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Evan Guthrie Law Firm Visits Military Magnet Academy High School

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina visited Military Magnet Academy High School located in North Charleston, SC on Monday October 31st, 2011. Attorney Evan Guthrie spoke to the Law Enforcement Class at the Military Magnet Academy. The law enforcement class covers different aspects of the law including how to prosecute a case in court and how to be a witness in court. These

Thompson & Knight Expands Labor and Employment Practice

Dallas (November 21, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Jennifer Motwani Hurley has joined the Firm as an Attorney in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in Dallas. “Jennifer is an accomplished lawyer and a valuable addition to our labor and employment practice. We are pleased to have her join our team,” says Elizabeth A. Schartz, the Firm’s Labor and


The Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Bloom is pleased to announce the opening of its Rockville office located at 6205 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The office is located several blocks from the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Old Georgetown road in the North Bethesda/Rockville area. The firm will continue its general litigation practice primarily in the areas of personal injury, car accident litigation, and civil litigation generally. It is hoped

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Visits Bishop England High School

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, SC visited Bishop England High School located in Daniel Island of Charleston, SC to speak to the law education class on November 8th 2011. Attorney Evan Guthrie spoke to the class about the legal profession and topics the class was studying for the course. Mr. Guthrie touched on the subjects of how to become a lawyer including the

Attorney Eric Newell Named As Texas Rising Start

Brent Coon & Associates is proud to announce that attorney Eric Newell have been named as a 2011 Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. The Rising Star designation recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys under the age of 40. The selection process for Rising Stars is entirely peer nominated and reviewed. After reviewing and scrutinizing the nominees, a blue ribbon panel selects those attorneys most worthy of receiving the

Blue is the New Color of Happiness for Attorneys!!!

It’s that time of the year when everyone loves letting their hair down, putting on their dancing shoes and getting into colorful & trendy ensembles. Yes, we are talking about Festivals. It’s that time when everybody looks forward to break the monotonous working life and have fun with the loved ones. After all, all work and no play makes Jack/ Jackie a dull boy/ girl. So attorneys do all the

Fighting Crime With Crucial Real-Time Information Takes Leap Forward

Enhancements have been announced to QiSOFT’s POLICEintel program, the unique real-time intelligence web-based sharing portal for data-driven crime fighting. The core elements of the program remain, particularly the shift-to-shift information sharing tool, the Sergeant’s Desk Report. New to the program are modules for retail crime prevention: Retail Stop Loss and for citizen reporting of suspicious activity: iWatch. The iWatch program for citizen involvement started in LA and is


AID for America, a division of AID for the World, is pleased to announce that it is in the final stages of assisting with the building of a safe house for women who have been rescued from forced prostitution. The home is being built on 100 acres in Pennsylvania, and will provide a safe haven for eight women. The project was founded based on the need for a

Democracy Watch 2011, issue 35

Insulated from the people the government is pursuing a corruption policy that has only increased the number of political prisoners and complicated visa regime process with EU. The situation is unlikely to be helped by the governing coalition ignoring the recommendations of the Venice Commission and approving a biased election law. Ukraine – EU: excessive migration, slow liberalisation The simplification of visa regulations with the EU remains one of the

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2012 rankings

Keystone Law Corporation is pleased to announce its success in the latest rankings by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific. The firm has been recommended in the following 3 practice areas: intellectual property, real estate and construction and TMT (telecoms, media and technology). Two of our lawyers are recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2012's editorial with Chan Yee Min being recommended for real estate and construction and Bryan Tan for

Thompson & Knight Attorney Appointed to UTHealth Development Board

Houston, Texas (November 17, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce Alfred (Alfie) M. Meyerson has been appointed to The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston (“UTHealth”) Development Board. Meyerson will serve a three-year term, which began in September 2011. Meyerson is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Real Estate and Banking Practice Group

"We Are Many": Documentary project unveils roots of global protest movement

London, 17.11.2011 The Documentary project "We Are Many" sheds new light on the largest protest march in history: the global demonstration against the Iraq War on 15th February 2003. For the very first time a film team shows this landmark moment of people power from the perspective of its participants, revealing the full impact it had on the political protest movements we are witnessing in cities all around the world

