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Attorney Daniel Vaswani of Red Metric Law Releases Video Discussing Trump's Use of Federal Agents in Oregon Where Protests Have Continued Since the Death of George Floyd

Attorney Daniel Vaswani of Red Metric Law, a criminal defense firm that focuses on DUI and domestic violence cases, recently released a video titled, "The Separation of Powers." The video discusses the different policing agencies within the state, federal jurisdiction and Donald Trump's use of force in Portland, Oregon. - August 07, 2020 - Red Metric Law

New Sports Segment to be Featured on Red Metric Law Social Media Pages

Red Metric Law, DUI and criminal defense lawyers, have added a new segment that is going to be featured on their social media pages. The new segment joins "News Swipe" and "Side Bar" and will be titled "Sport Court." - August 06, 2020 - Red Metric Law

Ronald J. Szymanski Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Ronald J. Szymanski Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Ronald J. Szymanski of Brookfield, Illinois has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of law. About Ronald J. Szymanski Ronald Szymanski is a retired assistant... - August 05, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

FoxPromotions is Excited to Announce That Las Vegas Resident and Noted Author R.J. Waters Has Signed with the Digital Media Company

FoxPromotions is Excited to Announce That Las Vegas Resident and Noted Author R.J. Waters Has Signed with the Digital Media Company

R.J. Waters, author of acclaimed crime drama, "Cold But Not Forgotten" has agreed to allow FoxPromotions to develop and maintain his social media presence. Mr. Waters a former police officer and security agent writes from experience. - August 05, 2020 - FoxPromotions

Attorney Daniel Vaswani, from Red Metric, Releases Video Discussing The Black Lives Matter Movement & the Recent Movement to Defund the Police

Mr. Vaswani released a video discussing what has been going on in our streets. He speaks about how citizens continue to take to the streets to protest police brutality and how many individuals are demanding local police departments be defunded. This comes in light of the death of George Floyd, who died at the hands of police officers. Mr. Daniel Vaswani is the lead attorney at the Red Metric Law Firm, which is a criminal defense firm that focuses DUI cases and domestic violence cases. - August 05, 2020 - Red Metric Law

APTQI Disappointed by 9% Cut to Physical and Occupational Therapy Included in Proposed PFS Rule for CY 2021

CMS proposal increases specialty provider cuts despite opposition from bipartisan lawmakers and broad group of healthcare stakeholders. - August 04, 2020 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

Brightleaf Solutions Further Extends Its Commitment to Safeguarding Customer Data with SOC 2 Attestation

Brightleaf Solutions Further Extends Its Commitment to Safeguarding Customer Data with SOC 2 Attestation

Independent audit verifies Brightleaf’s internal controls and processes. - July 31, 2020 - Brightleaf Solutions, Inc.

Legal Language Services Examines Schrems II and Evidence Taking in the EU

Legal Language Services Examines Schrems II and Evidence Taking in the EU

In a recent blog post on Legal Lanaguage Services’ website, two experts discuss the decision Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (Schrems II). - July 29, 2020 - Legal Language Services

National Credit Partners Launches COVID-19 Recovery Initiative to Help Struggling Businesses

National Credit Partners Launches COVID-19 Recovery Initiative to Help Struggling Businesses

National Credit Partners (NCP), a financial firm specializing in business debt relief, announced that its in-house counsel has launched a new campaign to help struggling business owners recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, which has had an unprecedented impact on businesses across the... - July 27, 2020 - National Credit Partners

Stange Law Firm, PC Founding Partners Named Co-Chairs of Old Newsboys

Stange Law Firm, PC Founding Partners Named Co-Chairs of Old Newsboys

Stange Law Firm, PC Founding Partners Named Co-Chairs of Old Newsboys. There are many charities in St. Louis, but perhaps none of them is as extensive or synonymous with St. Louis, as Old Newsboys, now a charitable project of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. - July 27, 2020 - Stange Law Firm, PC

Lee Wolfe Honored with President's Award from CALI

Local Investigator Lee Wolfe honored with Prestigious President’s Award from the California Association of Licensed Investigators. - July 26, 2020 - SLI - Surveillance Locates Investigations, Inc.

