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Legal Research Guides by Course - Community Enterprise Clinic

Course Description

The Community Enterprise Law Clinic is a transactional clinic that provides legal counseling and representation to non-profit groups and organizations that are committed to effecting change through economic and community development in distressed communities in the Greater Pittsburgh area. The Community Enterprise Clinic assists nearly 75 non-profit initiatives in their efforts to provide charitable, educational, recreational, religious, youth-oriented, and community-benefit activities. While providing pro bono legal assistance to neighborhood and regional community non-profit organizations, clinic students acquire and sharpen a particularly valuable set of lawyering skills. In the clinic, student attorneys provide a broad range of transactional services, including preparation of incorporation documents and bylaws, applications for recognition of 501 (c) tax-exempt status, real estate instruments and documents relating to property closings and title searches. Co-requisite: Corporations
Enrollment is limited to 10 students. (6 credits)

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KF1388-KF1390   Non-profit Corporations
KF2902   Professional Associations
KF6329  Tax Exemption
KF6449  Taxation - Income of Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Corporations, Foundations, Endowments, Pension Funds
KFP211   Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporations, Foundations, Endowments
KFP213.5  Pennsylvania Business Corporations - Incorporation - Corporate Charters and Bylaws
KFP475.7  Pennsylvania Taxation - Income of Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Corporations, Foundations, Endowments, Pension Funds

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rev. 10-15-2012
Patricia Horvath