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On September 12 and 13, 2023, the DEA discussed telemedicine regulations. East Coast Telepsychiatry's representatives, Pierre Montalvo and Dan Golden, attended in Arlington, VA. Mr. Golden emphasized the importance of telemedicine in prescribing controlled substances. The 2008 Ryan Haight Act's regulations are outdated, prompting the DEA to reconsider after receiving a record of over 38,000 complaints. - September 18, 2023 - East Coast Telepsychiatry
Leaders from YouTube, FanDuel and Pitney Bowes talking about what tremendous hires lawyers are for nonlegal jobs. - September 14, 2023 - ex judicata
The September 2023 issue of Naples Illustrated magazine is out and honors several Henderson Franklin attorneys as “Top Lawyers.” This recognition is the result of a collaborative effort between Naples Illustrated and PRS (Professional Research Services) through an extensive online... - September 02, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that stockholder Scott Atwood delivered a legal update on the Public Whistleblowers Act, Bullying and Harassment at the 2023 Summer Conference of the Florida School Board Attorneys Association on Friday, August... - August 30, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Brief Seeks to Protect Fixed Annuity Industry and Its Customers - August 25, 2023 - NAFA, National Association for Fixed Annuities
VAWA Therapist in Brooklyn, NY Offers Immigration Psychological Evaluations and Individual Counseling
Introducing Immigration Psychological Evaluations: Giovanni Benavides VAWA Therapist Offers Individual Counseling in Brooklyn, New York. - August 21, 2023 - Giovanni Benavides PLLC
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt is pleased to announce that 14 recognized attorneys have been included in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally... - August 20, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Main Line Today has recognized three Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman family attorneys as 2023 Top Lawyers: Sarinia M. Feinman, Lindsay H. Childs and Donna M. Marcus. Main Line Today is a regional magazine for the Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia, covering various topics of concern to local... - August 20, 2023 - Vetrano & Vetrano
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Taylor Bollt has been selected to join the Young Leaders Committee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Southwest Florida Chapter. Bollt’s journey began in his hometown of Naples, Florida, where he recognized the profound... - August 19, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Louisiana Private Companies Raise Over $215 Million in Venture Capital in 2022, the Highest Level Recorded by Cara Stone’s Louisiana Venture and Angel Capital Report
Cara Stone, LLP (“Cara Stone”) the nation’s fastest growing capital markets law firm released the Louisiana Venture and Angel Capital Report (“Report”) which shows that Louisiana companies raised a record level of venture capital in 2022. Louisiana companies raised a total of over $215,000,000 across 34 venture capital deals in 2022. - August 17, 2023 - Cara Stone, LLP
The fire, which has claimed at least 99 lives, has been deemed the worst fire in the U.S. in more than 100 years. - August 15, 2023 - AVA Law Group, Inc.
Gateway Recruiting sues Texas Fabco for $152,366.55 for alleged unpaid invoices. The lawsuit, filed in Blanco County's District Court, seeks both overdue payment and legal fees. Carpenter Law represents Gateway Recruiting. - August 12, 2023 - Gateway Recruiting
Engineer and Legal Expert Michael Corso Leads “An Engineer’s Defense Clinic & Contract Management” Session at ACEC Florida Annual Conference
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Civil Trial and Litigation Expert Michael Corso delivered “An Engineer’s Defense Clinic & Contract Management” session at the 2023 Florida Engineering Society (FES) American Council of Engineering... - August 09, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Tina Patterson, Appointed Co-Chair to the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution’s Public Disputes & Consensus Building Committe
During the American Bar Association's Annual Meeting, Ana Sambold, Esq. Chair of the Section for Alternative Dispute Resolution, announced that Tina Patterson has been appointed as co-Chair of the Section’s Public Disputes & Consensus Building Committee. Ms. Patterson will serve alongside... - August 04, 2023 - Jade Solutions, LLC
Jade Solutions Principal, Tina Patterson, Joins Certified Arbitration Panel of the National Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
During the 98th Annual National Bar Association Convention, Dean L. Burrell, Esq., Chair of the Section for Alternative Dispute Resolution announced that Tina Patterson was one of three esteemed individuals invited to join the Section’s Certified Arbitration Panel. - August 03, 2023 - Jade Solutions, LLC
Top 100 Lawyers Honors Christopher K. Middleton as the 2023 Attorney of the Year Representing the State of Georgia
Christopher K. Middleton is due to be featured in the 2023 Top 100 Lawyers publication, and is being honored as the Attorney of the Year for 2023. - August 01, 2023 - Top 100 Lawyers
Sarinia M. Feinman and Lindsay H. Childs, Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman family lawyers, spoke at the 2023 Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Summer Meeting. The meeting was held at The Sagamore Resort on Lake George at Bolton Landing, NY from July 13-16. Family lawyers from across... - July 27, 2023 - Vetrano & Vetrano
