Ser & Associates Blog
Many new business owners overlook the importance of obtaining a trademark for their business’ name, logo, brand, etc. or decide to put it off for the future.
There are several pitfalls entrepreneurs need to be wary of. Here is a quick glimpse of three legal issues startups need to be aware of from the moment they go into business, and why it is always wise to enlist the help of a licensed attorney.
Ser & Associates is excited to introduce our newest associate, Ileana L. Garcia, Esq. She joined the firm at the start of 2020 as a business law attorney.
Effective January 1, 2020, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) increased the standard salary level which triggers the required overtime pay for exempt employees.
Many small and mid-size businesses don’t have the luxury of being able to afford in-house legal counsel to run things by on a daily basis. Yet, small and mid-size businesses require and deserve high-quality legal services. Enter MYGC|My General Counsel® – the brainchild of Lillian A. Ser, Esq., founder of Ser & Associates.
As I prepare to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s this month, I’d like to share with you the “why”.
As a small business owner, there are many legal intricacies that can throw you for a loop. It’s easy to get taken advantage of by partners you thought were friends, landlords, or competitors who claim to own your name.
There is a fine line between being the owner and being the “business”. The difference between them can be blurry. It is important for small business owners to decipher between the two.
Check out the profile, featured in a recent issue as one of the “Top Attorneys in Coral Gables.” Lillian told the mag, “My business owners…inspire and motivate me to do better in my own business.”
In the summer of 2009, like so many others, the Great Recession hit me hard. I was the victim of a lay off from a real estate development firm, where I was in-house counsel…
I watched the newest Marvel installment of Avengers: Endgame with my 13-year-old son who insisted that I re-watch the Avengers: Infinity Wars, which immediately preceded Endgame. As it turns out, the Avengers success in Endgame was a product of a well thought out and perfectly executed plan…
The U.S. Federal Government is the largest consumer of goods and services, but only a staggering 5% of businesses are doing business with the U.S. Government. Government agencies at the local, state, and federal level purchase supplies that include furniture, office...