Grandfathering Under the ADA Is Not A Thing

Grandfathering Under the ADA Is Not A Thing

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
For all of you businesses in cool brick lofts, I’ve got some bad news for you. Grandfathering under the ADA is not a thing. Everyone thinks it is, though. It’s a persistent rumor leading to poor decisions. I hear the grandfathering rumor all the time. All....
Is It Legal For Me to Find Investors For A Friend’s Business?

Is It Legal For Me to Find Investors For A Friend’s Business?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
Maybe you have a rich friend who is looking to invest in something interesting or fun or worthy. And you have another friend who has just built a better mouse trap, but is living in his mom’s basement. Together, the two could make millions. So you consider...
Do Employers Have to Accommodate Employees Who Object to Serving Gay Customers Based on Religious Beliefs?

Do Employers Have to Accommodate Employees Who Object to Serving Gay Customers Based on Religious Beliefs?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
So I have a heavy topic for you today: Do employers have to accommodate employees who object to serving gay customers based on religious beliefs? Pretend that you own a bakery. You have an employee who sincerely objects against gay marriage for religious reasons. Your...
Are you at risk for CAN-SPAM fines?

Are you at risk for CAN-SPAM fines?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
E-mail marketing, such as newsletters and promotions to customer lists, is highly effective. That is why most companies engage in some type of e-mail marketing. Yet, many companies are unfamiliar with the laws that regulate e-mail marketing, such as the CAN SPAM Act....
Americans with Disabilities Act 25 Years Old Today

Americans with Disabilities Act 25 Years Old Today

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. The law’s goal is to ensure equal opportunities for people with disabilities by mandating greater accessibility and reasonable accommodations in public...
California Prepares Its Workforce for Zombie Apocalypse

California Prepares Its Workforce for Zombie Apocalypse

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
The California Legislature must watch too much of The Walking Dead. They are really worried about disease. In the first part of July 2015, they passed two bills aimed at controlling Californians’ health. There was a bill limiting parents’ ability to...
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