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Name Change at Dallas’ Quilling Selander Lownds Winslett & Moser Signals Firm Gr …

DALLAS – Backed with an 18-year history of providing aggressive litigation and bankruptcy services for clients, the Dallas law firm of Quilling, Selander, Cummiskey & Lownds, P.C., is announcing the firm’s name change to Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, P.C. The move acknowledges the longtime contributions of new name partners Gregory K. Winslett and Christopher J. Moser, as well as the firm’s steady growth and increasing capabilities. Founded in

EU: freer election campaign in Belarus this year

The European Union praises a freer presidential election campaign in Belarus in 2010. This statement was made by Bundestag member, Chief of Staff of the German Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Affairs Ronald Pofalla in Minsk on 4 November, BelTA has learnt. “We see that the situation has improved in Belarus. The restrictions that existed before, in particular on collecting signatures for potential candidates, have been lifted,” he said. Ronald

Dr Nirupama Prakash from JUIT Solan India attends 2010 Barcelona Spain East West …

Nobody has doubts about the fact that empowerment of women can transform them into powerful agents of social change for the larger task of nation building. Women are the key for a nation’s ability to innovate and their socio-economic status is one of the strategic indicators of a country’s development. However, an analysis of the UN’s Gender-related Development Index (GDI) shows major differences between men and women in the areas of

Futuristic Innovations Pty Ltd Company Helping Small Business Entrepreneurs Succ …

Rouse Hill Australia Oct. 11, 2010 – In this world that is full of business opportunities, Capital is the main issue that most business entrepreneurs are having a problem with. Without capital, a business entrepreneur cannot purchase the equipment that he or she needs and hire people that will assist him on everything he do. Capital-raising through ASSOB is an amazing thing to create and enhanced business. John M. Richardson,

Andrew B. Wachler Shines Light on Medicare RAC Audits for Long-Term Care Nursing …

Royal Oak, Mich. - October 13, 2010 - Andrew B. Wachler spoke on the latest developments related to the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and the impact the contractors will have on long-term care providers, including skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice. RACs are government contractors paid on a contingency basis to recover Medicare overpayments to health care providers and to identify underpayments. Wachler addressed the Michigan

Ashworth Law Offers Free Client Consultation Time

A Harrogate-based law firm is breaking the mould by offering clients free legal advice! Ashworth Law has launched a Free Time Clinic, where members of the public can seek expert legal advice without paying for the privilege. These legal surgeries are being held between 3pm and 6pm every Thursday, at its Grove Park Court offices, when two experts in civil law will be on hand to speak to members of the public

Pandit Lokesh Jagirdar Astrology services

Wednesday, 3 November 2010. Pandit Lokesk Jagirdar is imparting astrological consultations to people for the past 15 years or so and in this period has studied and gone through thousands of Horoscopes. Astrology held a fascination for Pandit Lokesk Jagirdar since he was studying in school and this passion for Astrology lead him in to studying various astrological books, studying many charts over that period. With growing years of experience

Conference on Korea’s Nation Brand

Participants engaged in a vital discussion on the impact of the upcoming G20 Seoul Summit and North Korea’s leadership succession on South Korea’s nation brand - The Presidential Council on Nation Branding (Chairwoman: Lee Bae-Yong) hosted a Conference on Korea’s Nation Brand on Wednesday, October 27 from 14:00 to 17:00 at the Convention Hall of the Grand Hilton Seoul. Discussions were held on the impact of the upcoming G20 Seoul Summit

Thompson & Knight Attorneys Named Best Lawyers’ 2011 Lawyers of the Year

Dallas – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce The Best Lawyers in America® has named three of the Firm’s attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice. The attorneys are: ** P. Mike McCullough, Dallas Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year; ** R. David Wheat, Dallas Tax Lawyer of the Year; and ** Arthur J. Wright,

Cowles & Thompson Adds Senter as Shareholder in Dallas Office

DALLAS – Cowles & Thompson, P.C., is proud to announce the addition of attorney Mark S. Senter as a shareholder. Mr. Senter’s practice focuses on commercial and construction litigation on behalf of business owners, partnerships and corporations throughout the United States, Germany, Mexico and Dubai. He has successfully represented clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, commercial real estate matters, insurance issues, construction cases, telecommunications disputes and zoning issues. He also

