Criminal Defense. Legal news and articles for April 13 - 20, 2017

This attorney is running 2451 miles across America to prove a pointDallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Talks About The United Airlines Passenger FiascoLocal attorney: Stop blaming police for city's crimeLouisiana lawyer sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for tax evasionMontgomery County district attorney to lead the prosecution against Shannon MilesSuspect in Marcotte slaying allegedly posed as motoristNew Orleans defense attorney James Johnson pleads guilty in bond-rigging case, ending federal trial'Never seen anything like that' : defense attorney on Sanborn bailDistrict Judge addresses criminal probe of Brown County AttorneyCocaine Cowboy fugitive gets high-caliber criminal defense hired gunDistrict Attorney Birgit Fladager will have competition in 2018 election'This is a railroading on steroids' | Lawyers for Basil Eleby say blaming him is wrongLocal crimial defense attorney Jack E. Gordon named to 'Best Lawyers'Federal Criminal Sentencing Clarified by a Dallas Criminal LawyerSan Diego Criminal Defense Attorney

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Ex-bondsman Rufus Johnson refuses deal with feds; lawyer asks for mental competency proceeding
The AdvocateMarch 27, 2017

The feds have offered to let Johnson plead guilty to a single count of obstruction of justice and accept a 21-month sentence, much of which he already has served. His son, criminal defense attorney James Johnson, would plead guilty to a misdemeanor ...more »

Texas Online Impersonation Law Explained By Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney
Justice News FlashApril 4, 2017

Could you be convicted of a felony in Texas if you create a website called “DumpDonaldTrump.com,” use an unflattering photo of President Trump, and post unfavorable, but true, articles about President Trump, asks John Helms, Dallas criminal defense ...more »

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This attorney is running 2451 miles across America to prove a point
fox6now.comApril 20, 2017

And the latter is what criminal defense attorney Darren Kavinoky is doing. The host of Investigation Discovery's “Deadly Sins” is running 2,451 miles from Los Angeles to New York City to bring awareness to wellness-related causes, he told CNN. Starting ...more »

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Talks About The United Airlines Passenger Fiasco
Justice News FlashApril 20, 2017

This week, a video of a United Airlines passenger being bloodied and forcibly removed from his seat went viral. The public was appalled by how he was treated, and the outcry was immediate, said John Helms, Dallas criminal defense lawyer. United ...more »

Local attorney: Stop blaming police for city's crime
WRICApril 20, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A local defense attorney spoke up Wednesday night at a town hall sponsored by Richmond Police. David Baugh said he is tired of citizens blaming police for the city's violent crime. “We can do more to stop crime than they ever ...more »

Louisiana lawyer sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for tax evasion
NOLA.comApril 19, 2017

A Louisiana criminal defense lawyer was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Wednesday (April 19) for evading about $1 million in federal taxes over a 10-year period. Michael Thiel, a Baton Rouge resident with a law practice in Hammond, must also pay ...more »

Montgomery County district attorney to lead the prosecution against Shannon Miles
CW39April 18, 2017

"The defense attorney (Anthony Osso) has had this case for a year and a half. He's litigated these matters. He's a very good criminal defense attorney." Osso said, "Our client, as a result of his episodic psychosis, has no recollection of the day in ...more »

Suspect in Marcotte slaying allegedly posed as motorist
The Boston GlobeApril 18, 2017

But defense attorney Edward P. Ryan Jr. said Colon-Ortiz was born in Puerto Rico, his parents still live there and that his client moved to the Worcester area “a short while ago...There is no question he is a US citizen.'' Ryan, a prominent and veteran ...more »

New Orleans defense attorney James Johnson pleads guilty in bond-rigging case, ending federal trial
The AdvocateApril 18, 2017

James Johnson, a veteran New Orleans criminal defense attorney, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court, admitting that he failed to report the illegal activity of his father, unlicensed bail bondsman Rufus Johnson. His guilty plea, to a charge of ...more »

'Never seen anything like that' : defense attorney on Sanborn bail
WCSH-TVApril 15, 2017

Jon Gayle, a criminal defense attorney for over 20 years, was in the courtroom when Sanborn was granted bail. He says a case like this one is extremely rare and could change the way defense attorneys scrutinize evidence collected by the state. “I think ...more »

District Judge addresses criminal probe of Brown County Attorney
KTXSApril 15, 2017

Before becoming district judge, Ellis also served as district attorney for Brown County and as a criminal defense lawyer. Ellis told KTXS on Friday he supported the decision of County Auditor Jennifer Robison, who he appointed last June, to seek Texas ...more »

Cocaine Cowboy fugitive gets high-caliber criminal defense hired gun
Miami HeraldApril 15, 2017

The “Black” comes from famed criminal defense attorney Roy Black, who represented William Kennedy Smith in his rape trial in Palm Beach County; Smith was acquitted. Srebnick's quite familiar with Falcon's case. He represented Orlando Lorenzo “Bennie B ...more »

District Attorney Birgit Fladager will have competition in 2018 election
Modesto BeeApril 15, 2017

A Modesto attorney whose primary practice is immigration law and criminal defense will challenge District Attorney Birgit Fladager in the 2018 election. Attorney Patrick Kolasinski filed the initial papers March 31 with the Stanislaus County Registrar ...more »

'This is a railroading on steroids' | Lawyers for Basil Eleby say blaming him is wrong
WXIA-TVApril 14, 2017

When he was charged with first-degree arson and criminal damage to property after the March 30 incident, a group of more than a dozen people and social justice/community organizations formed the Community Coalition in Support of Basil Eleby.more »

Local crimial defense attorney Jack E. Gordon named to 'Best Lawyers'
Claremore Daily ProgressApril 14, 2017

Jack E. Gordon recently celebrated his 45th year practicing law this month, followed by being named among the best criminal defense attorneys for the past 18 years in the national publication “Best Lawyers,” which is published in 75 countries around ...more »

Federal Criminal Sentencing Clarified by a Dallas Criminal Lawyer
Yahoo FinanceApril 14, 2017

As I will explain in more detail, the defendant and the defendant's criminal defense lawyer, as well as the prosecutor, get copies of the Pre-Sentence Report well in advance of the sentencing hearing. They also have the right to make comments on ...more »

San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney
San Diego MagazineApril 13, 2017

Attorney Vik Monder is one the few criminal defense attorneys in San Diego that has raised to level of success at such an early start in his career because unlike other lawyers Vik cares about the people who are facing the most difficult times in their ...more »

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