Business Attorneys in Richmond, Virginia

Our business law attorneys are experienced at helping local businesses thrive in competitive markets. Learn more about our firm's business services below!

High-Quality Solutions for Businesses of All Sizes

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Our Mission

We deliver quality legal representation to clients who need help navigating a complex and often confusing legal system.

Our attorneys and staff are committed to promoting access to justice in our local community and beyond through our detailed online guides, affordable payment plans, and client-centered approach to each and every case.

Who We Are

We’re a collection of experienced attorneys, dedicated support staff, and savvy tech professionals. We’re innovators, difference makers, and advocates for justice.

Most importantly, we’re a group of people who genuinely want to help our neighbors with their legal problems.

Our attorneys recognize that the ones who need legal services the most are often the ones who can afford it the least.

At Tingen & Williams, we’re trying to correct this problem.

How We Can Help Grow Your Business

Our attorneys are experienced in helping small businesses meet their growth goals by offering high-quality, affordable legal services that can help you expand your business quickly and safely.

Specifically, we offer all of the following services to our small business clients:

  • Virginia Business Registration and/or Conversion
  • Drafting Articles of Organization
  • Trademark Registration and Trademark Search Reports
  • Foreign Business Registration and Interstate Commerce
  • Registered Agent Services
  • Trademark Infringement Litigation
  • Marketing and Branding Consulting
  • Much, Much More!

If you’re interested in working with our firm please give us a call at (804) 477-1720 to speak with one of our attorneys about your case.

We hope you choose to retain our firm for your legal matter, and thank you for taking the time to #lawyerup with us!

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Call us today at (804) 477-1720 to schedule a free phone consultation, or fill out our contact form and we’ll be in touch within one business day.

Our attorneys have a reputation for fast communication, affordable billing practices, and a commitment to the best interests of our clients.

The communication is quick and responsive. I keep recommending people because you give great service and you keep getting good results.
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A Law Firm for 21st Century Businesses

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Our attorneys and staff have the skills and experience you need to resolve your case both quickly and effectively.

Most importantly, we take a different approach to legal services by focusing on ways we can solve the most common problems people have with law firms:

Problem: It's hard to get in touch with my attorney.

At Tingen & Williams, we’ve made a commitment to always respond to client contacts within one business day.

When you’re already dealing with the stress of an important legal matter, quick and consistent communication is very important.

Whether you want a simple update or you want to better understand the strategy in your case, our attorneys and staff will keep you in the loop at every step of your case.

Problem: I've heard about attorneys that will promise one thing and then deliver another, so I'm worried about what to expect.

No attorney can guarantee a specific result in your case.

Instead, we aim to help clients understand every aspect of their case before moving forward.

There’s no such thing as a “sure-thing” in the legal world, but we’ll do our best to make sure you know what to expect before you step into the courtroom.

Problem: I never know what's going on in my case, and my attorney never explains anything.

We believe that an informed client is a happy client.

From our firm’s extensive Knowledge Base to our client-focused consultation structure, we’ve developed our business around making sure our clients understand the ins and outs of their specific legal matter.

Problem: Attorneys are too expensive, and I'm worried that I won't understand where my money is going.

We believe in giving everyone access to justice, and we try to reflect this ideal in every aspect of our practice.

For this reason, we’ve taken steps to make the legal process as affordable and accessible as possible for all of our clients.

While it’s no secret that some types of cases can get expensive quickly, our attorneys ensure you only pay for the services you need.

Further, our transparent billing practices can help you know ahead of time exactly where your money is going.

Experienced Attorneys and Dedicated Staff

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From business registration to marketing administrative services, and even website design and hosting, our attorneys and staff have you covered on every aspect of growing your new business.

We’ve partnered with Cloudvine to offer the best possible experience to business owners who want to set up their business the right way.

Please take a moment to learn more about us below, or reach out to us at (804) 477-1720 if you’d like to know more about any of our attorneys or their practice!

Jacob graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law and was accepted to the Virginia Bar in 2012. Less than 30 days after being admitted to the bar, Jacob launched his own legal practice.

James focuses his practice on intellectual property law, family law, and criminal defense. No matter the situation his clients are in, James is committed to helping his clients pursue the best possible outcome in their case.

