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David A. Krueger publishes tax planning analysis

David Krueger is a Tax Planning Advisor in Texas and Colorado at Oakbrook Estate Services.

In his analysis, Colorado & Texas Estate Planner David A. Krueger addresses the issue of estate law tax pursuant to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). READ MORE.

New Tax Law Library Available Online

As a public service, Tax Lawyer Richard Sam Lehman sets up “The Lehman Tax Law Library”

“The Lehman Tax Library” is now available online. The library is a public service and contains all of Mr. Richard Lehman’s tax law articles and videos. In addition, there is a “search” feature that allows users to search the videos and articles by keyword. READ MORE.

Series of Articles on Employment Law

Curt Surls is an Attorney in the areas of Employment Discrimination and Wrongful Termination.

In his first article in his series of employment law articles, Employment Lawyer Curt Surls reviews a recent Supreme Court case that reverses NLRA precedent. READ MORE.

Real Estate Attorney Alerts to Problem of Fraudulent Wire Instructions for Real Estate

William B. Blanchard, Real Estate Attorney in Illinois.

The basic model of the scam is that scammers intercept and replace wire transfer instructions sent via email between the various parties to a real estate transaction. The buyer then wires the funds for the scheduled transaction, only to find that the funds were sent to the scammers’ accounts where they quickly disappeared. READ MORE.

Thinking about Selling your Business?

Richard A. Kranitz is an attorney and business coach in Wisconsin.

Value Builder representatives can coach and counsel the company on implementing a series of improvements to their business that will make it more attractive to a buyer and ultimately will attract better purchase offers at higher prices.  READ MORE.

More than 70,000 people have signed Corvain Cooper Petition

The highest court of the United States is right now considering whether to hear the appeal of Corvain Cooper (“grant a writ of certiorari”), who has been sentenced to life in prison for non-violent marijuana offenses under the so-called “Three Strikes Law.” The petition was filed by his attorney Patrick Megaro, who has been representing him pro bono. READ MORE.

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Orange County Register publishes Expose about Corvain Cooper life sentence for marijuana offenses

The Orange County Register, Expose about Corvain Cooper, sentenced to life for marijuana offenses.

The Orange County Register published a detailed analysis of the case of Corvain Cooper, whose only hope to ever get released from prison is a clemency grant by President Trump or a review by the U.S. Supreme Court.  READ MORE.

Wisconsin Business Attorney & Coach Richard Kranitz publishes series of business coaching articles

Wisconsin Business Attorney & Coach Richard Kranitz publishes series of business coaching articles.

Motivational and instructional articles were developed during Richard Kranitz’ work as business coach for commercial businesses and their managers. READ MORE.

K. Todd Wallace is a featured presenter at ASHRM

Attorney K. Todd Wallace, Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management (ASHRM) Annual Conference.

K Todd Wallace is the legal update presenter at Acadiana SHRM's Annual Conference and Expo in Lafayette, Louisiana, discussing significant legal challenges facing HR professionals. READ MORE.

Florida Attorney Magdalena Cuprys publishes the first article in her instructional series

Florida Attorney Magdalena Cuprys publishes the first article in her instructional series.

Magdalena Cuprys, Esq. addresses and explains the problem of immigration consequences that may unintentionally result from a plea of guilty or nolo contendere in the first article of her series of Instructional Articles. READ MORE.

Tax: “Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” (OVDP) ending September 28, 2018

Richard Sam Lehman, Tax Lawyer based in Florida, September 28, 2018 deadline hidden assets.

For only a short time longer, taxpayers with such foreign bank accounts have the opportunity to report such accounts and come into compliance (with reduced penalties) under the IRS “Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” (OVDP). OVDP is a voluntary disclosure program for taxpayers who have hidden foreign bank accounts, and wish to avoid potential criminal liability and/or substantial civil penalties.  READ MORE.

As a public service, Criminal Lawyer Patrick Megaro sets up “The Megaro Criminal Law Library”

Patrick Megaro, “The Megaro Criminal Law Library” is now available online.

Patrick Megaro, a respected Criminal Lawyer based in Orlando, Florida, announced today that “The Megaro Criminal Law Library” is now available online. The library is a public service and contains all of Mr. Megaro’s Criminal law articles and videos. In addition, there is a “search” feature that allows users to search the videos and articles by keyword. READ MORE.

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U.S. Court of Appeals schedules hearing in case of controversial shooting of unarmed Jayvis Benjamin

U.S. Court of Appeals schedules oral hearing in case of controversial shooting of Jayvis Benjamin

An appeal involving the shooting of Jayvis Benjamin will be heard by the Court of Appeals (In 2013, a police officer in Decatur, Georgia shot and killed the unarmed college student). READ MORE.

