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Gardere Litigation Chair Rick Faulk Presents Mock Supreme Court Argument at Univ …

HOUSTON – Serving as Respondents’ counsel, Richard O. Faulk, Chair of the Litigation Department of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, presented an impassioned case against judicial review during the University of Houston Law Center’s Environment, Energy & Natural Resource Center's mock U.S. Supreme Court argument on climate change tort liability held Jan. 19. At issue was whether a tiny, coastal village in Alaska has standing to sue corporations for their contribution

Branham Law Group Announces New Dallas Office

DALLAS – Noted Dallas attorney Charles W. “Trey” Branham III is pleased to announce the opening of Branham Law Group, LLP, a client-focused law firm handling complex commercial litigation and catastrophic personal injury cases exclusively. Mr. Branham, 41, is a veteran of nearly 50 courtroom trials and arbitrations, including more than 30 cases submitted to juries. His impressive track record has earned him selection to the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Speaks To Students About The Legal Profession At Hanahan H …

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina spoke to students at Hanahan High School in Hanahan, SC interested in a career in the legal profession on Tuesday January 24th 2012. Attorney Guthrie talked to students that had an interest in becoming a lawyer or other careers in the legal field for about an hour and a half in the media room of Hanahan High

Thompson & Knight Names Emily Parker as Managing Partner

DALLAS – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Emily A. Parker has been named Managing Partner of the Firm effective February 15. Parker, the first female attorney hired by Thompson & Knight in 1973, has previously served as a Practice Group Leader and Hiring Partner, as well as two terms on the Firm’s Management Committee. From 2002 to 2004, Parker was

Dallas Bar Lawyers Conclude Successful Campaign: $800,000 Raised

The Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas have concluded the annual “Equal Access to Justice Campaign,” which funds the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program in order to provide free legal assistance to over 4,000 low-income families with civil legal needs each year. The lawyers of Dallas raised a record-breaking—$800,000. The Co-Chairs of 2011-2012 Campaign were Rob Crain, of Crain Lewis, L.L.P., and Bradley C. Weber, of Locke Lord

Personal injury solicitors say claims for workplace accidents are on the rise

Fentons Solicitors LLP, one of the leading personal injury solicitors firms, believes people who suffer accidents at work are gaining the confidence to make a compensation claim. According to the firm, there has traditionally been a lot of hesitancy amongst people who've been in a workplace accident to pursue legal action because of fears of being ostracised by colleagues or employers. However, the experienced personal injury solicitors say more and more

Thompson & Knight Recognized in 2012 Tax Directors Handbook

Texas (January 31, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has been recognized as a leading tax law firm in the United States by the 2012 Tax Directors Handbook, a directory that analyzes the tax capabilities of law firms and includes statistics and thought leadership articles from respected industry commentators. This year marks the Firm’s fourth consecutive recognition by this publication. The Tax Directors Handbook praised

Thompson & Knight Partner Appointed as Chairman of the Tarrant County Bar Founda …

Fort Worth (January 31, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce Partner E. Michael Sheehan has been appointed as Chairman of the Tarrant County Bar Foundation for the second consecutive year. Sheehan is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Trial Practice Group in Fort Worth. He focuses his practice on the representation of clients in commercial litigation, including general commercial litigation and litigation and

Personal injury solicitors help client to reach five-figure settlement

Fentons Solicitors LLP, one of the UK's leading personal injury solicitors, has achieved a five-figure settlement victory for a client that suffered multiple severe injuries when the car he was a passenger in struck a line of parked cars. The 48-year old former hod-carrier was a front seat passenger when the driver lost control of the car and collided with a number of stationary vehicles. Fentons helped him to reach an

Thompson & Knight Attorney Named as DRI Texas State Representative

Dallas (January 31, 2012) - The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Greg W. Curry has been named by the Texas Association of Defense Counsel to serve as the 2012 Texas State Representative of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, an international organization of more than 22,000 defense lawyers and corporate counsel focused on issues important to the defense bar and civil justice

