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Vicki P. on ContractsCounsel
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June 30, 2023

Vicki P.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Danville, Pennsylvania
25 Yrs Experience
Licensed in PA, WI
Regent University School of Law

Vicki graduated from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1996. She is a licensed attorney. She has been admitted to Wisconsin since 1998 and Pennsylvania since 1999.

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Antonella C.

Owner/Managing Partner
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Pennsylvania
15 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, PA
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden

I am a business transactional & trademark attorney with 15 years experience in the law firm and in-house settings. I am barred in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I currently own my own practice serving businesses and entrepreneurs with business transactional and IP law.

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Kenneth G.

Partner
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Washington, DC
17 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, PA
Georgetown University

I build legal solutions which create extraordinary value for my clients. I am a partner in Alliance Law Firm International PLLC in Washington. My specialties include tax, wealth management, estates, corporations/business, venture capital, private equity, and natural resources. Prior to practicing law, I had a decade-long career in international private equity and investment banking. I have worked on building and managing companies in technology, energy, materials, retail, and natural resources. I am licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania. I have degrees from the Georgetown University Law Center (JD) and the Yale School of Management (MBA).

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Angela H.

Attorney/Owner
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Pennsylvania
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, PA
University of Dayton

Angela Hayden is an accomplished and driven attorney with a diverse professional background that sets her apart. Having served as a former Assistant Public Defender in Allegheny County, Angela acquired invaluable expertise in navigating the complexities of the criminal justice system. Her trial experience spans a wide range of cases, from minor retail theft to complex criminal homicide, demonstrating her ability to deliver successful outcomes for her clients. Prior to her focus on criminal defense, Angela honed her skills in public policy and political consulting through her work with both the Pennsylvania and United States House of Representatives. This experience provided her with a deep understanding of the intricacies of public policy and the ability to offer strategic guidance to clients. Angela's career also took her to a civil defense firm, where she traveled across the country, defending clients in litigation. This experience enhanced her ability to handle complex civil matters and strengthened her litigation skills. In addition to her expertise in criminal defense and civil litigation, Angela has demonstrated her proficiency in employment law, providing guidance and consultation to small businesses and non-profit organizations. Her keen insight into employment law matters ensures that businesses operate within legal boundaries while fostering a positive work environment. Furthermore, Angela is a licensed realtor, well-versed in residential real estate transactions. This additional knowledge allows her to offer comprehensive legal support to clients involved in real estate matters, ensuring their interests are protected throughout the process. Angela holds a degree from Hampton University and obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton School of Law. She is pursuing a Master of Business Administration. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, demonstrating her commitment to providing exceptional legal services in multiple jurisdictions. With her extensive experience and passion for achieving favorable outcomes for her clients, Angela Hayden is a dedicated advocate ready to guide you through your legal journey.

Alan W. on ContractsCounsel
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May 24, 2023

Alan W.

Attorney
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
42 Yrs Experience
Licensed in PA
South Texas School of Law - Houston

40 years practicing most areas of commercial real estate and commercial real estate financing: heavy emphasis on reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial shopping center leases, agreements of purchase and sale, title and survey, letters of intent, closing documents, lease amendments, lease terminations, etc

Daniel K. on ContractsCounsel
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August 9, 2023

Daniel K.

Founder and Managing Partner
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Chicago
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in IL, NJ, PA
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law.

My practice focuses on business and commercial litigation. I have worked with companies of all sizes from sole member LLCs to those in the Fortune 500. I've advised clients on mergers, equity issuances, commercial transactions, joint ventures, employment issues, and non-competition. I've also drafted and negotiated the underlying agreements for these transactions and more.

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August 27, 2023

Veronica B.

Attorney
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Haddonfield, NJ
36 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, PA
Widener University School of Law

I am fully licensed attorney in New Jersey & Pennsylvania. Practicing law for 29+ yrs, I've tried over civil 120 jury trials; as Plaintiff & Defendant. My success rate is 85%. People need a practical, common sense approach to solving legal issues. I have assisted in establishing 226 businesses in over 22 countries, my experience runs gamut of reviewing commercial contracts for completeness & legal protection for the parties. I have procured & drafted contracts & agreements for municipalities, charitable organizations, start ups & more. I manage 3 LLC's in Florida. Wills & Estates is another practice area. The best way to get to know me & my legal services is to reach out & start a conversation.

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September 7, 2023

Sashi S.

Corporate Counsel
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Pittsburgh, PA
18 Yrs Experience
Licensed in PA
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Credible history in navigating complex legal landscapes to deliver strategic solutions that optimize employee benefits programs and healthcare compliance. Demonstrated mastery in interpreting and applying ERISA, HIPAA, and ACA regulations, safeguarding client interests, and minimizing legal risks. Remarkable background in advising diverse clientele, ranging from corporations to healthcare providers, on intricate regulatory frameworks, compliance strategies, and litigation support. Adept at crafting innovative strategies, providing expert guidance, and driving compliance with unwavering precision. Skilled in leveraging unique skill set that combines medical knowledge and technological proficiency to address multifaceted challenges at intersection of healthcare and technology. Exceptional project management skills with track record of contributing to high-impact initiatives. Accomplished in drafting and negotiating contracts, mitigating legal risks, and streamlining processes.

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September 11, 2023

Nathan C.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Lancaster, PA
17 Yrs Experience
Licensed in PA
University of Nebraska

I have 14 years civil litigation experience. My practice has included personal injury litigation, contract review, criminal law, family law, and estate planning.

Melody P. on ContractsCounsel
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October 5, 2023

Melody P.

