What We Do
MAKE LEGAL AN ASSET
Business Legal Management is designed to help you easily navigate business and legal issues. We are not a law firm, although our founders share nearly 150 years of combined legal experience. Think of us as guides—intermediaries between the traditional legal machine and your business.
Who We Are
George B Brunt
George Brunt has over 40 years of business and legal experience advising both large and small companies. After representing Alcatel, Citicorp, International Telephone and Telegraph (ITT) in the General Counsel position and serving as Of Counsel to Greenberg Traurig, a leading international law firm, he founded Business Legal Management LLC.
Mr. Brunt built the multimillion dollar companies of Controldocs.com (now known as iControl ESI) and PBW Holdings Inc., and owns several Paul Mitchell Schools.
B. Joseph Wadsworth
Mr. Wadsworth has nearly 20 years of experience providing internal and external corporate counsel services to companies, managing complex legal affairs, and building and managing businesses. He has particular expertise in managing business and legal matters in Japan. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho. Prior to co-founding Business Legal Management, Mr. Wadsworth served as Corporate Counsel at Morinda, Inc., a nutritional supplement company in Utah and as General Counsel of Genesis Pure Inc., in Texas, both of which are multimillion dollar companies.
Christopher A Cole
Mr. Cole has practiced law for 35 years. He spent more than 20 of those years in the corporate world as Assistant General Counsel for two multi-billion dollar, international companies and he served as General Counsel to two others. During that time he co-founded Controldocs.com, a high-tech litigation support service which later evolved into iControl ESI. Prior to his work as a commercial and transactional lawyer, Mr. Cole practiced in commercial litigation with considerable first-chair trial experience. His many years of experience as a commercial litigator give him a unique ability to effectively draft and analyze transactional documents.
John J. Kendrick Jr.
In his nearly half century as a lawyer, Mr. Kendrick has extensive background in private legal practice and as a business owner. This experience includes banking and financial institutions as well as real estate, litigation, corporate, and securities activities of major private and publicly held corporations. He is well versed in regulatory and operating aspects of many areas of business. In addition, he built and managed a multimillion dollar bank and has participated in the development of a number of other successful businesses.
Stephen J. Hill
Over the past decade, Steve has represented hundreds of property owners in California and Utah on claims against power companies for wildfire damage. He has also tried a diversity of business cases and medical malpractice cases, and argued several cases in the Utah Supreme Court and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. He organized and was co-lead counsel for the legal team that brought the landmark antitrust case against Microsoft. Steve was co-founder of the Ragnar Relay Series, the world’s largest running relay series, and served as President and CEO of Linux Networx, a supercomputing company. The depth of Steve’s experience allows him to provide thoughtful and creative business advice.