools Chief Requests Leave Amid Federal Probe ...
Teen who accused NYC cop of rape lied about age: lawyer
The teen who accused a Bronx cop who doubles as a preacher of raping her admitted she lied about her age and was old enough to consent to sex when the alleged attack occurred, his lawyer said in court Friday. Lawyers for Officer Vladimir Sosa, 38, ...
Jameis Winston's Lawyer: Alleged Rape Victim's Lawsuit a 'Stunt'
Jameis Winston's Lawyer: Alleged Rape Victim's Lawsuit a 'Stunt'. By Polly Mosendz 4/17/15 at 2:55 PM. Jameis Winston. Sports. Former Florida Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston holds the championship trophy after they defeated the Auburn Tigers to ...
Lawyer Charles Gallagher III, known for TV ads, now under fire
To be admitted to the Florida Bar, lawyers must swear that they will not delay a case because of malice or greed. Yet the goal in fighting foreclosure is often to drag out a case long enough to get a modification or sell the house. Delaying, though ...
A lawyer's dilemma
You've probably heard of lawyer-client privilege: a lawyer is ethically prohibited from disclosing information learned from a client without the client's permission. That's the abstract definition. In real life, maintaining attorney-client privilege ...
Clearwater lawyer Ramon Carrion wins new pro bono award
Ramon Carrion, a longtime Clearwater immigration lawyer, has been honored by the Pinellas-Pasco Judicial Circuit for the extensive legal services he has provided over the years at no charge. Carrion on Friday received the Sixth Circuit Pro Bono Award, ...
Lawyer for Bethenny's ex: She casts herself 'as a victim'
Lawyers for Bethenny Frankel's estranged husband Jason Hoppy are hitting back after reports that he's going to court to ask for more child support than the $10,000 a month he already gets. Hoppy's attorney, Bernard Clair, said, “The recent stories ...
Arrest by FBI Is Tied to $500 Million Art Theft From Boston Museum, Lawyer Says
Mr. Gentile's lawyer, A. Ryan McGuigan, said his client knew nothing about the art theft, which occurred 25 years ago at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and included works by Rembrandt and Vermeer. Officials investigating the robbery have ...
Weapons cache turns on 'plotting' cardiologist's lawyer
He allegedly plotted to kill a rival doctor — but the suspect's lawyer is still a big fan of his James Bond-worthy weapons room. Attorney Randy Zelin is downright impressed by cardiologist Anthony Moschetto's cache of more than 100 weapons, some of ...
Dartmouth Lawyer Destroys NYT Editorial On Legal Immigration
Harvard lawyer and conservative writer John Hinderaker poked all kinds of holes in the logic of the New York Times editorial board this week, after it published a piece criticizing Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions' argument that legal immigration should ...
Sony Lawyer David Boies Warns Media Not To Publish Information On New ...
Sony Lawyer David Boies Warns Media Not To Publish Information On New ...
Attorney: Rock Hill lawyer's son suffered 'psychotic episode'
Osiris Hinton suffered a “psychotic episode” just before shooting and killing his father, prominent Rock Hill criminal defense lawyer O. Cyrus Hinton, at the family's Spartanburg home, his lawyer and mother said Friday. The 23-year-old has battled ...
Winston's lawyer calls sex assault suit against QB a 'stunt'
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for NFL prospect Jameis Winston said the lawsuit filed against the former Florida State University quarterback by a woman who says he raped her is "false" and a "stunt." David Cornwell said in written a statement ...
Harvard Lawyer Destroys NYT Editorial On Legal Immigration
Harvard lawyer and conservative writer John Hinderaker poked all kinds of holes in the logic of the New York Times editorial board this week, after it published a piece criticizing Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions' argument that legal immigration should ...
Lawyer: Nonprofit firm rigged bids on jobs for disabled
A lawyer for a Virginia nonprofit that helps dole out millions in federal contracts said in secret recordings that her organization was rigging the award process, according to transcripts filed in Portsmouth Circuit Court. SourceAmerica - a Vienna ...
Casey: Victim of Roanoke snowplow now has help of lawyer
Jeff Krasnow took the case, pro bono Casey: Victim of Roanoke snowplow now has help of lawyer. Remember the crash involving a city snow plow and a Southeast woman's SUV? The city claimed immunity and denied coverage for the damages. Now Sarah ...
Lawyer releases training records for Tulsa deputy charged in killing
"Robert Bates has met all the requisite training required by Oklahoma to be a reserve deputy," said the lawyer, Scott Wood, in an interview with CNN. Read the documents. CNN could not independently confirm the documents were authentic. Wood said he got ...
'They were giving him a ride home,' explains lawyer for Springfield man ...
'They were giving him a ride home,' explains lawyer for Springfield man ...
Lawyer for Okla. Volunteer Cop Who Killed Unarmed Man Releases Training ...
Lawyer for Okla. Volunteer Cop Who Killed Unarmed Man Releases Training ...
Germanwings crash families could seek damages in the US: lawyer
Compensation talks with Lufthansa are expected to start soon and the lawyer, Elmar Giemulla, told Reuters he hoped the company would agree to pay damages commensurate with the emotional harm caused by the crash. "If the airline is not prepared to do ...
Germanwings crash families could seek damages in the US - lawyer
FRANKFURT, April 19 (Reuters) - Families of the victims of the Germanwings crash are considering filing a claim for damages in the United States if they cannot reach agreement with parent airline Lufthansa in Germany, a lawyer representing the families ...
Lawyer: Stun-gun video of motorist's death 'leaves nothing to the imagination ...
Lawyer: Stun-gun video of motorist's death 'leaves nothing to the imagination ...
Las Vegas lawyer seeking redemption comes clean about troubled past
Lawyer Alex Ghibuado pauses during an interview in his office at Schwab Law Group, 2800 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 1H, Las Vegas, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. (Donavon Lockett/Las Vegas Review-Journal) ...
Lawyer with MS to retire
Don Cameron likes to joke with fellow lawyers that when he makes his final appearance in court later this spring, he'll get up and walk out of the courtroom. Mr. Cameron, diagnosed with chronic-progressive multiple sclerosis more than 20 years ago ...
Penalty Phase In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Will Test Defense Lawyer's ...
Penalty Phase In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Will Test Defense Lawyer's ...
Freddie Gray Dies After Spine Injured in Police Custody: Lawyer
A 27-year-old Baltimore man died Sunday a week after an encounter with police that left him with a severed spine, according to a lawyer for his family. Freddie Gray was arrested for yet-undisclosed reasons April 12 after fleeing police on foot. It was ...
Lawyer for Convicted Ex-Connecticut Governor Outlines Appeal
A lawyer for former Republican Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland has outlined an appeal strategy over his client's conviction in a political consulting scheme. Attorney Andrew Fish argues in court papers filed Friday that Rowland has a good chance of ...
Freddie Gray dies after spine injured in police custody: Lawyer
A 27-year-old Baltimore man died Sunday a week after an encounter with police that left him with a severed spine, according to a lawyer for his family. Freddie Gray was arrested for yet-undisclosed reasons April 12 after fleeing police on foot. It was ...
Lawyer: Ireland's family running out of patience
A lawyer hired to represent the father of Michael Ireland — the unarmed man shot and killed by police in February — would like to wait until Springfield police complete their investigation before proceeding with any lawsuit. But he may not be able to ...
Lawyer: Charges Dropped in UAE for 3 British Plane Spotters
The lawyer for three British plane aviation enthusiasts who were detained after arousing suspicion while observing aircraft in the United Arab Emirates says a court has dropped charges against the men. Attorney Nasser Hashem told The Associated Press ...