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Lee Hall

Headline

Law – at the intersection of sustainability, finance, and culture.

About Me

Writer focusing on content for licensed professionals. Book and encyclopedia entry author. Content creation experience in:

Interested in helping people do good and cultivate a better worldwide web.

Industries I Write About

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My Writing Samples

Blog: Coping With COVID-19

Lee Hall's latest piece for THE DC VOICE argues that this coronavirus emergency is teaching us to prepare for the next one. Resilience in the face of new realities, including climate change, requires empathetic responses.

https://www.thedcvoice.com/coping-with-covid-19/

Blog: DC Takes the Minimum Wage Lead in 2020

On behalf of THE DC VOICE, Lee reviews the capital city's trendsetting wage law reform.

https://www.thedcvoice.com/dc-takes-the-minimum-wage-lead-in-2020-but-is-it-enough/

Webpage: How Much Does It Cost to Trademark a Business Name?

Should a business register a name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office? If so, is it affordable? Lee Hall answers, for LEGALZOOM.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/how-much-does-it-cost-trademark-business-name

Webpage: How to Update Wills

One of the most common questions a lawyer is asked is: "How do I update my will?" Lee Hall, writing for LegalZoom, offers guidance.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/how-update-wills

Webpage: How to Start a Nonprofit Foundation

The IRS deems a foundation the default form of charitable entities. Lee Hall outlines the process of forming a foundation for LEGALZOOM.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/how-start-nonprofit-foundation

Blog: Food Stamps Cut Challenged in DC Court

Will this ongoing face-off between multiple states and the Trump administration save SNAP? Lee covers the topic for THE DC VOICE.

https://www.thedcvoice.com/trump-administrations-food-stamps-cut-challenged-in-dc-court/

Blog: Paid Family Leave Is Coming

For THE DC VOICE, Lee writes on the increasingly urgent issue of medical leave.

https://www.thedcvoice.com/ready4pfl-paid-family-leave-is-coming/

Article: Professional Corporation vs. LLC

How do professionals best choose between forming a professional corporation or a limited liability company? Lee Hall explains, on behalf of LEGALZOOM.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/professional-corporation-vs-llc

Blog: The Privacy Threat in Facial Recognition Technology

What are the race and constitutional implications of facial recognition technology? Read Lee Hall's work in The DC Voice.

https://www.thedcvoice.com/the-next-privacy-threat-facial-recognition-by-video-surveillance/

Blog: Algorithmic Discrimination

Machine learning applied to social media opens new pathways for health privacy breaches, financial manipulation, and discrimination. Lee Hall discusses the legal implications in The DC Voice.

https://www.thedcvoice.com/algorithmic-discrimination-is-big-tech-using-our-own-posts-against-us/

Newsletter Article: Bankruptcy Case Summary

CASE REVIEW: How Bad Faith Can Lead a Bankruptcy Court to Dismiss a Filing is a case synopsis for a real estate newsletter.

https://contentelf.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/KELLER-WILLIAMS-NEWSLETTER.pdf

Online Magazine Article: Rethinking Deer Control in Chester County, PA

Evolution now depends heavily on suburban bio-communities. To change states' management approaches, people in suburbs must become engaged.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/11/29/green-corridors-mental-maps-a-call-for-the-end-of-deer-control/

Article: Legal Issues in Raffles for Nonprofits

Raffles are popular fundraising ideas, at events and online. But are they unlawful gambling? Lee Hall answers, for the LEGALZOOM audience.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/legal-issues-online-raffles-nonprofit-fundraising

Article: Taking a Divorced Spouse Off a House Title

The court order is not a legal transfer of the asset. Here are the steps that must be taken, Lee Hall explains for LEGALZOOM online legal services.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/how-get-divorced-spouse-house-title

Article: How to Prepare Bylaws for a Church Nonprofit

Lee Hall lays out the legally required steps for creating a religious entity's governance rules, on behalf of LEGALZOOM.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/how-prepare-bylaws-church-nonprofit

Article: How to File for a U.S. Patent (Including Fee Waivers)

Lee Hall, for LEGALZOOM, offers a brief how-to guide, and explains when a patent can be obtained at no charge to the filer.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/how-file-us-patent-free

Article: Attorney Needed When Starting Up a Nonprofit

Lee Hall, for LEGALZOOM, explains the legal process of forming a nonprofit startup.

https://info.legalzoom.com/article/what-type-attorney-needed-when-starting-nonprofit-organization

Op-ed: A Personal Description of the Adjunct Crisis

Lee Hall's piece on the adjunct crisis in higher education appeared in The Guardian, one of the world's top three most read online newspapers.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/22/adjunct-professor-earn-less-than-pet-sitter

Blog: Native Gardening in Small Spaces

Welcome, Spring! For The DC Voice. Lee writes about rethinking lawns and gardens in urban landscapes.

https://thedcvoice.com/63950-2/

Newsletter Article: Cooperating with Coyotes

Urban coyotes are a new fact of life in the mid-Atlantic region. This piece ran in The Shuttle, a local newsletter published by Philadelphia grocery co-op Weaver's Way.

http://www.weaversway.coop/shuttle-online/2018/05/cooperating-coyotes-let%E2%80%99s-give-it-try

Blog: India as an Emerging Blockchain Powerhouse

Cryptocurrency could prevent fraud and create vital new income channels. Consider the potential in India, whose people initiate one in every 10 bitcoin transactions.

https://contentelf.com/india-as-an-emerging-blockchain-powerhouse/

Blog: Sample Content for a Dental Office

Where law and medicine intersect, knowledge of HIPAA or the ADA Ethics code is vital. That doesn't rule out fun, reader-friendly pieces like this one, on eating with dental health in mind.

https://contentelf.com/writing-samples/medical-and-dental-writing/

Experience

Lawyer

Lawyer: active standing since 2000. Practice areas: legal services, nonprofits, environmental, immigration.

Company: Maryland Bar

I worked there from 5/2000 until now

Founder

Elegant content writing for innovators and licensed professionals.

Company: ContentElf.com

I worked there from 9/2017 until now

Consultant

Researcher-author for the Encyclopedia of UN Sustainability Goals. This is the largest peer-reviewed project ever undertaken on the subject. Lee's contribution is published in Vol. 12, Responsible Consumption and Production.

Company: Springer Nature

I worked there from 5/2018 until now

Adjunct Professor of Law

Courses developed and taught: Environmental Law; Business Organizations; Ethics; Contracts; White-Collar Crime.

Company: Widener University - Delaware Law

I worked there from 5/2014 until 11/2017

Adjunct Professor of Law

Course developed and taught: Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy. Co-taught Animal Law seminar. Judge for the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Company: Rutgers-Newark

I worked there from 8/2001 until 5/2004

Content I Write

Recommendations

A smart, engaging writer

Lee Hall is a gifted writer with a clear, concise and engaging writing style that makes you want to keep reading. Lee is also smart and a terrific educator who dives deeply into a topic, exploring it fully -- leaving the reader wanting more.

Ginger Burr, Total Image Consultants

High caliber content that's a pleasure to read

I have worked with Lee Hall on several projects and the results are always the highest quality content that's thorough and a pleasure to read. Lee turns a brain dump into pure gold. Often times I've given a mishmash of ideas and bulleted items to be included in a piece and receive elegant, professional and informative content in return. No matter the topic or industry, Lee does the research and delivers thoughtful content that surprises and delights me every time.

Lydia Grossov, Expresso Design