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News Roundup 2010

Winiker Law Firm in the News, 2010

Matthews Police Department Charge Local man under new Cyber-Bully Statute

Arts’ attorney defends his client, saying there can be many different interpretations of the law.
“It can be very subjective and in this case, the Matthews Police, while they’re doing their best to help the community, in this case jumped to conclusions,” said Rick Winiker, Arts’ defense attorney on cyberbullying,

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Prosecutors Drop Charge of Cyberbullying

“My client is relieved that the district attorney’s office eventually did the right thing and dismissed these charges,” Winiker said. “He would like to focus on moving on with his life and putting all of this behind him”

Winiker Appointed Trustee for missing attorney, Lyle Yurko
High Profile Attorney Missing for Months

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A Charlotte attorney has seemingly disappeared and now the state bar is taking action.

Many of Lyle Yurko’s friends say they haven’t seen him for months. Neither have his clients.

“His friends are very concerned for him and they wish him the very best,” said attorney Fredrick Winiker, who has been appointed trustee over Yurko’s practice. “It’s very unusual. It’s a process that is designed by the state bar to help address situations where there is a sole practitioner attorney.”  

Other Stories in 2010

Gang Members Good Kids who fell into Wrong Crowd

Police Seek Suspect in Shooting (704)333-8440
About the Author
Mr. Winiker is an experienced trial attorney who defends individuals and businesses in state and federal white-collar criminal cases. He counsels clients in pre-trial negotiations with the United States Department of Justice, counsels clients under investigation by the FBI, IRS, SEC and other federal and state agencies, and regularly defends people charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He is a former federal and state prosecutor who is admitted to practice in North Carolina, the United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of North Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Ninth Circuits.

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