Judge wants agency to investigate Meijer lawyer
Legal Topics | 2011/07/25 15:18
A judge believes a lawyer committed perjury when he denied knowing anything about the role of Meijer Inc. in a 2007 recall election of township officials in northern Michigan's Grand Traverse County.

Judge Philip Rodgers said he has referred the matter involving Timothy Stoepker to the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission, a watchdog agency.

"I believe it occurred, and I have an ethical responsibility to report it," Rodgers told the Traverse City Record-Eagle.

Stoepker, an attorney at the firm Dickinson Wright in Grand Rapids, represented Meijer during a dispute over a new store in Acme Township. Voters rejected the store in 2005, and township officials were targeted for recall in 2007.

Meijer, a major Midwestern retailer, later acknowledged illegally financing the recall effort and subsequently paid a $190,000 fine.

During a deposition in a civil lawsuit by a township official, Stoepker was asked what he knew about Meijer's role. "I have no knowledge of that at all," he replied.


[PREV] [1] ..[1135][1136][1137][1138][1139][1140][1141][1142][1143].. [1703] [NEXT]
All
Headline Legal News
Legal Topics
Legal Business
Attorney News
Court News
Court Watch
Areas of Focus
Legal Interview
Opinions
Top Vatican official to face Aust..
Driver due in court after deaths ..
Court hearing could decide fate o..
Ohio sheriff's deputy pleads not ..
Court ends hearing into corruptio..
North Carolina Court to Rule on L..
EU closer to sanctions on Poland ..
Pakistan's opposition calls on co..
Kansas faces skeptical state Supr..
Federal court's agenda has topics..
Parents of sick UK infant storm o..
Hearing In San Diego Unified Suit..
Man charged with killing Maine co..
Rob Kardashian's ex-fiancee arriv..
Supreme Court deadline nears for ..
Relatives of Slain US Troops Desc..
First Opioid Court in the U.S. Fo..
Indiana high court to rule on Lak..
Court: Detained immigrant childre..
More court challenges expected fo..




Chicago Business Law Attorney
Corporate Litigation Attorneys
www.rothlawgroup.com
Houston Estate Administration Lawyer
www.trishaenglishlaw.com
Car Accidents Attorneys
New Rochelle Personal Injury
www.kboattorneys.com
Surry County Criminal Defense Lawyers
Yadkin County Family Law Attorneys
www.dirussolaw.com
Law Firm Web Design Templates
Lawyer Website Templates
www.webpromo.com
   Legal Resource
Headline Legal News for You to Reach America's Best Legal Professionals. The latest legal news and information - Law Firm, Lawyer and Legal Professional news in the Media.
 
 
 
Copyright © ClickTheLaw.com. All Rights Reserved. The content contained on the web site has been prepared by Click The Law. as a service to the internet community and is not intended to constitute legal advice or a substitute for consultation with a licensed legal professional in a particular case or circumstance. By using the www.clickthelaw.com you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.

Law Firm Website Design by Lawyer Website Design Blog - Lawyer Web Site Design That Works