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Via VentureBeat

If you’re a lawyer, odds are your friends sometimes ask your opinion on their brilliant business ideas.  And maybe some of them really are brilliant, and you want to help them start out.  If so, check out this excellent checklist from Scott Edward Walker, who has been a corporate lawyer for 17 years.

Note that the list is tailored to venture-funded technology startups, so certain advice — like forming a corporation rather than an LLC because VCs only like to invest in corporations — might not apply in every situation.  Also, neither ThirdChair nor the blogs we link to is your attorney or is a substitute for getting legal advice.  Still this is a great checklist and a great place to start.

Check out the full article at VentureBeat here.