Legal Services for Startups & Savvy Businesses in Colorado


The Single Worst Reason for Choosing a Startup Lawyer

If you were getting a divorce, would you ask your soon-to-be-ex-spouse for a divorce lawyer referral? No, you wouldn’t, because that would be so obviously stupid that no rational person would ever consider such an idea. Your soon-to-be-ex-spouse would be the last person you would want to help you in that scenario. Then why would […]

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Why Hiring a Good Startup Lawyer is About More Than Just Documents

When you’re a startup lawyer, part of your job is to serve as a document merchant. It’s part of the job, but it’s probably my least favorite part of the job. I love learning from startups. I love working with startups. Working with growing startups to make them better — that’s just what we do. Providing high-quality documents […]

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Startup Shortcuts, Week of September 14th

What is the secret to a successful startup? That is a question with many answers. Via Techcrunch, this article offers three lessons learned from working with the Kogi BBQ company, a pioneer in the food truck industry. The main takeaway? Creating a culture that your employees and customers embrace. Speaking of culture, this piece from the New York Times […]

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Screw SEO

We all want readers. We all want traffic. We all want money and fame and recognition and notoriety and to give a TED talk where we wear a sport coat on a stage in front of wealthy luminaries and talk about our own personal narratives and why they matter. And so we all have blogs. […]

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Startups & Authenticity: What Does It Mean To Be Authentic?

I’ve been reading a lot about startups and authenticity lately. Like mindfulness, it seems to be one of the new buzzwords of the startup universe. Marc Andreessen is obsessed with it. Mark Suster wrote a popular blog post about it recently. Nassim Taleb likes to refer to some purported intellectuals as charlatans, which I suppose is a […]


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