Wednesday, December 16, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST
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Merly Thomas 
Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago 

Presented by the Illinois SBDC ITC at ICNC


Starting Your Business in IL + Legal 101 with Lema Khorshid 

This webinar will help attendees understand the basic elements of starting a business in Illinois. This session will also touch on the different elements of entrepreneurship. Whether you want to turn your idea into a business or are interested in becoming an entrepreneur, we're here to help! This session will be co-hosted by Lema Khorshid who will walk attendees through the legal aspect of starting your business in the State of Illinois. 


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. Lema is frequently invited to guest speak at Small Business Centers all over Chicago, where she teaches workshops to entrepreneurs on a myriad of legal and business issues that affect their businesses.

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.