Practice Areas

Business Law

Definition: An area of law that applies to the conduct of persons, rights and relations relations of those engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and/or sales.

Businesses need protection and peace of mind. We’ll provide one along with the steps to get there.

  • LLC, Corporation, Partnership Formation
  • Operating Agreement
  • By-Laws
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Website Terms and Conditions
  • Privacy Policy
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Lease Agreements

Employment Law

Definition: The area of law covering all aspects of employer/employee relationships from the viewpoint of the employer, except for processes covered by labor law or collective bargaining.

Your business could be exposed to risk in the ever changing landscape of employment law. We make sure you’re protected.

  • Overtime wage and hour claims
  • Wage collection claims
  • Employment discrimination and sexual harassment claims
  • Disability accommodation claims
  • Retaliation claims
  • Wrongful termination and unpaid wage claims
  • Unemployment insurance claims
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Breach of employment contracts
  • Confidentiality, non-competition, and non-solicitation agreements

Trademarks & Copyright

Trademark: 
Definition:  A symbol, word, or words legally registered or established by use as representing a company or product.

Copyright
Definition:  Exclusive legal right giving the owner of a work (for example, a book, movie, picture, song or website) the right to say how other people can use it.

 

Your business assets include your intellectual property as well. We ensure that these assets are likewise protected.

  • Trademark Strategy
  • USPTO filing
  • USPTO Agency response letters
  • Copyright Review and Strategy
  • Copyright Registration

Estate Planning

Definition:  Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging, during a person’s life, for the management and disposal of that person’s estate during the person’s life, in the event the person becomes incapacitated and after death.

  • Living trust
  • Memorandum of trust
  • Pour over will
  • Powers of attorney for health
  • Powers of attorney for property
  • Living will
  • Deed into trust
  • Husband and wife wills
  • Simple will
  • Powers of attorney
  • Buy/sell agreement
  • Succession planning

Not-For-Profit

Definition: A type of tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. An organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes and its earnings may not be for the benefit of any private shareholder or individual. Organizations described in section 501(c)(3) are commonly referred to as charitable organizations and are eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170.

Our 501(c)3 formation and application services includes everything you need to file for federal nonprofit status.
  • Verify business name availability
  • File Articles of Incorporation documents with the Secretary of State
  • File for Employer Identification Number (EIN) through IRS
  • Create organization by-laws
  • Complete Form 1023 and Narrative of Activities
  • Create Compensation and Conflict of Interest Policies
  • Review bylaws to ensure inclusion of Dissolution and Charitable Contributions clauses
  • File with IRS for 501(c)3 tax-exempt status
While we cannot guarantee every application is accepted, we will do our best to make sure that happens.