August 5, 2015

EBWN invites you to joins us on August 5, 2015 for another amazing networking luncheon. We are honored to have Cora Lewis as our featured speaker. Cora, an attorney, comes to us with an impressive resume and some extremely valuable content for current and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Are you sure that you are operating with the best business structure for your business? 

Are you thinking that a change should be made because of business growth or other substantial developments in your business?  

Here are a few of the points that Cora will cover during her talk:

  • an overview of the entity types: sole proprietorship,  partnership, limited liability company and corporation
  • an examination of the 7 primary factors that drive entity choice decision

Cora has been an attorney for over 30 years. Her private practice emphasizes effective legal solutions and strategies for clients in the areas of law encompassing wills, estates, trusts and business.

As in-house counsel for some of America’s leading corporations, Cora practiced corporate, commercial and business law for over 20 years. At Fair Isaac and Company, Inc. in San Rafael (developers of the FICO credit score technology), she served as Associate General Counsel for 5 years. Prior to that, she held various corporate counsel positions at Del Monte Corporation and Kaiser Cement Corporation.  Cora is a certified financial planner and a former IRS tax auditor.

Cora values community involvement. She has served as a member of the Alameda County Advisory Steering Committee and the Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment. She was also on the board for a City of Oakland sponsored small business incubator, and is a past president of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers of the East Bay.

Cora Lewis holds a J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law at U.C. in Berkeley, California where she was on the Law Review. She also has a B.A. in English Literature from Mills College, Oakland, CA. Extremely active in her profession, she was a grader for the California State Bar examination for over 18 years. Cora also taught at the East Bay School of Law and at the Keller Graduate School of Management. 

Contact Cora Lewis

To learn more about this speaker, you can contact her at 510-482-3088 or her office at 5032 Woodminster Lane, Oakland, CA  94602.

EBWN is Socially Responsible

We also welcome members and guests to bring a donation for the opportunity drawing. It can be a sample of your products or services, gift cards, books or other items. Feel free to use your imagination and make some lucky winner happy. It’s also a great way to gain attention for your services or products. We ask that the value of your donation be at least $25. All proceeds benefit 2 of our local non-profit organizations.

Register Early and Save

Important: Early bird registration ends Friday, July 31, 2015 at Midnight. Online registration closes at 5:00PM on Monday, August 3, 2015. Pay $50.00 at the door Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

Refund Policy

East Bay Women’s Network does not allow refunds for the monthly meetings. Once we provide a count to the Grandview Pavilion, we are responsible for paying for each person accounted for whether they attend the meeting or not. However, we encourage you to “gift” your registration, to a colleague, client or friend.

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