Law Firm announces Essay Competition in Honor of the late Criminal Defense Attorney Deron Castro

Attorney Patrick Michael Megaro announces the creation of the Deron Castro Memorial Scholarship.

Deron Castro, a New York criminal defense attorney par excellence, departed this Earth too soon and too suddenly in late July 2018.  In his honor, Halscott Megaro, P.A. will be hosting its Annual Essay Writing Competition. READ MORE

Law Firm offers unique "fixed fee" General Counsel services for SMEs

Website of Law Firm Wallace Meyaski, K. Todd Wallace

 The New Orleans Law Firm of Wallace Meyaski, LLC has announced that they are offering designated General Counsel legal services for an agreed-upon "fixed fee" for small and mid-sized companies.  Affords small and mid-sized companies on a budget access to legal advice without large retainer of hourly billings. READ MORE.

Wire transfer scams now the Number 1 insurance claim category for title companies

Wire transfer scams is now the Number 1 insurance claim category for title companies.

Illinois Real Estate commented that the loss of funds due to wire transfer scams is now the Number 1 insurance claim category for title companies, escrow closing services and their attorney/agents.  READ MORE.

Vert Properties Wins Bid to Buy 56-Acre Prickett Nursery in Mantua Township, New Jersey

Vert Properties, Inc. won the bid for Prickett Nursery and Garden Center in Mantua, New Jersey. The company was represented in this transaction by Frank A. Lauletta of the law firm Lauletta Birnbaum. The 56-acre property has been owned and operated as a nursery by the Prickett Family since 1876.  READ MORE

New "Bread Me" Franchise Concept

Bread Me, new location in Rockville Maryland (Dong Kwon Choi, Mihyun Bae, Managers).

It started with a simple idea of a deli with freshly bread baked on the premises - Bread Me in Quantico, Virginia. The idea has caught on, and Bread Me is now turning in a franchise concept and opening the next location, this time in Rockville, Maryland. READ MORE.

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Attorney K. Todd Wallace is featured Guest Speaker at NOLA SHRM

Attorney Kenneth Todd Wallace served as the guest speaker at the New Orleans Louisiana (NOLA) Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Legal Perks meeting on July 24, 2018. READ MORE.

The Tax Cut & Jobs Act provides changes and incentives that could create opportunities in New Jersey

Attorney Frank A. Lauletta commented on the potential opportunities for real estate investors.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was enacted on December 22, 2017.  Explains attorney Frank Lauletta: “The Tax Cut and Jobs Act provides changes and incentives  ..." READ MORE.

Noted Florida Immigration Attorney Magdalena Cuprys prevails in appeal against US DHS

 The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) addressed the issue of “legitimate” and “illegitimate” children and related immigration sponsorship issues.  READ MORE.

The IRS “Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” (OVDP) is ending September 28, 2018

Richard Sam Lehman’s FATCA video is at https://www.lehmantaxlaw.com/fatca-streamlined-compliance/

Until now, taxpayers with undeclared foreign bank accounts had an opportunity to report such accounts and come into compliance with reduced penalties under the IRS “Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program” (OVDP).  But soon this program will end. READ MORE.

Eleventh Circuit reverses Police Officer's qualified immunity in "false arrest" case

The Eleventh Circuit reversed a finding of qualified immunity for a police officer who stopped a driver after repeated, unusual lanes changes. Because the driver's actions were not expressly prohibited by law, probable cause for the traffic stop was lacking. READ MORE.

Next Edition of ABA Intellectual Property Deskbook for the Business Lawyer forthcoming

The Fourth Edition of the "Intellectual Property Deskbook for the Business Lawyer: A Transactions-Based Guide to Intellectual Property Law" is forthcoming. READ MORE.

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Book on Online Reputation Management for Lawyers

 Miami-based business consultant Terik Hashmi announced the completion of his book on Online Reputation Management (ORM).  READ MORE.

Lauletta Birnbaum to Expand Incutate Co-Working Facility that enables Start-Up and Small Businesses

Incutate, LLC, is expanding in Southern New Jersey, serves the needs of start-up and emerging growth companies by providing an incubator-type work environment. READ MORE.

Seminar on Online Reputation Management (ORM) for lawyers

Online Reputation Management has become a crucial issue for sole attorney practitioners and small law firms. READ MORE.

ALUPRESS announces Quality Expert Eduardo Correa will join

ALUPRESS, a manufacturer of precision aluminum parts for the U.S. automotive industry, is pleased to announce that Quality Expert Eduardo Cassano Correa is joining its Expert Team.  READ MORE.

Medical Reputation Company hires business consultant Mike Meier

Medical Reputation Management has hired experienced business consultant Mike Meier to assist with their program management. READ MORE.

