Blog
Without these 4 Vital Legal Agreements, Your Business Could be at Risk
Business, Featured
Read more
Independent Contractors are the Bomb (That Can Blow Up your Business)! When and How to Hire IC’s Safely
Business, Featured

We get it. You’re the new biz on the block and you need help. But the thought of hiring employees freaks you out! Where will you get the money? So you hire an independent contractor (IC) instead. You pat yourself on the back. Maybe you tell your best friend, “I’m brilliant! I hired someone to […]

Read more
The Donald, Jamie, and Intellectual Property?
Art, Business, Featured, Music

In case you missed it… Thrive Law’s managing attorney, Jamie Moore Marcario was recently interviewed by David Byrd, the host of American Cafe of Voice of America. President Trump recently announced billions of dollars of tariffs against China. The president said theft of intellectual property by China was one reason for his action. But what […]

Read more
My Employees Oughta Know! Not if You Don’t Have a Written Handbook!
Business, Featured

Your company started small: just you, a computer, and your supplies in your garage apartment. And then almost overnight, you moved to an office downtown and added your first, second . . . maybe even your fifteenth employee. Or maybe you’re about to hire your first team member. Congrats on your growth! You’re clearly doing […]

Read more
3 Steps to Avoid Fines for Misclassifying Independent Contractors
Business, Featured

By Jamie Moore Marcario, Esq. The new millennium has seen the meteoric rise of the  “gig economy,” in which businesses engage independent contractors (“IC”) to do the lion’s share of the work instead of  W-2 employees. While ICs may seem like the way to go, the equally meteoric rise in the number of IC   misclassification […]

Read more
Think Your Corporation or LLC Totally Protects You From Personal Liability? Think Again
Business, Featured

One of the primary reasons business owners set up corporations and limited liability companies (LLC) is to shield their personal assets from debts and other liabilities incurred by the business. Indeed, corporations and LLCs exist as separate legal entities from their owners, meaning the business itself can acquire assets, enter into contracts, and take on […]

Read more
Protect Your Intellectual Property: Copyright It!
Art, Business, Featured

Just about every business owner—whether they know it or not—has created some form of intellectual property (IP) during the life of their company. IP is an extremely important part of your business. Indeed, valuation experts estimate that IP makes up 40% to 90% of the total value of some companies. When it comes to IP […]

Read more
The GDPR: What Is It, Who Does it Impact, and Why Should I Care?
Business, Featured

Like everyone else, you’ve probably been getting a ton of emails and online notices announcing that companies are updating their privacy policies and/or website tracking tools. Although businesses do this from time to time as part of routine updates, practically all of the latest notices are aimed at complying with a new European Union (EU) […]

Read more
My Employees Oughta Know! Not if You Don’t Have a Written Handbook!
Business, Featured

By Jamie Moore Marcario Your company started small: just you, a computer, and your supplies in your garage apartment. And then almost overnight, you moved to an office downtown and added your first, second . . . maybe even your fifteenth employee. Or maybe you’re about to hire your first team member. Congrats on your […]

Read more
The Donald, Jamie, and Intellectual Property?
Art, Business, Featured, Music

In case you missed it… Thrive Law’s managing attorney, Jamie Moore Marcario was recently interviewed by David Byrd, the host of American Cafe of Voice of America. President Trump recently announced billions of dollars of tariffs against China. The president said theft of intellectual property by China was one reason for his action. But what actually […]

Read more