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At Safeway, co-workers and friends remember Brandon Cook

...Felicia Baker, created a FundRazr account, called "Good Man Wrongly Accused," seeking money to pay for an private attorney for Strawn, rather than a public defender the Juneau court appointed to him."We believe wholeheartedly in our...
Mom pushing dead boy in swing charged with manslaughter

...somewhere within that episode, time stopped for her," Vontasha Simms said.Vontasha Simms said she hopes to retain a private attorney to represent her daughter, but worries that she can't afford it.Christopher Slobogin, a professor at Vanderbilt...
Nation and World
Doctor charged in sexual abuse of three girls

...Care Medical Centers LLC, which operates two Anchorage walk-in medical clinics, according to state business license documents.He was arraigned Sunday. He told a magistrate he had hired a private attorney. He remained jailed Monday.
High court weighs in on union communications

...Supreme Court.According to the court's decision, under a collective bargaining agreement, only the union, not a private attorney, can represent a covered public employee in the grievance process. In Peterson's case, a non-lawyer union...
The race to replace Bill Hudson

...raising money, Weyhrauch with about $15,200 and Grussendorf with about $9,300. Weyhrauch, who has worked as a private attorney in Juneau, has represented fishing groups in the Legislature on issues concerning commercial fishing and hatcheries...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Ketchikan District Court Judge Patricia Collins, Juneau Assistant Public Defender Philip Pallenberg and two Juneau private attorneys with government experience, Ronald Lorensen and Douglas Mertz. In a recent survey, Alaska Bar Association members...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...made up of individuals. Some were heroes, others were concerned with PR and nothing more,'' said Mertz, now a private attorney. Although the cleanup was a limited success, the state did a number of things well, said Bayliss. About 80 percent...
Weyhrauch pleads guilty to working with unregistered lobbyists

Former state Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch, a private attorney in Juneau, pleaded guilty Monday before Judge Keith Levy in Juneau Superior Court to charges of engaging with unregistered lobbyists...
Why should we pay a private attorney?

The recent news item about the awarding of a contract for $50,000 to an Anchorage attorney to address a constitutional amendment to disallow benefits for gay employees caught my eye.
Ross runs into resistance

...Native groups over his views on subsistence rights. Ross acknowledged he took many controversial positions as a private attorney but said he would wear a different hat as the attorney general and take his cue from the state's policy makers...


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