“When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” —Josh James

Starting and growing a business can be a daunting task.  From incorportating your business to complying with ever-changing laws, you need an attorney who is competent and responsive to help protect your business.  

Starting a business?

The risk associated with starting a business can be minimized with sound legal advice.  The type of business entity you choose to form (partnership, s-corporation, LLC) can have a significant impact on how your business will operate and be taxed.  Our office can help to guide you through the selection process and prepare all necessary legal documents.  We can also prepare often overlooked but necessary documents, such as non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, and employment agreements. If you are taking the steps to start a business make sure you are taking the right first step and setting your business up for success. 



  • Forming a Business

    • Reserve a corporate name

    • Incorporate or form a limited liability company

    • Prepare necessary bylaws or operating agreement to provide how the company is managed

    • Prepare and file Form SS-4 Application for Employer Identification Number

    • Buy-sell Agreements

    • Partnership Agrements and disputes


  • Hiring Employees/Contractors

    • Employee Manuals

    • Employment Agreements

    • Independent Contractor Agreements

    • Non-Compete Agreements

    • Termination agreements and release

Growing a business.

Once your business is up and running our office is still there to help you keep it running smoothly.  As your business grows you will undoubtedly have legal questions or concerns that need to be addressed.   Whether you need assistance analyzing or drafting contracts, collecting monies owed to you, or dealing with a difficult employee or customer situation my office is here to provide you with the personal service you deserve, giving you advice and counsel tailored to your situation. 


  • Operating your Business

    • Creating custom documents and contracts

    • Review and negotiate contracts and agreements

    • Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements

    • Website privacy policy and user agreement

    • Virtual in house counsel

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This information is not intended as legal advice or as a substitute for the particularized advice of your own counsel and should not be relied upon as such, as the advice appropriate for you will be dependent upon the particular facts and circumstances of your situation.  Neither viewing this Web site nor contacting the firm via phone, internet, e-mail, or in any other manner is intended to create an attorney-client relationship.




© 2019 by Jon-Michael Murphy, Attorney at Law