Creating Enforceable Contracts

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200,
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available.

Contracts are an essential part of operating your business whether they are contracts with clients, customers, distributors, investors, or vendors.    It is important to know that the contract you are entering into is a legally binding contract and that it will protect you when legally enforcing it. 

In this workshop you will walk away knowing the basic legal requirements of a contract in the State of Texas, the two sides to contracts, some steps you can take in a contract dispute, and types of contract damages.  

Highlights Include: 

  • Basic Legal Requirements in Texas Contract Law
  • Elements of an Enforceable Contract
  • Legal Acceptance of Contract
  • Texas Law that can declare your contract Invalid or Illegal
  • Contracting with Individuals - Mental Capacity and Minors 
  • Tips for Contracting with Other Businesses 

Target Audience:

This workshop is targeted to business owners who have already formed their business entity, company officers, executive directors, and any person in the process of creating a new business with at least six (6) months prior business experience.


Carol P. Keough, Attorney At Law, Barita & Keough Law Firm, PLLC

Trisha Barita, Attorney At Law, Barita & Keough Law Firm PLLC

Please Note:

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

If you choose to pay at the door please add $20 to the registration fee.