Nathan Roach


Lawyer, Advisor, Investor, Entrepreneur.


  1. Forming a Non-Profit Just Got Easier - IRS Form 1023 EZ reduces charity paperwork

    New Form 1023-EZ expedites forming 501(c)3 charities Creating a non-profit organization takes work. You have to raise funds, organize a board of directors, and conduct the actual charitable work. So, when many organizers learn that the 501(c)3 process requires a 26-page application (plus exhibits), it's easy…


  2. Introducing the Greenhouse Fund

    A greenhouse is a protected environment where growth can be nurtured in a safe and protective environment. Unfortunately, the world of entrepreneurship is rarely so forgiving. I've been fortunate to work with and for some great startups over the years, and fostering entrepreneurship is one of my great passions these…


  3. Comparing Texas Partnerships

    Background Texas entities structured as partnerships come in three forms: • the General Partnership (GP) • the Limited Partnership (LP) • the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)   In some states, entities can also be a Limited Liability Limited Partnership (LLLP), which is not discussed here, because Texas does not distinguish…


  4. Startup Law for Designers

    This presentation was given at Geekdom, a collaborative workspace/incubator for startups in San Antonio, Texas. It addresses many of the common questions that design shops and web startups encounter as they build their branding, select naming, and form a company.  I'm told a full streaming audio/video version…

    on copyright, corporations, LLC, patents, registered trademark, trademarks

  5. 2012 Bexar Bench Motions Trials

    This presentation was given at the Bexar County Bench Motions and Trials continuing legal education seminar in May 2012.  Presenters are Judge Richard Price, Judge Cathy Stryker, and attorney Nathan Roach.  The presentation follows updates on the topic of e-discovery of Electronically Stored Information. Judges_ESI_CLE_2012…


  6. Simple Methods and Tools for an Agile Law Practice

    <p><span style="font-family: helvetica, microsoft sans serif, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 19px;">The following post is excerpted from a talk given at the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: helvetica, microsoft sans serif, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12px…

    on agile, practice management