15 Steps to Forming a Nonprofit

steps_78288477Clients come to you seeking to form a nonprofit corporation. As there are so many steps involved, use the following checklist to help you avoid costly mistakes. Continue reading

Ask This Before Preparing Any Business Agreement

skd258517sdcYou’re asked to prepare a business agreement. The first question should be: Who is the client? Continue reading

Job Interview Questions: Steer Clear of Sex Identity and Sexual Orientation

140155267There are some interview or application questions that might elicit information that could get an employer into legal hot water if used to make an employment decision. Questions that touch on sex identity and sexual orientation should be off-limits. Here are some acceptable and unacceptable questions to help employers avoid problems in this area. Continue reading

6 Ways to Help Clients Avoid a Data Breach

ThinkstockPhotos-478305224It is not “if” but “when” your client will be the victim of a data breach. But despite the growing risks and many high-profile breaches, there are still businesses that are woefully underprepared. Here’s how you can help your clients mitigate risk associated with data breaches well before an incident occurs. Continue reading

5 Writing Tips for Every Contract You Draft

fivesteps_140389068A contract is a form of communication that a diverse audience will read and use. Attorneys who focus strictly on the legal terms and not on their word usage may find that style got in the way of substance. Don’t let that happen to you—review and apply these five writing tips whenever you draft a contact of any kind. Continue reading

“To Do” List for Setting Up a Nonprofit

164142653After you’ve taken the client through the many questions to be answered in deciding to form a nonprofit and all agree to move forward, you need to take these first steps in the process of establishing the nonprofit. Continue reading

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