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Downstate attorney admits stealing from clients

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Wednesday announced the guilty plea of attorney Douglas Arntsen, 34, to embezzling more than $10 million dollars from two clients of the Manhattan law firm Crowell & Moring LLP, where the defendant was ...

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Ithaca attorney-professor contributes to book

America no longer opens its arms blindly to welcome the immigrant masses. No matter how qualified they may be, not everyone receives a green card. But those who do make it through the lengthy bureaucratic maze and emotionally challenging process ...

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Man brings on 5 more lawyers against Facebook

BUFFALO — An upstate New York man who claims he’s entitled to half ownership of Facebook has added five attorneys to his legal team. Paul Ceglia’s lead attorney, Dean Boland, said Monday that the addition of three attorneys from the ...

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Disbarred attorney sentenced in jail escape

Rudolph J. LePore, a Rochester attorney who pleaded guilty in December to giving a cell phone to a Monroe County Jail inmate, was sentenced Thursday to 200 hours of community service. Judge James J. Piampiano also placed the 83-year-old LePore ...

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Colleagues, friends remember Richard Anderson

Anyone can see down the street, but Richard Anderson could look down the street and around the corner to see what was coming. That’s the way Anderson’s longtime friend from their days at Syracuse University School of Law, Alfred J. ...

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Friends, colleagues remember Milliken

Rochester lost a respected member of the legal community with the passing of David R. Milliken, 56, a longtime public sector attorney who spent the last years of his career with the Office of the Conflict Defender. The so called ...

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Iowa Lottery investigation layered in complexity

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Criminal investigators looking into the suspicious circumstances behind a now-withdrawn claim for a $14.3 million Iowa Lottery jackpot will have numerous layers of complexity to unravel, stretching from a wealthy New York suburb to Central America, ...

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Legal Assistance attorney receives bar grant

Monroe County Legal Assistance Center attorney Michelle DeMareo is one of four public service attorneys selected by the New York State Bar Association to receive grants to help repay law school loans. The award was presented to the recipients on ...

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