Small Business & Nonprofit Law Clinic - Law 987

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Credit Hours: 2-4
Description: Clinic students must be available for a mandatory 4-hour training the week before the semester begins. This Clinic is located on the 3rd floor of Nunn Hall. Students may sign up for 2 credits (100 total hours), 3 credits (150 total hours), or 4. Students who have successfully completed one semester of the SBNLC may also sign up for Advanced Small Business and Nonprofit Law Clinic. Students work with small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit entities on basic legal matters of a business nature. Coursework includes one weekly class meeting. In addition, students must spend 4 hours per week in the clinic. Most students do work for 2-3 clients during a semester, providing exposure to a variety of business and legal issues. Preference is given to students who have completed 60 or more credit hours and who have taken professional responsibility, along with business organizations. Efforts are made to accommodate evening students. Registration requires interview; apply through Symplicity.
Prerequisite: None; Preference given to Professional Responsibility and Business Organizations  (concurrent)
AWR Possible:

AWR Drafting in some cases; consult with professor.

Skills/Experiential

Enrollment Cap:
8