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Port Authority executive director's lawyer has ties to Gov. Cuomo
The lawyer for Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Executive Director Pat Foye, who denied last week that his client was told by aides to Gov. Cuomo to lay off New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over Bridgegate, once worked for Cuomo. Eric Corngold ...
Black Lawyer Association (BESLA) Hosts 36th Annual Conference
Conference highlights include the Welcome Reception; the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyer Association Sports Legend Lunch honoring NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown; an all-white sunset cruise; and the Gala Dinner & Awards Program hosted by tv ...
Burke Ramsey Lawsuit: JonBenet Family Lawyer Rips CBS Docuseries and More
The Spitz lawsuit maintains that a similar action will soon be filed against CBS and Critical Content, the company that produced The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey — and in a wide-ranging conversation, Lin Wood, the Atlanta-based lawyer who has long ...
Should A Lawyer Tell A Caller To See A Psychologist?
About two times a week I get a call from someone looking for a lawyer referral and they seem "normal" based on how they are first talking. At some point though they will let me know that their phone is tapped or an ex-employer is paying people to ...
Lawyers Can Repair Their Tarnished Image
John Grisham captured a common perception of lawyers in The Client: “You advised him not to get a lawyer, giving as one of your reasons the opinion that lawyers are a pain in the ass.” Lawyers have an image problem. A 1973 Harris survey found that only ...
Fort Worth Truck Accident Lawyer Steve Laird Named Among Best in Texas, US
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally recognized truck accident attorney Steve Laird of Fort Worth's Law Offices of Steven C. Laird, P.C., once again has been named one of the best lawyers in Texas and the U.S. by the publishers ...
Accused rapist is too fat, penis too small for crimes, lawyer say - NY ...
Accused rapist is too fat, penis too small for crimes, lawyer say - NY ...
'Grab Them By The Pu**y'… And Throw Them Off A Building: The Most Hilarious Lawyer Letter Ever
Bilzerian video Ed. Note: In light of some Donald Trump comments in the news recently, it seemed appropriate to revisit this 2014 story of another time a really rich man did some crotch-grabbing and the wildly funny letter a famous lawyer wrote in ...
Lawyer: Families Reach Deal With Timber Company in Landslide
An attorney says survivors and family members of people who died in a massive 2014 landslide north of Seattle have reached a settlement with a timber company that logged an area above the site of the collapse. The tentative deal with Grandy Lake Forest ...
Lawyer awarded $900 from Domino's after suing for order that never ...
Lawyer awarded $900 from Domino's after suing for order that never ...
The Latest: Lawyer says $10M deal reached in landslide case
SEATTLE – The Latest on a lawsuit stemming from a deadly Washington state landslide (all times local): 10:35 a.m.. Attorneys say a timber company that logged an area above a massive 2014 landslide has agreed to pay $10 million to people who survived ...
WikiLeaks: Benghazi Committee Dems Coordinated With Clinton Lawyer
Senior Clinton aides Cheryl Mills, Heather Samuelson, and Katherine Turner were also copied on the message. All three are lawyers who have counseled Clinton throughout the probe of the private email server she maintained during her tenure as Secretary ...
Lawyer: Stenger was in the dark until break with Quiros
From left, Gov. Peter Shumlin, Jay Peak CEO Bill Stenger, Jay Peak owner Ariel Quiros and his son Ary Quiros at a ribbon cutting. File photo by Hilary Niles/VTDigger. Bill Stenger did not know of the “shenanigans” his onetime business partner Ariel ...
Is this a real Jackson Pollock? LA power lawyer sues over potential $100-million mystery
Pierce O'Donnell is a Los Angeles litigator with a track record of big cases. His prominent clients include Sherry Sterling in the $2-billion sale of the L.A. Clippers basketball team in 2014, and he has been a key player in the Sumner Redstone saga, ...
Metuchen lawyer convicted of extortion is disbarred
METUCHEN - A borough lawyer, serving time in federal prison on charges of conspiracy to commit extortion and wire fraud, has been disbarred. Thomas G. Frey, 57, who was disbarred by the state Supreme Court on Sept. 26, is scheduled to be released from ...
Prosecutor admits obtaining jailhouse recordings of lawyer-client conversations
A federal prosecutor has admitted that she inadvertently obtained recordings of confidential jailhouse phone conversations between a bank robbery defendant and his lawyer. In court papers last week, Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexandra Michael said the ...
Lawyer For Trump Accuser Jill Harth Blasts Those Making Excuses For His Hot Mic Comments
CHRIS HAYES (HOST): Your response to Trump's response, particularly telling the moderator he's never done anything like that. LISA BLOOM: Well, it's honestly really sickening to me as a woman, as Jill Harth's attorney, I have spent hours talking to her ...
