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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


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 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

Boston DUI Attorney

The attorneys at Milligan Coughlin are dedicated to defending the rights, future, and liberty of their clients that have been accused of a crime. Every person accused of a crime in the United States has Constitutional rights that even they may not know about The criminal defense team at Milligan Coughlin puts their client first in every single case, ensuring the rights of their clients are maintained through zealous representation

Nadrich & Cohen LLP Support's FDA-Mandated Vaginal Mesh Studies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered transvaginal mesh implant manufacturers to conduct additional safety studies on these devices. Nadrich & Cohen LLP is currently offering free initial case evaluations to women in all 50 states who believe they were injured by a vaginal mesh implant. Los Angeles, CA, January 13, 2012 – Nadrich & Cohen LLP is pleased to announce that it supports the Food and Drug Administration’s

European Safety Review Supports Continued Sale of Actos, Despite Bladder Cancer …

The European Commission has concluded its safety review of Actos after concerns were raised about the drug’s link to bladder cancer. Nadrich & Cohen LLP is currently offering free initial case evaluations to concerned Actos users in all 50 states. Los Angeles, CA, January 13, 2012 – Nadrich & Cohen LLP reports that the European Commission (EC) has completed its months-long safety review of Actos and concluded that the drug

Status Conference Set in DePuy ASR Hip Multidistrict Litigation

A status conference in the pending DePuy ASR hip implant MDL has been scheduled for later this month. Nadrich & Cohen LLP is currently offering free case evaluations to patients in all 50 states who believe they were injured by a defective metal hip. Los Angeles, CA, January 13, 2011 – Nadrich & Cohen LLP reports that a status conference has been scheduled for January 23, 2012 in the pending DePuy

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Kass & Moses, P.C., To Speak At Chicago Harley Owner …

Nationwide motorcycle accident law firm Kass & Moses, P.C., announced today that its partners Andrew Kass and Joe Moses will be speaking to the Chicago Harley Owners Group in Glenview, Illinois on February 6, 2012 about the day in the life of a motorcycle accident attorney - "What We've Seen". January, 2012 - Nationwide motorcycle accident law firm Kass & Moses, P.C., a.k.a. 1-800-Motorcycle, announced today that its partners Andrew Kass

Thompson & Knight Expands Real Estate and Banking Practice

Houston (January 12, 2012) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Lewis S. Kasner has joined the Firm as an Associate in its Real Estate and Banking Practice Group in Houston. “We are excited that Lewis has joined the Firm and look forward to working with him,” says Andrew A. Ingrum, the Firm’s Real Estate and Banking Practice Group Leader. “His knowledge

Phoenix Personal Injury Attorneys fight for every cent

The huge publicity surrounding some of the huge awards that have been handed to the victims of Auto accidents and medical malpractice never quite tell the whole story. Yes indeed some huge awards are given but usually those are for people who have had massive, life changing events happen to them. In most instances a normal healthy individual who regains full use of arms and legs and suffers no disfiguring

NY Injury Firm's Website Now Offers Live Chat!

Hecht & Hecht, LLP, a NY personal injury law firm, is excited to announce that the firm's website now offers Live Chat! The New York law firm's new Live Chat functionality offers real-time answers to legal questions the firm receives from clients and prospective clients alike. Now, the NY attorneys are able to personally chat with clients while they are visiting the firm's website. Clients can even log in to

Dallas White-Collar Defense Attorney John Teakell Recognized in Forbes

DALLAS – Noted criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor John R. Teakell of Dallas is featured in the December 2011 edition of Forbes magazine as “one of the leading white-collar defense lawyers in Texas.” Mr. Teakell is highlighted in the magazine’s special focus on the Dallas/Fort Worth legal market. Noting the federal government’s increasing investigation and prosecution of crimes such as Medicare fraud, mortgage fraud, tax evasion and other complex business

