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Sacramento Elder Lawyer Observes Older Driver Awareness Week

Heather Chubb, a Sacramento Elder Law Attorney, joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in observing Older Driver Awareness week which is December 6th through the 10th This is a good time to think about the older members of your family and see if it is time to make other arrangements for them to get around. Luckily there are a variety of options to help you decide if it

Belarus’ CEC goes extra mile to keep ballot papers safe

MINSK, 30 November (BelTA) – The Central Election Commission of Belarus has taken additional measures to keep ballot papers safe. The measures are laid down by an addendum to early voting guidelines. The addendum was approved at the session of the Central Election Commission of Belarus on 30 November. CEC member Nadezhda Kiseleva reminded that measures had been taken to enable open and transparent early voting in line with this year’s

Hire Polito & Quinn Personal Injury Lawyers to Fight for your Rights

In this fast paced world it is very much possible to suffer from injury due to the negligence of others. On roads people drive irresponsibly and hence cause physical and mental harm to others nearby. Hence to protect everyone from such mishaps and personal injuries, Polito & Quinn law firm offers professional services to the clients who seek help of the experienced personal injury lawyer to fight for their case

Family Law Attorney Richard R. Orsinger Named ‘Dallas Family Lawyer of the Year’ …

DALLAS – McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, L.L.P., name partner Richard R. Orsinger is the “2011 Dallas Family Lawyer of the Year,” according to a survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America. For the first time, the publishers of U.S News/Best Lawyers named attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” based on their work in different practice areas in select U.S. cities. Mr.

Austin's Keene Trial Consulting Honored by ABA Journal For "The Jury Room" Legal …

AUSTIN, Texas – The Jury Room, an informative blog authored by the trial consulting experts at Austin, Texas’ Keene Trial Consulting, has been selected by the editors of the ABA Journal as one of the nation’s Top 100 legal blogs for 2010. The Jury Room is one of only two blogs authored by non-attorneys to be selected for the annual honor by the ABA Journal, the American Bar Association’s flagship magazine.

Free Dating 24-7 Announces Website Re-launch

Kent, England (19 November, 2010) - Free Dating 24-7, one of the UK’s leading free dating sites, have redesigned their site to enhance the experience for its users and have also put further planning in place to upgrade its technology. The new design has not only given it a much sleeker and more professional appearance, but has also made it easier to navigate, with visitors able to experience reduced loading

EU grants visa-free entry to ROC (Taiwan) nationals

By Elaine Hou The EU Council of Ministers voted unanimously to include Taiwan in its visa-waiver program Nov. 25, according to Minister of Foreign Affairs Timothy Chin-tien Yang. “We welcome the decision and expect it to take effect by the end of next January,” Yang said. “ROC nationals will soon be able to visit 35 countries in Europe without a visa.” The 90-day visa-waiver covers the Schengen area—22 EU member states

Ron Bell, Attorney Supports ʻCircle of Redʼ Fundraiser in Albuquerque

Ron Bell, a prominent Albuquerque Personal Injury attorney recently attended the “Circle of Red” event in Albuquerque. This event was held at the home of local business woman Gertrude Zachary known as ʻThe Castleʼ because of itʼs unusual architecture, and was attended by several hundred people who are interested in promoting research into womenʼs heart disease. This was an educational and well as fundraising event. Ron was particularly interested in

Belarus' CEC warns two presidential candidates

MINSK, 30 November (BelTA) – The Central Election Commission of Belarus has issued warnings to presidential candidates Vitaly Rymashevsky and Nikolai Statkevich for organizing and carrying out an unsanctioned public event in the center of Minsk. The decision was made at the 30 November session of the Central Commission for Elections and National Referendums of Belarus on 30 November. Secretary of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Nikolai Lozovik explained

How add your legal resource web site on Help Line law?

