Maya Simmons Rogers to Speak at the Drafting and Reviewing Business Contracts CLE hosted by NBI
The National Business Institute (NBI) will host a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar entitled “Drafting and Reviewing Business Contracts at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA on December 13, 2017. Our very own Maya Simmons Rogers, managing partner of Simmons Rogers, LLC, will present, along with attorneys Thomas A. Bartolozzi, partner at Taylor English Duma LLP, David Messer, attorney at Briskin, Cross & Sanford, LLC, and others.
The business law cle will focus on how to incorporate business contract basics into practice in the real world. Attendees will get real-world pointers on how representations and warranties, indemnification provisions, and other clauses actually work. Attorney Maya Simmons Rogers will cover drafting fundamentals and boilerplate language on behalf of Nefertara Clark, managing partner at Clark & Clark Law Group, as well as non-competes and restrictive covenants, which continue to be a hot topic in the world of business law.
This seminar is designed specifically for attorneys - whether they are just starting out in a business law practice or have been practicing business law for years. By the end of the day attendees will have received the information needed to confidently draft and review business contracts in 2018 and beyond.
Since 1983, NBI has been a national provider of continuing legal education and training. NBI is dedicated to providing practical, continuing legal education courses taught by experienced practitioners, so that attendees are equipped with information they can apply to their daily practice.
To learn more about the seminar and register to attend, visit the NBI page here.
We are Celebrating 4!
As of November 5, 2017, we are officially four years old! Boy time flies when you are having fun! The growth we have experienced this year is humbling. We are so blessed to have so many faithful clients and supporters. We would not be here without you, so we say thank you!
As we celebrate 4 - we celebrate you - our clients, supporters, family, and friends.
To whom much is given, much is required. As such, as a part of the celebration, we want to start year 4 off by giving back. Help us find a worthy American business to perform a pro bono - yes, free - word mark trademark application in a single class.
Please nominate a worthy business by (1) telling us why the business deserves a free trademark on social media, (2) tagging our social media page in the post, and (3) using #SimmonsRogersLaw in the post so that we can find the nominations. Please make sure you do all 3 steps and that your profile is visible to us so that we can find your nomination. The nominated business can be a non-profit or a for-profit business. The deadline to nominate a business is Thursday, November 23, 2017, Thanksgiving day at 8:00 pm EST. Thank you in advance for helping us help someone else!
We hope we can continue to earn your business and referrals as we move into 2018. We recognize that our client's success is our success. So cheers to a successful year-end and an even more successful 2018!
Simmons Rogers, LLC will Co-Sponsor a Free Estate Planning Legal Clinic with Mt. Zion of Albany
On Saturday, October 7, 2017, the law firm of Simmons Rogers, LLC will co-sponsor the third free legal clinic at the historic Mount Zion Baptist Church of Albany, Georgia from 9 am - 12 pm. The October clinic will focus on estate planning and cover the most common estate planning topics including wills, trusts, medical directives, and powers of attorney.
Sandra Satchell, a member of Mount Zion and an attorney at the Dougherty County Public Defender's Office will moderate the panel of volunteer lawyers. The panelist include D. Nicole Williams, a local attorney and member of Mount Zion, Henry E. Williams, a local attorney and former Terrell County probate judge, David Wilson, an attorney who was raised in Albany, and at Mount Zion, and now practices law in Atlanta, Georgia, and attorney Maya Simmons Rogers, who was also raised in Albany and at Mount Zion.
Following the panel session, the panelist and other lawyers will provide free one-on-one estate planning consultations. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
To register please email your name and number of guests, if applicable, to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 229-432-6837.
Voyage ATL is a relatively new publication on the Atlanta scene working hard to create a new type of media for our community. Their goal is "to more authentically represent the communities they serve." In their August release of "Atl's Most Inspiring Stories," they featured our founding attorney, Maya Simmons Rogers, along with our law firm.
In the article, you get an opportunity to learn what sparked Attorney Maya Simmons Roger's interest in the legal profession as well her strong desire to practice business and transactional law. Our law firm also gets a shout out as Attorney Maya Simmons Rogers share's information about Simmons Rogers, LLC's ethos and recent community service activities. Click here to read the full article and check out some of the other featured stories.
Simmons Rogers, LLC
Simmons Rogers, LLC is a full- service civil law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. We provide legal services as well as mediation and arbitration services, to businesses and individuals throughout the state of Georgia and beyond.
This blog is not intended to be a complete explanation of the law. Its purpose is to inform, not to advise on any specific legal problem or legal rights. If you have specific questions regarding any topic in this blog, you are encouraged to consult the Atlanta based law firm of Simmons Rogers, LLC or an attorney licensed in your