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Legal Basics for Small Business

Wednesday, August 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By SCORE - Kansas City
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Here’s a SCORE workshop that will provide you the basics to help you comply with Federal, state and local laws, and minimize your legal risks in your daily transactions.

This workshop focuses on the following topics that are key in the life of a small business owner:

Selecting and forming a legal entity for your business
How to bring in co-owners
Creating governing documents, LLC Operating Agreement or Corporation Shareholder’s Agreement
Employer/Employee Law - Keeping on the right side of Employment Law?
Employee vs. independent contractor issues
Leasing property – pitfalls to avoid
Insurance - Do you need it and what types of insurance should you consider?
Doing business in other states
Operating your business over the internet
Intellectual property: Patents, Trademarks, and Trade Names

Chris Brown - Venture Legal
Casey Murray - Spencer Fane
Kevin Tuttle - Spencer Fane

Please connect 5 minutes in advance to be sure you have a good connection. The workshop begins promptly at 9:00 AM and concludes by 12:00 PM.

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