Contract Drafting, Review, and Negotiation

Contract, agreement, or document? All of the above!

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Contract, agreement, or document? All of the above!

Sometimes, clients come to me to beef up informal arrangements they have made for business ventures.  Often the parties are friends, and my client doesn't want to scare his or her friend/business partner with a lengthy legal document.  A client will sometimes request "just something showing our agreement, not a formal contract."  The truth is though, these terms are interchangeable.

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Seasons of Work: Summer File Cleanup and Memories

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Seasons of Work

During the slight summer lull, I like to keep abreast of the latest legal developments by attending Continuing Legal Education Classes (“CLE”s) and doing a tiny bit of business planning. I know most lawyers’ tendencies are to garner as many billable hours as possible, but once in a blue moon I do work “on” my business rather than “in” my business, as so many business consultants and advisors have recommended over the years. Last week the Denver Bar Association presented a slew of programs as part of Membership Appreciation week, in order to educate us lawyers and get us excited about remain

Strategic Partnerships and Employees vs Independent Contractors

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Employees vs ICs

I spoke yesterday to the WBEC-West about Strategic Alliances.  We discussed the term "Partnership" and alternatives including Strategic Alliance, Joint Venture, and Teaming Agreement.  Due to technical difficulties, the audio on the video recording of the presentation didn't come out well, but I made *this video* (my first ever!) to answer some questions that came up during the talk.  Let me know what you think!