| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:10 PM
George W. McManus Jr., a retired attorney and philanthropist who gave millions to assist schools and defended the indigent through the Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland, died of congestive heart failure Sunday at his Guilford home. He was 92.
"George was a...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:22 PM
The bill for Penn State's response to the Jerry Sandusky scandal keeps climbing, as the total for legal and other fees is $51.8 million, the university has reported.
Penn State's latest update online shows the university has spent $51,792,125 through...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Former Baltimore City Circuit Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned more than seven decades, died Friday of congestive heart failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 98.
"He's my guy. Basil lived a long and full...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:57 PM
At least 60 people rallied outside Costa Mesa City Hall on Tuesday night, holding signs that read "Crime is up. Got cops?" and "Support police, not political agendas."
The rally, organized by the grass-roots group Costa Mesans for Responsible...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Six law firms have expressed interest in serving as Hinsdale Township High School District 86's general counsel, but officials want to learn more about the quality and fees of the applicants before moving forward.
The firms responded to a request for...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Two Glendale-based debt collection agencies have reportedly agreed to pay $1 million to the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly falsely posing as law firms and using text messages to threaten legal action against borrowers for unpaid debt.
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Costa Mesa's police association responded this month to a lawsuit filed by two councilmen alleging the union, its former law firm and a private investigator conspired to harass and intimidate them for political gain.
Lawyers for the Costa Mesa Police...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Mike Vincent, formerly EMS chief with the City of Pembroke Pines, has joined Atrus Inc., creators of the AED Link that provides registered location informaton to 911 call-takers in real time, as a business development representative.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:25 PM
An Upland-based law firm being sued by two Costa Mesa City Council members is closing, according to a letter obtained Thursday by the Daily Pilot.
Lackie, Dammeier, McGill & Ethir "will be winding down and eventually close," according to the letter sent...
| Sep 22, 2013
Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage."
Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...