Entrepreneurship & Business Law Practicum
Faculty Supervisor: George Mocsary
UW 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.
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.
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.
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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