Fan Fiction: Sharing, Creating, and the Law, October 11-12, 2014 @ GeekGirlCon

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GeekGirlCon selected Washington Lawyers for the Arts for their 2014 conference line-up! We’re really excited to be a part of this event. If you’re not familiar with GeekGirlCon, it’s a 2-day convention celebrating “the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky […]

Crowdfunding Resources for Nonprofits and Art-repreneurs

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Entrepreneurs, artists, art-repreneurs, non-profits, and, well, everyone it seems, are jumping into the crowdfunding mix. We’re here to help! TechSoup has a forum “Which Crowdfunding Platform is best for your Nonprofit?” – a good starting point if your organization is thinking of using one of these sites. On September 19, WLA and Seattle University School […]

Crowdfunding 101: Funding Your Passion | September 19, 2014

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Enabling artists and creative entrepreneurs to fully explore their work via community support has been a recent and exciting development locally, nationally and internationally. This program comprised of Lawyers, Artists, Legislative Experts and Academics will explore in two substantive panel sessions the methodology, challenges and opportunities in community sourced capital. Whether you are considering using […]

How to Get Paid – November 19, 2014

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You’ve worked hard to get the project and do the work—but how do you make sure you actually get paid for your time and effort? Join us for a brown bag lunch presentation that offers valuable legal strategies to secure payment for your artwork or artistic services and explain the legal remedies available when you […]

Musicians’ Legal Mixtape – April 16, 2014

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Being in a band can leave you with Sweet Emotions or stuck in Heartbreak Hotel. Come hear promoter-turned-entertainment lawyer Joleen Winther Hughes and Seattle-based talent manager Mackenzie McAninch talk about key legal and business issues You Oughta Know so you can create your own sweet tunes and rebound quickly when it’s time to Go Your […]