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Three KRCL Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 20 …

DALLAS, TX--Joseph M. Coleman, Raymond J. Kane and Joseph A. Friedman have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.), a highly respected peer-review publication in the legal profession for attorneys across the country. Mr. Coleman, a founding Director, chairs the Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights Section. Mr. Kane, also a founding

Sanjay Minocha Joins the Litigation Section of Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC

DALLAS, TX -- KRCL is pleased to announce that Sanjay Minocha has joined the Firm as an Associate practicing in the Litigation Section of the Dallas office focusing on commercial litigation matters. Mr. Minocha is a 2008 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center. His experience includes complex commercial and business litigation, general civil litigation, oil and gas litigation, securities, partnership disputes, real estate litigation, environmental litigation,

Chief Deputy Michael Gauger and Fire Rescue Chief square off in fight against br …

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Mike Gauger has raised the ante against Fire Rescue Chief Steve Jerauld for their fund-raising challenge this year: whoever scores the most funds gets to be the head of the opposing agency for a day. It's a challenge that popped into Gauger's head as he attended the 2nd Annual "PBSO Green Goes Pink" Celebrity Waiter event held at the Gun Club Cafe in suburban

Global Business & Legal Leaders Benefit From Online Legal Talk Sessions

Virtual Small Group Conversations Enhance Cultural Understandings of Legal Issues Minneapolis, MN, October 11, 2011 - Karen Lundquist, licensed Minneapolis attorney and legal English consultant and owner of Karen Lundquist Legal Language Consulting and Attenza Law, announces the availability of Online Legal Talk sessions. These small group virtual gatherings of up to 12 participants allow attorneys and other legal professionals from around the world to connect through the law and through

IC-TAG Solutions, Inc. Offers Solutions to New DLA RFID Requirement for Supplier …

On October 1st, 2011, the DLA issued a mandate stating that all DLA suppliers must include RFID tags on all items that are shipped to its 25 supply depots. This new mandate will greatly decrease the occurrence of shipment errors which will prevent loss of inventory and save nearly 100 million dollars a year. Any suppliers that are not compliant with the new mandate will receive negative performance ratings from

CS2 Lawyers becomes Spencers Solicitors

CS2 Lawyers, one of the UK’s leading personal injury law firms, will be known from today as Spencers Solicitors Limited ( The firm has adopted the name of its Director John Spencer, a prominent personal injury solicitor and a steadfast advocate for reform of the personal injury system and the protection of claimant rights. Most recently, Spencer was at the heart of the successful campaign to secure a Government ban

The Elder Law Office of Brian Andrew Tully, PLLC Becomes Tully & Winkelman, P.C.

Melville, NY — The Elder Law Offices of Brian Andrew Tully, PLLC announces that it has now become Tully & Winkelman, P.C. and has relocated to 150 Broadhollow Road, Suite 120 in Melville. The law office of Tully & Winkelman, P.C. has specialized in assisting Long Island families in finding peace of mind since 1998. By utilizing their unique and comprehensive life care planning approach, attorneys Brian Andrew Tully, Kenneth

Food Contamination in Restaurants is No Small Potatoes, Says Restaurant Expert W …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [] – October 7, 2011 In light of the recent cantaloupe-related illnesses, consumers and restaurant patrons are nervous and more focused on food safety. Restaurant Expert Witness, Restaurant Consultant, and CEO, Howard Cannon, comments, "The reality is that in many instances involving the restaurant industry, somewhere along the food chain, management failed to follow-up on the systems that were put in place to prevent this type of thing from

Gardere’s Fran Phillips Named 2012 Dallas Best Lawyers Environmental Law Lawyer …

DALLAS – Best Lawyers, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP partner Fran E. Phillips as the “Dallas Best Lawyers Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year” for 2012. Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only one lawyer in each specialty and community is being honored as the “Lawyer of

Reporting Associates, LLC Becomes Verified To Operate As A Service-Disabled Vete …

Reporting Associates, LLC has received verification from the Veterans Administration to operate as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB). The SDVOB distinction allows Reporting Associates, LLC and other businesses owned by service-disabled veterans to participate in the supplier diversity programs of many major corporations as well as the Federal government. A freelance court reporting agency, owned by brothers Sean and Kevin Fallon, headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Reporting Associates, LLC is also

Attorney Lauren P. Raysor, Esq. Joins “Circle of Sisters” Book Tour at Jacob Jav …

Attorney Lauren P. Raysor, Esq., author of “Living the Wealthy Life,” announces that she will join three other female attorneys as part of the “Circle of Sisters” Book Tour, which will take place on October 8-9 at Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Ms. Raysor will be joined by Cathleen Williams, author of “Single Mother The New Father”; Sandra Glaves-Morgan and her book “Wife, Whore or Slave”; and Star

Attorney Lauren P. Raysor, Esq. Sponsors Jazz by the Riverside during the Month …

Attorney Lauren P. Raysor, Esq., author of “Living the Wealthy Life,” announces that she will be sponsoring Jazz by the Riverside, a weekly musical event that will take place every Friday night at Riverside Church, 10th Tower, 490 Riverside Drive in New York, NY. The entrance is on the Claremont Avenue side. At 6 p.m., those in attendance will have an opportunity to see an open rehearsal of the performance just

Plan Urges Commonwealth Leaders to End Early and Forced Marriage

Ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, Australia, the Royal Commonwealth Society and Plan International have issued a joint call for action in a new policy paper. Entitled Empowering Girls: what the Commonwealth can do to end early and forced marriage, the paper reveals the shocking prevalence and damaging effects of early and forced marriage on girls across the Commonwealth. The paper highlights that more than ten

Slip and Fall Cases Free Evaluation announced by LA Personal Injury Law Firm Gra …

October 3rd Los Angeles, California Free case evaluation for slip and fall accident cases is now offered at the LA personal injury law firm, Grayson & Grayson ( . The personal injury law firm has been handling premises liability cases for clients across California and presenting victims of slip and fall cases for many years now. Victims and their families can fill out a free case evaluation form at the website

JMA Pilani Takes Up HelpAge India SAVE Mission with Passion on International Day …

No one has doubt that Information is just bits of data while Knowledge is putting them together and Wisdom is transcending them and it is indisputable that our grandparents have indeed played a very crucial role in transmitting the wisdom to successive generations. Located in heart of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, Pilani is well known in India today for various educational institutions, CSIR CEERI as well as the upcoming BrahMos Missile

Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office sponsored a soccer tournament hoping to create good …

Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office sponsored a soccer tournament hoping to create good relations and trust between the Palm Beach County Hispanic Community and Ric Bradshaw’s Sheriff’s Office. As the name suggests, its a unity tournament about bringing people together from of the diversity of our community and now providing them an outlet to play together and to learn to work together sponsored by the sheriff's office. This is a great attempt

Four McKool Smith Lawyers Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ by Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named four McKool Smith attorneys “Lawyer of the Year.” The publication compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting in-depth, comprehensive surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” These select attorneys have received top ratings by earning a

Chicago Elder Law Firm Peck Bloom, LLC Advocates For Alzheimer's Disease

CHICAGO, IL - Chicago elder law firm Peck Bloom, LLC is bringing new meaning to its passion for elder care. Members of the law firm participated in the 'Walk to End Alzheimer's' to advocate for Alzheimer's disease during September’s Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Organized by the Alzheimer's Association, the Walk is the largest event in the country aimed at creating awareness and to raise funds in support of Alzheimer's care and research.

Gardere Litigation Chair Richard Faulk Lends Expertise to Appellate Treatise

HOUSTON – Houston lawyer Richard O. Faulk, Chair of the Litigation Department of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, is among the noted appellate attorneys to be chosen as contributing experts to the Law Journal Press’ recently released “Appellate Practice in Federal and State Courts.” Mr. Faulk is the author of the core chapter “Writing Appellate Briefs.” “This is one of the most comprehensive treatments of the subject of appellate practice that I’ve


Cleveland, Ohio, USA - (5 October 2011) – Global Electronic Discovery & Disclosure Group ("Global EDD Group"), a boutique consulting firm that provides innovative legal technology solutions across the globe, today announced the launch of eZoom™ Data Room Services. eZoom Data Rooms are provided as a managed service to enable the content review and management of discovery documents such as e-mails, documents, spreadsheets, presentations and images. eZoom Data Rooms, which are

Futterman & Lanza, LLP Hosts Free Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars on Octo …

SMITHTOWN, NY — The law firm of Futterman & Lanza, LLP presents two free two-hour seminars which addresse the topics of elder law and estate planning. “Medicaid Planning & Asset Protection” takes place October 26 at 400 West Main Street, Suite 125 in Babylon. The second seminar will take place on October 27 at the law office, located at 222 East Main Street, Suite 314, in Smithtown. The morning seminars

Weinstein Law Firm Attorney Andrew Weinstein Elected To The American Association …

The Weinstein Law Firm is pleased to announce that the firm’s managing attorney Andrew Weinstein has been elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice. The Board of Governors is the governing body of the AAJ (previously known as ATLA –the American Association of Trial Lawyers), and is charged with establishing and approving all Association policies, including the adoption of a three-year budget on

Gardere, Arena y Asociados Attorneys Earn Chambers Latin America 2012 Recognitio …

DALLAS/MEXICO CITY – Gardere, Arena y Asociados, S.C., a joint venture between Arena y Asociados, S.C. in Mexico City and Texas-based Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, has been recognized again in Chambers Latin America among the leading law firms serving the Latin American market. The Firm earned honors for its work in the areas of Real Estate, Tax, Competition/Antitrust and Insurance. Additionally, four firm attorneys earned individual recognition. Mexico City Partners Roberto

Dallas Lawyer Marcos G. Ronquillo to Lead Julian Samora Legacy Foundation Board

DALLAS – Noted Dallas attorney Marcos G. Ronquillo, the Managing Shareholder and Chief Operating Officer of Godwin Ronquillo PC, has been named president of the Julian Samora Legacy Foundation Board. A longtime member of the board, Mr. Ronquillo replaces the late Joseph F. Sepeda as president. Julian Samora, the first Mexican-American to earn a doctorate in sociology and anthropology in the United States, was a pioneering scholar of Mexican American studies

Thompson & Knight Partner Named to the Houston Zoo Board of Directors

Houston (October 4, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate Partner Ricky A. Raven on being appointed to the Board of Directors for the Houston Zoo. Raven is a Partner in the Trial Practice Group of Thompson & Knight’s Houston office. He has been practicing in Houston for 25 years and has extensive experience in the resolution of complex litigation

Thompson & Knight Attorneys Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers® 2011

Michigan (October 4, 2011) - Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate Philip J. Kessler, James E. Stewart, and Howard B. Goldman for their inclusion in Michigan Super Lawyers® 2011. Kessler was also listed in the Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers®, which recognizes those with the highest point totals on the 2011 ballot. The lists were published in September in a special supplement of The New York

The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office announces the Palm Beach County Substance abuse …

The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office announces the Palm Beach County Substance abuse coalition was awarded 125k drug-free community support program by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This coalition serves the Palm Beach County FL, an urban area of 1.2 million in population. The goals of this coalition is to establish and strengthen the collaboration of among the

23/9/11 - Partners Club Becomes the UK's Leading Networking Group for Top Legal …

220 Partners Club Members, one great venue, the crème de la crème of the UK legal sector and TotallyLegal, the UK's top job site for legal professionals. That pretty much sums up the success the first Partners Club event that took place on 15th September at the Holborn Bars in London. TotallyLegal sponsored the premier networking event which was attended by leading Law Firms, Barristers’ Chambers and Corporates. We are

Ambassador Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona Presents “The World from the Perspective of S …

Former Secretary to Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the current Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona, will share his expertise and unique perspectives on world events and issues as part of the International Initiatives Committee’s Ambassador Series on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at 10:45 a.m. in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom in the Ruth S. Harley University Center, 1 South Avenue,

Criminal Defense Attorney Venus Niner Moves to New Office

FRANKLIN, TN – Franklin criminal defense attorney Venus Niner – winner of Tennessee Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals cases – has moved her office to 219 Third Avenue North, Franklin, TN 37064. The new location will allow Niner to focus on criminal law cases, as well as her legal continuing education business and website. Just as she was settling into her new office, she received news that she

Attorneys Troy Rosasco and Daniel J. Hansen Announce Reopening of 9/11 Victim Co …

