Starting Up

September 21, 2019

How to Start a Consulting Business

Over the last year or so, one of the largest gaming/hospitality companies in the world (whose name rhymes with schmem-gee-em) has offered…

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July 19, 2019

So You Want to Open a Restaurant

Things Gone Awry for Restaurant Clients Restaurants are some of the most complicated small businesses around.  In fact, just today, while talking…

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May 26, 2019

Starting an Amazon Delivery Business

Get paid to quit your job.  Sounds crazy, right?  Not to Amazon, which is giving some of its employees $10,000 to start…

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May 19, 2015

How to Start a Business in Las Vegas

By popular demand, here is the checklist for starting a business in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City and Clark…

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December 27, 2013

Should I Incorporate My Business?

I’m Gina Bongiovi. And I’m a lawyer who works with start ups and small businesses. And in this video I’m going to…

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July 29, 2013

Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

If you are interested in forming a nonprofit corporation in Nevada, here are some helpful hints. State and Federal: You MUST register…

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November 13, 2012

Nominee Service and Anonymous Owners

I often get calls from people wanting to incorporate in Nevada because they’ve been told that Nevada allows anonymity for business owners, usually…

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June 13, 2012

Why Do I Need a Business Plan?

“Why do I need a business plan? Writing one is so difficult and I don’t have time!” A business plan is the blue…

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May 2, 2012

To Incorporate or Not to Incorporate?

I sometimes get calls from people asking whether they should incorporate.  When I am somehow able to stifle my automatic “YES YOU…

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August 5, 2011

How to Start a Small Law Firm

When I hung out my shingle, I did it with little guidance.  I’d taken a Law Practice Management class in school from…

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April 20, 2010

Naming Your Business

When naming your business, it’s important to check the public records to be sure there isn’t any other business already using the…

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March 2, 2010

Why Incorporate in Nevada – Low Taxes

I recently attended a luncheon where Nevada’s Secretary of State Ross Miller spoke about why Nevada has become an attractive state in which…

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