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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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SBDC Offers "The Entrepreneur's Law School" Jan. 27 on FGCU Campus

FORT MYERS, FL - The Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center encourages business owners to reserve space now to attend "The Entrepreneur's Law School" 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27 in the Student Union ballroom at FGCU to explore legal issues that have impact on their businesses.

Attendees have the opportunity to speak with attorneys and other business professionals about legal issues that are important to the successful management of a small business.

The day consists of concurrent hour-long sessions that address specific small business topics including raising capital, real estate contracts and determination of the right legal structure, and immigration-related strategies for companies that employ foreign workers.

Now in its seventh year, the FGCU SBDC developed The Entrepreneur's Law School to benefit local business owners. This year, The Entrepreneur's Law School is sponsored by Oswald Trippe and Company, and co-sponsored by Cohen & Grigsby law firm.

Full day tuition is $95 pre-registered and $105 paid at the door. Half-day sessions are available as well. Early registration is now available online at

The Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University is partially funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

For more information, contact Beth Hagan at (239) 947-8085.

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