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LLC Formation in a Nutshell: What Paralegals Need to Know

  • 05/14/2020
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Audio Webinar

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Program Description

Best Practices for Drafting, Structuring and Filing

Creating a valid LLC that works as intended is rarely straightforward. It takes considerable legal acumen and attention to detail to reduce exposure posed by minor formation oversights. Learn how to create LLCs the right way by reviewing best practices for: preparing operating agreements and articles of incorporation, overcoming structural issues, and filing. Register today!

  • Learn the benefits, legal attributes and tax treatment of LLCs.
  • Get step-by-step instruction for drafting and filing essential formation documents.
  • Dig into the particularities of single member, member-managed and manager-managed LLCs.
  • Learn how to identify and avoid common red flags in the LLC creation process.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide the necessary skills for attendees to effectively form limited liability companies. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Advantages and Legal Attributes of an LLC
  2. The LLC vs. the Corporation and LLCs Taxed as Corporations
  3. Other Essential Tax Considerations
  4. Steps to Form an LLC (with Forms and Checklists)
  5. Special Issues with Single Member LLCs
  6. Articles of Organization: What Needs to be Included and How/When to File
  7. Operating Agreement Essentials
  8. Member-Managed vs. Manager-Managed
  9. Operating Agreements for Special Purposes
  10. Red Flags Paralegals Need to Watch Out for

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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