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October 2015 - Business Law

October 2015 – Business Law

Highlights of the October 2015 Contra Costa Lawyer Business Law edition include articles on startups, LLCs vs. S-corps, succession planning and more.

Employment Law Basics for Business Lawyers

Employment Law Basics for Business Lawyers

As advisors to business clients and in many instances employers themselves, attorneys face the daunting task of keeping current with numerous employment laws and regulations. The last session of the California legislature added to the mix. What follows is a summary of some newly enacted employment legislation that may affect attorneys and their clients.

Grow Your Business: Lawyer Referral & Information Service

Grow Your Business: Lawyer Referral & Information Service

Benefits of joining the LRIS: We do the marketing and screening for you, and referrals are paying clients!

The Business of Law

The Business of Law

Many of us became lawyers because we weren’t inclined to go into “business.” But the truth is, whether you are an associate, solo or leading a full-service firm, you are running a business.

Partners in Love and Law - Top Ten Tips for “Couples in Business and Bed Together”

Partners in Love and Law – Top Ten Tips for “Couples in Business and Bed Together”

From courtroom to bedroom, couples in the legal profession are making it work together.

Law school not only helped produce great lawyers; in some cases, love partners. Other legal practitioners found themselves in Love and Law later in their careers. Some have decided to hang a single shingle and combine their law practice.

Grow Your Business - with our Lawyer Referral & Information Service

Grow Your Business – with our Lawyer Referral & Information Service

Client Referrals, Quality Screening, Marketing and more! LRIS makes good business sense…

Certifying Your Law Office as a Green Business

Certifying Your Law Office as a Green Business

THE BAY AREA GREEN BUSINESS PROGRAM offers a path towards environmentally friendly operations for your business—and then rewards you for it!  More specifically, the Program has laid out specific standards in the areas of energy and water conservation, waste reduction and pollution prevention that businesses must meet in order to be certified as a green […]

Lawyer Referral and Information Service

Grow Your Business – with our Lawyer Referrral & Information Service (LRIS)

Client Referrals, Quality Screening, Marketing and more…LRIS Membership Makes Good Business Sense! Our Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS) staff handles over 12,000 calls and online requests each year from members of the public who contact us with legal-related problems; nearly 4,000 of those calls result in client consultations with members of our LRIS each […]

Book Review: The Anxious Lawyer

Book Review: The Anxious Lawyer

If you are open to concepts of mediation and mindfulness, if you feel that your practice is inherently negative and stressful and you are looking for a way to change that, I think this book could give you a good start.

Quality of Life and Family Law in New York & California

Quality of Life and Family Law in New York & California

California also has more advantages for families and children in court. It was the first state to establish no-fault divorce in 1970 while New York was dead last in 2010.

President's Message: Why Women are Leaving Big Law

President’s Message: Why Women are Leaving Big Law

Welcome Back! The vacations are over, the kids are back in school and it is back to the shop. But not for all of us. Although women make up about 50% of law students, it’s common knowledge that as the years pass, the numbers of women practicing law in traditional firms dwindle. Often the decline […]

President's Message, Like Water and Oil:  Millennials and Traditional Law Firms

President’s Message, Like Water and Oil: Millennials and Traditional Law Firms

Firms and Millennials are like water and oil. They don’t naturally blend, but if you shake it up, you can create a fabulous vinaigrette!

My Cup Runneth Over: The Intersection of Immigration Law & Other Bodies of Law

My Cup Runneth Over: The Intersection of Immigration Law & Other Bodies of Law

Every attorney should be aware that immigration law is a lot more than simply providing visas for foreign nationals.

Tax Tips from the Tax Lawyer: Turning that Bundle of Joy into Dollars

Tax Tips from the Tax Lawyer: Turning that Bundle of Joy into Dollars

For parents, and especially new parents, are you sure you have claimed all of your applicable family/child tax benefits?

IT Security of the Law Office

IT Security of the Law Office

A simple firewall and anti-virus is not enough these days. The following is a review of the four systems, as a starting point for good security, that every firm should have in place.