Small Business

As the owners of a small law firm, we at the Law Offices of Daniel T. Goodwin know how competitive and challenging small business life can be in Colorado. We know the time, commitment, and most of all the heart that goes into making your business what it is. That’s why it’s important to keep it protected. The best way to do that is to hire lawyers you trust to take care of your business's legal needs.

With offices located in Nederland and Broomfield, Colorado, our attorneys are able to help those in and around the Front Range, as well as the Peak to Peak region. If you need legal guidance or representation for your small business, contact us today for a free initial consultation.

Your “Outside In-House Counsel”

Our goal is to make sure you feel comfortable with our attorneys and, most of all, that you feel important — because you are. No matter your needs, our small business attorneys can handle nearly all of your business’s legal concerns, from startup to sale or wind-down, including:

  • Entity formation and preparing startup documents
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and agreements
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial leases
  • Advising on employment law considerations and other HR issues
  • Advising on warranties and product issues
  • Acting as liaison with other experts (such as accountants and insurance adjusters) to make sure your business and livelihood are fully protected

Our business attorneys are here to help you plan, create, and operate your closely held business. In a world with readily available online forms and endless advice, it’s tempting to trust a quick Google search to answer your legal questions. However, our personalized attention and thoughtful counsel will help ensure that the specific needs and goals of your business are thoroughly addressed. With our help, you can set up your business to succeed by drafting legal documents that will stand up to scrutiny and being readily armed with custom legal strategies.

Seasoned Legal Guidance to Protect Your Small Business

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Colorado Business Formation Services

Sometimes, coming up with an idea is the easy part. After that, you’re faced with the challenge of choosing the right entity for your business and completing a number of legal steps to ensure your company meets federal and state standards. Fortunately, we have decades of experience assisting startups in determining which business structure is right for them and guiding them through the business formation process.

From sole-proprietorships to LLCs to public benefit corporations, each has its own benefits and drawbacks. Our firm will help find the fit that is right for you and your plans, and get your business formed and operating smoothly from the get-go. Our services in this arena include:

  • Business entity selection
  • Filing Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State
  • Filing Articles of Incorporation
  • Drafting corporate bylaws, partnership agreements, or operating agreements
  • Filing Statements of Trade Name
  • Requesting for Federal Employer Identification Numbers
  • Business planning
  • Tax elections
  • Local tax licensing and registration
  • Business licensing and compliance
  • Drafting shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, and other business owner agreements
  • Securities work, including exempt private offerings (e.g. Reg D (504, 505, 506)), crowdfunding, blue sky filings, and compliance
  • Employment and labor law compliance

At the Law Offices of Daniel T. Goodwin, our attorneys also have a deep knowledge of the many types of contracts small businesses encounter every day. We help draft and negotiate contracts, review contract details, and explain legal terms to you in a straightforward manner so you understand what you’re signing and what you’ll be expected to do under the contract.

Helping Small Business Thrive

According to the Small Business Administration, 99% of businesses in the United States are considered small businesses. At our law firm, we’re proud to be a part of that 99%, and we’re on a mission to help our fellow small business owners navigate their legal concerns. In addition to our business formation services, know that as your legal counsel, we will be available to you any time you have questions regarding your business. This includes questions involving:

  • Employment Agreements
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Lease Agreements
  • Consent Forms and Waivers
  • Lien Waivers
  • Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Sales Agreements
  • Commercial Real Estate Agreements
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Financing Agreements
  • Venue Agreements
  • Merchandising Agreements
  • Vendor Agreements
  • Sponsorship Agreements

Basically, if it has to do with your small business, trust that you can call the Law Offices of Daniel T. Goodwin for help. Our small business attorneys are always happy to discuss your company’s legal needs through clear, open communication. Reach out today to get started.

Small Business Attorneys Serving Nederland & Broomfield, Colorado

As commercial law attorneys and small business owners ourselves, we know how Colorado business law works. Let us use our legal expertise to help your business thrive. Contact our Broomfield or Nederland office today for a free initial consultation. From there, we will gladly guide you through your options and help you build a custom legal strategy for your situation.