RVABizLaw Tip of the Day: A Few Good Things to Know About the Virginia Benefit Corporation
April 18, 2019

Virginia was among the first handful of states to embrace the social entrepreneurship movement by passing a law in 2011 creating a special form of business entity—the benefit corporation. Here are a few good things to know about the Virginia…

What Virginia Small Business Owners Can Learn from Former NBA Coach/Executive Kevin Eastman
March 15, 2017

The featured speaker at this Monday's Henrico Business Leaders Breakfast was Kevin Eastman.  At the time of his retirement last June, Kevin was serving as VP of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Clippers, following 35+ years of coaching…

What Virginia Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Can Learn from PwC’s 2017 Oscars Flub
March 06, 2017

Is it a sign of the impending doom of our society when we can't even announce major award winners right?  The world witnessed a colossal gaffe at the end of Sunday night's Oscars ceremony when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were apparently…

RVA BizLaw Episode 1 Now Available on YouTube
February 10, 2017

Ready for a 6-minute introduction to Virginia LLCs and why they have become such a popular choice of entity in the small business community?  Then click below to watch the first episode of the new RVA BizLaw series. The next episode will…

Highlights from Gary Vaynerchuk’s Latest Book
December 03, 2016

After his impressive keynote address at the 2016 Clio Conference in Chicago, I could not wait to read Gary Vaynerchuk's latest book, #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur's Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness. A thoroughly entertaining…

Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom from Home-Based Business Conference
December 02, 2016

Perkins Law had a great time exhibiting at the recent Home-Based Business Resource Fair and Conference in Williamsburg organized by he York County Chamber of Commerce.  Well over 100 small business owners and entrepreneurs attended a full…

Perkins Law to Exhibit at York County Home-Based Business Resource Fair and Conference
November 16, 2016

Did you know that there are an estimated 38 million home-based small businesses across the U.S.?  The small business community is a driving force in our economy, but too often does not get the attention it deserves.  Well, if you come to the…

Lessons from Billie Jean King for Small Business Owners
October 29, 2016

Tennis legend and equal rights advocate Billie Jean King was in RVA Thursday night as the featured speaker of a program sponsored by the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences commemorating he 40th anniversary of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals…

One Million Cups RVA – Ivy Oaks Analytics
March 23, 2016

Ivy Oaks Analytics’ Founder and CEO Isaiah Ham presented his company’s vision and purpose at RVA’s One Million Cups...

An Introduction to Virginia Limited Liability Companies
March 16, 2016

Consider the potential advantages of a Virginia limited liability company (LLC).