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The Toledo Blade
High-profile trial judge makes another rundecisions were influenced by campaign cash from utilities. The ad was condemned
High-profile trial judge makes another run
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 hours ago
decisions were influenced by campaign cash from utilities. The ad was condemned by a monitoring committee of the Ohio State Bar Association, which said it falsely impugned the integrity of Justice French and the judiciary. Judge O’Donnell had... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Briefly in businessin law practice. Bouschor, a graduate of Southern Methodist University Dedman
Briefly in business
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
in law practice. Bouschor, a graduate of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, has been a member of the State Bar of Texas since 1991. He has also received recognition from Texas Super Lawyers and has appeared in U.S. News and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Harford bar association to offer free wills for first responders next monthfor free next month during a local Wills for Heroes event sponsored by the Harf
Harford bar association to offer free wills for first responders next month
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
for free next month during a local Wills for Heroes event sponsored by the Harford County Bar Foundation and the Maryland State Bar Association. "In the spirit of Pro Bono Month (October), the Harford County members of the bar wish to protect... Read more
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Daily Journal
NJ justice has made a career of dissentone noteworthy instance of speaking out, Albin gave a speech in 2013 before hun
NJ justice has made a career of dissent
Daily Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
one noteworthy instance of speaking out, Albin gave a speech in 2013 before hundreds of lawyers and retired judges at a state Bar Association conference that did not name Christie but rebuked the governor for unseating the Supreme Court’s only... Read more
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New Kerala
Media can't name judges, lawyers in Tamil Nadu - newkerala.com #123406petition challenging the August 22 order of the Madras High Court's Madurai ben
Media can't name judges, lawyers in Tamil Nadu - newkerala.com #123406
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
petition challenging the August 22 order of the Madras High Court's Madurai bench directing inquiry against him by the State Bar Council. Dismissing Mathuram's plea, the bench said: "We do not find any legal and valid ground for interference.... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Illinois Supreme Court appoints new director of communicationscurrently serves as the director of member communications and director of the C
Illinois Supreme Court appoints new director of communications
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
currently serves as the director of member communications and director of the Chicago Office for the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). He has been director of member communications since 2009 and director of the Chicago office... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
SCOTUS Map: Summer 2016 reviewremarks. Video of the appearance is posted on YouTube. In New Mexico, Ginsburg
SCOTUS Map: Summer 2016 review
SCOTUSblog / Posted yesterday
remarks. Video of the appearance is posted on YouTube. In New Mexico, Ginsburg delivered the keynote address at the State Bar of New Mexico’s Annual Meeting on August 19. Repeating a phrase she had used at Duke Law School earlier, Ginsburg... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Justice Barry Albin has made a career of dissentone noteworthy instance of speaking out, Albin gave a speech in 2013 before hun
Justice Barry Albin has made a career of dissent
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
one noteworthy instance of speaking out, Albin gave a speech in 2013 before hundreds of lawyers and retired judges at a state Bar Association conference that did not name Christie but rebuked the governor for unseating the Supreme Court’s only... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
'We're impotent': Board member of Georgia judicial watchdog agency criticizes recent workhas acted too harshly against certain judges. The JQC board consists of seven
'We're impotent': Board member of Georgia judicial watchdog agency criticizes recent work
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
has acted too harshly against certain judges. The JQC board consists of seven members, including three appointed by the State Bar. Earlier this year, the legislature passed a bill that would strip those three appointments from the bar — and give... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Sheriff Judd: Impact of faulty 'expert' could impact tried casesdidn't effectively defend them, because they got an expert who wasn't qualified
Sheriff Judd: Impact of faulty 'expert' could impact tried cases
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
didn't effectively defend them, because they got an expert who wasn't qualified to be an expert,” Reiss says. The Florida State Bar tells 10News that there could be discipline against the defense attorneys if they knew Kwitowski was lying. Sheriff... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Cory Briggs’ Conduct ‘Unethical And Possibly Criminal,’ Appellate Court Saysreinstated. Superior Court Judge Gregory Pollack warned Briggs at the time tha
Cory Briggs’ Conduct ‘Unethical And Possibly Criminal,’ Appellate Court Says
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
reinstated. Superior Court Judge Gregory Pollack warned Briggs at the time that he could be in trouble with the California State Bar or the authorities, but in the end awarded SDOG $258,629 in attorney fees. The city appealed and won on... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Klau: Lawyers Should Take Rare Stand Vs. Trumpdecision to write the editorial after considering a number of factors, includin
