Blakely Island, Washington Business Lawyers

Neli Tzankova Espe
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Anacortes, WA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(360) 630-3635 2114 Commercial Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Seattle University
Neli Espe assists emerging and established businesses in finding both in commonsense resolution of immediate issues and in the broader cultivation of strategies for long-term success. Neli Espe focuses on comprehensive, creative, and cost-effective solutions for families, businesses, and homeowner's associations and individuals. She provides outstanding legal representation based on expertise, experience, and integrity.
Emily Rose Mowrey
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Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(360) 685-0145 1313 E Maple St
#400
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Washington State Bar Association Law Clerk Program
Bernard P. Haggerty
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Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(360) 384-2285 2616 Kwina Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Divorce and Family
University of British Columbia, The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Howard University School of Law
Stephen Brandli
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Friday Harbor, WA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(360) 378-5544 One Front St. N., Ste. D-2
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Civil Rights and IP
University of Washington School of Law
Dawn Alisa Deans
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Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(800) 621-4869 1140 10th Street
Suite# 220
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business and Trademarks
Paul Alan Neumiller
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Oak Harbor, WA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(360) 675-2567 320 NE Midway Blvd., Suite B201
Oak Harbor, WA 98277-2680
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of California - Davis
Spencer McGrath-Agg
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Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(360) 229-7766 1015 Railroad Ave
Suite 101
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, IP, Immigration and Trademarks
Lewis & Clark College
Aaron Lukoff
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BELLINGHAM, WA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(360) 647-5251 PO Box 1153
BELLINGHAM, WA 98227
Business, Criminal and DUI
Kathryn Berger
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Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(360) 671-7550 119 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Anacortes, WA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(360) 293-3600 802 7th St
Anacortes, WA 98221
Business
Anacortes, WA Business Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(360) 293-3177 1101 8th St
Anacortes, WA 98221
Business and Estate Planning
Eastsound, WA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(360) 376-7087 553 Discovery Way
Eastsound, WA 98245
Business, Consumer, Divorce and Family
Anacortes, WA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(360) 299-3060 913 7th St
Anacortes, WA 98221
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Olga, WA Business Law Attorney
(360) 376-6820 PO Box 359
Olga, WA 98279
Business, Appeals, Construction and Consumer
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(360) 671-5945 1305 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Civil Rights, Environmental and Immigration
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(360) 647-1209 119 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Bankruptcy, International and Securities
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(360) 756-1506 2509 Cedarwood Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business
Friday Harbor, WA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(360) 378-6234 425 Caines St
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(360) 650-1337 300 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(360) 961-2454 1224 Harris Avenue Suite 107
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business and Criminal
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(360) 650-9200 119 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Criminal
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(360) 734-6390 900 Dupont St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(360) 715-1218 1223 Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
1814 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Collections and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(360) 733-0212 300 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Employment and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(360) 647-9676 2102 Young St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Oak Harbor, WA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(360) 675-2207 265 NE Kettle St
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(360) 676-6903 210 Lottie St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Military and Municipal
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(360) 671-7700 805 Dupont St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(360) 733-5774 217 Prospect St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Criminal
Oak Harbor, WA Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(360) 441-1206 645 NW Atalanta Way
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Business
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(360) 676-6903 210 Lottie St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Administrative, Municipal and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(360) 671-1796 1500 Railroad Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(360) 733-0212 300 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Collections and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(360) 303-3427 300 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(360) 676-2037 103 E Holly St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Administrative, Criminal and Juvenile
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(360) 752-1806 110 Grand Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(360) 671-1881 120 Prospect St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Bellingham, WA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(360) 671-6565 400 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Environmental and Real Estate
Bellingham, WA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(360) 752-2000 1223 Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Business, Criminal, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
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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.