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Estate lawyer, psychiatrist testify in Benson trial
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The estate lawyer who helped Tom Benson oust his daughter and her two children from ownership positions with the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans concluded his testimony Thursday in a trial examining Benson's mental ...
Longtime, Well-Known Waco Lawyer Killed In Hill County Crash
HILL COUNTY (June 12, 2015) A head-on collision in Hill County near Lake Whitney on Thursday claimed the life of a well-known, longtime Waco attorney who was respected by his peers and his opponents in the courtroom. Charles Milton (Chuck) ...
California cops eat marijuana edibles, play darts, joke about kicking amputee ...
California cops eat marijuana edibles, play darts, joke about kicking amputee ...
To Be A Lawyer Is To Be A Manager (Though Hire A Manager When The Time Is ...
To Be A Lawyer Is To Be A Manager (Though Hire A Manager When The Time Is ...
Breaking: Family's lawyer vows suit for Brandon Spikes' 'act of cowardice'
Ex-Patriot linebacker Brandon Spikes has been cited for the high-speed crash that injured a Billerica family last weekend on Interstate 495, according to state police — and the family's lawyer is vowing to sue for Spikes' “act of cowardice.” Spikes ...
This Short Film Reveals Why Being The Devil's Lawyer Is A Lousy Job
In a great many stories about the Devil and his infamous contracts, the Devil's lawyer is a confident, mystical figure as tricky as the Devil himself. But in the short film Chasseur, a demon hunter tries to summon the Devil and gets his lawyer instead ...
Lawyer for Man in White House Entry Case Seeks Time Served
A lawyer for an Army veteran who got over the White House fence and ran inside the executive mansion before being stopped says his client shouldn't spend any more time in jail. A lawyer for Omar Gonzalez filed a court document Friday asking a judge to ...
BB King Kin Enlist New Lawyer to Probe Estate Suspicions
Two of B.B. King's daughters said Friday that they have enlisted a lawyer involved in the Trayvon Martin case in Florida and the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, to review their suspicions that the blues icon's longtime business manager looted ...
Where Is The Best Place To Live For A Lawyer?
While big cities like New York and Washington may boast the most lawyers with the best “big ticket” legal work, they may not offer the best balance between professional success and quality of life. Apparently, that matters to some people. So a group ...
Collierville lawyer indicted on attempted murder charges
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — A Collierville attorney arrested for trying to hire a hitman to kill his wife has been indicted for trying to poison her as well. WREG also uncovered documents Friday showing police said he tried to have his wife killed on his ...
Feuding Lawyers Facing New Showdown
Spears was nearly arrested and faced a disciplinary hearing until it was revealed that Elder was in fact the lawyer on the other end of the phone. Spears then sued Elder and in 2008 a jury awarded him $73,000 — a sum he has been trying to collect ever ...
Lawyer Says US Ruling Helps His Own Client From Guantanamo
Lawyers for a former Guantanamo Bay detainee said a U.S. court decision in an unrelated case Friday helps their client's appeal of his convictions by a military commission. A U.S appeals court set aside the conviction of Ali Hamza al-Bahlul, who ...
Lawyer: US ruling can help Canadian ex-Guantanamo detainee's appeal of war ...
Lawyer: US ruling can help Canadian ex-Guantanamo detainee's appeal of war ...
Lawyer For Tamir Rice's Family Wants Prosecutor To Bypass Grand Jury
Lawyer For Tamir Rice's Family Wants Prosecutor To Bypass Grand Jury. Samaria Rice, center, speaks about the investigation into the death of her son Tamir Rice, at a news conference with attorneys Walter Madison, left, and Benjamin Crump in Cleveland ...
Lawyer Ron Kuby gets bombarded at lunch
Lefty lawyer Ron Kuby was a lightning rod at the Statler Grill while lunching with his radio partner Curtis Sliwa, fellow talk radio host Frank Morano and Richard Bey, who was on Channel 9 for years before moving to Florida. Because their table was ...
Lawyer for King's manager rebuts embezzlement claim
The lawyer for B.B. King's longtime manager denies that his client embezzled more than $1 million from the musician during his dying days. Las Vegas attorney Brent Bryson said King's manager, LaVerne Toney, transferred the money into King's trust ...
Lawyer: Legal Fight Against Yoga In Schools Is Finished
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The lawyer who led an unsuccessful fight to block a San Diego County school system from teaching yoga says no appeal is planned. Dean Broyles, attorney for the National Center for Law and Policy, said in a statement Friday that the ...
