Federal Tax Law for Artists – February 5, 2015

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Depreciation, capital gains, deductions, W-2s, 1099s! Having trouble keeping track of it all? Neil Sussman’s popular tax workshop is back to guide artists and their attorneys through yet another season of gains, losses, formulas and forms. Learn all the basics you need, plus special tips and what’s new for your 2014 tax return. Designed specifically […]

The Check is in the Mail

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It’s a common tale. An artist agrees to perform or produce work. The artist fulfills her side of the bargain, but the party responsible for providing payment delays or refuses to pay altogether. The artist is then left in a difficult situation. On November 19th, Jeff Nelson and Claire Molesworth, attorneys with Graham & Dunn, […]

Thanks to Our Members & Supporters

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Sure, the numbers are impressive – in 2014, Washington Lawyers for the Arts: helped twice as many people than the year before more than doubled our membership increased financial support from individuals by 70% so far We’ve helped more people like J-Knee January negotiate rights for their music. And people like photographer Dan Driscoll, who […]

Art Law Institute | December 15, 2014

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Lawyers representing artists, creative professionals, and entrepreneurs need specialized legal education to stay sharp. Washington Lawyers for the Arts is here to help with our third annual Art Law Institute on December 15, 2014, at the Seattle office of Perkins Coie. Register now! Our full-day legal education seminar provides training on how the year’s cases […]