News and Highlights


WALA Live Legal Clinic Returns!

We are proud to announce the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) Spring Legal Clinic, in association with student lawyers and faculty from the George Washington and American University’s Small Business and Intellectual Property Clinic.
On the evening of March 18th, our clinic will be opened to PREREGISTERED WALA MEMBERS with non-adversarial (no disputes) legal issues, [...]


Call for Artwork Created By Attorneys: “Hang With Lawyers”

“Hang the Lawyers”
Call for Artwork Created by Attorneys
Event Details
Date: Friday, April 10th, 2015
Time: 6-9pm
Host: Washington ArtWorks
Address: 12276 Wilkins Ave
Rockville, MD 20852
Washington ArtWorks will host the reception for “Hang the Lawyers”, a juried gallery exhibition in both of Washington ArtWorks’ galleries to showcase artwork created by attorneys. Photography, painting, sculpture, mixed media and more will be [...]


DCIFF & WALA Partner On New Sessions!

Hey, WALA members, artists, arts administrators, and creative entrepreneurs, we have exciting news! There are two WALA panels at the 2015 DC Independent Film Festival (DCIFF). Please join the DCIFF and Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) on:
Saturday, February 28th
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
WALA attorneys John Mason [...]


January 501(c)(3) Workshop Re-Scheduled

Poor weather conditions have motivated us to postpone the Jan. 21st workshop by a week. Please see the information below for further information.
WALA Monthly “Basics” Workshop
January 28, 2015
7pm – 9pm
“Forming, Governing, and Maintaining a Section 501(c)(3) Organization”
Facilitator: Sharon Nokes
This workshop will provide soup-to-nuts guidance for launching and maintaining a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. Topics to be [...]


WALA 2015 Arts Law Basics Workshops Announced!

We are happy to announce the 2015 Arts Law Basics Workshops for 2015. These workshops do not include our semi-annual Creative Entrepreneurship series we host twice every year or other more advanced, discrete topics of interests to WALA members. These are simply the fundamentals that every creative and arts administrator should know. All workshops are [...]