Lawyer: Legal fight against yoga in California schools is finished
LOS ANGELES -- The lawyer who led an unsuccessful fight to block a San Diego County school system from teaching yoga says no appeal is planned. Dean Broyles, attorney for the National Center for Law and Policy, said in a statement Friday that the legal ...
Lunch with a Lawyer to focus on fraud, scams
Senior Education Ministries, Inc. has scheduled a Lunch with a Lawyer event for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Wabash Senior Activity Center located at 300 S. Fifth St. in Terre Haute. Lunch with a Lawyer is a free educational program for the ...
Houston meeting draws well-known lawyer advocating biker rights
His rusty gray hair might be a little cleaner cut, his face a little smoother, his gait a little less deliberate than that of those in the Soul Hawks, the Street Soldierz, the Wild Dillos, Los Malos and Boozefighters, the Salty Dogs and the Chainlinks ...
Board disbars Taunton lawyer alleged to have misappropriated thousands from ...
Board disbars Taunton lawyer alleged to have misappropriated thousands from ...
Executive Q&A: Longtime trial lawyer got his start in the Army JAG Corps
Sid Dunagan, shareholder and trial lawyer with GableGotwals in Oklahoma City, has tried more than 400 cases throughout his civil and military careers. by Paula Burkes Published: June 14, 2015. Advertisement. When Sid Dunagan, a shareholder and ...
Family of man shot by Hackensack police plans to sue, lawyer says
HACKENSACK — A laywer representing the family of a man fatally shot by Hackensack police plans to file a lawsuit, he said Sunday. S. Michael Musa-Obregon, a New York attorney, confirmed the family of Raymond Peralta-Lantigua plans to sue over his ...
Rolf Harris must be denied parole for 'woodworm' song, says victims' lawyer
A lawyer acting for victims of Rolf Harris has spoken out about a song Harris apparently wrote, in which he called the women he abused "slimy little woodworm". Harris was jailed in July 2014 for nearly six years, after being convicted of 12 indecent ...
Westneat: Vancouver lawyer's initiative solution set up for failure
There will be two "citizen" initiatives on the election ballot this fall. I can say that with some certainty because that's how many petition-gathering campaigns have been blessed by the superrich. Tim Eyman's going to make the ballot with one of his ...
Short sales are dicey, so lawyer is needed
The same goes for the seller and your broker. The real-estate agent is not supposed to give you legal advice, but if the agent does, you are supposed to check with your lawyer. A lawyer would say the likelihood was that the seller had obtained a ...
BB King kin enlist new lawyer to probe estate suspicions
Patty King, left, attorney Benjamin Crump, center, and Karen Williams speak with the media Friday, June 12, 2015, in Las Vegas. B.B. King family members, including King and Williams, have brought in Crump, a prominent national lawyer, to review the ...
Fake Marine's lawyer says client wasn't trying to steal valor
The lawyer for the man caught wearing the military uniform said his client wasn't trying to steal valor. Attorney Tim Stoesz said his client, Brian Schwoerer, the man posing as a Marine, has been dealing with some health issues lately that have ...
Actor convicted of rape gets new trial after judge rules lawyer 'ineffective'
But newly disclosed evidence recently prompted a judge to throw out the rape and assault convictions tied to one of the women and order a new trial after finding that Stephens' trial attorney was "ineffective." Now, a new lawyer for Stephens, 36, is ...
BB King's Daughters Hire Lawyer From Trayvon Martin Case
Two of B.B. King's daughters say they have enlisted a lawyer involved in the Trayvon Martin case in Florida and the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, to review their suspicions that the blues icon's longtime business manager looted his accounts ...
Brian Williams' lawyer Robert Barnett said to be making talks 'excruciating ...
Brian Williams' lawyer Robert Barnett said to be making talks 'excruciating ...
Lawyer says Sudan President al-Bashir, wanted by international court, is in ...
Lawyer says Sudan President al-Bashir, wanted by international court, is in ...
Lawyer: Chelmsford defamation Verdict tramples on free speech
WOBURN -- The public's right to political free speech will be "eviscerated'' if a superior court judge fails to overturn the jury's $2.9 million defamation verdict against Chelmsford's Roland Van Liew, warned Van Liew's attorney Alan Hoch. "This ...
Manatt Adds Distinguished Managed Care Lawyer In Washington, D.C.
