Legal Education

Articles, Seminars, Speaking Engagements And Interviews

Smithers + Ume-Nwagbo, LLC, Your Trusted 360° General Counsel® is particularly keen on providing legal education and partnering with organizations that support business owners in order to provide programming.  S+U is on a mission to equip business owners to lay strong foundations for their businesses and/or to take their businesses to the next level.

S+U provides comprehensive legal services to start-up and small to mid-size companies with a 360° approach.  S+U’s practice areas include Business Litigation/Disputes, Corporate/Business Law, Employment Law, and Employee Benefits.  These are the critical areas of law that regularly impact businesses.  As Your Trusted 360° General Counsel®, S+U saves its clients the expense and responsibility of staffing and supporting an in-house legal department.  S+U offers superior legal services and experience with flexible rate structures tailored to the needs of our clients.

S+U has partnered with Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, the Small Business Administration, Club Entrepreneur Atlanta, and the City Club of Buckhead to educate business owners.

Business Continuity & Exit Planning Series
Presented by S+U Law Group & SmartPan Investing

Roxann Smithers and Robroy Wiley discuss management, financial and legal strategies to prepare your business for sale.

A Graceful Exit
The Big Cash Out
The Big Peace Out
The Big Sell Out



  S+U Legal Update (IRS Guidance on Same-Sex Married Couples)
  Changes to Employment Law and New Hire Forms
  Primer for Construction Contract Reviews
  Protecting Your Payment Rights: Liens
  Legal Considerations for a Home-Based Business
  Fighting Smart: A Guide to Dispute Resolution Provisions