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Visits Cane Bay High School

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina visited Cane Bay High School located in Summerville, SC on Tuesday November 15th, 2011 for the high school’s annual career day. Attorney Evan Guthrie spoke to juniors and seniors at Cane Bay School about the legal profession and what steps they need to take to become a lawyer. There was much interest as dozens of students stopped

Debt Free Bankruptcy Attorney gives latest news on debt crisis

Orange County, California, November 16, 2011 – As the world watches in wonder if the Euro is going to collapse, the US economy continues to walk on eggshells. Recent unemployment numbers came out flat at 9.1% and foreclosure rates nationwide are back on the rise. Because of the economic calamity, DebtFreeBankruptcyAttorney.Com believes that now is the time to take a serious look at individual's personal financial problems. Credit card debt

Christmas and Economic Downturn Combine to Increased Risk of Domestic Burglary

Turkey, tree, fairy lights, gifts, security... the last item probably doesn’t feature on your household Christmas checklist but maybe it should. Burglary is always a growth industry during economic downturn. In the recession of the late 80s and early 90s, domestic burglaries rose by around a third and Christmas makes for the richest pickings. With violence a feature of many break-ins, it could be time to invest

Filing Bankruptcy Now expanding website with News, updates and latest informatio …

Orange County, California, November 14, 2011 - Over the past year, FilingBankruptcyNow.Com has been monitoring the rate of Americans filing for bankruptcy. Recently, the numbers for the first half of the year came in with a significant drop in bankruptcy filings. In 2010, the United States saw a record year of individuals having to file for bankruptcy along with a large number of foreclosures. Although, the trend seems to be

Morgan Law Group Announces Office Move and Addition of attorney Brooke Miller, E …

Newport Beach, CA, Nov. 14, 2011 – Morgan Law Group, a Newport Beach estate planning law firm, announces that it has relocated and is expanding its current operation by moving to a larger office still in the Newport area. Their previous office location, on MacArthur Boulevard has closed its doors. Effective immediately, the firm is now located off of Quail Street. Morgan Law Group 1500 Quail St. #540 Newport

Sally Crawford Elected Dallas Bar Association President-Elect

The Dallas Bar Association, a voluntary organization comprised of more than 10,000 lawyers, recently held its Annual Meeting, where the membership elected Sally Crawford, of Jones Day, the President-Elect. Ms. Crawford will serve as the association’s 104th President in 2013. Ms. Crawford was elected to the DBA Board in 2004 and elected Chair of the Board of Directors in 2009. Ms. Crawford has served as Chair of numerous DBA Committees, including

Noteboom Law Firm Helps Sexual Assault Victim Win $1.75 Million Award

FORT WORTH, Texas – Attorneys from Texas-based Noteboom: The Law Firm are announcing a $1.75 million award for a firm client based on the past and future emotional distress caused by repeated instances of sexual assault by her stepfather. In the ruling issued by 67th Texas State District Court Judge Don Cosby on Oct. 31, 2011, the victim’s stepfather was ordered to pay $1.75 million based on the malicious nature of

Dallas Lawyer Marcos G. Ronquillo Named Among 100 Most Influential Hispanics in …

DALLAS – Dallas lawyer Marcos G. Ronquillo, managing shareholder and Chief Operating Officer of Godwin Ronquillo PC, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the United States for 2011 by HispanicBusiness Magazine. The national magazine recognized Mr. Ronquillo’s efforts to advance public education, public transportation and the arts, as well as his extensive accomplishments in the legal field. HispanicBusiness described the Texas trial lawyer's achievements in its

Paul Economon Joins Rimon PC’s Growing Northern Virginia Office

Rimon P.C., an international corporate law firm, announced today that Paul Economon has joined their Northern Virginia office, adding to the firm’s start-up, venture financing, mergers and acquisitions, and technology practice groups. Fairfax, VA, November 07, 2011 -- Rimon P.C., an international corporate law firm, announced today that Paul Economon has joined their Northern Virginia office, adding to the firm’s start-up, venture financing, mergers and acquisitions, and technology practice groups. For

