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Episode Info: In this week’s episode of Attorney Talk, Ken Thayer interviews Rob Schenk, who is a trial attorney that practices in Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, California, and New York. Since 2012, Rob has become one of America’s predominant wedding lawyers and is the editor of WeddingIndustryLaw.com. During the episode, Ken and Rob discuss what wedding lawyers do, liquated damages, how wedding law is different to business litigation, contract inclusions, WedForms, and dispute resolutions.   Main Questions Asked: What is a wedding lawyer? Is this a practice where you have to be a member of the bar in the particular state where your clients are located? Which states are more open to hybrid contract tort claims in wedding cases? Is there still a requirement that, if you are pleading out you suffered an emotional distress, it has to be backed up with medical evidence? Have vendors received pushback from clients? Are your adversaries attorneys who usually get involved with contract disputes after the alleged breach occurred? Talk about Web Forms. Do most of these contract disputes get litigated, or get resolved prior?   Key Lessons Learned: The Wedding Lawyer The wedding industry is a billion-dollar industry worldwide. Issues include venues being double-booked, photographers losing SD cards. A wedding lawyer represents the client or the vendor in lawsuits. The majority of Rob’s practice is defensive and on the preventative, which involves contracts. His clients include wedding professionals such as DJs and photographers.  Other lawyers represent the clients.  When it comes to the dispu
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