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Gordon lawyer: Bobbi K. suit 'slanderous'
ATLANTA -- An amended lawsuit filed by the late Bobbi Kristina Brown's conservator alleges that Nick Gordon gave Brown a "toxic cocktail" and then put her face down in a tub of cold water. The original suit was filed on June 24 in Fulton County ...
Patrick Kane of Blackhawks hires lawyer while under police investigation
Without providing any details, lawyer Paul Cambria confirmed in a text message to The Associated Press on Saturday that he's been hired to represent Kane. Cambria represented Kane in 2009, when he pleaded guilty to a noncriminal charge of disorderly ...
Patrick Kane hires lawyer, spends day with Cup amid police investigation
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A lawyer has been hired to represent Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, who is under police investigation over something that may have happened at his home last weekend. Lawyer Paul Cambria didn't provide any further information ...
Charles Goldstein, Lawyer Who Helped Find Looted Art, Dies at 78
Charles Goldstein, a high-stakes New York real estate lawyer who transformed himself into a tenacious advocate for recovering art looted from Holocaust victims, died on July 30 in Manhattan. He was 78. The cause was complications of an infection, his ...
Darleen Gondola Bonislawski, 67; Cambridge lawyer and activist advocated for ...
Darleen Gondola Bonislawski, 67; Cambridge lawyer and activist advocated for ...
City lawyer demands to settle case 'Game of Thrones'-style
In a maneuver straight out of “Game of Thrones,” a Westeros-obsessed Staten Island attorney seeks to reinstate the ancient rules of trial by combat to settle a beef with another lawyer and his clients. “This is a matter of honor,” said Richard Luthmann ...
Patrick Kane hires lawyer amid police probe, has day with Stanley Cup
Patrick Kane has hired a lawyer amid an ongoing investigation. (USATSI) Patrick Kane has hired a lawyer amid an ongoing investigation. (USATSI). Amid an ongoing police investigation, Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane has officially hired an ...
Uber lawyer balks at class action trial in California case
(Reuters) — A lawyer for ride service Uber, which has been sued by drivers who contend they should be considered employees and are seeking class action status, said it would be preferable to have a trial just on the three drivers who filed the ...
Lawyer Calls Police Account of Zachary Hammond's Killing 'Ridiculous'
A lawyer for an unarmed teenager killed by police in South Carolina last month lashed out at authorities Sunday, calling the official description of the shooting death of 19-year-old Zachary Hammond "ridiculous" and "offensive." In a statement, Hammond ...
Dollar Tree settlement halted over "excessive" lawyer fees
He asked the attorneys representing the employees to file supplemental motions, prompting the lawyers last week to file 406 pages of new court documents. They offered several changes to the agreement to address some of the judge's concerns, but they ...
Ask the Lawyer: Jurisdiction may affect desertion case
Ask the Lawyer: Jurisdiction may affect desertion case. The manner in which a desertion ends can be critical to how much time the offender is jailed. Loading… Post to Facebook. Ask the Lawyer: Jurisdiction may affect desertion case The manner in which ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown's Conservator Claims Nick Gordon Caused the Young Star's ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown's Conservator Claims Nick Gordon Caused the Young Star's ...
Jason Rezaian of Washington Post May Soon Get Verdict in Iran, Lawyer Says
TEHRAN — An Iranian court could hand down a verdict in the trial of Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post correspondent charged with espionage, within a week, his lawyer told reporters on Monday, as a fourth and possibly final hearing in the case was ...
Italian lawyer steals French tourist's wallet
The Frenchman had placed his wallet, with some money and documents inside, on a supermarket checkout counter when it was slyly taken by the lawyer, who covered it with a shopping bag before slipping it into another bag along containing a packet of ...
Rolly: With Shurtleff as his lawyer, pal loses his appeal - on every point
But if he is as successful as a defense lawyer as he was in a recent divorce case, he might want to hire somebody else. Shurtleff was the attorney of record for telemarketing-company owner Sov Ouk in a bitter and lengthy divorce action before the Utah ...
NY lawyer demands 'Game of Thrones'-style trial by combat to settle lawsuit
A Staten Island attorney wants to turn a game of legal briefs with another lawyer into a real life "Game of Thrones". Richard Luthmann, 35, is so obsessed with George R.R. Martin's popular fantasy series that he has filed a legal brief requesting trial ...
