Ask-a-Business Lawyer

Need to know how to set up your business?  Have an intellectual property concern?  Maybe it is a tax impact issue.  The pro bono legal clinic for startups and small business owners can help you. 

DATE AND TIME
Sat, November 16, 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

LOCATION
Gateway Building – Chamber of Commerce
204 East Innes Street
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

On Saturday, November 16 the IDEA Center will host the free legal clinic “Ask-a-Business-Lawyer”, for startups and small business owners. It will be held at the Gateway Building in the Chamber of Commerce, located at 204 East Innes Street, Salisbury, NC. The clinic starts at 9:00 AM, with legal guidance provided by Rocky Cabagnot.

Volunteer attorneys are available for brief advice and referral only. All conversations are confidential and protected by attorney-client privilege. Participants do not create an attorney-client relationship beyond the session.

Rocky, an attorney with the law offices of Hull and Chandler’s Charlotte office, has over fifteen years of practice representing nonprofit public charities, affordable housing developers, and community organizations. Additionally, he has a proven ability to successfully analyze an organization’s critical business requirements including corporate formation, tax status and corporate governance documents, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities, and to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing competitiveness and improving client service offerings. He has worked as a professor at Florida State, UNCC and Charlotte School of Law.

Future sessions for the IDEA Center entrepreneur workshops include:

  • Keeping Tabs on your Critical Mass: Accounting, insurance and why you need it
  • Your IT. Infotech for Startups
  • Entrepreneurial Finance: Alternative Financing for Startups

The goal of the IDEA Center Foundation is to create a structured, organized process to build and to recruit budding entrepreneurs, startups and existing business owners for Rowan County’s long-term economic growth and development.  To further that effort, the foundation is helping create and grow young businesses through partnerships among government, academia and private sector leaders in Rowan County.

The volunteer attorneys are available for brief advice and referral only.   All conversations are confidential and protected by attorney-client privilege.  You are not creating an attorney-client relationship beyond the session.

INNOVATION

DEVELOPMENT

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ACCELERATION