• Bonding Under the Revised Illinois Mechanics Lien Act

    The New Year brought with it the enactment of 770 ILCS 60/38.1 of the Illinois Mechanics’ Lien Act, (the “Act”). This new addition to the Act allows the substitution of a bond in place of a mechanics’ lien. This article highlights some important features of this new law. The Process In order to “bond over” … Continue reading “Bonding Under the Revised Illinois Mechanics Lien Act”


    We are excited to invite you to BizOver™, a biannual event founded by Lema Khorshid in 2006 that celebrates Chicago business owners and entrepreneurs. Please join us on Wednesday, February 24 and take part in makeovers, skin consultations, and fragrance sampling all while networking with other business owners and professionals. There will be delicious hors … Continue reading “JOIN US AT BIZOVER™ ON FEBRUARY 24!”

  • A candid Q&A with Vanessa Moses of Freezee

    Tell us about your business? “Our business operates out of Trinidad and Tobago and we are a beverages distribution and service company. What we do is provide, sell, and rent beverage equipment and high marginal beverage programs along with premium products to restaurants, hotels, shops, convenience stores, fast food, retail and offices. We provide anything … Continue reading “A candid Q&A with Vanessa Moses of Freezee”

  • Five Tips for the Newly Minted Entrepreneur

    The New Year is in full swing and it is the perfect time to kick start those resolutions of finally getting your idea off the ground. Figure out the ABC’s Before you rush into your business, sit down and really brainstorm. Determine what the new name of your company will be and have an attorney … Continue reading “Five Tips for the Newly Minted Entrepreneur”