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Ann Arbor schools hires Grand Rapids lawyer for teacher contract negotiations
Elizabeth Stern, an Ann Arbor Community High School teacher and parent of two children in the district, called Ruga a spokeswoman for how to trample unions. "This lawyer has successfully launched cases against schools to force pay cuts on teachers ...
Silk Road creator's lawyer: Ex-Secret Service agent's guilty plea 'undermines ...
Silk Road creator's lawyer: Ex-Secret Service agent's guilty plea 'undermines ...
Bobby Shmurda's Lawyer Doesn't Expect Trial to Start Just Yet
But the rapper's attorney, Kenneth Montgomery, thinks we're a long ways from that happening. Speaking with BET.com on Friday, Montgomery said by the sheer volume of the 13 defendants involved — including Shmurda, Rowdy Rebel and their GS9 ...
Lawyer for Clinton Confidant Wants Congress to Release Testimony
A lawyer for Hillary Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal says House Republicans are leaking pieces of his closed-door testimony before the House committee investigating the September 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi. James Cole, in a letter dated Friday to ...
Gulf Breeze lawyer charged with 15 felonies
Richard Michael Colbert, 54, of Pensacola Beach was indicted and charged with 15 felony counts, including one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and/or mail fraud affecting a financial institution, four counts of false statement to a federally ...
Lawyer Fees Adding Up in Landings Case
Lawyers defending the city in a lawsuit over the prime Landings property have so far billed $1.2 million and an insurance policy has covered $343,000, leaving the bill paid by Winter Haven taxpayers at $881,000. Developer Taylor Pursell filed a lawsuit ...
German police arrest Al Jazeera journalist in Berlin: lawyer
International lawyer Saad Djebbar told Reuters Ahmed Mansour, one of the most senior journalists on the channel's Arabic service, had been abruptly and unexpectedly arrested in Germany. A spokesman for the German Federal Police confirmed that a ...
A Space Lawyer Explains How We'll Forge a Civil Society Off Earth
Without even looking a century or so ahead when we'll take a Virgin Galactic flight to spend our summers on Europa, there are many legal issues that are already confronting humanity in space. That's why space lawyers are plenty busy today examining the ...
Junior Galette's Lawyer Says Client Is Not Man Striking Woman with Belt in Video
New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette's lawyer has denied that his client was filmed striking a woman twice with a belt in a scuffle involving other people. According to a report from Larry Holder of the Times-Picayune, video footage from 2013 ...
Does Bramnick have competition as N.J.'s funniest lawyer? | The Auditor
Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick was once named funniest lawyer in New Jersey, but a Democratic lawmaker is trying to give him a run for his money. State Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) — a municipal prosecutor who chairs the judiciary ...
Junior Galette's lawyer offers a non-denial denial
After the report surfaced on Saturday that a video shows Saints linebacker Junior Galette throwing punches, swinging a belt and hitting a man and a woman, Galette's lawyer offered a response. A response that might be helpful in a court of law, but won ...
Junior Galette's lawyer isn't convinced Galette is in beach fight video
Maybe it's just me, but that seems like an odd statement for Galette's lawyer to make. This is a black-and-white subject, either it's Galette in the video or it's not. If it's not Galette, then you'd think Whalen would simply just say "It's not Galette ...
Palm Beach lawyer Jason Guari teaches civics, helps fight leukemia
Lawyers have a responsibility not only to represent clients to the best of their abilities, but to be socially conscious. So says Jason Guari, a trial lawyer and partner with Scott Murray at Murray & Guari who practices what he preaches. Both ...
Top Clinton Campaign Lawyer Helped Open Big Money Floodgates
Hillary Clinton's top campaign lawyer was a key figure in a fight that allowed wealthy individuals to drastically increase the amount of money they could give to party committees, despite pledges by Clinton to combat money in politics. As the Clinton ...
Triad lawyer to serve as president of North Carolina Bar Association
"I'm deeply honored by the trust of my fellow lawyers." Davis said. "For more than a century, the North Carolina Bar Association has played a vital role in shaping and improving our system of justice. I look forward to working with attorneys, judges ...
The latest on NY prison escape: Lawyer defends guard
10:15 a.m. (EDT). The attorney for a New York prison worker placed on administrative leave says his client didn't know about an escape plan by two convicted murderers and is fully cooperating with investigators. The state Department of Corrections and ...
