Share with your friends in Northern California, The ABA Young Lawyers Division is providing free legal assistance to victims of the fires who cannot afford an attorney.
The ABA Young Lawyers Division is operating the hotline in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Bay Area Resilience Collaborative and the Legal Aid Association of California.
Byrd for their tireless work for my Uncle Robert Garrett Sr. and his son durin...g a very stressful period. No one could be more profession
Do you want to give back? We teamed up with local non profits to encourage more people to volunteer for their favorite causes for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card. Just follow these steps:
- Come by our office and pick up a free t-shirt (optional)
- Volunteer at a local non-profit of your choice
- Snap a pic of you in action and send to email@example.com with your name and phone number...
- Post it on Facebook and tag The Higgins Firm using #higginsgiveandget
The lucky winner will have the best photo showcasing their volunteer experience. On November 22, we will announce the winner. As an added bonus for the winning participant, we’ll donate $500 to the local non-profit you chose.
Have any pictures of yourself volunteering at STC? You could win $250 for yourself and $500 for STC! See below for details!
The Higgins Firm Give and ...Get Photo Contest!
Submit a photo of yourself volunteering with our organization and you could win a $250.00 Amazon gift card. Get creative and showcase the work you do with our organization--if chosen as the winner, we will receive a $500 donation in your name!
As a bonus, the first 100 people to send and post a picture of themselves volunteering while wearing one of our Higgins Firm t-shirts will receive a $10 Amazon gift card.
All photos must be submitted by November 20, 2017. A winner will be announced on November 22, 2017.
For more information on how to get your Higgins Firm t-shirt and submit your photos or how to post on Facebook, visit https://www.thehigginsfirm.com/higgins-firm-give-and-get-ph….
This piece by The New Yorker about the elderly losing their rights is a must read: http://bit.ly/2fLe3rD
It is crucial to keep in touch with your older family members and friends, to spot signs of neglect and abuse right away. As the author says, "Approximately ten per cent of people older than sixty-five are thought to be victims of “elder abuse”—a construct that has yet to enter public consciousness, as child abuse has—but such cases are seldom prosecuted."
"When it emerged from initial data that the success rates for a new device looked to be “way below” those seen for previous products, Ethicon’s director of sales, Xavier Buchon, suggested in an email “stop[ping] for a while such publications that could compromise the future”."