Preventive Law Services for Small Businesses


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Based in downtown Long Beach, Stone Law & Consulting empowers small business owners to implement best business and employment practices to reduce the risk of costly legal problems down the road.  Specializing in areas of business and employment law, Ashleigh Stone is passionate about protecting small businesses and employers through preventative law.  Whether starting or growing a business, investing from the begnining  

Investing in the proper legal guidance will empower any owner to run their business with confidence they have to procedures in place to create a positive work environment which draws high quality employees, while reducing the risk and surprise of costly litigation, labor code violations, and employee disputes down the road.

With the right guidance, you can have the peace of mind that you have your business on the right track.  

-- creative problem solving, 

Ashleigh Stone has been Our attorneys have been practicing for over a decade and started during the .com internet boom of the late 90s. We’re on the pulse of modern technology and media, and have monitored their evolution to inform our own legal approaches—all to give you exceptional advice that will last for years to come.

Reach out and set up a free consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to inquire if Stone Law's services are right for you.




335 E. Broadway, 8th Floor   Long Beach, CA 90803



(562) 294-3215



Areas of Practice


Business formation

The world of music is ever growing and evolving, and we’re not just talking about sound trends. With the consistent introduction of varying revenue streams and distribution channels, the opportunity for profit grows, but so does the complexity. That’s where we come in.   Inquire regarding our flat fee services. 

employee handbooks

An employee handbook is a living document essential for legal protection, to set employee expectations, and provide guidance for management.  If done improperly or left to collect dust, an employee can have wide-ranging adverse legal consequences for an employer.  Stone Law & Consulting works closely with its clients to create a custom employee handbook which reflects its organization size, employee needs and organization philosophy.   Utilizing the legal expertise of Stone Law & Consulting will ensure your business is operating with a handbook which reflects the most up-to-date law.

Handbook review and development services include:

  • a full review of current policies and procedures
  • creating a preliminary draft for management review
  • a discussion with management to establish best practices to reflect the handbook's policies
  • guidance on training you management team to administer the new practices.

contract Drafting & review 

A well written contact is the cornerstone to any successful business relationship.  Whether it's negotiating and draft, or simply reviewing  Inqu

human resource consulting

For businesses unable to invest in an in-house Human Resource Manager, an HR consultant becomes essential in strategic planning.  Stone Law & Consulting empowers new businesses to create best employment practices and ensures legal compliance with California and federal laws from the start.  Best employment practices reduce the risk of costly litigation, labor board violations, and unemployment insurance disputes, and strengthen a defense when complaints arise.   At SL&C, Clients' needs are evaluated on an individualized basis taking into consideration the demands of differing businesses and industries.  

Services include:

  • develop recruitment, hiring and termination process

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
— Benjamin Franklin


Let's Chat.

Use the form below to contact us regarding your legal inquiry. Please be as detailed as possible. Include your industry along with any specific document requests. To help us best service your inquiry, we recommend that you first describe the issue you’re having before telling us what you want to achieve. You may also email or call us to make an appointment.

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