Posts tagged "9/11"

In the 2011 Issue of New England Super Lawyers

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Leo Boyle and the Largest Pro Bono Effort in History

boyle.jpgIn the upcoming issue of New England Super Lawyers, writer Nick DiUlio profiles cover subject Leo V. Boyle, a personal injury attorney with Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow in Boston. Boyle was instrumental in the effort to establish Trial Lawyers Care, an organization for which more than 1500 attorneys volunteered their time to represent the victims of 9/11 and their families. TLC became the largest pro bono effort ever.

Pro Bono: Andrew "Duke" Maloney's Five-Year Battle for Glenn Winuk

One of the more touching stories from the latest issue of New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine involves Andrew "Duke" Maloney III's pro bono representation of the family of Holland & Knight partner Glenn Winuk, who died on Sept. 11, 2001. For years, the federal government denied the Winuk family's claim under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Act, which recognizes volunteer rescue workers who die in the line of duty. The story, "Real Heroes," by Amy Kates, begins this way:

Lawyer Links: Gerald Shargel, Kenneth Feinberg and Others on 9/11

Earlier this month, New York Law Journal ran a series of articles on "9/11 and the Law," and its testimonials include several Super Lawyers listees.

Trial Lawyers Care: The Largest Pro Bono Effort in History

The following is an excerpt from the upcoming story, "The Largest Pro Bono Effort in History: Lawyers show TLC after 9/11," written by Nyssa Gesch, and appearing in the 2011 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers, which will be available at the end of the month ...

In the Lastest Issue of San Diego Super Lawyers...

In the latest issue of San Diego Super Lawyers magazine (available online, digitally, via app, and of course in magazine form), we profile Top 10 attorney Charles M. Sevilla, a criminal defense and appellate lawyer whose clients include former San Diego Mayor Roger Hedgecock, and who helped establish the current standard for the insanity defense in People v. Skinner. He's won the release of men convicted of murder and child abuse. He's sat with men on death row. He's also the lawyer other lawyers turn to when they have trouble with a case:

Superior Court Nominee Sohail Mohammed

New Jersey immigration lawyer Sohail Mohammed, featured in the 2006 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers, was nominated last January to a Superior Court judgeship by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. If confirmed by the State Senate, he would become the second Muslim judge of the Superior Court in New Jersey. He would serve on the court in Passaic County.