Access to Justice is Our Top Priority

Hire an Attorney Who Cares

Our attorneys believe in using a combination of legal expertise and cutting-edge technology to solve problems for our clients.

Whether that’s providing you with free downloads and resources to help you understand your case or helping you fulfill your legal obligations, we believe in leveraging our experience and know-how to make sure you receive the best possible outcome in your specific legal matter.

At Tingen & Williams, you’ll receive the experience and guidance you need to ensure your business is set for future growth.

Online Tools and Billing

To help make things easier for our clients, we try to put as much of our representation online as possible.

This includes online forms you can fill out to streamline our representation in your case and invoices emailed straight to your inbox.

Access to Justice After Your Case is Over

At the conclusion of your legal matter, you’ll be provided with a coupon code to sign up for our subscription retainer service, Access, absolutely free for two months.

With your free two months of Access, we’ll be able to finish up any minor legal issue that arise after we resolve your original legal matter.

More than "Just" Business Services

Growing your business is a difficult task, and no two cases are exactly the same.

At Tingen & Williams, we offer far more than just the basic business services you'd expect from a law firm.

In addition to business registration and intellectual property matters, we're also well-equipped to offer marketing and branding consulting services, website design and hosting and design solutions, and much, much more.

Free Resources and Downloads

Alongside our online tools and easy-to-use website, we provide a growing stockpile of books, downloads, and resources on our blog to help you get the most out of your legal representation.

Don't Just Take Our Word For It

Read what some of our clients have to say about our firm.

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Sonia Hernandez

“Do you know how hard it is to find a lawyer that you can trust? I’m always telling people about Tingen & Williams. Jacob [Tingen] has been our lawyer for 3 years now and he is excellent. He has been great for us, the very best. I wouldn’t be in school right now if it wasn’t for Jacob. Tingen & Williams really is number 1.”
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Jorge Herrera

“Well, you guys treat people well. You always look for a way to help your clients. You give great information. You do your best to help the hispanic population. You give us confidence that we will get what you say. You gave me confidence throughout my case that things would turn out well, and I would recommend you to everyone who needs a lawyer.”
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Liliana Ornelas

“I am very pleased with the work Tingen and Williams and their staff have done for me and my family! I am now green card holder and the job was done fast and in a very efficient way! Thank you Tingen and Williams, I will continue to recommend you to all my friends and family.”
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Ready to Speak with an Attorney?

Call us today at (804) 477-1720 to schedule a free phone consultation, or fill out our contact form and we’ll be in touch within one business day.

Our attorneys have a reputation for fast communication, affordable billing practices, and a commitment to the best interests of our clients.

They are very good. Tingen & Williams has always had the right price and the payment plans are very helpful. They make time for me and they treat me well. I recommend them.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Business owners are savvy people, and often have questions about why our services are the best fit for the job.

Check out our answers to a few of these frequently asked questions below, or call us at (804) 477-1720 to schedule a free phone consultations with one of our attorneys!

The answer to this question will largely depend on your specific business and how you want to expand your operations in the future. However, most small business owners choose to register their businesses as limited liability companies (LLCs) due to the flexibility and utility of this entity type.

In Virginia, the Commissioner of Revenue or Department of Finance for your city or county website will issue your business license. You’ll have to go to their website or call them to figure out the specific requirements for your location.

Put simply, the different types of business entities all serve to adjust the liability, interest, and tax responsibility the owners have in the business. For example, in a sole proprietorship the owner takes full responsibility for all of the business’s liabilities, while a limited liability company (LLC), as the name might suggest, limits how much liability is passed on to the owner(s).

Generally speaking, yes, but it can vary from county to county and city to city. Most of these professions have official licensing boards through the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, so you’ll have to get a license from them. These professions include, but are not limited to, architects, engineers, barbers, real estate agents, and attorneys.

When you apply to establish a business in Virginia, your business name will automatically be registered for use throughout the Commonwealth. Sole proprietorships, which don’t require a formal business application, should instead register their name through a fictitious name or “Doing Business As” (DBA) filing with their city or county Clerk of the Circuit Court.