Internet is the easiest way to hit the masses on a massive scale. This marketing medium has crossed the physical barriers and traveled in every nook and corner of the world. Thus, Internet marketing is a global platform to advertise any kind of professional expertise. is an online portal to showcase your legal expertise and help your business flourish. We act as a catalyst to help you provide legal

Landmark Study By Peter Senese And Carolyn Vlk Unveils How Abducted Children Are …

A landmark study conducted by child abduction prevention advocates Carolyn Ann Vlk and Peter Thomas Senese released earlier today reveals astonishing loopholes in Western Hemisphere travel documentation requirements for children that inadvertently have created substantial opportunities for international child abductors and human traffickers who target thousands of U.S. children each year for cross-border abduction. The report is titled “International Child Abduction and Human Trafficking In The Western Hemisphere: International parental child

Every sixth citizen of the former Yugoslavia experienced forced displacement

"In the last decade of the 20th century, the former Yugoslavia was theatre of four wars: 1. War in Slovenia (June 27– July 7, 1991); 2. War in Croatia (summer 1991 – 1995); 3. War in Bosnia and Herzegovina (spring 1992 – November 1995); 4. War between NATO and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, i.e. Serbia and Montenegro (March 23 – June 11, 1999). Each of these conflicts resulted in

Lukashenko: Russia finances Belarusian opposition’s presidential candidates

MINSK, 25 November (BelTA) – President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has evidence that Russia finances the Belarusian opposition’s presidential candidates Vladimir Nekliaev and Andrei Sannikov. Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant statement in an interview with the French daily Le Figaro on 25 November. Asked whether Russia helps part of the Belarusian opposition, Alexander Lukashenko said: “It does and we know it. We have facts. Vladimir Nekliaev and Andrei Sannikov are the

Opening Ceremony of Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Developm …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2010 IPAID Celebrates opening day ceremony Wonju, South Korea, November 24, 2010: The Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development (IPAID) at Yonsei University, Wonju is celebrating its opening with renowned anti-poverty leaders, international entertainment, and a cake cutting ceremony. The program begins at 10am, Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at University Church on Yonsei University’s Wonju campus. The day will begin with a morning Expert Roundtable on international development

Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC Selected as a 2011 Go-To Law Firm®

DALLAS/HOUSTON, Texas – Corporate Counsel magazine's annual survey of FORTUNE 500® companies has identified Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC as a 2011 Go-To Law Firm®. Nominated by Home Depot, KRCL has developed a reputation as a mid-sized provider of high-quality legal services across the nation, focusing on the timely and cost-effective delivery of legal services. Corporate Counsel's parent company, ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), selects Go-To Law Firms®

First-hand monitoring of vote count in Belarus president election promised

MINSK, 23 November (BelTA) – Observers will be able to watch the vote count procedure, Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina said during an online conference on 23 November. Hosted by BelTA, the conference was dedicated to "The presidential election in Belarus: new ways of pre-election campaigning". "Observers will be able to watch the vote count procedures. Moreover, the CEC has passed a resolution to allow

New York Personal Injury lawyer - Marvin A. Cooper, P.C.

Every citizen in the New York is in danger of injuries that are caused negligence of others such as motor vehicle accidents and medical negligence. The common public needs to cover their injuries and get a fair justice in the form of compensation in the federal, state, or district courts against the wrong doers. Marvin A. Cooper, P.C. is a professional personal injury lawyer firm in New York that offers

McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing Adds Family Law Associate in Dallas

DALLAS – The acclaimed Family Law firm of McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, L.L.P., is pleased to announce that Thomas Hunter Lewis has joined the firm as an associate in the Dallas office. “Hunter is an exceptionally talented young attorney, and we are excited to have him join our firm,” says founding partner Mike McCurley. Mr. Lewis’ practice at McCurley Orsinger will focus on all aspects of Family Law, including property

Waters & Kraus, LLP Welcomes Two New Litigators

Waters & Kraus, LLP, a leading national plaintiffs’ firm, is pleased to announce two new additions to our practice: WM. Paul Lawrence, II, of counsel David Bricker, of counsel Bringing a wealth of qui tam litigation experience to the firm, Paul Lawrence broadens our practice and deepens our commitment to excellence in legal representation of plaintiffs in complex fraud cases and class action litigation. He is a frequent speaker for

Cowles & Thompson Earns Four Big Courtroom Wins in 14 Days

DALLAS – Some law firms might need months to earn four successful jury verdicts, but the attorneys at Dallas’ Cowles & Thompson, P.C., recently accomplished the feat in a span of only two weeks with victories for clients in courtroom across the state. The firm’s impressive streak started on Oct. 20 in Harris County District Court when shareholders John Pease and Byron Henry won a jury verdict in a complex indemnity

Boca Raton Law Firm Provides Florida Condominium and HOA Document Assessment Ser …

