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Negotiation Skills, Wednesday, April 27th

“In business and in our personal lives, we are constantly needing to negotiate and collaborate with other people – people whose interests differ from our own. Success in our lives therefore can hinge on how well we engage in these necessary interactions with others. This program offers attendees tips and tools for being a successful […]


WALA is All About Business this Wednesday, April 20

Business incorporation.  For profit or Non-Profit?  WALA is all about forming your business this Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
Creating a 501(c)(3) Workshop w/ Thomas Reems
Squire Patton Boggs Foundation  Limited Seating! 
April 20, 2016 | 7p-9p
Thinking about starting a non-profit corporation? This workshop will provide soup-to-nuts guidance for launching and maintaining a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. Topics to be covered […]

Creative-Entrepreneur brain

Spring Creative Entrepreneurship Series

The incredibly powerful WALA Spring Creative Entrepreneurship Series is back!
Every Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, beginning March 30th and running through May 4th, WALA Creative Entrepreneurship series will be presented at the THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Avenue SE, Washington, DC. Participants can choose to attend as few or as many sessions as they like. The six-installment Series addresses […]


Keep Your WALA Membership Current. Renew Today!

Did you know that more than 100 creatives access WALA every year for free and low-cost legal services?  Over 350 creatives attended at least one of the 40 free educational workshops WALA presents throughout the year – workshops on timely topics ranging from trademark law, to 501(c)(3) incorporation, to creative entrepreneurship.  It’s all free with […]


Trademark Basics

WALA will offer it’s popular “Trademark Basics Workshop” at the Law offices of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, 901 New York Ave, NW, Washington, on Wednesday, March 23, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. You will learn all about trademarks: What exactly are trademarks?  What is their function? How can you use your trademark?  […]