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Brewster Rawls Selected to Board of Directors at James River Writers

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

Kahana & Feld Partner, Alex M. Chazen, Named to 2020 Southern California Rising Star List

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

Ilan Guedj, Principal, Bates White to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Calculating Lost Profit Damages: Best Strategies in 2020 Live Webcast

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ilan Guedj, Principal, Bates White will speak at its webcast entitled, “Calculating Lost Profit Damages: Best Strategies in 2020 Live Webcast.” - January 17, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Main Line Family Law Attorney from Vetrano is Elected Vice President of the Montgomery Bar Association

The Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) has elected new officers and directors for 2020. Beginning January 10th, 2020, Sarinia M. Feinman took on the role of Vice President of the Montgomery Bar Association. - January 17, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Y Combinator Alumni Jet.Law Now Spire Law

Y Combinator Alumni Jet.Law Now Spire Law

Spire Law LLC (formerly Jet Dot Law PLLC) launched as Jet.Law in early 2019 as an alumni of Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 batch. “Spire Law’s new name represents our focus on defending Florida businesses. The name changed, but the firm’s core values remain the same. We provide... - January 16, 2020 - Spire Law

ForsterBoughman Represents Orlando Area Autism Spectrum Disorder Group Alpine Academy and Interventions Unlimited in Transaction with the Family Treatment Network

ForsterBoughman Represents Orlando Area Autism Spectrum Disorder Group Alpine Academy and Interventions Unlimited in Transaction with the Family Treatment Network

ForsterBoughman, a tax and corporate law boutique in Central Florida, represented the principals of Alpine Academy and Interventions Unlimited as they partnered their ABA school and therapy center with The Family Treatment Network. Alpine Academy and Interventions Unlimited are leaders in the... - January 16, 2020 - Forster Boughman Lefkowitz & Lowe

Baumchen Named Partner at Woods Aitken LLP

Woods Aitken LLP is delighted to announce that Colin P. Baumchen has been named a partner in the firm. He practices primarily in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation. - January 16, 2020 - Woods Aitken LLP

Krishnan Ramadas, Associate Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Calculating Lost Profit Damages: Best Strategies in 2020 Live Webcast

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Krishnan Ramadas, Associate Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC will speak at its webcast entitled, “Calculating Lost Profit Damages: Best Strategies in 2020 LiveWebcast.” - January 16, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman Recognized in 2020 Best Law Firms List

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® has recognized Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman on the “2020 Best Law Firms” list. - January 16, 2020 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Joe Kuster, Security and Compliance Solution Director, Catapult Systems to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Never Trust, Always Verify: Battling Sophisticated Cybersecurity

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Joe Kuster, Security and Compliance Solution Director, Catapult Systems will speak at its webcast entitled, “Never Trust, Always Verify: Battling Sophisticated Cybersecurity Threats with 'Zero Trust' Approach Live Webcast.” - January 15, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Colombo & Hurd Immigration Law Firm Welcomes Sal Picataggio to Their Business Immigration Practice

Colombo & Hurd Immigration Law Firm Welcomes Sal Picataggio to Their Business Immigration Practice

Colombo & Hurd is proud to welcome experienced business immigration attorney Sal Picataggio to their immigration practice. Picataggio has over eight years of experience representing investors, business owners, entrepreneurs, and foreign nationals with special abilities in a variety of... - January 14, 2020 - Colombo & Hurd

Sharkey-Ross Elected Stockholder at Henderson Franklin

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Amanda Sharkey Ross was elected stockholder. She focuses her practice in the areas of transportation (automobile, marine, trucking) liability, premises liability, negligent security, wrongful death,... - January 12, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Understanding Insurer's Duty to Settle: Practical Tips to Avoid Bad Faith Claims Live Webcast

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Understanding Insurer's Duty to Settle: Practical Tips to Avoid Bad Faith Claims Live Webcast. - January 11, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Federal Tax Controversy in 2020: Preparing for IRS Enforcement Initiatives Live Webcast

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Federal Tax Controversy in 2020: Preparing for IRS Enforcement Initiatives Live Webcast. - January 11, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

SBBO Attorneys Named Top Lawyer 2020 by 5280 Magazine

Two attorneys in the Denver office of Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson have been named Top Lawyer 2020 by 5280 magazine. The list is compiled by Colorado's top lifestyle publication and highlights the most skilled attorneys in the region. - January 10, 2020 - Otteson Shapiro LLP

Ed Higgins, Spyglass Solution Sales Director, Catapult Systems to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Never Trust, Always Verify: Battling Sophisticated Cybersecurity Threats

