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I’m Brittany Ratelle, an attorney for online business owners, just like you. I’m here to help you get legally legit and to help you show up as a more confident entrepreneur. We are going to walk through the differences between LLCs, DBAs, sole proprietorships, and a whole lot of other alphabet soup. How do I […]

Sole Proprietorship vs. LLC: Which one is the right choice for my online business?

Do you need a sole proprietorship for your online business? What is an LLC?
How to legally start a freelance business: checklist for online service based businesses

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Do you own (or want to start) a freelancer business where you offer 1:1 services to clients?  Here is your guided checklist to get this specific type of modern business legally buttoned down:   # 1 – Protect the client service relationship = your main revenue stream  Hands down, the most CRITICAL piece of legal protection […]

How to legally start a freelance business: Service Provider Business Legal Checklist

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Join me and seasoned entrepreneur Sara Urquhart as we share stories (good and bad) about business partnerships and give you the tips you need to make smart business partnership decisions. Sarah spells out the critical questions that you should ask yourself when you are deciding whether to go solo, or bring on a partner, and […]

How to start (and fix) your business partnership with Sara Urquhart

How to start (and fix) business partnerships with Sara Urquhart
Building a 7-figure Fashion eCommerce Brand in the Netflix Hours with Cents of Style CEO Courtney Brown | Creative Counsel Podcast with Attorney Brittany Ratelle

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Courtney Brown is the CEO and founder of Cents of Style and Be Fulfilled, two multimillion-dollar Utah-based eCommerce companies. Cents of Style aims to bring the latest in clothing and accessories in an accessible and affordable way while Be Fulfilled aims to help influencers develop, source, ship, and service their own product lines. In this […]

Building a 7-figure fashion eCommerce brand in the Netflix hours with Cents of Style CEO Courtney Brown

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How to get your online business prepared for 2023: Privacy law updates, legit subscription practices, and critical contracts for modern entrepreneurs. Worried about recession rumors? Want to get your online or creative business as resilient as it can be? Business attorney Brittany Ratelle guides you through the most important things you can change in your […]

How to get your online business prepared for 2023

How to get your online business prepared for 2023 | Creative Counsel Podcast with Attorney Brittany Ratelle
Business Partnerships: 5 Tips for a Good Founder's Agreement

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Do you have a business partner or want to go into business with someone? This is your MUST-LISTEN episode to walk you through exactly what questions you must ask each other so that you can be on the same page (literally and figuratively) for your business.   The episode includes 5 Tips (areas) that you’re […]

Law and Wit Epi. 45: Business Partnerships: 5 Tips for a Good Founder’s Agreement

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Are you ready to get your creative business legit but don’t know WHERE to start? What needs to come first? And how you are supposed to make sense of this alphabet-soup of advice you are seeing swirling around FB groups, Google and podcasts?   This special episode is the first segment in a new series […]

Where do I start: Getting your online business legally legit – Episode 34

Where do I start? Legal Tips for creatives 101 - brittanyratelle.com
Growing a Successful Creative Business with Shea McGee of Studio Mcgee | LAW AND WIT PODCAST BY BRITTANY RATELLE

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Listen in to this sky-rocketing designer who has built a design company with more than 30 employees in just three short years.   Shea McGee of Studio Mcgee interior design firm and Mcgee & Co. store shares her story of getting started in the design world, despite lacking a degree in interior design. She talks about bringing on […]

Law and Wit Episode 27: Growing a Successful Creative Business with Shea McGee of Studio McGee and McGee & Co

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Have you heard or seen DBAs mentioned in contracts or among your business peers and wondered whether you are one of if you need one? Or whether it’s the right fit for your business?   Dig into this episode and finally get some clarity about this alphabet soup mumbo-jumbo acronym that gets tossed around like […]

Law and Wit Episode 26: What is a DBA?

What is a DBA? | Law & Wit Podcast by Brittany Ratelle - Attorney for Creative Entrepreneurs
Law and Wit Episode 19 - brittanyratelle.com

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Get the 6-step plan to legalize your indie e-commerce site or Etsy shop so you can run your online product business with confidence and avoid the most common legal mistakes of small business e-retailers.   Creative Counsel Episode 19 In this episode, You will learn If you should Incorporate or register your business (refers to […]

Law and Wit Episode 19: Legalize your E-commerce Site in 6 Steps