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October 14, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Meet the Man Who Introduced You to Your Lawyer ]
Lakeland, CO A seasoned advertising professional with an eye for what works, Harlan Schillinger hit on one heck of a good idea. It was 1981 and a nasty little recession was kicking the stuffing out of the economy. Around the same time, a law firm in Arizona that wanted to promote its legal services to moderate-income consumers was hammering away at the rules that prevented attorneys from advertising. Eventually, state by state, the courts relented and agreed the restrictions on attorneys violated freedom of speech laws.
August 19, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Jacoby & Meyers: Small Business Owners Do not Need to Take it on the Chin ]
Dothan, AL Small and midsize business owners can't usually afford to have their own in house legal department or keep a law firm on retainer. So, when a supplier walks out on a contract, or a customer decides not to pay, small companies will often 'take it on the chin' rather than spend time and money going to court. If the dispute is with a big corporation—small business owners know it is practically a no win situation for them.