Campbell Law School students posted a new full-length episode of the inaugural Campbell Law Reporter (CLR) Podcast on Wednesday, March 18. CLR is a legal podcast that strives to expand the university’s mission to lead with purpose by reporting with purpose.
In this episode of the Campbell Law Reporter, host Bryant Pernell ’20 sits down with Dean J. Rich Leonard and law students Carlie Spencer ’20 and Lindsey Reedy Heck ’20 to talk about the law school’s new Innovate Capital Business Law Clinic in Partnership with HQ Raleigh.
The clinic works with clients across the area’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to help them solve real-world business and legal problems. Launched in December 2019, the clinic helps bridge classroom learning and the hands-on practicing of law with Campbell Law students weighing on client legal issues such as business entity formation, employee/contractor documentation, equity compensation plans and awards, commercial agreements such as NDAs and capital raising as well as other operational topics. Legal services are provided at no cost by upper-level students, under the supervision of veteran licensed business attorneys and co-clinic directors, Jim Verdonik and Benji Jones.
The clinic is named in honor of Innovate Capital Law, a leading Triangle area law firm, which was instrumental in the clinic’s founding. Founders Verdonik and Jones have more than five decades of collective sector experience and specialize in advising entrepreneurs and investors in capital raising transactions.
You can also listen to the episode entitled, “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Raleigh, NC,” at the following clickable link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/campbell-law-reporter/id1483124791#episodeGuid=campbelllawreporter.podbean.com%2F55fef835-00e5-5301-bca6-eb1efb078762.