Las Vegas Immigration Attorney Helps Abused Non-Citizen

CLEVELAND, OHIO - Las Vegas immigration (www.immigrationman.com) attorney Jonathan A. Bartell wants to use a new federal rule that begins this year to help his abused non-citizen client get a green card. The rule protects imprisoned people in immigration detention centers, according to a story about immigration detainees seeking prison rape protection which stems from an immigrant detainee facing deportation to India. He was sexually abused by three gang members

Branham Law Group Announces New Dallas Office

DALLAS – Noted Dallas attorney Charles W. “Trey” Branham III is pleased to announce the opening of Branham Law Group, LLP, a client-focused law firm handling complex commercial litigation and catastrophic personal injury cases exclusively. Mr. Branham, 41, is a veteran of nearly 50 courtroom trials and arbitrations, including more than 30 cases submitted to juries. His impressive track record has earned him selection to the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list

Chicago Real Estate Attorney Ranj Mohip Honored by SuperLawyers.com

(Chicago, IL)--The Law Office of Ranj Mohip, LLC is proud to announce that managing attorney Ranj Mohip has been recognized as a 2012 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. When told of the award, Mr. Mohip said “I am honored and humbled to know that judges, fellow attorneys, and others in the legal field nominated me for this award. This is a wonderful way to begin 2012.” Super Lawyers is a service

BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY CHARLES TATELBAUM ELECTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BRITISH A …

Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 30, 2012 – Charles M. Tatelbaum, a Partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the British American Business Council's Miami chapter (BABC Miami). As a board member, Tatelbaum will use his local, national and international business connections in order to promote greater use of the South Florida area as

Dallas Bar Lawyers Conclude Successful Campaign $787,000+ Raised

The Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas have concluded the annual “Equal Access to Justice Campaign,” which funds the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program in order to provide free legal assistance to over 4,000 low-income families with civil legal needs each year. The lawyers of Dallas raised a record-breaking—$787,950. The Co-Chairs of 2011-2012 Campaign were Rob Crain, of Crain Lewis, L.L.P., and Bradley C. Weber, of Locke Lord

Russell Jones & Walker joins with the world's first listed law firm

Russell Jones & Walker Solicitors has announced it will join forces with the world's first publicly listed law firm, Slater & Gordon Lawyers. The move comes at a critical time of change in the UK legal industry as the Legal Services Act opens the market to outside investment and ahead of impending changes to the personal injury sector. RJW Chief Executive Officer Neil Kinsella said the announcement would bring security and

RJW joins world-first listed law firm

Russell Jones & Walker and Australia’s Slater & Gordon Lawyers, the world’s first publicly listed law firm, are to join forces. The move comes at a critical time of change in the UK legal industry as the Legal Services Act opens the market to outside investment and ahead of impending changes to the personal injury sector. RJW Chief Executive Officer Neil Kinsella said the announcement would bring security and growth. “We will continue

Bristol-Meyers Squibb Sued by 72 Plaintiffs Over Plavix Side Effects

Nadrick & Cohen, LLP reports that 72 plaintiffs have joined together in a Plavix side effects lawsuit filed against Bristol-Meyers Squibb. Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 2012 – Seventy-two plaintiffs from across the country have joined together in filing a Plavix side effects lawsuit against the drug’s maker, Bristol-Meyers Squibb. According to the Madison Record, the plaintiffs are seeking an unspecified amount of compensation for injuries they say were caused

Boomers Beware of Guardianship and Conservatorship Abuse

2012 won't be a happy year for aging Boomers taking care of their aged parents or becoming vulnerable themselves. Even if they had planned ahead by executing advance directives and making careful estate plans, they risk being sucked into an almost secret system which feeds itself by preying upon their vulnerability. "Guardianships" or "Conservatorships" are "protective" proceedings managed by our American justice system in state courts across the country.