Bob Latham Elected to International Rugby Board Executive Committee

Jackson Walker partner Bob Latham recently became the first American elected to the International Rugby Board Executive Committee in the organization’s 125-year history. It is a significant achievement for Mr. Latham, who joins an elite group of 10 who direct the activities of the International Rugby Board. Based in Dublin, the IRB is rugby’s international governing body. Mr. Latham’s election is also a milestone for American rugby, which gains an

Jackson Walker Named to BTI Client Service A-Team 2012 List

Jackson Walker has once again earned the title of “unparalleled leader in client service” on the BTI Client Service A-Team 2012 list. The distinction recognizes Jackson Walker as a top client service leader serving Fortune 1000 companies. The BTI Consulting Group’s A-Team 2012 list is the only law firm ranking based on direct, unprompted interviews with more than 240 corporate counsel. BTI surveys clients from a wide array of industries, where

Matthew Thompson Joins Jackson Walker

Jackson Walker is pleased to welcome new partner Matthew Thompson to the firm. Mr. Thompson concentrates his practice on advanced U.S. immigration and nationality law and global business immigration matters, assisting employers with immigration challenges facing international workforces. He has extensive experience in all areas of U.S. immigration law, but primarily focuses his current practice on employment-based immigration for corporate clients, naturalization, and the immigration practices and regulations for foreign

Texas Intellectual Property Law Firm Ward & Smith Announces Tyler Office

TYLER, Texas – The high-stakes business litigation and intellectual property law firm of Ward & Smith is announcing the firm’s new office in downtown Tyler, Texas. “This office will help us better serve our many clients with intellectual property matters pending before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Tyler and throughout the district,” says Ward & Smith founding partner T. John “Johnny” Ward Jr. Located at 110

Evan Guthrie Law Firm To Teach Two Classes On Estate Planning

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina is scheduled to teach two classes on the subject of estate planning at local libraries this week. The first class on estate planning is scheduled for Tuesday January 17th at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Mt. Pleasant Regional Library of the Charleston County library system located at 1133 State Road S-10-56, Mount Pleasant, SC. The second

Gomez vs Xerox – Xerox Pays $5 Million Settlement to Family in Los Angeles Wrong …

Los Angeles, California – United States – Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Orange County based Roberts Law Firm, the Gomez family finally has some closure regarding the death of 63-year-old wife and mother Elvira Gomez, which resulted in a negligent entrustment suit against Xerox Corporation. Driving a company vehicle, Eduardo Delgado, a Xerox employee with a DUI history, struck Mrs. Gomez in April, 2009, as she

Jay Strimel Joins Jackson Walker

Mr. Strimel represents a variety of multinational corporate clients on immigration matters, many in the oilfield services industry, as well as technology, shipping, and construction companies. He is well-versed in issues arising from federal government audits of employers’ workplace immigration compliance. Mr. Strimel has experience in organizing and performing I-9 and Public Access File audits and has developed training materials for client corporations on how to properly prepare and maintain

The Law Firm of SmithAmundsen LLC Promotes Sandra Franco to Partner

The law firm of SmithAmundsen LLC announces the promotion of Sandra Franco, 33, to partner effective immediately. Sandra’s promotion continues the growth of the firm’s financial services practice. Sandra Franco is a commercial litigation, banking law, and real estate attorney in SmithAmundsen’s Chicago office. She is a member of the firm’s Commercial & Banking Litigation, Finance & Corporate Lending, and Banking Operations Practice Groups. Sandra represents financial institutions in

St Louis Law firm helps those who find themselves having suffered a wrong and se …

Personal injury and similar areas of the law are huge fields of litigation for claims against individuals or insurance companies. The Law Firm of Gray, Ritter & Graham is St Louis represents clients in Illinois and Arkansas in addition to Missouri in a wide range of practice, but with a similar theme; that of pursuing compensation or justice for their clients, who have in some manner been wronged by the other

Boston Criminal Defense Attorney offers a robust defense in all circumstance

In matters of criminal law and accused always has the right to defense counsel. This is a fundamental principal of US law. It is enshrined in the so called "Miranda" rights of any person being apprehended and detained by the police in every situation. This is based on the Fifth amendment to the constitution. The fifth itself is a very wide ranging act covering many aspects such as double jeopardy, due

