Helping Businesses And Franchises Realize Their Potential

For more than 30 years, I have been delivering the type of legal advice you might expect from a big corporate firm – but more personal.

Business law

Business Law

I will work with you closely, ensuring that you enter commercial deals with your eyes open and that every aspect of your business is protected.

Franchise law

Franchise Law

Thinking of buying a franchise? Find out if a franchise is the right type of business for you.

Real estate law

Real Estate Law

I help business owners with the purchase and sale of real property, commercial leases and interrelated areas such as brokering, escrows, title insurance and other matters.

Estate planning

Estate Planning

A well-drafted estate plan ensures your wealth is transferred to the beneficiaries you choose and protects your family from the time, expense and publicity of probate.

Legal Advice For The Life Of Your Business

Whether you are starting a business or buying a franchise, you need legal advice to be successful. To avoid pitfalls and mistakes, it only makes sense to consult a business-oriented attorney.

I am Stephen A. Colley, and I represent business and franchise owners throughout the North County coastal and inland cities, including San Diego, Encinitas, Carlsbad and San Marcos. I do not see myself as just a lawyer; I run my own business and have had to grapple with the same issues you face. Before I became a lawyer, I was a licensed real estate broker and was also involved personally in franchising. I know the pressures business owners are under and the responsibilities they have.


San Diego Business And Franchise Law Firm

The Business Experience To Solve Your Legal Problems Quickly And Cost-Effectively

When you come to me, you will get a level of expertise that is usually found at large law firms. But unlike a large law firm, you can count on partner-level expertise from the beginning of your case to the end. I have more than 30 years of business and franchise law experience. Your important legal matter will never be passed off to a junior associate.

Because I have both legal and business experience, I can quickly understand the key issues you face. This means less time and legal expense for legal research and investigation.

  • I keep my fees at a reasonable level.
  •  I turn work around quickly.
  •  When you retain my services, I will handle your legal matter personally.
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Because Your Business Matters

Get The Commercially Driven Legal Advice You Need Today
Call 858-434-1867.

The Experience You Need On Your Side

30 years of business law experience

Certified specialist in franchise and distribution law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Former attorney at the California Department of Business Oversight (the franchise registration agency)