Seattle and Tacoma Legal Entity Creation Attorneys

Helping business professionals establish and manage business entities.

Whether you are an entrepreneur or seasoned business person, your choice of business entity is among the most important decisions you can make. The type of entity you choose can have a variety of impact on a number of important issues, including taxation, personal liability for business debts, corporate governance, and the applicability of federal and state regulations. While it is possible to start as one type of business entity and transition to another, this is often very expensive and can also require a significant investment of time and resources. As a result, it is important that anyone who is considering embarking on a new business venture discuss their options with an experienced Seattle business law attorney as soon as possible.

For a free 15-minute phone consultation with one of our business law lawyers, call the Dickson Frohlich today at (206) 621-1110 from Seattle or (253) 572-1000.

Establishing business entities tailored to the specific needs of your business

The business entity that will best suit your business depends on a number of factors, including the size of your operation, the number of people involved, potential liabilities, and whether or not you want to issue securities to raise capital. If you are currently operating a business, you may be operating as a sole proprietorship or as a partnership without being aware of it. These various forms have different advantages and disadvantages to them, and a lawyer familiar with business formation will be able to analyze your particular situation and advise you as to what potential business entities may be a good fit. Among the most commonly used business entities used in Washington State are:

  • Sole proprietorships
  • Partnerships
  • Limited liability companies
  • S-Corporations
  • C-Corporations

Contact a Seattle and Tacoma business law firm today for a free 15-minute consultation

Anyone considering forming a business entity in the state of Washington should discuss their options with an experienced attorney before making any decision or filing any paperwork with the state. Often, discussing your situation with an attorney can help avoid any potential issues before they even arise.

The lawyers of the Dickson Frohlich offer free 15-minute phone consultations to prospective clients. To discuss your situation with an attorney, call our office today at (206) 621-1110 from Seattle or (253) 572-1000 from Tacoma.

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Thomas L. Dickson

Tom is an experienced litigator and the founding partner of the Dickson Frohlich. For over 30 years, he’s helped clients prevail in their real estate, construction, and business law matters.

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Robert P. Dickson

The core of Rob’s legal practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. He represents a wide range of clients, from large construction companies to individual homeowners.

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Mark S. Johnson

Mark’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and family law. He works tirelessly to help his clients achieve the outcome they are looking for.

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Daniel J. Frohlich

Dan’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and probate law. He has more than 10 years of experience as an attorney serving clients throughout Western Washington.

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Chris Lindemeier

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Chris practices in a wide range of areas, including business law, real estate law, civil litigation, and intellectual property law.

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Rebecca Corcoran

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Rebecca is active in the firm’s business law department. She can help with entity formation, intellectual property, as well as any necessary litigation involving your business’s needs

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Daniel Pizarro

As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Daniel is active in the firm’s civil litigation department. His practice is mainly centered around real estate law, landlord-tenant law, construction law, and probate law.

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Alexander Wisbey

Alexander Wisbey comes to the firm with 5 years of experience as a litigator and trial attorney. He has first chaired several jury trials and has extensive experience handling arbitrations, mediations, depositions, and settlements.

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George Knight

George is an honors graduate of Emory University School of Law. While there, George served on the Emory Law Journal as an Articles Editor.

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Reed Speir

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Reed Speir has lived in the Tacoma area since 1994. Reed earned his law degree from Seattle University School of Law.

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I highly recommend Dickson Frohlich and if I ever need a lawyer again they will be my first call.

- Jeremy H.

I can’t even tell you how much I appreciate this firm! These guys helped me through one of the most challenging legal situations I’ve faced in my life. Their skill and expertise literally saved my business. I’ve dealt with other counsel in the past but the Dickson firm was by far the most competent and tactful counsel I’ve ever received. I would recommend this group to anyone!

- Keith D.

It’s a pleasure to work with the guys at Dickson Frohlich. One of the first things that stood out to me was how down to earth and friendly everyone at the firm is. I would definitely recommend them.

- Den L.