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Lisa Burden, J.D.

Legal Writer

Lisa Burden, J.D., Legal Writer

Lisa Burden is a freelance writer with degrees in journalism and law. She writes about legal, business, technology, and energy topics. Her work has appeared in HR Dive, Legal Dive,, the Baltimore Business Journal, Credit Union Journal, and Energy Policy News.

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Latest Articles

  • Do All Construction Contracts Have to Be in Writing?

    Construction contracts follow many of the same requirements as other contracts. What's required and what your should do may not be the same thing. Learn about the statute of frauds, state laws, e-contracts, and much more about written construction contracts at

  • Contracts Basics

    Contracts are a vital part of any business, and understanding how they work is crucial for success. Learn about mutual agreement, breaching, different types of contracts, and much more at

  • Contract Terms Checklist

    Having a legal contract is critical for success. Learn more about contracts, consideration, enforcement, damages, severability, and other legal issues at

  • D.C. Family and Sick Leave Law

    The District of Columbia has several laws that can provide you with leave when you need time off from your job. Learn more with FindLaw.

  • Illegal Interview Questions and Female Applicants

    Job employment interviewers cannot ask female applicants questions that cannot also be asked of male applicants. Learn about Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and much more at

  • Negotiating the Job Offer

    It's great to receive a job offer. It's also important to negotiate for better terms. Learn more with FindLaw.

  • Lying on a Resume or Job Application

    Lies on resumes and job applications can come back to haunt you. Learn more with Findlaw.

  • Union Member Rights and Officer Responsibilities

    Union members have certain rights. Union officers have certain responsibilities. Learn more with FindLaw.

  • Employment Arbitration Agreements

    Should you sign an arbitration agreement with your employer? Can you sue your employer if you signed an arbitration agreement? Findlaw has answers.

  • The Legal History of Labor Unions

    The history of unions in America is as old as the country itself. FindLaw explains the legal history of unions from the colonies to the modern era.

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