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Injunctive Relief Explained

Injunctive relief is a technical term that means you have asked someone to stop doing something. Often, the egregious activity is something that causes you financial harm. Injunctive relief may sound very technical and complex, but it’s actually quite common. In fact, you’re probably very familiar with injunctive relief, you just don’t recognize it by that term. Here’s our explanation of injunctive relief and some Read More

4 Elements to Include in a Service Agreement

For a service provider, there are risks associated with beginning a new client relationship. If you take payment upfront, the client may demand more work than should be included in the price. If you wait to be paid after the work is provided, the client may refuse to pay. Owners of service businesses should notice this and realize that a Service Agreement can establish your rights and responsibilities extremely Read More

How to Enforce Your Rights – Florida Real Estate Commission

Commercial Leases are covered by the Florida Statute Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act 475.01 Part IV If you found a location for a commercial tenant or a tenant for a landlord, or if they renewed on a location you previously found them, you can enforce your right to the commission. A “Broker” is broadly defined, by Florida Statute Section 475.01: “Broker” means a person who, for another, and for a Read More

Best Tools and Techniques for Employee Security Awareness Training

Phishing simulation training? Audits? Incentivizing training? We talked to 18 infosec leaders and asked them what the best tools and techniques for employee security awareness training are. From cyber hygiene best practices to avoiding phishing attacks and social engineering attacks, the dangers of file sharing and cloud storage services, and more, there's a lot for employees to be aware of when it comes to Read More

Winding Up: 5 Steps to Close a Business in Florida

A viable business earns at least three times its costs, and is not tied to a high-performing individual. If a business stops producing enough revenue to make it worthwhile to continue, an owner has no choice but to close. Much like forming a new corporate entity, closing, or "winding up" has specific requirements to ensure that the ownership will not be responsible for the business's obligations. Here are five steps Read More

Inc. Magazine – Is it just a Slump?

Personal Finance Writer Helaine Olen, writing for Inc. Magazine asked, "Is It Just a Slump, or Should You Call It Quits? Here's How to Tell; Sometimes grit wins out--but sometimes you have to know when to walk away" in an article published in the Winter 2018/19 edition of the publication. "Alexis Tryon co-founded Artsicle in NYC in 2010 to sell original art online to the masses--people wanting to decorate their Read More

What You Need to Know: Threats Your Technology Poses to Confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege

Jane Muir co-presented a webinar for the American Bar Association, entitled What You Need to Know: Threats Your Technology Poses to Confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege, which is authorized for ethics continuing legal education credits. Summary: Technology poses an ever-increasing threat to the attorney-client privilege as well as confidentiality. Emails and social media profiles are usually the Read More

Investiture of Dawn Denaro – Happiness at Work

On October 5, 2018, Hon. Dawn Denaro celebrated her Investiture as a Judge on the 11th Judicial Circuit. The Hon. Bertila Soto, Chief Judge of the 11th Judicial Circuit, presided over the Investiture. Former Judge Ariana Fajardo, who is now the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, delivered the invocation. Deborah Baker, member of the Florida Bar Board of Governors, spoke on behalf of the Florida Read More

Buzzfeed Cites Jane Muir – How to Master Your Email

Jane Muir was included in an article by Yitzi Weiner for Authority Magazine, entitled "400 Tips To Master Your Email and Have a Stress-Free Inbox." Jane's tips were: 1. It is impossible to advance your own goals if you allow yourself to be distracted by requests for attention from others constantly arriving in your inbox. Start with the decision that you set your own agenda, and that agenda takes priority over the Read More

What You Need to Know About Sole Proprietorships in Florida

Trying to select the perfect way to organize your business is challenging. With so many choices, you can feel too overwhelmed with information to make a good decision. One of the most popular ways for a small business to organize is as a sole proprietorship.[1] Although there are many advantages to forming under this structure, there are also some disadvantages. Here is what you need to know about sole Read More