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Legal and Law

Legal and Law News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

Legal and Law

Legal and Law
Legal and Law News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

News: Child Sexual Abuse Settlements Obtained from St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School in The Silicon Valley

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN MATEO, Calif.) Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) announced settlements today of claims totaling more than $1.25 million for two survivors of child sexual abuse by a pre-kindergarten teacher at St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School in San Mateo, California. SSSA volunteers worked with the parties in these claims.

News: Robert Golan Wins Appeal for a Thermometer Factory Worker Denied Monetary Benefits

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) Robert Golan, PC a worker's compensation attorney serving Suffolk and Nassau counties, recently won an appeal at the NY State Workers Compensation Board in the case of a thermometer factory worker who was exposed to mercury and developed mercury poisoning.

News: Malicious Mediation and Manipulation: When Mediators and Lawyers Hide Abusive Tactics Behind Confidentiality

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) Wendy Meigs, Texas Pharmacist and Founder of SMA Education and Support, warns the public about the current evolution of mediation into a malicious "kangaroo court" to promote predetermined self-serving outcomes for mediators and lawyers as mediation confidentiality enhances the abuse of the already vulnerable.

News: Lincoln Law School of San Jose to Celebrate Its 100th Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN JOSE, Calif.) A Centennial celebration will be held September 12, 2019 at the Capital Club in San Jose to commemorate Lincoln Law School of San Jose's 100 years providing affordable legal education to working adults.

News: Attorney Zulu Ali Discusses On-Air the Cost of Being a Black Lawyer Fighting for Justice

Mortgage and Finance News: (RIVERSIDE, Calif.) Justice Watch Radio, a nationally syndicated radio broadcast airing on WCGO in Chicago, KSHP in Las Vegas, NBC affiliate KCAA in California, and via satellite on the GAB Radio Network; announces the release of an exclusive interview with its founder Attorney Zulu Ali, discussing the cost and consequences of being a black lawyer fighting for justice, and why black men are targeted by the justice system.

News: VLP Law Group Announces the Addition of Mike Morrissey as a Partner in its Technology Transactions Practice Group

Mortgage and Finance News: (PALO ALTO, Calif.) VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Mike Morrissey has joined the firm as a partner in its Technology Transactions Practice Group. Mr. Morrissey comes to VLP from MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), #1 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 in 2014 (for revenue growth from 2009-2013) and a VLP client.

News: Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW ORLEANS, La.) Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.

News: Battery-gate? Warranty-gate? Charge-gate? Tesla Under Fire After Series Of Class Action Lawsuits

Mortgage and Finance News: (IRVINE, Calif.) The Law Offices of Edward C. Chen have filed a series of class action lawsuits against Tesla, Inc. for issues relating to the recent battery fires that have occurred worldwide and for Tesla's used/certified pre-owned car sales.

News: Absolute Trust Counsel Launches the Elder Advocacy and Law Boot Camp

Mortgage and Finance News: (WALNUT CREEK, Calif.) As the number of aging American 65 and older continues to rise, so does the need to support our elder community care systems to protect quality of life for as long as possible. Taking leadership in addressing these issues is estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel and the launch of its Elder Advocacy & Law Boot Camp this fall.

News: Attorney Daniel Murphy Joins Florida Justice Association’s Board Of Directors Young Lawyers Section

Mortgage and Finance News: (BRADENTON, Fla.) Attorney Daniel Murphy of the injury law firm Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has become a member of the Florida Justice Association's Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors. The Florida Justice Association is comprised of the most experienced and influential civil trial lawyers across the state.

News: Lawsuit Filed Against Uber in San Francisco Superior Court

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) On July 8, 2019, Rahman Law PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of their client, a cyclist, against Uber after Uber failed to take responsibility for a May 23, 2018 accident in which an Uber driver veered across several lanes of traffic on Market Street in San Francisco, running a bicyclist off the road and into a light pole. The reckless behavior of the Uber driver was caught on video by witnesses.

News: San Francisco Personal Injury Attorney Shaana Rahman Named a 2019 Northern California Super Lawyer

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Rahman Law PC announces the eleventh year of the law firm's principal and founder, Shaana A. Rahman, a personal injury attorney in San Francisco and Paso Robles, has been selected by Super Lawyers(r) for a spot on their coveted lists.

News: VLP Law Group Announces the Addition of Rob Buccieri and the Launch of a Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group

Mortgage and Finance News: (PALO ALTO, Calif.) VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Rob Buccieri has joined as a partner in the firm's newly formed Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Mr. Buccieri brings over twenty years of experience and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

News: Klemchuk LLP Participates in Carry the Load 2019

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces that Klemchuk LLP and Team Klemchuk will proudly participate in Carry the Load 2019 Dallas Memorial March over Memorial Day Weekend.

News: Gokal Law Group: Trial in Sexual Assault Case Against Schwan’s Co. Moved to Sept. 2019

Mortgage and Finance News: (FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.) More than three years ago a woman was sexually assaulted in a Schwan's truck in Northern California, yet nothing indicates the Sonoma County case (#SVC262079), will be resolved soon, says Attorney Alison Gokal, of the Gokal Law Group.

