What is Georgia Lawyers for the Arts?
Georgia Lawyers for the Arts (GLA) is a nonprofit organization that provides legal assistance and educational programming to artists and arts organizations. GLA offers access to educational seminars, an in-house resource library, and a network of over 1,000 volunteer and member attorneys to provide legal assistance to artists of all disciplines.
Please explore our site to learn more about GLA, the services we provide, and how to become a member.
Providing Legal Counsel and Assistance to Georgia’s Artists
Who does GLA serve?
GLA serves the entire Georgia arts community. An artist can be a painter, sculptor, author, playwright, musician, film-maker, and much more!
How do I become an Artist Member?
Head to our For Artists page to see the benefits of membership and fill out our sign-up form.
Can GLA give me legal advice?
While GLA does employ attorneys and law students, GLA cannot give legal advice to its clients. We work diligently to pair you with a qualified attorney.
Can GLA help me with my invention?
Georgia PATENTS is a separate program designed to assist inventors. For more information about the program and to see if you qualify, visit the Georgia PATENTS website to review our requirements and fill out an application.
Interested in Becoming a Member?
Gain some awesome benefits by becoming a GLA Member! Members enjoy updates on our Free Seminar Series and events and access to our resource library. Follow the links below for more information and Membership benefits. Inventors, follow the link below to the Georgia PATENTS page.
Client Testimonials and Thank-Yous to Attorneys
Thank you so much for getting me in touch with the immigration attorney . . . She was very helpful in explaining the changing rules and practices of the USCIS for obtaining a visa for a person of extraordinary ability.
Thank you very much for your support with my copyright case. You made the whole process easy [and] we achieved a successful resolution!
Georgia Lawyers for the Arts has been monumental in the development of the contracts necessary for the success & protection of the artists and the company, donjenna.com. Thank you for your guidance and follow-through in assigning a lawyer whose expertise with contracts was pivotal. I look forward to being of service to GLA when I can “pay it forward.” Thank you again for supporting the arts.
Your pro bono work granted to us through Georgia Lawyers [for the Arts] and as a lawyer with [law firm] was truly appreciated!
I sincerely appreciate your guidance and patience with my copyright concerns. . . Your professional assistance brought a swift and efficient end to my concerns. I am grateful for your diligent effort and will be forever grateful for your generosity.
I want to thank you for your help in connecting me with [my attorney] to review my contract! It was a pleasure to work with him and I appreciate everything you guys do!
The place for artists to go when you have an issue. Don’t overlook GLA.
A very useful, helpful and intelligent organization.
I would like to thank you for your time and attention to my project. It was greatly appreciated.
I want to thank you both for help in sorting through options surrounding my relationship with  and the publication of my book. Our telephone conference and your detailed report have relieved my mind greatly.
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Donate to GLA!
Help support the arts and our organization by donating to GLA. Any amount helps! You can also support GLA by shopping on Amazon Smile and choosing Georgia Lawyers for the Arts as the benefiting organization.