Oct 24, 2016 · 6:00 PM
One Day Labs
Entrepreneurs and independent contractors may not be aware of the legal aspects and pitfalls of the work they are doing. Come to our presentation to get a lawyer's perspective on what you need to know about serving clients as a small business or working as a freelancer. He is excited to have the opportunity to talk to you about:
- The difference between being an employee and being an entrepreneur or an independent contractor;
- The basics of legal contracts;
- What you need to know about intellectual property such as patents, trademarks and copyrights; and
- What the benefits are of forming a corporation or a limited liability company ("LLC")
Daniel Raff is a business and real estate attorney in Petaluma. As part of his practice, he represents independent contractors, small business owners, construction contractors, and a variety of real estate clients. A former prosecutor, he started his practice when he moved to Petaluma after his girlfriend was hired as a veterinarian at a local clinic. He loves Sonoma County (especially the wine) and is looking forward to starting a family here.
From Stormy: Also, please feel free to bring nosh to share with your fellow WIMPs. Thanks!