Tacoma Business Lawyers for Your Company

Whether you want to prevent legal problems from happening or need help to address an issue your company faces, you want a Tacoma business lawyer you can trust. The business and legal environments are fast paced and ever changing, so you should get help from experienced business attorneys who know the importance of up-to-date knowledge, hard work, and personal client service.

Dickson Frohlich attorneys are highly trained, responsive, and effective business lawyers who can answer your questions, guide you through the issues you face and offer practical advice to resolve the situation you’re in.

The Tacoma business law attorneys of Dickson Frohlich offer a wide range of services, and we have more than 100 years of combined experience serving business clients of all sizes. They range from small, individually owned businesses to large complex corporations. Whatever your business or its size; whether you’re just starting it, expanding it, or selling it; or if you’ve encountered problems that threaten its existence, Dickson Frohlich can help.

How A Dickson Frohlich Business Lawyer Will Address Your Legal Issues

We Will Work Together to Meet Your Needs

We take a personal approach to help our clients. To best serve your needs we will:

  • Become familiar with your business model and goals to address your legal matters with your goals always in mind.
  • Have numerous templates to use for business contracts and legal documents that can efficiently protect your legal rights.
  • Carefully review and negotiate all business contracts to avoid legal errors.
  • Work together as a team to provide different perspectives so that we do not miss any possible mistakes. Our combined experience allows us to provide the highest quality of representation for your business.
  • Regularly check in with you regarding any new developments in Washington business laws that may affect your company.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and representation for the variety of legal issues your business may face.

We take our relationships with our clients very seriously. The more we know your business, the better service we can provide. Dickson Frohlich can give you the advice and counsel you need to prevent problems and experienced representation to resolve them as effectively and quickly as possible when they do arise.

A Tacoma Business Attorney Can Help You Protect Yourself

It’s Far Easier and Cheaper to Prevent Problems Than to Tackle Them After They Happen

As a business owner, there are steps to take that can increase your chances of success and help to avoid legal problems. Consider the following:

  • Ensure you comply with the wide range of laws, regulations, and ordinances that may apply to your business.
  • Put agreements in writing. Though some oral agreements may be enforced, it is simpler to have everyone’s obligations and expectations written out and signed by all the parties to minimize the chances of misunderstandings.
  • Examine your operational procedures to identify ways to improve efficiency and overall financial success.
  • Comply with all employment laws and ensure you provide a safe and healthy workplace.
  • Comply with all relevant tax requirements to avoid any conflicts with the IRS.
  • Address any potential conflicts the moment you suspect they may arise, as it may be simpler to resolve an issue before it has progressed further.

It’s difficult to identify every legal issue that deserves attention for your company. The highly skilled Tacoma business law attorneys at the Dickson Frohlich law firm are here to identify and address any legal concerns that you may have. To learn more about our business law services, please do not hesitate to contact our office today.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Our Corporate Law Services

The Lawyer-Client Relationship is Based on Open Communication

Both new and experienced business owners will inevitably have legal questions about their companies. The following are only a few of the questions we regularly hear from business owners. For more specific questions or concerns, please contact our office for assistance.

What does the firm want to accomplish when it represents a business?
We’re here to do all we can to help you succeed. Our attorneys have highly specialized knowledge and skills that can be put to work for your company. Ideally, we can prevent legal challenges from blocking your path, but we will also work hard to get them out of the way so your business can reach its goals. We get a lot of satisfaction when we learn a client is growing and doing well, because we care about the people and companies we work with.

Why should I retain Dickson Frohlich and not another law firm?
We provide our clients the services of a much larger firm, but with the lower costs and personal attention that come with a medium-sized legal practice. Dickson Frohlich isn’t about billing hours. We focus on doing all we can to make our clients successful. We want long-term, productive relationships that will benefit us both. Your business uses many outside experts, and we want to be part of the team that helps you reach your potential.

Is the cost of a business lawyer worth it?
It’s easy for a company to look at the cost of legal representation and wonder if the return is worth it. Effective legal counsel may save you far more than what you pay. Preventing legal problems not only saves you additional legal bills – it saves the money you might have paid government agencies or parties suing you. You’ll also spend time and energy running your business, not dealing with a legal crisis. Our fees are very reasonable and represent an excellent value. We understand our clients don’t have money to waste, so we control our costs and pass savings to you.

Should I have a business lawyer on retainer?
When a legal issue arises, your attorney needs to understand the nature of your business so they can find the most effective legal solution for you. Having an ongoing relationship with a business lawyer will allow you to call your lawyer whenever you need assistance, without having to explain the history of your business and your goals. This can save you time and money.

Who will work for my business?
Our attorneys have a wide range of experience. Those who have the best relationships with your company and the most expertise in the areas you need help will provide you with the professional services you deserve. When it’s appropriate to control your costs, we will assign experienced and qualified associates and paralegals to help your company.

