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9/29 Business Law and Accounting: 10 Things Business Owners Should Know

Business law and accounting do not have to keep business owners awake at night. Join us to learn a variety of topics or refresh your memory surrounding business knowledge with Juliana Junqueira Panetta and Laura Walker!


This workshop, led by Laura Walker (Walker Tax and Bookkeeping) and Juliana Panetta (Sapientia Law Group), will address a variety of topics such as: entity type, non-disclosure agreements, common tax deductions, intellectual property, insurance considerations, tax payment requirements, contract essentials, corporate governance, and other helpful information based on questions they commonly receive from clients. Workshop participants will also learn when to hire a bookkeeper, when to hire an attorney, and other practical insights.

The information provided in the workshop will be offered as part of an educational experience and does not constitute legal or tax advice. Participating in the workshop does not establish attorney-client privilege.



Juliana Junqueira Panetta, Attorney
Juliana is a practical, forward-thinking, and trusted legal advisor who understands business needs and works closely with clients developing strategies to achieve their goals.

Juliana has experience in a wide range of general business law matters, including contract drafting and negotiation, corporate governance, intellectual property, and regulatory compliance. Juliana is also experienced in a variety of real property transactions, including commercial and residential real estate, resolving title and survey issues, leasing, and tenant-landlord matters.

After studying at the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil, Juliana moved to Minnesota and earned her bachelor’s degree in International Relations, summa cum laude, from Saint Cloud State University. Juliana earned her law degree from Hamline University School of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) while working full time at a large financial institution’s legal department.


Laura Walker
Laura uses her business, marketing and accounting background to assist small businesses with understanding their financial position and projecting their future growth.

Walker Tax & Bookkeeping was founded in 2015 by Laura Walker. Laura has been in the tax industry since 2009. Prior to 2009, she was utilizing her advertising degree in the marketing industry, assisting businesses with their branding, social media presence and compiling and analyzing market research; however, when the economy plunged in 2008, she sought a career change that would consistently support her small family. After all, nothing is certain but death and taxes! Laura went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Business Taxation (MBT) from the Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota, her Enrolled Agent (EA) license (licensed by the Internal Revenue Service to represent taxpayers, nationwide) and is a Platinum Level QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

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