John Legare Williams
About John Legare WilliamsThe Williams Law Firm leads business owners to attain goals. The firm advises business owners with sophisticated business and estate planning and litigation at reasonable rates. You can trust us when the most important things in your life are on the line: everything you own and everyone you love.
John Williams is Vice President of the firm. He is known nationwide as an expert on the Delaware Series LLC. He has presented many lectures on the topic and has consulted with the Uniform Laws Counsel on proposed series provisions to be added to the uniform LLC Act.
He also has experience acting as local counsel for a number of cases in Delaware courts. He also acts as lead Delaware counsel for real estate financings, including HUD opinions, bankruptcy remote entities and special purpose entities.
He is the President of Agents and Corporations, Inc., (www.incnow.com) an incorporation service and registered agent service in Delaware with 16,000 clients including Pinterest.
He has experience in Delaware courts advocating for client rights.
He has been featured on NBC's Today Show, Dateline NBC, Swiss Public Television and the China National News Agency. He has also been quoted in a number of publications and has contributed to treatises, including The Limited Liability Company Handbook.
- Business Law
- Estate Planning
Additional Practice Areas
- Corporate Litigation
- Delaware Court Pro-Hac-Vice Local Counsel
- Delaware LLC Opinion Letters
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
- Most areas of practice are billed hourly at $200 per hour with retainer.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|President, Agents and Corporations, Inc.|
|Incorporation and registered agent service in Delaware, providing services primarily to law firms, accounting firms and individual business owners and entrepreneurs in Delaware, Florida and Nevada. Online incorporation is provided at www.incnow.com Specialists in the Delaware LLC formation with LLC agreement for only $298.|
|Intellectual Property Counsel in Patent Law Corporate Legal - Field Placement, The Coca-Cola Company|
|Summer Law Student Clerk for Justice Walsh, Delaware Supreme Court|
|Summer Law Student Clerk for Vice Chancellor Jack Jacobs, Delaware Court of Chancery|
|Honors: Dean's List Fall 1999|
|Activities: Coached Emory Crew Elected Honor Court Justice|
|Details: Studied: Bankruptcy Law Tax Law Trusts and Estates Wealth Transfer Tax Federal Income Tax for Individuals UCC Sales Law and Economics Criminal Procedure Civil Procedure Constitutional Law Torts Conflict of Law Contracts Property Criminal Law Legal Writing Legal Methods UCC Secured Credit Intellectual Property Patent Law Banking Law Professional Responsibility|
|Williams College||B.A.||Political Economy with concentration in Biochemistry|
|Honors: Chemistry Nomenclature Award 1995|
|Activities: Men's Crew - 4 years|
|Vice Chair of Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies Section of the Real Property Trust and Estates Section||American Bar Association||2013-Current|
|Member of Estates and Trusts Section, Delaware State Bar Association|
|When to Update Estate Plan in Delaware|
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WEBSITES & BLOGS
"Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat." - Jean-Paul Sartre— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) 17.9 hours ago
"3D printer being delivered to space station as way to make spare parts." @NPR— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) 2 days ago
"The top 25 hedge fund managers in 2010 raked in four times the earnings of all the CEOs of the Fortune 500 combined." @HarvardBiz— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) 2 days ago
RT @Forbes: "Owning a business means working 80 hours a week so you can avoid working 40 hours for someone else." http://onforb.es/1qKdZs1— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) September 14, 2014
RT @B2C_Law: Was there. Missed the pigeon“@ABABusLaw: After bad weather, 4 days of meeting, & a pigeon in a CLE room, it was a successful #BusLawAnnual."— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) September 13, 2014
#Nonprofit Churches do not file IRS Form 990, like other public charities.— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) September 13, 2014
Lots of questions when it comes to "perfection" of security interests with series LLC. #BusLawAnnual— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) September 13, 2014
Series LLC opinion letter presenter mentions "intergalactic" legal opinions. "Certainty" questions in series status opinions. #BusLawAnnual— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) September 13, 2014
Learned term "inside reverse pierce" in the context of trying to defeat your own misinformed LLC asset protection planning. #BusLawAnnual— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) September 11, 2014
ID authentication and levels of trust. Electronic verification is inconsistent. Legislation can protect negligent authentication liability.— John Legare Williams (@IncNow) September 11, 2014