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Co-Founders of Canadian Federation for Citizenship Have Announced the Appointment of an Advisory Board Member

Co-Founders of Canadian Federation for Citizenship Have Announced the Appointment of an Advisory Board Member

Canadian Federation For Citizenship’s mission to promote citizenship is steered by the principles that: Citizenship is a notable relationship that binds all Canadians, and, that it requires one to be accountable for others. - October 15, 2020 - Canadian Federation For Citizenship

SALI Litigation Extension and Innovative LMSS Viewer

SALI Efforts Accelerate During Pandemic to Provide More Depth for Litigation Attributes While Facilitating Code Viewing with a New LMSS Viewer - October 15, 2020 - Association of Legal Administrators

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

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

Long Island Construction Attorney, John Caravella, Esq. will be co-presenting for Halfmoon Seminars "Laws for New York Architects" on October 29th, 2020. Along with two other New York construction industry professionals, Mr. Caravella and his other co-presenters will discuss the fine... - October 11, 2020 - The Law Offices of John Caravella P.C.

Justice Tax, LLC Enforces Ethics and Accountability Through NAEA Membership

The NAEA (National Association of Enrolled Agents) is a membership-based organization that emphasizes ethics and accountability in the Enrolled Agents community. The NAEA expects all of their members to abide by a strict code of conduct in their business dealings, and to provide the best client... - October 10, 2020 - Justice Tax, LLC

USPTO Issues Casepoint New Patents for AI-Based Document Identification, Prediction Analytics, and Data Discovery Platform

Patents cover document identification using artificial intelligence and include a variety of advanced tools for streamlining data discovery. - October 10, 2020 - Casepoint

Newly Renamed Healthcare Innovation Law Firm Emphasizes Diversity as Key to Exceptional Client Service

Nixon Law Group is pleased to announce that it is now Nixon Gwilt Law, recognizing co-founder Rebecca Gwilt’s leadership and contributions to the rapidly growing firm. Nixon Gwilt Law will continue to focus exclusively on healthcare innovation, serving clients in digital health, life sciences, and value-based care delivery. “Innovators never stop improving,” said co-founder Carrie Nixon. “This is true of our clients, and it’s true of our firm." - October 07, 2020 - Nixon Gwilt Law

Free Webinar About Rights After an Accident

After an accident, many people ask themselves - do I need a lawyer? Where can I find a lawyer near me? What compensation can I get for my injuries? How much is my case worth? Attorney and mediator Brenda Waugh will answer these questions at her monthly free webinar, "How to Deal with the... - October 07, 2020 - Brenda Waugh

California Attorneys See a Spike in Asset Seizures on U.S.-Mexico Border

Civil forfeiture, also known as asset seizures, is a relatively unknown, yet highly controversial practice whereby state and government agencies confiscate cash and belongings from individuals who are merely suspected of a crime. While these cases can occur anywhere in the country, there has been a... - October 06, 2020 - San Diego Defenders

Villas at Copperwynd Association Countersues Palisades Resorts LLC dba Adero Scottsdale

Villas at Copperwynd Association Countersues Palisades Resorts LLC dba Adero Scottsdale

The Villas at Copperwynd Association announced today that in response to an Arizona Superior Court complaint against the Villas filed by Palisades Resorts LLC, the owner of the Marriott Adero Scottsdale Resort, it filed a defense and countersuit on October 2 requesting at least $2 million in... - October 05, 2020 - Villas At Copperwynd

The Banks Law Firm Has Relocated to Accommodate Growth

The Banks Law Firm has relocated to respond to the needs of the community. - October 04, 2020 - Banks Law Firm

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman Lawyer Lindsay Childs Publishes Family and Divorce Law Book

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman family attorney Lindsay H. Childs has published a book on family and divorce law. The book, Divorce in the Golden Years: Estate Planning, Spousal Support, and Retirement Issues for Clients at Midlife and Beyond, Second Edition, was published on August 21, 2020, by... - October 04, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

N.J. Military Software Vendor Releases Low Cost Alyssa's Law Solution for Schools

N.J. Military Software Vendor Releases Low Cost Alyssa's Law Solution for Schools

2019 Astors Platinum Winner. DIY kit for Alyssa Law Solution. Low Cost Solution. No onsite engineers required. Panic Buttons, Mobile APP, Text Messaging and 911 calling. - October 02, 2020 - Desktop Alert

