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Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes 23 Gardere Attorneys and 9 Practice Areas

AUSTIN/DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that the Firm has once again maintained strong standings in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, with nine practice groups and 23 individual attorneys recognized among the best in Texas and the nation. “We are thankful to our clients and peers for providing Chambers USA with the positive input that helped us achieve our recognition,” says Gardere

Local San Diego Homeless Charity Helping Bags Expands into Los Angeles

Helping Bags is an established charity for the homeless in San Diego founded August of 2014 by Evan Pickens and has been 99% self-funded. Helping Bags has handed out hundreds of free bags to the homeless every single month. As we've continued our mission and staying true to our cause we've learned a lot about many different types of people and how they got into the situation they've found themselves

The murder of Jason Westcott by Tampa Police Department

On May 27, 2014, Jason Westcott was gunned-down by members of the Tampa Police Department while they were executing a search warrant for marijuana based solely on the information from a confidential informant that was never properly vetted or supervised during previous alleged marijuana purchases. This confidential informant, Ronnie Coolge, was a paid informant for the Tampa Police Department with a very checkered history of violent crimes and severe drug

Criminal Case against William Earl Harrision dismissed for second time

Case against William Earl Harrison dismissed for second time PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. / May 19, 2016 -- William Earl Harrison is focused on putting his life back together after being falsely accused of murder for the second time. On Wednesday, May 18, the state dismissed its case against Harrison in the 1992 death of Jerry Wayne King. King’s body was found July 8, 1992, near the entrance to the Gourd Creek Cave,

Celebrating The 50 Years of Founder’s Journey

Celebration of our 50 years anniversary. The celebration will include a brief presentation about ISKCON’s 50 year journey, cultural programs, and free delicious vegetarian feast for everyone. Naperville, IL, USA, May 24, 2016 -- Fifty years ago, on August 13, 1965, a lone elderly pilgrim and teacher, Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami boarded the cargo ship in Calcutta, India for the one month sea voyage to New York City. While it was

The Law Office of Michael D. Waks Announces Essay Contest For Students Living Wi …

Attorney Michael D. Waks is offering a $1,000 award to the winner of the Michael D. Waks Essay Contest. High school seniors and college students attending a 2-year or 4-year accredited university or college, in California, living with a disability, are invited to participate. ”As a Long Beach personal injury attorney for over 30 years, I have represented young clients living with disabilities caused by auto accidents. I have


TRENCH & ASSOCIATES CAUTIONS WHEN MAKING WILLS • Trench & Associates (T&A), established Dubai legal consultants, urges non-Muslim expatriates to exercise caution when making Wills • Multiple unlicensed service providers in the UAE continue to mislead Clients resulting in costly and lengthy appeals • The only legal and viable route for non-Muslim expatriates is that of a DIFC Will May 17 2016, Dubai UAE: Trench & Associates (T&A), established Dubai legal consultants are urging expatriates to

$5M Asbestos Verdict Awarded to Millworker

Jury finds Asbestos Equipment Supplier Responsible for Salem, Oreg. Man’s Mesothelioma. OREGON – A Portland jury has awarded a $5 million asbestos verdict to Charles Eastridge and his wife, the plaintiffs in a mesothelioma lawsuit against gasket supplier Mar-Dustrial. Mr. Eastridge was diagnosed with mesothelioma last year. The jury determined that his cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos contained in products sold by the defendant. For over thirty years, Charles

Christensen Law Offers Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship

Christensen Law, specializing in helping victims of automobile and truck accidents, has seen first hand the devastating effects of a distracted driving accident. The firm has represented clients who have suffered severe injuries that could have easily been avoided had the driver not looked down at their phone while driving. In an effort to reduce distracted driving accidents, Christensen Law is offering a $2,500 scholarship to one student to raise

State University of Uzbek language and literature to be established in Uzbekista …

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on 13 May, 2016, signed a Decree "On establishment of the Tashkent State University of Uzbek language and literature named after Alisher Navoi”. According to the document, the native language and literature are the embodiment of national consciousness, the basis of cultural and spiritual development of any nation. The Uzbek language has an ancient and rich history, and its formation, as evidenced by

