Our Business Law Practice
Welcome to our online home. Take a look around the site and discover how we are quite a bit different than other business lawyers and law firms.
If you are the kind of business owner who wants to make a real difference in the world while you are in business and leave behind a body of work that continues to do good for your family, your clients/customers, and the world after you are gone, you have come to the right place. Most lawyers simply don’t see law the same way we do. In fact, you won’t find a lot of people who see law the way we do.
Why is that? It’s because the traditional law business model is flawed. It incentives lawyers to spend more time on matters (since they are billing for every hour in six minute increments), increase conflict (the more conflict there is, the longer the engagement), and constantly focus on the next new client (“one off transactions” are the norm in most legal practices). Plus, the world has shifted and quite a lot of legal work has become commoditized into online legal drafting software, documents on demand and do it yourself lawyering.
Lawyers, not being entrepreneurs, tried to compete and became mere shadows of themselves – document drafters, doing one off transactions for clients, such as incorporating business, and then went on the hunt for the next new client.
Not us. We build lifetime relationships with our clients. Because a legal relationship not built upon a lifetime foundation is worthless. Really. If you want a transaction, go online and find a document drafting service. If you want great relationship that will help you move your awesome idea into a revenue generating business, LIFT your existing business to the next level of excellence, and prepare you and your business to leave behind a legacy of significance, you have come to the right place.
We serve winners and those who intend to be. Welcome.
Working with us, we’ve been told, is unlike working with most other lawyers. We’re real people, with real personalities and enjoy making new friends every day. Instead of telling you, let us show you what it’s like. Come by and visit us to see what’s its like to work with us. Read More Here…
So, How Can We Help?
Here’s a sampling of the various services we can offer to help you start and expand your business!
Entity Formation & Strategic Structuring
Proper entity structure is the foundation of a successful business. We’ll provide customized advice for your long-term business health.
From confidentiality agreements to non-disclosures and employee handbooks to ensure smooth operation, we’ve got your back.
"In-House" General Counsel
As your General “In-House” General Counsel, we provide you all of the services listed below, along with many more – all on a monthly, flat rate basis.
Contract Negotiation, Review & Drafting
From Founders agreements to Intellectual Property assignments & licensing agreements, and beyond, we’ve got your contract needs taken care.
We’ll assist you and your tax advisor in creating an appropriate tax strategy for you and your business.
Other Financial Matters
We know other professionals in various industries. If you’re looking for a loan to leverage your business and grow, we probably know someone who can help. Looking for a CPA to establish a relationship with? We know someone who can help you.
At most business planning law firms the relationship ends when you sign your incorporation documents. At Legacy Counsel we see the signing your incorporation documents as the beginning of our relationship with your business.
Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, etc)
No business can succeed without with proper planning. Let us help you get your personal affairs in order to ensure continued success.
Asset Protection Planning
One of the biggest concerns all business owners have is protection of their personal assets, in the event of a lawsuit. This needs to be careful accomplished by coordinating strategies with the business entity and various other strategies available, depending on the circumstances.
Business Succession Planning
Any business will flounder without the right ownership in place. Don’t take the risk and let us help you properly structure that transition.
If you’re ready to discuss your options with us, contact us today to discuss your needs and schedule an initial consultation.
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