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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) August 8, 2018 – Criminal defense attorneys are often the sole advocate for their clients. From the moment their client is charged with a criminal offense until the judge completes the sentencing process, the criminal defense attorney is required to use their legal expertise and professional experience to provide their clients with the best service possible. In addition to providing legal counsel, a criminal defense attorney also must be compassionate, empathetic and understanding. As opposed to other CLE training opportunities that may discuss legal minutiae or industry trends that impact attorneys or their clients, […]


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Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech Company, has opened a new location in Kansas City, Missouri to help lawyers develop effective SEO and marketing plans for their law firms. Kansas City, MO (Law Firm Newswire) July 17, 2018 – Kansas City lawyers can meet with Custom Legal Marketing (CLM) team members to discuss search engine optimization (SEO) strategies, pay-per-click marketing, website design, branding and more. The new Kansas City location is part of Custom Legal Marketing’s effort to give law firms a local exclusive marketing partner. As Missouri’s biggest city, Kansas City is an increasingly competitive legal market with a large […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) July 6, 2018 – Custom Legal Marketing topped a field of over 6,000 entrants to receive a Platinum Hermes Award for design excellence for the new website of McCormack & Erlich, San Francisco employment lawyers. This is the second award Custom Legal Marketing has won for its work on the McCormack & Erlich website, Mcelawfirm.com. Earlier this year, CLM won a Muse Award for inspiring achievement in design and advertising. One highlight of the McCormack & Erlich website is a compelling, interactive presentation of workplace sexual harassment issues. The site walks the fist-time visitor […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) June 26, 2018 – Professional rock climber Joe Kinder was dropped as a brand ambassador for two companies amid claims he engaged in cyber-bullying against a female athlete via social media. Outdoor company La Sportiva and climbing gear manufacturer Black Diamond both withdrew their sponsorships in response to the allegations. “La Sportiva ambassadors agree to act professionally in all circumstances and at all times because their actions and words reflect on us as a brand,” La Sportiva said in a statement. “Due to recent events, we have chosen to end our relationship with Joe Kinder.” […]


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Wilmington, DE (Law Firm Newswire) June 15, 2018 – Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech company, has opened a strategy center in Wilmington, Delaware, to help attorneys competitively market their firms in an effective and efficient manner. Wilmington, one of the most populous cities in the state, has enormous potential for attorney marketing. As the population continues to increase, competition for legal clients is also bound to get tougher. Custom Legal Marketing’s search engine marketing solutions can help lawyers compete in Wilmington and throughout the State of Delaware. Additionally, Custom Legal Marketing (CLM) offers attorneys a No Competition Guarantee which means […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) June 8, 2018 – Data is king in marketing, and Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech company, has it in spades with its new report and analytics lounge. Launched in January, the Custom Legal Marketing (CLM) Lounge integrates with multiple services and allows law firms to see their entire marketing campaign in a single dashboard. “Law firms deserve to see a clear picture of where their marketing dollars are going,” said Custom Legal Marketing Co-Founder Jason Bland. “CLM has always championed transparency in all its work for its clients.” Indeed, CLM built their original lounge […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) May 14, 2018 – Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created new software that aims to combat cyber-bullying through email moderation. The program is called Squadbox. It is a free online service designed to target email-based harassment. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory developed Squadbox after interviewing victims of cyber-bullying. They found that many people relied on family and friends to protect themselves from abusive messages. “Cyber-bullying through social networking sites and other online platforms has become a major concern for young people and their families,” commented Peter Brill, a New […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) May 9, 2018 – Criminal defense attorney Omar W. Rosales releases his new book “American Cult” about the NXIVM sex cult that recruited Hollywood heavyweights. The True Crime novel goes into detail about NXIVM brainwashing techniques. Rosales also included FBI reports and letters from U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue of the Eastern District of New York. “The group uses sleep deprivation, indoctrination, and group sessions to reinforce their lessons,” noted Rosales. “There was some bizarre stuff going on. The members worshipped Keith Raniere as their Vanguard and saw him as a Messiah. They claimed he was […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) April 16, 2018 – A neurologist pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting six women in New York City. He was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a female patient who he was treating at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani was charged with multiple counts of rape, sexual assault and other sex crimes. He was released after posting $1 million bail and appearing in Manhattan state Supreme Court. “Rape charges are extremely serious. They have the power to cause lasting damage to a person’s reputation,” commented Peter Brill, a New York criminal defense […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 8, 2018 – International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th to recognize the many contributions women have made throughout history and to shine a light on women’s rights issues. For Custom Legal Marketing and 13 year old parent company, Adviatech, the value of women in the workplace is no secret nor is it a controversial topic for the San Francisco based company. While many tech companies struggle to answer uncomfortable questions about the gender makeup of their employees, Custom Legal Marketing boasts a 60 percent female workforce. What policies were implemented by […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) March 5, 2018 – A military man from out of town received a sentence of up to 10 years in prison for going to meet and engage in sexual relations with a child in San Angelo, Texas. According to the San Angelo Standard Times, 36-year-old Geovanni Dillan Severin, who was stationed at Goodfellow Air Force Base at the time of the offense, made an appearance at a punishment hearing. Judge Jay Weatherby found him guilty of second-degree online solicitation of a minor, a felony that can result in a sentence between two and 20 years […]


