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Lawyers Tim Shelby, Benjamin Foster Join Houston Complex Commercial Litigation F …

HOUSTON – Houston lawyers Tim Shelby and Benjamin Foster have joined the complex commercial litigation boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., also known as AZA. “We are proud to bring these two bright attorneys into our stable of trial-ready lawyers,” says John Zavitsanos, a founding partner at the firm. “AZA is pleased to be able to choose lawyers from the best law schools and some of the biggest law

Introducing New York Lawyer Pages

PRMG Announces Launch of New York Lawyer Pages Website The Public Relations and Marketing Group, LLC (PRMG) announced it has launched its newest website-based entity, New York Lawyer Pages. The website was created by PRMG, a leading provider of customized marketing solutions for attorneys in New York State. The site provides important resources for the public by allowing them access to a database of attorneys who practice in the field in

PL: The envisaged repeal of special proceedings in commercial matters as a chanc …

The Polish cabinet accepted the long expected law proposal, which shall repeal commercial matters by changing the Civil Procedure Act. Currently, legal disputes between companies are decided in consideration of special regulations, which impose significant obligations on the parties already when filing the particulars of claims and which contain severe consequences in case of disregard, to the point of losing the proceedings, in particular the obligation to present all allegations

EU: Introduction of a unitary EU patent moves closer

On 26.06.2011, the EU Council of Ministers, on request of several delegations, released a general approach on the two draft regulations on the EU patent. Prior to this, the non-participating member states, Spain and Italy had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Justice with regard to the Regulation implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection. By the lawsuit, Spain and Italy turn

EU: Resolution order on the preliminary garnishment of accounts shall advance th …

According to the European Commission approximately one million of smaller companies face difficulties when trying to enforce and recover outstanding receivables abroad. Thus receivables amounting up to EUR 600 million are unnecessarily written off per year, only because companies don’t want to get themselves into costly and for them opaque litigations in other countries. According to its own statement, the European Commission wants to make it easier for citizens and

‘One-of-a-Kind’ John Kim Unveils Offbeat Legal Video

HOUSTON – Houston lawyer John Kim is showing an animated side of himself that might make most attorneys nervous. A one-minute video released this week features a cartoon version of Mr. Kim and focuses on the litigator’s courtroom skills. Mr. Kim, who heads up The Kim Law Firm, says the ad reflects his personal style, one that takes his work — but not himself — seriously. “Most lawyer ads . . .

Fish & Richardson Home to 10 Attorneys on 2011 Texas Super Lawyers List

DALLAS – Ten attorneys from the Texas offices of Fish & Richardson have earned selection to the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list. The following Fish & Richardson attorneys are highlighted on the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list based on their work for clients in the specified practice areas: • Stephen E. Fox, Dallas, Labor & Employment • J. Kevin Gray, Dallas, Intellectual Property • David J. Healey, Houston, Intellectual Property Litigation • Tommy Jacks, Dallas, Business Litigation • M. Brett Johnson,

Law Enforcement and Residents Rely Upon Nixle During Recent Natural Disasters

San Francisco, CA – September 15, 2011 – Nixle, LLC, a free provider of informational communication services between government agencies and the communities they serve, received 26,000 new citizen subscribers during two recent natural disasters: Hurricane Irene and the massive Texas wildfires. In areas affected by these catastrophes, agencies using the Nixle high-performance notification system were able to provide their citizens with real-time warnings, information and evacuation details. During the 11

Reportaaz presents the Mining Republic only on IBN-LOKMAT

The 'China boom' started illegal mining in Karnataka with miners, transporters and suppliers breaking every rule in the book to plunder the natural resources of the state. The Lokayukta report mentioned the various methods used by the people involved in the mining industry to illegally lift, transport and export iron ore from Karnataka. The miners' lobby bribed officials and forged documents to loot iron ore, especially from Bellary, Tumkur and

Dallas Personal Injury Attorney Jeff Rasansky Recognized Among Texas’ Top Lawyer …

