Looking Closely at What Lawyers Really Do?

Looking Closely at What Lawyers Really Do?

  A potential client recently told me that he was going to use a non-lawyer service instead of me because the other service was more in line with his budget.  This is a common statement made to lawyers who work in business formation, trademarks, and contracts. The non-lawyer services industry has done a fantastic job […]

Reasons to Incorporate: From a Lawyer’s Perspective

Reasons to Incorporate: From a Lawyer’s Perspective

Most people think that increasing their tax efficiency is the reason to discuss business formation with a professional.  Although tax considerations are important, from a lawyer’s perspective, several other reasons to incorporate exist and should be at the forefront of any new business owner’s mind.  Protecting  your personal assets, understanding your contributions to the business […]

Can I incorporate my business myself?

Can I incorporate my business myself?

I am often asked by new business owners whether they can “just form the business entity themselves.”  It is a common question because new business owners operate on tight budgets and want to save money wherever they can. The two alternatives for using a lawyer are non-lawyer filing services (the ones that’ll do it for […]

What Do Lawyers Really Do?

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Working With A Lawyer | No Comments
What Do Lawyers Really Do?

I often meet business owners who formed their businesses with a non-lawyer service rather than using a lawyer because the non-lawyer service was “more in line with their budget.” The non-lawyer services industry has done a fantastic job with their marketing.  They’ve left people with the impression that non-lawyer services (which always include a disclaimer […]