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J.P. F. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 17, 2014

J.P. F.

Legal Solutions for Business
   United States
  |  1:24 am Local Time

Overview

For the past fifteen years I have represented business from cradle to grave in virtually all aspects of their formation and operations. My experience includes raising money for companies by placing debt and equity, reviewing and drafting contracts and agreements as well as advising on shareholder and labor matters.

I will provide you with quick turnaround service for a reasonable fee.

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Jan 11, 2012|Business and Corporate|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Financial vehicle created to invest private equity into Signal Lake and Signal Lake...
Represented Wisconsin Client in Florida litigation with local counsel to dismissal of...
Memo outlining issues involving employers and independent contractors
Describes issues when terminating employees
Basic incorporation documents
Part of the Series B Preferred Stock package issued to private investors to raise...
Corporate Formalities When Buying or Selling a Business--Why it is important and what...
Opening brief filed with the WI Supreme Court.
This document is used in conjunction with other documents to minimize the risk of a...
This document is used in conjunction with other documents to minimize the risk of a...

Skills (11)

Tested
Shareholder Disputes
Start-Up Companies
Legal Writing
Purchase and sale of Companies
mergers
stock re-purchase and redemption
Private Equitly
Corporate finance
Corporate Law
Closely Held Companies
Contracts and Agreements

Service Description

J.P. Fernandes is an experienced transactional and commercial attorney who advises businesses on numerous matters including organizing entities, contracts, shareholder matters, corporate finance and placing debt and equity. J.P. Fernandes is licensed by the Wisconsin State and Federal Bars as well as the Court of International Trade since 1997.

I represent businesses, advocate tirelessly on their behalf, and protect their best interests. I help my clients to maximize their financial opportunities, making sure that they make the best deals they can, and that the deals they make are a good fit for the unique needs of the business.

I can help my clients with issues that arise at any point in the lifespan of a business. I often buy or sell businesses, raise capital by structuring debt/equity plans for businesses, and implement debt/equity plans once they are made.

Once a business is up and running, I continue to protect my clients and further their interests. I make sure that the legal requirements of running the business are covered, and that all the necessary records are kept, so that my clients do not have to worry. I represent my clients when they enter into contracts. I make sure that my clients comply with the myriad of regulatory and licensing requirements of government organizations. I also protect my clients from internal and external liabilities, and too often from unwise or imprudent choices made without the benefit of counsel. If problems arise, my clients...

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Employment

The Fernandes Law Firm
Attorney
2005 - Present
After Seven Years of Law Firm Experience I Started The Fernandes Law Firm
Concordia University
Adjunct Professor Buiness Law
2010 - 2010
I teach business law to MBA candidates.

Education

Marquette University
Juris Doctor
1994 - 1997
Lawrence University
B.A. History
1990 - 1994

Keywords

Legal
Corporate
business
contract
agreement
legal writing
employment law
shareholder
incorporation
securities
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