John Cullum

Business Law

Tampa business lawyer, John Cullum offers a variety of business litigation services throughout the state of Florida and Georgia including:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Employment law
  • Appeals
  • Real Estate Law

With a practice based on honesty and integrity, business litigation attorney John Cullum provides big firm service and legal representation at small business law firm prices.

In handling any matter, Mr. Cullum’s goal is to achieve the best result possible for the client in the most cost effective manner. He is keenly aware that no client is in the business of paying lawyers. If there is no lawsuit pending, his goal is to resolve the matter short of litigation. If a lawsuit has been filed, his goal is to achieve the best resolution for the lawsuit within the bounds of business prudence.

If your have been violated, and attempts to settle have not been successful or cannot be successful, he will aggressively pursue litigation to protect your rights to the fullest extent of the law, utilizing imagination and experience in addressing every issue.

When to Contact a Business Lawyer

Whether your a small business or a corporate entity, you sometimes need to consult with legal counsel. We encourage you to take advantage of our free legal consultation before possibly making the wrong decision.

This legal consultation may involve:

Business Litigation
  • Drafting or interpreting a contract
  • Negotiation and resolution of employment issues
  • Selling a product for which you want to retain a security interest.
  • Protecting your lien rights for goods sold or services provided
  • Any number of other legal matters

When such a situation arises, calling a business litigation attorney is very often the most cost effective business decision you can make.

With nearly 25 years of business law experience, John Cullum brings a wealth of knowledge of what is important in handling difficult business situations. Paramount in such situations is how to avoid litigation. Almost always, avoiding litigation is the wisest choice, and Mr. Cullum will always strive to take the best, most cost effective course of action for his client. Over the years, Mr. Cullum has negotiated and drafted many commercial contracts covering many different issues.

He has worked extensively with:

    Business Defense
  • Uniform Commercial Code filings and other UCC issues
  • Construction issues
  • Lien filings
  • Employment issues
  • Loan workouts
  • Collection matters
  • And many other business situations

If you are operating a business and have not filed for incorporation status or for an LLC, you are likely operating under what people commonly refer to as “d/b/a” status. While most businesses can legally operate as a “d/b/a”, there can be significant advantages to becoming incorporated, an LLC (Limited Liability Company), P.A. (Professional Association), P.C. (Professional Corporation, or any number of other legal business associations.

Tampa business lawyer, John Cullum can help guide you in selecting the appropriate type of association for your business, and draft all necessary forms for filing with the Florida Secretary of State Office.

Initial Incorporation - Business Formation Information

  • Choosing the right association for your business
  • Asset protection
  • Drafting Articles of Incorporation, ByLaws, Minutes of Meetings
  • Filing with the proper state agencies

Contact John Cullum today, your trusted small business litigation attorney.