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Lunch with a lawyer | Business News | tribstar.com
Senior Education Ministries, Inc. has scheduled a Lunch with a Lawyer session for 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m. March 21 at the Wabash Valley Banquet Center, Wabash ...
DA Investigator, 'Sleazy' Lawyer Brawl Outside Court
Defense attorney James Crawford at his attorney's office in Newport Beach, Calif. Crawford was speaking with a witness in the courthouse Wednesday, March 9, when an investigator he did not know interrupted his conversation and called defense lawyers ...
Man's 30-year prison sentence thrown out because lawyer slept ...
Man's 30-year prison sentence thrown out because lawyer slept ...
Lawyer of Bronx mother who poisoned, drowned her two children says she suffered untreated mental illness
Authorities call it cold-blooded infanticide — the murderous mom's attorney says it was a psychotic break. The lawyer for a city schoolteacher and cop's girlfriend who poisoned and drowned her two young children in a Bronx apartment — before slashing ...
Is Christopher Darden Still A Lawyer? He's Moved On From the Simpson Case
The show has also put a renewed focus on the lawyers that worked on both sides of the case. O.J. Simpson's trial wasn't the first televised American court case, but it was definitely the most recognized, and one member of the prosecution famously broke ...
Local lawyer named 1 of 10 best in Texas for client satisfaction
In order to be selected for the honor of 10 Best by the institute, a lawyer must be formally nominated by the board, a client or a fellow attorney; have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and have an ...
Strip-club lawyer threatens to 'go scorched earth' and issues F-word tax threat
A lawyer representing an Illinois strip club in a mediation said he would provide “a tad bit more candor” in a confidential mediation statement, then proceeded to tell the opposing attorney in graphic terms how he planned to “go scorched earth” in the ...
Air rage lawyer spared jail after attacking wife in front of their two ...
Air rage lawyer spared jail after attacking wife in front of their two ...
Man free after 10 years in prison because lawyer slept through trial
A man's 30-year prison sentence for conspiracy and racketeering has been overturned because his lawyer slept on and off throughout his trial. Nicholas Ragin had served 10 years of his sentence before the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals threw out his ...
Tajik Opposition Lawyer Says Family Pressured
A prominent Tajik lawyer, who is representing an opposition figure, has said his family is coming under pressure from the authorities because of his professional activities. Lawyer Ishoq Tabarov told RFE/RL on March 14 that his son, Daler Tabarov, had ...
Legal bouncer: Lawyer sends Afridi legal notice for expressing love for India over Pakistan
Lahore, Pakistan: Shahid Afridi was today dragged to court for "committing treason" and "hurting sentiments" of Pakistanis, a day after his statement that the national cricket team was "loved more in India" than in Pakistan. A senior lawyer served a ...
Bolton lawyer 'flipped' and attacked his wife on a plane at 30,000ft ...
Bolton lawyer 'flipped' and attacked his wife on a plane at 30,000ft ...
Defense lawyer, investigator brawl in California courthouse | News ...
Defense lawyer, investigator brawl in California courthouse | News ...
Lawyer: Mom Who Poisoned, Drowned Children Is Mentally Ill ...
Lawyer: Mom Who Poisoned, Drowned Children Is Mentally Ill ...
Talks progressing toward settling NL residential school lawsuit, lawyer says
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A lawyer for plaintiffs who attended residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador says talks are progressing toward settling a lawsuit alleging abuse and cultural losses. Steven Cooper contradicted a media report that ...
Lawyer: Expelled Yale basketball player disputes sexual assault claim
The lawyer for expelled Yale men's basketball player Jack Montague said the former captain of the NCAA tournament-bound team had consensual sex with the woman who accused him of sexual assault. “Jack has been pilloried as a 'whipping boy' for a ...
Expelled Yale basketball captain to sue school, lawyer says
The day after the NCAA revealed a slot for Yale in March Madness for the first time in more than 50 years, the team's expelled captain, Jack Montague, announced plans through his lawyer to sue the school for making him "a whipping boy." The Yale Daily ...
DOJ 'Got a Little Carried Away,' Apple's Lawyer Says
Apple counsel Ted Boutrous told CNBC on Monday that Justice Department lawyers "got a little carried away" with their rhetoric in the latest court filing in the tech giant's legal battle against the government over encryption. "There is a disconnect ...
