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VLA Auditorium

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1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
(212) 319 - 2787 https://vlany.org

November 2018

New York Art for Justice Forum

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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DESCRIPTION Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Rehabilitation Through The Arts and Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts at Columbia Law School, in collaboration with California Lawyers for the Arts and Center for Institutional & Social Change at Columbia Law School will host the New York Art for Justice Forum at Columbia University on November 16, 2018. The Forum will explore the role of the arts in addressing mass incarceration and criminal justice reform in three areas: Youth, Arts in…

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#SponCon: Navigating Legal Issues in the Social Media Sphere

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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VLA is proud to present its popular series of free classes targeted to artists, students and practicing attorneys. The classes will be taught by current law school students. This class will examine current legal issues faced by artists and entertainers in the social media sphere. Understanding this evolving topic is important not only for active "influencers," but for any artist whose work can be reproduced or represented online. Utilizing case studies, we will illustrate best practices and highlight common dangers.…

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New Attorney Orientation

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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To volunteer for in-house consultations or to take a case from our list of available cases, or caselist, VLA requires that attorneys attend a short orientation. At the orientation, important information about VLA’s programs, requirements for volunteers and our administrative procedures will be covered. All orientations take place 
at VLA Auditorium: One East 53rd Street, First Floor
, New York, NY 10022. Attorney orientations are 
conducted by VLA staff. Please note the following requirements for all attorneys performing volunteer work through…

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Alternative Fundraising: Legal Implications of Online Crowdfunding

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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VLA is proud to present its popular series of free classes targeted to artists, students and practicing attorneys. The classes will be taught by current law school students. Online crowdfunding can be a great way to connect with supporters, but it also comes with legal risks. What happens if you fail to reach your advertised goals? And what kind of information do you need to disclose in your campaign? Join us on Friday, November 30th to learn about how you can navigate these questions (and…

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December 2018

Personal Managers and Talent Agents in New York

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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VLA is proud to present its popular "Lunch and Learn" series of free classes targeted to artists, students and practicing attorneys. The classes will be taught by current law school students. Join us for an informative introduction to working with Personal Managers and Talent Agents in New York. Whether you're on the stage or help make it all happen, putting on a show is tough enough in New York City without worrying about the legal side. At this class, we…

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Non-Profit Incorporation and Tax Exemption Workshop (Continuing Legal Education)

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This workshop provides valuable information about starting a non-profit organization. State issues to be covered include articles of incorporation, bylaws, and the first organization meeting. Federal issues include the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) and corresponding regulations, application for employer identification number, IRS disclosure rules, unrelated business taxable income, charitable contributions, and restrictions on lobbying. This workshop will also touch on the legal and ethical duties for board members; donor requirements; the new Form 990; intellectual property issues specific to…

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New Attorney Orientation

December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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To volunteer for in-house consultations or to take a case from our list of available cases, or caselist, VLA requires that attorneys attend a short orientation. At the orientation, important information about VLA’s programs, requirements for volunteers and our administrative procedures will be covered. All orientations take place 
at VLA Auditorium: One East 53rd Street, First Floor
, New York, NY 10022. Attorney orientations are 
conducted by VLA staff. Please note the following requirements for all attorneys performing volunteer work through…

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