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There Are Bad Legal Recruiters Out There So Beware

There Are Bad Legal Recruiters Out There So Beware

Summary: Be aware of the signs that you are working with a bad recruiter so that you can protect yourself and find a good legal recruiter to help you. Not all legal recruiters can be trusted. They can quite often be placed in the same category as the dreaded car salesman, real estate agent, talent […]

Massachusetts Attorney Disbarred for Fraud

Massachusetts Attorney Disbarred for Fraud

Summary: A Massachusetts attorney was officially disbarred and required to pay the IRS $300,000 in restitution for taking money from clients to pay bills in lieu of a reportable income. A month after being sentenced to a year of probation and a $300,000 fee, a Topsfield lawyer has been officially disbarred. John Molloy Jr, 53, […]

Sioux City Attorney Charged With Hit-And-Run

Sioux City Attorney Charged With Hit-And-Run

Summary: A Sioux City attorney will spend time in jail for hitting two pedestrians and a car without stopping at the scene. Sioux City attorney has been sentenced to 15 days behind bars for a hit-and-run incident that left two men injured. Thomas Farrens, 32, entered an Alford plea in the Woodbury County District Court […]

Austin Attorney Slammed For Fabricating Evidence

Austin Attorney Slammed For Fabricating Evidence

Summary: A judge has ordered an Austin-area attorney to pay over $175K for making up evidence and make false statements. Austin attorney Omar Rosales has been ordered to pay over $175,000 by a federal magistrate judge for fabricating lies about another attorney. U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Lane signed the 49-page order against Rosales for presenting […]

Scheme Targeting the Terminally Ill Gets Attorney Disbarred

Scheme Targeting the Terminally Ill Gets Attorney Disbarred

Summary: A life insurance scheme that targeted elderly and terminally ill people got the attorney in charge behind bars for 6 years and disbarred. A $46 million investment scheme concocted by a Rhode Island attorney targeting terminally ill people is more than despicable. At least some will get comfort knowing that the attorney, Joseph Caramadre […]

Casey Anthony Attorney Caught Plotting to Smuggle Cocaine

Casey Anthony Attorney Caught Plotting to Smuggle Cocaine

Summary: The attorney that defended Casey Anthony now finds himself in trouble with the law again after being caught planning to smuggle nearly two tons of cocaine into the country. A former attorney for accused murderer Casey Anthony has been arrested for conspiring to smuggle drugs into the country. Todd Macaluso, 54, and two co-defendants […]

St. Louis Attorney Charged with Manslaughter

St. Louis Attorney Charged with Manslaughter

Summary: A St. Louis personal injury lawyer involved in drunk driving and speed racing that resulted in the death of a 73-year-old woman was hit with a first-degree manslaughter charge. A lawyer has been hit with manslaughter charge after allegedly driving drunk and speed racing, resulting on the death of an innocent person. The St. […]

Charleston Church Shooter Found Competent For Trial

Charleston Church Shooter Found Competent For Trial

Summary: The Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, was found competent to undergo trial after a motion by his attorney was filed a few weeks ago. U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel has declared Dylann Roof to be competent to stand for trial for the murders of nine people last summer. Two days of closed-door hearings were […]

Attorney Charged With Sexual Assault For The Fourth Time

Attorney Charged With Sexual Assault For The Fourth Time

Summary: Will four times be the trick for this attorney to finally have a sexual assault charge stick? After the first three times attorney Gary Zerola was charged with sexual assault, one would think he learned his lesson but apparently not. Zerola was arraigned on his fourth sexual assault charge. Using his lawyer as a […]

Jodi Arias’ Trial Attorney Disbarred

Jodi Arias’ Trial Attorney Disbarred

Summary: Convicted murderer Jodi Arias’ attorney during the trial has been disbarred for writing a tell-all book about his experience working with her. The attorney that defended convicted murdered Jodi Arias has been disbarred. Laurence “Kirk” Nurmi defended Arias for years before being asked to be removed from the case and Arias asked for new […]

15 Reasons Why Being a Litigator is Not a Good Choice

15 Reasons Why Being a Litigator is Not a Good Choice

Summary: Litigators are in one of the most difficult practice areas that very few attorneys are actually cut out to handle while still being able to come out happy and successful. Read Why Most Attorneys Have No Business Being Litigators: Fifteen Reasons Why You Should Not Be a Litigator to learn more. Litigation is not […]

Scottish Lawyer Loses License for Overcharging Clients

Scottish Lawyer Loses License for Overcharging Clients

Summary: A law firm in Scotland has been shut down after it was found the firm was overcharging clients and taking money from the trusts. After overcharging clients by over £100,000, a partner in a Scottish law firm has been found guilty of professional misconduct. Philip Hogg, 50, had his certificate to practice suspended for […]

Hypnotizing Attorney Sentenced to 12 Years

Hypnotizing Attorney Sentenced to 12 Years

Summary: A former attorney that used hypnosis to sexually abuse clients was sentenced to 12 years in prison but not before listening to a powerful victim impact statement. The victim of sexual abuse whiles under hypnosis by her attorney read a victim impact statement before the sentencing judge today. Visiting Judge Patricia Cosgrove heard the […]

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