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Day of Caring Legal Clinic + Choice of Legal Entities Workshop

January 23, 2020 | 4:00 pm  –  8:00 pm


Communities Rise is proud to offer
a United Way Day of Caring 
Nonprofit and Small Business Legal Clinic (FREE legal consultation with an attorney) & Workshop

Legal clinic appointments are filling fast, reserve yours today! 
 Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time: 45-minute appointments available between 4:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: 2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue, South, Seattle
Cost: FREE – food provided! 

Communities Rise is partnering with United Way of King County and Ventures to offer free business law consultations to microenterprises and nonprofits.
Sign up to meet with a lawyer, at no cost, and ask them your legal questions about your business or nonprofit. There will be attorneys with expertise in the following areas:

  • Starting up your business or nonprofit:
  • Which type of legal entity should you become? Sole Proprietorship,
  • Partnership, Limited Liability Corporation, Nonprofit, Tax-Exempt Nonprofit
  • Incorporation
  • Obtaining 501c3 tax-exemption for Nonprofits
  • Contracts
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property (Protecting your name and logo)

Please register by emailing:

When you register send the following: 
– Whether you are representing a nonprofit or microenterprise

If you are an attorney who would like to volunteer, please reach out to our Program Manager, Sarah Baker: for scheduling. 

Generously sponsored by United Way of King County 

Choice of Legal Entities Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: 2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue, South, Seattle
Cost: FREE 

As part of our Day of Caring Legal Clinics, we will also be offering trainings designed for small businesses to learn about the common legal issues that small businesses face. This training series has been developed exclusively for Microenterprise Legal Clinic clients and is free of charge. It is a great opportunity to get information about running your business from experienced lawyers, who have prepared presentations and materials with you in mind and are available to answer questions in person at the training.

At our upcoming January 23, 2020 Day of Caring Clinic, we will be offering a training called What Type of Legal Entity Should I Create to Start My Business? This training will focus on examining the different types of business entities (limited liability corporations, partnerships, S –Corps, C- Corps, etc) and why one entity is better for your business then another. We will look at how the different types of business entities affect the taxes your businesss will pay and the liability you are exposed to.
We will answer the following questions at the training:
• Which type of entity will save me the most taxes?
• Can someone sue me for my personal assets, like my home?
• Which type of entity is better if I have investors or partners?

To register for this workshop, please contact: