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Let's keep this simple.  A selection of our flat fees are featured below. Don't see what you need? Email us for a quote. 

Do you need a consultation on a simple legal matter? Meet with Caroline for one (1) hour to discuss your legal questions-- bring them all! You'll leave with a better understanding of your options, a solid legal task list, and knowing the potential risks associated with your business-related issue.

Flat Fee: $299

Please note that consultations do not include written legal opinions. For written opinions, flat fee rates will be provided in advance.

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to starting a business.  Between federal, state, and local rules and regulations, it can be tough to know what papers to file, when to file them, and where to send them.

We'll take the confusion out of forming your company so you can get back to building your business.  Included:

- Counsel on selection of corporate entity (LLC, Corporation, etc.)
- Formation with the state
- Completed DBA filing
- Step-by-step guidance on obtaining your EIN, and local business license
- Custom operating agreement
- Registered Agent services for one (1) year ($125 value)
- Letter with detailed instructions on operating a Virginia LLC

Flat Fee: $650 for single owner; $1050+ for multiple owners
Note: Your $100 filing fee due to Virginia is included in our fee.

Evaluate your brand before investing hundreds of dollars in marketing. This document includes analysis of your mark's likelihood of registration, an overview of the trademark registration process, and a snapshot of potentially competing marks. Particularly useful for startups and branding agencies wishing to avoid a potentially costly rebrand, but not ready to file their application (or wanting to DIY).

Fee: $1050

To see our trademark process and read our success stories, see our Trademark Page

Trademark registration and strategy is a nuanced process that is glossed over by services like LegalZoom, often leaving markholders with nearly worthless trademarks-- or worse, no trademark at all.

We focus on intellectual property, and we are good at what we do.
We'll take care of this important piece of your business and give you a comprehensive trademark strategy. Included:

- A comprehensive trademark search
- A trademark evaluation opinion letter (see "Trademark Evaluation/ Clearance" for details),
- Strategic Class selection with an eye towards growth, scaling, or franchising;
- Filing the application with the USPTO;
- Receipt of communications and correspondence with the USPTO
- Office Action Responses to the Examiner, (value of $300/ hour); and
- Counsel instructions on post-registration matters including proper use, protection, and advice on mandatory upkeep filings.

Flat fee of $2,500 per trademark application (inclusive of one filing fee of $250).  Please note USPTO additional application fees may apply if you (i) elect to file in more than one Class of goods and services, or (ii)  need to file a 1(b) application.

We love contracts. 

Give us a look and we can quote you for contract drafting or review. We will start with a conversation discussing your biggest concerns, your payment collection methods, and issues that you've encountered. Then we'll draft a contract that makes your process easier, leaner, and easier to enforce.

Fee: $50-100 per page depending on factors like industry, font size, and turnaround time.

As of 2019, courts have said that to sue for enforcement of a copyright, you must have a copyright registration.

 We counsel on the most cost-effective way to protect your valuable work, file the copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office, select and deposit the proper deposit specimens, and follow up with the office should there be questions.

Fees start at $400
Copyright enforcement billed at hourly rates.

For businesses needing Registered Agent services, we will accept all official communications and service on your behalf (including SCC Registered Agent PIN numbers) and remind you of your yearly filings due to the SCC.

Flat Fee: $125/ year

That's it. No sliding scales, no "document management" fees, no uptick for review by Partner-level attorneys, no payment processing fees.* One hourly rate for all non-flat-rate services.

Attorney Rate: $300/ hour
Administrative Rate: $50/ hour

Applies to litigation, business purchase/ sale, and adversarial matters. Processing fees only charged through to client for reimbursement from third-party services which we have paid on your behalf.

Once you obtain a trademark, you must  protect it.

We provide three levels of trademark monitoring services to fit any brand's budget.  

For trademark monitoring packages, see our Trademark Monitoring  page.

Considering a trademark?