Member Since 2012
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.
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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.