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John Enright from Hostway talks about compliance in protecting data and avoiding costly litigation.
Michelle Cocco, CEO of Virtual Associates of the United States, discusses the trend to outsourcing most functions to achieve greater profits.
Divya Raghavan is a Senior Analyst at BetterDoctor where she focuses on health care trends to improve consumers’ health management.
On December 1, 2006, changes relating to electronically stored information ("ESI") in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure took effect. The changes to Rules 16, 26, 33, 34, 37, 45 and Form 35 provide mandates to the preservation, discoverability, production, accessibility, and costs associated with ESI which includes e-mail, word processing documents, spreadsheets, voice mail, databases, and more.
Today, all litigants have a duty to request and disclose responsive electronic evidence in their cases. Whether your cases are small or large, or whether you are a sole practitioner, pro se litigant, or member of a large firm or corporation, discovery issues relating to ESI will have to be addressed and resolved.
The purpose of this audioblog is to introduce legal professionals, paralegals, real estate professionals, corporations, insurance adjusters, and more, on how to comply with electronic discovery requests. We will introduce you to the tools you will need to construct a litigation readiness program for your organization in the event that litigation becomes imminent, pending, or pending.
Throughout the audio series you will learn:
1. The Basics of Electronic Discovery
2. An Electronic Discovery Checklist
3. Requesting Electronic Discovery
4. Responding to an Electronic Discovery Request
5. Amendments to the Federal Rules and State Counterparts
6. "Meet and Confer" Planning
And much more!
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Casey Sipe @CLSEmployerLaw drops by @DriveThruHR to share his insights on Litigation and Employment Law
DriveThruHR was designed to be a captivating and easy-to-digest lunch discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals. Each 30-minute episode features a guest speaker who shares her or his knowledge and experience in human resources. Our hosts and special guest cover a wealth of topics, including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR, every day at 12:00 pm Central Time. The radio program is hosted by @williamtincup, @Thehrbuddy @TheOneCrystal & @MikeVanDervort. The #1 HR show, with amazing HR conversations and follow us on the twitters at @drivethruhr and #dthr.
Chapter 2 MISSIONARY ADAPTATION
FEW PEOPLE SEEM to be aware that the Roman Catholic Church in America is officially recognized as a State. How this came about makes interesting reading. Early in his administration, President Ronald Reagan invited the Vatican City, whose ruling head is the Pope, to open its first embassy in Washington, D.C. His Holiness responded positively, and the embassy, or Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See, opened officially on January 10, 1984.
(Nun-ci-a-ture a papal diplomatic mission headed by a nuncio)
Shortly thereafter, a complaint was filed against President Reagan at U.S. District Court in Philadelphia by the American Jewish Congress, the Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs, Seventh Day Adventists, the National Council of Churches, the National Association of Evangelicals, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The plaintiffs sought to have the Court declare that the administration had unconstitutionally granted to the Roman Catholic faith privileges that were being denied to other establishments of religion.
On May 7, 1985 the suit was thrown out by Chief Judge John Fullam. Judge Fullam ruled that district courts do not have jurisdiction to intervene in “foreign policy decisions” of the executive branch. Bishop James W. Malone, President of the U.S. Catholic Conference, praised Judge Fullam’s decision, noting that it settled “not a religious issue but a public policy question.”
At this episode goes live, Nicholas Snow is wrapping up his attendance of the fourth annual Coachella Valley Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast held on Harvey Milk Day honoring the birthday of the slain gay civil rights leader, his coverage of which is coming next week. In today's episode, Snow offers a flashback to his covarge of last year's event, held Thursday, May 22, 2014.
Receiving the Harvey B. Milk Leadership Award of the Coachella Valley was union activist and talk show host Ellie Kurpiewski (with the red hair). Recognized for her work as Legislative Affairs Chairperson who represented Southern California in the Association of Flight Attendants; Ellie K lobbied on behalf of safety and work issues, not only for flight attendants but the general public as well. Currently the host of Progressive Talk with Elle K on KPTR 1450 AM, she also is the President Emeritus of the Democrats of the Desert, and office manager for the Democratic Headquarters of the Desert.
