Cimino Law Offices

Cimino Law Offices specialize in corporate business law for small and medium sized business. Our business clients include a wide range of industries and types from small start-ups, family-held corporations, publicly-held corporations, professional Corporations and not-for-profit Corporations.

Business Planning Start-ups - Business Formations - Business Compliance - Business Transactions - Buying and Selling of Businesses - Contracts - Collections - Debt Restructuring - Employment Law - Government Filings - Investigation of Assets - Real Estate Transactions - Trademarks and Copyright.

 

Services

Business Planning Start-ups - Business Formations - Business Compliance - Business Transactions - Buying and Selling of Businesses - Contracts - Collections - Debt Restructuring - Employment Law - Government Filings - Investigation of Assets - Real Estate Transactions - Trademarks and Copyright.

  • Business Planning Start-ups 
    We provide an array of advice regarding the legal strategies for successfully launching a new business that is based on the needs, timing and funding of the principals.

  • Business Formations and Compliance
    We prepare all documents and file formations for a variety of business types in California and Delaware, including Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Series Limited Liability Companies, Not-for-profit corporations, and partnerships.  We act as our client’s agent for service of process for a fee of $50.00 per year, and if we form the entity we will provide this service for no charge for the first year.

    We prepare annual corporate and other regulatory compliance for all types of businesses.  This includes monitoring and tracking of filing due dates, entity status and issues related to corporate formalities. 


  • Business Transactions and Contracts
    We customize agreements to fit the client need, including shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, licensing agreements, distribution agreements, joint venture and other various business agreements. We provide legal assistance with restructuring, reorganizing and dissolution of business entities.

    We provide assistance with contract drafting and negotiations for business contracts, service contracts and leases.


  • Buying And Selling of Businesses
    We provide legal advice and negotiations for the sale and purchase of assets, stocks and stock sales. We prepare all documents related to each transaction.


  • Debt Restructuring
    We assist our clients during difficult financial times with business advice. We facilitate the restructuring of debt.  We have experience with SBA and government loan programs.


  • Employment Law
    We draft employee handbooks and advise clients on human resource policies and procedures including overtime issues, medical leaves of absence, the Family and Medical Leave Act and discrimination and wrongful termination actions. We negotiate and draft employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, termination agreements and compensation packages. 


  • Government Filings
    We provide required periodic filings for our client that are required at the state, federal and local level.


  • Investigation of Assets
    We research assets and people involved in business transactions for valuation, collectability and leverage in negotiations.


  • Real Estate Transactions
    We draft, review and negotiate the terms for commercial transactions including real estate purchases and leases.

  • Trademark and Copyright
    We file trademarks, trade names, and copyright protections, including researching name availability and conflicts.  

 

Diana S. Cimino

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Diana Cimino has been practicing law in California since 1995, focused on multiple aspects of business law, consisting of business transactions, contract and business disputes, employment law, and complex business transactions including as mergers and acquisitions. She attended Arizona State University earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Business, and earned her Juris Doctorate from Western State University College of Law.  Her office is located in the downtown district of Laguna Beach, California.


Diana is a member of the California Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the National Italian American Bar Association, the American Association of University Women, Rotary International, and the Laguna Beach Business Club.   She serves on various non-for-profit Board of Directors including, Italian America Lawyers of Orange County, The Rotary Club of Laguna Beach. Additionally, she is a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts and serves as a delegate to the Board of Girl Scout Council of Orange County.  She lives with her family in Laguna Beach, California.