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Without a Solid Legal Structure,Every Aspect of Your Business Could Be Taken Away - Overnight
Scary, right? Well it's true. If you don't have the right legal foundations in place - you could lose everything - and I've watched hundreds of clients suffer through it - simply because they didn't have the funds to pay for a lawyer. 

Well - that doesn't have to be you. 
Let me ask you a few questions:
Are you confused about signing contracts, sending contracts and the whole use of contracts anyways?
Are you worried about the fact that your business isn't really legally set up - so at some point you could lose everything?
Are you scared that someone may take your ideas or steal your content online and you wouldn’t know how to protect yourself?
Do you feel overwhelmed because you have no idea how to read all this legal language and you’re worried that hiring a lawyer would cost you thousands of dollars that you don’t have yet?
If so, I totally get it. However, you’re not alone. If you’re like many of my clients, they want to make sure they are doing all the right things, but taking care of all the legal needs of their new or growing business felt like pushing a boulder up a hill. 

However, there is another way to figure out the right tools and exact steps you need to set up your business foundation in an EASY to follow format (no legalese allowed)! 
by Jo-Ná A. Williams Esq, - Business & IP Attorney
5 incredible modules full of information to get clear, savvy and create a foundation to thrive
If you’re anything like my clients:
You know you have something really amazing to help change this world.
You’re ready to finally get out there and make your mark but have no idea how to run a business.
You’ve felt confused when it comes to contracts, business entities, protecting your content online and taxes.
Legal language overwhelms you and is just plain scary (you have no idea what you’re looking at so you’re afraid to sign or read anything).
And just like them, you keep saying to yourself:
“Eh, I’ll just do it later. I just started my business, no big deal.”
“I know this is important, but I just don’t have the time right now.”
“I don’t have the money.”
“I’ll just copy someone else’s forms.”
“It’s not as important as all the other stuff I have on my plate.”
Well, here’s the hard and fast truth...
If you don’t take care of your legal foundation for your business, it could mean
You could be preventing money from coming into your business and you don’t even know it.
You could end up having your website shut down because you’re not compliant with the law.
Receiving nasty customer complaints that will do damage to your brand (even before you start).
Or even worse, a hefty tax bill that could take years to pay off and even shut down your business (I’ve seen people end up with 50% tax liability because they set up their business improperly)!
You may even be thinking,“I can’t afford it.” Well, let me tell you this, you can’t afford NOT to do it. It could mean the difference between putting your message in the world or never being able to.

Now, I know it’s not your fault that you don’t know exactly what to do, but it is your responsibility to change that. It’s time for you to make money doing what you love while knowing your business is secure. Set up your business properly so you'll have the freedom to create the life that you want.

I was exploited. As a young vocalist, I had dreams of becoming a huge star. So I started working with producers, an engineer and other artists in the music industry naïvely believing that my efforts would eventually pay off as long as I kept giving my talent. I didn’t think about legal paperwork or business relationships and had no idea how to protect myself. So, the inevitable happened; I wasn’t credited or compensated for my work, my voice and lyrics. As a result, I ended my music career. Lacking knowledge on how to protect myself legally not only shut down my business, it stopped me from living my dream at that time. I don’t want that to happen to anyone else. 

