VOLUNTEER “LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS” ORGANIZATIONS

CALIFORNIA

Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers Committee for the Arts
300 S. Beverly Drive, Suite 201
PO Box 7277
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-553-6644
Fax: 310-284-8290
Email questions: [email protected]
Website: www.bhba.org (go to entertainment law section)
Co-Chair: Stephanie Yost Cameron
Co-Chair: David A. Helfant

California Lawyers for the Arts (Oakland)
1212 Broadway, Suite 834
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-444-6351
Fax: 510-444-6352
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.calawyersforthearts.org
Executive Director: Alma Robinson

California Lawyers for the Arts (Sacramento)
926 J Street, Suite 811
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-442-6210
Fax: 916-442-6281
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.calawyersforthearts.org
Executive Director: Alma Robinson

California Lawyers for the Arts (San Francisco)
Fort Mason Center
Building C, Room 255
San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: 415-775-7200
Fax: 415-775-1143
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.calawyersforthearts.org
Executive Director: Alma Robinson

California Lawyers for the Arts (Santa Monica and all of Southern CA)
1641 18th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 310-998-5590
Fax: 310-998-5594
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.calawyersforthearts.org
Executive Director: Alma Robinson

COLORADO

Colorado Lawyers for the Arts
P.O. Box 48148
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 303-722-7994
Fax: 303-778-0203
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.coloradoarts.org
Executive Director: Anastasia Volkonsky

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Connecticut Commission for the Arts

1 Financial Plaza
755 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-566-4770
Fax: 860-566-6462
Email: [email protected] (specify VLA in the subject line)
Website: www.ctarts.org/vla.htm
Executive Director: Allen Hoffman

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

District of Columbia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
916 Sixteenth St NW
Washington, DC 20006
202-429-0229

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
1120 Connecticut Ave
Suite 260
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-429-0960
Fax: 202-429-0965
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.thewala.org
Executive Director: Eric Easter

FLORIDA

ArtServe, Inc
1350 East Sunrise Boulevard
Suite 100
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
Attn: Maureen Kohler
Phone: 954-462-9191
Fax: 954-462-9182
Website: www.artserve.org
Executive Director: Cindy Stoddart
NOTE: Do NOT refer artists needing pro bono assistance here. That’s what the VLA below does.

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Pinellas County Arts Council
14700 Terminal Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33762
Phone: 727-453-7860
Fax: 727-453-7855
Attn: Bruce Kotchey
Email: [email protected]
ebsite: www.co.pinellas.fl.us/bcc/artscoun.htm
Executive Director: Judith Powers-Jones
NOTE: Really the only VLA in Florida

GEORGIA

Georgia Lawyers for the Arts
Bureau of Cultural Affairs
675 Ponce De Leon Ave.
5th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 404-873-3911
Fax: 404-873-3911
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.glarts.org
Executive Director: Lisa Kincheloe

ILLINOIS

Lawyers for the Creative Arts
213 West Institute Place
Suite 401
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 312-649-4111
Fax: 312-944-2195
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.law-arts.org
Executive Director: William E. Rattner

KANSAS

Mid-America Arts Resources
c/o Susan J Whittfied-Lungren, Esq
PO Box 363
Lindsberg, KS 67456
Phone: 913-227-2321

LOUISIANA

Louisiana Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
225 Baronne Street
Suite 1712
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-523-1465
Fax: 504-529-2430
Website: www.louisiana-arts.com
Executive Director: Dr. Randall L. Bernhard

MAINE

Maine Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
43 Pleasant St
South Portland, ME 04106
Phone: 207-799-9646

MARYLAND

Maryland Lawyers for the Arts
113 West North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-752-1633, FAX: 410.752.1090
Email: [email protected]
Website: MDArtsLaw.org

MASSACHUSETTS

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts
249A Street
Studio 14
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: 617-350-7600
Fax: 617-350-7610
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.vlama.org
Executive Director: James F. Grace, Esq.

MINNESOTA

Springboard for the Arts
308 Prince St
Suite 270
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-292-4381
Fax: 651-292-4315
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.springboardforthearts.org
Executive Director: Joan Wells

MISSOURI

St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
6128 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
Phone: 314.863.6930
Fax:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.vlaa.org
Executive Director: Brent L. Harrison

MONTANA

Montana Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
PO Box 8687
Missoula, MT 59807
406-721-1835
Executive Director: Joan Jonteel, Esq.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts (NHBCA)
One Granite Place
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-224-8300
Fax: 603-226-2963
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.nhbca.com

NEW YORK

Albany/Schenectady League of Arts Inc.
19 Clifton Ave
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-449-5380
Fax.518-449-5404
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.artsleague.org/

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
1 E. 53rd St., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-319-2787 ext 17
Fax: 212-752-6575
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.vlany.org
Executive Director: Elena M. Paul

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
P.O. Box 26513
Raleigh, NC 27611-6513
Phone: 919-788-0506
Fax:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ncvla.org
Director: Julie Raines (an attorney)
President: Daniel Ellison ([email protected])
President-Elect: Paul Ferguson ([email protected])

OHIO

Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts-Cleveland
113 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
216-696-3525

Toledo volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
608 Madison, St. 1523
Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: 419-225-3344

OREGON

Northwest Lawyers and Artists / Oregon Lawyers for the Arts
621 SW Morrison Street Suite 1417
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: 503-295-2787
Fax: 503-295-2737
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.aracnet.com/~nwla
President: Kohel Haver

PENNSLYVANNIA

Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
251 South 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-545-3385 ext 25
Fax: 215-545-4839
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.libertynet.org/pvla
Executive Director: Dorothy Manou

Western Pennsylvania Professionals
PO Box 19388
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-268-8437

RHODE ISLAND

Ocean State lawyers for the Arts
P.O. Box 19
Saunderstown, RI 02874-0019
Phone: 401-789-5686
Fax:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.artslaw.org
Executive Director: David Spatt

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Arts Council (SDAC)
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605-773-3131
Fax: 605-773-6962
Email:
Website: www.sdarts.org

TEXAS

Artists’ Legal and Accounting Assistance
P.O. Box 2577
Austin, TX 78751
Phone: 512-476-4458
Email: [email protected]
Website:

Texas Accountants & Lawyers for the Arts
1540 Sul Ross
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: 713-526-4876; Toll Free: 800.526.8252
Fax: 713.526.1299
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.talarts.org
Executive Director: Jane S. Lowery, Esq

San Antonio & El Paso Offices: contact TALA at Houston office

UTAH

Utah Lawyers for the Arts
P.O. Box 652
Salt Lake City, UT 84110
Phone: 801-482-5373
Email:
Website:

VIRGINIA

Virginia Lawyers for the Arts
Phone/fax: 888-223-4674
Email: [email protected]
Executive Director: Paige Conner Totaro, Esq.

WASHINGTON

Washington Lawyers for the Arts
1525 4th Ave, 8th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-328-7053
Email: [email protected]
Website: theWLA.org

INTERNATIONAL

Canadian Artists Representation Ontario (CARO)/ Canadian Artist’s Representation/le Front des Artistes Canadiens Ontario (CARFAC Ontario)
183 Bathurst St, 1st floor
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2R7
Phone: 416-340-8850
Fax: 416-340-8458
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.caro.ca
Executive Director: Barbara Anderson-Huget

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