Gardere Welcomes Litigator Sean Whyte to Dallas Office

DALLAS – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to welcome accomplished litigator Sean M. Whyte as a partner in the Firm’s Dallas office. He joins the Firm from Alston & Bird, where he has practiced since 2011. Mr. Whyte has a multifaceted litigation practice involving complex commercial litigation, consumer class actions and products liability. He has extensive trial experience before state and federal courts, with class-action experience that includes defending clients

The Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce Addresses Community Needs in Wa …

Nine representatives from the Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce traveled to Washington D.C. as part of Congressman John Mica’s semi-annual fly-In. The traveling group for the two-day trip included Sanford Chamber Board Chairman Scott Sturgill of Durable Safety Products, City of Sanford Economic Development Director Bob Turk, Penny DiNatale of Regions Bank, Chamber Economic Development Committee Chair Dawn Sipley of Link Staffing Services, Jolene Hale of Seminole State College,

AM Legal Compensation Lawyers - Experienced & Professional Compensation Lawyers …

Antony Mastrogiannis is Principal and Solicitor at Sydney based firm AM Legal Compensation Lawyers. Antony Mastrogiannis is a WorkCover Independent Legal Assistance and Review Service (“ILARS”) approved legal services provider. When he acts for clients in workers compensation matters he receives funding from the Government. This means you receive free compensation services. Antony is a highly regarded compensation lawyer based in Sydney and has the expertise and knowledge to get

Regulatory agencies: Let's have a party

Party affiliation plays a significant role in Austria and across Europe when it comes to filling management positions in independent regulatory bodies. This is one of the key findings of a study conducted as part of a project by the Austrian Science Fund FWF. Telecommunications, utilities and public transport are three former government monopolies that have been privatised in many countries in the course of market liberalisation over the past 20

Trust Funds for Pets a Growing Trend in Newport Beach

For Immediate Release For further information contact Chandra Ahr 949.260.1400 Trust Funds for Pets a Growing Trend in Newport Beach Pet trusts, once only reserved for the rich and famous, are growing in popularity with Newport Beach residents wanting to make sure their pets are cared for should the owner(s) become incapacitated or pass away… Newport Beach, California (04/21/2016) - When Leona Helmsley left $12 million

Dallas Mediator John DeGroote Named Among Best by National Law Journal, D Magazi …

DALLAS – DeGroote Partners is proud to announce that firm founder John DeGroote has been named to The National Law Journal’s inaugural ADR Champions list of top mediators in the U.S. and also among the best mediators in North Texas by D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas. Mr. DeGroote is one of only six Texas-based mediators and arbitrators selected for the National Law Journal listing and one of 48 nationwide. The

Attorney Derek Merman Represents Victim of Attack at Houston Nursing Home

Derek Merman of the Merman Law Firm, in Houston, Texas, filed suit on behalf of a resident who was beaten to death by his roommate at a Houston area nursing home. Correa removed the armrest of his wheelchair and viciously beat both of his roommates to death while they slept – the nursing home staff did not discover the incident until they found Correa attempting to leave the facility.

Lee County Bar Association hosts annual Law in the Mall on April 30

The Lee County Bar Association (LCBA) invites the public to attend Law in the Mall on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Edison Mall in Dillards Courtyard. In its 23rd year, the annual event pairs volunteer attorneys with citizens to provide free legal advice, with no pre-qualifying or pre-registration necessary. In addition, the LCBA will present four free public seminars on important aspects of law.   Citizens with

Grant Handzlik, official announcement as candidate for Governor of California 20 …

Addressing California’s Critical Issues from a different angle, with plans to take political control and give it back to the people. From Long Beach California, April 18th, 2016. Grant Handzlik is not a politician, he is a normal person that is running because he feels he needs to. “My first order of business is to take a pay cut, $174,000 a year is a bit much for an elected official. If elected

Regional Counsel Ita Neymotin presents at Capital University Law School’s Women …

Attorney Ita Neymotin, the Regional Counsel of the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel of the Second District Court of Appeal of Florida, was a featured presenter at Capital University Law School’s recent Women in Leadership panel. The purpose of the discussion was to educate and mentor female law school students on the challenges they may face in the business world of the legal profession.   Neymotin, who received her

Launch of an innovative, multifunctional e-learning platform for European Neighb …

