July 2017
With offices in Dallas, Houston, and Austin, Seltzer│Chadwick │Soefje, PLLC counsels and represents businesses and professionals nationally in the closely-related areas of corporate, tax, labor & employment, OSHA, ERISA and employee benefits, executive compensation, professional liability, insurance defense, business and construction litigation, and bankruptcy. We regularly publish three blogs to keep clients, prospective clients, and professionals informed on topics that affect their business.
Soefje To Speak to Local Bar On How
Social Media Can Get You Disbarred
On August 16, 2017, Tim Soefje will be speaking at a meeting of the Civil Litigation/Appellate Section of the Collin County Bar Association. His topic will be "5 Ways Social Media Will Get You Disbarred" and other issues involving social media. Mr. Soefje frequently counsels lawyers about the Texas Bar Rules for Attorney Advertising. 

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Chadwick is New President-Elect of Addison Rotary Club
Effective July 1, 2017, Robert Chadwick is the new President-Elect of the Addison Rotary Club. He has been an active member of the Club for 12 years and previously served (1) two terms as Community Service Chair, and (2) as President of the Addison Rotary Foundation.
How Would Your Overtime Pay Exemptions Fare in Court?
On May 30, 2017, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in Dewan, et al. v. M-I, LLC, said a jury should decide whether two oil field workers were entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").

Read More - "Defending Management"
Professionals Risk Waiver of Privilege/ Confidentiality by Using Unencrypted File-Sharing Programs
A growing number of professionals routinely share large files via cloud-based, file-sharing technology that puts them at serious risk of waiving claims of privilege, trade secrets, or proprietary information if litigation should arise in the future.

Read More - "Professional Liability Update"
OSHA Under the Trump Administration: What Do We Know After Five Months?
It has now been five months since Donald Trump’s January 20, 2017 inauguration. So, what insights have the first five months revealed about the Occupational Safety & Health Administration under Trump?

Read More - "How To Survive An OSHA Inspection"
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