Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM PDT
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Karen Ginther 
Greater Seattle SCORE 
SCORE’s Small Business Essentials Workshops prepares individuals to make the right decisions and create actionable plans when starting a small business.  Whether you are starting a business on your own (one-person business) or a business with employees, we have the right set of workshops to help you succeed.  All the workshops are about three hours in length and taught by experienced SCORE Mentors.  See more information on these workshops here

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Retail Leases - Protecting Your Business as Tenant (Online Workshop) -C0055 

Retail failures are continuing to rise. As a retail tenant, a strong lease may be the lifeline to success. You need to know the key terms to include and which ones to watch out for. Before entering into a retail lease, whether in a major shopping center, city neighborhood street or strip mall, it’s important to know how to best protect your retail business – and you, as a business owner. Attend this workshop to learn the options for protecting your business - and yourself!

If business is slowing, and you want to take your brick and mortar operation on-line or move to a more favorable location, what your options for dealing with the balance of your lease term?

Deirdre Glynn Levin of DGL Law, PLLC, will cover:

  • Options for Terminating an Expensive Lease
  • Good Faith Engagement Strategies with Lessors
  • Helping You Avoid Common Mistakes
  • How to Protect Your Interests
  • Your Legal Options
  • Helping You  to Better Understand the Terms

This workshop is conducted by Deirdre Glynn Levin, a successful commercial and business attorney [DGL Law, PLLC] with significant experience developing thoughtful, pragmatic solutions to the legal issues faced by business clients.  She counsels growing and established companies on governance, corporate structure (including dissolution), contract negotiation, dispute resolution (through both litigation and alternative remedies) drafting and enforcement. Deirdre advises businesses on establishing systems for risk management, minimizing uncollected accounts, and negotiating improvements to contract compliance in a complex regulatory environment.

This is an online meeting via ZOOM online conferencing software.  There will be no classroom presentation.   ZOOM requires an internet connection and can run on PCs, Macs and on both Apple and Android tablets and cellphones.  ZOOM will display the presentation and also broadcast the audio though your computer or device.  If your computer does not have sound, an optional telephone number will be provided to call in when you log into ZOOM.