Business Law & Order
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Ann Arbor SPARK, as part of its mission to advance business development in the region by offering programs, resources, and proactive support, will sponsor nine educational and enlightening programs conducted by many of the area’s top legal professionals.
About Business Law & Order:
Starting a new business is complicated: there are many t’s to cross and i’s to dot. The nine session Business Law & Order Legal Series will give entrepreneurs insight into some of the most important legal issues they must consider during business formation. Some of these issues include: proper business structure, intellectual property protection, founders and key employee compensation, considerations regarding employees versus independent contractors, doing business overseas and commercial agreements. The sessions will help new business owners understand their options and make better decisions relating to the structure, organization and management of their business.
Jeremy Bisdorf, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Russell D. Brown, R.D. Brown, PLC
Alissa Carpenter, Ann Arbor SPARK
Carrie Leahy, Bodman,PLC
Mark Malven, Dykema Gossett PLLC
Frank W. Parkinson, DeLoof, Hopper, Dever & Wright, PLLC
Steve Rich, Photonic Legal PLLC
The presentations, whether in the main group or the break-out sessions if any, are informational only and were prepared to summarize a particular legal topic. The presentations do not constitute legal or professional advice and are not meant to address any individuals particular legal circumstances. You are encouraged to consult with any of the attorneys presenting if you have specific questions relating to any of the topics covered in their presentation.
A prominent member of one of the region’s leading legal firms will moderate each program. The moderator will invite up to four co-panelists, who will bring their industry expertise and knowledge to put on an informative presentation. Following the presentations, there will be time for audience and online questions.
Ann Arbor SPARK Live-Streaming
Business Law & Order is live-streamed each month on our website during the time of the event. Archived videos of the events can also be viewed 48 hours after the event here.
Also check out Ann Arbor SPARK's Slide Share account for Presentations from the Business Law & Order panels.
Registration begins at 5:00 p.m., with refreshments and networking until the presentation begins at approximately 5:15 p.m. The program concludes at 7:00 p.m. The event series meets the third Monday of every month except for July, August and December.
Programs are held at SPARK Central, 330 East Liberty, Lower Level, in downtown Ann Arbor.
In between meetings, there is an active LinkedIn group, titled the “Business Law & Order Legal Series” You are encouraged to join the group to continue the collaboration between monthly meetings.
To register for the events, check out our EVENT CALENDAR