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Slingshot LLC: Fastest Growing Company 2019

In Marketing Tipsby Sean FriendLeave a Comment

We are proud to announce that our parent company, Slingshot LLC has been awarded 5th of the Medium Companies Albuquerque Business First’s Fastest Growing Companies of 2019. 35 Companies were honored this year, based on revenue size they were categorized by small, medium and large. To qualify, each applicant was required to have large annual revenue growth over the years of …

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Consideration in Contracts

In Contractsby Kameron KramerLeave a Comment

We all know that business deals involve careful consideration of company finances, risk, and potential gain. But the contracts underlying those deals involve another form of consideration—something that demonstrates each party has a stake in the outcome. In fact, contracts are only legally binding if there is consideration (along with an offer and acceptance, as discussed in previous blogs). In …

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Slingshot is a Fastest Growing Company!

In Business Tipsby Sean FriendLeave a Comment

Slingshot is honored to be noted as a Fastest Growing Company in New Mexico for 2019.  We simply couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you to our clients for helping us grow! For many businesses, growth is the key to unlocking success. MEGAN MARTIN  ALBUQUERQUE BUSINESS FIRST [LINK] Albuquerque Business First presents this prestigious award to the top 35 companies in New …

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Welcome to the team, Joseph Turner!

In Business Tipsby Sean FriendLeave a Comment

We are pleased to announce the newest member of the Slingshot Team, Joseph Turner!   Joe is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law and was admitted into the New Mexico Bar in 2015.  Read more about Joe in Albuquerque Business First’s People on the Move. Practice Areas Joe’s practice areas are Breach of Contract, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Complex Litigation, …

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Why Lying Is Actually Worse than Insider Trading…

In Business Tips, Litigation & Lawsuits, White Collar Criminal Defenseby Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

In 2004 Martha Stewart spent five months in a federal prison in Alderson, West Virginia.  After she served her time she still had to fulfill two years of unsupervised release, pay a large amount of money in fines to the SEC and step down as CEO from her company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.  To this day, most Americans incorrectly believe …

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What to do when your Professional License is at risk.

In Business Tips, Litigation & Lawsuits, White Collar Criminal Defenseby Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Its more than a simple customer compliant. Those who work under a professional license know that formal complaints means that one’s ability to sustain their livelihood may be at risk. It is the decisions and actions in the moments and hours after a complaint has been communicated that can determine whether a professional will be able to continue in their …

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Using Public Information to Make a Case for Eviction

In Business Tipsby Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

While the most popular reason for eviction might be failure for a tenant to pay rent, there are other reasons that may justify a landlord starting the eviction process.   Perhaps the tenant has a pet at the property when the lease has clearly indicated it is not allowed.   Another example may be that the tenant has caused or is causing …

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Promissory Notes

In Contract Disputes, Contractsby Kameron KramerLeave a Comment

Promissory notes can be helpful in so many different situations, but what exactly are they and what do you need to look our for when dealing with them?  In it’s simplest terms, a promissory note is an IOU.  It includes the terms of the agreement, specifically the amount owed, how and when it is to be repaid, and default terms.  If you’ve ever …

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The Tom Petty Estate: When best laid plans are not specific enough.

In Business Tips, Estate & Probateby Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose on October 2, 2017.  While his death was shocking and sudden, the artist had taken the time prior to the tragedy to participate in some estate planning.  Per his wishes, his wife of 16 years, Dana York Petty, became the “directing trustee” of the Tom Petty Estate.   His daughters Annakim Violette and Adria …