What is comprehensive representation? At Smith Legal, comprehensive representation is candid and reliable legal counsel from day one through the life (ups & downs) of your business. Many attorneys are limited to trial or transactional, but Smith Legal guides and advocates businesses through all types of legal issues.
Smith Legal works to keep your business profitable, legally-compliant and protected. If something does however go wrong, you will not need to change firms or attorneys because Smith Legal also litigates and offers dispute resolution services, such as mediation and arbitration.
Smith Legal guides you through business formation (start-up and structure process) forming limited liability companies, s-corporations, limited liability partnerships, general partnerships, professional corporations, articles of incorporation, organization and partnership or operating agreements and other type of business agreements.
Contracts are the key to all business relationships. The days of hand-shakes are long gone. Well-written, understandable, and comprehensive agreements are key to establishing obligations and protecting your business. Smith Legal drafts, reviews and negotiates all types of business contracts, such as: employement agreement, non-competes, confidentiality provisions, letters of intent, service and product agreements, vendor agreements, real estate or product purchases, commercial rental agreements, and other miscellaneous industry-specific contracts.
Businesses need to know and understand corporate governance, director, officer and shareholder responsibilities, business and succession planning and how laws (statutory, rules and regulations) apply to their specific industry, product or service, which often varies place-to-place. Smith Legal advises businesses as to applicable code and regulation compliance, by monitoring and making recommendations for on-going compliance and representation of businesses before governmental and quasi-governmental bodies, such as: boards of zoning appeals, city council, board of works, fire and building commissions.
Smith Legal offers a team of supporting key professionals: attorney, certified public accountants, financial advisors, marketing and advertising agents, real estate brokers, financial institutions and bankers, and other experts to help your business in every aspect.
Starting a new business is a wonderful, but often complex and overwhelming proposition. Smith Legal offers excellent resources for businesses to start-up and to keep going...
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