News Release - Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business

Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County

News Release


(January 10, 2011) - The Business & Social Sciences Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County and the SUNY College at Brockport Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are sponsoring a free program on Wednesday morning, January 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building located at 115 South Avenue, Rochester.

Carla Vazquez, Certified Business Advisor, and Jon Lazenby, Attorney, will present “Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business.” Those attending will learn about key legal issues that need to be addressed when starting a small business. Topics discussed will include choice of business entity, tax considerations, intellectual property, contracts and more. The program is appropriate for both first-time entrepreneurs and those who have recently started a small business. Mr. Lazenby is a lawyer with a solo practice that counsels small businesses.

Pre-registration for this free program is requested. Register by calling the Central Library at 585-428-8130 or register online at Click on Library Events.

The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is handicapped accessible. Accommodations may be provided for disabled program participants and must be made at least 10 business days before the program. For further information or to make a request, please contact Deborah Nevin, Program Coordinator, at 428-8304.