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M/WBE Contract Legal Services

Free Legal Training

Operating and growing a successful small business in the NYC area requires making important decisions daily.

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) understands that legal matters and language can be intimidating, and so can the costs of engaging legal counsel. Having some basic knowledge about laws related to your business and legal situations can help you:

  • Weigh pros and cons.
  • Make important decisions.
  • Save time and money.
  • Avoid possible negative situations.

Through free workshops, webinars, and legal clinics, M/WBE Contract Legal Services is designed to help NYC-certified minority and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) who struggle to afford legal counsel.

We can connect you with attorneys who can provide initial advice and a better understanding of business contracts, agreements and related legal situations to help you successfully compete for City contracts as a prime vendor or subcontractor.

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Workshops, Webinars, and Clinics

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Topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Business Contracts - What to Know Before You Sign
  • Business Partnerships - What to Know Before Saying "I Do"
  • Negotiation Skills & Tactics
  • Subcontracting Dos and Don'ts

Register to attend an M/WBE Contract Legal Services Workshop/Webinar.

(Look for "M/WBE Contract Legal Svcs: "Webinar...")

Legal Consultation Clinics

Access advice from an attorney in a 30-minute session on a question or issue related to:

  • Business Contracts
  • Prime-Subcontractor Agreements
  • Lease Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Other Business-related Legal Documents
  • Questions about Specific Business Issues Requiring Legal Counsel

Pre-register for an appointment with an attorney at our Legal Consultation Clinic.

(Look for "M/WBE Contract Legal Svcs: Legal Consultation Clinic")