Legal professions

Masood Khan, Esq., of SunPoint Public Adjusters, Inc. Accepts United Policyholders’ Invitation on Prestigious Advisory Council

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:08pm

United Policyholders invited Masood Khan, Esq., Executive Vice President of SunPoint Public Adjusters, Inc., to be a member on the Advisory Council for the term.

Key Points: 
  • United Policyholders invited Masood Khan, Esq., Executive Vice President of SunPoint Public Adjusters, Inc., to be a member on the Advisory Council for the term.
  • Masood Khan, Esq., of SunPoint Public Adjusters Inc., was extremely honored to accept the Membership on the Advisory Council for United Policyholders.
  • Both SunPoint Public Adjusters, Inc. and United Policyholders play a very key role in consumer advocacy, serving both residential and commercial property owners.
  • SunPoint Public Adjusters, Inc. are professional loss consultants, commonly known as public insurance adjusters.

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announces a judicial appointment to the Federal Court

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 2:00pm

OTTAWA, ON, March 3, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the judicial application process established in 2016.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, March 3, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the judicial application process established in 2016.
  • Angela Furlanetto, Prothonotary of the Federal Court in Toronto, is appointed a Judge of the Federal Court.
  • Prior to her appointment as a judge, Madam Justice Furlanetto was a prothonotary of the Federal Court, presiding over and managing many actions and applications since her appointment on March 8, 2019.
  • Federal judicial appointments are made by the Governor General, acting on the advice of the federal Cabinet and recommendations from the Minister of Justice.

THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND (TMCF) Launches the Dr. N. Joyce Payne Center for Social Justice

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 9:27pm

Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced today the launch of the newly created Dr. N. Joyce Payne Center for Social Justice.

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  • Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced today the launch of the newly created Dr. N. Joyce Payne Center for Social Justice.
  • With the launch of the Dr. N. Joyce Payne Center for Social Justice, TMCF will initiate cross-discipline research led by HBCU faculty and students working with other legacy organizations and community activists.
  • There couldnt be a better time to launch The Dr. N. Joyce Payne Center for Social Justice.
  • ABOUT THE THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND Established in 1987, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is the nations largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community.

PG&E Fire Victim Trust Sues PG&E Executives and Officers for Causing Devastating Northern California Wildfires

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 6:27pm

The Fire Victim Trust retained the right to bring suit as part of the 2020 settlement between the fire victims and PG&E.

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  • The Fire Victim Trust retained the right to bring suit as part of the 2020 settlement between the fire victims and PG&E.
  • The lawsuit, John Trotter, Trustee of the PG&E Fire Victim Trust v. Lewis Chew, et al., San Francisco Superior Case No.
  • CGC-18-572326 , alleges that the wildfires were a direct result of the defendants breach of their fiduciary duties to act in the best interests of PG&E.
  • Yet they failed, at enormous financial cost to the company and indescribable cost to entire Northern California communities, said Hon.

National American University Announces its Paralegal Studies and Professional Legal Studies Undergraduate Programs May Now Be Completed Online

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- National American University is proud to announce that its undergraduate Paralegal Studies program and Professional Legal Studies program may now be completed online.

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  • RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- National American University is proud to announce that its undergraduate Paralegal Studies program and Professional Legal Studies program may now be completed online.
  • Students who earn an associate degree in Paralegal Studies may expand their opportunities by continuing their education at NAU and earn a bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies.
  • All Paralegal Studies classes are offered 100% online, with three legal specialty courses delivered synchronously through online video conferencing to meet ABA Guidelines.
  • In addition to Paralegal Studies and Professional Legal Studies, NAU offers programs in Healthcare Management, Business, Accounting, Technology, Criminal Justice, and Strategic Security.

Gina Intrepido-Bowden Promoted to Vice President of JND Legal Administration

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 2:19pm

JND Legal Administration (JND), a legal management and administration services provider serving plaintiff and defendant firms, corporations and government entities across five service lines, announces the promotion of Gina Intrepido-Bowden from Senior Director to Vice President.

Key Points: 
  • JND Legal Administration (JND), a legal management and administration services provider serving plaintiff and defendant firms, corporations and government entities across five service lines, announces the promotion of Gina Intrepido-Bowden from Senior Director to Vice President.
  • She has been at the firm for three years and has been directly involved in legal notice programs on several of JNDs highest-profile cases.
  • She has been published by academic and legal journals and has presented at legal conferences and accredited CLE programs on class notice and settlement administration issues, including ethics, effective reach and best practice.
  • JND Legal Administration is a legal management and administration company trusted by law firms, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the nation.

GEICO Senior Counsel, Steven Shamah, Esq., Selected as a 2021 Lawyer of Distinction

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that GEICO Senior Counsel, Steven Shamah, Esq.

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  • The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that GEICO Senior Counsel, Steven Shamah, Esq.
  • has been certified as a distinguished 2021 Member of Lawyers of Distinction.
  • Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.
  • Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.

EU Court of Justice: five judges and an advocate-general appointed

Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 8:06am

The representatives of the governments of the member states today appointed four judges and an advocate-general to the Court of Justice and a judge to the General Court.

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  • The representatives of the governments of the member states today appointed four judges and an advocate-general to the Court of Justice and a judge to the General Court.
  • Mr Miroslav Gavalec (Slovakia) and Ms Octavia Spineanu-Matei (Romania) have been appointed judges to the Court of Justice for a first term of office.
  • The terms of office of Mr Niilo Jskinen (Finland) and Mr Lars Bay Larsen (Denmark) as judges of the Court of Justice have been renewed.
  • Background

    The Court of Justice of the European Union consists of two courts: the Court of Justice and the General Court.

FUBOTV, INC. CLASS ACTION ALERT: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against fuboTV, Inc.

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 4:46pm

You may obtain additional information concerning the action or join the case on our website, www.whafh.com.

Key Points: 
  • You may obtain additional information concerning the action or join the case on our website, www.whafh.com.
  • Please contact Wolf Haldenstein to learn more about your rights as an investor in the shares of fuboTV, Inc.
  • Wolf Haldenstein has extensive experience in the prosecution of securities class actions and derivative litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts across the country.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

The First Trade Magazine for Global Migration Legal Professionals Has Been Released

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

Given the upcoming immigration reform in the US, this magazine serves as a source for up to date trade information and education.

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  • Given the upcoming immigration reform in the US, this magazine serves as a source for up to date trade information and education.
  • The first issue is available at https://immigrationlawyerstoolbox.com/magazine
    Immigration law has been changing at its fastest pace in history.
  • The need to provide legal education to new and existing Immigration Lawyers and Paralegals is urgent in light of such upcoming legislation.
  • "The Magazine and its related products are created by immigration professionals for immigration professionals."