The Craft Beer Attorney Announces Educational Webinar Series
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(SAN DIEGO, CA) – Today, the Craft Beer Attorney (CBA) announced its Educational Webinar Series scheduled to take place monthly in 2016. Each of the one- hour, online courses will be hosted by attorneys from the San Diego-based law firm or Preferred Service Providers carefully selected by CBA. The webinars will focus on subjects intended to assist small, independent brewery owners operate more efficient companies.
“As a law firm specialized in serving the craft beer community, we understand that people have specific needs for running a successful beer business,” said Candace L. Moon, Esq, Founder of Craft Beer Attorney. “Our goal is to provide legal support and other necessary educational tools for running the most effective organization. Ultimately, we strive to be the ‘one-stop shop’ for both existing breweries and those in planning nationwide.”
Topics planned for 2016 include employment law, troubleshooting organizational growth, ABC/TTB regulations and inventory management. The webinars feature a live presentation followed by a question and answer segment. Upon completion, attendees are invited to revisit all material from the online presentation at CraftBeerAttorney.com. Early bird and general admission tickets for upcoming courses may be purchased here.
In addition to its Educational Webinar Series, CBA provides clients with a list of its vetted Preferred Service Providers for other business-related needs. Services available include:
- Certified public accountants
- Brewery insurance specialists
- Pre-planning construction/Architects
- Business consultants
- Marketing communications
- …And more here
“As much as we’d like to help our clients with all of their company’s needs, we’re staying dedicated to providing the best legal services for craft brewers,” explains Moon. “The Preferred Service Providers is our way of offering access to other specialists we feel demonstrate a solid understanding of the beer industry and a similar commitment to the craft.”For more information about Educational Webinar Series and to view a full list of Preferred Service Providers, visit Craftbeerattorney.com.
Upcoming CBA Webinar Series
Get Funded: Investor Financing 101
Thursday, April 21, 10 to 11 a.m.
Interested in working with investors to help start or expand a brewery? Join Arshan Amiri, Esq., Securities Attorney for this webinar that will cover the necessary basics. Click here to register or view more information.
- How to get started
- How to find investors
- Ensuring gains/raises comply with federal and state securities lawsHow to – Navigating the TTB Application Process for Breweries
Thursday, May 19, 10 to 11 a.m.Understanding how to fill out the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco and Trade Bureau) application for breweries can be a daunting task. This webinar will clarify the process and explain what TTB is looking for on the application. Click here to register or view more information.
- Completing the Owner Officer application
- Completing the brewery application
- Expected processing times
- Frequently asked questions
How to – California ABC Application Process for Type 23 – Small Beer Manufacturers
Thursday, June 23, 10 to 11 a.m.While it may be easy to download forms for the California ABC Type 23 application, how to fill them out can be confusing. This webinar clarifies the process and provides answers to what ABC is looking for on your application. Click here to register or view more information.
- Completing the ABC Forms for a Type 23
- List of fees incurred
- Expected processing times
- Frequently asked questions
Preventing Business Divorce
Thursday, July 21, 10 to 11 a.m.Gain tips on how to prevent a business divorce by learning some common issues that arise between a company’s founders, particularly in the beginning stages of growth. Attendees will learn how to avoid the collapse of a company due to differences among co-founders. Click here to register or view more information.Topics include:
- Common points of disagreement and tension
- Communication strategies
- Preventing problems through written agreements
- Dealing with a breakdown in relationships
Employment Terminations – Avoiding Pitfalls*
- Thursday, August 25, 10 to 11 a.m.Learn the best ways to handle employment terminations for craft breweries. This webinar will cover the common issues that arise with employee terminations in California. Click here to register.
- Discipline and making the decision to terminate
- Termination documentation and best practices for termination
- Severance agreements
- Unemployment and discrimination claims
Understanding Brewery Insurance
Thursday, September 22, 10 to 11 a.m. More details yet to be announced. Check here to see updated information as it becomes available.
Inventory & Lot Tracking
Thursday, October 20, 10 to 11 a.m.More details yet to be announced. Check here to see updated information as it becomes available.
Dos & Don’ts of Leases*
Thursday, November 17, 10 to 11 a.m.
Learn all about leases as they relate to craft breweries. This webinar will focus on common lease provisions and what to consider before signing for a new space. Click here to register.
- Licensing contingencies and Agreed Uses
- Landlord Warranties and Tenant improvements
- Personal guarantees
- Nuisance clauses and more
2016 Recap, Updates & Legal Highlights
*Thursday, December 15, 10 to 11 a.m.More details yet to be announced. Check here to see updated information as it becomes available.*Only Federal & CA law will be discussed during webinars, but the general information may be useful for anyone.###
About The Craft Beer Attorney
Founded in 2009 by Candace L. Moon Esq., The Craft Beer Attorney, APC is a San Diego California-based boutique law firm dedicated to advising the craft beer industry on all legal matters including trademark law, employment law, brewery and distribution contracts, ABC & TTB licensing and more. Currently, Moon and the CBA office specialize in answering legal questions pertaining to federal, California and most recently Colorado state laws. Through its consultations, educational webinars and events, the office actively serves over 200 craft breweries and breweries-in-planning nationwide. For more information about The Craft Beer Attorney, APC, visit CraftBeerAttorney.com.