Lawyers & Legal Professionals on JD Supra: New Contributor Roundup

Here’s a look at some of the latest lawyers and law firms to be publishing their work on JD Supra. We’re happy to welcome them to the site:

 Malcolm Ruthven

Malcolm Ruthven, a consumer bankruptcy attorney in San Rafael, California. Malcolm is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy attorneys, and has received the Wiley M. Manuel award from the State Bar of California for pro bono legal services.

Featured Doc: Bankruptcy, We Don’t Want To Do That!

Jeffrey Crown

Attorney Jeffrey Crown, managing member of Trustlawyer, designs wealth transfer plans which benefit families, employees and charities. He has extensive experience representing both executors and contestants in will contests and has settled many large and complex estates. He has served as an expert witness on estate and trust law in several courts.

Featured Doc: Most Living Wills are Seriously Flawed

 Jason Molder

Jason Molder is the founding member of Molder Legal Group, P.A., a family-owned law firm in the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida area offering legal representation across almost all aspects of Florida construction, condominium & community association, creditor’s rights, information technology, and e-discovery law.

Featured Doc: Recent Changes to Florida’s Pre-Suit Process for Construction Defect Claims

 Amy Stewart

Dallas, Texas attorney Amy Stewart represents corporations in complex business and commercial litigation, including insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, contract disputes, business torts, breach of fiduciary duty claims, non-competes, fraud and misrepresentation, deceptive trade practice claims; construction litigation; healthcare litigation; ERISA litigation; and professional liability litigation.

Featured Doc: Glenn: Emerging Issues

 Dana Newman

Intellectual property attorney Dana Newman has negotiated and drafted complex, sophisticated contracts involving technology, licensing, joint ventures, and asset purchases and also managed an extensive intellectual property portfolio (trademarks and copyrights), and handled the prosecution of domestic and international trademarks, software licensing, domain name enforcement, and copyright registrations

Featured Doc: Copyright Grants: as Powerful as Kryptonite?

 Dennis Scardilli

Dennis Scardilli is a New Jersey real estate and development attorney. Among other things, Dennis has developed the legal framework & implementation strategy for Atlantic City’s first-in-state property tax revaluation phase-in and first-in-state trust fund for the monetization of a municipal asset (est $800 M);

Featured Doc: Get Ready for NJ’s Tax Increment Financing Program… 

 DCBA Law & Policy

DCBA Law & Policy, a law and public policy firm principally located in Arlington, Virginia, across the Potomac River from the nation’s capital. Practice areas include business & contracts, domestic relations (paying special attention to the needs of non-traditional couples), estate planning & administration, and non-profit management. DCBA’s policy expertise is focused on public health, civil rights, and small business matters..

Featured Doc: Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse Requires Focus

 Laura Hazen

Attorney Laura Hazen is a shareholder and director with Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, one of Denver’s oldest law firms. Laura’s areas of focus include labor and employment law, discrimination disputes, non-competition issues, civil and commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation, negotiation, trainings, HR audits and consultation. 

Featured Doc: Colorado Extends Emergency Unemployment

Chris Bennett

Chris Bennett is head of Vancouver-based Davis LLP’s Trade-marks, Technology & Outsourcing and Video Games & Interactive Entertainment Law practice groups. He is also a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Law and Franchise & Distribution Law groups, and chair of the firm’s Environmental Sustainability Task Force. 

Featured Doc: Case report: Crookes v. Wikimedia Foundation Inc.

 John Callahan

Illinois attorney John Callahan handles criminal and DUI defense for clients in the Schaumburg, Illinois, area.

Featured Doc: Changes to Illinois DUI License Suspension

 Donna Seyle

Donna Seyle is founder of Freelance Law Firm, which serves as a resource for lawyers and law firms who find themselves without the resources to take on new business or respond to matters needing immediate attention, and to in-house counsel faced with a temporary overload of projects. The firm’s mission is to provide real estate and business firms or practitioners and in-house counsel with cost-effective, time-saving, high-quality legal services so they can increase their billings without increasing their overhead.

Featured Doc: Reverse Mortgages: The Good, the Bad and the Be Careful



netDockets, a bankruptcy precedent research tool specifically designed for the needs of corporate restructuring professionals, by restructuring professionals. netDockets hosts a database of over 1.4 million documents filed in over 700 of the largest chapter 11 cases of the last decade. 

Featured Doc: In re Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, Inc.
Chapter 11 Voluntary Petition

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