As counsel for numerous Condominium Associations and Homeowners’ Associations, the attorneys at Mattlin & Wyman, PL witness first-hand the outdated Declarations and other documents community associations are utilizing to govern themselves. Mattlin & Wyman, PL has developed a system to assess their Association clients’ needs to update these governing documents and has packaged this system with valuable advice, materials and information, all for a flat fee disclosed in advance

Ten presidential candidates registered in Belarus

MINSK, 18 November (BelTA) – The Central Election Commission of Belarus has registered ten people as candidates for the Belarus presidency, BelTA has learned. The candidates are incumbent president Alexander Lukashenko as well as Grigory Kostusev, Aleksei Mikhalevich, Vladimir Nekliaev, Yaroslav Romanchuk, Vitaly Rymashevsky, Andrei Sannikov, Nikolai Statkevich, Viktor Tereshchenko, and Dmitry Uss. The Central Election Commission has denied registration to Vladimir Provalsky because only 118 signatures he had submitted turned out

Valensi Rose, PLC Managing Partner Arlen Gunner Interviewed on Big Media USA’s E …

Los Angeles, CA, November 17, 2010—Valensi Rose, PLC Managing Partner Arlen Gunner was recently interviewed on the Experts and Leaders Network on Big Media USA, an Internet broadcasting company. Valensi Rose, PLC, has been in business for almost 60 years, specializing in commercial transactions, tax and wealth planning, real estate, nonprofit, entertainment and corporate law. Mr. Gunner was named a 2009 “Super Lawyer” in the area of real estate

Kenneth Johnston Elected to Membership of The American Law Institute

Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC is pleased to announce that on September 29, 2010, The American Law Institute (ALI) elected Kenneth C. Johnston to its membership. About the ALI -- The ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law. The ALI drafts, discusses, revises and publishes the Restatements of the Law, model statutes and principles

ITC Confirms MVTec’s Success in Patent Dispute

MVTec Software GmbH, Munich (Germany), is pleased to announce that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has rendered a final determination in MVTec’s favor in the patent dispute raised by Cognex Corporation. The ITC has confirmed in its final determination that MVTec does not infringe the patents asserted by Cognex and that those patents are invalid. Thus, MVTec’s machine vision software HALCON will continue to be sold and imported into

SafePoint Tanzania Awareness Campaign Gets Underway

All-mother group successfully conquers Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the dangers of syringe re-use in Tanzania East Sussex, United Kingdom, November 16, 2010 -- The four intrepid supporters of the SafePoint Trust - Anna Koska, Nicoletta Iacobacci, Clare Beale and Catherine English - have recently triumphed in their mission to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. And not only have they completed this gruelling challenge in an impressive time, they are also

FCPA Investigation & Response Services from Global EDD Group

Global EDD Group provides a broad range of advisory, investigatory and analysis services for matters involving potential or alleged violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ( FCPA ). Our experienced consultants work closely with corporate and outside counsel to implement detailed – yet discrete – collection, analysis, and review plans in preparation for notification/production to the U.S. Department of Justice ( DOJ ) and/or U.S. Securities and Exchange


Cleveland, Ohio, USA - (15 September 2010) – Global Electronic Discovery & Disclosure Group (“Global EDD Group”), a boutique consulting firm that provides innovative legal technology solutions across the globe, today announced the public release of the NaTIFF™ E-Discovery Server, an innovative service that combines the cost effectiveness and flexibility of outsourcing with the efficiency and control of an internal system. The NaTIFF E-Discovery Server is an in-house solution that provides

Texas Supreme Court Clears Way for Dallas Doctor’s Multimillion-Dollar Verdict

DALLAS – A Dallas doctor who won a multimillion-dollar verdict in 2007 against his former employer for defamation of character and breach of contract has secured a final victory following the Supreme Court of Texas’ decision to not hear additional appellate arguments in the case. With pre- and post-judgment interest, Pinnacle Anesthesia is paying Dr. Neal Fisher of Dallas $10.8 million, which ends the case. “This is the ultimate and final

OSCE/ODIHR long-term observers to arrive in Belarus on 17 November

MINSK, 15 November (BelTA) – Long-term observers from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) will arrive in Belarus on 17 November, head of the mission Ambassador Gert Arens told reporters on 15 November, BelTA has learnt. “OSCE/ODIHR long-term observers will come to Belarus as early as on Wednesday. On Friday they will be deployed at their posts across the country,” Gert Arens said. According to him, the

GAO Report on Guardianships: Cases of Financial Exploitation, Neglect, Abuse of …

