CHARLESTON – Kathy A. Brown faced a situation that many others in the television news business have experienced. She felt it was time to move on from the profession as younger colleagues came onto the scene.
American Association for Justice News
The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has the honored founder of the West Virginia Association for Justice and inducted him to the AAJ Hall of Fame.
They may not have names like Vinnie, Tony, and Sal -- or carry gats, heaters, and roscoes -- but trial attorneys who make a habit of shaking down business interests with trumped-up lawsuits and the threat of trumped-up suits are de facto members of organized crime.
RICHMOND, Va. – A national association representing the interests of trial lawyers has filed a brief that argues against corporate defendants’ use of racketeering laws in lawsuits against plaintiffs attorneys alleged to have committed fraud.
Cyrus HUNTINGTON -- Attorney John F. Cyrus of the Huntington law firm of Cyrus and Adkins has been selected as Best Lawyer of the Year 2013 for Mediation in the Charleston area.
Rinehart CHARLESTON -– James F. Humphreys & Associates L.C. is pleased to announce that Bronwyn I. Rinehart has been selected as a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 40 Under 40.
Webb CHARLESTON -- Charleston attorney Charles R. "Rusty" Webb of the Webb Law Firm was elected national Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Association for Justice (formerly known as ATLA) at its convention in New York.
Allen CHARLESTON – Bob Allen realizes it probably surprised a lot of people to find out he was leaving the law firm he helped create for Kay Casto & Chaney.
Taylor CHARLESTON -- Municipal Judge Shawn Taylor announced on Sept. 21 that he will step down from his judicial duties effective Oct. 29.
Peyton NITRO -- Thomas H. Peyton, a member of The Peyton Law Firm, has been named one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers in West Virginia" by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Williams HUNTINGTON -- A Huntington defense attorney says a possible trial lawyer tax break that has attracted the attention of 25 U.S. senators would make the federal government partners with plaintiffs attorneys.
Although attorney Ron Motley of Motley Rice received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the the annual American Association for Justice (AAJ) convention earlier this month, we choose not to congratulate him. His gain, alas, is our loss.
Roberts WASHINGTON -- While some are reacting to news that trial lawyers may soon receive a tax break, the U.S. Department of the Treasury is not commenting.
McGraw NEW YORK - The Manhattan Institute's latest edition in its "Trial Lawyers, Inc.," series explores the effect the plaintiffs bar has on lawmakers at the state level and in Washington, D.C.
Dean WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Darren McKinney, spokesman for the American Tort Reform Association, concluded Monday that former Presidential candidate Howard Dean is a man with a history of speaking his mind.
Joyce WASHINGTON - Aside from ranking judicial hellholes, the American Tort Reform Foundation is highlighting what it feels is a movement by plaintiffs attorneys to influence elected officials.
CHARLESTON -- Charles R. "Rusty" Webb of the Webb Law Firm was elected as the National Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Association for Justice at its Annual Convention in Philadelphia.