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Entrepreneurship & Business Law Practicum

Legal Practicums

george mocsaryUW College of Law's Entrepreneurship & Business Law Practicum exposes law students to client service and entrepreneurship

Under the direction and supervision of faculty director Professor George Mocsary, the Business Law Practicum guides law students through the transactional practice of law while providing legal services in support of, and in partnership with, the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


To provide law students with a thorough understanding of law practice management; to develop competency in business and entrepreneurship advising from a legal standpoint; and to help clients looking to start a small business in Wyoming or moving their business to Wyoming.

Legal Experience

Students perform the legal tasks involved in starting a business for actual clients, for hypothetical clients, or both. Most clients include those referred by the University of Wyoming Technology Transfer and Research Products Center and the University of Wyoming Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Legal tasks may include advising on entity choice; drafting and filing organizational documents; assisting with intellectual property, employment, and ethical, issues, and other transactional matters. Other activities may include attending relevant lectures and business events at the university and in the local community.

Classroom Component 

The course is organized into three parts: 

1. Introduction to client service and entrepreneurship from the standpoint of opening a law practice.

2. Detailed doctrinal understanding of the law that is most important to opening and running a small business.  

3. Practical work through simulations and for actual clients.

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Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The IIE serves as the "front door" for access to university human, intellectual, and physical resources, such as the practicum, to support entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship activities across the state. For more information about the IIE, see  >>

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Faculty Highlight: George Mocsary

September 13, 2022 ‖ The University of Wyoming College of Law is pleased to announce George Mocsary as the newest member to the faculty.

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