Troy Rosasco, Partner, Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP, and Daniel J Hansen, Partner, Turley, Hansen & Partners, have announced that the James Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is reopened and urge those to submit their claims if they have not yet already done so. On October 3, Sheila Birnbaum, Special Master, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, is expected to reopen the $2.775 billion fund. Those who are eligible to file a

Criminal Defense Venus Niner Moves to New Office in Franklin, TN

FRANKLIN, TN – Franklin defense criminal attorney Venus Niner – winner of Tennessee Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals cases – has moved her office to 219 Third Avenue North, Franklin, TN 37064. The new location will allow Niner to focus on criminal law cases, as well as her legal continuing education business and website. Just as she was settling into her new office, she received news that she

Prominent Minneapolis Attorney/Linguist Offers Online Legal English Instruction

Non-Native English Speakers Learn Industry-Specific Legal English Terminology Minneapolis, MN, October 01, 2011 - Karen Lundquist, a leading Minneapolis business attorney and veteran English instructor, offers expert instruction in legal English terminology for attorneys and other legal professionals. Her online services cater to the needs of any and all professionals who are required to engage audiences using specific legal English vocabulary, yet lack the verbal efficiency needed to convey their messages

Lathrop & Gage Combines Clayton and St. Louis Downtown Offices

ST. LOUIS (September 30, 2011) – Lathrop & Gage LLP recently announced that its Clayton, Mo., and downtown St. Louis offices combined. The Clayton office located at Pierre Laclede Center, 7701 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 500, Clayton, Mo., 63105 now serves as the firm’s only local office. Forty-six employees, including 23 attorneys, will occupy two floors for a total of 30,518 square feet. A 10-year lease was signed. Scott Malin (Wealth Strategies –

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw's Threat Intelligence Unit received the 2011 Florida Gang U …

The Florida Gang Investigator’s Association was formed in 1993, by criminal justice professionals, to pro- mote and facilitate the exchange of gang intelligence and information among those professionals actively involved in the investigation and prosecution of criminal street gangs, prison gangs, extremist groups, supremacist groups and their membership. The main goal of the Association is to effectively and positively impact and ultimately eliminate the effects of gang violence and gang

Traffic Enforcement with Sheriff Ric Bradshaw

Message from Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw: When my deputies make traffic stops, the main goal is to educate motorists about their driving offenses. It’s not to punish drivers or create hardships for them. These traffic stops impact motorists because they address the challenges to safe driving. We are in the business of creating safe passage through Palm Beach County for millions of residents and visitors. The only way

OCCUPY RALEIGH: Group Sing-A-Long sends a message to Wall Street

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCCUPY RALEIGH! Group Sing-A-Long sends a message to Wall Street -“We are the 99 Percent” Local Singer/Protester rallies at Ruckus Pizza! -Local Musician Occupies Wall Street in His Own Way Raleigh, NC, September 27, 2011 - Last Tuesday at the Ruckus Pizza Open Mic, local singer/songwriter Brandon Scott McLean brought a few people together to send a video-song-message to “friends” who are in New York City, occupying Wall Street.

Thompson & Knight Expands Corporate and Securities Practice with Addition of Ann …

Houston (September 29, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Anna Marie Dempsey has rejoined the Firm as a Partner in its Corporate and Securities Practice Group in Houston. “We are delighted to welcome back Anna Marie to Thompson & Knight,” says Michael K. Pierce, the Firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group Leader.

Impressive Debut for Panic Room at World’s Largest Security Events

Having only been launched into the marketplace mid-2011, the Panic Room Company’s innovative Panic Room product was a surprisingly big hit at two of the world’s largest security events – IFSEC South Africa held on 6 to 8 September and DSEi in London on 13 to 16 September. Steve Brook, Business Development Director of the Panic Room Company, was at both events, “At the IFSEC Show in Johannesburg we met with

Leo K. Barnes Jr. & Matthew J. Barnes Selected for Inclusion on the 2011 Super L …

Attorneys Leo K. Barnes Jr. and Matthew J. Barnes, founding members of the boutique commercial litigation law firm Barnes & Barnes, P.C. in Melville, New York, have been named to the 2011 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for the New York metropolitan area. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of professional achievement as determined by a multi-phased selection process. Rising Stars

