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MSU College of Law



October 26, 2010


MSU Law Hosting Free Legal Informational Seminars for Community

East Lansing, MI — Michigan State University College of Law will host free legal informational seminars on three separate topics for members of the public on Wednesday, October 27. The sessions, held in conjunction with National Pro Bono Month, support the Law College’s ongoing emphasis on attorneys’ civic responsibility to the community.

The event will take place at the MSU Federal Credit Union headquarters in East Lansing. The seminars will include:

  • A Primer on Rental Housing Law, Including the Foreclosure Crisis (6 to 7 p.m.)
    Speaker: Elan Stavros Nichols, assistant clinical professor of law, MSU Law Housing Clinic
  • Small Business Legal Issues (7 to 8 p.m.)
    Speaker: Reid Felsing, public interest fellow, MSU Law Small Business & Nonprofit Law Clinic
  • Effectively Dealing with Tax Debt: Help is Available (8 to 9 p.m.)
    Speakers: Erik Vanderweyden and Zachary Oberland, student clinicians, MSU Law Tax Clinic

Participants are encouraged to register in advance at

Michigan State University College of Law is a leading institution of legal education with a long history of creating practice-ready attorneys. As one of only a few private law schools affiliated with a major research university, MSU Law offers comprehensive interdisciplinary opportunities combined with a personalized legal education. After 100 years as a private and independent institution, the affiliation with MSU has put the Law College on an upward trajectory of national and international reputation and reach. MSU Law professors are gifted teachers and distinguished scholars, its curriculum is rigorous and challenging, and its facility is equipped with the latest resources—all affirming MSU Law's commitment to educating 21st-century lawyers.


320B Law College Building
East Lansing, MI 48824

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