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Outside consultant: How to find a reputable lawyer for a small business

Sunday, March 17, 2013
John T. Wendt

What is the best way for a small-business owner to find a reputable lawyer? When you’re looking for trademark and intellectual property lawyers, what are some good criteria to help you find a match?

Amanda Feeley, owner, Esscentual Alchemy

Answer

"Before you hire a lawyer, remember that this can be a great partnership," said John T. Wendt, associate professor, Ethics and Business Law Department. "She can give you tremendous advice and counsel. But you have to make an effort to hire the right attorney at the beginning. You have to look at your goals and objectives. You should have a good understanding of what you need and want."

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Originally published: 03/17/2013, Star Tribune