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Pelton Graham LLC Calls on Governments to Act to Protect Working Class Americans Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic
Pelton Graham LLC calls on federal, state and local governments to take significant action to protect the rights of all Americans adversely impacted by the spread of COVID-19. If significant steps are not taken immediately to support the millions of Americans impacted by the pandemic, our county risks a social and economic devastation of the type not seen since The Great Depression. - March 16, 2020 - Pelton Graham LLC
The Voice of Reform and Wrongful Incarceration, Curtis Ray Davis, II Speaks Volumes in New Book, "Slave State: Evidence of Apartheid in America"
Curtis Ray Davis speaks at various institutions on the topic of wrongful incarceration with his book "Slave State - Evidence of Apartheid in America" giving examples and mentions of overwhelming amounts of incarcerations, in particular, in the state of Louisiana as evidence that Louisiana is undeniably a slave state. Curtis Ray Davis demonstrated that these incarceration statistics from Louisiana are firsthand evidence that there is indeed Apartheid in America. - March 16, 2020 - Mindfield Publishing
Henderson Franklin Welcomes Former Indiana Deputy Attorney General Monica Schmucker to Litigation Team
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Monica Schmucker has joined the Tort & Insurance Litigation Department. She is a former Deputy Attorney General in Indiana and brings her keen investigation experience to her litigation practice, assisting clients in the... - March 15, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Florida Property Receiver Force offers a solution for Associations inundated with Reverse Mortgages affected by the 2018 Judicial Foreclosure Requirement. - March 14, 2020 - Florida Property Receiver Force
Newport Beach law firm, Adelson McLean, has taken steps to ensure that the current coronavirus pandemic does not disrupt their clients’ businesses. - March 13, 2020 - Adelson McLean
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that estate planning Attorney Gregory Herman-Giddens has been named to the Board of Directors for Carolina Meadows. Carolina Meadows is a non-profit continuing care retirement community in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the same... - March 12, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Brian J. Hubbard, Partner, Condo Roccia Koptiw, LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Patent Portfolio Management
The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Brian J. Hubbard, Partner, Condo Roccia Koptiw, LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Patent Portfolio Management: Effective Strategies and Best Practices in 2020 Live Webcast.” - March 12, 2020 - The Knowledge Group
Kennedy Berg LLP Wins the Appointment of a Receiver Over the Business and Property of The Law Offices of Jonathan S. Resnick & Perry A. Resnick
Kennedy Berg LLP secured the appointment of a receiver to take possession of the businesses and property of three Maryland-based law firms, The Law Offices of Jonathan S. Resnick, LLC, The Law Offices of Jonathan S. Resnick, PLLC and The Law Offices of Perry A. Resnick, LLC on behalf of specialty funder KrunchCash, LLC. - March 11, 2020 - Kennedy Berg LLP
Circeo Fannin, P.S.C., a civil litigation law firm based in Lexington, today announced that two of its founding partners – Lisa Circeo and Corey Fannin – were elected to the 2020 Board of Governors for the Kentucky Justice Association. Circeo and Fannin are both active and longstanding... - March 11, 2020 - Circeo Fannin, P.S.C.
New Complaint Filed in United States vs. Stanford Health Care (Stanford Hospitals) Alleged Billing Fraud Case
A newly amended Complaint was just filed on March 2, 2020 in Los Angeles in the United States District Court, Central Division. The case is captioned, United States vs. Stanford and Stanford Health Care, Case No. CV 17-08726-DSF (AFMx). The Complaint alleges that Stanford Health Care’s billing schemes to defraud Medicare and commercial payors reach back to at least 2010, and are ongoing. - March 10, 2020 - GJLaw
The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Patent Portfolio Management: Effective Strategies and Best Practices in 2020 Live Webcast
The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Patent Portfolio Management: Effective Strategies and Best Practices in 2020 Live Webcast. - March 10, 2020 - The Knowledge Group
Peter Hanschke, Director, Product Management, TechInsights to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Patent Portfolio Management
The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Peter Hanschke, Director, Product Management, TechInsight will speak at its webcast entitled, “Patent Portfolio Management: Effective Strategies and Best Practices in 2020 Live Webcast.” - March 07, 2020 - The Knowledge Group
Mediation 2020: New Decade/New Perspectives on Saturday, April 25 Seminar at Rutgers Atrium in Somerset, NJ
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators invites members and the public to attend their Mediation 2020: New Decade/New Perspectives seminar, on Sat., April 25 at Rutgers Atrium in Somerset. Featured speaker, Andrew Smith will present "putting your mediation practice to the test" and expert speaker, Brad Heckman will present "transferring and translating mediation/peace building skills from the international arena to New Jersey's mediation services." - March 06, 2020 - New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
LG LAW, one of the most successful law firms in the state of California, with a combined legal experience of over 100 years, is pleased to announce that it will be offering its services in that area starting January 2020 to the workers of Fontana, California. After suffering a severe injury on the... - March 05, 2020 - LG LAW
