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Kopec, White & Spooner Attorneys at Law deliver over 80 years combined experience to persons organizing and operating corporations, limited liability companies, Series LLCs and partnership in Springfield, Illinois, Sangamon County and central Illinois.  The lawyers of Kopec, White & Spooner can provide insights and evaluations to assist clients in the selection of a business entity.  To organize in the corporate form, Kopec, White & Spooner will prepare Articles of Incorporation and draft by-laws, stock restriction agreements and buy-sell agreements as appropriate to a client's circumstances.  If the choice is to organize as a limited liability company or Series LLC, Kopec, White & Spooner will prepare the Articles of Organization and draft the Operating Agreement which will define the roles and relationships of the members and/or manager of that LLC.

The lawyers of Kopec, White & Spooner provide ongoing counsel and service to their business clients, from matters as mundane as governance, annual reports and annual meetings, to more substantive issues including expansion and the acquisition of another company. 

Kopec, White & Spooner also has encountered circumstances in which the right answer for a client is to continue to do business individually as a sole proprietor or with another person in a partnership.  In the event a partnership is selected, then Kopec, White & Spooner can establish a partnership agreement with terms specific to the client's circumstances.

Regardless of the form of business selected, Kopec, White & Spooner engages in a collaborative process with its clients, as well as other members of the client's professional team.  Together with a client's accountant, insurance agent, investment adviser and/or banker, Kopec, White & Spooner works toward the implementation of business structures and governance which are most advantageous for the business and most likely to lead to the success of its business clients.

Call the lawyers of Kopec, White & Spooner at 217-726-7540 to make an appointment and discuss your business law needs.