Nowadays, it is almost impossible to consider effective and innovative teaching and learning channels without linking them with the Virtual Learning Environment, Information and Communication Technologies and tools for personalising the education for learners (e.g. B-learning). The development of electronic media, internet, along with widespread use of mobile devices and applications, resulted in a massive increase of interest in information processing and knowledge creation through electronic learning mechanisms. In step

The Republic of Uzbekistan won in the dispute with Oxus Gold plc

The Republic of Uzbekistan won a significant victory in the longstanding dispute with Oxus Gold plc (Great Britain) in the amount of 1.3 billion US dollars. Oxus Gold plc specializes in the field of precious metals and began its activity in the Republic of Uzbekistan in 1997, through its subsidiaries «Oxus Resources Corporation Ltd.» and «Marakand Minerals Ltd.». The company worked primarily on the projects "Amantaytau Goldfields" and "Khandiza" and in 2011

Goodwill Exchange

SCOPUS Volume 61 (2014/2015), Pages 28-29 Amid growing public concern about government surveillance and threats to personal privacy, the fact that government agencies have a dismal record of information sharing does not sound like a bad thing. But it is in fact a serious problem that costs billions of dollars and endangers lives. Dr. Alon Peled of the University’s Department of Political Science spent years studying the reasons why computer integration projects in the public

Governor Charlie Baker Issues Citation in Support of April 11th as “Massachusett …

In support of April 11th as “Massachusetts Restaurant Day for No Kid Hungry,” Governor Charlie Baker issued a citation in recognition of the efforts of the restaurant community and their work to benefit this important cause. On April 11th, 2016, five restaurants across Massachusetts: Tremont 647, One Eleven Chop House, The Quarterdeck, Cobblestones of Lowell and East Bay Grille will unite to create a unique dining experience and work

Patents, or Passion, Dr. Kalyan Kankanala's TED Talk goes viral

Bangalore, India Inventions touch every facet of our lives but have you ever thought about what makes an inventor want to invent? At a TEDx Talk organized by the NMIMS School of Business Management in Bangalore, Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala spoke about the role of patents in motivating inventors. Contrary to the popular belief that necessity, monetary benefits and recognition promote inventive activity, Dr. Kalyan says that inventors invent because they

Gone Fishing? Look for Town’s Safe Disposal Receptacles for Monofilament Fishing …

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, the Town Board and the Town’s Bay Constables remind residents about the new signage and designated receptacles which have been placed around six Town fishing sites, reminding fishermen to protect fish and wildlife by discarding of non-biodegradable monofilament fishing line properly. According to the Audubon Society, monofilament fishing line is an amazingly strong substance that gets snagged on many things in the environment. Discarded

The Global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems Market To 2025 illuminated by Ne …

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on“ The Global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems Market 2015-2025 - Major Programs: Market Profile.” Description This report provides information on major programs planned in the global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems market. It provides details on top programs in each segment expected to be executed during the forecast period. Key Findings This report discusses the various programmes conducted by key players in the market, by

The Global Military Radar Market To 2025 illuminated by New Research Report Publ …

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on“ The Global Military Radar Market 2015-2025 - Major Programs: Market Profile.” Description This report provides information on major programs planned in the global Military Radar market. It provides details on top programs in each segment expected to be executed during the forecast period. Key Findings This report discusses the various programmes conducted by key players in the market, by dividing them into the main types

One Source Process is the firm of nationwide process servers

United States 05-04-2016. One Source Process is the leading and dedicated company of nationwide process servers with ability to serve legal documents anywhere. With the help of professional and specialized process servers, it will be easy for you to ensure safe and timely delivery of documents. If your documents need to be served carefully then you can easily trust on process servers. They must perform the required tasks and give

Russia knows CIA plans. Russian Federation creates CIUA security to make good re …

Why CIA really gave to Edward Snowden their data and sponsored his popularization in mass media. How Russia will use it for making good relations in the world. Read news how Russian security service has known American CIA plans: the real reasons why Edward Snowden has come in Russia was that CIA gave him the information and they also sponsored popularization the Edward Snowden story in mass media. What for? CIA

