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Ongoing “Open Office Hours”

#Mattthelawyer is offering free “open office hours” via Zoom to allow anyone and everyone to openly ask questions about legal and business issues, or to just pop in and say hello. If questions are confidential we ask that you request a breakout session.

Every Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Join via Zoom on Tuesdays

Every Friday from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. | Join via Zoom on Fridays 

Need help navigating legal decisions during this time? Schedule a consultation with Matt.

Webinar: Understanding a Commercial Lease

Wednesday, February 17 | 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | no cost, registration required

A commercial lease is one of the most common contracts that a small business may enter, but it is often a confusing mix of odd words, complex language, and asymmetric power dynamics. In a world where commercial landlords are competing for business tenants, this session will explain the arcane contract and how to push for more equity in the relationship.

Webinar: Legal Risk Management for Small Business

Thursday, March 18 | 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | no cost, registration required

This updated version of a popular session will discuss how to assess your legal risks and how to determine the probability of those risks occurring. We will also talk about scenario planning and documenting response plans to help with decision-making in high-stress times.

Webinar: Employee Handbooks: The Relationship Document for Employers and Employees

Wednesday, April 14 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required

Let’s face it, 2020 radically altered the relationship between employers and their employees, this updated session focuses on some of the new policies that employee handbooks should include, as well as the oldie but goodies that need to be present in the equivalent of a pre-nup for the employment relationship

Webinar: Partnerships Considering Going Into Business With Someone

Wednesday, May 12 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required

Going into business with someone is like getting married, except there is rarely a “no-fault” business divorce. This session will focus on the questions and issues potential partners should discuss BEFORE signing a partnership agreement (and you absolutely need a partnership agreement).

Webinar: Employment Law 101 for Small Business

Thursday, June 17 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | no cost, registration required

So you are hiring employees – congratulations! Now what? This session will talk about the basic things employers need to know, things like what to do before you hire, what wage & hour laws are like, proper employee classification, how to avoid issues of discrimination, and all those dang posters every government agency tell you to post in your office.

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