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Statements from deranged nanny who stabbed tots should be tossed: lawyer
She wanted 5 hours of cleaning,” Ortega allegedly said of the grieving mother, who found her children, Lucia Krim, 6, and Leo Krim, 2, lifeless in the bathtub of the family's apartment. Ortega's lawyer, Valerie Van Leer-Greenberg, argued that Ortega ...
Lawyer gets retroactive suspension
WILKES-BARRE — Nearly seven years after being temporarily suspended from practicing law, a Kingston-based attorney who admitted to giving “items of value” to a former county judge has resolved the disciplinary case against him. Harry V. Cardoni of ...
California Today: They're Lawyers, and at Risk of Deportation
The lawyer advertising his services on a Spanish radio station claimed he could fix even the most complicated immigration problems. So Luis Angel Reyes Savalza's parents called him, their frustration evident in their voices as they asked him: Why can't ...
Bill Browder on past dealings with Russian lawyer in Trump Jr. meeting
July 18, 2017, 8:03 AM | American businessman Bill Browder, who was once the biggest foreign investors in Russia, has since become a vocal critic of the country and has clashed with President Vladimir Putin's government. Browder joins "CBS This Morning ...
Man who drove dead neighbor to his lawyer's office won't be charged
A grand jury has declined to charge a Florida man who drove his dead neighbor to his lawyer's office. Prosecutors announced on Monday that grand jurors had declined to charge John Marshall of Pine Island in the March 2015 shooting death of his neighbor ...
Judge who took 2 business-card holders while at lawyer dinner agrees to resign
The incident occurred at a “judge's night” dinner in March 2016 held by the Northern California chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, according to the stipulated facts (PDF). Williams took two business card holders on the way out of ...
Questions Raised About Charities Involving President Trump's Lawyer
Defending President Trump on television is giving longtime conservative lawyer Jay Sekulow new prominence these days, but it's also reviving questions about a pair of charities he's involved with. Sekulow, who appeared on all five Sunday morning news ...
Pete Rose's lawyer: Judge's ruling 'a big win'
Pete Rose's lawyer called a federal judge's ruling that the Hit King and former Cincinnati Reds great can move forward with a defamation lawsuit against John Dowd "a big win," according to Philly.com's Robert Moran, who cited an email Monday night from ...
Lawyer says client attended Trump Jr. meeting with Russian attorney
Lawyer Scott Balber confirmed Ike Kaveladze's name to Reuters after CNN reported that his client had been identified by special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors and was cooperating in their investigation. Kaveladze's LinkedIn profile identifies him ...
Fugitive lawyer is sentenced in $550M disability scheme; he is spotted in New Mexico
A lawyer who fled after pleading guilty in a $550 million disability fraud scheme has been sentenced in absentia to 12 years in prison, the maximum. The lawyer, Eric Conn, was recently spotted on surveillance cameras at a gas station and Walmart in New ...
Lawyer identifies eighth person at 2016 Trump Jr. meeting with Russian attorney
A representative of the Russian developer who partnered with President Donald Trump to bring the Miss Universe pageant to Moscow was the eighth person at a Trump Tower meeting arranged by Donald Trump Jr. during the campaign, a lawyer for the ...
Lawyer in Michigan mutilation case says more under scrutiny
DETROIT — The lawyer for a Detroit-area doctor at the center of a female genital mutilation investigation says the case is stretching to Chicago and Los Angeles. In a court filing Tuesday, Shannon Smith says federal authorities have sent target ...
Lawyer allegedly used Wikipedia to defend death penalty inmate
An “utterly incompetent” lawyer who used Wikipedia to bone up on the ins and outs of the Texas legal system may land her client in the electric chair, his new attorneys claim. Convicted killer TaiChin Preyor's lawyers are now trying to stop his July 27 ...
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's pro-lawyer power grab
Instead, you'll have to wait for trial lawyers to form a “class” that includes you, wait years while the lawyers do whatever it is they do, probably never see court, and then rejoice in a small refund, while the lawyers pocket millions. It's what ...
Iraqi Kurds Want America as Their Divorce Lawyer
Iraqi Kurds are mounting a campaign in Washington this week to rally U.S. government support for an independence bid before a referendum in September. But Baghdad opposes talk of secession, and with the United States committed to a one-Iraq policy, ...
Lawyer: Russian developer's staffer also at Trump Tower meeting
A representative of the Russian developer who partnered with President Donald Trump to bring the Miss Universe pageant to Moscow was the eighth person at a Trump Tower meeting arranged by Donald Trump Jr. during the campaign, a lawyer for the ...
