Small Business & Startup Attorney
Bend Law Group, PC
Doug is the founder of Bend Law Group, PC, a boutique law firm focused on advising small businesses and startups. He is passionate about providing exceptional legal service to entrepreneurs so they can focus on successfully running their businesses. Doug is also the General Counsel for Modify Industries, Inc. and tIFc LLC and a Legal Mentor for The Hub Ventures Program, a startup accelerator for entrepreneurs building a better world, and for the Young Entrepreneur Council, an organization dedicated to helping young entrepreneurs start successful businesses, In addition, Doug is a Legal Advisor for Deal Flow SF, an outsourced startup accelerator, and a Business Advisor for Pacific Community Ventures, which provides capital and other direct support to small businesses to create jobs in low income communities. Doug is also a member of The Corporations Law Committee of The State Bar of California. Doug has been featured in numerous publications including Forbes, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Fox Business, MSN, Inc. and VentureBeat, has a 10/10 Avvo score and was selected to the 2013 & 2014 SuperLawyers "Rising Stars” lists for having demonstrated excellence in the practice of law. Prior to opening Bend Law Group, PC, Doug was a corporate attorney for a law firm in New York City. He also served as a Judicial Clerk for the Nebraska Supreme Court and the Superior Court of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Before law school, Doug was a Legislative Assistant for U.S. Representative David Price, where he managed a portfolio of issues including tax and small business. 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.