Managing Partner / Owner
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Williamsport, PA
19 Yrs Experience
Licensed in PA
Duquesne University

I have been practicing law since 2005 and am licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. I started in Pittsburgh, PA and then moved to Williamsport in 2007 where I have practiced family law almost exclusively since. I am the managing partner /owner of Protasio & Jasper, P.C. I have had multiple Pennsylvania Supreme Court family law cases that have changed the law in Pennsylvania. I pride myself on being able to arm clients with information so that they can make informed decisions about their case.

Dimitry K. on ContractsCounsel
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November 14, 2023

Dimitry K.

Managing Partner
Free Consultation
Philadelphia
16 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, PA
Rutgers School of Law-Camden

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Dimitry Alexander Kaplun had been involved with many industries and professions, and helped manage, create, and advise a wide range of businesses around the world. While at Drexel University as a computer science major, he became an NASD licensed representative and was employed by Fortune 100 insurance companies, including Prudential, AIG, and NY Life, first specializing in financial investments for life and annuity products, and then expanding his expertise to mutual finds, stocks, environmental insurance, and real property. Due to his technical expertise and a clear understanding of business rules, he was soon brought on board to help assist those companies with coding their interface for the Y2K switch. Soon after switching his major to business, Mr. Kaplun worked for a telecommunication service company first in quality assurance and then as a database programmer and developer, with sole and exclusive responsibilities for a multitude of warehouses located around the continental United States. Working on-site and from the company headquarters, he was responsible for streamlining processes for internal departments while fulfilling the quickly changing needs to the company clients, most notably Verizon Wireless. Mr. Kaplun opened his practice in 2008. Prior to starting his practice, he worked as a paralegal instructor for Prism Career Institute, creating the lesson plans for the whole program and focusing his instruction on substantive and procedural laws for general practitioners. Mr. Kaplun also worked as an associate for The Law Office of Keith Owen Campbell PC, focusing on Family and Matrimonial Law, and assisted the law firm of Jeffrey Neu and Associates in securities research as well as various contact and sales agreements, mainly online reseller agreements. He currently focuses his energy on representing individuals and companies in liability insulation, contracts and business agreements, and other legal concerns that crop up in the regular operation of doing business.

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February 10, 2024

Ann D.

Attorney
Free Consultation
greater Philadelphia area
32 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, PA
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY BEASLEY SCHOOL OF LAW PHILADELPHIA, PA

Ann R. Dougherty, Esquire practices in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey with over 25 years of experience and has taught legal writing at the Delaware Law School of Widener University. Ann’s experience includes general liability, commercial property and bad faith insurance coverage litigation. Ann has successfully represented corporations in declaratory judgment matters concerning environmental and asbestos exposure, handled excess recoveries, comprehensive claim reviews and negotiated cost sharing agreements. She has also represented religious organizations including risk management strategies. In addition to practicing law, Ann also teaches introductory Philosophy and Ethics courses. Ann is a member of the Philanthropic Educational Organization for Women and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She has served on the Boards of the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic for Delaware and the Wilmington Ballet Academy.

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Employment Legal Questions and Answers

Employment

Severance Agreement

Connecticut

Asked on Jun 22, 2023

Severance agreement accounting treatment?

I recently accepted a severance package from my employer. I am unsure of how to account for the payment I received in my taxes. I have looked into the specifics of the agreement and it does not provide any guidance on how to handle the payment. I would like to understand the proper accounting treatment for this payment so that I can accurately prepare my taxes.

Thomas L.

Answered Jun 23, 2023

Severance payments are taxed as ordinary income.

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Employment

Employment Contract

Florida

Asked on Feb 23, 2023

Do I have to provide my employees with a paycheck stub?

We find employee pay stubs laying around in the warehouse and left in company vehicles

Diane D.

Answered Mar 21, 2023

Florida doesn't require employers to provide a pay stub with a paycheck, nor do they have to offer them in electronic format. Pay stub legislation in Florida instead defaults to federal laws under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Employment

Noncompete Agreement

Washington

Asked on Jul 25, 2023

Noncompete agreement and public policy?

I recently accepted a job offer with a new employer who asked me to sign a noncompete agreement. I am concerned that the agreement may not be in line with public policy and wanted to get a professional opinion from a lawyer to make sure I am not putting myself in a difficult situation.

Merry A.

Answered Aug 8, 2023

If you are in Washington State, where I'm licensed, as opposed to D.C., please let me know what kind of help you are looking for - have you already signed the agreement? I've been a WA State attorney for nearly 38 years, and specialize in employment law.

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Employment

Physician Employment Agreement

Florida

Asked on Jul 7, 2023

Are physician employment agreements required?

I am a physician who is considering a new job opportunity. I have been presented with an employment agreement, but I am unsure if I am legally obligated to sign it. I am looking for guidance on the legality of physician employment agreements and whether or not I am required to sign one.

Daniel D.

Answered Jul 18, 2023

Physician employment agreements are not required by Law but that does not mean they are not required by the Employer. Employers have these agreements in place to set the terms of the employment regarding salary, length of employment and any other relevant terms that they want the employee to agree to. But, that also means you as the employee could negotiate provisions into the agreement that you want if the employer is willing to put them in. You legally don't have to sign one, but your future employer can still require a signed agreement. Before you sign anything you should make sure you understand the terms and provisions of the agreement.

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Employment

Employment Agreement

Florida

Asked on Sep 2, 2021

Can an employer fire an employee while the employee out on sick leave

I am out on sick leave. can I resign my job?

Forest H.

Answered Sep 21, 2021

Good morning, Florida is an "at-will" state (with a few limited exceptions). Depending on the size of the employer, you may be subject to FMLA protections. Otherwise, unless there is an employment contract in place, an employee can quit at any time and an employer can fire an employee at any time. Unless the reason for the firing is illegal, such as a protected class or whistleblower protection, you can be fired while on sick leave.

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