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Last week I had an interesting phone call with a client, in summary: Client: “I got a thank you note, did you cover it on my social media profiles?” Me: “I did not know about the note, can you send it over?” Client: “You should just have it!” The basis of this conversation inspired this blog post which is basically a beginner’s guide for lawyers with social media programs.
Glenn Allen Moffitt—Failure to Appear for On-the-Record Testimony August 27, 2015 Glenn Allen Moffitt Allegedly Converted at Least $370,000 from an Elderly Customer Glenn Allen Moffitt allegedly converted at least $370,000 from an elderly customer, according to a recent FINRA Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC).
Matthew J. Semetulskis—Failure to Provide Documents and Information Requested Per an Investigation into Allegations August 26, 2015 Matthew J. Semetulkis Allegedly Failed to Provide the Documents and Information Requested Per an Investigation Regarding Allegations that He Acted Improperly in Providing False Information Regarding Client Meetings on Firm Required Documentation Matthew J.
Peiffer Rosca Wolf Securities Lawyers Preparing to Take Action on Behalf of Quantum Energy, LLC and Quaneco, LLC Investors August 31, 2015 The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers are planning to take action and attempt to seek compensation for any losses on behalf of investors who invested in an alleged scheme perpetrated by Harrison Schumacher (“Schumacher”), Quantum Energy, LLC (“Quantum.
With phrases like “[t]his is the argument that makes judges cringe when they receive sanctions motions,” “moving defendants ask for the sun and the moon,” and “the proof of the pudding,” a recent order out of the Southern District of New York on a motion for sanctions reads like a breath of fresh air on the ever-evolving case law related to attorneys fees under Section 285 of the Patent Act (fo.
Previously, I discussed the concept of “statutory employer” in the framework of workers compensation. Again, this concept is based on language in Florida Statute s. 440.10(1)(b) that provides: In case a contractor sublets any part or parts of his or her contract work to a subcontractor or subcontractors, all of the employees of such contractor and subcontractor or subcontra ...
Evolving technology makes our lives more convenient but our roads more dangerous. Gadgets, like cell phones and GPS devices, take our attention off of the road, leading to an increasing number of accidents caused by distracted drivers. Recent high profile campaigns highlighting the dangers of texting and driving have reached millions of Americans.
Written by Anya Van Veen • August 31st, 2015 • Probate Litigation, Guardianship Litigation, Florida guardianship statutes, the Florida probate rules, and the general rules of Florida civil procedure often operate together to dictate the rights and deadlines that a party has in a given proceeding. In Adelman v.
When you think of a lawsuit, you likely think about movies or television shows depicting dramatic trials in courtrooms. In reality, the large majority of personal injury claims are able to reach a settlement agreement and never make it to trial. However, there is a small percentage of injured victims that never receive a fair and favorable settlement offer from the negligent party.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently announced Joseph C. Schroeder (Schroeder) submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) pursuant to FINRA Rule 9216 of FINRA’s Code of Procedure in connection with allegations he, inter alia, engaged in private securities transactions, borrowed funds from a customer, and exercised unauthorized trades.
New cars are rolling off the assembly line every single day. Despite the global financial crisis, auto manufacturers are meeting consumer demands by producing about 165,000 new vehicles every day.1 With this significant number of different makes and models of vehicles being produced every day, it is not unreasonable to think that there is no consistent or across the board prefe ...
Recently, the USCIS announced that in order for Haitian TPS-holders to maintain their TPS status, they must re-register. As a Miami immigration lawyer, this reminder is key. If you are a Haitian TPS holder, please pay attention to the deadlines below: TPS Extended Through: July 22, 2017 Re-registration Period for People Who Already Have TPS: August 25, 2015 through October 26, ...
By: Robert J. Nahoum In a blog post, the Federal Trade Commission published important statements about the debt buying industry and its efforts to self-regulate including a list of 75 debt buyers banned from participating in the debt collection industry. Below is a reprint of the post prepared by Reilly Dolan, the FTC’s Associate Director, Division of Financial Practices .
I’m so tired of hearing that “bankruptcy is failure.” It’s simply not true, and yes, I am biased. However, I have seen bankruptcy success stories, like Dave Ramsey, Walt Disney, J.C. Penny, darn near every football player ever, and more are listed in this article. If bankruptcy works for successful business folks, then why are you still sitting there believing that you should d ...
Many IP lawyers engage other lawyers or nonlawyers as independent contractors, directly or through intermediaries, to provide various legal and nonlegal support services. The outsourcing market, often referred to as the “legal process outsourcing” market or “professional employer organization” market, is a multi-billion dollar industry.
Bresha Pierce is a graduate of Baylor University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences. Bresha makes herself invaluable to Varghese Summersett PLLC clients by helping keep them organized and prepared for court. She is the first person to answer their questions and becomes a trusted guide to clients through the criminal justice system.
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The decision to file for bankruptcy is a very personal and private decision. Many Georgians have wisely sought the advice of bankruptcy attorneys to help them make an informed decision on whether filing for bankruptcy is the best solution to their financial problems. Now, that being said, once a bankruptcy case is filed it is no longer personal nor private because bankruptcy ca ...