30 Years Of Experience In Franchise Law

With experience representing franchisors, subfranchisors, master franchisees and area developers throughout the United States and franchises throughout Illinois, the franchise attorneys at Huck Bouma can help you accomplish your business goals.

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Why Choose Huck Bouma?

As a firm with nationwide clients, Huck Bouma attorneys take the time to listen and learn about your business. Every client receives a tailored approach based on their business goals. Working efficiently to get the necessary work done in a timely manner, the firm’s attorneys are always accessible and keep you informed throughout the process.

Huck Bouma understands the need for cost-effective and quality franchise services and the franchise law attorneys consistently deliver valuable support for business clients throughout the United States.

Franchise law attorneys Doris Carter, Christine Tani and Alissa Verson

MeetThe Franchise Team

The attorneys of the Franchise Law Practice Group of Huck Bouma – Doris Carter, Christine Tani and Alissa Verson – joined the firm in 2023, coming from the well-respected boutique franchise law firm of Carter & Tani.  Doris Carter and Christine Tani founded Carter & Tani over 30 years ago to focus on the representation of franchisors, subfranchisors, master franchisees, area developers throughout the United States and franchisees throughout Illinois.  Alissa Verson had 7 years of experience with Carter & Tani before joining Huck Bouma.

The attorneys of the Franchise Law Practice Group take the time to learn about each client, their businesses and their legal needs in order to offer effective legal services on a more personal level. All this is done while maintaining a commitment to helping franchisors, subfranchisors, and franchisees accomplish their business goals in compliance with the franchise laws. Thorough and pragmatic in approach, the franchise team truly cares about clients and provides the personalized, high-quality, cost-effective services clients need to address the legal needs of their business.  With over 30 years experience at Carter & Tani, this philosophy for serving clients is carried over to Huck Bouma.

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What Our Clients Say

Since 2009 Doris Carter has provided outstanding legal services to my company. She has provided professional, efficient, and very personable advice on Franchising regulations, business contracts, and lease agreements. I have referred several of my colleagues to Doris due to the outstanding services that have been received. I really appreciate that she genuinely cares on a personal level – truly a professional and marvelous person.

– Doug Mousley, President, Vanguard Cleaning Systems Area Franchisor

I have been working with Christine over 10 years. From an In-house counsel’s perspective, it is important to me that I can call and work directly with my attorney on our files. Christine is the one. Her work has substantially reduced my burden for franchise compliance issues in a cost-effective manner. She is always client-oriented and up-to-date in tackling challenges and changes in our business. I have very much appreciated Christine’s work ethic, experience and professionalism in managing my company’s franchise documentation. It’s our pleasure to have Huck Bouma to be our partner.

– Alan Luk Director, Legal & Development, Sarku Japan

Experienced Legal Representation For Business Owners

Whether you need legal counsel when establishing a new business or have an existing business and want to establish a relationship with a business attorney to provide assistance as legal needs arise, the attorneys at Huck Bouma have the experience and skills you need. With clients from numerous industries, the Huck Bouma lawyers offer a variety of business law services to help protect your rights and interests while furthering the goals of your organization or business.

Attorney Doris Adkins Carter

Doris Carter

Attorney Christine Tani

Christine Tani

Alissa Verson

Alissa Verson