Maryland Small Business Development Center

Legal Matters for Small Businesses

Legal Matters for Small Businesses

Start Date: October 09, 2018
End Date: October 09, 2018
Times: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Morgan State University Earls Grave School of Business 4100 Hillen Road, Baltimore MD 21218
Cost: $35.00
Contact Information: Sandra Conaway

It makes good business sense to know how to handle legal issues that impact your business. Not all legal matters require a lawyer, but they do require understanding. Sometimes the best way to protect yourself and your business is to know.

This small business legal workshop is designed for startups as well as those already in business. When your business changes and grows you need to be prepared to respond to those changes. This is a workshop for someone concerned about some of the legal issues when starting and managing their business.

Topics will cover:

  • The choosing of the type of legal business entity 
  • How to protect you and your business from liability
  • Corporation v. Limited Liability Company 
  • Partnership Agreements 
  • Employment Agreements 
  • Employee v. Independent Contractor 
  • Lease Negotiations 
  • Customer Contracts 
  • and many more legal issues that small businesses encounter every day.

There will be time set asisde for questions covering individual concerns of those in the class.


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