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Local lawyers and business leaders battle it out in dodgeballTRUMP'S FIRST 100 DAYS: What the number of laws he signed really means compared to Obama, Bush, and ClintonFlorida Supreme Court disciplines Cocoa attorneyYears of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law CareerYears of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law CareerYears of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law CareerJose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's reputationIn Chicago, law firms cultivate new pot-specific practicesArea schools shine in business leaders competitionBusiness BeatMaking Tax Reform Fair For Small BusinessesNew law makes it easier to start business in IndianaNew law makes it easier to start business in IndianaBusinesses like Trump tax plan, but they won't rush to hireProperty seizure abuses must end

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How one nonprofit aims to make the law more accessible
Portland Business JournalApril 4, 2017

... relating to government transparency and accountability.” Greisen went to law school to learn more about the role of laws in relation to larger social issues. While there, he learned more about the business of legal publishing and its impact on the ...more »

Keith Miller: Florida's small businesses need protections in state law
Florida Politics (blog)April 4, 2017

Two Orlando residents are out $8 million after a large, out-of-state corporation forced their local businesses to shut down. The local entrepreneurs were originally enticed by the corporation to open 10 Mexican-themed fast food restaurants in the ...more »

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Local lawyers and business leaders battle it out in dodgeball
WNYTApril 30, 2017

LOUDONVILLE -- A fierce competition was held Sunday between local lawyers and business leaders. The Albany County District Attorney's Office battled it out against dozens of teams at the annual Dodgeball Tournament at Siena College. Advertisement ...more »

TRUMP'S FIRST 100 DAYS: What the number of laws he signed really means compared to Obama, Bush, and Clinton
Business InsiderApril 30, 2017

"It helps to keep in mind that neither Trump nor Obama wrote the laws they signed," Josh Tauberer, founder of the legislative database GovTrack, told Business Insider. "They can only sign the bills that Congress gives them, and although presidents like ...more »

Florida Supreme Court disciplines Cocoa attorney
Orlando Business JournalApril 30, 2017

The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 12 attorneys — including one from Cocoa — disbarring three, suspending eight and publicly reprimanding one. The Central Florida attorney disciplined is Tara Marie Warrington of P.O. Box 898 ...more »

Years of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law Career
Daily Business Review (registration)April 30, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Ronnie Zamora shot and killed his 83-year-old neighbor in her home, stole her car and $415, and went on a weekend spree at Walt Disney World. His flamboyantly creative attorney, Ellis Rubin, blamed "TV intoxication." "That was ...more »

Years of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law Career
Daily Business Review (registration)April 30, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Ronnie Zamora shot and killed his 83-year-old neighbor in her home, stole her car and $415, and went on a weekend spree at Walt Disney World. His flamboyantly creative attorney, Ellis Rubin, blamed "TV intoxication." "That was ...more »

Years of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law Career
Daily Business Review (registration)April 30, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Ronnie Zamora shot and killed his 83-year-old neighbor in her home, stole her car and $415, and went on a weekend spree at Walt Disney World. His flamboyantly creative attorney, Ellis Rubin, blamed "TV intoxication." "That was ...more »

Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's reputation
Fox BusinessApril 30, 2017

The Florida-based attorney has earned praise and scorn for his aggressive, no-holds-barred style. In an interview with The Associated Press, Baez attributes his ability to connect with jurors to his working-class upbringing. He says he feels driven to ...more »

In Chicago, law firms cultivate new pot-specific practices
Herald and NewsApril 30, 2017

“A cannabis business needs not just a cannabis-focused lawyer but also one that really understands litigation and corporate law and intellectual property law and all these different types of practices,” said Morgan, who was the first coordinator of ...more »

Area schools shine in business leaders competition
Herald and NewsApril 30, 2017

The Mazama students were Tristen Mengis in accounting II, Matt Volpe in business law and Trevor Arino and Zulema Hernandez in local business report and the Lost River students were Jessica Cobian and Madison Carleton in business ethics. Numerous ...more »

Business Beat
The Spokesman-ReviewApril 30, 2017

Washington State University has named seven faculty members to the second cohort faculty fellows for the university's Honors College. The cohort, who will begin their three year appointments in May, are: Phyllis Erdman, an associate dean in the College ...more »

Making Tax Reform Fair For Small Businesses
ForbesApril 29, 2017

In addition to filing a return, General Motors Corp, structured as a “C Corp,” the apex legal business entity, is the one that pays federal taxes at the business rate, currently one of the highest in the world. Georgia's Motors, Inc. was formed as a ...more »

New law makes it easier to start business in Indiana
Kokomo PerspectiveApril 29, 2017

A new law passed by state lawmakers aims to make it easier to incorporate a business in Indiana. "The Indiana General Assembly has passed, and Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law, the most far-reaching revision of Indiana business laws in more than ...more »

New law makes it easier to start business in Indiana
nwitimes.comApril 29, 2017

Five different Indiana statutes currently cover business filings, names, registered agents, foreign entities, and administrative dissolution. Legislation authored by State Sen. Rodric Ray, R-Martinsville, makes the laws identical and puts them all in ...more »

Businesses like Trump tax plan, but they won't rush to hire
nwitimes.comApril 29, 2017

Small-business owners have long wish lists to choose from if the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law — but most don't expect to go on a hiring binge. Some owners and small-business groups hoped the dramatic cuts in corporate and ...more »

Property seizure abuses must end
Rexburg Standard JournalApril 28, 2017

In past columns I have written about legislative efforts to stop the abuse of asset seizure laws taking Americans' property without proof of a crime, arrest or warrant. A recent report from the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration (TIGTA ...more »

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