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Lawyer May Sue Nasdaq for $600 K Loss

A Miami-area lawyer who lost a $600,000 investment in WorldCom stock may pursue his suit against Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. because of an en banc ruling of a federal appeals…

2 Lawyers in Bankruptcy Case Crossfire

A well-known defense lawyer is the latest central Florida attorney to be caught in the crossfire between high-profile client Lou Pearlman, a jailed music producer with $500 million in claimed…

Media Spotlight Suits O.J. Lawyer

CORRECTED:The man known as O.J. Simpson’s lawyer is in media demand since his client’s arrest on armed robbery charges, a situation he appears to relish.

Yale Galanter toiled in relative…

A Holland & Knight First: Black, Female Leader

Kelly-Ann Cartwright is something of a trailblazer.

She has been named executive partner of Holland & Knight in Miami, the first black woman to lead one of the firm’s offices…

Pain-Patient Pardon Ends 25-Year Term

The wife of a disabled Florida man serving a 25-year sentence for trafficking in drugs–the medication he needs to suppress his pain–was stunned yesterday when the state pardoned him at…

Prosecutor Charged in Sex Sting Tries Suicide

A federal prosecutor arrested in a child sex sting tried to hang himself in jail early today.

John David Roy Atchison was accused of flying to the…

Reprieve for Star Florida Student in Deportation Case

A special bill is being pursued in the U.S. Senate to help a star Miami area student facing deportation with his family as illegal immigrants.

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) filed…

PI Lawyer Plea: $1.3 M, Up to 15 Years, in $13 M Fraud Case

A federal judge has approved a plea deal that calls for a once-prominent Miami personal injury lawyer to serve up to 15 years in prison.

Louis Robles, who has been…

U.S. Prosecutor Arrested in Child Sex Sting

A federal prosecutor has been arrested on suspicion of flying to metropolitan Detroit with the intention of having sex with a 5-year-old girl.

John David Roy Atchison was arrested in…

Janet Reno, Music Mogul

The woman who became famous as the first female attorney general of the United States is now making a mark in an entirely different line of work: music production.

Janet…

Trial of Miami PI Lawyer Gets Under Way

Attorneys for a Miami mass-torts lawyer going on trial for stealing client money want to question potential jurors about their views on personal injury lawyers.

Jury selection in the trial…

Armed Cop Assailant Killed

Updated: After a massive hunt, police shot and killed a man suspected of killing one Miami-Dade cop and wounding three others with a high-powered rifle.

Shawn Sherwin LaBeet was armed…

Law Profs Back Embattled Ave Maria Faculty

Updated: A continuing faculty controversy at Ave Maria School of Law that has become focused, in part, on a planned campus move from Michigan to Florida is heating up.

Faculty…

Grandma, 85, Chases and Helps Catch Alleged Thief

A purse-snatcher picked the wrong victim when he allegedly stole Marta Suarez’ handbag yesterday in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami.

The 85-year-old victim, a former Cuban track star in…

ABA Accreditation Issue for Ave Maria

Updated: An effort to establish a new law school with a religious mission has been threatened by real estate issues and a faculty revolt. However, the dean of Ave Maria…

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