Business Law

Why do you need a business attorney?


Beginning your own business can be an exciting time as you develop your dream while figuring out effective ways in which to run your company. While operations may seem simple at first, you will quickly realize that legal issues and infrastructural planning may arise and need resolution. However, do you know when you may benefit from working with a business lawyer, and when hiring one is necessary?

Work With a Lawyer to Benefit Your Business in Four Separate Areas

  • Determine the Proper Corporate Structure for Your Business – To avoid excessive personal risk, you should work with a business lawyer to choose the right corporate structure for your business. Without a lawyer’s assistance, you may make a mistake that can be costly in the long run.
  • Have a Business Lawyer on Hand to Address Potential Lawsuits – At one point or another, it is likely that you will need a lawyer for a lawsuit that might get brought against your company. To avoid going to court yourself, having a business lawyer on hand can be extremely helpful. In fact, they might even prevent the escalation of potential lawsuits before they occur.
  • Review Contracts Efficiently – When you’re running your business, you will be involved in many different contracts. Regardless of the purpose of the contracts, a business lawyer can draft and implement these contracts to ensure that you are familiar with the terms and that the agreement is as it should be.
  • Protect Yourself, and Your Employees – As your business grows in size, you will probably need to hire more employees. Because it can be difficult to ensure that you are always implementing policies that are up to the current standards of employee rights, a business lawyer can spend the time that you then don’t have ensuring that everything is correct and not in violation of labor laws.

Assurance of Quality

Evans & Associates is committed to delivering successful results for our clients in Salem. When you select our firm, you can rest assured that your case is being handled by skilled negotiators and experienced litigators. We have a deep understanding of Oregon state law, and will work with you to explore and explain all your legal options.