Media Release


Tuesday, May 29, 2012
For Immediate Release

Contact: Jace Radke
Telephone: 229-2205


Businesses Get Help With Legal Issues
City Co-sponsors Free Seminar Series Designed To Aid Local Companies


A series of free seminars designed to better acquaint local operators with business-related legalities is being sponsored by the city of Las Vegas and attorneys from the law firm Lionel Sawyer & Collins. Lionel Sawyer & Collins is a local law firm that has been in business for 45 years.

The city’s Economic and Urban Development Department will host six seminars during the months of June through September, focusing on topics such as taxes, licenses and permits, labor and employment laws, trademarks, small claims court and trust and estate planning. All of the seminars will be held at the Historic Fifth Street School, located at 401 S. Fourth St., in downtown Las Vegas. Check-ins will begin at 7:45 a.m. for each seminar.

Seminar dates and topics:

June 19:      Business Formation and Tax Laws

July 10:       Zoning and Business Licensing

July 24:       Labor and Employment Legal Requirements

Aug. 7:         Trademarks, Trade Names, Service Marks and E-Commerce

Aug. 21:       Small Claims Court

Sept. 5:      Trust and Estate Planning.

          While admission is free, advance registration for each individual seminar is required. Space is available on a first come, first served basis. Register by either emailing or calling 229-6862. For further details on programs or speakers, visit or contact


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