COVID-19 Resources

Our protection process far preceded COVID-19. We are here to provide you with the tools you need to protect your family, workplace, workforce, and work product.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Forum

Attorney Carol Sparks, along with Kurt and Mindi Rickhoff, owners of Rickhoff & Associates, and Jo Ann DiMaggio May, Director of the Illinois Metro East SBDC at SIUE, discussed the federal law change and other economic benefits that were put in place including tax filing extensions and SBA loans. The meeting was facilitated by Jennifer Bellinger of Level Up Coaching, LLC so that you can be informed of the changes that have occurred.

Now What? Business Series

As the daughter of small business entrepreneurs, Attorney Carol Sparks grew up with the understanding that business owners desire protection for their families, for their employees, and for the future success of their business. In 2009, Carol founded Sparks Law Office, P.C. with the purpose of advocating for the protection of small business owners. She has served her small business clients throughout each stage of their business life cycle – formation, strategic growth and final disposition.

Carol has experience in serving small business clients during times of economic growth as well as economic downturn. She has had the privilege of supporting businesses during their success and challenges. Because of her personal and professional experience, Carol is able to help the small business owners who are impacted by this pandemic known as COVID-19 and the uncertain economic circumstances that have resulted from this crisis. Focusing on what business owners truly desire – PROTECTION, Attorney Carol Sparks will address what tools are necessary for small business owners to protect their workplace, their workforce and their work product.

Please join Attorney Carol Sparks and the panel of like minded professionals Wednesdays from 12-1pm CST until May 27, 2020. This is a complimentary six week Lunch & Learn series to help small business owners and professionals get access to small business experts. In this series, each week, one expert will be the featured speaker, and the remaining five will be on the webinar as well to help answer your questions.

Now What? Business Series Session 1: Back to Business with Megan Martin, Conquer Consulting

Now What Week 2 Marcel Brown

Marcel Brown, Marcel Brown Technology Services

Now What? JoAnn May “Pivoting During CoVID-19”

Jo Ann DiMaggio May, Director of the Illinois Metro East SBDC at SIUE

Carol Sparks Protecting Workplace, Work Force and Work Product

Attorney Carol Sparks of Sparks Law Office, P.C. discusses how to protect your business amid COVID-19 and beyond. Click the following link to access resources for your business COVID-19 RESOURCE LIST.

To access the slide show presentation for this episode click the following link: Now What? Business Series Episode #4 Tools to Protect Your Workplace, Workforce, and Work Product.

Now What with Kurt Rickhoff

Rickhoff & Associates

Now What Jennie Bellinger Sales Training

Level Up Coaching, LLC

 Troy COC’s Business Before Breakfast: “How to Protect Your Workplace, Workforce, and Work Product”

Attorney Carol Sparks, Sparks Law Office, P.C.

Business Owners Collaborating in Response to COVID-19

Please join the Facebook group Business Owners Collaborating in Response to COVID-19 created by Sparks Law Office, P.C. Following COVID-19, this group of professionals has banded together to wade through the uncertain waters in order to help business owners free of charge and without obligation. Link to group: