LegalCORPS is teaming up with the Hennepin County Library System to add another free brief business law advice option in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Beginning February 8, LegalCORPS will conduct a free brief advice clinic on the 2nd Monday of each month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Southdale Library — 7001 [...]

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LegalCORPS has published its annual report for 2015, featuring a profile of a Minnesota innovator who is participating in the LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program and getting other crucial business law guidance from another LegalCORPS program.   It also provides information about clients served, notes from organization leadership, donors and 2014-15 financial reports.

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Essential education on protecting inventions for Minnesota’s entrepreneurial community.

WHAT:  Inventor Assistance Seminar & Workshop Series

LegalCORPS and the Hennepin County Library are joining forces to help independent inventors overcome one of their hurdles to turning their ideas into commercial enterprises – protecting their ideas with a patent.  They have assembled a team of business [...]

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LegalCORPS is making rapid progress in its ongoing initiative to learn and begin to better serve immigrant, American Indian and other entrepreneurs of color in Minnesota.   In recent months, LegalCORPS has begun bringing the business law component to joint efforts with other nonprofits that promote small business development among populations of color.

Recent developments include:

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LegalCORPS President Martin R. Rosenbaum (Maslon LLP) will join Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon Wednesday, Jan. 13, on “Financial Fitness” on KMOJ radio  (89.9 FM) to share information about low-income entrepreneurs in Minnesota and resources available to them.   The program, hosted by Nneka Morgan, begins at 6 p.m.

Morgan will interview Rosenbaum and Simon [...]

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“Small business owners should know how to ask the right questions. Owners must understand employment procedures, treatment standards, wage legalities, and how limited liability works.”

–  Steven Reeves, LegalCORPS Board Member and Business Attorney

Having a basic understanding of business law is essential when starting your own business. By working with LegalCORPS, Small Business Development [...]

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Essential education on protecting inventions for Minnesota’s entrepreneurial community

LegalCORPS and the Hennepin County Library are joining forces to help independent inventors overcome one of their hurdles to turning their ideas into commercial enterprises – protecting their ideas with a patent.  They have assembled a team of business and patent law experts to provide essential [...]

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LegalCORPS Names Volunteer of Year

On September 14, 2015 By

LegalCORPS is recognizing a generous and loyal volunteer, Jon Farnsworth – a shareholder with Felhaber Larson – as 2014-15 Volunteer of the Year.

Over the year, Jon nearly continuously provided free full-representation assistance to clients, taking on one client’s request soon after satisfying another’s.   He also offered to help several others whose matters LegalCORPS assigned [...]

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