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Charlestown lawyer accused of OUI in boat tragedy
A Charlestown lawyer is due to be arraigned today on a drunken boating charge after a weekend Boston Harbor pleasure cruise aboard his boat, the “Naut Guilty,” left a young woman horribly maimed, with her arm severed and facial and abdominal injuries ...
Lawyer Meets With DC Mansion Murder Suspect
More. Investigative · Sports · Good News · Photos · Job Search · Fusion · Live. Lawyer Meets With DC Mansion Murder Suspect. More. Daron Wint's former lawyer met with him to discuss the case being built against him. 2:28 | 06/01/15. Share. Title ...
Lawyer: Tracy Morgan happy Wal-Mart crash lawsuit behind him
FILE - In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of "Fargo" at the SVA Theater in New York. Actor-comedian Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a New Jersey highway crash ...
Top Female Lawyers Say They Are Treated Like Assistants at Work
Litigators— lawyers who work to help clients win, or survive lawsuits—can have high-stakes careers. One female litigator's job, however, came with a less thrilling description. “She had always been the self-appointed 'detail-oriented task manager on ...
Lawyer: Edwin Alemany attempted suicide in jail
Edwin Alemany, the man accused of murdering 24-year-old Amy Lord in 2013, attempted suicide over the weekend, his lawyer said. Defense attorney Jeffrey Denner said his client tried to hang himself at the Nashua Street jail. Alemany was back in court ...
Well-known intellectual property lawyer brings team to Reed Smith in Wilmington
Pittsburgh-rooted Reed Smith, which has 170 lawyers in Philadelphia, said the Wilmington additions will enhance the firm's IP capabilities in the Delaware District Court, which is the second most active patent litigation docket in the country. The firm ...
Casey Anthony's Interview To Tell About Caylee's Death? Lawyer Speaks About ...
Casey Anthony's Interview To Tell About Caylee's Death? Lawyer Speaks About ...
Top Clinton lawyer challenges Walker's voting restrictions
Hillary Clinton's top campaign lawyer has filed a new legal challenge to a slew of restrictive voting laws signed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. If successful, the suit could knock down barriers to voting in a key 2016 battleground. And if Clinton and ...
First Draft | Clinton Lawyer Accuses Wisconsin of Trying to Suppress the Vote
Hillary Rodham Clinton's top campaign lawyer has filed a second voter-access lawsuit accusing a Republican-led state of trying to suppress the vote — this time in Wisconsin, home to Scott Walker, the governor and likely Republican 2016 presidential ...
Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty to Drunken Boating in Accident Where Woman Lost Arm
The woman was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, where she is recovering. advertisement. Urbelis' lawyer says his client is an accomplished professional and not a flight risk. Officials say 13 people were on the boat. Firefighters searched but ...
Henderson lawyer Luis J. Rojas gets probation in short-sale scheme
Defense lawyer Luis J. Rojas was sentenced to three years probation Monday in what authorities say was a short-sale scheme to erase more than $800,000 in mortgage debt from his Henderson home. U.S. District Judge James Mahan also ordered Rojas to ...
Alpha Male Lawyer Angrily Denies Comparing Blacks To Chimps
Likening black people to chimps in any way shape or form gets almost everyone banished from polite society these days. But animal rights lawyer Steven Wise reportedly offered that analogy when he asked a Manhattan judge to release two simians from a ...
Family of man shot in Lyndhurst library hires lawyer
Relatives of a man who was fatally shot by police inside the Lyndhurst public library last week have hired an attorney but are not prepared to publicly comment about the shooting, at least not until receiving additional information from law enforcement ...
Lawyer for Rubinsky Sues Zayat for Libel
An attorney for Howard Rubinsky, who sued Thoroughbred owner Ahmed Zayat for alleged gambling debts, has also sued Zayat, in this case for libel. Zayat, owner of dual classic winner and Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, on May 21 said ...
Boston DUI lawyer operated boat drunk, severed woman's arm: prosecutors
A Boston DUI defense lawyer is accused of severing a woman's arm while operating a motorboat while intoxicated. Benjamin Urbelis, 33, was ordered held on $75,000 bail Monday after his 29-foot boat "Naut Guilty" maimed a 19-year-old passenger in Boston ...
We don't need fewer lawyers. We need cheaper ones.