Restyled Federal Evidence Rules Available From Summit Legal Publishing

Summit Legal Publishing is pleased to announce the release of "Federal Evidence Rules, 2012 Update Edition". Containing the full text of both the restyled and traditional Federal Rules of Evidence and the official commentary detailing the changes in the restyled rules, this volume is designed to serve as a highly portable and extremely accessible reference for the evidence rules. The new "restyled" Federal Rules of Evidence went into effect December

Thompson & Knight Partner Appointed to State Commission on Judicial Conduct

Houston (January 27, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce Partner Ricky A. Raven has been appointed to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for the State of Texas. Raven will serve a six-year term, which begins this year. Raven is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Trial Practice Group in Houston. He focuses his practice on civil litigation, toxic tort, products liability,

A Cry for Help from Orphans in China is Answered by Karen Bradley’s Blankets for …

January 26, 2012 - - Penn Yan, NY - -For several years, Karen Bradley has been quietly making baby blankets to send to orphans in need in China. Recently, the China Charity Project Director at Chinese Children Adoption International (CCAI) alerted Karen to the need for a shipment of warm blankets to orphans in the province of NanYang, China. The establishment of a new orphanage facility in this area

Thompson & Knight Partner Named to the TACA Board of Directors

Dallas (January 25, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate Partner Scott P. Stolley on being appointed to the Board of Directors of The Arts Community Alliance (TACA). Stolley is a Partner and leader of Thompson & Knight’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group in Dallas. He focuses his practice on the representation of appellants and appellees in state and federal appellate courts, including

Johnson & Johnson Reports Sales Up, Revenues Down Following DePuy Hip Recall

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that Johnson & Johnson’s net earnings are down following the 2010 DePuy hip recall. Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 2012 – The Johnson & Johnson Company reported that sales were up in the fourth quarter but revenues were sharply down, due largely in part to costs associated with litigation settlements and the 2010 DePuy metal hip recall. The earnings announcement comes just a week after

Estate Attorneys In Chicago, Kerry Peck And Ken Bloom, Named Illinois Super Lawy …

CHICAGO, IL -- Kerry Peck and Ken Bloom, two estate attorneys in Chicago with the firm Peck Bloom, have recently been named as Illinois Super Lawyers for the sixth year in a row. A Super Lawyer is an attorney who has received a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Candidates are nominated by their peers and then go through a rigorous, four step selection process before being named to the

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Presents Free Estate Planning Class At Mt Pleasant Library

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Teaches Estate Planning Class At Mount Pleasant Library Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina taught a class on the the basics of estate planning to an audience at Mt Pleasant Regional Library in Mount Pleasant, SC on Tuesday January 17th 2012. Attorney Guthrie is an estate planning and probate attorney that practices throughout the state of South Carolina and shared

LATIN BUILDERS ASSOCIATION® TO ANNOUNCE OFFICIAL ENDORSEMENT OF 2012 REPUBLICAN …

On January 27, 2012, the Latin Builders Association® (LBA) will be hosting an all-day event that features the major Republican Party candidates and a lunch with Governor Rick Scott. Each candidate will have an opportunity to speak with members of the LBA and their guests during their dedicated session. After the event, the LBA President and Board of Directors will convene a private meeting to choose which candidate will receive

Nadrich & Cohen LLP Clarifies Statements Regarding Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits

Los Angeles, CA, January 24, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen LLP would like to clarify previous statements regarding the pending Actos bladder cancer litigation. Earlier press releases included incorrect information regarding the total number of Actos lawsuits filed against the drug’s manufacturer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Those releases, based on media reports, estimated the number of lawsuits filed in state and federal courts nationwide in connection with Actos numbered

FDA Warns Multaq Users of Potential Health Risks

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an updated safety warning for the heart medication Multaq. Los Angeles, CA, January 24, 2012 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an updated safety communication advising patients who use the heart medication Multaq (dronedarone) of the potential for serious complications. The updated safety communication was issued on December 19, 2011 after an FDA safety

Thompson & Knight Attorney Attains Board Certification in Labor & Employment Law

Dallas (January 24, 2012) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Micah R. Prude has obtained Board Certification by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (“TBLS”) in Labor and Employment Law. An induction ceremony and reception will be held on February 17 in Austin, Texas. Prude is an Associate in Thompson & Knight’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Firm’s Dallas