Robert Shearman Named Chairman of United Way Board of Directors

Shearman represents public and private entities with respect to constitutional claims, employment law, wrongful termination, discrimination, and harassment matters and injury cases. - July 25, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

New Mexico Law Firm Discusses the Need for Uninsured Motorist Insurance

Parnall and Adams Law has recently released a new article that discusses the importance of uninsured motorist insurance. The article focuses on how uninsured motorist insurance protects drivers and the risks of an accident with an uninsured driver. - July 24, 2020 - Parnall & Adams Law

Brad Goldring Has Joined GTC Law Group PC & Affiliates

GTC Law Group, a premier IP and M&A boutique law firm, announced today that Brad Goldring has joined the firm and will practice in the firm’s Open Source Compliance and Mergers & Acquisitions groups. Brad comes to GTC with extensive experience counseling and developing risk mitigation... - July 23, 2020 - GTC Law Group & Affiliates

DAC Beachcroft Announces Collaboration with Cognia Law

International law firm DAC Beachcroft and leading law company Cognia Law are pleased to announce the launch of a collaboration using the flexible resourcing platform, Cognia Flex. Cognia Flex supports leading law businesses in securing and managing teams of high quality, flexible legal professionals. - July 23, 2020 - Cognia Law

Scott Atwood Elected Chair-Elect of the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Section

Atwood assists in formulating and implementing legal policy on a state and local level. This year, he served as a panelist on numerous webinars addressing COVID-19 and its impact on employers. - July 22, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson Welcomes Attorney Angie Fletcher

Angie Fletcher has joined Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson's Denver office as an attorney in the firm's Banking Practice Group. - July 15, 2020 - Otteson Shapiro LLP

Online Uncontested Divorces Nearly Doubled for Canada’s Untie The Knot During COVID-19 Pandemic

The demand for online divorces has never been higher for Canada’s number one online uncontested divorce service, Untie The Knot, operating for over 18 years. “This year, during the pandemic, we’ve seen an increase of 90% in online divorce orders through our service between May 18... - July 13, 2020 - Untie The Knot

Lori Ann Lange, Chair, Government Contracts Practice, Peckar & Abramson to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Emerging Trends in DoD’s CMMC Requirements Live Webcast

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lori Ann Lange, Chair, Government Contracts Practice, Peckar & Abramson will speak at its webcast entitled, “Getting Ready for the DoD’s CMMC Requirements: How to Prepare for Compliance.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm ET. - July 12, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Class Action Against TD Ameritrade Over Alleged Handling of Negative Oil Prices

Class Action Against TD Ameritrade Over Alleged Handling of Negative Oil Prices

A class action lawsuit filed by lead counsel, R Tamara de Silva in the Northern District of Illinois alleges that one of the largest brokerage firms in the world, TD Ameritrade Inc., was informed that negative prices may happen and took no steps to protect its customers, nor warn trading clients about the possibility of negative oil prices. - July 10, 2020 - Law Offices of R Tamara de Silva, LLC

The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on DoD's CMMC Requirements

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: "Getting Ready for the DoD's CMMC Requirements: How to Prepare for Compliance." This event is scheduled on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm ET. - July 10, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Christina O’Brien Appointed to The Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee

The Family Law Rules Committee is comprised of lawyers, judiciary, state senators, state representatives and the governor in an effort to “enhance the procedural and substantive laws governing Florida’s family law matters.” - July 09, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

New Book, "Bombshell in the Barrio" Reveals How Educators Defeated the FBI, DOJ, the Texas Education Agency, and El Paso's Oligarcy

This new book by Parrhesia Press examines the experience of five El Paso educators who refused to admit to crimes they didn't commit. It documents the terrorist tactics they endured from the FBI, DOJ, corrupt politicians, and a media that refused to question the authorities' side of the story, even as the case unraveled. Finally, it corrects the official narrative and demonstrates how their miraculous victory ultimately exposes the facts behind the fiction. - July 06, 2020 - Parrhesia Press

GMA Consult Group Launches Online Certification Management System

GMA Consult Group Launches Online Certification Management System

GMA Portal enhances global market access process for manufacturers and importers. - July 06, 2020 - GMA Consult Group

Gregory Herman-Giddens Re-Appointed to the Florida Bar Senior Lawyers Committee

Drawing on the accumulated knowledge and experience of its members, the Committee exchanges ideas to address issues that are of particular significance to senior lawyers. - July 02, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Henderson Franklin Welcomes Nicole Goetz to Family Law Team

Prior to joining Henderson Franklin, Goetz was the managing partner of two boutique family law firms including her own firm in Naples, Florida. - July 02, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Twenty-One Henderson Franklin Lawyers Honored as 2020 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

While only 5% of lawyers in the entire State are named to Florida Super Lawyers®, no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list. - July 01, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Justine Falcon, Legal AI, Organizes Protest Against Santa Clara Family Courts

Justine Falcon, Legal AI, Organizes Protest Against Santa Clara Family Courts

Advocates for judicial and court reform held a protest June 26, 2020 at the Santa Clara Family Justice Center in San Jose, bringing attention to the injustice and negligence in these divorce courts that tears apart families, keeps people from their children, and allows lawyers to defraud couples of... - June 26, 2020 - ORBAI

"YBF POLITICS" (TheYBF.com's New Vertical) Sits Down with Congressional Hopefuls Dr. Cameron Webb and Jaime Harrison

