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Business Law Group caters our consultations to your specific needs. We offer you a phone call or Zoom option for your convenience. You'll walk away with creative and customized solutions on how to proceed with your specific legal matter. Please select the consultation option that best suits your needs from the list below.


EXPRESS LEGAL CONSULTATION

30 minutes | $249

Book your express legal consultation now.

Ready to give your business a quick jumpstart or tune-up? When you choose an initial Express Legal Consultation to discuss your legal issue, you'll receive an overview of how Business Law Group can help resolve the problem or advance your interests. You'll come away from this session with a clear understanding of what your issue entails from a legal perspective, with legal advice on the best way to proceed in your situation. (Our consultations are never sales pitches!)

You'll leave your Express Legal Consultation knowing:

  • Where your legal matter or issue falls under the law. Very often, a complex legal issue involves several areas of the law, so you should be aware of each one and how they intersect to make the best business decisions.
  • Your best options for resolving your legal matter
  • Our advice on the smartest, most cost-effective way to proceed and solve your problem.


COMPLETE STRATEGY SESSION

1 hour | $349

Book your LIFT Strategy Session now.

Do you want to develop a savvy, long-term legal strategy for your business to make sure you enjoy optimal legal leverage? We'll begin our Strategy Session by identifying your key legal issues. Then, we'll develop a smart strategy to maximize your legal leverage for yourself or your business going forward. 

These on-demand sessions are the best fit for:

  • Entrepreneurs who want to take a proactive approach to their business
  • Business owners who are making plans to sell and exit your business, and want to optimize the process by addressing any legal issues prior to marketing their business for sale.


Our Strategy Sessions guide you, step by step, through every aspect of your business that requires legal attention. You'll leave each power-punch session with a strategic, actionable plan tailored to your business.

TRADEMARK STRATEGY SESSION

20 minutes | $99

Book your Trademark Strategy Session now.

Interested in registering a trademark for your business? Establishing a trademark is a great way to protect your unique business or brand. During your Trademark Strategy Session, we'll:

  • Discuss the trademark process
  • Explain the differences between the two types of trademarks
  • Which type of trademark will serve your business best.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why would I pay for a legal consultation with you? I thought lawyers usually give free consultations.

Answer: Want the reality? A “free" legal consultation typically will just be a sales pitch for an attorney or paralegal to sell you on hiring their firm and paying them a large retainer.  If you book a “free” consultation, you won't actually get any specific legal advice. Instead, these meetings are designed to warm you up to the firm (and a large retainer). 

Our legal consults are not simply sales pitches.  You will come away from our session with valuable knowledge and a strategy to proceed. 

Why do you host your consultations virtually?

Answer: Our typical client is a busy entrepreneur. Within the last year especially, we've all come to see virtual consultations as a convenient (and yes, modern) way to accommodate those who don't always have time to be physically present at an office. We use the latest technology and communication methods to work when you work, so you don't have to waste time commuting. Hard-working entrepreneurs need flexibility, so we offer our legal services whether you're near or far.

If you prefer an in-person meeting, we're happy to accommodate you, depending on our attorneys' availability and schedule. Please email [email protected] to make in-person arrangements.


What if I schedule this consult and there's no way for a Business Law Group attorney to help me? 

Answer: No, that won't happen. We don't accept clients for initial legal consultations who don't fit into our core practice areas or if we are aware of a conflict of interest.  If we become aware of a conflict of interest during our consult, any consult fee will be refunded.  We'll only confirm and accept your legal consult if you're a good fit for our attorneys' areas of expertise and we believe we can address your situation.

Can you take my case on a contingency fee basis?

Answer: Most likely, no. We do accept some employee-side employment law matters on a contingency basis, if we believe the employee has a demonstratively good case. Since we're committed civil rights advocates, our ideal employee client understands that the odds are stacked against him or her—and is truthful, compelling, responsive and resolved to enter into battle alongside us. 

Our favorite employee cases address:

  • Unequal pay for women
  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation for reporting any of the above.

If you'd like your employment case to be considered by our firm, please complete our intake questionnaire. We'll waive the initial consult fee for any potential client who submits the intake questionnaire to have us review your case. In the event that we can't take your employment law case on a contingency basis, we can offer a reduced hourly rate and/or advise you on how to handle the matter pro se (on your own in court).  

Who We Are

Business Law Group is a boutique business services law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. Our focus is on understanding the legal pitfalls of your business and industry, as well as the secrets to maximizing your legal leverage at every opportunity and in every negotiation. We work selectively with clients that aren't ready for the overhead expense of an in-house general counsel, but understand the advantages of having a trusted legal advisor on their team. Amanda Butler has been ranked as Louisiana SuperLawyers.

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