MEET KELLY BAGLA

San Diego’s Corporate and Securities Attorney
Kelly is an international award-winning corporate and securities attorney who has been providing expert legal counsel to domestic and international clients for over 17 years. Kelly’s passion is helping entrepreneurs start, run, and grow their businesses with the right legal structure and the right legal contracts. Kelly has authored four books and has been recognized by prestigious publications for her achievement, innovation and determination in helping business owners.

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  • COVID-19 LIABILITY WAIVERS

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    As we are nearing the holiday session, there is no clear date for businesses and activities to fully reopen across the United States and California. More and more attention has been given to what protections...

    Legal Eagle – STARTING A BUSINESS IN AFTERMATH OF COVID-19

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    We are living during a strange time in history. In a matter of a few short months, our way of life has changed on a global scale. Businesses have had to change the way they operate in response to the coronavirus epidemic and it is certain that because of these changes things will never be the same.
  • BEST PRACTICES TO PROTECT YOUR TRADEMARK

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    Ferrari is notoriously protective of anything and everything that bears even a remote connection to the Ferrari brand and has, along the years, earned a reputation for being quick to fire cease and desists and...
  • Could This Be Your Business?

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    By Kelly Bagla, Esq. Margaret Thatcher once famously said, “If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” The number of female founders and owners of businesses has...
  • Fall In Love With Your Business

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    By Kelly Bagla, Esq. With each new year, entrepreneurs look to turn their vision into a business. These startups are often overflowing with tremendous ideas, energy and optimism, but don’t always have a roadmap for...
  • Trademarks – What’s in a name?

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    By Kelly Bagla, Esq. Intellectual property law impacts every business, whether you know it or not. For example, the moment a name is used in relation to your business, your goods or services, certain trademark...
  • Funding Your Startup

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    By Kelly Bagla, Esq. Contrary to popular belief, money does not grow on trees. If you want to start your own business but do not have the funding, you can still get it off the...
  • Importance Of A Partnership Agreement

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    By Kelly Bagla, Esq. As a business attorney, I frequently encounter disputes between business partners, which can be easily avoided. Even the best of friends or close family friends should create and sign a business...

    Is Your Website Legal?

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    By Kelly Bagla, Esq. It doesn’t take much these days to start your own website. In just a few simple steps and without ever learning a single word of code you can use intuitive website...
  • Legal Issues For The Entrepreneur

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    By Kelly Bagla, Esq. When it comes to starting a business, you might be a pro, but what about when it comes to working through all the legal issues you must consider as an entrepreneur...

    San Diego Veterans April 2019: INSIDE THIS ISSUE

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    April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community.

    The Month of the Military Child is a time to applaud military families and their children for the daily sacrifices they make and the challenges they overcome.

  • SMALL BUSINESS LAWSUITS: WHAT ARE MY CHANCES OF GETTING SUED?

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    [img src=”/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/04/Homeland-cover.png” class=”aligncenter”] Starting and running your own business can be incredibly rewarding, but it is also inherently risky. Maybe you’re doing something entirely new and putting your money, time and dreams on the line...

    Get It In Writing

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    [img src=”/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/02/Get-It-In-Writing-feature.png” class=”aligncenter”] With agreements being the cornerstone of most business arrangements, I am surprised by the number of business owners who continue to ignore the importance of putting it in writing – that’s right,...
  • Legal Tips for Veterans Thinking about Starting a Business

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    [img src=”/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/08/cover.jpg” class=”aligncenter”] Fact: People with military experience tend to make excellent entrepreneurs. Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. If you are a veteran or...
  • SIGNING A BUSINESS CONTRACT?

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    We all overlook stupid stuff once in a while. That’s why professionals in many fields use checklists to help them do their jobs with greater confidence.
  • STARTING A BUSINESS

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    As a San Diego business attorney, I am frequently asked: “What type of business should I be?” It generally depends on what kind of business you want to conduct. The type of business entity should reflect the kind of business you do.

    CHOOSING THE RIGHT BUSINESS ENTITY FOR YOU!

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    As a San Diego business attorney, I am frequently asked: “What type of business should I be?” It generally depends on what kind of business you want to conduct. The type of business entity should reflect the kind of business you do.
  • INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS TOP 10 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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    For many individuals, self-employment as an independent contractor can be a rewarding and satisfying career option. As is true with any employment relationship you enter, it’s important to understand the roles and responsibilities of everyone...

    20 MOST COMMON BUSINESS STARTUP QUESTIONS

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    In the months leading up to opening a business, there are hundreds of questions that come up. It’s part of the process to have questions that you want answered; it means your mind is dedicated...
  • 10 BIG LEGAL MISTAKES MADE BY STARTUPS

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    As an attorney involved with startups, I have seen plenty of legal mistakes made by entrepreneurs and startup companies. The following are some of the more common and problematic legal mistakes we have seen. NOT...

    TOP 10 BUSINESS PLAN MISTAKES

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    When it comes to creating a business plan that attracts investors, these tips will help you get it right the first time. Every business should have a business plan. Unfortunately, despite the fact that many...
  • CHECKLIST OF MUST HAVE CONTRACTS FOR STARTUPS

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    When you come up with an amazing idea for a new product, service, or anything else really, it’s a very exciting time. Having your very own startup is probably the most exciting time of your...

    EXIT STRATEGY CHECKLIST

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    As a private business owner, you know that every major decision required careful thought and preparation; and what bigger decision is there than deciding to sell your business? To sell your business is not as...
  • HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN 8 STEPS

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    For those of you who have not already started a business, or are trying to figure out how best to start your business, this article will help you learn the 8 steps of the process....
  • PIERCING THE CORPORATE VEIL

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    One of the biggest advantages to incorporating a business is the Owners enjoy protection from being held personally responsible for the debts and liabilities of the corporation. A “Corporate Veil” is created between the Owner’s personal assets and [...]
  • 5 Legal Issues Faced by Businesses

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    As an owner of a small business, the danger of crippling litigation should be at the top of your priorities. Legal headaches can take you by surprise and severely hurt your bottom line. Here are [...]

  • Our Team Members

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    We enjoy  the process of creating a theme from its start to its end – from a sparkling design idea, to the very release..

    How We Can Help You

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    CMSMasters Studio is a team of professionals. Every member of our team has spent many hours polishing professional skills and earning a unique experience in the spheres of website design, wordpress development.