The Law Office of Jonas M. Grant, A.P.C., is a Los Angeles, California law firm focusing on cost-effective business, employment, real estate, intellectual property, entertainment, and estate planning representation for start-ups, established small businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals and families throughout Los Angeles, California, Nevada, and the world.*
Our difference is personal, responsive service and a dedication to serving our clients with honesty and integrity while delivering exceptional value for our fees. We are not a high-volume mill where clients are just numbers in a billing software program. At the most basic level, this means we return phone calls and emails, almost always within one business day.
Wherever possible, we counsel and assist our clients in proper planning to avoid and minimize time-consuming and costly legal disputes, but we also stand ready to aggressively defend our clients' interests where such planning was not undertaken or in those instances where litigation or alternative dispute resolution is nonetheless necessary.
Areas of focus include:
Corporate and business entities law: Formation, registration, modifications, maintenance, and dissolution of C and S corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), LLPs, and limited and general partnerships
Employment and independent contractor law for California employers and businesses / consultants
Contracts, agreements, and general business law
Business dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration, and litigation
Real estate law
Trademarks / copyrights / intellectual property law
20700 Ventura Blvd., Suite 328 Woodland Hills, CA 91364 By Appointment Only
New client calls are generally returned within 24 hours (with those leaving a detailed message receiving priority); however, at times, if appropriate, email may be the most efficient way to make initial contact.
"Failing to plan is planning to fail." - Alan Lakein
This law firm web site is intended for those seeking to find a Los Angeles California Business Attorney, Los Angeles California LLC Lawyer, Los Angeles CA Incorporation Attorney, Los Angeles California Trademark Lawyer, Service Mark Attorney, Los Angeles California Copyright Attorney, or Los Angeles Estate Planning Attorney or Wills and Trusts Lawyer. The attorney of this law firm serves clients worldwide but primarily those residing in and/or conducting business in Southern California; namely, Los Angeles County (including the San Fernando Valley cities Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Burbank - downtown and Media Center areas, Toluca Lake, Valley Village, North Hollywood / NoHo Arts District neighborhood, Van Nuys, Valley Glen, and the West Valley neighborhoods Woodland Hills, Encino, Tarzana, Calabasas, Topanga Canyon, Chatsworth, and West Hills, along with other County of Los Angeles cities such as Glendale, Pasadena, the City of Los Angeles, Hollywood, and the west side neighborhoods of Westwood Village - mid Wilshire corridor, West Los Angeles (westside), Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Culver City, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, and Brentwood). We also serve clients from the O.C., Orange County (including Irvine, Santa Ana, Fullerton, Anaheim, and Orange) - Ventura County (Ventura, Simi Valley, Oxnard, Santa Clarita, Newhall, Valencia, Canyon Country, and Moorpark) - Riverside County - San Bernardino County - Inland Empire / Central California - Sacramento, Fresno / Northern California and San Francisco - Bay Area - Silicon Valley - San Jose | Area codes served include 818 & 747 | west side area codes 310 and 424 | la area code 213 la | l.a. area code 323 l.a. | area code 909 | area code 951 | area code 805 | area code 626 | area code 562 | socal area code 714 | area code 949 | so cal area code 619 | area code 858 | area code 760 | areacode 661 | area code 559 | area code 831 | area code 209 | area code 916 | area code 707 | area code 530 | area code 415 | area code 650 | area code 510 | area code 408 | and area code 925. losangeles calif califrnia usa
Formation of S corporations, C corporations, close corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), and limited liability partnership (LLPs) nationwide, including custom Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws (corps) / Articles of Organization and Operating Agreements (LLCs)
Legal advice concerning formation issues for S corps, C corps, LLCs, and LLPs nationwide (Selection of state of formation e.g., California vs Nevada / California vs Delaware, etc.; Choice of entity e.g., LLC vs S corp., S corp vs C corp., etc.)
Professional corporations for CPAs/accountants, doctors, dentists, architects, real estate and mortgage brokers, attorneys, and other licensed professionals
Nonprofits; IRS 501(c)(3) tax exemption applications and state tax exemption filings
LLCs for investment / rental real estate
Pre-incorporation, shareholder, and buy-sell agreements
Director and officer indemnification agreements
Stock option agreements
Assistance with initial and annual shareholder and board of directors meetings, review/update of bylaws, corporate maintenance and resolutions
Revival of suspended corporations and LLCs
Partnership agreements and disputes
Dissolution and wind-up, purchase, sale, merger, and conversion of corporations, LLCs, LLPs nationwide
Dispute resolution, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and civil litigation
Real estate law; commercial and other leases
Wills and living trusts; revocable trusts
Living wills / advance health care directives
Durable powers of attorney for health care / general powers of attorney / limited powers of attorney / financial powers of attorney / durable, nondurable, and springing power of attorney
Please do not hesitate to inquire if your legal needs are not mentioned above; this is of necessity a partial list, and a referral to another Los Angeles California attorney or Southern California lawyer may often be made if your legal needs fall outside the practice areas listed above. No matter is too small or too large - we associate with other experienced Los Angeles California lawyers and Southern California attorneys and law firms when doing so is advantageous to the client's interest. Not sure? A free initial consultation via telephone or email can help you decide if we are the law firm for you.