LawMatters- July 2016

CEO CORNER
A Video Conversation with Christy Wyskiel, Senior Advisor to the President of Johns Hopkins University

LawMatters-images-July_Christy WyskielChristy Wyskiel is the senior advisor to Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels. She runs the Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures group. During her tenure at Johns Hopkins, Christy has focused her efforts on the school’s innovation, commercialization, and technology transfer initiatives...Read More

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Also See: A Video Conversation with David Carberry, CEO of Enradius- Part 3- On Mobile Technology

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Don’t Make the Same Mistake Prince Made, Make Sure that You Have a Will by Maurice Offit

LawMatters-images-July-PrinceA lot of people were surprised that Prince died without a Will. I wasn’t. A poll recently indicated that 64% of Americans don’t have a Will. Why don’t they have one? Well, about 27% said there wasn’t an urgent need for them to make one; 15% said they don’t need one at all, as they mistakenly believed that Wills are only....Read More

Also See: EEOC Guidance Regarding the Protection of Pregnant Employees by Howard Kurman, Esq.

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OFFIT KURMAN PRESENTS
Offit Kurman Attorney Reports in From the Maryland Cannabis Industry Association

LawMatters-images-July-symposiumMaryland is one of several states in the past few years to legalize the sale of medical cannabis, and local entrepreneurs are eager to obtain their licenses. Permission to sell, however, is only one detail among a larger set of challenges, opportunities, and questions facing cultivators, dispensary owners, health care providers, ...Read More

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THE LAWYER IS IN  
Major Decision on Custody and Visitation Issued by MD Court of Appeals by Laurie Wasserman

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On July 7, 2016, the Maryland Court of Appeals issued an important decision changing family law as it pertains to non-parents seeking custody or visitation of children. The Court said that it was correcting a prior law that was clearly wrong and has been undermined by the passage of time, and permitted a de facto parent to petition for....Read More

Also See: Drafting Workable Substance Abuse Policies in a Legal Cannabis Climate

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PLACES TO BE
The Employment Review: Steps to Organize and Maintain Your Employee Records on August 8th

 

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Employers have a variety of obligations regarding the documents they need to gather relating to their employees and how long they should maintain these records. From I9’s to payroll, different laws require different standards for maintaining these records. This webinar will cover these requirements and best practices for remaining compliant. Click here for more information
 

Also see: The Cannabusiness Key Webisode on Aug 4th at 12pm

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SPOTLIGHT ON US
Offit Kurman Attorney Joseph Kelley III Elected to American Health Lawyers Association Task Force Leadership 

 

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Joseph T. Kelley has been gaining prominence in the health care law community. Last month, the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) selected Mr. Kelley, a health care attorney and principal at Offit Kurman, as part of its leadership to help head up the Association’s Behavioral Health Task Force. Days after attending the Leadership Development Program at the AHLA Annual...Read More

 

FOCUS ON THE LAW
How to Implement Employment Policies Without Sacrificing Workplace Culture

 

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Join Management-Side Employment Attorneys 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. Click Here to Download the Webinar