Free Legal Seminar in Rio Grande City

Attorney shares legal tips with small businesses

Startups and prospective business owners are invited to attend a free, legal workshop on October 16, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, at the Rio Grande City Public Library, located at 591 E. Canales St. in Rio Grande City.


The "Legal Tips for Small Business" session covers information on business structures; signing contracts; negotiating a lease; hiring employees; workplace safety; intellectual property; and much more. Attorney Amber VanSchuyver with Rio Grande Legal Aid will present the session.


"This session provides crucial information for business owners, especially those who are just launching businesses or that expect to have employees. Owners will also have the opportunity to ask an attorney questions pertinent to their companies,: shares Marcela Arredondo, a Senior Business and Trade Advisor with the UTRGV SBDC.


The session is sponsored by the UTRGV Small Business Development Center and hosted by the Rio Grande City Public Library, Rio Grande City EDC, RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Starr County Industrial Foundation.


There is no fee to attend but pre-registration is required. To register, please call the UTRGV SBDC at (956) 665-7535.


The UTRGV Small Business Development Center is funded in part through the State of Texas and Cooperative Agreement with the US Small Business Administration and hosted by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The UTRGV SBDC offers confidential, one-to-one business advisement, as well as, business training on a variety of business topics to existing and startup business owners in Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy Counties.