Legal Services for Entrepreneurs (“LSE”) matches individuals who generally would not have access to specialized legal services with experienced business attorneys from a variety of law firms at no cost. The entire placement process can take up to one month. However, LSE may be able to provide more immediate legal services for clients with urgent deadlines.
In determining whether an individual is eligible for pro bono legal services, LSE will consider both the individual and the business’ potential impact on the surrounding community. Specifically, LSE will evaluate these factors:
- Household income
- Access to credit and capital
- Jobs created for local residents
- Benefit to community
Area of legal services requested: commercial leases
The nature of the legal services provided are limited to general legal advice/counsel, lease review, and negotiation assistance.