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292C sec. 001 - Advanced New Business Legal Bootcamp (Spring 2020)

Instructor: William A. Kell  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Desiree Lafleur  
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only

Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.


    M 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
    Location: Law 141
    From February 03, 2020
    To April 28, 2020

    W 3:35 PM - 4:50 PM
    Location: Law 141
    From February 03, 2020
    To April 28, 2020

Course Start: February 03, 2020
Course End: April 28, 2020

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 1
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 2
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM

The one-unit Advanced New Business Law Bootcamp Seminar is for students who have completed the New Business Law Bootcamp (292B). Enrolling in the Advanced New Business Law Bootcamp Seminar allows these students to participate in the New Business Law Clinic, so long as they also elect four credits of the companion New Business Law Clinic clinical component. (Law 295.5M). Enrolling in the Advanced New Business Law Bootcamp Seminar is by application. Students can apply through the Berkeley Law Clinic Programs:

The New Business Law clinical program provides experiential learning to students while assisting start-up businesses. The seminar will ready students for transactional lawyering and consulting with entrepreneur clients of limited means, but in the larger sense, will demonstrate in-depth what is needed to start a successful business. The course will also examine ethical issues and other critical practice matters for transactional lawyers and other professionals.

Teaching methods include classroom lectures, panels, field trips, and simulations. Students work in interdisciplinary teams and under Instructor supervision to research and formulate options that will address their entrepreneur clients' needs.

Traditional topic areas will be examined and applied, particularly in the context of assisting new businesses. Areas of law will include: business regulation, risk management, contracts, intellectual property, and taxation. Areas of business management will include financing, marketing, business planning, and evaluating financials. Mixed areas of law and business management will be examined, including entity formation, capital formation, and tax planning. Students will have the opportunity to provide supervised legal help to entrepreneurs in California's Bay Area and Central Valley, in a variety of contexts: 1:1 full service representation, limited service walk-in office hours, and legal trainings. Students may also research and develop content for the New Business Law Clinic’s online legal resource library for entrepreneurs of limited means.

New Business Law Bootcamp Seminar (Law 292B). New Business Law Clinic clinical component (Law 295.5M) is a co-requisite.

Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Clinics
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Business Law

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