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Business Law Clinic

Spring 2020 • Law 712 • Credits: 3

Instructor: Mindy Wittkop
Instructor2: Kristie Gibson

Replicates the environment of a small law firm. Students represent small companies and entrepreneurs who need legal assistance in forming and operating their businesses. Each student assists several clients during the course of the semester under the supervision of an attorney. Includes a weekly seminar offering instruction in substantive law, ethical issues, and practical lawyering, with an emphasis on the skills required in drafting documents, interviewing and counseling clients, and representing clients in organizational and contractual matters. Prerequisites: Business Associations, Federal Income Tax I. Highly recommended: Federal Income Tax II, Advanced Business Associations, Accounting for Lawyers.