For the love of your business
Nicole Schaefer

Nicole Schaefer

Yellow Dog Legal
Portland, OR 97229, US


Industry Focus: Entrepreneurs, Estate Planning for Business Owners, Family Businesses, Trademark

Licensed In: Oregon, USA

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Lawyer Profile

Hello! I am Nicole Schaefer, an Oregon attorney who loves working with creative business owners and content creators to ensure protection of your brand and content.

As a small business owner myself, I know what it’s like out there. I do everything for my business- marketing, answering phone calls, doing the legal stuff, etc. I don’t do accounting though. I know my weaknesses (also I went to law school so I wouldn’t have to do math).

As business owners, we have so much to think about. That’s why my goal is to prevent issues before they occur. Putting off getting contracts in place, registering your business, or protecting your intellectual property can turn into a big problem. It’s also something you shouldn’t have to worry about. You should be focusing on your business.

My number one goal is to make all this legal stuff easy to understand. After you retain me, I will guide you through protecting your brand (trademark), what you create (copyright), and your business assets (business formations and contracts).

Firm Description

Crescendo Legal is a boutique law firm run by Nicole Schaefer, an Oregon Trademark and Small Business attorney. Crescendo Legal partners with freelancers, authors, fashion and interior designers, podcasters, consultants and coaches, musicians, artists, beauty industry insiders, entrepreneurs, and photographers (among many other creative business owners) to protect their assets and make sure they have excellent contracts in place. Crescendo Legal is also the first firm in the nation to offer sliding-scale services to creative business owners based on national poverty guidelines.

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