Starting a small business is the American Dream, and millions of brand new entrepreneurs embark on the journey of starting one each year. The early stages of a business are typically the hardest--one of the many reasons that having a basic foundation in place is...

I wasn’t always sure that I wanted to be in the legal profession. I remember back in high school, it was probably my junior year, my mom asked me what I wanted to be when I grow up. Well, not in those words. Her words...

When you go into a lawyer’s office, you are going with a problem to be solved. You need legal help to solve or navigate a challenge.   Have you ever waited for an appointment and when it finally arrives you realize the meeting was completely different than...

Do I need protection? You may be thinking - “I’m good. I don’t have anything disrupting my life.” You may be surprised by what can disrupt the calm in your life without a consult with a lawyer. What do my 3 practice areas have in common?...

On the afternoon of May 2, 2014 I became a full-time entrepreneur. I turned in my badge, my computer, signed some paperwork, and took home a packet of documents that established that I was a former employee. With the money I had saved up from my government...

Business—small, large or international - it has always fascinated me. As a child I used to pretend with my sibling that I was a business woman working at a desk. I don’t know where I got the idea. When my family played Monopoly, I was the...

Some people have a high tolerance for risk. Most people who go into business for themselves share this characteristic. A high tolerance for risk may also manifest in other parts of their lives in the form of bungee jumping, skydiving, ziplining, riding a motorcycle. You may run...

Being a business owner is a big job some days. As a fellow business owner, I understand your struggle to engage clients, refine your services or products, and to grow. Early Days Prior to launching my private law practice, I worked at a leading professional services organization...

It’s 2018. A new year. And it came so fast! It is another chance to do better than the prior year! This marker we set every 12 months to renew and reclaim our lives is quite arbitrary if you think about it. It’s just another...