Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts - GPAC
Company: Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
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Location: 810 Penn Ave, Sixth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
Project Details

Through Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, attorneys provide legal assistance to low income artists and smaller arts organizations in Southwestern Pennsylvania for their arts-related legal needs. VLA legal assistance helps to sustain a local arts and entertainment industry that makes our region an attractive place to live and work.

Volunteering will strengthen your legal skills by creatively channeling them in a new arena as well as deepen your involvement with Pittsburgh’s Arts & Culture community.

VLA volunteer lawyers receive approximately one email per month listing available requests with the expectation that VLA volunteer lawyers will take at least one matter per year. Most requests require 10 to 15 hours of work although some matters may require more time.

All volunteer lawyers working on pro bono matters for Allegheny County residents through VLA are covered by Allegheny County Bar Association malpractice insurance.

General requirements


  • Law License
  • Category
    Arts & Culture
    Justice & Legal
    Skills Area
    Human Resources Legal Compliance
    Legal (General)
    Intellectual Property
    Employment Law
    Immigration Law