Brian Russ Law, Inc. is a California legal firm dedicated to helping corporations build and protect their brands and their business. A small business owner and serial entrepreneur, attorney Brian gets the struggles of business owners. Brian works with corporations across California to address common issues like corporation formation, contract review, equity agreements, litigation support, and more. If you’re looking for legal support in Los Osos, then you’ve come to the right place.
Los Osos’s Lawyer
for Brands and Businesses
What Is A Business Attorney?
A business lawyer is a lawyer who specializes in representing businesses. They typically have experience in a variety of legal areas, including business formation, contracts, and intellectual property. When choosing a lawyer to represent your enterprise, make sure to work with a lawyer who has no problem working in Los Osos, like Brian Russ Law, Inc.
How Can a Business Attorney Help Your Company?
An attorney can help your business by providing legal support, and making sure you have up-to-date business paperwork. We see all the time that when business owners don't fully understand the legal implications of their actions, it can lead to some serious consequences. If your corporation is based in Los Osos, then definitely reach out to Brian Russ Law. A common situation we see is a business owner entering into a non-written agreement with a vendor or a landlord and the situation becomes a potential messy lawsuit. If you're looking for help with a big deal, give us a call and we'll discuss support options.
What To Look For In a Business Lawyer
You need to focus on marketing, customer experience, product quality, and many other tasks on a day-to-day basis. Let the attorney focus on the legal issues for you. One of the most regular requests we receive is for legal advice and understanding that the owner can trust. Our one-on-one relationship with our clients is a signature of our small business law firm that supports Los Osos companies. We commonly see entrepreneurs purchase a cheap legal advice service and immediately regret it. Local businesses represent the majority of our clients.
The Top Three Areas Businesses Need Legal Support
We support business owners with a range of services, including company formation and registration. Usually, businesses will start as a sole proprietorship and, once successful, the founder will decide to formally incorporate the business. Incorporating a business is a critically important and valuable step because it can insulate the business owner from potential liability arising from the business’s operation. Once incorporated, the owner can also make an S-Corp tax election, which allows them to save on taxes.
Brand protection is a critical area that is often overlooked by entrepreneurs. Think about this for a second: the commodity you're providing is no different from anything else that another person can provide. Your goal is to make your product stand out when a customer looks for the commodity you’re selling. And this is why it's important to trademark your company in order to protect and grow your market share. A trademark protects a company against another company using the same or a similar name in order to market their product. A trademark gives a company exclusive rights over the products and services they are providing.
Reviewing contracts is boring – it’s a bunch of legal jargon thrown together to make sure that on the off-chance something bad happens the parties might be protected. You should hire an attorney to consider the potential implications of your contract decisions. We often see people make agreements without signing an agreement, and then the other party changes his or her mind, but since there’s nothing in writing it becomes a struggle to fully understand what needs to happen. Imagine if you have a $100,000 contract and there are risks. Would you rather spend the money now to understand the risks or end up spending 10x more on a lawsuit with the other party? Our firm helps business owners and executives review their contracts. We review contracts for business purchase agreements, merger agreements, asset purchase agreements, and more.
Brian Russ Law, Inc. is Excited to Serve Los Osos
The conclusion is straightforward – call Brian Russ Law, Inc. today. We’re fielding inquiries from potential new clients every day. Having an lawyer on your team can help you avoid costly mistakes and give you invaluable peace of mind.