"YBF POLITICS" (TheYBF.com's New Vertical) Sits Down with Congressional Hopefuls Dr. Cameron Webb and Jaime Harrison

Natasha Eubanks of The YBF Sits Down with VA's history making Democratic pick Dr. Cameron Webb and SC's rising star for Senate Jaime Harrison; Launching the site's new politically focused content vertical "YBF POLITICS." - June 26, 2020 - The Young, Black & Fabulous, LLC (The YBF)

Keep the House for All the Right Reasons – by Preventing Permanent Mistakes in Divorce/Elder Family Mediation

Keep the House for All the Right Reasons – by Preventing Permanent Mistakes in Divorce/Elder Family Mediation

David Hitt of the Shore/Hitt Network with Keller Williams Los Feliz has completed the coursework to earn the RCS-DTM designation as a Real Estate Collaboration Specialist – Divorce™. - June 23, 2020 - The Shore/Hitt Network, Keller Williams Los Feliz

Kryptall® Provides Lawyers with Secure Calling

Kryptall® Provides Lawyers with Secure Calling

After a celebrity law firm was attacked and lost data of their celebrities; their data is being held at a $21 million ransom. If law firms do not secure their client communications and other data, they could violate the attorney-client privilege, lose clients, be subject to malpractice actions, damage their reputation, and possibly also lose their license to practice law. Encryption is a way to keep communications private and KryptAll® guarantees that calls are secure. - June 23, 2020 - KryptAll

Stanford Hospital Accused of Alleged $468 Million Dollar Healthcare Billing Fraud; DOJ Filed its Second Statement of Interest in Federal Court

Stanford Hospital Accused of Alleged $468 Million Dollar Healthcare Billing Fraud; DOJ Filed its Second Statement of Interest in Federal Court

The Department of Justice just filed a “Statement of Interest” in Federal Court in support of the false claims action (“FCA”) against Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospitals & Clinics). The case is captioned United States vs. Stanford et. al. The Complaint alleges Stanford engaged in government fraud in excess of $468 Million Dollars. - June 19, 2020 - GJLaw

The Divorce Transition Professionals Opening a Beverly Hills Chapter

The Divorce Transition Professionals Opening a Beverly Hills Chapter

The Divorce Transition Professionals opening a Beverly Hills Chapter. They are excited to announce that a Beverly Hills Chapter, led by David Hitt, a member and respected Residential Realtor, will be opening in about two to three months. David has already "recruited" Kathy Memel, a... - June 18, 2020 - The Divorce Transition Professionals - Beverly Hills

Prominent Alternative Fee-Based Chicago Business Litigation Lawyers to Announce New Firm

Prominent Alternative Fee-Based Chicago Business Litigation Lawyers to Announce New Firm

Nationally known trial lawyers Alexander Loftus and David Eisenberg announce the formation of a new law firm focusing on commercial and class litigation using an alternative fee-based model, primarily on a contingent fee basis. Loftus and Eisenberg leave securities arbitration and litigation... - June 18, 2020 - Loftus & Eisenberg, Ltd.

SCPC Urges Secretary Azar to Address Conflicting Insulin Pen Policy

In a letter to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, SCPC warns that conflicting regulatory policy puts patient access at risk and threatens LTC’s good faith efforts to provide insulin pens. - June 16, 2020 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

Steadfast Launches Time Synchronization Service to Assist Trading Broker-Dealer and Firm Compliance with SEC Rule 613 CAT NMS

Steadfast Launches Time Synchronization Service to Assist Trading Broker-Dealer and Firm Compliance with SEC Rule 613 CAT NMS

Steadfast, a cloud and managed infrastructure company with more than 20 years of hosting financial service organizations, has launched a new time-synchronization-as-a-service (TSaaS) that provides the infrastructure, software, and GPS/GNSS antenna systems to perform accurate timestamping in... - June 16, 2020 - Steadfast

End 2 End Results Vertical Marketing Delivers

End 2 End Results Vertical Marketing Delivers

Through their proprietary formula, Dave Grimm and his team at End 2 End Results (E2E) are able to build incredibility detailed client persona models for vertical market growth in the services, investment, real estate and legal spaces. - June 14, 2020 - End 2 End Results

Music and Intellectual Property Attorney, Christiane Kinney, Launches New Entertainment Firm, Kinney Law, P.C.

Veteran music attorney and artist advocate Christiane Kinney has launched a new entertainment boutique law firm, Kinney Law, P.C. The new firm will be based in Los Angeles. Prior to forming the new venture, Ms. Kinney was a partner at LeClairRyan, LLP and Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman &... - June 13, 2020 - Kinney Law, P.C.

