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Thursday 06/27/2013
MainStreetChamber - Bay Area Lunch & Learn
Venue: La Brisa's Mexican Grill
Address: 501 North Wesley Drive, League City, TX, 77573
Hours: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: FREE to attend! (Buy your own lunch)

Got business contracts?


Ever downloaded a contract at 


Join us this Thursday for another in our series of Entrepreneurial Educational Luncheons. Come hungry for lunch, connections, and information. This week our special guest speaker is Trisha Barita and Carol Keough. Their topic is:


Getting the edge on your business contracts!


If you are in business, you rely on contracts. Contracts with employees, vendors, partners, and distributors are just a few of the many contracts you may have in operating your business. When you do enter into a contract you want to make sure you have a legally binding document that will ensure it serves the purpose it was created to do. In this Lunch & Learn, Attorneys Trisha Barita and Carol Keough will highlight some legal issues surrounding Texas contracts to provide you with an edge to dealing with contracts in your business. 

   3 Reasons to Attend:

  • To make sure your contracts are legally binding.
  • To ensure that you and everything you've worked for is protected
  • This duo is quickly becoming known for being the legal experts for entreprenuers and small business owners!


   Carol is a Director with Coats Rose and has over twenty years of experience in the fields of labor and employment law business and insurance law. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law. She has successfully represented corporate clients before administrative agencies and in court at the federal and state trial and appellate levels. Carol specializes in representing businesses in all areas of labor and employment law, commercial law and insurance law. She provides consultation and practical resolutions of employee issues. Further, Carol uses her business commercial background to work with businesses, handling business contracts and insurance law questions. Carol is currently active in many business organizations and activities across Houston including NAWBO, ABA, HBA and is a Board Member of the Women’s Contractors Association.


   Trisha is an Attorney at the law firm of Coats Rose working primarily in drafting and disputes of Business and Construction Contracts, Labor and Employment, Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Defense. She has represented clients that range from small local businesses with less than 10 employees to large national corporations with thousands of employees. Trisha has been practicing litigation for eight years and has represented clients in federal and state courts throughout Texas. Providing legal education to her business and corporate clients is a high priority for Trisha. She offers complimentary Legal, Lunch & Learns to clients that create a consistent stream of information to their In-house Counsel, Supervisors, Managers and Human Resource Representatives. Trisha has also been requested to speak at many private and public events and luncheons on employment and contract issues. Trisha is active in many business organizations and activities across Houston including NAWBO, Women Contractors Association and Greater Houston Builders Association.


 Join us for Lunch, Education, and Connection...Bring plenty of business cards!



Our Mission Statement

MainStreetChamber™ fosters leadership by developing and engaging a wide network of business professionals.

MainStreetChamber™ forges strategic alliances with companies that offer relevant products and services for small business growth and profitability; each extending a negotiated discount to our members.

MainStreetChamber™ is a support system for small business owners, encourages member to member business and gives back to our community by the group involvement with local charities and non-profit organizations.

MainStreetChamber™ is a service oriented organization and encourages community involvement. We support multiple national non-profit organizations as well as many local non-profit organizations through the participation of members in each Chapter.

A successful leader is a visionary with a solid work ethic able to access multiple resources.MainStreetChamber™ offers an abundance of resources that provide members with the tools necessary for successful growth and profitability.

Our Vision

In uncertain economic times so many organizations are problem focused, belaboring the frustration of ever tightening markets.MainStreetChamber™ is solution oriented, we help our members face problems and turn them into opportunities for growth and profit. We are redefining business and positioning ourselves through leadership and diversification; to not only make it during tough times, but to be poised for profit in the near future.

Previously broadcast from:
SKL @ 11/07/2011 - 01/03/2014
CBS Radio's Talk 650 10/12/2009 - 07/01/2011
CNN 650 Radio News 11/08/2006 - 10/08/2009
KSEV AM700 04/04/2005 - 10/30/2006

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