Cover Your Legal Bases Chillicothe OH

Use a two-step approach to find a good attorney. First, carefully select a firm by getting personal references and then examining the firm’s web site. The web site can give you information on that particular firm’s areas of expertise and their specialty. Also contact state bar associations to check an attorney’s bar certification.

James L. Mann
(740) 775-2222
280 Yoctangee Parkway
Chillicothe, OH
 
Claire Fried Drake
(740) 775-2222
280 Yoctangee Parkway
Chillicothe, OH
 
David Lee Kuhl
(419) 247-1773
ONE SEAGATE, 24TH FLOOR PO BOX 10032
TOLEDO, OH
Specialties
Business, Health Care
Education
University of Michigan Law School,Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa
State Licensing
Ohio

Lisa Pierce Reisz
52 E GAY ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Commercial, Litigation, Construction, Criminal Defense
Education
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law,Harvard University
State Licensing
Ohio

Erik Lee Walter
(440) 946-7656
55 PUBLIC SQ ILLUMINATING BLDG
CLEVELAND, OH
Specialties
Environmental, Administrative Law, Litigation, Land Use & Zoning, Business
Education
Thomas M. Cooley Law School,University of Akron,University of Akron,University of Akron
State Licensing
Ohio

Mark A. Preston
(740) 775-2222
280 Yoctangee Parkway
Chillicothe, OH
 
Don E Fuller
(740) 773-1875
19 W 2ND St
Chillicothe, OH

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Todd Michael Kegler
(614) 462-5409
250 EXECUTIVE DR STE B
MARION, OH
Specialties
Business, Tax, Investment Fraud, Estate Planning, Probate
Education
Vanderbilt University Law School,DePauw University
State Licensing
Ohio

Louis Ernest Tosi
(419) 321-1397
1000 JACKSON ST
TOLEDO, OH
Specialties
Corporate, Business, Environmental
Education
Ohio State University, Columbus,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

Michael Roy Szolosi Sr.
Suite 1250 88 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Employment, Personal Injury, Defective & Dangerous Products, Business, Corporate
Education
Ohio State University, Columbus,University of Toledo
State Licensing
Ohio

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Even if Just a Part-Time Business, it Makes Sense to Use a Legal “Professional”
By Jim R. Sapp

While you may be able to handle most of the issues that will arise in a new part-time business, you will want professional assistance for more complex legal issues. Even the smallest businesses need legal advice from the beginning. Don't wait until you have a legal problem to look for an attorney.

Selecting Process

Use a two-step approach to find a good attorney. First, carefully select a firm by getting personal references and then examining the firm’s web site. The web site can give you information on that particular firm’s areas of expertise and their specialty. Also contact state bar associations to check an attorney’s bar certification.

You don’t have the time or money to pay someone to learn about your specific industry, so find a professional who is servicing your business sector already. If your company is highly specialized, a business trade publication may list professionals who will understand your specific needs.

Second, when you have settled on one or two law firms, conduct a face-to-face interview with the candidates before you hire. Interview the specific individuals who will service your business and are close in proximity. Ask questions, such as where they went to school, what their expertise is, and if they have experience in your industry. Other good questions include:

• What is your hourly billing rate?
• How often do you increase your rate?
• Can I talk to one or two other small business people you work for?
• What types of work do you most enjoy?

Make your final selection carefully. It is expensive to switch law firms!

Issues An Attorney Can Help You With:
You should do as much for your part-time business as you can yourself; however, a lawyer should review the complex issues. To begin, write a list of exactly what you want the attorney to do for you.

Choosing a Business Structure
An attorney with small or home business expertise can assist you in selecting the structure for your business: a sole proprietorship; partnership; a corporation; or a limited liability company (LLC). An attorney can also help you complete the necessary forms to incorporate your business. Further, it’s important to have the name and address of an attorney for a loan document or any leases you need to have reviewed.

Safeguarding Intellectual Property
An attorney can also help you safeguard your intellectual property, and reserve your own Internet domain name, copyrights, trademarks, and patents. An attorney can also help you to avoid violating other companies’ copyrights, trademarks, or patents.

Conflict Mediation
An attorney can also help you mediate conflicts with consumers and with vendors before they become expensive litigation or before relationships with them are beyond repair. An attorney can also advise you on how to handle potential claims and avoid lawsuits.

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