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Construction Law Transactions, Contracts and Disputes

July 17, 2013


Construction Law Transactions, Contracts and Disputes  The Hudspeth Law Firm – Serving the Construction Business Community  Are you an out-of-state company starting or buying a construction company in Arizona? Do you need help with the Registrar of Contractors licensing process?  Do you have “Qualifying Party” questions?  Are you starting your own construction business to take […]

A Phoenix Housing Boom Forms, a Hint of U.S. Recovery

June 8, 2013

0 By Susan Berfield Bloomberg Businessweek Markets & Finance A Phoenix Housing Boom Forms, in Hint of U.S. Recovery By Susan Berfield on February 21, 2013 At the sales office for a new development southeast of Phoenix called Waters at Ocotillo, the PulteGroup (PHM) representative says she’s too busy to talk. It’s a Monday […]


May 14, 2013


CONTROLLING THE IDIOT IN THE DEAL By Donald W. Hudspeth Esq.        When I was a young man starting in business I read the book “Winning Through Intimidation” by Robert J. Ringer. The book, though denounced by some at the time, was not really about intimidating people, but of not being intimidated by people, for […]

Music in the Office

May 7, 2013


MUSIC IN THE OFFICE             I have been asked to address the question of music in the office.[1] We live in an age where music is readily available by cell phone or online and portable by CD. A.    The question is: “When and under what conditions, is it appropriate to play your personal choice of […]

And the Answer is…………

April 24, 2013


  And the Answer is … Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. | By Donald W. Hudspeth, ESQ. The firm often receives calls asking about the price of X, where “X” is, say, forming an “LLC.”  This question presents a number of issues; for example: 1. How do you know you need “X?” While […]

Partner with Small Business: How the Hudspeth Firm Enables Start-Ups and Growth Companies

April 9, 2013


PARTNER WITH SMALL BUSINESS: HOW THE HUDSPETH FIRM ENABLES START-UPS AND GROWTH COMPANIES by Robert Miller A business law firm in today’s economy needs to respond nimbly and effectively to meet the urgent demands of start up companies and its entrepreneurs. We strive to meet the pressing needs of raising capital, creating strategic partnerships and […]

Attorney-Client Privilege for Transactional Attorneys

April 9, 2013


Attorney-Client Privilege for Transactional Attorneys Attorney-Client privilege is a particularly tricky issue for attorneys who handle business transactions in Phoenix, as they so often have clients for both legal and non-legal services. A client who requires legal services is protected by quite strict attorney-client privilege ethics rules. However, a client who is provided strictly non-legal services […]

Clients Using “DO-IT-YOURSELF” Legal Work

March 23, 2013


CLIENTS USING  “DO-IT-YOURSELF” LEGAL WORK an OPEN LETTER from The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth P.C.    Dear Client/Potential Client, Somebody once said (probably my mother): “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” If the project, the contract and the business model they represent are that important, you may want to have us […]

Are You What You Sell?

December 11, 2012


Are You What You Sell? (Especially if you own a small business?) Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. | By Donald W. Hudspeth, ESQ. I. Who Are You? (And, do you really want to know?) From the beginning of recorded time we (well, maybe not you and me personally but some of us) have […]

Entrepreneurs and Business Development Around the World

July 18, 2012


by Donald W. Hudspeth Esq. Introduction, Small Business and Southern Europe’s Economic problems.             Because my Arizona business law firm represents businesses and startups, both locally and from around the world, I was curious about the role   entrepreneurs, startups, and small and medium size businesses play in their national economies around the world. Surprisingly, one […]

Arizona Business and International Law

July 7, 2012


by Donald W. Hudspeth, ESQ.         A decade or more ago a client of our business law firm needed some advice on an international transaction. We called several local firms that we thought might do that kind of work, but they didn’t. So, I concluded, “What the heck. If they are not going to develop […]