- B Corps: Doing well while doing good.Patagonia. Etsy. New Belgium Brewing Co. Klean Kanteen. Ben & Jerrys. Seventh Generation … The common thread? All are Certified B Corporations. “B Corps” are intent on ensuring profit is not the lone factor driving business decisions. Instead, these companies believe “people using business as a force for good” is the best way to achieve their business goals. B Corp certification is built on the idea that consumers care about the company, not just the product, when making a purchasing decision. But how exactly does a B Corp act as a “force for good” and how are they structured? Maybe you’ve heard of a Benefit Corporation? The B Corp is the better-looking, more successful older brother. Despite its name, B Corp certification is available to all entity types, including LLCs, partnerships, corporations,… Read more »
- Due Diligence and the Art of Buying Property: Why an Attorney is Essential in your Real Estate Transaction.For many of us, a real estate purchase will be the biggest transaction we participate in during our lifetime. When else do we spend hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars on one purchase? Instead of engaging an attorney when involved in a real estate transaction, however, potential purchasers rely solely on their real estate agent. Numerous states have recognized this is not enough protection for home buyers; instead, more than twenty states have mandated that an attorney must be present at closing. Unfortunately, Montana is not one of these states. Despite the fact that Montana does not require an attorney be involved in your real estate transaction, below are three reasons you should nonetheless hire an attorney. (1) REAL ESTATE… Read more »
In late 2021, Weinberg and Hromadka added Alice Jones to our firm as a Partner. She has more than 9 years of experience specializing in Conservation Easement law. W&H is so honored to bring Alice on board and add this specialization to our firm. Alice will be based out of our Missoula office. We are proud to be solely women owned and operated in Northwest Montana.
Due to Lindsey’s attention to detail, discipline and clarity in her research, her case was brilliantly formed. Her writing in response to my side was argued eloquently and in the end she won my case. Thank you Lindsey, I cannot say enough to her talent and expertise, but you will not be disappointed in her professionalism, poise and intelligence.- Kelly Walker