FDA Warning Prompts DePuy Orthopaedics to Halt Sale of Custom Joint Replacements

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics is halting the sale of certain custom joint replacements after receiving a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 2012 – Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics says it will stop selling custom-fitted joint replacement devices after being warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that the products were not in compliance with

House Democrats Seek Congressional Hearings on Vaginal Mesh Safety

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that some House Democrats are asking Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to hold inquiry hearings regarding the safety of certain vaginal mesh implants. Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 2012 – Several House Democrats are asking Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to schedule a congressional hearing regarding the safety of transvaginal mesh devices manufactured by Johnson & Johnson

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP Now Investigating Pradaxa Side Effects Claims in All 50 Sta …

National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP is now offering free initial case evaluations to patients in all 50 states who suffered side effects caused by Pradaxa. Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 2012 – Prominent national law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP is pleased to announce that the firm is now representing individuals who believe they were injured by Pradaxa, a blood thinner used to treat patients with a heart rhythm

ILLINOIS MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAW FIRM CHICAGO LEGAL GROUP PARTNERS WITH NATIONWI …

Chicago Legal Group proudly announces a formal relationship with the law firm of Kass & Moses to provide victims of Illinois motorcycle accidents effective, professional representation CHICAGO, IL, January 21, 2012 – Illinois motorcycle accident lawyer Barry M. Zlotowicz, Esq., has accepted a position with the firm Kass & Moses. K&M is a nationwide motorcycle accident law firm dedicated to representing bikers injured in accidents. The Chicago Legal Group is a

Neeley Law Firm Files Its 1,000th Bankruptcy Case in Arizona

1/20/2012 - In 2008, Attorney Kenneth L. Neeley, founder of the Neeley Law Firm, PLC was working as a software engineer, and wondering if he would ever make the transition to practicing law full time. “I got my law degree by going to law school at night at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas, while working full time during the day as a software developer,” he stated.

Singapore’s Keystone Law Corporation hires senior lawyer

Benjamin Yeo has joined Singapore’s Keystone Law Corporation as a consultant. Mr Yeo specializes in conveyancing, real property, commercial and corporate law. He was also a notary public and commissioner of oaths. Keystone Law Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Benjamin Yeo as a consultant. Benjamin graduated from the University of Singapore in 1979 with Honours. He was a former Deputy Registrar of Land Titles and Deputy Controller of

Latin Builders Association® presents Decision 2012

For Immediate Publication Contact: Tina Dominguez January 16, 2012 tdominguez@lbaorg.com As the 2012 elections continue to heat up, the Latin Builders Association® is hosting an event that is sure to be the most exclusive campaign stop in Florida. This all-day event will showcase leading GOP frontrunners. Each candidate will have a dedicated program to speak to the membership. Governor Rick Scott will be the main speaker at the luncheon. The event

20th Anniversary of World Scientists Warning to Humanity

In 1992, 1,700 Nobel laureates and world leading scientists issued an appeal to the world to stop destroying the environment. Failing to do so, they said, would jeopardize all life on the planet. Humanity has failed to listen. Jacksonville, FL, January 19, 2012 - In 1992, 1,700 world leading scientists, including the majority of Nobel laureates, issued an appeal to the human race. They said the human race was on a

Gardere Adds Public Utility Practice From Webking McClendon, PC

AUSTIN – The law firm of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP begins 2012 with the addition of the public utility lawyers from Webking McClendon, PC. Joining Gardere’s Energy Group as partners in its Austin office are Shannon K. McClendon and Catherine J. Webking, each of whom brings more than 20 years of experience in the area of public utility law, and associate Andres Medrano. Gardere’s Energy Group is a multi-disciplinary group

Finding The Right Dallas Auto Accident Lawyer

One often hears about telephone numbers in awards being been treated to by victims of accidents. If, when Reese Witherspoon was hit by a car when jogging a few months ago, she had been disfigured in anyway, the likelihood of claims for compensation would have been on a monumental scale... In her case she was shaken up a bit and was also gracious to the elderly lady driving the motorcar.

