Are you a local Mendopreneur wondering how to choose which legal entity is best for your business? Attend this timely workshop to learn all about sole proprietorships, general partnerships, LLC's, and the many types of corporations, newer alternatives like co-ops and triple bottom line entities for socially responsible businesses - answering the question: "how do you make a good legal entity choice for your business?" Did you know that the legal protection of corporations and LLC’s is NOT automatic? If they don’t pass certain tests, you may end up with nothing but a cool business name and a false sense of security. This workshop walks you through a decision process to help you decide what legal entity choice is best for your business plans. Through an interactive Q & A program, you’ll learn the basics of each of the business legal form to help you choose the best entity form for your business. The Business Entities covered include; sole proprietorship, partnerships both general and limited partnerships, LLC's, Corporations, subchapter S and the common C types, benefit corporations, LC3's, and emerging business structures for socially conscious, mission driven business. Instructor: A business owner, advisor, professor, and investor, Stephen “SteveO” O’Mara has been helping folks start and grow their businesses since 1995. Working in Mendocino, Sonoma, Lake and Sacramento Counties SteveO has advised entrepreneurs from all over the world.