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The University’s Entrepreneurial Center / Women’s Business Center has expanded into two new locations in Hartford and East Hartford. Upcoming workshop and business advising location details will be emailed to registrants and posted on our calendar

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Legal AAA Clinic for Small Business

Training + One-on-One Technical Assistance

Register for the AAA Small Business Legal Clinic

Join the University of Hartford's Entrepreneurial Center and Paralegal Studies Program for a legal series geared directly towards the small business owner.

Presenter: Attorney Sharron D. Dillon, Program Manager, Paralegal Studies
Cost: $20 per session
Sessions will meet on a series of Thursdays, 6 - 8:30 pm.  

Contact the Entrepreneurial Center

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Clinic Descriptions

Business Formations & Licensing

Thursday, September 29,  6 - 8:30 pm
This seminar will  provide an introduction to the law of business entities with emphasis on LLC formation and maintenance as well as an overview of general federal and state business licensing requirements.

Contracts Part 1: Formation & Performance

Thursday, October 6,  6 - 8:30 pm
This seminar will provide an introduction to the law of contracts including:

  • Legal requirements to form a binding contract
  • Common types of business contracts
  • Breach of contract and potential remedies.

Contracts Part 2: Commercial Real Estate and Personal Property Leases

Thursday, October 20,  6 - 8:30 pm

This seminar will cover the basics of commercial real estate, personal property leases, and legal issues that may arise. Attendance at Contracts, Part 1: Formation & Performance is strongly encouraged.

Contracts Part 3: Employees & Independent Contractors

Thursday, November 3,  6 - 8:30 pm
This seminar will provide a summary of various employment law issues, including:

  • Which laws apply to specific employers
  • State and federal employment law resources
  • Overview of issues involved in the drafting of employee, independent contractor, and nondisclosure agreements

Attendance at Contracts, Part 1: Formation & Performance is strongly encouraged.

Consumer Law & Business Ethics

Thursday, November 10,  6 - 8:30 pm

This seminar will provide an overview of key federal and state consumer protection laws designed to protect customers and clients, including:

  • False and deceptive advertising
  • CUTPA claims and the role of the Federal Trade Commission and the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection.

We will also review the importance of establishing an ethical foundation for your business.