Have a situation you think is not worth the cost of hiring an attorney? You may be surprised to find attorney fees are available. I'm embarrassed to admit that several times throughout my time in school I did not pursue legal action because I was broke, even though I likely should have had would … Continue reading Though Your Claim Be But Little, It Is Fierce – and may be eligible for attorney fees !
~ Written by Mary Tongel ~ A week ago, the firm rolled out a new logo designed by Mike Cagle, a friend and legal colleague. To celebrate, fellow attorneys and collaborators gathered at Apex Bar in Portland to catch up over a few drinks and to celebrate the design. The main design. Generally speaking, small … Continue reading Solo Doesn’t Mean Alone: Collaborating and Contracting as Millennial Entrepreneurs
~ Written by Erica J. Erwin ~ Moving is a hassle. Here are a few ways to limit any surprises and enforce your rights. While renting in Oregon is notoriously competitive, it's often necessary. With renting comes moving, with most people moving between May and September. Understandably, spring and summer are the best times to … Continue reading It’s Moving Season – Watch Out And Protect Yourself
~ Written by Mary Tongel ~ It’s February. You’re only 35% done with your bar course. You are almost sure the numbers are against you. How could you have been so stupid? How could you have done so little? Fallen so far behind? Anxious Brain is there to scold you. Anxious Brain says, “You always … Continue reading Dr. Juris or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bar
~ Written by Erica J. Erwin ~ Recessions and other profession-shifting paradigms (technology, outsourcing, boom/bust) absolutely stink, so I'm obsessed with the idea of insulating my firm. In particular, bartering professional legal services for client services or stuff, without money as a middleman. Of course there are ethical implications of bartering for legal services. On a very … Continue reading Barter for Your Thoughts?
~ Written by Erica J. Erwin ~ When folks talk about how "millennials are ruining xyz" I get defensive. I'm a millennial, so I feel like I know a thing or two. At the end of the day, it comes down to two issues. We're broke from the recession, and risk averse from... the recession. 1. … Continue reading My Two Cents: What Young Adults Really Want in an Attorney
~ Written by Mary Tongel ~ Navajo Nation is resilient. Approximately 32 percent of all homes located in Navajo Nation lack electricity. 31 percent lack indoor plumbing, 86 percent lack natural gas, and 60 percent lack telephone services. While Navajo Nation is the site of three large coal-fired power plants, many homes in the Territory … Continue reading Solar Power Brings Light to Navajo Nation
~ Written by Erica J. Erwin ~ Disclaimer: This Blog/Web Site is made available by the lawyer or law firm publisher for educational purposes only as well as to give you general information and a general understanding of the law, not to provide specific legal advice. By using this blog site you understand that there is … Continue reading Law on a Budget: Cease and Desist Letters and Powers of Attorney