DALLAS – For the ninth consecutive year, Dallas personal injury attorney Jeff Rasansky has earned a spot on the annual Texas Super Lawyers listing. Founder of the Rasansky Law Firm, Mr. Rasansky has earned the Super Lawyers distinction each year since it was introduced in 2003. He is recognized again this year for his work in plaintiffs’ personal injury cases. To compile the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers edition, researchers with Thomson Reuters’

The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson Attorneys Honored in Texas Super Lawyers Lis …

Firm founder Frank L. Branson again among list of state’s Top 10 attorneys DALLAS – For the ninth year straight, lawyers from The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson have earned recognition in the Texas Super Lawyers list of the state’s top attorneys. Repeat honorees include firm founder Frank L. Branson, Debbie Dudley Branson, Quentin Brogdon and Thomas J. Farmer. Their inclusion in this list underscores the firm’s commitment to clients

Government ban on personal injury referral fees should be catalyst for further r …

Leading personal injury lawyer urges further action on other shoddy practices to ensure access to justice. The announcement 9th September 2011 by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of a plan to ban referral fee payments for personal injury claims marks a milestone in the battle to root out dysfunction across the industry, says leading Personal Injury Solicitor John Spencer. However, glaring questions regarding how and when a ban will be implemented –

Coping with the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11, with Trauma and Grief Counselor Court …

For Immediate Release Contact: Burke Allen (703) 589-8960 While the National September 11 Memorial is set to be dedicated on this upcoming anniversary, the significance and intensity of the day may be too much to handle for those with friends and family who died. This month marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Nearly 3,000 lives were lost that day, including 343 New York City firefighters. Making matters worse

76 Thompson & Knight Attorneys Listed in Texas Super Lawyers® 2011

Texas (September 13, 2011) - Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate its 76 attorneys selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® 2011 by Thomson Reuters, which will be published in the October 2011 issue of Texas Monthly. The list reflects only the top five percent of lawyers in Texas. In addition to being named to Texas Super Lawyers® 2011, seven Thompson & Knight attorneys received top

McKool Smith Secures $391 Million Judgment for Versata

MARSHALL, Texas – Attorneys from McKool Smith have secured a $391 million court judgment in favor of firm client Versata Software Inc., a pioneer in front-office enterprise software, following a successful patent infringement lawsuit against global software giant SAP America Inc. and its German-based parent company SAP AG (NYSE: SAP). Judge Charles Everingham IV of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Marshall, Texas, signed the judgment

47 Gardere Attorneys Named to Texas Super Lawyers

Dallas/Houston – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, is pleased to announce that 47 Firm attorneys have been named to the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list – a distinction limited to just 5 percent of Texas lawyers. Partner Richard O. Faulk, Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Practice, received special recognition for his environmental work by earning a place among the Top 100 Lawyers in Houston. Additionally, of the 47 Gardere attorneys selected to Launches New Website

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Five Godwin Ronquillo Attorneys Honored Among State’s Best

DALLAS – Godwin Ronquillo PC is proud to announce that five firm attorneys have earned recognition in the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers listing. In Dallas, Donald E. Godwin and Marcos G. Ronquillo were honored for their Business Litigation work. Both Susan Hays in the firm's Dallas office and R. Alan York in Houston were recognized for their Appellate practices. Gwen Richard in the Houston office of Godwin Ronquillo was recognized for

Jackson Walker Receives Corporate INTL 2011 Global Awards

DALLAS- Jackson Walker was recently honored in three different Corporate INTL 2011 Global Awards categories: “Clients’ Choice - Texas Energy Law Firm of the Year” “Clients’ Choice - Texas Real Estate Law Firm of the Year” “Texas Corporate Law Firm of the Year” Corporate INTL 2011 Global Awards are a mark of practice excellence for the world’s leading advisors and financiers in an array of countries across the world. To be chosen, a

The Best Lawyers in America 2012 Recognizes 43 Gardere Attorneys

AUSTIN/DALLAS/HOUSTON – Forty-three lawyers from the Austin, Dallas and Houston offices of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, one of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms, were honored in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Published by Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers is widely regarded as the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Selections are based on a rigorous evaluation process in which thousands of the country's top lawyers

Dismissed police analyst loses case through 'institutionalised denial' on 9/11 a …

