Ottawa, Kansas Business Lawyers
He’s still passionate about the industry today because he recognizes that real estate is at the core for most people and for every city. For many, a home is their largest and most significant investment. For others, real estate is one of the best ways to gain wealth through investing. Commercial developers help shape the environment we live in by attracting new businesses that strengthen local communities. Contractors renovate old, dated properties, restoring their value and improving neighborhoods.
Rick’s focus on and commitment to real estate makes him...
Jeff Donoho began his legal career as a judicial law clerk for two different trial judges in Jackson County, Missouri. As a judicial law clerk, Jeff was exposed to a broad assortment of legal disputes and issues, ranging from minor property line disputes to multi-million dollar commercial and class action lawsuits. Following his clerkship, Jeff worked for another local law firm handling complex medical malpractice, legal malpractice, commercial litigation, and various insurance related lawsuits, as well as defending professional licensees in investigations conducted by state licensing boards. Jeff has litigation, administrative, and appellate experience handling these complex matters. Though a...
In 2018, Peter recognized that Missouri voters were likely to support Amendment 2 and thereby legalize medical marijuana statewide. To meet the needs of Missouri's cannabis business owners, Peter joined the Hoban Law Group in an "Of Counsel" capacity in October 2018. This move positioned...
He received his Juris Doctor from the Washburn School of Law, and his Bachelor's in English from the University of North Dakota. Prior to law school, he taught high school English, and briefly served in state government.
Chris is a native of northeastern North Dakota, but proudly claims Kansas and its mild winters as his home. Whether or not he is in the office, Chris harbors the desire to write the great American novel.
Dan has been practicing law in Kansas since 1999, and is a partner in the firm. Dan works often advising business and corporate...
Jon Dedon spent the first part of his career drafting appellate briefs for Polsinelli as part of their Appellate Litigation Group. Jon has expanded his practice to include real estate, corporate and transactional law. He has substantial litigation experience in professional liability, employment, and commercial litigation as well. He has defended numerous products liability, consumer protection, and discrimination lawsuits, and has represented clients ranging from small local businesses to Fortune-100 companies.
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Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.
A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.
Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.
While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.
Business judgment rule: a presumption that directors making a business decision, not involving self-interest, act on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that their actions are in the corporation's best interest.
Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.
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