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Ohio Supreme Court suspends Cleveland lawyer for role in scheme to rip off ...
Ohio Supreme Court suspends Cleveland lawyer for role in scheme to rip off ...
Man who couldn't mesh with 5 lawyers faces skeptical judges
AUGUSTA, Maine — The lawyer for a man who was stripped of his right to a court-appointed attorney because he couldn't get along with five previous lawyers faced skeptical justices on Wednesday who were concerned the defendant was simply gaming the ...
Brooklyn teacher's drone malfunctioned when it flew into stadium during US ...
Brooklyn teacher's drone malfunctioned when it flew into stadium during US ...
Old Lady Lawyer: Nothing Succeeds Like Succession… Planning
old lady lawyer elderly woman grandmother grandma laptop computer Ed. note: It's not the battle of the sexes, but the battle of the ages, between the graying of the legal profession and those lawyers not yet eligible for Medicare or even an AARP ...
Lawyer For Researcher Convicted Of Poisoning Wife Says He Will Seek New Trial
PITTSBURGH (AP) – A lawyer for a former western Pennsylvania medical researcher convicted in the cyanide poisoning death of his neurologist wife is seeking a new trial. Sixty-six-year-old Robert Ferrante is serving life in prison since an Allegheny ...
Bowe Bergdahl's Lawyer Pushes Army to Release Report on Disappearance
The new filing emerged on Tuesday when Sergeant Bergdahl's lawyer, Eugene R. Fidell, released copies of correspondence detailing unsuccessful efforts to persuade the Army to publicly release a summary of its investigative report into Sergeant Bergdahl ...
Cuomo Administration Lawyer Who Was Shot Is Brain-Dead, Family Says
A Cuomo administration lawyer who was shot in the head during a predawn celebration before the West Indian American Day Parade last week is brain-dead, his family said on Wednesday. The lawyer, Carey W. Gabay, 43, was a bystander caught in a ...
'Trial-by-combat' lawyer countersues foes; seeks battle or $6M to resolve suit
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island lawyer, who proposed resolving a lawsuit against him with trial by combat, has now deployed a different weapon: Reams of paper. Richard A. Luthmann has countersued attorney Richard Chusid and his clients, filing a ...
Richard Donahue, at 88; lawyer was friend to Kennedys, Nike's president
In a career that stretched from Lowell to the White House, the West Coast, and back home again, Richard K. Donahue served as an assistant to President John F. Kennedy, a trusted campaign confidant of US Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and as president of ...
Cuomo Administration Lawyer Who Was Shot in Head Is Dead, Family Friend Says
A Cuomo administration lawyer who was shot in the head during a predawn celebration before the West Indian American Day Parade last week died on Wednesday evening, according to a friend of his family. The lawyer, Carey W. Gabay, 43, was a bystander ...
Video: Lawyer for Removed Justice Court Judge States His Case
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – A hearing has been set for Friday in the ongoing effort to get Rickey Thompson's name back on the ballot for Lee County Justice Court Judge. Earlier this week, Thompson's attorney, Jim Waide, filed suit against the Attorney ...
Patrick Kane's lawyer denies talk of settlement
“There are no settlement talks between me and her lawyers, period,” attorney Paul Cambria said via text message. Earlier Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune published a story that cited anonymous sources who said attorneys for both sides have been in ...
Brett Favre, Lawyer Milloy nominated for Hall of Fame ballot
CANTON, Ohio — Brett Favre and Lawyer Milloy were among the 108 modern-day nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 announced Wednesday night. The NFL's career leader in nearly every passing category when he retired after the ...
Victim turns tables on alleged rapist, lawyer brother
Porter said Torrijos' brother – a lawyer in Mexico – began communicating with the rape victim. He allegedly offered her $30,000 to change her story. And if that didn't work – there was "Plan B". “We also knew that their 'Plan B' was if she didn't take ...
Parents in Law: Is It Possible to Be Both an Attorney and a Committed Mom or Dad?
These past-tense lawyers—women who leave large corporate law firms, often in conjunction with having children—are nothing new. Though women make up 45 percent of associates in private practice, they represent only 20 percent of partners, according to ...
Lawyer's liability for aiding and abetting fraud by clients: A lawyer is not a bus
Back in 1989, a bar review lecturer on professional responsibility taught that “a lawyer is not a bus.” This colloquialism meant to capture the principle that, unlike a bus, which is obligated to take every paying customer, a lawyer can choose whether ...
