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Your Business Lawyer Attorney James Walckner

Every prosperous business leader understands the key to success include:

  • providing superior products and services
  • surrounding yourself with smart people
  • hiring the right people for each role
  • constantly evolving

Entrepreneurs understand the value of products and services they offer and are often experts in their field; however, many don't appreciate the legal risks their companies face.  Whether it's failing to remain aware of changes to hiring practices and compensation structures, not understanding the limitations of insurance coverage, or struggling to keep up with corporate filings, small businesses are at a disadvantage to larger companies employing their own in-house counsel.  Walckner Law Office provides an array of services to smaller companies based on the in-house counsel model by fully understanding your business to help identify and mitigate risk while handling ongoing and emerging legal matters. Different businesses have different needs, and tailor-made, reasonably priced solutions are available.

Basic Plan - $1,199 annually ($1,475 value*) or $109/mo.**

Contracted in-house counsel services that includes:

  1. Annual Two-Hour Familiarization Consultation.  During this meeting, Attorney Walckner will meet with key members of your organization to understand your business and assess compliance with corporate formalities and identify areas of legal risk.
  2. Annual Legal Compliance Audit.  Written assessment of legal risk will be assembled. Topics discussed vary from business to business, but generally include: business structure; business activities; employment matters such as hiring practices, compensation, and employee leaves; and insurance coverage audit. Legal Compliance Audits recommend prioritized courses of action.
  3. Quarterly Check-In.  Scheduled 15-minute teleconferences are conducted to discuss concerns, issues, and progress on addressing issues uncovered in the Compliance Audit.
  4. Client Portal.  Access to client portal that offers secure communications and calendar reminders for corporate filings, insurance renewals, and tax filling deadlines.
  5. Discounted Rates.  Access to discounted flat fee services and 20% off hourly rates.  *Estimate based on $250/hour.  **Monthly installments with two-year agreement.

Standard Plan - $2,599 annually ($3,475 value*) or $229/mo.**

Contracted in-house counsel services that includes:

  1. Annual Two-Hour Familiarization Consultation.  During this meeting, Attorney Walckner will meet with key members of your organization to understand your business and assess compliance with corporate formalities and identify areas of legal risk.
  2. Annual Legal Compliance Audit.  Written assessment of legal risk will be assembled. Topics discussed vary from business to business, but generally include: business structure; business activities; employment matters such as hiring practices, compensation, and employee leaves; and insurance coverage audit. Legal Compliance Audits recommend prioritized courses of action.
  3. Audit Review.  In-person review of Legal Compliance Audit report.
  4. Monthly Check-In.  Scheduled 15-minute teleconferences are conducted to discuss concerns, issues, and progress on addressing issues uncovered in the Compliance Audit.
  5. Document Review.  Review one commercial document (up to 10 pages) including finance agreements, purchase & sale agreements, employment agreements, employee policies, and commercial leases.
  6. Client Portal.  Access to client portal that offers secure communications and calendar reminders for corporate filings, insurance renewals, and tax filling deadlines.
  7. Discounted Rates.  Access to discounted flat fee services and 25% off hourly rates.  *Estimate based on $250/hour.  **Monthly installments with two-year agreement.

Premium Plan - $3,499 annually ($4,475 value*) or $309/mo.**

 Contracted in-house counsel services that includes:

  1. Annual Two-Hour Familiarization Consultation.  During this meeting, Attorney Walckner will meet with key members of your organization to understand your business and assess compliance with corporate formalities and identify areas of legal risk.
  2. Annual Legal Compliance Audit.  Written assessment of legal risk will be assembled. Topics discussed vary from business to business, but generally include: business structure; business activities; employment matters such as hiring practices, compensation, and employee leaves; and insurance coverage audit. Legal Compliance Audits recommend prioritized courses of action.
  3. Audit Review.  In-person review of Legal Compliance Audit report.
  4. Bi-weekly Check-In.  Scheduled 15-minute teleconferences are conducted to discuss concerns, issues, and progress on addressing issues uncovered in the Compliance Audit.
  5. Document Review.  Review up to four commercial documents (up to 10 pages each) including finance agreements, purchase & sale agreements, employment agreements, employee policies, and commercial leases.
  6. Annual Filings.  Handle corporate annual filings and DBA renewals (filing fees not included).
  7. Client Portal.  Access to client portal that offers secure communications and calendar reminders for corporate filings, insurance renewals, and tax filling deadlines.
  8. Discounted Rates.  Access to discounted flat fee services and 30% off hourly rates. *Estimate based on $250/hour.  **Monthly installments with two-year agreement.

Flat Fee Services (Discounted Rates for Plan Subscribers)

Entity Creation (filing fees not included)

  • Entity Consultation (Up to 1 hour) - $249 ($189)
  • Initial filing LLC - $109 ($89)
  • Initial filing Corporation - $109 ($89)
  • Initial filing DBA - $119 ($99)
  • Registration of Foreign Entity $179 ($149)
  • Initial filing Limited Partnership - $179 ($149)
  • Initial filing LLP - $179 ($149)
  • Name Reservation - $69 ($49)
  • IRS EIN application - $99 ($89)
  • Initial filing Non-Profit Corporation - $109 ($89)


Other Filings (filing fees not included)

  • 501(c)(3) Application - $699 ($599)
  • Corporate Amendments - $179 ($149)
  • Corporate Dissolution - $179 ($149)
  • Corporate Name Change - $179 ($149)
  • Annual Reports - $99 ($69)
  • Draft Operating Agreement - $349 ($289)
  • Draft Bylaws & Resolutions - $349 ($289)


Other Services:

Services not included in subscription plans are billed at hourly rate of $250/hour (subject to change).  Plan subscribers receive the applicable discounted rate.  These services may include:

  • Document Review
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts
  • Drafting employee policies and handbooks
  • Assisting with sale, merger, or acquisition of business
  • Assist in employee terminations, reductions in force, and negotiating severance
  • Draft buy/sell agreement for business succession
  • Attendance at meetings