Ty Cobb, Donald Trump's newest Russia lawyer, adds legal muscle as investigations widen
Marc Kasowitz, his longtime corporate lawyer, is leading a team of four attorneys to shield him from potential peril of three congressional committees and a special Justice Department counsel investigating possible collusion with Russians who sought to ...
'Progressive' de Blasio actually hurt unions, lawyer claims
Mayor de Blasio's administration broke a state law called the Triborough Doctrine, which bars a benefits provider from threatening to take certain contract items from union workers in exchange for not striking, said lawyer Robert Stulberg, who ...
Lawyer: Accused vet in Yaphank shelter attack suffers from PTSD
Lawyer: Accused vet in Yaphank shelter attack suffers from PTSD. Updated July 18, 2017 7:18 PM By Martin C. Evans [email protected] · Reprints + -. Michael Hunter, 29, is led out of the Sixth Precinct in Selden for arraignment at First District ...
Long Beach attorney named Public Lawyer of the Year by California State Bar
The California State Bar has named Long Beach Assistant City Attorney Mike Mais the 2017 Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year, according to a city announcement released Tuesday. John Appelbaum, chair of the Bar's public law section, said Mais ...
Trump Re-Election Campaign Pays For Trump Jr.'s Lawyer
The Trump family has been hiring lawyers to defend themselves against various potential charges involving Russian contacts. But who is paying those legal fees? Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...
Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. says ready to testify to Congress
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election has said she is ready to testify to the U.S. Congress to dispel what she called "mass hysteria" about ...
The Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. wants to testify before Congress
President Donald Trump's eldest son eagerly agreed last year to meet Natalia Veselnitskaya, a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic White House rival Hillary Clinton, according to ...
Energy lawyer leaves Andrews Kurth for Reed Smith in Houston
Culwell, who focuses on international energy deals relating to oil and gas assets and project financing, is the fourth energy lawyer Reed Smith has added this year to its office in Houston. It also recently added a new energy lawyer in London, another ...
Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. ready to testify before Congress: report
Last week, President Trump's eldest son released a chain of emails detailing his conversations about setting up the meeting with the Russian lawyer who he was told had compromising information about his father's presidential opponent, Democratic ...
Former Ethics Chief: I Was 'Horrified' By Trump Lawyer Request
The day after he left his post as head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, former director Walter Shaub appeared on CNN Wednesday morning, spouting off a list of ethical abnormalities he encountered working under the President Donald Trump ...
Russian lawyer "ready" to testify about Trump Jr. meeting
The Russian lawyer who met with President Donald Trump's eldest son during the 2016 election campaign says in an interview aired Wednesday that she's ready to testify before the U.S. Senate. Natalia Veselnitskaya said in an interview with Kremlin ...
Rove Says He Wouldn't Have Gone To Meeting With Russian Lawyer
Former George W. Bush aide Karl Rove on Monday said he would not have taken a meeting with a Russian lawyer the way Donald Trump Jr. according to Politico. Speaking at an off-the-record corporate conference, Rove said any campaign that receives an ...
Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya 'happy' to testify before Senate on Donald Trump Jr. meeting
The Russian lawyer who met with U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son last year said she would be willing to testify before the U.S. Senate about the controversial meeting. In an on-camera interview with Russian state-funded network RT Tuesday, ...
A new poll shows most Republicans think Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer was fine
Most Republicans approve of Donald Trump Jr.'s decision to seek out damaging information on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign by taking a meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer, according to a new poll. In a Politico/Morning ...
As Team Trump Lawyers Up, Who's Paying The Attorney Fees?
The latest Trump associate to hire a lawyer is Donald Trump Jr. Based on his own emails and interviews, he eagerly attended a meeting in 2016 with Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Russian lawyer who he believed had opposition research on Democratic ...
Son who fatally shot prominent lawyer, father in face sentenced to 5 years in prison
A 26-year-old Spartanburg man who fatally shot his father in the face in April 2015 pleaded guilty but mentally ill on Tuesday and was sentenced. Osiris Hinton was sentenced to five years after pleading guilty to a voluntary manslaughter charge after a ...
Lawyer for Minneapolis cop involved in Justine Damond shooting says it's reasonable for officers to believe call was ...
Lawyer for Minneapolis cop involved in Justine Damond shooting says it's reasonable for officers to believe call was ...
Officer Van Dyke's lawyers want to move trial for killing Laquan McDonald outside Cook County
No trial date has been set for Van Dyke as the lawyers and the special prosecutor — Joseph McMahon, the Kane County state's attorney — continue to work out pretrial issues with Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan. Van Dyke's indictment has garnered ...
Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting 'ready to testify'
Veselnitskaya claims that American businessman Bill Browder, a fierce critic of the Kremlin who was tried and convicted in absentia for tax evasion in Russia and was once a client of slain lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, had gathered personal information ...
Former Winooski lawyer gets 14 months for fraud
A former Winooski lawyer will serve 14 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to mail fraud. U.S. District Court Judge J. Garvan Murtha handed down the sentence to William O'Brien, 60, on Wednesday in Brattleboro. The prison sentence will be ...
Dallas immigration lawyer charged with arranging sham marriage for aide to gain legal status
The married couple were reportedly coached on how to answer questions. He left some clothes at her home, officials say. But love played no part in their marriage, according to federal investigators. A Dallas immigration lawyer has been indicted in ...
Chicago Lawyer: OJ Simpson Parole Likely, Justified
(CBS) — A parole hearing scheduled for Thursday will determine if O.J. Simpson can walk out of a Nevada prison later this year, and a Chicago-based attorney is hoping that will happen. Andrew Stoltmann with Stoltmann Law Offices in Chicago understands ...
Lawyer accused of misconduct has the worst name ever
A federal judge recently sanctioned the Manhattan lawyer for lying that his client was based in the UK instead of Brooklyn to duck a lawsuit over allegedly pirated TV content. On July 18, U.S. Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses found that Fraade repeatedly ...
Lawyer: Russian programmer sought by US is political victim
The lawyer defending a Russian computer programmer arrested in Spain says flaws in the extradition request by the United States signal a political motivation behind the prosecution. Attorney Juan Manuel Arroyo said accusations that 31-year-old ...
Lawyer: Russian Programmer Sought by US Is Political Victim
MADRID (AP) — The lawyer defending a Russian computer programmer arrested in Spain says flaws in the extradition request by the United States signal a political motivation behind the prosecution. Attorney Juan Manuel Arroyo said accusations that ...
More Trump Populism: Hiring a Bank Lawyer to Attack CFPB Bank Rules
Now, Trump has sent out his lead attack dog to overturn the arbitration rule – a former bank lawyer who has used the very tactic CFPB wants to prevent. Class-action lawsuits are often the only way abusive behavior is checked. Take one of the more ...
F. Lee Bailey says he hopes OJ Simpson is granted parole
Legal titan F. Lee Bailey, the flamboyant trial lawyer who helped O.J. Simpson win a murder acquittal in 1995, is bullish on his former client's chances of being granted parole in Nevada. Simpson, cleared two decades ago in the slaying of his ex-wife ...
Family of Australian woman killed by Minneapolis police hires lawyer -media
Justine Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, from Sydney, is seen in this 2015 photo released by Stephen Govel Photography in New York, U.S., on July 17, 2017. Stephen Govel/Stephen Govel Photography/Handout via REUTERS. MINNEAPOLIS ...
The Secrets to Creating a Powerful Brand Message Using the 'Trial Lawyer Marketing Method'
As the founder of PawBiotics, a pet supplement brand for dogs and cats, I've been able to gain control of my marketing message using the “Trial Lawyer Marketing Method,” which helps you intimately understand your prospects and market to create a "big ...
Madonna has no idea where all her personal items are: lawyer
The Material Girl's got so much stuff she lost track of intimate mementos including a love letter from the rapper Tupac Shakur and a pair of worn, white satin panties she sent to another ex-boyfriend, Madonna's lawyer argued in courtThursday. “She has ...
Lawyer is accused of arranging sham marriage to gain immigration status for assistant
A Dallas lawyer has been indicted for allegedly arranging a sham marriage to allow his assistant to gain lawful permanent resident status. Lawyer Bilal Ahmed Khaleeq, 47, and his assistant, Amna Cheema, 37, were both charged with conspiracy to commit ...
From cop to courtroom: Bicycle crash shaped lawyer's future
The experience definitely influenced his future as a lawyer, he adds, noting that he now has “an affinity toward those types of cases.” Knowles spent five years in law enforcement before attending Arizona State University. He graduated in 1998 and now ...
OJ Simpson's defense lawyer misplaces letter during parole hearing
O.J. Simpson's defense attorney Malcolm LaVergne quipped with his client during Simpson's parole hearing Thursday at the start of the closing remarks. When asked by the judge to begin their last remarks, LaVergne mentioned that he had an undated letter ...
Vanished Prospect Park Caterer Could Be In Atlantic City 'Gambling Now,' Lawyer Says
The owner of a Brooklyn catering company who recently disappeared, leaving an untold number of couples out of money and scrambling to re-plan their weddings, may be in Atlantic City, according to a lawyer for the man's wife. Jackson Berson, owner of ...