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White House Lawyer Cobb Predicts Quick End to Mueller Probe
(Reuters) - The White House lawyer brought in to deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election said he believed the focus of the probe was "narrow" and the aspects related to President Donald Trump ...
Squabbles Over the Family Summer Home? Don't Hire a Lawyer Just Yet
One possibility is litigation, in which siblings hire lawyers to make their cases against each other in legal briefs unfit for Thanksgiving dinner pleasantries. Another is arbitration, letting a third party determine how assets are divided. And there ...
Elliott Management lawyer says utility may top Buffett's Oncor bid
(Reuters) - A lawyer for Elliott Management told a U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday that an unidentified utility could pay $9.3 billion to buy Texas power transmission company Oncor, topping a $9 billion bid by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc ...
Teen was protecting mom from wasted ex-boyfriend in deadly fight: lawyer
The lawyer for the Bronx teenage high-school football player charged with killing his mother's abusive ex-boyfriend claimed Friday that the ex-beau was hopped up on booze and PCP at the time of the violent incident — as the dead man's family demanded ...
Meek Mill was popping wheelies for music video shoot: lawyer
Rapper Meek Mill was filming a music video when he popped a wheelie on a dirt bike in Manhattan — landing him in jail, his lawyer said Friday. Mill, whose given name is Robert Williams, was busted Thursday night after a video surfaced of him on social ...
Tad Cummins' lawyer files motion to have him released from jail
Cummins is accused of taking a 15-year-old student on a cross-country trip for sex. Cummins' lawyer filed paperwork to allow Cummins out of jail to prepare for trial. His lawyer claims the prison where Cummins is being held in Kentucky isn't allowing ...
Wilkes-Barre lawyer disbarred
WILKES-BARRE — A city lawyer charged with three DUI offenses in as many years has been disbarred from practicing law in Pennsylvania. Elizabeth Jennifer Bartolai, whose law office was located at Jewelcor Center, Suite 212, 100 N. Wilkes-Barre Blvd., ...
Wilkes-Barre lawyer disbarred - Times Leader
WILKES-BARRE — A city lawyer charged with three DUI offenses in as many years has been disbarred from practicing law in Pennsylvania. Elizabeth Jennifer ...
Elliott lawyer says third bidder may top Buffett's Oncor bid
(Reuters) - An unidentified utility could pay $9.3 billion to buy Texas power transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery Co, topping Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $9 billion bid, a lawyer for the largest creditor of Oncor's parent told a U.S. bankruptcy ...
Nantucket drowning victim remembered as a family man, skilled ...
Nantucket drowning victim remembered as a family man, skilled ...
Taylor Swift's Lawyer Tells All
Douglas Baldridge, front, heads in for the morning session in the civil trial for pop singer Taylor Swift, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Denver. Photo: David Zalubowski/AP. Forgive the tabloid headline. Venable partner J. Douglas Baldridge is actually ...
Dudley seeks sanctions against Islamic Society lawyer
In an interview Thursday, town legal counsel Gary S. Brackett said he is about to file a motion in land court asking the judge to sanction the society's lawyer, Jason R. Talerman, for submitting what he alleges to be “blatantly false” facts to the ...
UPDATE 1-Elliott Management lawyer says utility may top Buffett's Oncor bid
Aug 18 (Reuters) - A lawyer for Elliott Management Corp told a U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday that an unidentified utility could pay $9.3 billion to buy Texas power transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery Co, topping Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $9 ...
The Latest: Gov. takes case from non-death-penalty lawyer
The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local):. 8:30 p.m.. Florida's governor has issued an executive order reassigning the case of a man accused of killing two police officers from the top prosecutor who says she is no longer seeking ...
'Rattlesnake Lawyer' Jonathan Miller says writing, doing court work has made him better at both
Miller is also a lawyer. He has a state contract to represent indigent clients in criminal cases in virtually every judicial district in New Mexico. “I've learned to tell a story to a jury, and the jury is just another audience,” Miller said in a phone ...
Liberal lawyer says left's Russia-Trump obsession is like Stalin and KGB — here's why
Liberal lawyer says left's Russia-Trump obsession is like Stalin and KGB — here's why Lawyer Alan Dershowitz says the left's Russia obsession is like Stalin-KGB relationship. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images). 31 Follow. Share; Tweet. Harvard Law ...
Lawyer association honored for pro bono work
The Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association was presented with the Texas Young Lawyers Association Award of Achievement for Service to the Public. The group was honored for its Pro Bono Challenge, a partnership with Baylor Law School ...
Suspect Scammer Sean Kingston Too Broke To Afford A Lawyer?
