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New York Christian Radio Station, The Bridge 95.1 FM, Takes On Illegal Radio Pirates, And Wins

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When The Bridge Christian Radio Network, based in Old Bridge, N.J., gained authorization to expand its Christian Bible teaching broadcasts into New York City in November 2013, no one could have anticipated the battle that would ensue before the station could actually begin broadcasting on its own frequency, 95.1 FM in the heart of Manhattan.

Attorney Brian O. Sutter Receives Client Champion Award from Martindale-Hubbell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Nov. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Brian O. Sutter of Southwest Florida-based All Injuries Law Firm, has been named a 2017 Silver “Client Champion.” Attorneys who have been recognized as a Client Champion, are chosen for maintaining the highest degree of client satisfaction.

Attorneys Bernard Walsh & David Goldman Supported The 2017 Sarasota Pride Festival

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard Walsh, Attorney David Goldman, and members of the civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh have sponsored and attended Sarasota Pride Fest.

Attorneys David Goldman, Bernard Walsh and Stephan Fernandez Attend FJA’s Masters Of Justice Conference

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The October Florida Justice Association’s Masters Of Justice conference was attended by several partners from the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh. Held at the Ritz Carlton in downtown Sarasota the conference featured dozens of seminars on a wide variety of civil trial law topics.

Thread.Legal – the Missing piece of Microsoft Office 365 for Lawyers

DUBLIN, Ireland and CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you are a law firm using Microsoft Office 365 and need something extra to complete your document and case management, then Thread is for you. Built in Microsoft Office 365, it gives you a practice management solution with software you already know. Thread is the latest case management software from eXpd8 Ltd, harnessing 30 years’ legal IT industry experience and specifically designed for lawyers and paralegals.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Warns the Corporate Push for Arbitration Threatens Our Constitutional Right to a Jury of Our Peers

BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal injury lawyer Bernard Walsh warns efforts by large corporations to resolve disputes in arbitration rather than trial by jury threaten constitutional rights. Corporations seeking to reduce their financial risk and increase long-term profits have been turning to arbitration clauses more and more.

States Reaction to National Opioid Crisis Draws Comment from Bradenton Injury Lawyer Bernard Walsh

BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aggressive legal action by states to curb national opioid addiction crisis draws comments from southwest Florida civil trial lawyer Bernard Walsh. In response to growing political pressure to stop the opioid addiction crisis, many State and municipal governments are filing lawsuits against a range of drug manufacturers.

Sarasota Injury Lawyer David Shapiro Named Top 10 Plaintiff’s Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ATTORNEY AND PRACTICE Magazine has awarded David Shapiro Esq., with a Top 10 Plaintiff’s Attorney Designation. David Shapiro Esq., founding partner of the Sarasota based personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, has been awarded a Top 10 Plaintiff’s Attorney Designation by the popular legal industry and legal news website Attorney and Practice Magazine.

eXpd8 in Collaboration with Microsoft Launches Thread, a new Legal Case Management Software on Sept. 18 in Microsoft’s Charlotte Campus

DUBLIN, Ireland and CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brett Wolfe, Microsoft to unveil eXpd8’s latest legal case management software. eXpd8, the Irish market leader in case management software, today announced its official launch of Thread in North America. Thread is a brand-new cloud-based legal case management software, built in collaboration with Microsoft which enables legal practices to free up valuable time, be more productive, increase profitability and truly digitally transform their firms.

VLP Law Group Announces the Return of David Jargiello as Partner and General Counsel

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that David Jargiello has rejoined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group and the firm’s General Counsel. Mr. Jargiello is a business transactional lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience in San Francisco and Silicon Valley primarily representing venture capital funds, professional service firms and legal technology companies in complex corporate finance, corporate securities, fiduciary duty and risk management matters.

Attorney David L. Goldman Honored as Community Leader at Sarasota Men’s Conference

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David L. Goldman from the Sarasota Personal Injury Law Firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh was honored by Sarasota community organizations, West Coast Center For Human Development and the Coalition For A Better Family.

Troubling Trend of Increased Zip-Line Injuries Addressed In Published Article By Christina Walsh, JD and Bernard F. Walsh, Esq.

BRADENTON, Fla., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An article co-written by Attorney Bernard F. Walsh Esq., and Christina Walsh JD, has been published in the summer edition of The Trial Lawyer. Entitled, ‘Zip-Line & Pre-Injury Releases,’ the article brings attention to the troubling rise of serious and fatal accidents arising from zip-lining at private businesses.

