With the turn of the year come New Year’s resolutions. Many of us resolve to exercise more, spend more time with family, or to start a new hobby. On a larger level, some of us have vowed to launch business. We have decided that instead of being entrepreneurs in waiting, we should get moving. In … Continue reading Five Tips to Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution of Entrepreneurship
A New Year’s Resolution: More Pro bono! Happy New Year! If you are like many of us, you may have made a resolution or two for the New Year. Maybe that resolution targets your waistline or your wallet (just like mine does every year), but maybe, just maybe, one of your resolutions this year includes giving … Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution: MORE PRO BONO!
I read in stunned disbelief with thousands of others that a grand jury had decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, who is white, in the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson Missouri. Less than a week later, while still reeling from the Michael Brown decision, I read in … Continue reading Upsetting Realities that Hit Close to Home
In consideration of President Barack Obama’s announcement last night on immigration reform, the Lawyers’ Committee offers the following analysis and reaction: Basic contours of the plan: Could affect up to five million (est. 45%) of the nation’s unauthorized immigrant population. Creates a new program of deferrals for approximately 4 million undocumented parents of American citizens … Continue reading President Obama’s Plan for Immigration Reform – Is the Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty?
As the real estate market in the Bay Area continues to skyrocket, small businesses and local residents are feeling the squeeze. Here are some basic tips from commercial real estate attorneys for small business tenants on how to strengthen your lease and continue to operate in your place of business. Get it in Writing – … Continue reading Small Business Tenants – Know Your Rights!