Legal Creative Sets 3 Free Clinics for Artists

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Legal Creative is offering three free Legal Clinics where art professionals and art organizations can schedule a half hour or one hour appointment to meet face-to-face with one of our volunteer attorneys or accountants.

The first clinic is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 20 at the Newport Branch Public Library, 3730 Market St.; the second clinic is from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 at The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, 125 West Market St.; and the third is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at the main Public Library here.

Registration is free and open to all artists and arts organizations regardless of income, however, consultations are limited to topics relating to the running of an arts business, such as copyright law, trademark law, contract law, and general business formation.

Artists can preregister either online at Legal or by email.

The Legal Creative offers volunteer lawyers for the arts service to artists and arts organizations throughout the tri-county area. Volunteer lawyers have assisted such local organizations such as Students Motivated by the Arts (SMARTS), as well as individual artists throughout Northeast Ohio.

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