Category Archives: Business Planning

Seattle attorney to draft partnership agreement

Why You Need a Partnership Agreement

Here’s a question most business owners and entrepreneurs wouldn’t know the answer to: which contract is the single most crucial contract for a business? You can even pick from a list of common contracts:
  • Non-compete agreement
  • Employment agreement
  • License agreement
  • Website Terms and Conditions
  • Partnership agreement
  • Sales contract
This is far from an exhaustive list, but it shows just how many contracts … Continue Reading ››
Woman in business

Finding Venture Capital Funding for Women?

Women often find it very difficult to break into the world of business, and it is especially difficult in the venture capital sector. This includes women working in venture capital and those looking to and receiving venture capital funding. According to Forbes, only three percent of venture capitalists … Continue Reading ››
Know Seattle's door-to-door sales laws before you start soliciting.

Door-to-Door Sales Laws in Washington

In an economy in which online storefronts and social media are increasingly important, it’s easy to overlook the time-tested method of generating sales by going door-to-door. You may not reach hundreds of potential customers with one click of the button, but talking to someone face-to-face can be an effective way of generating interest, demonstrating what … Continue Reading ››
Seattle's commercial real estate is booming.

What to Look for When Buying Commercial Real Estate in Seattle

Whether you started your business at home or currently rent your retail space, deciding to buy property is a big step. The commercial real estate in Seattle's market constantly shifts every few years. What is currently an up and coming neighborhood in Seattle may be still in four years. Suddenly, you own commercial property in … Continue Reading ››
Guns in the Workplace Seattle Business Law

Are Your Employees Packing Heat? The Law on Guns in the Workplace

For you, it might be anything from irritating to downright scary to think that your employees could be carrying guns at work. It’s not paranoia on your part to be nervous about it, considering recent tragedies involving firearms in other states. At the same time, you should understand to what extent firearm regulations and laws … Continue Reading ››
Seattle Contract Drafting Attorney

How and When to Use a Non-Disclosure Agreement

In today’s globalized world, where sharing data and information is as easy as a click or a tap, one of the best defenses for protecting your business’s sensitive data is the non-disclosure agreement (NDA). Put simply, this is a contract that requires a party to refrain from disclosing confidential information, or to only use the … Continue Reading ››
Small Business Lawsuit

What to Do Now to Prevent a Small Business Lawsuit Later

Our society is hungry for lawsuits. It seems some people seek out business litigations in Seattle purposely either for money or to prove a point. While any business can suffer, a business lawsuit is especially harmful small businesses that don’t have the finances to pay lawyer fees, court costs, and settlements. There are, though, steps … Continue Reading ››