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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|
|17-508(b)||Contracts||Film/TV, Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Contract Review: Documentary Film. Client will be appearing in a documentary film that follows the procedures involved in his reconstructive surgery and needs counsel to review his contract with the film producer.
|17-537||Contracts||Music, Performance Art||Pro Bono||
Contract: MusicMusician needs counsel to review a management contract and advise.
|17-627||Contracts||Visual Art, Other||Pro Bono||
Contract Negotiation. NFP that engages youth in community projects needs help negotiating the terms of a written agreement..
|17-646||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims||Other||Pro Bono||
Collection. Vintage clothing store owner purchased an advertising package that included certain services in addition to the advertising. The services were not performed and client needs help evaluating, and if appropriate pursuing, her claim for damages.
|17-655||Visa and Immigration||Fashion, Performance Art||Pro Bono||
Immigration. Costume designer. currently working in the US under a O1B Visa that expires in 2019, would like to apply for a green card.Client, initially, needs help understanding the process and the requirements.
|17-659||Copyright Infringement||Music||Pro Bono||
Copyright: Client needs legal advice regarding the use of her deceased son's image without permission.
|17-662||NFP Advice||Music||Pro Bono||
NFP Governance. Musician serves on two NFP boards and needs help understanding his obligations with respect to the duty of loyalty.
|17-670||Visa and Immigration||Music||Pro Bono||
Immigration. Client is a small NFP arts organization that needs help securing an O-1 visa for one of its directors.
|17-696||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims||Film/TV||Pro Bono||
Dispute: Fees. SAG actor was interviewed for a documentary film and at the time of the filming he specifically said that he did not want the interview to be included in the film unless he was paid. The interview was included in the film and he did not receive payment or credit. Client would like help to evaluate his claim.
|17-698||Business Startup/Corporate, Contracts||Film/TV||Pro Bono||
Start-up: Television. Client who is the producer and director of a mobile game show needs start-up advice and a non-disclosure agreement for participants in the show.
|17-714||Other||Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Tax Court. Illustrator, who made mistakes in filing his tax returns was audited and fined by the IRS; and needs help resolving the issue.
|17-720||Contracts||Dance, Literature, Music||Pro Bono||
Contract: Assignment of Copyright. Author of fantasy fiction needs an agreement with the illustrator to transfer copyright in ten illustrations and a cover.