I’ve been working in entertainment and business for a number of years and I’ve seen entrepreneurs create horrible contractual relationships, waste thousands of dollars and end their entrepreneurial dreams. I don’t ever want to see that happen again so I've decided to be a part of the solution instead of complaining about the problem. 
As a lawyer, I’ve helped my clients:
Advise and set up the right business entity, saving them thousands of dollars in taxes.
Create strong, binding contracts and keep money in their business year after year.
Legally enforce their contracts and keep thousands of dollars from walking out of their business.
Prevent client refunds and set up clauses that protect and preserve their reputations and integrity.
Get their stolen content removed from infringing websites and save their online services and programs.
Legally plan their next big steps in business and help grow their company to 6-figures, 7-figures and beyond.
And these are just some of the results.
Now it’s time for you take a step out of confusion and another step into your dream…
After completing this program you’ll know:
How to set up your business so you can keep more money in the back and pay less in unnecessary tax obligations. You’ll be 100% clear.
The contracts you need to get your business off the ground, keep you on the right side of the law and what’s imperative in each one.
The most important contracts you need for your employees, contractors and what should be contained in each.
Why registering a trademark may be a waste of money and what to do to protect your intellectual property instead.
How to keep your website or blog from being shut down and how you can prevent other common legal Internet disasters.
Service and product contracts, work-for-hire agreements, vendor agreements.
LLC, S-Corporations, C-Corporations, Sole Proprietorships, General Partnerships
Independent Contractors, Employee Agreements, International Contractors, Non-Disclosure Agreements
Refund policies, Breached agreements, Clients backing out, payment collection, protecting your brand
Setting up your website, Disclaimers, Protecting your IP, What happens if you get legal notices, Blog protection, “Take Down” notices.
(5) Legal Presentations (audio and video) covering each legal topic that you can download and watch or listen to anywhere.
Printable slides and sample documents so you can implement what you’ve learned immediately and use when you’re ready.
Now, Let’s get on the same page. Just so you know:

While many businesses have similar legal issues and obligations (which is why I am so excited to bring you this information), there may be nuances that are unique to your specific business (location, disclaimers, legal requirements, licenses, etc.). For that reason, this program is designed to you the basic knowledge you need and will NOT include templated contracts (although we will use sample documents and clauses). Your business is just as unique as you are and deserves to be treated that way. I stand by my obligation to protect you and I take it seriously.

I am so excited to bring this information to you. It’s been on my heart and in my mind for a long time. I absolutely love entrepreneurs and I know it’s my obligation to protect and empower you so you can bring your amazingness into the world without fear.

It’s not for you if:
You’re looking for the cheap and easy way to get a few contracts and have no interest in learning how to set up your business the RIGHT way.
You already have a business lawyer taking care of all your legal needs.
Your business has already crossed the 7-figure mark.

You have a business in another country (outside the U.S.) and you have no interest in doing business in the United States or online.
You have a brick and mortar business and you’re looking for information on real estate or insurance.
You’re a musician and you’re looking for business info. and advice on the music industry.
However this program IS for you if:
You've just graduated and you’re thinking about starting a business and want to know what’s involved legally.
You’re a business or life coach and you have not crossed the 7-figure mark.
You have a business and have yet to create (or even think about) your legal foundation and you’re ready to learn.
You’ve delayed creating your legal foundation because you were completely overwhelmed and confused (this is going to be super easy to understand).
You have a U.S. based business and you create and sell your content or services online.
You love entrepreneurs like Marie Forleo, Ramit Sethi, or Gabrielle Bernstein and you’re looking to start or protect a business with a similar model.

This is not going to be some templated legal program (nope, I don’t play that). I’ve carefully created every detail and made sure I covered the most important issues that new entrepreneurs face daily. I'm dedicated to the mission of helping entrepreneurs create the business and life they truly desire.   I've helped many entrepreneurs just like you however, don’t just take my word for it.

