Business Law

Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Representing entrepreneurs and small businesses in Arizona and nationwide, Mableson Law offers legal counsel regarding all aspects of commercial transactions routinely seen in business organizations. Business law encompasses the law governing contracts, sales, commercial paper, agency and employment law, business organizations, property, and contracts. Business law also includes issues such as starting, selling ,or buying a business, managing a business, dealing with employees, and dealing with commercial transactions. Ms. Mableson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance) and her focus is always on the bottom line.

Mableson Law serves small businesses (defined to include all businesses with under 500 employees) and is exceptionally positioned to understand the challenges facing business owners in this economic environment.  Mableson Law has represented the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), an Arizona trade organization with over 15,000 members and 11,000 businesses in Arizona.

Contract Drafting, Negotiation and Closing

Contracts are our stock in trade. As an exceptional drafter, negotiator, and dealmaker,  Connie J. Mableson takes pride in helping her clients enter into beneficial, risk adverse agreements, including shareholder/member agreements and purchases or sales of stocks, assets, and entire businesses. We are qualified to handle complex business transactions, always working to close deals as swiftly as possible, while protecting and advancing our clients’ interests. We also prepare loan documents, security agreements, and other instruments evidencing and securing debt. Some of the types of contracts we assist client with include:

  • Employment Contracts
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Independent Contractor Contracts
  • Marketing Agreements
  • Manufacturing and Distribution Agreements
  • Web Developer Agreements
  • Trade Secret Agreements
  • Sales Contracts
  • Works Made for Hire
  • Commercial Leases
  • Employment Contracts
  • Real Estate Purchase Agreements and Closings
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • All general business agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Holding Companies & License Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Asset Structuring
Business & Technology

With many entrepreneurs utilizing the Internet to start and expand their companies, traditional business models and conventional growth strategies are becoming antiquated rapidly. Businesses must increasingly focus on content ownership, not only to protect but also to maximize their assets. Establishing content ownership is important because while the dispersal of information across a variety of media offers entrepreneurs and businesses wide exposure and growth potential, it also makes one’s work vulnerable to improper use by others.

We work with our clients to develop, implement, and optimize new media outlets that are legally secure and financially profitable. – See more at:

Innovation Solutions & Strategic Protection

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IP Audit to-do for Jan. 2018

January 2018 To-Do for Individuals and Companies who Own Intellectual Property By Connie J. Mableson If you individually own or if you have an interest in a company that owns intellectual property (IP) assets, January is a good time to prepare an IP audit for you IP assets. An IP audit is simply a list or database […]

Fellow Attorney and Client, Kerrie Droban, Publishes New Book: Another History Channel Series in the Making?

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