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Patrick Kane accuser to help in hoax investigation, lawyer says
A lawyer representing the woman who claims she was raped by Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said his client will cooperate with the investigation into a hoax that raised concerns of evidence tampering in the case, denying accusations that she refused to ...
Weston resident named New England Super Lawyer
WESTON — The law firm of Gennari Aronson LLP announced that all of its partners were named New England Super Lawyers for 2015 including Weston resident Larry Gennari, in the Mergers & Acquisitions category. As a Super Lawyer, Gennari is part of a ...
Nick Diaz's lawyer calls Henry Cejudo refusing to fight in Nevada an 'amazing ...
Nick Diaz's lawyer calls Henry Cejudo refusing to fight in Nevada an 'amazing ...
Chris Schneider, Fresno civil-rights lawyer, receives state Bar honor
During his time in the UFW, from 1973 to 1989, he became close friends with UFW leader Cesar Chavez, who encouraged him to become a lawyer, and met many of the farm labor leaders – both Filipino and Mexican – who participated in the first grape ...
Silicon Valley Lawyer, Gary Reback, Takes Antitrust Fight to Europe
MENLO PARK, Calif. — In the 1990s, Gary Reback was known as Silicon Valley's dragon slayer, a lawyer who persuaded the Justice Department to sue Microsoft, accusing it of abusing its dominant position in desktop computers. Newspapers and magazines ...
Estate planning lawyer facing prison in fraud plea deal
A Mequon estate planning lawyer whose practice derailed amid fraud lawsuits, ethics complaints and a 33-count federal indictment has reached a plea agreement that could land the mother of four in prison for years. Sarah E.K. Laux, 36, whose office was ...
Lawyer says lead poisoning in Flint kids could revive lawsuit against city
Clean-water activists hope new information about high lead levels in kids could revive a lawsuit against the city of Flint. The attorney for a Flint group says she'll amend the complaint to force the city back to Detroit's water system. That's in light ...
Scrutiny for lawyer with ties to Silver, Skelos
Small's online biography describes her as a "highly regarded intellectual property lawyer" and a "foremost expert in the field of fashion modeling law." A 2002 New York Times article highlighting husbands that often cook for their wives discussed how ...
Client shouldn't be punished with judgment for no-show lawyer at arbitration ...
Client shouldn't be punished with judgment for no-show lawyer at arbitration ...
Rob Lowe Wants to Be a Lawyer in 'The Grinder'
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Lawyer Reveals Stunning Impact That Gay Marriage Legalization Has Had on His ...
Lawyer Reveals Stunning Impact That Gay Marriage Legalization Has Had on His ...
Lawyer: Auburn made 'outrageous' decision to fire Sunny Golloway
Fired baseball coach Sunny Golloway's lawyer fired off a scathing message to Auburn less than 24 hours following his dismissal at the school. The message released by attorney John Saxon called the firing "outrageous" and threatened litigation against ...
Pro bono spotlight: Gratitude shown at FSCJ Ask-A-Lawyer
Over and over again, the pro bono attorneys who served at the recent Ask-A-Lawyer event received expressions of gratitude and appreciation. On Sept. 19, 13 attorneys, eight law students and three advisory board volunteers gathered to provide a brief ...
"Don't talk to law enforcement without consulting [a lawyer] first"
In 21 years practicing criminal law, I have never seen a circumstance where stopping the interview and talking to a lawyer would have destroyed someone's opportunity to talk to law enforcement and resulted in harm to their best interests. There's ...
Bobby Brown's Lawyer: "We Know Who Harmed Bobbi Kristina and His Name Is Nick ...
Bobby Brown's Lawyer: "We Know Who Harmed Bobbi Kristina and His Name Is Nick ...
Texas Sees Boom in Lawyer Population
Texas still isn't the attorney capital of the nation. Florida has added lawyers at a much faster clip, according to American Bar Association data. In the last decade, Florida's attorney population grew by more than 50%. Nationally, the lawyer ...
Lawyer group plans to sue city over new courthouse's cameras
​Justice isn't blind on Staten Island anymore, say Legal Aid lawyers who are hopping mad that the new state courthouse tips the scales of justice against defendants with video cameras that record defense attorneys interviewing their clients just before ...