The Law Office of Kwartler Manus, LLC Would Like to Announce That It Has Selected Ms. Daad Sharfi, NYU, as the Recipient of Their 2020 Public Interest Scholarship

The law office of Kwartler Manus, LLC would like to announce that it has selected Ms. Daad Sharfi, NYU, as the recipient of The Kwartler Manus Public Interest Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. - October 02, 2020 - Kwartler Manus, LLC

Three Abuse Victims File Lawsuit Against Loma Linda University Medical Center and Seventh Day Adventist Church Alleging Abuse by Child Psychiatrist

AB 218 Filing Window Gives Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Assault a Path to Justice and Closure. - October 01, 2020 - The Zalkin Law Firm

Lawyers Directory USA Has Officially Announced the Launch of Its New Attorney Directory

Lawyers Directory USA has officially announced the launch of its new attorney directory that will initially feature thousands of lawyers in private practice but will gradually expand to cover all 1.3 million lawyers in the USA. The legal industry in US has experienced significant growth, with a... - September 30, 2020 - Lawyers Directory USA

IME360 by prIME Assessments Addresses the Contentious Medico-Legal Assessments and Reporting System of Accident Injuries

IME360 by prIME Assessments Addresses the Contentious Medico-Legal Assessments and Reporting System of Accident Injuries

Years in development and leveraging technology, IME360 is an alternative to the present burdensome and adversarial process. - September 29, 2020 - prIME Assessments

Statement by Missin Peace in Response to Grand Jury Verdict in the Breonna Taylor Case

Missin Peace released the following statement regarding the Kentucky Attorney General’s decision to indict one police officer connected with the murder of Breonna Taylor: "With heavy sorrow, we extend our hearts to Breonna Taylor’s family and the unsettling number of people still... - September 25, 2020 - Missin Peace

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman Lawyer Lydia S. Terrill Publishes Book on Family Law and Social Security

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman family attorney Lydia Terrill has published a book on family law and Social Security. The book, The Family Law Practitioner’s Guide to Social Security, Second Edition, was published on August 24, 2020, by the American Bar Association. The book explores various... - September 24, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Ankin Law Office Presents: Reasons Your Social Security Claim Keeps Getting Denied

Just 30% of initial Social Security Disability applications are approved. Understanding why so many disability claims are denied can help increase your chances of winning an appeal. - September 22, 2020 - Ankin Law Office

The Coalition of Black Women Lawyers’ Statement on the Passing of the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The chair of the Coalition of Black Women Lawyers, LeTonya F. Moore, released a statement on the passing of the United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a giant among giants. A jurist with an intergenerational, cross-racial, and ethnic appeal,... - September 22, 2020 - Coalition of Black Women Lawyers

Jerry Vinkler Selected by Super Lawyers® for 2021

Being named Super Lawyer for fourteen consecutive years is not something every Illinois medical malpractice lawyer can claim. Jerry Vinkler is one of those Super Lawyers® who can claim that distinction. He first received this prestige award in 2007 and then every year since. This honor is only... - September 21, 2020 - Vinkler Law Offices, Ltd.

New Entity TPS THAYER CPAs in Great Houston Area

New Entity TPS THAYER CPAs in Great Houston Area

New Entity, TPS THAYER, LLC is a full-service CPA firm based in Sugar Land, TX, with 34 employees including 13 CPAs. Audits of public and private businesses, tax planning and compliance, valuations, consulting, financial reporting, litigation support, real estate appraisals, consulting on accounting and record keeping and QuickBooks training are a sample of the services the firm continues to provide to their diverse client-base. - September 18, 2020 - TPS THAYER

Family Lawyer Lindsay H. Childs Named President of Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman family law attorney Lindsay H. Childs recently took on the role of President of the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court for 2020-2021. Ms. Childs has been a member of the organization since 2011 and has previously served as Programming Chair, Membership Chair,... - September 18, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Patent Attorney Luca Hickman Selected as 40 Under 40 Honoree

Hickman advises inventors, artists, and musicians and works on high profile business and contractual matters, including multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions involving publicly traded companies and celebrities. - September 17, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Yadegar, Minoofar, & Soleymani LLP Successfully Represents Bachelorette Contestant Chad Johnson in Lawsuit

Yadegar, Minoofar, & Soleymani LLP Successfully Represents Bachelorette Contestant Chad Johnson in Lawsuit

