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Who is this guy pretending to be an Illinois lawyer???
I referred out a case recently to a car accident lawyer in Chicago. The guy I recommended is a top guy who gets great results for his clients. Of course he's not the only good PI attorney in Chicago and I recommend a bunch. I just felt this was the ...
Lawyer Rebecca Edwards is ball honoree
What a heady year the 2016 Shreveport Bar Association President-Elect Rebecca Edwards had scheduled for 2013-2014. She and her husband, Caddo Assistant District Attorney William Edwards, had just celebrated her 44th birthday in London. She was ...
The Latest on athlete's death: Lawyer defends fired officer
The attorney for a Texas police officer fired after fatally shooting an unarmed college football player during a suspected burglary at a car dealership is defending his client's actions and insulting those of the police chief. Attorney John Snider said ...
In Penn State cover-up case, it's become next lawyer up for Attorney General ...
In Penn State cover-up case, it's become next lawyer up for Attorney General ...
Lawyer Defends Actions Of Fired Arlington Police Officer
ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — An attorney for a North Texas police officer in training who fatally shot an unarmed, black college football player during a suspected burglary at an Arlington car dealership defended his client's actions Wednesday and ...
Name value of Michael Jordan worth at least $480M to Nike, lawyer says
CHICAGO -- Michael Jordan's lawyer told jurors Wednesday at a civil trial over the unauthorized use of the star's name in a steak ad that the market value of Jordan's moniker to the Nike sportswear company was at least $480 million. Each commercial use ...
Lawyer to judge: State's method of evaluating teacher performance is ...
Lawyer to judge: State's method of evaluating teacher performance is ...
Lawyer questions officer firing in death of unarmed teen
Miller's lawyer also said the police chief's "biggest fears are getting a paper cut or losing his six figure salary." "Chief Johnson used 20/20 hindsight to protect his job and appease anti-police activists," said Snider. The officer was in the last ...
Lawyer defends officer fired for shooting unarmed football player
ARLINGTON, Texas - An attorney for a Texas police officer in training who fatally shot an unarmed, black college football player during a suspected burglary at a car dealership defended his client's actions Wednesday and rebuked those of the police ...
Lawyer says Grandma was no 'getaway driver' from burglary
A defense lawyer said Wednesday he is optimistic that charges will be dismissed against his client, a 78-year-old woman accused of driving her grandson away from the scene of a burglary in Rockaway Township. Attorney James Porfido, a former Morris ...
Michael Jordan lawyer: Star's name worth $480M to Nike
CHICAGO — Michael Jordan's lawyer told jurors Wednesday at a civil trial over the unauthorized use of the star's name in a steak ad that the market value of Jordan's moniker to the Nike sportswear company was at least $480 million. Each commercial use ...
Defense lawyer says judge slept during testimony in Harrison
Senior Circuit Judge Tom Keith had his eyes closed and didn't react when a lawyer asked for permission to approach a witness on the stand on Tuesday. A bailiff leaned in toward the judge, who then opened his eyes. Defense lawyer Dan Hancock asked for ...
ArtsBeat | Gloria Allred Challenges Cosby Lawyer to Debate as 3 More Women ...
ArtsBeat | Gloria Allred Challenges Cosby Lawyer to Debate as 3 More Women ...
Lawyer: Inmate was assaulted in Nueces County Jail
Gonzales' lawyer objected to the dismissal because she said she wanted more time to gather evidence to show a pattern of jailers assaulting inmates. Rios accused the same officer of assaulting Gonzales a second time in June. Galvan said he was not ...
Midnight orders get Barre shooting suspect a lawyer
A Vermont judge had to issue two emergency orders to Barre City police and the state Attorney General's Office to give a defense lawyer access to woman who was arrested on a murder charge in the killing a state social worker. Vermont Superior Court ...
Texas Executes Cop Killer Who Sought Death Over Lawyer's Objection
Texas death row inmate Daniel Lee Lopez, who for years has affirmed his guilt for killing a Corpus Christi police lieutenant and petitioned courts to expedite his execution, was executed Wednesday night after the U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal by ...
