Volunteering with WALAWALA invites you to volunteer your services to the DC arts community! You will gain invaluable case experience as well as the knowledge that you are helping to support thousands of DC-area artists who need your experience, skills and attention. You will also be invited to any WALA social and networking events and will periodically receive our e-newsletter.
For attorneys in arts, entertainment, and intellectual property law, serving as a volunteer lawyers provides invaluable case experience and provides a much-needed services to the thousands of artists in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia who require legal assistance.
More than 350 attorneys volunteer with WALA. Our volunteers range from partners in major national firms to those with small solo practices to retired attorneys to law students.
If you are currently licensed to practice law and carry malpractice insurance, we invite you to accept cases through our Pro Bono Referral Program or to assist in a Legal Clinic setting. Other options for those not licensed or those without insurance include sitting on a WALA Committee, becoming a member of our Speakers’ Bureau as a potential speaker at events in and around DC, joining our Board Bank of names available to artists looking for Board Members for their non profits, or assisting with Special Projects as they arise.
Please note that we are currently not accepting internship applications.