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Williams Family Law Hires Attorney Adam H. Tanker

Doylestown, Pa. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013

Bucks County family law firm Williams Family Law, P.C., (http://www.bucksfamilylawyers.com), welcomes Adam H. Tanker as an associate. Mr. Tanker focuses his practice on all aspects of family law matters including alimony/spousal support, divorce, equitable distribution, marital agreements, child support and child custody.

Williams Family Law is fortunate to have Adam Tanker join our team, said firm founder Jeffrey M. William, Esq. His caliber of excellence will benefit our clients as we continue to grow the firm.

Before joining Williams Family Law, Mr. Tanker worked at a Montgomery County, Pa. law firm where he focused his practice on family law, criminal defense and commercial litigation. From 2008 to 2012, he served as a Deputy District Attorney for the Bucks County District Attorneys office where he was assigned to the gangs, guns and drug unit. Mr. Tanker also acted as the community liaison for gang violence and spent a significant amount of time speaking to high school students about the dangers of gang-related activity. He subsequently was promoted to the position of chief of the Bucks County District Attorneys asset forfeiture unit.

Mr. Tanker earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Psychology, from The George Washington University in 2004. During law school, he served as an intern with CNN. He also interned at Congressman Robert E. Andrews office (D. NJ). While serving as an intern with the U.S. Attorneys Office in 2003, Mr. Tanker assisted with the investigation and prosecution of the two D.C. Snipers.

Upon graduation, he went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law where he was a member of the Trial Advocacy Team. Mr. Tanker is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court.

Mr. Tanker serves as a child advocate/guardian for the Montgomery County Child Advocacy Project and in his spare time enjoys skiing, water sports, traveling and cooking.

Williams Family Law, P.C. Williams Family Law, P.C., is a premier family law firm based in Bucks County, Pa. The firm provides individuals with matrimonial and family law legal counsel and representation in alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, domestic partnership and cohabitation, grandparents custody rights, equitable distribution, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, matrimonial taxation and related matters. The family law attorneys also provide guidance and representation in alternative dispute resolution forums, handling mediation, arbitration and custody dispute resolution. The practice at Williams Family Law centers on four core principles: experienced guidance, compassionate advice, powerful advocacy and knowledge of the local courts and counsel. The firm prides itself on leadership within the profession and a strong record of success. To learn more, visit http://www.bucksfamilylawyers.com or email questions(at)bucksfamilylawyers(dot)com.







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San Diego Family Law Attorney Andy Cook to Run for a Seat on the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Board of Directors

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013

Local San Diego family law attorney Andy Cook has announced his candidacy for a Board of Directors position with the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA), an organization he has been actively involved in for nearly 20 years. He currently sits on three committees and holds three section memberships in the SDCBA, and is currently a Co-Organizer of the Judges Orientation Program. Andy also currently serves on the Arbitration Panel for the Mandatory Fee Arbitration Fee Dispute Program offered through the bar association.

Attorney Andy Cook is a certified family law specialist, with certification from the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. In addition to his private practice representing clients in divorce, child custody disputes and paternity matters, Andy serves as a temporary judge in the Superior Courts of San Diego and Los Angeles counties. He has received three Outstanding Service Citations from the San Diego County Superior Court and has twice received the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services.

Andy has submitted his candidacy for the SDCBA Board position with a clear focus and vision for his role. “My goals are to increase membership, help the new lawyers and others in this difficult job environment, and to build on an already great continuing education program,” says Andy on his candidate page at the SDCBA website. Andy has gathered an impressive list of endorsements in support of his candidacy for the Board of Directors, including three local legal organizations, five retired members of the judiciary, 13 former SDCBA Board Members (including six past presidents), and 72 fellow attorneys.

Online voting for the Board of Directors positions begins October 15th. Members can vote online by logging in to the SDCBA website. Members needing assistance logging in or wishing to request a paper ballot are urged to contact Katie Doherty at (619) 321-4118.

