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Legal Resource Center

Legal Resource Center

Legal Issues

If you have any legal issues, then help is here. The Legal Resource Center has the resources you need to assist you to find the answers to these and other legal issues. Or maybe you are interested in a career in law. There are many volunteer opportunities for interested students.

  • Did you get served with a summons?
  • Do you want to create a dba?
  • Is your landlord refusing to make a needed repair?
  • Do you need a legal form?
  • Received a letter and need to find the law cited in the letter?
  • Want to form a business and don’t know where to start?
  • Immigration status or questions
  • Expunge your Criminal Record

Mission Statement

The CSULB College of Business Legal Resource Center (LRC) is committed to assisting undergraduate and graduate students in having access to legal resources and opportunities that will further achieve their educational goals.

Values Statement

The CSULB College of Business Legal Resource Center (LRC) believes that all students should have access to legal resources necessary to accomplish their graduate and undergraduate educational goals. As such, the LRC values legal and ethical actions, innovative efforts and solutions to environmental challenges, resolve of injustice in the treatment of individuals, and collaborative efforts through interdisciplinary initiatives. The LRC is committed to empowering students through legal knowledge, thereby clearing pathways to future educational endeavors and achievements.

*LRC is also open to CSULB staff and faculty.

Legal Issues

The representatives of the College of Business Legal Resource Center can assist CSULB students with various legal issues such as:

  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Collections
  • Contracts
  • Trademark Registration
  • Funding
  • Business Formation
  • NDAs
  • Immigration

This is not an exhaustive list. If you would like to know whether or not we can assist you with your particular case please use the contact form.

LRC Guidelines

Notice: The CSULB College of Business Legal Resource Center (LRC) Does Not Provide Legal Advice And Does Not Establish Or Create A Client-Attorney Relationship or Any Representation With Any  Student(s) Seeking Legal Resources.

  • Current CSU or other University Students with proof of enrollment may schedule and/or receive an appointment or information. Proof of enrollment may be requested. The LRC requests all communications to be facilitated with their respective university email.
  • All students must read and sign an acknowledgment of receipt of these guidelines prior to seeing an LRC representative and any other documentation required.
  • The LRC  is solely to assist in providing resources to assist in legal issues.
  • All LRCoperations, documentation, and the personal information of those involved shall remain strictly confidential.
  • The LRC has established hours but will also accommodate students upon request.
  • The LRC will take appointments on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • The LRC reserves the right to schedule an appointment with a student who has an imminent and time-sensitive issue.
  • The LRC does not refer or assist in legal matters involving disputes between university employees, agencies, or their representatives.
  • All publications or material of the LRC shall not be distributed to students unless written permission is received from a legal clinic representative.
  • The LRC will not assist students who already retained an attorney for the issue you are bringing to the legal center.
  • The LRC reserves the right to refuse service to any student at its sole discretion.
Prepare and Appointments

The College of Business Legal Resource Center will most likely be able to assist you if you meet the criteria set forth in the Guidelines.

The College of Business Legal Resource Center hours change each semester so please check the website for updates. If you are unable to get to the clinic during posted hours, please "Contact Us" for an individual appointment. When you come in, you should be prepared. Bring any information and documents that may be pertinent to your case. Be prepared to explain the issue with one of our representatives.

 

Results and Referrals

After filling out the necessary paperwork, a representative will discuss with you the various options or direct you to the correct source. If you desire to speak to an attorney then we will provide you with referral information to get you in touch with other organizations that may be able to assist you. A majority of these organizations provide free legal consultations as well as pro bono or reduced fees. The College of Business Legal Resource Center is not associated with any of these organizations.

NOTICE

The CSULB College of Business Legal Resource Center (LRC) is here to serve as an educational resource to undergraduate and graduate students and does not provide legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. However, LRC representatives can assist you and also provide access to legal resources that often answers many questions. If an attorney is warranted, students can seek a free consultation with an attorney experienced in the area of interest through an unaffiliated source of LRC