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The following is a current list LCA matters within the identified Categories.
To learn more about any of the matters on our Case List, please contact our Legal Director, Stacy Baygood Streur, at 312.837.3520, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|Case #||Legal Category||Arts Category||Client Type||Description|
|18-413||NFP Advice||Performance Art, Visual Art, Other||Pro Bono||
NFP Tax Exemption. 18-413 NFP needs help completing their 1023 application for a 501(c) 3 tax exemption and drafting organization bylaws.
|18-582||Contracts||Film/TV, Music, Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Contract Review. 18-582 Client has agreed to represent a visual artist and needs counsel to review the contract proposed by the artist.
|18-585||Other||Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Contract: Scholarship. 18-585 NFP educational group needs help setting up a scholarship program for art students.
|18-611||Employment, Other||Theater||Pro Bono||
Tax: Theater. 18-611 Theatre group needs counsel to review its compliance with employment tax regulations.
|18-615||Business Startup/Corporate, Contracts||Film/TV||Pro Bono||
Start-up: Film. 18-615. Student filmmaker needs counsel to review his LLC operating agreement and draft a script license.
Contract Review: 18-633 Television. Producer of a television drama needs counsel to review a distribution agreement.
|18-639||Contracts, Copyright Infringement, Copyright Protection/Licensing||Visual Art||Paying||
Dispute: Breach of Contract. 18-639 Sculptor entered into a written agreement with a suburban village to create an outdoor art installation. The project is partially completed and the village terminated the agreement, claiming that the artist failed to follow proper procedures before collecting amounts that were paid. Client needs help evaluating his options.
|18-640||Contracts||Film/TV, Music, Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Contracts: Visual Art. 18-640 Client needs help setting up an online auction for works of visual art.
|18-641||Contracts||Film/TV, Literature||Pro Bono||
Contract: Television. 18-641 Author of a best-selling children's book plans to pitch the idea for a television series based on the book to various networks and needs a shopping agreement.
|18-645a||Copyright Protection/Licensing, Patent Protection||Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Patent or Trade Secret:18-645a Multimedia artist needs help evaluating the best intellectual property protection for her unique process for crafting glass sculptures.
|18-645b||Business Startup/Corporate||Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Start-up: 18-645b Multimedia Artist. Multimedia artist needs start-up advice and help with business structure.
|18-649||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims||Film/TV, Music||Pro Bono||
Dispute: Breach of Contract. 18-649 Film producer entered into a written agreement with a distributor who has failed to perform according to the agreement Client needs help evaluating her options.
|18-650||Visa and Immigration||Dance, Performance Art, Theater||Pro Bono||
Immigration.18-650 Artist on an OPT visa, that expires in February, needs help evaluating her options for staying in the US. She is currently performing as one of the lead characters in a major production.
|18-651||Contracts, Other||Film/TV, Theater, Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Contract Review. 18-651 Actress needs counsel to review and provide legal advice regarding two agreements, one is a management agreement and the other is a talent agreement.
|18-657||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims||Dance, Film/TV, Music, Performance Art, Theater, Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Dispute: Film. 18-657 Freelance camera-man was notified by his ISP that they planned to disclose his name in connection with an alleged illegal download of a movie. According to the client, he has not illegally downloaded any movies. Client needs legal advice regarding the best course of action.
|18-660||Business Startup/Corporate||Film/TV||Pro Bono||
Start-up: Film. 18-660 Film-maker who is operating as a single member LLC, wants to bring in two new members. Client needs help documenting the transaction.