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Russian lawyer believes she met Ivanka after 2016 Trump Tower meeting
The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump files paperwork to transfer businesses MORE and Jared Kushner · Jared Corey KushnerKushner: Trump team working on Mideast peace plan unconventional, but 'perfectly qualified ...
Russian Lawyer Says She Talked to Ivanka Trump After Infamous Meeting With Jared Kushner, Donald Jr.
Mueller is continuing to probe the Trump Tower meeting in June 2016, which involved Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner from the Trump campaign as well as Kremlin-linked lawyer Veselnitskaya and Russian-born lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin ...
Lawyer: Thanh won't get a fair trial in Vietnam
DW News. Lawyer: Thanh won't get a fair trial in Vietnam. Petra Schlagenhauf, German lawyer of "kidnapped" Vietnamese oil executive Trinh Xuan Thanh, tells DW that she doesn't expect a fair trail for her client in Hanoi. She also says that Thanh would ...
Lawyer-turned-ice cream maker to open shop on 'ghost town' Boca ...
Lawyer-turned-ice cream maker to open shop on 'ghost town' Boca ...
Lawyer for 'Fire and Fury' publisher says Trump threat is an attempt to 'silence legitimate criticism'
A lawyer representing the publisher of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House has rejected a cease-and-desist letter sent by President Trump's lawyer last week and said the book won't stop publication, and the author won't issue an apology to the ...
Suspect is arrested in slaying of Ukrainian lawyer
MOSCOW – Ukrainian police say they have arrested a suspect in the slaying of a lawyer whose death sparked demonstrations outside the national police headquarters in Kiev. Iryna Nozdrovska's body was found in a river on Jan. 1. Media reports said the 38 ...
Lawyer of cop accused of raping teen blasts prosecutors
A lawyer for one of the former NYPD ​detectives accused of raping and sexually assaulting a Brooklyn teen ​while they were on duty ​blasted prosecutors in new court filings, claiming they knowingly allowed the accuser to lie to the grand jury. Brooklyn ...
In Court, Lawyer For Sandy Hook Parents Says Slain Administrators ...
In Court, Lawyer For Sandy Hook Parents Says Slain Administrators ...
Sonoma lawyer, judge Newt Dal Poggetto, dead at 95
When Sonoma Valley attorney Newt Dal Poggetto wasn't jousting with legal adversaries, he was holding court at his favorite watering hole, the Swiss Hotel, chatting up friends about Democratic politics or fishing. It was a habit that continued long ...
No Sane Lawyer Would Let Trump Sit for an Interview With Mueller
Since it's the administration's official position that Donald Trump doesn't lie, its lawyers should be heartened that Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed to investigate crimes associated with Russia's disruption of the 2016 election, has ...
A Lawyer's Epic Response To 'Go Take Up Knitting'
Feminine characteristics and activities that are associated with being a woman are often used as insults. Lawyers are taught there's no room for “feelings,” to dismiss having emotions as a sign of weakness, and to look down upon genuine emotional ...
Woman rejects claim she did $300000 in damage to prominent lawyer's Andy Warhol artwork on first date
Lindy Lou Layman, 29, walks out of court Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 in Houston. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP). HOUSTON – A Dallas woman is challenging allegations that she caused at least $300,000 in damage to a prominent Houston attorney's art ...
Defense lawyer slams Washington Park hit-and-run case - Times ...
Defense lawyer slams Washington Park hit-and-run case - Times ...
Hong Kong Bar Association must steer clear of politics, top lawyer warns, as poll contest heats up
His comments on Tuesday were seen as targeting the star-studded line-up led by prominent human rights lawyer Philip Dykes who will go up against an incumbent team led by chairman Paul Lam Ting-kwok for control of the body. Lam is vying for a second ...
New Port of San Diego chairman is a 43-year-old lawyer
A behind-the-scenes business lawyer who doesn't usually see the inside of a courtroom, Castellanos is perhaps best known for unsuccessfully running for San Diego city attorney in 2016. He came in third in the primary, getting 19 percent of the vote ...
Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sues BuzzFeed for publishing Steele dossier
A personal lawyer for President Donald Trump filed a defamation action against the website BuzzFeed on Tuesday for publishing a 35-page dossier alleging that Donald Trump's presidential campaign colluded with Russia. The lawyer, Michael Cohen, provided ...