The Widening Atlantic: Market Gap – War Gap – God Gap

NEW YORK (November 2, 2010) – The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI), in cooperation with the Heidelberg University Association, will host a transatlantic discussion on forces of internationalization, power shifts in an increasingly multi-polar world, and the structural differences of social policy between Germany and the United States. The event will take place on Monday, November 8, from 6:30-8:30 P.M., at the German House New York (871 United

Improve your Future and Become Successful with Astrology

Tuesday, 2 November 2010. Pandit Lokesh Jagirdar is an experienced and learned astrologer working in his field from last several years. Many of his predictions ahs come true and he has many clients around the world who thank him for the assistance and guidance he has provided to them in making their life more successful and less complex. His expertise is in Predictive Astrology of Horoscope, Shad Bal, and remedial,

Going Going Bike Supports Latest London Tube Strikes and Thanks Bob Crow

Going Going Bike support the latest round of tube strikes, which are scheduled to start on Tuesday evening. In their five point blog of support for the industrial action Going Going Bike set out why the strike is good for Londoners and provide reasons for Londoners to embrace the bicycle during the strike period. During a period when there are a number of planned industrial actions, Going Going Bike Launches It's Beach Wedding Planner Guide, the premier place to find everything you need when planning your beach wedding, now offers a free beach wedding planner guide! This beach wedding planner guide is the ultimate resource for every couple planning their perfect beach wedding. With a budget worksheet to help you keep track of how much you’re spending, as well as information about planning for and obtaining the legal requirements and licensing for your wedding

Washington insider Rick Robinson praises Andrew Klavan’s The Identity Man

Former Capitol Hill Staffer, Daily Caller Blogger Recommends The Identity Man by Andrew Klavan Readers love to read about regular people working to be liberated from their demons while searching for personal salvation. In The Identity Man, Edgar Award winning author Andrew Klavan puts a new twist on the time-honored topic of redemption. In this newly released thriller, petty thief John Shannon gets a shot at redemption forced upon him when

Belarus’ CEC: No blind eye to violations of election laws

MINSK, 1 November (BelTA) – The Central Election Commission of Belarus is not going to turn a blind eye to violations of election laws during the collection of signatures, Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Lidia Yermoshina told media on 1 November. Asked whether the liberal approach that the Central Election Commission showed during the collection of signatures will stay in place for the registration of candidates, Lidia Yermoshina said

MDB International announces new division "LifeAfter The Badge"

MDB International announces new Division “LifeAfter –The Badge “ Alexandria VA: - MBD International is excited to announce the formation of their new division, “MDB LifeAfter -The Badge”, a recruitment consultancy, specializing in the placement of professionals at all levels of corporate security, risk mitigation, compliance and investigations. To Anthony E. Daniels, formerly the Deputy Director of the FBI Academy, Quantico and Assistant Director in charge of the Washington DC Field Office,

Dr. Leigh-Davis, Yuin U. Law Professor, Goes to Attorney General About the Low C …

Recently, Dr. Leigh-Davis, a Yuin University law professor, made a lengthy written request to California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown, Jr., requesting an investigation of numerous incompetent federal CJA panel attorneys. After witnessing, and having been informed of, numerous failures; professional responsibility violations; and complete incompetence by numerous federal CJA panel attorneys, Dr. Leigh-Davis has taken action. Last week, Dr. Leigh-Davis, a Yuin University law professor, submitted a lengthy and

Dr. Leigh-Davis, Yuin U. Law Professor, is Concentrating on Being a Television L …

Law professor, retired attorney, and media personality, Dr. Leigh-Davis, plans to be an omnipresent television legal analyst. Last year, law professor Dr. Leigh-Davis made the difficult decision to focus all of her scholarly research and writing on two legal subjects: tort law and legal ethics (also referred to as professional responsibility.) Dr. Leigh-Davis, a former entertainment attorney who is a full-time law professor at Yuin University, had previously taught

David Edmisten, President of, has become the Atlanta Liberal …

We are pleased to announce that David Edmisten, President of, has become the Atlanta Liberal Christian Examiner for! is one of the fastest-growing local content networks in the U.S., powered by the largest pool of knowledgeable and passionate contributors in the world. Launched in April 2008 with 60 cities, now serves 234 U.S. markets and 6 Canadian markets. connects consumers with a

