Intelligent Contract Review: Why it Matters

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Reviewing an agreement is not an act of going through the motions to make sure that no “weird” provisions are found.  It is an act of protecting your company, thinking about long and short-terms impacts, and using it to grow your business. Company Protection Contracts create duties and obligations; however, these duties and obligations are… Read more »

A New Look and a Bright Future

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As Founder and Managing Attorney of “The Gabriela Noemi Smith Law Firm, PLLC,” I am excited to share that we are re-branding the firm as “The Smith Law Group.” The Firm has sustained substantial and steady growth since its inception in 2014 and there is no better time than now to redefine ourselves for what… Read more »

Why A Properly Drafted Intellectual Property Clause is Essential for Nearshore Clients

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Citing a recent IT services case, Gabriela Smith explains why having a clear intellectual property clause saved her client from disaster. I recently helped a client win an intellectual property case against their customer over the following question: who owns the intellectual property to the software developed by the developer? Most people will answer this… Read more »

Giving Back

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On January 17, 2018, Our Managing Attorney, Gabriela Smith, gave an inspirational presentation to High School students at New Comer Academy in Irving, Texas. Gabriela explained how she achieved her dream of becoming an international lawyer in the United States and motivated students to find their passion and purpose. Thank you, Irving ISD for this… Read more »

Is Your Service Contract Protecting Your Company?

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9 Essential Clauses that Limit Fallout Damage When it comes to your outsourcing service contract, getting these terms right is the best way to protect your company if things go awry. Let’s face it, head-to-head negotiations are no fun, especially at the start of a fresh and exciting new business relationship. Even so, it’s vital… Read more »

Fourth Annual Nuts and Bolts of International Law

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On October 13, Gabriela Smith moderated “A Practical Discussion about Doing Business in Europe and Latin America” during the 5th Annual Nuts and Bolts of International Law of the International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. She also co-presented “FCPA Obligations and Ethical Obligations of Lawyers.” Gabriela sits in the Council of the… Read more »

Rising Star 2018 by Super Lawyers

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Congratulations to our Managing Attorney, Gabriela N. Smith, on being selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer-influences rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Gabriela Smith focuses her practice on international transactions and filling in the shoes of… Read more »

Announcing United States Hispanic Chamber Sponsorship

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The Gariela Noemi Smith Law Firm, PLLC, is proud to announce that it is a Bronze Sponsor of the National Convention of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, to be held in Dallas, Texas in October. In a recent commentary, Managing Attorney of the Firm Gabriela Smith, stated “we thrive working with the Hispanic… Read more »

Professional Services Excellence Award Goes to Dallas International Lawyer Gabriela N. Smith

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Dallas International Lawyer, Gabriela N. Smith, earned a recognition for being an outstanding immigrant attorney in the United States. On June 16, 2017, she received the Professional Services Excellence Award at the Immigrant Journey Award ceremony, which celebrates the contributions and excellence of Dallas immigrants in the business marketplace. Congratulations, Gabriela!

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