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Business in the Time of Covid19

As of March 16, 2020, everyone has been urged to work from home, if possible, and it is likely to last several weeks, or even months. Here are some things Read More

You Gotta Admit, It’s Getting Better

One of the few things that every political persuasion agrees upon is that “everything sucks.” But could that be because we haven’t noticed real improvements around the world? A few Read More

Boilerplate Protects Your Business

Do you know the term “boilerplate language?” Some people don’t.  The legal term “boilerplate,” is used for terms used again and again. It derives from the sturdiness and protection of Read More

Credit Card Surcharges Will Soon Be Legal in California

By: Andrew K Jacobson [caption id="attachment_2499" align="alignright" width="346"] (Sur) Charge![/caption] A group of California small businesses have successfully challenged California’s long-time ban on credit card surcharges. However, for the moment, they are Read More

Startups and Trademarks

You and your friends have discussed, with increasing enthusiasm, your idea for a new business. Maybe you want to produce an app, or maybe a restaurant pairing different cuisines. You Read More

21st Century Law

August 10, 2017. By: Andrew K Jacobson The California Supreme Court will be deciding if it will lower the admissions standards for the  State Bar. California currently has one of the highest Read More

AV Preeminent: Andrew Jacobson Receives Peer Review Rating™ for Bay Oak Law from Martindale-Hubbell®

This just in -- Martindale-Hubbell has just given Andy Jacobson the "AV Preeminent" Rating for Business Law, Intellectual Property, and Labor and Employment. That is the highest rating available for Read More

Way Ahead of You, Mr. President

A big drag on the health of the economy is labor mobility – or rather, the lack of it. People trapped in jobs that they don’t want to be in Read More

A Skull Full of Mush

by: Andrew K Jacobson [gallery columns="4" ids="1689"]   The New York Timesrecently featured an article  on Oakland’s own Sustainable Economies Law Center, which helps prospective lawyers apprentice with a lawyer for a Read More

Foiling the Hyenas

by: Andrew K Jacobson Biologists assure us that scavengers are an important part of the ecosystem, because they consume the carrion so that the material can enter the food chain again. In Read More

Employment Law Update - How up to date are you?

By Daniel Richardson   Is your employee handbook up to date? An up to date employee handbook is important because it outlines for the employee the employer’s policies and procedures as well Read More

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