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  • Community Economic Development Law Project provides transactional legal services to community-based organizations working in the areas of housing and community and economic development, and to entrepreneurs creating minority-owned businesses in disadvantaged communities.
  • The Institute for Justice Clinic, Clinic on Entrepreneurship, University of Chicago Law School is a free public interest transactional law firm in which some of the nation's brightest law students, supervised by licensed Illinois attorneys, help entry-level businesspersons in and around Chicago exercise their right to earn an honest living by providing the legal advice they need to get their businesses started or to stay in business.
  • The Business Law Center Clinic at Loyola University Chicago's School of Law assists entrepreneurs and small business owners who are seeking affordable, quality legal assistance with for-profit ventures, as well as individuals who are seeking quality legal assistance, on a pro bono basis, in connection with not-for-profit organizations.
  • Small Business Opportunity Clinic is a nonprofit, student-based clinical program affiliated with the Bluhm Legal Clinic. The clinic provides affordable legal services to entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations focusing on job creation and economic development in the Chicago area.

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