Kate Kendall, Esq., Executive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) was the keynote speaker. The National Center for Lesbian Rights, headquartered in San Francisco, is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
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Ron Allen is married and the father of three children. Allen was the founder of the A. Allen Insurance Agency Ltd. in Chicago, IL. Allen, a graduate of Chicago State University, was a former business education teacher with the Chicago Public Schools. Allen joined the Allstate Insurance Co. in 1967, and was one of Allstate’s first African-American claim adjusters. Allen later became one of the first African-Americans promoted to Allstate Agent. Allen was an employee agent until 1999 and earned the prestigious designation of Senior Account Agent. Allen maintained an agency affiliation with the Allstate Insurance Companies for 42 years before his retirement in 2009. Allen’s insurance agency won several regional and national honors during his sales career.
Allen formerly was the co-host of “The Financial Forum” radio show broadcast on WVON 1690 AM in Chicago. Allen has served on the Allstate Foundation Regional Grant Committee, the Demicco Youth Center Board of Directors, and the DuPage County Crimestoppers Board of Directors, the Chicago State University Alumni Board, and the DuPage County Adult Probation Department Volunteers. Allen has served on the Board of Directors of the National African-American Insurance Association for eight years and was NAAIA’s 2009-2010 Chairman. Allen was awarded the 2009 "50 Men of Excellence Award" by the Chicago Defender Newspaper. In 2010, Allen was accepted as a Fellow in the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. In 2011, Allen was awarded the NAAIA Lifetime Achievement Award. Allen was elected as a Naperville Township Precinct Committeeman in the 2014 Illinois election. He was later appointed as the Election Judge Coordinator for Naperville Township. Allen also serves on the Board of Directors of the Quad County African-American Chamber of Commerce.
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Guest Susan Barilich is an experienced trial attorney, who has been licensed to practice law since 1981. Ms. Barilich is the principal and founder of Susan Barilich, P.C., a law firm specializing in trial work, with an emphasis on business and commercial litigation, including simple and complex contract disputes, business torts, such as fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, and collection matters, including judgment collection, bankruptcy adversary proceedings, and fraudulent transfer cases.
Ms. Barilich’s cases also cover a broad range of disputes involving real estate litigation, including land use disputes, covenants and restrictions, homeowners’ association issues, construction litigation and arbitration, title and boundary claims, commercial and residential real estate foreclosure disputes, commercial and residential landlord-tenant issues, and real estate contract disputes involving specific performance, breach, broker commissions, and other enforcement matters.
Ms. Barilich is licensed to practice law in California and in Texas, as well as in multiple U.S. District Courts and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts sitting in both States. Ms. Barilich is also an American Arbitration Association arbitrator.
Susan Barilich was born in South Bend, Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Indiana University, magna cum laude, and her law degree from the University of Houston Law School.
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The Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants is a group of highly experienced attorneys and investigators who previously worked for the I.D.P.R. will represent and/or defend licensed professionals in cases involving the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Illinois Department of Public Aid and Illinois Department of Public Health. In this monthly podcast series our attorneys and consultants will share news, tips and resources.
Topics covered in this 30 minute Internet radio podcast:
Introducing Anita DeCarlo
How workers’ compensation law works in Illinois
Some common injuries that give rise to workers’ compensation claims
2011 amendments to workers’ compensation law in Illinois, wage differentials
Rebuttable presumptions, carpal tunnel caps, operative v. traumatic injuries
Measures healthcare industry workers can take to reduce risk of injury
Healthcare administrators, managers and workers’ compensation trends
Anita M. DeCarlo is a workers’ compensation attorney, associated with the Chicago health law and litigation firm of Michael V. Favia & Associates, and the Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants. Anita earned her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School and she is an active member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers and served as Co-President of the John Marshall chapter. She was recognized as an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers and received a Distinguished Service Award from the John Marshall Law School. Anita is a frequent speaker and article writer in the area of workers’ compensation law in Illinois.
Visit our Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants website for more information. You may also contact Anita DeCarlo for more information at (773) 631-4580 and by e-mail at email@example.com.
Welcome to the Women of Golf Show!
Cindy & I speak with two highly successful women to discuss golf and how it has become a great business tool for them.
