Business Law & Business Creation

Washburn, ME

Following law school, Attorney Leonard worked for the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. There he learned the ins and outs of small business creation. Attorney Leonard provides clients with knowledge, tools, and assistance to help their companies grow, thrive, and transition. By identifying and implementing strategic business planning methods, Attorney Leonard provides planning and counseling services for a variety of structure and industries.

Attorney Leonard works to ensure that he provides the best and most comprehensive advice and counsel in developing your business. He will work closely with your accountants, bankers, and other financial advisors to ensure that all legal and business needs are addressed.

Attorney Leonard takes pride in the fact that he represents business clients in Aroostook County and wants to see the County grow. He looks to help business clients that range from small, family-run business to large corporations. Whether your business is a small auto garage or a large farm, Attorney Leonard is here to help.

What We Offer

What We Offer

Business Creation: In crafting your business plan, choosing the business structure that meets your needs is essential. Attorney Leonard will work closely with you to understand the needs for the business and its goals. His experience will help you deciding upon the most appropriate business structure for each individual circumstance, which include:


  • "C" or "S" Corporations;
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs);
  • Partnerships (or limited Partnerships);
  • Non-Profits;
  • Professional Associations; or
  • Sole Proprietorship.



Business Law: Whether you are a small business entrepreneur or an established business, you are going to face a myriad of issues. Having an attorney that gives good advice will help you concentrate on how to best run your business. Attorney Leonard handles:

 

 


  • Workforce Training;
  • ​Risk Management;
  • Developing Personnel Handbooks;
  • Business Finance Planning;
  • Drafting

    • Employee Contracts;
    • Partnership Agreements;
    • LLC Operating Agreements;
    • Articles of Incorporation;
    • Buy/Sell Agreements;

  • Business Succession Planning;
  • Farm Succession Planning;
  • Employee Relations;
  • Zoning;
  • Regulatory Matters;​
  • Employment Discrimination; and
  • Business Litigation.