About Andy Cook

Andy Cook, principal of the Law Offices of Andy Cook, has extensively advocated for individual, parental and family rights and responsibilities in San Diego, Chula Vista, Escondido, Oceanside and throughout Southern California.

Andy can be contacted at:

Law Offices of Andy Cook

1901 First Avenue San Diego, CA 92101-0309

Tel: 619-515-9900

http://www.divorcesd.com







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Attorney Frances Gershwin Recognized for her Professional Accomplishments and Commitment to the Local Community

Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 15, 2012

Burns & Levinson is pleased to announce that Attorney Frances Gershwin has been selected to Massachusetts Lawyers Weeklys 2012 Top Women of Law, and honored by The Fenway Alliance for Exceptional Spirit. Ms. Gershwin is a partner in the Firms Real Estate, Design & Construction, and Schools & Colleges groups. She is Co-Chair of the Real Estate group and has extensive experience in environmental issues.

Fran is a passionate and committed attorney, said David Rosenblatt, Managing Partner of Burns & Levinson. She is most deserving of these prestigious awards from the communities that she has served so well over the years.

Ms. Gershwin was recognized on October 12 at Massachusetts Lawyers Weeklys 5th Annual Top Women of Law awards event, which celebrates a select group of women attorneys who have made great professional strides and demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in the corporate arena, private practice or through social activism. Ms. Gershwin is being recognized because of her professional successes and unyielding commitment to her community, particularly through environmental activism.

She was also honored on October 4 by the Fenway Alliance, a consortium of 21 cultural and academic institutions that partners with businesses and government entities to create a safe, welcoming, and engaging community. The Fenway Alliance Celebrates Exceptional Spirits (FACES) honors extraordinary professionals who work to foster an environment that merges historical and contemporary elements of the area. Ms. Gershwin was honored for her involvement in the Muddy River Restoration Project Maintenance and Management Oversight Committee (MMOC), for which she serves as Chair, as well as her ongoing dedication to environmental issues in her professional career.

I am honored to be receiving these awards, said Ms. Gershwin. It is especially humbling to be recognized for both my professional and community work and to be among the other distinguished honorees.

About Burns & Levinson:

Burns & Levinson is a full-service law firm with more than 125 attorneys based in Boston, with additional offices in Providence and New York, as well as in the Merrimack Valley/North Shore, Metrowest and South Shore areas of Massachusetts. The firm has grown steadily and strategically throughout the years and has become a premier law firm with regional, national and international clientele. The firm has expertise in corporate law, finance, venture capital, private equity, tax, bankruptcy, lending and leasing, real estate, business litigation, labor and employment, government investigations and white collar crime defense, intellectual property and a large private client group, including estate planning, probate and trust litigation, divorce and other family law issues. In addition, the firm has a wholly owned subsidiary office in Montreal, Quebec, to service its Canadian clients. For more information, visit Burns & Levinson at http://www.burnslev.com.







Tampa Car Accident Attorney Larry Disparti Addresses Reported Drop in Concern about Risky Driving Behavior

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 21, 2013

Tampa car accident attorney Larry Disparti today called attention to a new article on his firms Florida Personal Injury Law Blog which takes a close look at the surprising results of a new AAA survey.

Based on this survey, fewer drivers today are concerned about the exact kinds of driving that lead to crashes such as drunk driving, drowsy driving and distracted driving, said Disparti, founder of the Disparti Law Group, P.A., which serves auto accident victims throughout Tampa and surrounding areas in Florida.

We found those results to be very alarming, and we wanted to bring attention to them, Disparti said. After all, a major part of our firms mission is to raise awareness about dangerous driving and to promote traffic safety.

