May 13, 2003
CONTACT: Tom McLaughlin
Office of University Relations
908-737-NEWS (6397)

Kean University Offers Workshop on Legal Aspects of Starting a Business

UNION, N.J. – The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a free seminar titled Legal Aspects of Forming a Business, on Tuesday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to noon at the school’s East Campus, Room 158 A, 215 North Avenue, Hillside, N.J.

The workshop, conducted by Richard Weller, Esq., of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, Ravin, Davis & Himmel, LLP, of Woodbridge, N.J., will address the numerous laws that affect the formation of a business. It will help attendees understand how to select, set up and document various business entities including sole proprietorships, general partnerships, limited-liability companies and professional-service corporations.

Special arrangements for people with disabilities can be made upon request. There is a fee of $15 per person or $20 for two, which includes literature and refreshments. Be sure to bring business cards and brochures for networking purposes.

For further information or to register for the workshop, please contact Irene Schmidt at (908) 737-5951.