Starting, purchasing or restructuring any business entity requires thoughtful planning. The decisions you make today will have lasting consequences and will set the course for the future of your organization. For assistance during this crucial time, consult with our firm and we will apply our knowledge to help you along the way.

Small business owners need ongoing legal advice throughout their careers. You need someone who understands your business, someone who is available to take your call, ask the right questions and offer experience driven suggestions. You need a law firm that can read a contract, write a contract and explain all the pertinent details before you or anyone else signs. You need someone who can help you avoid common, uncomon and overall costly mistakes.

Our firm has helped business clients across the Pacific Northwest with start-up, acquisition, and restructuring. Whether you are seeking to buy a local convenience store or are involved in the start-up of a small privately-held business, our firm has the experience, knowledge and skill to protect your corporate interests.

Halverson Law Group is committed to providing quality legal services to assist businesses in their time of need.

Our Business Practice Areas Include:

Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Business Dispute Resolution
  • Business Mediation Assistance
  • Business Arbitration Assistance
  • Construction Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Commercial Lease Disputes
  • Employment Dispute Litigation
  • Disputes With Government Agencies
  • Environmental Disputes

Business Formation, Business Mergers, Business Purchases

  • Assisting with the Formation and Registration of New Washington State Businesses Including: C Corporations, S Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), And Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs)
  • Assistance with Small Business Startups
  • Counsel Regarding Which Type of Business Formation Would Be Best (LLC vs. S Corp Etc.)
  • Assisting with the Formation of Nonprofit Organizations (IRS 501c) and Other Types of Nonprofits.
  • Buyout and Sell Agreements Between Business Partners/Owners
  • Indemnification Agreements Between Business Owners, Partners, Employees, Etc.
  • Business Mergers
  • Business Acquisitions
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Establishment of Professional Corporations For Dentists, Accountants, Doctors, Architects, Attorneys, Counselors, Etc.
  • Review Of Business Plans from a Legal Perspective

Business Agreements, Employment Agreements, Etc.

  • Franchise agreement drafting and review.
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • employment agreement drafting
  • Confidentiality Agreements and Nondisclosure Agreements for Employees, Vendors, etc.

Intellectual Property Law

  • Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Other Intellectual Property Issues
  • Trademark and Copyright Litigation

Leases and Other Real Estate Law Issues

  • Commercial Lease Disputes
  • Commercial Lease Drafting
  • Commercial Lease Review
  • Legal Counsel Regarding Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Assistance with Commercial or Residential Loan Modifications
  • Assistance with Short Sale Negotiations
  • Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure Assistance

Construction Law

  • Construction Disputes/Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Construction Collection Efforts due to Non-Payment
  • Construction Quality Disputes
  • Environmental Issues
  • Mechanic Liens
  • Bond Claims
  • Disputes Between Owners, General Contractors, and Subcontractors

Other Business Law

  • Asset Protection: Such as Creation of LLCs to Protect from Personal Liability on Rental Properties, or Other Investments.
  • Contract Drafting
  • Dissolution of All Types of Washington State Businesses.
  • Employment Agreement Drafting
  • Website Analysis from Legal Perspective


Email the attorneys at the Halverson Law Group so we can start solving your legal issues.