Gardere Earns National Honors in Best Law Firms Survey

AUSTIN/DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, one of the highest regarded full-service law firms in the Southwest, has earned recognition for a plethora of practices in the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings compiled by the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. The national first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, on newsstands Nov. 15, 2011; the national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured

New Comprehensive and Reliable Records Management Solution for Property and Evid …

MAYVILLE, WI – November 01, 2011- TAB Products Co LLC, the global leader in records management products and services, announced today the immediate availability of its new records management software solution for property and evidence tracking. TAB FusionRMS Physical Item Tracking software is specifically designed to address the unique physical property and evidence tracking needs of police departments within their property and evidence rooms. “Tracking and managing the property and evidence

Thompson & Knight Named “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law

DALLAS/HOUSTON - The global law firm of Thompson & Knight has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law in the 2011-2012 edition of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices from the publishers of U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. This year marks the first time this recognition has been awarded to one

Netlaw Media and Charles Christian to stage the UK’s Biggest Legal Technology Ev …

Following a constant string of sold out law events and conferences, the UK’s leading legal events organisor Netlaw Media, has teamed up with the world’s most widely read legal IT commentator, Charles Christian to present the largest one day legal technology event ever staged in the UK. ‘It is a real pleasure to be working with Charles Christian’ said Gary Stefano, Sales Manager at Netlaw Media. “By combining the legal

Sri Nara Chandra Babu Naidu, Managing Trustee of NTR Memorial Trust to launch ‘S …

Hyderabad, 29 October, 2011: NTR Memorial Trust, a Hyderabad based Non Profit Organization has announced today that the Trust is coming up with a Musical Concert ‘Swara Veda’ on 11-11-2011 to create awareness about philanthropy. Renowned musicians will be leading a range of exciting, diverse performances on Friday 11th November at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium. Sri Chandra Babu Naidu has chosen the date 11-11-11 to create awareness about the importance of

Peter Thomas Senese and Carolyn Vlk's Remarkable Gift: The Free Publication Of A …

Peter Thomas Senese and Carolyn Ann Vlk are child abduction prevention advocates who have spent endless resources researching issues related to international parental child abduction (IPCA). Recently, the child advocates published the historic THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN, a 330 page resource guide containing groundbreaking research and landmark findings on a diverse number of issues surrounding IPCA. At the core of the manifesto, the authors ask the questions, "How are

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program Announces Pro Bono Awards Recipients

The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP), a joint program of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, hosted the 29th Pro Bono Awards Reception on October 26 at the Belo Mansion, which honored judges, attorneys, court reporters and legal staff who provide free legal services to indigent residents of Dallas County. In a 12-month period, volunteers gave over 50,000 hours of free legal aid to the less

Gardere Arena Adds Foreign Trade Attorney To Mexico City Office

Gardere, Arena y Asociados, S.C. welcomes Associate Miguel Lecumberri to its office in Mexico City. Mr. Lecumberri will practice in both the Corporate and Trial sections of Gardere Arena. He will focus on competition / antitrust, customs and foreign trade. Chambers Latin America ranked Gardere Arena’s Competition / Antitrust practice, among others, one of the best in the region. “We are excited that Miguel is joining our team and we know that

Florida Lawyer Patricia M. Lee Advocates For New International Parental Child Ab …

St. Petersburg, Florida Child Advocate and Lawyer Patricia M. Lee, whose legal practice evolves around complex international family law matters has recently created a White House petition site in support of new legal initiatives that would create landmark child abduction prevention policies in order to protect tens of thousands of American child-citizens at risk each year of international cross-border abduction. Patricia M. Lee's law practice evolves primarily around international

Aces Charity Golf Event Supports Expect More Arizona's Education Movement

December 11 marks the inaugural Aces & Aficionados Charity Golf Event at Troon North in support of Expect More Arizona; the organization leading the way to improve education across the State. Phoenix, AZ, August 8, 2011– Portland A. Reed, cofounder of Aces & Aficionados, troubled by the deteriorating education system in Arizona, was inspired to establish an annual charity event that will support Expect More Arizona’s movement to improve the quality