Copyright lawyer for litigious porn studio hit with bank fraud charges
Porn studio Malibu Media files a lot of copyright lawsuits—more than any other entity in the US. In all, the company has filed more than 4,300 lawsuits since 2009, according to a report by Lex Machina. Malibu relies on a network of attorneys in ...
Lawyer: Drone-crasher Daniel Verley at wrong place at wrong time
NEW YORK -- A lawyer for a New York City high school teacher charged with reckless endangerment for crashing his drone at the US Open tennis tournament says his client was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Andrew Marshall said Thursday that client ...
Labor Attorney Ivy Kagan Bierman Honored as Entertainment Lawyer of the Year
In an exuberant ceremony overseen by Kate Flannery (The Office), Loeb & Loeb entertainment labor attorney Ivy Kagan Bierman was feted Wednesday night as the Beverly Hills Bar Association's 2015 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year. It was a family affair, ...
Naples lawyer Michelle Hill, 42, remembered for tireless work, charismatic ...
Naples lawyer Michelle Hill, 42, remembered for tireless work, charismatic ...
State Dept. Lawyer in Clinton Email Probe Joins Zuckerman Spaeder
Catherine Duval, a U.S. State Department lawyer who played a lead role in Hillary Clinton's ongoing email releases to Congress, has left the government to join the corporate and litigation firm Zuckerman Spaeder. Duval gave notice she would leave ...
Constand lawyer lashes at former D.A.
In an open letter to Bruce L. Castor Jr., lawyer Dolores Troiani lambasted Castor's handling of the claims of her client, Andrea Constand, and criticized his more recent statement to reporters about Cosby. She also questioned Castor's reaction to a ...
SF attorney, intern defended selves in killing, lawyer insists
A San Francisco tenants' rights attorney and his intern, who stand accused of murdering a man on a gritty street near downtown after a night of drinking, will argue that they acted in self-defense against a group of men wielding weapons, a lawyer for ...
Preferential Treatment Of Hillary's Lawyer 'Smacks Of Favoritism'
State Department preferential treatment of David Kendall, Hillary Clinton's lawyer, “just smacks of favoritism and elitism,” according to Mark Zaid, one of the nation's most experienced national security attorneys. Kendall was permitted to keep in his ...
Jordan Jones of Michigan Auto Law is a Michigan Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars is an honor limited no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state, for lawyers who are under 40 years old ...
Court reinstates license for lawyer in Blagojevich scandal - Channel3000.com
One of former Gov. Tommy Thompson's aides who was convicted of corruption in Illinois has his Wisconsin law license back. Related Content. 2 sexual assaults reported on UW campus · Apparent lightning strike causes $300,000 damage to Waunakee home ...
Court reinstates license for lawyer in Blagojevich scandal
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - One of former Gov. Tommy Thompson's aides who was convicted of corruption in Illinois has his Wisconsin law license back. The Wisconsin Supreme Court revoked Nicholas Hurgen's license in 2009 after he pleaded guilty to charges ...
Chinese Lawyer Sues For Compensation Over Torture in Police Custody
A court in the central Chinese province of Hunan on Friday began hearing a second attempt at a compensation claim lodged by a prominent rights lawyer who says he was tortured during an 87-day secret detention at the hands of the authorities. Cai Ying ...
Suspended lawyer Don Bailey can represent man in unemployment comp case, Pa ...
Suspended lawyer Don Bailey can represent man in unemployment comp case, Pa ...
Harvard-trained lawyer and ex-marine accused in Vallejo kidnapping pleads no ...
Harvard-trained lawyer and ex-marine accused in Vallejo kidnapping pleads no ...
Motion filed to set aside felony conviction in Labrie case
Lawyers for Owen Labrie, the former St. Paul's School student who was acquitted last month of raping a 15-year-old girl but found guilty of lesser charges, has filed a motion to set aside his most serious conviction. The conviction of using a computer ...
Lawyer for Midtown's Gaslamp releases rebuttal video to recent racial allegations
On Friday afternoon the lawyer for embattled Midtown bar Gaslamp released a six-minute video on YouTube to rebut some of the stories swirling around about the bar's admission policies. Attorney Tim Sutherland has spoken to the Houston Chronicle, the ...
AP: Deputy Kentucky Clerk's Lawyer Says Kim Davis May Have Again Defied Fed Order
According to court documents, Mason told his lawyer Davis confiscated all original forms upon her arrival back at work on Sept. 14, and provided a replacement that deleted her name and all mentions of the county. This was Davis' first week back on the ...
Lawyer of Frederick Douglass student charged in beating says he was bullied
Sean Johnson's lawyer raised a new claim on Friday. The lawyer's claim is that Johnson was bullied. It came after Johnson's bail review hearing that revealed new details about him and questions for the city school system. Johnson's parents left their ...
