Business Law

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In most cases, students will have an opportunity to work with start-up and development-stage enterprises that are being incubated at the Sirti Foundation and other regional economic development agencies, including Gonzaga’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program.

This is a rigorous program that involves significant research and drafting, and a strong commitment to producing good work under tight timetables. Eligible students should have some familiarity with financial statements and how businesses generally work.

Participating students will be responsible for:

  • Interviewing clients
  • Understanding clients’ business enterprises
  • Preparing a variety of documents pertaining to their formation and operation, including:
    • Charter documents
    • Employment agreements
    • Member and shareholder agreements
    • Licensing agreements
    • Vendor and customer contracts
    • Trademark applications

Details of the Clinic

Preference will be given to applicants who have successfully completed such business-related law-school classes as:
  • Business Corporations
  • Agency and Partnership
  • Corporate Tax
  • Securities Regulation
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Taxation of Business Entities
  • IP Transaction and Licensing
  • Transactional Skills and Professionalism lab
Credits: 3 credits per semester

Eligibility: 30 completed credit hours.

Time Commitment:
Spring & Fall
3 credit students: 12 hours/week average

Summer
3 credit students: 18 hours/week average
6 credit students: 36 hours/week average

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