Ohio Animals Massacre

Of all the animals in the world that are classified as ‘endangered’, the Bengal tiger is one of the most recognized species at risk of extinction. The WWF have been long campaigning for donations to help bring an array of animals back from extinction through conservation efforts. The importance of protecting rare and endangered animals helps in preserving the earth’s biodiversity and was apparently the main reason for the WWF’s

Settle for $1.5 Million in Wrongful Death Trial of Philadelphia Man

The personal injury attorneys of Console & Hollawell P.C. last month reached a $1.5 million settlement in the wrongful death case of a Philadelphia man against two Philadelphia area doctors who were accused of prescribing excessive amounts of prescription narcotic medication. Trial in the case commenced on August 1, 2011 and concluded on August 15, 2011. Thereafter, the jury deliberated until August 18, 2011 and actually reached a verdict. According to

Hassett & Donnelly Adds Lynch to Worcester Office

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 24, 2011 - Hassett & Donnelly, P.C., an insurance defense trial practice firm, announced today that Tara E. Lynch of Worcester has joined the firm as an attorney in its Worcester office. Ms. Lynch’s practice will focus on civil litigation. She previously completed a two-year clerkship with the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, in Rochester, N.Y. A pro bono volunteer for the Volunteer Legal

Noted Texas Federal Judge T. John Ward Joins Ward & Smith in Longview

LONGVIEW, Texas – The law firm of Ward & Smith in Longview, Texas, is pleased to announce the addition of former U.S. District Judge T. John Ward, who will lead the firm’s new mediation practice. Judge Ward, who retired on Sept. 30 after 12 years of service on the federal bench in the Eastern District of Texas, has joined the firm founded by his son, T. John “Johnny” Ward Jr. “I’m very

Gardere Partner Richard Faulk to Speak at Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Jus …

HOUSTON – With a focus on its potential impact, Richard O. Faulk, Chair of the Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Litigation Department, will speak on “The Future of Climate Change Litigation After AEP v. Connecticut” during the 6th Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues hosted by the George Mason University School of Law. The symposium provides a platform that gives judges a systematic review and critique of the most important

Thompson & Knight Recognized in 2012 Chambers Latin America Directory

Texas (October 19, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight is pleased to announce that the Firm and its Mexico offices were recognized in the 2012 Chambers Latin America “Leaders in their Field” legal directory by Chambers & Partners. Additionally, Luis Alvarez, Miguel B. de Erice, Jorge G. De Presno-Arizpe, Leslie Palma, William Prescott Mills Schwind, Guillermo Uribe, and Carlos R. Valencia were cited in the

Free Bus Accident Case Evaluation Offered at the LA Personal Injury Law Firm, Gr …

October 10th 2011, Los Angeles, California Bus accident victims can now gain legal representation and procure free case evaluation offered by the expert LA personal injury attorneys at: ( The personal injury lawyers at Grayson & Grayson are extending their legal expertise to help victims of bus accident to get just compensation from the responsible parties. To obtain the free case evaluation, victims can fill out a no-obligation form at:

Airing on iTunes: Legal Analyst, Dr. Leigh-Davis, Will Feature Shows on Michael …

The ongoing Michael Jackson trial and the untimely death of Amy Winehouse, makes it apropos for law professor Dr. Leigh-Davis, to give an entertaining and in depth legal analysis of music, rock stars, and more … On Wednesday, October 26th, 2011, Dr. Leigh-Davis will bid adieu to her radio show “The Legal Analyst.” However, the television show “The Legal Analyst” has no plans of ending any time soon. Dr.

