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I.C.A.S.A. and 21 Sexual Assault Organizations Stand by Rape Survivor who was Charged

CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale, says The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault 32 member board of lawmakers and professionals and 21 sexual assault organizations have hand delivered a letter to Jackson County, Ill. (home of S.I.U. University) District Attorney Mike Carr asking him to drop all charges made by his office against Melisa Vistain, who was arrested after reporting her sexual assault in March of 2012.

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The Women’s Center Supports Sexual Assault Survivor Charged for False Reporting

CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Illinois, is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. She insists on her innocence of these charges. Rape Crisis Services of The Women’s Center stands in support of Vistain.

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Reporting Sexual Assault to Police in Jackson County IL (SIU University) May Get You Arrested on Felony Charges

CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife’s life.

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U.K. Marriage Visa Process: UKBA Immigration Backlog Causes Significant Delays

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriage Visa Help, a global immigration consultancy specializing exclusively in family immigration with an emphasis on fiancee, partner and marriage visas, today announced that postal U.K. marriage visa applications made inside the U.K. can take up to 8 – 10 months to be processed by the UK Border Agency.

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Weitz and Luxenberg – $3.8 Million Awarded to Boiler Repairman Exposed to Deadly Asbestos Boiler Parts

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mass tort and personal injury litigation firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. today announced a successful verdict in the case of McCormick v. Cleaver Brooks et. al. (CV 04 2405, E.D. N.Y.), a suit filed on behalf of a client who died from asbestos-related cancer linked to the products of the defendant corporation, Cleaver Brooks.

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Atlanta-Based Law Firm to Combine Zealous, Efficient, Dedicated Legal Representation with Down-to-Earth Approach in New Douglasville-Area Office

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Boddie Law Firm, LLC, an Atlanta, Ga.-based criminal defense, personal injury and family law practice, has opened its newest office in the Douglasville, Ga. area at 8333 E. Office Park Dr., a short distance from the Douglasville County Courthouse. The new office will serve clients in Douglas County, West Cobb, Carrolton, Chapel Hill, Villa Rica and the other areas surrounding its location.

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VLP Expands Real Estate Practice with Addition of Tarun Chandran

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its real estate practice with the addition of Tarun Chandran, who joins as a partner based in Chicago. Mr. Chandran brings considerable experience in commercial real estate and real estate finance transactions to VLP.

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U.S. Supreme Court petitioned to hear Leader v. Facebook appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Nov. 16, 2012 Leader Technologies filed a ‘Petition for Writ of Certiorari’ with the U.S. Supreme Court in their patent infringement battle with Facebook. Such writs ask the court to review the decisions of lower courts for legal error.

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Inmates Are Now Able to Apologize to Their Victims Online at The Apology Project

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joe Baker, a Tennessee inmate, has been incarcerated for 24+ years. With the help of his family, Joe has developed a website where offenders can apologize to their victims online in a non-intrusive way. In his quest to make amends for his crime, Joe created the website The Apology Project (theapologyproject.com) and continues to give back for his wrongdoing and encourages other inmates to do the same.

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PCM CEO Donny Disbro Offers Best Practices on Mediation for Community Associations at CAI Legal Conference

TEMECULA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) chief executive officer Donny Disbro addressed community association professionals on Friday on the benefits and pitfalls of mediation as an alternative to costly litigation.

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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are Arguing in Election Debates, Hire an Attorney to Argue for You with a Special Discount

NEWARK, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the 2012 Election Day to the date of swearing into the Oval Office, Essex, Hudson and Passaic county residents can take advantage of a special discount on a lawyer fee. The Law Office of Edwin W. Concepcion is offering to these residents a Municipal Court first appearance fee of only $350.

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U.K. Government Recent Changes to Immigration Policy Affecting Family Applications

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriagevisahelp.com, a global immigration consultancy specialising exclusively in family immigration, today announced that recent changes to U.K. immigration rules affect fiancee, partner and marriage visa applications made under the settlement category after 9th July 2012.

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San Diego Attorney Stan Prowse Releases RSS Syndicated Feed of Informational Articles

CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has added to his informational web site an RSS Feed feature for each practice area and his regularly published blog. The included RSS Feeds are intended to make available all of the legal informational articles written by Stan Prowse to news and information networks open to the public.

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Statement of Marie Pierre Mezidor concerning the death of her husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Mrs. Mezidor’s attorney, Edward R. Blumberg, Esq., Marie Pierre Mezidor, on behalf of herself, her son, her daughter and the entire Mezidor family, thanks the people of Miami-Dade County for their thoughts and prayers. It has been a difficult 19 days waiting for the authorities to find the body of her beloved husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor.

