Legal Consultant for Small Business


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2021 East Hennepin Ave. #200Minneapolis, MN 55413

About

Provide one-on-one legal consulting to WomenVenture clients for startup & emerging businesses.

Skills and Qualifications:

The most successful legal consultants have experience in the following areas:

  • Law degree from an accredited school and licensed attorney in the state of MN required.
  • 3+ years of recent, relevant, proven legal experience with a law firm and/or in house with a company
  • Demonstrated experience advising small businesses in transactional matters, such as entity formation, partnership formation or dissolution, intellectual property law, legal rights and obligations, claiming or protecting liability.
  • Ability to analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Ability to analyze legal data to determine advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits.
  • Experience drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements for B2C and B2B businesses, such as leases, liability waivers, purchase agreements, etc.
  • Commitment to WomenVenture’s Mission and passion for entrepreneurship
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds
  • Professional dress and attitude
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Teaching, coaching, or facilitation experience preferred
  • Small Business owners a plus

Commitment:

Consultants commit to meeting with WomenVenture clients on a case-by-case basis at their convenience. Timing is flexible.

Apply:

Submit a volunteer interest application, resume, and letter of recommendation. Consultants undergo a background check and attend an orientation.

WomenVenture Staff will work to pair you with the right opportunities.

Contact:Laura Euller, Client Resource Manager, (612) 224-9558, leuller@womenventure.org

Skills

  • Legal (General)

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We prefer 6 months to a year.

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