Dallas Attorney Wade McClure Highlighted on Texas Super Lawyers List

DALLAS – Noted Dallas business litigation attorney Wade L. McClure once again has earned a spot among Texas’ elite legal counsel in the annual Texas Super Lawyers listing. Mr. McClure, a name partner in the Dallas law firm Gibson, McClure & Wallace, LLP, is featured in the exclusive listing based on his work for businesses in courtroom litigation. He has been profiled among Texas’ best lawyers regularly on the list


Illinois to host next I AM EQUAL Photo Documentary event stop. 28 September, 2011 - Peoria, IL - Organizers of the record-breaking 'I AM EQUAL' photo documentary announced today that the project would stop in Peoria on October 19th, 2011 at The Grand Hotel, making this central Illinois community one of only a handful of U.S. cities to host the historic campaign. "We're excited to include Peoria in this photo documentary as


Querencia at Barton Creek senior living community recently welcomed Major Kay Allen, PhD, who spoke to residents about the history and purpose of the Texas State Guard, which traces its lineage to colonial militias and currently embodies post 9/11 military support to civil authorities. “Before the presentation, I didn’t know much about the Texas State Guard and their role in serving our nation,” said Nadia Sharp, lifestyles coordinator at Querencia.

Thompson & Knight Attorneys Listed in New York Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® …

New York (September 28, 2011) - Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate Ira L. Herman for his inclusion in New York Super Lawyers® 2011 and Gabrielle E. Farina for her inclusion in New York Rising Stars® 2011. These lists recognize the top lawyers in the New York metro area and will be published in the October 2, 2011 issue of The New York Times Magazine. Herman

National Monitoring Mechanisms on Prevention of Illegal Child Labour

In Uzbekistan with the aim of monitoring of prevention of worst forms of child labour the system of state institutions was created: First. In the framework of the Government there is Complex of Protection of Family, Motherhood and Childhood that is headed by Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan which coordinates activity of state bodies and management on issue of implementation of child rights guaranteed by Constitution; Second. Within the Cabinet

Implementation of International Standards on Prohibition of Worst Forms of Child …

Uzbekistan consistently implements international standards of ILO in the sphere of prevention and prohibition of child labour, and secured by law reliable mechanisms for protection of child rights in the sphere of labour on the following directions: Firstly, any enforcement to labour is prohibited constitutionally and the State guaranties are envisaged for protection of child labour; Secondly, Law “On Guarantees of Child Rights” foresees appropriate definitions, in particular, it stipulates that a

The National Action Plan on Implementation of the ILO Conventions Nr.138 and Nr. …

In 2008 by special decree the Uzbek Government adopted the National Action Plan on Implementation of these Conventions. National Action Plan consists of 37 concrete addressed measures on the following 4 directions: First: improvement of the legal basis with regard to the implementation of control over the prevention of illegal use of child labour; Second: control and monitoring of the implementation of ILO Conventions №138 and №182; Third: conducting awareness-raising work on the


On the Application by the Republic of Uzbekistan of the ILO Convention №182 «On Worst Forms of Child Labour» In accordance with the 2010 Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations of International Labour Organization, in May 2011 Reports by the Republic of Uzbekistan on the application of ratified convention №29, №47, №52, №98, №100, №103, №105, №111, №122, №135, №138, №154 and №182 were submitted to

Former Soviet Officer Details His Time In The 1980s Afghan War To Highlight Dang …

Former Soviet Officer Details His Time In The 1980s Afghan War To Highlight Dangers Of America’s Current War “Afghan Boomerang” by Dr. Oleg Novinkov explains the dangerous consequences of having foreign troops occupy Afghanistan using the experiences of the former USSR and details the author's years as a Soviet Air Force flight surgeon stationed in Afghanistan in the 1980s. Considering the current war in Afghanistan, Dr. Novinkov finds it better than ever promotes Conservative MPP candidate

Toronto – September 28, 2011 – The website has been created to provide information about the conservative candidate for the riding of York South —Weston. Her name is Lan Daniel. This is not an official website of Lan Daniel or the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. The site was created by a fellow party member to make it easy for the people of York South — Weston to assist with

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