“Spotlight” Takes a Look at American Resolve Created by the Current Recession …

“Spotlight” to showcase the people and ideas helping to inspire economic progress. In these hard economic times, Americans are becoming more money conscious. With the stock markets dwindling and unemployment on the rise, many are beginning to buy less, save more and make significant changes to their lifestyle. Yet despite these adjustments, the recession continues to take a considerable toll on families. According to a recent Pew survey, “Americans have changed

Nitin Walia: A case of identity theft

With the increasing penetration of computers and internet there is huge splurge in cyber crime. Nitin Walia is yet another victim of Cyber abuse in India although the case did not reach upto the stage of any financial transactions or heavy loss but a widespread case of Identity Theft or Website Spoofing can entirely crush the online reputation of an individual. Mr Nitin Walia claims is a website created

Jeffrey Bercow Selected for Inclusion in 2011 Edition of "Best Lawyers in Americ …

MIAMI, FL (October 27, 2010) – Miami attorney Jeffrey Bercow has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialties of Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law and Real Estate Law. Selection is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 3.1 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. Bercow is the senior partner of Bercow, Radell &

OSCE ODIHR observation mission to arrive in Minsk in early November

MINSK, 27 October (BelTA) – Long-term observers from OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights are expected in Minsk in early November, Head of the OSCE Office in Minsk Benedikt Haller told media on 27 October. A total of 40 long-term and nearly 400 short-term observers are expected to arrive. OSCE long-term observation mission will focus on the social and political situation in the country, election legislation and its application, monitor

Dallas Attorneys William Munck and E. Leon Carter Honored Among Nation’s Top Law …

DALLAS – The Dallas law firm of Munck Carter LLP is pleased to announce the selection of name partners William Munck and E. Leon Carter to the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Munck, managing partner of the Dallas-based firm and chairman of the firm’s Intellectual Property Section, is highlighted in the intellectual property litigation category. Mr. Carter, who serves on the firm’s executive committee, is highlighted in

Mesothelioma Treatment Tomudex Receives International Support

Mesothelioma treatment Tomudex, made by a global pharmaceutical company, is receiving approval from a panel of international experts. Tomudex falls in the group of anti-cancer drugs known as antineoplastics. It prevents cell growth. By doing so, it leads to the elimination of tumors. In a study examining people diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, the use of Tomudex in conjunction with Platinol resulted in improved response rates of 23.6% as opposed to

A Different Kind of Guardian

With childhood idols such as Laurence Tureaud and favorite films like “Man of Fire”, there was only one career path that seemed obvious for Michael Saad. Though, as Saad recalls - it wasn’t a straight path to his dream job as a professional bodyguard. “I started out like most in this industry,” explains Michael, “I had no clue as to how to go about becoming a bodyguard, and law enforcement seemed Announces the Addition of 11 New Stores to its Growing Site

Online shoppers have it easy when looking for the best deals using the premier online savings hub, With over 2,400 stores represented and nine new stores recently added to site and two more stores added to the UK site, shoppers have even more saving choices available to them. The nine new stores include: ~ Identity Edge: ~ Little Miss Matched: ~ Sport

Dan Cogdell Recognized as Houston’s Top White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer

HOUSTON – Noted criminal defense lawyer Dan Cogdell has been singled out by The Best Lawyers in America as Houston’s White-Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year for 2011. Earlier this year, Mr. Cogdell was recognized among the 2011 Best Lawyers in America, marking the 18th consecutive year he has earned a spot among the country’s top attorneys. To compile the annual listing, Best Lawyers researchers conduct an exhaustive peer-review survey

Strictly legal presidential election in Belarus, Lukashenko vows

MINSK, 25 October (BelTA) – President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will do his best to make sure that the forthcoming presidential election will be in strict compliance with national laws and international standards. Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant statement as he received credentials from foreign ambassadors on 25 October, BelTA has learned. The Belarusian head of state told the foreign diplomats that the country's political and economic life is open to

Andrew B. Wachler Speaks on Stark Law and Diagnostic Imaging Facilities at Radio …