Lawyer for Deputy Clerk: Kim Davis May Be Violating Judge's Order
The lawyer for a county official in Kentucky said Friday that Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis may have violated a federal judge's order against interfering with the issuance of marriage licenses. After claiming that granting them to same-sex couples would ...
Florida attorneys call out-of-state lawyer idea 'stupid' and 'dangerous'
"Every state but Washington and Nebraska is producing more lawyers than it needs,'' said attorney John Hamilton of Tampa. "Forty nine percent of law school grads can't find long-term jobs. I ask you to search the Internet and find stories about ...
Stevie Wonder Suing Dead Lawyer Claiming Fraud
In a bizarre set of circumstances, Stevie Wonder is suing the estate of his longtime lawyer Johanan Vigoda. Wonder claims he was taken advantage of, in his initial contract with the Vigoda, who passed away in 2011. TMZ is reporting that the legendary ...
Roger Adelman, Government Lawyer Who Prosecuted Reagan's 1981 Assailant, Dies ...
Roger Adelman, Government Lawyer Who Prosecuted Reagan's 1981 Assailant, Dies ...
Oakland hires Chicago lawyer to head internal affairs
The Oakland Police Department will have its first civilian director of the Internal Affairs Division, which investigates officer misconduct, as officials announced Friday the hiring of a prominent Chicago lawyer with extensive experience in police ...
Longtime lawyer and former prosecutor Daniel P. Reardon dies
Daniel P. Reardon Jr., a former circuit attorney for St. Louis and a prominent St. Louis lawyer, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at his home in Frontenac after a long illness. He was 84. Mr. Reardon was hired as an assistant circuit attorney in 1957 and ...
No charges for raucous lawyer gathering
PORT ORCHARD — No charges will be filed against Pierce County lawyers who threw a raucous party in Olalla last month, where Kitsap County deputies found a bonfire in violation of a burn ban and one lawyer allegedly insulted a deputy. The lawyer ...
Rapper 2 Chainz sued by Oklahoma City lawyer
Rapper 2 Chainz sued by Oklahoma City lawyer. Oklahoma City attorney Kent Bridge is seeking "in excess of $10,000" from the Atlanta-based artist, 2 Chaniz, whose real name is Tauheed Epps. by Nolan Clay Published: September 20, 2015. An Oklahoma ...
Small-business Q&A: Consider hiring lawyer to look over lease
Q: I have found space to lease for my new washateria, and the landlord has given me her standard lease contract. Should I just sign it? A: Before you sign anything, make sure you understand and agree with all the terms of the contract. "There is no ...
Lawyer: Help for accused isn't only about court
He said being a defense lawyer is rewarding because it involves defending the principles of the Constitution on a regular basis. However, the job can be stressful, he said. Some cases drag on for years. It's important not to lose faith in the legal ...
NY lawyer Tacopina resigns as Bologna club president
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 file photo Joe Tacopina, right, and Joey Saputo pose in front of the Bologna Football Club logo, in Bologna, Italy. New York lawyer Joe Tacopina has resigned as Bologna president following a rift with Canadian ...
Wholly Matrimony: Former client's referral a good way to select lawyer
Q: I am seeking a good divorce lawyer, but I am running into difficulty. Some of the lawyers claim recognition in certain organizations, but I have no way of knowing how they were chosen. One of my friends, who is a lawyer, told me that there are ...
Elaine Epstein in lawyer directory
Elaine M. Epstein of Sharon was recently named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America directory. She is a partner at Todd & Weld LLP in Boston. Epstein, first named to Best Lawyers in 2003, was selected for Family Law. She has over 35 years of experience ...
Journalist and lawyer Gültekin Avcı referred to court for arrest
The lawyer representing Gültekin Avcı, a former public prosecutor who is the lawyer for jailed journalist Hidayet Karaca and a journalist himself, said on Sunday that his client has been referred to a court for arrest, after spending three days at the ...
Hempstead lawyer pleads not guilty, freed on bail in fatal DWI crash
A Hempstead lawyer was freed on bond Sunday after pleading not guilty to manslaughter in an alcohol-related crash that killed a Ronkonkoma man on the Long Island Expressway, authorities said. Bond was set at $500,000 for Raj Jadeja at First District ...
Conway lawyer named to 'Top Women of Law' list
CONWAY — A Conway lawyer has been named one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's “Top Women of Law.” Susan G. Fentin, a Conway resident and labor and employment attorney with Springfield law firm Skoler, Abbott & Presser P.C., will be recognized ...