Stem clients have been very busy again this month, with some significant achievements and honours. Here are some highlights:
- Canadian law firm Gowlings received a number of accolades this month, including being selected Law Firm Website of the Month by Precedent Magazine and receiving the Copyright Case of the Year award for its involvement in the recent satellite radio royalties case at the Canadian Copyright Board.
- Gowlings lawyers were also recognized in the press recently. Robin D. Walker, Q.C. received the Murray Klein Award from the Ontario Bar Association for excellence in insolvency law; securities litigation head Kelley McKinnon appeared on two television networks to discuss the federal government’s proposed national securities regulatory authority, and Henry Brown and Jacques Shore of the government relations practice were quoted in National Magazine on new lobbyist conduct enforcement guidelines.
- Strellis & Field elder law attorney Jonathan Rosenfeld launched a substantial new Resource Center to accompany his Bed Sore FAQ site. The new Resource Center includes a new section on bed sore injury articles,a detailed glossary of bed sore terms, and a new National US Directory of medical providers arranged in State-by-State collections.
- Simultaneously, Mr. Rosenfeld and his firm Strellis & Field launched a new practice group dedicated to Bed Sore Injuries.
- Arizona family firm Nirenstein Garnice Soderquist PLC launched its newly-redesigned website, with informative descriptions of its practices and easy navigation around the site.
- Alexander Nirenstein of Nirenstein Garnice Soderquist PLC summarized recent Arizona legislation affecting divorce and child custody law and discussed how bankruptcy won’t relieve a spouse or parent from paying alimony or child support on the Arizona Divorce & Family Law Blog.
- Law practice software Clio launched its completely revised Clio help and support site, rich with informative, interactive and multimedia features.
- At the West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog, Ron Chapman listed and provided links to 20 websites that contain useful and interesting federal, Florida, and general legal reference information.
- Michael Myers of McClanahan Myers Espey represented families of deceased employees in the Florida Supreme Court this month. Arguments were heard about whether the families have the right to sue to recover benefits paid to the employers under Corporate Owned Life Insurance (COLI) policies.
- Hissey Kientz LLP continue to develop its legal document databases, with issues including: Asbestos lawsuits, the Fentanyl-Duragesic Pain Patch, and Hormone Replacement Therapy.
- Koplow Law Firm launched a brand new re-design for its Arizona DUI Center website.
- Canadian tax litigators DioGuardi Tax launched a new video to their Youtube channel on filing Back Taxes in Canada. The video discusses CRA’s voluntary disclosure program (VDP) and the lack of lawyer-client protection.
- BC legal support services solution Dye & Durham continues to cover local legal news on their BC Law Watch blog, including an upcoming webinar on the BC Family Law rule changes.
- New Jersey criminal lawyer John Marshall published part two of “What Every Driver Should Know If Stopped for Drunk Driving“.
- Mr. Marshall also discussed his firm’s successful strategy in Central Judicial Processing in Superior Court in Newark to obtain a dismissal of one of the charges against their client and a consequent release on his own recognizance rather than bail.
- The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association released the summer edition of CCCA Magazine.
- Staff of The Meadows Addiction Treatment Center will be speaking at or hosting several upcoming events and retreats, including a sold-out lecture this week.
As always, we’ll be back in a month to share more client accomplishments, news, and events.