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - May 24, 2010 - Andrew B. Wachler spoke with former Stark regulatory Lisa Ohrin at the Radiology Business Management Association's Radiology Summit in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Their presentation was titled Diagnostic Imaging - Stark and Fraud and Abuse Laws Affecting Diagnostic Imaging Facilities. The session provided an overview of the Stark and fraud and abuse laws that may affect (or prohibit altogether) financial arrangements

Rodney Mesriani Meets with Pres. Obama and Sen. Boxer in Democrat Victory Fund L …

Los Angeles – Rodney Mesriani, president and CEO of the LA-based top law firm, Mesriani Law Group, has attended Senator Barbara Boxer’s Victory Fund Luncheon, with no less than President Barack Obama as guest of honor yesterday, October 22, at the Tutor Campus Center of the University of Southern California (USC). The event - which was attended by hundreds of other guests that included high-ranking federal and state officials like former

American Bar Association Honors Dallas Lawyer Frank L. Branson With ‘Pursuit of …

DALLAS – Noted Dallas trial lawyer Frank L. Branson has been selected by the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section as a recipient of the “Pursuit of Justice” award, which honors lawyers and judges who have demonstrated outstanding merit and a commitment to providing access to justice for all. “For more than 30 years, Frank Branson has had an unwavering commitment to the profession and to his clients,

Lukashenko urges EU to give up stereotypes about presidential elections

MINSK, 20 October (BelTA) – The European Union needs to give up the stereotypes regarding presidential elections, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko told media following the meeting with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on 20 October. “If the EU is still in the grip of the stereotypes which have developed in previous years, they have to put them aside,” Alexander Lukashenko said. He stressed Belarus’ direct interest in “having no one pointing at

Fish & Richardson's M. Brett Johnson named an 'Up and Coming' Intellectual Prope …

DALLAS – M. Brett Johnson, a principal in the Dallas office of Fish & Richardson P.C, has been named an “Up and Coming” intellectual property attorney by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, the international legal industry reference guide. The prestigious “Up and Coming” honor is reserved for lawyers who are at the forefront of the legal profession and provide significant contributions to their firms’ growth. Among other criteria, the

Federal Panel Grants Lanier Law Firm Motion For Hearing on National Coordination …

HOUSTON - A panel of seven federal judges has granted The Lanier Law Firm’s motion for a hearing to determine the national coordination of all DePuy hip device cases in In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2197). The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation granted the motion on Oct. 15, 2010, and scheduled a hearing on the DePuy hip implant litigation for Nov. 18,

GammaTech to Highlight Rugged Notebook and Tablet PCs at IACP 2010

Rugged and cost-effective mobile computing solutions to be showcased at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Expo in Orlando, FL FREMONT, CA – October 21, 2010 - GammaTech Computer Corp., a major international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers, will be showing several of its rugged notebooks and tablet PCs at IACP 2010. The show, to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida,

Blue Planet Award 2010: Former minister Wieczorek-Zeul to give laudation for ref …

In the course of the ethecon annual conference on November 20 in Berlin, the “International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2010” will be presented to the refugee- and human rights activist Elias Bierdel/Austria. The laudatory address will be given by Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, member of the federal parliament (Bundestag) and former federal minister. Elias Bierdel has become well-known as the director and chairperson of the relief organisation „Komitee Cap Anamur/Deutsche Notärzte“ (Cap Anamur/German

Appeals Court Clears Way for Century 21 Class-Action Lawsuit

TRENTON, N.J. – A class-action lawsuit filed by Century 21 franchisees against Century 21 Real Estate Corp. and parent company Cendant is moving forward following a decision of the New Jersey Appellate Division. In August, New Jersey Superior Court Judge Robert J. Brennan certified a class of current and former Century 21 franchisees in a lawsuit alleging breach of contract and other claims against their franchisor, Century 21 Real Estate Corp.,

OSCE to deploy long-term observation mission in Belarus in November

MINSK, 19 October (BelTA) – The OSCE mission will deploy its long-term observation mission in Belarus in November, BelTA learnt from Secretary of the Central Election Commission Nikolai Lozovik. “The OSCE informed Belarus that it plans to send 40 long-term observers to the country in mid November,” Nikolai Lozovik stated. He added that the OSCE is set to send nearly 400 international observers to Belarus on the election day, December 19. The