Gardere Promotes Four New Partners in Dallas, Houston

DALLAS – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Firm Attorneys Chris Deskin, Rick Jordan, Mike Seely and Glenn T. Singleton have been elected to partnership, effective April 1. “These distinguished attorneys demonstrate integrity, expertise across a breadth of specialties, professional initiative and a dedication to providing our clients with exceptional service," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. “We applaud their accomplishments and are honored to welcome them to

Hiring The Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer From Onemillion Law

The right to personal injury claims becomes valid when the injured person is not at fault in the accident he has been involved in. To make sure that the victim gets his deserved amount of claim, OneMillion Law provides the services of the best personal injury attorneys who will defend the case against the offender. Cases of personal injury claims are often complicated and require a lot of paperwork. But, when

Scammers on the run-- OVLG, FBI, and AG are hot on their trail with a multi-mill …

After intense litigation and with the assistance of the Attorney General’s Office and the FBI, Oak View Law Group (OVLG) marks its first success in bringing justice for thousands of victims in the fraudulent scams operating through websites “” and “” Senior Attorney and President, Mr. Virendra Kalani, Esq., was quoted stating, “This is just the first step for Oak View Law Group. After months of being on the defensive,

Trevett Cristo Announces Joseph A. Gawlowicz as Partner

Rochester, NY, March 29, 2016 - Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina, P.C., a NY-based law firm with expertise across a broad range of labor union, commercial and personal practice areas, is proud to announce Joseph A. Gawlowicz has been named Partner. Gawlowicz has part of the firm’s team of labor, employment and benefits attorneys for the past three years and now joins Trevett Cristo’s established team of practicing partners in this

Attorney Danielle Levy-Seitz joins Aloia, Roland & Lubell, PLLC

Aloia, Roland & Lubell, PLLC is pleased to announce that as part of its continuing growth, Attorney Danielle Levy-Seitz has joined the firm as a new associate. She brings eight years’ legal experience to the firm’s new family law practice division, having most recently served as an associate attorney in charge of the family law practice at Grossman Law and Conflict Management, where she worked since 2010.   A Fort Myers native,

Personal Injury Lawyer Provides College Scholarship for Law Students

Phoenix, Arizona – Personal injury lawyer Cantor Crane announced that the company is offering a $1,000 scholarship for law school to students who pledge to drive safely. With this scholarship, students can focus on obtaining a strong education. Students can apply simply by promising to drive while sober and attentive. According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, more than 1,000 people under age 25 die in car accidents every

One Source Process is the largest company of specialists Maryland process server …

United States 23-03-2016. One Source Process is engaged to provide professional and knowledgeable process services when you are involved in court case. Finding the most specialized and trained process servers is really a daunting task as there must be number of legal firms to choose from. For the credential documents, it is really essential for you to talk with well-certified and reliable process servers. Maryland process servers are those who

The Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce to Host 2016 State of the Citie …

The Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State of the Cities Luncheon on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Heathrow Country Club. The State of the City Luncheon will feature a Mayoral Panel including Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett, Lake Mary Mayor David Mealor, Deltona Mayor John Masiarczyk and DeBary Mayor Clint Johnson to discuss current and future community plans. This year’s event is sponsored by CPH, Inc.,

Data Centres is a challenging domain, the success of which depends on security o …

Most data centres store data of more than one organisation. It is very crucial for the data centre to prevent any unauthorised access of data. Matrix offers a solution whereby data racks get secured biometrically with records of every access along with its duration. Only authorised person can get access of specific rack for the stipulated time using biometric verification. How it works? The solution is in the form of process listed

Regional Counsel Ita Neymotin reappointed by Governor Rick Scott

Attorney Ita Neymotin, the Regional Counsel for the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel for the Second District Court of Appeal of Florida, has been reappointed to her post by Governor Rick Scott. She has served in this capacity since 2011, when she became the youngest attorney and the only woman appointed in the state of Florida. Now at age 43, she maintains those distinctions among all five

Fünf Jahre Syrienkrieg: Neue, kompakte Einführung erklärt grundlegende Zusammenh …

