Federal Court Enjoins New Overtime Pay Rules

Nine days before the December 1, 2016, effective date, a federal district court in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction against implementation of the United States Department of Labor’s new rules which would dramatically increase the salary thresholds for most […]

Trusts & Estates - Fraser Trebilcock

An Evaluation of Estate & Tax Planning Options

It seems that for the foreseeable future, the federal estate tax will continue to affect only the very wealthy Americans. The currently high federal estate tax exemption, coupled with the portability feature, means that for most Americans, the federal estate […]

Get Your Ducks In a Row

This week, attorney Marlaine C. Teahan hosted a seminar, “Get Your Ducks In A Row,” with with Certified Financial PlannersTM David Shotwell and Beth Baer of Shotwell Rutter Baer, and with Diana B. Mitchell, CPA, CSEP, Senior Tax Manager at Maner […]

Using the Art of Persuasion in Litigation

According to attorney Shaina Reed, the fun in litigation is persuasion. “The law is a series of black and white dots — our job is to draw lines through the gray areas between them, to connect those dots in some […]