Are You in Compliance? 6 Reasons Why It Matters

Are You in Compliance? 6 Reasons Why It Matters With all of the rules and regulations established by local, state and federal government, it can be a challenge for a business to remain compliant with the law. Regulations are constantly changing, so it can be difficult to stay up-to-date on how you are supposed to operate. Even if you are well aware of the rules that apply to your business, you have Read More

4 Consequences of Picking the Wrong Business Entity

What could go wrong? One of the first important decisions you will make when forming a new business is which business entity is right for you. With so many choices, it can be a challenge to understand which form of entity is right for you. In their enthusiasm for the new business, some business owners may rush to decision without spending the time researching their options. Making the wrong decision can impact you Read More

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

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How to Dissolve a Partnership in Florida

How to Dissolve a Partnership in Florida Deciding to dissolve a Partnership in Florida may be a disappointing decision. Before you take any steps toward dissolution, you must decide if one partner wants to take over the business after the other partner leaves or if the business should be completely dissolved. Even if your business is completely dissolved, there is still the opportunity for either business partner to Read More

5 Myths About Business General Counsel

5 Myths About Business General Counsel When starting a business, finding a great business lawyer may not be on the top of your to-do list. Perhaps you have heard, maybe even believed, some common myths when it comes to retaining ongoing legal service for your company. Here are the top five myths about general counsel. “Having a lawyer” will make me look untrustworthy to others. There is no stigma 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

Elements to Include in Your Corporate Bylaws

Elements to Include in Your Corporate Bylaws If you are founding an entity with multiple investors or partners, bylaws are an important step in the organization of the business. It is important for the bylaws to be very thorough, because the bylaws will inform everyone involved of their rights and responsibilities and how disputes will be resolved. Here are the top five elements that you will want to include in your Read More

Investiture of Dawn Denaro

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

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. Although there are many advantages to forming under this structure, there are also some disadvantages. Here is what you need to know about sole proprietorships Read More