Michael Caolo, Jr.

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Michael Caolo Jr. has practiced small business and entrepreneurial law for more than 30 years after practicing ten years as a partner in the corporate section of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld which is today a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.Michael Caolo & Associates is a small boutique business practice providing big firm experience and expertise with an emphasis on start-ups, contracts, partnerships, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and capital sourcing. We provide the owner/operator of a business with sophisticated, high quality legal representation giving the utmost personal attention on a very efficient and economic basis. We use a flexible rate structure designed to accommodate executives, professionals, start-ups and growing small businesses.Mr. Caolo has had a long and successful business history with his own entrepreneurial enterprises such that he understands the entrepreneur’s challenges, requirements and objectives.Serving as “Outsource General Counsel”, Michael Caolo Jr. provides smaller businesses with very proactive legal support and business assistance at a level of expertise and experience that otherwise would not be available to smaller businesses within their budgetary guidelines.Our Focus – Comprehensive Practical SolutionsWe focus on providing a wide range of both proactive and reactive solutions for business owners, executives and entrepreneurs throughout the entire business cycle including starting, funding, operating, and selling or buying a business.Exceeding ExpectationsThe foundation of our law practice is built on the relationships we create by exceeding our clients’ expectations. We go the extra mile and assist beyond legal counsel to ensure that our clients achieve both their personal and business goals while minimizing the time and costs associated with our services.Our client relationships are strong and deep. We stay true to our vision by continually striving to provide the highest quality legal services to our clients while maintaining a commitment to professionalism, integrity, productivity, and contribution to the community and to the bar, both locally and nationally. We help them save money and make money.We welcome the opportunity to meet you and better acquaint you with the excellent legal services, the practical solutions and the added value we can provide to you and your business.

Areas of Practice (63)

  • Business Law and Corporations
  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Partnerships and Joints Ventures
  • Private Placements/New Capital
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Business Law
  • Business Development
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Formation
  • Business Organization
  • Business Planning
  • Business Regulation
  • Business Reorganization
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Successions
  • Business Syndication
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Transfers
  • Business Valuation
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Emerging Business Law
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Entrepreneurial Business Law
  • Family Business Law
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Private Business Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Corporate Law
  • Closely Held Corporations
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Contracts
  • Corporate Dissolutions
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Corporate Fiduciary Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Organization
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Corporate Planning
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Family Corporations
  • Incorporation
  • S Corporations
  • Small Business Corporations
  • Start-ups/Entrepreneurial Law
  • Capital Sourcing/New Money
  • Distributorships/License Agreements
  • Business Plans and Projections
  • Business Owner/Investor Representation
  • Pre-Divorce Business Counsel
  • Bank Loan Agreements
  • Civil Litigation and Trial Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions/Divestitures
  • Tax and Estate Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
469-713-6936  Phone
214-500-0844  Phone
214-284-4692  Cell Phone
University Attended:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., National Political Science Honor Society/and Dean's List, 1966
Law School Attended:
University of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., 1969
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1970, Texas; U.S. Supreme Court
Dallas and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas.
Birth Information:
Wakefield, Rhode Island, December 2, 1943
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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Irving, Texas

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