EPIC Insurance adds Denise Walsh as Assistant General Counsel

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Denise Walsh has joined the firm as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Intellectual Property Partner David J. Thibodeau

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that David J. Thibodeau has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner, based in Boston and New Hampshire. Mr. Thibodeau’s law practice emphasizes the development and refining of patent portfolios, strategic advice concerning competitive intellectual property rights, and due diligence for technology-based financial, merger/acquisition and other business transactions.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Honors The Legacy Of America’s Most Famous Trial Lawyer At The Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar

BOSTON, Mass., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh from the Bradenton Florida office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, joined with fellow trial lawyers from around the United States in honoring the legacy of America’s most famous trial lawyer, Melvin M. Belli.

Hoge Fenton Shareholder Crystal Riggins Honored In The Silicon Valley Business Journal ‘40 Under 40’ 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hoge Fenton is pleased to announce that its shareholder Crystal Riggins has been named a 2017 Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree. As a recipient of this award, Crystal is recognized for her contributions to her profession and community and represents the best of Silicon Valley.

Actor Steve Comisar Gets Released From Prison on July 21, Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Asked to Help Him

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 21 the prison gates will open and actor Steve Comisar will once again be a free man. After spending 15 years in federal prison for fraud Comisar will try to pick up the pieces and resume an acting career. Unfortunately, after such a long absence the odds will be stacked against him.

Political Pot Prisoner Ed Forchion Ends Hunger Strike, Secures Bail Detention Hearing

TRENTON, N.J., July 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over 125 days, New Jersey’s most prominent cannabis and bail reform activist Ed Forchion aka NJ Weedman, has languished in a Mercer County cell, held with no bail. On Wednesday, July 12, and Thursday, July 13, at 1 p.m. Forchion finally gets his day in court per a Bail Detention Hearing. Mercer County Court is located at 400 South Warren St in Trenton. Media and supporters are encouraged to attend.

Veteran Corporate Attorney Lloyd A. Schmidt Joins Hoge Fenton

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce that veteran corporate attorney Lloyd A. Schmidt, formerly a shareholder at Hopkins & Carley, has joined Hoge Fenton. With over 30 years of experience advising companies and business owners, Lloyd is a well-known and respected corporate, M & A and business transactions attorney.

Bernard Walsh Joins Ranks Of Trial Attorneys Immortalized By Irish Portrait Artist Trevor Goring

BRADENTON, Fla., June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The likeness of Bernard F. Walsh has been added to the Trial Lawyers National Portrait Gallery, a collection of paintings from world-renowned portrait artist Trevor Goring. Trial lawyers are committed to insuring that all people see justice in our nation’s courtrooms.

New Jersey Political Prisoner NJ Weedman Does ‘Hunger Strike for Bail’ from Mercer County Jail

TRENTON, N.J., June 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is orange the new green? Cannabis activist, cancer patient and self-proclaimed “Superhero of the Potheads” Ed Forchion aka “NJ Weedman” might well be pondering this dilemma as he sits out his “Hunger Strike for Bail” protest in New Jersey’s Mercer County Jail.

Personal Injury Attorney David L. Goldman Master of Ceremonies at ‘Men of Purpose’ Event

SARASOTA, Fla., June 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David L. Goldman of the personal injury law firm, Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, was master of ceremonies for an event honoring the work of local volunteers who have engaged with the local community.

New Cannabis Compliance Company Launches Public Funding Effort with GrowthFountain

HORSESHOE LAKE, Ark., June 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Herbal Compliance Co. announces the launch of its compliance consulting services for legal medical cannabis and hemp businesses. This unique company will also be partnering with GrowthFountain to raise $1 million in funds through a unique form of investor funding called Regulation Crowdfunding.

Sarasota Attorney David Shapiro Named Best Lawyer 5th Consecutive Year

SARASOTA, Fla., June 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a fifth year in a row, personal injury and civil trial attorney M. David Shapiro, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has been accepted as a member of Best Lawyers. Highly regarded within the legal industry, Best Lawyers has been cited as one of the most respected peer review publication in the legal profession.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner David B. Franklin

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that David B. Franklin has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Franklin’s practice concentrates on real estate transactions and land use, primarily in California and Hawaii.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks on Trucking Accident Representation at The APITLA Interstate Trucking Super Summit

TAMPA, Fla., May 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard Walsh of the Bradenton office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh gave a presentation at the APITLA Interstate Trucking Super Summit. Entitled, “How an Attorney Works a Trucking Case: The A to Z Basics,” the CLE accredited seminar instructed the audience of attorney and law students.