Klau: Lawyers Should Take Rare Stand Vs. Trump
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
decision to write the editorial after considering a number of factors, including the danger of staying silent. Typically, state bar associations do not take positions on presidential candidates, Klau said. “In 99 percent of the time, they don’t.... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Is Cruz Warming Up To Trump? - The Brief: Is Cruz Warming Up To Trump? by Alex Samuels The Texas Tribune Sept. 22 2016 The Big Conversation It seems U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have found co...John F. Onion and Michael J. McCormick along with Presiding Judge Sharon Keller
The Brief: Is Cruz Warming Up To Trump? - The Brief: Is Cruz Warming Up To Trump? by Alex Samuels The Texas Tribune Sept. 22 2016 The Big Conversation It seems U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have found co...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
John F. Onion and Michael J. McCormick along with Presiding Judge Sharon Keller will offer remarks. Members of the Texas State Bar and public are invited to attend. (Links below lead to outside websites; content might be behind... Read more
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Asian journal
Congress could always block Trump’s immigration plancould always block his attempts or refuse to fund it. Michael J. Gurfinkel is
Congress could always block Trump’s immigration plan
Asian journal / Posted 3 days ago
could always block his attempts or refuse to fund it. Michael J. Gurfinkel is licensed, and an active member of the State Bar of California and New York. All immigration services are provided by, or under the supervision of, an active member... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Longview attorney captured in iconic WWII 'kissing sailor' photo died Thursday50-Year Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and served as a chairman of
Longview attorney captured in iconic WWII 'kissing sailor' photo died Thursday
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
50-Year Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and served as a chairman of the Oil, Gas & Mineral Law section of the state bar. "He was famous for sending letters of encouragement and praise to people," said Westbrook, who calls Coghlan his... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Longview attorney captured in iconic WWII 'kissing sailor' photo died Thursday50-Year Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and served as a chairman of
Longview attorney captured in iconic WWII 'kissing sailor' photo died Thursday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
50-Year Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and served as a chairman of the Oil, Gas & Mineral Law section of the state bar. "He was famous for sending letters of encouragement and praise to people," said Westbrook, who calls Coghlan his... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Longview attorney captured in iconic WWII 'kissing sailor' photo died Thursday50-Year Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and served as a chairman of
Longview attorney captured in iconic WWII 'kissing sailor' photo died Thursday
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
50-Year Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and served as a chairman of the Oil, Gas & Mineral Law section of the state bar. "He was famous for sending letters of encouragement and praise to people," said Westbrook, who calls Coghlan his... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Longview attorney captured in iconic WWII 'kissing sailor' photo died Thursday50-Year Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and served as a chairman of
Longview attorney captured in iconic WWII 'kissing sailor' photo died Thursday
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
50-Year Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and served as a chairman of the Oil, Gas & Mineral Law section of the state bar. "He was famous for sending letters of encouragement and praise to people," said Westbrook, who calls Coghlan his... Read more
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Business Wire
Brent L. Vannoy Joins Hughes Watters Askanase as Partner Supporting Business Planning and Strategy, Commercial Litigation, and Labor and Employment Practice Areasprocess.” More About These Attorneys Vannoy has been practicing law for more
Brent L. Vannoy Joins Hughes Watters Askanase as Partner Supporting Business Planning and Strategy, Commercial Litigation, and Labor and Employment Practice Areas
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
process.” More About These Attorneys Vannoy has been practicing law for more than 20 years. A current member of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association, he was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1995. He is licensed to... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
James M. Woolsey Jr.Annapolis, and graduated from Holy Cross College in 1948. He graduated from Alb
James M. Woolsey Jr.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Annapolis, and graduated from Holy Cross College in 1948. He graduated from Albany Law School, was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1954, and practiced law in Albany for over 57 years. He was a member of the New York State Bar Association and... Read more
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International Business Times
Who is Laura Wasser, the 'Disso Queen' representing Angelina Jolie in her divorce with Brad Pitt?of California in Berkeley in 1991, completing her studies at Loyola Law School
Who is Laura Wasser, the 'Disso Queen' representing Angelina Jolie in her divorce with Brad Pitt?
