Legal considerations for starting a small business

By on April 16, 2018

The Business & Social Sciences Division of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County and The College at Brockport Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will sponsor a free program on Wednesday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library building, 115 South Avenue, Rochester.

Carla Vazquez, Certified Business Advisor, and Jon Lazenby, Attorney, will present “Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business.” Those attending will learn about key basic legal issues that need to be addressed when starting a small business. Topics discussed will include choice of business entity, tax considerations, intellectual property, contracts and more. The program is appropriate for both first-time entrepreneurs and those who have recently started a small business. Lazenby’s legal practice specializes in counseling small businesses.

Pre-registration for this free program is requested. Register by calling the Small Business Development Center at 395-8410, calling the Central Library at 428-8130 or you can register online at Under Library Events, click on Search Events.

This seminar continues the First Wednesday small business seminar series, which will be held on Wednesdays each month, through June, at the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County. The monthly seminars feature small business experts speaking on various topics of interest to the small business community including feasibility social media, legal structure, financing, business plan basics and more.

The Central Library is accessible to people with disabilities. To request specific accommodations call 428-8304 ten days prior to the program.

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