Lawyer

  • Single mother of 5 making her way through law school just passed the bar!

    This single mom’s graduation photos went viral months ago. Now she’s officially an attorney. (Photo: Richard Holman Photography) Ieshia Champs was counting her blessings as she made her way through law school while taking care of her five children, ranging in age from 5 to 15. Now the 33-year-old has...
  • Lawyer Up:Singer Lil’ Mo becoming an attorney

    Lil’ MoGetty Images for Essence R&B singer Lil’ Mo is ready to put down the microphone and try a new career. “Today has been one of those days,” the star told fans on Instagram Wednesday night. “I usually hold it all together. But when it’s so much going on inside it’s...
  • Attorney Sentenced to 5 Months in Jail for Sexually Assaulting Client

    A Laguna Hills attorney who has been practicing law for nearly three decades was sentenced Wednesday to five months in jail for sexually assaulting and improperly touching a client, prosecutors said. Adam Rudnick Stull, 57, must also register as a sex offender and complete four years of formal probation,...
  • Report: Russian lawyer at Trump Tower worked with government

    MOSCOW (AP) — An organization established by an exiled Russian tycoon says it has obtained emails showing collaboration between Russian government officials and the lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. in 2016 and has denied having connections to the Kremlin. The emails the Dossier organization said it was...
  • Prominent Gay Rights Lawyer Dies After Setting Himself On Fire In New York Park

    A prominent lawyer who spent years fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people set himself on fire Saturday. David S. Buckel’s charred remains were found in a New York park, The New York Times reported. In a letter Buckel emailed to the publication and other...
  • Bill Cosby’s quaalude use at issue as lawyers spar ahead of sexual-assault retrial

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Prosecutors and lawyers for Bill Cosby sparred Friday over whether jurors at his sexual assault retrial will hear lurid deposition testimony from the comedian about giving quaaludes to a string of women before sex. District Attorney Kevin Steele asked a judge during a pretrial hearing in...
  • Georgia Church Leader Arrested for Falsely Posing as Lawyer and Accountant

    In a bizarre story out of Georgia, Melva Washington was arrested at Anointed Vision Church in Norcross yesterday because law enforcement claimed she was using the church as a front for her tax preparation company (for which she had no license), day care (ditto), and law practice (nope). They...
  • Lawyer urges release of Florida shooting suspect’s brother

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) – An attorney for the brother of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said in court papers that a $500,000 bond for trespassing at the school is excessive and that the brother should be released from jail. Lawyer Joseph Kimok said in the documents Thursday that 18-year-old...
  • Academy President Lawyers Up to Fight Harassment Claims

    Los Angeles attorney David Schindler, who co-chaired his firm’s white collar defense and investigations practice, has been enlisted by John Bailey as the Oscars organization reviews allegations of harassment. Film Academy president John Bailey is arming himself with top legal firepower to defend him over harassment claims, The Hollywood...