Entries by Laredo & Smith

Letter of Instructions for Estate Planning

In the estate planning process, attorney Greg Englund provides this “Letter of Instructions” for you to give to your family and advisors. This letter provides a format to communicate about matters that require attention immediately after your death, in the settling of your estate and in the administration of trusts and other arrangements that continue after your […]

An Introduction to Estate Planning

Attorney Greg Englund is an estates and trusts attorney with over 40 years of experience working with individuals, families, and business owners. Estate planning enables people to choose the arrangements that work best for their families. When you know all of the relevant choices, and then make your decisions, you will also achieve one of the […]

Payal Salsburg Presents for American Bar Association Webinar

Payal Salsburg will co-present for an American Bar Association webinar on May 15th.  The program is entitled, “A Young Lawyer’s Guide to Litigating Closely-Held Business Disputes.” This ‘nuts and bolts’ program is sponsored by the Commercial and Business Litigation Committee of the ABA.

Payal Salsburg Presents Boston Bar Association Litigation Program

Payal Salsburg presents on a Boston Bar Association program on May 4, 2018 entitled, “Nuts and Bolts of Litigation Involving Closely-Held Corporations.” During this ‘Friday Fundamentals’ educational series event, the speakers will discuss typical issues that arise in shareholder disputes in closely-held corporations, including pursuing claims of breach of fiduciary duties, defending such claims, and […]

Attorney Conklin Moderates Panel on Drafting and Negotiating Contracts

Jessica Conklin moderated a panel for the Boston Bar Association on April 18, 2018 entitled, “Drafting and Negotiating Contracts.” In this program, the esteemed panelists spoke on the “must-haves” in every contract, best practices in negotiations, key issues for drafting and the typical pitfalls and traps. The panel also covered some of the softer skills […]

Limited Liability Under the Massachusetts Wage Act for Board Members and Investors

The Massachusetts Wage Act (Ch. 149, §§ 148-150) permits lawsuits for unpaid wages to be brought against a company’s president, treasurer, or officers or agents having the management of the company. While the terms “president,” “treasurer,” and “officer” are relatively well-defined, until recently there was significant uncertainty about who qualified as an “agent having the […]

Marc Laredo Presents as Panelist: Challenges in Representing Closely-Held Businesses

Marc Laredo presents as a panelist on the Boston Bar Association’s CLE program entitled, “Small Businesses, Big Headaches: Ethical and Practical Challenges in Representing Closely-Held Businesses.” Marc joins fellow distinguished litigators and transactional lawyers to address the special ethical and practical challenges facing attorneys who practices involve closely-held businesses. Topics include: Impact of recent case […]

Attorneys Conklin and Salsburg Present on Professionalism

Laredo & Smith lawyers Jessica Conklin and Payal Salsburg continue to be active in the Boston Bar Association’s educational programming.  They most recently presented as panelists for the BBA’s program entitled, “Practicing with Professionalism,” which took place on February 9th. Jessica & Payal discussed important attributes of reputable attorneys and also covered how to handle the pressures of practice that […]