Bachelorette contestant and one-time Bachelor Nation participant Chad Johnson recently obtained a $16 million judgment in his sexual harassment lawsuit against Sunset Studios Entertainment LLC and movie producer Cristina Cimino. Johnson is represented by Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyers,... - September 11, 2020 - Yadegar, Minoofar & Soleymani LLP

Herischi & Associates LLC Files Lawsuit Against Burka’s Fine Wines & Liquors for Alleged Wrongful Death of Maryland Teen

Herischi & Associates LLC Files Lawsuit Against Burka’s Fine Wines & Liquors for Alleged Wrongful Death of Maryland Teen

Herischi & Associates LLC files a lawsuit in the District Court of Maryland against Burka’s Fine Wines & Liquors for the alleged wrongful death of Maryland teen resulting from the sale of alcohol to a minor. - September 11, 2020 - Herischi & Associates LLC

Kahana Feld Forms Financial Services Litigation Practice Group

Kahana Feld is proud to announce the launch of its Financial Services Litigation Practice Group. The firm has represented businesses in the financial services sector for many years, and has a number of attorneys that focus their practice on this area. Forming a formal practice group will help to better coordinate and promote this expertise. - September 08, 2020 - Kahana & Feld

Stange Law Firm, PC Announces Several Key Promotions Within the Firm

Stange Law Firm, PC Announces Several Key Promotions Within the Firm

Stange Law Firm, PC announced the expansion of their leadership with promotion of two new Partners, a new Senior Partner and a new Partner/General Counsel for the firm. - September 03, 2020 - Stange Law Firm, PC

Attorney Daniel Vaswani of Red Metric Law, Criminal Defense, Releases Video About Hurricane Laura

The impact of Hurricane Laura has had on Texas and Louisinas is worsened by COVID-19. - September 03, 2020 - Red Metric Law

UZIO, a Leader in HCM Technology, Introduces Uzio Legal in Partnership with myHRcounsel™

UZIO, a Leader in HCM Technology, Introduces Uzio Legal in Partnership with myHRcounsel™

An exciting new partnership between the Uzio Group and myHRcounsel - September 02, 2020 - myHRcounsel

The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 Recognizes Woods Aitken Attorneys

Woods Aitken LLP is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021, one of the legal profession’s oldest and most respected peer-review publications. In addition, eight Woods Aitken attorneys were named to the... - August 30, 2020 - Woods Aitken LLP

Henderson Franklin Names Mark Nieds Chair and Launches Intellectual Property Group

The IP Group advises clients on matters relating to the identification, protection, enforcement and monetization of IP assets including trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets. - August 29, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Henderson Franklin to Host Its 28th Annual Employment Law Seminar Virtually

Speakers will share recommendations to keep their businesses in compliance with new laws thereby reducing risk and exposure to legal claims. - August 29, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Local Child Welfare Leader Champions Foster Kids with Lived Experience

Local Child Welfare Leader Champions Foster Kids with Lived Experience

Michelle Canaday, Circuit Director for the 15th Judicial District of the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, is the perfect example of what happens when someone speaks words of life and encouragement to a child. Canaday, who is the product of the Wisconsin foster care system, remembers a childhood... - August 28, 2020 - Speak Up for Kids

CWS Israel Forms Strategic Contractor Compliance Partnership with KellyOCG®

CWS Israel Forms Strategic Contractor Compliance Partnership with KellyOCG®

CWS Israel, a Contingent Workforce management firm, today announced a strategic partnership with KellyOCG® to help mitigate clients’ IC misclassification risk. - August 27, 2020 - CWS Israel

myHRcounsel is Pleased to Announce a New Partnership with Payroll Network

myHRcounsel is Pleased to Announce a New Partnership with Payroll Network

myHRcounsel™ is pleased to announce a new partnership with Payroll Network. This partnership will provide Payroll Network clients with a unique online legal service, that is backed by a law firm that was founded in 1932. With this partnership, Payroll Network clients will now have on-demand... - August 26, 2020 - myHRcounsel

The Sader Law Firm Attorneys Explain the Benefits of Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy provides benefits that individuals and businesses should consider. - August 26, 2020 - The Sader Law Firm

Association of Legal Administrators Hires First Female Executive Director

Association of Legal Administrators Hires First Female Executive Director

April Campbell, JD, will join the Association’s professional staff as ALA’s next Executive Director. - August 26, 2020 - Association of Legal Administrators

