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Maharashtra Fire Services observes Fire Services Week 2011

Mumbai, April 20, 2011: The Directorate of Maharashtra Fire Services (MFS) concluded the “Fire Services Week 2011” today with a parade, showcasing its battalion of fire fighters and a range of fire fighting apparatus including rescue tender, foam tender, water tender, turntable ladder, hydraulic platform, fire engines, ambulances and the latest equipment in its armoury -the 68-metre high ladder amongst other fire fighting facilities, culminating with

GJGCT Hail President Goodluck Jonathan’s Historic Victory

London, UK ( openpr ) April 20, 2011 - Without a shred of a doubt it is indeed evident that a new era has emerged within the political space of the most populous country in Africa -Nigeria. And it seemed like the first few lines of the National Anthem came alive anew. “Arise Oh compatriots, Nigeria’s call obey” going by the massive turn out of voters at the Nigerian

Real Estate Attorney John Inabnett Joins Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC

Dallas, TX -- Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC is pleased to announce that John Inabnett has joined the Firm as an Associate practicing in the Real Estate Section of the Dallas office. Mr. Inabnett is a 2003 graduate of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law where he earned his JD. He has significant experience representing developers in the acquisition, development and disposition of property; landlords and

ethecon awardee Diane Wilson arrested at the BP AGM

ethecon Foundation board member detained at the presentation of the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2010 to accountable BP executives On Thursday April 14 2010, Diane Wilson/USA und Axel Köhler-Schnura were arrested/ detained in London. They had planned to castigate the executive managers and the major shareholders of the BP company by bestowing them with the International Black Planet Award and to read an Open Letter justifying the award.

UNDERDOG INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE IN TORONTO – CENTRE CHALLENGES BIG BULLIES IN OTT …

TORONTO – Bahman Yazdanfar fights to return the democratic process to ordinary citizens and not settle for less “MP’s must understand that they are working for their constituents and NOT for Party Leaders, and they should represent their constituents not their Party. MP’s have to facilitate electorates’ ideas, thoughts, and challenges, and to be able to provide alternative solutions to the issues that matter in their ridings. These issues must

Jackson Walker Welcomes Aaron R. Allred

DALLAS – Jackson Walker is pleased to welcome partner Aaron R. Allred to the firm. Mr. Allred joins the Corporate & Securities Group in the Dallas office. Mr. Allred has extensive experience in representing public and private clients in merger and acquisition matters. He also regularly advises clients in venture capital, search fund, corporate governance, securities law and distressed acquisition and divestiture transactions. Mr. Allred is a member of the American

Jackson Walker Welcomes Will Montgomery

DALLAS – Jackson Walker is pleased to welcome partner Will Montgomery to the firm. Mr. Montgomery joins the Litigation group in the Dallas office. Mr. Montgomery focuses his practice on commercial litigation and arbitration. He has tried jury and non-jury cases in both state and federal courts, and has handled numerous appeals in the state and federal courts. Mr. Montgomery has arbitrated dozens of cases before SIFMA and AAA panels all

Democracy Watch, 2011 - Issue 12

With the opposition mute the authorities prepare to divvy-up the regions of Ukraine. As the conflict for favour between the EU and Russia heightens, rights such as freedom of speech remain restricted. In the search of the Ukrainian opposition Without deep political traditions and culture Ukraine has been lacking a real opposition since its independence. The division of political forces into those in power and those in opposition, whose job is to

Maharashtra Fire Services to showcase fire fighting strength on April 20th parad …

Mumbai, April 18, 2011: As part of the Fire Services Week 2011, MFS will be organizing a parade on April 20th, 2011 in Mumbai; showcasing its battalion of fire fighters and a range of fire fighting apparatus including rescue tender, foam tender, water tender, turntable ladder, hydraulic platform, fire engines, ambulances and the latest equipment in its armoury -the 68-metre high ladder amongst other fire fighting facilities. The Directorate of

Gardere’s Lowenberg Appointed to Dallas County Trail and Preserve Program Board …

DALLAS - Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that Partner and General Counsel Michael Lowenberg has been appointed by the Commissioners Court to serve on the Dallas County Trail and Preserve Program Board. The board recommends, promotes and facilitates the acquisition of land to serve the open space needs of the people of Dallas County. Recognizing that the Dallas area’s rapid urbanization was also significantly reducing the area’s supply

Shridhar University Pilani Rajasthan Remembers Father of India's Constitution Dr …

No one needs to guess as to who would have said these thunderbolt words "Transformation of the individual by education is precursor to social and economic transformation of society at large." Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (1891 - 1956) will always be remembered as one who did his best to turn the Wheel of the Law toward Social Justice for all. While many parts of India celebrated April 14, 2010 as the

The Schmidt Firm Announces Lawsuit in Dallas Monster Truck Death; Family Says Sp …