Quiet as kept, Sean Kingston continues to rack up all the Ls. The crooner who loves to cop jewelry he can't afford, is too broke to afford a lawyer. Hey, we're going by what he said. TMZ reports: Here's the story — Sean was ordered to pay a Florida ...
Walter Lawyer
Walter R. Lawyer, 66, formerly of Tybranch Community in Pineland, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at his residence in St. Matthews. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bostick Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Lawyer Cemetery in ...
Local Lawyer Plans To Watch Eclipse In Jet
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A local lawyer has planned to see his fourth total eclipse by flying in a jet high above Middle Tennessee. Mark Manner, age 65, knows a lot about total solar eclipses. As a kid, Manner looked through telescopes with his dad but didn ...
Lincoln alum ready to follow in Milloy's footsteps at UW
It's been 25 years since another former high-motor Lincoln standout made his presence felt at the UW — safety Lawyer Milloy. Warren hopes to be the next Abes' great on defense. “Lawyer is one of the great Huskies of all-time,” Warren said. “I am just ...
Bad immigration lawyers hard to find, harder to stop
HOUSTON — Soon after he opened his office serving immigrants fighting to stay in the United States, Raed Gonzalez became a lawyer who goes after other lawyers. A person with a winnable case can be thrown into deportation by a missed deadline or a ...
Online abusers accuse Scottish lawyer of being Barcelona plotter
Scottish lawyer Aamer Anwar has spoken of the "horrific abuse" he received online after speaking about being caught up in the Barcelona attack. Thirteen people died when a van hit crowds in the Las Ramblas area. Mr Anwar, who was in the city for a ...
Yanukovych gets new lawyer in treason trial
On July 7, the Regional Center for the Provision of Free Secondary Legal Aid in Kyiv selected Vitaliy Meshechek as a state lawyer to defend Yanukovych. On August 17, Meshechek recused himself as Yanukovych's lawyer. He said that the criminal ...
Fort Myers pays outside lawyer to keep corruption documents closed to public
The city of Fort Myers is paying an outside lawyer $220 an hour to help keep information from the public. The News-Press has fought for five months to obtain documents that shed more light on allegations of Fort Myers police corruption, a drug ...
Convicted Murderer Wants New Lawyer
“Mr. Sedon agreed to take my case and told me I needed to apply to the Defender General for a serious offender lawyer…can you fix this error and assign Daniel Sedon as my attorney.” Both Sedon, who practices out of Chelsea, and Katims, are part of the ...
How Do You Know You Have A Good Consumer Lawyer? Here Are The Signs
You can find a good lawyer based on referrals — a tried-and-true method of finding legal advice — but that's so 20th century. Matthew Eason, an attorney with the law firm Eason & Tambornini, says consumer reviews are an excellent way of finding ...
Fake lawyer Michael Cremin's £92000 fraud of dying woman
A man who posed as lawyer has been found guilty of defrauding a woman with terminal cancer out of £92,000. Michael Cremin, 41, formerly of Buncombe Way, Cirencester, conned Sandra Burch out of her life savings. Police described Cremin as a "fantasist" ...
Minneapolis lawyer behind neo-Nazi record label 'no longer works' at law firm
The Patterson Thuente law firm denies it had any idea about partner Aaron Davis' outside activities. Rob Dodi. 0. According to Patterson Thuente, the Minneapolis patent law firm was slow to learn one of its partners has a side gig trafficking in ...
Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer to Stand Trial on Subversion Charges: Reports
"The handling of Jiang Tianyong's case is entirely in line with that of other lawyers in the July 2015 crackdown," Jin told RFA. "The most ridiculous thing of all is that the family members and lawyers have had no information whatsoever about the ...
Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer to defend him in sex-assault retrial
Attorney Tom Mesereau, left, has signed on to defend Bill Cosby at his Nov. 6 sexual assault retrial, a spokesman for the entertainer said. Mesereau is pictured here at a May 24 court appearance in Los Angeles for model and Playboy bunny Danielle “Dani ...
Cosby hires former Michael Jackson lawyer
Bill Cosby announced Monday that the same lawyer who won an acquittal for Michael Jackson on molestation charges will rep him as he heads for a retrial. Thomas Mesereau will lead the new legal team for the aging comic, who faces charges of indecent ...
Taylor Swift's Lawyer On Effective Trial Strategy For Celebrity Clients
Standing behind Swift and guiding her through the litigation process was her lawyer, Venable partner J. Douglas Baldridge, an unlikely choice to represent one of the most popular recording artists in the world. Although his claim to legal fame resulted ...
