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Loftus & Eisenberg Launches Employment Practice Led by Gail Schnitzer Eisenberg

Loftus & Eisenberg Launches Employment Practice Led by Gail Schnitzer Eisenberg

Loftus & Eisenberg welcomes Gail Schnitzer Eisenberg to the firm to drive the firm’s employment law practice. A top-rated young attorney in the field, Gail helps clients with their employment concerns with empathy, pragmatism, and legal sophistication. Before joining the firm, Gail clerked for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and worked in both big and boutique law settings. - January 04, 2021 - Loftus & Eisenberg, Ltd.

Henderson Franklin Welcomes Stetson Law Graduate John Marra

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that John Marra has joined the firm as an associate in the Tort & Insurance Litigation Department. Marra was a member of Henderson Franklin’s 2019 Summer Associate Program. He received his B.S. from Florida State... - December 23, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Woods Aitken Welcomes Cooper Overcash

Woods Aitken is delighted to announce that Cooper J. Overcash recently joined the law firm as an associate attorney. Cooper Overcash joins the Firm’s transactional department, practicing in the areas of real estate, banking, estate planning, and telecommunications. “We feel very... - December 21, 2020 - Woods Aitken LLP

Missin Peace Issued the Following Statement on the Murder of Casey Goodson Jr.

Missin Peace is extremely saddened by the death of Casey Goodson Jr. We express deepest condolences to his family and the city of Columbus, Ohio. The killing of Casey Goodson Jr. by a Franklin County Sheriff Deputy is another example of a life unjustly taken by law enforcement. And Franklin... - December 20, 2020 - Missin Peace

Henderson Franklin Welcomes FGCU and University of Florida Law Graduate Iman Zekri

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Iman Zekri has joined the firm as an associate in the Divorce, Marital and Family Law Department. She served as a summer associate with the firm in 2019. While in law school, Zekri was an editor of the Florida Journal of... - December 20, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

AppearMe Announces the Launch of Its New Service

AppearMe launches a free directory of Expert Witnesses and Litigation Support Providers to better service litigating attorneys and law firms. AppearMe now offers a nationwide network of over 10,000 expert witnesses & litigation support specialists at their fingertips for all litigation... - December 19, 2020 - AppearMe

Henderson Franklin Welcomes First Year Associate Alessandro Secino to Real Estate Department

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Alessandro Secino has joined the firm as an associate in the Real Estate Department. Secino served as a summer associate with Henderson Franklin in 2019. He has a developing practice in water rights law and works with the... - December 18, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

J. Dudley Goodlette Named Chairman of Naples Ethics Commission

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that J. Dudley Goodlette was appointed to the Naples Ethics Commission by Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk. At the inaugural meeting, Goodlette was also named chairman. Additional Ethics Commissioners include Laird Lile, John... - December 16, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Kansas City Bankruptcy Attorney Explains Helpful Kansas Eviction Prevention Program

Landlords and tenants financially affected by the COVID pandemic may be eligible to receive rent assistance. Applications are due December 15. - December 10, 2020 - The Sader Law Firm

Announcing the Launch of Kasan Law

Announcing the Launch of Kasan Law

Kasan Law Opens its Chicago-Loop Law Firm. - December 10, 2020 - Kasan Law

Action Plus Bail Bonds is Here to Help You Take the Next Step After Bail Release

Action Plus Bail Bonds is Here to Help You Take the Next Step After Bail Release

"We don’t just get you out, we get you help." Action Plus Bail Bonds introduces post release services. - December 10, 2020 - Action Plus Bail Bonds

Nieds and Hickman Named Inaugural Co-Chairs of Lee County Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Intellectual Property Attorneys Mark Nieds and Luca Hickman were recently named co-chairs of Lee County Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section, launched in November 2020. The LCBA IP Law Section provides... - December 10, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Vienna Immigration Law Firm Discusses Deportation Proceedings

Johnson & Masumi, a Vienna immigration law firm, has recently released an article that discusses deportation proceedings. The new article is guided by the legal and immigration experts at Johnson & Masumi who have extensive experience helping those dealing with immigration issues deal with... - December 06, 2020 - Johnson & Masumi, P.C.