Chelsea Manning faces possible solitary confinement, lawyer says
WICHITA, Kan. – Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement indefinitely for allegedly violating prison rules by having a copy of Vanity Fair with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover and an expired tube of ...
Lawyer: Chelsea Manning faces possible solitary confinement
Manning could be placed in solitary confinement indefinitely for allegedly violating prison rules by having a copy of Vanity Fair with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover and an expired tube of toothpaste, among other things, her lawyer said Wednesday, Aug. 12 ...
Lawyer: Judge Berman 'Will Absolutely Vacate' Tom Brady's Suspension
Tom Brady's day in court went pretty well Wednesday. So well, in fact, that one lawyer believes Brady will be under center for every New England Patriots game this season. Alan Milstein, an attorney who previously has tried cases against the NFL before ...
Lawyer sues over APD document refusals
Frustrated by the city's repeated refusals to release materials showing how police are trained to interact with people with mental or developmental disabilities, an Albuquerque attorney has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to order production under the ...
Boxer Cuts Off Lawyer's Penis With Garden Shears After Discovering His Affair ...
Boxer Cuts Off Lawyer's Penis With Garden Shears After Discovering His Affair ...
Lawyers: Chelsea Manning faces possible solitary confinement
Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army private convicted of leaking national security secrets, faces a hearing Tuesday for prison infractions that could result in solitary confinement. Manning, who was intelligence analyst Bradley Manning when pleading ...
Lawyer's prediction: Judge will vacate Brady suspension
There's at least one lawyer with prior experience in Richard Berman's courtroom who says he already has a sense as to which way the judge is going to rule in Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal case against the NFL. “I don't think there's a middle ...
Video gamers the new frontier for local lawyer
Blum, 27, is a young lawyer and Seattle native who is gaining a foothold in the explosive world of eSports, which is quickly becoming the most popular — and lucrative — entertainment industry in the world. According to technology research firm ...
Japanese Boxer To Enter Penal System After Chopping Off Lawyer's 'Egg Roll ...
Japanese Boxer To Enter Penal System After Chopping Off Lawyer's 'Egg Roll ...
Newsflash: If You Want To Be A Lawyer, Go To Law School
Every couple of months, an anti-law school or “being a lawyer sucks” article will come out that will get bounced around the legal blogosphere a bit. If you've been keeping up, you may have read or heard about the latest one, penned by Susan Estrich, ...
Brunswick lawyer charged with forgery, theft in deposit of $80000 settlement ...
Brunswick lawyer charged with forgery, theft in deposit of $80000 settlement ...
Venezuela releases former general-turned-Chavez critic: lawyer
"He has been granted conditional release," his lawyer Omar Mora told AFP. Baduel, who stepped down as defense minister in late 2007 amid a falling out with Chavez, was convicted on corruption charges in 2010 and sentenced to seven years and 11 ...
Court tells Weill to respond to lawyer's appeal
The Mississippi Supreme Court has issued an order requiring Hinds County Circuit Judge Jeff Weill to respond by noon Tuesday to the appeal filed by attorney Randy Harris of the $1,300 sanction Weill imposed against the attorney. However, Weill filed a ...
Ocean Springs' Jeremy England named Outstanding Young Lawyer of Mississippi
OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Jeremy England, of Ocean Springs, has received the Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division's Outstanding Young Lawyer of Mississippi Award for 2014-2015. The award was made during the Mississippi Bar's 2015 Annual ...
Lawyer: Chelsea doc could have legal case
That is the view of lawyer Glenn Hayes as the fall-out from Mourinho's weekend outburst following his side's 2-2 draw with Swansea continues. The Portuguese was furious after first-team doctor Carneiro went on to the pitch at Stamford Bridge to treat ...
UPDATE 2-Currency-rigging lawsuit settlements rise past $2 bln -lawyer
HSBC Holdings Plc, Barclays Plc, BNP Paribas SA and Goldman Sachs Group Inc are among the latest banks to reach settlement in the class action litigation, Christopher Burke, the lawyer, said in federal court in Manhattan. Those banks and five others ...
Lawyer in HOA scheme gets more prison time for theft
Attorney Barry Levinson arrives to Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas for his HOA investigation case Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Levinson is charged with the theft of more than $1 million from his clients. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal) ...
