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CEO CORNER
A Video Conversation with Michelle Pujadas, Founder and Co-CEO of Zer0 to 5ive

LawMattersNov2015images_0to5Michelle Pujadas is the founder and co-CEO of Zer0 to 5ive, a marketing and communications firm based in Philadelphia, with offices in New York and Pittsburgh. Since 1999, Zer0 to 5ive has helped clients in industries like education, financial services, healthcare, and consumer products build their brands, learn new technologies, and stand out in the marketplace. ...Read More

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Also See: A Video Conversation with Jason Kaplan, CEO of Milestone Sports 

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
What Can Happen If You Do Not Do Proper Estate Planning by Herb Fineburg, Esq

LawMattersNov2015images_estateplanningLegal sources show “estimates that probate costs American families $2.0 Billion a year – $1.5 Billion of which goes to attorney’s fees.” In order to avoid probate and for other reasons, the most commonly used trust in America is now the revocable trust. The revocable trust avoids the probate of your assets titled in the name of your revocable trust...Read More

Also See: An Organizer’s Dream, But a Potential Estate Planning Nightmare by Maurice Offit, Esq.

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OFFIT KURMAN PRESENTS
Ed Talks: Real Estate Tenant Letters of Intent (LOIs) – 10 Negotiation Tips by Ed Bloom, Esq. 

LawMattersNov2015images_edtalksWelcome to “Ed Talks,” a new video series by Offit Kurman business and real estate attorney Ed Bloom. In these short, 5–10 minute segments, Ed dissects real estate-related legal topics to offer practical, easy-to-grasp advice for tenants, landlords, developers, business owners, and anyone else who may be involved in a real estate transaction...
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Also See: Offit Kurman Attorney Mike Mercurio Serves On Dissecting The Deal Panel Discussion

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THE LAWYER IS IN  
The Ever-Changing Landscape as Amended by the Affordable Care Act by Theodore P. Stein, Esq.

LawMattersNov2015images_ERISALast year, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act known as ERISA celebrated its 40th anniversary. But ERISA is anything but a static law. Each year, it is changed by Congress, federal regulations or the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2010, a sea change in ERISA occurred when Congress enacted the Affordable Care Act, which amended ERISA and other federal statutes....Read More

Also See: Protect Your Company Name 
by
Jon Wachs, Esq.

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PLACES TO BE
Legal Lunch with Laura–Tuesday December 15 

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Join management-side employment attorney and Jim Randisi of Randisi & Associates, as they discuss the workplace landscape now that Maryland has legalized the use of medical marijuana. Click here for more information

Also see: Objective Rally Point Veteran Holiday Dinner on December 10th with Medal of Honor Selectee CPT Florent “Flo” Groberg 

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SPOTLIGHT ON US
Ed Bloom Named Chair Of Real Estate Practice Group

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Offit Kurman has appointed Edward A. Bloom chair of the firm’s Real Estate Law and Transactions practice group. Effective December 1st, Mr. Bloom will oversee more than a dozen real estate attorneys across the firm’s nine Mid-Atlantic offices...Read More

Also See: Linda Ostovitz Elected As Secretary For The Maryland Chapter Of The American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers

Also see: Offit Kurman’s John Raftery Received PMA’s Distinguished Service Award

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FOCUS ON THE LAW
Elyse Strickland Comments on Structured Settlement Buyouts

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The Nov. 4 editorial “Better safeguards for lawsuit payouts” endorsed rules proposed by Maryland’s judicial review committee that would expand regulation of Maryland’s settlement purchasing industry to ensure transparency and protection of people...Read More

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