McCurley Orsinger’s Leposki Earns Board Certification

DALLAS – The Family Law firm McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, L.L.P., is proud to congratulate associate Gene Leposki on becoming Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In order to earn board certification, attorneys must achieve specific requirements established by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and pass a day-long written examination. “The process is exceptionally difficult, but Gene is an outstanding Family Law attorney,

Thompson & Knight Partner Appointed to Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee

Dallas, Texas (January 18, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce Scott P. Stolley has been appointed to the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee. Stolley will serve a three-year term, which began in January 2012. Stolley is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group in Dallas. He focuses his practice on the representation of appellants and appellees in

Houston Complex Commercial Litigation Firm AZA Hires Two New Associates

HOUSTON – The Houston complex commercial litigation and intellectual property firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. (AZA) is announcing the hiring of two new associates. Diane Guillerman joins the firm with more than 12 years of experience in litigation and appellate matters, including prior work as a chambers attorney for then-Texas 14th Court of Appeals Justice Eva Guzman. Reed Smith has clerked for two federal judges, including one on

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Participates In Higher Learning Academy

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina spoke at the first installment of the Dorchester 2 Higher Learning Academy at Ashley Ridge High School on January 14th 2012. The Dorchester 2 Higher Learning Academy is designed to help prepare high school students from all high schools in the Dorchester County School District Two for the challenges the will face in going to college or

Phoenix Medical malpractice lawyers offer free evaluation of treatment patient

In the state of Arizona the law is pretty clear. All medical practitioners, or persons who treat your body for an illness or injury, such as nurses, chiropractors or physical therapists, owe their patients a duty of care. The treatment that they administer must in no way harm the patient or leave them in a worse condition than they were prior to treatment. The fact is that there are many people

DurretteCrump’s Commercial Litigation Practice Receives Top-Tier Ranking

RICHMOND, VA – DurretteCrump PLC has been recognized as a Tier-1 Commercial Litigation law firm by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in its 2011-2012 annual rankings. The Richmond-Virginia based, mid-sized law firm, received the Tier-1 ranking for the Richmond metropolitan area. “Being recognized as a exceptional law firm is an honor,” said Wyatt Durrette, director of DurretteCrump and head of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. “Ranking

GOAL to host an Web Conference on “Why did I outsource and Why that was a great …

Los Angeles, January 18, 2012 Setting another benchmark in the LPO Industry with the concept of Go-green, GOAL presents Global Legal Outsourcing Buyers Panel Discussion Jan 2012 – Why did I outsource and Why that was a great decision? This web conference will be a platform where industry buyers of IP/LPO services will discuss the live experiences of outsourcing/offshoring. At this web conference, the audience will have the opportunity to learn from

International Law Firm Relocates 100th Client to New Country

Geneva, Switzerland – January 18, 2012 – International law firm CS&P Fiduciaire - Carlo Scevola & Partners just placed its 100th client and family into their new country by providing unique international relocation services. Law firms are not known for assisting clients with relocating their entire families to different countries. But, Carlo Scevola & Partners, which is a fiduciary company with offices in six continents, offers all of

Bell Folsom Announces Personal Injury Legal Services For Olathe, Kansas and Beyo …

Bell Folsom is proud to announce a new area of practice that will help people in Kansas with personal injury claims and cases. By providing protecting people in personal injury cases to the people of Olathe, Kansas, the legal team at Bell Folsom can help victims get the protection that they not only need, but must have in order to start the healing process. Most victims of personal injury don't know

Celli and Associates Choose Verizon as Their Wireless Provider

Celli and Associates have joined the ranks of companies who use Verizon Wireless as their primary wireless provider. Verizon has the largest high-speed wireless internet network of all major cellular and wireless providers in the United States. Verizon’s wireless coverage includes the nation’s fasted 3G network as well as 4G LTE wireless hubs in large cities across the United States. Joining with Verizon will be incredibly beneficial to Celli and Associates

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