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Legal support for innovative creators + entrepreneurs + small businesses

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THE ALABAMA STATE BAR REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMER: No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

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General Counsel Services

Legal questions often arise that have significant impact on your business. Our prepaid, general counsel services are for established businesses and afford you monthly "check-ins" to answer your legal questions, address the issues you need solved, and assist you with strategic execution of business goals and objectives.

Outside General Counsel Plan

With our Outside General Counsel Plan, we can function as general counsel to your business, meaning you have access to our services for one retainer-based flat rate each month. As Outside General Counsel, we will be at the head of your corporate legal department and responsible for the legal affairs of your entire organization. We will provide legal counsel to the board of directors, chief executive officer, and other senior management. We will also be a strategic business partner and provide proactive advice and oversight in numerous areas.

The Outside General Counsel Plan includes:

  • Unlimited meetings at client's request (within the Birmingham area)

  • Unlimited phone calls

  • Unlimited emails

  • Unlimited contract drafting and negotiation

  • Unlimited contract and document review

  • Unlimited general legal advice relating to your company within our practice areas of service

  • Litigation management

  • Up to 40 hours of attorney time per month

  • Does not include representation in litigation, or any filing fees or expenses

  • Minimum six (6) month commitment

$6,250/mo

Essential Counsel Plan

Our Essential Counsel Plan assures your business will get expert, actionable solutions to legal problems when you need it. This plan is ideal for growing businesses that need help navigating day-to-day operations. 

The Essential Counsel Plan includes:

  • One initial meeting in-person meeting with counsel

  • Unlimited phone calls

  • Unlimited emails

  • Up to ten (10) hours of attorney time per month

  • Does not include representation in litigation, or any filing fees or expenses

  • 10% discount on other legal services

  • Minimum six (6) month commitment

$2,250/mo

HR Counsel Plan

Our HR Counsel Plan is for businesses needing the ongoing support of a human resources professional and employment law attorney to help guide employee and labor relations strategy and compliance.. 

The HR Counsel Plan includes:

  • One initial meeting in-person meeting with counsel

  • Review of current employee handbook and policies

  • Unlimited phone calls

  • Unlimited emails

  • Unlimited employee contract and independent contractor agreement review

  • Unlimited general legal advice relating to your company on human resources and employment law issues

  • Does not include policy and handbook development, representation in litigation or governmental agency investigations, or any filing fees or expenses

  • 10% discount on other legal services

  • Minimum six (6) month commitment

$975/mo

All prices are subject to our Pricing Disclaimer.

Our services are not limited to those listed. We provide other services and can often create custom fixed-fee pricing solutions for you. We will always give you a clear price upfront before we start working on your project.