Oflaherty Law, Illinois Attorneys

Quad Cities Business Attorneys | Business Litigation Lawyer, Quad Cities

Quad Cities Business Attorneys | Business Litigation Lawyer, Quad Cities

Our team of experienced Quad Cities business litigation attorneys will ensure your company and your rights are protected. Our Quad Cities business attorneys have the experience to represent you whether you require assistance with incorporation, contracts, exit strategies, asset purchase agreements, commercial disputes or employees you will be given the best advice and resources to accomplish your legal and non-legal business needs.

Our team of experienced Quad Cities business litigation attorneys will ensure your company and your rights are protected. Our Quad Cities business attorneys have the experience to represent you whether you require assistance with incorporation, contracts, exit strategies, asset purchase agreements, commercial disputes or employees you will be given the best advice and resources to accomplish your legal and non-legal business needs.

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Why O'Flaherty Law for My

Business, Corporate & Contract Law

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In this video, our Quad Cities Business attorney describes why O'Flaherty Law is the best choice for your business matter.

  • We Are Affordable!  We understand that the last thing your business needs are extensive legal fees.  Our Quad Cities business attorneys work hard to provide  affordable rates and ensure you will never be surprised by an expensive bill.   Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our clients and want them to feel confident allowing us to help them.   
  • We provide excellent customer service! Our Quad Cities business litigation attorneys take pride in providing expert legal guidance and council.  Some of our clients have taken the time out of their busy day to leave us glowing reviews.  Additionally, Kevin O’Flaherty was named as one of the Suburban Magazine’s Best Under 40 in 2015.
  • We are Comprehensive!  Our Quad Cities business attorneys have extensive knowledge in almost every area of the law.  We understand businesses often need other legal needs including estate planning, business litigation and dispute resolution, bankruptcy, debt negotiation, and real estate law. We ensure you never have to look anywhere else for a trusted attorney and help with the legal matters your business needs.

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What to Expect From a Consultation

The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

Please contact our friendly

Quad Cities Business Attorneys

at our nearest location to schedule a free consultation:

O'Flaherty Law of the Quad Cities

201 W. 2nd Street Ste. 400A
Quad Cities
,
IL
52801
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See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.  ​​​

Hours: 9 am - 5 pm Mon - Fri

Our  Office Locations: 

Downers Grove Attorneys, Downers Grove Attorney

Downers Grove

5002 Main St, Ste. 201 Downers Grove, IL 60515

Naperville Attorney, Naperville Attorneys

Naperville

1515 Legacy Circle, Ste. 1 Naperville, IL 60540

Elmhurst Lawyer, Elmhurst Lawyers

Elmhurst

​110 E. Schiller Street, Ste. 220B ​Elmhurst, IL 60126

Lake in the Hills Attorneys, Lake in the Hills Attorney

Lake in the Hills

8411 Pyott Road, Ste. 107, ​Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

Tinley Park Attorney, Tinley Park Attorneys

Tinley Park

​16557 Oak Park Avenue, Ste. B, Tinley Park, IL 60477

Chicago Attorney, Chicago Attorneys

Chicago

10 South Riverside Plaza Ste. 1925A Chicago, Illinois 60606

St. Charles Attorneys, St. Charles Lawyers

St. Charles

210 S Fifth St, Ste. 107B, St. Charles, IL 60174

Davenport lawyer, davenport lawyers

Davenport

201 West 2nd Street Ste 400A, Davenport, IA 52801

Indiana Attorneys, Indiana Lawyers

Indiana

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Meet Our Owner

Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

Here's What Our Clients Have to Say:

John Paul Clancy
Says...

"Kevin and his firm, O'Flaherty Law, are friendly, efficient, knowledgeable and professional. Kevin is a master at bringing people together and sharing ideas."

Kevin Sender
Says...

"Kevin O'Flaherty and his team at O'Flaherty Law are among the friendliest and easiest to work with attorneys I've dealt with. I would suggest them to any friends or business associates."

Kevin O'Flaherty was instrumental during the purchase process of my new house. I highly recommend him and the entire firm!

An excellent client experience, I recommend O'Flaherty Law to all of my clients that have a need for consultation in family law.