Three in SBBO’s Dallas Office Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List

Three attorneys in the Dallas office of Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson LLP have been named to the list of The Best Lawyers in America 2021. - August 26, 2020 - Otteson Shapiro LLP

Tami G. Vail, Esq., Joins Kahana Feld as the Managing Partner of Its New San Diego Office

Kahana Feld is pleased to announce that Tami G. Vail, Esq., has joined the firm as the Managing Partner of our new San Diego office. Ms. Vail was most recently a Partner at Liedle, Larson & Vail, and is an outstanding “AV” preeminent rated trial attorney with a deep understanding of... - August 24, 2020 - Kahana & Feld

Kate Vetrano, Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman Family Attorney Named to List of 2021 Best Lawyers in America©

Family attorney Kathleen Vetrano, of Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman LLC has once again been recognized by Best Lawyers® earning a place on the 2021 Best Lawyers in America© list. Ms. Vetrano has been recognized for this honor for each of the thirteen years since 2008. Ms. Vetrano was... - August 23, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Eight Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson Lawyers Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List: Of Counsel Tom Bieging Named Lawyer of the Year

Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson LLP announced today that eight of the firm’s attorneys have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Of Counsel Tom Bieging has been named 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” for Banking and Finance Law in Denver, Colorado. - August 22, 2020 - Otteson Shapiro LLP

Orr & Reno Attorneys Listed Among "The Best Lawyers in America"

Twelve attorneys from the Concord law firm of Orr & Reno have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America." Additionally, attorney Carey was selected as Concord's "Lawyer of the Year" for Criminal Defense: General Practice. This distinction is awarded to just a single attorney in each practice area in the community. - August 21, 2020 - Orr & Reno

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman Lawyers Sarinia Feinman and Lindsay Childs Recognized as 2020 Top Lawyers by Main Line Today

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman family attorneys Sarinia M. Feinman and Lindsay H. Childs have been recognized by Main Line Today as 2020 Top Lawyers in divorce and family law. The win marks the third time Main Line Today has honored Ms. Feinman as a Top Lawyer and the second time that Ms. Childs... - August 21, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

The Zalkin Law Firm Represents Victims Alleging Childhood Sexual Abuse in New Lawsuit Against Fellowship Church

Plaintiffs Allege a Cult Culture of Pervasive Sexual Abuse of Children by Church Leadership - August 20, 2020 - The Zalkin Law Firm

Mark A. Chertok, Esq. Recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Mark A. Chertok, Esq. Recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Mark A. Chertok, Esq. of New York, New York has been recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding achievements and high level of success in the field of law. About Mark A. Chertok, Esq. With over 40 years experience and 35 years with... - August 20, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Sara Qureshi Elected as Vice President of ACT Board Directors

Qureshi is a frequent speaker on COVID-19 tax relief programs and routinely assists business owners faced with Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Penalties under the Affordable Care Act. - August 20, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Petrelli Previtera, LLC Announces New Office in Maryland

Petrelli Previtera, LLC Announces New Office in Maryland

Petrelli Previtera, a top family law firm with existing offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Chicago, announced a new office will be opening in September 2020 in the Washington, D.C. area as they continue to expand to better serve their clients. The new office is located at 5425 Wisconsin Ave... - August 18, 2020 - Petrelli Previtera, LLC

Stephanie L. Millea, Esq., Joins Kahana Feld as a Partner in the Construction and General Liability Litigation Practice Groups

Kahana Feld is pleased to announce that Stephanie Millea, Esq. has joined the firm’s Irvine office as a Partner in the firm’s Construction and General Liability litigation practice groups. “Stephanie is an accomplished and respected attorney who focuses in the construction... - August 17, 2020 - Kahana & Feld

COVID Friendly Location in Unchartered Waters:  Lady Justice on Land, Mermaid Justice at Sea

COVID Friendly Location in Unchartered Waters: Lady Justice on Land, Mermaid Justice at Sea

Laguna Legal has entered unchartered waters and has a COVID-friendly solution for boat owners needing a corporation, trust, or LLC: a new location in Marina Del Rey with built-in fresh air and occasional visits from dolphins. Ellie Ortiz owns and operates Laguna Legal, specializing in divorce... - August 15, 2020 - Laguna Legal Document and Mediation Services

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