Steps in Forming a Tax-Exempt Organization

June 6, 2016

I’ve had a lot of clients asking me lately about making sure they are thinking about forming tax-exempt organizations in the right way. There is a lot that goes into choosing the right entity type and I’d be happy to talk to you at length on the subject. For now, however, I want to outline the basics of the formation of a public charity or private foundation.

Blurred Lines in “Stairway?”

May 26, 2016

You thought you saw the last of the high profile music copyright controversy back in 2015… Another jury will be letting us know how blurry the lines may be between a quintessential piece of classic rock and one of it’s predecessors.

Crowdfunding Your Startup’s First Million

May 26, 2016

News for investors and startups alike: Last Monday a third piece of the JOBS Act rolled out and it’s going to be interesting watching it flourish… or flop. Crowdfund your startup.

(Free) Legal Resource for Artists

May 26, 2016

I am more than a little excited about this organization making a home in San Diego. You should be too – Especially if you are an artist or a lawyer involved in the local arts community.

A few Questions I’ve Answered on Avvo

March 1, 2016

Take a look at the column below! This contains an updated list of the questions I’ve answered on Avvo. Some are relevant to the areas of law in which you’re interested and others aren’t. I always recommend folks on Avvo seek out a consultation with an attorney as I’ve never seen an Avvo question that […]