Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA)

The VLA Committee oversees and coordinates projects promoting connections between legal professionals and local artists and arts organizations. To learn more about the VLA and its projects, click here.

Committee members may choose to serve in the following ways:

  • reviewing and accepting applications from income-eligible artists and arts groups seeking pro bono legal assistance;
  • organizing and/or speaking at free public presentations on arts-related legal topics; and
  • assisting to promote the arts among the legal community through CLE programs, social outings, and other VLA events.

For more information about this committee, please contact Jessica Paine, Assistant Director of Community Programs & Information.



Jaclyn Matayoshi Vary
Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP


George H. Carr
Vice Chair
Janik L.L.P.