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Legal Risks for Youth Sports Organizations (May Workshop)

April 27 – Come network with other leaders of local youth sports organizations (and related nonprofit organizations) and learn about some of the key legal, liability, and compliance risks facing your organization today and how to address them on Friday, May 6 from 8:30 am – 9:30 am. This 60-minute workshop, lead by Perkins Law’s Eric Perkins, will also include a question-and-answer period. Who should come? Youth sports organization and other nonprofit officers, directors, volunteers, and staff. To register for this event or to find more information please visit the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/legal-risks-for-youth-sports-organizations-tickets-22782160054

Legal Risks for Youth Sports Organizations

Team Building for Perkins Law!

April 14 – Today was team building day at Perkins Law! We were challenged to select three historic sites that members of the team had never visited before around RVA. Each location presented an opportunity to learn more about the city we’re privileged to live and work in. We encourage you to take advantage of the many landmarks and rich history our community has to offer, comment below and share with us your favorite spots!!

1. Arthur Ashe Burial Site – Woodland Cemetery
2. Shockoe Hill Cemetary
3. The Branch Museum

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RTA Tennis Community Scholarship Finalists

April 13 – Perkins Law would like to congratulate the six finalists for the first-ever $1,000 Richmond Tennis Association Tennis Community Scholarship. One deserving male and female graduating from a public high school in the Metro Richmond Area will be chosen based on their accomplishments in tennis, academics, and community service.

Each applicant was required to submit a two-minute video clip expressing what tennis means to them, why tennis is a great sport, or why RVA is a great tennis town. Check out the creativity and passion for the sport on display in these video clips produced by some of the area’s top high school players.

Rachel Summers – http://wshe.es/l55UU6ge
Morgan Fuqua – http://wshe.es/p79ZFabd
Katherine Weber – http://wshe.es/ZenWbLwf
Paul Mendoza – (video not currently available)
Matthew Cousins – http://wshe.es/KGlnEuHH
Grant Sarver – http://wshe.es/Cam1LOBw

The scholarship winners will be selected in May (which happens to be National Tennis Month). Visit www.richmondtennis.org or www.ericperkinslaw.com for the big announcement!


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Happy 7th Birthday Perkins Law!

April 8 – As the Perkins Law team celebrates its 7th birthday this week, we wanted to take the opportunity to sincerely thank the hundreds of clients, collaborators, referral sources, and colleagues throughout the small business, franchising, and nonprofit communities that we have had the pleasure of working with since opening shop in April 2009.  We value these relationships and look forward to working with you for many years to come!Happy 7th Birthday

One Million Cups RVA – Ivy Oaks Analytics

March 23 – Ivy Oaks Analytics’ Founder and CEO Isaiah Ham presented his company’s vision and purpose at RVA’s One Million Cups this morning. The recent SCOREcard finalist had the attention of several local entrepreneurs who were interested in his green approach to attacking poison ivy, ticks, mites and stinging insects that infest summer camp sites. His hope is to bring awareness to the long term harm each of these threats pose to children and their counselors. The future looks exciting for Ivy Oaks Analytics! To learn more about this company and to see how well your child is protective this summer please visit http://www.ivyoaksanalytics.com/

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Perkins Law’s Master List of Virginia Benefit Corporations

Who are Virginia’s champions of social entrepreneurship? Check out Perkins Law’s Master List of Virginia benefit corporations by clicking here.Benefit Corp Graphic

Invitation to Virginia Business Owners

Check out Perkins Law’s flat fee registered agent service package and consider making the switch today. Perkins Law Flat Fee Virginia Registered Agent Service Package

An Introduction to Virginia Limited Liability Companies

March 16 – Are you doing business as a sole proprietor? Do own investment real estate in your own name? Thinking about buying or starting a small business? For any of these (and many more), you should at least consider the potential advantages of a Virginia limited liability company (LLC). Perkins Law offers a flat fee package for LLC formations. Click here for a quick, five-minute introduction to Virginia LLCs—the most popular form of business entity in the Commonwealth today.

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Drafting Your Final Press Release

March 9 – An often ignored part of the estate planning process is obituary drafting—a morbid task for many, but a valuable planning opportunity that your loved ones will surely appreciate. Have you ever considered what you’d like your “final press release” to look like? Click here for a worksheet that will provide a road map.

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Franchising as a Path to Business Ownership

March 8 – Ever considered franchising as a path to business ownership? If so, then careful planning and research are a must. Here’s a list of 100 questions to ask (and answer) as you review different franchise opportunities. To view this article in full please click here.

 

100-POINT PRUDENT PLANNING TEST FOR PROSPECTIVE FRANCHISEES