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Draw the Law: Separate Entities, You and Your Business

“Draw the Law” is a weekly short post where I try to visualize a legal concept.  It is designed to be helpful to the laymen and for a quick understanding.  For the next several posts I will be detailing organizing and operating a business. Last week I discussed the limited liability shield of certain business entities.  This […]

New Law in the Brief: Act 37 of 2011 Hawaii State Legislative Session

Act 37: Permitting Hawaii Nonprofit Boards to Take Actions by Ballot and Electronic Voting, Use of Electronic Notice, and Conduct of Meeting by Teleconference Business Impact: The purpose of Act 37 is really to modernize the way Hawaii nonprofit corporation boards operate and handle their affairs.  Basically, it allows nonprofit directors to use electronic communications […]

Draw the Law: The Limited Liability Shield

“Draw the Law” is a weekly short post where I try to visualize a legal concept.  It is designed to be helpful to the laymen and for a quick understanding.  For the next several posts I will be detailing organizing and operating a business. What is Limited Liability? Limited liability means that a business owner’s […]

New Law in the Brief: Act 34 of the 2011 Hawaii Legislative Session

Act 34: Protecting Gender Expression or Identity in the Workplace Business Impact: Act 34 prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression as a matter of public policy, specifically with regards to employment.  Basically, if you or the work environment you foster is insensitive to gender expression or identity of your employees, you […]

‘Justice Delivered in All Sizes’ CB Article

Please check out my contributor article about how we can better serve justice in Hawaii and also follow Civil Beat.  They are a great civic investigative forum of news and insight into the daily beat of Hawaii. The Links: My article Civil Beat Main Page LATEST UPDATE (5/5/11 @ 5:01PM): KHON2 also posted a little […]

KHON2 Actionline Topics Schedule

For the rest of this week (May 2 – 6) the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Hawaii State Bar Association will be volunteering at the phones of KHON2’s Actionline. We are covering the following topics on the following days from 11AM – 1PM: Monday – Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Consumer Protection Tuesday – Divorce, Child […]

Ab initio

From the beginning of my pursuit of a legal career I have been highly addicted to using social media to organize and set-up events.  I see no reason why lawyers should not embrace the the sharing of information in a medium that their clients readily use on a daily basis.  The number one complaint by […]