Covenants not to compete: Recent changes in the lawBy Sherry A. MundorffOctober 2012In determining whether a covenant not to compete clause is valid the courts will look to a three-prong test. First, the limitation on the employee must be necessary to protect the legitimate interest of the practice. Second, the limitation would not impose a hardship on the practitioner signing the contract. Third, the scope of the limitation is reasonable.
The future is almost here?By Anna FridmanDecember 2012The future, at least in the sense of predicting your lifespan and your potential for developing certain diseases, might not be very far off according to leading researchers in the field of genetic testing. But how might this information be used? How might people’s behavior change with the knowledge of new information?
Is reform a reality for women in Saudi Arabia?By Cindy G. Buys & Stephanie MacuibaJune 2012This article provides some background on the Saudi Arabian political and legal systems and on the possibilities for future reforms to expand women’s rights.
Join the Woman2Woman Referral NetworkBy Danielle KaysOctober 2012The referral network Web site serves as a woman to woman referral network for women lawyers and clients seeking assistance with legal matters.
Taking chargeBy Anna FridmanMarch 2012It frequently appears that the male spouses tend to be more heavily involved in the estate planning process; women sometimes take the supporting role and defer to their significant others to make the “right choices.” But it is important to have the conversation about your ultimate vision and make sure that your voice is heard and captured in the estate plan.