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legal services for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses

Building Business Potential

Building Business Potential

legal services for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses

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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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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.

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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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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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Sept. 9, 2019

Colorado Corporations: To PBC or Not To PBC?

 PBCs have been grabbing lots of attention lately. The Business Roundtable (an association whose members are CEOs of the largest U.S. corporations) recently announced their collective commitment to pursuing not only stockowner wealth, but also value for all stakeholders – from their employees and customers, to their communities and the environment, more generally. This has generated quite the buzz not only in the business news, but it is also creating front-page and other mainstream headlines. And it is both significant and emblematic of the times that the largest corporations…

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