Does justice matter to this lawyer? Why do I practice law? While I can’t speak for other attorneys, I feel compelled to speak out in these trying political times. “YES” is my answer to the question of whether justice matters. Continue reading Justice and the Practice of Law: Does justice matter?
Is your business at risk? To minimize risks of liability and getting sued, follow these common sense tips: Are your business licenses and corporate filings paid and up-to date? Make it easy on yourself. Set up electronic reminders from the Continue reading Tips for Minimizing Legal Risks in Your Business
Should you use social media to scope out potential employee hires? It depends. Although the law does not absolutely prohibit you from checking out someone’s social media sites before you hire him or her, you are entering a minefield when Continue reading Using Social Media for Employee Hires
Are you looking to hire an attorney? Choosing a lawyer can be a frustrating challenge if you don’t have much experience dealing with lawyers. Based on questions I receive from friends, here are some general guidelines, focusing on Washington State Continue reading HIRING AN ATTORNEY
Thanks to OfficeXpats for an opportunity to present on “Legal Tips: Red Flags for your Business” Here is my powerpoint with you. This powerpoint summary covers the legal topics of: Corporate Formation; Website Compliance; Intellectual Property; Contract; Employment landmines; Advertising; Social Media Marketing; Contests & Sweepstakes. This slideshow is Continue reading Legal Tips: Reds Flags for your Business
Posting comments on a social media site may violate employment discrimination settlement. Recently, someone settled an employment discrimination suit for lots of money. As is often the case, the settlement was confidential. Although the employee kept quiet, he told his Continue reading Social Media Post Violates Employment Discrimination Settlement
You pay folks for doing work for you, but how? Are they really independent contractors? Does it matter? YES! Mischaracterizing your employees as independent contractors may cost you huge amounts of back pay and insurance if you are wrong. Under Continue reading Who are those people you pay? Independent contractors or employees?