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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Get To Know Attorney Alex M Chintella

Alex M. Chintella has represented businesses and public agencies in commercial and strategic litigation since joining Douglas & Boykin PLLC in 2008. Mr. Chintella’s comprehensive experience in trial, appellate, and administrative litigation includes representation of clients before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the District of Columbia Circuit, the District of Columbia Superior Court, and administrative agencies including the […]

A Look at Different Types Of Business Entities

  The first step in starting your business is to consult with a business-law attorney to for help in selecting an appropriate business entity. Read on to find out more about different business entities, including a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a corporation, and a limited liability company.   Sole Proprietorship A sole proprietorship is a business organization in […]

Understanding Common Workplace Lawsuits

Employers face a broad range of workplace lawsuits. The following are three common claims that may be made by employees.     Discrimination Workplace discrimination violates state and federal laws. Discrimination is the unfair treatment of an employee or applicant because of a protected characteristic such as gender, race, religious background, or disability. For example, discriminating against an African-American […]

How A Lawyer Can Help You Select a Business Entity

  Are you contemplating starting your own business? If so, it may be time to consult with a business-law attorney near D.C. One of your first decisions must be whether you want to characterize your business as a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, or sole proprietorship. You will need to consider how many owners there will be, to what extent […]