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Yaz, Yasmin to Get New Labels as FDA Warns of Blood Clot Risk

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that Yaz and similar birth control pills are to receive updated warning labels advising patients of the risk for developing serious blood clots. Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP has learned that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered Bayer to produce new warning labels for several of its oral contraceptives, including Yaz, Yasmin and Beyaz.

Thompson & Knight Attorney Named 2012 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fell …

Houston (April 10, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Demetra L. Liggins has been selected for the 2012 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). This year-long mentoring program helps attorneys build relationships and leadership skills by connecting with and learning from a network of top general counsels and managing partners in the legal industry. She joins a class of

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Speaks At Stratford High School Career Fair In Goose Creek …

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina spoke to students at the Stratford High School Career Fair in Goose Creek, South Carolina on Wednesday March 21st 2012. Mr. Guthrie represented the legal profession and talked about the process of becoming a lawyer. Attorney Guthrie also talked to students about other careers in the law and how the law crosses into all careers. Mr. Guthrie

Larry McCord and Associates LLC Provides High School Students the Opportunity to …

The law office of Larry McCord and Associates LLC has announced that a mock trial competition will take place on April 25 at the Wyandanch High School auditorium. The competition begins at 3 p.m. and is being presented by Dr. Pless M. Dickerson, Superintendent of Schools, Wyandanch School District. The school is located at 54 W. 32nd Street in Wyandanch. Two teams of six students each will try the case of

ALIPAC Condemns Candidate David Rouzer's Support for Amnesty for Illegal Aliens

Raleigh, NC, USA (April 5, 2012) -- ALIPAC is condemning congressional candidate David Rouzer's support for Amnesty for illegal aliens! He finally admitted to this during a public debate on WECT TV on April 4. "I lobbied for Amnesty. I worked for a solution," said David Rouzer 12 minutes and 15 seconds into the video debate. Video for WECT Debate Pantano presses Rouzer on lobbying for amnesty in WECT debate "David Rouzer's support for

Ward & Smith’s T. John Ward Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

International intellectual property magazine recognizes work of former judge LONGVIEW, Texas – Former U.S. District Judge T. John Ward, a shareholder in the high-stakes business litigation and intellectual property law firm of Ward & Smith, recently was honored with a lifetime achievement award presented by the publishers of Managing IP during the magazine’s 5th annual North America Awards. Appointed to the federal bench by President Bill Clinton in 1999, Judge Ward is

Idea Express, Inc Successfully Stops Trademark Infringment

The Idea Express Group and Idea Express, Inc (IEG), a national company which prints and distributes numerous products, has proven that it will use all legal means to stop trademark infringement on its brand and domain name. The company has successfully filed a complaint and stopped another company from using the name to market products online. Last year, when IEG realized that someone had formed a new Nevada LLC using the

The Law Firm of Manfred F. Ricciardelli, Jr. LLC Supports OSHA Initiative to Rai …

The week, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced its solicitation of applicants for Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. Through the program, $1.2 million of funding is available to train workers and employers in recognizing workplace hazards, maintaining a safe work environment and understanding their workers’ rights under Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act. New Jersey Workers’ Compensation attorney Manfred F. Ricciardelli, Jr. is an advocate for workplace safety

Thompson & Knight Again Named “Go-To Law Firm” for Litigation

Texas (April 3, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has again been recognized as a “Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies” for Litigation by American Lawyer Media (ALM), based on a recent survey. The rankings will be published in The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines in May. ALM formulates its “Go-To Law Firm” rankings by surveying General Counsel and gathering data from various

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Visits Class At Goose Creek High School

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina stopped by Goose Creek High School in Goose Creek, SC on Wednesday March 14th 2012 to speak to the personal finance class about the law and legal profession. The class was a small group of students that had met throughout the school year to learn about all of the aspects of personal finance and money issues. Attorney

Thomas Anderson Joins Shackelford, Melton & McKinley as Associate in Dallas

DALLAS – The law firm of Shackelford, Melton & McKinley, LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Thomas Anderson Jr. as an associate in the firm’s Dallas office. Mr. Anderson represents clients in a wide range of real estate issues, including leases and working with lenders on loan matters, in addition to banking and business transactional work. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Anderson worked as an attorney

