Montage Legal Group congratulates all of the Orange County Business Journal’s 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award nominees. Montage Legal Group is honored to be part of such an excellent group of entrepreneurs. Winners will be announced at the 13th Annual Awards Program on March 18, 2014, which will be held at the Hotel Irvine from noon to 2:00 pm. Ryan Steelberg, CEO and Founder of Brand Affinity Technologies, will be the keynote speaker.
Click on the magazine cover below to see the OCBJ 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards Supplement.
On March 3, Montage freelance lawyer, Kandy Williams, will be speaking to clients of Beacon Pointe Advisors on legal issues to consider when forming a new company, including choosing the right entity and avoiding the mistakes typically made by start-up companies. Beacon Pointe Advisors is located in Newport Beach and is one of the largestContinue Reading
by Guest Blogger, Lorie Eber Practicing law is one of the most stressful careers on the planet. We work very long hours, and must be available to clients and colleagues 24/7. Many of us end up neglecting our health as a result. Who has time to go to the gym or prepare healthy meals? But,Continue Reading
By guest blogger, Erica Duran My clients — especially those who are lawyers — usually list “managing email” as their number one distraction or barrier to productivity on a day-to-day basis. You may think that me, being a Certified Professional Organizer®, I would have an elaborate system of virtual file folders to sort and archive allContinue Reading
By David Evered A good deposition can make your case. Solid deposition testimony can win a motion for summary judgment, or can defeat one and save your client’s case. However, a deposition can be transformed into a costly wasted opportunity by a few basic errors. Focusing on tips for taking a good depositions are helpful,Continue Reading
By Krista Kamper How do young lawyers define career success? “Success” used to typically mean employment at an AmLaw 200 law firm, a six-figure salary and five-figure bonuses, partnership within seven to nine years of graduation, a corner office with a spectacular view, and the prospect of rainmaking abilities to sustain you to retirement. WhileContinue Reading
By Erin Giglia It comes as no surprise to anyone that attorneys need clients. Attorneys, especially young attorneys, have the endless and daunting task of building and maintaining a client base in order to grow and succeed in their careers. But how do you get there? Josh Beser‘s answer is two-fold and is fairly simpleContinue Reading
By Chelsea Beser Experienced lawyers are increasingly turning to freelance work as an alternative to traditional practice. Unlike traditional contract attorneys, freelance lawyers assist other lawyers and law firms with substantive, and often high-level, work. Moving to a freelance practice has its challenges, and Emerald Gratz’s article in the Lawyerst – How to Start aContinue Reading
By Carolyn McKitterick Attention, all pro-football fans: I am a long-term member and past president of the Board of the Orange County Bar Foundation. We are local lawyers, jurists and business leaders, with one mission: We raise money to support the gifted and talented Bar Foundation professional staff help at-risk youth stay out of jail,Continue Reading
By Guest Blogger, Veronika Short Let’s start with a hypothetical. You are a California resident, you work in California, and your customers are primarily in California. Your employment contract provides that after you cease working for your employer, you will not work for any competing business of a similar nature to that of your employerContinue Reading