Vetrano family lawyer Lydia Terrill recently had the honor of educating family attorneys across the state of Pennsylvania by writing a case note for the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section publication, “Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.” - March 04, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano
FreeEliza: A Father's Rights Organization - Kansas Supreme Court Grants Petition for Review of Father's Case
In a case of contested adoption, a Kansas man's legal battle for the right to parent his daughter will go before the Kansas Supreme Court. - March 03, 2020 - FreeEliza Father's Rights Organization
The Coronavirus threatens both life and capital as it continues to spread worldwide. Asset Protection and Risk Management Authority, attorney Ike Devji identifies 9 Coronavirus Threats To Business that business owners and executives must know and act on now to protect their businesses, employees and clients. - March 02, 2020 - Pro Asset Protection
Local attorney and mediator, Brenda Waugh with Waugh Law & Mediation has organized and will participate in a Basic Mediation Training sponsored by the West Virginia Bar on June 17-18, 2020. - March 02, 2020 - Brenda Waugh
Starkey, Kelly, Kenneally, Cunningham & Turnbach is proud to congratulate partner Kevin Starkey for receiving the designation of Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He was awarded the designation after completing a rigorous qualification process. To put this rare... - February 26, 2020 - Starkey, Kelly, Kenneally, Cunningham & Turnbach
People First RH, a Workplace Misconduct Resolution Platform, Partners with On-Demand Legal Service, myHRcounsel
People First's solution allows employees to submit detailed incident reports about discrimination and harassment. - February 25, 2020 - myHRcounsel
Disability Application Help Launches a New Website to Offer a Free Social Security Disability Online Case Evaluation
Disability Application Help provides a free nationwide disability benefits evaluation service. A new website has been launched that makes it easier for people to request a free case evaluation. The free service allows disabled people to quickly find out if they may qualify for social security... - February 23, 2020 - Disability Application Help
3D Interactive Instructions Increase Safety, Accessibility & Sustainability; Free BILT App Showcased at Consumer Product Health & Safety Conference
BILT Inc. is showcasing 3D interactive instructions at the International Consumer Products Health & Safety Organization (ICPHSO) Conference this week in Orlando, Florida. Stakeholders in the product safety and compliance community are learning how set-up instructions on the free BILT app enhance product safety, inclusiveness, and sustainability. - February 20, 2020 - BILT Incorporated
Circeo Fannin, P.S.C., a civil litigation law firm based in Lexington, today announced that three of its attorneys, founding partners Lisa Circeo, Richard Circeo, and Corey Fannin, were selected for inclusion in 2020 Kentucky Super Lawyers by their peers. Associate Hannah Jamison was also listed as... - February 19, 2020 - Circeo Fannin, P.S.C.
The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Family Law Section (FLS) recently held the 2020 Winter Meeting, at which members commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Divorce Code. The meeting was held January 17-19 at the Hotel Hershey. Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman family attorneys... - February 13, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Erin Houck-Toll has been named Chair of its Business & Tax Department. The Department is comprised of multiple practice groups, including: General Counsel Services, Health Care, Intellectual Property and Mergers... - February 09, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, announces it has expanded its Employment and Labor practice with the addition of Alison F. Smith as a partner in its Fort Lauderdale office. Smith has significant experience handling all aspects of employment and labor law including conducting... - February 09, 2020 - Kelley Kronenberg
Alexa Stephenson, Esq., Joins Kahana & Feld LLP as an Attorney with Its Business, Employment, and Construction Litigation Teams
Kahana & Feld LLP is pleased to announce that Alexa Stephenson, Esq., has joined the firm as an attorney in the firm’s Business, Employment, and Construction Litigation practice groups. “Ms. Stephenson is a skilled and dedicated attorney who has a track record of excellence and... - February 08, 2020 - Kahana & Feld
Skilled marketing professional to focus on creative and effective messaging to support the firm’s continued expansion. - February 05, 2020 - Kelley Kronenberg
Matter standard version 1 release provides a foundation for driving efficiency and enabling change for the legal industry. - February 04, 2020 - Association of Legal Administrators
The Zalkin Law Firm Secures Landmark Ruling in Title IX Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against University of California Berkeley
Ninth Circuit Rules Educational Institutions Can be Held Liable for Maintaining a Pattern of Failing to Respond to Sexual Misconduct - February 03, 2020 - The Zalkin Law Firm
Patrick Henry College is a forensics powerhouse with an unmatched record in collegiate forensics competition by winning 12 of the past 16 AMCA National Tournament Championships in Oral Advocacy and consistently finishing in the top 1% of the nation in the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA). - February 03, 2020 - Patrick Henry College
Firm Welcomes Indira Marin and Kimberly A. Innocent. - February 02, 2020 - Kelley Kronenberg
Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, announced the addition of Melissa Arrojas, Michelle B. Sealey and Jason R. Hepperly to their Miami Office. Arrojas joins as a Partner, Hepperly and Marano join the firm as Attorneys. Arrojas focuses her practice on First Party Property Insurance... - February 01, 2020 - Kelley Kronenberg