When should I contact a business law attorney?
If you face a legal conflict with your business, you should call a business lawyer as soon as possible. However, you do not have to wait until a dispute arises to contact an attorney. A Tacoma business attorney can help you even before you officially form your business, to put safeguards in place to prevent legal issues in the future.

Do I have to go to court to resolve my business’s legal dispute?
Litigation can be costly and time consuming. The good news is that many business disputes are resolved without heading to court. Our law firm explores other ways for dispute resolution, including negotiating with the other party or engaging in mediation or arbitration before we file a legal claim.

If we go to trial, will Dickson Frohlich refer the case to another firm?
Dickson Frohlich has experienced litigation attorneys who can zealously defend your rights and protect your interests. If the issue is highly unusual and specialized, we may have trusted colleagues from another firm join us in representing you, but we will be responsible for taking your case to trial and won’t refer it to another firm.

Our Business Attorneys Can Help Your Company No Matter Its Size, Stage, or Type of Business

Whether You’re Starting Up, Closing, Doing Well or Struggling, We’re Here for You

Starting and running a business can be highly rewarding both personally and financially. At Dickson Frohlich, our Tacoma business law attorneys support the success of companies in the Tacoma area. We help owners achieve as much success in their businesses as possible. We routinely and successfully handle a wide range of business law matters, including the following:

  • Forming Corporations
  • Forming Non-profit Corporations
  • Forming Limited Liability Companies
  • Forming Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Advising Sole Proprietorships
  • Advising Partnerships
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Drafting and Reviewing Corporate Documents
  • Drafting and Reviewing Business Contracts
  • Debt Collections
  • Overseeing Financial Transactions
  • Selling or Purchasing a Business
  • Structuring and Restructuring

Dickson Frohlich is the Business Law Firm That Can Make a Difference for You

You Can Trust Our Business Attorneys in Tacoma

Each Dickson Frohlich client receives personal and professional attention. Our high standards, experience, and service make the difference between our firm and others in the area. Our clients rely on our advice and fast, accurate staff. Through our hard work, we have earned the respect of area businesses and other law firms. Dickson Frohlich’s reputation reflects the high standards we demand of ourselves.

If you are thinking of starting a business or you are already in operations and need legal assistance, the business lawyers of the Dickson Frohlich law firm in Tacoma are here to help you. Please call us at 206-429-6931 for a free 15-minute consultation or set up an appointment using our online contact form today.

Client Testimonial

”I own a General Contracting company and had a client that wanted to come after me in many ways due to a breach of contract on their end. I was in need to find someone to represent me immediately. I made a few calls and had trouble just getting someone on the phone to talk to. When I called Dickson Law I got to speak to Tom about my case. With the false claim against me and my insurance I hired Dickson Law and worked with Inge who did fantastic on my case. Inge was easy to get a hold of and returned any emails and calls within 24hrs. We all know how some attorneys can disappear and leave you hanging which is very frustrating. Inge and Dickson Law are professional and care about your company. Since the false claims against my company, which we all dropped, I have continued to use Inge with all my contract agreements and legal advice. I am forever a client with Dickson Law. As a young business owner I am grateful for what I have learned from Inge with contracts.” – Michael Hedgecock (Google Review)

Attorney Robert Dickson

Attorney Robert DicksonThe 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. His is a practical approach to law, which strives to balance the need for a successful legal outcome with a client’s financial goals (or constraints). Outside of his private practice, Rob serves as an adjunct professor at the Seattle University School of Law where he teaches real estate litigation. [ Attorney Bio ]

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    Attorney Thomas L. Dickson

    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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    Attorney Robert P. Dickson

    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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    Attorney Daniel J. Frohlich

    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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    Attorney Mark S. Johnson

    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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    Attorney Daniel E. Pizarro

    Daniel E. 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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    Attorney George Knight

    George Knight

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, George is active in the firm’s civil litigation and transactional departments. His practice is mainly centered around business law, real estate law, construction law, employment law, and probate law.

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    Attorney Alexander J. Wisbey

    Alexander J. 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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    Attorney Jennifer Yoo

    Jennifer Yoo

    Jennifer is an associate attorney at Dickson Frohlich where her current practice focuses on real estate law, contract and commercial disputes, and business law.

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    Attorney Cambria A. Queen

    Cambria A. Queen

    Cambria is an Associate with Dickson Frohlich PS in the civil litigation department, where she practices primarily real estate and probate law.

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    Attorney Kelley Duggan

    Kelley Duggan

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Kelley practices in a wide range of areas, including estate planning, probate, civil litigation, and intellectual property law.

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    Attorney Katherine E. Baals

    Katherine E. Baals

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Katherine practices in a range of areas, including real estate, construction, business, and civil litigation.

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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.