Lawyers’ Fees Be Damned. Why Can’t I Just Use LegalZoom?

At some point, just about every lawyer is asked this question by a client or friend. Why do I need to pay lawyers’ fees to create my LLC, file my trademark, draft my will, etc.? I like to keep things simple. Why can’t I just use LegalZoom or another self-service documentation provider? [Note: This post was […]

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The Effectiveness of a Non-Compete that is “Subject” to an Employment Agreement: Why Legalese Isn’t Always a Waste of Time

Imagine, as I was asked recently, that you were an ex-employee of a company and attempting to determine whether you would prevail in a certain lawsuit. The situation involves a non-competition agreement (non-compete) you signed with a company, and you do not believe you should be bound by it.  The company is suing you to […]

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