Newly Unsealed Lawsuit in Federal Court Alleges Ongoing Healthcare Fraud by Stanford and Stanford Healthcare in Palo Alto, California
Stanford Hospital, a purported non-profit organization that has been exempt from paying taxes with the sole intent of offering the best service to the residents of Northern California, is listed as the Defendant in a recently unsealed lawsuit in Federal Court alleging Stanford habitually and schematically defrauded its patients under the guise of false surgical billing. The DOJ filed a new Statement of Interest in the case in Federal Court. - January 31, 2020 - GJLaw
Vetrano Family Attorney Lydia Terrill Participated in Service Project in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr
On January 20, 2020, Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman family attorney Lydia Terrill participated in a service project in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The project, held at the Inter-Faith Housing Alliance in Ambler, Pennsylvania, was coordinated by the Young Lawyers Section and... - January 31, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano
The Department of Justice just lodged a “Statement of Interest” in Federal Court in support of the first publicly litigated false claims action (“FCA”) against Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospitals & Clinics) in more than two decades. The case is captioned United States vs. Stanford et. al. Case No. CV 17-08726-DSF. It is a live case in the Central District Federal Court. The Complaint alleges Stanford engaged in massive government fraud in excess of $468 Million Dollars. - January 30, 2020 - GJLaw
President of Lawyerist Stephanie Everett receives distinction as one of the top women in legal tech from the American Bar Association. - January 30, 2020 - Lawyerist
Woods Aitken LLP is delighted to welcome former Jefferson County Deputy District Attorney, Amanda Hoberg, to the firm’s Denver office. Hoberg joins the firm’s growing litigation team, working with clients in the construction law and commercial litigation practice areas. “Amanda... - January 29, 2020 - Woods Aitken LLP
La Vida Verde Files Counterclaims Against International Cannabrands Inc. for Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, and Declaratory Relief
On January 24, 2020, La Vida Verde, Inc. (“La Vida”) filed counterclaims against International Cannabrands, Inc. (“ICI”) for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and declaratory relief in the Federal District Court of the Northern District of California... - January 28, 2020 - La Vida Verde
A Fairfax VA immigration attorney at Johnson & Masumi recently released a blog discussing, "How to Apply for a Family Based Green Card" for family members to come to the United States. Due to the Immigration and Nationality Act's limits on the number of family-based green cards that... - January 27, 2020 - Johnson & Masumi, P.C.
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America® have issued its 2020 “Best Law Firms” ranking and they are pleased to announce that Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. has been selected again in multiple categories. The annual rankings are based on a rigorous... - January 26, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) today announced that April Campbell, JD, will join the Association’s professional staff as Interim Executive Director, effective February 1. This follows the news that ALA’s Board of Directors has initiated a formal search for its next Executive Director after the resignation of Oliver Yandle, JD, CAE. Yandle’s last day with ALA will be January 31. - January 24, 2020 - Association of Legal Administrators
Woods Aitken LLP is excited to announce that Kelsey Heino has recently joined the firm, focusing her practice on labor and employment law. - January 24, 2020 - Woods Aitken LLP
The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Never Trust, Always Verify: Battling Sophisticated Cybersecurity Threats - January 24, 2020 - The Knowledge Group
On February 29, Kyndall Francis, Chris Scott, Ted McDonald, along with state and local officials will all be on hand to speak out about the challenges of wrongful incarceration that are impacting men and woman across our country. - January 23, 2020 - Exonerated Media Company
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Amanda Barritt has been named Chair of its Real Estate Department. She holds the highest certification by The Florida Bar in Condominium & Planned Development Law. Barritt also serves as chair of the... - January 23, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
New Fort Lauderdale organization provides legal aid to those in need. - January 22, 2020 - Florida Justice Center
Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group was a guest on Ari Kaplan's Reinventing Professionals podcast. The Reinventing Professionals podcast is designed to offer ideas, guidance, and perspectives on how to effectively navigate a perpetually shifting professional landscape, with a unique focus on the legal industry and the technology that is driving its evolution. - January 20, 2020 - RFP Advisory Group LLC
Rawls Law Group of Richmond, Virginia is proud to announce that Brewster Rawls is selected to the Board of Directors at James River Writers. Brewster Rawls, a seasoned medical malpractice attorney and law firm owner, brings a wealth of experience to the Board, having written well over 200 blogs for... - January 19, 2020 - Rawls Law Group
The law firm of Kahana & Feld, LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Alex M. Chazen has been named by Super Lawyers to the 2020 Southern California Rising Star list in the field of Construction Litigation. The Rising Star designation by Super Lawyers is an honor reserved for lawyers who... - January 19, 2020 - Kahana & Feld