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Entrepreneurship Law Browse a collection of resources that help entrepreneurs with the many legal issues they must face in setting up and running a new business, establishing a nonprofit organization, bringing a product to market, or financing the venture.
State and local bar associations and other organizations throughout the United States offer on-line means to search for lawyers licensed to practice law in various jurisdictions. This section contains links to several examples of on-line resources that may be of uses in locating lawyers in various practice areas, including in many cases the ability to search for lawyers practicing in areas of interest to entrepreneurs and innovators, as well as resources for information on pro bono programs and the ability to check on the standing of lawyers in terms of licensing and disciplinary actions.
In addition to the American Bar Association, many other state and local bar associations and other groups seek to promote consumer access to affordable legal services is in the United States, including legal services for small businesses and entrepreneurs. The following are examples of such other resources.
This section contains a list of ongoing continuing legal education programs at U.S. law schools with special focus on subjects of particular interest to those interested in law, entrepreneurship and innovation.
This section contains a list of both American Bar Association sponsored initiatives as well as those sponsored at the State and Local Bar Association level providing continuing legal education regarding subjects of particular interest to those interested in law, entrepreneurship and innovation.
The American Bar Association (ABA) website contains many valuable resources of assistance to lawyers desiring to thrive as entrepreneurs in the practice of law, as well as links to many more resources available through state and local bar associations. This tab provides links to ABA references/links to various resources provided by bar associations across the United States and some ABA-posted articles on business aspects of the legal profession.
Consumer access to affordable legal services is an issue in general in the United States, and certainly includes concern about affordable legal services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. The following are links to American Bar Association initiatives.
Recently, advanced degree programs have emerged at intersections of law and entrepreneurship, notably including LL.M degrees at some U.S. law schools.
While many U.S. law schools have had experiential learning and practical skills development elements in their curriculum for some time, there has been increased attention to the need for these programs in recent studies of legal education. The American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) have taken steps to promote the active pursuit of improved and innovative means of delivering practical skills training to their students. This section contains links to general information about this trend in legal education, links to law school curriculum summaries and course descriptions, and links to some notable examples of law school programs with particular emphasis on transactional lawyering skills.
This section contains links to governmental online resources for research, curriculum design and community outreach..
This sections provides links to many governmental and bar association resources regarding such information.
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