Lawyer sues city of Warren over medical marijuana law
A Warren lawyer filed a lawsuit today against the city of Warren that demands up to $5 million in damages on behalf of 23 state-approved medical-marijuana users who say they've been harassed and ticketed by Warren police. The lawsuit, filed in Macomb ...
Treasury Lawyer to Join Paul Weiss Law Firm
A top lawyer at the Treasury Department will soon join Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, bolstering the firm's litigation practice in Washington. Roberto J. Gonzalez, a former deputy general counsel of the Treasury Department, will become a ...
Huma Abedin's Lawyer Was Benghazi 'Point Person'
Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin's lawyer for the email investigation has a glaring conflict-of-interest in the case: he was an Obama administration “point person” on Benghazi who dealt with classified information and exchanged redacted emails with ...
Lawyer sues Mich. town over alleged medical marijuana harassment
DETROIT — A Warren lawyer filed a lawsuit Monday against the city that demands up to $5 million in damages on behalf of 23 state-approved medical-marijuana users who say they've been harassed and ticketed by Warren police. The lawsuit, filed in ...
Out Of State Lawyer Proposal Not Likely To Fly In Florida
A proposal that would let out-of-state lawyers get licensed in Florida without taking the state's Bar exam is likely dead, but that didn't stop opponents from piling on during a Florida Bar meeting. Reaction to the “admission by motion” proposal at the ...
House panel on Dianna Duran impeachment agrees to hire lawyer
The House Special Investigatory Committee co-chair Rep. Zachary J. Cook R – Lincoln & Otero listens as co-chair Rep. Gail Chasey D – Bernalillo (from left) addresses the committee considering impeachment proceedings against Secretary of State Dianna ...
Which states had the greatest growth in lawyer…
Stories in the Wall Street Journal Law Blog and the Dallas Morning News reported on the number, which represents the growth in the active lawyer population from 2004 to 2014. That compares to a 20 percent increase in the state's general population over ...
Lawyer for Santa Rosa spray tanner in Miss America dispute: 'She has done ...
Lawyer for Santa Rosa spray tanner in Miss America dispute: 'She has done ...
Former Congolese VP on Trial Again at ICC
Also facing accusations in this second trial are two members of Bemba's initial defense team, including his lawyer, Aime Kilolo, along with a close associate and a trial witness. Prosecutors claim the men plotted to ensure Bemba's acquittal in his ...
John Boehner once hired Ted Cruz to be his lawyer
In fact, long before Boehner saw Cruz as a "false prophet," the 2016 Republican presidential candidate was actually his lawyer. It was 1998, more than a decade before Boehner became speaker and Cruz was elected to the Senate. Boehner had just sued ...
Memorial service held for Birmingham lawyer missing in South Carolina
Mount Pleasant police Inspector Chip Googe said Monday, Sept. 28, that Bennett has not yet been found. A memorial service for the 29-year-old Bennett, a Birmingham lawyer, was held Monday at Christ Church Episcopal in Greenville, according to an online ...
Fake Sheepshead Bay Lawyer Exposed For Tricking Dozens Of Clients
Perlov's scam first came to the attention of the attorney general in the fall of 2014, when some of his clients, suspecting their lawyer was a sham due to inactivity in their cases, reported him to investigators, Schneiderman's office says. In one case ...
Website creates fake lawyer for Leonard Fournette's “victims”
Defenders don't need a lawyer, they need a sage who can tell them how to stop Fournette. The sophomore's 631 yards are the most for a halfback through the first three games of the season in 15 years. Fournette is on pace for 2,313 yards, which would be ...
Disgraced plaintiffs' lawyer Gary Friedman on why his leaks shouldn't topple ...
Disgraced plaintiffs' lawyer Gary Friedman on why his leaks shouldn't topple ...
New Mexico lawmakers hire lawyer for impeachment case
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A panel of New Mexico lawmakers investigating fraud, embezzlement and money laundering charges against Secretary of State Dianna Duran has hired a lawyer. The House Special Investigatory Committee announced Tuesday that it ...
Billionaire Ng Probe Yielded Earlier Arrest, Lawyer Says
The U.S. secretly arrested a third person as part of an investigation of billionaire Macau developer Ng Lap Seng, a lawyer for his assistant told a federal magistrate Tuesday. That person's name is being withheld by the government, the lawyer said ...
