Pro Bono Legal Assistance from UW

Seattle District Office  - Sept. 5, 2018

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University of Washington Offers Free Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

The University of Washington Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC) is an innovative clinic serving entrepreneurs throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

Law and business students team up with pro bono attorneys and business advisers to provide your business with early stage legal and business counsel. 

In addition to standard legal services for businesses, the ELC is part of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Law School Clinic Certification Program and can file patent and trademark applications on behalf of clients.

Check to see if you qualify for free legal assistance from the ELC:

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Clients are accepted on a rolling basis. To become a client, complete the online application: 

Apply now

Event Spotlight

Seattle - IMPACT Pitch Competition

Join SBA microlender Business Impact Northwest for the annual IMPACT Pitch Competition & Showcase. From Sept. 4 -12 you can watch videos of each of the top 20 finalists and vote on your favorite at

The top eight finalists will pitch their business ideas live at the showcase:

Thursday, Oct. 4 | 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.


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