Maryland Jury Awards $20.3 Million Against Drugstore Giant Rite Aid in False Imprisonment, Assault & Battery Case
A Maryland jury has delivered a verdict against Rite Aid for more than $20 million due to injuries sustained by a young Black woman who was held against her will by a Rite Aid pharmacist while acting in his employee capacity. The verdict includes punitive damages against Rite Aid for $20 million... - July 26, 2023 - Lawrence Whittaker PC
Six Epstein Ostrove, LLC Lawyers Named to New Jersey Super Lawyers or Super Lawyers Rising Stars Lists
The firm, Epstein Ostrove, LLC is proud to announce that six of its lawyers have been recognized as New Jersey Super Lawyers or New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars. - July 24, 2023 - Epstein Ostrove, LLC
"Small but Mighty": Journey to Esquire®️ Celebrates Its Impact on Diverse Law Students and Gears Up for Expansion
Since its inception, the Journey to Esquire®️ program, founded by attorney Joseline Jean-Louis Hardrick, has greatly impacted the lives of diverse law students. Described as "small but mighty," the program has provided much-needed support, mentorship, and resources to help these... - July 21, 2023 - Journey to Esquire
Kahana Feld is proud to announce that Jaion Chung, Esq. has joined the firm as a Partner at the Los Angeles Office. Ms. Chung practices insurance defense and private client defense in the areas of Trucking/Transportation, Catastrophic Injury, Product Liability and General Liability. Ms. Chung... - July 14, 2023 - Kahana Feld
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that intellectual property attorney Mark Nieds will be a featured panelist on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at Florida Public Relations Association, Southwest Florida Chapter’s monthly luncheon at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower... - July 13, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova Helped a Salvadorian National to Receive Asylum in the United States.
A national of El Salvador whose family suffered from gang violence was granted asylum in the United States. - July 12, 2023 - Law Office of Alena Shautsova
Angie Wong is being sued in Georgia for alleged embezzlement and other charges by L-Strategies as a former partner of the L-Strategies consulting firm. - July 05, 2023 - L-Strategies LLC
TacoTuesday.com is taking a stand in support of the thousands of restaurants that celebrate Taco Tuesday and the millions of fans that enjoy it every week. Taco Tuesday was enjoyed by taco lovers decades before it was trademarked. “This is not about asking the trademark holder to stop... - June 28, 2023 - TacoTuesday.com
Donna Marcus, Esq., a family law attorney with Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman, acted as a co-moderator in the recent Continuing Learning & Education (CLE) course titled “Title IX: The Campus Disciplinary Process in Higher Education.” The course took place on June 5, 2023, from... - June 28, 2023 - Vetrano & Vetrano
Further Leave Granted Pursuant to Part 16.1 of the British Columbia Securities Act in BridgeMark Class Action
Leave has been granted by the Supreme Court of British Columbia on March 30, 2023, to initiate legal action under section 140.3 of the British Columbia Securities Act against Green 2 Blue Energy Corp., Marapharm Ventures Inc., and related individuals for alleged misrepresentations in secondary market disclosure documents. The class certification application for the BridgeMark Class Action is scheduled for August 2023. - June 27, 2023 - Bennett Mounteer LLP
Annual MSP 501 Identifies Industry’s Best-in-Class Businesses. Growing via Recurring Revenue and Innovation. - June 27, 2023 - Strategic Technology Solutions
Leading Business Registration Consultancy Setindiabiz is now available to assist entrepreneurs and companies across all states and cities in India. - June 24, 2023 - Setindiabiz Pvt Ltd
The Drummond Law Firm Las Vegas Injury Attorneys have launched Call The Captain®. Veteran Owned by Attorney Craig Drummond who is a former Captain in the U.S. Army. - June 23, 2023 - Drummond Law Firm
Zand Law, APC: Spearheading Digital Transformation in Lawyer Advertising, Redefining the Beverly Hills Legal Landscape
Beverly Hills Personal Injury Law Firm, Zand Law, APC, Embraces the Power of Digital Marketing to Connect with Clients and Rapidly Grows on Social Media - June 19, 2023 - Zand Law, APC
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that stockholder Kayla Richmond has achieved board certification in divorce, marital, and family law by the Florida Bar. This prestigious certification is a testament to her exceptional expertise and commitment to providing her... - June 18, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., a full-service law firm in Florida, is pleased to announce that Gerald ("Jerry") Olivo, a stockholder and litigation attorney, was a featured presenter at the 2023 Florida Attractions Association’s Conference. The conference, which... - June 18, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., proudly announces that Katie Kohn has become Florida Bar Board Certified in Divorce, Marital and Family Law. This certification recognizes attorneys with substantial experience, specialized knowledge, and exemplary professionalism in the field of... - June 18, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Former L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl & Troutman Pepper Law Firm Honored at Inner City Law Center’s 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon
The awards luncheon also featured remarks from Los Angeles Board Supervisor Lindsey Horvath, a special pre-recorded message from Mayor Karen Bass and personal stories from Inner City Law Center clients. - June 16, 2023 - Inner City Law Center
Jade Solutions Principal Tina Patterson is one of four individuals selected to participate in the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA) 2023 Associates Program. The CCA initiated the Associates Program to assist arbitrators from diverse backgrounds with their efforts in developing a commercial... - June 15, 2023 - Jade Solutions, LLC
Empowering the Next Generation: Henderson Franklin Welcomes Five Interns for the 2023 Summer Associate Program
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to welcome the five law students who were selected to join this year’s “Summer Associate” internship program. The 2023 Summer Associates are: Nathan Cochran and Kelly Tackett from University of Florida Levin College of Law;... - June 15, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Former L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Troutman Pepper Law Firm to be Honored at Inner City Law Center’s 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon
Leaders in the Los Angeles community gather at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel to honor 2023 award recipients Sheila Kuehl and Troutman Pepper law firm. The awards luncheon also features remarks from Los Angeles Board Supervisor Lindsey Horvath, a special pre-recorded message from Mayor Karen Bass and personal stories from Inner City Law Center clients. - June 13, 2023 - Inner City Law Center
Justice Tax, LLC held a bowling tournament to raise money for an employee-chosen charity: Special Olympics. - June 09, 2023 - Justice Tax, LLC
Tracy D. Als of Phoenix, Arizona, has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2023 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of law/human resources and operations. About Tracy D. Als Tracy D. Als is the COO of... - June 02, 2023 - Strathmore Worldwide
Discover Strategies to Avoid Legal Malpractice with Litigation Expert Michael Corso at Collier County Bar Association's Family Law Forum
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Florida Litigation Expert Michael Corso will present the "Avoiding Legal Malpractice" session at Collier County Bar Association's Family Law Forum on Friday, June 2, at Kensington Country Club in Naples. At the... - May 29, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
At its Annual Conference & Expo in Seattle earlier this month, the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) inducted its Board of Directors for 2023–2024. Leading the Association and serving as President for 2023–2024 is Geoffrey M. Williams, CLM, MBA, MDiv, Chief Operating Officer... - May 26, 2023 - Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is delighted to announce that stockholder Erin Houck-Toll was elected to the firm’s Executive Committee at its annual meeting. With an impressive legal career spanning nearly two decades, Houck-Toll’s election reflects her exceptional legal... - May 25, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Strategic Technology Solutions Successfully Completes SSAE-21 SOC 2 Type II Cybersecurity Certification
Strategic Technology Solutions (STS), a company that specializes in providing cybersecurity and managed IT services to the legal industry, announced today that it has successfully completed the SSAE-21 SOC 2 Type II cybersecurity certification. This makes STS one of the only managed service providers (MSPs) supporting law firms that hold this advanced security credential. - May 19, 2023 - Strategic Technology Solutions
Business Litigation Attorney Melany Hernandez to Serve on The Florida Bar's Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Melany Hernandez, a business litigation attorney based out of the firm’s Fort Myers office, has been elected to serve on The Florida Bar’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. As a member of the committee,... - May 19, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Ragsdale Liggett litigation partner, Sandy Mitterling Schilder was elected Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Construction Law Section Council. - May 14, 2023 - Ragsdale Liggett PLLC
Timeshare cancellation leader Lonestar Transfer surpasses 18,000 contracts cancelled as they continue to dominate the timeshare cancellation industry. - May 11, 2023 - Lonestar Transfer
Emily “E.J.” Hammann has been promoted to Partner at Brown & Barron, LLC, a Baltimore-based law firm specializing in nursing home negligence, birth injury, and medical malpractice. Ms. Hammann is among the profession’s most respected litigators of complex and formidable... - May 11, 2023 - Brown & Barron
Florida Bar Empowers Future Lawyers with Zekri's Appointment as Vice Chair of Student Education Committee
The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that divorce, marital and family law attorney Iman Zekri has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Student Education and Admission to the Florida Bar Committee. Zekri's appointment as Vice Chair is a testament to... - May 11, 2023 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Thomas Asbury of the Asbury Law Firm (“Asbury Law”) in Jacksonville, Florida, will participate in National Elder Law Month in May 2023 by educating seniors about their legal options and by providing pro bono services. The purpose of National Elder Law Month is to raise awareness about... - May 07, 2023 - Asbury Law