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Ballard Spahr merges with criminal defense firm in New York
Ballard Spahr is entering the New York market through a merger with Stillman & Friedman, a 14-lawyer white-collar criminal defense firm in Manhattan. The merged firm will be known in New York as Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman for the next few years, ...

What does a double murder investigation and a white collar criminal defense ...
What does a double murder investigation and a white collar criminal defense ...

Criminal Defense Growing in Importance: Law Firms Merge to Respond
History shows that criminal defense work was avoided and shunned in the past. In these times where white-collar crimes are common, high profile lawyers are needed more than ever. In light of Wall Street's blunders and closer scrutiny of new laws that ...

Criminal Defense Growing in Importance: Law Firms Merge to Respond
History shows that criminal defense work was avoided and shunned in the past. In these times where white-collar crimes are common, high profile lawyers are needed more than ever. In light of Wall Street's blunders and closer scrutiny of new laws that ...

Criminal defense attorney named president of state legal association
Tyler criminal defense attorney Bobby Mims became the 43rd president of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association at its board meeting on June 15 in San Antonio, according to a news release. Mims, 66, has been a member of the TDCLA since 1984, ...

Buffalo Criminal Attorney Offers Specialist Services in Criminal Defense
J.J. Sebastian is considered to be a skilled criminal defense Buffalo NY lawyer who has expertise in providing solutions regarding Bench Warrants. Clients can contact him via jjohnsebastianattorney.com for 24*7 free initial consultations. The website ...

Buffalo Criminal Attorney Offers Various Services in Criminal Defense
J.J. Sebastian is considered to be a skilled criminal defense Buffalo NY lawyer who has expertise in providing solutions regarding Bench Warrants. Clients can contact him via jjohnsebastianattorney.com for 24*7 free initial consultations. The website ...

Florida Football's Top Lawyer
But because he played for the Florida football team, he had a powerful ally from the moment he arrived on campus: criminal defense attorney Huntley Johnson. In addition to donating at least $4,500 to Florida's athletic fund since 2011, according to ...

Like other athletes, Aaron Hernandez had a criminal defense lawyer while still ...
Like other athletes, Aaron Hernandez had a criminal defense lawyer while still ...

WI Criminal Defense Institute Created
Sheboygan, Wisconsin –– The criminal defense firm of Kirk Obear, Attorney at Law, has announced plans to develop a criminal defense oriented training program for attorneys which will provide Continuing Legal Education (CLE) opportunities for lawyers ...

Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney Kevin W. DeVore Answers Questions on ...
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney Kevin W. DeVore Answers Questions on ...

Judy Clarke: Jared Loughner's 'Amazing' Attorney
In Clarke, Loughner has in his corner a tenacious attorney who is something of a folk hero to criminal defense attorneys around the country. She is dogged, detailed, and well-respected among the federal judiciary. She is also a staunch opponent of the ...

Orlando criminal defense attorney explains George Zimmerman's possible charges
WPLG-Local 10 Christina Vazquez talks to Orlando defense attorney Lyle B. Mazin about charges and possible sentences in the George Zimmerman trial. Mazin is the attorney at the forefront of exposing corruption in the monitoring of Orange County ...

Sheriff: Director Stole Money from SC Criminal Defense Lawyers Group
Richland County Sheriff's deputies arrested the executive director of a state criminal defense lawyers group for allegedly stealing money from the organization to use for personal purchases. Teresa Edmonds, 47, was arrested after turning herself in to ...

Attorney Daniel Hochheiser Contributes Chapter to Book on Legal Defense in ...
Attorney Daniel Hochheiser Contributes Chapter to Book on Legal Defense in ...

Attorney Trent R. Buckallew Named “Criminal Law Specialist” by the Arizona ...
Attorney Trent R. Buckallew Named “Criminal Law Specialist” by the Arizona ...

Broward defense lawyers hail Zimmerman verdict
Johnny McCray, one of Broward's most prominent black criminal defense lawyers, said even he would have voted not guilty if he were on the jury because of a "mountain of reasonable doubt in this case." McCray said the case troubled him as a black man ...

Criminal Defense Attorney Alison Triessl Offers Insight into Zimmerman Verdict
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – Criminal defense attorney Alison Triessl visited KTLA on Sunday morning to offer insight into the not guilty verdict in George Zimmerman's murder trial. Triessl, who created the website Wild About Trial, called the jury's decision ...

In Zimmerman Case, Self-Defense Was Hard to Topple
“That was a fatal flaw right from the start in the case,” said Jeff Weiner, a well-known Miami criminal defense lawyer. Toward the end of the trial, prosecutors asked the judge to include the lesser charge of manslaughter, but the jury rejected that as ...

New Merger Demonstrates Importance of Criminal Defense Cases
Charles A. Stillman, one of those lawyers, announced on July 1 that his firm, Stillman & Friedman, has combined with Ballard Spahr, which is a firm out of Philadelphia looking to expand its criminal defense practice and enter the New York market. The ...

The Zimmerman Verdict
Criminal defense attorneys celebrate that principle and hold out Atticus Finch as our role model of the lawyer who stood and fought for an unpopular cause he believed in. The public will rant and rave against the verdict as they are wont to do, but any ...

Best offense: Spanier should focus on his criminal defense
Maybe former Penn State president Graham Spanier should ask to have his court date on perjury and other charges moved up. That would be the best venue for defending himself. Mr. Spanier, 64, who was forced out as president in the wake of the Jerry ...

Patrick Artur, defense lawyer in Phila., 67
Patrick J. Artur, 67, a criminal defense lawyer in Philadelphia for 40 years, died of lung cancer Monday, July 8, at PennMedicine Hospice at Rittenhouse. He had fought the disease for three years. "He died as he lived to the last moment - with wisdom ...

