Articles posted by Roxann Smithers

The UPS Store Celebrates Women’s Equitable Pay Day with Interview with Roxann Smithers

Did you know that women-owned firms employ nearly 9 million* people in the U.S.? In celebration of National Women’s Equality Day on August 26, we’re focusing on how one woman has used her entrepreneurial spirit to carve her own path, professionally and personally, for small business ownership.

S+U and the Georgia Women CPAs

A HUGE thank you and shout out to the Georgia Women CPAs (https://gawcpa.org ) for the invitation to speak at the August 2018 CPE – Employment Law Update – where Nwando Ume-Nwagbo spoke on the fundamentals of ERISA – what does ERISA mean, who does it impact, who is a fiduciary, legislative updates, and recent … Continue reading S+U and the Georgia Women CPAs

SU and ACE Speed Coaching for Business Owners August 23rd

If you are looking for a unique opportunity to interact with business and financial experts under one roof – and leave with strategies and solutions that are right for your business – I encourage you to attend Access to Capital for Entrepreneur’s Speed Coaching event on Thursday, Aug. 23.

A Graceful Exit

Breakfast workshop will cover management, financial, and legal strategies for the 3 BIG Exit Scenarios

* Sell Out
* Cash Out
* Peace Out

Cybersecurity for Attorneys Breakfast

AVAS Technology and Smithers Thornton & Ume-Nwagbo, LLC have prepared a program to inform attorneys of common security risks. More importantly, the Breakfast Briefing provides tips and guidance on how to limit the risks and remain compliant with professional rules of conduct as well as legal and ethical requirements applied by the Bar Association. Participants will receive CLE credit. The program is designed for small and midsized firms, as well as solo attorneys. EVENT CLOSED

STU Law Group’s February 2017 Client Alert

In keeping with Smithers Thornton & Ume-Nwagbo, LLC’s (“STU” or “STU Law Group”) principal maxim of, and unwavering commitment to, offering a 360° legal approach to representing and advising its clientele, chiefly in the role of outside General Counsel to diversified small-to-medium sized enterprises, this month we present a worthwhile “client alert” on cybersecurity, which is ubiquitously relevant in today’s constantly evolving, technology-dependent, and risk afflicted commercial marketplace.

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STU is proud to celebrate its second anniversary

In two short years, we represented clients in state and federal courts, as well as before government agencies.  We drafted investment agreements, facilitated business divorces, managed settlement agreements, and advised clients regarding their benefit plans.  We educated entrepreneurs through partnerships with the SBA, WEDA, ACE, Trove, City Club of Buckhead, and Club E Atlanta.  We also celebrated other women owned businesses.  Who knows what is next.  Thank you for your continued support!

STU visits Atlanta Business Radio

o celebrate our 4th anniversary, Roxann Smithers of Smithers Thornton & Ume-Nwagbo, LLC was a featured guest on Atlanta Business Radio, on May 4th to discuss legal issues facing business owners and entrepreneurs, as well as her experience as a business owner. Atlanta Business Radio is the Most Trusted Pro-Business Voice in Atlanta. Atlanta Business Radio interviews industry experts from in and around the Metro Atlanta Area. Much like STU, their goal is to provide valuable information that all business owners and managers can use in their day-to-day work to help them succeed.