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WALA Walk-in Legal Clinic – February 21

WALA Member Artists: Do You Have A Question About Copyright or Trademark?

If you have a question about intellectual property rights that does not involve a dispute with another party, and you are available to attend a legal clinic on the evening of February 21st, email Legal Services Director Maggie Gladson at  Please include your […]

Save 20% with WALA Members-Only Discount to “One Day Film School for Producers”

WALA is pleased to be a Promotional Partner for DC Filmmakers’ “One Day Film School for Producers” to be held on February 25,  from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm at Pigmental Studios in Washington, DC. As part of this daylong event, WALA will co-produce the popular “Entertainment Law Bootcamp.”
Save $20%!  WALA Members who register using promotional code “WALAmember” will […]


2017 DCIFF/WALA Entertainment Law Seminars

DC Independent Film Festival and Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts join forces on Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 2:20 to 5:00 pm, to present
ENTERTAINMENT LAW 101 – Intellectual Property and Beyond  – a macro level discussion about copyright, trademark, fair use, licensing, options, using images/music, WGA registration, releases, film permits, location considerations, and legal considerations for the use […]


2017 WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series at VisArts at Rockville – Legal Issues for Creative Entrepreneurs  

Every Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, beginning February 15 and running through March 22, WALA will present it’s acclaimed Creative Entrepreneurship Series at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs Street, in Rockville, MD 20850.  Participants can choose to attend as few or as many sessions as they like. The six-installment Series addresses a different topic each week, each vital to […]


“Employment Law” Info Session at Round House Theatre

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County in collaboration with Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts  present: “Employment Law” Info Session  (Understanding the New Maryland and Federal Employment Law), Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 7pm (EST), at Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Highway, in Bethesda, MD.
This “Employment Law” info session is designed to cover the effects […]