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2014-04-01 23:04:12

As CEO, Mel Yarbrough expands management team with appointment of Craig Steffen to Focus on Software Development and IT. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 File & ServeXpress, the pioneer and national leader of electronic filing for the legal and judicial communities, today announced the appointment of 20-year business growth veteran Mel Yarbrough as chief executive officer. He succeeds Doug Mitchell, who will retain the post of Chairman of the Board. “Mel has built a reputation...

2014-03-31 23:37:58

Siskopoulos Law Firm Files McDermott v. Pifer with the Supreme Court to Test How Social Networking Affects the Judiciary Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Social media is everywhere - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, Linked In - humans are social creatures and they want to be connected. But what about judges, or as in this case, justices of the North Dakota Supreme Court? Is it appropriate for them "friend" other members of the Bar - How about when they are...

2014-03-05 23:24:00

PeachFile to Benefit Georgia’s Filers, Clerks and Judges Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Council of Superior Court Clerks of Georgia has reached an agreement with Georgia-based GreenCourt Legal Technologies, LLC to develop a statewide electronic filing system that will improve filing efficiency, reduce court costs and increase information access in the courts in the state’s 159 counties. In 2011, the State Bar of Georgia’s Board of Governors adopted a resolution on...

2014-02-28 16:23:01

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The right to a trial before an impartial jury of citizens is the fundamental principle of our judiciary system under the U.S. Constitution. When a jury verdict or the actions of a court raise questions about the law, the state appellate courts provide a forum to consider, interpret and rule on those questions. Tragically, in recent years, Texans have witnessed the denigration of juries and the erosion of the judiciary by the very body entrusted...

2014-02-27 23:31:10

Daniel Regard of iDiscovery Solutions recently testified at one of the three Civil Rules Hearings regarding possible amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). He testified specifically on the proposed language for Rule 37(e) and the overall concept of technology solving current discovery issues. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Daniel Regard, Managing Director of iDiscovery Solutions, Inc., ("iDS"), an award-winning, global, legal technology expert...

2014-02-24 16:22:46

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest maker of plastic pipe, has filed a libel suit against the Phillips & Cohen law firm for a false and defamatory press release the firm issued boasting of a jury verdict against the pipe maker. The November 15, 2013 press release falsely stated that a federal jury found JM Eagle (formerly J-M Manufacturing) had manufactured "faulty," "substandard," "weak," and "shoddy" pipe that it sold to public utilities,...

2014-02-06 20:20:45

ABINGDON, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Late yesterday afternoon, David A. Cline, owner of Rock N Roll Coal Company in McDowell County, WV, was found not guilty of all the charges brought against him by the federal government, after a twelve day trial in federal court in Abingdon, Virginia. Mr. Cline was represented by Bailey & Glasser, whose trial team was led by Mike Hissam with the assistance of Rod Smith and Ben Bailey. Mr. Cline, along with four others, was indicted in...

2014-01-17 23:20:13

Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood Win Case to Compensate Family for Loss of Companionship for Life Cut Short Oakland, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 An Alameda County, California jury returned an $11 million verdict in a wrongful death suit (Emily Bankhead, Tammy Bankhead, and Debbie Bankhead Meiers v. ArvinMeritor, Inc., et al., Alameda County Superior Court Case No. RG12632899) against Pneumo Abex LLC on January 15, 2014. Kazan Law partner David McClain represented Emily Bankhead,...

2013-12-03 16:27:23

MIAMI, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN and LEN.B), one of the nation's largest homebuilders, announced that a civil jury on Monday awarded Lennar Corporation $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, on court findings of defamation and conspiracy to extort money from the Company. "While collecting the award is doubtful, the true value of the verdict is the validation of our integrity,...

2013-11-22 23:26:38

Houston based firm, Southwest Reporting & Video, challenges its clients to eliminate paper with newer advanced technology called e-PiP; Electronic Picture in Picture. This latest advancement in the use of digital images combined with live video has eliminated the need for multiple paper copies of exhibits while making a much bigger impact on juries and meditations. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Picture in Picture (PiP) video has been around for many years. The legal community used the...