PVLA

WE EMPOWER ARTISTS

Who We Are

A resource for Philadelphia’s arts & cultural community since 1978, PVLA provides pro-bono and low-cost legal assistance, educational seminars and training programs to support a more robust, thriving culture of creativity and innovation in the Philadelphia region and statewide.

What We Do

With a premiere group of community-driven attorneys and  staff members, PVLA connects artists, arts & culture organizations, makers, inventors and startups with legal experts who contribute an average of nearly $1.4 million in pro bono legal services each year.

PVLA provides pro-bono and low-cost legal assistance, educational seminars and training programs  to support a more robust, thriving culture of creativity and innovation in the Philadelphia region and statewide

Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts

With a premiere group of community-driven attorneys and  staff members, PVLA connects artists, arts & culture organizations, makers, inventors and startups with legal experts who contribute an average of nearly $1.4 million in pro bono legal services each year.

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What Artist are Saying

“PVLA connected us with a wonderful attorney who worked on an intellectual property issue related to a $400,000 international collaboration… It was a pleasure to work with someone who clearly cares about the arts in Philadelphia.”
Jonathan Bradley
The Crossing Chamber Choir
"PVLA worked diligently and efficiently to get me in touch with a lawyer whose specialty was perfectly fitted to my needs in understanding the recording contract I was offered.”
David Carpenter
Independent Composer