SLATE Releases Dates For Legal Assistance Sessions For Entrepreneurs

Legal Clinics offer no cost legal assistance to business entrepreneurs; provide significant savings and a sound advice from an experienced attorney.

August 27, 2014 | 2 min reading time

This article is 8 years old. It was published on August 27, 2014.


The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) offers no cost legal assistance to entrepreneurs at all stages of business development, from launching a startup to growing an existing enterprise. Recently, SLATE added Legal Clinics to its toolbox of services, designed to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with solutions to legal challenges and offer significant savings in associated costs.

The first Legal Clinic is scheduled for August 28, 2014, followed by seven more sessions in 2014 –on September 4, 18, October 2, 16, 30, November 13 and December 11.Each session will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at SLATE, 1520 Market Street, 3rd Floor, St. Louis, MO 63103.

Legal Clinics are one-on-one 30-minute sessions, provided by experienced business attorneys from Legal Services of Eastern Missouri at absolutely no charge. Questions frequently discussed include entity formation, intellectual property, intellectual property, commercial leases, zoning compliance, employment issues, and customer and supplier contracts, among others.

Legal Clinics are made possible through the Entrepreneurs' Business Legal Assistance Program (EBLAP) - a partnership between SLATE, the St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC), Small Business Empowerment Centers (SBEC) and Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM). The program will primarily serve dislocated or laid off workers from the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County.

Watch for an EBLAP Calendar of Workshops to be posted soon on SLATE's website at For more information and to register, please contact Tiffany Todd, at (314) 657-3547.

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