Jade Carpenter

New Illinois Laws for 2021

Chicago’s minimum wage will increase to $15/hour at large businesses and $14.50/hour for workers at businesses with 20 or fewer employees.

Jean LaVallie

New Year! Let’s Get it Together, Girl!

What does that mean for an entrepreneur like you? Your life is your business, and your business is your life (if you are a real entrepreneur,) so there are hundreds of blurry lines in your life when you talk about work/life balance.

Jade Carpenter

On Line Reviews

If faced with a negative review, the Customer Review Fairness Act allows businesses to remove reviews that contain confidential or private information

Jade Carpenter

E-Commerce Laws

A lot of us are strictly online eCommerce businesses these days. A big question always is, “Where should I form or register my business?”

Jade Carpenter

COVID-19 Contracts

Today I am going to touch on what many of us are dealing with right now – COVID-19 and contract cancellations.

Jade Carpenter

Who Needs A Trademark?

In this episode of Ask Jade, Attorney Jade Carpenter of Jade Law Office explains trademarks and why you may or may not need a trademark for your small business.