The former police Intelligence Analyst who lost his case for unfair dismissal on Friday, made an appearance hours later in London at a meeting of 9/11 and 7/7 sceptics. Mr Tony Farrell, who was Principal Intelligence Analyst of South Yorkshire Police, had told his bosses than the biggest single threat to the UK, was now coming from internal tyranny, and in his opinion ‘far exceeded’ any threat from Islamic terrorism. On

Dallas Police Department and Nixle to Co-Present at Social Media the Internet an …

Dallas, TX – Sept 9, 2011 – The Dallas Police Department will speak on its use of cutting-edge, online communication tools in a co-presentation with Nixle, a community information services provider, during the fourth annual Social Media the Internet and Law Enforcement (SMILE) Conference, Sep. 28-30. The department will highlight the new technologies it uses to keep citizens informed, including Nixle messaging. “The Dallas Police Department prides itself for being at

Law firms warns employers after controversial compensation claim

A Leeds law firm has said that a recent case, where an office worker won £21,000 in compensation, is evidence that employers have to take workers concerns seriously. Winston Solicitors LLP made the comments following the controversial case of Genevieve Bove, who was awarded £21,177 after winning her claim for constructive dismissal and disability discrimination against her former employers, the Association of Voluntary Organisations. Ms Bove, who worked as an office worker

Gardere Helps Defeat Lawsuit Protesting Wet-Dry Election Results

DALLAS – Attorneys from Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP helped convince a state district judge to dismiss a lawsuit against Proposition 1, a proposal to allow the legal sale of beer and wine in Dallas. The proposition earned landslide approval in the November 2010 election, but business owners threatened by the expansion of beer and wine sales responded by filing a lawsuit seeking to overturn the results. Gardere successfully represented Keep the Dollars

Solicitors firm warns of dangers from falls after fatal accident

A firm of solicitors has spoken out after a firm was fined following an accident in which a man fell to his death while working on a stepladder. Leeds-based Winston Solicitors LLP said the death of Rocco Carofalo was avoidable and was evidence that some firms do not take the health and safety of their employees as seriously as they should. Mr Carofalo was working as a handyman for Overpride Wholesale

108 Thompson & Knight Attorneys Honored in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012

Texas (September 8, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to have more Banking and Finance attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® than any other U.S. firm. The 2012 list also includes more Thompson & Knight attorneys in the practice areas of Antitrust Law, Arbitration, Banking and Finance Law, Litigation-Real Estate, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law, Transportation Law, and

MEDIA AVAILABILITY Attorneys Troy Rosasco and Daniel J. Hansen Support Lawmakers …

Troy Rosasco, Partner, Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP, and Daniel J Hansen, Partner, Turley, Hansen & Partners, say they support the decision to that would place cancer on the list of diseases covered by the James Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Three members of U.S. Congress from New York — Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Peter King — have urged the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Sacked police terror analyst appeals to employment tribunal

A police analyst who was sacked after reporting that the threat of terrorism in the UK from Muslims was minimal, is presenting his case at a Sheffield Employment Tribunal. Mr Tony Farrell, who was Principal Intelligence Analyst of South Yorkshire Police, told his bosses than the biggest single threat to the UK, was now coming from internal tyranny, and in his opinion ‘far exceeded’ any threat from Islamic terrorism. Before being

DEMIRA - Current situation of medical care in Libya

Munich, 02/08/2011. The German non-governmental organisation DEMIRA e.V. is in Benghazi assessing the supply situation on the ground in order to organise a further shipment of aid. On the 29th July DEMIRA programme manager Marcia Hamzat accompanied a medical aid delivery which was then distributed from the central medical storage facility to hospitals and clinics in the area. Our DEMIRA staff member was able to gain a first-hand overview of

Astrological beliefs still popular with youngsters looking for arranged marriage …

New Delhi, 07th Sep, 2011: A study by shows that over 60% profiles posted on the site has listed themselves under the manglik/non manglik brackets. It is also interesting to note that the acceptance of mangliks among the non manglik community is as low as 9%, which clearly shows that astrological compatibility is still one of the key criterions considered during arranged marriages. A look at the demographics of the

Harris County Attorney’s Office and Houston's AZA Law Firm Settle Environmental …

HOUSTON, Texas – Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan and the Houston complex commercial litigation law firm of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing, P.C. successfully represented Harris County in a case developed by the Harris County Pollution Control Services Department (HCPCS) against Shell Chemical L.P. that resulted in a $500,000 payment to the county, and a mandate that Shell provide Harris County with actual notice of future air pollution events.