In December of 2009, NASGA submitted our white paper “Protecting Our Citizens from Unlawful and Abusive Guardianships and Conservatorships” to several Congressional committees and the White House. Despite numerous studies over the years pointing to the lack of monitoring and oversight of cases, many states continue to permit due process and civil and human rights violations and fail to protect their citizenry from financial exploitation, neglect, and abuse during “protective” proceedings. NASGA provided illustrations of these problems,

Six candidates for Belarus presidency submit registration papers

MINSK, 12 November (BelTA) - Six people have filed documents with the CEC to get registered as presidential candidates, BelTA learned from Secretary of the Central Election Commission of Belarus Nikolai Lozovik. The Central Election Commission has received registration documents from incumbent head of state Alexander Lukashenko and also from Yaroslav Romanchuk, Vitaly Rymashevsky, Andrei Sannikov, Nikolai Statkevich and Vladimir Provalsky. However, the latter stands no chance for registration as

Personal Injury Experts in Scotland

Around 1.2 million people die in road accidents and 50 million people get injured every year around the globe. If you are injured in an accident, it is always better to hire a personal injury lawyer instead of getting help from a public prosecutor. Lawford Kidd is a leading firm of personal injury solicitors in Scotland. Lawfordkidd have been awarded with the placement in 2009 Chambers Directory in the top

Positioning Your Eggs in the Media's Baskets

On September 21, 2010 free publicity site founder Michelle Tennant Nicholson, hosted a PR Happy Hour entitled “Positioning Your Eggs in the Media's Baskets” featuring Bonnie Lowell, author of Maternally Speaking: I Gave Birth to Four Eggs! (One Scrambled, Fried, Over Easy & Sunny Side Up). During the call, Tennant and Lowell discussed Lowell’s platform and branding, providing valuable insight to authors, entrepreneurs, and small business owners on how to

Foreclosure Rates Rising in California

Approximately $25 million was spent at foreclosure auctions in the Sacramento and Oakland areas last weekend. Several homes were sold at less than half the cost of their previous high property values. This trend of increasing foreclosure activity has been prevalent in California communities in the past years, and experts predict the trend will only continue to rise in the near future. Foreclosure cases in California have increased 50% in the

Homeowners say Loan Modifications Lead to Foreclosure

In October 2008, the US Senate’s $700 billion Wall Street rescue package reaffirmed homeowners’ faith in mortgage lenders and banks, and many homeowners applied for trial loan modification programs. Today, a large number o f these same homeowners are blaming banks for unfair foreclosure practices. Class-action status lawsuits are currently being filed in many states including California, Kentucky, and Massachusetts. Federal officials have said that some homeowners were offered trial modifications

Connect To Charity Launches in the Peoria Area Making Giving to Nonprofits Easy …

Peoria, Illinois– The New Way of Giving© is here with Connect To Charity is the first of its kind and sure to change the future in giving and fundraising for the nonprofit industry and its donors. Donors can make quick and informed donations to all their favorite nonprofits, set up recurring donations to make giving easy, promote Causes online to fundraise, and spread the word about their favorite nonprofits

McKool Smith Named One of Dallas’ Top Workplaces

DALLAS – McKool Smith is ranked No. 7 in The Dallas Morning News’ 2010 listing of the Top 100 Workplaces in Dallas/Fort Worth - the highest ranking received by a law firm in the area. McKool Smith earned high marks in the midsize category. The firm’s Dallas office is home to nearly 70 attorneys and more than 100 staff members who applauded McKool Smith for providing a hospitable and nurturing professional

Peter Senese And Carolyn Vlk Release New Comprehensive Report On Child Abduction …

Child abduction prevention advocates Carolyn Ann Vlk and Peter Thomas Senese released today ‘Crisis In America: International Parental Child Abduction Today’ (2010). The far-reaching study focuses on the growing rate of international parental child abduction in America, while analyzing previous studies and erroneous reporting methodologies responsible for past reporting inaccuracies. The number of reported cases of illegal cross-border parental child abduction for fiscal year 2009 as reported to Congress Offers A Free Copy Of The Book “Grace Based Parenting” By Ti … is an online Christian ministry whose mission is to encourage others to develop a closer relationship with God by opening and studying His word. For the month of November, is offering a free copy of the book “Grace Based Parenting”, by Christian author Tim Kimmel. The album will be awarded to one of the new subscribers to’s weekly newsletter. Anyone can enter the contest. Simply sign up

