About This Class
This course offers an introduction to the legal skills and knowledge needed to provide entrepreneurs and emerging start-ups with legal guidance. Using innovate legal tools and processes, the course simulates the legal guidance considerations necessary to launch an enterprise through simulated exercises with triple bottom line companies. The concentration on triple bottom line companies that impact environmental issues and social justice creates the opportunity to explore public benefit enterprise concepts that bring both mainstream and distinct legal concerns to light. A focus on providing innovative legal solutions and tools for offering affordable legal services will deepen students’ understanding of legal practice and business as catalysts for environmental and social change. This course is required for the VLSell Practicum.