Vetrano Family Lawyer Recognized as Super Lawyers Rising Star

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman LLC is pleased to announce that family lawyer Lydia S. Terrill has been recognized as a 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Star. The announcement marks Ms. Terrill’s first recognition for this honor. Super Lawyers performs yearly evaluations for nominated attorneys... - June 12, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Barriers to Collecting COVID-19 Damages

Barriers to Collecting COVID-19 Damages

Legal Language Services’ (LLS) senior consultant, Tom McLean, Esq. and LLS’s president, Victor Hertz, reviewed a lawsuit in which the plaintiffs sought to recover one-trillion dollars from the PRC for COVID-19 related damages and consider the economic question of the return on investment in filing this lawsuit. - June 11, 2020 - Legal Language Services

Advice Company(TM) Survey Reports 73% of Sole Practitioners and Attorneys at Small Law Firms Were Significantly Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

While half (51%) reported having concerns regarding their firm's survival in mid-May, with as many as 8% reporting severe concerns, more than four-in-ten (43%) now are seeing some improvement in early June. - June 10, 2020 - Advice Company

Fly Victor et al. Motion to Dismiss Successful Against Don’t Look Media, LLC

On 21 June 2019, Don't Look Media, LLC ("DLM") filed a lawsuit against Fly Victor et al. in the United States District Court, in the Southern District of Florida alleging a contractual dispute around a historical marketing agreement. The complaint put forth various allegations. On 17... - June 09, 2020 - Victor

Attorney Jay P. Renneisen Selected to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

Attorney Chosen for Top 100 After Highly Selective Evaluation Process - June 09, 2020 - Law Offices of Jay P. Renneisen

FlyVictor.com and Clive Jackson Charged in State Court Alleging "Diversion Schemes" and Fraudulent "Bankruptcy" Administration in London

FlyVictor.com and Clive Jackson Charged in State Court Alleging "Diversion Schemes" and Fraudulent "Bankruptcy" Administration in London

The Complaint also alleges: “These Defendants conducted and participated in the affairs of the 'RICO' enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity that consisted of repeated violations of the federal mail and wire fraud statutes and violations of Florida law relative to intentional misrepresentation of corporate accounts, money laundering, and tax evasion - all with the intent to defraud.” - June 08, 2020 - Farrow Law Firm

John F. Kazanovicz II, Esq., Joins Kahana & Feld LLP as a Partner with Its Construction, General Liability, and Employment Litigation Teams

Kahana & Feld LLP is pleased to announce that John F. Kazanovicz II, Esq., has joined the firm’s Oakland office as a Partner in the firm’s Construction, General Liability, and Employment Litigation practice groups. “Mr. Kazanovicz is an accomplished and respected attorney who... - June 08, 2020 - Kahana & Feld

Justice Tax, LLC Partners with Debt.com to Bring Taxpayers Free COVID-19 Tax Advice

As the unprecedented July 15 tax deadline approaches, Justice Tax, LLC and Debt.com partner to provide taxpayers with additional tax resources. - June 06, 2020 - Justice Tax, LLC

Long Island Construction Attorney, John Caravella, Esq., Will be Co-Presenter of Stafford’s AIA Webinar on June 24, 2020

Long Island Construction Attorney, John Caravella, Esq., will be co-presenting for Stafford’s AIA Webinar on June 24, 2020. Along with Steven Nudelman and Warren F. Jacoby, Mr. Caravella and his other co-presenters will discuss the fine details of AIA Contract Documents: 2017 Modifications,... - June 05, 2020 - The Law Offices of John Caravella P.C.

WikiLocks Announces Unique, Ground Breaking, Legal Industry Software Solution for Defeat Waiver Arguments

Mark Sterle, Director of Legal Solutions for North American-based WikiLocks announces the launch of an industry shaping legal software solution designed to defeat waiver arguments. - June 05, 2020 - WikiLocks

All 5 Family and Divorce Lawyers from Main Line firm Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman LLC Recognized as 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman LLC is pleased to announce that all five of its family and divorce lawyers in Main Line PA have been recognized by Super Lawyers. Each year, Super Lawyers makes selections based on evaluations of attorneys from every state, in over 70 areas of practice. The Super... - June 05, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

ESG Investor Collaborations Growth Accelerates Sending a Strong Message to Companies in 2020 & Beyond

ESG Investor Collaborations Growth Accelerates Sending a Strong Message to Companies in 2020 & Beyond

Leaders Arena's latest study finds that investor collaborations grew at a brisk pace, with a nearly 75% increase in collective investor AUM supporting ESG collaborations since 2018. Key growth factors include the growing number and size of investors supporting existing collaborations – including high-profile investors such as BlackRock – and the number of new initiatives being launched. Collaborations with a social focus represent 6 of the 8 new investor initiatives launched since 2018. - June 04, 2020 - Leaders Arena Limited

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