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W. Michael Garner

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

Clients who have worked with Michael praise his “extreme commitment to achieving the best possible outcome, and unwavering belief in our position.” They have called him “the ultimate legal professional” who presents a “brilliant case.” Chambers USA said he is a “litigator of significant prowess,” who is “great on his feet.” One client summed it up this way: “You are one awesome lawyer.”

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Lewitt Hackman

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan is a full-service Los Angeles law firm for businesses and individuals.
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*Certified Specialist Franchise & Distribution Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Los Angeles based Lewitt Hackman provides full service representation to franchisees, area franchisees, distributors, dealers and others involved in franchise relationships.

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How to Find a Great Franchise Lawyer

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

Choosing a franchise is one of the most important decisions of your life. A franchise lawyer can help you make a better informed decision and protect you from an unfriendly franchise agreement. Franchise lawyers do so much for their clients.

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Franchise Voice Subscriptions

Posted by on Nov 24, 2013 in Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

The AAFD Franchisee Voice is a weekly email filled with important information, news and opinions on all things franchising. This hot tip sheet will give you important insight on what’s happening in the franchise world and provide advice on how you can succeed at your own franchise endeavors.

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The AAFD Partners with ADP to Provide a New Discount Payroll Service for Members

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Press Releases, Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

The American Association of Franchisees & Dealers Announces Platinum PayrollSM Powered By ADP. SAN DIEGO, FEB 2013 – The American Association of Franchisees & Dealers (AAFD), a non-profit trade association that represents the interests of franchisees and independent dealers, announced today a partnership with human resource powerhouse ADP® to provide AAFD members with significantly reduced costs for ADP payroll services. The AAFD Platinum PayrollSM service, provided by ADP, will offer all existing AAFD members three different payroll package options at discounted pricing. In addition, active AAFD chapters will be eligible to earn incentive revenues when their members participate in the AAFD Platinum Payroll service. “The AAFD is always looking for ways to bring more value to our members, and to make it easier for franchisees to succeed,” said Robert Purvin, founder and CEO of the AAFD. “We are proud to partner with a well-respected company like ADP to help our members save on payroll, and we believe that this new service will be a much-appreciated addition to our existing Branded Programs.” “ADP strongly supports franchisees, and we are excited to be working with the AAFD and their membership,” said Ron Olewinski, District Manager of ADP. “ADP’s payroll services help AAFD members be able to keep a better handle on cash flow and feel confident in their payroll, tax and human resource compliance.” The three discounted payroll options offered by ADP to AAFD members are the ADP Enhanced Payroll package, ADP Complete Payroll and HR package and the ADP Complete Payroll and HR Plus package. The Platinum Payroll service will join a growing list of branded programs that the AAFD offers its membership, including its Franchisee LegaLineSM network of qualified franchise attorneys, AAFD Meeting CallSM, conference and webinar services, AAFD Payment Processing, AAFD Telecommunications,  and AAFD Health Benefits. In addition, the AAFD has previously cemented relationships with large retailers and service providers to offer its membership discounts on a variety of products and services, including office supplies through Office Depot. To learn more about the AAFD or to participate in its ADP Platinum Payroll service or any of its other branded and discount programs, visit the ADP Members Offer Page *** About ADP ADP, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with more than $10 billion in revenues and approximately 600,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions.  Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source.  ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes.  ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. About the AAFD The AAFD is a national non-profit trade association representing the rights and interests of franchisees and independent dealers throughout the United States. The AAFD is focused on market driven reform to achieve its mission to define and promote collaborative franchise cultures that the AAFD describes as Total Quality Franchising. Since its formation, the AAFD has grown to represent more than 50,000 franchised locations throughout the United States. The AAFD has members in all 50 states and represents more than 100 different franchise systems. The AAFD's Fair Franchising Standards, Fair Franchising Seal, Trademark Chapters, and emphasis on Marketplace Solutions led to...

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AAFD Partners with Office Depot for Member Discounts!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers is proud to present our members and supporters with a wonderful benefit program! Through the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers, our members can now receive savings of up to 80% on office and school supplies from Office Depot. You can shop online or go to the nearest Office Depot location to take advantage of these special discounted prices on products and services. All online orders are delivered next day with free shipping on orders over $50. This program is 100% FREE to all American Association of Franchisees and Dealers members and supporters! Just shop and save! Request your Office Depot Discount Card Today, click...

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