Tag: entrepreneurs

Attorney Ashley Johnson Joins Forrest Firm

The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Ashley Johnson in an of counsel role in the firm’s Raleigh office. Ashley Johnson The Forrest… Read More

Attorney Travis Albea Joins Forrest Firm

The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Travis Albea to the firm’s Wilmington office. Travis Albea The Forrest Firm is a provider… Read More

Attorney Sonya Rikhye Joins Forrest Firm

The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Sonya Rikhye to the firm’s Asheville office. The Forrest Firm is a provider of legal services… Read More

Trademarks and Copyrights: The Basics

As an intellectual property attorney, I naturally field a lot of questions about trademarks and copyrights from entrepreneurs, business owners, non-profit executives, inventors, and artists.  There’s… Read More

Attorney Kelli Ovies Joins Forrest Firm

The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Kelli Ovies to the firm’s Raleigh office. Now in its eighth year of operation, the Forrest… Read More

Attorney Andrew Lax Joins Forrest Firm

April 19, 2018 (CHARLOTTE, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew Lax to its Charlotte office. Now in its… Read More

Forrest Firm Sponsors LaunchLKN Blockchain Event

The Forrest Firm, a business law firm and certified B Corporation, is sponsoring the next event in LaunchLKN’s Infinite Possibilities Series, “Blockchain—Peering Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble.” The LaunchLKN event will take place on… Read More

Attorney Rachel Blunk Joins Forrest Firm

February 1, 2018 (GREENSBORO, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Rachel Blunk to its Greensboro office. Now in its… Read More

Attorney Andrew Bowman Joins Forrest Firm

January 17, 2018 (RALEIGH, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew Bowman to its Greensboro office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Attorney Matthew Adams Joins Forrest Firm

October 16, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Matthew Adams to its Wilmington office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Attorney Andrew R. Jones Joins Forrest Firm

October 5, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew R. Jones to its Wilmington office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Attorney John Love Joins Forrest Firm

May 1, 2017 (Raleigh, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney John Love to its Raleigh office. Now in its seventh… Read More

FORREST FIRM’S MANAGED LEGAL SERVICES MODEL

By James Forrest All companies have regular and diverse legal needs. These needs often include contract negotiation and review, employment issues, intellectual property, commercial real estate, tax, corporate governance issues, regulatory matters and… Read More

A SEASON TO BE GRATEFUL

By James Forrest In the book of Ecclesiastes, there’s a quite well-known passage that’s inspired many through the years: “to every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.”… Read More

FORREST FIRM ANNOUNCES NACE PARTNERSHIP

September 6, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces its partnership with the Triangle chapter of NACE, the National Association for Catering… Read More

CHOOSING A BUSINESS ENTITY: THE LLC

By Jeff Wolfe One of our key practice areas at the Forrest Firm is helping entrepreneurs and executives with matters of business entity formation or transition. Business leaders have a lot of… Read More

ATTORNEY AARON GARD JOINS FORREST FIRM

APRIL 13, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney Aaron Gard to advise the firm’s diverse roster of business clients in North… Read More

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM THE FORREST FIRM

By James Forrest I’d like to extend special thanks to the many people who have made 2013 so special for the Forrest Firm.  Our clients, friends, and business partners are some of the region’s finest,… Read More

THE CHALLENGE OF THE STARTUP ENTREPRENEUR

By James Forrest I recently came across a provocatively-titled article on LinkedIn, “Startups Are NOT Glamorous—They Run on Fear,” and of course, I felt provoked to read it. As a business attorney, I have… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: IRONTRIBE FITNESS

A leap of faith has carried Kanon Burt, and the Irontribe Fitness brand along with him, from an Alabama farm to the Triangle. Burt, a former Samford University football player with a heart and mind… Read More

THE BULL CITY MEANS BUSINESS

By James Forrest A couple of weeks back, I was very happy to see this article, which outlines the success of the recent third installment of the Bull City Startup Stampede, on the… Read More

MODERNIZING THE LAW FIRM

by James Forrest I have this very good friend who likes to characterize me and my fellow entrepreneurs, ultimately, as “people who have a problem with authority.” Of course, he’s making an exaggerated point (I… Read More

WHAT GREAT STARTUP LAWYERS KNOW

By Scott Bolin Guest blogger Scott Bolin is a Blackstone Fellow with the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network. For many entrepreneurs, talking with a business attorney is worse than going to a dentist—it brings… Read More

FORREST FIRM SPONSORS DURHAM SMOFFICE

The Forrest Firm is pleased to be a part of the Durham Chamber of Commerce’s entrepreneurial initiative, the Smoffice. Part of a national campaign in support of entrepreneurship, Durham’s Smoffice is the result of… Read More