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Agency name line 1Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (PVLA)
Address line 1200 S. Broad St - Suite 700
DutiesStudents will interview clients and issue spot in order to determine what type of legal assistance is appropriate for each particular client and then pitch cases to volunteer attorneys. Students will be exposed to a variety of legal issues, such as copyright, trademark, patents, entity counseling, non-profit incorporation/merger/dissolution, dispute resolution, labor and employment, landlord/tenant problems, and tax issues.
Agency descriptionPVLA, a program of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia and is a pro bono referral service for low income individual artists and small arts and cultural non-profit organizations seeking asssistance with arts-related legal issues.
Time requirementsDuring the semester, students are expected to work 10-12 hours per week. During the summer, students are expected to work full-time. Our office hours are 10-6pm, M-F.
Writing sample requiredNO
Number of students requested5
Contact's salutationMs
Contact's first nameEmilie
Contact's last namePitts
Contact's tagEsq.
Contact's title line 1Interim Manager, Legal Services
Contact's phone215-790-3822

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