Indonesian Court Overturns Educators' Convictions in Sexual Abuse Case, Lawyer ...
Indonesian Court Overturns Educators' Convictions in Sexual Abuse Case, Lawyer ...
Slain inmate Hugo Pinell was a target of prison gangs, his lawyer says
To his prison lawyer, Pinell was a target, a "marked man," his life threatened by some of the very gangs he was alleged to have helped grow. That lawyer, Keith Wattley, says it was no accident Pinell was killed Wednesday just weeks after being released ...
Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner in coma: lawyer
Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - A Palestinian held by Israel without trial has slipped into a coma after a nearly two-month hunger strike, his lawyer said Friday, raising fears for his life. Related Stories. Palestinian hunger strike tests ...
Palestinian lawyer on hunger strike over Israeli detention policy falls into coma
A Palestinian lawyer has fallen into a coma after entering his 60th day on hunger strike while being held by Israel in administrative detention. Mohammed Allan, who has been imprisoned without charge or trial since November last year, was put on a ...
Lawyer says Ohio dad didn't leave trash in room to mask smell of girl's body ...
Lawyer says Ohio dad didn't leave trash in room to mask smell of girl's body ...
Lawyer Loses Manhood — I Don't Mean Figuratively
A Japanese lawyer found himself in the middle of a violent love triangle, and according to local reports, has paid a hefty price for his actions. An unnamed lawyer was allegedly diddling a married woman, and her husband did not take kindly to the ...
Gamrat lawyer: Scandal not as big a deal as reported
EAST LANSING – State Rep. Cindy Gamrat's attorney said this morning that once the investigation into an alleged cover-up of her extramarital affair is done that “it's probably not going to be as big an issue as everyone has made it out to be.” Andrew ...
Michael Jordan's Lawyer Says His Name Is Worth $480 Million To Nike
CHICAGO — Michael Jordan's lawyer told jurors Wednesday at a civil trial over the unauthorized use of the star's name in a steak ad that the market value of Jordan's moniker to the Nike sportswear company was at least $480 million. Each commercial use ...
Lawyer Advertising Fail: Prepare A Will Before You Kill Yourself
One lawyer look-up website lists him as a graduate of Santa Clara Law, but another lists him as a graduate of Brooklyn Law (and on that one, his race has changed). This alleged lawyer is truly a mystery. Another unsolved mystery here is why Foster ...
Amanda Bynes spotted having fun in the sun, lawyer says 'she is doing ...
Amanda Bynes spotted having fun in the sun, lawyer says 'she is doing ...
Did You Remember To Plug In Your Lawyer Today?
Instead of a lawyer having to put in key word searches, the newest-generation algorithmic software can come up with what is lying buried within documents. I saw a demo of a product by the tech company Brainspace where they parsed millions of unsorted, ...
Did You Remember To Plug In Your Lawyer Today?
Instead of a lawyer having to put in key word searches, the newest-generation algorithmic software can come up with what is lying buried within documents. I saw a demo of a product by the tech company Brainspace where they parsed millions of unsorted, ...
Lawyer wanted: Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino told he'll have to pay for new ...
Lawyer wanted: Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino told he'll have to pay for new ...
Former New Haven lawyer accused of stealing nearly $300K from clients
Former New Haven lawyer accused of stealing nearly $300K from clients. Posted: 08/14/15, 3:46 PM EDT | Updated: 41 secs ago. # Comments. NEW HAVEN >> A former New Haven attorney is accused of taking money owed to his clients. Terence Hawkins ...
Lawyer for reality television star The Situation withdraws from federal tax ...
Lawyer for reality television star The Situation withdraws from federal tax ...
This hotshot lawyer is the most important man fighting Hillary Clinton's e ...
This hotshot lawyer is the most important man fighting Hillary Clinton's e ...
Officer's lawyer says N.J. teen who was shot had gun
TRENTON - The 14-year-old Trenton boy shot by police last week had his right hand in his pants, "indicative of holding onto a weapon," the attorney for one of the three officers involved in the shooting said Friday. "The individual certainly had a gun ...