Rebel Financial advisor’s one-man crusade to teach Los Angeles that divorce does …

The holiday season makes divorce even more agonizing for families. Resolving financial issues is often the most painful part of the divorce experience. Jerry Cohen challenges the notion that settling finances during divorce has to be contentious. LOS ANGELES – Jerry Cohen, the owner of California Divorce Financial Planning is on a mission. He plans on changing the way people think about divorce – one couple at

Are You Legally Prepared For An Accident Over the Dangerous Holiday Travel Seaso …

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - it’s that time of the year again where the stores are packed, traffic is horrendous and holiday parties are in full swing. And no matter what holiday you celebrate, this is certainly not the safest time to be out-and-about on the roads. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve in 2002 alone, alcohol related crashes killed 1,561 people. That doesn’t even account for the people who were

Ten people line up for race for Belarus presidency

MINSK, 9 November (BelTA) – Ten people have real chances of becoming the president of Belarus, Secretary of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Nikolai Lozovik told BelTA. Following preliminary examination of the authenticity of signatures given in support for nominating the presidential candidates, ten aspirants, who have provided over 100,000 signatures, except for Vladimir Provalsky, retain the right to continue the election campaign and the possibility of becoming presidential

Munck Carter Adds Jeffrey B. Chugg to Labor and Employment Practice Group in Dal …

DALLAS – The Dallas-based technology law firm Munck Carter, LLP, is strengthening its labor and employment practice group with the addition of attorney Jeffrey B. Chugg. Mr. Chugg focuses his practice on assisting businesses in all aspects of labor and employment disputes and business litigation. His work includes representing employers in discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims brought under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act,

Mike McKool to Receive Anti-Defamation League's Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence A …

DALLAS – Mike McKool, co-founder and Chairman of McKool Smith, will receive the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) 2010 Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award. Mr. McKool will receive the award at a luncheon on December 9th. The event is chaired by Ray L. Hunt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hunt Oil Company. The ADL's Jurisprudence Award is presented each year to legal professionals who demonstrate a devotion to the principles enshrined in the

Peter Senese’s Documentary Film ‘Chasing Parents: Racing Into The Storms of Inte …

Child abduction prevention advocates Carolyn Vlk and Peter Thomas Senese are pleased to announce the addition of the ‘Prevent Departure Program’ to the ‘CHASING PARENT: Racing Into The Storms Of International Parental Child Abduction’ documentary film series produced by Pacifica TWST. According to the two advocates, the little-known ‘Prevent Departure Program’ may be one of America’s most useful and powerful tools capable of preventing international parental child abduction.  In a joint

U.N. Special Representative of the Secretary-General Margot Wallström to Speak a …

Adelphi University is pleased to welcome United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Margot Wallström. She will deliver “Ending Sexual Violence: From Recognition to Action,” on Thursday, December 2, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. in Adelphi’s Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City, NY. The event is free and open to the public. Ms. Wallström has been an advocate of women’s rights throughout her political career,

Survivor of Pentagon Attacks on 9/11 to Share His Inspirational Story with a Loc …

In “Pentagon Prayer,” Dan Holdridge shares his personal experience on 9/11/01 and how he survived our nation’s worst tragedy while learning his purpose of life. NEW YORK CITY — November 2, 2010 — All Americans remember where they were on September 11, 2001. When the Pentagon was attacked on 9-11, 184 heroes as little as 10 feet away from author Dan Holdridge were killed. Now, Dan travels the country delivering high


Los Angeles, CA – November 4, 2010 - On Veterans Day, November 11, the nation celebrates the brave men and women who serve in our military. But what happens when they return home, especially those veterans recently discharched from tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan? For many veterans, making the transition back to civilian life is hard, and finding a new job in today’s challenging labor market is

Voice of Women for Peace celebrates 50th anniversary on the frontlines for peace

For Immediate Release Attention: News assignment editors peace, world affairs, politics, activism, events Media contact: Lyn Adamson, National Co-chair & United Nations Representative, VOW t 416-596-7328 c 416-731-6605 Janis Alton, National Co-Chair & United Nations Representative, VOW t 905-274-6191 Voice of Women for Peace celebrates 50th anniversary on the frontlines for peace Inaugural celebratory conference at the University of Toronto November 12-14 NOVEMBER 4,2010,TORONTO,CANADIAN VOICE OF

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