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Criminal Defense News 05/2012



Zimmerman defense embraces social media
Randy Reep, a Jacksonville criminal defense attorney not involved in Zimmerman's defense, said O'Mara's use of social media is unusual. "There is layer upon layer of extraordinary behavior here," Reep told USA Today. "In criminal defense cases, ...

News Corp. Should Waive Law Firm Privilege, Lawmakers Say
(NWSA) to allow its former criminal defense firm to reveal details on a 2006 internal probe into phone-hacking at the company's now- defunct News of the World tabloid. News Corp.'s “legal privilege” with BCL Burton Copeland should be waived so the ...

Skadden Partner Testifies On Role in 1984 Murder Case
In 1985, Michele Roberts, the veteran Washington criminal defense attorney, defended one of 10 men on trial for sexually assaulting and killing a woman in Northeast DC the year before. On Tuesday, Roberts was back in court, testifying that prosecutors ...

Candidate for Miami-Dade State Attorney draws police union support
PBA president John Rivera said he is supporting Vereen, a Miami criminal defense attorney, because the relationship between police officers and prosecutors has long been a “war.” “This is the chance where the community can have a true law enforcement ...

Walker campaign transfers $60000 for John Doe lawyers
Scott Walker's campaign recently transferred $60000 to a special fund set up to pay the governor's two criminal defense lawyers in the ongoing John Doe investigation into various activities during his time as Milwaukee County executive, according to ...

Michael R. Bromwich Joins Goodwin Procter
As a member of Goodwin's Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense Group, Bromwich will focus on corporate internal investigations, compliance, monitoring, and white-collar criminal defense. He joins Goodwin from the US Department of the Interior ...

Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Jeremy Rosenthal has been Named a Super ...
Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Jeremy Rosenthal has been Named a Super ...

Tempe Attorney in Jail on Molestation Charges
By Paul Rubin By Matthew Hendley By Matthew Hendley By Ray Stern By Matthew Hendley By Matthew Hendley By Matthew Hendley By Matthew Hendley By Paul Rubin Wed., May 2 2012 at 8:18 AM John Vigileos, a Tempe-based criminal-defense attorney, is being held ...

Bay Area Criminal Lawyers Are Victorious in Numerous Criminal Defense Cases
Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC is a criminal defense firm located in San Francisco, California. Its principal, David J. Cohen, Esq. is certified by the State Bar of California as an expert in criminal law, and its other lawyers and staff are experienced ...

Bay Area Criminal Lawyers Are Victorious in Numerous Criminal Defense Cases
Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC is a criminal defense firm located in San Francisco, California. Its principal, David J. Cohen, Esq. is certified by the State Bar of California as an expert in criminal law, and its other lawyers and staff are experienced ...

Tom Barrett calls on Walker to release defense fund information
Scott Walker to release information on his criminal defense fund. Online records show that Walker transferred $60000 of his campaign funds to his legal defense fund in the John Doe investigation. The Milwaukee County district attorney is looking into ...

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Anthony Pacheco Joins Jeffer Mangels ...
White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Anthony Pacheco Joins Jeffer Mangels ...

State Dems Want GAB to Address Gov. Walker Criminal Defense Fund
Walker's involvement, or lack thereof, in the John Doe investigation doesn't meet statutory reasons for establishing a criminal defense fund. By Heather Asiyanbi Governor Scott Walker speaks at Gateway Technical College's centennial celebration on July ...

George Zimmerman's risky social media push first of its kind
O'Mara may be the first criminal defense attorney to use social media in this way. But if he isn't careful, he could really step in it. He could find himself wiping virtual dung from his virtual shoe — but never fully ridding his case of the very real ...

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Anthony Pacheco Joins Jeffer Mangels ...
White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Anthony Pacheco Joins Jeffer Mangels ...

Van Nuys Criminal Defense Attorneys Expand Practice
The team of highly experienced criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Naderi & Weinrieb are excited to announce an expansion of the firm to serve more courts and areas throughout the San Fernando Valley. VAN NUYS, CA, May 03, ...

Investigators search at engineering firm offices
Criminal defense attorney Blair Zwillman, who said he represented Birdsall, was at the company's Wall office as investigators were going in and out of the building. Peter Aseltine, a spokesman for the criminal justice division of the Attorney General's ...

