| Jun 10, 2006
One Nevada judge was nearly indicted on blackmail charges. Another ruled repeatedly for a casino corporation in which he held more than 10,000 shares. Still another overruled state authorities and decided in favor of a gambling boss who was notorious as a...
| Jan 28, 2008
As former Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona prepares for trial on criminal charges that he sold access to his office for cash, favors and gifts, he has retained the best lawyers money can buy.
And he's getting them nearly free of charge. Jones Day,...
| Nov 12, 2009
John J. O'Connor III, a lawyer who went to Washington in a historic role, as the husband of the first female U.S. Supreme Court justice, has died. He was 79.
O'Connor died Wednesday in Phoenix of complications arising from Alzheimer's disease, the...
| Aug 23, 2009
Doris Brin Walker, a radical lawyer who fought anti-communist hysteria in the 1950s and helped clear activist Angela Davis of murder and kidnapping charges in the 1970s, died of a stroke Aug. 13 at a San Francisco hospital, her daughter, Emily Roberson,...
| Dec 7, 2013
A partner at a major Chicago law firm and his nephew were charged with sexually assaulting an 18-year-old male who told authorities he blacked out after consuming 11/2 drinks at the attorney's South Side home last week.
Bail was set Friday at $150,000...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:45 AM
A continuing care retirement community with as many as 700 living units and another 120-160 single family homes are being proposed for what is one the few large undeveloped properties left on the east side of Bel Air.
According to a concept plan filed...
| Dec 1, 2013
Amy Cramer, who finished law school in 2011, was one of the fortunate ones, if you define fortunate as finding a temporary job as an employee benefits consultant for $18 an hour soon after graduation.
More than 14 percent of her classmates at The John...
| Nov 24, 2013
After working for nearly three decades as a high-powered attorney specializing in corporate law, Jim Blanco shifted his focus in retirement to volunteering for causes ranging from disaster relief to fixing up public schools and parks to feeding the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Grant Levine, 28, graduated at the top of his class in May at Nova Southeastern University's law school. He soon found work as a "resident attorney" with Greenberg Traurig in Fort Lauderdale.
In years past, Levine wouldn't have been recruited by a big...
| Nov 20, 2013
The lawyer who organized a fundraising event at Blackbird restaurant for Mayor Rahm Emanuel might have been called a "bundler" had he collected the checks himself.
Doing so, however, could have violated a ban Emanuel has placed on such bundling of...
| Nov 20, 2013
"A good name is better than precious ointment."
— Ecclesiastes 7:1
For more than 40 years, the lawyers of Chicago's Shefsky & Froehlich Ltd. have worked to establish an identity, a brand, a name.
Cincinnati-based Taft Stettinius & Hollister...