Ropes & Gray Lawyer Found Dead in Nantucket Surf
Terrell “Terry” Iandiorio, a 46-year-old litigation and government enforcement counsel at Ropes & Gray in Boston, drowned in a rip current last week in Nantucket, a popular island vacation spot off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. According to ...
Who is Graham Cooper? Paul Burrell's husband and lawyer – here's all you need to know
Graham Cooper is a lawyer and the partner of Paul Burrell. The 58-year-old has reportedly been seeing Burrell secretly for some 10 years. Sources said the pair, who are former business partners, kept their romance quiet and Burrell only recently broke ...
Robb Slated for Labor Board's Top Lawyer Job
Vermont management lawyer Peter Robb is set to be named general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board pending a background check, sources familiar with the situation told Bloomberg BNA today. Robb, who represents businesses in labor ...
Ex-Northwestern professor 'trying to remain hopeful' in jail, his lawyer says
Assistant State's Attorney Natosha Toller and defense attorney Barry Sheppard speak after the bond hearings for defendants Andrew Warren and Wyndham Lathem at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on Aug. 20, 2017. (Alexandra ...
Audi Engineer Implicates Superiors in Diesel Case, Lawyer Says ...
Audi Engineer Implicates Superiors in Diesel Case, Lawyer Says ...
Trump's lawyer has morphed into his political advocate
Every criminal lawyer has been confronted, at one time or another, and asked, “How can you represent that detestable individual?” The most transparent of us would likely say, in the vein of famed bank robber Willie Sutton when asked why he robbed banks ...
One lawyer is running for Congress and suing the president for inciting violence at the same time
Mic's Navigating Trump's America is profiling some of the most unique candidates emerging for 2018 and identifying key races to follow as the midterm elections draw near. Dan Canon was fighting Trumpism long before he became a Congressional candidate ...
Ohio lawyer to head Northern District
A Chagrin Falls, Ohio, lawyer has been named U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio and will supervise the prosecution of federal crimes in the district that includes the Toledo area. Justin E. Herdman, a partner at Jones Day, was nominated by ...
Md. defense lawyer represents Hollywood star — in her movie debut
A fixture on regional “best lawyer” lists, Sandler has been a defense attorney in many of the region's most high-profile cases since 1996, representing people charged with committing acts of violence. Later this week, Sandler (whose first name is ...
Missouri is set to execute a convicted killer. His lawyers say new DNA evidence proves he's innocent.
"In this case, there is conclusive scientific evidence that another man committed the crime," the brief written by defense lawyer Kent Gipson said. But the Missouri Attorney General's Office argues the execution should be carried out because the DNA ...
Lawyer: NY Man Shot During Traffic Stop Didn't Have Weapon
Lawyer: NY Man Shot During Traffic Stop Didn't Have Weapon. The attorney for a 22-year-old upstate New York man who was shot and wounded by police during a traffic stop says his client wasn't armed at the time of the confrontation. Aug. 22, 2017, at 9 ...
Kristen Stewart, Stella Maxwell Lawyer Up in Nude Photo Hack
Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell have lawyered up, demanding that several websites take down nude photos of them that were illegally hacked. Kristen's lawyer, Scott Whitehead, fired off a letter challenging the websites that have plastered pics of ...
Missouri preparing to execute convicted killer, but new DNA evidence could prove his innocence, lawyers say
Williams is scheduled to be executed Tuesday evening, but lawyers for the death row inmate have appealed to the US Supreme Court. A brief filed with Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch Monday night aims to stop the execution and examine new evidence ...
Bill Cosby hires lawyer who won acquittal in Michael Jackson case
NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- Bill Cosby's new legal team said Tuesday it wants to delay the start of his sexual assault retrial, which had been set for November, as the 80-year-old comedian's lawyers get up to speed on the case. Judge Steven O'Neill granted the ...
DOCUMENT: Greg Kelley stopped lawyers from investigating other suspect
Greg Kelley makes his way into the Judge Donna King's courtroom on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 Kelley was convicted of child molestation but new evidence suggests he is innocent. Judge Donna King says that she will take a closer look at evidence and make her ...
Lawyer Plans Campaign Against Oregon Judge Facing Charges
Lawyer Plans Campaign Against Oregon Judge Facing Charges. The executive director of the Marion County Association of Defenders says he will file to run against a county judge who is facing two felony gun charges and two first-degree official ...
Meet Stefano de Stefano, the Republican energy lawyer hoping to oust Ted Cruz
WASHINGTON — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is one of the state's best-known conservative politicians, but one GOP long shot is hoping he can oust the firebrand Republican with a simple appeal: “A return to normalcy.” Stefano de Stefano, a little-known Houston ...