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December 19, 2018

Gault and Banks Finish TCPA Arbitration

Win Gault and Jake Banks recently finished an arbitration of a claim brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”).  The arbitrator is expected to rule in February.  Win and Jake have multiple TCPA arbitrations scheduled next year throughout four states…

December 13, 2018

NJ Office Donates Various Winter Items to Local Charity

The New Jersey team is at it again with their generous spirit! The office collected money from its attorneys and staff, purchased various winter items, and dropped them off today at Lunch Break, a local charity in Red Bank, New Jersey.

December 11, 2018

Update on the Veterans’ Legal Clinic in New Jersey

On November 17, 2018, New Jersey partners Tom Toman and Nicole Diesa were among the 18+ Monmouth Bar Association (“MBA”) attorneys who volunteered at the Monmouth County Veterans Information and Resources Clinic held at Monmouth University and provided free consultations to Veterans on various legal topics.

December 7, 2018

No Pay Day For The Plaintiff Who Drove the Wrong Way

Malissa Wilson and Ahmad Smith recently achieved a unanimous defense verdict in Hinds County (MS) Circuit Court involving allegations that the defendant backed into the plaintiff, who was driving a golf cart, in a restaurant parking lot.

December 4, 2018

Update on Perrin’s Diversity & Inclusion Conference

On November 1, 2018, Nick Giallourakis appeared on a panel at Perrin’s Diversity & Inclusion conference to discuss the “white male perspective” in the legal industry’s diversity and inclusion efforts. FormanWatkins attorneys Nicole Diesa and Vernon McFarland also attended the conference, which brought together outside legal counsel, in-house counsel, and counsel from several major insurance companies. Nick, Nicole, and Vernon are all members of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. This was the third year in a row that FormanWatkins attorneys have spoken at the conference, and FormanWatkins continues to cement its relationship with Perrin as a “go to” speaker for diversity and inclusion topics. If you would like to know more about FormanWatkins’ participation in Perrin’s Diversity & Inclusion in the Legal Industry Conference or to learn about FormanWatkins’ Diversity & Inclusion Committee, please do not hesitate to contact Nick, Nicole, or Vernon.

December 3, 2018

FormanWatkins’ NOLA office has moved!

Our New Orleans office is excited to announce it has moved into a newly remodeled space in the Place St. Charles building!  The new address is…

November 12, 2018

FormanWatkins is a Proud Participant of Veterans Legal Clinic at Monmouth University in New Jersey

New Jersey partner, Thomas M. Toman Jr., is grateful to be one of the members from the Monmouth Bar Association organizing a new pro bono legal clinic for local Veterans.  The clinic will be held on Saturday, November 17, and will use local attorneys, appearing pro bono, to give legal advice to Veterans on a variety of legal issues.  The Monmouth Bar Association is co-sponsoring the event with Monmouth University.  Additional services will be provided by the Veterans Administration, Monmouth County Veterans Services, and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, as well as other community Veteran service providers.  The Monmouth County Clerk’s office will also be available on site to provide Veteran identification cards.