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
of California in Berkeley in 1991, completing her studies at Loyola Law School before being called to the California State Bar in 1994. She joined Wasser, Cooperman & Mandles, the law firm co-founded by her father, in 1995, where she still... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
San Jose Attorney Faces Disbarment For Mishandling Casesfrom the local Southeast Asian community who spoke limited English. Sterling H
San Jose Attorney Faces Disbarment For Mishandling Cases
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
from the local Southeast Asian community who spoke limited English. Sterling Harwood, 58, signed a stipulation with State Bar Court prosecutors in San Francisco on Aug. 17. In the document, he acknowledged violations of laws and rules of... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose lawyer faces disbarment for misconductof dollars from clients who were injured in a car accident and in a slip and fa
San Jose lawyer faces disbarment for misconduct
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
of dollars from clients who were injured in a car accident and in a slip and fall case, according to documents from the State Bar. Reached at his office, Harwood on Monday declined to comment. He has been ineligible to practice law since Aug.... Read more
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The Daily Record
Anne-Marie ‘Callie’ Carnemark | Miller, MillerCarnemark is a member of the Montgomery County Inns of Court, the Montgomery Co
Anne-Marie ‘Callie’ Carnemark | Miller, Miller
The Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Carnemark is a member of the Montgomery County Inns of Court, the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association. She has been accepted to the Montgomery County Bar Association Leadership Development Academy for the... Read more
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The Daily Record
Peter Fastow | Carney KelehanKelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, was elected to the section council of t
Peter Fastow | Carney Kelehan
The Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, was elected to the section council of the real property section of the Maryland State Bar Association for the 2016–2017 term. The real property section brings together professionals with an interest in... Read more
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The Daily Record
Peter Fastow | Carney KelehanKelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, was elected to the section council of t
Peter Fastow | Carney Kelehan
The Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, was elected to the section council of the real property section of the Maryland State Bar Association for the 2016–2017 term. The real property section brings together professionals with an interest in... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Flat fee coming for deed registrationof Deeds and the Michigan Land Title Association in cooperation with Michigan B
Flat fee coming for deed registration
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
of Deeds and the Michigan Land Title Association in cooperation with Michigan Bankers Association, Credit Unions, the State Bar of Michigan — Real Property Law Section, Michigan Association of Treasurers, Michigan Oil and Gas Association and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Lively questions addressed in Nev. gaming law bookGiordano, a gaming attorney with the McDonald Carano Wilson law firm, was the c
Lively questions addressed in Nev. gaming law book
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 7 days ago
Giordano, a gaming attorney with the McDonald Carano Wilson law firm, was the chief editor for the book, published by the State Bar of Nevada Publications Department and the Gaming Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada, but the 19 authors are an... Read more
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The Hindu
Committee removes 5 advocatesAn independent disciplinary committee constituted by the Bar Council of India (
Committee removes 5 advocates
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
An independent disciplinary committee constituted by the Bar Council of India (BCI) has found five advocates of Tamil Nadu State Bar Council “guilty of professional misconduct” during their protest against Madras High Court’s order for strict... Read more
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Asian journal
How to obtain waiver for certain criminal grounds of inadmissibilitylawyer to guide you on the intricacies of filing for such a petition. Atty. Gw
How to obtain waiver for certain criminal grounds of inadmissibility
Asian journal / Posted 8 days ago
lawyer to guide you on the intricacies of filing for such a petition. Atty. Gwendolyn Malaya-Santos is a member of the State Bar of California and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines. To schedule for a free initial in-person consultation,... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
McKeig Sworn-in as 94th Supreme Court JusticeMcKeig's, who is now an attorney at Moss & Barnett. President Robin Wolpert pr
McKeig Sworn-in as 94th Supreme Court Justice
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
McKeig's, who is now an attorney at Moss & Barnett. President Robin Wolpert presented remarks on behalf of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and President Philip Brodeen spoke on behalf of the Minnesota American Indian Bar... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