Hoge Fenton Introduces Student Loan Repayment Benefit for Associates

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hoge Fenton, a leading Northern California law firm, announced today that they have signed on with Boston-based Gradifi, the industry’s first provider of the Employer SLP Plan(TM) (Student Loan Paydown Plan) to introduce a new benefit for its associate attorneys: financial assistance with student loans.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Recommends Increased Safety Regulations and Label Warnings Are Needed for Energy Drinks After Teen Death

BRADENTON, Fla., May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The report that a teenager died as a result of drinking an energy drink in combination with other caffeinated drinks has prompted calls for improved safety regulations on energy supplements by Attorney Bernard F. Walsh.

Actor Steve Comisar Getting Released From Prison

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Actor and felon Steve Comisar will be released from federal prison on July 21 after serving a 15 year sentence for fraud. Comisar will be placed on home confinement in Los Angeles until his sentence officially ends on April 16, 2018.

Sarasota Injury Law Firm Attended the Yellow Brick Road of Florida Car Show

SARASOTA, Fla., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sarasota civil trial and personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh was one of the sponsors of The Yellow Brick Road of Florida Car Show. All funds raised at the event by the Yellow Brick Road of Florida will be used to support several youth groups.

New Legislation Enables Massachusetts Jurisdictions to Electronically Record Land Court Documents

PROVO, Utah, April 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it is now electronically recording Land Court documents in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the first time.

Sarasota Law Firm Sponsors My Hometown Fest in Support of The Sertoma Kids Clinic

SARASOTA, Fla., April 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Personal Injury Lawyer Firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh was a sponsor of the second annual “My Hometown Fest” in support of the Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota and its Sertoma Kids Clinic charitable organizations.

Greyling’s Gregg Bundschuh and Kent Collier to present at April 2017 Risk Management Conferences

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that managing principal Gregg Bundschuh and client executive and professional services risk consultant Kent Collier of Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC, are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals presenting at two high profile events targeting the needs of large Construction and Design firms.

David Shapiro Named 2017 Florida 10 Best Attorney by The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

SARASOTA, Fla., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David Shapiro of the civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has been inducted into the 2017 10 Best Attorney’s by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). Shapiro is an AV-rated civil trial lawyer, the highest rating awarded to litigation attorneys.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Earns Top Honors In Law

BRADENTON, Fla., April 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard Walsh from the Bradenton office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has received top honors from the legal industry. Walsh has been inducted into the Lawyers of Distinction 2017, Top 10% of Attorneys in the United States.

Culver City, California Becomes a Sanctuary City

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At its March 27, 2017 meeting, the City Council of the City of Culver City adopted a Resolution to declare itself a sanctuary city. According to the Resolution, “The City of Culver City is a sanctuary city for all of its residents, and the City stands in solidarity with other sanctuary jurisdictions.”

Attorney David L Goldman Supported the Westcoast School for Human Development’s 45th Annual Banquet

SARASOTA, Fla., March 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David L. Goldman of the Personal Injury Law Firm Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni, Fernandez & Walsh has sponsored and attended the Westcoast School for Human Development’s 45th Annual Banquet.

Attorneys from Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh Attend the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board CLE Seminar

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla., March 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Partners from the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh participated in the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board Dinner and CLE seminar. Guest speakers Rick Swope of Swope Reconstruction Corporation and Brian Pfeifer of BEC Consulting. (*UPDATED*)

Hoge Fenton Intellectual Property and Privacy & Data Security Practice Grows

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce that Counsel Lee Lueddemann, formerly of the Law Office of Leopold Lueddemann in San Ramon, Calif., and Associate Marianna Khoury, formerly of Twitter, Inc., have joined Hoge Fenton. Both are members of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Privacy & Data Security Groups.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Attended the Southern Trial Lawyers Association Mardi Gras Conference

NEW ORLEANS La., March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard F. Walsh Esq. of the personal injury and civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh attended the 29th Annual Southern Trial Lawyers Association Mardi Gras Conference. Bernard Walsh is an active member in multiple legal organizations including the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.