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Sayles Werbner Wins $63.8 Million Texas Verdict for Commil USA In New Patent Inf …

MARSHALL, Texas - The Dallas law firm of Sayles Werbner is announcing a $63.8 million patent infringement verdict for The Woodlands, Texas-based Commil USA LLC against Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) in a second courtroom trial over wireless network technology. This latest verdict eclipses the original trial award by more than $60 million. The first jury awarded $3.7 million in favor of Commil last May, but the judge ordered a new

Black Planet for BP - ethecon Foundation to bestow censure award

On Thursday, April 14, representatives of the ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics will present the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2010 to the BP company. The bestowal will occur in London during the first BP shareholders meeting since the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. With the bestowal of its censure prize shortly before the first anniversary of the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, ethecon aims

Edcomm Banker’s Academy Launches AML For Canadian MSBS Training Program for Indi …

Edcomm Banker’s Academy has recently launched its AML training program for Money Services Businesses (MSBs) in Canada for individuals. New York, NY, April 11, 2011 -- Edcomm Banker’s Academy has recently launched its Anti Money Laundering (AML) training program for Money Services Businesses (MSBs) located in Canada for individuals looking to begin or advance their career in the financial services industry. The same great program that has been used by MSB

Russian Artist Slams Lech Kaczynski in New Painting

A Russian artist is renewing debate on the blame of the Smolensk crash last April by claiming Lech Kaczynski should held accountable for murder. Vilnius, Lithuania, April 9, 2011 – Lech Kaczynski is a murderer says political artist Nadia Khuzina. The 28 year old artist is on a mission to show doubters of the cause of the Polish Air Force Crash in Smolensk was his fault, and that he should be

Mohave State Bank Renews Comprehensive Bank Training From Edcomm Banker’s Academ …

Mohave State Bank has recently renewed its comprehensive bank training curriculum from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. New York, NY, April 08, 2011 -- Mohave State Bank has recently renewed its comprehensive bank training curriculum from Edcomm Banker’s Academy for an additional two years. Banker’s Academy Unlimited will continue to be hosted and maintained by Edcomm Banker’s Academy’s Learning Management System (LMS), Learning Link®. Banker’s Academy Unlimited, from Edcomm Banker’s Academy, provides every employee

African Americans Back to Africa Movement

The New United Republic begins by quoting Dr. Claud Anderson, in his book Black Labor White Wealth, “For everyone but the caretakers of the old civil rights organizations, the Civil Rights Movement for blacks is dead. All of the rights gained by the Civil Rights Movement have been bequeathed to groups that are more acceptable to the larger society- women, gays, Hispanics, Asians, handicapped and poor whites.” Seventeen years

Futterman & Lanza, LLP Hosts Special South Shore Event on April 20

The law firm of Futterman & Lanza, LLP presents a free two-hour seminar on the south shore of Long Island which addresses the topics of elder law and estate planning. “Medicaid Planning & Asset Protection” will take place on April 20 at 400 West Main Street, Suite 124, in Babylon. The morning seminar runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and the evening seminar is from 6 p.m. to 8

Chamblee Ryan Uses Key Evidence to Win Take-Nothing Verdict in Flower Mound Negl …

DALLAS – The Dallas law firm Chamblee, Ryan, Kershaw & Anderson, P.C., used key video surveillance evidence to successfully defend a local restaurant in a $10 million lawsuit over a fatal traffic accident. The case stemmed from a car crash on Jan. 27, 2008, that claimed the lives of three people in Roanoke, Texas. Family members of those who died in the crash sued a Mexican restaurant in Flower Mound, Texas,

Farella Braun + Martel’s Rod Thompson Named Among the Daily Journal’s Top 75 IP …

Farella Braun + Martel announces that Partner Rod Thompson has been named among the Daily Journal’s “Top 75 Intellectual Property Litigators” in the state for 2011. The Daily Journal recognized Thompson for leading a team of Farella lawyers in obtaining a rare early summary judgment motion in a patent litigation action filed in Chicago asserting a patent over an "allowance" card for teens that can be controlled by the

Democracy Watch, 2011 - Issue 10

With Euro-2012 expenses threatening the already burdened economy, trade unions lobby for greater transparency in the markets. With the link between political authority and personal wealth clearly illustrated, Verkovna Rada raises allowances for Deputies. National Deputy of Ukraine: cost effective? The parliament of Ukraine is implementing some of the most stringent social and economic reforms in the country’s history, yet at the same time sees fit to increase the annual maintenance allowance

