Browsing All posts tagged under »business formation«

How your Small Business can Survive and Succeed in Tough Economic Times

January 15, 2014


HOW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS CAN SURVIVE AND SUCCEED IN TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES[1] I.        INTRODUCTION. We business owners are groomed and have a mental mind set to grow, to add, refine and prosper. Down-sizing, quitting something, letting people or things go is not part of our vocabulary. “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” That’s our […]

Getting the Deal Backwards

October 12, 2013


Business owners who are selling their business or persons looking to buy a business sometimes treat the legal services as an “add on,” a simple implementation to “document” the deal which the buyer and seller have already worked out between themselves. In this paradigm ‘the lawyer is but a necessary evil to be sure the […]

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 […]


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 […]

Let Us Now Praise Opposing Counsel

May 14, 2013


LET US NOW PRAISE OPPOSING COUNSEL Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. | By Donald W. Hudspeth, ESQ.           Let us now praise opposing counsel. The good they do can live after them.[1]         Roughly, seven out of ten cases the firm receives are in the conflict stage.  The client is being victimized by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Where the Jobs will be in 2020

October 6, 2012


Urban areas with high demand for educated workers are the best bets for finding work. By Philip Moeller September 10, 2012 RSS Feed Print We know which kinds of jobs will be most plentiful over the next eight years until 2020. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that positions in healthcare and social […]

St. Paul, the Problems of Being Human and Small Businesses Dealing with

September 7, 2012


by Donald W. Hudspeth Like many people with a standard Midwest religious upbringing I struggle to do the right thing and, sometimes, to know just what that is under the circumstances.  But, as St. Paul discussed in Romans 7 [1] “being good is not that easy, even when we are so inclined” (and he was […]

Starting Your Own Law Practice

July 25, 2012


by Donald W. Hudspeth© – – I. Getting Started.             As a lawyer, or sometime in your life, you have probably heard the saying by Abraham Lincoln: “He who would be his own lawyer has a fool for a client.”  (Mr. Lincoln also said “A lawyer’s time is his stock in trade.” a useful […]