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2014-09-18 23:02:51

The Bennett Law Firm President will serve through the 2015 ABA Annual Meeting Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Peter Bennett has been appointed a Board of Directors member of the Appellate Judges Education Institute and will serve through the 2015 Annual Meeting. Peter Bennett, immediate past chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Judicial Independence, past chair of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and Trustee of the National Judicial...

2014-09-11 23:11:57

An article authored by PYA’s Darcy Devine and Briana Gordon and featured in the American Bar Association’s “The Health Lawyer” examines paying physicians for participating in meetings. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Hospitals seeking physician involvement and input often pay for providers’ participation on various committees and advisory boards. Ensuring fair market value compensation in these situations is an important concern for these healthcare organizations, as...

2014-08-26 23:02:44

President of The Bennett Law Firm to Serve as Special Advisor to American Bar Association Committee Portland, Maine (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Peter Bennett has been appointed Special Advisor to the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on the American Judicial System. The appointment was made by ABA President William C. Hubbard following the creation of the new committee by the ABA House of Delegates. The committee focuses on protecting fair and impartial courts, improving the...

2014-08-20 12:23:41

Franchise Attorneys Get Kudos from American Bar Association and The Best Lawyers in America CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All three partners at Cheng Cohen, the franchise industry's premier full service boutique law firm, recently received honors. Amy Cheng and Fredric A. Cohen, founding partners, were included in the 21(st) Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for franchise law, released this week, and Michael R. Daigle was inducted as a Fellow of The American Bar...

2014-08-19 12:28:15

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation are pleased to announce their collaboration on a groundbreaking new research project to survey the current rates of substance use, depression and anxiety among licensed attorneys throughout the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137360 The survey is designed to capture current data on these critical...

2014-08-04 23:08:58

LexDye’s Contract Definition Tracker Software, Which Will Be Launched at the Upcoming American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting, Simplifies the Management of Contract Terms During the Drafting Stage Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 LexDye, Inc., an innovative provider of powerful analytical software tools for better contract drafting, announced today that the LexDye Definition Tracker will be officially launched at the American Bar Association’s Magnitude360 Annual Meeting, August...

2014-04-08 23:32:33

Jennifer Brennan, a Director at iDiscovery Solutions, Inc., will speak on TMI: Combating and Leveraging Inadvertent Oversharing in Litigation at the April 9-11 ABA Litigation Section Annual Conference. Ms. Brennan’s panel will be at 10:00am MT on Thursday, April 10 at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Jennifer Brennan, a Director at iDiscovery Solutions, Inc., (iDS), an award-winning, global, legal technology expert services firm...

2014-04-01 23:30:40

The American Bar Association, Section of International Law (ABA SIL), uses its EventPilot Enterprise multi-event paperless app to keep attendees connected at this week’s meeting in New York City Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Members of the American Bar Association, Section of International Law (ABA SIL), are using their mobile conference app, powered by EventPilot, to stay in touch with peers from around the globe during the Spring Meeting starting today in New York...

2014-03-25 23:35:30

Founder and managing director of OTB Consulting will speak at the American Bar Association conference in Chicago about increasing law practice efficiency and profitability by leveraging the use of software and other technology. Cary, NC (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Thomas Rowe, an attorney and legal technology expert with OTB Consulting, will make two presentations to the ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago about how law firms can profit from proper use of technology. “We believe that legal practice...

2014-03-18 16:24:54

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrienne Dresevic, founding shareholder of The Health Law Partners, was recently appointed to the American Bar Association's (ABA) Governing Council of the Health Law Section. Founding Shareholder Carey Kalmowitz made the announcement. Appointed by the ABA Health Law Section Chair Kathleen Scully-Hayes, Dresevic will serve as a member-at-large through 2015. In this role, Dresevic joins a select group of appointed attorneys...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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