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Newspaper names attorney Eduardo Rodriguez as one of Texas' best
Brownsville attorney Eduardo Roberto Rodriguez has tried hundreds of cases in the court of South Texas in his 42-year career.

Lawyer tries to block evidence in OVI fatality case
HAMILTON - The attorney for a Franklin man charged with aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of a Hamilton man is trying to block blood-alcohol tests from his upcoming trial.

Lawyer tries to block evidence in OVI fatality case
HAMILTON - The attorney for a Franklin man charged with aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of a Hamilton man is trying to block blood-alcohol tests from his upcoming trial.

Winifred Ava Lawyer
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Lawyer's Indecent Proposals to Female Clients Bring One-Year Suspension
The New Jersey Supreme Court on Thursday issued a one-year suspension to a Newark lawyer who offered discounted fees to female clients or their family members in exchange for sexual favors.

Questions raised about Hyde Park town attorney's possible conflict of interest - From the Poughkeepsie Journal
HYDE PARK Several residents are questioning if town attorney James Horan has a conflict of interest by being involved in rezoning land in the Bellefield District that is being marketed by a company his law firm has represented.

Lawyer appointed head of commission to investigate the police
ATTORNEY Terrence F Williams was yesterday sworn in as commissioner of the newly established Independent Commission of Investigations, a unit tasked with the responsibility of probing allegations of abuses against the citizenry by the police and other agents of the state.

Attorney General -- Begged to Investigate LiLo's Doctors
Filed under: Michael Lohan , Lindsay Lohan , Lisa Bloom , Celebrity Justice Lindsay Lohan 's doctors could be the target of a prescription drug investigation launched by the Attorney General of California ... if the man in power responds to Michael Lohan' s newest request. TMZ has obtained a letter that Michael's attorney Lisa Read more

St. Charles County prosecuting attorney challenged in primary
St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Jack Banas has taken aim at Wentzville Municipal Court Judge Michael Carter, his opponent in the Aug. 3 Republican primary race for prosecuting attorney.

Philadelphia lawyer charged as part-owner of warehouse where marijuana was allegedly cultivated
The warehouse in Philadelphia's American Street industrial corridor looks like many other relics of the city's blue-collar past, but in 2008 and '09, it entered the modern world when it was turned into an indoor marijuana farm with 1,600 plants, authorities say.

E-mail shows Philadelphia Parking Authority was told of lawyer's dual roles
Top executives at the Philadelphia Parking Authority - owner of the site for the proposed Family Court building - were told more than two years ago that a lawyer for the courts planned to join developer Donald Pulver on the $200 million project, e-mails obtained by The Inquirer show.

Lawyer's work raises the bar
Project results in top-to-bottom, green upgrades to three buildings Kenmore official hopes project is just the start

Attorney General reviewing teenage killers' sentences
The Attorney General is reviewing the sentences given to the happy slapping teenagers who killed a Tooting pensioner in front of his granddaughter.

State attorney general weighs in on e-mail case decision
A recent court decision shouldnt deter residents from requesting public documents -- or public officials from providing them -- the state attorney general said.

Attorney general shuts down bogus domestic violence resource
The Missouri attorney general's office is requiring a Fulton-based company publicizing itself as a resource center for victims of domestic violence to immediately shut down its website and stop asking for donations.

Attorney general plans meeting to discuss Lake of Ozarks
The Missouri attorney general's office plans a two-day meeting to discuss water quality issues at the Lake of the Ozarks. Attorney General Chris Koster says next month's meeting will look at scientific, technical and regulatory challenges at the sprawling mid-Missouri recreation area.

Downey City Council removes city attorney who also worked for Bell
DOWNEY - The Bell city attorney who served as legal counsel when that City Council approved huge salaries for its top administrators has been removed as city attorney for the neighboring city of Downey.

Lafayette attorney chair of N.O. public hospital
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Lafayette attorney and funeral home director will chair the governing board for the public hospital to be built in New Orleans.

Top lawyer Tiwari dies
Fri, Jul 30, 2010 tabla! RETIRED top public lawyer S.Tiwari, who died on July 26 of a brain haemorrhage, worked closely with all three prime ministers - current PM Lee Hsien Loong, Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew.

Attorney for Victims Says Duck Boats are Death Traps
The attorney for the families of two people killed when a Ride the Ducks boat sunk in the Delaware River earlier this month is asking the city and the Coast Guard to keep the boats off the river because of on-going safety concerns. KYWs Jim Melwert reports that attorney Bob Mongeluzzi points to a 2002 NTSB [...]

Sudden death of local attorney, Saratoga County Family Court Judge candidate Erika Riebel stuns community
SARATOGA COUNTY News of attorney Erika Riebels sudden death Tuesday rippled across Saratoga County, leaving shock and sadness in its wake.

Gurnee lawyer pleads innocent to drug charge
Even though her attorney is charged with a felony drug possession, "T-shirt girl" Jennifer LaPenta said Thursday she trusted her lawyer and would not hire anyone else to represent her.LaPenta hired Peter Kalagis to represent her after she was jailed for contempt May 3 for wearing a wore a T-shirt with a crude saying in Lake County Circuit Court. LaPenta had no criminal record prior to the ...

State attorney general J.B. Van Hollen unveils plan to fight election fraud
MADISON Wisconsins attorney general launched an effort Thursday to help local prosecutors investigate voter fraud, which he called a widespread problem that taints elections.

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen unveils plan to fight election fraud
MADISON Wisconsins attorney general launched an effort Thursday to help local prosecutors investigate voter fraud, which he called a widespread problem that taints elections.

