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DEC Presents: Small Business Legal 1-on-1 Consulting w/Carlile Patchen & Murphy

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Please join us at the DEC every 3rd Thursday from 11:00am - 1:00pm in the Metro Conference Room for Small Business Legal 1-on-1 Consulting with Michael Smith from Carlile Patchen & Murphy.

Carlile Patchen & Murphy takes pride in providing a full range of legal services from entity formation to financing, tax and estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, employment questions, litigation, family law matters, and many other areas that impact you. That is why they are engaging in 1-on-1 sessions aimed at helping our community or entrepreneurs with their small business legal matters. Bring your questions or issues and come talk to our expert! Michael Smith is here to help you in the following areas:

· Entity structure and taxation.

· Raising capital through equity or debt.

· Protection of intellectual property and trade secrets.

· Employment issues.

· Dealing with independent contractors.

· License agreements.

· Collaborative arrangements.

· Government regulation.

· General legal issues.

Presenter: Michael Smith

Mike Smith practices Business Law and Securities Law at Carlile Patchen & Murphy. He concentrates on business, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, technology transactions, technology licensing, banking, and securities. Mike joined CPM in February 1991. He currently serves as Chairman of CPM’s Business Law practice group.

Company: Carlile Patchen & Murphy

Carlile Patchen & Murphy has served Ohio businesses and the people who own and operate them since 1967. We provide responsive client service and put our clients’ interests first. Clients are never just a file at CPM. They are valued, important, and appreciated. We offer a host of legal services for businesses, from entity formation and ownership interests to financing, tax planning, and operations. We can also assist business owners in the transfer of their business to their employees or a third party.


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