Lead juror gives peek into mistrial of ex-deputy accused of murder
The lawyer for Daniel Willis, an ex-deputy accused of murder, says he will seek a new venue in a retrial. Willis' murder trial ended last week in a mistrial after the jury became deadlocked 8-4, leaning toward guilty. The former Bastrop County deputy ...
Lawyer who stole clients' settlement money gets 4-to-12 years
A greedy personal-injury lawyer who stole nearly $2 million of his clients' settlements was sentenced Tuesday to 4-to-12 years in prison as his victims tearfully lashed into him for the crimes. More than two dozen victims showed up in Manhattan Supreme ...
Kim Davis' lawyer says she met with pope
The Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples met with Pope Francis last Thursday during his U.S. visit, a meeting kept secret from the media, her lawyer says. Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk of court ...
Port Authority's top lawyer stepping down after 36 years with agency
NEW YORK — Amid lingering fallout from the George Washington Bridge lane closures, the Port Authority's top lawyer announced that he would step down at the end of next month. Port Authority General Counsel Darrel Buchbinder, 68, sent a letter to ...
Disgraced ex-lawyer slammed as 'narcissistic sociopath' during sentencing
A disgraced former lawyer loathed by his cheated clients was slammed as a “narcissistic sociopath” Tuesday as he was sentenced to up to a dozen years behind bars. Stephen Krawitz, 63, who stole at least $1.9 million from dozens of personal injury ...
National Lawyer Group Blasts New FOX Show, The Grinder: "A New Low in Lawyer ...
National Lawyer Group Blasts New FOX Show, The Grinder: "A New Low in Lawyer ...
Oklahoma Death Row Inmate's Lawyer Speaks Out Hours Before His Execution
Glossip, whose case has received widespread media attention, was spared just hours before the state's scheduled execution on September 16 after his lawyers claimed they had new evidence proving his innocence. On Monday, the Oklahoma Court of ...
Broward lawyer says Rob Lowe TV show makes lawyers look like boobs
“Viewers are left with the impression of, who needs a law degree to be a lawyer? A few acting lessons or some reruns of 'Law & Order' should do the trick,” attorney Nader Anise said of the TV comedy, “The Grinder.” “This sends a very dangerous message ...
Old Lady Lawyer: We're All Salespeople
old lady lawyer elderly woman grandmother grandma laptop computer If you have never read the play or seen the movie or TV production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, you must. I think it's the best American play of the 20th Century, an opinion ...
Chinese Activists Who Made Lawyer T-Shirts Released on 'Bail'
Since Wang's detention alongside her husband Bao Longjun and other colleagues from the Beijing-based Fengrui law firm on July 10, at least 288 lawyers, paralegals, and assistants and other activists or family members had been detained, placed under ...
Free legal advice offered at Ask a Lawyer event
Often, Herceg said, people who can't afford a lawyer resort to representing themselves in court, particularly in family law cases, and are immediately at a disadvantage. In Indiana, people who represent themselves are held to the same legal standard as ...
Estate of convicted pension lawyer wants $150K back
A tug of war has ensued in federal court over $150,000 – one side claiming it belongs to Detroit pensioners who were cheated, the other saying the estate of a convicted lawyer should get it. At issue is the $150,000 that pension fund attorney Ronald ...
Quincy man gets7-9 years for hatchet attack on wife's lawyer
DEDHAM - A Quincy man has been sentenced to seven to nine years in state prison for attacking his wife's lawyer with a hatchet amid a contentious divorce dispute. Michael A. Kelly, a 54-year-old construction supervisor who lives on Miller Stile Road, ...
Non-lawyer judges defend their competence
During a task force meeting on Wednesday night, non-lawyer town and village judges from across Tompkins County defended their ability to preside over court cases. The judges were among about 20 people who attended Tompkins County's Municipal ...
Judge orders lawyer to jail for contempt of court in LA Unified case
“Kids need to be protected,” she said. “Someone needs to stand up for them.” Carrillo was one of several lawyers who represented students in lawsuits alleging abuse by former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt. Berndt was arrested in 2012 ...
Matt Reed: Is your 'Florida' lawyer any good?
Which is why Melbourne attorney Steve Charpentier and other Florida lawyers have been debating real and proposed changes to the legal industry. Charpentier is a trial attorney who has been active in public affairs. He has led efforts to screen and ...