“Serving as an advocate for our clients is more than simply being a voice for them. Our business requires that we know our clients and understand their business.”
At the Law Offices of Erin C. Callahan, we work with our business law clients to identify and understand the needs and goals of their business to create practical strategies and solutions to make their lives easier, and companies run smoothly. Let us take the legal worries of running and starting a business off your plate so that you can concentrate on your business. Whether you are starting a new business or you own a 100-year-old family business, we can help. We are here to help you navigate the ongoing process of growing and maintaining a company. Set up your consultation with the Law Offices of Erin C. Callahan today.
No business is too small or large for us to handle. We provide business law advice on a wide variety of issues including:
– Entity Selection/ Business formation: How you choose to structure your business can have significant legal and financial implications– we advise and execute the right business structure for your needs now and in the future.
– Employee Handbook Development: Employees help you run your business but make sure that you have appropriate policies and procedures in place not only provides for consistency and clarity but also helps you to avoid one of the most common and expensive issues that plague small and large businesses- employee legal disputes. We will put together an employee handbook that is clear, comprehensive and helps shield you from legal disputes.
– Internal Policies: Similar to the importance of a Texas employee handbook, legally sound internal policies are critical as your business grows. Whether some policies need to be refreshed or if you have yet to put any in place, we are here to help make sure that your internal policies are set up to grow with your business.
– Independent contractor agreements: A Texas independent contractor is not the same as an employee and establishing this important distinction can save you money and avoid any lawsuits down the line. Your independent contractor agreements should be comprehensive and clearly define this special legal relationship.
– Non-compete agreements: The departure of an employee that knows the ins and outs of your business and how and why it is successful can be a scary proposition but it does not have to be with a strong non-compete agreement in place. When you are dealing with employees, independent contractors and vendors it is important to not only make sure that you are getting what you want our of these business relationships but also thinking about the terms of how they will end, whether planned or unplanned. While you go into any business relationship with the best intentions, this is extremely important protection you will want in place.
– Confidentiality Agreements: As a business law attorney, Erin C. Callahan has been writing customized confidentiality agreements for a range of business and will create one for you that fully takes into account the need for privacy and discretion. Depending on the nature of your business, failure to have a legally enforceable confidentiality agreement can mean financial issues down the line, do not make this mistake.
– Risk Management: Minimizing risk is essential to running and growing your business. We will not only advice on risk management but also on how to make sure that your personal assets are protected from any professional issues that may arise.
Our goal is to make sure that we are providing you with the legal direction that helps you run your business efficiently and within the confines of the often complicated Texas business laws. The federal, state and local requirements of operating a business in Texas can seem daunting and demanding but when you hire the Law Offices of Erin C. Callahan, you do not need to worry about a thing. You can concentrate on the demands of running and growing your business without the legal worries that come with it.
In addition to a full-service business law practice, Erin also has years of experience with wills and estate planning which is also an essential part of your overall business plan. Ensuring that your intentions are in place for your business is something that too many business owners overlook, don’t make this huge mistake. If you are looking for a League City business law lawyer, look no further than the Law Offices of Erin C. Callahan. We look forward to hearing from you!