Taylor Bank Deploys Comprehensive Bank Training from Edcomm Banker’s Academy

Taylor Bank has recently deployed comprehensive bank training from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. New York, NY, April 06, 2011 -- Taylor Bank has recently deployed comprehensive bank training from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. Banker’s Academy Unlimited will be hosted and maintained by Edcomm Banker’s Academy’s Learning Management System (LMS), Learning Link®. Banker’s Academy Unlimited, from Edcomm Banker’s Academy, provides every employee at a Bank, Credit Union or Money Services Business (MSB) with everything s/he

Saudi Arabia Bank Chooses Banker’s Academy for Custom Fraud Prevention Training …

A Bank located in Saudi Arabia has chosen Edcomm Banker’s Academy to provide custom Fraud Prevention training in English and Arabic. New York, NY, April 05, 2011 -- A Bank located in Saudi Arabia has recently chosen Edcomm Banker’s Academy to provide custom Fraud Prevention training in both the English and Arabic languages. The Bank has also selected Edcomm Banker’s Academy’s Learning Management System (LMS), Learning Link®, for hosting and

Int opp: Are we dropping the ball on the home front?

For Immediate Release Contact: Alyssa Joy 703-589-8960 alyssa@allenmediastrategies.com Are we dropping the ball on the home front? Everyone's talking about the tragedy in Japan. Don't get these experts wrong: They KNOW it's a huge issue...but while we're focusing all our energies on helping out, are we letting other causes fall behind? Don't wait to get the REAL (shocking) scoop on immigration issues...and find out why we should again make them EXTREMELY high priorities. Credentials: Experts

Labor & Employment Attorney Rachel Ziolkowski Joins Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail i …

DALLAS – The Dallas law firm of Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail LLP is pleased to announce the addition of experienced labor and employment attorney Rachel D. Ziolkowski as Senior Counsel. Ms. Ziolkowski represents employers and management in all areas of labor and employment law and is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. During her 14 years of practice, she has represented a wide range

Challenges for Social Activism and Political Expression under Repressive Governm …

GARDEN CITY, NY, April 2011—Adelphi University Levermore Global Scholars Program and freeDimensional are pleased to present “At What Point Do Your Ideas for Social Change/Political Ideology Become Dangerous? Perspectives from Jamaica and Burma,” a critical dialogue which seeks to shed light on the difficulties of cultural activism and political expression under corrupt and repressive governments. The event will take place on Thursday, April 7, 2011, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:05

Gardere Announces Four New Partners

DALLAS/HOUSTON - Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce the election of Kevin Chumney, Michael Dubner, Greg Meeks and Michael Peay as partners in the firm. “We’re incredibly proud of the work of each of these attorneys, and we’re honored to now be able to call them our partners,” says Gardere Managing Partner Steve Good. “They possess the client-first philosophy that we feel is a hallmark of our firm.

Employment Law Alliance Honored With Legal Marketing Award

SAN FRANCISCO (Mar. 30, 2011) – Employment Law Alliance (ELA) Founder and CEO Stephen J. Hirschfeld was recently honored with the 2011 Legal Marketing Association (LMA) – Bay Area Chapter’s Rella Lossy award. Given each year to a practicing attorney, the award celebrates career-long support for and achievement in legal marketing. “It is a great honor to be recognized by the LMA, although this award really belongs to every

Spanish property of General Francisco Franco opens to public

Spain: The former summer palace of Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco has finally been opened to the public. The Palace of Pazo de Meirás in Northwest Spain has been the subject of a dispute between Franco’s family and the Spanish Government since his death in 1975. Following his death it passed to his daughter, Carmen, who became the first Duchess of Franco. For many years there has been growing pressure on Carmen

Democracy Watch, 2011 - Issue 9

Danger from within and without for Party of Regions as internal schisms and public opinion worsen. With new election law threatening the principles of European democracy in Ukraine, experts question whether the EU need remain idle. Eastern Ukraine falls into disenchantment Discontent with government activity is on the rise in President Yanukovych’s native region. Miners' wives have gathered outside the municipal building in Donetsk in a spontaneously organised protest to demand improvements

Edcomm Banker’s Academy Launches Free Anti Money Laundering (AML) Overview for G …

Edcomm Banker’s Academy has recently launched a free tutorial that provides Anti Money Laundering (AML) training for financial institutions in Guam. New York, NY, March 29, 2011 -- Edcomm Banker’s Academy has recently launched a free tutorial that provides Anti Money Laundering (AML) training for banks and financial institutions located in Guam. Focus on Anti Money Laundering for Guam offers an overview of the AML laws and regulations that are specific

