California Legislation Allows Barbers, Beauticians to Serve Alcohol

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Bill AB 1322, which allows beauticians and barbers to serve alcoholic beverages in their shops without a license. The bill, which was sponsored by California assembly members Tom Daly and Scot Wilk, was originally introduced in February 2015 and was signed into law Sept. 28, 2016.

How to Use a Lawyer Efficiently

Give the legal budget at your business a makeover with these tips from an attorney.

You can take some simple steps to make sure your lawyer doesn’t waste time on your projects. Every lawyer has wasted time on something, and even a great lawyer such as Abraham Lincoln acknowledged that some legal tasks are inherently a waste of time and money. Back in 1850 he wrote, “Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser—in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.”