But the Process can go a whole lot smoother and faster if the opposing
counsel knows the area well enough to tell and advise the client as to the
reality of the situation and reject spurious arguments that just waste time
When I was a young man starting in business I read the
book “Winning Through Intimidation” by Robert J. Ringer. The book,
though denounced by some at the time, was not really about
intimidating people, but of not being…more
Dear Client/Potential Client,
Somebody once said (probably my mother): “If it’s worth
doing, it’s worth doing right.”
If the project, the contract and the business model they represent
are that important, you may want…more
I. Who Are You? (And, do you really want to know?)
II. You Are What You … (If I think about a pizza all day long do I become a pizza?)
D. Measuring (Or, Standardized test scores as a basis…more
A new ruling that could affect how Phoenix law offices advise their
clients on contract law is currently in the news. In September, an
Arizona appellate court advised that a trial court needed to determine
what constitutes an…more
We get asked this question quite frequently so felt we should address it. In short, by using technological advances and creative thinking we’ve employed an up-to-date business model that allows us to be more productive and to…more
The firm often receives calls asking about the price of X, where "X"is, say, forming an "LLC." This question presents a number of issues; for example:
How do you know you need "X?"
Who are you?
What problem are you trying…more
A business law firm in today’s economy needs to respond nimbly and
effectively to meet the urgent demands of start up companies and its
entrepreneurs. We strive to meet the pressing needs of raising capital,
The Internet is destroying the enforceability of small business contracts.1
Here are a few examples:
1 More accurately,…more
What is written is fundamental to the Phoenix business laws, so obviously document review is crucial in the litigation process. It is a key to the discovery process. According to KPMG, first level document review can be anywhere…more
Attorney-Client privilege is a particularly tricky issue for attorneys who handle business transactions in Phoenix, as they so often have clients for both legal and non-legal services. A client who requires legal services is…more
Like many people with a standard Midwest religious upbringing I struggle to do the right thing and, sometimes, to know just what that is under the circumstances. But, as St. Paul discussed in Romans 7 “being good is not that…more
Introduction, Small Business and Southern Europe’s Economic problems.
Because my Arizona business law firm represents businesses and start ups, both locally and from around the world, I was curious about the role …more
In selecting a law firm for an owner-operated small or medium sized business (aka “SMB’s”), we can start with some basic positions:
1. The law firm client is well advised to choose a lawyer, not a firm....
2. Many smaller…more
This brief article can get you started. The underlying question is whether you are cut out for owning and operating your own practice. I have had brilliant attorneys who wanted to practice law, not business,…more
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