Lawyer: Detained Post reporter's final Iran hearing Monday
In this photo April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani, in Tehran, Iran. Detained Washington Post reporter Jason ...
Lawyer For Cop Who Killed Zachary Hammond Tries To Change The Story
The lawyer said Tiller pulled into a Hardee's parking lot on July 26 to back up an undercover officer making a drug deal with a passenger in Hammond's vehicle. Tiller parked his patrol car in a position to box in Hammond's Honda Civic, before ...
Oswego DA, defense lawyer dispute thoroughness of Heidi Allen kidnapping ...
Oswego DA, defense lawyer dispute thoroughness of Heidi Allen kidnapping ...
American Lawyer Found Slain in His Caracas Home
Venezuelan authorities are investigating the murder of an American lawyer in Caracas. The South American country's public prosecutor says 70-year-old John Ralston Pate was found dead in his apartment Sunday in a well to do eastern Caracas ...
Jim Turner's lawyer accuses Ted Wells of giving NFL what it wanted
Turner, through lawyer Peter Ginsberg, contends that the NFL's investigation had more to do with responding to public pressure than getting to the truth, and that the NFL “could not afford to be perceived as insensitive or unwilling to take harassment ...
Lawyer who leaked secret family detention proposal asks judge for mercy
WASHINGTON — A lawyer facing contempt charges after leaking to McClatchy confidential documents on family detention admits he was wrong, but said he was overwhelmed by the federal government's conduct against his clients and by his concern for their ...
Shelby lawyer named to vacancy on Macomb circuit court
Shelby Township lawyer Joseph Toia has been named to fill a vacancy on the 16th Circuit Court in Macomb County. Toia will fill the seat that is open after Judge John C. Foster retired. “Throughout his career, Joseph has distinguished himself as an ...
Lawyer: Iran court holds final hearing for detained Post journalist
An Iranian court on Monday held its final hearing in the trial of a Washington Post journalist charged with espionage and other crimes, and a decision could come within the week, his attorney said. The move toward a possible verdict comes more than a ...
Show Them The Money: Why Lawyers Should Help Startups Take Cash Off The Table
Lawyers add value, he claimed, simply by doing their client's legal work. But, as more and more technology helps lawyers automate the tedious, administrative work, lawyers may have to rethink how they can add value for their clients, beyond just making ...
US lawyer found slain, girlfriend injured, in apparent abduction gone wrong in ...
US lawyer found slain, girlfriend injured, in apparent abduction gone wrong in ...
Supreme Court censures Maury County lawyer
The Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court said Marshall violated the rules of professional conduct through his actions. A public censure is a rebuke and warning to a lawyer, but does not affect the lawyer's ability to practice law ...
Personal Injury Lawyer Accused Of Keeping Clients' Settlements
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A well-known, personal injury lawyer is in big trouble. Clients say he reached big cash settlements on cases, but kept the money for himself. The Board of Professional Responsibility temporarily suspended John Lyndon Lowery's law ...
Venezuela: US Lawyer Is Killed
A prominent American expatriate lawyer was killed and his girlfriend wounded in an attack at their home in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital, the authorities and relatives said Monday. The lawyer, John Ralston Pate, 70, was found dead on Sunday in an ...
American lawyer slain, companion wounded in Caracas home
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prominent American expatriate lawyer was slain and his companion was wounded in an attack at their home in the Venezuelan capital, authorities and family members said Monday. John Ralston Pate, 70, was found stabbed ...
When Should Lawyers Keep Secrets?
We challenge you to tell us whether the lawyer in this situation should or should not have kept the secret. A legal-aid lawyer was assigned to represent a man accused of robbing a “Mom and Pop” convenience store. The defendant had been identified by ...
Lawyer in key case: Regulating recording is 'losing battle'
The Allston attorney whose seminal case helped define the law governing publicly filming police said cops are fighting a “losing battle” if they want to regulate how and from what distance people can record them — largely because the “real issue” is ...
Ask SAM: Civil War History Center, Lawyer Referral Service
Mike Wells, a local attorney who writes a column on legal matters for the Journal and takes listener calls on Tuesday mornings on WSJS 600-AM, said the service can review the nature of the question and provide the name of a lawyer who is likely to be ...
