Attorney Maxwell Christiansen Addresses City of Greenacres for “Mediation Week”

On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019, attorney Maxwell Christiansen of the Law Offices of Paul Burkhart addressed the City of Greenacres on behalf of the ADR Committee for PBCBA. Mayor Joel Flores has proclaimed October 13, 2019 through October 19th, 2019 as “Mediation Week”. The Palm Beach County Bar Association through the ADR Committee seeks to […]

Paul Burkhart is now a licensed Florida Civil Law Notary

The Law Offices of Paul J. Burkhart, PL are proud to announce that Attorney Paul J. Burkhart has been appointed as a Florida Civil Law Notary.  A Civil Law Notary, also known as a Florida International Notary is appointed by the Florida Secretary of State for life. Civil Law Notaries are required to complete extensive […]

Fixing the Sample Music Industry: A Proposal for a Sample Compulsory License

The law of sampling needs a drastic overhaul to fix its present issues. Click here to read a proposal for a sample compulsory license  

Tips for Preventing Small Business Lawsuits

by Jane Haskins, Esq. If you own a small business, you’re probably more worried about cash flow and making the next sale than a possible lawsuit. But small businesses can and do get sued, and the legal fees alone can easily approach $100,000 if your case goes all the way to trial. The impact of a […]

Firm receives 2016 Client Distinction Award

The Firm received the 2016 Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell. Less than 1% of attorney’s are given this honor

Early Adopters

Some startups may find value in hiring in-house lawyers sooner rather than later. by Marlisse Silver Sweeney Corporate Counsel July 2016  

LLC vs. Corporation – Which One is Right for Me?

by Jane Haskins, Esq. Freelance writer So you’re starting a business and you’ve done enough research to know that you should form a business entity. But you may have questions about which is best—LLC or corporation. In fact, what is an LLC? Is an LLC a corporation, or is it something different? Here are some tips and guidelines that will […]

Classifying Workers: Employee or Independent Contractor

Smaill Business News LegalShield Issue 4, April 2015 As a business owner it is your legal responsibility to establish whether the IRS classifies someone working on your company’s behalf as an employee or an independent contractor. Making the wrong determination can have serious financial and legal consequences. The following guide will help you understand the […]

5 Critical Legal Mistakes Your Business Can’t Afford to Make

Small Business News Issue 10 Volume 1 October 2014 Running a small business is complicated. Sometimes important tasks fall through the cracks, which leads to mistakes that could jeopardize your business. Understanding and avoiding these common mistakes may help you avoid major legal complications. If you need any legal assistance call your law firm. Know the […]

Why You Need an Independent Contractor Agreement

LegalShield, Small Business News, August 2014     If you hire an independent contractor, having a written and signed independent contractor agreement allows you to clearly define the roles and responsibilities of your business relationship. An independent contractor agreement may also help you avoid disputes, protect you from liability and keep you out of court. […]