Gardere Promotes Three to Partnership

DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Terrell R. Miller, Reuben D. Rosof, and C. Scott Tuthill have been promoted to partnership effective April 1, 2012. “This is a major milestone in the successful careers of these exceptional lawyers,” says Gardere Managing Partner Steve Good. “Their admission as partners is confirmation that they are recognized as superb lawyers and counselors by their peers.” Terrell R. Miller practices

Another Expansion of Kane Russell Coleman & Logan’s Trial Team

Dallas/Houston, TX—Dallas-based law firm, Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC, is pleased to announce the addition of two trial lawyers to its Dallas office. Wade L. McClure and Alan L. Rucker, formerly with Gibson, McClure & Wallace, joined the Firm as Directors on March 30. Wade McClure, a 25-year trial veteran, represents Fortune 500 companies in products liability, construction, and trade secret litigation. He also represents public and private

Noted New York Accident Lawyer Traces History of DUI Laws

It was back in 1910 that New York became the first state to adopt drunk-driving laws. California followed close behind. And, with the two most politically powerful bookend states leading the charge, the remaining 48 states soon followed suit New York, NY, US March 30, 2012 -- Only last week, John Goodman, a 48 year-old Florida millionaire, was found guilty on two counts: The first was DUI manslaughter and failure to

FDA Schedules Advisory Panel Meeting to Discuss Metal Hip Safety

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that the FDA has scheduled an advisory panel to discuss the safety of metal hip implants. Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP has learned that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a scheduled an advisory panel meeting to discuss the safety of metal hip implants and all-metal hip resurfacing systems. The two-day panel, which is expected

East Texas Patent Infringement Lawsuits Target Google, Yahoo!, Others Over Cloud …

SHERMAN, Texas – The Lanier Law Firm is announcing a series of patent infringement lawsuits filed on behalf of Longview, Texas-based Titanide Ventures LLC against a group of companies accused of infringing patents covering cloud storage technology. The lawsuits are filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division, against Mountain View, Calif.-based Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), Los Altos, Calif.-based

McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing Attorneys Honored Among Top Young Te …

DALLAS – The Family Law firm of McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, LLP, is proud to announce that four attorneys from the firm’s Dallas and San Antonio offices have earned selections to the 2012 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young lawyers. For the third consecutive year, Dallas associates Monica Cruz and Stephen Orsinger and San Antonio associate R. Porter Corrigan have been recognized among the up-and-coming Texas

Gardere Partner James Cooper Named 2012 Recipient of Jim D. Bowmer Professionali …

HOUSTON – The College of the State Bar of Texas has chosen James Cooper, Co-Chair of the Policyholder Specialty Practice Group at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, as the 2012 recipient of the Jim D. Bowmer Professionalism Award. Mr. Cooper will be recognized at the Annual Banquet for the Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, in Houston, Texas. The award has been presented annually since 1994

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Talks Law To Class At Bishop England High School In Charle …

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina spoke to the Law Education class at Bishop England High School In Charleston SC on Thursday March 8th 2012. Attorney Guthrie talked about the legal profession and some of his experiences as a lawyer to the class. Mr. Guthrie is a graduate of Bishop England and was glad to be able to come back and contribute and

Gardere’s Richard Faulk to Address Alien Tort Statute Liability at International …

HOUSTON – Richard O. Faulk, Chair of the Litigation Department at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, will speak on “Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute: Will the Supreme Court Open the Floodgates?” during the 24th Annual Institute of the International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Faulk will address issues raised in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, a case recently argued before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding whether

Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2012 “Best Lawyers in Dallas”

Twelve Jackson Walker partners were selected for inclusion in D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list. The publication will release in May 2012. D Magazine conducted a citywide search for the best in the legal profession, inviting qualified attorneys to nominate their peers based on reputation and legal excellence. The nominations were reviewed by the magazine’s editors alongside a panel of well-respected local lawyers to determine the final list. The

"Global spending on aviation security will total $22.3bn in 2012" says news visi …