After 50 years in prison, juvenile-lifer may see freedom within monthsto reconsider offering parole to juvenile lifers. The memo's authors are Micha
After 50 years in prison, juvenile-lifer may see freedom within months
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
to reconsider offering parole to juvenile lifers. The memo's authors are Michael Dettmer, past president of the State Bar of Michigan, and James Brady and Richard Rossman, both past presidents of the National Association of Former U.S.... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Community Foundation holds annual celebrationthe winner of the Individual Catalyst Award. Steward, a 40-year member of the
Community Foundation holds annual celebration
The Mining Journal / Posted 8 days ago
the winner of the Individual Catalyst Award. Steward, a 40-year member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar in Michigan, current chair of the section council, and certified elder law attorney serves as a member of the... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
A LEGAL LEGACY — Vicksburg’s Dabney keeps family name alive at oldest law firm in stateis I was studying my hobby.” Dabney has been married for 52 years to his wife,
A LEGAL LEGACY — Vicksburg’s Dabney keeps family name alive at oldest law firm in state
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 8 days ago
is I was studying my hobby.” Dabney has been married for 52 years to his wife, Allene. They have six children. Dabney was a Mississippi State Bar Commissioner from 1975-1977 and president of the Warren County Bar Association... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Catch weekend events around the metrobefore the final race! Event: East Village BASH 2016 Date: Thursday, Septembe
Catch weekend events around the metro
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 8 days ago
before the final race! Event: East Village BASH 2016 Date: Thursday, September 15 Time: 5 – 8 p.m. Location: The Iowa State Bar Association, 625 E Court Ave Admission: $25 Description: • Come celebrate the Historic East Village with their... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga attorney arrested in July declared incompetent in Georgia courtdepartment, records show. When he took the stand Sept. 8, Fitzharris, who is o
Chattanooga attorney arrested in July declared incompetent in Georgia court
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
department, records show. When he took the stand Sept. 8, Fitzharris, who is on disabled status with the Tennessee State Bar, said he didn't have delusions. "That's why I'm testifying, right?" he told his attorney, McCracken Poston.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Former Marin lawyer pleads guilty to $2.5 million investor fraudpromised in the plea agreement that he would reimburse his victims for their lo
Former Marin lawyer pleads guilty to $2.5 million investor fraud
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
promised in the plea agreement that he would reimburse his victims for their losses. He remains free on bail. Seltzer, an attorney since 1972, was disbarred in 2014 for misappropriating more than $300,000 from clients, according to the Sta... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Former Marin lawyer pleads guilty to $2.5 million investor fraudpromised in the plea agreement that he would reimburse his victims for their lo
Former Marin lawyer pleads guilty to $2.5 million investor fraud
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
promised in the plea agreement that he would reimburse his victims for their losses. He remains free on bail. Seltzer, an attorney since 1972, was disbarred in 2014 for misappropriating more than $300,000 from clients, according to the Sta... Read more
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The Daily Record
Web-based CLE an increasingly popular option for lawyersor on-demand video courses have increased in recent years. Online CLE in Maryla
Web-based CLE an increasingly popular option for lawyers
The Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
or on-demand video courses have increased in recent years. Online CLE in Maryland has been popular since the Maryland State Bar Association first ... Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Lawmakers Courts Consider Ways to Help People Who Can't Afford Lawyers - Lawmakers Courts Consider Ways to Help People Who Can't Afford Lawyers by Johnathan Silver The Texas Tribune Sept. 15 2016 Every year thousands of Texans who can't afford to ...moderate income," he said. "Staffers in this building have told me, 'I cannot a
Lawmakers Courts Consider Ways to Help People Who Can't Afford Lawyers - Lawmakers Courts Consider Ways to Help People Who Can't Afford Lawyers by Johnathan Silver The Texas Tribune Sept. 15 2016 Every year thousands of Texans who can't afford to ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
moderate income," he said. "Staffers in this building have told me, 'I cannot afford a lawyer if I got into trouble.'" The State Bar of Texas, the agency that oversees attorneys, has not taken a position on interim charges, its spokeswoman said,... Read more
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The Register
Alleged buggy software wrongly flunks wannabe lawyers from bar exam. What happened next won't shock youof Mountain View, California. It seeks damages on behalf of the law students wh