Birther lawyer justifies Charleston shooter: Obama made racists believe blacks ...
Birther lawyer justifies Charleston shooter: Obama made racists believe blacks ...
Boise, Twin Falls trial lawyers honored
Dennis Voorhees, middle, recipient of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association's Professionalism Award, with Walter H. Bithell, left, and Tim Gresback. The award is named after Bithell, a prominent Idaho plaintiff's lawyer from Boise. Gresbeck operates a ...
Autobiography of a Lawyer: The Most Important Part of a Firm's Site
Various surveys and other research over the past three to five years indicate that more than 90 percent of general counsel believe that law firm websites play a key role in influencing purchasing decisions for legal services, and that lawyer bios are ...
11 Reasons Why It's So Hard Being A Lawyer (Part II)
Lawyers Are People. (Yes, This Is Shocking News!) Sometimes We Cry. In some practice areas, you're regularly exposed to trauma. As attorney Kimberly Graham shared, “If you do juvenile court work, you have to look at photos of abused and neglected ...
Iowa probation snags SI immigrant's historic lawyer bid
But his probation status has temporarily halted Vargas' quest to become a practicing lawyer. Officials said New York typically waits until a person's probation is concluded favorably before swearing them in as an attorney. Previously, on June 3, a ...
'Anxious Lawyer' Drops In on Georgia Bar During Resilient Roadtrip
Jeena Cho, a San Francisco bankruptcy attorney who also trains colleagues in the practice of mindfulness meditation, has written a book called "The Anxious Lawyer," soon to be published by the American Bar Association. She was in Atlanta to teach a ...
Thin-Skinned and Upset? Call a Lawyer
A group of judges, attorneys and law professors recently voted to make tapping the shoulder of a Muslim woman to ask for directions potentially punishable in a U.S. court of law. This group, the American Law Institute, is an elite private organization ...
Lawsuit spells out love triangle involving lawyer, client and judge
After the raid, Crinel's lawsuit says Roby told her he could continue to serve as her lawyer despite their romantic relationship, and even though his wife had approved search warrants. Crinel's lawsuit accuses him of violation professional codes for ...
Bandidos' lawyer calls for release of Twin Peaks melee video, autopsies as ...
Bandidos' lawyer calls for release of Twin Peaks melee video, autopsies as ...
Fired officer on track to file lawsuit, lawyer says
A fired University of Georgia police officer hasn't yet filed a lawsuit against his former employers, but it's only a matter of time, according to his lawyer. But former UGA officer Jay Park, fired after a dispute with his bosses stemming from an ...
Prison Worker Who Allegedly Helped NY Escapees Under 'Enormous Pressure ...
Prison Worker Who Allegedly Helped NY Escapees Under 'Enormous Pressure ...
'Go-to' LA lawyer says Hollywood studios are shortchanging his clients
He's one of the most feared litigators in Hollywood. Over a four-decade career, Neville Johnson has wrangled more than $350 million for actors, writers and other clients he contends were shortchanged their fair share of royalties and profits. Johnson ...
Meet the lawyer representing Dylann Roof's victims and the cop who shot Walter ...
Meet the lawyer representing Dylann Roof's victims and the cop who shot Walter ...
Brady lawyer Heather McPhee gives Heisman to autograph seekers on sidewalk ...
Brady lawyer Heather McPhee gives Heisman to autograph seekers on sidewalk ...
Lawyer for NYPD officer indicted in fatal shooting of Akai Gurley accuses ...
Lawyer for NYPD officer indicted in fatal shooting of Akai Gurley accuses ...
Meet Cameron Bowman: Criminal Attorney By Day, The Festival Lawyer by Night
Enter Cameron Bowman, aka The Festival Lawyer. Bowman is a criminal defense attorney with the law firm Valencia, Ippolito & Bowman (VIB) in San Jose, California. He has a background as a former prosecutor and has worked on everything from prison ...
Colorado GOP Says Lawyer Spoke With Prosecutors Over Scandal
A lawyer for the Colorado Republican Party has spoken with prosecutors about the state party chairman's accusation that the attorney general and others tried to blackmail him into resigning, a spokesman said Tuesday. The discussions, Republican ...
Colorado GOP says lawyer spoke with prosecutors over scandal
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 5, 2015 file photo, Colorado Republican Chairman Steve House greets participants at a planning session of the Republican Colorado Hispanic Advisory Council at a Mexican restaurant in northwest Denver. A lawyer for the ...
