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Mediation vs. Arbitration – What is the Difference?

By : Travis Brenner Mediation and arbitration are two forms of dispute resolution methods that parties may elect to use.  Additionally, some contracts may contain a mediation or arbitration clause which requires parties to mediate or arbitrate any disputes prior to filing a lawsuit. Although they are both types of dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration have

Name, Image, and Likeness and the Future of Collegiate Compensation

By : J.D. Hartung NCAA v. Alston On June 21, 2021, the United States Supreme Court issued the long-awaited opinion for NCAA v. Alston.  After months of anticipation, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that affirmed the Court of Appeals and U.S. District Court’s rulings that held the NCAA rules limiting the amount of

Collaborative Divorce

Have you ever heard the term “Collaborative Divorce”? If not, and the concept sounds intriguing, you are in the right place! Hartung Schroeder can assist you with this unique approach to dissolution of marriage. Collaborative Divorce is a solution-based approach to the divorce process that is sweeping the nation – both for its peaceful approach

Restrictive Covenants – The Basics

By : Jon Garner In today’s employment environment, employees are increasingly being asked to sign “non-compete” agreements.  These types of agreements can take many forms and include a range of different restrictive covenants. For example, they can prohibit and/or restrict:  (a) the use of confidential and/or proprietary information; (b) the solicitation of customers; (c) the

Common Law Marriage

By : Travis Brenner In Iowa, there are two forms of marriage that are recognized. The first being the traditional marriage that is completed by meeting the necessary requirements and applying for a marriage license. The second type of marriage is known as common law marriage. Common law marriage in Iowa is informal and is

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

By : Travis Brenner As an employee, you have a legal right to be free from sexual harassment in the workplace.  Sexual harassment is considered a form of sex discrimination, which is prohibited under both state and federal law.  Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct

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