The San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center to Host Annual Blue Ribbon Lunch …

San Francisco, CA – March 28, 2011 – In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center (the Center) will host its 14th Annual Blue Ribbon Luncheon on Thursday, April 7th, 2011, from 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Hotel located at 950 Mason Street in San Francisco. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Center’s mission of preventing child abuse and neglect,

Ajman Bank Awards 20 Employees with Banking Excellence Certification from Edcomm …

Ajman Bank awards 20 employees with certification for their successful completion the HH Sheikh Ammar Banking Excellence Program from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. New York, NY, March 28, 2011 -- Ajman Bank awards 20 employees with a Certificate of Excellence for their successful completion the HH Sheikh Ammar Banking Excellence Program, developed and delivered by Edcomm Banker’s Academy. The Ajman Bank staff members were honored at a graduation ceremony on March 15.

Mesriani Law Group Helps Secure $87,000-Settlement for Aggrieved Employee

Los Angeles – Expert employment lawyers of the Mesriani Law Group, a leading California law firm based in Los Angeles, has again successfully obtained settlement for an employee in a claim of wrongful termination and retaliation. Based on records, the employee was hired by the company in 2008 as operations manager whose chief task is to look after the company’s inventory accounts. But while working, he discovered financial mismanagement

Fanning Harper Home to Two Attorneys Highlighted on Texas Rising Stars List

DALLAS – The Dallas law firm of Fanning Harper Martinson Brandt & Kutchin, P.C., is pleased to announce that firm attorneys Joshua A. Skinner and Francisco J. Valenzuela have earned selection to the 2011 Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young lawyers. This marks the second consecutive year that both Mr. Skinner and Mr. Valenzuela are recognized for their work representing cities, municipalities and governmental entities in courtroom litigation,

HKpolitics is a website devoted to frank, in your face, analysis and discussion …

Howard Kleinhendler, current New York attorney and former Congressional candidate, has launched his own political website, http://www.hkpolitics.com/, devoted to frank, in your face, analysis and discussion of pressing political issues. Kleinhendler asserts that the site will invigorate and challenge the spin of local and national media and pundits with his common sense and direct approach to problem solving. On the site, viewers are encouraged to read Howard’s take on everything

Arkansas Community Bank Selects Edcomm Banker’s Academy for Comprehensive Bank T …

An Arkansas Community Bank has recently selected The Edcomm Group Banker’s Academy to provide comprehensive bank training. New York, NY, March 25, 2011 -- A Community Bank located in Arkansas has recently selected The Edcomm Group Banker’s Academy to provide comprehensive bank training for the next three years. Banker’s Academy Unlimited will be customized for the Bank’s specific bankwide training needs. Everyone at a bank needs to know a wealth of information

Rasansky Law Firm’s Robert Wolf Named to 2011 Texas Rising Stars List

DALLAS – Personal injury attorney Robert Wolf of Dallas’ Rasansky Law Firm has earned a spot on the 2011 Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young lawyers. Mr. Wolf, who has practiced at the Rasansky Law Firm since 2001, has tried numerous cases to verdict during his legal career, including one notable matter where the jury sent a note asking the court: “Is there an amount we could award

Lake County Real Estate Lawyer establishes informal relationship with Chicago At …

CHICAGO, IL Lake County real estate lawyer Dan Harris of the Law Office of Daniel Harris has established an informal business relationship with Barry M. Zlotowicz, President of the Chicago Legal Group. Mr. Harris works out of Highland Park, Illinois and is also available to meet with clients in downtown Chicago. Mr. Harris is a Chicago real estate attorney who has handled hundreds of Chicago real estate transactions including, but not

Court Decides Fate of Miss Tilly, Magazine Mascot on April 1, 2011

Health & Fitness Magazine issues in the year 2002 featured a new mascot, a Golden Pomeranian named Tilly with her wide pumpkin-like smile. She and her best friend Gracie, an Australian shepherd mix both were the magazine mascots, posing for the pages and attending public events to represent the magazine. During the next two and a half years, Miss Tilly started her career as a dog model for a company with

Rethink Purity Youth Conference Comes To New Jersey

Old Bridge, NJ ( openpr ) March 21, 2011 - In a society where immoral behavior is often praised through a plethora of media outlets, there becomes a desperate need for people to stand up and fight against the flow of the current culture. Dan and Nicole Leitz, authors of “Waiting for the One”, have seen this need and have been proclaiming the message of purity to thousands of young

