Course Details

Clinic: Entrepreneurship Law Center

This is an intensive clinical experience under the direct supervision of DPELC faculty. It involves the actual, hands-on representation of entrepreneurs, start-ups, social entrepreneurs and not-for-profit organizations. Students will gain practical experience meeting with clients, identifying and prioritizing legal challenges, finding solutions and taking whatever actions or drafting whatever documents may be required to assist the client in meeting his or her objectives. Issues most frequently encountered include choice of entity, entity formation, trademark searches, intellectual property protection, shareholder agreements, operating agreements and other contract drafting. Students will also gain experience in law firm management such as professional development, client development, and law firm administrative tasks. Students will participate in networking events, office hours and workshops. Method of instruction: Students and faculty work together representing real clients. Meetings with clients take place and client and administrative files are maintained in the Law School complex. Each student will normally work with at least three clients during the semester. Weekly class sessions will include presentations on current client projects, skill development, and legal issues affecting entrepreneurs. Pre-requisite: Entrepreneurship Law is a pre-requisite course for Fall and Spring semesters. Entrepreneurship Law may be taken as a co-requisite only in the Summer term.

Catalog Number: LITARB 700
Additional Course Information: Experiential Learning


Course History

Fall 2019
Title: Clinic: Entrepreneurship Law Center
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses | profile)
Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Morris, David J
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Spring 2019
Title: Clinic: Entrepreneurship Law Center
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses | profile)
Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Fall 2018
Title: Clin: Entrepreneurship Law Ctr
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses | profile)
Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Spring 2018
Title: Clinic: Entrepreneurship Law Center
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses | profile)
Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Fall 2017
Title: Clinic: Entrepreneurship Law Center
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Summer 2017
Title: Clinic: Entrepreneurship Law Center
Faculty: Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 10     Actual: 10

Spring 2017
Title: Clinic: Entrepreneurship Law Center
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses | profile)
Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Fall 2016
Title: Clinic: Entrepreneurship Law Center
Faculty: Reed, Stephen F. (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16