The Business of...Protecting Your Dream

“If it’s not in black and white, it never happened.”

This is the mantra of Attorney Nicole Page Theodore, the powerhouse legal mind behind the Theodore Firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Nicole, a business attorney who prides herself on working with small businesses and startups, shared that the top mistake entrepreneurs make is not getting agreements in writing.

This information-packed episode is filled with gems from Nicole who reveals tips on how to avoid legal and financial pitfalls in business.


Nicole Page Theodore is the founding and managing partner of The Theodore Firm. She is a 2004 graduate of The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, and earned her Juris Doctor degree from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Georgia and provisionally licensed in Tennessee. She was admitted to the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in 2012, followed by admission to the Supreme Court of Georgia in November 2018.

After spending six years practicing with the prestigious Cochran Firm Atlanta, Attorney Theodore branched out on her own, representing former NFL athletes, helping them navigate their second careers. Her practice has since expanded to include entrepreneurs, athletes and entertainers of all kinds, helping them realize their dreams. Attorney Theodore has successfully represented various business owners in helping them remain legally protected, as well as having successfully negotiated entertainment deals with large labels, production companies and several major networks. Ultimately, attorney Theodore feels extremely blessed to be able to practice the profession she loves, and to use her gifts and talents to uplift, assist and encourage her community.