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Orlando, FL ( Law Firm Newswire) June 15, 2020 – After careful consideration of divorce lawyers already rated superior, Expertise has named Bernal-Mora & Nickolaou as one of the top 20 attorneys in the field. It comes as no surprise that Bernal-Mora & Nickolaou has been chosen. For the last 9 years, this practice, also known as Orlando Family Team, has served clients throughout Central Florida with dedication and compassion and has received a wide range of honors and accolades, including being named as Super Lawyers and receiving an Avvo rating of 10.0. In this recent project, Expertise has ranked […]


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Portland, OR(Law Firm Newswire) June 10, 2020 – An Oregon divorce may be over in a few weeks, but it typically takes longer. Oregon is a “no-fault” divorce state. That means a spouse does not have to prove a fault ground for divorce. A spouse may file for a divorce in Oregon if the marriage occurred in Oregon and one spouse still lives in the state. A spouse may also file for a divorce if one spouse has lived in Oregon for at least six months. If neither spouse has lived in Oregon for six months, a spouse can obtain […]


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Orlando, FL ( Law Firm Newswire) June 09, 2020 – Orlando Family Team is pleased to announce that Ophelia Bernal-Mora has been named as one of Orlando’s Top Women in Law 2020 by Orlando Style magazine. Being part of an elite group of attorneys who have earned Florida Bar Board Certification in Marital and Family Law, Ms. Bernal-Mora has long been recognized by her peers as a tenacious advocate for her clients. Her selection as one of Orlando’s Top Women in Law by Orlando Style adds to the many accolades Ms. Bernal-Mora has previously received, including being named a Rising […]


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Orlando, FL (Law Firm Newswire) June 08, 2020 – Orlando Family Team is pleased to announce that April Phillips has been elected as Vice President of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) — Paralegal Section. April is thrilled to be joining the leadership team and supporting the OCBA’s initiatives in the coming year and looks forward to assuming the role of President of the OCBA Paralegal Section in 2021. In her role with Orlando Family Team, Ms. Phillips provides invaluable support, handling a wide range of duties from managing case files, to court filings, to liaising with our clients. She […]


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Orlando, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 25, 2020 – Orlando Mediation Team is pleased to announce that Andrew Nickolaou has been certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a family mediator. Whether it is a divorce, a child custody dispute or any other family law matter, mediation provides an alternative to litigating a case in court. At Orlando Mediation Team, we pride ourselves in helping our clients reach negotiated solutions that can help restore order to their families. As the Coronavirus crisis has upended all of our lives, we truly understand the stress that parents and children are under. […]


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Orlando, FL (Law Firm Newswire) July 16, 2019 – Orlando Family Team is pleased to announce that Ophelia Bernal-Mora has achieved Board Certification in Marital and Family Law from the Florida Bar Association. Ophelia is just one of 14 attorneys in Central Florida/Orange County with this distinction. According to the bar, certification provides potential clients with an objective measure to rely on when seeking a family law attorney. To become board certified in family law, an attorney must meet rigorous requirements, which include completion of at least five years of practice, 75 hours of continuing legal education, peer review, and […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) June 7, 2019 – The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that Michael Ian Bender of Chicago, has been certified as a member. The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history. Please see www.lawyersofdistinction.com for further details concerning membership qualification. “It’s an honor to be nominated and named a Lawyer of Distinction,” said Michael Ian Bender, a retired judge of the Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County […]


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Orlanda, FL (Law Firm Newswire) June 6, 2019 – Orlando Family Team is pleased to announce that Ophelia Bernal-Mora and Andrew Nickolaou have been recognized for their achievements in the 2019 edition of Florida Super Lawyers. Ophelia has been named a Super Lawyer for the first time, after being listed as a Rising Star for seven consecutive years. Super Lawyers are recognized for their professional achievements based on independent research and peer reviews — selection is limited to only 5 percent of lawyers practicing in Florida. Andrew has been named a Rising Star for the second year in a row. […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) March 20, 2019 – Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, LLC is proud to announce that William Kirby has joined the firm as its newest attorney. Mr. Kirby concentrates his practice at Petrelli Previtera Schimmel in all matters of family law, including divorce, separation, child custody, support disputes, property division, and many others. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania. William is a member of the Family Law Sections within the American and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He is also a […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) February 20, 2019 – The Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) Board of Directors and staff welcomed their new Executive Director, Elizabeth Evans, to the organization on January 14, 2019. Elizabeth is a seasoned and savvy nonprofit executive and an experienced lawyer. Elizabeth served in the Enforcement Division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for eight years, was a staff attorney in the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and worked as a policy analyst in Washington, D.C., before attending law school. ILAO is an award-winning nonprofit that uses technology to […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) February 12, 2019 – Previtera Schimmel, LLC is pleased to announce that Matthew F. Fox has joined the firm as Senior Associate. Exemplified by his outstanding track record as an attorney, Fox has built an accomplished 20-year legal career guiding individuals through complex family law matters including divorce, custody, support and more. “We are delighted to welcome Matthew to our legal team as Senior Associate,” said Petrelli Previtera Schimmel Partner Thomas J. Petrelli. “One of the core values of our firm is possessing the ability to balance compassion and responsiveness with top-notch legal representation. Matthew […]


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Corpus Christi, TX (Law Firm Newswire) January 16, 2019 – Mrs. Toureilles is a now a senior trial associate attorney with the Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC.  She is the former State Representative for District 43 having spent three terms in the Texas Legislature. Her bills passed by the Texas House include: HB 139 – Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person. HB 455 – Relating to creating an offense for the trapping of wild deer by a deer breeder and to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct associated […]


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Novato, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 12, 2018 – San Francisco based Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech Company, is the venue sponsor for Memories, Memories: A Walk to End Alzheimer’s Celebration & Fundraiser being held at The Key Room in Novato, CA on Thursday, November 15th at 6:30 PM. This year, through Custom Legal Marketing’s employee charity matching program, the company donated more money than ever as its team members participated in the Sonoma-Marin Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which took place on October 20th. Each year, through direct sponsorships and employee matching, Custom Legal Marketing donates to various causes and […]


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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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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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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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Fairfax, VA (Law Firm Newswire) September 25, 2017 – Returning to school in the fall can be a stressful experience for children, and costly for their parents, particularly when the parents are going through a divorce or separation. It is estimated that it can cost approximately $600 per child for supplies and fees for activities. Such supplies can include backpacks, computers, printers and many electronic devices that children use today. Virginia family law attorney Lisa McDevitt says, “Divorced or separated parents are advised to make a concerted effort to cooperate with each other when making a determination as to how […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) September 8, 2017 – Law firms want to know how and why a client makes first contact, and Bigger Law Firm magazine has the answers. In the feature article, Brendan Conley explains the science behind how people, including clients, make decisions. He draws a series of distinctions between the perfectly rational, but fictional, beings that economists and others imagine people to be, and reactive, often illogical, real-world human beings. Understanding how decisions are made can help a firm make sound marketing decisions. As Dipal Parmar explains in the Virtual Impression update, a good website […]


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