Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM CDT
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320 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612

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Merly Thomas 
Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago 

Presented by the Illinois SBDC ITC at ICNC


Start Your Business in Illinois 

Lema Khorshid will share 10 LEGAL TIPS for SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS and walk attendees through selecting the best legal structure for their business. 


- Introduction to resources and content for starting a business in IL through the support of the State of Illinois.

- Designed for pre-venture or early start-up businesses and their founders

- Discussion around the FAQs about starting your own business, including an assessment, a feasibility checklist and a review of business plans.


About the Presenter:

Lema Khorshid is one of the founding partners at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC where she handles a wide range of legal matters for small- to mid-sized, closely held businesses in Chicago and New York. She frequently assists her clients with corporate transactional and intellectual property matters, and, for the past several years, she has also been lead counsel on several mergers and acquisitions that have taken her clients all over the globe.  

The Illinois Small Business Development Center and Illinois Small Business Development Center International Trade Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, and the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC). Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact the center at (312)433-2373 or (312)433-7656.