Melton Family Refiles Lawsuit Against General Motors
In a formal press release and news conference earlier this month, Ken and Beth Melton announced via their counsel Lance Cooper that they have re-filed their lawsuit against GM alleging that the automaker fraudulently concealed critical evidence and allowed its corporate representatives to commit perjury. Additionally, the Meltons have asked the court to...
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Now Hiring: Paralegals / Legal Document Reviewers
As we continue the growth of our entire team in 2014, we are looking to add two Quality Assurance Analysts to our team. If you are a paralegal who is looking for a new way to apply your training and experience, this may be a great opportunity for you.
Learn more about the company culture and work environment in this video from our President and CEO, Mike...
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Sloan Firm’s Lida Vega Interviewed for May Bicycle Safety Campaign
Attention parents - May is National Bike Month!
Advocate Capital, Inc. has blogged previously about our friends at the Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm on their partnership with the Heads in Helmets campaign which includes distribution and custom fitting of free children’s bicycle safety helmets as well as instruction and safety tips for paren...
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2014 Paralegal of the Year Award Deadline Extended
The nomination deadline for the Advocate Capital, Inc. / AAJ Paralegal of the Year Award has been extended to June 1, 2014. Don’t miss this opportunity to nominate an outstanding paralegal and bring attention to the crucial role they play in our civil justice system!
(Download the 2014 Paralegal of the Year Award nomination form)
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We Are Hiring Again – Business Development Manager
2014 marks our 15th anniversary and we are on the rise again. We are looking for some additional members for our work from home inside sales team.
Increase your earning potential and work from home with this exciting inside sales opportunity! Advocate Capital is seeking Business Development Managers to join our inside sales team. We are a rapidly growi...
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Why You Should Have an In House Video Studio
Click on the video to watch Mr. Swanson’s recent Google Hangout with Justin Holderness, CEO of The Studio Firm, as he discusses why law firms should have an in house video studio.
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Social Media Ethics for Voir Dire
The ABA Journal reported in its April 24, 2014 edition that ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professionalism has issued a formal opinion regarding lawyers who research potential jurors through social media on the internet.
Terry Carter confirms that in Formal Opinion 466, the Committee concluded that attorneys may view public information available on...
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Advocate Capital, Inc.’s Team Hope Supports the Nashville Fight for Air Walk 2014
On Saturday, May 17, Advocate Capital Inc. employees and family gathered together at Public Square Park in Downtown Nashville for the American Lung Association Fight for Air Walk 2014. Our Nashville based team, Team Hope, ranked second in the company division and fourth in the overall team division for fundraising prior to the event.
We would like to exte...
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Lobbyists in NY Pushing for Medical Malpractice Bill
The Buffalo News recently reported that “now that the state budget was completed last week, the next couple of months will be a busy period of delivery and non-delivery for those who make a living lobbying in Albany.” Citing some of the issues, the piece notes that the Medical Society of the State of New York (“MSSNY”) “will again go head-to-head with tri...
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Hamill Law Offices Secure Largest Nursing Home Lawsuit Verdict in Massachusetts History
Bernard J. Hamill tried a case alleging nursing home sexual assault on behalf of his client against Kindred Healthcare, Inc. in front of a Middlesex County Massachusetts Jury in December 2013. The jury entered a verdict on Dec.17th, for $2,000,014, not including interest, against Kindred Healthcare, Inc. after a weeklong trial. The Plaintiff, "Marie" by h...
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