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Sigalle Barness

Sigalle Barness

Sigalle Barness is the Vice President of Content and a member of Lawline.com’s Executive Team. Sigalle provides business strategy and leadership to the company and directly manages Lawline’s accreditation, programming and production operations. Sigalle also analyzes market trends and applies insights to develop and execute written and video content including online educational programming, email marketing, social media campaigns, press releases, blog articles and large scale live events. Sigalle graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University and holds a B.A. in English. She received her J.D. in 2010 from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, NY. Sigalle is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey. She is also an active member of the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA), and is the former Chair of ACLEA’s Programming Special Interest Group (2013 – 2015) and National Provider Special Interest Group (2015 - 2017). Before joining Lawline in March 2012, Sigalle litigated civil claims in areas such as landlord tenant, breach of contract and tax lien and mortgage foreclosures actions. She also handled transactional matters such as drafting residential and commercial leases, demand letters, and client conflict waivers. Sigalle is an avid lover of music, video games, blogging, asking questions and all things food. She is also fluent in Hebrew and enjoys writing fiction, traveling and scuba diving.

Whose Genes Are They, Anyway? Myriad Cannot Block Competitors from Selling Breast Cancer Tests

By Sigalle Barness on Dec 19, 2014 2:39:36 PM

Recently, Lawline faculty Amy Goldsmith updated us on the status of gene patents, including the litigation about the patentability of the breast cancer genes and the ability of Myriad competitors to test for breast cancer biomarkers, which continues...

If a client wants to sell a B-Corporation, can they do so or must they reorganize as a C-Corporation?

By Sigalle Barness on Jul 10, 2014 12:34:55 PM

There is a dynamic discourse that exists between Lawline faculty and their viewers that goes far beyond the live viewing of a program.  Lawline faculty and subscribers benefit from a discussion forum where they can discuss substantive legal topics...

Does the employee still need to file a retaliation claim with the EEOC before taking a claim to court?

By Sigalle Barness on Jul 3, 2014 12:46:44 PM

There is a dynamic discourse that exists between Lawline faculty and their viewers that goes far beyond the live viewing of a program.  Lawline faculty and subscribers benefit from a discussion forum where they can discuss substantive legal topics...

Do you have to apply for asylum within one-year of the changed circumstances?

By Sigalle Barness on Jun 26, 2014 11:17:38 AM

There is a dynamic discourse that exists between Lawline faculty and their viewers that goes far beyond the live viewing of a program.  Lawline faculty and subscribers benefit from a discussion forum where they can discuss substantive legal topics...

How do you get an original client to cooperate in prosecution of a case they no longer have an interest in?

By Sigalle Barness on Jun 19, 2014 12:55:43 PM

There is a dynamic discourse that exists between Lawline faculty and their viewers that goes far beyond the live viewing of a program.  Lawline faculty and subscribers benefit from a discussion forum where they can discuss substantive legal topics...

Has Bitcoin bankruptcy and theft from Mt. Gox changed the perspective on Bitcoin security?

By Sigalle Barness on Jun 12, 2014 12:38:18 PM

There is a dynamic discourse that exists between Lawline faculty and their viewers that goes far beyond the initial viewing of a program.  Lawline faculty and subscribers benefit from a discussion forum where they can discuss substantive legal...

Should You File a Will During the Testator's Lifetime?

By Sigalle Barness on Jun 4, 2014 1:50:42 PM

There is a dynamic discourse that exists between Lawline faculty and their viewers that goes far beyond the initial viewing of a program.  Lawline faculty and subscribers benefit from a discussion forum where they can discuss substantive legal...

Legal Intelligence: Lawline's March 2014 Webcasts & Events

By Sigalle Barness on Feb 28, 2014 4:33:59 PM

3/4/2014:

Starting and Growing a Food and Agriculture Law Practice

By Sigalle Barness on Feb 28, 2014 10:29:56 AM

As the awareness for what we eat and where it comes from grows, so does the various organizations, entities and interests.  One such body of law that has seen particular growth is Food and Agricultural Law.  As a result, various practices have begun...

Legal Intelligence: Lawline's February Calendar

By Sigalle Barness on Feb 21, 2014 12:26:41 PM

Check out Lawline's Upcoming February Events!