Democrats attack Walker over legality of criminal defense fund
Scott Walker's assertion that he is not the target of an ongoing John Doe investigation in Milwaukee County means that his criminal defense fund is illegal, the Wisconsin Democratic Party says. Walker announced the formation of the fund in March, ...

Van Nuys Criminal Defense Attorneys Expand Practice
The team of highly experienced criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Naderi & Weinrieb are excited to announce an expansion of the firm to serve more courts and areas throughout the San Fernando Valley. VAN NUYS, CA, May 03, ...

Violent Crime Increases in Dallas as Total Crime Reduces; Dallas Criminal ...
Violent Crime Increases in Dallas as Total Crime Reduces; Dallas Criminal ...

Some legal experts expected outcome; others surprised
Ryan Pacyga, a 10-year criminal defense attorney, said he was surprised by the result. There was too much reasonable doubt, he believed, to convict Senser on any of the counts. "I think it was a hard case for the government to prove, and I'm just not ...

Defense attorneys criticize Pinellas sheriff's transfer of internal affairs chief
Greg Handsel from the top slot at the Administrative Investigations Division was met with unexpected criticism from criminal-defense attorneys who have been pushing for a crackdown on errant sheriff's deputies. The attorneys, who represent clients they ...

Former Hamilton County Sheriff Billy Long's sentence lopped
The criminal defense attorney for former Hamilton County Sheriff Billy Long said Friday he may appeal a federal judge's resentencing of his client, if that's what Long wants. Attorney Jerry Summers spoke with the media outside the federal courthouse in ...

Law enforcers tap state's prescription-monitoring program for patient ...
Law enforcers tap state's prescription-monitoring program for patient ...

9/11 defense attorneys denounce Guantanamo court system as 'rigged,' 'unjust'
“The system is a rigged game to prevent us from doing our jobs,” argued criminal defense attorney David Nevin, accusing the prison camp commander of making it impossible to learn from alleged mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed how the CIA waterboarded ...

Fairfax Virginia Defense Attorney Robinson Law Opens New Office
Former Prosecutor and Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael A. Robinson announces the opening of his Fairfax, Virginia office in the continued growth of his firm, Robinson Law PLLC FAIRFAX, Va., May 07, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Robinson Law, ...

Chaotic 9/11 trial incites anger, pain
Criminal defense attorney Ronald L. Kuby joins the NOW panel to discuss the trial. >>> they're engaging in jihad in the courtroom. and we expect that this is what they're going to do for the entirety of this trial. >> i think people like khalid shaikh ...

Attorneys Katz and Phillips Offer DUI Defense Seminar
The two criminal defense heavy-hitters will be leading an instructional symposium for fellow lawyers in Orlando on June 21. The symposium, a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar that's part of a series by LawReviewCLE, is designed to train defense ...

Boy who shot ICE agent father makes first appearance in Compton court
Criminal defense attorney Jeffrey Sklan represented the 14 year-old boy in Compton juvenile court Monday. The boy faces murder charges for allegedly shooting his father, a federal immigration agent, at their Carson home. A 14 year-old boy who allegedly ...

DA's Indictment Widens Texas Corruption Case
"It's very rare to see a sitting district attorney indicted," said Dallas lawyer Ed Tomko, a former federal prosecutor who now works as a criminal-defense attorney. But in recent years, criminal charges have been leveled against judges, police officers ...

DA's old job 'for the defense' creates potential conflicts in two cases - Las Vegas Review
By Carri Geer Thevenot It didn't take long for Steve Wolfson's former role as a criminal defense attorney to create a potential conflict of interest in his new job as Clark County's top prosecutor. The issue came up this week in at least two ...

Forsyth district judge: Prosecutor David Sipprell top vote-getter
Ramsey, a longtime criminal-defense lawyer, got 18 percent. Jordan, who ran twice unsuccessfully for Forsyth district attorney, had about 8 percent of the vote. Sipprell was a lawyer in the Air Force before joining the Forsyth District Attorney's ...