Alleged buggy software wrongly flunks wannabe lawyers from bar exam. What happened next won't shock you
The Register / Posted 9 days ago
of Mountain View, California. It seeks damages on behalf of the law students who were told they had not passed the Georgia state bar exam. A later review found that the 90 applicants had, in fact, passed the exams needed to practice law in the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
SU Law Center hosts free 'After Disaster Recovery Training'flood victims. Interactive live-streaming training will also be available at t
SU Law Center hosts free 'After Disaster Recovery Training'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
flood victims. Interactive live-streaming training will also be available at the following remote locations: Lafayette Bar Association, 2607 Johnson Street, Lafayette, LA Louisiana State Bar Association, 601 St. Charles Avenue, New Orl... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cattle prods, poisoned wives and other legal tales that have captivated Houstonfor bankruptcy protection in 1995, according to news reports. But with his win
Cattle prods, poisoned wives and other legal tales that have captivated Houston
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
for bankruptcy protection in 1995, according to news reports. But with his wins, O'Quinn had to fight off problems. The State Bar of Texas accused O'Quinn and other lawyers of improperly contacting the families of victims of a 1994 airline crash... Read more
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Asian journal
The October 2016 priority datesboth file for adjustment and be eligible for a green card. Michael J. Gurfinke
The October 2016 priority dates
Asian journal / Posted 10 days ago
both file for adjustment and be eligible for a green card. Michael J. Gurfinkel is licensed, and an active member of the State Bar of California and New York. All immigration services are provided by, or under the supervision of, an active member... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Muzzling mosquesGroup, a New York-based consultancy, more people from Jordan have joined Islami
Muzzling mosques
Namibia Economist / Posted 10 days ago
Group, a New York-based consultancy, more people from Jordan have joined Islamic State’s fighters than from any other Arab state bar Tunisia. The loss of their Palestinian, Syrian or Iraqi homelands makes Jordan’s refugees ready converts. But if... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
Fan Appreciation Weekend to highlight final Orioles homestand of the 2016 seasonmore than 12 years and previously sat as an administrative law judge. Bonardi i
Fan Appreciation Weekend to highlight final Orioles homestand of the 2016 season
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 10 days ago
more than 12 years and previously sat as an administrative law judge. Bonardi is active in the Tax Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, serves on the boards of the Girls Empowerment Mission, Jack and Jill of America, Maryland State... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
State bar guidance related to medical pot questionedCARSON CITY — Several attorneys commenting on proposed guidance from the State
State bar guidance related to medical pot questioned
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 10 days ago
CARSON CITY — Several attorneys commenting on proposed guidance from the State Bar of Nevada regarding professional activities related to the medical marijuana industry suggested to the Nevada Supreme Court on Friday that the advice was... Read more
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MLive.com
Legal questions could linger after marijuana dispensary changes, attorneys sayBruce Leach of Birmingham-based Kirsch Leach + Associates is Membership Chair f
Legal questions could linger after marijuana dispensary changes, attorneys say
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
Bruce Leach of Birmingham-based Kirsch Leach + Associates is Membership Chair for the Marijuana Law Section of the Michigan State Bar. He defends patients and caregivers under the state's current medical marijuana law and said proposed legislation... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Law Center professor is named nation's top lawyer for the 23rd timeon the new code. From 1988 to 1996, he served as a member of the panel of exami
Law Center professor is named nation's top lawyer for the 23rd time
The Daily Cougar / Posted 11 days ago
on the new code. From 1988 to 1996, he served as a member of the panel of examiners for bankruptcy specialization for the State Bar of Texas. Then, he met lawyer Holly Towle. Setting the precedent Towle and Nimmer worked together proposing... Read more
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The Columbian
Policies examined after overturned conviction in Vancouver caseany deputy prosecutors to unwittingly make a Brady violation.” Golik is not wo
Policies examined after overturned conviction in Vancouver case
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
any deputy prosecutors to unwittingly make a Brady violation.” Golik is not worried about sanctions from the Washington State Bar Association, he said, but is concerned about what the higher court’s ruling means. His office can ask the Court of... Read more
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