Ashworth Law Merger Is “Wedded Bliss”

Two Harrogate law firms have merged and – unlike the relationships of the clients it will be representing – is wedded bliss! Thanks to its pairing with Beck Solicitors, Ashworth Law has expanded its portfolio to include family law as one of its key services. Ashworth Law, which was launched last year by co-founder Mathew Cobley, is one of the country’s fastest growing law companies. Initially specialising in pursuing mis-sold payment protection insurance,

New Mesothelioma Treatment Technique Developed

Extrapleural pneumonectomy, a surgical procedure that removes mesothelioma cancer from the lining of the lung, has been reported to be an effective new mesothelioma treatment technique. The technique was developed by Dr. Sugarbaker, the co-leader of the Brigham Biomedical Research Institute's Cancer Research Center, Chief of the Institute's Division of Thoracic Surgery and a Professor of Oncologic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. The surgical technique was applied on a mesothelioma patient

Leauge of Young Voters Education Fund Launches Pledge To Vote Campaign For 2010 …

Brooklyn, New York – Today, The League of Young Voters Education Fund (LYVEF) - one of the strongest youth organizations in the country with a focus on non-college youth, youth from low-income communities and communities of color – announced their ‘Pledge To Vote’ campaign for the 2010 November 2nd midterm elections. In an effort to bring awareness to the midterm elections, LYVEF is encouraging young urban voters to

Belarusian Reporters Union advocates duty and honor in election coverage

MINSK, 14 October (BelTA) – Delegates of the 12th congress of the Belarusian Reporters Union that took place in Minsk on 14 October passed a resolution regarding the coverage of the Belarus president election campaign in mass media, BelTA has learned. The resolution reads that tension in mass media is usually high in such times. The Belarusian Reporters Union calls upon all colleagues in Belarus and abroad to keep in

Belarus’ CEC to specify procedures for declaring incomes of presidential candida …

MINSK, 12 October (BelTA) – The Central Election Commission of Belarus intends to consider procedures for declaring incomes of presidential candidates and for using mass media during elections at its session on 14 October, BelTA learned from Secretary of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Nikolai Lozovik. The CEC is expected to give the candidates a 20% leeway for calculating their income and incomes of their relatives. The 20%

Dallas' Frank Branson Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for 25th Year, F …

DALLAS – Acclaimed Dallas trial attorney Frank L. Branson has earned a place on The Best Lawyers in America listing for the 25th consecutive year, and the firm he founded, The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, has been named one of the state’s top firms in the inaugural “Best Law Firms” list compiled by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Branson is among only

Bronx Personal Injury lawyer – Shapiro Law Offices

A personal injury lawyer seeks to obtain compensation for persons injured by the intentional or negligent conduct of another and works to ensure that no one else is injured. Shapiro Law Offices is dedicated to protecting the rights of seriously injured accident victims, and has collected awards of multiple millions of dollars for our clients as a result. They handle all types of accident and injury-related cases, including: scaffold accidents, construction

Florida: October is "Guardianship Month"

Florida Governor Charlie Crist has declared October as “Guardianship Month.” NASGA would point Governor Crist’s attention to the fact that the original intent of guardianship/conservatorship law - “guard,” “protect” and “conserve” - is no longer being complied with in a frightening and growing number of cases involving court-appointed fiduciaries. Wards' estates, instead of being conserved, are being plundered in the guise of fiduciary fee billings for "services," either not

Polito & Quinn Personal Injury Lawyers Help You Get Justice Against the Wrong Do …

Everyone is vulnerable to injuries that are caused due to the negligence of others such as road mishaps and medication accidents. The general public needs to cover their injuries and get a fair justice in the federal, state, or district courts against the wrong doers. Polito & Quinn, LLC is a professional personal injury lawyer firm that offers commendable services to the clients who seek justice for the injuries caused

Munck Carter Attorney Leon Carter Earns Distinguished Alumni Honors

DALLAS – Dallas attorney E. Leon Carter, a name partner and executive committee member at Munck Carter LLP, is being honored by both his high school and university alma maters based on his many achievements in the field of law. The Carthage Independent School District High School alumni association has invited Mr. Carter to speak to students during Homecoming Weekend in October, when the school will induct him into its Hall

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