This WEEK in LAW 180

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This WEEK in LAW
Episode 180

This Week In Law 180: Boston Style Bluegrass

Phones, drones, privacy for royals and more.


  • Denise Howell
  • Evan Brown
  • Chris Sloan (@casloan)
    • "Chris Sloan is a corporate and intellectual property lawyer who represents entrepreneurs, start-ups and other emerging businesses, handling complex software and other IT transactions for both small and large companies alike. He helps many early-stage, high-growth businesses with business planning and formation, venture capital funding, drafting and negotiating vendor and customer agreements, strategic contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property protection and other general business law and intellectual property law issues. He often serves as outside general counsel for these types of companies. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School ('99) and the University of Virginia ('96)."
  • Will Norton (@nortonwill)
    • "Will Norton is an associate in the Nashville office of Baker Donelson. He is a member of the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Technology and Emerging Company Groups. Will Norton has advised many early-stage, high-growth companies with formation, fundraising, intellectual property, regulatory compliance and other general business planning and technology issues. He has particular experience with electronic contracting and software licensing and development. He has assisted a number of companies in developing policies related to the domestic and international use of electronic signatures and electronic contracts. He has also advised companies of all sizes on technology development, licensing and procurement issues. Will Norton graduated from the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in mathematics and computer science. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Law ('09)."


Tip of the Week

  • Lawyer’s Facebook photo causes mistrial in Miami-Dade murder case via The Miami Herald
    • "While on a break, the 31-year-old lawyer posted the photo on her personal Facebook page with a caption suggesting the client’s family believed the underwear was “proper attire for trial.” "Although her Facebook page is private and can only be viewed by her friends, somebody who saw the posting notified Miami-Dade Judge Leon Firtel, who declared a mistrial."

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