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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.

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 …

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 …

Criminal Law Perspective – 2014 Year in Review

Criminal Law Perspective – 2014 Year in Review

Our criminal courts have kept up with the caseload and absorbed the influx of additional cases by working harder and smarter.

Juvenile Law Perspective – 2014 Year in Review

Juvenile Law Perspective – 2014 Year in Review

The miracle of the spirit of those working here in our courts is that you seldom hear a complaint. The staff has been remarkable by getting things done and done well.

Sham Guaranty Defense and the Effect of Lawlor

Sham Guaranty Defense and the Effect of Lawlor

While Lawlor seems to be applying a standard of “no legal separation” for application of the sham guaranty defense, none of the cases cited by Lawlor use that phrase.

Employment Law at the Movies: You Can't Go Wrong Watching These Workplace Documentaries

Employment Law at the Movies: You Can’t Go Wrong Watching These Workplace Documentaries

“Inequality for All”: This movie adds new perspective to this year’s discussion on raising the federal minimum wage.

Estate Planners & Business Attorneys: Keeping One Another in Your Peripheral Vision

Estate Planners & Business Attorneys: Keeping One Another in Your Peripheral Vision

More often than not, estate planning issues will intersect with the issues bringing your client to your firm.

June 2014 - Law Practice Management Edition

June 2014 – Law Practice Management Edition

Highlights of the June 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles on law practice management, succession planning, reputation management and more.

Succession Planning: How to Determine and Realize the Value of Your Law Practice

Succession Planning: How to Determine and Realize the Value of Your Law Practice

Be it a partnership, proprietorship, or corporation, the real asset of any law practice is the “book of business.”

HIPAA Business Associate Agreements: Don’t Treat Them as Boilerplate

HIPAA Business Associate Agreements: Don’t Treat Them as Boilerplate

Business associates should not broadly assume responsibility for HIPAA compliance without understanding the obligations and risks involved.

LRIS is Good for Your Business

LRIS is Good for Your Business

Callers understand that we are performing a service for their benefit without expectation of remuneration. Not only is this a good turn for the public, it enhances the reputation of our profession.

Children, Families & the Law Certification Program at JFKU Law

Children, Families & the Law Certification Program at JFKU Law

JFKU College of Law implemented a specialized curriculum focused on children and families. To train the most effective practitioners, we combined the expanded substantive law covered with a substantial practice skill component.

Grow Your Business with LRIS

Grow Your Business with LRIS

We do the marketing for you: We get over 12,000 calls each year from people who are looking for legal representation.

2013 Sustaining Law Firms

2013 Sustaining Law Firms

We gratefully acknowledge our 2013 Sustaining Law Firms.

The Latest on California Disability Access Laws: A Mid-course Correction from the Legislature

The Latest on California Disability Access Laws: A Mid-course Correction from the Legislature

The new law encourages preventive measures by giving special considerations to businesses that take a proactive approach.

Improving Legal Education: Practical Lawyering Skills

Improving Legal Education: Practical Lawyering Skills

More than five years ago, the JFK law faculty determined that the traditional doctrinal law curriculum was not sufficient to meet the educational needs of its students. Courses designed to provide training in practical lawyering skills throughout the course of study have been added to the curriculum.