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Top Legal Tips for the Successful Independent PR Practitioner

January 8, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm


Online registration is now closed for this event.

$28 IPRA and PRSA Members
$38 Non members

$10 more at the door

Online registration closes at noon on Tuesday, January 6.  No refunds or cancellations after that date and time.

Embassy Suites
8517 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

Metro: Springhill (silver line)

Whether you’re a long-time business owner or just starting out on your own, running an independent PR practice can seem overwhelming. Everything from naming your new business to drawing up contracts can have a big impact on the future of your firm. That’s why it’s essential to understand the legal aspects of starting and running a business. Did you know that you can set up an LLC in Virginia in just one day? Or that it can take nine months to register a trademark? Knowing the facts and how to navigate the legal process can eliminate a lot of headaches and put you firmly on the path to success. Rebecca Geller, managing partner of The Geller Law Group, will share her top legal tips and strategies, and dispel legal myths to help you build and maintain a more successful PR practice.

About the Speaker:
Rebecca Geller is president/CEO and managing partner of The Geller Law Group. She is a seasoned lawyer committed to providing affordable, high-quality legal services to businesses and families. Her firm serves a variety of industries, including media and communications firms, restaurants, technology companies, Internet start-ups, health and wellness businesses, government contractors, mortgage companies, financial advisors and entertainment personalities. She is admitted to practice law in Virginia, D.C. and Maryland. While serving as chair of the Fairfax Bar Association’s Business Law Section, Rebecca received the 2013 President’s Award. She has been a guest legal expert for MSNBC’s “Your Small Business” and the Washington Business Report.