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295.5N sec. 001 - Advanced New Business Community Law Clinic (Spring 2022)
Instructor: William A Kell (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Kelly C Woolfolk (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 2 - 6
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
Course End: April 26, 2022
Enroll Limit: 5
As of: 07/19 11:58 AM
This course is an advanced version of the New Business Law Clinic for returning Clinic students. It allows students to gain additional curriculum and experience in transactional lawyering under attorney supervision. Advanced students will have opportunities to continue their work from the basic course to provide legal assistance to entrepreneurs of limited means, in California's Bay Area and Central Valley. Advanced students participate in all aspects of the clinic legal services delivery system - 1:1 full service representation, limited service walk-in office hours, legal trainings, and content development for the New Business Law Clinic’s online legal library for entrepreneurs of limited means. Until it is safe to meet in-person, all client meetings and community trainings will be conducted via Zoom. The course will also likely provide opportunities to mentor students taking the basic course, through case conferences and serving on student teams. Students can apply through the Berkeley Law Clinic Programs: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/php-programs/forms/clinics/clinical_application.php.
Schedule of meetings and additional training sessions will be arranged between the Advanced Clinical student and the Instructor.
Successful completion of either (1) the New Business Community Law Clinic Seminar (292A) and NBCLC Clinical Component (295.M), or (2) the New Business Legal Bootcamp (292B), and then in a subsequent term, the Advanced New Business Community Law Clinic (292C) along with the NBCLC Clinical Component (295.5M).
Work in the clinic may satisfy Option 2 of the J.D. writing requirement with instructor approval. In order to satisfy Option 2, clinic students must complete a paper or series of written work that comprises 30 or more pages. Students who wish to satisfy the writing requirement must get instructor approval and submit their draft for comment and revision.
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Clinics
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