Questions to Ask Your Corporate Business Lawyer

Posted by: Copenhaver, Ellet & Derrico

When seeking an attorney to address your business issues, you should carefully select someone with experience that matches your needs. Screen multiple attorney and take advantage of consultations to determine who will work with you to achieve your corporate goals. Read below to find out questions you should ask your corporate business lawyer before hiring them.

Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico has extensive experience working with organizations who have an array of needs. Whether you are incorporating, expanding, or have operational issues, call us today at (540) 655-1854 to find out more about how we can help you.

Some questions you should ask a corporate business lawyer before you hire them include:

What types of businesses have you assisted?

Every business is different, and one thing that sets them apart is the type of entity they have formed. Common organizational structures include limited liability companies (LLCs), limited liability partnerships (LLPs), partnerships, S corps, limited partnerships (LPs), and professional corporations (PCs). You will want to find an attorney who has worked with the specific type of organization that you have formed. This will give them inside knowledge into how your business operates and what it needs, and what type of entity is best for your business.

How long have you been practicing law?

Every year, thousands of new attorney enter the marketplace. However, those attorney do not have the experience necessary to skillfully handle complex legal issues. You will want to find a Roanoke corporate business lawyer with experience in business law. The attorney at Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico have more than 50 years of experience working with clients who need guidance through the legal system. We understand business law and can help you address your legal concerns.

Are you readily available when I have questions?

Legal issues often arise at inconvenient times. You need an attorney who will answer your calls and return messages quickly. Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico has three attorney who work together to provide service to businesses throughout Virginia. We are available when our clients need us, and we make sure our clients’ questions are answered promptly.

Do you have experience with business legal documents?

One of the primary service that businesses need is drafting and reviewing legal documents. It’s important to create legally valid documents that, if challenged in court, will hold up. Your legal documents should be created with your objectives in mind, while complying with relevant laws. Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico can help you with everything from incorporation documents, to contracts, to dissolution documents. Our knowledge ranges from business start to finish.

Call Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico for Advice Today

If you have questions about the incorporation, operation, or dissolution of your business, Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico can help. We have worked with countless clients with an array of business needs. Call us today at (540) 655-1854 for information about how we can help you.