In well over two thirds of critical cases in America's civil courts, people appear without a lawyer, even though the stakes are often just as high as in criminal proceedings. Many people suffer crushing losses in court not because they've done ...
Officials: Lawyer 'drunk, belligerent' after boating accident
A DUI lawyer with a long history of driving offenses was “drunk and belligerent” when cops boarded the “Naut Guilty” — loaded with booze and teen girls — after a 19-year-old Auburn woman's right arm was cut off by the propeller Saturday night ...
Western New England University student's lawyer asks judge to throw out ...
Western New England University student's lawyer asks judge to throw out ...
Family of man fatally shot by police in Lyndhurst library hires lawyer
Relatives of a man who was fatally shot by police inside the Lyndhurst public library last week have hired an attorney but are not prepared to publicly comment about the shooting, at least not until receiving additional information from law enforcement ...
Lawyer In KS Sperm Donor Case Asking To Withdraw
Benoit Swinnen is asking judge Mary Mattivi to withdraw as legal counsel for William Marotta, the man in the middle of a child support battle with the state of Kansas. The state says Marotta is the legal father of a young girl born to a same-sex couple ...
Hillary Clinton's Lawyer Files Lawsuit Against Scott Walker's Voter ...
Hillary Clinton's Lawyer Files Lawsuit Against Scott Walker's Voter ...
Ohio Supreme Court reprimands Gahanna lawyer
The Ohio Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a Gahanna lawyer today for mishandling the cases of two clients. The court unanimously disciplined Corinne Noelle Ryan in approving an agreement between her and the Columbus Bar Association that also ...
New York Times lawyer outlines FOIA nightmare
High-level journalists around Washington have engaged in a game of one-upmanship in recent years over denunciations of the transparency track record of the Obama administration. USA Today's Susan Page perhaps takes the blue ribbon with her ...
Snake Invasion Turns 'Dream House' Into Nightmare for Maryland Family ...
Snake Invasion Turns 'Dream House' Into Nightmare for Maryland Family ...
Famous lawyer suing Celtics arena because he slipped on a puddle in 2012
Alan Dershowitz is a retired Harvard professor and one of the most famous lawyers on the planet. Alan Dershowitz is also the plaintiff in a lawsuit alleging that there weren't enough paper towels in the men's bathroom at TD Garden during a Celtics-Heat ...
EFF Sued for Defamation by Patent Lawyer Behind April's Stupid Patent of the ...
EFF Sued for Defamation by Patent Lawyer Behind April's Stupid Patent of the ...
NCAA's top lawyer ready to keep fighting in O'Bannon case
The NCAA's top lawyer insists it is a winnable case and that the law is clearly on his side. If he can't persuade the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Remy is poised to deliver on his promise to argue those points before the U.S. Supreme Court, even ...
Updated: Lawyer Faces Fiduciary Claims in Civil, Criminal Cases
Real estate attorney Jerry Rios is representing himself pro se in the civil matter, but he's hired a criminal defense lawyer to defend against the second-degree felony charge of misapplication of fiduciary property. Rios' lawyer, Stephen "Steve" Toland ...
Cosby Seeks to Block Subpoena to Lawyer Linked to Settlement
Bill Cosby is seeking to keep the lid on material linked to a confidential 2006 court settlement of a Philadelphia sex-assault lawsuit. Cosby's lawyers moved Tuesday to block a subpoena sent to a lawyer for the Philadelphia accuser by three women now ...
Cosby seeks to block subpoena to lawyer linked to settlement
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby is seeking to keep the lid on material linked to a confidential 2006 settlement of a Philadelphia sex-assault lawsuit. Cosby's lawyers moved Tuesday to block a subpoena sent to a lawyer for the Philadelphia accuser by ...
Lawyer says mansion murder suspect is innocent
A lawyer who has been in contact with the man accused of murdering four people in a Northwest D.C. mansion says the suspect is innocent. WUSA. Bruce Leshan, WUSA 7:15 p.m. EDT June 2, 2015. 635677577514327657-SUSPECT. Daron Dylon Wint ...
Woman who lost arm 'doing fine,' grandmother says
A Charlestown lawyer and night life impresario who was allegedly drunk when his boat's propeller cut off a young woman's arm had his bail reduced Tuesday, as the investigation continues into the gruesome Saturday night incident on Boston Harbor. Bail ...