Mason Receives Anti-Defamation League’s Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award

HOUSTON – Jessica Glatzer Mason, a Labor and Employment associate in the Houston office of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, has been named a recipient of the Anti-Defamation League’s prestigious Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award for her leadership, dedication and commitment to the ADL’s goals. Ms. Mason will receive the Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award at the National Leadership Conference dinner on April 3 in Washington, D.C. The Daniel R. Ginsberg Award

Godwin Ronquillo Adds Litigation, Appellate Experience in Dallas and Houston

DALLAS – The noted Texas litigation and appellate law firm of Godwin Ronquillo PC is pleased to welcome shareholders Susan Hays, Carolyn Raines and Aimee Williams, and senior attorneys Sam Joyner and Susan McMurray in the firm’s Dallas office. Also joining the Dallas office are associates Kodie Bennion and Nicole Michael. Joining the Houston office is associate Chris Love. “This group of attorneys adds even more depth to our growing

Director General of Indian Artillery to Join International Artillery Commanders …

Senior officers responsible for the artillery modernisation programme of the Indian Armed Forces will be delivering presentations alongside international artillery commanders at Defence IQ's Future Artillery India conference, taking place 20th-22nd June 2011 at Le Méridien New Delhi, India. As the country's Armed Forces embark upon an estimated US $8 billion upgrade programme, Indian Generals from the Directorate of Artillery, Indian Ministry of Defence and associated laboratories will provide detailed, high-level

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Suze Orman Should Think Twice about Foreclosure Advice

I read the article in the March 2011 issue of O Magazine (“What To Do When You’re Facing Foreclosure”). Although I usually like Ms. Orman’s tough-love advice, I disagree with her analysis that the homeowners should sell their home. Owning a home is the most important investment that a family can make. It usually starts with the family providing a down payment. Ms. Orman’s suggestion that the Cartwrights should walk

Byron Egan Selected for The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawy …

DALLAS – Jackson Walker partner Byron Egan was recently selected for inclusion in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2011. The guide will be published in May and as a chapter of The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2012. This marks the second time Mr. Egan has been included in the Corporate Governance guide; he was listed in the directory in 2009. Mr. Egan has also consistently

Bankruptcy Law Firm Opens in Tustin, CA

Tustin, CA, March 18, 2011 – The Law Office of Rami N. Nabi, a comprehensive Orange County bankruptcy law firm based in Tustin, California, hit the ground running and hasn't looked back. Attorney Rami N. Nabi, who focuses on the practice of Bankruptcy Law, has opened his new office in Tustin, CA, to serve the local and surrounding communities. Founder and principal, attorney Rami N. Nabi, Esq., said, “The key to our

Six Fish & Richardson Attorneys from Dallas Honored in Texas Rising Stars Listin …

DALLAS – Fish & Richardson is proud to announce that six attorneys in the firm’s Dallas office have been named to the 2011 Texas Rising Stars list. The Fish & Richardson attorneys listed among the state’s top up-and-comers are Principals Natalie Arbaugh, Carl E. Bruce, Kelly Hine, Neil McNabnay, Thomas H. Reger II, and Associate Scott C. Thomas. The Rising Stars list is based on nominations made by attorneys appearing on the

Family Law Attorneys from McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing Earn Spots …

DALLAS – Three Family Law attorneys from the Dallas and San Antonio offices of McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, LLP, have earned selections in the 2011 Texas Rising Stars listing of the top young lawyers in the state. For the second consecutive year, Dallas associates Monica Cruz and Stephen Orsinger and San Antonio associate R. Porter Corrigan are recognized among the up-and-coming Texas attorneys age 40 or younger and those

Sayles Werbner Attorneys Recognized Among Texas’ Top Young Lawyers

DALLAS – Three attorneys from the Dallas trial law firm Sayles Werbner have earned spots on the 2011 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top up-and-coming lawyers. Shawn C. Long and Darren Nicholson are highlighted for their work in business litigation, and Sawyer Neely is recognized for his work in general courtroom litigation. This marks the third year Mr. Neely has been named to the exclusive listing, and the second year

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Vi …

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP is investigating Cincinnati Financial Corporation (“Cincinnati Financial” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CINF), and its Board of Directors, for possible violations of federal securities laws in connection with the upcoming April 30, 2011 shareholder vote. New York, NY, March 22, 2011 -- Levi & Korsinsky, LLP is investigating Cincinnati Financial Corporation (“Cincinnati Financial” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CINF), and its Board of Directors, for possible violations of federal