The aviation security market has evolved in response to new threats faced by the aviation industry. The tragic events of September 11 2001 led to a necessity to re-examine existing airport security systems and technologies. More than a decade on, new legislation has been adopted, regulatory authorities established and additional equipment installed at airport facilities throughout the world. As demand for air travel continues to grow year on year, governments

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Judges National Moot Court Competition In Charleston SC

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina helped judge the CSOL National Moot Court Competition in Charleston, SC on Friday February 3rd 2012. The National Moot Court Contest invited law students in law schools from across the country to participate in arguing a case in front of judges. Attorney Evan Guthrie participated as a judge on the Supreme Court Of The United States during

Webinar-“LPO – A World of Opportunities”

The growth becomes far more difficult when one faces challenges like managing excessive work and cost due to time constraint. It is all the more difficult and challenging for the solo- practitioners and small law firms, who always look forward to grow their practice and make a new big family. What is the biggest hurdle...Time Management & Lack of Funds!!! The concerns which take birth due to these hurdles: • Rejection of any new

Takeda California Mobilizes to Support Healthy Living and Combat Diabetes

Employees will be biking to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association in both San Diego and San Francisco, March 22. San Diego, San Francisco, CA, US, March 20, 2012 -- Takeda California scientists and employees are taking a stand for healthy living to combat diabetes and leading by example with a company-wide bike ride. On March 22, the second annual Tour de Takeda will take place in both San

The Law Firm of SmithAmundsen LLC Promotes Six Lawyers to Partner

March 19, 2012 – CHICAGO – The law firm of SmithAmundsen LLC announces the promotion of six lawyers to partner effective March 16, 2012. These promotions are in furtherance of the firm’s goals of multi-dimensional growth to better serve clients. SmithAmundsen elected the following lawyers in Illinois to the partnership: Rebecca L. Dobbs is a labor and employment attorney in St. Charles, Ill. She focuses her practice on employment and

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Kass & Moses, P.C., To Speak At Motorcycle Riding's …

Motorcycle accident lawyers Kass & Moses, P.C., announced today that partners Andrew Kass and Joe Moses will be speaking to students of Motorcycle Riding's Cool in Chicago, Illinois on March 24, 2012 about the importance of obtaining the right type of motorcycle insurance March, 2012 - Motorcycle accident lawyers Kass & Moses, P.C., a.k.a. 1-800-Motorcycle, confirmed today that partners Andrew Kass and Joe Moses will be speaking this Saturday

Two Cozen O’Connor Partners Join Kane Russell Coleman & Logan

Dallas/Houston, TX—Dallas-based law firm, Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC, proudly announces the addition of two seasoned trial lawyers. Lawrence T. Bowman, formerly with Cozen O’Connor, is a 30-year trial veteran who joined the Firm on March 8 and has been named chair of the Large Loss Subrogation Group. He is one of the top subrogation attorneys in the country and is a recognized leader in both the subrogation and

Elliott Lavietes, CPA Joins Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP as Its New Tax Dire …

Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP, a regional Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm based in Jericho, New York, with an additional office in New York, NY, has announced that Elliott Lavietes, CPA has joined the firm as its new Tax Director. He comes from Citrin Cooperman, LLP in Manhattan, where he was a Tax Partner. Mr. Lavietes has more than 25 years of tax experience specializing in tax research and planning for

Summit Legal Publishing Unveils Its Newest Product "Ohio Felony Sentencing, 2012 …

Summit Legal Publishing announces the release of Ohio Felony Sentencing, 2012 Update. This new legal reference book is an invaluable tool for criminal practitioners in Ohio. This edition contains the text of Amended Substitute House Bill 86, as signed by the Governor, along with relevant analysis by the Ohio Legislative Service Commission. Am.Sub. H.B. 86, effective September 30, 2011, sets forth the most significant changes to Ohio’s criminal and

Summit Legal Publishing Is Proud To Announce the Release of Indiana Court Rules …

Summit Legal Publishing is proud to announce the release of Indiana Court Rules 2012. This new legal reference book contains all court rules necessary for the practice of law in Indiana in a convenient format. Indiana Court Rules 2012 includes the full text of all Indiana rules of court such as Rules of Trial Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Appellate Procedure, Evidence, Rules for the Admission to the Bar and the Discipline

