Just as people generally don’t get married with the expectation of getting a divorce, parties seldom enter into partnership agreements with the expectation of ending up in court. Regardless, however, disputes commonly arise in legal partnerships. A solid partnership agreement typically includes alternative dispute resolution and dissolution terms designed to guide partners through an unresolvable…

In a striking example of a major internal dispute within an organization, police lieutenant Rachel Andrew filed a lawsuit against chief Mike Reese and captain of the North Precinct Chris Davis in Portland, Oregon. According to a recent article in the Portland Mercury, the federal civil rights lawsuit claims the two plaintiffs deliberately punished Andrew…

Just want to give some appreciation to our Portland clients by celebrating our culture and community with an infographic. What do you believe to be your “Prominently-Portland Qualities”? Add your ideas to the comments below.

What sorts of trends are ongoing in the business world today? During the winter, as the end of the year approaches, it’s helpful to take a look back at the year that’s just elapsed and see what’s new, as well as to imagine where things might be headed. This winter, it’s clear that a few…

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has just approved Oregon’s first annual liquor license for the food cart pod “Cartlandia,” located on SE 82nd Avenue just off the Springwater Corridor Bike Trail. This move brings a new business opportunity to Oregonians, bringing along with it a new set of legal guidelines to navigate. In Portland’s rich…