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Chooses Leadership and Presentation & Supervisory Skills …

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank chooses Leadership, Presentation Skills and Supervisory Skills classroom training from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. New York, NY, March 22, 2011 -- Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank has recently chosen Leadership, Presentation Skills and Supervisory Skills classroom training from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. Delivered in multiple one-day and three-day sessions, Leadership: Sharing the Vision, Presentation Skills and Supervisory Skills will teach managers and senior managers at the Bank the knowledge, skills

Federal Research Minister Annette Schavan visits the RAMPF Group

Grafenberg, 18/03/2011 – During her visit to the RAMPF Group today, Federal Re-search Minister Annette Schavan (CDU) praised the efforts of the medium-sized company with regard to growth, sustainability and innovation. As part of a company tour of the leading manufacturer of reaction resins and associated special mechanical engineering, she strongly urged management not to let up in its efforts to maintain Germany as a top location. As Federal Research

Can Pet Sitters Give a Dog Away? Judge Decides April 1st

(Sacramento, CA) March 22, 2011. On Friday, April 1st at 1:30 p.m., a Sacramento CA small claims court judge will make a decision that could affect all pet owners who plan on ever using a pet sitter. “The judge will decide whether or not a person given an animal by a pet sitter is the legal owner of that pet,” said Dr. Donna Schwontkowski (ret.), plaintiff in the case. The

Garvey Schubert Barer Welcomes Four Tax and Business Attorneys

Garvey Schubert Barer is pleased to announce that four highly-regarded tax and business attorneys Gary P. Tober, Ada Ko, Paige Davis and Lisa C. Findlay have joined the firm’s Tax and Benefits Group. Previously with Lane Powell PC, all focus on tax and other legal aspects of cross-border business operations and investment transactions. In addition, two paralegals, Alana Rich and Stacy Guinasso, have also moved to Garvey Schubert

Finnish Ambassador Jarmo Viinanen to Lecture at Adelphi University on April 12

Adelphi University is pleased to welcome Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations Jarmo Viinanen as he speaks on “Dignified Foreign Policy.” The event will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. in the Adelphi University Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City, NY. It is sponsored by the International Initiatives Committee, and is free and open to the public. Jarmo Viinanen has been Ambassador

Hankinson Levinger Appellate Attorney Ryan Clinton Named in Texas Rising Stars L …

DALLAS – Attorney Ryan Clinton from the Dallas-based appellate law boutique Hankinson Levinger LLP has earned a place on the 2011 Texas Rising Stars list, which honors the state’s top young lawyers. This marks the seventh Rising Stars selection for the accomplished appellate advocate. “Ryan has earned the respect of his colleagues and peers through the quality and consistency his work for clients,” says firm co-founder Jeffrey Levinger. “We believe

Autism Awareness Month: 3 Key Planning Steps for Parents of Special Needs Childr …

Atlanta, GA - April is Autism Awareness Month in the United States. According to AutismSpeaks.com, the disorder affects one in 110 children in the United States, with boys being four times more likely than girls to be diagnosed on the spectrum. The prevalence of autism has also increased 57 percent from 2002 to 2006, thus prompting The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to refer to autism

Dallas Trial, Appellate Lawyer Brent Walker Recognized on Texas Rising Stars Lis …

DALLAS – Dallas’ Aldous Law Firm is pleased to announce that firm attorney Brent R. Walker has earned a spot on the 2011 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young lawyers. Mr. Walker has been featured on the Texas Rising Stars list each year since 2007, and earned selection this year based on his work in personal injury litigation. “Without a doubt, Brent is one of the best young lawyers

The Edmunds Law Firm Earns Favorable Decision in Security Clearance Case

Alan Edmunds, of The Edmunds Law Firm, is pleased to announce that they received written notification on March 16th 2011 that the Administrative Judge ruled favorably, granting their client National Security Clearance, despite a Guideline E- Personal Conduct matter. The hearing for this case took place in Arlington, Virginia on December 14th, 2010. The evidence against the applicant showed that the applicant had partaken in recreational drug use and alcohol consumption

SAJJAD PURVEZ - President Obama woos Brazil while Libya air assault unfolds

Sajjad Purvez - RIO DE JANEIRO: President Barack Obama will take in the sights of sunny Rio de Janeiro on Sunday as he courts Latin America on an economic and goodwill tour overshadowed by a US and European air assault on Muammar Gaddaffi's forces Mar 20, 2011 – Obama enters the second day of what aides have called his signature first-term trip south of the border, intent on sticking to his

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