QUESTIONS RELATIVE TO PRESENTATION ON RANDOM LEGAL QUESTIONS – PART A

There are a number of different dot.com services that rate lawyers through peer solicitation approvals and other such devices. One such dot.com business is styled Avvo; As an adjunct to their rating services they have an open forum for various legal questions to which many answers are provided by various lawyers seeking to be rated [...]

By | 2015-06-16T10:06:02+00:00 June 16th, 2015|

WHAT YOUR BANKER HAS NOT SHARED WITH YOU

The longer title to the within article/presentation is ‘What your banker has not shared with you regarding your signature card in either your personal bank account or your business bank account’ General Rule is that when you open a checking account (business or personal) as part of the opening process, you as the owner of [...]

By | 2015-05-15T15:36:38+00:00 May 15th, 2015|

CUSTOMER LISTS/ TRADE SECRETS OR NOT?

PART II Three critical questions that must be answered when delving into this arena of the law: 1- one has to define 'misappropriation' under the UTSA; 2- one has to understand how it is that misappropriation can occur? 3- one must understand 'who can be liable' if the elements of the claim are established; Under [...]

By | 2014-12-11T05:09:33+00:00 December 11th, 2014|

CUSTOMER LISTS/ TRADE SECRETS OR NOT?

PART I A question which frequently comes up in today’s business climate is whether or not a certain business's customer list is indeed a protectable trade secret. As with any other questions in and around the business legal field the answer is not always so simple and in fact the analysis can be quite complicated. [...]

By | 2014-10-11T16:30:45+00:00 October 11th, 2014|

WHY, A CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

A question which frequently comes up in today’s business climate is what should I do as an owner of the business to protect my business’s confidential and proprietary information. 1. Implement a program in the business that requires every employee to not only execute a terms sheet for the terms of his/ her employment , [...]

By | 2014-09-25T07:48:48+00:00 September 25th, 2014|

MEDIATION PART II

WHAT IS YOUR BEST ALTERNATIVE TO THE MEDIATION SERVICES PROVIDED BY CALIFORNIA SUPERIOR COURT SYSTEM? As most people today know, there are myriad places where one can turn to find a Mediator outside of the California Superior Court System. As with much of the information gathering that is sought in today’s world, a person can [...]

By | 2014-06-06T09:14:30+00:00 June 6th, 2014|

MEDIATION OR NOT? PART I

ONE AUTHOR’S VIEW OF THE INSTITUTION OF MEDIATION In this day and age of maximal angst in Society and the continued onslaught of litigation there has been a huge push by the Court systems in general to seriously encourage all participants in the Court system to partake in what is styled ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) [...]

By | 2014-05-28T15:04:42+00:00 May 28th, 2014|

MAINTAINING THE CORPORATE VEIL

Importance of your CORPORATE (LIMITED LIABILITIY CO.) VEIL Often times when attending a cocktail party or other business social event owners of businesses will hear stories about ‘Piercing the Corporate Veil’, and how easy the same is to accomplish for a particularly aggressive Trial Lawyer. Since such a piercing could result in a total collapsing [...]

By | 2014-03-13T16:56:21+00:00 March 13th, 2014|