"Given the depth of her experience, including serving as general counsel to various health plans and leading a managed care company, Linda is a seasoned lawyer who will not only provide sound legal guidance, but offer substantial business advice as ...
Iranian Lawyer Reportedly Arrested for Shaking His Female Client's Hand
Iranian human rights activist Shabnam Assadollahi told Jerusalem Online: “The court ruling was delivered to Atena Faraghdani and her lawyer Mr. Moghimi on June 1, 2015. They have only 20 days to appeal the court's decision and as usual regarding the ...
Prominent E-Discovery Lawyer Thomas Gricks Joins Catalyst
Mr. Gricks comes to Catalyst after more than 25 years as a trial lawyer and in-house counsel, most recently with the law firm Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, where he was a partner and chair of the e-Discovery Practice Group. At Schnader, Mr. Gricks ...
Brian Williams' Lawyer Making NBC News Negotiations 'Excruciating'
If NBC News wants to breakup with Brian Williams, the embattled anchor's attorney won't make it easy. Robert Barnett, a renowned attorney in Washington, D.C. who's also negotiated book deals for Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, is making ...
Lawyer: Suspect In McStay Family Murders Has Alibi
Merritt's lawyer, Jimmy Mettias, says he expects prosecutors to allege his client used a sledgehammer to kill the McStays after a business dispute and covered up his tracks by painting the family's house and burying his victims and the weapon in the ...
Lalit Modi being hounded, Sushma Swaraj did nothing wrong: Lawyer on...
Lalit Modi being hounded, Sushma Swaraj did nothing wrong: Lawyer on...
Ice Cream Truck Shooting Not What State Says, Lawyer Claims
The judge then ordered Larnell T. Lyles, 27, held without bail despite his lawyer's insistence that there is more to the story than authorities allege. "It would be pretty unbelievable that someone, without any provocation, would just shoot an ice ...
How To Love A Lawyer
I'm stating the obvious, but lawyers are one of the most hated professions in the United States. According to a Pew Research Center survey, most of the American public thinks attorneys don't contribute much to society's “well-being.” Lawyers ranked at ...
A Positive, Proactive Case for Lawyers
Entrepreneurs frequently ask me whether they should hire a lawyer at an early stage in their business's development or “go it alone,” muddling through a do-it-yourself formation and cobbling together a smattering of contracts and forms they chanced ...
50 Cent 'destroyed' woman's reputation when he posted sex tape in feud with ...
50 Cent 'destroyed' woman's reputation when he posted sex tape in feud with ...
Irving immigration lawyer back in federal custody until September trial
The Irving lawyer was released from federal custody on Feb. 20 until her trial, scheduled for Sept. 14. As conditions for her release, Thawer agreed not to violate a previous order banning her from practicing law and to tell all clients in writing that ...
Lawyer: Aaron Hernandez Juror May Have Been 'Untruthful'
A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says he's concerned one of the jurors who convicted the former New England Patriots player of murder may have been "untruthful" during jury selection. In redacted court documents released Monday, lawyer James Sultan says ...
Federal Judge Orders Conn. Lawyer to Pay $236000 Law School Debt
Law school students learn how to argue over contracts. But that doesn't necessarily mean they can litigate their way out of a contract to pay their law school loans. One Branford-based attorney is facing this reality after a federal judge ruled that ...
Lawyer, judge outraged at victim's wrongful arrest
His lawyer says that was to ensure he would be there to testify. Washington said Kassa ended up showing up voluntarily and testified in March. “The minute he testified it should've been cancelled,” Washington said. Washington said Kassa was in a wreck ...
Hernandez lawyer: Anonymous caller says juror lied during selection
A day after a jury sentenced Aaron Hernandez to life in prison for murder, the former Patriot's lawyer says an anonymous caller told him that one of those jurors lied in order to be seated on the 12-person jury. The Associated Press reported Monday ...
Financier in harassment suit 'lasted 2 minutes' in bed
A Wall Street financier lasted only two minutes when he bedded a sexy staff member from Sweden who is now suing him for sexual harassment, according to the opening statement Monday by her lawyer. Benjamin Wey, 43, left 25-year-old Hanna Bouveng ...
Bartley released; lawyer says Anderson holdup 'impossible'
Bartley released; lawyer says Anderson holdup 'impossible'. Kenneth Bartley has detained in Vienna, VA, but surveillance photos appear to show a man wanted for robberies in Scott County and Kentucky. Loading… Post to Facebook. Bartley released ...