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UC Law's Small Business Clinic and Duke Energy to Host Free Legal Clinic


A free legal clinic to aid small businesses and entrepreneurs, sponsored by the UC College of Law Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic and Duke Energy, is set for Sept. 9.

Date: 9/6/2011 12:00:00 AM
By: Sherry English
Phone: (513) 556-0060

UC ingot   University of Cincinnati College of Law’s Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (ECDC) along with Duke Energy are hosting a free legal clinic on September 9, 2011 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the law school.

Called “Free Legal Advice to Better Your Business Event,” this first-time event is an opportunity for local small business owners and entrepreneurs who may not be able to afford legal advice to speak with attorneys about their business issues. Participants can get up to a 30-minute consultation with an attorney in the following areas:

  • Contracts
  • Business start-up
  • Litigation
  • Real estate
  • Tax
  • Labor and employment
  • Environmental
  • Intellectual property.

ECDC students will be working alongside Duke Energy attorneys, assisting them.

All small business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to attend this free event; businesses are encouraged to register ahead of time. To register or for more information, call 513.556-0117 or fill out the form here.

Free parking for the event will be available at the Deaconess Hospital Garage, located on Straight Street.

This event is sponsored by the Duke Energy Law Department and the College of Law’s Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (ECDC).

Duke Energy Corporation and the UC College of Law Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (“ECDC”) are offering legal advice based on a limited scope of representation in this “Free Legal Advice to Better Your Business Event” (“Event”). Lawyers will not provide continuing representation, and will advise clients on any need for further counsel. Any advice given during this Event is in good faith. Duke Energy Corporation and the ECDC accept no liability or consequences for any actions taken on the basis of the advice provided.