According to the September 6 blog article, People Less Worried About Dangerous Driving, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safetys analysis of four years of surveys about driver attitudes found:

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San Diego DUI Defense Attorney Presents Information On A DUI Case in New DMV Hearing Page

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013

The well-known DUI defense attorney in San Diego Chris Koch recently released a very useful DMV hearing page that contains important information on what to do following a DUI arrest. The new page focuses on the DMV, or Department of Motor Vehicles in California and what to expect from an administrative hearing. This department is responsible for the issuance and re-issuance of a drivers license, and other operations like renewals and change of information. When an officer confiscates the license of a DUI suspect, it goes to the DMV. An experienced attorney can work to get the license back from DMV if retained prior to the allotted time given to the offender. To find out more about hiring an attorney in San Diego to defend ones legal rights, or to read more about what to expect after a DUI arrest visit, http://duiattorneyinsandiegoca.com

People who get arrested on charges of drunk driving or driving under the influence (DUI) usually look for a way to contact the DMV as quickly as possible. The DMV is responsible for reviewing a particular case, and then come to a decision based on the evidence presented, and other details related to the circumstances that lead to the arrest. If the lawyer is able to convince the administrative officer at the time of hearing, the drivers license could be received back without any trouble. At the minimum, the offender could get his or her driving privileges back at least temporarily in the state of California.

These details have been explained in the newly launched page by the renowned DUI lawyer in San Diego. The attorney handles the steps from contacting the DMV, to collecting adequate evidence and avoiding a trial by working with the prosecutor thoroughly and clearly. The attorney also mentions that it is mandatory to request a hearing within 10 days after the arrest. To find out what steps to take after an arrest for suspicion of drunk driving speak to an attorney at 877-227-9128

There are many types of legal defenses the lawyer could utilize to prove their client innocent. These include presenting evidence of a false blood test, or faulty apparatus that was used to screen the breath or blood for traces of alcohol. Moreover, the attorney may give powerful statements in front of the judge that can convince them of an unlawful arrest. The most important thing is to contact knowledgeable attorney promptly after an arrest, and it is recommended to retain a lawyer to give proper advice and guidance. A lawyer will advise their clients on what steps are needed to properly defend the charges, and what will be needed to get the individuals drivers license back.

It is very possible to avoid a court trial following a DUI arrest if the lawyer and the offender act sensibly and quickly. Time is very crucial in a case like this and there is a need to present proper and honest information in front of the criminal prosecutor and at the DMV. If everything is handled carefully, the offender can get their driving privileges back in no time at all, and also help minimize fines. The case becomes more difficult if the person is arrested for a second or third time on charges of drunk driving but a seasoned attorney is still able to minimize legal issues.

Bankruptcy Attorney Craig Trenton Stops a Foreclosure and Helps a Senior get Home Loan Modified

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013

The homeowners advocate group known as Banking Bad just issued a special thanks blog to San Diego Bankruptcy Attorney Craig Trenton. Craig recently helped a senior citizen stop a foreclosure on her home. Craig helped restructure her debt by filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in a San Diego court. Filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy stops foreclosure proceedings, giving the homeowner a chance to save their home, said Bankruptcy Attorney Craig Trenton when asked about the case. A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy filing can possibly save a home by wiping out other debts, allowing the homeowner to focus on the home, continued Craig Trenton.

In the homeowners particular case, stopping the foreclosure proceedings gave Steve Triebernig, a popular homeowners rights advocate, enough time to help the woman get a loan modification processed through her bank. Steve worked with the homeowner and the womans home loan service provider to get her loan modified and lower her monthly payments. When a bankruptcy attorney can stop a foreclosure like Craig Trenton did, it gives the borrower time to work with their bank to complete a successful loan modification, said homeowners advocate Steve Triebernig. In this case, it looks like it will be a happy ending for this particular borrower. For now she got a trial modification and we are just waiting to see that her actual modification is completed successfully, continued Steve.

About Craig Trenton:

Craig Trenton has been in solo legal practice as a bankruptcy attorney for over twenty years. During this time, Trenton has practiced throughout the West, including offices in Texas, Oklahoma, Utah, and Arizona that specialize solely in bankruptcy law.

