Monthly Archives: November 2014

Thankful In the Wake Of Ferguson

We have all been touched by the events in Ferguson, and many have been polarized.  On this Thanksgiving holiday, we at LPR want to remind everyone to be cautious about jumping to conclusions based on limited or incorrect information from … Continue reading

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What Happens To Lawyers When They Miss Death Row Deadlines? Apparently Nothing

On November 16, 2014, The Washington Post ran an article written by Ken Armstrong for The Marshall Project titled When Lawyers Stumble, Only Their Clients Fall, about when court-appointed lawyers miss deadlines for filing death-penalty habeas corpus appeals.  Federal habeas corpus appeals typically occur after … Continue reading

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The Elderly and Others Beware

A well-respected elder law attorney in New Jersey who offered seminars on end of life affairs pleaded guilty on Monday to first degree money laundering, admitting she stole millions of dollars from elderly clients.  According to the State of New … Continue reading

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Widow’s Estate Ordered To Pay Lawyers $44 Million For Five Months Work

New York’s highest court ruled this past Tuesday that the Estate of Alice Lawrence must pay Manhattan law firm Graubard Miller $44 million in contingency fees as a result of a $111 million settlement reached five months after the dispute … Continue reading

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