Dallas lawyer files complaint against JP Peterson over biker bonds
A Dallas attorney who represents a biker in a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Waco and McLennan County filed a complaint Tuesday against McLennan County Justice of the Peace W.H. “Pete” Peterson. The complaint, filed with the State Commission ...
Lawyer scams Brooklyn residents out of thousands claiming he was getting ...
Lawyer scams Brooklyn residents out of thousands claiming he was getting ...
Annie, my husband is a lawyer and also a good man
My husband is a trial lawyer. When he takes a case, he applies all of his training and skill, as well as his physical and mental energy toward helping his client. He wears himself out worrying about the case. He works as hard as he can on his client's ...
Lawyer accuses police of fast food trickery in Michael Biancosino, Emily ...
Lawyer accuses police of fast food trickery in Michael Biancosino, Emily ...
Lawyer Stupidly Sues EFF For Defamation After It Called His Stupid Patent Stupid
Horstemeyer took it a step further and had his lawyer file an actual complaint in a Georgia county court. The lawsuit repeats, verbatim, the complaints in the letter. And it goes even further, ridiculously arguing that because Mark Cuban and Markus ...
Ivy Kagan Bierman Named Beverly Hills Bar Assn. Entertainment Lawyer Of The ...
Ivy Kagan Bierman Named Beverly Hills Bar Assn. Entertainment Lawyer Of The ...
Accused pastor's lawyer says underage girl probably lying about rape: 'She ...
Accused pastor's lawyer says underage girl probably lying about rape: 'She ...
Angry lawyer-inventor reads “Stupid Patent of the Month,” files first lawsuit ...
Angry lawyer-inventor reads “Stupid Patent of the Month,” files first lawsuit ...
Aaron Hernandez Lawyer Seeks Inquiry on Juror Issue
A lawyer for former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez has asked a judge to allow an inquiry into what he says is a juror's "exposure to significant extraneous matter." Hernandez was convicted in April of first-degree murder. He was ...
Aaron Hernandez's lawyer seeks inquiry on juror issue
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- A lawyer for former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez has asked a judge to allow an inquiry into what he says is a juror's ''exposure to significant extraneous matter.'' Hernandez was convicted in April of first ...
Bill Cosby seeks to block subpoena to lawyer linked to settlement
Bill Cosby is seeking to keep the lid on material linked to a confidential 2006 settlement of a Philadelphia sex-assault lawsuit. Cosby's lawyers moved Tuesday to block a subpoena sent to a lawyer for the Philadelphia accuser by three women now suing ...
Lawyer for Guatemalan ex-dictator Rios Montt shot dead in capital; no word on ...
Lawyer for Guatemalan ex-dictator Rios Montt shot dead in capital; no word on ...
Zara ex-lawyer sues claiming he was fired for being gay, Jewish
A former attorney for Spanish fashion chain Zara filed a $40 million lawsuit on Wednesday claiming he was harassed and ultimately fired for being Jewish, American and gay. The lawsuit, filed in New York state court in Manhattan, says Ian Miller, who ...
Lawyer Will Gladly Punch A Kid For You
In the annals of legal marketing, a lawyer punching out a little kid is a new one (but let's be honest, a welcome one). Though that's the odd premise of the latest ad from attorney Mike Slocumb, aka “The Alabama Hammer.” ...
Former lawyer for Zara accuses clothing chain's executives of racism, anti ...
Former lawyer for Zara accuses clothing chain's executives of racism, anti ...
Lawyer for former Guatemalan dictator shot dead in capital
In this May 10, 2013 photo, Guatemalan lawyer Francisco Palomo, left, listens to his client the former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, at a court room in Guatemala City. Palomo was shot multiple times while driving through a residential neighborhood of ...
Loop terror lawyer tries to bar 2nd case, alleges 'hulking gangbanger' ploy
Lawyers for a Hillside man set to go on trial on charges of attempting to detonate a car bomb outside a Loop tavern are seeking to block any testimony about a separate terrorism-related case against the man's friend. In the court filing Wednesday ...
Judge jails lawyer who tried to duck jury duty
A Henderson lawyer tried to duck jury duty this week and ended up spending a night in jail on a contempt charge. Kurt Smith, the founder of Smith Legal Group, showed up in District Judge Ron Israel's courtroom on the 15th floor of the Regional Justice ...