Employment & Business Lawyers

the future wellbeing of our community depends in large part  on the success of our small businesses

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Business formations

Establishing a legal entity the right way from the start can save you alot of heartache and misery in the future

business litigation

Business often have conflicts or disagreements regarding their transactions and/or contracts.  We often represent businesses in Business to Business litigation in the judicial court system. 

employment contracts

Drafting an ironclad employee contract could save you thousands of dollars having to defend employee lawsuits. 

non-soliciation or non-compete

If you need to protect your trade secrets from exiting employees who will more than likely become your competitor, you need to have a well drafted non solicitation and non compete agreement. 

eeoc complaints

We also represent businesses responding to EEOC complaints of discrimination. 

seperation or severance packages

Having to lay off or terminate an employee without it becoming a lawsuit can be accomplished with some crafty drafting in a severance package.  Pay a little to save a ton.   

anti-discrimination policies and procedures

A properly constructed employee handbook regarding discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace is indispensable. 

small business consulting


minimum and overtime wages

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, and record keeping. 

workers compensation insurance 

Workers Compensation insurance provides coverage for employees who are injured while on the job.

negligent hiring and retention

An employer has a legal duty to use reasonable care in selecting and retaining employees. 

employee versus independent contractor

There are certain costs and benefits of classifying workers as employee versus independent contractor and consequences for misclassification

employee discrimination claims

Various federal and state laws prohibit employers from taking adverse actions against an employee based on a protected characteristic. 

state unemployment insurance 

An employee who is out of work through no fault of his own may file an unemployment insurance claim. 

insurance policies and coverage

What type of insurance is best for you and your business. 

NEW EMPLOYEE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Texas employers are required to report all newly hired and rehired employees within 20 calendar days of hiring. 

Business Law

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Business Law