NEW: totally free clinic to present authorized suggestions to nearby Black-owned modest businesses—learn about it below

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The Black Little Small business and Nonprofit Neighborhood Clinic in Nashville (Bradley / Fb)

The Black Tiny Business enterprise and Nonprofit Local community Clinic, a joint undertaking of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (Bradley) and Lawful Solutions Alabama (LSA), will supply free company-oriented authorized providers to Black-owned compact enterprises and nonprofits all over Birmingham. Keep reading through to understand about the launch!

A Local community Clinic

IMG 6716 NEW: free clinic to offer legal advice to local Black-owned small businesses—learn about it here
Bradley’s Birmingham spot (Callie Puryear / Bham Now)

The Birmingham clinic is modeled after Bradley’s initially effective clinic in Nashville that opened in January 2021.

The Birmingham Black Tiny Business enterprise and Nonprofit Community Clinic opens virtually on Friday, April 29 from noon to 1PM by appointment only, with plans to transition to in-particular person appointments in the around future. Following the opening, clinics will be supplied on the fourth Thursday of each month through December 22. 

The local community clinic will target on supporting Black business people as they increase and grow their enterprises.

“Bradley is functioning to bridge the hole involving the authorized wants of those people who cannot afford to pay for or access lawful expert services and the assets out there to satisfy all those demands.”

Tiffany Graves, professional bono counsel, Bradley

A move in the direction of the upcoming

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Transforming the recreation for Black tiny business entrepreneurs. (Bradley / Facebook)

The clinic is dedicated to making a long lasting impact in the group. The two prominent Alabama companies will work together to crack down the historic, systematic boundaries that have manufactured it complicated for the Black-owned enterprise local community to thrive in Birmingham.

“The clinic partnership concerning LSA and Bradley is a excellent subsequent step in the evolution of addressing poverty in historically disenfranchised communities. The goal is to enable regional entrepreneurs build their capacity for natural development and enhancement, thus delivering positions and assisting develop wealth in these communities for generations to come.”

Frederick Spight, LSA Courtroom Personal debt Undertaking Workers Lawyer

LSA will carry out the screening of future clientele. Eligible enterprises really should consist of at minimum 50% Black ownership with 10 or much less employees and constrained implies. Register for the clinic here!

We are thrilled to see the influence this initiative will make on the Black-owned business enterprise neighborhood in Birmingham.

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