Amir Alavi, Todd Mensing Elevated to Name Partners at Houston Commercial Litigat …

HOUSTON – Complex commercial litigation attorneys Amir Alavi and Todd Mensing have been elevated to name partners in Houston’s Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing, P.C., a dynamic and growing boutique law firm also known as AZA. “These two lawyers are among the best litigators I know and we’re proud to have our already tough-to-pronounce name become even longer to include them,” says John Zavitsanos, one of the founding partners. “We

From 9/11 to 2012 – 'Global Spectral Dominance'

A retired oilfield executive turned researcher into events following 9/11 is to give a public lecture in London on Friday 9 September on 'Global Spectral Dominance'. Mr Ian Crane will speak at the Indian Y.M.C.A, 41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ from 7.00pm. From 2007 Ian Crane focused his efforts on raising public awareness on what he calls "the pernicious attack on the global population in the name of corporate

The Best of Two Worlds, A New Playground For Independent Candidates To Challenge …

TORONTO - A Brand New Alternative For People Who Have Had Enough Of The Bickering In Mainstream Political Parties. “Political Parties in Ontario fall into two main categories: mainstream and fringe parties. Regardless of the parties’ sizes, they follow one common dominator, they have their own policies. At election time all they do is force feed the public with their agendas, and in the case of the mainstream parties, they exaggerate

Tougher training for younger drivers wins support

A Leeds law firm has welcomed calls for younger motorists to have more training. Winston Solicitors LLP expressed its support for the proposal after a survey showed that more than half of the accidents involving younger drivers were due to either poor reactions or errors at the wheel. The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) commissioned the survey and found that accidents which involved driver error were highest in drivers aged in their

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Queens Father Sued for Human Rights Violations

A Far Rockaway man is has been sued in civil court for human rights violations and abuse of power in a move that stunned the community. McKinly Coleman, an officer with the New York City Department of Corrections, was slapped with a $550,000 lawsuit today that alleges that he abused his law enforcement powers, filed false police reports and caused physical and emotional injury to the mother of his

Pan Am Flight 103 - Lockerbie Bombing - al-Megrahi CIA Files Published by Paperl …

Los Angeles - BACM Research/ has announced the publishing of CIA files related to the Pan Am Flight 103, Lockerbie Bombing. The files can be downloaded for free at: The files date from 1984 to 1999. These are the most recent files on Pan Am 103 released by the CIA. This set of files is unique because it includes memos on the direct handling of an intelligence source. This type of

School for Startups, Founded by Doug Richard, Sends Delegate to One Young World …

Doug Richard's School for Startups has sponsored Irina-Mihaela Mondea as delegate to the One Young World Conference September 1-4 in Zurich, Switzerland. More than 1600 are receiving advice, instruction and support from humanitarian, economic and government leaders from around the world. Bishop Desmond Tutu, despite a recent announcement of his retirement, has appeared to speak at the opening ceremonies. Former Dragon, successful serial entrepreneur and early stage investor, Doug Richard spoke

MEDIA AVAILABILITY Attorneys Troy Rosasco and Daniel J. Hansen Support FDNY’s Fi …

Troy Rosasco, Partner, Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP, and Daniel J Hansen, Partner, Turley, Hansen & Partners, say they support the scientific study published in the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, and released by the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), which found that firefighters who worked at the World Trade Center after the September 11, 2001 attacks had a greater chance of getting cancer than those who were

Two of the Nation's Finest Trial Firms Unite: Hennigan Dorman Joins McKool Smith

McKool Smith and Los Angeles-based trial firm Hennigan Dorman are pleased to announce that they will join effective September 12, 2011. The combination solidifies a national litigation powerhouse with over 165 trial lawyers in seven offices nationwide. The combined firm, McKool Smith, will conduct business as McKool Smith Hennigan in California. The joining of Hennigan Dorman will add 35 talented trial attorneys to McKool Smith’s elite group of courtroom lawyers. “This