Neo-Nazi's Lawyer Says Train Terrorism Case 'Blown Significantly Out Of Proportion'
Neo-Nazi's Lawyer Says Train Terrorism Case 'Blown Significantly Out Of Proportion'. “He comes from a decent family,” says the attorney for a Missouri man accused of attempting the armed takeover of an Amtrak train. By Ryan J. Reilly. WASHINGTON ― An ...
Trump lawyer files lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS over dossier
Plus, the suits could put Cohen, who worked for the Trump Organization and now is a personal lawyer to Trump himself, in the position of proving that the dossier's allegations are false. Cohen makes several assertions in his lawsuits, saying that the ...
Chelsea bomber Ahmad Rahimi loses his lawyer after sharing terror propaganda with inmates
The lawyer for convicted Chelsea bomber Ahmad Rahimi said Tuesday that she could no longer represent him because his attempts to radicalize other inmates presented her with an ethical dilemma. Rahimi, who is awaiting sentencing in the 2016 bombing ...
Kansas City lawyer explores independent bid for U.S. Senate in ...
Kansas City lawyer explores independent bid for U.S. Senate in ...
The Most Embarrassing Typo In A Lawyer Letter, Ever
Throughout the years, we've covered typos that have appeared in all manner of attorney correspondence, but absolutely none of them can compare with the one that we're about to show you. This one comes to us courtesy of Letters of Note, which ...
Wife forced to pay for abusive husband's divorce lawyer
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Choked and knocked unconscious, Jeanette McCue said a her husband's violent attack in 2016 left her bruised and battered with black eyes, a split lip and marks around her neck. McCue of Springfield, Ky., figures she would have been ...
Reggie Lynch's Lawyer Warns Of Sexual Assault "Hysteria," Hopes ...
Reggie Lynch's Lawyer Warns Of Sexual Assault "Hysteria," Hopes ...
BuzzFeed Feels Fire And Fury From Michael Cohen, President Trump's Longtime Lawyer
President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, is suing BuzzFeed for publishing an intelligence dossier that purports to detail how Russia assisted the Trump campaign. Pages 30-35 of the dossier focus on Mr. Cohen, who has worked with Mr. Trump ...
Worcester lawyer disciplined for misuse of client funds
Joseph S. Samra was suspended for three months from practicing law, but the suspension was stayed subject to probation that includes several terms and conditions. According to the order of suspension from the Supreme Judicial Court, Mr. Samra misused ...
Lawyer for schools chief blasts Hempstead board's action
Lawyer for schools chief blasts Hempstead board's action. Attorney says putting Superintendent Shimon Waronker on administrative leave is punitive and “suspension by another name is still suspension.” Hempstead Superintendent Shimon Waronker, center ...
Providence lawyer Keven McKenna remains jailed for civil contempt
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Providence lawyer and provocateur Keven A. McKenna will spend a third night at the Adult Correctional Institutions for civil contempt after a check sent by a “trusted” family member of McKenna failed to clear his lawyer's account by ...
Lawyer for indicted state Sen. Oaks apologizes in court after saying prosecutors tried to smear his client
The substance of Thursday's hearing was a bid by Oaks' lawyers to break the case against him into two parts. The Baltimore senator was initially charged with fraud over allegations that he took bribes from an FBI informant. But in a subsequent ...
Why BuzzFeed could be in for a hard fight against Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's libel suit
President Trump has used libel suits — or the threat of them — as stunts to express his outrage at unfavorable press coverage, but the one Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, filed on Tuesday against BuzzFeed could be more than an angry bluff ...
Bannon hires a lawyer as he's dragged into the Russia investigation
Steve Bannon has hired lawyer Bill Burck from Quinn Emanuel in preparation for his interview with the House intelligence committee over Russia's involvement in the U.S. presidential election next week, Betsy Woodruff from The Daily Beast reports. Burck ...
Stephen Bannon just hired a lawyer
Despite once claiming that Russia intrigue is a "waste of time," it seems Stephen Bannon is starting to sweat the investigations into the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 election. Bannon — the former White House chief strategist who recently ...
Right-Wing Activists Lawyer Up to Fight Tech Giants
Roger Stone and Milo Yiannopoulos say they are planning to file a lawsuit in February. Conservatives who feel slighted by social media giants are lawyering up, and some are taking their cases to Washington. On Wednesday, GOP operative Roger Stone for ...
Macomb County Clerk Spranger's latest worry? Her lawyer is quitting
Beset by lawsuits at all levels of Macomb County government — from top officials to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union — County Clerk Karen Spranger may soon lose a key ally: her lawyer. Attorney Frank Cusumano Jr ...