"My biggest doubt was spending the money but I realized, it was well worth the investment, as I would not be able to spend the time to research all the information that would be covered in the course. It was like a shortcut to have all my questions answered :) It's a MUST for those just getting started in their business. It's REALLY a kickstart for your legal foundation." - Nicole Zaagman
"The information was stellar. My business is in its infancy stage and I've been searching for legal advice from a knowledgeable attorney who understood my industry. I finally I found her! I have better understanding of the legalities I need to implement for my business and the pros vs. cons that specifically affect my Industry which is Coaching/Training. I learn best on my own thus the ability to replay the videos, audios & read through the slides brings it to life me. Not to mention it's boosts my confidence as it aids me asking better questions. I don't have a favorite because they ALL were beneficial. Jo-Ná made sure she made each module contained nuggets that would help all listening clearly see how to apply what was being taught their own respective business. Bottomline is simple if you're in business or planning to be in business you need to know how to protect yourself and your company. I know Jo-Ná will help me protect mine." - Shawntel McBride
"The course fills a burning pain for people. Jo-Na was very detailed and thorough in every module. Believe it or not, I love the Contracts module. I thought this would be boring, but I got a lot of good information from it. Seriously, this is a must for any entrepreneur, but especially for artists and musicians." - Donna Schwartz
"Legalities were pretty important, I was just unaware of a cost effective method to go about it. I like the fact that I can download and keep the slides. I also like the support team, it seems as if Jo-Na and her team go above and beyond to assist you." - Subira Taylor
"This is a good program for legal and business clarity to make sure you're covering the necessary bases. I really enjoyed the bonus module the best because it helped me understand the Internet stuff easier.  " - Grace Baugh-Bennett 
"I no longer feel overwhelmed and a heavy weight of uncertainty on my shoulders. I no longer avoid the process of learning and making decisions regarding legal matters. I have more clarity when it comes to choosing the documents and contracts that best support my (and my business's) financial and legal well-being. I liked the way Jo-Na organized each module and it seemed to flow in a good order - especially for those of us who are new in our businesses and need to begin with the basics. She has a naturally great voice and she explains technical questions very well. I would wholeheartedly encourage any entrepreneur  to purchase it." - Jaleh Zandieh
"It was and still is in the very beginning stages. I still need to find a lawyer within my budget to help me secure my business, but I feel so much more confident in even knowing what to ask for and how to approach a lawyer and not sound like I have no clue what I'm talking about! :) The confidence and info are definitely worth it!" - Francine Brocious
"I was afraid that it would be too much legal jargon but it wasn’t at all! It would take you years to figure all this out and you don't want to get into any trouble in the meantime.Module 2 was my favorite because I needed that information immediately for a new employee. Protecting your company is the most important thing. It gives you the safety and sense of security you need to focus on your clients and grow your business. Peace of mind is priceless."
​​​​​​​- Marie Zizi
Are you ready to create a thriving and successful business on a secure foundation whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for years?

But Jo-Ná,

When will I have access to the content?

Yes. You will immediately have access to everything in the program!

If I sign-up, can I tell everyone you’re my lawyer now?

No. We will not have an attorney/client relationship. You will be a participant as part of a basic legal education program. However, you are interested in legal services for your firm please feel free to email us at

What if I am not based in the United States?

We absolutely love our international audience. However, since I am a U.S. based attorney most of the law will be based on the legal standards as they pertain to the United States. However, if you plan to acquire U.S. Trademarks or you have an online business, I encourage you to join because the topics we cover will span Internet law, U.S. Intellectual property and some business principles that are important to every business owner.

What if I have a legal question or need legal advice?

You are more than welcome to contact my law firm to set up a consultation by emailing If we feel we can meet your legal needs and inquiry, my assistant will be in contact with you to schedule an appointment. However, I am ONLY licensed in New York, so I only work on matters related to New York, Common Contract law or Intellectual Property, or Internet Law.

Once I buy the content can I reproduce it and give it to all my friends?

Upon purchase of the program I will ask you to voluntarily sign a confidentiality agreement. If you are unwilling to abide by this very important requirement, we will happily refund your investment.

It would NOT be fair to other participants that paid good money for access to this content if it were to be reproduced and distributed freely. It would also be a breach the confidentiality agreement you signed upon joining. Please feel free to share your benefits and what you’ve learned with friends, but I ask that you protect the integrity of this program and handle it with the same care you would use with your own business.

What happens once I register for the course?

After you register, we will add you to the list of participants and you will receive instructions so you can access the “Secure Your Empire” program. Let’s make it happen!

Are you ready to make it happen?
Want to know more?

