Vote for Sheldon Smith for CNN Hero of the Year

By |October 26th, 2016|

Our client Sheldon Smith, founder of The Dovetail Project, has been named one of the top 10 CNN Heroes of the Year!

To vote for Sheldon, click here.

The purpose of The Dovetail Project is to give young fathers the skills and support they need to be responsible parents and positive role models in their communities.

Congratulations, Sheldon!

Urban Business Roundtable Discussion 10.22.16 – Business Tax Strategy

By |October 26th, 2016|

Urban Business Roundtable Discussion 10.15.16 – Strategic Business Structuring

By |October 15th, 2016|

Adjust Your Contract with a Modification Clause

By |October 14th, 2016|

Imagine you are the President of Fruit Factory LLC, and you have just entered into a contract to provide fresh produce to FoodMart Inc. The contract stipulates that the first delivery of the produced must be received by FoodMart no later than October 31st, but due to various factors you become aware that you won’t […]

Avoiding Unnecessary Risk With The Indemnification Clause

By |October 4th, 2016|

An indemnification clause is a promise that one party will compensate the contract’s other party for specific costs, losses and/or additional third party litigation. This is a crucial point in any client-vendor contract, and one that so often results in litigation suits.

To help avoid costly litigation, below is a brief explanation of indemnification clauses.

The Parties […]

Jamal Jackson Nominated For 40 Under 40 Game Changers Award

By |September 23rd, 2016|

Jackson Corporate Law Office managing partner Jamal Jackson has been nominated for a 40 Under 40 Game Changers award by The Urban Business Roundtable, WVON-AM and Ariel Investments. The annual honor recognizes black business achievers under 40 for their groundbreaking work in their industry and community.

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 29 at […]

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day by Knowing Your Workplace Rights

By |August 26th, 2016|

Women’s Equality Day, Friday, August 26, commemorates the day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as law, giving women the right to vote. Although great strides have been made in equality, women in the workplace still struggle.

The first step in closing the gender gap is to know your […]

Urban Business Roundtable 08.13.16 – Convertible Notes

By |August 13th, 2016|

Jamal Jackson Receives Power 30 Under 30 Award

By |July 26th, 2016|

Our own managing partner Jamal Jackson was honored last week with a Power 30 Under 30 Award by the Apex Society for his extraordinary success in business and dedication to giving back to the community. The award is one of the most prestigious honors given to young professionals under the age of 30.
The Apex Society […]

Join Us Aug. 2 for the Launch of The Excel Project

By |July 18th, 2016|

Please join us on Aug. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Vertigo Sky Lounge for the launch of The Excel Project, a nonprofit that introduces children and teens from underserved communities to the legal field. A foundation of Jackson Corporate Law Offices, P.C., the event commemorates the firm’s three-year anniversary.

The Excel Project, a Chicago 501(c)(3) public […]