Legal Essentials for Owning a Business (SF LGBT Center)
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This workshop, hosted by the Small Business Program at the SF LGBT Center and Start Small Think Big, will provide an overview of primary legal considerations to consider while operating a small business, including the benefits of limited liability entities, flexibility and benefits of written contracts/agreements, legal issues that arise when doing business online, intellectual property basics, and more.
Start Small Think Big supports Black, Brown, people of color, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, people with disabilities, and women-led small business owners, so that they can create thriving businesses.
They are the only nonprofit that provides a unique mix of finance, marketing, and legal assistance to small businesses nationwide. They partner with small businesses and their communities, connecting small business owners to our network of professionals who provide their expertise for free.
Heidi is an attorney experienced in advising both small and large businesses in a variety of legal areas such as intellectual property, employment, and general commercial litigation. Prior to joining Start Small Think Big, she worked for a number of Silicon Valley law firms, served as a research attorney for the California state courts, and externed for the Honorable Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California. Heidi has also worked as a San Mateo County Private Defender, representing foster children and their parents in dependency court proceedings. She holds a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law, a M.M. from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Yale University, and a B.A. from Stanford University. Heidi is licensed to practice law in California.
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