Doug Bend

Member Since 2012

Doug Bend

Legal Counsel For Entrepreneurs

Bend Law Group, PC

San Francisco Bay Area

Doug Bend is the principal of Bend Law Group, PC, a law firm focused on start-up and small businesses.  Raised in Omaha, Doug is a graduate of Drake University where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History.  After completing his undergraduate studies, Doug received his master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  He later received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.


October 25th, 2021

10 Steps For Changing The Legal Name Of A California LLC

You should consult with your attorney as your LLC might have different requirements, but this checklist is a good starting point for strategizing on how to change the legal name of your company.

July 28th, 2021

Feeling Behind On Work? Get Back On Track With These Nine Time Management Tips

Time management can be a challenge when you’re faced with work that’s piled up over a period of time. It can be overwhelming to look at a list of tasks and determine which are priorities and which can be temporarily moved to the side, causing some employees to stress or panic about where to even begin. 

May 28th, 2021

Want To Start A New Business? 12 Important First Steps

Newcomers to the world of business ownership may have a hard time navigating all the requirements and challenges of setting up their first company. If you’re just starting out, finding another founder who has been through it and can provide sound advice may be worthwhile. With industries evolving so quickly these days, though, it could be difficult to find someone who understands your target market very well.

May 24th, 2021

Selling Your Business? 7 Founder-Recommended Best Practices to Follow

A successful business sale takes careful planning and preparation, so make sure you're ready before you start negotiations.


Bend Law Group, PC

We are proud to be recognized as one of the top law firms in San Francisco. We help small business owners and startups launch their companies and serve as their outside general counsel so they can focus on successfully running their business. We act as a catalyst by providing our clients with exceptional resources to help their businesses grow. It is like having a good friend or family member advising your business.


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