​​​​​​​Hear from some of our Students:
"Go for it!  You cannot find any other information like this out there it’s very affordable and you deserve this.  I loved Module 3, it gave me very good advice due to past encounters that had me very shaky about getting into business with other people. I now have clarity, solid information, and the secure feeling that I am now knowledgeable in the area that I was once lost in. ." - Whitney Davis
"It was explained in layman's terms.  It was well organized and I can access the information later when I'm financially able to move forward. I have learned Securing Your Empire is a wise investment. ." - Kristina Furey
"I have already raved about this program to other artists who are looking to launch themselves or have issues about what to do concerning launching a business! I thought I wouldn’t have the time because I am working on completing my dissertation. But knowing I have access to the course later made the investment worthwhile. I felt unclear about the process and the choices - NOW I much more informed and clear about the choices that need to be made. " - Marie Catherine George
"I am in initial stages of launching a business so was concerned that diving into legal advice was premature. I decided to take the leap due to the fact I have assets to protect and felt the information would be valuable which it certainly turned out to be. First, Jo-Na's explanations were totally understandable to a lay person and her voice and animation were very pleasing and engaging. I liked the format of the screens and the bonus pdf materials. I liked all of it honestly but felt the discussion on legal entities was valuable because that's the next step I need to tackle. Also, contracts and service agreements was valuable because I am creating proposals for prospective clients and understanding all requirements of a solid agreement is important. It's a definite great investment for anyone considering establishing a business. - Noreen Howard
"I had already decided to open a S Corp and this course confirmed that I made the right decision. I am currently working on writing the book and getting all my marketing stuff in order so this was a great legal foundation course and very practical."
​​​​​​​- Helen Marie Loorents
"This 5 week program is awesome!  The modules are very organized and detailed for you to clearly understand.  I have a better understanding of my business direction since the course. I must say they were all very informative but the bonus material on website was my favorite since my business is based online. Your attorney and accountant are there for you and your business but you should knowledge as well. Get this course!"
Renea Kantrell
"I was stressed about securing my legal foundation and didn't know what to do. I received clarity around how to build a solid legal foundation. I would say it is an incredible value! For anyone starting out as an entrepreneur, it teaches you exactly what you need to know to get started and Jo-Na explains everything in a clear and simple way that everyone can understand." - Julia Wojnar
"I feel like I understand the scope of the field better. I am all-around better educated.That this is a way to get a bigger understanding of the field. It won't solve your problems, or take the place of a lawyer, but is good for education." - Samantha Sutton
"I like the clear explanations and the printed resources that I can keep to refer to. It gives me a peek into a world that I had never thought about or even attempted to understand, but that I need to have a grasp on as a business owner.I think the best thing I did was do this before I thought I was ready for it." - Kate Boyd

I know what it feels like to be so overwhelmed and frustrated with everything that you need to do to create a business that you love and simply get your gifts into the world.

That’s the reason I created this program. I want you to be clear on how to protect and create a thriving business no matter what. I’ve seen too many people have their business stripped from them and their dreams with it. It’s unnecessary and preventable with the right knowledge and that’s what its so important to take this course.

So guess what? Your life and business isn’t going to change until you DECIDE to change it.

My favorite quote is: “IF you want something you’ve never had, you must do something you’ve never done” – Thomas Jefferson

I love what I do and I know that I can help people who are ready access their freedom and legal fears shouldn’t prevent that. I will not waste your time or your money.

I honor my gifts and I honor you for allowing me to share them with you.

It’s time to stop dreaming your dreams and start accessing them. THE TIME IS NOW.  See you in the course.

They say 'the more you tell, the more you sell' which is true... but only if people actually read what you write. People read text that's punchy, interesting and helps them make a good buying decision.
About Me
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Intellectual Property and Business Law Attorney

​​​​​Jo-Ná’s life in entertainment began 15 years ago as a background vocalist for independent artists and it took a fortuitous turn when she was not credited or compensated for her work. As a result, she committed her life to educating and protecting artists and entrepreneurs through her work as a manager, event producer and now a lawyer for this generation's thought leaders, creatives, entrepreneurs and innovators.

She founded J.A. Williams Law P.C. – The Artist Empowerment Firm in 2011 to provide artists and entrepreneurs with ways to successfully navigate their careers in the entertainment industry and provide assistance with entertainment, business and intellectual property matters.

She’s been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Fortune, Black Enterprise, Marie TV, The Root and has spoken at Facebook, LinkedIn, NYU, and Rent The Runway, amongst others. She was recently named one of the Top 40 Lawyers under 40 in the country by the National Black Lawyers. She's licensed to practice law in New York.
(This class is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice of any kind. Jo-Ná Williams and J.A.Williams Law, P.C. assumes no liability for use or interpretation of any information contain in this class. This class does not establish an attorney/client relationship and should not be an alternative to obtaining legal advice from a licensed attorney in your state/country based on the specific facts of your legal matter.)
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