Posted by Caitlin Shortell | May 09, 2023 |
Less than a month after the ADN published recordings of Anchorage Public Library Director Judy Eledge making racist remarks against Alaska Native people, Ms. Eledge resigned from her position with the Municipality of Anchorage.
The same day, Shortell Law LLC filed a lawsuit against the Municip...
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Apr 19, 2023 |
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly tonight unanimously approved a settlement agreement that requires defendants Kenai Peninsula Borough and former Borough Mayor and unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate Charlie Pierce to pay Pamela Wastell $237,500 to settle her sexual harassment lawsuit in state court.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Mar 25, 2023 |
House Bill 99 (and Senate Bill 108) seek to enshrine fundamental Alaskan values into law: equality and freedom from discrimination.
This letter-writing tool allows Alaskans to easily contact their legislators and urge them to support these bills by filling out a quick form.
For more information about HB 99, you can view the following video, which includes footage of Caitlin Shortell explaining Alaska’s current civil rights law.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Jan 24, 2023 |
A brief overview of NAICS codes, and why it can be important to choose the appropriate ones when registering your business.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Jan 05, 2023 |
A checklist for your Franchise Disclosure Document, as well as other legal issues to consider before entering a franchise agreement.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Jan 02, 2023 |
Succession plans are normally connected with retirement, but they serve an essential role in the beginning of a business lifespan. Business owners expect their entities to last, especially after enduring the risk, work, and sacrifice of starting a company. However, if something unexpected happens to you or a co-owner, a properly written succession plan will help reduce headaches, cost, and drama. As the impact of an owner-exit grows, so does the need for a well-written succession plan.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Dec 27, 2022 |
There are many online do-it-yourself document preparation services that help people prepare a will. These services claim that estate planning is as easy as filling in the blanks of a standard form.
This post is not intended to disqualify or diminish the services offered online, but shares sever...
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Dec 26, 2022 |
There are many reasons to review and update your will and other estate planning documents. This blog post provides a checklist of events that may prompt you to do so.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Dec 18, 2022 |
This victory allowed our client to negotiate for a significantly higher portion of the assets he had helped his former partner accumulate during their relationship, both prior to and during the marriage.
Ultimately, Caitlin Shortell was able to secure her client’s financial future.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Oct 23, 2022 |
Shortell Law LLC files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Kenai Peninsula Borough and Former Borough Mayor and Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Pierce.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Aug 15, 2022 |
Child Support Trusts are a tool for parents to save for their children's support with less conflict and more security.
Posted by Caitlin Shortell | Aug 11, 2022 |
Shortell Law LLC can advise and represent you on issues that arise with noncompete agreements.