Get Schooled: Top 10 Legal Issues Facing Local Charter Schools

One of the biggest questions we often hear from charter school clients is: what kinds of things does a charter school really need an attorney for?  Here are the top 10 things you should consult with an attorney about relative to the operation of your charter school:...

Bankruptcy Missteps and Misconceptions

It’s easy.  The First Article of the US Constitution directs Congress to make Bankruptcy laws.  Bankruptcy serves a simple purpose – to give “Relief” to Debtors burdened with overwhelming debt.  It is also simple in concept but the process is fraught with many...

Ninth Circuit Rules on the Case of the Monkey Selfie

A cynic in my house once described a selfie as a portrait of a monkey taken by a jackass.  For those of you doing more productive things, like rearranging your sock drawer, you might have missed the case of the monkey selfie.  That case settled last fall but, on April...

Strategies for Home Buyers

As we patiently wait for warmer weather to catch up to last week’s official start of spring, many people are preparing to buy or sell a home. A recent article from housingwire.com notes that the annual jump in home sales starts in March and continues to climb...