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WBC Partnership with the Western New York Law Clinic – Small Business Legal Clinic


WBC members have access to the Western New York Law Clinic’s Small Business Legal Clinic both in person and virtually.

The Small Business Legal Clinic is a non-profit service for small business owners and entrepreneurs in Erie and Niagara Counties. They offer services such as LLC formation, contract negotiation and legal advice.

In-person counseling is held on the second Wednesday of the month* in person at 1901 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14216 in Science Hall at Canisius University.  Walk-in hours are 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and appointments are on a first come, first served basis.  (*Be sure to check our calendar as the date is subject to change.)

Virtual counseling is held via Zoom on the fourth Tuesday of the month.  Please log in to schedule an appointment.

  • Current WBC members: Log into E-Center Direct by clicking here and then head to the section Are you interested in meeting with our partners at the Western New York Law Clinic for free business legal advice?
  • New to the WBC? Create a profile here.  Once you have completed your profile, head to the section titled Are you interested in meeting with our partners at the Western New York Law Clinic for free business legal advice?

Intake form

Whether you are attending the clinic in person or virtually, please complete the intake form ahead of your appointment.  The form is found by clicking this link.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Amanda Crotty, Coordinator, at 716-888-8280 or


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This event is for members of the ENetwork Program. 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location: Science Hall. Interested in attending? Email to register as a guest.
01 May
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Canisius College Science Hall Room 063
1901 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14208

WNY’s Law Center’s Small Business, Walk-In Legal Clinic

The WBC collaborates with the WNY Law Center’s Small Business Legal Clinic to provide free legal services to entrepreneurs and small businesses. Representatives from WNYLC  are available on the second Wednesday of every month on a first-come, first-serve basis. Arrive at our office at 1901 Main Street in the Science Hall. Sign in between 10 […]
08 May
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
Science Hall, Cansius College
1901 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208

Ignite Awards Luncheon 2024

Join the Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Canisius University as we seek your support for our 7th Annual Ignite Awards Luncheon on May 10, 2024, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Science Hall Commons at Canisius University. There is a real need for the business community in WNY to come together to celebrate […]
10 May
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Science Hall, Cansius College
1901 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208
June 2024
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How We Help Women


Launch, Grow, Elevate & Master your business with our advisory and mentorship groups. We have four categories based on specific stages of business development.


Business Development

The ENetwork serves entrepreneurs at all stages of business, who are looking to learn about business development, refine and master their networking skillsets and cultivate business relationships.



The WBC works with entrepreneurs to understand their business financing needs and identify viable options for financing. Clients receive assistance in compiling an effective financial plan through one-on-one consultations from lenders and through seminars on SBA financing options.



The Women’s Business Center is always here to support you and meet you where you are. There are a range of our on demand courses you can take on your own time and at your own pace.


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