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Teresa Giudice Suing Her Former Lawyer -- Her NEW Lawyer Explains The Legal Drama!
Teresa Giudice may be behind bars, but she's not finished fighting. The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member was locked up in January for bankruptcy fraud, where she is serving a 15-month sentence. [ Related: Melissa Gorga Talks Teresa's Prison ...
Does lawyer misconduct taint Amex, MasterCard antitrust settlements?
(Reuters) – We may never really understand why plaintiffs' lawyer Gary Friedman of the Friedman Law Group sabotaged his own promising career by secretly disclosing a trove of privileged and confidential documents from his antitrust class action against ...
Defense lawyer to jury: Case against Holyoke man accused of shooting into ...
Defense lawyer to jury: Case against Holyoke man accused of shooting into ...
Former Raleigh lawyer charged with impersonating a lawyer
A former Raleigh lawyer who was disbarred earlier this year was arrested in a Columbus County court Tuesday and charged with impersonating another lawyer, according to Clerk of Court Jess Hill. Nicholas Andrew Stratas, 57, of Leland was held briefly at ...
Accused ISIS recruiter's lawyer plans to argue for bail
Arafat M. Nagi, accused of recruiting for ISIS and planning to fight for the terrorist group, should be released on bail, his assigned counsel intends to argue at a detention hearing in U.S. District Court Friday morning. “He is not a flight risk or a ...
Local Lawyer Wants Stronger Law For Those Who Speak Out
One local lawyer things stronger laws can be passed to protect people who speak out. "It is only the insiders who are going to know about this and I think when those people step forward they are truly courageous." Attorney William Kirschner said there ...
Teresa Giudice Sues Former Bankruptcy Attorney, Blaming Him for Prison ...
Teresa Giudice Sues Former Bankruptcy Attorney, Blaming Him for Prison ...
Convicted home invader from Monessen wants new lawyer
The Monessen man convicted of holding an elderly Rostraver woman captive, beating her and stealing her jewelry and savings wants a new lawyer. In court on Thursday, Greg Howard, 47, told Westmoreland County Judge Rita Hathaway that she, along with ...
Dallas lawyer, El Paso native shares road to success
Rosa Orenstein returned to El Paso to speak at the Yetter Law School Preparation Dinner. She is a successful Dallas lawyer who grew up in the Segundo Barrio and attended Bowie High School. The UTEP Centennial Plaza is behind her. (VICTOR CALZADA ...
Fox lawyer gets extension to file campaign finance documents
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A lawyer for imprisoned former Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox says campaign finance regulators have given him extra time to pull together campaign finance documents, as he works to sort out the campaign account that ...
Lawyer: Russia's 'tin pot despot' Putin and his 'cronies' are behind spy's ...
Lawyer: Russia's 'tin pot despot' Putin and his 'cronies' are behind spy's ...
Months late, state's annual child abuse report is 'full of flaws,' lawyer says
Months late, state's annual child abuse report is 'full of flaws,' lawyer says. pa child abuse report.png. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services released the 2014 Annual Child Abuse Report on Monday. (Screen shot taken of report on ...
Whistleblower's lawyer makes conflict claim in drowning case
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —An attorney for a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper who criticized the agency after a handcuffed Iowa man fell from a patrol boat and drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks says it is a conflict for state Attorney General Chris Koster ...
Mom Throws Her 2-Year-Old the Personal Injury Lawyer Party of His Dreams
But unlike most 2-year-olds, he spent his second birthday celebrating alongside a cardboard cutout of New Orleans personal injury lawyer Morris Bart. Grayson has been a fan of the attorney since his grandmother babysat him when he was just a few months ...
Putin Is Blasted by Litvinenko Lawyer as Tin-Pot Despot
Russian President Vladimir Putin was labeled a “tin-pot despot” by a lawyer for awarding a medal of honor to one of the men accused of killing Alexander Litvinenko. Giving Andrei Lugovoi a medal in March for services to the country was a “crass and ...
