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2005 Highlights

March 10, 2005; New York, New York

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The History Channel premieres a 13 episode series called Breaking Vegas. In Blackjack Man, Herb Santos, Jr. plays the role of Daryl Purpose, a member of the Uston Card Counting Team. The true story surrounds one of the most famous gamblers, Kenny Uston, who with his team of card counters, made millions in Las Vegas, Reno and Atlantic City playing 21.

Mr. Santos filmed his scenes in Gardnerville and Reno, Nevada. This program marked Mr. Santos’ 10th movie appearance. Other movies in which Mr. Santos appeared include Kingpin, Jane Austin’s Mafia!, The Cooler, Magnolia and Father’s Day.

September 19, 2005; Washington D.C.

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Mr. Santos traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with Senator Arlen Specter (R-Pa). Senator Specter has been a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee since he came to the Senate. As such, he has played an instrumental role in many of the Senate’s most important issues. In 2005, Senator Specter became Pennsylvania ‘s longest serving U.S. Senator. He is Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and a Senior Member of the Appropriations and Veterans Affairs committees.

Mr. Santos met with both Senator Specter and Senator Lyndsey Graham (R-S.C.) to discuss several pieces of legislation which would have taken away key rights of people in the civil justice system.

November 17, 2005; Reno, Nevada.

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The Washoe County Law Library hosted a free legal seminar “What To Do When You Get Injured On The Job” on Thursday, Nov. 17 , 2005. Herb Santos, Jr., Esq. presented the seminar. The presentation was part of an ongoing series of monthly free community service seminars for the public. The program will also air on SNCAT.

The program is a segment of a series of programs resulting from a joint effort of the Volunteer Lawyers of Washoe County, in collaboration with the Washoe County Law Library to help those who are attempting to work through some legal issues themselves.

The aim of the Lawyer in the Library program is to ease the anxiety often experienced by lay people involved in a legal process by providing them with the basic background and tools necessary to deal with the process.

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