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RMN Global Search Ranked #14 on the LawCrossing.com ’2013 Most Influential Legal Recruiters List’

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMN Global Search was recently named #14 out of 6,000 recruiters reviewed on the LawCrossing.com ’2013 Most Influential Legal Recruiters List.’ Moreover, RMN Global Search was the only firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia to make the top 15 on the list, making it the #1 most influential legal recruiting company in Atlanta. The 2 1/2 year old company is one of the youngest firms on that list, too.

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Quandis and KMCIS Named Joint Finalists for Mortgage Technology Magazine’s ‘Synergy Award’

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. and ST. LOUIS, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, and KMC Information Systems, L.C. (KMCIS), a leading provider of software solutions for default law firms, announced that the two companies have been named finalists for Mortgage Technology magazine’s annual ‘Synergy Award.’

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Quandis Adds to its Military Search Offering with Release of SCRA Plug-In Tool

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced today that it released a plug-in tool that allows default servicing law firms to adhere to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). The plug-in was designed specifically for law firms that do not have the necessary IT resources to configure Quandis’ military search platform to interface with their internal legal applications.

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Incident Triggers Investigation as to Whether Patient Information May Have Been Improperly Accessed

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Surgeons of Lake County, LLC (‘Surgeons’) announced today that an unauthorized user had gained access to – and encrypted – their server in an attempt to force payment from Surgeons in exchange for the password needed to regain access to the server.

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Sacramento Area Attorney Earns Bar Certification

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization has just certified local attorney Myrlys Stockdale as a legal specialist in family law. Ms. Stockdale, 47, is the managing attorney of the marriage and family law firm Stockdale Law Firm, Inc., located in El Dorado Hills and serving clients for the past nearly 10 years.

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Appellate Court Reverses Securities Fraud Claim and Permanent Bar Against Former FINRA Board Member Richard Goble

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a District Court’s Judgment which found that former FINRA board member Richard Goble, founder and owner of North American Clearing, Inc. (NACI) engaged in securities fraud, announced his counsel Eric Lee of Lee and Amtzis, P.L. The Appellate Court also reversed the injunction and permanent bar issued by the District Court against Goble.

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Leader v. Facebook to the U.S. Supreme Court?

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today a Federal court denied the appeal of Leader Technologies in the Leader v. Facebook patent infringement case. ‘This is suspiciously convenient timing for Facebook, coming hours after the Facebook roadshow commenced in New York,’ said CEO Mike McKibben, referring to Facebook’s IPO kickoff yesterday.

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Backbone Security New Product Pre-Release Announcement – StegAlyzerFS to Allow Rapid Field Triage for Steganography

FAIRMONT, W.Va., May 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security, the market leader in advanced digital steganography detection and hidden information extraction tools, is pleased to announce a new addition to their highly acclaimed StegAlyzer family of products.

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VLP Adds Top High Tech Corporate Partner in New York and Expands Its East Coast Practice Expertise

PALO ALTO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., May 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its corporate practice with the addition of Martin H. Levenglick as a partner. He brings over thirty years of experience as a corporate and transactional lawyer specializing in venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, corporate governance, and general corporate counseling.

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SecuGen and Suprema Reach Settlement and Dismiss Lawsuits Against Each Other

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation and Suprema Inc. announced today that the two companies reached an agreement to settle lawsuits filed against each other in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division. SecuGen and Suprema resolved those disputes on confidential terms and have dismissed the pending lawsuits against each other.

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SecuGen Issues Clarifying Statement Concerning Patent Infringement Lawsuit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a worldwide leader in the area of fingerprint sensor technology, which is located in Silicon Valley, issued a statement today clarifying a prior press release entitled: ‘SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit.’

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San Diego North County Attorney Expands Informational Web Site

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition to his full feature web site of numerous new articles, continuing his efforts to demystify the law and the legal process for those with little or no knowledge of either. The new articles, like those previously posted, are written in plain English instead of legalese, and avoid arcane terminology.

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VLP Expands Real Estate Practice with Addition of San Francisco Partners

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that Stephen Wright and Patrick Valentino have joined its Real Estate practice as partners based in San Francisco. Mr. Wright joins VLP from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP based in San Francisco. Mr. Valentino was previously a partner of the San Francisco office of Corporate Counsel Group LLP. The partners bring considerable real estate and project finance transactional experience to VLP.

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Quandis Integrates its Military Search Service with KMCIS’ Case Management System

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced that it has integrated its military search service with KMC Information Systems, L.C.’s (KMCIS) CaseAware(R) solution that is utilized by law firms and trustees in default servicing.

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