Leverage-a-Lawyer Wins Top Honors in as one of the Nation’s Leading Moms in Business

Leverage a Lawyer Wins Top Honors in as one of the Nation’s Leading Moms in Business in a Mom-based Business Competition Hosted By StartupNation.com. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 From among thousands of contestants, Leverage a Lawyer has been ranked 34th in StartupNation.com’s 2012 Leading Moms in Business competition (http://www.startupnation.com/leading-moms-in-business), sponsored by Web.com (http://www.discover.web.com/)…

Leverage-a-Lawyer Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2012

Leverage-a-Lawyer Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2012 Stevie Awards for Women in Business Winners Announced at Event in New York City Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) November 16, 2012 Leverage a Lawyer has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the New Company of the Year category in the 9th annual Stevie Awards for…

Leverage-a-Lawyer Receives Two Bronze Stevies

LEVERAGE-A-LAWYER HONORED AS BRONZE STEVIE® AWARD WINNER IN 2012 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS Winners in first of two ABA awards events were presented on June 18 in New York ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – June 19, 2012 – Leverage-a-Lawyer was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the New Company of the Year category and a Bronze Stevie®…

The Risk of Giving Former Employees References and Why Checking References is Important

Leverage a Lawyer is booming (yay!) and as a result, I’m smack dab in the middle of hiring some new employees right now.  I’ll be honest – I’ve avoided hiring any W2 employees until now.  I’ve only worked with independant contractors in the past and have (until now) gotten away without a full-time employee.  But…

Trademark Shame and How the Truth Will Set You Free

Okay ladies, I’m going to be short and to the point. There seems to be an epidemic in the entrepreneurial community that we need to address.   MANY many of you do not have a proper trademark set up in your business.  And one of two things appear to be going on: 1)  You know that you don’t…

Is Your Legal Foundation Like Microwave Pizza?

A dear friend and colleague of mine recently wrote a blog post that really resonated with me.  Melissa Cassera asked if your PR efforts were like microwave pizza.   In her own words: “Ok, sometimes microwave pizza can be mildly satisfying. But, more often than not, it tastes like a hot pile of garbage. So what does microwave…

Is Your Business in Violation of The New Affiliate Nexus Tax Rules?

As you likely have heard, California passed a new tax law last week that created quite a stir, and resulted in Amazon.com terminating its affiliate program in the state effective immediately. What you may not know, though, is that this type of law – an Affiliate Nexus tax law – could require you (not just…

Copyright dangers lurking in your staff’s work product

Did you know that you might have some serious intellectual property issues lurking in the work product your staff has created for you?  When I say “work product” I mean sales pages, brochures, website copy, logos, videos created for you, white papers, ebooks or even books!  The reality is that you might not even own…

Is Your Website Putting Your Business At Risk?

I love the internet. It is a great leveling force, allowing small businesses to have the same presence at huge corporations. It allows start-ups to reach as wide an audience as multi-national companies. And these days, getting online and having a great looking, user-friendly website is as easy as saying 1-2-3. But before you launch headlong into the…