Preventing Business Litigation

How can you serve as the most effective and valuable resource for your business clients? It doesn’t start with going into the file cabinet and pulling out a bunch of arcane legal forms. It starts with strategy and preparation followed by proper documentation.

Strategy & Preparation: Drafting Collaborative Agreements

Following these methods presented by Melody Kramer you will become an invaluable resource for your small business clients thinking about a collaborative venture with another entrepreneur or business person.

Business Collaboration Contracts

This CLE on drafting collaborative agreements will provide you with a blueprint to assist your solo and small business clients. Melody will mainly cover these topics: prepping the client, purpose & structure of the agreement, defining the terms of the relationship, due diligence before drafting the agreement, discussing the legal framework with clients and drafting the collaboration agreement. To access the course please click here: Agree Now Or Disagree Later: Drafting Business Collaboration Agreements.

Additional CLE Subjects:

* Choice of Entity

* Ownership & revenue sharing

* Liability

* Work product

* Control of contributions

* Balance of power

* Dividing responsibilities

* The checklist

* Dispute Resolution

* The method of terminating the business

* Paperwork

* Dignity & Respect

Melody A. Kramer, Esq.

Melody A. Kramer is a trial lawyer, author, speaker, innovator and visionary. Melody has earned a reputation as a fearless advocate for clients in courtrooms across the country and an innovative problem solver in keeping people out of court.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

* Alaska (AK)

* Alabama (AL)

* Arizona (AZ)

* California (CA)

* Connecticut (CT)

* District of Columbia (DC)

* Illinois (IL)

* Maryland (MD)

* Massachusetts (MA)

* Michigan (MI)

* Missouri (MO)

* New Hampshire (NH)

* New Jersey (NJ)

* New York (NY)

* North Dakota (ND)

* Pennsylvania (PA)

* South Dakota (SD)

* Vermont (VT)

Illinois CLE

Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in IL and around the country. For more information about CLE in Illinois please click the following link: IL CLE.