Advice Company, a Pioneering Online Legal Publisher, Launches Three Major Interdisciplinary Initiatives Across its Attorney and Expert Witness Properties

Advice Company, a Public Benefit Corporation, today announced the launch of three major new initiatives: - Creation of a new Award / Honors platform for Attorneys – America's Preferred™ - that will recognize qualitative accomplishment, competence, character, and social awareness in... - December 05, 2020 - Advice Company

Naveego CEO Katie Horvath Named One of the 30 Best CEOs of 2020 by The Silicon Review

Naveego, an emerging leader of cloud-native, distributed data accuracy solutions, today announced that Katie Horvath has been recognized as one of the 30 Best CEOs of the Year by The Silicon Review. Katie is a seasoned entrepreneur and brings a wealth of start-up and Fortune 500 experience to her... - December 02, 2020 - Naveego

Tampa Bay Monitoring Now Adding GEOSATIS Hybrid GPS Bracelets to Their Product Line

GPS monitoring is a viable and cost-effective alternative to incarceration which can help cut overcrowding and reduce recidivism. - December 01, 2020 - Tampa Bay Monitoring

Attorney Jeff Blackwell Selected for 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

The Blackwell Law Firm announces that firm founder Jeff Blackwell has been selected to the 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list. This honor is limited to only five percent of the lawyers in each state. Super Lawyers is a nationwide rating service for outstanding lawyers who have attained the highest... - November 30, 2020 - Blackwell Law Firm

Edward Nusbaum is Honored by the Top 100 Registry as the 2020 Attorney of the Year in the State of Connecticut

Joseph A. Materna is due to be featured in the Top 100 Lawyers Magazine, 2021 Q1 Edition, and is being Honored by the Top 100 Registry as the 2020 Attorney of the Year in the State of New York. - November 26, 2020 - Top100 Registry Inc.

Joseph A. Materna is Honored by the Top 100 Registry as the 2020 Attorney of the Year in the State of New York

Joseph A. Materna is Honored by the Top 100 Registry as the 2020 Attorney of the Year in the State of New York

Joseph A. Materna is due to be featured in the Top 100 Lawyers Magazine, Q4 Edition, and is being Honored by the Top 100 Registry as the 2020 Attorney of the Year in the State of New York. - November 25, 2020 - Top100 Registry Inc.

Oasis Financial Proudly Supports the Truth Hope & Justice Foundation

Chicago-based social justice and police reform movement receives financial support for Oasis Financial, national leader in pre-settlement and medical funding. - November 25, 2020 - Oasis Legal Finance

Award-Winning Trademark Attorney’s New Book Makes Trademarks Accessible for Bootstrapping Businesses & Becomes Instant #1 Amazon Best Seller

Award-Winning Trademark Attorney’s New Book Makes Trademarks Accessible for Bootstrapping Businesses & Becomes Instant #1 Amazon Best Seller

Helping entrepreneurs and business owners avoid costly legal disputes that could put them out of business is the subject of a new book by trademark law expert Radiance W. Harris, Esq. Trademark Like A Boss: The Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide to Protecting Your Brand helps readers understand the... - November 20, 2020 - Radiance IP Law

Hickman to Discuss the Impact of Intellectual Property in the Coffee Industry

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Registered Patent Attorney Luca Hickman will deliver the webinar “Intellectual Property Law 101 for the Coffee Industry” for members of the National Coffee Association of the U.S.A., Inc., on Wednesday, November... - November 18, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Attorney Julie Ritchie Joins Kahana Feld’s Business & Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment Litigation Practice Groups

Kahana Feld LLP welcomes Julie Ritchie, Esq., as a new attorney with the firm’s Business & Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment Litigation practice groups. “We are excited to announce that Ms. Ritchie has joined our team,” said Amir Kahana, Founding and Managing... - November 16, 2020 - Kahana & Feld

Redefining Bankruptcy Support: Randall S. Miller & Associates, in Partnership with US Default Management, Launches BKDirect

Combining legal knowledge and process expertise, BKDirect is a national automation-driven technology platform that reduces the risk of error and improves efficiencies in creating and filling certain bankruptcy documents. With data points mapping and a simple API, BKDirect auto-generates documents such as Proof of Claim, Notice of Payment Change, and transfer of claims, which are then forwarded to their team for attorney review and subsequent filing. - November 13, 2020 - Randall S. Miller & Associates

Attorney William. W. Pollock Inducted Into American Board of Trial Advocates

Ragsdale Liggett partner William W. Pollock has been inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). - November 13, 2020 - Ragsdale Liggett PLLC

Woods Aitken Ranked in 2021 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

