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Student Work

The Transactional Law Clinics consist of the Business and Non-Profit Clinic, the Real Estate Clinic, the Entertainment Law Clinic and the Community Enterprise Clinic. These clinics provide legal assistance to small businesses, entrepreneurs and community organizations for business formation, contract review and negotiation, commercial financing, leasing, community economic development, real estate purchase and sales, business acquisitions, intellectual property, nonprofit formation, permitting, licensing, and other transactional legal services.

In every respect, the Transactional Law Clinics operates as a professional law office in the service of clients; this clinic offers the opportunity to gain experience on topics such as:

  • client interviewing and intake;
  • case management;
  • contract drafting;
  • negotiation skills;
  • ethics; and
  • legal analysis

ClinicTalk Podcast (Available to HLS Students Only)

Title Date Length Category

Transactional Law Clinics

2016 ClinicTalks Series

Lecturers on Law Amanda Kool and Joe Hedal, Clinical Instructor Marea Parker and HLS Students Catherine Humphreville, Hilary Baker-Jennings and Christian Frazier

03/24/2016
38:58 Audio Play

How to Register

The Transactional Law Clinics is offered in the Fall and Spring semester. You can learn about the required clinical course component, additional requirements and requisites, as well as the clinical registration process itself, by reading the course catalog description and exploring the links in this section.

In the News

  • Amanda Kool, (red jacket) clinical instructor at Harvard Law School teaches a clinic to teach students how to provide legal services to people who want to start their own small businesses inside  6 Everett Street in the Wasserstein Hall in the Harvard Law School at Harvard University. She is seen with here HLS students, Matthew Diaz, (from far left) Carolyn Ruiz, and Steven Salcedo. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

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Faculty and Staff

Brian Price (Clinical Professor of Law)
Joseph A. Hedal (Deputy Director)
Amanda Kool (Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law)
Marea Parker (Clinical Instructor)
Alex Horn (Office Administrator)

Contact

Transactional Law Clinics
6 Everett Street
4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-998-0101
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