L8631 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic - Project Work

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
Admission to the course requires instructor permission . Enrollment is limited to 8 students per semester.

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Students in the Clinic will be able to develop meaningful and transferable legal, practical and ethical skills,
  • Students in the Clinic will be able to develop an ability to effectively counsel clients on substantive areas of the law that relate not only to client goals and concerns but also address business objectives, which requires students’ mastery of listening, researching, and analysis techniques,
  • Students in the Clinic will be able to demonstrate understanding of the New York and/or Delaware business entity (for-profit, nonprofit, benefit corporation) statutes, corporate law, and best corporate practices,
  • Students in the Clinic will be able to conduct legal research, synthesize large amounts of information, and compose written analysis on non-litigation legal issues in a persuasive, concise, and organized fashion,
  • Students in the Clinic will be able to strategically manage a transactional client matter, including completion of milestones consistent with a project plan, maintenance of an organized filing system, documentation of client-related matters, and accurate time-keeping,
  • Students in the Clinic will be able to interact professionally with clients, colleagues and third parties, including oral and written communications,
  • Students in the Clinic will be able to compare, evaluate, and reflect critically on topics related to their own career path and professional development, and
  • 8) Students in the Clinic will be able to demonstrate the ability to identify and critically examine how legal structures that promote business transactions affect people, communities, and social systems.

General Information

Other Sections

Section 001, Spring 2020
MW 1:20-3:10 pm
Lynnise Elizabeth Pantin

Section 002, Spring 2020
Lynnise Elizabeth Pantin