Woods Aitken LLP is delighted to announce that the firm has been recognized both nationally and regionally in the 2021 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm received a total of 20 rankings, including a prestigious national ranking for Construction Law. In... - November 13, 2020 - Woods Aitken LLP

ABD Insurance and Financial Services Offers Unique Transaction Liability Insurance to Reduce M&A Risk for VC Firms

ABD offers Residual Transaction Liability Insurance coverage for venture capital firms that reduces the risk of indemnity claims associated with the mergers & acquisitions process. - November 11, 2020 - ABD Insurance and Financial Services

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman Recognized in 2021 “Best Law Firms” List

Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has recognized Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman on the “2021 Best Law Firms” list. Vetrano achieved Metro Tier 2 rankings for Philadelphia in family law and family law mediation. The Main Line area divorce and family law firm has received... - November 11, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Once Again Recognized on Annual "Best Law Firms" List

For the eleventh consecutive year, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, P.C. has been named on the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list, recognized regionally for Workers’ Compensation Law. - November 10, 2020 - Petro Cohen

Joe Biden Elected President - Questions Loom About the Federal Estate Tax

Joe Biden Elected President - Questions Loom About the Federal Estate Tax

The law firm of Morris Hall, PLLC (MH), the largest estate planning law firm in Arizona, congratulates Joe Biden on presumptively winning his bid to become President of the United States. With Mr. Biden’s election, there is ambiguity about the federal estate tax. Mr. Biden ran with a view... - November 09, 2020 - Morris Hall PLLC

Three Henderson Franklin Lawyers Recognized for Their Pro Bono Service

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that three attorneys, Antoinette “Toni” Peck, Kayla Richmond, and Douglas Szabo were honored during the Lee County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Awards held virtually on Friday, October 16, 2020. Peck handles all... - November 08, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Philadelphia Family Law Attorney Kate Vetrano Receives 2020 Top Attorney Recognition

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman Philadelphia family law attorney Kate Vetrano was selected as a Top Attorney by Suburban Life & Philadelphia Life Magazine. - November 07, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Presidential Winner Still Unknown. The Nation Pauses, But Estate Planning Should Not.

Presidential Winner Still Unknown. The Nation Pauses, But Estate Planning Should Not.

The law firm of Morris Hall, PLLC (MH), the largest estate planning law firm in Arizona, has been watching the build up to the 2020 Presidential Election, and the current state is of no surprise. This is not a time to panic or worry, but rather a time to take advantage of the current tax... - November 05, 2020 - Morris Hall PLLC

West Palm Beach Kiwanis Club Speaks Up for Kids with Generous Computer Donation

West Palm Beach Kiwanis Club Speaks Up for Kids with Generous Computer Donation

Twenty new Dell computers were donated to bridge the technology gap for Palm Beach County child victims of abuse. - November 05, 2020 - Speak Up for Kids

The LOGS Network Announces Name Change, Simplifying Vendor Management Across 32 States and DC

The LOGS Network is excited to announce that effective January 1, 2021, in addition to common technology, operations and ownership, a majority of its members will have a common name: LOGS Legal Group LLP. - November 05, 2020 - LOGS Network

Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group Has Been Named "Best Legal Counsel Spend Management Consultancy - USA" by AI Global Media

Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group Has Been Named "Best Legal Counsel Spend Management Consultancy - USA" by AI Global Media

RFP Advisory Group has been recognized by AI Global Media as "Best Legal Counsel Spend Management Consultancy - USA." Matthew Prinn, Principal of RFP Advisory Group, works with companies to ensure they are using the right mix of law firms at the best prices. RFP Advisory Group provides... - November 04, 2020 - RFP Advisory Group LLC

Judge Elizabeth Davis Frizell, Candidate for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Place 3, Could be the First African American Woman to Serve on Texas’ Highest Court

If elected, Judge Frizell will be the first African American woman to serve on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Place 3, unseating Republican incumbent Judge Bert Richardson. - November 04, 2020 - Elizabeth Davis Frizell

The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Ransomware Prevention and Crackdown

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Ransomware Prevention and Crackdown: Long-Term Solution and Defense Tactics. This event is scheduled on November 13, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET. - November 01, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Litigation Attorney Monica Schmucker Elected to Friends of Lovers Key Board of Directors

