Wednesday, October 21, 2009

SCORE: What you don’t know can hurt you - A business law primer

The Chamber partners with many organizations in our community to make sure that small business have every opportunity to succeed.  The SCORE Association, “Counselors to America’s Small Business,” is a nonprofit association comprised of 10,500 volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S.  They have a strong presence in the Asheville community and provide some great resources that a small business might not typically be able to afford. 

This Saturday they have a training session coming up on some basic business law that every business owner should know.  Here are the details:

October 24, 2009 - Saturday - 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (details below)

Registration: $30.00

Save $5 by pre-registering!

This seminar will address broad issues such as entity selection, risk management and corporate compliance. When do independent contractors become employees? Tips on Hiring and Firing. From start up companies to expanding businesses , the discussion will identify the questions you need to ask and how to apply the answers to your specific industry.

Marjorie Maginnis is an attorney who focuses her practice in the areas of labor and employment, real estate and business transactional law. With over 13 years of experience, Marjorie has served as in-house counsel and worked in private practice. She has focused her efforts on working with public and private employers and assisting them with risk management, litigation prevention, contract drafting and review as well as representation before administrative agencies, district and appellate courts, mediation and arbitration.

Click here to register for the program.

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