Plan to launch $2million emergency drought operation in Kenya: half sponsored ch …

PLAN is to launch a $2.5 million aid operation for children and families in Kenya affected by the East Africa drought. Emergency assessments have found that more than 27,400 sponsored children are affected by the crisis, which is around 38 per cent of total sponsored children in Kenya. Latest assessments have found the situation to be worse than previously believed. Immediate aid will target around 114,000 people, including sponsored children

Stateside Associates Releases 2012 Bill Introduction Deadlines FactPad Insert

ARLINGTON, Virginia –Stateside Associates has released the 2012 Bill Introduction Deadlines FactPad insert. The reference document features the deadlines for state legislators to introduce bills during the 2012 legislative sessions. Each state has unique deadlines for bills to be introduced into the legislative process. Knowing these dates for all fifty states is a crucial component of any state government relations strategy. Stateside Associates has recognized this need and

DEMIRA - 100 Days after the Disaster in Japan

Munich, 18.06.2011. DEMIRA is continuing to provide assistance to the affected people one hundred days after Japan’s triple disaster. On the 11th March an earthquake followed by a Tsunami caused widespread damage in northern Japan. The disaster claimed more than 15,400 lives and a further 8,100 are still missing. It is estimated that as many as 90,000 people are still residing in emergency shelters three months after the disaster. The

MEDIA AVAILABILITY Attorneys Troy Rosasco and Daniel J. Hansen Praise Decision t …

Troy Rosasco, Partner, Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP, and Daniel J Hansen, Partner, Turley, Hansen & Partners, say they support the decision by Sheila Birnbaum, Special Master, September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, to expand the coverage area for those who were sickened by toxins at the Ground Zero area. Both Mr. Rosasco and Mr. Hansen say these people deserve to receive compensation after suffering from physical illnesses as a

Brazilian President makes 'Most Powerful Women' list

You would think that behind every great man there’s a great woman, but according to Forbes, the only person the most powerful women are driving are themselves. Surprisingly enough, the top ten list consisted of women from politics and business, with Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor coming in at number one, Hillary Clinton came in second place, while Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, rounded off the top three.

ANNA, You are threatening India’s Sovereignty – A Song by Thomas Easaw

Musician writer and philosopher, released his new song, 'Anna aap hazaro ke hai, Lekin karodo ke nahi'. Thomas Easaw, the author of the book, Justice Theory and The Ten Amendments, fears that Anna is threatening India’s sovereignty and requests parliamentarians to not let that happen. If Anna’s real intention is to save the country than to protect his prestige, he should be open to debate as in any democracy. The

Six Thompson & Knight Attorneys Named to “International Who’s Who of Oil and Gas …

Dallas (August 26, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight is pleased to congratulate its six attorneys named to the “International Who’s Who of Oil and Gas Attorneys 2011” list by Who’s Who Legal. The following attorneys, listed by their principal office location, were selected for this honor: Algiers Hassan Yassine Dallas Andrew B. Derman Houston Timothy R. Brown William Prescott Mills Schwind Monterrey Gabriel Ruiz New York Marcello Hallake This prestigious list is comprised of only

Kabul Siege Highlights Need for Panic Rooms

Two British women and a South African colleague had their lives saved by being ushered into a panic room during last week’s siege on a charity HQ in Kabul. Up to five Taliban suicide bomb attacks targeted the British Council claiming many lives but the panic room proved to be priceless in saving the traumatised trio. Steve Brook, Business Development Director of British-based the Panic Room Company, comments, “Whilst undoubtedly

Panic Room Becomes Latest Superyacht Accessory

Entry level for inclusion in the world’s largest 100 yachts 2011 is a mighty 72.6 metres with Abramovich’s Eclipse topping the tables at a monstrous 167m with an estimated price tag in excess of half a billion pounds. It follows therefore that security is a major concern for this elite band of boat owners – both on and offshore – and the latest accessory is a personalised Panic Room. Steve

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