YHC Member News

Your House Counsel® is happy to report that our Member Firms are real newsmakers, as they provide their clients with the excellent legal services that get noticed. We are proud to present the activities, achievements and newsworthy events that reinforce why each YHC Member Firm is The One To Turn To.



Anderson Crawley & Burke, pllc Founding Member Jim Anderson Attended An Eventful Multiple Sclerosis Association of America “SnowVenture 2018” Fundraising Event
Jim, who has served on the Board of Directors of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America for the last eight years, recently took part in a fundraising event in Yellowstone National Park, where people rode snowmobiles through the mountain trails surrounding West Yellowstone, Montana and running into Idaho….Read more
Congrats To Honored Touchstone Attorneys!
Congratulations to Ronald W. Johnson, Mark E. Smith, R. Wayne Gordon, William C. “Rocky” Feemster, James D. Bertsch, Barton L. Ridley, Michael D. Tanner, Dawn Woelfel Hansen, and Andrew T. Fifield, all of whom have been named as 2017 Texas Super Lawyers®. Super Lawyers® are selected through a rigorous, multiphase rating process…Read more
Shafer and Glazer Named New York Super Lawyers®
Howard S. Shafer and David A. Glazer of Shafer Glazer have been selected to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers® list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in New York are selected by Super Lawyers®. The New York Metro Area saw only 48 law firms with attorneys selected for Personal Injury Defense: General. Super Lawyers®, part of Thomson Reuters…Read more
Michigan Lawyers Weekly Recognizes Kellie Howard-Goudy
as a 2017 Women in the Law

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC, a leading defense litigation firm in Southfield Michigan, is pleased to announce that our partner Kellie L. Howard-Goudy has been named a 2017 Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s Women in the Law Award recipient…Read more
Jim Haddow Has Been Elected As A Fellow Of
The American Bar Foundation

Jim Haddow has been elected as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary society of attorneys, judges and legal scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the profession and service to society…
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David C. Anderson Elected Commissioner of the State Bar of Michigan
Collins Einhorn Farrell PC, a leading defense litigation firm, is pleased to announce that our partner David C. Anderson has been elected to the board of commissioners of the State Bar of Michigan. The State Bar Board of Commissioners provides oversight to the various operations of the State Bar…Read more
Pollock Earns Ohio State Bar Specialist Certification In Labor And Employment Law
Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder, Co., L.P.A. (MRR), is proud to announce that Columbus attorney Stacy V. Pollock is now an Ohio Bar Association Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law. This certification marks Ms. Pollock as one of a small number of attorneys in the state of Ohio to have earned this distinction…Read more
Attorney James B. Haddow Wins Appeal From Summary Judgment For Landlord In Action Arising From One Tenant’s Dog Biting Another Tenant’s Minor Child
A boy who was in his neighbor’s yard because he had been invited there to play was bitten on the leg by the neighbor’s dog. Both the boy and the neighbor were tenants of the same landlord, and the neighbor also worked on an on-call basis for the landlord, though he did no work for the landlord on the day of the dog bite…
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Shafer Glazer Attorneys Win 2 Defense Verdicts In 3 Weeks
We don’t write often and our clients certainly know the good results we get for them, but 2 defense verdicts in 3 weeks is something to share. We’ve included a short description…Read more
James C. Sawran And Kathleen O. King Of McIntosh, Sawran & Cartaya, P.A. Achieve A Huge Defense Verdict In A Malpractice Claim
Your House Counsel® members James C. Sawran and Kathleen O. King of McIntosh, Sawran & Cartaya, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, FL achieved a huge defense verdict in Aponte v. Fernando E. Bayron, M.D. case no. CACE-15-001937 (Fla. 17th Cir. Jan. 17, 2017). The case involved a malpractice claim filed by the Plaintiff against the Defendants, a general surgeon and his employer…Read more
National Lloyds Insurance Company Obtains Defense Verdict In First Hidalgo County, Texas Hail Case
Scot Doyen of Doyen Sebesta, obtained a unanimous verdict affirming that National Lloyds Insurance Company in the first trial in Hidalgo County from the 2012 hailstorm event, obtained a unanimous verdict affirming that National Lloyds Insurance…Read more
We Are Proud That Our Firm And Attorneys Have Been Selected As “Best Law Firm,” “Texas Super Lawyers,” And “Best Lawyers In Dallas”
Touchstone Bernays has been selected as a 2017 “Best Law Firm” by U. S. News and Best Lawyers. Nine Touchstone Bernays attorneys have been named 2016 Texas Super Lawyers, including Ronald W. Johnson, Mark E. Smith, R. Wayne Gordon…Read more
Anderson, Crawley & Burke Attorneys Daniel Culpepper And Amanda Myers Coach The Winners Of The Prestigious 2016 E. Earle Zehmer National Moot Court Competition
The Moot Court Competition, held in Orlando, included 20 teams from 6 different states and required the prevailing team to win both at the preliminary rounds, before a panel of workers’ compensation judges, as well as at the final round before a panel of appellate judges…Read more
Chenee M. Castruita Joins The Columbus Office Of Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co., L.P.A.
Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co., L.P.A. announced today that Chenee M. Castruita has joined the firm as an associate. Ms. Castruita focuses her practice in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith claims, civil rights and government liability, and employment and labor law…Read more
Eileen Buholtz Chairs State And County Seminars
Eileen Buholtz of Connors, Corcoran & Buholtz, PLLC chaired the seminar of the New York State Bar Association’s Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section on January 26, 2017…Read more
Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict
Partners James C. Sawran and Thomas M. Hartwig Rrevailed in a two (2) week malpractice trial. The case involved a malpractice claim filed by the Plaintiffs against the Defendants, a podiatric surgeon and his professional association. The Plaintiffs alleged the podiatric surgeon was negligent when he performed a tarsal tunnel decompression surgery on October 19, 2010…Read more
Attorney David C. Anderson To Receive 2016 Leader In The Law Award
Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that partner David C. Anderson has been named a 2016 Leader in the Law by Michigan Lawyers WeeklyRead more
Anderson, Crawley & Burke Lawyers Are Stars
Managing Member James M. Anderson serves this year as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (www.mymsaa.org), and Associate Amanda L. Myers is the Mississippi state Community Advocate for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network…Read more
Michael J. Progar Presents A Continuing Education Course
On February 10, 2016, Michael J. Progar presented a continuing education course on behalf of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) on “Practical Professionalism…Read more
The Firm Welcomes New Attorneys
Johnson, Yacoubian & Paysse is pleased to announce our newest attorneys: Mr. Christopher M. G’sell, Of Counsel; and our four new associates…
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Miller, Christie & Kinney Welcomes New Associate Patrick W. Franklin
Patrick W. Franklin has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Mr. Franklin graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Psychology and English, and then graduated…
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