Tony Smith, Alex Jadin, Tim Johnson, Finn Jacobsen & Karly Kauf Named Super Lawyers & Rising Stars 2021

2021-11-24T19:01:14-06:00

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Tony Smith, Alex Jadin, Tim Johnson, Finn Jacobsen & Karly Kauf Named Super Lawyers & Rising Stars 20212021-11-24T19:01:14-06:00

Another SJJ Victory at the Minnesota Court of Appeals

2022-01-03T15:16:02-06:00

Glaros Hanson v. Midwest Inv. Servs., LLC, 2020 WL 5647239 (Minn. Ct. App. 2021)  Smith Jadin Johnson attorneys Charles Austinson and Tim Johnson recently won a case at the Court of Appeals disqualifying an attorney from representing a company against one of its clients. The case involved a limited liability company in which the plaintiff and defendant were equal owners.…

Another SJJ Victory at the Minnesota Court of Appeals2022-01-03T15:16:02-06:00

Why Business Owners Need Confidentiality and Proprietary Rights Agreements

2021-12-10T09:20:38-06:00

At Smith Jadin Johnson, we represent a wide variety of businesses. In doing so, our firm often discovers that clients have key employees that are aware of the business’s confidential information and yet no protections are in place for preserving that information. This creates the risk that a key employee may leave the business and take the business’s confidential information…

Why Business Owners Need Confidentiality and Proprietary Rights Agreements2021-12-10T09:20:38-06:00

THE CARES ACT: HELPING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS SURVIVE THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

2021-12-10T09:20:42-06:00

The Federal Government has passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) to help small businesses cope with the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act includes both low-interest forgivable payroll protection loans through the Payroll Protection Program (“PPP”) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Payroll Protection Program The PPP was enacted as…

THE CARES ACT: HELPING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS SURVIVE THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.2021-12-10T09:20:42-06:00

Business Owners – COVID-19 Update!

2021-12-10T09:20:45-06:00

The novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 has become a global pandemic and will change business as we know it for the foreseeable future. It will almost certainly throw the global economy into a recession as people start adapting to social isolation and containment procedures. Business owners may be asking themselves whether insurance will cover lost business income caused by COVID-19.…

Business Owners – COVID-19 Update!2021-12-10T09:20:45-06:00

Buy/Sell Agreement – A Necessity for Every Privately Held Business with Multiple Owners

2021-12-10T09:20:49-06:00

A properly drafted buy/sell agreement for privately held businesses with multiple owners avoids the risk of costly litigation that can occur when a co-owner departs from the business. The following scenario is an example of the financial risk in not having a buy/sell agreement in place: A business owner (“Buyer”) needs representation in the buyout of her business partner (“Seller”).…

Buy/Sell Agreement – A Necessity for Every Privately Held Business with Multiple Owners2021-12-10T09:20:49-06:00

Eleven Tips to Avoid Litigation

2021-12-10T09:20:31-06:00

If you are a business owner, you need to make sure that all of your customers, employees, and business contacts are happy. For better or worse, more and more people turn to lawyers when things don’t go the way that they expect. Litigation can be quite costly, both in terms of money and time, so you should do everything that…

Eleven Tips to Avoid Litigation2021-12-10T09:20:31-06:00