More Than 37 Years Of Law Practice Experience — Business And Commercial Transactions

The Law Office of James A. Stearman provides knowledgeable guidance in business and commercial matters in all stages, including:

  • Entity formation and business startups
  • Operation agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Business-to-business contracts
  • Buy-sell agreements involving buildings, goods, equipment and services
  • Commercial leases, real estate sales and building contracts
  • Judgment collection and enforcement

Entrepreneurs looking to start business in the Orange County area and beyond seek advice and help from business lawyer James A. Stearman. With more than 37 years of legal experience and an in-depth understanding of the business and real estate world, Mr. Stearman is well-prepared to assist with any related matters in or near Orange County and throughout California, including in Anaheim, Fullerton, Santa Ana and Orange. As a licensed notary public, he is prepared to fast-track business law matters as needed.

Entity Formation And Business Startup

As a veteran business owner himself, Mr. Stearman is well-versed in the laws pertaining to key decisions to make. He guides clients through entity selection and formation. Should you operate your business as a sole proprietorship, a corporation, a partnership or a limited liability company (LLC)? Mr. Stearman can help you make the right choice. He can facilitate communication with investors and lenders. He will review business loan agreements and loan documents. As needed, he will collaborate with an intellectual property lawyer who can advise you on trademarks, trade secrets and patents.


As a business promoter in the travel, promotion and events industries, Mr. Stearman was himself a party to countless contracts. As an attorney, he can advise you and ensure that you understand what you are agreeing to and how a contract might be enforced.

Commercial Leases And Other Real Estate Issues

Sometimes a commercial lease or real estate purchase requires input from an evaluator or appraiser. Mr. Stearman will guide you through all necessary steps and issues pertaining to your lease, escrow and purchase or sale transactions.

Business Dissolution

Ending a business is hardly as energizing as starting a new business. However, it can be vital to the health of your future ventures to complete a dissolution correctly. Enlist the help of the Law Office of James A. Stearman as you are preparing to shut down a business. He can advise you on steps to take in selling a business, ending a commercial lease, dissolving a partnership agreement or corporation, and related matters.

For Guidance In Business And Commercial Transactions Throughout California

Request a consultation with business law attorney James A. Stearman by calling 714-872-9311 or emailing the law firm. You can expect a prompt response.