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Lauren Reynolds Leading Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section as President

August 21, 2023
Lauren Reynolds

Winderweedle attorney Lauren Reynolds is currently serving as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association. Lauren is leading the group of 750 attorneys for the 2023-2024 term as they work together to develop their professional skills and serve the community through a wide variety of programs and projects designed to … Read more

FTC Action Against Employer Use of Noncompete Clauses

August 15, 2023
FTC Action Against Employer Use of Noncompete Clauses

By: Michelle Bilsky, Paralegal; Michael C. Caborn, Esquire On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its Non-Compete Clause Rulemaking, Matter No. P201200 (NPRM). The rule was open for public comment through April 19, 2023. In its current form, the rule would prohibit the use of essentially all noncompete clauses that employers impose … Read more

The Power of Planning Podcast: Back to School Estate Planning Basics

July 27, 2023
The Power of Planning Podcast: Back to School Estate Planning Basics

In this episode of the Power of Planning podcast, Attorney Vanessa J. Skinner will talk about estate planning documents that are important for college-aged children to have in place before heading off to school this fall. She will also discuss the recent jury verdict reached in the Aretha Franklin estate battle and spotlight several more … Read more

The Power of Planning Podcast: Estate, Trust & Guardianship Disputes

June 19, 2023
The Power of Planning Podcast: Estate, Trust & Guardianship Disputes

In this episode of the Power of Planning podcast, Attorney Vanessa J. Skinner, welcomes her litigation partner, Attorney Trippe Cheek, to discuss the most common types of disputes involving estates, trusts, and guardianships, and spotlight some planning considerations to help mitigate the risk of disputes. Since the recording of this episode, Priscilla Presley has reached … Read more

The Power of Planning Podcast: Legal Issues Facing Seniors Today

May 26, 2023
The Power of Planning Podcast: Legal Issues Facing Seniors Today

In celebration of National Elder Law Month in May, Attorney Vanessa J. Skinner welcomes legendary broadcast journalist Martie Salt to discuss a variety of legal issues for seniors, including the importance of planning for incapacity, residency considerations and paying for long-term care costs, with a spotlight on Medicare, Veterans Benefits and Medicaid. Please note that … Read more

New Corporate Transparency Requirements Are Coming

May 19, 2023
New Corporate Transparency Requirements Are Coming

By: J. P. “Rusty” Carolan, Esquire and Michael C. Caborn, Esquire Beginning January 1, 2024, the Federal Corporate Transparency Act (the “Act”) will impose significant new reporting requirements on certain companies and require registration with the Federal Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCen”) unless the entity falls within limited exceptions. “Beneficial owners” of a reporting company, … Read more

The Power of Planning Podcast: Till Death Do Us Part?

April 28, 2023
The Power of Planning Podcast: Till Death Do Us Part?

Attorney Vanessa J. Skinner welcomes family law attorney, Lori Caldwell Carr, to discuss the various ways estate planning intersects with family law, including the role of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, receiving an inheritance outright or in a trust, and special planning considerations with a second marriage. Tune in now for a new episode of The … Read more

Winderweedle Welcomes Attorney Michael S. Dawkins

March 22, 2023
Mike Dawkins

Attorney Michael S. Dawkins has joined the firm as a partner working in real estate law. Mike has a wide range of experience in all aspects of real estate, including the acquisition, development, sale, and leasing of real estate with a specific emphasis on complex commercial leasing. Mike earned his J.D. from University of Virginia … Read more

Winderweedle Welcomes Attorney Daniel Saathoff

March 21, 2023

Attorney Daniel Saathoff has joined the firm working in the corporate and commercial real estate sections. His corporate practice focuses on helping businesses, including startups and small/medium-sized businesses, with matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions to other general legal matters that arise on a day-to-day basis. His commercial real estate practice includes the negotiation and … Read more

The Power of Planning Podcast: Asset Protection Planning

March 17, 2023
The Power of Planning Podcast: Asset Protection Planning

If you are like most Americans, you have worked hard for many years and scrimped and saved to accumulate a certain level of wealth. Attorney Vanessa J. Skinner explains why asset protection planning is an integral part of any estate planning discussion and outlines different techniques that can be considered to protect your nest egg … Read more