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that litigation attorney Monica Schmucker was elected to the Friends of Lovers Key (“FOLK)” Board of Directors. FOLK is a 501(c)(3) citizen support organization dedicated to the preservation of Lovers Key State Park... - October 29, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Relatives of PS752 Victims File Lawsuit Against the Islamic Republic of Iran in U.S. District Court

Relatives of PS752 Victims File Lawsuit Against the Islamic Republic of Iran in U.S. District Court

Herischi & Associates LLC, on behalf of the families of several of the 176 victims who died when Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was allegedly shot down by Iranian air defenses, has filed a suit in D.C. District Court against the Iranian government and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard... - October 27, 2020 - Herischi & Associates LLC

The Law Offices of John Caravella to Co-Present in Halfmoon Seminars October 29 Webinar

The Law Offices of John Caravella to Co-Present in Halfmoon Seminars October 29 Webinar

Long Island Construction Attorney, John Caravella, Esq. will be co-presenting for Halfmoon Seminars "Laws for New York Architects" on October 29, 2020. Along with two other New York construction industry professionals, Mr. Caravella and his other co-presenters will discuss the fine details of Law for New York Architects. - October 25, 2020 - The Law Offices of John Caravella P.C.

Samuel L. Boyd is Honored by the Top 100 Registry as the 2020 Attorney of the Year, and is Due to be Featured on the Front Cover of  Top 100 Lawyers Magazine's Q4 Edition

Samuel L. Boyd is Honored by the Top 100 Registry as the 2020 Attorney of the Year, and is Due to be Featured on the Front Cover of Top 100 Lawyers Magazine's Q4 Edition

Samuel Boyd is featured on the front cover of Top 100 Registry's quarterly Top 100 Lawyers publication. Samuel is a practicing Attorney and Founder of Boyd & Associates, in Dallas, Texas. His firm concentrates their practice in Whistleblower & Business Fraud Cases. - October 23, 2020 - Top100 Registry Inc.

Willms Joins Woods Aitken

Woods Aitken LLP is delighted to announce that Joseph F. Willms has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Willms joins the firm’s growing labor and employment law practice group. Willms provides counseling and representation to public and private employers on a wide range of labor and... - October 23, 2020 - Woods Aitken LLP

TMOA Announces New Chair of the Board

Investor and Digital Transformation Leader Charlie Cannell appointed to Chair the Board of the holding company of Trade Mark Owners Association (TMOA). - October 22, 2020 - TMOA

Family Law Attorney Christina O’Brien Discusses Florida Child Relocation Law

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that stockholder Christina “Christy” O’Brien served as a panelist during the recent Association of Family Law Professionals’ annual conference. The session focused on the circumstances and... - October 22, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

CompassMSP Expands Into Midwest with Acquisition of Chicago-Based  Managed IT Services Provider MotherG

CompassMSP Expands Into Midwest with Acquisition of Chicago-Based Managed IT Services Provider MotherG

CompassMSP, LLC (CompassMSP), a leading managed IT service provider (MSP) with locations throughout the Northeastern US and Florida, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Mother Network Guardian LLC dba MotherG, an award-winning MSP in Chicago, IL. “We are excited to announce our... - October 21, 2020 - CompassMSP

Russell Whittle Unravels COVID and Related Workers’ Compensation Concerns for Municipalities

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that shareholder Russell Whittle presented “Workers' Compensation and COVID-19” to Public Risk Management of Florida members as part of its human resources webinar series. Whittle explained whether... - October 21, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Sharon Reuler Named Texas Super Lawyer For 13th Straight Year

Dallas-based real estate attorney Sharon Reuler was honored as a 2020 Texas Super Lawyer in Real Estate by Thomson Reuters, for the thirteenth consecutive year. No more than 5 percent of the more than 100,000 attorneys in Texas are recognized annually as Super Lawyers by Thomson... - October 21, 2020 - Sharon Reuler, PC

Shannon Puopolo Honored as Business Observer’s 40 Under 40 Honoree

Shannon Puopolo has been recognized as one of Business Observer magazine’s 40 Under 40 honorees during the virtual ceremony held on October 15, 2020. - October 18, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Community Family Life Services Launches "Starter Kit" Initiative for Formerly Incarcerated Women in the District of Columbia

Community Family Life Services Launches "Starter Kit" Initiative for Formerly Incarcerated Women in the District of Columbia

This new women’s reentry initiative provides women returning home from DOC or BOP a "Starter Kit" containing the essential tools needed to thrive. - October 17, 2020 - Community Family Life Services

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