I lost my job. Now what? As an employment law attorney I know that losing a job can be very scary and is widely considered one of the top ten most stressful life events (along with things such as the death of a family member, divorce, and imprisonment). What comes next? How long will I be out of work? Do I have enough money to get by until … [Read more...] about Lost My Job | Employment Law Attorney
Going Into the Unknown is a Bad Idea, or Why Operating Agreements are Necessary. Two neighbor children decided to open a lemonade stand to earn some extra spending money. They agreed that one would provide the lemonade and cups, while the other would provide cookies. After a successful afternoon of selling their refreshments, the partners … [Read more...] about Why Operating Agreements | Business Lawyer Mesa
Arbitration can be Your Friend Often my children come to me for help to resolve various disputes, such as: Who gets the last cookie? Who gets to sit in a particular chair? Who gets to keep the dollar bill found on the floor? Who is responsible for cleaning up a mess? In these significant matters, I may ask probing questions of … [Read more...] about Arbitration Can Be Your Friend | Arbitration Attorney Mesa AZ
A Day Late and a Dollar Short, But Does it Really Matter in Contract Law? We all understand the basics of how a contract is made. In contract law You promise to give up something to receive something else in return. For example, you tell the neighbor boy that you will pay him if he waters your lawn on Tuesday and Thursday while you are out of town … [Read more...] about Contract Law, What Really Matters?
Striking the Judge: Be Careful What You Wish For We have probably all seen a depiction of Lady Justice, the blindfolded woman holding a sword in one hand and a set of scales in the other. The scales are what she uses to weigh the strengths and weaknesses of a litigation case, and the blindfold reminds us that justice is blind to the status of the … [Read more...] about Striking the Judge in Litigation Law
As a lawsuit attorney I am fascinated with one of the most regrettable episodes which occurred in the early days of our nation, the duel between long-time political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Vice President Aaron Burr. Burr, offended by a report that Hamilton had defamed Burr’s character, demanded that Hamilton disavow any negative statements … [Read more...] about Alexander Hamilton and the Cost of Principle: Is a Lawsuit Worth the Price? | Lawsuit Attorney