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Google Lawyer and Former SF Bar President Implicated In Bizarre Real Estate Scam
On the top floor, there was Alisa Baker, a lawyer, who moved there in 2007, after buying out Robert Kaplan, one of the three original holders of the mortgage, for a little more than $1 million. Coyle's outfit, Telegraph Hill Properties, and his ...
Lawyer wants California court to parole Manson follower
LOS ANGELES – A lawyer for a Charles Manson follower who was convicted in the 1969 murders of a California couple said Thursday he will ask a court to overturn Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to deny her parole. Attorney Rich Pfeiffer said he will file a ...
Lawyer seeks gag order in Sandra Bland lawsuit
Waller County's attorney has asked a federal judge for a protective order in the lawsuit filed by Sandra Bland's mother, saying the Chronicle's coverage of new revelations in the controversial case could taint the legal process. The request filed ...
Hillary Clinton Was A Corporate Lawyer, Not A Children's Advocate
With Mrs. Clinton on the firm masthead, Rose lawyers enjoyed unprecedented access to state legislators and regulators, a major selling point to out of state businesses attempting to navigate Arkansas's regulatory regime. Firm partner William H. Kennedy ...
The Latest: Family lawyer: Attorney appointment is good step
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – The Latest on the case surrounding the fatal police shooting of black man during a traffic stop this month in suburban St. Paul (all times local): 12:40 p.m.. The attorney for the family of a black man killed by a Minnesota ...
Lawyers want money from imprisoned, disbarred Georgia lawyer who admitted theft
BRUNSWICK | As disbarred lawyer Carlton Gibson sits in federal prison for stealing clients' money, lawyers were in Glynn County Superior Court Friday arguing that Gibson should be compelled to pay up once he's freed. Chief U.S. District Judge Lisa ...
Kim Dotcom Lawyer Will Fight the Feds Pursuing KickAssTorrents ...
Kim Dotcom Lawyer Will Fight the Feds Pursuing KickAssTorrents ...
Atlanta Trial Lawyer, Bar Leader Jeff Bramlett Dies at 62
An accomplished trial lawyer, Bramlett was a fighter for the underdog and a trusted counselor to other lawyers. He was as well-known for his pro bono work as for the high-stakes business cases that he handled, which included professional liability ...
Lawyer: Condit not a subject or target in Levy murder probe
A lawyer for former Rep. Gary Condit (D-Calif.) says federal prosecutors no longer consider him a suspect in the disappearance and murder of Washington intern Chandra Levy in 2001. A day after the government dropped all charges against an illegal ...
Elderly woman tells judge how a Pasco lawyer took all her money
However, after hearing testimony from both Kalogianis and Drury in April, Foster found that the lawyer had engaged in "deceitful tactics'' to avoid repaying her and that his testimony was "evasive,'' "not credible" and "riddled with inconsistencies ...
First year lawyer salaries hit $180K in Philly
The last time firms competed so heatedly for top law school talent was just before the start of the 2008-2009 recession, and salaries for first year lawyers in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and a few other cities hit $160,000. At the big ...
First-year lawyer salaries hit $180K in Philly
The last time firms competed so heatedly for top law school talent was just before the start of the 2008-2009 recession, and salaries for first year lawyers in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and a few other cities hit $160,000. At the big ...
Police: Lawyer, 32, Charged With Indecency With Child
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Dallas arrested a man and charged him Thursday with two counts of indecency with a child. Police said their Child Exploitation Squad arrested Rayan Ganesh, 32, after an investigation stemming from claims of indecency ...
Old Lady Lawyer: Fat Lawyers Need Not Apply
old lady lawyer elderly woman grandmother grandma laptop computer Unless you're a dinosaur lawyer or an old movie buff (and I mean really old movies) of the Buster Keaton or Harold Lloyd vintage (Google their names), then you probably don't know much ...
Kim Dotcom's Lawyer to defend detained KickassTorrents Founder
Reportedly, lawyer Ira Rothken has been retained by the supposed founder of KickassTorrents while the 30-year old Artem Vaulin, the alleged founder of KickassTorrents, is still under the custody of Polish law enforcement. Rothken, who also happens to ...
Drew Peterson gets 40 years for plotting lawyer's murder
Convicted wife-killer Drew Peterson was sentenced to an additional 40 years in prison Friday for plotting to kill the lawyer who first put him behind bars in 2012. Peterson, a former Bolingbrook, Illinois, native, was found guilty in May of the murder ...
