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TIn a previous post I talked about issues related to the death of a partner and the difficulties that can surface if the partners have not discussed a business succession plan at any point. Today’s post is also somewhat morbid. This time we are talking...

For the past several weeks I’ve been talking about partnership agreements and how to legally structure a partnership. But, this post is a little bit different. It’s a little more personal and frankly a tad morbid, I suppose.  I’ve been working with a client, two partners...

If you follow this blog, you’ll know that we have a new attorney, Sean Foley, on board. I’ve been thinking that should the firm continue to grow and we decide to open an office, how do I make sure that my clients feel welcome?  Most of...

We are excited to be growing! If you know us or are tuned into our blog, you know #Mattthelawyer (our founding attorney, Matt Johnston) and Kelly Mitchell, our Client Services Manager. We are delighted to introduce Sean Foley to the team! Sean will be contributing...

At the Law Offices of Matthew S. Johnston, our priority lies in making sure clients are informed and empowered to make their own decisions. We value our operations to be open and transparent, and for this reason would like to share our guiding principles with...

This month we are looking at partnership agreements. We are doing our best to make sure these concepts are not scary for you. We want you to be a part of your partnership agreement and make sure your voice gets heard in these major business decisions....

What happens if business partners need to split? What if they need to sell? How can partners maintain control of a company as people get married, divorced, or pass away? These are serious questions that are a reality for many business partnerships. Before we jump...

We are excited to extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our team! Sean has joined the firm as our newest attorney. Get to know him as you'll surely be working together soon! Sean is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has lived in...

This month Matt returned to speak with the Design Domination podcast, offering advice to graphic designers who do branding work for their clients. What do designers need to know about registering a trademark? Let’s dive in. The truth of the matter is that if graphic...

Innovation is a topic that comes up often with our clients. Clients express that they are  worried about their level of innovation and how they could possibly be more successful if they were to ignite a massive change. Most often, we hear about innovations that...