Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic Opportunities - Fall 2012

The University of Wisconsin Law School Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic (L&E Clinic) is recruiting students for the fall 2012, with an option to participate in the spring 2013.

The L&E Clinic operates as a law firm using a paper-less document management and time keeping system and is located at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. L&E Clinic participants will use what they have learned in the classroom, what they discover through research and collaboration and their legal and life experience to prioritize and solve problems facing entrepreneurs and start up businesses. L&E Clinic participants are supervised by experienced business law and corporate attorneys and respond to wide ranging legal needs, including business formation, capital structure, funding, intellectual property and contracts. The L&E Clinic provides quality legal services with a robust review process of work by private practice attorneys. L&E Clinic participants develop skills and confidence in client interface while providing thoughtful and productive solutions to legal, business, and ethical challenges confronting early stage businesses. The L&E Clinic seeks to provide legal expertise in coordination with accounting and business planning consulting and continually explores out-state clients as part of Law in Action and the personification of the Wisconsin Idea.

Applicants should email Janet Christopher ( a cover letter and resume no later than August 3, 2012. The cover letter should identify any experience and legal education in transactional law, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, client interface, or science. Rising 3Ls are given priority.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Anne Smith at


Submitted by Academic Affairs on July 30, 2012

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