DALLAS – Attorneys from The Schmidt Firm, LLP are announcing a lawsuit filed today on behalf of the family of a college student who was killed last month after being crushed by a “monster truck” in the parking lot of a Dallas gentlemen’s club. The driver has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. The Schmidt Firm co-founder Michael E. Schmidt represents the family of Kasey McKenzie, 23, of Granbury, Texas, who died

West Michigan Attorney Decides Not to Build Orphanage

Grandville, Michigan - Inspirational words are what West Michigan Attorney Shawn Eyestone heard one Sunday, as guest preacher, Kevin Rigg of Up and Out Ministries gave his sermon. Those words sparked Mr. Eyestone to create an incentive program, benefiting charitable organizations with roots or branches in the West Michigan area. Kevin Rigg’s sermon told of a wealthy man who wanted to find a way to give back

Academic Federal Credit Union Deploys Credit Union BSA/AML Training from Banker’ …

Academic Federal Credit Union has deployed Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti Money Laundering (AML) training from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. New York, NY, April 14, 2011 -- Academic Federal Credit Union has recently deployed Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti Money Laundering (AML) training for credit unions from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. Focus on BSA/AML for Credit Unions will be hosted and maintained by Edcomm Banker’s Academy’s Learning Management System (LMS), Learning

Hoag Law Group, LLC. has announced the first anniversary of their opening. This …

Hoag Law Group LLC. proprietors of Insurance-Claim-Attorneys.com announces the first anniversary of their opening for business. This represents their considerable and continued commitment to the greater Chicago community. By providing a fair and honest assessment from over twenty years experience in recovering damages, the Hoag Law Group LLC. continues to set the standard in legal excellence. The Hoag Law Group has set the standard of excellence in personal injury and

Patent Attorney Smetana Joins Dallas Trial Law Firm Sayles Werbner

DALLAS – The Dallas trial law firm Sayles Werbner is announcing the addition of experienced patent attorney Jiri F. Smetana to help further expand the firm’s capabilities for both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes intellectual property cases. Smetana joins Sayles Werbner from H.C. Park & Associates in Vienna, Va., after previously working as a patent examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a registered patent attorney, and focuses

National Bank of Commerce Deploys Comprehensive Bank Training from Edcomm Banker …

National Bank of Commerce has deployed comprehensive bank training from Edcomm Banker’s Academy. New York, NY, April 12, 2011 -- National Bank of Commerce has 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

Hopkins & Carley Strengthens Family Wealth & Tax Planning Department With Promin …

Hopkins & Carley, one of Northern California's leading law firms for businesses and high-net-worth individuals, expanded its Family Wealth & Tax Planning Department with the addition of nationally recognized estate planning and tax attorney Francis W. Dubreuil. Formerly a national managing director of Bernstein Global Wealth Management, Dubreuil joins as a shareholder in the firm's Palo Alto office. Hopkins & Carley also named Charles H. Packer co-chair of the practice.

Valensi Rose PLC Attorney Bruce D. Sires to Speak at Beverly Hills Bar Associati …

Los Angeles, April 11, 2011 - Valensi Rose, PLC attorney Bruce D. Sires will be a featured speaker at an upcoming Beverly Hills Bar Association lunch seminar entitled "Child Actors - What's All The Fuss?: A Look at Current Laws and Regulations" on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. The seminar will review and discuss the law governing the unique aspects of employing minors in the entertainment industry. It will address

Dallas Law Firm Heygood, Orr & Pearson Files Life Settlement Class-Action Lawsui …

DALLAS – Attorneys from Dallas’ Heygood, Orr & Pearson have filed a class-action lawsuit in Ellis County on behalf of Texas investors who say Waco-based Life Partners Inc. charged excessive premiums on the company’s so-called “life settlement” policies. This is the second lawsuit Heygood, Orr & Pearson has filed against Life Partners in the past month. The first was a nationwide class action filed in Dallas County, which includes allegations

3 Legal Documents Every Graduating Senior Needs to Ensure Parents Can Make Impor …

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - As graduating seniors prepare to travel abroad or leave for college, parents are urged to help their children prepare HIPAA forms, a power-of-attorney and an Advance Health Care Directive to ensure they are consulted and actively involved in their child’s care should they become seriously ill or incapacitated in accident. Under current privacy laws, parents may be barred from making necessary medical and life-saving decisions on their

Gardere Awards McCleary Scholarship to SMU’s Tamara Bennett

DALLAS – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law student Tamara M. Bennett has been awarded the Donald C. McCleary Gardere Leadership Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to a second-year SMU law student who has demonstrated leadership qualities consistent with the values embraced by Mr. McCleary, a former Gardere managing partner. Mr. McCleary, who passed away in 1996, served as Gardere's

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

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