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Vote for Sheldon Smith for CNN Hero of the Year

Our client Sheldon Smith, founder of The Dovetail Project, has been named one of the top 10 CNN Heroes of the Year!

To vote for Sheldon, click here.

The purpose of The Dovetail Project is to give young fathers the skills and support they need to be responsible parents and positive role models in their communities.

Congratulations, Sheldon!

By |October 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adjust Your Contract with a Modification Clause

Imagine you are the President of Fruit Factory LLC, and you have just entered into a contract to provide fresh produce to FoodMart Inc. The contract stipulates that the first delivery of the produced must be received by FoodMart no later than October 31st, but due to various factors you become aware that you won’t […]

By |October 14th, 2016|Litigation|0 Comments

Avoiding Unnecessary Risk With The Indemnification Clause

An indemnification clause is a promise that one party will compensate the contract’s other party for specific costs, losses and/or additional third party litigation. This is a crucial point in any client-vendor contract, and one that so often results in litigation suits.

To help avoid costly litigation, below is a brief explanation of indemnification clauses.

The Parties […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jamal Jackson Nominated For 40 Under 40 Game Changers Award

Jackson Corporate Law Office managing partner Jamal Jackson has been nominated for a 40 Under 40 Game Changers award by The Urban Business Roundtable, WVON-AM and Ariel Investments. The annual honor recognizes black business achievers under 40 for their groundbreaking work in their industry and community.

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 29 at […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Selling Advice|0 Comments

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day by Knowing Your Workplace Rights

Women’s Equality Day, Friday, August 26, commemorates the day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as law, giving women the right to vote. Although great strides have been made in equality, women in the workplace still struggle.

The first step in closing the gender gap is to know your […]

By |August 26th, 2016|Employment Law|0 Comments

Jamal Jackson Receives Power 30 Under 30 Award

Our own managing partner Jamal Jackson was honored last week with a Power 30 Under 30 Award by the Apex Society for his extraordinary success in business and dedication to giving back to the community. The award is one of the most prestigious honors given to young professionals under the age of 30.
The Apex Society […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Jackson Counsel|0 Comments

Join Us Aug. 2 for the Launch of The Excel Project

Please join us on Aug. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Vertigo Sky Lounge for the launch of The Excel Project, a nonprofit that introduces children and teens from underserved communities to the legal field. A foundation of Jackson Corporate Law Offices, P.C., the event commemorates the firm’s three-year anniversary.

The Excel Project, a Chicago 501(c)(3) public […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taxation of Life Insurance: Protect Your Business With An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

So you’ve decided to fund your business succession plan with a life insurance policy. Smart move. However, don’t make the mistake of leaving the insurance proceeds to Uncle Sam. In this article, I discuss the importance of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (“ILIT”).

Without proper planning, a departing owner may leave a business in […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Estate Planning, Selling Advice|0 Comments

NEW LABOR REGULATIONS INCREASE EMPLOYERS’ BURDENS

On May 18, 2016 the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule regarding overtime payment qualifications under the Fair Labor and Standards Act (the “FLSA”). The rule is to be effective as of December 1, 2016 and it raises the required salary amount that an employee must be paid if that employee is […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Employment Law, Selling Advice|0 Comments

ACKNOWLEDING WHO WE ARE (A Tribute To Women’s History Month)

Rosa Parks, Misty Copeland, Michelle Obama, Mae Carol Jemison, Sandra Day O’Connor, Margaret Thatcher, and Angela Merkel… what type of feelings do you have when you hear these names? I feel impressed, motivated, in-awe.

I recently, held a women’s roundtable networking event that was aimed at getting women together to discuss real issues that women face […]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Selling Advice|0 Comments
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