Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts & Venture Law Project

Bruce Levine, Esq.,  and Ashley Juchawski, Esq,  of DLA Piper participated in UMiami Law Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium. For events or to accept cases for low income individuals in the areas of Patent, Arts, Nonprofit or IP, please email jnapoles@dadelegalaid.org


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To apply for services, CLICK HERE to request an application or you may apply in person at 123 NW 1 Avenue, Miami, FL 33128 or call 305-579-5733 ext. 2247 or 2249. Please submit a budget and attach financial documents to verify the financial affidavit (latest bank statement of startup’s bank account, individual bank account, or latest income tax filing). Each application is confidential and is reviewed for income eligibility, merit of case, and potential to proceed to accomplish goals. We cannot guarantee that we can accept every case.  If you misrepresent yourself, miss appointments or are overincome, you will be rejected by the project. You represent yourself until or unless a volunteer lawyer with the project agrees to represent you.


To apply for services, please email the project coordinator to request an application or a free consultation with one of our pro bono attorneys. CLICK HERE.

Our Services

Article of incorporation
Assignment and agreement to assign copyright
Business Formation
Copyright & Trademark
Drafting & review
Employment contracts
Filing requirements
Financing proposals and investor term sheets

Independent contractor agreements
IRS filing for EIN numbers
Licenses and permits
Licensing registration
Local and federal law
Operating agreements, bylaws
Prior art searches, provisional and no provisional filings
Professional business
Tax planning

Want to volunteer? Corporate and intellectual property pro bono attorneys who are licensed in Florida may donate their time to the project in areas such as incorporation, intellectual business formation, filing requirements, drafting and negotiating contract and lease agreements, licensing, tax advice, registering copyrights, trademarks, patents, a legal hotline and clinics. Florida Patent attorneys participate by helping clients protect proprietary aspects of their inventions via Dade Legal Aid,  Miami’s oldest provider of free civil legal aid to qualifying low-income populations. Participating pro bono attorneys receive credit via Put Something Back.

Want to Donate?  CLICK HERE. to support our efforts.  

Retired and want to Mentor? Let us know if you have time to share your expertise.  We are in search of seasoned business attorneys who are no longer practicing but want to help with client screening and mentoring newer attorneys. .


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