WORKSHOP: Best Practices and Legal Tips to Avoid Developer Disasters with Tricia Meyer and Melody Ashby - Meyer Law

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WORKSHOP: Best Practices and Legal Tips to Avoid Developer Disasters with Tricia Meyer and Melody Ashby

April 8, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT


Whether you’re a startup wanting to build a new product or scaling and adding to your technology team, choosing the right development team is crucial to help your business succeed. A bad choice will lead to wasted time and money. Tricia Meyer and Melody Ashby of Meyer Law and Mark Tuchscherer of Geeks Chicago will share insights and tips to help you succeed when choosing your developer and working with your developer. Tricia and Melody will guide you through the legal protections of hiring a developer, including classification, giving equity and contracts covering the work completed, and Mark Tuchscherer will provide you with insights on development issues to avoid including common pitfalls, management and best practices.

– Understand common pitfalls when initiating and hiring for development projects
– Learn about legal terms in the development agreement (i.e., third party, open-source and pre-existing materials)
– Learn about code and frameworks: Management and best practices
– Learn about security and your product as well as risks and benefits of outsourcing

Meyer Law is a forward-thinking, women-owned boutique law firm that specializes in helping technology companies and entrepreneurs. Meyer Law sets itself apart from other firms through its entrepreneurial-minded lawyers and unique partnership approach with its clients, and is a leader in the next generation of legal services. Meyer Law works with companies from launch to scale on corporate, contract, employment and intellectual property matters in a wide range of industries including tech, telecom, financial services, social media, real estate, marketing, advertising and healthcare. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter @LoveYourLawFirm.

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April 8, 2016
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


1871 Chicago
theMART, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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