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 […]

Chester Named to “Super Lawyers” List for 5th Consecutive Year

Jim Chester, founding partner in the Dallas-based business & innovation law firm of Chester PLLC, was recently selected for inclusion on the 2017 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 Super Lawyers®, […]

Chester Featured in September 2014 Issue of Texas Bar Journal

 Dallas, Texas, 16 September 2014.– Jim Chester, a founding partner in Dallas-based business & innovation  law firm Chester & Jeter LLP, was featured in the September 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 […]

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. […]

Operation Double Vision Underway to Seize Counterfeit Decorative Contact Lenses

With Halloween rapidly approaching, federal officials are warning the public about the dangers associated with counterfeit decorative contact lenses. Decorative and colored lenses are becoming increasingly popular, especially around this time of year. Currently, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) […]

Homeland Security Launches Smart Phone App to Locate Suspect Child Predators

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is launching a new smartphone app – the first of its kind in U.S. federal law enforcement – designed to seek the public’s help with fugitive and unknown suspect child predators. All tips can be reported anonymously through the app, by phone or online, 24 […]

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 […]

Dulles CBP Global Entry Surpasses 250,000 User Sessions

Global Entry, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) initiative to speed pre-approved trusted travelers through international arrivals processing, surpassed 250,000 user sessions at Washington Dulles International Airport Sunday. Washington Dulles International Airport, where Global Entry launched on June 6, 2008, ranks seventh nationally in user sessions. The program, popular with the international travel community, […]

Jim Chester Speaks at Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Luncheon

J. F. (Jim) Chester, founding partner in the Dallas-based global business & technology law firm of CHESTER pllc, recently presented on the legal implications of representing multiple clients to an audience of young attorneys at an event sponsored by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL). The title of the presentation, which was held at […]

PRACTICAL TIP: Top ROI for Your Legal Dollars

Based on our experience, some of the best uses of resources on legal advice and assistance for businesses and entrepreneurs (from a “bang for your buck” perspective) are: Forming an LLC, Corporation or other limited liability entity. This can protect personal assets from business debts, judgment, and lawsuits. USPTO / Federal US Trademark Registration. This can […]