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State bar association pushes more pro bono

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

Robert Keogh has a simple reason for hundreds of hours of pro bono work.
“People need help,” he said.
The Dickinson-based lawyer was one of the state lawyers with the most pro-bono hours. He logged 279 hours of free or reduced-rate legal work f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State bar association pushes more pro bono

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

Robert Keogh has a simple reason for hundreds of hours of pro bono work.
“People need help,” he said.
The Dickinson-based lawyer was one of the state lawyers with the most pro-bono hours. He logged 279 hours of free or reduced-rate legal work f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

50th year for an ‘American right’: Public defenders not always appreciated by public, those they defend

June 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Being a court-appointed, taxpayer-funded lawyer for criminal defendants can be a tough gig, said Ted Sandberg. But it’s better than it used to be in North Dakota and it actually serves justice, despite the dismal odds of winning a case or the love of the public, which pays for such defenders, he said. Continue Reading

Grand Forks lawyer dismisses claims of torture at Gitmo

May 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Enemy combatants held at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were not subjected to torture or other maltreatment, according to a Grand Forks attorney who played key roles there. Continue Reading

Judicial system in Greenwood family’s blood

April 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Jay Greenwood had a plan when he was younger. The Dickinson attorney originally planned to enter medical school. Continue Reading

What’s in a name? Sometimes your job

March 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Some folks seem to be born for their job. Joe Hammers is one. Continue Reading

Dickinson lawyer’s licenses suspended

July 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A Dickinson lawyer has been suspended from practice for six months and one day. Continue Reading

Lawyer describes talk with suspect in Afghan killings

March 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) A Seattle lawyer who is defending an Army staff sergeant suspected of killing 16 Afghans, including nine children, met Monday with the soldier for the first time at Fort Leavenworth, a conversation the attorney described as emotional. Continue Reading

Lawyer arrives to meet Afghan killings suspect

March 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) A Seattle defense attorney arrived at Fort Leavenworth on Monday to meet with an Army staff sergeant who is suspected of carrying out a deadly nighttime attack on two Afghan villages. Continue Reading

Dayton picks lawyer from longtime Senate post

December 17, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov.-elect Mark Dayton has chosen a longtime Minnesota Senate attorney as his lawyer in the governor’s office.
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