Assads Kampf um die Macht: Fünf Jahre Syrienkrieg Kompakte Einführung erläutert die grundlegenden Zusammenhänge des vielschichtigen und immer mehr eskalierenden Konflikts im Nahen Osten Seit seinem Ausbruch vor genau fünf Jahren dominiert der syrische Bürgerkrieg die Schlagzeilen der Tageszeitungen und der abendlichen Nachrichten. Die Grundlagen dieses Konflikts werden dabei jedoch nicht immer ausreichend beleuchtet. Ben Baweys Buch Assads Kampf um die Macht, das in zweiter, überarbeiteter Auflage bei Springer VS erschienen ist,

The Veterans Inaugural Ball, January 20, 2017

Alliance of America’s Veterans Holds Ball to Celebrate the Presidential inauguration Washington, D.C., March 11, 2016-In celebration of the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, an alliance of veterans and Veteran Service Organizations will host an elite, non-partisan inaugural ball at the prestigious Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington D.C. The Veterans Inaugural Ball will benefit the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, Military Order of the Purple Heart,

A fresh scam hits OVLG - Lodged a complaint with the FBI to slam scammers

OVLG has requested the Federal Bureau Of Investigations on February 27, 2016, to bring an end to the latest scam wherein countless consumers are getting victimized by fraudsters using the domain names ‘’ or ‘’. The perpetrators have falsely identified themselves as counselors/attorneys affiliated with OVLG and threatened consumers to pay money to avoid dire legal consequences. Enom Corporation is the maintainer of these 2 domains and registration records. OVLG

One Source Process is the legal services company of Virginia process server

United States 08-03-2016. One Source Process is the leading and dedicated legal services company offers highest level of process service. Virginia process servers are really trained and skilled personnel with all the required knowledge and skills that are essential to serve legal documents. The process servers serve all type of legal documents involving: subpoenas, summons, writs, legal notices and many more. Whenever you are involved in court case then it

Repeat “Super Lawyers” Honors for Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP Attorneys

VENTURA, Calif. – For the tenth consecutive year, appellate attorney Wendy Lascher of Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list. She is joined by repeat honorees Michael Case, business litigation, real estate and land use; David Shain, personal injury and criminal law; and Theodore England, with expertise in business transactions and estate planning. Super Lawyers is a rating service that recognizes attorneys who

Houston Personal Injury Attorney Offers Free Info To Victims of Work Accidents a …

Personal injury victims often have many questions about their legal rights. As a Houston law firm helping those injured by work accidents and medical malpractice, Richard J. Plezia & Associates strives to offer high-quality legal help to those in need. As part of this effort, the law firm has recently updated its website with in-depth information about these types of claims. “No matter how someone has been injured, whether in a

LCBA and Lee Schools conclude another successful local mock trial season

The Lee County Bar Association is pleased to announce the annual High School Mock Trial Competition, which it sponsors, was another outstanding success. Facilitated by Mock Trial Co-chairs Karla Campos-Andersen, Esq. and Indera Singh, Esq., Lee County Schools and dozens of volunteers serving as volunteer coaches and judges, competitions for Lee County and the entire Twentieth Judicial Circuit were held in January and February, respectively. Fort Myers High School will now go on to represent

Legal highs: what are the risks and should they be banned?

A new bill banning the sale and possession of all "legal highs" in Britain has sparked outcry from health professionals, politicians, the police and even the government's own advisors. The Psychoactive Substances Bill has completed its passage through Parliament and is due to come into law in early April. But critics say it contains too broad a definition of psychoactive substances, banning "any substance that affects the person's mental or emotional state"

David Ferrier is the leading sales speakers and motivational speakers in Sydney

Australia 29.02.2016. David Ferrier is an experienced, thought-provoking and entertaining sales speaker with good command in motivating the cluster of people at a time. The motivational speaker must have all the skills which are required for motivation, energizing and enlightening the audience. Most of the business organizations would like to hire motivational speakers to host your event, conference or seminar. Motivational speaker can represent your business, brand or services in

Houston Attorney Named to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in 3M Bair Hugger Surgi …

Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball helping lead more than 100 federal MDL cases nationwide MINNEAPOLIS – After leading the way in lawsuits against 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) over serious infections linked to the company’s Bair Hugger surgical blanket, Houston attorney Kyle Farrar of Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball LLP has been named to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) for more than 100 related lawsuits consolidated in Minneapolis federal court. Found in hospital

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