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Anchorage judge to fight ethics complaint

...judge accused of ethics violations by the Commission on Judicial Conduct says he'll fight the allegations. Attorney Thomas Van Flein told The Anchorage Daily News Judge Richard Postma intends to clear his name and reputation. Van Flein said the complaint...
Palin seeks Johnston's financial records

...seeking financial statements from Playgirl magazine, CNN and other media companies. Bristol Palin's attorney, Thomas Van Flein, wants subpoenas for financial records to determine an appropriate level of child support from Levi Johnston, who...
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Miller protests Juneau vote-count location

...Anchorage to Juneau. State elections officials say the count has always been planned for Juneau. Miller's attorney, Thomas Van Flein, sent the state Division of Elections a letter calling the Juneau location "inconvenient," and suggesting that...
Palin pays state for family travel

...Palin paid the state $8,143.62 on Friday for nine trips over two years involving her children, her attorney, Thomas Van Flein, said Tuesday. Van Flein and state administrative director Linda Perez sent The Associated Press copies of the check...
Anchorage judge says complaint is discrimination

...staff. Postma denies all the allegations and is asking for the complaint to be dismissed, according to his lawyer, Thomas Van Flein. Postma, 44, who became a judge in 2007, has been put on paid leave. The Alaska Supreme Court will decide whether...
Lawsuit alleges advocates cheated clients

...occurred the way we believe they occurred, it's an outrageous abuse of authority and a breach of trust," said Thomas Van Flein, the lawyer representing Larry Compton, who was appointed as the bankruptcy trustee for the former CAPA wards and...
Palin discloses gifts in amended report

...Commission. State law requires politicians to list gifts with a value of $250 or more, but Palin's attorney, Thomas Van Flein, included gifts with unknown values in case they exceed the threshold. The gifts were delivered to the governor's...
Critic files another Palin ethics complaint the sixth filed by fellow Republican Andree McLeod, an outspoken critic of the governor. Palin's attorney, Thomas Van Flein, says the multiple filings by one person raise the prospect that the ethics process "is being abused and is simply...
Judge won't return to bench

...Postma contends that he was subjected to ethnic stereotyping, discrimination and retaliatory conduct. His lawyer, Thomas Van Flein, says Postma decided not to defend himself against the accusations because he felt his reputation had already been...
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Newspaper joins lawsuit over candidate records

...the lawsuits claim that certain personnel documents are public under Alaska public-records law. Miller attorney Thomas Van Flein has said release of the documents would violate the law.
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