DAO – The Most Expensive Entity Structure Known to Man

I imagine only a handful of attorneys out there took a deep dive into COALA’s Model Law for DAOs (ML). For those that don’t have the stomach to review 51 pages of model statutes and discussion, the gist of it is a proposed framework for granting legal personality to unregistered DAOs, without any level of […]

Why Hire A Trademark Attorney? (A Simple Click Won’t Protect Your IP)

We made this meme. Just kidding. We don’t know who made this. That’s why Trademarks are important.  Between Doordash, Amazon, and other online platforms, we’ve all become a little accustomed to instant gratification and getting anything with a few clicks. Although the convenience is super helpful when ordering a last minute Christmas gift or food […]

“Can I Venmo You For That?” …Umm, maybe not?

Most people these days have a small business or a side hustle. If you don’t, I can almost guarantee that you purchase services or goods from someone who does. I’d estimate that about 75% of my friends either have a side hustle in addition to their full time job, or a small business as their […]

Third-Order Consequences Don’t Care About Your Instant Gratification

Instant Gratification. These two words are the downfall of many careers, entrepreneurs, and businesses.  Today’s humans want everything fast, efficient, now. In our world of tech and information overload, our ability to make decisions suffers from an incredibly short attention span and the expectation of instant gratification. We expect instant news, instant email responses, and […]

You’re doing it wrong

If the law already covers it, leave it out.  Most contracts should be 2 pages, and 90% of contracts should be less than 10 pages.


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Think less like a sheep and more like a SEAL

Philosoraptor asks: Maybe…but probably not in the past couple weeks, especially if you run a small business.  It’s hard enough when times are good to make things happen and plan for the future.  But what about the times like these, when a dangerous virus is surreptitiously spreading around the globe?  When your state or local government […]

Greenville Sign Permitting 101

One of the most exciting parts of starting a new brick-and-mortar business is putting up a sign with your company logo.  You know what’s not exciting?  Dealing with city sign permit regulations!  Speaking from experience as a new downtown business owner, the permit process in Greenville County isn’t intuitive or easy to figure out.  Below we’ve put […]

Bro, you already signed a contract

Rookies. There are many levels of Brodom, and the path to excellence is a long and arduous journey. It is not unusual for one to labour for many years before obtaining the distinction of Consummate Bro. Nevertheless, you can elevate your Brostatus by avoiding rookie mistakes–like signing a document with binding legal terms before calling […]