Cover Your Legal Bases North Las Vegas NV

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.

Jamieson N Poe
(702) 870-3940
3890 W. Ann Rd.
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Business, Litigation, Personal Injury, Family, Bankruptcy
Education
Gonzaga University School of Law,Gonzaga University
State Licensing
Nevada

William H Pruitt
(702) 870-3940
3890 W. Ann Rd.
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Insurance, Business, Litigation, Sexual Harassment, Environmental
Education
University of Idaho College of Law,Brigham Young University
State Licensing
Nevada

Ryan D. Stibor
(702) 386-0600
900 S. 4th St. #219
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Business, Project Finance, Contracts, Corporate, Real Estate, LLC, Venture Capital
Education
California Western School of Law
State Licensing
California, Nevada

Yvonne Gilmore Schuman
(702) 234-7200
PO Box 750186
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Business, Employment, Education, General Practice
Education
Georgetown University Law Center
State Licensing
DC, Pennsylvania

Sean E. McClenahan
(702) 385-5544
626 S. Third St.
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Business, Commercial
Education
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law,University of Nevada-Las Vegas
State Licensing
Nevada

Jason R Wigg
(702) 870-3940
3890 W. Ann Rd.
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Litigation, Personal Injury, Business, Construction, Employment
State Licensing
Nevada

David Mark Sonenstein
(702) 242-7046
8229 Weeping Springs Ave
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Business, Workers Compensation
Education
UC Hastings COL,Claremont McKenna Coll
State Licensing
California

Dawn C Harris
(702) 471-7432
701 Bridger Ave Ste 850
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Business, Real Estate
Education
UCLA SOL,Univ of Nevada
State Licensing
California

Richard Todd Cunningham
(775) 788-8627
300 S 4th St Ste 1700
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Business, Tax, Estate Planning
State Licensing
Washington

Jacqueline Mary Salas
(702) 471-1131
501 S Rancho Dr Ste I-62
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Estate Planning, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Family, Business
Education
DePaul Univ COL,Loyola Univ
State Licensing
California, Nevada

Cover Your Legal Bases

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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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