About Banking Bad:

The Banking Bad website and YouTube channel are dedicated to educating and informing the public of strange or unethical activities involving banking institutions.

Steve Triebernig is the founder of the popular website and Facebook page Keep Bank of America Honest and has been working to start a non-profit to help struggling homeowners across the nation, called Hope for America.







Attorney Kevin Hayslett, of Acclaimed Tampa Law Firm Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A., Celebrates the Second Anniversary of his Radio IO Talk Show

Tampa Bay, Florida (PRWEB) September 24, 2013

Criminal lawyer and Attorney to the Stars, Kevin Hayslett, is proud to announce the expansion of his popular Kevin’s Law segment featured on internet radio

Tampa Bay’s notable criminal attorney, Kevin Hayslett, partner in the law firm Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A., hosts the internationally successful talk radio show, Kevin’s Law. Streamed through RadioIO, Kevin’s Law has an audience of more than 300,000 loyal listeners worldwide and is growing rapidly. Due to popular demand for the informative legal material Mr. Hayslett covers, the show is doubling airtime and will now be featured weekly.

The producers of Kevin’s Law adopted a traditional talk radio format which allows Attorney Hayslett to discuss topics ranging from the New York City soda ban to the correlation between low parental involvement and instances of violence in children. Attorney Hayslett also takes questions from callers, via email and twitter, in addition to hosting live guests. What sets Kevin’s Law apart from the rest is the show’s palpable legal overtones, is Kevin Hayslett himself, a well-recognized Florida criminal attorney who is best known as being The Attorney to the Stars. Kevin’s Law aired bi-weekly until overwhelming interest prompted a dramatic increase in the show’s frequency. The two-hour talk show boasts a new schedule that has Mr. Hayslett streaming through speakers every week. Listeners can log-in to hear Kevin’s Law on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. EST.

Internet radio broadcaster, RadioIO, airs Kevin’s Law weekly to a worldwide listenership. RadioIO is one of the original radio webcasters and is home to the wildly popular Bubba the Love Sponge Show. To stream RadioIO, listeners must sign up for either the free or subscription- based version of the service. Fee-based subscriptions can be purchased monthly or annually for a low price. Once subscribers set up accounts, they can create and share channels. Listeners can stream RadioIO on their computers, mobile devices or internet-ready stereo systems by downloading the RadioIO app at: http://www.radioio.com/iodesktop/. Android users can download the RadioIO app at: http://www.radioio.com/btls/apps-for-iphone-ipad-android/.

Listeners are encouraged to call in with their legal questions or concerns and speak directly with Attorney Hayslett during a live Kevin’s Law segment. Callers should dial: 1-85-Live-On-IO or 1-855-483-6646. Questions and feedback can also be tweeted directly to Mr. Hayslett at Twitter handle: twitter @atty2thestars.

About Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett , P.A.

The law firm of Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett P.A. was founded in 1971 by attorneys Ed Carlson and Paul Meissner. For more than four decades, they have been committed to protecting the injured and defending the accused. Their attorneys have established a solid reputation of case success throughout Florida, providing strong legal representation, easy accessibility and a high level of dependability. A client-centered approach ensures that clients know what is happening as their case progresses, and understand their options every step of the way. With a focus on personal injury, they help victims of auto accidents, slip and falls and wrongful death accidents. The firm is well-known for their innovative criminal and DUI defense work, defending both local and high-profile clients. Attorney and Partner Kevin Hayslett is widely recognized as The Attorney to the Stars, providing strong legal representation for notable celebrities and dignitaries throughout Florida. The firm also handles social security disability, workers compensation, divorce, family law and immigration cases. They offer free initial consultations and have five convenient Tampa Bay Area locations. Attorneys are available 24/7 for emergencies. Count on the legal team of Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A. to be there, fighting for you, protecting your rights. For more information or to schedule a consultation, call 877-728-9653 or visit their website http://www.carlsonmeissner.com.







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