Having a fundamental understanding of how businesses are funded is key to well-rounded client representation. Business insight is critical to effective legal advice. Don't miss out on the information that will let you meet your clients on their level, speaking their language. Let our expert faculty teach you how to discuss ROI and cash flow, effectively use financial statements, weigh different financing options, navigate government grant and loan processes, and more. Register today!
Get the basics down: understand common financing options and the pros and cons of using each one.
Navigate financial statements and learn to read the big picture hiding in the numbers.
Review the loan process, from application to closing.
Prevent common mistakes business make when pursuing financing.
Intro to Financing, Getting the Business Ready for Financing
Debt Financing and Common Types of Loans
Commercial Loan Process and Agreement Provisions
Government Loans and Grants: Eligibility, Application Process, Financing Structures
MARK D. KIMBALL is the founding shareholder of MDK Law, a firm emphasizing corporate, commercial, and property law and consulting in matters involving federal and international taxation. Mr. Kimball is admitted to practice in Washington, New York, and Texas. He is an adjunct professor of law at Eotvos Lorand and Masaryk universities in Europe and has served as a law school guest lecturer at Seattle University School of Law. He is also engaged as an expert witness in superior court cases involving limited liability companies and governance and other member issues. Mr. Kimball earned his J.D. degree and LL.M. (taxation) degree from the University of Washington School of Law and also holds an LL.M. degree in transnational commercial practice from Europe.
ANNE E. WAL is a shareholder in the real estate; construction law; and banking, bankruptcy, and business restructuring sections of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. She represents privately and publicly held businesses, financial institutions, and governmental and quasi-governmental entities in construction, real estate, and commercial finance matters. Ms. Wal's real estate work covers all stages of commercial development, including acquisition; obtaining entitlements; negotiating development agreements, easements, or other documents memorializing property rights; negotiating design and construction contracts; and negotiating leases. She has an extensive background in banking as a former business banker, middle market commercial banking paralegal, and project manager for compliance issues at three of the largest banks in Milwaukee. While at Chase Bank (formerly Bank One), she was a member of a national project team formed to create new versions of middle market commercial loan documents. Ms. Wal's professional memberships include the American and Milwaukee bar associations, and the State Bar of Wisconsin.
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