Salem, New Hampshire Criminal Defense and DUI Trial Attorney Mark Stevens ...
Salem, New Hampshire Criminal Defense and DUI Trial Attorney Mark Stevens ...

Salem, New Hampshire Criminal Defense and DUI Trial Attorney Mark Stevens ...
Salem, New Hampshire Criminal Defense and DUI Trial Attorney Mark Stevens ...

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Comments on Zimmerman Trial
Orlando, FL, July 18, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Popular and well respected criminal defense attorney, Amir A. Laden is a former assistant state attorney for Orange and Osceola Counties in Florida. Criminal attorney Amir Laden was selected by WLGP Channel 10 ...

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Comments on Zimmerman Trial
Orlando, FL, July 18, 2013 –(PR.com)– Popular and well respected criminal defense attorney, Amir A. Laden is a former assistant state attorney for Orange and Osceola Counties in Florida. Criminal attorney Amir Laden was selected by WLGP Channel 10 ...

Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney Kevin W. DeVore Weighs in on Increase ...
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney Kevin W. DeVore Weighs in on Increase ...

Pre-DNA hair evidence in criminal cases will be reviewed
The agreement, reached by U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, the Innocence Project and the national Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, primarily concerns cases from between 1985 and 2000. It will also cover an unknown number of cases handled ...

Federal civil rights trial for George Zimmerman would face high hurdles for ...
Federal civil rights trial for George Zimmerman would face high hurdles for ...

Officials to review flawed FBI hair analysis in criminal cases
The agreement, reached by the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, the Innocence Project and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, primarily concerns cases from between 1985 and 2000. It will also cover an unknown number of cases ...

Bernstein, Mello & Chadwick Criminal Defense Offers Free Criminal Defense ...
Bernstein, Mello & Chadwick Criminal Defense Offers Free Criminal Defense ...

Defense attorneys want role in court planning
The South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers says they're being left out of talks on how responsibilities for the control of criminal dockets are being carved up. Executive Director Kitty Sutton said in a prepared release that ongoing ...

Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney Kevin W. DeVore Weighs in on Increase ...
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Attorney Kevin W. DeVore Weighs in on Increase ...

The strange case of Zimmerman Juror B37
Ken White is a former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney at Brown White and Newhouse in Los Angeles. He blogs at Popehat.com. He made the same point: "Even if one prospective juror seems bad, you have a limited number of peremptories, and ...

Lawyer's Son Is Sentenced for Posing as Attorney
A prominent criminal defense attorney's son who posed as a lawyer was sentenced Monday in Manhattan Supreme Court. Terence Kindlon Jr., 43, was given a 1 1/2-to-three-year term after pleading guilty in May to two Class E felonies: offering a false ...

The Precarious Lives of Criminal Defense Lawyers in China
Mr. Li is a criminal defense lawyer and a veteran of Beijing's slowly-developing weiquan (rights) scene. To call him a "lawyer," however, may give Western readers the wrong idea. In America, this profession carries with it a certain prestige, not least ...

Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Doug Richards Launches Client Testimonial ...
Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Doug Richards Launches Client Testimonial ...

Raleigh Criminal Defense Law Firm Matheson Law Office Has Promoted ...
Raleigh Criminal Defense Law Firm Matheson Law Office Has Promoted ...

What motivates a lawyer to defend a Tsarnaev, a Castro or a Zimmerman?
Abbe Smith is a professor of law and the director of the Criminal Defense & Prisoner Advocacy Clinic at Georgetown University and co-editor of the forthcoming “How Can You Represent Those People?” The trauma nurses who took care of Boston bombing ...

Fund Is Arraigned on a Raft of Charges
But on Friday, Theodore V. Wells Jr., a partner at Paul Weiss who is one of the country's most renowned criminal defense lawyers, also appeared in court. Mr. Wells played a central role in the Wall Street scandals of the 1980s, defending Michael Milken ...

California Criminal Defense Attorney Alin Cintean Launches New Website to ...
California Criminal Defense Attorney Alin Cintean Launches New Website to ...

Bulger Defense Says FBI Ignored Criminal Activity
About GemanCriminalDefense.com. Nicolas M. Geman ( (link) ) is a DUI and criminal defense attorney that can represent you if you are under investigation in anyway. From medical marijuana and other drug offenses to assault, ...

Seek the Services of Experienced Attorney of Criminal Defense, Dallas via ...
Seek the Services of Experienced Attorney of Criminal Defense, Dallas via ...

MVDWI's Bartholomew Baffuto, Criminal Defense Attorney in New Jersey Offers ...
MVDWI's Bartholomew Baffuto, Criminal Defense Attorney in New Jersey Offers ...

Abbe Smith: What motivates defense lawyers?
I have been a criminal defense lawyer for more than 30 years, first as a public defender and now as a law professor running a criminal defense clinic. My clients have included a young man who gunned down his neighbor in front of her 5-year-old daughter ...

Schaumburg Criminal Defense Lawyer Thomas Glasgow Rated 10.0 on Avvo
Criminal lawyer Thomas Glasgow has been given an Avvo rating of 10.0 or "Superb" through peer endorsements and client reviews. Thomas also maintains a Top Attorney Criminal Defense award designation from Avvo. Thomas Glasgow opened his law firm ...

Military criminal defense: drunk driving convictions
Military criminal defense: drunk driving convictions. The repercussions of a drunk driving conviction in the military are more severe than a civilian's conviction. July 31, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- When a job requires protecting and honoring the ...




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