Kids 'at serious risk' despite NYCHA's lead inspections: lawyer
But lawyer Corey Stern, who is repping some moms whose kids have tested positive for lead poisoning, wrote in the Manhattan court papers, “The deficiencies observed by our experts are violations of the industry standard for lead-based paint inspections ...
Lawyer: Greitens is 'confident' he'll be cleared
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The attorney for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says the governor is “very confident” he will be cleared of any wrongdoing in an investigation into an extramarital affair. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Thursday ...
Campbell lawyer charged with misconduct for allegedly bilking client
A Campbell lawyer who allegedly tricked his client into bequeathing him $185,620 has been charged with misconduct by the State Bar of California. The Bar, which licenses attorneys, has charged Paul Douglas Van der Walde with nine counts of misconduct ...
Supreme Court to hear case of lawyer who defied client in murder trial
On trial for his life, Robert McCoy claimed he was the innocent victim of a police conspiracy ─ despite a mountain of evidence that he had killed three members of his estranged wife's family in northwestern Louisiana. But his lawyer, Larry English ...
India's Top Court Hears Legal Market Liberalization Case
The Indian Supreme Court is hearing a latest round of arguments in a long-running legal battle that could hold the key to opening up the country's legal market to foreign lawyers. The Bar Council of India (BCI) argued this week before the nation's top ...
Bannon: Trump's lawyer 'took care' of 'a hundred' women during ...
Bannon: Trump's lawyer 'took care' of 'a hundred' women during ...
WSJ: Trump lawyer arranged porn star payment for her silence in October 2016
(CNN) President Donald Trump's longtime attorney denied that Trump had a sexual encounter with a porn star after a report by The Wall Street Journal on Friday alleged the lawyer helped facilitate a six-figure payment to the actress in October 2016 in ...
'Disheartening,' says former lawyer of Algiers fatal shooting victim
A preliminary NOPD report on Thursday's shooting states the man who was killed, now identified as Morris, and another person met up with two other people to buy a gun when an argument started and led to the shooting. Morris' lawyer in the 2015 case ...
Trump names lawyer at firm advising him as pick for labor board
Under Trump, lawyers and business groups expect the board to roll back a series of policy changes adopted during the administration of former Democratic President Barack Obama. They include rules designed to speed the union election process and a 2015 ...
Michael Flynn's Lawyer Tweeted Something Curious
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner, on Thursday tweeted out an advisory his firm prepared on the Foreign Agents Registration Act—the law, requiring lobbyists for overseas interests to register with the Justice ...
Lawyer charged with public lewdness
Sanford Rosenblum, an attorney since 1963, was arrested "following an incident at a hotel in Clifton Park," State Police said in a news release. The release offered no additional details. Rosenblum was issued an appearance ticket to appear in Clifton ...
Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn actress to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal. Trump met ...
Lawyer allegedly stole cash-stuffed bag at Newark Airport
A Manhattan criminal lawyer will need a good attorney after he was nabbed at Newark Airport for allegedly stealing a bag with hundreds of dollars inside, Port Authority Police said. Henry I. Weil, 62, was charged with theft Friday morning after he was ...
Meet 'Stormy Daniels' — the porn star whom Trump's lawyer allegedly paid to keep quiet about a sexual affair
One of President Donald Trump's most trusted lawyers reportedly sent $130,000 in hush money to a porn star just weeks before the 2016 presidential election to keep her silent about an alleged 2006 sexual encounter she had with the then-Republican ...
Tampa lawyer arrested on cocaine trafficking charges during undercover sting
A Tampa lawyer was among three men arrested Wednesday by the Polk County Sheriff's Office on cocaine trafficking charges. Robert Carr, 66, whose firm is the Resolute Law Group at 808 W Waters Ave, faces felony charges of cocaine trafficking, conspiracy ...
Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130000 payment to porn star
Trump's longtime attorney Michael Cohen arranged for the payment through Clifford's lawyer, Keith Davidson, the Journal reported. In a statement to the Journal, Cohen did not address his role in negotiating the supposed payment but said Trump denies ...
Lawyer charts Florida lottery winner's future: 'Your old life is gone'
Walt Blenner is a Tampa Bay personal injury lawyer who also does some estate planning and recently fell into a niche of representing lottery winners. About three years ago, Blenner helped a man who won a $3 million scratch-off secure his newfound ...