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October 7, 2010
10:01 tonight Channel 6 Sam (Taye Diggs, right) is torn between his personal feelings and his professional obligations when the man responsible for killing Dell and endangering Maya arrives at Oceanside Wellness with a heart problem.
NEWS
January 9, 2004 | By Jacqueline Soteropoulos INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The unflappable and methodical prosecutor who twice convicted Ira Einhorn of murder and put the hippie fugitive away for life has left the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office for private practice. Joel Rosen, who worked in the office for 22 years and once headed the elite Major Trials Unit, began work this week as a personal injury lawyer for the Center City firm Kessler Cohen & Roth. The firm handles plaintiffs' litigation in product liability and medical malpractice. "It's a group of great lawyers - very bright attorneys - and they have great cases," Rosen said yesterday.
NEWS
October 8, 1992 | By Timothy Cornell, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The quality of justice seems strained in Chester County. As the workload for the county's Common Pleas Court judges has grown - by 40 percent in four years - retirements and promotions have thinned the ranks. And now, the remaining judges, who say they are buckling under the weight of the job, are questioning whether their $81,000 salaries are worth the added work. "The morale is very bad," said President Judge Lawrence Wood yesterday. "My own morale is as low as the others.
BUSINESS
September 3, 2006 | By Stacey Burling INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
If ever there was a testament to how the status of dogs and cats has climbed in recent years, it is Red Bank Veterinary Hospital. Red Bank, which bills itself as the country's largest private veterinary hospital, encompasses 58,000 square feet in an office park in Tinton Falls, N.J. - about the area of a football field, including the end zones. Its circular waiting room, adorned in the center by a huge, cylindrical tank filled with tropical fish, is ringed by rooms for specialties such as cardiology, dentistry and dermatology.
NEWS
August 30, 2001 | By Lee Drutman INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Before the year is out, two of Montgomery County's top prosecutors will leave the District Attorney's Office for the world of private practice. First Assistant District Attorney Timothy Woodward, an aggressive prosecutor known for his street smarts, will go to work for lawyer Frank P. Murphy of Norristown in January to focus on personal injury and medical malpractice. And the captain of the sex-crimes unit, Assistant District Attorney Mary Fittipaldi, known for her tenacious style, will begin practicing family law in the Norristown office of Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen starting Sept.
NEWS
April 29, 2010 | By Nathan Gorenstein INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The nominee to be the chief federal prosecutor in Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania, Zane D. Memeger, specialized in providing legal advice to companies facing government investigations during his four years in private practice. As a partner in the Philadelphia head office of the international law firm Morgan Lewis L.L.P., his "typical clients are medium-size to large corporations seeking legal advice as to government investigation matters," Memeger told the Senate Judiciary Committee in written answers to a questionnaire.
NEWS
August 19, 2013 | By Andrew Maykuth, Inquirer Staff Writer
William A. Capouillez may be the hardest-working man in Harrisburg. From 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, Capouillez works as a director for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, where his responsibilities include overseeing leases for oil and natural gas development on 1.4 million acres of public game lands. During his lunch breaks, coffee breaks, evenings, and holidays, Capouillez has a profitable side job. He acts as an agent for property owners who lease their land for oil and gas development, signing private deals with the same companies that often work with his state agency.
NEWS
June 5, 2014 | By Barbara Boyer, Inquirer Staff Writer
A veteran Superior Court judge nominated to take over as the Camden County prosecutor will be the first woman to lead that office if confirmed. Mary Eva Colalillo, 62, of Haddonfield, is currently a presiding judge in the chancery division sitting in Camden County, and was the first woman there to hold that position. Colalillo - with experience in litigating civil and criminal cases - has been nominated to take the place of Warren Faulk, whose five-year term was extended into a sixth year pending a new appointment.
NEWS
September 24, 1989 | By Charles Pukanecz, Special to The Inquirer
Attorney John J. Rufe, who has been a prosecutor and a defense lawyer, says he hopes his experience will help him in his new challenge, serving as a Bucks County judge. Rufe, 49, of Perkasie, was nominated Wednesday by Gov. Casey to a vacancy on the county bench. His appointment faces confirmation by the state Senate. He served as a part-time assistant district attorney from 1968 to 1971 and has experience in private practice in criminal and domestic relations law. "I would hope that I come to any of these issues with a balance to see both sides from my own background and career," he said Thursday.
BUSINESS
June 10, 2014
Lisa Lori , a partner in the litigation department at Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, has been elected to the board of trustees of Marywood University . Liberty Lutheran , an Ambler nonprofit human-service organization, named Linda Breckenridge and Rick Stephan to its board. Breckenridge is a former science faculty member of the School District of Upper Dublin. Stephan was founder, president and CEO of NewSeasons Assisted Living Communities prior to establishing RickStephan & Associates.
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June 10, 2014
Lisa Lori , a partner in the litigation department at Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, has been elected to the board of trustees of Marywood University . Liberty Lutheran , an Ambler nonprofit human-service organization, named Linda Breckenridge and Rick Stephan to its board. Breckenridge is a former science faculty member of the School District of Upper Dublin. Stephan was founder, president and CEO of NewSeasons Assisted Living Communities prior to establishing RickStephan & Associates.
NEWS
June 5, 2014 | By Angela Couloumbis, Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's top deputy is leaving his job, her office confirmed Tuesday. First Deputy Attorney General Adrian R. King Jr. told Kane this week that he was resigning. His last day is June 13. His departure follows several tumultuous months at the Attorney General's Office after The Inquirer revealed that Kane had shut down a long-running sting investigation in which four Philadelphia state legislators and a Traffic Court judge were recorded taking payoffs.
NEWS
June 5, 2014 | By Barbara Boyer, Inquirer Staff Writer
A veteran Superior Court judge nominated to take over as the Camden County prosecutor will be the first woman to lead that office if confirmed. Mary Eva Colalillo, 62, of Haddonfield, is currently a presiding judge in the chancery division sitting in Camden County, and was the first woman there to hold that position. Colalillo - with experience in litigating civil and criminal cases - has been nominated to take the place of Warren Faulk, whose five-year term was extended into a sixth year pending a new appointment.
NEWS
January 25, 2014 | By Chris Palmer, Inquirer Staff Writer
A pediatric psychiatrist in Doylestown was arrested Thursday and charged with inappropriately touching three female patients during treatments, according to the Bucks County District Attorney's Office. Basem Shlewiet, 42, who has a private practice on North Franklin Street, allegedly fondled the breasts of two patients - ages 22 and 14 - while purporting to use a stethoscope, according to a criminal complaint. He touched a 17-year-old around the groin, the complaint said. All three incidents occurred in 2013, according to the complaint.
NEWS
December 30, 2013 | By Michaelle Bond, Inquirer Staff Writer
Donald Edwin Funk, 91, of Willow Grove, a lawyer and World War II veteran, died of heart failure Tuesday, Dec. 24, at home. Funk, who practiced law for more than 60 years, graduated from Temple Law School in 1951 and started a private practice specializing in wills, trusts, and estate administration in the late 1950s. He practiced on South Broad Street and in Montgomery County. He retired in 2012. Mr. Funk was born on a farm in Elk Creek, Va., and raised in Altoona, Pa. He was valedictorian of the Class of 1940 at Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia.
NEWS
December 25, 2013 | By Allison Steele, Inquirer Staff Writer
D. Donald Jamieson, 87, a Philadelphia lawyer who worked to reform the court system and rose to become president judge of the Court of Common Pleas, died Sunday, Dec. 15, of natural causes at his home in DeLand, Fla. In addition to serving as a judge, Judge Jamieson also was an active civic leader who served as a board member for numerous charitable organizations, and was a mentor to politicians such as Gov. Ed Rendell and Sen. Arlen Specter....
NEWS
August 19, 2013 | By Andrew Maykuth, Inquirer Staff Writer
William A. Capouillez may be the hardest-working man in Harrisburg. From 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, Capouillez works as a director for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, where his responsibilities include overseeing leases for oil and natural gas development on 1.4 million acres of public game lands. During his lunch breaks, coffee breaks, evenings, and holidays, Capouillez has a profitable side job. He acts as an agent for property owners who lease their land for oil and gas development, signing private deals with the same companies that often work with his state agency.
NEWS
July 19, 2013 | By Angela Couloumbis, Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau
HARRISBURG - Gov. Corbett has made it official: He is bringing in a veteran Republican strategist and fund-raiser, Leslie Gromis-Baker, as his new chief of staff. As The Inquirer reported Wednesday, Steve Aichele is leaving the $154,000-a-year post in the aftermath of a bruising budget battle with the General Assembly. Aichele, 65, headed the Philadelphia law firm Saul Ewing before going to Harrisburg and is returning to private practice, the administration said. "Steve has provided a spark and energy to the administration, and staff members will long remember his enthusiasm and optimism," the governor said in a statement.
NEWS
May 23, 2013 | BY JAN RANSOM, Daily News Staff Writer ransomj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5218
WITH YESTERDAY'S snoozefest primary election behind us, the next race to watch out for is the fall contest between District Attorney Seth Williams and Republican challenger Daniel "Danny" Alvarez. Both Williams and Alvarez were unopposed yesterday. Alvarez, 35, who worked as a prosecutor for eight years in the D.A.'s gun unit and the child support enforcement unit, is now in private practice. He spent most of yesterday introducing himself to voters. Williams, 46, who is seeking a second term, said he has not focused on the general election yet, but is "looking forward to serving another four years.
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