28 11, 2018

Surviving like Draft Kings

2018-11-28T12:21:18+00:00November 28th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

DraftKings was riding high with a strongly growing business in online fantasy sports betting and a recent advertising blitz when the regulators decided to insert a road block. In came a lawsuit from the New York attorney general and a reported review of its business by the Massachusetts attorney general. DraftKings then had to [...]

19 11, 2018

Online Dispute Resolution

2018-11-19T10:06:29+00:00November 19th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

The tech industry has taken over in recent years, so it’s no surprise that it’s made it’s way into dispute resolution. Mediation and arbitration are usually a fairly easy process to schedule and attend when both parties are local, or at least relatively close to each other. What happens when the parties are large [...]

20 07, 2018

TEXAS LICENSE TO CARRY (LTC), FORMERLY CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE (CHL): THE LONG LIST OF WAYS TO LOSE IT

2018-07-20T10:46:01+00:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

1. Any arrest for a crime higher than a Class C citation, except one, will result on a five- year ban for carrying a concealed handgun, and this includes those who accept and complete probation or deferred adjudication;           A.   Yes, Being charged for a crime is enough for a [...]

20 07, 2018

Getting Out of Partnership Level Taxation When You’re a Small Partnership, LLC or S-Corp

2018-07-20T10:46:07+00:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Your partnership, limited liability company (“LLC”) or s-corporation (“S-Corp”) could be subject to tax at the entity level after an IRS audit, even if your entity is not considered a c-corporation, beginning in 2018. That’s right, your partnership, LLC, or X-Corp could be taxed much more similarly to a c-corporation than a partnership if [...]

24 05, 2018

Protecting the Business with an Agreement

2018-05-24T01:10:11+00:00May 24th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Tory Burch, Puma, Adidas, and Facebook all have one thing in common: they each involve a significant falling out among the founding partners. Once business partners have moved on past the honeymoon stage and profits have started rolling in, or in the alternative where the business if failing, life starts changing. What these changes do [...]

27 04, 2018

Relief for the Developer When the Owner-Developer Relationship Goes Sour

2018-04-27T15:55:14+00:00April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Beginning a development project can be an exciting, albeit maybe a bit nerve-racking, time. However, after the vision has been cast and the development contract has been signed, the parties may have a falling out for a host of reasons. The good news is that if you’re a developer and the property owner is not [...]

19 02, 2018

Protecting Your Business Idea

2018-03-08T14:11:11+00:00February 19th, 2018|Attorney, Blog, Uncategorized|

Protecting Your Business Idea             One of the most pervasive forms of theft in the United States is the theft of ideas or intellectual property. While a thief stealing valuables out of your car may be repaired in time with curtailed spending and maybe some help from your insurance company, a thief stealing your idea [...]

19 02, 2018

Landing Safely When It Starts To Crumble

2018-03-08T14:11:27+00:00February 19th, 2018|Attorney, Blog, Uncategorized|

Landing Safely When it Starts to Crumble A personal divorce is hardly anyone’s idea of a good time. The same thing holds true for a falling out between business owners. It can result in bad blood between the business owners, a substantial financial loss for the business and even failure of the business if they’re [...]

24 01, 2018

A BRIEF LESSON OF THE PROPER WAY TO ARGUE

2018-01-24T15:21:05+00:00January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A BRIEF LESSON OF THE PROPER WAY TO ARGUE By Jasmin L. Dodson   In law school I learned, among other things, the proper way to host and maintain a proper argument.  This article is based solely on my opinion and experience as an advocate and mediator.  The first consideration is the goal of the [...]

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