Richmond Law & Business Forum

The Richmond Law & Business Forum is a new co-curricular program at the University of Richmond School of Law to help students prepare for careers in business law. Directed by Professor Jessica Erickson and supported by a team of students, the program will host events related to business law and connect students to business lawyers in the community.


Fall 2021 Events

  • September

    Richmond Law and Business Forum Introductory Meeting, Wednesday, September 15 at noon // Room 101

    Come learn about the Richmond Law & Business Forum. We will share information about how you can join, the events we have planned for this year, and networking opportunities with business lawyers. Pizza will be served after the meeting at 12:30 in the front courtyard. 

    Understanding the World of Venture Capital and Private Equity Funding, Monday, September 27 at 5 p.m.

    Join this discussion with business lawyers who regularly represent companies that have received venture capital or private equity funding. We will discuss how venture capital and private equity fit into the funding options available to start-up businesses, as well as the typical negotiating points in these financing deals and the day-to-day work of lawyers in this practice area.

  • October

    Business Law Over Dinner - Join lawyers who practice intellectual property law.
    Details coming soon.

    Training: How to Read a Balance Sheet & Income Statement.
    Details coming soon.

    Business Law Over Dinner - Join lawyers who practice in the area of mergers & acquisitions.
    Details coming soon.

  • November

    Pro Bono Opportunity - Support local small businesses.
    Details coming soon.

    Business Law Over Dinner - Join lawyers who practice real estate law.
    Details coming soon.