Lawyer: Client 'beaten to a pulp' by Williamson County deputy
A Williamson County sheriff's deputy broke the nose of Taylor resident Royce Belcher, fractured his forearm and caused severe bruising when he arrested him in April 2015, Belcher's lawyer said Friday. Belcher is asking for $350,000 in damage from the ...
Lawyer receives suspended sentence for having sex with inmate, 'keistering' drugs into jail
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A lawyer accused of having sex with an inmate and smuggling hash oil into the Pierce County Jail in his rectum has received a suspended sentence. The News Tribune reports ( (link) 9Ch4Od ) 68-year-old William Mack ...
German Lawyer: Erdogan Lawsuits in Germany Remain in Place
A German lawyer who has represented Turkey's president says lawsuits filed in Germany over alleged insults remain in place, despite Recep Tayyip Erdogan's announcement that he was dropping all suits against people charged with insulting him. Erdogan ...
German lawyer: Erdogan lawsuits in Germany remain in place
BERLIN (AP) — A German lawyer who has represented Turkey's president says lawsuits filed in Germany over alleged insults remain in place, despite Recep Tayyip Erdogan's announcement that he was dropping all suits against people charged with ...
How HBO's 'The Night Of' Was Inspired By One Real-Life Lawyer's Encounters With Crime and Punishment
Way before he wrote the British TV drama Criminal Justice - and before that show became the basis for HBO's acclaimed new mini-series The Night Of - Peter Moffat embarked on a career as a criminal defense lawyer. After graduating from the London School ...
South Bend: Lawyer claims MLK road extension group broke the law
According to a South Bend lawyer, a group that wants to extend Martin Luther King Junior Drive has broken the law. According to our partners at the South Bend Tribune, the attorney accused the committee of violating the state's open-door law. The ...
Malawi 'Hyena' Seeks to Change Plea, Wants Lawyer - Mhrc Says Aniva Is Innocent Until Proven Guilty
Nsanje-based Eric Aniva who is accused of defiling young girls in ritual cleansing and pleaded guilty in court wants to change his plea for not guilty and engage a lawyer to defend his case, Nyasa Times has learnt. Aniva is said to have asked to be ...
From White House pulpit: Philly lawyer Tim Lewis pushes SCOTUS nominee Garland
Chris Mondics is the legal affairs writer and writes the "Law Review" column for the Inquirer. He previously served as a Washington correspondent for the newspaper, where he focused on investigative reporting, health care, and political and national ...
Peterson blames lawyer, gets 40 years
That's what former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson repeatedly told Circuit Court Judge Richard A. Brown on Friday during his sentencing hearing at the Randolph County Courthouse. Peterson, 62, was sentenced to 40 years in prison, on top of the 38 ...
NJ top court: Birth mom has right to lawyer in custody case
Because the stakes are so high in adoption battles, and the issues so complex — involving medical experts and psychologists, technical legal questions and witness interrogations — a lawyer must be offered to indigent parents at no charge to prevent ...
State Bar reprimands local lawyer for lack of 'diligence'
HAMPTON — The Virginia State Bar has reprimanded a Hampton lawyer for what the agency said was his failure to act with "reasonable diligence" in a 2008 divorce case. Kevin P. Shea received the rebuke — a "public reprimand without terms" — following ...
Pune: Lawyer booked for threatening cop
KHADKI Police have booked a lawyer who allegedly threatened a cop attached to the Economic Offences Wing who was investigating a case involving a property dispute. As per Police Sub Inspector S N Shinde, Rauf Shaikh, a police inspector attached with ...
Baylor suppressed rape victims by citing their own conduct violations, lawyer says
Baylor University is in the midst of a scandal over sexual assaults that has cost the school its president and its football coach, Art Briles, who lifted the program to national prominence. While an outside investigation concluded that Baylor's ...
Ex-Cop-Turned-Convict Drew Peterson Gets Another 40 Years In ...
Ex-Cop-Turned-Convict Drew Peterson Gets Another 40 Years In ...
Monroe lawyer named in judge's suit alleging her constitutional rights were violated
MONROE -- Monroe attorney Brian Crawford of the firm Crawford and Ogg is among a group of several lawyers and officials who have been named in a suit by Judge Sharon Marchman, who alleges the defendants violated her First and 14th Amendment ...