Lawyer: No consolidation means trials for former teacher, coach Ryan Zellner in sex cases
If Ryan Zellner refuses to allow the consolidation of 27 charges against him in three counties, he will not be given a chance to negotiate a plea deal at least not in Brown County, according to Brown County Dist. Atty. John Zakowski.

Marathon County district attorney selected for state election task force
Marathon County District Attorney Ken Heimerman was one of 11 prosecutors named to the states election integrity task force, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced Thursday.

Attorney and civic leader Stanley W. Drucker dies
Longtime Peninsula attorney and civic leader Stanley W. Drucker, whose extensive volunteer work ranged from delivering Meals on Wheels to leading the precursor of the United Way in the early 1970s, died Wednesday after a short illness.

LiLo's lawyer says she's looking forward to 'light at end of tunnel'
Washington, July 30 : 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has revealed that the actress is looking forward to her release from jail.

'Birther' movement attorney Orly Taitz keeps fighting legal battle, thinks Obama can't be the president
Orly Taitz, the so-called birther attorney whos led charges across the country against President Barack Obama s legitimacy to hold office, continues to defy a federal court order to pay $20,000 in sanctions and to challenge the judicial system.

Birkett Wants Apology From Drew Peterson Attorney
DuPage County State's Attorney Joe Birkett isn't taking any of Joel Brodsky's nonsense.

Michigan Family Law Attorney Says Divorced Parents Often Face Stress With Summer Vacations
Attorney Thomas L . Stroble says divorced parents should communicate with each other about vacation plans for their children and get agreements in writing.

Michael Lohan wants Attorney General to investigate daughter's doctors
Actress Lindsay Lohan's father is urging California's attorney general to investigate doctors who he says "over-prescribed" pills for his troubled daughter.

Michael Lohan wants Attorney General to investigate Lindsay's doctors
Lindsay Lohan's father is urging California's Attorney General to investigate the doctors who he alleges "overprescribe" pills for his troubled daughter.

Attorney sues over Pa. intersection where 4 killed
EIGHTY-FOUR, Pa.An attorney is suing PennDOT on behalf of the families of four people killed within six months in crashes at the same rural intersection in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Former Minn. U.S. Attorney praises new law giving greater powers to tribal courts
Former U.S. Attorney Tom Heffelfinger said Friday that a new law signed by President Obama giving greater powers to tribal courts and law enforcement was long overdue.

Attorney General appeals electoral corrupt practices case
The office of the Attorney General has filed an appeal against a court decision to acquit Pierre Bartolo from accusations of electoral corrupt practices.

Lawyer says Sisouvanh Synhavong incompetent for Kennewick murder trial
KENNEWICK -- An incompetent Phiengchai Sisouvanh Synhavong is being forced to stand trial in the dea

Lawyer: Lindsay Lohan looking forward to 'light at end of tunnel'
Jail hasn't exactly been easy for her, but Lindsay Lohan is getting through it by focusing her attention elsewhere.

Peterson Attorney Accused of Leak
DuPage County State's Attorney Joe Birkett says he isn't going to take any of Drew Peterson attorney Joel Brodsky's nonsense.

Attorney for Triple Homicide Defendant Argues Against Death Penalty (Web First)
NEW HAVENAn attorney for Steven J. Hayes of Winsted argued yesterday in superior court that the death penalty should no longer be applied in the Cheshire triple homicide case because of Gov. M. Jodi Rells language last year when she vetoed a capital punishment prohibition bill.

GOP attorney general candidates get 'different types' of endorsements
Martha Dean, right, acknowledges the crowd after winning her party's nomination for Attorney General Saturday at the Republican State Convention.

Attorney: Wright's ex-wife got threatening visit
Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife was threatened at her home by three men who were carrying guns and looking for the former NBA player about six weeks before he was shot to death, the woman's attorney said Friday.

Lawyer targets Preston Smith with ethics complaint about legislative staffer relationship
Poor Alan Faircloth is a victim of big guv'ment. The Atlanta lawyer tried to hit state Sen. Preston Smith with an ethics complaint involving the GOP attorney general candidate's relationship with a legislative aide and inquire about alleged drinking on the upper chamber's floor and got lost in the bureaucratic maze legislators have created for Gold Dome staffers. Dale Russell has the details ...

Sanchez' lawyer says no default rule during preliminary confab
The legal counsel of Cebu Vice Governor Gregorio Sanchez Jr. said that his client cannot be declared in default for their failure to attend the preliminary conference the other day by the Commission on Elections Second Division in relation to the election protest filed against Sanchez.

Attorney Sues Over Eighty-Four Intersection Where 4 Killed
An attorney is suing PennDOT on behalf of the families of four people killed within six months in crashes at the same rural intersection in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Minnesota attorney general defends ban on corporate money to candidates
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is defending a state law barring businesses from giving directly to political candidates and parties.

Ex-attorney for woman accused of extorting Pitino says he wrote letter demanding $10 million
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Karen Cunagin Sypher's former attorney told jurors at her extortion trial he had sexual relations with the former model before writing a letter to Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino demanding $10 million.

Terri's attorney files paperwork to push back divorce proceedings
Terri Horman's attorney, Peter Bunch, filed paperwork with Multnomah County Wednesday, seeking to abate the divorce proceedings between Kaine and Terri.

IRD lawyer under fire for too much detail in tax case
The Inland Revenue Department's lawyer has come under fire from the judge in the High Court at Auckland for supplying too much information as the long-running tax case against former Securitibank boss John George Russell continues.

Lawyer says Wright's ex-wife was visited by men with weapons about 6 weeks ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A lawyer says three armed men looking for Lorenzen Wright showed up at the home of the former NBA player's ex-wife about six weeks before he was found shot to death.