7 Ways to Avoid Legal Mistakes Commonly Made by Entrepreneurs

Even if you have an amazing and brilliant business idea, and even if you have solid financial backing, a small legal mistake can sink your entrepreneurial ambitions and dreams quickly and permanently....


Making Contracts Work For You

Don’t be intimidated by contracts. Conquer them instead. Handled correctly, your business’s contracts can be a great asset in protecting you in your dealings with vendors, customers and employees....


Is Your Startup Lawyered Up? The First Legal Steps for New Businesses

  Starting a new business is not for the faint of heart.  Sure, thinking of a clever name and designing a logo is fun and exciting, but many of the other necessary steps are not such a barrel of lau...


New Year’s Resolutions for Developing a Strong Brand Presence in 2012

New Year’s resolutions typically involve committing to something you couldn’t will yourself to do in the past. But, most entrepreneurs that I’ve met enjoy working to build their brands—brainst...


Why You Need a Relationship with a Business Lawyer

A recent article on Under30CEO.com provided a list of 5 essential independent contractors for small businesses and entrepreneurs to have at the ready to assist them in promoting and maximizing the val...


Legal Round-up: The Laws Every Business Owner Must Know

Legal filings and regulations may not be the most glamorous parts of your business, yet they’re critical to the success of your business and safety of your personal property. Here’s a quic...


Incorporation Tips: Understanding the C Corporation

In my previous post, I reviewed the differences between the Limited Liability Company (LLC) and the S Corporation. There’s another popular business structure, the C Corporation (or C Corp). And ...


Legal Tips For Every Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’ve clearly got a ton of drive, passion, and determination. You’re committed to your business and your customers. You’re an expert in your products or services...


What You Need to Know About the Legal Side of Your Startup

Between developing a business plan, formulating a budget, creating a brand and ordering the first round of promotional items, it is easy for entrepreneurs and start-up enterprises to overlook the lega...