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    Regardless of political affiliation, most American’s understand that the Trump Administration policy ideas will directly affect immigrants. One of Trump’s executive orders, referred to as the “Muslim Ban,” halted the immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Although Federal judges have ruled against the ban, the Trump administration has promised to issue a new version of the […]


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Saturday, March 18, 2017: Art Law Clinic, 1-4pm at the Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201. $5! To make a 30 min. appointment, please email

Monday, April 3 2017: MdVLA and GBCA Present: Bail Info Session for Artists and Activists w/ Todd Oppenheim (Public Defender) and Kwame Rose, 7-8:30pm at the Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201. FREE!

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Do you have a legal issue related to your livelihood as an artist?

Well, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts has been helping Maryland artists with legal issues since 1985. If you think you need a lawyer you should check out our Pro Bono Legal Referral Service by clicking "Get a Lawyer".

You can also check out our upcoming Art Law Clinics. At our clinics, artists can receive a $5 30 minute consultation with an attorney to discuss their short-form legal issue.

Through the above legal services, as well as our lectures, seminars, and publications, we are proud to continue the tradition of "left-brain support for right-brain people" that we started three decades ago.