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Welcome to the Small Business & Nonprofit Law Clinic (PowerPoint)

Small Business & Nonprofit Law Clinic (3 credits). Supervised clinical practice requires students to assume substantial responsibility for representing clients with various business and transactional matters. Clinical Residents will explore and begin to develop the fundamental legal skills and professional values involved in practicing law-particularly those in business and transactional law. They will develop an understanding of business logic and the importance of adding value to a transaction. Depending on case assignments, law students will gain experience interviewing and counseling clients, negotiating with other attorneys and parties, planning, negotiating and documenting transactions and dispute resolutions, conducting factual investigations and legal audits of businesses, and monitoring and advising compliance with federal, state and local statutes, rules and regulations. Pre-requisites: Business Enterprises. Also preferred, but not required: Basic Income Tax A or B, Accounting for Lawyers OR Corporate Finance. Competitive selection process.

The Benefits of the Small Business and Nonprofit Clinic from a Student’s Perspective
By: Jennifer Clark


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