Spotify Taps Top Microsoft Lawyer Horacio Gutierrez as General Counsel
Horacio Gutierrez, Microsoft's general counsel and longtime head of intellectual property law, has been hired by Spotify to serve as its top lawyer. While holding the title of general counsel at Microsoft, Gutierrez still reported to his old boss, Brad ...
Judge: Trooper ignored DWI suspect's repeated requests for lawyer after I-81 bus crash
Syracuse, NY -- The case against a Nedrow man accused of drunkenly abandoning his car on Interstate 81 before a bus crash was suspended indefinitely today after a judge threw out a police interrogation. Robert Tarbell, 38, faced assault, drunken ...
Court: Lawyer Nick Mackey slept during client's racketeering trial
Charlotte lawyer Nick Mackey, the former state legislator whose law license was suspended in 2010 for a “pattern of misconduct,” is in the news again – this time for sleeping during a client's trial. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ...
Consider lockdown time in sentencing: lawyer
“I've told everyone to keep journals of what is going on and what's happening,” said criminal defence lawyer Paolo Giancaterino of the conditions inside the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, after the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and ...
Lil Wayne's lawyer, who's owed $300000, wants rapper to pay up
The money is the motive in a new lawsuit against Lil Wayne. The Grammy award-winning rapper owes his lawyer nearly $300,000 — and is very behind in his payments, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Manhattan federal court. Lil Wayne and lawyer ...
Lawyer: US Citizen Charged in UN Case to Plead Guilty
A defense lawyer says a U.S. citizen charged in the United Nations bribery case will plead guilty Wednesday to charges. Attorney Brian Bieber said Monday that Francis Lorenzo will plead guilty to three charges. Lorenzo is a suspended ambassador from ...
Lawyer wants Murphy bed sex attack conviction tossed | New York ...
Lawyer wants Murphy bed sex attack conviction tossed | New York ...
Mafia lawyer and gelati bar owner Joseph 'Pino' Acquaro gunned ...
Mafia lawyer and gelati bar owner Joseph 'Pino' Acquaro gunned ...
Supreme Court Could End Trial Lawyer Paydays
Class-action trial lawyers who pose as selfless crusaders while suing greedy Fortune 500 companies for harming defenseless people are often the only ones who get paid — but the U.S. Supreme Court could soon put an end to such injustices. The high ...
Rose lawyer: Hit King didn't endorse Trump
Baseball legend Pete Rose did not endorse Donald Trump nor did the former Reds great autograph a baseball for the GOP presidential front-runner, Rose's lawyer said Monday night. Raymond Genco told The Enquirer the baseball in the photo that Trump ...
Lawyer Alex Lewenberg could be struck off after telling sex abuse victim not to point finger at a fellow Jew
He's a pugnacious solicitor who has made a living representing some of Melbourne's most notorious underworld figures. Now Alex Lewenberg faces possible disbarment over allegedly telling a child sex abuse victim to stay quiet. The colourful criminal ...
Gangland lawyer Joe Acquaro in too deep before violent Brunswick East death
The bar, where the actor sometimes takes friends to eat, is (or was) part-owned by so-called gangland lawyer Joe “Pino” Acquaro, shot dead in the street after midnight. For a man who'd told friends there was a $200,000 contract out on his life, Acquaro ...
Murder suspect tries to fire his 5th lawyer in rare courtroom outburst
ELIZABETH — In a rare courtroom outburst, a Union Township man accused of killing and dismembering his girlfriend shouted at his court-appointed lawyer and pleaded for a judge to remove the attorney. Matthew Ballister, who is charged with killing ...
Lawyer for Travion Blount asks for new state Supreme Court hearing
The lawyer for Travion Blount, who was originally sentenced to life for a robbery he committed at age 15 with two men, has asked the state Supreme Court to once again hear his client's case. Last month, the court ruled that former Gov. Bob McDonnell's ...
Want to Get Arrested in Tajikistan? Be a Lawyer
A Tajik lawyer says the government has been putting pressure on his family because of his client, jailed politician Zayd Saidov. Ishoq Tabarov told RFE/RL that the recent charging of his son, Daler, with failure to report a crime and the sentencing of ...
Lil Wayne Sued For Failing To Pay Lawyer $300000
Just when Lil Wayne seemed to be righting his often capsized ship, a story like this one comes out. According to the NY Daily News, Lil Wane owes one of his lawyers just shy of $300,000. That isn't an insurmountable sum for Lil Wayne, but its enough ...
Pete Rose lawyer disputes he endorsed Donald Trump - CBS News
Pete Rose may still be persona non grata to Major League Baseball, having recently been denied reinstatement by the league (again) over his past gambling ...
Now that it's an awful time to be a new lawyer, law schools need to ...
Now that it's an awful time to be a new lawyer, law schools need to ...
Long Island banana mogul's lawyer downplays $800G embezzlement allegations as 'no big deal'
While prosecutors painted Long Island banana baron Thomas Hoey Jr. as a man who pocketed money from his company's pension fund to live in the lap of luxury, his lawyer countered the money-moving was “no big deal,” and used to help a struggling ...
Apple is 'arrogant' and encryption is 'oversold', ex-NSA lawyer tells SXSW
Stewart Baker: 'And if Apple is assuming the benefits of the privacy it is selling, how about it takes on some of the costs of crime? How about letting victims of crimes that have not been solved because of encryption sue Apple for damages?' Photograph ...
Gangland lawyer Joe Acquaro was shot dead early today. Picture: Nicole Garmston
The Melbourne gangland lawyer and owner of a popular cafe in Melbourne's Lygon St was found dead in a targeted execution in Brunswick East early yesterday morning. A garbage truck driver found his body on a footpath in St Phillip St at 3am. Mr Acquaro ...
Texas Bar Protects the Connected, Lawyer Says
"If you file a grievance against a politician lawyer before he gets indicted, the state bar will dismiss the grievance -- no matter how damning the evidence -- on the grounds that you failed to state a violation," Clevenger said. "But if you file the ...
Defense lawyer convicted in court fraud spent little time in jail
Defense lawyer Brian Bloomfield spent just three days of a three-month sentence behind bars for his leading role in a scheme to defraud the court system, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned. Bloomfield, 40, who is temporarily suspended from ...
With NFL accepting CTE link, lawyer for retired players urges appeals court to toss out concussion settlement
A lawyer representing retired NFL players opposed to the league's concussion lawsuit settlement says an appeals court should reject the deal after an NFL executive acknowledged Monday that football can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy. In a ...
Defense lawyer spends little time in jail for courthouse fraud
Defense lawyer Brian Bloomfield is taken into custody on Monday, March 7, 2016, in Las Vegas at the conclusion of a sentencing hearing at the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Avenue, for his role in a courthouse counseling scheme. The scheme ...
Catching Up With Cadwalader: Partner Profits, Associate Bonuses, Lawyer Departures, And More
Last year the firm enjoyed a big jump in the American Lawyer's associate satisfaction survey, leaping from #47 all the way up to #14. If some of that happiness flowed from not having a billable-hours requirement for bonuses, though, it could be short ...
Lawyer speaks on frat party member accused of assaulting a police ...
Lawyer speaks on frat party member accused of assaulting a police ...
Lawyer: Lawsuit over segregated monument shouldn't proceed
GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Some American Legion members in South Carolina who went to court to right an old racial wrong shouldn't be allowed to press their case, a lawyer for a top state political leader said Tuesday. In the small city of Greenwood, ...
Lawyer: Lawsuit Over Segregated Monument Shouldn't Proceed
Some American Legion members in South Carolina who went to court to right an old racial wrong shouldn't be allowed to press their case, a lawyer for a top state political leader said Tuesday. In the small city of Greenwood, a World War I memorial ...
Victoria Police search murdered gangland lawyer Joseph 'Pino' Acquaro's home and office
Two properties linked with slain gangland lawyer Joseph "Pino" Acquaro have been searched by police, as homicide squad detectives continue to investigate the professional hit. Mr Acquaro's Docklands apartment and the city office of his law firm ...
Murdered Melbourne mafia lawyer Joseph 'Pino' Acquaro fell out ...
Murdered Melbourne mafia lawyer Joseph 'Pino' Acquaro fell out ...
Veteran lawyer Avi Pelossof joins Gornitzky & Co
After most of the lawyers in his previous office jumped ship, and even his legendary partner Adv. Miki Zellermayer left for a rival firm, the last of the Zellermayer-Pelossof top partners has landed at a prestigious new home. Adv. Avi Pelossof, at the ...