Elizabeth L. Epps Joins Chattanooga Immigration Law Firm
Olsen Law Firm announces that attorney Elizabeth L. Epps (“Eliza”) has joined the law firm as an immigration law associate. Eliza is admitted to practice in Tennessee.
Eliza is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas. She is an alumna of William and Mary Law School, and Sewanee: The University of the South. While in law school, Eliza was deeply involved in student organizations and fulfilled several leadership roles including - Deputy Chief Justice of the Honor Council, staff member of the Journal of Women and the Law, Funding Chair of the Public Service Fund, Academic Chair of the Black Law Students Association, and served as a weekly volunteer for Student Legal Services.
Eliza has legal experience with the Arkansas Supreme Court, Legal Aid of Arkansas, and as a summer associate at Olsen Law Firm. Eliza has a passion for immigration law as well as for serving clients during the immigration law process.
As an associate at Olsen Law Firm, Eliza serves as a board member for SETLAW (Southeast Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women), a member of the Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga, and a board member of the Chattanooga Young Artists Network. She is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, a member of the Immigration Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, and a member of the Chattanooga Bar Association.
Eliza’s practice areas include employment & investment based immigration law, family based permanent residence immigration law, nonimmigrant visas, entries & statuses, and naturalization processing & filing.
Elizabeth L. Epps Joins Chattanooga Immigration Law Firm
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WASHINGTON (AP) --There are no major economic reports scheduled for release today. But tomorrow, the Institute for Supply Management will issue its manufacturing index for August and the Commerce Department will report on construction spending for July.
Also tomorrow, automakers will release vehicle sales for August.
On Wednesday, the Labor Department will reveal second-quarter productivity data and the Commerce Department will report on factory orders for July. The Federal Reserve will also release its Beige Book.
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios plans to travel to the National Women's Hall of Fame in upstate New York later today to hear from the public about plans to put a woman on the $10 bill.
Rios is scheduled to be at a town hall meeting in Seneca Falls, where the original 1848 Women's Rights Convention was held.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced in June that the $10 bill would be redesigned, with the portrait of Alexander Hamilton replaced with a woman. Lew says the agency has so far gotten more than a million responses to his request for comments.
Officials plan to make a decision by this fall, with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
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A regulatory filing says Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has accumulated about 58 million shares, which amounts to more than 10 percent of the Houston company's stock.
In late 2013, the Omaha, Nebraska, company agreed to trade about $1.4 billion of its Phillips 66 stock for one of the refiner's businesses that makes additives to help crude oil flow through pipelines.
Many investors watch Berkshire Hathaway filings closely because they like to copy Buffett's moves given his successful record.
ROME (AP) -- An Italian energy company Eni says it has discovered a "supergiant" natural gas field off Egypt.
The company, Eni, says it's the largest ever found in the Mediterranean Sea.
The discovery well is about 120 miles from the Egyptian coast, at a depth of nearly 4,800 feet.
Eni says after full development, the discovery will be able to ensure satisfying Egypt's natural gas demands "for decades."
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The giant food company outlined its plans to The Associated Press ahead of an official announcement today.
General Mills says it will invest more than $100 million in energy efficiency and clean energy in its own operations. But its plan appears to stand apart from other companies' efforts by getting its suppliers and consumers into the act.
Those suppliers will be encouraged to do things like engage in more sustainable agriculture.
CEO Ken Powell says the company is acting because climate volatility will ultimately be bad for its business.
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