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Avoiding legal pitfalls for your new business
Do you need an LLC? What's the right legal structure for your company? Should you trademark your business name? Eric Pangburn of West & Dunn law firm will speak about common legal challenges faced by new business owners and strategies for overcoming them. Some of the topics Mr. Pangburn cover include: 1. Corporate Structure-C Corp vs. LLC vs. S Corp 2. Operating Agreement-why you need one and what should be in it 3. Intellectual Property-how to avoid infringement or protect your own 4. Employees-handbooks, development of culture, planning for bad apples 5. Strategic Use of Professionals-lawyers, accountants and insurance agents :: About Eric Pangburn :: Eric Pangburn is a partner at West & Dunn, a law firm dedicated to providing legal services to individuals and businesses, with a particular focus on assisting veterans of the United States Military Service. Mr. Pangburn's experience includes civil and criminal litigation in state and federal court, the representation of veterans before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and representation of individuals and business in corporate matters. Meet in the library's Community Room at 6 pm for networking. The meeting begins at 6:15 pm.

Lester Public Library

1001 Adams Street · Two Rivers, WI


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    Two Rivers BizStarts is a program of the Lester Public Library ( in the City of Two Rivers. In collaboration with BizStarts (, we hold a monthly meetup for current and aspiring entrepreneurs.

    Our purpose is to provide inspiration, ideas, support, and access to local, regional, and state resources, all to help you establish a thriving business.

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