Thompson & Knight Partner Publishes Article on New Regulations Under the America …

Dallas, Texas (January 9, 2012) – In his article, “ADAAA Regulations” Thompson & Knight Partner Bryan P. Neal discusses the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) issuance of regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (“ADAAA”). According to Neal, “The new regulations put teeth into the ADAAA’s goal of making it easier to meet one of the three tests for ‘disability’ needed for coverage under the Americans With


Curacao obtained a self-governed status in 1954 and since then it has attracted businessmen and investors from all over the world to take advantage of its favourable business legislation. Being an autonomous territory under the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Curacao has a stable international reputation and provides high standards of financial services. Today this jurisdiction is particularly known for its well-regulated online gambling industry. It is possible to obtain one type

U.S. General Services Administration Adds First Residential Furniture and Housew …

CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the only national provider of furniture rental, has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) contract to provide rental services for residential furniture and home essentials. This marks the first time in GSA history that federal government agencies and the military can rent these items through the Multiple Award Schedules program. Demand for rental assistance services is at an all-time high as housing

Mesothelioma lawyers in Georgia fighting a never ending battle for the sufferers …

Asbestos use has a long history. Marco Polo was give a robe that wouldn't burn when he travelled to Siberia. And it is its fire retardant and insulating properties, combined with it's fibrous and flexible nature that made it a popular product. At the height of it's use there was asbestos in most electrical appliances, in ceiling insulation, in fireplace cement as well as insulation and drywall, flooring and ceilings.


Miami, FL – January 10, 2012 – The law firm of Richman Greer, P.A., offering a wide range of litigation and business-related legal services, announced today that commercial litigation attorney Eric M. Sodhi has been named a shareholder. “Sodhi is an outstanding commercial litigation attorney,” said Attorney Manuel A. Garcia-Linares, Managing Shareholder of Richman Greer, P.A. “He is results-oriented and highly committed to his clients and the profession, valued characteristics

Weinstein Law Personal Injury Lawyers Available in Texas

Many people all across the globe have to face situations which lead them to take legal action against a company or individual. These situations can vary, but the more serious and traumatic scenarios require a more delicate approach, and have to be dealt with very carefully. One thing people need to take time over, is choosing the right, appropriate law firm to help them win their case, and receive the

San Diego DUI Defense Attorney

January 9, 2012: Mark R. De Yoe, APLC, San Diego DUI defense attorney, has over 25 years of experience as a DUI defense attorney and understands how stressful, scary and confusing being involved with a DUI can be. As Mark's website states, "he's not an experienced DUI attorney, he is and extremely experienced DUI attorney." Mark R. De Yoe has seen it all, as far as DUI cases go: first second,

Tata Consultancy Services confirmed as the Event Partner of the UK’s Biggest One …

Charles Christian and Netlaw Media today announced that Tata Consultancy Services have been officially named as the Event Partner of the LawTech Futures 2012 legal IT conference and exhibition in London. Taking place on the 15th March 2012, Frances Anderson of Netlaw Media said “We are delighted with the partnership between TCS and the LawTech Futures 2012 event and look forward to revealing the world exclusive announcement that TCS will be

Netlaw Media and Potentio launch CXinLaw - A New Consumer Experience Platform fo …

Netlaw Media has announced a partnership with service experts Potentio to offer an innovative platform of tools and programmes for legal service providers which are designed to create and support the delivery of outstanding customer service. Following twelve months of detailed planning, CXinLaw will combine the sector knowledge of one of Europe’s most successful legal media and events organisations Netlaw Media, together with Potentio, the customer service specialists renowned for improving

Superior Court of New Jersey Rules In Favor of Allstate New Jersey in Agency Fra …

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) announced today that the Superior Court of New Jersey has entered judgment in favor of Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company (Allstate New Jersey), a wholly owned subsidiary of Allstate Insurance Company, and dismissed all claims in the franchise lawsuits filed against Allstate New Jersey. Last year, three exclusive agents filed lawsuits seeking to prevent the termination of their agency agreements for failing to meet certain business

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