DuPage Family Law AttorneyDowners Grove Estate Planning Attorney
John Paul Clancy
Says...
"Kevin and his firm, O'Flaherty Law, are friendly, efficient, knowledgeable and professional. Kevin is a master at bringing people together and sharing ideas."
DuPage Family Law AttorneyDowners Grove Estate Planning Attorney
Kevin Sender
Says...
"Kevin O'Flaherty and his team at O'Flaherty Law are among the friendliest and easiest to work with attorneys I've dealt with. I would suggest them to any friends or business associates."
DuPage Family Law AttorneyDowners Grove Estate Planning Attorney
Mike Stehlik
Says...
"Kevin and his team are my "Go To" resource for clients that need estate planning"
Kevin Koc
Says...
Kevin O'Flaherty was instrumental during the purchase process of my new house. I highly recommend him and the entire firm!
Stephen Petersen
Says...
An excellent client experience, I recommend O'Flaherty Law to all of my clients that have a need for consultation in family law.
Troy Golden
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Kevin is an excellent attorney. He helped me incorporate by business and provides legal counsel as need. I highly recommend him.

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Trademark and Intellectual Property Laws Explained

What is a Trademark?

A trademark is any word, symbol, or other device used to distinguish a business’ products or services from those provided by others.  

What Law Governs Trademarks?

Trademarks are governed by both state and federal law.  The Trademark Act of 1946 (15 USC 1051, et. seq.), also known as the “Lanham Act,” is the operative federal statute.  On a state level, trademarks are governed by each state’s trademark, unfair competition, and deceptive trade practices statutes.  The operative statutes in Illinois are the Trademark Registration and Protection Act (765 ILCS 1036/1, et. seq.), the Counterfeit Trademark Act (765 ILCS 1040/0.01, et. seq.), and the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Practices Act (815 ILCS 505/1, et. seq.) 

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In this Learn About Law podcast & videoblog, attorney Kevin O'Flaherty of O'Flaherty Law discusses what business names are able to be trademarked as well as what needs to be avoided. We discusses potential conflicts in trademarks and also trademarks that will be rejected. Building up a brand is essential, and a sudden trademarking issue could land your business back to square one with its reputation built.

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What is a Trademark?

A trademark is any word, symbol, or other device used to distinguish a business’ products or services from those provided by others.  

What Law Governs Trademarks?

Trademarks are governed by both state and federal law.  The Trademark Act of 1946 (15 USC 1051, et. seq.), also known as the “Lanham Act,” is the operative federal statute.  On a state level, trademarks are governed by each state’s trademark, unfair competition, and deceptive trade practices statutes.  The operative statutes in Illinois are the Trademark Registration and Protection Act (765 ILCS 1036/1, et. seq.), the Counterfeit Trademark Act (765 ILCS 1040/0.01, et. seq.), and the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Practices Act (815 ILCS 505/1, et. seq.) 

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Top Situations In Which You Should Consult Your Quad Cities Business Attorney

Quad Cities Business Representation Attorney

Quad Cities business lawyer, Kevin O'Flaherty, explains the differences between corporations and LLCs.

Quad Cities Business Representation Attorney

A buy-sell agreement is a contract between the owners of a business that allows its owners to remove themselves from ownership of the company. It also lays out who may be permitted or required to buy their shares, how they will be valued, and how the purchases will be funded. 

In this article from O'Flaherty Law, these buy-sell agreements are further explained, as well how use them effectively.

 

Read more on Quad Cities buy-sell agreements from our Quad Cities business attorneys

Determining the Value of a Quad Cities Business for Buy-Sell Agreements

A buy-sell agreement enables business owners to plan how an owner and their business will separate due to an event such as the death or disability of an owner, a decision to terminate ownership through sale of stock, retirement, or the company’s decision to part ways with the owner with or without cause.

For more information on how to use a buy-sell agreement if an owner is retiring, check out How to Use Buy-Sell Agreements to Plan for an Owner’s Retirement.

Read more by our Quad Cities Business Attorneys on how to determine a Quad Cities businesses value for buy-sell agreements.

In this video, Quad Cities business lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty, discusses how business value is determined for buy-sell agreements

 Quad Cities Business Representation Lawyer

A buy-sell agreement enables business owners to plan how an owner and their business will separate due to an event such as the death or disability of an owner, a decision to terminate ownership through sale of stock, retirement, or the company’s decision to part ways with the owner with or without cause.

For more information on how to use a buy-sell agreement if an owner is retiring, check out How to Use Buy-Sell Agreements to Plan for an Owner’s Retirement.

Read more by our Quad Cities Business Attorneys on how to determine a Quad Cities businesses value for buy-sell agreements.

Minority Shareholders Rights in Quad Cities Corporations and LLCs

In this video, Quad Cities business lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains minority shareholders rights.

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A minority shareholder is anyone who owns less than 50% of the shares of a company, and  does not have voting power over the company’s decisions. In the Quad Cities, a minority interest in a Corporation or LLC is a shareholder of a corporation or a member of LLC who does not control the operations of the business.

Read more about minority shareholder rights by our Quad Cities business attorneys.

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