Two Cozen O’Connor Partners Join Kane Russell Coleman & Logan

Dallas/Houston, TX—Dallas-based law firm, Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC, proudly announces the addition of two seasoned trial lawyers. Lawrence T. Bowman, formerly with Cozen O’Connor, is a 30-year trial veteran who joined the Firm on March 8 and has been named chair of the Large Loss Subrogation Group. He is one of the top subrogation attorneys in the country and is a recognized leader in both the subrogation and

Beaumont's Brent Coon Awarded Seat on Environmental Trial Lawyers Association Bo …

Brent Coon & Associates is proud to announce that the firm's founder, Brent Coon, has been awarded a seat on the Environmental Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors. The Board of Governors, which is comprised of several of the country's most esteemed environmental plaintiff's lawyers, plays a key role in determining the association's agenda for the upcoming year. The goal is to enable members to draw upon the

Tower Legal Solutions Appoints Michael D. McGowan Director of Business Developme …

Successful Discovery Services Veteran to Spearhead Expansion of National Staffing and Managed Review Company New York, NY, March 15, 2012 -- Tower Legal Solutions, a leading national staffing and managed review company, announced the appointment of legal solutions veteran Michael D. McGowan as National Director of Business & Strategic Development. McGowan, a proven executive leader who has run successful businesses, will be responsible for expanding Tower Legal’s national sales initiatives and

Valensi Rose, PLC Wins $18 Million Lawsuit in The Matter of Thomas H. Barnes Tru …

Los Angeles, CA – March 14, 2012 - Valensi Rose, PLC litigators Laurie Murphy and Lynda Chung won an award of $18,223,343 on behalf of their client, Brittnee Barnes, involving her father's Trust. At issue in the case were the distributions and investments by Brittnee's older half siblings, Tom and Kristine Barnes, of funds derived from various business and real estate holdings worth over $20,000,000 that their father, Thomas

Dalli & Marino, LLP Announces $10,015,000 Jury Award for Construction Accident V …

MINEOLA, NY — Attorney John Dalli of Dalli & Marino, LLP was joined by his client, Jose Ordonez, to announce that Mr. Ordonez was awarded $10,015,000 by a New York State Supreme Court jury for on-the-job injuries he suffered while removing asbestos from a building in New York City. The announcement was made during a press conference at the firm’s Mineola location on March 13. On November 27, 2007, Mr. Ordonez,

Political Law Attorney Chris Gober of Dallas Named Among Top Young Lawyers in Te …

DALLAS – Dallas lawyer Chris Gober, co-founder of the trial and political law firm Gober Hilgers PLLC, is being recognized in the 2012 Texas Rising Stars listing as one of the state’s top young political law attorneys. A leader in the area of political law, Mr. Gober currently represents more than 100 active political clients including U.S. senators, congressmen, governors and multibillion-dollar companies. He regularly advises clients in campaign finance matters,

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Assists In Basketball Skills Contest For SC Special Olympi …

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina helped with the South Carolina Special Olympics Mid-Winter Games at McAllister Field House in Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday March 3rd 2012. Attorney Guthrie participated as a scorekeeper for the basketball skills portion of the Mid-Winter Games. The basketball skills event was sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of The South Carolina Bar. There were about one An Innovative Social Networking Platform to connect Licensed At …

The transformation of the legal services industry due to new information technologies that allow clients the ability to find and interact with attorneys at low cost has finally arrived. The combination of online social networking technologies with licensed legal professionals has given birth to a new and different type of website, is a unique website because it allows general users of any income level to have access

Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 19 “Rising Stars”

Nineteen Jackson Walker attorneys were selected as 2012 “Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters. The award is based on a two-part system that determines the top 2.5 percent of the state’s up-and-coming lawyers. Lawyers are surveyed and asked to nominate the best attorneys that they have personally observed in action. When the results are in, Thomson Reuters conducts independent research of the nominees’ credentials. To ensure a diverse and well-balanced list,

Jackson Walker Named a “Go-To Law Firm” in Intellectual Property and Litigation …

