The Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Clinic (E-Clinic) provides pro bono, transactional legal services to small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, community development organizations, and authors, artists, and musicians in both urban and rural counties of Alabama. The E-Clinic is particularly committed to working with clients who seek to enhance the social fabric, physical infrastructure, and economic health and well-being of urban, working class, rural, and underserved communities in Alabama, as well as supporting businesses and organizations owned and operated by traditionally underrepresented groups. Student Attorneys produce all aspects of the representation and work under the supervision of Assistant Professor and Clinic Director Casey Faucon and a Staff Attorney.
There is no fee for the services, but clients are responsible for all administrative fees and other expenses associated with the representation, such as state filing or licensing fees. Some income restriction preferences may apply.
Organization Name: Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Clinic—The University of Alabama School of Law
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 870392, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0392
Physical Address: The University of Alabama School of Law, 101 Paul W. Bryant Drive East,
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Phone Number: (205) 348-4960
Are you a non-profit? Yes
Do you accept donations? Yes, through the University of Alabama Law School Foundation
Are donations tax-deductible? Yes
Brief Description of Services Provided: The E-Clinic provides the full suite of transactional legal services to new and existing organizations, including but not limited to:
In addition, the E-Clinic will also potentially provide policy work assistance to the E-Clinic’s nonprofit or community development organization clients, as well as provide community education workshops on substantive law issues pertinent to the E-Clinic’s practice areas.
The E-Clinic does not write business plans, prepare income tax returns, prosecute patents, or provide assistance with initiating or defending litigation or business disputes.
Program Description: The University of Alabama School of Law’s Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Clinic provides legal advice, counseling, and representation on non-litigation, transactional matters to small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, community development organizations, and authors, artists, and musicians throughout urban and rural counties in Alabama.