Business Planning Practicum

   Faculty Supervisor: George Mocsary


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

Under the direction and supervision of faculty director Professor George Mocsary, the Business Planning 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.

College of Business Building




Business Planning Practicum 

Contact Us

College of Law

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3035

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6416

Fax: 307-766-6417


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