In House Counsel for businesses not quite large enough for in-house counsel. Cost effective, responsive, experienced. Business Formations - Contracts - Intellectual Property - Mergers and Acquisitions. I DO NOT HANDLE BUSINESS DISPUTES.
First, since I get a lot of referrals about disputes... I don't handle disputes with businesses. I handle legal matters FOR businesses. And since I'm a sole proprietorship, the "about lawyer" section is pretty much a repetition of this section. Basically, if a close family member, without the emotional baggage was an attorney, and you could call on them with quick questions or major problems - that's what I am for my clients.
Virtually Anywhere in California or Texas
1716 Briarcrest Dr
Bryan TX 77802
Happy to speak with potential clients to see if I can help them, and if so, what I would recommend and how much it would cost.
I work odd hours. I'm sometimes around evenings and weekends. I don't have set hours.
I specialize in helping my clients sleep at night by managing risk and helping them proactively avoid problems rather than trying to solve them after the fact.
I do a lot of things, and I do them well. I consider myself out-house counsel... for companies that are too small for in-house counsel. But I do offer a broad range of services. I help clients with: Setting up their business Advising them about investors Drafting investment documents Hiring and firing employees Using independent contractors with acceptable risks Protecting their intellectual property Copyrights Trademarks Licensing agreements Design and service agreements Risk Management Hand holding Humor, enjoyment and stress management are important to me. I'm available to my clients at all odd hours, and honestly love what I do. I'm quick and responsive. But If you don't enjoy your business attorney, if you don't feel like he or she is part of your team - they it's time to change. If you want stuff and formal - I'm so not your type of attorney. If you want a big formal office and suits - I'm not your type of attorney.
I grew up in a business household. My father was an attorney, but when I was growing up, he was mostly dealing with businesses and became an entrepreneur himself. We talked business over the breakfast table and looked at financial statements after dinner. A die hard capitalist, I never wanted to do anything else.
We don't have "Lawyers" we have me. I have 30 years of experience dealing with small businesses. In a large firm I would be out "rain making" and would be priced too high for small businesses. I can list all of my bar association work and I do have all of that stuff on my website. But what distinguishes me is my understanding that: A small business is not a big business with fewer zeros on the balance sheet. Small business functions differently from large business and without taking some risk small businesses can't compete. I don't tell my clients "you can't do that." I tell them "this is the risk if you do that, this is how to reduce it, do you want to do it?"
Bar Number: 78658
St. John's University School of Law
New York University
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