Building Legally Resilient Small Businesses Quick Advice Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs Event

July 12, 2022
Have legal questions about your business or start-up idea?

Legal Meeting

Hosted by the Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, the CFAES Center for Cooperatives, the Small Business Development Center at the OSU South Centers, and the OSU South Centers Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Speak to an attorney at no cost!

As an entrepreneur, you’ve likely run into legal questions on your business journey, whether you’re just starting to explore an idea or have been successfully running a business for years. Learn about common legal issues encountered by entrepreneurs and get your questions answered by an attorney at this in-person event in southern Ohio.

Entrepreneurs can sign-up to meet one-on-one with an attorney to ask questions and receive guidance at no cost.

Attorneys with expertise in the following areas will be available:

  • Marketing and advertising
  • Employment
  • Business structures
  • Cooperatives and worker ownership
  • Intellectual property
  • And more!

Throughout the event, registrants can attend free public education sessions about common legal issues for businesses. From learning about business structures and the incorporation process to understanding the difference between employees and independent contractors, sessions will help entrepreneurs navigate their legal landscape.

Public education sessions will held on the following topics: 

Educational Session Schedule



Presented By

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Legal Basics of Branding and Marketing: What to know in a digital world

Patrick Perkins, OSU Moritz College of Law

6:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Legal Structures for Small Business

Paige Wilson, OSU Moritz College of Law

7:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Working with Independent Contractors

Jacqueline Radebaugh, Jason Wiener p.c. 

Registration is required for an appointment. Space is limited and appointments will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Appointment details will be confirmed by a staff member prior to the event. You must be registered prior to the event to be able to meet with an attorney. 

To register for free one on one or to attend an educational session, click here!

LOCATION: OSU South Centers Endeavor Center
1862 Shyville Road, Piketon, OH 45661
DAY & TIME: August 17, 2022, 6-8 p.m.

If you require an accommodation, such as translation, to participate in this event, please contact Sam Black at or 614-247-9705. Requests made by August 3, 2022 will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Check back for more details as they become available!