Artist Legacy and Estate Planning Clinic

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Artist Legacy and Estate Planning Clinic

Pro bono consultations on estate planning for visual artists.

When and where

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Location

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About this event

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Calling all visual artists: join the Center for Art Law's Artist Legacy and Estate Planning Clinic for an evening of low-cost consultations with attorneys, tax experts, and other arts professionals with experience in estate and legacy planning.

After a Keynote Address on Legacy and Estate Planning, each participating artist will be paired with a Volunteer Professional for a confidential 20-min discussion.

*Limited slots available for the consultation sessions.

Please be sure to read the following information and to refer to our FAQ below to ensure that you come fully prepared for the Clinic.

Date:

The Clinic is scheduled for:

  • December 5, 5:30-8:00 PM EST

Schedule:

  • 5:30–6:00 PM EST: Keynote Address.
  • 6:00–8:00 PM EST: participating artists will be paired with a Volunteer Professional for a confidential 20-min consultation. (Limited slots available)

Volunteer Professionals: Coming Soon.

Leah Hokenson

Galina Portnoy

Elyse Schajer

Are you interested in becoming a participating attorney? Please contact us at clinic@itsartlaw.org.

Hosts:

The Center for Art Law is a Brooklyn-based research and education nonprofit that offers resources and programming for the advancement of a vibrant arts and law community. Through its website and monthly Art Law Blast newsletter, the Center disseminates information and keeps readers updated on art- and law-related news, events, cases, and publications. The Center facilitates conversations by hosting and participating in programs including conferences, workshops and clinics for visual artists, film screenings, and more. Today a world-renowned asset to the art law field, the Center serves artists, attorneys, students and scholars of both disciplines, art market professionals, and members of the general public.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may register?

  • The 1:1 consultations that occur at the Clinic are suitable to any visual artist interested in planning for their future estate and legacy that has concerns about the process as a whole or where to start. Additionally, all are welcome to attend and listen to the Keynote Address.
  • The Clinic best serves those artists who have no attorneys and are seeking a first-time legal consultation. If you already attended a session of the Visual Artists’ Legacy and Estate Planning Clinic, we encourage you to reach out to the attorney(s) you already met with (contact information is in the handouts distributed at the session).

How do I register?

  • Pre-registration is mandatory for a $10 fee.
  • Registration takes place through Eventbrite, where you will need to fill out a confidential intake form which will enable us to find you the assistance that you need.
  • Dial-in details and other instructions will be emailed once registration has been confirmed; be sure to check your emails in the days leading up to the Clinic.

How do I prepare for the Clinic?

You can prepare a list of questions and concerns you have about planning your estate to discuss during the consultation.

What happens after the Clinic?

The Center for Art Law will be providing estate planning law guides and the contact information of the Volunteer Attorneys and Professionals participating in each session.

If you wish to pursue the conversation with the Volunteer Attorneys or Professionals participating in the session, you should reach out to them directly! The Center is not responsible for facilitating conversation post the clinical session.

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • Attending this legal clinic does not create an attorney-client relationship.
  • The information provided during the individual strategy session does not constitute legal advice.
  • All the information shared during the Clinic will be kept confidential.

If you have any further questions, please write to clinic@itsartlaw.org.