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Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption

We had the pleasure of attending a town hall last week regarding the new Texas SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) intrastate crowdfunding exemptions. This new exemption creates exciting new opportunities for new start-ups and small businesses. The exemption allows qualifying business to raise up to 1 million dollars of funds online from unaccredited investors on approved […]

By |July 5th, 2015|Business, Entrepreneur, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Dallas’ First Official Marriage Thanks to Historic SCOTUS Opinion

Thanks to yesterday’s historic Supreme Court Decision Jack Evans and George Harris where the first couple to get officially married in Dallas County. After being together for almost 55 years they said they deserve it and we have to say that we agree. To read more about Jack and George’s marriage click here.

By |June 28th, 2015|Events, Family Law, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

President Obama on Obergefell v. Hodges

Watch President Obama’s Historic Speech on Obergefell v. Hodges:

To view the entire text of the SCOTUS decision click here.

By |June 28th, 2015|Events, Family Law, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Lucas Museum legal strategy troubles

The March 12, 2015, order granted by the Judge in Friends of the Park v.  Chicago Park District was definitely not favorable to the proposed George Lucas Museum plan. U.S. District Court Judge John Darrah stated in his opinion that the lease language, “the exclusive right to occupy, use, maintain, manage and control the museum […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Art Law, Legal News and Events, Municipal Law, Real Estate|0 Comments

FCC- Net Neutrality and Open Internet Order

Last week the FCC published the new Open Internet Order, which reclassifies broadband internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act. These new rules provide that

Broadband providers cannot block content
Broadband providers cannot prioritize any content or traffic
Broadband providers can not “impair or degrade lawful internet traffic” because of content

This order, […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Business, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Dallas Bar association Raises $1.1 Million

The Dallas Bar Association along with Legal Aid has raised $1.1 million dollars to benefit programs like the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. These types of programs assist those that cannot afford conventional legal services and are in dire need of funding. To read more about the program and what you can do to help […]

By |March 1st, 2015|Legal News and Events, Non-Profit|0 Comments

Sharia law in Texas

Religious freedoms at the state level, the separation of church and state have been hot topics for new proposed anti-sharia legislation. In case you haven’t been following, this recent article from the Dallas Morning News provides a good summarization of the current political landscape and the different political players driving these proposed laws: Dallas Morning […]

By |February 10th, 2015|Immigration, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

A Cautionary Tale for Museums

Unfortunately, in this day of tight museum budgets the risk to museums when taking gifts or donations without spending the appropriate time and resources to do the proper due diligence is considerable. Even under the best circumstances there is always an inherent risk when dealing with art from art rich resource poor countries in […]

By |December 21st, 2014|Art Law, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions

We at LaSusa and Deb, PllC welcome the President Obama’s announcement of his planned administrative action to ameliorate some of the harm done by our immigration system in the absence of Congressional action. As members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, we see how the status quo has affect families and businesses. While these […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Immigration, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Templates, Emails, & Social Media

Last week partner, Mishty Deb gave a talk on the legal issues that arise when businesses use online templates, emails, and social media. Tips on avoiding trouble and pointers that might help you in a future lawsuit. As a Dallas law firm that works with a lot of women owned small businesses these are […]

By |November 18th, 2014|Business, Events, Start-Up|0 Comments