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ed Higgins, Spyglass Solution Sales Director, Catapult Systems will speak at its webcast entitled, “Never Trust, Always Verify: Battling Sophisticated Cybersecurity Threats with “Zero Trust” Approach Live Webcast.” - January 10, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

David Gannaway, Principal, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Federal Tax Controversy in 2020

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that David Gannaway, Principal, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Federal Tax Controversy in 2020: Preparing for IRS Enforcement Initiatives Live Webcast.” - January 09, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Hugh D. Hughes, Attorney, Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C. to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Understanding Insurer's Duty to Settle

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Hugh D. Hughes, Attorney, Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C. will speak at its webcast entitled, “Understanding Insurer's Duty to Settle: Practical Tips to Avoid Bad Faith Claims Live Webcast.” - January 09, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Kevin M. Johnson, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Federal Tax Controversy in 2020

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kevin M. Johnson, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Federal Tax Controversy in 2020: Preparing for IRS Enforcement Initiatives Live Webcast.” - January 09, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Gaylan Hendricks and Dan Hendricks, Senior Security Benefits, Inc. – Resolution of Litigation

Gaylan Hendricks and Dan Hendricks, Senior Security Benefits, Inc. – Resolution of Litigation

Gaylan Hendricks, the founder and CEO of Senior Security Benefits, Inc. (“SSBI”), along with her husband and President of SSBI, Dan Hendricks, are pleased to announce the conclusion of what has turned out to be a rather lengthy “business divorce” with the late Don Corley, Jr. - January 08, 2020 - Senior Security Benefits, Inc.

Herischi & Associates LLC Announces the Filing of Several Federal Cases Against The Islamic Republic of Iran and Leadership

Herischi & Associates LLC Announces the Filing of Several Federal Cases Against The Islamic Republic of Iran and Leadership

The Bethesda, Maryland law firm of Herischi & Associates LLC is committed to legal advocacy in international human rights, immigration, and labor and employment. In 2019, Herischi & Associates filed several notable cases in the D.C. District Court against the Islamic Republic of Iran and its leadership for various alleged human rights abuses. In addition to these filings, Herischi & Associates also counsels businesses and individuals affected by the U.S. Government’s sanctions against Iran. - January 08, 2020 - Herischi & Associates LLC

Law Offices of Jennie Levin, P.C. Recovered $1.15 Million Settlement for Bus Accident Victim

The Law Offices of Jennie Levin, P.C. achieved a $1.15 million settlement for a person who sustained several severe injuries in a bus accident. A client of the Law Offices of Jennie Levin, P.C. was severely injured in a collision with a tour bus in Los Angeles, CA. She was a passenger in a coworker’s car when they collided with the bus. - January 08, 2020 - Law Offices of Jennie Levin

Medivest Announces the Promotion of Aaron Winnell to President

Medivest Announces the Promotion of Aaron Winnell to President

Today Medivest Benefit Advisors, Inc. and Medivest Allocation Services, Inc. (“Medivest”) has announced Vice President of Operations Aaron Winnell, CMSP-F has been promoted to President, effective immediately. Doug Brand, current President and CEO will retain his title and duties as CEO. - January 08, 2020 - Medivest

Henderson Franklin Names Jeff Wright Chair of Land Use & Environmental Law Department

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Jeff Wright has been named chair of the firm’s Land Use & Environmental Law Department. He takes the reins from Russell Schropp who held the position from 2005-2014 and then again from... - January 08, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

W. Curtis Elliott, Jr., Partner, Culp, Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Federal Tax Controversy in 2020

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that W. Curtis Elliott, Jr., Partner, Culp, Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC will speak at its webcast entitled, “Federal Tax Controversy in 2020: Preparing for IRS Enforcement Initiatives Live Webcast.” - January 08, 2020 - The Knowledge Group

Justice Tax, LLC and TaxSmith, LLC Compete for Charity

When two National Tax Companies, Justice Tax, LLC and TaxSmith, LLC compete, charity wins. - January 08, 2020 - Justice Tax, LLC

New Law Allows The Zalkin Law Firm to Seek Justice for Its Clients

New Law Allows The Zalkin Law Firm to Seek Justice for Its Clients

Law Firm Files New Sexual Abuse Lawsuits in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Diego - January 07, 2020 - The Zalkin Law Firm

Aline E. Pryor, Attorney at Law Honored as a Professional of the Year for Two Consecutive Years and as a VIP by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Aline E. Pryor, Attorney at Law Honored as a Professional of the Year for Two Consecutive Years and as a VIP by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Aline E. Pryor, Attorney at Law of Kansas City, Kansas has been honored as a Professional of the Year for two consecutive years, 2018 and 2019, and as a VIP by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding achievements and success in the field of law. About Aline E. Pryor,... - January 07, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group to Host Webinar for Association of Corporate Counsel - Northeast Region on How to Use an RFP to Manage Outside Counsel

Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group to Host Webinar for Association of Corporate Counsel - Northeast Region on How to Use an RFP to Manage Outside Counsel

Join ACC-Northeast and RFP Advisory Group for this expert webinar where you will learn how to use a request for proposal (RFP) as a tool to better manage outside counsel. Using the RFP Process effectively can help you pick the law firms that are the best fit for your company and your existing... - January 07, 2020 - RFP Advisory Group LLC

Richmond Elected Stockholder at Henderson Franklin

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Kayla Richmond has been elected stockholder. She began her legal career at the firm as a summer associate in 2012, and then as an associate after graduating Stetson University College of Law in 2013. - January 05, 2020 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Nine Ragsdale Liggett Lawyers Named to Business NC Magazine's 2020 Legal Elite

Nine Ragsdale Liggett's lawyers have been included in the 2020 edition of Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite,” a listing of the state’s top attorneys in business-related practice areas. - January 05, 2020 - Ragsdale Liggett PLLC

Matthew Prinn's Article, "5 Mistakes Law Firms Make When Responding to RFPs" Ranked 2nd Most Read Guest Expert Analysis Article on Law360 for 2019

Matthew Prinn's Article, "5 Mistakes Law Firms Make When Responding to RFPs" Ranked 2nd Most Read Guest Expert Analysis Article on Law360 for 2019

Matthew Prinn, Principal of RFP Advisory Group authored the 2nd most read guest topic article of 2019 in Law360. The article, entitled "5 Mistakes Law Firms Make When Responding to RFPs" was named to the "Best of 2019 - Hottest Legal Industry Guest Topics of 2019." The article... - January 02, 2020 - RFP Advisory Group LLC

Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group Authors 4th Most Popular Legal Marketing Blog Post of 2019 for Attorney at Work

Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group Authors 4th Most Popular Legal Marketing Blog Post of 2019 for Attorney at Work

Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group authored the 4th most read legal marketing blog post of 2019 for the law blog - Attorney at Work. The post, entitled "5 Questions to Ask Before Responding to an RFP" focuses on questions law firms should consider before agreeing to move forward with an... - January 02, 2020 - RFP Advisory Group LLC

Tame Perfectionism and Muzzle Self-Criticism: Simple Strategies to Defeat the Impostor Syndrome and Reclaim Your Confidence

Tame Perfectionism and Muzzle Self-Criticism: Simple Strategies to Defeat the Impostor Syndrome and Reclaim Your Confidence

Jan. 14, 2020 book release: "Confidence Lost / Confidence Found: How to Reclaim the Unstoppable You" - 27 bite-sized chapters full of relatable stories and simple exercises that offer a road map for building and maintaining authentic confidence. - January 01, 2020 - Two XX Press

Exonerated Media Continues to Prove the Truth is Just a Part of Being Set Free

Exonerated Media Continues to Prove the Truth is Just a Part of Being Set Free

Kyndall Francis, Mark Carver, David Wiggins, Kenneth Wyniemko and New York's newly named "Exonerated Five" are just a few of the recently featured cases that's been covered by Exonerate Media. Exonerated Media continues to prove that truths are easy to understand once they are discovered. EMC continues the long and tedious process of discovering those truths and documenting them for those who have been wronged by the system designed to protect them. - December 29, 2019 - Exonerated Media Company

Michelle Burton, Managing Partner, Shoecraft Burton, LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Navigating the Implications of Insurance Coverage Denial

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michelle Burton, Managing Partner, Shoecraft Burton, LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Navigating the Implications of Insurance Coverage Denial: Risk Mitigation Strategies You Must Know Live Webcast.” - December 21, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Four Local Pennsylvania Counties Enact Parenting Coordinator Rules

Montgomery County joins other surrounding counties in Pennsylvania in enacting parenting coordination in their local rules. - December 20, 2019 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Mutrux Firm Announces New Missouri Ask-A-Lawyer Group

Lawyer Tyson Mutrux and Mutrux Firm launches new Missouri Ask-A-Lawyer Facebook group to make it easier for people to get legal help. - December 20, 2019 - Mutrux Firm Injury Lawyers

Shackelford Law Firm Hires Three Attorneys for Affordable Housing Team

Dallas-based law firm Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, has added three attorneys to its affordable housing team. Donald Cunningham, Jr. will head up their new Baton Rouge, Louisiana office. Kara Hargrove and Esther Lee will work in Dallas. Mr. Cunningham has vast legal expertise in... - December 19, 2019 - Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP

Kelley Kronenberg Named to 2020 Best Law Firms; U.S. News - Best Lawyers Recognizes Firm for Outstanding Results

Kelley Kronenberg has been named to the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®. The firm received Metropolitan Tier 2 rankings in Fort Lauderdale in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, as well as Commercial... - December 19, 2019 - Kelley Kronenberg

Edward J. Currie, Jr., Shareholder, Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A. to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Navigating the Implications of Insurance Coverage Denial

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Edward J. Currie, Jr., Shareholder, Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A. will speak at its webcast entitled, “Navigating the Implications of Insurance Coverage Denial: Risk Mitigation Strategies You Must Know LIVE Webcast.” - December 19, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Petrelli Previtera, LLC Expands Presence in New Jersey with Opening of Atlantic County Office

Petrelli Previtera, LLC Expands Presence in New Jersey with Opening of Atlantic County Office

Kristin M. Lis, Esq. joins firm in the new Linwood-based office. - December 18, 2019 - Petrelli Previtera, LLC

Family Members of Sanchi Oil Tanker Crew Bring an Action Against National Iranian Tanker Company

Family Members of Sanchi Oil Tanker Crew Bring an Action Against National Iranian Tanker Company

Family members brought an action under the Alien Tort Claim Act (“ATS”) and the Torture Victims Protection Act (“TVPA”) against National Iranian Tanker Company (“NITC”), Mr. Ali Rabiei and Mr. Alaedin Boroujerdi, alleging that defendants were engaged in a cover up and the report they provided to families, stating that all crew members were dead within minutes of the accident, is completely baseless. - December 17, 2019 - Herischi & Associates LLC

Arken.legal (UK) Ltd Makes Private Client Sector Up to 50% More Productive with New Digital Fact Find Tool: Arken Acquire

New efficiency tool sends a link to your clients to capture information prior to interview; Seamless transfer of data straight into Arken Professional; Significantly reduces data capture time; Allocate the most appropriate resource to the requirement; Effective lead generation tool; Available with an Arken Professional or Arken Enterprise plan. - December 15, 2019 - Arken.legal

ALA Announces Resignation of Executive Director

The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) announced today that Oliver P. Yandle, JD, CAE, has resigned as Executive Director. The ALA Board of Directors accepted Yandle’s resignation effective January 31, 2020, and the Board will commence discussions to appoint new... - December 14, 2019 - Association of Legal Administrators

Parnall & Adams Law Unveils New Website Design

Parnall & Adams Law, a New Mexico personal injury law firm, recently unveiled their new website. The site contains improved navigation and other functionalities to provide a better browsing experience for visitors. Prior to the redesign, the Parnall & Adams website contained limited... - December 12, 2019 - Parnall & Adams Law

Northern Virginia Immigration Attorney Educates Readers on Form I-130

A Northern Virginia immigration attorney at Johnson & Masumi recently released a blog educating readers on form I-130 and who it is specifically meant for. The form I-130 is primarily used to establish a real familial relationship exists between a U.S. citizen or green card holder and a family... - December 11, 2019 - Johnson & Masumi, P.C.

Feeling Overwhelmed by Estate Planning & Elder Law? Scott Squillace, Esq. of Squillace & Associates, P.C. Shares Answers to Common Questions in His Latest Book

Feeling Overwhelmed by Estate Planning & Elder Law? Scott Squillace, Esq. of Squillace & Associates, P.C. Shares Answers to Common Questions in His Latest Book

Now available: "The Family Estate Planning & Elder Law Guide," featuring contributing author Scott E. Squillace, Esq. Anyone who is trying to navigate the complicated landscape of estate planning will find helpful answers to common questions in this book. You'll find information on estate planning basics, tax planning, planning for unmarried and same-sex couples, elder law, asset protection planning, charitable planning and everything in-between. - December 09, 2019 - Squillace & Associates, P.C.

New Partnership Extends Greenshades’ Payroll and Employment Law Compliance Services

New Partnership Extends Greenshades’ Payroll and Employment Law Compliance Services

myHRcounsel™ to deliver legal and compliance advisory content and services through Greenshades’ Payroll & HR Platform. - December 05, 2019 - myHRcounsel

New i4cp Study Shows High-Performance Organizations Are 11x More Likely to Focus on Cultural Synergies During Acquisitions

Culture is always blamed when an acquisition fails. So why don't companies pay more attention to it upfront? - December 04, 2019 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

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