Whistleblower's lawyer makes conflict claim in Lake Ozark drowning case
An attorney for a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper who criticized the agency after a handcuffed Iowa man fell from a patrol boat and drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks says it is a conflict for state Attorney General Chris Koster to represent ...
Teresa Giudice blames her incarceration on ex bankruptcy lawyer
The 43-year-old “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star's malpractice lawyer, CarlosCuevas, has filed a complaint on her behalf against bankruptcy attorney James Kridel alleging legal malpractice, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty, according ...
Wild Federal Judge, Lawyer, Criminal Defendant Love Triangle Ruling
As we first reported last month, Lisa Crinel, a Louisiana businesswoman facing criminal charges for allegedly defrauding Medicare out of $30 million, is suing her former lawyer for malpractice alleging that he screwed her when they started an affair ...
Trump Lawyer Bragged: I 'Destroyed' a Beauty Queen's Life
And because Monnin's lawyer was particularly terrible, according to a malpractice suit filed by Monnin and supported by a federal judge who later called his representation “unconscionable,” no one was there to defend her against Trump's main allegation ...
Not guilty plea entered for suspect in Charleston church shooting on lawyer's ...
Not guilty plea entered for suspect in Charleston church shooting on lawyer's ...
Accused South Carolina Church Shooter Dylann Roof Wants to Plead Guilty ...
Accused South Carolina Church Shooter Dylann Roof Wants to Plead Guilty ...
Litvinenko Lawyer Accuses Putin Of Personally Ordering Former Spy's Murder
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "tin pot despot" who personally ordered the 2006 poisoning murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London, the lawyer for his widow said on Friday. Kremlin critic Litvinenko, 43, ...
Cosby Lawyer: I'm Not Victim-Blaming, But 'Women Have Responsibility'
Cosby Lawyer: I'm Not Victim-Blaming, But 'Women Have Responsibility'. Monique Pressley says rape accusations against Cosby can't be proven because his accusers "waited too long" to report. Headshot of Ryan Buxton. Ryan Buxton Senior Editor, ...
How Alabama gave a jailed woman's fetus a lawyer, forbade an abortion
In 2006, Alabama lawmakers passed a bill aimed at punishing parents who turned their kitchens and garages into do-it-yourself meth labs, exposing their children to toxic chemicals and noxious fumes. Support was bipartisan, the vote was unanimous, and ...
Freddie Gray's Former Lawyer Shouldn't Prosecute the Officers in His Case
Earlier today, it was reported that Jan Bledsoe, one of the deputy state's attorneys prosecuting the officers in the Freddie Gray case, represented Gray in a 2012 drug case. This fact has apparently led the officers' attorneys to argue not only that ...
Attorney Suspended For Impersonating Fellow Lawyer
A long-running and often bizarre feud between two Hartford attorneys took another strange twist Friday when one lawyer, who foreclosed on the other lawyer's house to satisfy a legal judgment, went to court seeking to give the house back. ( MATTHEW ...
Zimmerman hires lawyer, pleads not guilty to murder
Kirk Zimmerman, 56, was accompanied by his newly-hired lawyer, Stephanie Wong of Bloomington. Zimmerman stood at the bench, dressed in a jail jumpsuit, as Judge Casey Costigan handed him a single-count indictment charging him with the murder of ...
Upper East Side doctor and his lawyer wife sentenced to prison for scamming IRS
An Upper East Side doctor and his wife are headed to prison for performing unnecessary procedures on their tax returns. Dr. Jeffrey Stein and his lawyer wife Marla were sentenced to 18 months and a year in prison Friday for cheating the IRS. “You're ...
Trooper's lawyer in Ellingson case makes conflict claim
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A lawyer for a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper, who criticized the agency after a handcuffed Iowa man fell from a patrol boat and drowned, said state Attorney General Chris Koster shouldn't represent the patrol in a personnel ...
Local divers blast lawyer accused of lobster poaching
With all the lawyer jokes out there, Fort Myers attorney Steven Koeppel didn't do his profession any favors when he was arrested Wednesday in the Keys with 28 illegal lobsters hidden on his boat. In a random vessel check, Florida Fish and Wildlife ...