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February 22, 2006 | Greg Krikorian, Times Staff Writer
One of Los Angeles best-known celebrity attorneys pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges that he paid recently indicted private investigator Anthony Pellicano to wiretap the former wife of billionaire Kirk Kerkorian. The plea by Terry Christensen came on the same day that Los Angeles city officials moved on two fronts to investigate how many LAPD officers might be moonlighting as private eyes or illegally accessing confidential law enforcement records.
December 20, 1987 | Michael Wilmington, Wilmington is a Times staff writer.
"Reel Politics"--by San Jose State political science professor Terry Christensen--is a survey of American political attitudes in movies from the early 1900s to the present.
February 16, 2006 | Kim Christensen, Times Staff Writer
As hardball Hollywood lawyers go, Terry N. Christensen ranks in the top tier. For 35 years, the former Marine Corps prosecutor has served as billionaire Kirk Kerkorian's legal muscle in contentious deals involving studios, casinos, airlines and the nation's biggest automakers. According to court records, Christensen once told Kerkorian's former wife that his client would "bury" her financially if she continued with a child support lawsuit.
August 29, 1986
A well-known Los Angeles law firm is changing its name to Wyman, Bautzer, Christensen, Kuchel & Silbert following the appointment of Terry Christensen as a name partner. He is the first partner in more than 30 years to be promoted from within to that post. In his practice, Christensen, who joined the firm in 1969, represents movie studios, a TV network, sports teams, financial institutions and various individuals in business and entertainment.
August 10, 2006 | From Times Staff Reports
The lawyer for Kirk Kerkorian's former wife filed suit Wednesday against the billionaire investor's attorneys, alleging that they illegally wiretapped his telephone calls with his client during the divorce proceedings.
February 23, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Nostalgia Network Stake Sold: Tiger Communications Co., a group headed by Los Angeles lawyer Terry Christensen, said it has sold for $11.5 million its 5.3 million shares of Nostalgia Network, a relatively obscure cable network, to a group linked to the Rev. Sun Myung Moon. Concept Communications is also acquiring warrants to buy another 365,000 Nostalgia shares. Concept has also agreed to invest $2 million in Nostalgia.
July 6, 1994
A Century City-based law firm has added one of the state's best-known lawyers to its roster: Assembly Speaker Willie Brown (D-San Francisco). Terry Christensen of Christensen, White, Miller, Fink & Jacobs said Tuesday that Brown will help strengthen his firm's growing corporate, entertainment and real estate client base. In his announcement, Christensen pledged that the firm and Brown will avoid any conflict of interest triggered by the Speaker's status as a public official.
July 7, 2006 | Kim Christensen
Louis "Skip" Miller has started a Century City law firm two months after leaving what is now known as Christensen, Glaser, Fink, Jacobs, Weil & Shapiro in the wake of partner Terry Christensen's indictment in the Anthony Pellicano federal wiretap scandal. Mark A. Barondess and Daniel E. Park will join Miller as founding partners in the new firm, Miller Barondess.
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