Venture Law & Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

CONGRATULATIONS VENTURE LAW PROJECT ON RECEIPT OF THE MICHAEL L. ROFFINO SOLO AND SMALL FIRM AWARD PRESENTED BY THE FLORIDA BAR SECTION FOR  BEST PRO BONO PROJECT

NEED HELP? WANT A FREE BUSINESS TUNE UP?

Are you an entrepreneur in need of free business advice? If so, Dade Legal Aid's Venture Law Project may be able to assist you through our program that offers free services to qualifying seed and early stage entrepreneurs in need of free legal services. Venture Law Project leads and supports Miami’s growing entrepreneurial community by helping emerging startups across South Florida grow on solid legal footing.  Applicants are screened on a case by case basis.  If your case is accepted you will receive notification that you are being matched with one of our knowledgeable and dedicated pro bono attorneys. 

OUR SERVICES

Article of Incorporation
Assignment and Agreement to Assign Copyright
Business Formation
Commercial
Compliance
Contract
Copyright & Trademark
Drafting & Review
Employment Contracts
Filing Requirements
Financing Proposals and Investor Term Sheets

Independent contractor agreements
IRS filing for EIN numbers
Licenses and permits
Licensing registration
Local and federal law
Negotiation
Nondisclosure
Operating agreements, bylaws
Patent
Prior art searches, provisional and no provisional filings
Professional business
Tax planning

ADDITIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RESOURCES FOR INVENTORS/STARTUPS

ATTENTION ATTORNEYS

Want to volunteer? Corporate and intellectual property pro bono attorneys who are licensed in Florida may donate their time to the project in areas such as incorporation, intellectual business formation, filing requirements, drafting and negotiating contract and lease agreements, licensing, tax advice, registering copyrights, trademarks, patents, a legal hotline and clinics. Florida Patent attorneys participate by helping clients protect proprietary aspects of their inventions via Dade Legal Aid,  Miami’s oldest provider of free civil legal aid to qualifying low-income populations. Participating pro bono attorneys receive credit via Put Something Back.

CLICK HERE to donate. CLICK HERE to volunteer.

Retired and want to Mentor? Let us know if you have time to share your expertise.  We are in search of seasoned business attorneys who are no longer practicing but want to help with client screening and mentoring newer attorneys.

ATTENTION STARTUPS

If you are an early-stage entrepreneur in need of legal assistance in Miami, the Put Something Back Pro Bono Project, a department of Dade Legal Aid, provides free legal services to qualifying low-income residents in need of legal assistance. Dedicated pro bono lawyers offer services in a variety of areas of law including Taxation, 501c3, Lease Agreements, Contracts, Intellectual Property, Patent, Immigration, Estate Planning and more for qualifying clients who are unable to afford an attorney on their own. Please contact us if you are interested in applying for assistance.

For more information on how to apply, contact

jnapoles@dadelegalaid.org
www.dadelegalaid.org
305-579-5733 ext. 2249