I Was a Young, Broke Lawyer When I Found the Perfect Job On Craigslist…
Craigslist is where you find used sofas, not lawyers. But I'm desperate, so I send my résumé. Five minutes later, Nick calls to set up an interview. I put on my only suit and drive to the Hollywood office of a tax debt resolution firm. I park in the ...
Attorney general hiring outside lawyer for civil rights case
The Columbus Dispatch ( (link) 2dt34Aa ) reports DeWine's office will hire an outside lawyer to represent the Ohio Civil Rights Commission in its case accusing the police department of “unlawful discriminatory practices.” The commission charges ...
Lawyer for Turkey Refers Ohio Charter Schools to Auditor
A lawyer for the Turkish government hired to investigate publicly funded U.S. charter schools started by the followers of a reclusive Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania is filing a formal complaint with Ohio's auditor. Attorney Robert Amsterdam ...
N.J. lawyer convicted in extortion, fraud scheme gets disbarred
A lawyer convicted of defrauding four people, including two police officers has been disbarred. Thomas G. Frey was disbarred by the disciplinary review board for the state Supreme Court on Sept. 26. Frey, who practiced in Metuchen pleaded guilty in ...
Bentley lawyer objects to impeachment committee subpoenas
Bentley lawyer Ross Garber on Monday filed an objection with the House Judiciary Committee to subpoenas issued by the committee. Garber said the committee does not have subpoena power and is seeking a large number of documents that “go far beyond ...
Christie had advance knowledge of GW Bridge lane closures: lawyer
Michael Critchley, lawyer for former Christie staffer Bridget Kelly, made the bombshell allegation while questioning Deborah Gramiccioni, who worked with Kelly as one of Christie's senior staffers. Gramiccioni also succeeded Bill Baroni as the top New ...
CBS Developing Drama About Korean-American Lawyer From Alexi Hawley, D…
The project, written by Hawley, is based on the South Korean series My Lawyer, Mr. Jo. It centers on a disgraced Korean-American prosecutor who finds redemption as a defense lawyer when he pairs with a young idealistic attorney and the two fight for ...
Jim Carrey's Lawyer Late GF Had No Contact With Mom Lawsuit is Another Sham!!
1011-cathriona-white-Jim-Carrey-INSTAGRAM-TMZ-01 Jim Carrey's late girlfriend had a broken relationship with her mother and they were estranged for years ... according to Carrey's lawyer. Marty Singer claims Cathriona White received a message from ...
Gawker Seeks Probe of Thiel's Relationship with Hogan's Lawyer
Gawker Media LLC has asked the judge overseeing the company's bankruptcy to authorize a probe into the relationship between billionaire Peter Thiel and the lawyer representing former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan as well as several of the media ...
Boca lawyer asks Palm Beach County judge to declare Trump incompetent
Herb is asking a judge to order an examination of Trump to determine if he is capable of holding any job. Herb isn't asking Trump to be stripped of any rights that are often taken away from those who are deemed incapacitated, such as the right to vote ...
Norton Rose Fulbright elects San Antonio lawyer as U.S. managing ...
Norton Rose Fulbright elects San Antonio lawyer as U.S. managing ...
Judge criticizes but won't sanction MTD lawyer
Judge Michael Jones did, however, say he was disappointed in Ansel's conduct and said he believed some punishment has already been imposed on him by the news media through publicity about the motions filed by lawyers representing the bus accident ...
Lawyer Arthur O. Kane, established workers' comp laws, dies at 98
His father, Henry, also was a lawyer. His dad bred German shepherds, which contributed to Mr. Kane's affection for dogs and his donations to Guide Dogs for the Blind, the Humane Society and the Anti-Cruelty Society. “If he saw a dog on the elevator, he ...
In an immigration court that nearly always says no, a lawyer's spirit is broken
This was the curse of being an immigration lawyer in America's least-forgiving place for new arrivals seeking asylum. Just as the massive flow of Central Americans into the U.S. immigration system was making Matherne's job more urgent, it was also ...
Lawyer Says Ex-Aide and Christie Spoke of Bridge Plot Beforehand
The lawyer, Michael Critchley, did not elaborate on his cryptic claims, which he made while questioning a prosecution witness. Testimony in the trial has shown that in the months after the lane closings, several of Mr. Christie's top advisers had told ...
Lawyers drop defense of top suspect in Paris November 13 attack
A lawyer for some of the victims of the Paris attacks said it was clear the suspect had gone back on a pledge to talk to investigators and that the round-the-clock monitoring of his cell had nothing to do with his silence. "Salah Abdeslam is refusing ...
Utah man jailed in Venezuela getting 'cruel, inhumane' treatment, lawyer says
Caracas, Venezuela – Joshua Holt, the 24-year-old American jailed in Venezuela on weapon charges since June 30, is being submitted to treatment that his lawyer says is “cruel, inhumane and degrading.” Attorney Jeanette Prieto told Fox News Latino she ...
Lawyers for Paris bomb suspect quit over his silence
The lawyers for Paris bombing suspect Salah Abdeslam say they will no longer represent their client because he has refused to talk while being held in solitary confinement under 24-hour surveillance. Frank Berton, a high-profile French criminal lawyer ...
Lawyer calls charges against Melodie Gliniewicz unconstitutional
An attorney representing the widow of a discredited suburban Chicago police officer said the charges filed against her are so vague they are unconstitutional. Melodie Gliniewicz was indicted months after Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz's ...
Guptas 'Not Threatening' South Africa's Public Protector: Lawyer
The Guptas are not threatening South Africa's Public Protector Thulisile Madonsela as she probes President Jacob Zuma's relationship with the family, according to the family's lawyer. The public protector—an independent watchdog tasked with ...
Michigan board: Lawyer with anti-gay rants committed misconduct
The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board said a former state lawyer committed misconduct when he hounded a gay student leader at the University of Michigan. Andrew Shirvell was an assistant attorney general when he was fired in 2010. He had criticized ...
Old Lady Lawyer: Making The Choice Again
This past week, I was on a panel with two women millennial lawyers discussing changes in the profession in the last forty years. The audience was a mix of old lady lawyers (with a few old male lawyers tossed in for good measure), mid-career women ...
Judge refuses Derrick Rose's lawyer's motion to dismiss rape suit
Rose's lawyers had petitioned the judge for a mistrial or dismissal claiming the accuser's legal team didn't turn over three damning text messages until after the trial started. Judge Michael Fitzgerald chided the plaintiff's legal team Wednesday for ...
Lawyer: Computer Charge Improper in School Sex Assault Case
Labrie's new lawyer has submitted arguments for a new trial, saying the emails between Labrie and the 15-year-old girl don't support his computer crime conviction because they were hosted by an intranet server, an weren't sent through the internet, AP ...
Oklahoma City lawyer fights turnpike bond measure's legality
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court has heard arguments in an attorney's lawsuit over the issuance of bonds to fund construction of several turnpikes across the state. The Oklahoman ( (link) 2dMNu80 ) reports that Oklahoma City ...
Board: Lawyer with anti-gay rants committed misconduct
Detroit — The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board said a former state lawyer committed misconduct when he hounded a gay student leader at the University of Michigan. Andrew Shirvell was an assistant attorney general when he was fired in 2010. He had ...
Jack Greenberg, civil rights lawyer who helped argue Brown v. Board, dies at 91
At the time, civil rights law was a small field frequently overlooked by ambitious white lawyers, but Mr. Greenberg said he was invigorated by the principles at stake and the intellectual challenge on hand. He became part of Marshall's inner circle at ...
Syrian Accused of Bomb Plot in Germany Committed Suicide, Lawyer Says
“I know there was a suicide risk and I was told earlier today that he had been under permanent surveillance,” Alexander Hübner, the lawyer representing Mr. Albakr said. Mr. Hübner said he was outraged that a terror suspect who had been on a hunger ...
Lawyer has asked a judge to subpoena Trump kids
Lawyer Mark Moody missed the deadline to switch from Independent to Democrat so he could vote for Hillary in the April primary, as did Ivanka and Eric — who made headlines when they, too, missed the Oct. 9, 2015 deadline to change party affiliation ...
Lawyer: Computer charge improper in Labrie sex assault case
A lawyer seeking a new trial for a former New Hampshire prep school student convicted of sexual assault and using a computer to lure a 15-year-old freshman is challenging the computer charge, saying it was not justified. Owen Labrie, of Tunbridge, Vt., ...
German terror suspect Jaber al-Bakr's jail death a scandal, says lawyer
The death in a prison cell of a Syrian refugee suspected of planning a bomb attack in Germany is a judicial scandal, his lawyer has said. Jaber al-Bakr, 22, strangled himself in a jail in Leipzig with his shirt and the government has demanded an ...
Donald Trump's lawyers demand retraction for 'reckless, defamatory' article profiling sexual-misconduct allegations
Donald Trump arriving for a meeting with Henry Kissinger in New York City on May 18. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. Lawyers representing Donald Trump sent a letter to The New York Times early Thursday demanding a retraction for a story that profiled two ...
Top Verizon lawyer says it's too easy to give your location information to cops
Top Verizon lawyer says it's too easy to give your location information to cops | Fusion ...