Missing Overland Park lawyer found dead
Henderson was a lawyer and shareholder with the Polsinelli law firm. He had experience in mergers and acquisitions and technology transactions, according to his profile on the law firm's website. Henderson had extensive experience in movie theater ...
Kelly Rutherford's lawyer rips abduction claim
The Boston attorney for actress Kelly Rutherford blasted her ex-husband yesterday after Daniel Giersch's lawyer accused the “Gossip Girl” star of child abduction because she refused to send her kids back to live with him in Monaco. “It's curious that ...
Shoffner witness can't pay, lawyer says
Steele Stephens, the former bond broker who was the star witness for federal prosecutors at Shoffner's corruption trial, does not dispute he owes the money to the Arkansas Securities Commission, his lawyer states in the Friday court filing. The agency ...
Beyond Biglaw: Should You Marry A Lawyer?
Perhaps because of my recent wedding anniversary, I have been thinking a lot about the importance of strong personal relationships in our lives, and how a career as a lawyer intersects with the process of partnering with someone, for those inclined to ...
Prominent American Lawyer Murdered Abroad In Kidnapping Attempt Gone Bad
John Ralston Pate, a lawyer who was educated at Brown University and Boston University Law, saw the country for what it was beneath the layers of filth that had accumulated since even before Hugo Chavez's reign: “a great place” that he considered to be ...
Lawyer: Ex-Virginia governor to appeal to US Supreme Court
FILE -In this Tuesday, May 12, 2015 file photo, Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell navigates a group of cameras as he leaves the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a hearing the appeal of his corruption conviction in Richmond, Va. A federal ...
Lawyer for Lindsey Lowe in court Tuesday to argue for new trial
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Convicted murderer Lindsey Lowe took the first step in appealing her life sentence in prison Tuesday morning. Attorney David Raybin was in a hearing at the State Supreme Court at 9 a.m. to explain why her 2013 conviction ...
Kane's plan to answer media 'insane,' says defense lawyer
A defense lawyer called her plan to answer media questions “borderline insane.” “But people in public office, politicians, they're a little different,” said Philadelphia defense lawyer A. Charles Peruto Jr. There are no ground rules about what she will ...
Chicago Police Department and Mayor's Office Question Plan to Provide Lawyer ...
Chicago Police Department and Mayor's Office Question Plan to Provide Lawyer ...
O'Malley lawyer alleges legal problems with DNC debate plan
As part of an escalating feud with the Democratic National Committee, longshot presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley on Tuesday released a memo from a campaign lawyer calling the party's debate plan “legally problematic.” O'Malley, the former Maryland ...
Hillary Clinton to hand her email server over to the FBI
Clinton's lawyer, David Kendall, turned over the emails after the FBI determined that he could not remain in possession of the classified information, a U.S. official briefed on the matter told the Associated Press. The State Department previously had ...
Missing Overland Park lawyer Patrick J. Henderson is found dead
Henderson was a lawyer and shareholder with the Polsinelli law firm. He had experience in mergers and acquisitions and technology transactions, according to his profile on the law firm's website. Henderson had extensive experience in the movie theater ...
Lawyer demands Game of Thrones-style trial by combat
You don't hear the phrase “trial by combat” so much these days in the legal system, and with good reason. The practice died out some time in the middle ages. However, if one New York lawyer gets his way, then trial by combat may be making a sudden and ...
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Lisa Tatum of LM Tatum PLLC and Edward Valdespino, partner-in-charge of the San Antonio office of Strasburger law firm, were among the 20 lawyers chosen by Texas Lawyer as having had an impact in the state over the last five years. Nearly 200 lawyers ...
Jackie Robinson West lawyer calls Little League 'deceitful and dishonest'
"Through its recent legal filings, Little League has chosen to be deceitful and dishonest by withholding material and critical information," the lawyer, Victor Henderson, told The Associated Press. The team was stripped of the title after it was ...
FBI finally takes Hillary's thumb drives from her lawyer
Furthermore, even before Clinton became the subject of a criminal investigation, there was an obvious alternative to turning the emails over to her lawyer. She could have immediately given them to the State Department. In fact, because she did not ...
Three questions with David Miranda, Albany lawyer leading the New York's bar ...
Three questions with David Miranda, Albany lawyer leading the New York's bar ...