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VLA Bootcamp: Legal Matters Commonly Handled by the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

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VLA Bootcamp: Legal Matters Commonly Handled by the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
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Artists and arts organizations encouraged to attend for FREE!

Oct. 24, 2017
The Orthodox Church at the Cleveland Public Theatre
6201 Detroit Ave., Cleveland

Agenda
4:00 p.m. Registration & Refreshments
4:30 p.m. VLA Bootcamp – Legal Matters Commonly Handled by the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
6:00 p.m. Adjourn

The CMBA’s Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) provides pro bono legal services and educational outreach to local artists and arts organizations. A panel of VLA attorneys will discuss legal topics that are often encountered when representing artists and arts organizations. Topics will include:

  • Work-for-Hire Arrangements – Understanding and Protecting an Artist’s Rights
  • Business Entity Selection and Formation Issues
  • Forming and Operating Tax-Exempt Arts Organizations
  • Intellectual Property Law and the Arts Update

Faculty
Steven W. Day, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
George H. Carr, Sikora Law
Christopher J. Klasa, McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA
Michael S. Russell, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Artists are welcome to attend this FREE seminar designed to offer advice on a range of relevant legal issues.

RSVP by emailing Jessica Paine at jpaine@clemetrobar.org by Oct. 23.

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