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Indianapolis, IN (Law Firm Newswire) February 26, 2018 – After deliberating for less than 20 minutes, an Indianapolis jury found Michael Trosclair and Shari Tremba not guilty of all crimes charged. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office filed felony charges on June 19, 2017 alleging Michael & Shari were neglectful of their 7-month-old child and were intoxicated in public. “After 263 days of silence and public shame, we are grateful for the verdict of ‘not guilty.’ This verdict contributes to our continued healing from the loss and emotional pain caused by this incident. We now look forward to expressing the true story of […]


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Garden City, NY (Law Firm Newswire) January 11, 2018 – . Barket, Marion, Epstein & Kearon, LLP is pleased to announce that Aida Leisenring has been designated as partner. In her new capacity, she will be primarily responsible for the launch and management of the firm’s New York City office at the Empire State Building. A graduate of Brown University, Ms. Leisenring earned her Juris Doctor from the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law in 2006, graduating with honors. Since joining the firm, Ms. Leisenring has co-chaired numerous high profile felony trials resulting in acquittals in both state and federal courts. […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) January 3, 2018 – As reported in the New York Post, Ray Allen, a former star of the NBA, claimed he is a victim of “cat fishing,” and has requested that a court dismiss a case in which he is alleged to have stalked a person he met online. Last November, Allen filed an emergency motion in Orange County, Florida, one day after Bryant Coleman informed the court that he is being stalked by Allen. However, Allen maintains that Coleman is the individual who is guilty of stalking. According to the motion that was filed […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) December 29, 2017 – The New York Post has revealed that the girlfriend of Miami Dolphins star Jarvis Landry has recanted her domestic violence accusations. On the night of April 1, police received a call regarding an incident between Landry and Estrella Cerqueira, while their four-month-old child was in the car. At first, Cerqueira informed police that Landry had committed battery against her. However, she subsequently said they only had a verbal dispute. As a result, the Broward County State Attorney’s office chose not to file charges. The incident was caught on surveillance video, which […]


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Corpus Christi, TX (Law Firm Newswire) November 30, 2017 – Alex R. Hernandez Jr. secured a not guilty jury verdict in the State of Texas v. Andre Dantzler Case No. 14-11-28356-A, Victoria County, Texas. The case involved the alleged theft of over $500,000 in oil field services equipment to which the defendant denied any involvement with the theft. In the jury trial it was proven that another party had actually taken the equipment and took it over the period of several months. Mr. Alex R. Hernandez Jr. opened and closed his arguments to the jury that the whole conspiracy theory […]


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Bigger Law Firm Magazine guides its readers through adapting to the latest in legal marketing and technology in the newest print issue. San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 8, 2017 – Dexter Tam takes on link building in the feature article, describing the necessity of link connections through Search Engine Optimization (SEO) that leads to higher rates on Google search engine results pages. SEO includes website content, promotion and links, noting that some links are more valuable than others due to their origin and domain authority. Staying proactive with link building can lead to further success for a firm; […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) November 7, 2017 – Former pharmaceutical executive and hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli was convicted of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and two counts of securities fraud. He is facing a maximum of 20 years in prison. A Brooklyn jury delivered the guilty verdicts following a securities fraud trial that lasted a month. Shkreli, 34, was acquitted on five other charges. The case concerned his mismanagement of two hedge funds. “The federal government is known to aggressively investigate and prosecute securities fraud,” commented Peter Brill, a New York criminal defense attorney with Brill Legal Group, […]


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Somerville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) October 27, 2017 – The Privacy Firm is proud to announce a victory by managing attorney Joseph A. Bahgat, after a seven-month battle with the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, which wrongfully seized his client’s Glock 9mm handgun because of a false domestic violence complaint. The complaint was dismissed in March, but the state filed a petition seeking forfeiture of the handgun, based on the ex-girlfriend’s allegations that the owner was “bipolar,” and “takes medication.” The prosecutor maintained throughout the entire case that the mental health diagnosis, alone, was sufficient evidence that returning the handgun was […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) October 27, 2017 – Texas trial attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. and former Travis County top prosecutor have formed Hernandez and English LLP. The firm, based in Austin, will handle civil and criminal legal matters in Central Texas including Travis, Hays, Bastrop, Caldwell, Guadalupe and other central Texas counties. Alex R. Hernandez Jr. is the founder of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers PLLC based in Corpus Christi, Texas. Originally from the Gulf Coast, Mr. Hernandez has been trying civil and criminal cases on both sides of the docket helping plaintiffs with injuries and protecting […]


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