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Building Business Potential

legal services for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses


Building Business Potential

Building Business Potential

legal services for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses

Assisting Startups and Established Businesses

Whether you have a new startup or an established business, we are here to help you realize your goals and provide you with effective legal solutions.

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Serving Creative & Social Entrepreneurs is Our Mission

As a purpose-driven LLC, we understand the unique challenges faced by entrepreneurs & others using business as a force for good. We are passionate about helping all entrepreneurs, and offer discounted rates to public benefit businesses.

Let PLF Help You Reach Your Full Potential

Pote Law Firm assists modern entrepreneurs and business owners of all types throughout Colorado. We offer flat- or fixed-fee services and provide effective and efficient solutions that stay within our clients' budgets.

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Jan. 28, 2020

Privacy Practices: Top 10 Things You Should Know about the CCPA

 Today is Data Privacy Day, an international holiday recognizing and promoting the importance of privacy and security for our personal and other sensitive information. Last Data Privacy Day, I wrote about Colorado’s privacy law and its requirements related to security and data breach notification. To learn more about the Colorado privacy law, see the previous articles titled Colorado Data Privacy Law (2018 Update) and Colorado Data Breach Notification (2018 Update). This year the business world is abuzz with news about a different data privacy law – the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Although enacted in 2018, the law did…



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Nov. 8, 2019

LLC Talk: Single-Member LLCs - Asset Protection

 A limited liability company (LLC) is supposed to protect your personal assets from the liabilities of your business. That’s why it’s called a limited liability company. But, for various reasons, some have thought that a single-member LLC (SMLLC) does not actually provide asset protection for its owner (member).This article discusses the issue of whether a SMLLC protects the personal assets of its member. The short answer is that Colorado courts understand that a primary reason for creating a separate business entity is to obtain liability protection and, accordingly, a SMLLC can protect personal assets from liability. But the longer…



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Oct. 24, 2019

LLC Talk: Management Structure - Member or Manager Managed?

 When filing Articles of Organization with the Colorado Secretary of State to form a limited liability company (LLC), in the midst of providing various addresses, you are asked whether you would like to form your LLC as 'member managed' or 'manager managed.' This organizational choice is much more complex than it appears at first and deserves careful consideration. In my experience, when a single individual or even a few people form an LLC without the assistance of experienced counsel, their LLC is typically created as a member-managed LLC. I imagine the thought process is something like this: “If the members are going to be making…



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