U.S. Government Accountability Office Recommends New International Child Abducti …

A groundbreaking United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) report has recommended for the creation of a new international parental child abduction prevention program aimed at establishing a non-departure fly list for United States citizens who have been determined by either our courts or law enforcement as potential high-risk international parental child abductors. In the report that Gerald Dillingham, the Director of Physical Infrastructure Issues for the U.S. GAO issued, the

10,000 Push-Ups to Crush Slavery - One Man's Effort to Raise Awareness About Hum …

Sutherland Shire resident Paul Harvey will complete his one-man campaign, "10,000 push-ups to Crush Slavery" on Friday 21st. Over the last 100 days, he has reached 70,000 people, raising awareness about Human Trafficking, Slavery, and Forced Prostitution. Miranda, NSW, October 18, 2011 -- Sutherland Shire resident Paul Harvey will complete his one-man campaign, "10,000 push-ups to Crush Slavery" on Friday 21st. Over the last 100 days, he has reached 70,000 people,

Affinity Law Group, LLC, Voted One of the Top 25 “Best in Value” by Small Busine …

October 17, 2011 (St. Louis) – Affinity Law Group, LLC, was voted one of the Top 25 “Best in Value” businesses in St. Louis by the readers of Small Business Monthly in the October issue. In June, Affinity was voted one of the Top 25 “Best Law Firms” in St. Louis by the publication’s readers. Earlier this year, Kathleen Bilderback, JD, LLM, Affinity Law Group co-founding member, was recognized as

Occupy Wall Street Supported by the A3 Society

Occupy Wall Street has a big job to do - fix broken governments around the world. The A3 Society, founded on breakthrough discoveries that provide solutions for EXACTLY this task, is providing support to the project. Jacksonville, FL, October 17, 2011 - Breakthrough discoveries in human brain structure, language, the psychology of human behavior, evolution, morality and democracy made by A3 Society founder Bruce Nappi are being made available to the

Wrongful Death Cases Now Find Legal Representation at Grayson & Grayson, LA Pers …

October 10th 2011, Los Angeles LA based personal injury law firm, Grayson & Grayson to provide legal representation in wrongful death cases. Personal injury lawyers at the LA law firm have long included wrongful death litigation in their purview of legal services provided. Wrongful death cases need expert representation and Grayson & Grayson personal injury lawyers are qualified to offer legal expertise in wrongful death cases as result of accidents

Infibeam Introduces A New Range of Exclusive Diwali Gifts

Ahmedabad, India; 14th Ocotber 2011: Festivals are an integral part of our culture and they chart the spiritual progress of an individual. Diwali- the festival of lights, surpasses religious boundaries and stands as a testimony to the solidarity of the nation. Streets, shops and homes are geared up for the celebration and Infibeam joins in the revelry by introducing a new range of exclusive Diwali gift items coupled with users

International Armoured Vehicles Revamps its Look to Welcome Global Leaders and S …

Defence IQ recently launched its 2012 International Armoured Vehicles programme, featuring a revamped look and new home at the FIVE in Farnborough. These changes are part of the major developments into expanding the event’s reach, as well as increasing the UK’s role hosting the international armoured vehicle community. ( Although International Armoured Vehicles has maintained its traditional stance as a meeting place between military and the major defence

Thompson & Knight’s Fall 2011 New Associates

Texas (October 12, 2011) - The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the addition of six new associates* in its Dallas and Houston offices. Dallas Office Hillary E. Lyon joins the Firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group. She received a J.D., with honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2011 and a B.A. in Advertising Management and Latin American Studies, summa

LA Personal Injury Law Firm, Grayson & Grayson Extends Legal Expertise to Victim …

Expanding it’s scope of personal injury representation, LA based personal injury law firm Grayson & Grayson has announced the inclusion of Bicycle injury litigation to its area of expertise. Bicycle Injury cases are quite on the rise and the personal injury attorneys at Grayson & Grayson will be extending their legal assistance to victims of personal injuries as a result of Bicycle accidents. Read more about bicycle accidents at:

Trial Lawyer Frank L. Branson Earns Teddy Roosevelt “Man in the Arena” Award

DALLAS – The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson is proud to announce that firm founder Frank Branson has been honored with the Teddy Roosevelt “Man in the Arena” Award presented by the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA). The national honor recognizes individuals for their hard work and dedication to promote interstate trucking highway safety. APITLA Executive Board member John Romano says Mr. Branson’s passionate effort to

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

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