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How Adam's Ugly Mug Helped Raise Nearly $4,000 For Breast Cancer Patients

What started as a visit to a friend quickly turned into a mug with a mission. Learn how a group of friends raised nearly $4,000 to support breast cancer patients.

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Non-Disclosure Agreements - What You Need To Know

All business owners have to share confidential information from time to time in order to maintain and grow their businesses. When the success of your product depends on ideas, processes, or other information that you have developed and your competitors don’t have, you should have a non-disclosure agreement available.

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Salary Vs. 1099: How Should I Hire?

Once a business starts growing, there will eventually be a need to hire one or more workers on a part-time or full-time basis. Before hiring anyone, a business owner should examine the current and projected needs of the business and look at the legal implications of different categories of workers, including full time employees, part time employees, and independent contractors.

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Legal Issues in Hiring and Firing Employees

Hiring employees for your growing business is a bit more complicated than simply handing out uniforms and letting them go to work. Federal and state regulations can affect every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Consult an attorney before hiring or firing an employee in order to avoid costly lawsuits.

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Client Success: Madeline's Dining and Events

From the distinct smell of cedar to the charming and memorable atmosphere, Crowley’s Restaurant & Lounge had long been a staple in our city’s southwest side. And thanks to Erie natives Justin and Jessica Herring, that legacy lives on as the newly rebranded Madeline’s Dining & Events.

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Meet The Newest Member of Our Team: Attorney Michael Kilmer

From PIttsburgh to Erie to Erie Business Law, Attorney Michael Kilmer began his journey as a business lawyer in 2010. And as of April 22, we’re happy to announce that he’s joined our firm as Senior Associate of Business and Real Estate Law.

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Legal Issues In Acquiring A Business

If you fail to do your homework before buying an existing business, you may find that you have purchased more than you bargained for. An investment of time and money early on can make the difference between the success and failure of your new business.

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Williams & Jorden Named To Super Lawyers' Rising Stars

Attorneys Adam J. Williams and Matthew B. Jorden have been named to the 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Lawyer When Starting a Business

Business start-up advice is easy to find, but when your livelihood is at stake, you may need a professional.

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Meet Drew!

Have you met the attorney who joined our firm in February 2018? Learn more about his story by clicking the link below.

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