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Our mission is to provide high-quality legal services to low-income artists and non-profit arts organizations. Our lawyers take on cases for artists like they would any other client, subject to all of the ethical and other requirements of any attorney-client relationship. We want to help you overcome legal barriers that limit your ability to create, distribute or profit from your creativity. We help artists of all stripes—painters, sculptors, musicians, filmmakers, and writers—with a range of arts-related issues, like securing a federal copyright registration, choosing a legal entity type and forming that entity, and negotiating a contract.

Clients must meet certain income requirements to qualify for representation, and there is a small administrative fee.

Individuals:

Must have household income (from all sources) of less than $40,000 annually.
Additional eligibility requirements: please read carefully

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Groups :

Each member of group must have household income (from all sources) of less than $40,000 annually
Additional eligibility requirements: please read carefully

Online Application

Organizations:

Arts organizations (501c3s or groups applying to become 501cs)
Must have annual budgets of less than $150,000 annually
Additional eligibility requirements: please read carefully

Online Application