News: Robert Golan, PC Wins Appeal to Get Workers Compensation Coverage for Independent Contractor

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) Lately, some businesses in the state of New York have been hiring workers as independent contractors, not as employees in order to avoid providing benefits for these workers, including workers compensation benefits. Robert Golan, PC, a worker's compensation lawyer, represented a massage therapist who worked for a local hospital doing therapeutic massages for patients.

News: Attorney Brian Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti

Mortgage and Finance News: (PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.) Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has been recognized for his contributions to building new wells for clean drinking water in Haiti. Located in the town of Jacemel on the southern coast of Haiti, the project organized and carried out by Food For The Poor Inc., was part of the charitable organizations's wider effort.

News: PitBullTax Software Once Again Dominates Tax Resolution with its Release of Version 5.0

Mortgage and Finance News: (CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.) PitBullTax Software is excited to announce the release of its most robust and streamlined cloud based software platform to date. PitBullTax, the country's leading IRS Tax Resolution Software for CPAs, EAs and Tax Attorneys will be unveiling all the cutting edge major enhancements of Version 5.0 to licensees from all over the United States at its PitBullTax Institute User Conference today through May 3 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

News: Jury Acquits Ex-Judge in DNR Trespass Case

Mortgage and Finance News: (AITKIN, Minn.) Following a three-day trial, an Aitkin County jury recently found retired district court judge Robert Graff not guilty of trespassing in the DNR Savanna State Forest in Aitkin County, the Peterson Law Office announced today.

News: Tax Law Changes Impact Charitable Giving – Is Philanthropy Motivated by Tax Reasons Dead?

Mortgage and Finance News: (WALNUT CREEK, Calif.) Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Michael Crvarich, Vice President of Legacy Giving at the John Muir Health Foundation, to discuss how an individual's core value system is the new driving force behind charitable giving.

News: Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces that the Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, in Dallas, Texas.

News: NotaryCam Completes Its First Remote Online Notarization eWill Transaction in Nevada

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.) NotaryCam(R), the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has executed its first electronic will (eWill) transaction in Nevada using remote online notarization (RON). The transaction was conducted on behalf of a client of Reno-based law firm Laub and Laub.

News: Ongoing Development of Country’s Largest Butterfly Sanctuary and Innovative Entertainment Venue Stonewalled by City of Buena Park

Mortgage and Finance News: (COSTA MESA, Calif.) Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP (GRBB) today announced that the City of Buena Park, Calif. filed a lawsuit designed to halt its client, Butterfly Pavillion LLC, from completing a one-of-a-kind, world-class entertainment center for the city. Dubbed the "Butterfly Palladium," the project was to be the newest and highly sought after tourist attraction in Buena Park's plans to overhaul its aging entertainment corridor, which includes and surrounds Knott's Berry Farm.

News: San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys Rahman Law PC Sponsor Walk to Work Day 2019

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys, Rahman Law PC, are pleased to announce their repeat sponsorship of Walk San Francisco's annual Walk to Work Day. The event will take place Wednesday, April 10, 2019 between 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Last year's event was the biggest ever.

News: Sean M. Clayton Named Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Mortgage and Finance News: (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Sean M. Clayton of The Karney Law Firm has been selected to the 2019 North Carolina Rising Stars list, The Karney Law Firm announced today. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

News: Mg O’Hare Law Releases White Paper on New York State’s Industrial Equipment Rental Industry for Owners and Operators

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Mg O'Hare Law, a New York Law Firm, releases white paper on New York State's Industrial Equipment Rental Market for Owners and Operators. The industrial equipment rental market is forecast to grow over the next five years to 2023. New York State is expected to outpace the rate of growth of the U.S. industry. A focus on customer retention can give operators an edge over the competition.

News: Rukab Brash Law Firm Achieves Significant Decision with Victory in Recent Adjacent Property Access Dispute

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Rukab Brash PLLC, a boutique New York City real estate law firm, successfully saved a Bronx developer from paying an adjacent property owner a license fee of over $8,000 per month and over $100,000 in professional fee reimbursement. The firm also helped the Bronx developer obtain access to the adjacent property in order to install New York City Department of Buildings required protections.

News: NY Law Firm Levy Konigsberg LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Rockefeller University Hospital Related to Decades of Alleged Sexual...

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) New York-based law firm Levy Konigsberg LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Rockefeller University Hospital based on allegations related to the Hospital's handling of sexual abuse claims made against Dr. Reginald Archibald, a faculty member who served on the University's faculty between the 1940s and 1980s.

News: Advanced Mediation Solutions and Princeton Financial Group Announce Partnership for High Net Worth Divorces

Mortgage and Finance News: (HADDONFIELD, N.J.) Advanced Mediation Solutions and Princeton Financial Group are pleased to announce that they have teamed up to handle divorces for high net worth couples in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Divorce mediation has become an increasingly popular alternative for couples who want to dissolve their marriage.

News: Continuing Its Growth, VLP Law Group Welcomes Partner Jim O’Hare to the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOSTON, Mass.) VLP Law Group LLP ('VLP') is pleased to announce that Jim O'Hare has joined the firm's Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in the Boston area. Mr. O'Hare brings over 30 years of experience as a trusted adviser to companies, investors, management teams and boards of directors.