In what seems to be a battle between old school and new technology, Seattle taxi drivers are engaged in business litigation with UberX, whose web app enables anyone with a car to offer paid driving services. According to a recent GeekWire article, the Western Washington Taxi Cab Operators Association acknowledges they have taken a financial…

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.

There’s a debate raging on about how fair non-competition agreements are and how to find the right balance between protecting employers’ valuable information and fostering entrepreneurship. The basic issue is the fact that employees are exposed to valuable data while working for an employer, including client lists, processes, marketing strategies, financials, and more. This is…

Just want to give a nod of thanks to our Seattle clients by celebrating the community and culture with this infographic. What do you consider your “Specifically-Seattle Qualities”? Add yours to the comments below.

Every business owner needs to have insurance to protect themselves if something happens on the premises. Along with this, certain professions need liability waivers if an injury, physical or mental, may occur. This includes gyms, doctors’ offices, and individuals like life coaches. The waiver serves many purposes, which you can discuss in depth with your…

Marijuana is very much in the news these days. Washington and Oregon both have begun move toward legitimizing marijuana dispensaries under state law. While we embrace this progress as it will help thousands of suffering people get treatment they cannot get elsewhere, we cannot help you set up a marijuana dispensary. No matter what happens…

If you’re not a business attorney but you have a business litigation case, you’ll need to trust an expert. Since you don’t have legal knowledge though, how do you know if your attorney is using the right strategy? Their strategy could mean the difference between winning and losing. We have our own strategic approach based…

Some people just seem to be possessed of an entrepreneurial spirit, and everybody always seems to know someone with a great idea who turned it into a fortune practically overnight. Unfortunately, fast money and effortless business success are more myth than reality. It’s surprisingly easy to make mistakes when starting your own business, as the…

While Portland and Seattle are often considered by non-residents to be fairly similar – same rainy weather, same love of coffee and beer and farm-to-table cuisine, same commitment to the environment and affection for technology – people in the Pacific Northwest understand just how dissimilar they can be. Which city would be a better choice…

Perhaps your business has been running smoothly for some time, or you have just discovered an opportunity that has too much potential to pass up. Whatever the cause, your company seems primed to grow. How though do you expand your business without risking the solid foundation you’ve worked so hard to create? A business attorney…