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Happy 2020! As we enter into a new decade – and our eleventh year as a company – we are still so grateful to provide a platform for freelance lawyers to practice law on their own terms, and to provide law firms with the on-demand legal help they need to grow their firms. While our freelance attorney number have over the past decade, we are also excited to report that we now have three employees…
By Dean Short The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 is now effective.  On January 1, 2020 California residents obtained new rights under the most comprehensive data privacy legislation ever enacted on U.S. soil.  By all accounts the CCPA is applauded by privacy and consumer rights advocates and misunderstood by most businesses that need to comply.  The law has gained national attention due to its broad and sweeping nature and unfortunately the lack of…
By Dean Short The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 is now effective.  On January 1, 2020 California residents obtained new rights under the most comprehensive data privacy legislation ever enacted on U.S. soil.  By all accounts the CCPA is applauded by privacy and consumer rights advocates and misunderstood by most businesses that need to comply.  The law has gained national attention due to its broad and sweeping nature and unfortunately the lack of…
By Dean Short We are within weeks of the most comprehensive data privacy law ever enacted on U.S. soil coming into effect on January 1, 2020.  The California Consumer Privacy Act (or “CCPA”) is sweeping and applies to any company doing business with California consumers[1].  The primary rights granted to California consumers include the rights to know the categories or specific pieces of personal information each company subject to the law has collected…
*Originally posted on Flex Legal by Heather Cross While more and more law firms and in-house legal departments are using freelance lawyers for their overflow work, we are still often asked “What is a freelance lawyer” and “Why would I use one?” To help answer these questions, Heather Cross, a freelance lawyer with Canadian based freelance network, Flex Legal, wrote this helpful blog post “Seven Reasons to Hire a Freelance Lawyer.” We have loved…
*Originally posted on Flex Legal by Heather Cross While more and more law firms and in-house legal departments are using freelance lawyers for their overflow work, we are still often asked “What is a freelance lawyer” and “Why would I use one?” To help answer these questions, Heather Cross, a freelance lawyer with Canadian based freelance network, Flex Legal, wrote this helpful blog post “Seven Reasons to Hire a Freelance Lawyer.” We have loved…
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislative Assembly Bill 5 (“AB5”) into law on September 18th, after much drama and contention between lawmakers and gig economy companies. After 18 months of uncertainty, California worker classification law is finally clear since the landmark Dynamex decision of April, 2018. The Dynamex case radically changed 30 years of worker classification law from the multi-factor test set forth in Borello, to the ABC Test, which essentially eliminated the…
Goli Kalkhoran, host of the Lessons from a Quitter podcast, started her podcast to help people who felt stuck in an unfulfilling career find the tools and motivation to start over and create a life they love. She recently held her first live event in order to provide more support and collaboration for the Lessons from a Quitter community, which included a live recording of the podcast with Laurie Rowen, Pye Jirsa, Sara Rezvanpour Rose,…