Business Law Group

Business Law

For about the same cost as a set of generic forms, you can meet with a Colorado Springs business attorney, to ensure you are getting a business structure that best meets your needs and protects your interests.

Helping Businesses and Their Owners

When running, growing and starting a business, having a great Business Law attorney on your side is essential.

Why You Need a Business Law Attorney

Starting a business is not something that you should trust to a form prepared over the Internet in your specific direction. Unless you know the right questions to ask or the best tools to minimize liabilities, you will likely not be able to adequately direct the preparation of your organizational documents.

For about the same cost as a set of generic forms, you can meet with a Colorado Springs business attorney, to ensure you are getting a business structure that best meets your needs and protects your interests.

How We Benefit Your Business

Let the attorneys of the Business Law Group be your trusted legal counselors. We provide experienced and affordable advice for all of your business’ legal needs. The Business Law Group can assist you through all stages of your business’ life, from startup, securing financing, adding employees, managing growth and expansion, preparing for a sale or transfer, and if necessary, winding down and dissolution.

The Business Law Group can assist you in handling the wide variety of issues that come with owning a business such as:

  • Minimizing taxes
  • Preparing, negotiating, and reviewing all forms of business contracts, agreements, and documents
  • Preparing employee policies, hiring and terminating employees, and defending unemployment and other claims from former employees
  • Drafting and enforcing non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • Protecting intellectual property, such as trademarks, logos, and copyrights
  • Documenting and negotiating the sale or purchase of a business
  • Updating and maintaining corporate governance forms
  • Calling and handling board meetings, shareholder meetings and votes
  • Purchasing real estate, or entering into commercial lease agreements
  • Reviewing securities and financing offerings

Business Law Services

  • Starting a Business
    • Selecting the proper business entity (Corporation, LLC, S-Corp, etc.)
    • Limiting personal liability
    • Providing flexibility in management and governance
    • Offering multiple classes of shares or interests (preferred, common, voting, nonvoting)
    • Minimizing taxes
  • Contracts and Agreements
    • Drafting and reviewing business contracts and documents
    • Negotiating agreements
    • Preparing forms and standard contracts
    • Documenting positions, agreements, decisions, and negotiations
  • Business Litigation Services
    • Filing and defending business lawsuits
    • Drafting demand letters
    • Negotiating and preparing settlement agreements
    • Resolving employment and contractual claims
    • Participating in mediation and arbitration
  • Employee Matters
    • Preparing employment policies, handbooks, and forms
    • Drafting non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
    • Hiring and terminating employees
    • Documenting disciplinary actions
    • Challenging unemployment and workers compensation claims
  • Corporate Governance and Management
    • Managing and overseeing corporate and company governance
    • Advising LLC Managers on proper governance and operations
    • Calling and holding corporate board meetings
    • Calling and managing shareholder meetings and votes
    • Preparing and maintaining corporate and company minutes
    • Electing officers and fulfilling official responsibilities
  • Financing and Securities
    • Drafting promissory notes and security agreements
    • Issuing Shares or Membership Interests through Reg. D exempt offerings
    • Preparing Private Placement Memorandums
  • Buying and Selling a Business
    • Analyzing whether to structure the sale as an asset sale or stock sale
    • Negotiating purchase or sale terms
    • Drafting purchase and sale documents
    • Drafting promissory notes, security documents, and guaranties
    • Providing escrow arrangements for purchase funds
  • Intellectual Property Services
    • Drafting and enforcing non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
    • Protecting and defending trade secrets
    • Protecting and defending trademarks and copyrighted materials
    • Preparing and filing Trademark and Copyright applications
  • Governing Documents
    • Preparing and maintaining corporate minutes
    • Preparing and analyzing Bylaws
    • Drafting Operating Agreements
    • Drafting Shareholder Agreements
    • Drafting Partnership Agreements
  • Real Estate
    • Purchasing and leasing real estate
    • Renovating and building out real estate
    • Documenting real estate financing
    • Resolving easement issues and boundary disputes
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Providing legal and tax advice on M&A deals
    • Structuring tax-free mergers and acquisitions
    • Coordinating tax-free spin-offs
    • Documenting, negotiating, and mergers, acquisitions, and spinoffs
  • Tax Planning
    • Minimizing business income taxes and liabilities
    • Structuring transactions to minimize federal and state tax liabilities
    • Resolving and compromising employment and business taxes
    • Advising on property, sales, and use tax matters