Closing arguments expected today in Balfour trial
"You want the jury to focus on the weaknesses in the state's case, not on him," said veteran criminal-defense attorney Steve Greenberg. "If you put him on and the jurors don't like him, it's typically fatal." In the end, jurors will be left to weigh a ...

Closing arguments to begin Wednesday in Hudson family slayings trial
“You want the jury to focus on the weaknesses in the state's case, not on him,” said veteran criminal defense attorney Steve Greenberg. “If you put him on and the jurors don't like him, it's typically fatal.” In the end, jurors will be left to weigh a ...

Investigation launched into leak of covert operation against al Qaida
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks to Jack Rice, former CIA officer and criminal defense attorney, about the foiled al Qaida plot, and the challenge for the CIA moving forward with future operations. >>> this just in to us right here, nbc's pete williams ...

Vancouver, Washington Criminal Defense Firm W. Todd Pascoe, PLLC Launches New ...
Vancouver, Washington Criminal Defense Firm W. Todd Pascoe, PLLC Launches New ...

Fraud Defense Attorney
Jeremy Geigle is a criminal defense attorney and shareholder at JacksonWhite. He has been practicing over 8 years and has handled thousands of felony and misdemeanor counts. He works in both adult and juvenile court handling DUIs, aggravated felonies ...

Attorney Jonathan Dichter Nominated to WACDL Board of Governors
Attorney Jonathan Dichter of the Dichter Law Office was recently nominated to serve on the Board of Governors for the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Jonathan Dichter is an attorney from the Dichter Law Office who has committed his ...

Vancouver, Washington Criminal Defense Firm W. Todd Pascoe, PLLC Launches New ...
Vancouver, Washington Criminal Defense Firm W. Todd Pascoe, PLLC Launches New ...

Separate cases against two CHP officers are delayed
Criminal defense attorney Joe Gazzigli, who represents Harris, told retired Superior Court Judge Anthony Anderson he and prosecutors were requesting at least a six-week continuance for his client's preliminary hearing, which had been scheduled for ...

Attorney Jonathan Dichter Nominated to WACDL Board of Governors
Attorney Jonathan Dichter of the Dichter Law Office was recently nominated to serve on the Board of Governors for the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Jonathan Dichter is an attorney from the Dichter Law Office who has committed his ...

New Jersey Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorney Andrew S. Maze ...
New Jersey Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorney Andrew S. Maze ...

Mark Hocker
Associate at Allen L. Adkins & Associates, PC, March 1, 2007 to December 20, 2011 (Lubbock-based state-wide civil litigation practice) Mark J. Hocker – Attorney at Law, April 21, 2001 to December 31, 2002 (Lubbock-based criminal defense and Ad Litem ...

DUI Defense Attorneys Katz and Phillips to Lead Symposium
Noted criminal defense lawyers Katz and Phillips will lead an educational seminar on building a strong DUI defense on June 27th. Unfortunately people arrested under suspicion of drunk driving face tremendous bias going into the courtroom, and there are ...

Hudson County Bar Association president talks space that's common ground for ... - The Jersey Journal
Hudson County Bar Association president talks space that's common ground for ...

Countdown to recall: Walker's lies exposed in newly-released video
It reads: “My governor has a criminal defense fund.” Wisconsin has historically been a state distinguished by its commitment to honest governance. Candidates and officials might disagree on the issues. They might be Republicans or Democrats, ...

Sandusky shower date change may aid PSU officials
Barb Zemlock, president of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, said prosecutors should move quickly to withdraw charges they cannot pursue so that "all involved — the prosecution and the defense — can focus on the issues that ...

TSB Candidate Questionnaire: Barnett Walker
I am the only candidate in this race who has ever prosecuted criminal cases in Collin County, served as a mental health magistrate, or elected President of the Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. As a prosecutor I handled over 1000 ...

Lawyers Like Hampton: Bar members would oust Sharon Keller
11 A majority of Texas lawyers say they support Democratic Austin criminal defense attorney Keith Hampton in his bid to oust Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller at the polls this November. Of the nearly 9300 lawyers participating in ...

Sandusky Shower Date Change May Aid PSU Officials
Barb Zemlock, president of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, said prosecutors should move quickly to withdraw charges they cannot pursue so that "all involved — the prosecution and the defense — can focus on the issues that ...




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