Federal Judge Implicated In Love Triangle With Lawyer And Client
A prominent businesswoman, facing federal criminal charges for defrauding Medicare out of $30 million, alleges that her former hotshot lawyer committed malpractice when the two kicked off an affair. Adding to the salaciousness, her lawyer's wife signed ...
NJ lawyer's absence leads to case postponement
CAMDEN – A court hearing in Atlantic City's federal lawsuit against a company accused of misusing $3 million for a failed loan program was quickly adjourned Tuesday after the defendant's lawyer didn't call in. The lawyer for defendant W. Wesley Drummon ...
Tom Brady's lawyer: We made 'very compelling case' to overturn Deflategate ...
Tom Brady's lawyer: We made 'very compelling case' to overturn Deflategate ...
Furlong accuses lawyer of sullying dead wife's reputation
During fiery cross-examination, Furlong accused lawyer Bryan Baynham — who is representing freelance journalist Laura Robinson — of sullying his deceased wife's reputation. Robinson is suing Furlong for comments he made after she wrote an article ...
Lawyer targeted in murder plot: 'I never thought it would be me'
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (June 23, 2015) — The lawyer targeted in a bizarre murder plot that landed a mother and son behind bars spoke exclusively to FOX59's Jill Glavan about the case. That lawyer, whose representation in a bitter divorce case is believed ...
Brady's lawyer says they made a “compelling case” at appeal hearing
Tom Brady had plenty to say behind closed doors as he spent all of Tuesday at the NFL offices appealing his four-game Deflategate suspension. Brady still hasn't said anything publicly, however, and his lawyer made only a brief comment after exiting the ...
Tom Brady's lawyer: We made 'a very compelling case' on Deflategate appeal
NEW YORK (AP) — After a 10-hour hearing, Tom Brady now must wait to find out if his appeal of a four-game suspension carried any weight with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league suspended Brady for his role in the use of deflated footballs in ...
JRW lawyer to release findings of Little League investigation
When Chicago's Jackie Robinson West team was stripped of its American Little League championship, its lawyer launched an investigation into whether the team was unfairly singled out. Today we'll learn the results of that investigation. Attorney Victor ...
Lawyer for owner of wedding hall where woman was killed by light structure ...
Lawyer for owner of wedding hall where woman was killed by light structure ...
Mequon lawyer loses license as fraud trials loom
Sarah Laux had agreed to a voluntary license revocation, shortly before she was scheduled to be tried before a referee on an Office of Lawyer Regulation complaint charging her with 23 ethical violations. More than two dozen other violations were ...
NFLPA lawyer's hair won Brady appeal
Introducing Heather McPhee, the NFLPA attorney Dennis & Callahan were referencing on Wednesday's show. You would think that the most glamorous quarterback of all-time, the reigning Super Bowl MVP, arriving at a hearing to fight to have his name ...
When to not hire a lawyer
It may seem counterintuitive for a lawyer to say such a thing, but the reality is that the amount of money in controversy does not justify the cost that attorneys' fees would amount to in pursuit your $5,000. The cost of the lawyer could quickly exceed ...
Lawyer: Plaintiffs in gay conversion trial 'flat-out liars"
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A lawyer representing a New Jersey nonprofit that offers so-called "gay conversion" therapy called several men who sued the group "flat-out liars" during closing arguments of a civil trial Wednesday. The lawsuit filed in 2012 ...
Chicago lawyer charged with child porn possession
Chicago lawyer charged with child porn possession. By George Houde Chicago Tribune. Crime. Lawyer had hundreds of images depicting child pornography: authorities. A Chicago lawyer has been arrested and charged with possessing hundreds of images ...
Judge denies Tsarnaev lawyer's request for execution in NH
ADAM SEXTON IS LIVE IN OUR NEWSROOM WITH A LOOK AT THE POSSIBLE STRATEGY WITH THIS. REPORTER: NEW HAMPSHIRE IS THE ONLY STATE IN NEW ENGLAND WITH THE DEATH PENALTY, AND THE IDEA EXPRESSED IN COURT ...
Popular doctor, lawyer, politician Durell Peaden passes away
Popular doctor, lawyer, politician Durell Peaden passes away. Durrell Peaden. Sen. Durell Peaden (center), R-Crestview, asks a question of Rep. Don Brown (far right), R-DeFuniak Springs, in 2004 in Niceville as members of the area's legislative ...