Our Special Guests:
Barbara (Schwartz) Nuchereno - an attorney at HoganWillig, Attorney's at Law
More about Barbara:
Attorney admitted 27 years. 13 years private practice experience in Estate, Real Estate, Contract, Family and Matrimonial law with some civil and criminal litigation experience. Extensive courtroom experience serving as Confidential Law Clerk, Acting Referee, and mediator in the Courts. Admitted to practice NYS in January of 1988. Elected to Amherst Town Board, serving 2009-2013. Prior member of Amherst Industrial Development Agency.
Julie (Kianof) Fink- President/Publisher at WELCOME Magazine.
Here's a little about Julie:
WELCOME is the premium, hard cover and online guide to the Buffalo/Niagara Region. Featured in over 80 hotels (in-room), and complemented by our interactive website. Editorials and photography highlighting Dining, Shopping, Sightseeing, the Arts, Nightlife, Events, Sports and Gaming. Advertising consists mainly of locally owned and operated establishments. Links to all are featured on website. Local distribution through various businesses, colleges, universities, festivals and events. Also featured in the USAir Club at the Buffalo/Niagara International Airport. Specialties: Tourism, marketing, event planning, social media.
Join Cindy & I Tuesday Morning at 9:00 AM EST at www.blogtalkradio.com/womenofgolf
We already have tonight's show lined up. We had a lively debate yesterday, and we're on a roll, so why not have another?
Tonight, May 14th, at 9-00 p.m. CST, we will once again address the sticky issue of police violence, with two distinguished guests. We will be joined for the first hour by Brandi Grayson, co-founder of a coalition called Young, Gifted and Black.
We will be discussing the recent police shooting of Tony Robinson in Madison Wisconsin. Our question for debate will be; Tony Robinson, police execution or act of self-defense? Brandi's sparring partner will be Derrick Green, a ministerial candidate and student at Fuller Theological Seminary, and a member of the black conservative group, Project 21. Let's hope it's a real dog and pony show like the last one we had; I'm up for some hot and heavy action.
Our second hour will focus on the despicable practice of civil asset forfeiture. Most of you at libertarianrepublican.net probably know that police departments, under the color of federal drug laws, have the right to seize money or property found on civilians, if they even suspect those assets were obtained illegally. A person doesn't even have to be charged with a crime; they are presumed guilty until proven innocent. With us to discuss this travesty is San Diego Attorney Michael Pancer, who defense multiple plaintiffs on this issue. He is scheduled for 30 minutes, but Jim and I can take up the rest of the hour chatting about current events and giving our wise and astute political commentary.
Another Cochran Firm Fraud: Meet us Thursday night at 6:00pmPST to meet Ms. J. Nashville and learn about police violence against her son, Stanley Parker, 17, and The Cochran Firm fraud that robbed her family of justice in this wrongful death case. Call in at (818)572.2947 to NNIA1 at Blogtalkradio (Justice for All). The African American youth was killed by a St.Louis police officer Keith McGull in 2002. On the civil trial date in 2006, Rodney Holmes, Esq., a Cochran Firm lawyer, was missing in action. Holmes did not appear in court to defend his client's wrongful death case. Nashville called The Cochran Firm's office and inquired. The Cochran Firm frauds reportedly called Holmes repeatedly but claimed they could not reach the missing attorney. The police department's lawyer reportedly told Nashville that Holmes often did that to clients. Once again, The Cochran Firm frauds used up their client's statute of limitations then pulled their CoIntelPro trick and "disappeared" - this time on the court date. Later, Nashville was allegedly told that The Cochran Firm had no money to pay for a continuance. She says she could not find another lawyer to take the case at the last minute and that the judge refused to allow her to proceed as a pro se plaintiff. Therefore, her son's wrongful death resulted in justice denied. Many Cochran Firm clients find themselves in similar circumstances. Read more at
"Fraud Against Police Victim Stanley Parker" in our "Cochran Firm Fraud" blog.
Help Wanted: A lawyer to file a lawsuit for RICO Act racketeering with possibly hundreds of plaintiffs. See "Treacherous Lawyers: The Cochran Firm."