LawMatters- October2016

CEO CORNER
A Video Conversation with Michele Tsucalas, Founder of Michele’s Granola
lawmatters-images_micheletsucalasMichele Tsucalas is the founder and owner of Michele’s Granola, a Maryland-based company that bakes and sells handmade, small-batch cereal. The company’s line of products includes multiple flavors of granola as well as muesli and quinoa. As an organization committed to sustainable principles, Michele’s Granola...Read More

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Also See: A Video Conversation with Philip DiMuro, CEO and Co-Founder of Loople


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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

What is an easement and should I give one away? by David Severn, Esq. 
lawmatters-images_easementOne day your next door neighbor approaches you and asks for an easement over your property for a driveway to her house. Should you say, yes, because I want to be a good neighbor, or no because it is my property. As with most legal issues, the answer is “it depends” In the case of your neighbor, your agreement or ...Read More

Also See: New Light On The Horizon For Software Patent Portfolios? by Richard Gilly, Esq.

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SPOTLIGHT ON US
 For Offit Kurman, Philadelphia Is the Next Big Thing
lawmatters-images_tedoffitNearly a decade ago, Offit Kurman planted a flag in Philadelphia, opening an office with one lawyer. Now, the Baltimore-born firm has 30 lawyers in Pennsylvania, after adding three principals to the Philadelphia office in six weeks, and says Philadelphia could become its largest office.Theodore A. Offit, co-founder and managing principal of Offit Kurman....Read More

 

Also see: Offit Kurman Launches Diversity Speaker Series with Inaugural Guest Speaker Kurt Schmoke


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THE LAWYER IS IN  
Questions About An Applicant’s Prior Salary History by Howard K. Kurman, Esq.

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In what may be a signal of a provocative trend in the workplace, on September 14, 2016, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia introduced a bill in Congress entitled the “Pay Equity for All Act of 2016” (the “Act”). Under the bill as introduced, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) would be amended to now...Read More

 

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PLACES TO BE

Asset Protection: Build A Wall Around Your Assets on November 2nd

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The assets that you have worked long and hard to accumulate can be lost within a very short period if they are not properly protected. Good asset protection requires starting early and taking steps to place your assets beyond the reach of frivolous lawsuits or judgments.Join Baltimore-Washington Financial Advisors and Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law on November 2nd  for an asset protection seminar. Click here for more information

Also see: Cyberrisk Policies: What You Need To Know on 11/3

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O|K PRESENTS
Subscribe to the Offit Kurman Podcast- Now Available on Itunes

lawmatters-images_itunesLooking for more business and legal perspectives on your commute, at the gym, around the house, or anywhere you don’t have time to read? Subscribe to the Offit Kurman podcast today to get the latest CEO interviews and more.Offit Kurman is an industry leader in producing thoughtful, up-to-the-minute legal content and conversations with CEOs. The Offit Kurman podcast takes our popular executive interview....Read More

 

 

O|K GIVES BACK
Principal Laurie M. Wasserman Receives 2016 Ten-Year Volunteer Award

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On Wednesday, October 5th Offit Kurman Principal, Laurie M. Wasserman, received the “2016 Ten-Year Volunteer” award in recognition of her outstanding pro bono commitment to Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) clients. For the last ten years, Laurie has accepted at least one pro bono case from MVLS, volunteering her time and expertise as a family law attorney to Marylanders in need. She received the award at MVLS’s annual Celebrate Pro Bono Awards Reception, which was held at the...Read More