Panel to discuss workplace investigations, hosted by LACBA

Workplace investigators Ann Fromholz (defense) and Curt Surls (plaintiff) to discuss best practices

Come join our panel of experienced attorney workplace investigators Ann Fromholz (defense) and Curt Surls (plaintiff) to discuss best practices for conducting a workplace investigation.  The materials and discussion will provide practical pointers on a wide variety of topics. READ MORE.

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Request to U.S. Supreme Court for Corvain Cooper who has been Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

Attorney Patrick Megaro has filed a petition in Supreme Court seeking review of Corvain Cooper's life sentence for marijuana offenses. READ MORE.

Florida Immigration Attorney Martha Cuprys prevails against DHS

Over the objections of DHS, attorney Martha Cuprys prevailed in a disputed asylum case and got relief for her client. READ MORE.

Success of Law Firm's Commercial Apprenticeship Program

  

Philadelphia Area Law Firm reflects upon the success of its eight-year-old Commercial Law Apprenticeship Program that represents a new approach to introducing young lawyers to the profession and business of law. READ MORE.

New series of six videos on the impact of “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017”

Tax Attorney Richard Lehman, Florida

Richard Lehman of Lehman Tax Law announced the release of the first of the six videos which will reflect on all the changes that resulted from the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” (also referred to as “Trump Tax Cuts”). Each of the six videos represents an important subject regarding the Internal Revenue Code and they will be relevant to many taxpayers, both foreign and domestic. READ MORE.

Game changing “Real Estate Commissions and Title Insurance Services for a Flat Fee” in Illinois

William B. Blanchard real estate attorney and general counsel for Gaia Title, Inc. spoke about a game-changing development of great significance to Realtors® and title agents in Illinois. READ MORE.

In case you needed a reminder to carefully plan your Estate ....

Richard Ehrlich, a highly respected Estate Planning specialist in Florida, commented on the recent decision of the District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fourth District, in a dispute over a gentleman’s estate. READ MORE.

Not so New, but in Case You Missed It

New Blog on Employment Law

Employment Law Specialist Curt Surls in California has set up a blog to discuss complex employment-related issues. READ MORE.

Based on recent Supreme Court Case in Pereira v. Sessions, affected persons may need legal advice

In this important decision, the Supreme Court pondered whether the stop-time rule is triggered when the government serves a non-citizen with a document that is labeled “Notice to Appear” but fails to specify either the time or place of the removal proceedings. READ MORE.

Renowned Criminal Defense Attorney Patrick Megaro wins post-conviction relief for client

Halscott Megaro PA announced that attorney Patrick Megaro has won a Post-Conviction Relief Petition for his client Altariq Coursey. Mr. Coursey was  convicted and sentenced to 22 years. READ MORE

Yes, you can do good as a lawyer

Lauletta Birnbaum Law Firm Raises $10,000 for a non-profit Children’s Charity. READ MORE.

UK-Bahamas court case on disputed real estate

District of Columbia Circuit rejects Belize's immunity claim since exchanges at issue were basically the offer of land and thus commercial in nature. READ MORE.

Renowned tax attorney Richard Lehman starts blog on complex Tax Problems

Boca Raton, Florida - Renowned tax attorney Richard Lehman starts blog on complex Tax Problems. READ MORE

Noteworthy Court Decisions (Domestic & International)

Personal Injury

Fort Myers attorney Sarah Cox wins significant personal injury case. READ MORE.

Real Estate

U. K. Privy Counsel surveys judgment of Bahamas Court of Appeal and objects disappointment of Florida chapter 11 judge to watch global comity when it entered orders that indicated to drop requests of Bahamas court relating to offer of Bahamas land. READ MORE.

Estate Planning

Maryland Court of Appeals rules that Convention between United States of America and Federal Republic of Germany for Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Estates, Inheritances and Gifts does not supersede state limitations period for seeking refunds of Maryland Inheritance and Estate taxes. READ MORE.

Employment Law

In reviewing consolidated cases and applying balancing tests, European Court of Human Rights finds in one case that the United Kingdom failed to adequately protect the complainant’s right to manifest her religion at the workplace; the Court finds no violation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the other consolidated cases. READ MORE.

Immigration Law

Second Circuit addresses novel issues under Hague Child Abduction Convention, including whether separating a child from autism therapy is sufficiently grave to trigger exceptions to the general rule that children wrongfully removed or retained should be returned to their country of habitual residence. READ MORE.

Tax Law

Swiss Administrative Court agrees with U.S. taxpayer that bank data does not have to be provided to IRS despite assistance agreement between Switzerland and the U.S.; to justify disclosure, Swiss‑U.S. Double Taxation Convention requires affirmative fraudulent acts, not just mere inaction. READ MORE.

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