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Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Expert in Residence

Wondering what legal issues you should consider when exploring ideas? Do you need to form a business entity? Thinking about law school? Meet our Expert in Residence, Stoel Rives’ attorney Brie Bridegum.

The Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership is excited to announce the appointment of attorney Brie Bridegum as its first ever Expert in Residence. Brie is an attorney at Stoel Rives LLP and an active member of the firm’s start-up and emerging companies practice. She will host office hours via Zoom five to six times a school year. She will meet individually with students on topics such as the legal issues facing startups and the transition from student to professional.

Expert in Residence Hours are from 2:30 - 5:00pm on the following dates: 

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Disclaimer: Expert in Residence office hours are meant as an issue spotting exercise, to tell you predicted course and next steps—lay out entity formation options, explain issues to consider, warn about land mines, etc. This is free advice and since our students are not clients of Stoel Rives, there should be no belief of, or claim of reliance on, a lawyer/client relationship.