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Travis Jacobs’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE IMPORTATION / DISTRIBUTION

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    Client is Licensed & Now Operates in 3 states
    Description:
    ◦where U.S.-based client (distributor of alcoholic beverages) required an Exclusive Distribution Agreement, including provisions for exclusive importer status (Master Importer) for a transaction with its Canadian-based supplier / manufacturer. Client also required assistance with an Application for Basic Permit Under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act, Application for Certificate of Label / Bottle Approval, and various other documentation for the importation of alcoholic beverages into the U.S.
  • INCORPORATION

    Practice Area:
    Corporate & Incorporation
    Outcome:
    Business is Currently Operational in 2 Countries
    Description:
    Where client requires Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws and state & federal filings for a corporate entity in Massachusetts and the European Union which will conduct cross-border transactions with itself and other corporate entities and organizations. Includes internal corporate policies and initial annual report.
  • B-2-B CONTRACT DISPUTE

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Outcome:
    Ongoing
    Description:
    Case involving breach of contract between a business / tradesman and a condominium association where tradesman was contracted to perform work, made all preparations and purchased materials, and then condo association cancelled the job at the last minute.
  • NON-PROFIT INCORPORATION

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    Entity is Operational
    Description:
    Where client required state & federal incorporation documents for a non-profit corporation, including a completed IRS 1023 Form and Conflicts of Interest, Fundraising, Non-Disclosure and other internal corporate policies
  • Commonwealth v. Miller, 78 Mass. App. Ct. 860 (2011)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 02, 2011
    Outcome:
    Successful, Case ultimately dismissed against Defendant
    Description:
    Where police justified the stop of client's vehicle solely by driver's alleged violation of a provision of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations pertaining to the display of a license plate, and which resulted in OUI charges. Client's trial attorney filed a Motion to Suppress, which was allowed. Commonwealth appealed. The Jacobs Law LLC represented the defendant in opposition to the Commonwealth's appeal to the Massachusetts Appeals Court, filed briefs and submitted oral arguments. TJL was successful on appeal when MA Appeals Court affirmed the Motion to Suppress. Commonwealth's subsequent request for Further Appellate Review to the MA Supreme Judicial Court was denied in July 2011. After the successful appeal, the charges against the defendant were ultimately dismissed.
  • NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT - Preliminary Injunction

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2014
    Outcome:
    Successful
    Description:
    Where employer sought to obtain a preliminary injunction against a former employee (as part of a case to enforce a non-compete agreement against the former worker). The Jacobs Law successfully opposed the Motion for Preliminary Injunction. The Jacobs Law was also successful in forcing the employer to dismiss its claims against employee as well as obtain a significant settlement amount for the counterclaims TJL made on behalf of employee against employer.
  • Investment in an Limited Liability Company

    Practice Area:
    Limited Liability Company (LLC)
    Date:
    Dec 03, 2012
    Outcome:
    Successful Sale of LLC Ownership Interest
    Description:
    Client desired to sell membership ownership interest in an LLC in exchange for capital contributions. As part of the transaction, The Jacobs Law LLC revised the LLC's Operating Agreement and drafted LLC Membership Ownership Interest Purchase Agreements for each investor, completed and filed required filings with state and federal agencies/departments. The closing was successful and the business remains operational and planning a new round of financing this spring
  • Lanham Act - False Advertising

    Practice Area:
    Federal Regulation
    Outcome:
    Pending
    Description:
    Case involves a dispute between business competitors over false and deceptive advertising under the Lanham Act as well as some state claims.
  • ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

    Practice Area:
    Licensing
    Date:
    Feb 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    SUCCESSFUL
    Description:
    Client received an Order to Show Cause from the MA Division of Professional Licensure involving various allegations of license-related violations. The Jacobs Law LLC successfully negotiated a Consent Agreement proving a small fine with no adverse license action.