RAK The Planet

We interviewed Lexie Beard, founder of RAK The Planet LLC, a Texas based company aimed at changing the way you make someone’s day and pass along the random acts of kindness. Company website: www.rak-experience.com Twitter Feed: https://twitter.com/RAK_thePlanet Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RAKexperience/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rak_theplanet/?hl=en Founded: 2017 Main office:   Georgetown, Texas     What was the inspiration behind […]

Partner Named to D Magazine “Best Lawyers” List

Adam Villanueva Named to D Magazine’s “Best Lawyer” List Dallas, Texas, 25 August 2017 – Adam R. Villanueva, a partner in the Dallas-based business & innovation law firm of Chester PLLC, was recently selected for inclusion on the 2017 D Magazine Best Lawyers® list. Mr. Villanueva will be listed in the intellectual property practice section, […]

Chester Elected to Board of East Dallas Chamber

Jim Chester, managing partner of the Dallas business & innovation law firm Chester Jeter Siekierski LLP, was recently elected to serve on the  Board of Directors for Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce. Chester also serves as Chair of the Chamber’s “Entrepreneur and Innovation Committee.” “I am honored to be elected to the Chamber Board, and look […]

CJLLP Founder’s Article Featured in Nov Issue of TEXAS BAR JOURNAL

 Dallas, Texas, 17 November 2014.– Jim Chester, a founding partner in Dallas-based business & innovation  law firm Chester & Jeter LLP, was featured in the November 2014 issue of the Texas Bar Journal, the official publication of the State Bar of Texas. A recognized expert in business, technology and intellectual property law, Chester was asked to write […]

Chester Again Named to “Texas Super Lawyers” List

Jim Chester Named Texas “Super Lawyer” Dallas, Texas, 16 September 2014 – J. F. (Jim) Chester, founding partner in the Dallas-based business & innovation law firm of Chester & Jeter LLP, was recently selected for inclusion on the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers® list. Chester will be listed in the intellectual property practice section, although his practice […]

Chester named Chair of EDCC’s “Entrepreneur & Innovation Committee”

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce (EDCC) has formed a new  Entrepreneur and Innovation Committee (E&I). The new committee was recently created to reach a broader audience within the East Dallas community and meet the growing networking and information-sharing needs of the community’s entrepreneurs in the IT/technical and creative industries. Chamber member Jim Chester, […]

THE BOX: Corrective Action, not Employee Discipline

Post by: Michael Melder   So the conversation started like this: Business Owner: “I have two employees who don’t seem to be doing their jobs like I want them to.”  He provides me with specific examples. I am sure you can think of at least one employee in your organization that isn’t living up to expectation. […]

FMLA: Intermittent Leave & The Party Animal

  FMLA: Intermittent Leave & The Party Animal Regulating Intermittent FMLA Leave: May an Employer Request a Doctor’s Note for Each Intermittent FMLA Absence? Post by:   Michael Melder [The above subtitle came from an article I recently read.  If you would like to read it, click here.]   If you don’t want to read it here […]

Chester Named to “Texas Super Lawyers” List

J. F. (Jim) Chester, founding principal in the Dallas-based business & innovation law firm of CHESTER pllc, was recently selected for inclusion on the 2013 Texas Super Lawyers® list. Chester will be listed in the intellectual property practice section, although his practice also covers a broad range of business, technology and international transactional matters. Texas […]

Jim Chester Speaks at DISD’s Career Day Event

J. F. (Jim) Chester,  founding partner in the Dallas-based business and intellectual property law firm of CHESTER pllc, recently spoke to students at Lakewood Elementary School as part of in Dallas Independent School District’s (DISD) career day event.  Chester, whose law practice involves commercial IP, technology transactions and international business/trade matters, also teaches courses on […]