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Small Business Legal Clinic

April 17, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Philadelphia LawWorks, a project of Philadelphia VIP, is pleased to announce its next small business legal clinic, sponsored by Cozen O’Connor! VIP small business clinics match volunteer lawyers with micro-entrepreneurs who would otherwise have to use their limited resources for counsel or to navigate the legal system on their own without the benefit of professional advice. 

Attorneys will meet one-on-one with micro-entrepreneurs to discuss immediate and ongoing legal matters. LawWorks will match volunteer attorneys’ practice expertise with clients’ specific legal needs; however, we request a minimum of three years experience for this event. Usually, micro-entrepreneurs have questions regarding business structure, contracts, tax, intellectual property, real estate, employment, risk management, accounting systems. Cozen O’Connor will provide attorneys with significant experience in these practice areas should a consult be needed by a volunteer unfamiliar with an issue. Most clients are participants in WBDC’s NxLeveL for Start-Ups 10-class series, which helps get new businesses up and running. 

We are particularly excited that DELVACCA is joining us as a sponsor. There will be an opportunity for private and corporate counsel to network at this event at a brief reception.


DATE and TIME: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres provided.

LOCATION: Cozen O’Connor, 1900 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

REGISTRATION: Please contact Marco Gorini at mgorini@phillyvip.org or 215.523.9565 to register.


ABOUT VIP: Through the efforts of trained and supported pro bono volunteers, Philadelphia VIP provides equal access to justice for low-income Philadelphians and serves more than 2500 individuals, families, nonprofits and small businesses with critical legal issues every year who are unable to afford legal representation.


We look forward to welcoming you at this small business clinic!

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

 

Thursday April 17, 2014

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SPACE IS LIMITED TO 30 PARTICIPANTS!

Register Today! 

                                                                                         

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