A Few Words
About Us

KICKSTART LAW IS A BC BUSINESS LAW FIRM LOCATED IN NEW WESTMINSTER, BRITISH COLUMBIA. WE OFFER A WIDE VARIETY OF LEGAL SERVICES TO OUR BUSINESS CLIENTS LOCATED IN BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALBERTA, CANADA, AND WASHINGTON STATE.

Kickstart Law provides timely, practical and affordable business legal advice to businesses in British Columbia, Alberta and Washington State.  


Our clients are a mix of small and medium sized businesses, some doing business only in British Columbia, Canada, and others doing business across the US-Canada border.


FULL GAMUT OF BUSINESS LEGAL ADVICE: We offer a wide range of legal services for businesses: this includes incorporating your business and giving legal advice to business start ups, and preparing a variety of business agreements that owners should have in place at the outset of starting a business such as shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, or LLC operating agreements.


START UPS: When it comes to start ups, we can help guide you in figuring out the right way to raise capital through private investors. It is important to have the right documentation before you start to take money from investors, therefore it is imperative that you obtain proper legal advice at the very start of raising capital. We will work with you to develop a legal budget by providing you with flat fee quotes for the different portions of legal services needed by a start up.


TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT LAW: Our intellectual property legal advice includes trademark and branding strategy consultation, US trademark registration, Canada trademark registrations, copyright registrations. We also prepare other types of customized intellectual property protection such as licensing agreements and copyright registrations.


CONTRACT LAW: Our contract law services includes pretty much anything a business might need, such as non-compete agreements, confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements, buy and sale agreements, consulting contracts, employment agreements,  and anything else that the business owner might need in running a business. We typically can prepare business agreements on a fixed fee basis. Please contact us to get a quote for your contract project.


CROSS BORDER BUSINESS LEGAL SERVICES: As a cross border law firm, we advise business clients on doing business across the US  - Canada border. We offer legal advice on the types of legal issues that might arise when expanding your business operations across the border, whether through an online store or a physical presence in another country. We work with a team of trusted advisors to assist you with every aspect of expanding your business into the US or Canada.


We would be happy to meet with you to discuss how we can help to kickstart your business onto the road to success.


Contact us to schedule a consultation.

OUR MAIN PRIORITIES:


CLIENT SERVICE

We care about our clients and their businesses. We strive to provide legal services that our clients feel help them reach their business goals.

FIXED FEE LEGAL SERVICES

We do not strive to grab the legal market at any price, offering low prices and giving sky-high promises. Instead we aim to provide transparency to our legal fees by offering flat fee quotes whenever possible prior to commencing work. In that way we hope to build a long lasting business relationship with our clients that is built on trust.

KNOWLEDGE

We do our best to make it easy to work with us and to provide you with practical legal information that is presented in a way that helps you make informed business decisions. 

Meet Our
Lawyer

Dawn A. Deans

Kickstart Law founder and

principal lawyer. 


Dawn is a Canadian and US licensed attorney advising small and medium sized businesses in British Columbia, Alberta and Washington State. 


She provides timely and practical legal advice to business owners to help set up tax efficient and asset protective business structures, as well as advising on corporate restructuring, and customized business succession plans. 


Dawn advises her business clients on most types of business agreements, including shareholder agreements, business purchase agreements, and start-up fund raising agreements. 


Dawn helps clients to develop strong trademark strategies to obtain trademark registration in Canada and the US. As part of these services she also advises on licensing agreements, assignments of trademarks and protecting other types of intellectual property.


To round out her legal services she also prepares estate planning documents such as wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, while also providing affordable real estate conveyancing services.