ONLINE - Consulting: Legal with Zac Padgett | January 19

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Session overview

Whether you need help deciding whether to form an LLC or corporation or can’t tell the difference between an independent contractor and an employee, a one-on-one consultation with a lawyer can help you navigate the legal issues your business might face. In this session, you can convert topics including...

  • How to determine which type of legal entity is appropriate for your business
  • How to determine whether you need an operating agreement or partnership agreement
  • The protections that are available for your intellectual property
  • Employment-related legal issues for your business, including distinguishing between independent contractors and employees
  • A review of contracts used and created for your business

Mercy Corps Northwest legal consultations are limited to business law. Our sessions do not cover criminal law, domestic relations, or patent or family law. 

Registration policy

  • Registration closes the morning of the event at 8:00 am. Once the event registration is closed, you will need to wait for the next offering in order to register. We cannot accommodate late registrations.
  • To cancel your registration please submit a request to Training prior to the webinar or consultation date

Refund policy

  • All refund requests must be submitted in writing to Training 24 hours prior to the webinar or consultation date.

For Frequently Asked Questions, please visit Oregon Women’s Business Center Classes & Events Frequently Asked Questions. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact

About the speaker

Zac Padgett

Zac Padgett

Zac advises new and growing companies on legal issues and serves primarily as outside in-house counsel. Zac’s practice focuses on corporate and transactional law with an emphasis on governance, investments, crowdfunding, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property licensing, and third-party

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration