LawMatters- August 2016

CEO CORNER
A Video Conversation with Jim Caruso, CEO of Flying Dog Brewery 
LawMatters-images- August2016-JimCarusoJim Caruso is the CEO and General Partner of Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick, Maryland. Founded by astrophysicist and rancher George Stranahan in 1990 in Aspen, Colorado, Flying Dog was one of the first brewpubs to open in the Rocky Mountains. Sixteen years later, the company purchased the Brewing Company.

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Also See: A Video Conversation with Rick Skidmore, CEO and Founder of Timberlane, Inc 

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Independent Contractors vs. Employees by Russell Berger, Esq.

LawMatters-images- August2016-LEblogOne of the first decisions a business needs to make when it seeks to hire help is whether the individual being hired is an independent contractor or an employee.  From the business’s perspective, there are several advantages to classifying the individual as an independent contractor...Read More

Also See: Tech Training Helps Lawyers Meet Client Expectations- As Published in the ABA

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OFFIT KURMAN PRESENTS
How to Implement Employment Policies Without Sacrificing Workplace Culture

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Join Management-Side Employment Attorneys Laura L. Rubenstein and Gregory P. Currey as they discuss the legal pitfalls to some of these trendy new policies and whether they really help employees balance personal and work lives or if they’re doing more damage to employee morale.

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Also See: Intellectual Property Protection for Your Cannbusiness

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THE LAWYER IS IN  
What is “Use and Possession” of Property and How Can I Get It? by Laurie Wasserman, Esq.

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In a Maryland divorce proceeding, the Court has the power to award limited property rights to parties, even if one spouse has sole title to the property. This power is called an Order of “use and possession.” An Order of “use and possession” allows a child and a custodial parent to remain in the family home, and use the property...Read More

Also See: Get A Life by Joe Condo Esq.
As Published in the Virginia Lawyer

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PLACES TO BE
Ever-Changing Employment Law Landscapes on November 15th

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2016 has seen an explosive change in the labor/employment arena predominantly marked by intrusive and sometimes incomprehensible scrutiny and enforcement by federal government agencies charged with monitoring the workplace- the EEOC, the DOL, the NLRB and the OFCCP. Click here for more information

Also see: Renter’s Court What’s New and What You Should Know on September 12th at 1pm

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SPOTLIGHT ON US
Offit Kurman Promotes Three Associate Attorneys to Principal Level

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Offit Kurman has named three new Principals. Effective immediately, William “Billy” Cannon III, Daniella Casseres, and Jeanna Lam have been elevated from associates to Principal-level attorneys in their respective fields and at their respective office locations. Every year, Offit Kurman’s Management Committee reviews the firm’s associate attorneys to identify and promote individuals who have achieved extraordinary results within their practice groups. Associates who earn the title of Principal demonstrate consistent leadership ability, diligence...Read More

 

RECOGNITION
Fifteen Offit Kurman Attorneys Make the Best Lawyers in America 2017 List

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Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that 15 of the firm’s attorneys have been included on the 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America©. Based on over 7 million peer reviews provided by attorneys, the list is a leading, unbiased source of legal referrals in the United States. This year’s Best Lawyers directory includes not only many of Offit Kurman’s most prominent attorneys, but several members of the firm’s management ...Read More

 

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