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Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project - Events


NELP Contact Information
Phone:
(212) 382-6633
Email:
nelp@nycbar.org

Small Business Legal Clinics - NELP's legal clinics provide microentrepreneurs with the opportunity to speak one-on-one with an attorney regarding their small business legal issues. Frequently discussed topics include: business structure, incorporation, contracts and agreements, commercial leasing, and intellectual property protection. In order to attend, you must register in advance. See individual event listings below for information on registration.

Presentations - NELP's volunteer attorneys give presentations on small business legal issues at local community development organizations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Wednesday, Sep. 3rd (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Harlem at the NYC Business Solutions - Upper Manhattan Center, located at 361 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027. By subway, this location is accessible via the A/B/C/D trains to 125th Street. To register for an appointment, please contact Marie Eusebe, Account Manager at the Business Solutions Center, at (212) 749-0900 x135.

 

Tuesday, Sep. 23rd (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Brooklyn in partnership with the Brooklyn Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of NYC College of Technology and the Brooklyn Business & Career Library. The clinic will take place at the Central Library, located at 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238. By subway, the Library is accessible via the 2/3 trains to Eastern Parkway - Brooklyn Museum or to Grand Army Plaza. To register for an appointment, please contact the SBDC at (718) 797-0187.

 

 

OCTOBER

Thursday, Oct. 2nd (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Manhattan at the offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom LLP, located at 4 Times Square, New York, NY 10036. By subway, this location is accessible via the 1/2/3/7/N/Q/R/S trains to Times Square - 42nd Street and the B/D/F/M trains to 42nd Street - Bryant Park. To register for an appointment, please contact Jessica Choi, NELP Program Coordinator, at (212) 382-4746.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 7th (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in the Bronx at the NYC Business Solutions - Bronx Center, located at 400 East Fordham Road, 7th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458. By subway, this location is accessible via the B/D trains to Fordham Road, the 4 train to East Fordham Road, and the Metro-North to Fordham. To register for an appointment, please contact Natalie Williams, Account Manager at the Business Solutions Center, at (718) 960-7916.

 

Thursday, Oct. 16th (6 PM - 7:30 PM): A volunteer will give a presentation on the topic of Commercial Leasing at the Brooklyn Business and Career Library, located at 280 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY 11201. To RSVP online, click here.

 

Saturday, Oct. 18th (10 AM - 1 PM): A volunteer will give a presentation on the Legal Aspects of Starting a New Business at the CMP Business Outreach Center, located at 70 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10013. The presentation will focus on business structures and basic employment & labor laws (i.e. minimum wages, differences between an employee and an independent contractor, etc.). To register, please contact Larry Mei, Business Counselor at the CMP Business Outreach Center, at (212) 571-1690 x246.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 22nd (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Brooklyn at the NYC Business Solutions - Brooklyn Center, located at 9 Bond Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201. By subway, this location is accessible via the B/Q/R trains to DeKalb Avenue, 2/3 trains to Hoyt Street, A/C/G trains to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets, and the 2/3/4/5 trains to Nevins Street. To register for an appointment, please contact Juri Sanchez, Account Manager at the Business Solutions Center, at (347) 296-8020.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 29th (4:00 PM - 6:00 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Queens at the NYC Business Solutions - Queens Center, located at 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432. By subway, this location is accessible via the F train to 169th Street. To register for an appointment, please contact Paula Libreros, Account Manager at the Business Solutions Center, at (718) 557-6744.

 

Thursday, Oct. 30th (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, a latino small business legal clinic will be held in Manhattan in conjunction with Goldman Sachs & Co., Hispanic National Bar Association, and Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 39th Floor, New York, NY 10036. By subway, this location is accessible via the B/D/F trains to 47-50th Street - Rockefeller Center, E/M trains to 5th Avenue/53rd Street, N/Q/R trains to 49th Street, 1 train to 50th Street, and 6 train to 51st Street. To register for an appointment, please contact NELP at (212) 382-6633.

 

 

NOVEMBER

Wednesday, Nov. 5th (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Harlem at the NYC Business Solutions - Upper Manhattan Center, located at 361 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027. By subway, this location is accessible via the A/B/C/D trains to 125th Street. To register for an appointment, please contact Marie Eusebe, Account Manager at the Business Solutions Center, at (212) 749-0900 x135.

 

Thursday, Nov. 13th (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Brooklyn in partnership with the Brooklyn Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of NYC College of Technology and the Brooklyn Business & Career Library. The clinic will take place at the Brooklyn Business & Career Library, located at 280 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY 11201. By subway, the Library is accessible via the 2/3 trains to Clark Street, R to Court Street, 4/5 to Borough Hall, and A/C to High Street. To register for an appointment, please contact the SBDC at (718) 797-0187.

 

 

DECEMBER

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in the Bronx at the NYC Business Solutions - Bronx Center, located at 400 East Fordham Road, 7th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458. By subway, this location is accessible via the B/D trains to Fordham Road, the 4 train to East Fordham Road, and the Metro-North to Fordham. To register for an appointment, please contact Natalie Williams, Account Manager at the Business Solutions Center, at (718) 960-7916.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 9th (6 PM - 7:30 PM): A volunteer will give a presentation on the topic of Intellectual Property at the Brooklyn Business and Career Library, located at 280 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY 11201. The presentation will cover various intellectual property protections with an emphasis on trademark. To RSVP online, click here.


Wednesday, Dec. 10th (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Brooklyn at the NYC Business Solutions - Brooklyn Center, located at 9 Bond Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201. By subway, this location is accessible via the B/Q/R trains to DeKalb Avenue, 2/3 trains to Hoyt Street, A/C/G trains to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets, and the 2/3/4/5 trains to Nevins Street. To register for an appointment, please contact Juri Sanchez, Account Manager at the Business Solutions Center, at (347) 296-8020.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 17th (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM): A small business legal clinic will be held in Queens at the Queens Economic Development Corporation, located at 36-46 37th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101. By subway, this location is accessible via the E/F/M/R trains to 36th Street and the N/Q trains to 39th Avenue. To register for an appointment, please contact Sante Antonelli, QEDC Business Services Director, at (718) 263-0546.