Jackson Walker was recently recognized as a 2012 “Go-To Law Firm” for the Top 500 Companies in the categories of intellectual property and litigation by several Fortune 500 clients. The comprehensive list of all go-to law firms in these categories will be published in the 2012 Spring Editions of “Intellectual Property” (April) and “Litigation” (May), which will be featured in Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer. American Lawyer Media (ALM)

Rasansky Law Firm’s Robert Wolf Highlighted on 2012 Texas Rising Stars List

DALLAS – Texas’ Rasansky Law Firm is pleased to announce that personal injury lawyer Robert Wolf has earned a spot on the 2012 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young attorneys. Mr. Wolf represents individuals in cases involving personal injury, vehicle accidents, birth injuries, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, and defective products. Mr. Wolf is an ardent advocate for his clients both in and out of the courtroom. With leadership

Texas Rising Stars 2012 Listing Includes 18 from Gardere

AUSTIN/DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that 18 attorneys from the Firm’s Texas offices have earned selection to the 2012 Texas Rising Stars list. Attorneys from the Dallas office who are recognized in the Texas Rising Stars listing and their areas of practice are: Jason R. Fulmer, Intellectual Property; Barry M. Golden, Antitrust Litigation; Marcus Helt, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Ryan Kaiser, Family Law; Peter L. Loh,

Twenty-Nine Thompson & Knight Attorneys Listed in Texas Rising Stars® 2012

Texas (March 9, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate its 29 attorneys selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® 2012 by Thomson Reuters. The list will be published in the April 2012 issue of Texas Monthly. The following are the Firm’s attorneys listed in Texas Rising Stars® 2012 and the practice areas in which they were nominated: Dallas Jesse E. Betts, Business/Corporate Gregory D.

Thirty-Three Thompson & Knight Attorneys Selected for 2012 Chambers USA Director …

Texas (March 8, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP congratulates its 33 attorneys who will be included in the 2012 Chambers USA “Leaders in their Field” legal directory by Chambers & Partners. Chambers USA exclusively lists attorneys who are strongly recommended from in-depth interviews with peers and clients. Rankings in the U.S. directory are assessed on specific criteria, including technical legal ability, professional conduct,

New Yorkers Compete to Raise Money to Find Cures for Cancer and Vie for Title of …

March 8, 2012 – New York, NY – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) New York City Chapter today announced 13 candidates who will compete in the annual Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign. The candidates have 10 weeks from March 8 to May 17 to raise a minimum of $20,000 for LLS through individual fundraising campaigns. The male and female candidate who raises the most


On Thursday, March 15, the Latin Builders Association® (LBA) will be hosting a legislative breakfast to discuss the redevelopment of Miami’s Urban Core. John Richard, President and CEO of the Adrienne Arsht Center, will lead the CGdiscussion joined by panelists from the City of Miami. The breakfast will be hosted at the Adrienne Arsht Center at 8:30AM. The panelists for this event include Commissioner Marc Sarnoff of District 2, Pieter Bockweg,

Pradaxa Side Effects Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that three Pradaxa side effects lawsuits have been filed in federal courts across the country. Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP has learned that three Pradaxa side effects lawsuits have been filed against Boehringer Ingelheim, the drug’s manufacturer. The cases were filed in federal district courts located in Tennessee, Kentucky and Louisiana and it’s believed they are the

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Helps With Young Lawyer Division Income Tax Assistance In …

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina helped with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in its Kickoff Weekend at Citadel Mall in Charleston, SC on Saturday February 4th 2012. The event was held by the Young Lawyers division of The South Carolina Bar in conjuction with the host organization Charleston Urban Leauge. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or VITA provides free tax preparation

Netlaw Media’s Partners Club Presents Paralympian Bethany Woodward

Netlaw Media’s Partners Club in association with Lloyds TSB Commercial are pleased to announce that paralympian gold medal prospect, Bethany Woodward has been confirmed to make a special keynote presentation at the ‘Bidding for Olympic Contracts’ event in London on Wednesday, 25th April 2012. Bethany is an International Athlete with Cerebral Palsy, a life-long condition which effects motor control. Bethany finished fifth in the 100m at the Commonwealth Games in India

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