As in other areas of law, business law, also referred to as corporate law, is riddled with intricacies that even the most experienced business professionals may find themselves unprepared to maneuver. Even seemingly simple commercial transactions can lead to costly problems for a business. The business lawyers of Boyer Law Firm have extensive experience dealing with complex legal matters involving small and large businesses throughout Florida for owners of varying experience levels.
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Starting Your Business Off on the Right Foot
When starting a Florida business, many crucial factors can impact your business venture’s success or failure. Hiring a business law attorney is as important to every start-up as hiring an accountant.
Our knowledgeable business attorneys in Orlando, Jacksonville, or Miami can assist you with every aspect of business and corporate law matters.
Why Should You Hire a Florida Business Lawyer?
Prevention is Key. Securing counsel from the start can prevent future legal issues, including but not limited to litigation.
Many small businesses will wait until they are sued to hire an attorney. Consequently, by the time a company is served with a lawsuit, it could be too late and be more damaging to the company, financially, reputation, or otherwise.
Hiring a business lawyers to assist you from the start can ensure that you form the correct type of business entity, ensure that procedures are put into place to avoid lawsuits, protect the owners’ personal assets, create contracts, and much more.
Our Florida business law attorneys in Orlando, Jacksonville, and Miami, can guide you through the practical and legal obligations of running a business, help you get ahead in the corporate world, and guide and protect you each step of the way.
Obtaining Counsel Now Can Prevent Future Litigation
You may feel litigation can help you reach your legal objective when you can’t afford flexibility. Businesses can avoid disputes altogether with the guidance of our attorneys in essential business decisions and contracts. However, when litigation is inevitable, you can be confident that our lawyers are equally prepared to represent your interests to the courtroom tenaciously.
Minimize Your Exposure to Liability with Our Guidance
Risk is a necessary part of business, but any business owner knows some risks are unnecessary. In many cases, businesses unwittingly generate liability by operating with deficiently drafted documents. For example, companies may feel they can reduce startup costs by using online samples of shareholder, partnership, and operating agreements or entering into contracts with employees, vendors, and customers with generic contracts. Therefore, these documents are not tailored to the company’s unique needs. These types of situations present inadequate protection from contract disputes. Our Florida business lawyers can even help uncover liability weaknesses and loopholes you may never have even detected.
We can assess and mitigate your risk in matters such as the following and more:
- All Contracts
- Business formation
- Business dissolution
- Partnership disputes
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Corporate reorganization
- Employment and labor law compliance
- Compliance with other government regulations
- Commercial transactions
- Commercial lease negotiation, renegotiation, and evictions
Business Law and Commercial Transaction Services and Solutions
Our corporate law clients receive the full range of the firm’s services: litigation, intellectual property, transactional, and international law. Boyer Law Firm’s team of business attorneys provides transactional, commercial, and corporate law counseling services on a broad range of issues, including:
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Business Entity Formation
- Outside General Counsel
- Corporate Financing
- Contracts & Commercial Agreements
- Business Transactions
- Business Planning
- Employment, Non-Disclosure, & Non-Compete Agreements
- Corporate Governance & Counseling
- Franchising & Franchise Agreements
Outside General Counsel Services
As a part of the legal offerings of Boyer Law Firm we offer businesses Outside General Counsel service plans.
With this service, a business of any size can level the playing field by having an experienced business attorney on-call. Even better, with our service, you will have an ongoing relationship with an attorney that knows your business inside and out. No more thumbing through the yellow pages, or throwing a dart at the board with an internet search.
No More Searching the Internet for Forms & Documents
How many times have you needed a form or document and turned to a quick Google search? Or purchased general software or books to get semi-legal documents?
Too many times, these documents and forms are drafted for someone else’s business. They are for someone else’s deal, project and circumstances.
These poorly drafted or sloppy business documents create far more problems than they are worth.
- Documents are written in another state or country and may leave you vulnerable and unprotected.
- They are sloppy and can leave a bad impression on clients, prospects and employees.
- Can show a lack of experience and lack of qualifications for prospective clients.
Your job is to be the expert at your business, not try to to be an attorney. Protect what you have worked so hard to build.
Benefits of Outside General Counsel Services
With Boyer Law Firm as your Outside General Counsel, you will have access to all the legal services that we offer – including, but not limited to:
- General Business Consulting
- Annual Legal Needs Review
- Draft & Respond to Demand Letters
- Legal oversight in Commercial Transactions
- Business Debt Collection
- Intellectual Property Agreements and Contracts
- Contract Negotiation and Review
- Independent Contractor Contracts and Agreements
- Employee Termination & Release Agreements
- HR Documentation & Employee Background Checks
- Trademark & Patent Application and Infringement
- Create & Review Service Contracts
- Create & Review Invoice Terms & Conditions
- Draft Use or Licensing Contracts
- Employee Manuals & HR Policies
- Non-disclosure & Confidentiality Agreements
Small and medium-sized businesses have fixed budgets and limited resources. We understand that it is out of reach for these businesses to hire a full-time or even part-time in-house counsel.
Our service gives the small and medium-sized business access to a large law firm. And with our flat-rate billing you have the power to budget monthly spending on legal needs. Plan for future issues and projects. Have peace of mind that you have experienced business attorneys working to protect your business.
We take the headaches away and let you get a good night’s sleep knowing counsel is just a call away. Boyer Law Firm’s Outside General Counsel Services let you get back to concentrating on your business. Now you can maximize your time, energy, and business reputation!
International Business Activities
As leaders in international law, the Boyer Law Firm is uniquely qualified to give international business dealings sound legal advice. For new and established entities, we have the skills needed to help you move ahead prudently with activities like:
- Importing or exporting company products.
- Cross-border commercial transactions
- Hiring non-U.S. citizens as employees and independent contractors and obtaining the necessary business immigration visas and filings.
- Obtaining U.S. Visas for foreign business owners to purchase or operate a business in the U.S., including family petitions.
As one of only a handful of Board Certified Specialists in International Law, our managing attorney, Francis M. Boyer, has built an incredible reputation for expertise in assisting foreign and domestic businesses to compete on a global level.
Talk To a Florida Business Lawyer Today
You don’t have to face all of these decisions facing your business alone. Our team takes the time to understand your situation, review the relevant data, and chart the best path forward. Schedule a consultation now by filling out our online form or calling us at (904) 236-5317.
Offices in Miami, Orlando, and Jacksonville.